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Prayer, Pledge & Roll Call »

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

Council Member Martin
Council Member Martin

ROLL CALL AND ADOPT MINUTES OF PREVIOUS MINUTES
ROLL CALL AND ADOPT MINUTES OF PREVIOUS MINUTES

Public Speakers »

PUBLIC SPEAKERS

SP092915
SP092915

RECESS
RECESS

Hearings »

HEARINGS

1.  6:00 P.M.  - PUBLIC HEARING relating to the Proposed 2015 Tax Rate of $0.601120/$100 of value
1.  6:00 P.M.  - PUBLIC HEARING relating to the Proposed 2015 Tax Rate of $0.601120/$100 of value

RECESS

Reading of the Consent Agenda

Reading of the Consent Agenda

Reconvene »

RECONVENE

WEDNESDAY - SEPTEMBER 30, 2015 - 9:00 A. M.
WEDNESDAY - SEPTEMBER 30, 2015 - 9:00 A. M.

MAYOR'S REPORT
MAYOR'S REPORT

Admin Report »

ADMIN REPORT

REPORT FROM CITY CONTROLLER AND THE CITY ADMINISTRATION REGARDING THE CURRENT FINANCIAL STATUS OF THE CITY including but not limited to, a revenue, expenditure and encumbrance report for the General Fund, all special revenue funds and all enterprise funds, and a report on the status of bond funds
REPORT FROM CITY CONTROLLER AND THE CITY ADMINISTRATION REGARDING THE CURRENT FINANCIAL STATUS OF THE CITY including but not limited to, a revenue, expenditure and encumbrance report for the General Fund, all special revenue funds and all enterprise funds, and a report on the status of bond funds

Hearings »

HEARINGS

Item 2
2.  9:00 A.M. - PUBLIC HEARING relating to the sixth amendment to the Project Plan and Reinvestment Zone Financing Plan for REINVESTMENT ZONE NUMBER TWO (MIDTOWN ZONE) DISTRICTS C - COHEN; D - BOYKINS and I - GALLEGOS

Item 3
3.  9:00 A.M. - PUBLIC HEARING relating to the second amendment to the Project Plan and Reinvestment Zone Financing Plan for REINVESTMENT ZONE NUMBER NINE (SOUTH POST OAK ZONE) - DISTRICT K - GREEN

Item 4
4.  RECOMMENDATION from the Chief Development Officer that the public hearing relating to the sixth amendment to the Project Plan and Reinvestment Zone Financing Plan for REINVESTMENT ZONE NUMBER FIVE (MEMORIAL HEIGHTS ZONE) scheduled for 9:00 A.M. September 30, 2015, be deferred to Wednesday, October 21, 2015 - DISTRICTS C - COHEN and H - GONZALEZ

Consent Agenda »

CONSENT AGENDA

CONSENT AGENDA NUMBERS 5 through 44
CONSENT AGENDA NUMBERS 5 through 44

MISCELLANEOUS - NUMBERS 5 through 7 
MISCELLANEOUS

5.  CONFIRMATION of the appointment of the following to the PUBLIC SAFETY ADVISORY COMMITTEE, for a three-year staggered term ending July 1, 2018:             Position C  -  LOU WEAVER             Position F  -  BARBARA QUATTRO             Position At-Large 4 - ROBERT L. CRANE
5.  CONFIRMATION of the appointment of the following to the PUBLIC SAFETY ADVISORY COMMITTEE, for a three-year staggered term ending July 1, 2018:             Position C  -  LOU WEAVER             Position F  -  BARBARA QUATTRO             Position At-Large 4 - ROBERT L. CRANE

6.  REQUEST from Mayor for confirmation of the appointment or reappointment of the following individuals to the PUBLIC SAFETY ADVISORY COMMITTEE, for terms to expire July 1, 2018:       Position Three  -  ALEXANDER W. OBREGON, appointment             Position Six       - VERNUS C. SWISHER, reappointment
6.  REQUEST from Mayor for confirmation of the appointment or reappointment of the following individuals to the PUBLIC SAFETY ADVISORY COMMITTEE, for terms to expire July 1, 2018:       Position Three  -  ALEXANDER W. OBREGON, appointment             Position Six       - VERNUS C. SWISHER, reappointment

PURCHASING AND TABULATION OF BIDS - NUMBERS 8 through 14 
PURCHASING AND TABULATION OF BIDS

8.  TEXAS COMMISSION ON FIRE PROTECTION for payment for Initial and Annual Re-certification fees for Firefighters for Fire Department - $409,955.00 - General Fund
8.  TEXAS COMMISSION ON FIRE PROTECTION for payment for Initial and Annual Re-certification fees for Firefighters for Fire Department - $409,955.00 - General Fund

