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2:00 P.M. – INVOCATION AND PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE


Council Member Kubosh


Due to health and safety concerns related to COVID-19, this meeting will be conducted virtually via Microsoft Teams, a web-conferencing platform and streamed as usual on the City’s website (https://www.houstontx.gov/htv/index.html), Facebook site (https://www.facebook.com/pg/HoustonTelevision/videos/) and the municipal channel on public television. The Council Members will be participating by videoconference in accordance with the provisions of Section 551.127 of the Texas Government Code that have not been suspended by order of the Governor. Public comment will be allowed on Tuesday via teleconference at (936) 755-1521; Conference ID# 444 704 632# and details for signing up and participating are posted at https://www.houstontx.gov/council/meetingsinfo.html. Members of the public may call in Wednesday via teleconference at (936) 755-1521; Conference ID# 928 414 91#, however no public input will be allowed.


ROLL CALL AND ADOPT MINUTES OF PREVIOUS MINUTES

Public Speakers »

PUBLIC SPEAKERS

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RECESS

Mayor's Report

MAYOR'S REPORT

Consent Agenda »

CONSENT AGENDA

CONSENT AGENDA NUMBERS 1 through 33


ACCEPT WORK


ACCEPT WORK - NUMBERING


ACCEPT WORK - NUMBERS 1 and 2


2.  RECOMMENDATION from the Director Houston Public Works for approval of final contract amount of $3,668,891.14 and acceptance of work on contract with CYMI INDUSTRIAL, INC for Force Main Renewal and Replacement for Annunciation and Banner Road (Package 2) - 0.07% under the original contract amount - DISTRICTS B - DAVIS and I - GALLEGOS


PURCHASING AND TABULATION OF BIDS


PURCHASING AND TABULATION OF BIDS - NUMBERING


PURCHASING AND TABULATION OF BIDS - NUMBERS 3 through 7


3.  LBS ENTERPRISES, LLC dba ALLSTATES COATINGS COMPANY for the purchase of Airfield Marking Paint for the Houston Airport System - 3 Years with two one-year options - $1,690,163.30 - Enterprise Fund


4.  DOGGETT HEAVY MACHINERY SERVICES, LLC for approval of spending authority to purchase Various Trailers through the Interlocal Agreement for Cooperative Purchasing with the Houston-Galveston Area Council for the Fleet Management Department on behalf of Houston Public Works - $282,500.00 - Enterprise and Other Funds


5.  LIFE TECHNOLOGIES CORPORATION for sole source purchase of Maintenance and Repair Services of the 7500 Real Time PCR System for the Houston Health Department - 3 Years - $243,690.85 - Laboratory Services Fund




RESOLUTIONS


RESOLUTIONS - NUMBERING


RESOLUTIONS - NUMBERS 8 and 9


8.  RESOLUTION receiving the 2020 Appraisal Roll Information, Certifying the Anticipated Collection Rate, appointing Melissa Dubowski and Alma Tamborello to calculate and publish the City’s No-New Revenue and Voter-Approval Tax Rates, and directing these designees to calculate the voter-approval tax rate in the manner provided for a special taxing unit


ORDINANCES


ORDINANCES - NUMBERING


ORDINANCES - NUMBERS 10 through 33


12.  ORDINANCE approving and authorizing Subcontractor Grant Agreement between City and NATIONAL FOUNDATION FOR THE CENTERS FOR DISEASE CONTROL AND PREVENTION, INC ("CDC FOUNDATION") for COVID-19 Public Health Crisis Response Project; authorizing the Director of the Houston Health Department to accept all subsequent awards, if any, pertaining to this Grant project - $500,000.00 - Grant Fund


13.  ORDINANCE appropriating $1,000,000.00 out of Equipment Acquisition Consolidated Fund for Citywide PC Replacement Project for Houston Information Technology Services


14.  ORDINANCE approving and authorizing submission of an application for and acceptance of the U.S. DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE BJA FY2020 INNOVATIONS IN COMMUNITY-BASED CRIME REDUCTION PROGRAM FOR WESTSIDE COMMUNITY GRANT (“Grant”); declaring the City’s eligibility for such Grant; authorizing the Police Chief of the City of Houston Police Department to act as the City’s representative in the application process, to apply for, accept, and expend the Grant Funds if awarded, and to apply for, accept, and expend all subsequent awards, if any, pertaining to the Grant and to extend the budget period


15.  ORDINANCE approving and authorizing execution of a Subaward Agreement between City of Houston and DELIVERFUND related to the Human Trafficking Rescue Alliance Task Force


