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INVOCATION AND PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE


INVOCATION AND PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE - Council Member Cisneros


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CONSENT AGENDA

CONSENT AGENDA NUMBERS 1 through 42


MISCELLANEOUS - NUMBERING


MISCELLANEOUS - NUMBER 1


MISCELLANEOUS


1.  RECOMMENDATION from Chief of Police for approval of extension of Injury on Duty Leave (Salary Continuation) for OFFICER EDGAR DEJESUS from May 21, 2018 through August 18, 2018


ACCEPT WORK - NUMBERING


ACCEPT WORK - NUMBERS 2 through 8


ACCEPT WORK


2.  RECOMMENDATION from Director General Services Department for approval of final contract amount of $3,506,800.00 and acceptance of work on contract with GADBERRY CONSTRUCTION COMPANY, INC for Brays Bayou TIGER #3 - White Oak Path: Downtown  10.0% over the original contract amount and within the approved 10.0% contingency - DISTRICT H - CISNEROS


3.  RECOMMENDATION from Director General Services Department for approval of final contract amount of $2,518,502.00 and acceptance of work on contract with GADBERRY CONSTRUCTION COMPANY, INC for Brays Bayou TIGER #6 - Trail Improvements (MLK-OST)  5.51% over the original contract amount and within the approved 10.0% contingency    DISTRICTS D - BOYKINS and I  - GALLEGOS


4.  RECOMMENDATION from Director General Services Department for approval of final contract amount of $546,775.00 and acceptance of work on contract with TIMES CONSTRUCTION, INC for Glenshire Park – 0.88% over the original contract amount and under the 5% contingency DISTRICT K - CASTEX-TATUM


5.  RECOMMENDATION from Director Houston Public Works for approval of final contract amount of $9,699,161.56 and acceptance of work on contract with JFT CONSTRUCTION, INC for Southpark and Southcrest Area Drainage and Paving Improvements (Subproject 2) - 1.14% over the original contract amount - DISTRICT D - BOYKINS


6.  RECOMMENDATION from Director Houston Public Works for approval of final contract amount of $2,922,860.21 and acceptance of work on contract with TRIPLE B SERVICES, L.L.P. for Hollister Road Paving and Drainage from White Oak Bayou to West Gulf Bank - 3.91% over the original contract amount - DISTRICT A - STARDIG


7.  RECOMMENDATION from Director Houston Public Works for approval of final contract amount of $2,161,106.77 and acceptance of work on contract with INDUSTRIAL TX CORP. for FY2013 Storm Water Pump Station and Flood Warning System Improvements - 9.69% under the original contract amount - DISTRICTS B - DAVIS and I - GALLEGOS


PROPERTY - NUMBERING


PROPERTY - NUMBERS 9 and 10


PROPERTY


9.  ***PULLED – This item will not be considered on 9/5 ORDINANCE finding and determining that public convenience and necessity no longer require the continued use of Clara Road, a/k/a Clara Street, from its northern terminus south ± 1448 feet to an unnamed road south, from Clara Road, a/k/a Clara Street, west to its terminus, and Crawford Road, a/k/a Crawford Street, from the northern property line of Lot 7, Block 4, south ± 217 feet, located in the Clara Heights Subdivision and Independence Gardens Addition, and being out of the W.C.R.R. Co. Survey, Abstract No. 1185, Harris County, Texas; abandoning such streets to USA WASTE OF TEXAS LANDFILLS, INC, the abutting owner, in consideration of its payment to the City of $188,632.00, conveyance to the City of three right of way easements for construction of cul-de-sacs at the termini of Clara Road, a/k/a Clara Street, and Crawford Road, a/k/a Crawford Street, also located within the Independence Gardens Addition, and other good and valuable consideration - DISTRICT A - STARDIG


10.  ***PULLED – This item will not be considered on 9/5 RECOMMENDATION from Director Houston Public Works, reviewed and approved by the Joint Referral Committee, on request from Phillip Reid Matthews, II, Golder Associates, on behalf of USA Waste of Texas Landfills, Inc, (James A. Wilson, Vice President), declining the acceptance of, rejecting, and refusing the dedication of Unnamed Road North, from Clara Road west to its terminus, located within Clara Heights Addition and Independence Gardens Addition, out of the Washington County Railroad Company Survey, A-1185, Parcel SY17-057 - DISTRICT A - STARDIG This item should only be considered after passage of Item 9 above


PURCHASING AND TABULATION OF BIDS - NUMBERING


PURCHASING AND TABULATION OF BIDS - NUMBERS 11 through 14


PURCHASING AND TABULATION OF BIDS


11.  R & C DISTRIBUTORS dba BLENDER DIRECT for Automotive Lubricants for Fleet Management Department - 3 Years with two one-year options - $3,124,015,26 - Fleet Management Fund


