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Reading of the Agenda

Reading of the Agenda

Prayer, Pledge, & Roll Call »

INVOCATION AND PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE


Council Member Davis


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 Wednesday via teleconference at (936) 755-1521; Conference ID# 163 283 603# and details for signing up and participating are posted at https://www.houstontx.gov/council/meetingsinfo.html.


9:00 AM - ROLL CALL


ADOPT MINUTES OF PREVIOUS MEETING

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 BOARD OF DIRECTORS OF THE HOUSTON DOWNTOWN MANAGEMENT DISTRICT:     Position One         -  TERESA (TERRY) DEMCHAK, reappointment for a term to expire 6/1/2024     Position Two         -  JOHN MOOZ, reappointment for a term to expire 6/1/2024     Position Three       -  ANGUS HUGHES, reappointment for a term to expire 6/1/2024     Position Four         -  NICK MASSAD III, reappointment for a term to expire 6/1/2024     Position Five         -  LESLIE GARCIA ASHBY, reappointment for a term to expire 6/1/2024     Position Six           -  VALERIE D. WILLIAMS, reappointment for a term to expire 6/1/2024     Position Seven      -  GRACE RODRIGUEZ, appointment for a term to expire 6/1/2024     Position Nine         -  RANDY PRYOR, appointment for an unexpired term ending 6/1/2021     Position Fifteen     -  CAT NGUYEN, appointment, for an unexpired term ending 6/1/2021     Position Eighteen  -  JACQUES D’ROVENCOURT, appointment for an unexpired term ending 6/1/2022


2.  REQUEST from Mayor for confirmation of the reappointment of the following individuals to the HOUSTON ARCHAEOLOGICAL AND HISTORICAL COMMISSION CITY OF HOUSTON, for terms to expire March 1, 2022:     Position Two   -  MINNETTE B. BOESEL, reappointment     Position Four   -  RHONDA SEPULVEDA, appointment         Position Six     -  ELIZABETH WIEDOWER JACKSON, reappointment     Position Eight  - STEPHEN K. MCNIEL, reappointment


3.  REQUEST from Mayor for confirmation of the appointment or reappointment of the following individuals to the HARRIS COUNTY-HOUSTON SPORTS AUTHORITY BOARD OF DIRECTORS, for terms to expire August 31, 2022:     Position One     -  CINDY CLIFFORD, reappointment     Position Two     -  NOMAAN K. HUSAIN, appointment     Position Three  -  WILLIE J. ALEXANDER, reappointment


4.  REQUEST from Mayor for confirmation of the reappointment of the following individuals to the PLANNING COMMISSION, for terms to expire June 30, 2022     Position Two         -  MEERA D. VICTOR     Position Four         -  SUSAN ALLEMAN               Position Six           -  ILEANA RODRIGUEZ     Position Eight        -  LYDIA MARES     Position Ten          -  MEGAN R. SIGLER     Position Twelve     -  DAVID B. ABRAHAM     Position Eighteen  -  PAUL R. NELSON     Position Twenty     - ANTOINE BRYANT


5.  REQUEST from Mayor for confirmation of the appointment of MS. LEIGH HOLLINS, Houston Independent School District Representative, to Position Eight of the BOARD OF DIRECTORS OF THE REINVESTMENT ZONE NUMBER 13, CITY OF HOUSTON TEXAS (OLD SIXTH WARD), for a term to expire December 31, 2021


6.  REQUEST from Mayor for confirmation of the appointment of MS. LEIGH HOLLINS, Houston Independent School District Representative, to Position Eight, of the BOARD OF DIRECTORS OF THE OLD SIXTH WARD REDEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY, for a term to expire December 31, 2021


7.  REQUEST from Mayor for confirmation of the appointment of MR. SETH HOPKINS, Houston Independent School District representative, to Position Six, of the BOARD OF DIRECTORS OF REINVESTMENT ZONE NO. 15, EAST DOWNTOWN, for a term to expire July 6, 2022


8.  REQUEST from Mayor for confirmation of the appointment of MR. SETH HOPKINS, Houston Independent School District representative, to Position Six, of the BOARD OF DIRECTORS OF EAST DOWNTOWN REDEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY, for a term to expire July 6, 2022


