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


Council Member Boykins


ROLL CALL AND ADOPT MINUTES OF PREVIOUS MINUTES

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Mayor's Report

MAYOR'S REPORT

Consent Agenda »

CONSENT AGENDA

MISCELLANEOUS


2.  ORDINANCE appropriating $368,805.08 out of Water & Sewer System Consolidated Construction Fund as an additional appropriation to contract between the City of Houston and INDUSTRIAL TX CORP. for the East Water Purification Plant - Chemical Feed Systems Improvements Bid Package 2 for Change Order No. 7 (Approved by Ordinance No. 2016-0395); providing funding for CIP Cost Recovery relating to construction of facilities financed by the Water & Sewer System Consolidated Construction Fund - DISTRICT E - MARTIN


3.  RECOMMENDATION from Director Houston Public Works for approval of Change Order No. 7 in the amount of $320,700.07, awarded to INDUSTRIAL TX CORP.  for East Water Purification Plant - Chemical Feed Systems Improvements Bid Package 2 - Plant Nos. 1 and 2 - 3.35% above the original contract amount - DISTRICT E - MARTIN This item should only be considered after passage of Item 2 above


ACCEPT WORK


7.  RECOMMENDATION from Director General Services Department for approval of final contract amount of $218,478.83 and acceptance of work on contract with DNB ENTERPRISES, INC for Hermann Park - 4.32% under the original contract amount - DISTRICT D - BOYKINS


8.  RECOMMENDATION from Director Houston Public Works for approval of final contract amount of $4,241,291.19 and acceptance of work on contract with LEM CONSTRUCTION COMPANY, INC for Metro Central, Upper Braes, White Oak and Kingwood West Wastewater Treatment Plant Improvements - 3.47% under the original contract amount - DISTRICTS A - STARDIG; E - MARTIN and F - LE


9.  RECOMMENDATION from Director Houston Public Works for approval of final contract amount of $283,774.56 and acceptance of work on contract with HUFF & MITCHELL, INC for Clear Brook City MUD Pressure Reducing Valve Station on Scarsdale Boulevard East of Beamer Road 4.47% under the original contract amount - DISTRICT D - BOYKINS


10.  RECOMMENDATION from Director Houston Public Works for approval of final contract amount of $11,568,795.42 and acceptance of work on contract with BOYER, INC for Plants 1 & 2 High Service Pump Station Switchgear Improvements at the East Water Purification Plant - 4.78% over the original contract amount and under the 5% contingency amount - DISTRICT E - MARTIN


PURCHASING AND TABULATION OF BIDS


13.  CONTRACT RESOURCE GROUP L.L.C.  for Purchase and Installation of Modular Furnishings and Furniture for the lease space at 2100 Travis Street through the Texas Cooperative Purchasing Network Contract for Housing and Community Development Department - $1,215,359.03 - Grant Fund


ORDINANCES


16.  ORDINANCE authorizing submission of an electronic application for grant assistance to the UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE, OFFICE OF JUVENILE JUSTICE AND DELINQUENCY PREVENTION, FY2018 INTERNET CRIMES AGAINST CHILDREN TASK FORCE; 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, to extend the budget period and to apply for and accept all subsequent awards, if any, pertaining to the Program


17.   ORDINANCE authorizing the Director of the Mayor’s Office of Public Safety and Homeland Security to electronically submit applications for subrecipient grant assistance and execute and accept subrecipient grant agreements with the STATE OF TEXAS OFFICE OF THE GOVERNOR  relating to the FY2018 Homeland Security Grant Program funding from the Urban Area Security Initiative and the State Homeland Security Program; declaring the City’s eligibility for such grants; authorizing the Director to act as the City’s representative in the application process, to request and/or accept the grants and manage and expend the grant funds as awarded, and to apply for and accept all subsequent awards, if any, pertaining to the program including amendments or modifications to these agreements or any subsequent documents necessary to secure the City’s grant funding through the life of these grant awards


18.  ORDINANCE authorizing submission of an electronic application for grant assistance to the UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY for the FY2018 Port Security Grant in accordance with the FY2018 Port Security Grant Program; declaring the City’s eligibility for such grant; authorizing the Director of the Mayor’s Office of Public Safety and Homeland Security 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


19.  ORDINANCE approving Lease Agreement for Parking Area and Greenbelt between the City of Houston, Texas, Landlord, and 1859-HISTORIC HOTELS, LTD, Tenant, for certain premises at William P. Hobby Airport - DISTRICT I - GALLEGOS


