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ROLL CALL AND ADOPT MINUTES OF PREVIOUS MINUTES

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PUBLIC SPEAKERS

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Reconvene »

RECONVENE

WEDNESDAY - August 8, 2018 - 9:00 A. M.

Admin Report »

9:00 A.M. - REPORT FROM CITY CONTROLLER AND THE CITY ADMINISTRATION REGARDING THE CURRENT FINANCIAL STATUS OF THE CITY including but not limited to, a revenue, expenditure and encumbrance report for the General Fund, all special revenue funds and all enterprise funds, and a report on the status of bond funds and a Quarterly Investment Report by the City Controller

Mayor's Report

MAYOR'S REPORT

Consideration of Matters Removed From Consent Agenda (Part 1 of 2) »

CONSIDERATION OF MATTERS REMOVED FROM CONSENT AGENDA

1.  REQUEST from Mayor for confirmation of the appointment or reappointment of the following individuals to the INDEPENDENT POLICE OVERSIGHT BOARD:  

Name Panel Term Ending Marvin J. Hamilton Chair 1/31/2021 Carolina Wolk A1 1/31/2020 Christian Dashaun Menefee A2 1/31/2020 Alfredo Blanco A4 1/31/2020 Robert M. Fash AA Fill an unexpired 1/31/2019 Ila Jane Harris B1 1/31/2020 Rodrigo Alberto Cañedo B2 1/31/2020 Monte C. Osburn B4 1/31/2020 Don Harris B5 1/31/2020 Gerald M. Birnberg BA 1/31/2020 Thomas B. ‘Ben’ Gillis C1 1/31/2020 Juan A. Sorto C2 1/31/2020 Elizabeth Nuñez C3 1/31/2020 Maryanne Fortson C5 1/31/2020 Marvin J. Rosenberg CA 1/31/2020 Brendon D. Singh D1 1/31/2020 Jace L. Valcore D2 1/31/2020 Kristin J. Anderson D3 1/31/2020 Alexander E. M. Johnson D4 1/31/2020 Shelley Kennedy D5 1/31/2020 Patricia I. Cabrera DA 1/31/2020

 



2.  REQUEST from Mayor for confirmation of the appointment or reappointment of the following individuals to the MILLER THEATRE ADVISORY BOARD: Position One - ALISON ELIZABETH GREENE, reappointment for a term to expire April 24, 2022; Position Four - RANDOLPH WILLIAM “RANDY” MCKINNEY, II, reappointment for a term to expire April 24, 2021; Position Five - NIKKI P. HILL, reappointment for a term to expire April 24, 2022; Position Six - JUNE DEADRICK, reappointment for a term to expire April 24, 2022; Position Seven - KARIN R. MARSHALL, reappointment for a term to expire April 24, 2021; Position Eight - ALLEN W. UECKERT, reappointment for a term to expire April 24, 2022; Position Nine - JUAN SANCHEZ MUÑOZ, appointment for a term to expire April 24, 2021; Position Ten - JENNY A. YANG, reappointment for a term to expire April 24, 2021; Position Eleven - NORMA SANTOS-MENDOZA, reappointment for a term to expire April 24, 2022; Position Twelve - ROMULO TIM CISNEROS, reappointment for a term to expire April 24, 2021; Position Thirteen - GRACE OLIVARES, reappointment to a term to expire April 24, 2022; Position Fourteen - THOMAS B. DEBESSE, appointment for an unexpired term ending April 24, 2019; Position Sixteen - CYDONII MILES, reappointment for a term to expire April 24, 2021; Position Seventeen - MARY L. RAMOS, appointment for an unexpired term ending April 24, 2019; Position Eighteen - PHYLLIS Y. YOUNG, reappointment for a term to expire April 24, 2021; Position Twenty - CATHERINE CAMPBELL BROCK, reappointment for a term to expire April 24, 2022; Position Twenty-One - VICTOR C. KENDALL, appointment for an unexpired term ending April 24, 2019.