9.  DUNCANVILLE AUTOMOTIVE, LLC d/b/a FREEDOM DODGE CHRYSLER JEEP for Purchase of a Vice Van through the Interlocal Agreement for Cooperative Purchasing with the Houston-Galveston Area Council for the Houston Police Department - $65,802.00 - Police Special Service Fund
9.  DUNCANVILLE AUTOMOTIVE, LLC d/b/a FREEDOM DODGE CHRYSLER JEEP for Purchase of a Vice Van through the Interlocal Agreement for Cooperative Purchasing with the Houston-Galveston Area Council for the Houston Police Department - $65,802.00 - Police Special Service Fund

10.  NORTEX MODULAR LEASING AND CONSTRUCTION COMPANY for Modular Office Building through the Interlocal Agreement for Cooperative Purchasing with the Texas Local Government Purchasing Cooperative (BuyBoard) for the Houston Police Department - $115,950.00 - General Fund
10.  NORTEX MODULAR LEASING AND CONSTRUCTION COMPANY for Modular Office Building through the Interlocal Agreement for Cooperative Purchasing with the Texas Local Government Purchasing Cooperative (BuyBoard) for the Houston Police Department - $115,950.00 - General Fund

14.  INFOR PUBLIC SECTOR, INC for approval of spending authority in the total amount of $166,642.79 for purchase of Infor Enterprise Asset Management Software Subscription and Maintenance Support Services for Various Departments
14.  INFOR PUBLIC SECTOR, INC for approval of spending authority in the total amount of $166,642.79 for purchase of Infor Enterprise Asset Management Software Subscription and Maintenance Support Services for Various Departments

RESOLUTIONS - NUMBER 15   
RESOLUTIONS

15.  RESOLUTION supporting the request of a waiver of the Local Match requirements for the Federal Off-System Bridge Program (for Hillcroft Avenue Southbound at Willow Waterhole Bayou) - DISTRICT K - GREEN
15.  RESOLUTION supporting the request of a waiver of the Local Match requirements for the Federal Off-System Bridge Program (for Hillcroft Avenue Southbound at Willow Waterhole Bayou) - DISTRICT K - GREEN

ORDINANCES - NUMBERS 16 through 44  
ORDINANCES

17.  ORDINANCE authorizing the sale of a 1.5305 acre tract of excess fee-owned land, being out of a 2.2738 acre tract, located at 13131 North Freeway, situated in the B.B.B. & C.R.R. Survey, A-174, Houston, Harris County, Texas, to the Greater Greenspoint Redevelopment Authority, in consideration of its payment to the City of $170,987.00 and other consideration - DISTRICT B - DAVIS
17.  ORDINANCE authorizing the sale of a 1.5305 acre tract of excess fee-owned land, being out of a 2.2738 acre tract, located at 13131 North Freeway, situated in the B.B.B. & C.R.R. Survey, A-174, Houston, Harris County, Texas, to the Greater Greenspoint Redevelopment Authority, in consideration of its payment to the City of $170,987.00 and other consideration - DISTRICT B - DAVIS

18.  ORDINANCE approving the submission of a grant application to the Texas Department of State Health Services (“DSHS”) for Tuberculosis Prevention and Control for FY2016 State Funds for Tuberculosis State/African American Project/Harmony House Project; declaring the City’s eligibility for such grant; authorizing the Director of the Houston Health Department (“Director”) to act as the City’s representative in the application process; authorizing the Director 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 grant; approving and authorizing contract between the City and Texas Department of State Health Services for the City’s Tuberculosis State/African American Project/Harmony House Project (DSHS Contract No. 2016-001451-00)
18.  ORDINANCE approving the submission of a grant application to the Texas Department of State Health Services (“DSHS”) for Tuberculosis Prevention and Control for FY2016 State Funds for Tuberculosis State/African American Project/Harmony House Project; declaring the City’s eligibility for such grant; authorizing the Director of the Houston Health Department (“Director”) to act as the City’s representative in the application process; authorizing the Director 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 grant; approving and authorizing contract between the City and Texas Department of State Health Services for the City’s Tuberculosis State/African American Project/Harmony House Project (DSHS Contract No. 2016-001451-00)

19.  ORDINANCE approving and authorizing contract between the City of Houston and DEPARTMENT OF STATE HEALTH SERVICES ("DSHS") for the City’s Immunization and Vaccines for Children Program Services (DSHS Contract No. 2016-001078-00) - 1 Year with four additional option years - $1,405,595.00 - Grant Fund
19.  ORDINANCE approving and authorizing contract between the City of Houston and DEPARTMENT OF STATE HEALTH SERVICES ("DSHS") for the City’s Immunization and Vaccines for Children Program Services (DSHS Contract No. 2016-001078-00) - 1 Year with four additional option years - $1,405,595.00 - Grant Fund

20.  ORDINANCE approving and authorizing first amendment to contract for Clinical Management Information System between the City and OCHIN, INC for the Houston Health Department
20.  ORDINANCE approving and authorizing first amendment to contract for Clinical Management Information System between the City and OCHIN, INC for the Houston Health Department

