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


Council Member Edwards


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SP082019


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Mayor's Report

MAYOR'S REPORT

Consent Agenda »

CONSENT AGENDA

CONSENT AGENDA NUMBERS 1 through 30


MISCELLANEOUS - NUMBERING


MISCELLANEOUS - NUMBERS 1 through 3


ACCEPT WORK - NUMBERING


ACCEPT WORK - NUMBERS 4 and 5


ACCEPT WORK


4.  RECOMMENDATION from Director Houston Public Works for approval of final contract amount of $741,266.48 and acceptance of work on contract with NATIONAL WORKS, INC for Sanitary Sewer Cleaning and Television Inspection In Support of Rehabilitation - 0.74% under the original contract amount - DISTRICTS A - STARDIG; B - DAVIS; C - COHEN; D - BOYKINS; E - MARTIN; F - LE; G - TRAVIS; H - CISNEROS; I - GALLEGOS and K - CASTEX-TATUM


5.  RECOMMENDATION from Director Houston Public Works for approval of final contract amount of $4,264,694.67 and acceptance of work on contract with REPIPE CONSTRUCTION, LLC dba IPR SOUTH CENTRAL, LLC for Sanitary Sewer Rehabilitation by Cured-In-Place Pipe Method - 4.95% over the original contract amount and under the 5% contingency amount (4258-58) - DISTRICTS A - STARDIG; B - DAVIS; C - COHEN and D - BOYKINS


PURCHASING AND TABULATION OF BIDS - NUMBERING


PURCHASING AND TABULATION OF BIDS - NUMBER 6


PURCHASING AND TABULATION OF BIDS


RESOLUTIONS - NUMBERING


RESOLUTIONS - NUMBER 7


RESOLUTIONS


7.  RESOLUTION authorizing the issuance of a letter of approval to APEX AMBULANCE SERVICES pursuant to Section 773.0573 of the Texas Health and Safety Code; containing findings and other provisions related to the foregoing subject; providing for severability


ORDINANCES - NUMBERING


ORDINANCES - NUMBERS 8 through 30


ORDINANCES


11.  ORDINANCE approving and authorizing contract between the City of Houston and WESTERN HORTICULTURAL SERVICES, L.P. for Exterior Landscape Maintenance and Horticultural Services for the Houston Airport System; providing a maximum contract amount - 3 Years with two one-year options - $11,002,712.70 - Enterprise Fund - DISTRICTS B - DAVIS; E - MARTIN and I - GALLEGOS


13.  ORDINANCE approving and authorizing contract between the City of Houston and ECIVIS, INC for Software Subscription and Services Agreement for the Finance Department; providing a maximum contract amount - 3 Years with two one-year options - $203,916.01 - General Fund


15.  ORDINANCE appropriating $100,000.00 out of Water & Sewer System Consolidated Construction Fund and approving and authorizing contract between the City of Houston and STERICYCLE ENVIRONMENTAL SOLUTIONS, INC for Hazardous Materials Cleanup and Disposal for Various Departments; providing a maximum contract amount - 3 Years with two one-year options - $8,961,019.47 - General, Enterprise, and Other Funds


17.  ORDINANCE approving and authorizing SafeClearTM Freeway Towing and Emergency Road Service Agreement between the City of Houston and ACTION TOWING, INC (Operator)


18.  ORDINANCE approving and authorizing the submission of a Joint Electronic Application for grant assistance from the Bureau of Justice Assistance to fund the FY2019 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 - $2,370,436.00 - Grant Fund


20.  ORDINANCE consenting to the addition of 1.9955 acres of land to HARRIS COUNTY MUNICIPAL UTILITY DISTRICT NO. 5, for inclusion in its district


21.  ORDINANCE approving and authorizing contract between the City and the property owner(s) at 5807 Reamer Street, Houston, Texas 77074 for Flood Mitigation Assistance Home Elevation Project to be performed by BYRDSON SERVICES, LLC dba EXCELLO HOMES; providing a maximum contract amount - DISTRICT C - COHEN


22.  ORDINANCE authorizing and approving contract between the City and the property owner(s) at 5807 Reamer Street, Houston, Texas 77074 for 2016 Flood Mitigation Assistance Home Elevation Project deposit agreement to pay for non grant-eligible work related to the contract between the City of Houston and the property owner(s) at 5807 Reamer Street, Houston, Texas 77074 for Flood Mitigation Assistance Home Elevation Project to be performed by BYRDSON SERVICES, LLC dba EXCELLO HOMES - DISTRICT C - COHEN This item should only be considered after passage of Item 21 above


