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


Council Member Alcorn


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# 375 896 479# 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# 555 775 03#, however no public input will be allowed.


ROLL CALL AND ADOPT MINUTES OF PREVIOUS MINUTES

Public Speakers »

PUBLIC SPEAKERS

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Mayor's Report

MAYOR'S REPORT

Consent Agenda »

CONSENT AGENDA

CONSENT AGENDA NUMBERS 1 through 42


ACCEPT WORK - NUMBERING


ACCEPT WORK - NUMBERS 1 through 4


ACCEPT WORK


1.  RECOMMENDATION from Director General Services Department for approval of final contract amount of $823,321.51 and acceptance of work on contract with TRI-POINT CONSTRUCTION SERVICES, INCORPORATED for the BARC Cattery - 4.17% over the original contract amount and under the approved 10% contingency - DISTRICT B - DAVIS


2.  RECOMMENDATION from Director Houston Public Works for approval of final contract amount of $2,580,607.73 and acceptance of work on contract with GRAVA LLC for Wastewater Collection System Rehabilitation and Renewal - 4.95% over the original contract amount and under the 5% contingency amount


4.   RECOMMENDATION from Director Houston Public Works for approval of final contract amount of $415,155.25 and acceptance of work on contract with HORSESHOE CONSTRUCTION, INC for Wastewater System/Substitute Service Support - Craigmont - 9.38% under the original contract amount - DISTRICT I - GALLEGOS


PROPERTY - NUMBERING


PROPERTY - NUMBER 5


PROPERTY


5.  RECOMMENDATION from City Attorney to deposit the amount of the Award of Special Commissioners into the Registry of the Court and pay all costs of court in connection with eminent domain proceedings styled City of Houston v. Tampico Hirsch, LLC, et al.; Cause No. 1143363; for acquisition of Parcel AY17-030, for acquisition of the HIRSCH ROAD PAVING AND DRAINAGE PROJECT: LAURA KOPPE TO CROSSTIMBERS STREET - DISTRICT B - DAVIS


PURCHASING AND TABULATION OF BIDS - NUMBERING


PURCHASING AND TABULATION OF BIDS - NUMBERS 6 through 12


PURCHASING AND TABULATION OF BIDS


6.  PS LIGHTWAVE INC dba PURE SPEED LIGHTWAVE PLW for approval of spending authority for Purchase of Internet Bandwidth Services for Houston Airport System for - 3 Years - $247,002.00 - Enterprise Fund - DISTRICTS B - DAVIS; E – MARTIN and I - GALLEGOS


7.  CLEC DISTRIBUTION LLC for Specialized Washing Extractors for the Houston Fire Department – 3 Years with 2 one-year options - $284,160.00 - General Fund


8.  DIVINE IMAGING, INC for Purchase of Portable Radio Holders and Accessories through the Texas Local Government Purchasing Cooperative for the Houston Fire Department - $68,644.00 - Equipment Acquisition Consolidated Fund


10.  SAFE BOATS INTERNATIONAL, LLC for a 35-foot Aluminum Custom Built Interceptor Boat and Trailer from the General Services Administration Schedule 84 Contract for Public Safety and Homeland Security on behalf of the Houston Police Department - $735,101.18 - Grant Fund


11.  UNIVAR SOLUTIONS USA INC for Chemical, Caustic Soda for Houston Public Works - 5 Years - $10,344,830.00 - Enterprise Fund


12.  TEXAS PRIDE DISPOSAL SOLUTIONS, LLC for approval of payment for Recycling Collection Services for Solid Waste Management Department - $333,763.00 - General Fund


RESOLUTIONS - NUMBERING


RESOLUTIONS - NUMBER 13


RESOLUTIONS


13.  RESOLUTION supporting the candidacy of Vice Mayor Pro Tem Martha Castex-Tatum for the position of President-Elect of the Texas Municipal League