Consent Agenda »

CONSENT AGENDA

CONSENT AGENDA NUMBERS 1 through 51


MISCELLANEOUS - NUMBERING


MISCELLANEOUS - NUMBERS 1 through 3


MISCELLANEOUS


3.  RECOMMENDATION from Director Administration & Regulatory Affairs Department for the designation of a residential parking permit area in the Super Neighborhoods of Greater Heights, Greater Third Ward, South MacGregor, and the Neartown/Montrose - DISTRICTS C - COHEN and D - BOYKINS


ACCEPT WORK - NUMBERING


ACCEPT WORK - NUMBERS 4 through 6


ACCEPT WORK


4.  RECOMMENDATION from Director Houston Airport System for approval of final contract amount of $2,737,773.26 and acceptance of work on contract with RESTOCON CORPORATION for Terminal A Parking Garage Renovation - 0.6% under the original construction contract amount - DISTRICT B - DAVIS


5.  RECOMMENDATION from Director General Services Department for approval of final contract amount of $4,835,349.00 and acceptance of work on contract with R. MIRANDA TRUCKING AND CONSTRUCTION, LLC for Construction Services in connection with TIGER Project #5 – East Downtown: Transit/Residential/Commercial Connections - 11.16% over the original contract amount and under the 17.4% contingency - DISTRICTS H - CISNEROS and I - GALLEGOS


6.  RECOMMENDATION from Director Houston Public Works for approval of final contract amount of $2,597,041.07 and acceptance of work on contract with D.L. ELLIOTT ENTERPRISES, INC for Water Line Replacement in Antoine Forest Area - 0.33% under the original contract amount - DISTRICTS A - STARDIG and B - DAVIS


PROPERTY - NUMBERING


PROPERTY - NUMBERS 7 and 8


PROPERTY


7.  RECOMMENDATION from City Attorney, to deposit the amount of the Award of Special Commissioners into the Registry of the Court, to pay all Costs of Court in connection with eminent domain proceedings styled City of Houston v. Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, HJ Partnership LLC, and four defunct foreign corporations, Cause No. 1104616, for NORTHEAST TRANSMISSION WATER LINE EASEMENT ACQUISITION PROJECT, PART OF THE CITY'S REGIONALIZATION PROGRAM - DISTRICT B - DAVIS


PURCHASING AND TABULATION OF BIDS - NUMBERING


PURCHASING AND TABULATION OF BIDS - NUMBERS 9 through 17


PURCHASING AND TABULATION OF BIDS


13.  ***PULLED – This item will not be considered on August 8, 2018 WASHINGTON AND SONS' A/C AND HEATING, LLC for HVAC Replacement Services for the General Services Department - $26,002.00 - Maintenance Replacement and Replacement Fund


14.  ORDINANCE appropriating $2,168,407.42 out of Miscellaneous Capital Projects/Acquisitions CP Series E Fund and authorizing the expenditure of the appropriated funds for the purpose of issuing payments to various contractors for expenses associated with Hurricane Harvey Disaster Relief for the City of Houston; declaring the City’s intent to seek reimbursement from the Federal Emergency Management Agency and other eligible sources for such expenditures


15.  TD INDUSTRIES, INC for approval of payment to address Emergency Disaster Recovery Activities as a result of Hurricane Harvey for Repairing Damages to HVAC and Electrical Equipment for the General Services Department - $2,048,800.06 - Miscellaneous Capital Projects/Acquisitions CP  Series E Fund This item should only be considered after passage of Item 14 above


16.  POLYGON US CORPORATION for approval of payment to address Emergency Disaster Recovery Activities due to Hurricane Harvey for Document Restoration Services for the General Services Department - $105,238.47 - Miscellaneous Capital Projects/Acquisitions CP Series E Fund This item should only be considered after passage of Item 14 above


17.  ARUP TEXAS, INC for approval of payment to address Emergency Disaster Recovery Activities as a result of Hurricane Harvey to provide Professional Mechanical, Electrical and Plumbing Engineering Oversight, Documentation and Reporting for the General Services Department $14,368.89 - Miscellaneous Capital Projects/Acquisitions CP  Series E Fund This item should only be considered after passage of Item 14 above