9.  REQUEST from Mayor for confirmation of the reappointment of the following individuals to the BOARD OF DIRECTORS OF TAX INCREMENT REINVESTMENT ZONE NUMBER TWENTY-SIX (also known as the SUNNYSIDE ZONE):     Position One      -  ZINA B. ROBINSON, for a term to expire 12/31/2021     Position Two      -  MARCUS BRIGANCE, for a term to expire 12/31/2020     Position Three    -  ACIE JAMES JEFFERSON, JR., for a term to expire 12/31/2021     Position Four      -  RODNEY JONES, for a term to expire 12/31/2020, and to serve as Chair     Position Five      -  LEROY WEST, JR., for a term to expire 12/31/2021;     Position Six        -  JOHN L. GUESS, III, for a term to expire 12/31/2020     Position Seven  - JAMES EDWARD NASH, for a term to expire 12/31/2021

Mayor's Report

MAYOR'S REPORT

Public Speakers »

PUBLIC SPEAKERS

9:30 AM - PUBLIC SPEAKERS


SP09-09-20

Consent Agenda »

CONSENT AGENDA

CONSENT AGENDA NUMBERS 1 through 35


MISCELLANEOUS


MISCELLANEOUS - NUMBERING


MISCELLANEOUS - NUMBERS 1 through 13


10.  ORDINANCE appropriating $255,275.97 out of Metro Projects Construction DDSRF; approving and authorizing first amendment to contract between City of Houston and ISI CONTRACTING, INC for Work Order Bridge Rehabilitation/Replacement Citywide 2017 (Approved by Ordinance No. 2017-0073); providing funding for CIP Cost Recovery relating to construction of facilities financed by the Metro Projects Construction DDSRF - DISTRICT E - MARTIN


11.  RECOMMENDATION from Director Houston Public Works for approval of Change Order No. 2 on contract with ISI CONTRACTING, INC for Work Order Bridge Rehabilitation/Replacement Citywide 2017 - DISTRICT E - MARTIN This item should only be considered after passage of Item 10 above


12.  RECOMMENDATION from Director General Services Department for approval of the issuance of Job Order Contract Work Order to BROWN & ROOT INDUSTRIAL SERVICES for the Houston Fire Department (HFD) Dart Street Facility Chillers Replacement Project - DISTRICT H - CISNEROS


13.  RECOMMENDATION from Director General Services Department for approval of the issuance of Job Order Contract Work Order to BROWN & ROOT INDUSTRIAL SERVICES, LLC for construction services in connection with the Kashmere Gardens Neighborhood Library, for Houston Public Library - DISTRICT B - DAVIS


ACCEPT WORK


ACCEPT WORK - NUMBERING


ACCEPT WORK  - NUMBERS  14 through 17


14.  RECOMMENDATION from Director Houston Public Works for approval of final contract amount of $2,877,978.12 and acceptance of work on contract with GRAVA LLC for Concrete and Asphalt Restoration Work - 0.51% under the original contract amount and under the 5% contingency amount


15.  RECOMMENDATION from Director Houston Public Works for approval of final contract amount of $2,481,119.23 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 (4258-59) - 4.57% over the original contract amount and under the 5% contingency amount - DISTRICT B - DAVIS


16.  RECOMMENDATION from Director Houston Public Works or approval of final contract amount of $787,084.35 and acceptance of work on contract with SPECIALIZED MAINTENANCE SERVICES, INC for Sanitary Sewer Cleaning and Television Inspection in Support of Rehabilitation - 4.80% over the original contract amount - (4277-81)


17.  RECOMMENDATION from Director General Services Department for approval of final contract amount of $40,969.76 and acceptance of work on contract with ERC ENVIRONMENTAL & CONSTRUCTION SERVICES, INC for South Central Police Station Restoration - Hurricane Harvey - DISTRICT D - EVANS-SHABAZZ


PURCHASING AND TABULATION OF BIDS


PURCHASING AND TABULATION OF BIDS - NUMBERING


PURCHASING AND TABULATIONS OF BIDS - NUMBERS 18 and 19


18.  VIGILANT SOLUTIONS, LLC for Law Enforcement Archival & Reporting Network (LEARN) Investigative Data Platform for a five-year subscription for the Houston Police Department - $1,125,000.00 - General Fund




19.  3M COMPANY and NIPPON CARBIDE INDUSTRIES (USA), INC for Reflective and Non-Reflective Materials for Houston Public Works and Houston Airport System - 3 Years with 3 one-year options - $3,055,140.30 - Enterprise Fund