ORDINANCES - NUMBERING


ORDINANCES - NUMBERS 14 through 42


ORDINANCES


14.  ORDINANCE accepting the individual proposals from INDIAN HARBOR INSURANCE COMPANY; LLOYD’S OF LONDON; ENDURANCE AMERICAN INSURANCE COMPANY; BERKLEY INSURANCE COMPANY; and CRUM & FOSTER SPECIALTY INSURANCE COMPANY, which are participating in the Layered Cyber Insurance Program, and approving and authorizing the purchase of Cyber Insurance


19.  ORDINANCE approving and authorizing submission of a  Substantial Amendment to the amended 2019 Annual Action Plan submitted to the UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT, including a revised application and budget for the Emergency Solutions Grants Coronavirus (“ESG-CV”) Program in the amount of $28,902,420.00; to accept funds from the aforementioned grant, if awarded


20.  ORDINANCE amending Ordinance No. 2017-0058, to increase the maximum contract amount for contract between City of Houston and L3HARRIS TECHNOLOGIES, (prior name, HARRIS CORPORATION) for Vehicle Movement Area Transponder Unit Operating and Support Services for the Houston Airport System - $116,064.00 - Enterprise Fund - DISTRICTS B - DAVIS and I - GALLEGOS


21.  ORDINANCE amending Ordinance Number 2012-0157, as amended, to increase the maximum contract amount; approving and authorizing third amendment to contract between City and EASTER SEALS OF GREATER HOUSTON, INC for Respite Services provided through Harris County Area Agency on Aging of the Houston Health Department


22.  ORDINANCE appropriating $849,830.00 out of Miscellaneous Capital Projects/Acquisitions CP Series E; awarding contract to FMG CONSTRUCTION GROUP, LLC for City Hall Annex Restoration Building Interior 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 materials testing services, Civic Art and contingencies financed by the Miscellaneous Capital Projects/Acquisitions CP Series E - DISTRICT I - GALLEGOS


24.  ORDINANCE approving and authorizing sole source contract between City of Houston and HLP, INC for the Chameleon© Case Management System (CMS) Software License and Software Support Services for the Administration and Regulatory Affairs Department; providing a maximum contract amount - 3 Years with two one-year options - $551,550.00 - BARC Special Revenue Fund


27.  ORDINANCE approving and authorizing submission of an application for and acceptance of the U.S. DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE’S OPERATION: UPLIFT 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


28.  ORDINANCE approving and authorizing submission of Joint Electronic Application for grant assistance from the BUREAU OF JUSTICE ASSISTANCE to fund the FY2020 EDWARD BYRNE MEMORIAL JUSTICE ASSISTANCE GRANT PROGRAM and approving an Interlocal Agreement between the City of Houston and HARRIS COUNTY as joint applicants for such Grant; declaring the City’s eligibility for such Grant; authorizing the Chief of the 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 application and to extend the budget period


29.  ORDINANCE approving and authorizing Intergovernmental Agreement (“Agreement)” between HOUSTON-GALVESTON AREA COUNCIL and City of Houston, containing general provisions, special provisions and attachments; providing Grant Funding for a Stalled Vehicle Freeway Towing Program also known as Tow and Go Program; declaring the City’s eligibility for such Grant; authorizing the Chief of the Houston Police Department to act as the City’s representative to accept and expend the Grant Funds, as awarded, and to apply for and accept all subsequent grant awards, if any, pertaining to the Grant


30.  ORDINANCE approving and authorizing first amendment to first amended and restated SafeClear™ Freeway Towing and Emergency Road Service Agreement between City of Houston and SIBERIA HOUSTON LNA, LLC dba EXPRO AUTO TOWING AND EXPRO AUTO COLLISION & REPAIR CENTER This item should only be considered after passage of Item 29 above


31.  ORDINANCE approving and authorizing the execution of an Interlocal Agreement between City of Houston and FORT BEND COUNTY related to the Human Trafficking Rescue Alliance Task Force