RESOLUTIONS - NUMBERING


RESOLUTION - NUMBER 18


RESOLUTIONS


ORDINANCES - NUMBERING


ORDINANCES - NUMBERS 19 through 51


ORDINANCES


27.  ORDINANCE amending Ordinance 2013-0676 to increase the maximum contract amount; approving and authorizing second amendment to Interlocal Agreement between the City of Houston and THE HARRIS CENTER FOR MENTAL HEALTH AND IDD (formerly known as THE MENTAL HEALTH MENTAL RETARDATION AUTHORITY OF HARRIS COUNTY) for Community-Based Mental Health Services Initiatives


31.  ORDINANCE approving and authorizing submission of an application for and acceptance of the U.S. DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE FY2018 COMPREHENSIVE OPIOID ABUSE PROGRAM 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 to accept and spend such grant funds, and to apply for and accept all subsequent awards, if any, pertaining to the Program and extend the budget period


41.  ORDINANCE establishing the east side of the 1000 block of Fashion Street, within the City of Houston, Texas, as a special minimum lot size block pursuant to Chapter 42 of the Code of Ordinances, Houston, Texas - DISTRICT I - GALLEGOS


43.  ORDINANCE establishing the west side, between Telephone Road and Park Drive, of the 4400-4500 blocks of Woodside Street, and the east side, between Fashion Street and Park Drive, of the 4500 block of Woodside Street, within the City of Houston, Texas, as a special minimum lot size block pursuant to Chapter 42 of the Code of Ordinances, Houston, Texas - DISTRICT I - GALLEGOS


46.  ORDINANCE consenting to the addition of 8.225 acres of land to HARRIS COUNTY MUNICIPAL UTILITY DISTRICT NO. 105, for inclusion in its district


49.   ORDINANCE granting to CORESERV SOLUTIONS, LLC, a Texas limited liability company, the right, privilege, and franchise to collect, haul, and transport solid waste and industrial waste from commercial properties located within the City of Houston, Texas, pursuant to Chapter 39, Code of Ordinances, Houston, Texas; providing for related terms and conditions; and making certain findings related thereto. FIRST READING


50.  ORDINANCE granting to GOLDSTONE EXTERIOR SERVICES, LLC, a Texas limited liability company, the right, privilege, and franchise to collect, haul, and transport solid waste and industrial waste from commercial properties located within the City of Houston, Texas, pursuant to Chapter 39, Code of Ordinances, Houston, Texas; providing for related terms and conditions; and making certain findings related thereto. FIRST READING


51.  ORDINANCE granting to HAPPY KEMI, INC., a Texas corporation, the right, privilege, and franchise to collect, haul, and transport solid waste and industrial waste from commercial properties located within the City of Houston, Texas, pursuant to Chapter 39, Code of Ordinances, Houston, Texas; providing for related terms and conditions; and making certain findings related thereto. FIRST READING

Consideration of Matters Removed From Consent Agenda (Part 2 of 2) »

CONSIDERATION OF MATTERS REMOVED FROM CONSENT AGENDA

8.  RECOMMENDATION from City Attorney, to settle the condemnation matter of City of Houston v. Sunlake Limited, A Texas Limited Partnership, et al.; Cause No. 1065426 for an additional amount of $55,000.00 over the Special Commissioners’ award for a total of $256,000.00


9.  ADB SAFEGATE AMERICAS, LLC for Airfield Lighting Supplies for the Houston Airport System 3 Years with two one-year options - $3,210,000.00 - Enterprise Fund


10.  METRO FIRE APPARATUS SPECIALIST, INC for HAZMAT Truck through the Interlocal Agreements for Cooperative Purchasing with the Houston-Galveston Area Council for the Houston Fire Department - $928,178.00 - Grant Fund


11.  FARRWEST ENVIRONMENTAL SUPPLY for Two HAZMAT Handheld Emergency Monitoring Devices through the Texas Local Government Purchasing Cooperative (BuyBoard) for the Houston Fire Department - $119,900.00 - Grant Fund