ORDINANCES


ORDINANCES - NUMBERING


ORDINANCES - NUMBERS 20 through 35


21.  ORDINANCE approving and authorizing an Interlocal Agreement between City of Houston and TEXAS A&M ENGINEERING EXTENSION SERVICE for Aircraft Rescue and Fire Fighting (ARFF) Training Services for George Bush Intercontinental Airport/Houston and William P. Hobby Airport for the Houston Airport System; providing a maximum contract amount -5 Years - $1,500,000.00 - Revenue - DISTRICTS B - DAVIS and I - GALLEGOS


22.  ORDINANCE appropriating $19,520,000.00 out of HAS Consolidated ITRP AMT Construction Fund and $341,600.00 out of HAS Airports Improvement Fund as an additional appropriation to contract between City of Houston and FENTRESS ARCHITECTS, LTD for Professional Architectural and Engineering Design Services for the Mickey Leland International Terminal (MLIT) Project at George Bush Intercontinental Airport/Houston (as Approved by Ordinance No. 2016-919); providing funding for Civic Art relating to construction of facilities financed by such funds - DISTRICT B - DAVIS


23.  ORDINANCE appropriating $22,169,531.00 out of HAS Consolidated 2011 AMT Fund and $380,536.00 out of HAS Airports Improvement Fund and approving and authorizing Amendment No. 1 to the Design Build Contract between City of Houston and J.E. DUNN CONSTRUCTION COMPANY to accept the guaranteed maximum price for construction phase services for the Vehicle Maintenance Facility at George Bush Intercontinental Airport/Houston (Project No. 740; Contract No. 4600015868); providing funding for testing services, commissioning, and Civic Art relating to construction of facilities financed by such funds - DISTRICT B - DAVIS


24.  ORDINANCE appropriating $970,786.00 out of Parks Consolidated Construction Fund; awarding construction contract to HANCOCK POOL SERVICES, INC for Denver Harbor Pool Renovation; 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, Civic Art, and contingencies relating to construction of facilities financed by Parks Consolidated Construction Fund - DISTRICT H - CISNEROS


26.  ORDINANCE appropriating $8,600.00 out of the Miscellaneous Capital Projects/Acquisitions CP Series E Fund for Hurricane Harvey Damage Repairs for Oak Forest Library for Houston Public Library; declaring the City’s intent to seek reimbursement from the Federal Emergency Management Agency and other eligible sources for such expenditure - DISTRICT C - KAMIN


28.  ORDINANCE approving and authorizing third 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 and increase the unit prices


30.  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 2021 Operating Budget for the Authority and the Fiscal Years 2021-2025 Capital Improvement Projects Budget for the Zone - DISTRICT H - CISNEROS


33.  

MUNICIPAL Setting Designation Ordinance prohibiting the use of designated groundwater beneath a tract of land containing 10.82 acres commonly known as 4910, 4912, 4918, 4922, 4924 Griggs Road and 0 Grace Lane, Houston, Harris County, Texas; supporting issuance of a Municipal Setting Designation by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality at the request of 4922 HOLDINGS, LLC - DISTRICT D - EVANS-SHABAZZ 




34.  ORDINANCE appropriating $3,575,000.00 out of Dedicated Drainage and Street Renewal Capital Fund - Drainage Charge, awarding contract to GRAVA, LLC for FY2021 Local Drainage Program (LDP) Contract #2; setting a deadline for the bidder’s execution of 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, contingency, and CIP Cost Recovery relating to construction of facilities financed by the Dedicated Drainage and Street Renewal Capital Fund - Drainage Charge


35.  ORDINANCE NO. 2020-736, passed second reading September 2, 2020 ORDINANCE granting to FARGO WASTE 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 - THIRD AND FINAL READING

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

CONSIDERATION OF MATTERS REMOVED FROM CONSENT AGENDA

20.  ORDINANCE approving and authorizing Loan Agreement between City of Houston and AVENUE COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION to provide a loan of Hurricane Harvey Community Development Block Grant Disaster Recovery Funds for City’s Harvey Multifamily Program, to partially finance the new construction of AVENUE ON 34TH a 70-unit multifamily affordable rental housing community, located in the vicinity of 2136 West 34th Street, Houston, Texas - $9,090,000.00 – Grant Fund - DISTRICT C - KAMIN


