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


Council Member Robinson


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MAYOR'S REPORT

Consent Agenda »

CONSENT AGENDA

CONSENT AGENDA NUMBERS 1 through 34


MISCELLANEOUS - NUMBERING


MISCELLANEOUS - NUMBER 1


MISCELLANEOUS


1.  RECOMMENDATION from Director Houston Public Works for unpaid leave of absence for PEGGY JACKSON, Utility Worker, beginning January 8, 2018 until June 25, 2018


ACCEPT WORK - NUMBERING


ACCEPT WORK - NUMBERS 2 through 8


ACCEPT WORK


2.  RECOMMENDATION from Director Houston Public Works for approval of final contract amount of $7,215,227.51 and acceptance of work on contract with CAAN CONSTRUCTION SERVICES, INC for Willow Waterhole Drainage and Paving - 4.58% over the original contract amount and under 5% contingency amount - DISTRICT C - COHEN


4.  RECOMMENDATION from Director Houston Public Works for approval of final contract amount of $11,665,319.75 and acceptance of work on contract with REYTEC CONSTRUCTION RESOURCES, INC for Buffalo Speedway Paving and Drainage: Holmes Road to West Airport Blvd. - 5.87% under the original contract amount - DISTRICT K - CASTEX-TATUM


5.  RECOMMENDATION from Director Houston Public Works for approval of final contract amount of $18,463,674.84 and acceptance of work on contract with SER CONSTRUCTION PARTNERS, LLC for Martin Luther King Boulevard Reconstruction from IH610 S to Bellfort Street - 0.47% over the original contract amount and under 5% contingency amount - DISTRICT D - BOYKINS


6.  RECOMMENDATION from Director Houston Public Works for approval of final contract amount of $13,034,104.74 and acceptance of work on contract with HUFF & MITCHELL, INC for Sanitary Sewer Force Main Renewal and Replacement-Eppes, Frawley & Bintliff Forcemains - 1.46% over the original contract amount and under 5% contingency amount - DISTRICTS F - LE; H - CISNEROS and I - GALLEGOS


7.  RECOMMENDATION from Director Houston Public Works for approval of final contract amount of $2,122,269.80 and acceptance of work on contract with SCOHIL CONSTRUCTION SERVICES, LLC for Water Line Replacement in Hughes Road Area - Package 1 - 6.18% under the original contract amount - DISTRICT D - BOYKINS


8.  RECOMMENDATION from Director Houston Public Works for approval of final contract amount of $2,630,820.11 and acceptance of work on contract with REYTEC CONSTRUCTION RESOURCES, INC for Waterline Valve Replacement Project - 3.93% under the original contract amount (WA 11181)


PROPERTY - NUMBERING


PROPERTY - NUMBERS 9 and 10


PROPERTY


9.  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, 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.  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 17


PURCHASING AND TABULATION OF BIDS


12.  KNAPP CHEVROLET, INC for Ambulance Cabs & Chassis Mounted with Modular Bodies through the Houston-Galveston Area Council for Fleet Management Department on behalf of the Houston Fire Department - $2,613,400.00 - General and Other Funds


14.  CALDWELL COUNTY FORD - $6,979,760.00, CHASTANG ENTERPRISES, INC dba CHASTANG FORD - $735,492.00 and CALDWELL COUNTRY CHEVROLET - $2,612,004.00 for Police Patrol Vehicles through the Interlocal Agreement for Cooperative Purchasing with the Houston-Galveston Area Council and the Texas Local Purchasing Cooperative (BuyBoard) for the Fleet Management Department on behalf of Houston Police Department


15.  ORASURE TECHNOLOGIES, INC for Rapid Diagnostic HIV Test Kits for Houston Health Department - 3 Years with two one-year options - $1,000,050.00 - Grant Fund


17.  DOGGETT HEAVY MACHINERY SERVICES, LLC - $398,517.00 and BRIGGS EQUIPMENT, INC - $1,055,512.96 for Forklifts and Manlifts through the Interlocal Agreement for Cooperative Purchasing with the Texas Local Government Purchasing Cooperative (BuyBoard) and the Houston-Galveston Area Council for Various Departments - Enterprise and Other Funds