20.  ORDINANCE approving Lease Agreement for Driveway Access between the City of Houston, Texas, Landlord, and MANNING FAMILY PARTNERSHIP, LP, Tenant, for certain premises at William P. Hobby Airport - DISTRICT I - GALLEGOS


22.   ORDINANCE appropriating $405,000.00 out of Park and Recreation Dedication Fund; approving and authorizing Interlocal Agreement between the City of Houston, Texas, and the MEMORIAL HEIGHTS REDEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY for erosion control at Little Thicket Park - DISTRICT C - COHEN


27.  ORDINANCE amending Ordinance No. 2012-0897, as amended, to increase the maximum contract amount for an Interlocal Agreement between the City of Houston, Texas and HARRIS COUNTY, TEXAS, for the cost of operation and maintenance of the joint radio maintenance facility for Houston Information Technology Services - $300,000.00 - General Fund


28.  ORDINANCE awarding contract to HAHN EQUIPMENT COMPANY, INC for Small Submersible Pump Repair Services for Houston Public Works; providing a maximum contract amount - 3 Years with two one-year options - $5,357,170.56 - Enterprise Fund


29.  ORDINANCE approving contract award to SMITH PUMP COMPANY, INC for Small Submersible Pump Repair Services for Houston Public Works; providing a maximum contract amount - 3 Years with two one-year options - $7,339,154.60 - Enterprise Fund


31.  ORDINANCE approving and authorizing contract between the City of Houston and AIS INTERNATIONAL, LTD, for Maintenance and Support Services for a Laboratory Information Management System for various City Departments; providing a maximum contract amount 3 Years with two one-year renewal options - $297,850.00 - Enterprise and Other Funds


32.  ORDINANCE appropriating $3,530,800.00 out of Water & Sewer System Consolidated Construction Fund, awarding contract to WEISINGER INCORPORATED for new/replacement of Water Well and Well Collection Line - District 203; 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 and Sewer System Consolidated Construction Fund - DISTRICT B - DAVIS


39.  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,  Gulfway 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


41.  ORDINANCE appropriating $230,923.00 out of Metro Projects Construction DDSRF as an additional appropriation; approving and authorizing first amendment to Professional Engineering Services contract between the City of Houston and CIVILTECH ENGINEERING, INC for the Memorial Drive Paving and Drainage Improvements; North Kirkwood Road to North Eldridge Parkway (Approved by Ordinance No. 2009-1332); providing funding for CIP Cost Recovery relating to construction of facilities financed by Metro Projects Construction DDSRF - DISTRICT G - TRAVIS

Consideration of Matters Removed from Consent Agenda »

CONSIDERATION OF MATTERS REMOVED FROM CONSENT AGENDA

1.  CONFIRMATION of the appointment and reappointment of the following individuals to the HOUSTON LAND BANK for terms to expire two years from appointment date: Position 6 - DR. STEVE W. HALL, reappointment Position 7 - JOHN D. VASQUEZ, appointment


4.  ORDINANCE appropriating $967,636.35 out of Metro Projects Construction DDSRF; $112,425.75 out of Street & Traffic Control & Storm Drainage DDSRF; $260,909.49 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. 6 (Approved by Ordinance No. 2015-1254); providing funding for contingencies relating to construction of facilities financed by the Metro Projects Construction DDSRF, Street & Traffic Control & Storm Drainage DDSRF and the Water & Sewer System Consolidated Construction Fund - DISTRICT G - TRAVIS


5.  RECOMMENDATION from Director Houston Public Works for approval of Change Order No. 6 in the amount of $1,277,115.80, awarded to OSCAR RENDA CONTRACTING, INC for Memorial Drive Paving and Drainage Improvements from North Kirkwood Road to North Eldridge Parkway - 3.90% above the original contract amount - DISTRICT G - TRAVIS This item should only be considered after passage of Item 4 above


6.  RECOMMENDATION from Director General Services Department for approval of final contract amount of $1,047,900.00 and acceptance of work on contract with HOUSING AND LAND DEVELOPMENT CORP. dba IKLO CONSTRUCTION for Lansdale Park and Crain (E.L.) Park Improvements - 5% over the original contract amount and within the approved 5% contingency amount - DISTRICT J - LASTER


11.  ORDINANCE appropriating $514,915.00 out of Miscellaneous Capital Projects/Acquisitions CP Series E Fund and authorizing the expenditure of the appropriated funds for the purpose of issuing payments to various contractors for expenses associated with Hurricane Harvey Disaster Relief for the City of Houston; declaring the City’s intent to seek reimbursement from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and other eligible sources for such expenditures