32.  ORDINANCE consenting to the creation of RICHFIELD RANCH WATER CONTROL and IMPROVEMENT DISTRICT of Harris County, Texas outside the corporate limits of the City of Houston, Texas, and the inclusion of 514.9900 acres of land into the district


33.  ORDINANCE consenting to the creation of the RICHFIELD RANCH MANAGEMENT DISTRICT in the extraterritorial jurisdiction of the City and the inclusion of certain land within the district This item should only be considered after passage of Item 32 above


34.  ORDINANCE consenting to the creation of HARRIS COUNTY MUNICIPAL UTILITY DISTRICT NO. 534 within the extraterritorial jurisdiction of the City of Houston, Texas, subject to certain conditions


35.  ORDINANCE finding and determining that public convenience and necessity no longer require the continued use of a 5-foot-wide right of way easement, within Lots 3 through 13, Block 18, a 5-foot wide right of way easement, within Lots 16 through 46, Block 18,  and Lumberdale Street, from Grovecrest Street north ± 120 feet, all located in the Joseph Bay Survey, Abstract No. 127, Rosslyn Addition, Harris County, Texas; abandoning the right of way easements and street portion to RES-Bingle Partners, LP and GMG Partners, LP, the abutting property owners, in consideration of their payment to the City of $59,126.00, conveyance to the City of a 25-foot-wide storm sewer easement, and other good and valuable consideration - DISTRICT C - KAMIN


38.  ORDINANCE approving and authorizing Wastewater Treatment Capacity Lease Agreement between City of Houston and GENERATION PARK MANAGEMENT DISTRICT for Wastewater Treatment Services (funding Approved by Ordinance 2019-529) for the Northeast Water Purification Plant Expansion - DISTRICT E - MARTIN


39.  ORDINANCE appropriating $432,071.95 out of Metro Projects Construction DDSRF to the Interlocal Agreement between City of Houston and HARRIS COUNTY FLOOD CONTROL DISTRICT for Brays Bayou Flood Damage Reduction Plan for Almeda Road Bridge (Approved by Ordinance No. 2003-1282); providing funding for CIP Cost Recovery and contingencies relating to construction of facilities financed by Metro Projects Construction DDSRF - DISTRICT D - EVANS-SHABAZZ


41.  ORDINANCE appropriating $2,250,000.00 out of Dedicated Drainage and Street Renewal Capital Fund – Drainage Charge as an additional appropriation; approving and authorizing first amendment to contract between City of Houston and DL GLOVER, INC for FY2020 Local Drainage Program Contract #2 (as Approved by Ordinance No. 2019-0818); providing funding for CIP Cost Recovery and engineering and testing services relating to construction of facilities financed by Dedicated Drainage and Street Renewal Capital Fund – Drainage Charge


42.  ORDINANCE appropriating $30,816,338.81 out of Water & Sewer System Consolidated Construction Fund, awarding contract to HARPER BROTHERS CONSTRUCTION LLC for North Corridor Consolidation Package 1; Northgate Regional Pump Station-37 MGD Lift Station and Force Mains; setting a deadline for the bidder’s execution of the contract and delivery of all bonds, insurance, and other required documents to the City; holding the bidder in default if it fails to meet the deadlines; providing funding for testing services, CIP Cost Recovery, construction management and contingencies relating to construction of facilities financed by the Water & Sewer System Consolidated Construction Fund - DISTRICT B - DAVIS

Consideration Of Matters Removed From Consent Agenda »

CONSIDERATION OF MATTERS REMOVED FROM CONSENT AGENDA

3.  RECOMMENDATION from Director Houston Public Works for approval of final contract amount of $3,354,493.43  and acceptance of work on contract with HUFF & MITCHELL, INC for Neighborhood Sewer System Improvements – Basin AS074 and Fuqua Lift Station Force Main Discharge - 9.21% under the contract amount - DISTRICTS C - KAMIN; D - EVANS-SHABAZZ and K - CASTEX-TATUM