12.  RUSH TRUCK CENTER OF TEXAS, LP for Peterbilt Truck Replacement Parts and Repair Services for the Fleet Management Department - 3 Years with two one-year options - $4,323,996.67 - Fleet Management Fund


18.  RESOLUTION approving and authorizing the nomination of PROS, INC. to the Office of the Governor Economic Development and Tourism through the Economic Development Bank as a Texas State Enterprise Project; and repealing Resolution No. 2018-25


19.  ORDINANCE ordering a Special Election to be held on November 6, 2018, for the purpose of submitting to the qualified voters of the City of Houston, Texas, a proposition to amend the City Charter to require parity in the compensation provided to Houston Firefighters compared to the compensation provided to Houston Police Officers


21.  ORDINANCE ordering a Special Election to be held on November 6, 2018, for the purpose of submitting to the qualified voters of the City of Houston, Texas, a proposition to amend the City Charter to provide for a Dedicated Pay-As-You-Go Funding Source to enhance, improve and renew the City’s Drainage Systems and Streets


22.  ORDINANCE authorizing City of Houston, Texas Public Improvement Bonds, Series 2018A; authorizing the payment and security thereof; approving the principal amount, interest rates, prices, terms and sale thereof; approving certain other procedures, provisions and agreements related thereto, including authorizing the execution and delivery of a Paying Agent/Registrar Agreement, Special Escrow Deposit Agreement, and other agreements; approving the preparation, distribution and use of a Private Placement Memorandum; authorizing a Bond Counsel Agreement; making certain findings and other declarations necessary and incidental to the issuance of such bonds; and declaring an emergency


23.  ORDINANCE AMENDING SECTION 1-10 OF THE CODE OF ORDINANCES, HOUSTON, TEXAS, relating to the regulation of permits and licenses for automotive dealers and wrecker drivers; declaring certain conduct to be unlawful


24.  ORDINANCE authorizing and approving a form of Master Contractor Agreement for the City of Houston New Home Development Program (“NHDP”) to be executed by the City of Houston, Texas, and each of the following contractors (a "Contractor"): SLSCO, LTD.; PMG CONSTRUCTION, INC; THE BAPTISTE GROUP LLC; DSW HOMES, LLC; HOUSTON HABITAT FOR HUMANITY, INC; CROWN RIDGE BUILDERS, LLC; THOMPSON CONSTRUCTION GROUP, INC; BURGHLI INVESTMENTS INC dba BURGHLI HOMES; MAYBERRY HOMES, INC; REBUILDING TOGETHER-HOUSTON; JAMES W. TURNER CONSTRUCTION, LTD.; and BYRDSON SERVICES LLC dba EXCELLO HOMES; authorizing and approving a form of NHDP Construction Tri-Party Agreement ("Tri-Party Agreement") to be executed by the City, a contractor, and THE HOUSTON LAND BANK (“HLB”), as the owner of the lots on which the new homes will be built for sale to persons who qualify for participation in the NHDP; authorizing the Mayor and the City Controller to execute a Master Contractor Agreement with each contractor and tri-party agreements with a contractor and HLB for construction of new homes for sale to persons who qualify for participation in the NHDP; providing $6,665,326.00 of Federal Community Development Block Grant Funds for the aforementioned agreements; containing findings and provisions related to the foregoing subject; providing a maximum contract amount


25.  ORDINANCE amending Ordinance No. 2013-1156 to increase the maximum contract amounts; approving and authorizing first amendments to agreements between the City of Houston and 1) HEALTHCARE FOR THE HOMELESS-HOUSTON and 2) HOUSTON AREA COMMUNITY SERVICES, INC, respectively, for implementation of Integrated Care for the Chronically Homeless Initiative


26.   ORDINANCE amending Ordinance No. 2014-0092, as amended, to increase the maximum contract amount to a letter of agreement between the City of Houston and THE HOUSTON RECOVERY CENTER LGC, a Texas Local Government Corporation; approving and authorizing a second amendment to the above-mentioned letter of agreement


28.  ORDINANCE approving and authorizing acceptance of the FY2019 TEXAS AUTOMOBILE BURGLARY AND THEFT PREVENTION AUTHORITY PROGRAM 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 to accept such grant funds, and to apply for and accept all subsequent awards, if any, pertaining to the program