25.  ORDINANCE appropriating $1,231,000.00 out of Parks Consolidated Construction Fund, $151,304.00 out of Parks & Recreation Dedication Fund and $500,000.00 out of Reimbursement of Equipment/Projects Fund; awarding construction contract to MILLIS DEVELOPMENT AND CONSTRUCTION, LLC for Hermann Square Renovation; setting a deadline for the proposer's execution of the contract and delivery of all bonds, insurance and other required contract documents to the City; holding the proposer in default if it fails to meet the deadlines; providing funding for engineering and materials testing services, Civic Art, and contingencies relating to construction of facilities financed by the Parks Consolidated Construction Fund, the Parks & Recreation Dedication Fund and the Reimbursement of Equipment/Projects Fund - DISTRICT I - GALLEGOS


27.   ORDINANCE appropriating an additional $250,110.00 out of Miscellaneous Capital Projects/Acquisitions CP Series E Fund to the Professional Architectural Services Contract between City of Houston and ROBERT ADAMS, INC for additional design services for the Kendall Neighborhood Library (Approved by Ordinance No. 2019-0242) - DISTRICT G - TRAVIS


29.  ORDINANCE relating to the Fiscal Affairs of the SAINT GEORGE PLACE REDEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY ON BEHALF OF REINVESTMENT ZONE NUMBER ONE, CITY OF HOUSTON, TEXAS (SAINT GEORGE PLACE ZONE); approving the Fiscal Year 2021 Operating Budget for the Authority and the Fiscal Years 2021-2025 Capital Improvements Budget for the Zone - DISTRICTS G - TRAVIS and J - POLLARD


31.  ORDINANCE relating to the Fiscal Affairs of the 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 2021 Operating Budget for the Authority and the Fiscal Years 2021-2025 Capital Improvements Budget for the Zone - DISTRICT H - CISNEROS


32. MUNICIPAL Setting Designation Ordinance prohibiting the use of designated groundwater beneath a tract of land containing 24.3 acres commonly known as 1503 North Post Oak Road, Houston, Harris County, Texas; supporting issuance of a Municipal Setting Designation by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality at the request of AK STEEL CORPORATION - DISTRICT A - PECK 

Miscellaneous »

MISCELLANEOUS

36.  RECEIVE nominations for Positions 10, 11, 12 and 13 of the Houston Archaeological and Historical Commission Board of Directors, for a two-year staggered term


37.  SET A PUBLIC HEARING DATE for an amendment to the Project Plan and Reinvestment Zone Financing Plan for REINVESTMENT ZONE NO. 24 (GREATER HOUSTON ZONE) HEARING DATE - 9:00 A.M. - WEDNESDAY - SEPTEMBER 16, 2020

Matters Held »

MATTERS HELD

MATTERS HELD - NUMBERS 38 and 39


38.  RECOMMENDATION from Director Houston Public Works for approval of final contract amount of $1,289,229.47 and acceptance of work on contract with T CONSTRUCTION LLC for New Front Easement Reconnections - 0.94% under the original contract amount - DISTRICTS B - DAVIS; C - KAMIN; D - EVANS-SHABAZZ; H - CISNEROS and I - GALLEGOS

TAGGED BY COUNCIL MEMBERS KAMIN, EVANS-SHABAZZ, THOMAS, CASTEX-TATUM and PLUMMER  This was Item 5 on Agenda of September 2, 2020



39.  ORDINANCE awarding contract to PRIME TREES INC for Tree Removal, Trimming and Pruning Services for Parks & Recreation Department; providing a maximum contract amount - 3 Years with two one-year options - $4,435,365.00 - General Fund TAGGED BY DAVIS, THOMAS, TRAVIS, GALLEGOS, POLLARD and PLUMMER This was Item 21 on the Agenda of September 2, 2020

Supplemental Posting »

SUPPLEMENTAL POSTING

SUPPLEMENTAL POSTING - NUMBERING


40.   ORDINANCE amending Ordinance No. 2020-670 to increase the maximum contract amount for 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; delegating authority to the Mayor or his designee to amend the contract and modify the City’s Small Business Economic Relief Program for small businesses who have been affected by COVID-19

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 Gallegos first
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