23.  ORDINANCE approving and authorizing first amendment to the contract between the City of Houston and Property Owner(s) at 4710 North Braeswood Boulevard, Houston, Texas, 77096 for Flood Mitigation Assistance Home Elevation Project (as Approved by Ordinance No. 2017-0559) - DISTRICT C - COHEN


24.  ORDINANCE approving and authorizing first amendment to the contract between the City of Houston and Property Owner(s) at 4718 North Braeswood Boulevard, Houston, Texas, 77096 for Flood Mitigation Assistance Home Elevation Project (as Approved by Ordinance No. 2017-0560) - DISTRICT C - COHEN


25.  ORDINANCE approving and authorizing contract between the City and the property owner(s) at 4822 North Braeswood Blvd., Houston, Texas 77096 for Flood Mitigation Assistance Home Elevation Project to be performed by PLANET THREE CONSULTING, CORP.; providing a maximum contract amount - DISTRICT C - COHEN


26.  ORDINANCE appropriating $110,000.00 out of Street & Traffic Control and Storm Drainage DDSRF and approving and authorizing Professional Engineering Services Contract between the City of Houston and BLACKLINE ENGINEERING, LLC for LDP Work Order Design (Contract 5); providing funding for CIP Cost Recovery relating to construction of facilities financed by the Street & Traffic Control and Storm Drainage DDSRF


27.  ORDINANCE appropriating $220,000.00 out of Metro  Projects Construction DDSRF and approving and authorizing Professional Engineering Services Contract between the City of Houston and ALLY GENERAL SOLUTIONS, LLC for Citywide Street and Traffic Rehabilitation 6; providing  funding for CIP Cost Recovery  relating to construction of facilities financed by the Metro  Projects Construction DDSRF


28.  ORDINANCE appropriating $44,000.00 out of Water & Sewer System Consolidated Construction Fund and approving and authorizing Professional Construction Management and Inspection Services Contract between the City of Houston and BRIONES CONSULTING & ENGINEERING, LTD. for Wastewater Facilities Construction Projects; providing funding for CIP Cost Recovery relating to construction of facilities financed by the Water & Sewer System Consolidated Construction Fund


29.  ORDINANCE appropriating $1,325,000.00 out of Metro Construction - Other, awarding contract to GRAVA LLC for Safe Sidewalk Program Work Authorization 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 testing services, CIP Cost Recovery, and contingencies relating to construction of facilities financed by the Metro Construction - Other

Consideration of Matters Removed from Consent Agenda »

Consideration of Matters Removed from Consent Agenda

MISCELLANEOUS


1.  RECOMMENDATION from the Director of the Finance Department that the City Council receive the 2019 Appraisal Roll Information, Certify the Anticipated Collection Rate, and appoint Melissa Dubowski and Alma Tamborello to calculate and publish the City’s Effective and Rollback Tax Rates in accordance with the “Truth-in-Taxation” provisions of the State Tax Code and Texas Local Government Code


2.  ORDINANCE appropriating $3,538,881.52 out of Street & Traffic Control and Storm Drainage DDSRF; $82,000.00 out of Water & Sewer System Consolidated Construction Fund as an additional appropriation to contract between the City of Houston and OSCAR RENDA CONTRACTING, INC for the Memorial Drive Paving and Drainage Improvements from North Kirkwood Road to North Eldridge Parkway for Change Order No. 7 (Approved by Ordinance No. 2015-1254); providing funding for CIP Cost Recovery, testing services, construction management and contingencies to construction of facilities financed by Street & Traffic Control and Storm Drainage DDSRF and Water & Sewer System Consolidated Construction Fund - DISTRICT G - TRAVIS


3.  RECOMMENDATION from Director Houston Public Works for approval of Change Order No. 7 in the amount of $2,388,981.33 for Memorial Drive Paving and Drainage Improvements from North Kirkwood Road to North Eldridge Parkway on contract with OSCAR RENDA CONTRACTING, INC - 7.03% above the original contract amount - DISTRICT G - TRAVIS This item should only be considered after passage of Item 2 above


6.  CHASTANG ENTERPRISES, INC dba CHASTANG FORD for One Replacement Response Command Vehicle through the Interlocal Agreement for Cooperative Purchasing with the Houston-Galveston Area Council for Fleet Management Department on behalf of the Houston Fire Department - $89,219.00 - Equipment Acquisition Consolidated Fund


8.  ORDINANCE appropriating $837,000.00 out of Equipment Acquisition Consolidated Fund, $6,602,047.00 out of Fire Consolidated Construction Fund, $9,460,725.00 out of Police Consolidated Construction Fund, $6,455,254.00 out of Miscellaneous Capital Projects SER E Fund, $210,000.00 out of Contributed Capital Project Fund and $623,484.00 out of Fleet/Equipment Special Revenue Fund for purchase of Vehicles and Related Equipment for Various City Departments 