29.  ORDINANCE approving and authorizing submission of an application for and acceptance of the U. S. DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION FY2018 MOTOR CARRIER SAFETY ASSISTANCE PROGRAM High Priority 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 to accept such grant funds, and to apply for and accept all subsequent awards, if any, pertaining to the program


30.  ORDINANCE approving and authorizing submission of an application for and acceptance of the U. S. DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE FY2018 LOCAL LAW ENFORCEMENT CRIME GUN INTELLIGENCE CENTER INTEGRATION INITIATIVE 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 to accept such grant funds, and to apply for and accept all subsequent awards, if any, pertaining to the program and extend the budget period


32.  ORDINANCE approving and authorizing the acceptance of the HOUSTON-GALVESTON AREA COUNCIL FY2018 ENVIRONMENTAL INVESTIGATIONS EXPANSION-ADDITIONAL FUNDING grant program; 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 to accept such grant funds, and to apply for and accept all subsequent awards, if any, pertaining to the Program


33.  ORDINANCE approving Lease Agreement between the City of Houston, Texas, Landlord, and NORTH AMERICAN CONTROLS CORPORATION, Tenant, for certain premises at Ellington Airport - DISTRICT E - MARTIN


34.  ORDINANCE relating to the retail water and sewer rates of AQUA TEXAS, INC, AQUA UTILITIES, INC, and AQUA DEVELOPMENT, INC. d/b/a AQUA TEXAS (“Aqua Texas”); approving the Federal Tax Change Credit Rider filed by Aqua Texas and otherwise maintaining current rates in effect that shall constitute the legal retail water and sewer rates of Aqua Texas in the City of Houston until changed as provided by the Texas Water Code


35.  ORDINANCE appropriating 1) $7,256,388.00 out of Equipment Acquisition Consolidated Fund; 2) $10,697,497.00 out of Fire Consolidated Construction Fund; 3) $13,215,291.16 out of Police Consolidated Construction Fund; 4) $2,132,484.00 out of Miscellaneous Capital Projects Fund; and 5) $1,055,187.00 out of Fleet/Equipment Special Revenue Fund for purchase of vehicles and equipment for various City departments


36.  ORDINANCE approving and authorizing payment to the HOUSTON RECOVERY CENTER LGC for full Fiscal Year 2019 operational expenses for the Houston Center for Sobriety pursuant to an Interlocal Agreement between the City of Houston and THE HOUSTON RECOVERY CENTER LGC - $1,646,624.00 - General Fund


37.  ORDINANCE awarding contract to LETCO GROUP LLC, dba LIVING EARTH for Wood and Yard Waste Processing Services for the Solid Waste Management Department; providing a maximum contract amount - 3 Years with two one-year options - $3,687,933.73 - General Fund


38.  ORDINANCE extending the provisions of SECTION 28-303 OF THE CODE OF ORDINANCES, HOUSTON, TEXAS, to certain single-family residential properties within the SHARPSTOWN COUNTRY CLUB ESTATES SUBDIVISION, SECTION 3, BLOCKS 17 & 20 and SHARPSTOWN COUNTRY CLUB SUBDIVISION, SECTION 3 Replat, Blocks 21-30, to prohibit parking vehicles in the front or side yards of such residences - DISTRICT J - LASTER


39.  ORDINANCE extending the provisions of SECTION 28-303 OF THE CODE OF ORDINANCES, HOUSTON, TEXAS, to certain single-family residential properties within the SHARPSTOWN COUNTRY CLUB TERRACE SUBDIVISION, SECTION 3, SHARPSTOWN COUNTRY CLUB TERRACE SUBDIVISION, SECTION 3 REPLAT, and GESSNER TOWNHOME CONDO SUBDIVISION, to prohibit parking vehicles in the front or side yards of such residences - DISTRICTS F - LE and J - LASTER