18.  ORDINANCE approving and authorizing first amendment to Grant Agreement among City of Houston, CITIES FOR FINANCIAL EMPOWERMENT FUND, and GREATER HOUSTON COMMUNITY FOUNDATION for the Implementation of Financial Empowerment Centers (Approved by Ordinance No. 2019-923) - DISTRICTS B - DAVIS and I - GALLEGOS


19.  ORDINANCE appropriating $1,035,000.00 out of Equipment Acquisition Consolidated Fund for Professional Services Supporting the 311 Replacement Project for Houston Information Technology Services and various departments


20.  ORDINANCE approving and authorizing contract between City of Houston and ACCENTURE LLP for IT Professional Services for Houston Information Technology Services and Various Departments; providing a maximum contract amount - 3 Years with two one-year options - $3,154,000.00 - Equipment Acquisition Consolidated, Central Service Revolving and Other Funds This item should only be considered after passage of Item 19 above


21.  ORDINANCE approving and authorizing an End User Agreement to TETRA TECH, INC through Houston-Galveston Area Council of Governments for all Hazards Preparedness, Planning, Consulting & Recovery Services for Solid Waste Management Department; providing a maximum contract amount - 1 Year - $292,916.00 - Grant Fund


22.  ORDINANCE awarding contract to SABER POWER SERVICES, LLC for Electrical Maintenance, Repair, Automation Support and Technical Services for Houston Public Works; providing a maximum contract amount - 3 Years with two one-year options - $9,341,477.37 - Enterprise Fund


24.  ORDINANCE appropriating $150,000.00 out of Police Consolidated Construction Fund; approving and authorizing Construction Manager at Risk Contract between City of Houston and CHRISTENSEN BUILDING GROUP, LLC for Pre-Construction and Construction Phase Services for the new North Belt Police Station Project - DISTRICT B - DAVIS


25.  ORDINANCE de-appropriating $430,392.00 from Equipment Acquisition Consolidated Fund previously appropriated for Task Order and Job Order Contracting Program for FY2020 (Approved by Ordinance No. 2020-376); appropriating $430,392.00 out of Equipment Acquisition Consolidated Fund; awarding contract to STAR SERVICE, INC for HVAC Improvements at Kashmere Multi-Service Center; setting a deadline for the bidder’s execution of the contract and delivery of all bonds, insurance, and other required contract documents to the City; holding the bidder in default if it fails to meet the deadlines; providing funding for contingencies relating to construction of facilities financed by the Equipment Acquisition Consolidated Fund - DISTRICT B - DAVIS


26.  ORDINANCE de-appropriating $872,080.00 from Equipment Acquisition Consolidated Fund previously appropriated for Task Order and Job Order Contracting Program for FY2020 (Approved by Ordinance No. 2020-376); appropriating $872,080.00 out of Equipment Acquisition Consolidated Fund, awarding contract to RINCON AIR & HEAT COMPANY, LLC for HVAC Improvements at Denver Harbor Multi-Service Center; setting a deadline for the bidder’s execution of the contract and delivery of all bonds, insurance, and other required contract documents to the City; holding the bidder in default if it fails to meet the deadlines; providing funding for contingencies relating to construction of facilities financed by the Equipment Acquisition Consolidated Fund - DISTRICT H - CISNEROS


29.  ORDINANCE consenting to the addition of 856.27 acres of land to HARRIS COUNTY MUNICIPAL UTILITY DISTRICT NO. 165, for inclusion in its district


30.  ORDINANCE consenting to the creation of HARRIS-WALLER COUNTIES MUNICIPAL UTILITY DISTRICT NO. 4, containing approximately 1,039.679 acres of land within the extraterritorial jurisdiction of the City of Houston, Texas; authorizing the district to exercise road powers and to issue bonds for road facilities, subject to certain conditions


31.  ORDINANCE consenting to the addition of 36.9543 acres of land to HARRIS COUNTY MUNICIPAL UTILITY DISTRICT NO. 460, for inclusion in its district; granting consent to exercise road powers and authorizing the district to issue bonds for road facilities within the City of Houston, Texas, subject to certain conditions - DISTRICT D - EVANS-SHABAZZ


33.  ORDINANCE appropriating $1,657,700.00 out of Water & Sewer System Consolidated Construction Fund; approving and authorizing Professional Engineering Services Contract between City of Houston and AURORA TECHNICAL SERVICES, LLC for Large Diameter Waterline Technical Services - Package 1 to City of Houston’s Drinking Water Operations Branch; providing funding for CIP Cost Recovery financed by the Water & Sewer System Consolidated Construction Fund; providing a maximum contract amount