ORDINANCES - NUMBERING


ORDINANCES - NUMBERS 18 through 34


ORDINANCES


24.   ORDINANCE appropriating $3,937,358.60 from the FY2019 Equipment Acquisition Consolidated Fund for the purchase of capital equipment for the Houston Fire Department


25.  ORDINANCE appropriating $585,000.00 from the FY19 Contributed Capital Project Fund and $922,000.00 from the FY19 Equipment Acquisition Consolidated Fund for Planned Projects for various Houston Information Technology Services Projects


28.  ORDINANCE appropriating $59,546.86 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


29.  ORDINANCE de-appropriating $14,538.50 out of Street & Traffic Control & Storm Drainage DDSRF, appropriating $14,538.50 out of Street & Traffic Control & Storm Drainage DDSRF; approving and authorizing agreement to contribute right of way funds (fixed price) between the City of Houston and TEXAS DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION (Approved by Ordinance No. 2018-0088) for improvements to FM 525 from Lee Road to US 59; providing funding for construction of facilities financed by the Street & Traffic Control & Storm Drainage DDSRF - DISTRICT B - DAVIS


31.  ***PULLED – This item will not be considered on 9/12 ORDINANCE authorizing the transfer of $1,393,800.00 out of Water & Sewer System Consolidated Construction Fund into the HPW-SETL Construction Fund,  appropriating $1,393,800.00 out of HPW-SETL Construction Fund; approving and authorizing Professional Engineering Services Contract between the City of Houston and GUNDA CORPORATION, LLC for Highway 3 Distribution Water Line from Fuqua Street to Dixie Farm Road; providing funding for CIP Cost Recovery relating to construction of facilities financed by the HPW-SETL Construction Fund - DISTRICT E - MARTIN


32.  ORDINANCE appropriating $203,481.00 out of Water & Sewer System Consolidated Construction Fund as an additional appropriation to Professional Engineering Services Contract between the City of Houston and ARCADIS U.S., INC for Pump and Lift Station Renewal and Replacement - Howard Drive, Easthaven, and Gulf Freeway #2 (as approved by Ordinance No. 2011-0717); providing funding for CIP Cost Recovery relating to construction of facilities financed by the Water & Sewer System Consolidated Construction Fund - DISTRICTS E - MARTIN and I - GALLEGOS


33.  ORDINANCE appropriating $50,494.63 out of Water & Sewer System Consolidated Construction Fund as an additional appropriation to Construction Management and Inspection Services Contract between the City of Houston and LLOYD, SMITHA & ASSOCIATES, LLC for the 24-inch water line along West Bellfort from Buffalo Speedway to Stella Link (Approved by Ordinance No. 2015-0143) - DISTRICT K - CASTEX-TATUM

Consideration of Items Removed from the Consent Agenda »

CONSIDERATION OF MATTERS REMOVED FROM CONSENT AGENDA

3.  RECOMMENDATION from Director Houston Public Works for approval of final contract amount of $2,217,468.19 and acceptance of work on contract with JOHN REED AND COMPANY, LLC for Bringhurst Pedestrian Bridge Over UPRR - 5.10% under the original contract amount - DISTRICT B - DAVIS


11.  JETS FIRE & SAFETY, INC dba DELTA INDUSTRIAL SERVICE & SUPPLY - $1,961,773.86 and NEVADA PACIFIC, INC - $302,020.23 for Portable Construction Maintenance Equipment for Houston Fire Department - 3 Years with two one-year options - $2,263,794.09 - General Fund


13.  IEH AUTO PARTS LLC dba AUTO PLUS AUTO PARTS for Automotive, Light, Medium and Heavy-Duty Aftermarket Replacement Parts for the Fleet Management Department - 3 Years with two one-year options - $32,000,000.00 - Fleet Management Fund


16.  MICROAUTOMATION, INC for Aspect Voxeo Products and Professional Services for Houston Public Works - $189,072.50 - Enterprise Fund