40.  ORDINANCE extending the provisions of SECTION 28-303 OF THE CODE OF ORDINANCES, HOUSTON, TEXAS, to certain single-family residential properties within the SHARPSTOWN COUNTRY CLUB TERRACE SUBDIVISION and SHARPSTOWN COUNTRY CLUB TERRACE SUBDIVISION, SECTION 2, BLOCKS 1-17, 20-25, 27-32 AND 34-56, to prohibit parking vehicles in the front or side yards of such residences - DISTRICT J - LASTER


42.  ORDINANCE establishing the north and south sides of the 2000 block of Swift Boulevard, within the City of Houston, Texas, as a special minimum lot size block pursuant to Chapter 42 of the Code of Ordinances, Houston, Texas - DISTRICT C - COHEN


44.  ORDINANCE approving and authorizing first amendment to the Advance Funding Agreement between the City of Houston and TEXAS DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION for the expansion of Houston Bike Share’s B-Cycle Program for the Planning and Development Department - DISTRICTS B - DAVIS; C - COHEN; D - BOYKINS; G - TRAVIS; H - CISNEROS; I - GALLEGOS and K - CASTEX-TATUM


45.  ORDINANCE Approving and authorizing third amendment to agreement between the City of Houston and HOUSTON BIKE SHARE for the operation of the Houston Bike Share Program - DISTRICTS B - DAVIS; C - COHEN; D - BOYKINS; G - TRAVIS; H - CISNEROS; I - GALLEGOS and K - CASTEX-TATUM This item should only be considered after passage of Item 44 above


47.  ORDINANCE appropriating $1,150,000.00 out of Street & Traffic Control & Storm Drainage DDSRF; approving and authorizing Interlocal Agreement between the City of Houston and HARRIS COUNTY FLOOD CONTROL DISTRICT for construction of Linear Stormwater Detention Improvements in HCFCD Unit W100-00-00, upon Harris County Flood Control District property located between Beltway 8 and State Highway 6 - DISTRICT G - TRAVIS


48.  ORDINANCE appropriating $100,000.00 out of Contributed Capital Project Fund, $159,000.00 out of Parks & Recreation Dedication Fund and $62,800.00 out of Parks Consolidated Construction Fund; awarding construction contract to AR TURNKEE CONSTRUCTION COMPANY INC for Wilson Memorial Park; 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 engineering and materials  testing services and contingencies relating to construction of facilities financed by the Contributed Capital Project Fund, the Parks & Recreation Dedication Fund, and the Parks Consolidated Construction Fund - DISTRICT E - MARTIN

Non Consent - Miscellaneous »

NON-CONSENT - MISCELLANEOUS

Purchasing and Tabulation of Bids


52.  AMEND MOTION #2018-252, 5/16/18, TO RESCIND award to GLOBE ELECTRIC CO. INC and AWARD TO HONEYWELL, INC/HONEYWELL AIRPORT SYSTEMS for Airfield Lighting Supplies for Houston Airport System 3 Years with two one-year options - $1,000,000.00 - Enterprise Fund - REQUIRES THREE MOTIONS

Matters Held »

MATTERS HELD

53.  ORDINANCE approving and authorizing contract between the City of Houston and SER-JOBS FOR PROGRESS OF THE TEXAS GULF COAST, INC, for Re-Entry Services for the Houston Health Department in connection with the Community Re-Entry Network Program; providing a maximum contract amount - 1 Year with four one-year options - $3,011,376.00 - Grant Fund TAGGED BY COUNCIL MEMBER STARDIG This was Item 22 on Agenda of July 25, 2018


54.  ORDINANCE approving and authorizing contract between the City of Houston and VOLUNTEERS of AMERICA TEXAS, INC, for Re-Entry Services for the Houston Health Department in connection with the Community Re-Entry Network Program; providing a maximum contract amount - 1 Year with four one-year options - $739,241.00 - Grant Fund TAGGED BY COUNCIL MEMBER STARDIG This was Item 23 on Agenda of July 25, 2018

Non Consent - Matters to be Presented by Council Members »

NON-CONSENT - MATTERS TO BE PRESENTED BY COUNCIL MEMBERS

MATTERS TO BE PRESENTED BY COUNCIL MEMBERS - Council Member Cohen first
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