9.  ORDINANCE approving and authorizing an agreement between the City of Houston and WOOD ENVIRONMENT & INFRASTRUCTURE SOLUTIONS, INC, to provide Residential Home Damage Assessment, Asbestos, Lead Based Paint, and Mold Inspection and Testing Services for Disaster Related Projects for the Housing and Community Development Department; establishing a maximum contract amount - $4,750,000.00 - Disaster Recovery Fund


10.  ORDINANCE approving the acquisition by the City of Houston, Texas, purchaser (the “City”), of approximately 7.73 acres of land located at 9100 Fondren Road, Houston, Harris County, Texas, from BRE BOARDWALK APARTMENTS LLC, seller (“BRE Boardwalk”); approving and authorizing an option agreement for purchase and sale of real property between BRE Boardwalk and the City; providing a maximum purchase price - DISTRICT J - LASTER


12.  ORDINANCE approving and authorizing Lease Agreement between BAKERRIPLEY, a Texas nonprofit corporation, as landlord, and the City of Houston, Texas, as tenant, for approximately 1,173 square feet of office space located at 3000 Aldine Mail Route Road, Houston, Harris County, Texas - $60,996.00 - Grant Fund


14.  ORDINANCE approving and authorizing second amendment to the agreement between the City and AXON ENTERPRISE, INC formerly TASER INTERNATIONAL, INC for Taser Devices, Taser Accessories, Taser Supplies, and Repair Services for the Houston Police Department, to extend the term of the agreement - 1 Year 


16.  ORDINANCE approving and authorizing contract between the City and CASTLE BRANCH, INC for Background Investigative Services for the Human Resources Department; providing a maximum contract amount - $780,000.00 - 2 Years with two one-year options - Central Service Revolving Fund


19.  ORDINANCE appropriating $90,000.00 out of Parks & Recreation Dedication Fund as an additional appropriation to an Interlocal Agreement between the City of Houston, Texas, and THE OLD SIXTH WARD REDEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY for the construction of improvements to Dow Elementary Park; approving and authorizing first amendment to an Interlocal Agreement between the City of Houston, Texas, and THE OLD SIXTH WARD REDEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY for the construction of improvements to Dow Elementary Park - DISTRICT H - CISNEROS


30.  ORDINANCE appropriating  $18,151,710.92 out of Water & Sewer System Consolidated Construction Fund, awarding contract to VADNAIS TRENCHLESS SERVICES, INC for Abandonment and Flow Diversion of Interwood, M.U.D. #266, and Vickery Lift Stations; 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 testing, CIP Cost Recovery, construction management, and contingencies relating to construction of facilities financed by the Water & Sewer System Consolidated Construction Fund - DISTRICT B - DAVIS

Matters Held »

31.  ORDINANCE approving purchase and sale agreement in lieu of condemnation between WEST LAKE HOUSTON INVESTMENTS, LTD., seller, and the City of Houston, Texas, purchaser, for acquisition of approximately 112.510 acres of land located at the vicinity of Water Works Boulevard and North Sam Houston Parkway East for expansion of the Northeast Water Purification Plant  TAGGED BY COUNCIL MEMBER CHRISTIE This was Item 18 on Agenda of August 14, 2019


32.  ORDINANCE amending Ordinance No. 2014-753 (passed on August 6, 2014) to increase the maximum contract amount for the contract between the City of Houston and SABER POWER SERVICES, LLC for On-Call Preventive Maintenance and Repair Services of Electric 138KV Substations for Houston Public Works - $1,677,036.37 - Enterprise Fund TAGGED BY COUNCIL MEMBER CHRISTIE This was Item 26 on Agenda of August 14, 2019


33.  ORDINANCE appropriating $16,766,900.12 out of Street & Traffic Control and Storm Drainage DDSRF and $2,340,429.88 out of Water & Sewer System Consolidated Construction Fund, awarding contract to FUSED INDUSTRIES, LLC for Laura Koppe Road Paving and Drainage: Hirsch to Homestead; 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 testing services, CIP Cost Recovery, construction management and contingencies relating to construction of facilities financed by the Street & Traffic Control and Storm Drainage DDSRF and the Water & Sewer System Consolidated Construction Fund - DISTRICT B - DAVIS  TAGGED BY COUNCIL MEMBER CHRISTIE This was Item 40 on Agenda of August 14, 2019

Non Consent - Matters to be Presented by Council Members »

MATTERS TO BE PRESENTED BY COUNCIL MEMBERS - Council Member Castex-Tatum first
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