13.  APPROVE spending authority in an amount not to exceed $67,607.70 to purchase Tablets/Laptops, Accessories and a three year warranty through the Interlocal Agreement for Cooperative Purchasing with the National Intergovernmental Purchasing Alliance from GOVCONNECTION, INC dba CONNECTION PUBLIC SECTOR SOLUTIONS, INC for the Houston Health Department - Health Special Fund


RESOLUTIONS - NUMBERING


RESOLUTIONS - NUMBER 15


RESOLUTIONS


15.  RESOLUTION authorizing submission of Loan Application to the TEXAS WATER DEVELOPMENT BOARD’S Clean Water State Revolving Fund Program


ORDINANCES - NUMBERING


ORDINANCES - NUMBERS 16 through 42


ORDINANCES


16.  ORDINANCE finding and determining that public convenience and necessity no longer require the continued use of: 1) Bettina Court, from Kimberley Lane north to Barryknoll Lane;  2) Strey Lane, from Kimberley Lane north to Barryknoll Lane; 3) Kimberley Lane, from Strey Lane west to the proposed cul-de-sac; 4) and a 20-foot-wide alley, from Strey Lane east to its terminus, all located in the Memorial City Subdivision, Section 3, out of the Isaac Bunker Survey, Abstract No. 121, Harris County, Texas; abandoning the streets and alley to MNC MEMORIAL CITY APARTMENTS, L.P., the abutting owner,  in  consideration  of  its  payment  to  the  City of $5,698,127.00 and conveyance to the City of two right-of-way easements for construction of a cul-de-sac at the proposed terminus of Kimberley Lane, also located within the Memorial City Subdivision, and other good and valuable consideration - DISTRICT G - TRAVIS


17.  ORDINANCE finding and determining that public convenience and necessity no longer require the continued use of a 10-foot-wide water line easement, located in the southern 1/2 tract of the Timer Trace Subdivision, Section 1, and being out of the Thomas Hoskins Survey, Abstract no. 342, Harris County, Texas; abandoning the easement to Cederpost Square, L. P., in consideration of its payment to the City of $46,222.00 and other good and valuable consideration - DISTRICT A - STARDIG


18.  ORDINANCE approving and authorizing contract between the City of Houston and TELOLOAPAN MEAT MARKET #8, INC, to provide $835,000.00 in Community Development Block Grant Funds ($200,000.00 repayable loan and $635,000.00 grant) for the purchase and installation of fixtures and equipment in a proposed grocery store to be constructed and leased at 5602 Lyons Avenue, Houston, Texas to carry out a CDBG Economic Development Activity that will make fresh affordable food and job opportunities available to low and moderate income residents of the Fifth Ward community - DISTRICT B - DAVIS


19.  ***PULLED – This item will not be considered on 9/5 ORDINANCE approving and authorizing submission of an application to the TEXAS GENERAL LAND OFFICE to request funding for the Community Development Block Grant - Disaster Recovery 2016 Flood Events (CDBG-DR16) in the amount of $23,468,698.00 for a Housing Buyout Program; acceptance of the grant, if awarded


21.  ORDINANCE amending Ordinance No. 2014-0055, as amended, to increase the maximum contract amount of contract between the City of Houston and FUNDACION LATINOAMERICANA DE ACCION SOCIAL, INC for HIV Counseling, Testing and Referral Services - $15,000.00    Grant Fund


26.  ORDINANCE appropriating $533,000.00 out of Building Inspection Fund; approving Purchase and Sale Agreement between UNION PACIFIC RAILROAD COMPANY, Seller, and the City of Houston, Purchaser, for acquisition of approximately 0.4426 acre of land locate at the vicinity of Washington Avenue and Goliad [WBS No. D-200001-0001-2-01; Parcel No. QY16-002] for use by the Houston Public Works Department's Permitting Center Parking - DISTRICT H - CISNEROS


33.  ORDINANCE approving and authorizing fifth amendment to the pay connexion service terms contract between the City and JPMORGAN CHASE BANK, N.A.