12.  TD INDUSTRIES, INC for approval of payment to address Emergency Disaster Recovery Activities as a result of Hurricane Harvey to purchase Chiller/Boiler Units for the General Services Department - $514,915.00 - Miscellaneous Capital Projects/Acquisitions CP Series E Fund This item should only be considered after passage of Item 11 above


14.  ORDINANCE approving and authorizing contract between the City of Houston and HOUSTON SRO HOUSING CORPORATION to provide up to $700,000.00 in Housing Opportunities for Persons With AIDS (“HOPWA”) Funds to complete a roof replacement and repair of a HOPWA community residence that provides housing and supportive services for low income persons affected by HIV/AIDS


15.  ORDINANCE approving and authorizing contract between the City of Houston and TELO MARKET #8, INC, to provide $835,000.00 in Community Development Block Grant Funds ($200,000.00 loan and $635,000.00 grant) for the purchase and installation of fixtures and equipment for use 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


23.  ORDINANCE relating to the Fiscal Affairs of the MAIN STREET/MARKET SQUARE REDEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY d/b/a DOWNTOWN REDEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY on behalf of REINVESTMENT ZONE NUMBER THREE, CITY OF HOUSTON, TEXAS (MAIN STREET/MARKET SQUARE ZONE); approving the Fiscal Year 2019 Operating Budget for the Authority and the Fiscal Years 2019-2023 Capital Improvements Projects Budget for the Zone -  DISTRICTS C - COHEN; H - CISNEROS and I - GALLEGOS


24.  ORDINANCE relating to the Fiscal Affairs of the GULFGATE REDEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY on behalf of REINVESTMENT ZONE NUMBER EIGHT, CITY OF HOUSTON, TEXAS (GULFGATE 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 D - BOYKINS and I - GALLEGOS


25.  ORDINANCE relating to the Fiscal Affairs of the FIFTH WARD REDEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY on behalf of REINVESTMENT ZONE NUMBER EIGHTEEN, CITY OF HOUSTON, TEXAS (FIFTH WARD 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


26.  ORDINANCE amending Ordinance No. 2012-836 as amended by Ordinance No. 2017-724, approving and authorizing second amendment to extend the contract term to Contract No. 4600011794 between the City of Houston and PROPERTYROOM.COM for the Disposal of Abandoned Personal Property for the Houston Police Department


30.  ORDINANCE amending Ordinance No. 2013-1055 to increase the maximum contract amount to the contract between the City of Houston and McLEMORE BUILDING MAINTENANCE, INC for Janitorial Cleaning and associated services for Various Departments managed by the General Services Department - $1,666,288.17 - General and Other Funds


33.  ORDINANCE consenting to the addition of 489.21 acres of land to HARRIS COUNTY MUNICIPAL UTILITY DISTRICT NO. 449, for inclusion in its district


34.  ORDINANCE consenting to the addition of 34.44 acres of land to HARRIS COUNTY MUNICIPAL UTILITY DISTRICT NO. 551, for inclusion in its district


35.  ORDINANCE consenting to the addition of 29.9813 acres of land to HARRIS COUNTY WATER CONTROL and IMPROVEMENT DISTRICT NO. 157, for inclusion in its district


36.  ORDINANCE consenting to the addition of 47.08 acres of land to HARRIS COUNTY WATER CONTROL and IMPROVEMENT DISTRICT NO. 159, for inclusion in its district


40.  ORDINANCE appropriating $20,000,000.00 out of Water & Sewer System Consolidated Construction Fund; approving and authorizing the purchase of easements and other interests in real property and payment of the costs of such purchases and/or condemnations, with associated costs for appraisal fees, title policies and services, expenses associated with removing improvements from the purchased interest, relocation expenses, recording fees and other services, in connection with negotiations to settle purchases, court costs and expert witness fees for and in connection with construction of facilities financed by the Water & Sewer System Consolidated Construction Fund

Non-Consent - Miscellaneous »

NON-CONSENT - MISCELLANEOUS

42.  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

Supplemental Posting »

SUPPLEMENTAL POSTING

43.  RECOMMENDATION from Director of Finance to place the proposed tax rate of $0.588310/$100 of value on the 10th day of October, 2018 Council Agenda, or such other date that meets the requirements of the Texas Property Tax Code and provide for the publication of the notice of related information

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 Le first
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