18.  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 $23,486,698.00 for a Housing Buyout Program; acceptance of the grant, if awarded


19.  ORDINANCE closing out the Disaster Recovery Fund as created by Ordinance No. 2001-534 for the purpose of Relief to Tropical Storm Allison


20.  ORDINANCE relating to the Fiscal Affairs of the GREATER GREENSPOINT REDEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY on behalf of REINVESTMENT ZONE NUMBER ELEVEN, CITY OF HOUSTON, TEXAS (GREENSPOINT 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 B - DAVIS


21.  ORDINANCE relating to the Fiscal Affairs of the EAST DOWNTOWN REDEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY on behalf of REINVESTMENT ZONE NUMBER FIFTEEN, CITY OF HOUSTON, TEXAS (EAST DOWNTOWN 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 I - GALLEGOS


22.  ORDINANCE relating to the Fiscal Affairs of the HARRISBURG REDEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY on behalf of REINVESTMENT ZONE NUMBER TWENTY-THREE, CITY of HOUSTON, TEXAS (HARRISBURG ZONE); approving the Fiscal Year 2019 Operating Budget for the Authority and the Fiscal Years 2019-2023 Capital Improvement Plan Budget for the Zone - DISTRICTS H - CISNEROS and I - GALLEGOS


23.  ORDINANCE approving and authorizing contract between the City and DEARBORN NATIONAL LIFE INSURANCE COMPANY for Professional Services for insurance coverage and administration of the City of Houston Employee Basic Life Insurance and Voluntary Life Insurance Group Plans; providing a maximum contract amount - $9,187,718.00 - Health Benefits Fund


26.  ORDINANCE approving and authorizing Interlocal Agreement between the City of Houston and HARRIS COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION for Case for Kids City Connections Program; providing a maximum contract amount - $770,000.00 - Grant and Other Funds


27.  ORDINANCE approving and authorizing first amendment to contract approved by Ordinance No. 2013-0818 for Interpreter and Closed-Captioned Services for the Deaf and Hearing-Impaired between the City of Houston and ANTONIO RICARDO LACSAMANA and KERRY LEE LACSAMANA dba NIGHTINGALE INTERPRETING SERVICES (Formerly known as NIGHTINGALE REHABILITATION, INC)


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


34.  ORDINANCE appropriating $1,194,200.00 out of Metro Projects Construction DDSRF, awarding contract to R. MIRANDA TRUCKING & CONSTRUCTION, LLC  for Gus Wortham Park Golf Course Area Sidewalk and Turning Lane Improvements; 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 Projects Construction DDSRF - DISTRICT I - GALLEGOS

Non-Consent - Miscellaneous »

NON-CONSENT - MISCELLANEOUS

35.  RECEIVE nominations for Positions 6 and 7 of the HOUSTON LAND BANK for terms to expire two years from appointment date


36.  MOTION to set a date not less than seven days from September 12, 2018, to receive nominations for Positions One, Two and Three on the HOUSTON AREA LIBRARY AUTOMATED NETWORK (H.A.L.A.N.) ADVISORY BOARD for two-year terms

Matters Held »

MATTERS HELD

37.  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 TAGGED BY COUNCIL MEMBERS KUBOSH AND STARDIG This was Item 29 on Agenda of September 5, 2018


38.  ORDINANCE consenting to the addition of 611.81 acres of land to HARRIS COUNTY MUNICIPAL UTILITY DISTRICT NO. 489, for inclusion in its district TAGGED BY COUNCIL MEMBER STARDIG This was Item 36 on Agenda of September 5, 2018

Supplemental Posting »

SUPPLEMENTAL POSTING

39.  ORDINANCE relating to the Fiscal Affairs of REINVESTMENT ZONE NUMBER TWENTY-SEVEN, CITY OF HOUSTON, TEXAS (MONTROSE ZONE); approving the Fiscal Year 2019 Operating Budget and the Fiscal Years 2019-2023 Capital Improvement Projects Budget for the Montrose Zone - DISTRICT C - COHEN

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 Kubosh first
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