Consideration Of Matters Removed From Consent Agenda »

CONSIDERATION OF MATTERS REMOVED FROM CONSENT AGENDA

6.  GT DISTRIBUTORS, INC for approval of spending authority for purchase of Tactical Equipment Supplies through the Texas Local Government Purchasing Cooperative (BuyBoard) for the Houston Police Department - $166,159.46 - Grant Fund


7.  STAPLES CONTRACT & COMMERCIAL LLC for purchase of Office Supplies through the Cooperative Purchasing Agreement with Sourcewell for Various Departments - 4 Years with one one-year option - $17,750,318.81 - General, Enterprise and Other Funds


9.   RESOLUTION submitting the name of MAYOR PRO TEM DAVE MARTIN for election to the BOARD OF TRUSTEES OF THE TEXAS MUNICIPAL LEAGUE INTERGOVERNMENTAL RISK POOL


10.  ORDINANCE AMENDING THE CITY OF HOUSTON SIGN CODE(Chapter 46 of that Volume of the City of Houston Construction Code known as the City of Houston Building Code) relating to the regulation of signs by the City


11.  ORDINANCE approving and authorizing a contract between the City of Houston and HOUSTON BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT, INC. for  administration and related services for the Office of Business Opportunity in connection with the City’s Small Business Economic Relief Program for small businesses who have been affected by COVID-19; providing a maximum contract amount; containing provisions relating to the subject; and declaring an emergency.  


16.  ORDINANCE approving and authorizing Interlocal Agreement between City of Houston and CITY OF MISSOURI CITY, TEXAS, for the Human Trafficking Task Force - Houston Metropolitan Area (Approved by Ordinance No. 2019-703)


17.  ORDINANCE appropriating $99,830,323.84 out of City of Houston, Texas Tax Increment Funds for REINVESTMENT ZONE NUMBERS TWO (MIDTOWN ZONE), THREE (MAIN STREET/MARKET SQUARE ZONE), FIVE (MEMORIAL HEIGHTS ZONE), SIX (EASTSIDE ZONE), SEVEN (OLD SPANISH TRAIL/ALMEDA CORRIDORS ZONE), EIGHT (GULFGATE ZONE), TEN (LAKE HOUSTON ZONE), TWELVE (CITY PARK ZONE), THIRTEEN (OLD SIXTH WARD ZONE), FOURTEEN (FOURTH WARD ZONE), SIXTEEN (UPTOWN ZONE), EIGHTEEN (FIFTH WARD ZONE), TWENTY (SOUTHWEST HOUSTON ZONE), TWENTY-THREE (HARRISBURG ZONE), TWENTY-FIVE (HIRAM CLARKE FORT BEND ZONE) TWENTY-SIX (SUNNYSIDE ZONE) AND TWENTY-SEVEN (MONTROSE ZONE), for payment of Affordable Housing Costs, payment of Administrative Expenses, payment of Project Costs, and payments to certain Redevelopment Authorities as provided herein


23.  ORDINANCE appropriating $1,403,641.25 out of Police Consolidated Construction Fund; approving and authorizing Professional Architectural Services Contract between City of Houston and PERKINS & WILL, INC for Design and Construction Phase Services for the new North Belt Police Station Project; providing funding for Civic Art financed by the Police Consolidated Construction Fund - DISTRICT B - DAVIS


27.  ORDINANCE appropriating $71,949.59 out of Miscellaneous Capital Projects/Acquisitions CP Series E, awarding contract to ERC ENVIRONMENTAL & CONSTRUCTION SERVICES, INC for Midwest Police Station Restoration Hurricane Harvey Project; setting a deadline for the bidder’s execution of the contract and delivery of all bonds, insurance, and other required contract documents to the City; holding the bidder in default if it fails to meet the deadlines; providing funding for contingencies financed by the Miscellaneous Capital Projects/Acquisitions CP Series E - DISTRICT J - POLLARD


28.  ORDINANCE consenting to the creation of SUN LAKE IMPROVEMENT DISTRICT within the extraterritorial jurisdiction of the City of Houston, Texas, and the inclusion of 139.104 acres of land into the district

Non Consent - Matters To Be Presented By Council Members »

NON CONSENT - MATTERS TO BE PRESENTED BY COUNCIL MEMBERS

MATTERS TO BE PRESENTED BY COUNCIL - Council Member Travis first
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