34.  ORDINANCE approving and authorizing second amendment to the agreement for Credit Card Processing Services between the City of Houston and WELLS FARGO BANK, N.A. and WELLS FARGO MERCHANT SERVICES, LLC


39.  ***PULLED – This item will not be considered on 9/5 ORDINANCE appropriating $59,546.68 out of Water & Sewer System Consolidated Construction Fund to an Advance Funding Agreement between the City of Houston and the TEXAS DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION for the Voluntary Utility Relocation Contributions on State Highway Improvement Projects from FM 525 from Lee Road to US 59; providing funding for CIP Cost Recovery relating to construction of facilities financed by the Water & Sewer System Consolidated Construction Fund - DISTRICT B - DAVIS


40.  ORDINANCE appropriating $440,000.00 out of Street & Traffic Control and Storm Drainage DDSRF as an additional appropriation to Professional Engineering Services Contract between the City of Houston and EJES INCORPORATED for the FY2017 Local Drainage Project Work Order Design (Contract #3) (as Approved by Ordinance No. 2017-0351); providing funding for CIP Cost Recovery relating to construction of facilities financed by the Street & Traffic Control and Storm Drainage DDSRF


41.  ORDINANCE appropriating $84,614.00 out of Water & Sewer System Consolidated Construction Fund as an additional appropriation to the Construction Management and Inspection Services Contract between the City of Houston and IDS ENGINEERING GROUP, INC for the Almeda Sims Wastewater Treatment Plant and Sludge Processing Facility Improvements - Package #3 (Approved by Ordinance No. 2011-1211) - DISTRICT D - BOYKINS


42.  ORDINANCE appropriating $1,166,269.30 out of the Water & Sewer System Consolidated Construction Fund and $7,874,963.04 out of Street & Traffic Control and Storm Drainage DDSRF, awarding contract to MAIN LANE INDUSTRIES, LTD. for Neighborhood Street Reconstruction Project Number 468; 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 Water and Sewer System Consolidated Construction Fund and the Street & Traffic Control and Storm Drainage DDSRF - DISTRICTS D - BOYKINS and K - CASTEX-TATUM

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Consideration of Matters Removed From Consent Agenda »

CONSIDERATION OF MATTERS REMOVED FROM CONSENT AGENDA

8.  RECOMMENDATION from Director Houston Public Works for approval of final contract amount of $2,540,794.66 and acceptance of work on contract with FUSED INDUSTRIES, LLC for 24-Inch Water Line Replacement along W. Airport Blvd. from Fondren Road to Braewick Drive  1.98% under the original contract amount - DISTRICT K - CASTEX-TATUM


12.  RUSH TRUCK CENTERS OF TEXAS, LP - $2,645,498.39 and MUSTANG MACHINERY COMPANY, LTD dba MUSTANG CAT - $1,162,900.00 for Caterpillar Engine Replacement Parts and Repair Services for Fleet Management Department - 3 Years with two one-year options $3,808,398.39 - Fleet Management Fund


14.  DOGGETT HEAVY MACHINERY - $78,500.00, DOGGETT HEAVY MACHINERY SERVICES, LLC - $533,255.00 and ASSOCIATED SUPPLY COMPANY - $915,202.20 for purchase of Earth Moving Equipment through the Interlocal Agreement for cooperative purchasing and the Houston-Galveston Area Council for the Department of Fleet Management on behalf of Houston Public Works - $1,526,957.20 - Enterprise and Other Funds


20.  ORDINANCE approving and authorizing application for grant assistance to the U.S. DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES, CENTERS FOR DISEASE CONTROL AND PREVENTION (“CDC”) for the Houston Childhood Lead Poisoning Prevention and Surveillance Program); authorizing the Director of the City of Houston Health Department (“Director”) to accept the grant award from CDC for the Grant; declaring the City’s eligibility for such Grant; authorizing the Director to expend the grant funds, as awarded, and to apply for and accept all subsequent awards, if any, pertaining to the Grant


22.  ORDINANCE authorizing submission of an electronic application for grant assistance to the STATE OF TEXAS THROUGH THE OFFICE OF THE GOVERNOR’S CRIMINAL JUSTICE DIVISION to fund the Body Worn Camera Program; 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 accept the grant and expend the grant funds as awarded, and to apply for and accept all subsequent awards, if any, pertaining to the Program


23.  ORDINANCE appropriating $400,000.00 out of Equipment Acquisition Consolidated Fund as an additional appropriation for contract between the City of Houston and ENFORCEMENT VIDEO, LLC d/b/a WATCHGUARD VIDEO (Approved by Ordinance No. 2017-0037) for purchase of in-car video cameras, software, hardware and services for the Houston Police Department


24.  ORDINANCE amending Section 11(b) of City of Houston Ordinance No. 96-86; to increase the maximum number of officers in the Police Department of the City of Houston, Texas that can be assigned hazardous duty assignment pay for the Dive Team from fifteen to twenty; providing a repealer; providing for severability


25.  ORDINANCE appropriating $300,000.00 out of Library Special Revenue Fund for Houston Public Library’s establishment of the Mayor’s Office of Adult Literacy and Administration of Adult Literacy Services