9.  LEAD FOR AMERICA FELLOWSHIP SERVICES for approval of spending authority to pay for the services of a Fellow for an additional year, in an amount not to exceed $40,000.00 for the Housing and Community Development Department (HCDD) - General Fund


15.  ORDINANCE appropriating 1) $7,549,180.00 out of Equipment Acquisition Consolidated Fund; 2) $13,673,000.00 out of Fire Consolidated Construction Fund; 3) $14,094,450.00 out of Police Consolidated Construction Fund; 4) $315,539.60 out of Contributed Capital Project Fund; and 5) $720,000.00 out of Fleet/Equipment Special Revenue Fund for the purchase of Vehicles and Related Equipment for Various City Departments


16.  ORDINANCE adopting the City of Houston Homebuyer Choice Program Guidelines


17.  ORDINANCE approving and authorizing Purchase and Sale Agreement between LAVENDER APARTMENTS, LLC and City of Houston, Texas for 2.4926 acres of land located at 5117 Lavender Street, Houston, Harris County, Texas; approving a Special Warranty Deed - $4,100,000.00 - Grant Fund - DISTRICT B - DAVIS


23.  ORDINANCE appropriating $200,000.00 out of General Improvement Consolidated Construction Fund to the Task Order and Job Order (TOC/JOC) Contracting Program for Feasibility Studies for a new Central Municipal Courts Building for the Municipal Courts Department - DISTRICT H - CISNEROS


25.  ORDINANCE amending Ordinance No. 2018-0327, as amended, to increase the maximum contract amount of contract between City of Houston and GILBREATH COMMUNICATIONS, INC, for Social Marketing Services for the Houston Health Department - $600,000.00 - Grant Fund


26.  ORDINANCE amending Ordinance No. 2019-917 (approved on November 20, 2019) to increase the maximum contract amount to $1,452,586.00 for the professional service contract between the City of Houston and LOPEZ NEGRETE COMMUNICATIONS, INC. for the “2020” Census Engagement Initiative for the Planning and Development Department - $175,000.00 - Grant Fund (Coronovirus Aid, Relief and Economic Sec Fund)


36.  ORDINANCE approving and authorizing Right of First Refusal Agreement for completion for Flood Mitigation Assistance Home Elevation Project between the City of Houston and Property Owner(s) at 4419 Breakwood Drive, Houston, Texas 77096 - DISTRICT C - KAMIN


37.  ORDINANCE approving and authorizing contract between City of Houston and Property Owner(s) at 4806 Braesvalley Drive, Houston, Texas 77096 for Flood Mitigation Assistance Home Elevation Project to be performed by ARKITEKTURA DEVELOPMENT, INC, providing a maximum contract amount - DISTRICT C - KAMIN


40.  ORDINANCE appropriating $245,518.79 out of Metro Projects Construction DDSRF to the Interlocal Agreement between City of Houston and HARRIS COUNTY FLOOD CONTROL DISTRICT for Brays Bayou Flood Damage Reduction Plan for the Hillcroft Bridge (Approved by Ordinance No. 2003-1282); providing funding for CIP Cost Recovery and contingencies relating to construction of facilities financed by Metro Projects Construction DDSRF - DISTRICT C - KAMIN

Matters Held »

MATTERS HELD - NUMBERING

MATTERS HELD - NUMBERING


MATTERS HELD - NUMBER 43


43.  MOTION by Council Member Castex-Tatum/Seconded by Council Member Robinson to adopt recommendation from Chief Procurement Officer to approve spending authority for Emergency Purchase of Various Goods and Services related to the City's response to the COVID-19 Pandemic TAGGED BY COUNCIL MEMBER POLLARD This was Item 12 on Agenda of August 5, 2020

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 Knox first
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