27.  ORDINANCE approving and authorizing first amendment to Lease Agreement between MIDTOWN CENTRAL SQUARE, LLC., as landlord, and the City of Houston, Texas, as tenant, for additional Office Space at the property located at 2100 Travis Street, Houston, Texas, for use by the Housing and Community Development Department and its contractors working on disaster recovery activities - DISTRICT C - COHEN


28.  ORDINANCE relating to the Fiscal Affairs of the MEMORIAL-HEIGHTS REDEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY on behalf of REINVESTMENT ZONE NUMBER FIVE, CITY OF HOUSTON, TEXAS (MEMORIAL HEIGHTS ZONE); approving the Fiscal Year 2019 Operating Budget for Authority and the Fiscal Years 2019-2023 Capital Improvement Projects Budget for the Zone - DISTRICTS C - COHEN and H - CISNEROS


29.  ORDINANCE relating to the Fiscal Affairs of the OLD SIXTH WARD REDEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY on behalf of REINVESTMENT ZONE NUMBER THIRTEEN, CITY OF HOUSTON, TEXAS (OLD SIXTH WARD ZONE); approving the Fiscal Year 2019 Operating Budget for the Authority and the Fiscal Years 2019-2023 Capital Improvement Projects Budget for the Zone - DISTRICT H - CISNEROS


30.  ORDINANCE relating to the Fiscal Affairs of HARDY/NEAR NORTHSIDE REDEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY on behalf of REINVESTMENT ZONE NUMBER TWENTY-ONE, CITY OF HOUSTON, TEXAS (HARDY/NEAR NORTHSIDE ZONE); approving the Fiscal Year 2019 Operating Budget for the Authority and the Fiscal Years 2019-2023 Capital Improvement Plan Budget for the Zone - DISTRICT H - CISNEROS


31.  ORDINANCE relating to the Fiscal Affairs of HIRAM CLARKE/FORT BEND REDEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY on behalf of REINVESTMENT ZONE NUMBER TWENTY-FIVE, CITY OF HOUSTON, TEXAS (HIRAM CLARKE/FORT BEND ZONE); approving the Fiscal Year 2019 Operating Budget for the Authority and the Fiscal Years 2019-2023 Capital Improvement Plan Budget for the Zone - DISTRICT K - CASTEX-TATUM


32.  ORDINANCE amending contract between the City of Houston and BAYLOR COLLEGE of MEDICINE for Professional Staffing Services for the Houston Fire Department Base Station to extend the term to March 31, 2019 and amending Ordinance No. 2013-1001, as amended by Ordinance 2016-0948 to increase the maximum contract amount for contract between the City of Houston and Baylor College of Medicine - $1,575,000.00 - General Fund


35.  ORDINANCE consenting to the addition of 3.7246 acres of land to WEST HARRIS COUNTY MUNICIPAL UTILITY DISTRICT NO. 2, for inclusion in its district


36.  ORDINANCE consenting to the addition of 611.81 acres of land to HARRIS COUNTY MUNICIPAL UTILITY DISTRICT NO. 489, for inclusion in its district


37.  ORDINANCE consenting to the addition of 0.6267 acre of land to FORT BEND COUNTY MUNICIPAL UTILITY DISTRICT NO. 58, for inclusion in its district


38.  ORDINANCE approving and authorizing an Interlocal Agreement between the City of Houston and HARRIS COUNTY FLOOD CONTROL DISTRICT for Drainage and Flood Control Study of  Brick House Gully, Harris County Flood Control Unit No. E115-00-00 (Approved by Ordinance No. 2014-0350) - DISTRICT A- STARDIG

Miscellaneous »

MISCELLANEOUS

43.  MOTION to set a date not less than seven days from September 5, 2018, to receive nominations for Positions 6 and 7 of the HOUSTON LAND BANK for terms to expire two years from appointment date

Matters Held »

MATTERS HELD

MATTERS HELD - NUMBER 44    


44.  ORDINANCE approving Interlocal Agreement between the City of Houston, Texas and HARRIS COUNTY, TEXAS, for co-ownership of approximately 1.602 acres tract of land located at 6941 Avenue S and owned by the County, to be used to connect the County's Yolanda Black Navarro Buffalo Bend Nature Park and the City's Hidalgo Park; appropriating $150,000.00 out of Park and Recreation Dedication Fund to be paid to County for a 20% interest in the land for use by the Houston Parks and Recreation Department - DISTRICT I - GALLEGOS TAGGED BY COUNCIL MEMBER EDWARDS This was Item 20 on Agenda of August 29, 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 Gallegos first
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