21.  ORDINANCE approving and authorizing the submission of an application for grant assistance to the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department Target Range Grant Program, administered by the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department, for the creation of an Archery Range at Lake Houston Wilderness Park; declaring the City’s eligibility for such grant; authorizing the Director of the Parks and Recreation Department to act as the City’s representative  in the application process, to accept such grant funds, if awarded, and to apply for and accept all subsequent awards, if any, pertaining to the program - DISTRICT E - MARTIN
21.  ORDINANCE approving and authorizing the submission of an application for grant assistance to the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department Target Range Grant Program, administered by the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department, for the creation of an Archery Range at Lake Houston Wilderness Park; declaring the City’s eligibility for such grant; authorizing the Director of the Parks and Recreation Department to act as the City’s representative  in the application process, to accept such grant funds, if awarded, and to apply for and accept all subsequent awards, if any, pertaining to the program - DISTRICT E - MARTIN

22.  ORDINANCE approving and authorizing Interlocal Agreement between the City of Houston, Texas, and HARRIS COUNTY, HOUSTON, TEXAS, relating to the Design, Construction, Operation, and Maintenance of a Fitness Court located at 2200 MacGregor Parkway, Houston, Texas - DISTRICT D - BOYKINS
22.  ORDINANCE approving and authorizing Interlocal Agreement between the City of Houston, Texas, and HARRIS COUNTY, HOUSTON, TEXAS, relating to the Design, Construction, Operation, and Maintenance of a Fitness Court located at 2200 MacGregor Parkway, Houston, Texas - DISTRICT D - BOYKINS

30.  ORDINANCE appropriating $47,725.00 out of Fire Consolidated Construction Fund; awarding construction contract to DNB ENTERPRISES, INC for Underground Storage Tanks Equipment Upgrade at Fire Station No. 15; 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 materials testing, project management and construction oversight and contingencies relating to construction of facilities financed by the Parks Consolidated Construction Fund - DISTRICT H - GONZALEZ
30.  ORDINANCE appropriating $47,725.00 out of Fire Consolidated Construction Fund; awarding construction contract to DNB ENTERPRISES, INC for Underground Storage Tanks Equipment Upgrade at Fire Station No. 15; 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 materials testing, project management and construction oversight and contingencies relating to construction of facilities financed by the Parks Consolidated Construction Fund - DISTRICT H - GONZALEZ

31.  ORDINANCE finding and determining public convenience and necessity for the acquisition of real property interests in connection with the Public Improvement Project known as the North Houston Bike Project; authorizing the acquisition of Fee Simple Title in one parcel of land required for the project and situated in the B.B.B. & C.R.R Survey, Abstract No. 174, in Harris County, Texas, said parcel of land being located at the southwest corner of Kuykendahl Road and IH-45 in Houston, Harris County, Texas, by gift, dedication, purchase and the use of eminent domain and further authorizing payment of the costs of such purchases and/or eminent domain proceedings and associated costs for relocation assistance, Appraisal Fees, Title Policies/Services, Recording Fees, Court Costs, and Expert Witness Fees in connection with the acquisition of Fee Simple Title to the parcel of land required for the project - DISTRICT B - DAVIS
31.  ORDINANCE finding and determining public convenience and necessity for the acquisition of real property interests in connection with the Public Improvement Project known as the North Houston Bike Project; authorizing the acquisition of Fee Simple Title in one parcel of land required for the project and situated in the B.B.B. & C.R.R Survey, Abstract No. 174, in Harris County, Texas, said parcel of land being located at the southwest corner of Kuykendahl Road and IH-45 in Houston, Harris County, Texas, by gift, dedication, purchase and the use of eminent domain and further authorizing payment of the costs of such purchases and/or eminent domain proceedings and associated costs for relocation assistance, Appraisal Fees, Title Policies/Services, Recording Fees, Court Costs, and Expert Witness Fees in connection with the acquisition of Fee Simple Title to the parcel of land required for the project - DISTRICT B - DAVIS

32.  ORDINANCE finding and determining public convenience and necessity for the acquisition of real property interests in connection with the public improvement project known as the Water Line Replacement in Dodson Area Project; authorizing the acquisition of fee simple title interest in or easement to one parcel of land required for the project and situated in the W. P. Mays Survey, Abstract No. 576, in  Harris County, Texas, said parcel of land being out of property located along the south line of Parker Road at its intersection with Royal Oaks Drive in Houston, Harris County, Texas, by gift, dedication, purchase and the use of eminent domain and further authorizing payment of the costs of such purchases and/or eminent domain proceedings and associated costs for relocation assistance, Appraisal Fees, Title Policies/Services, Recording Fees, Court Costs, and Expert Witness Fees in connection with the acquisition of Fee Simple Title Interest in or easement to the one parcel of land required for the project - DISTRICT B - DAVIS
32.  ORDINANCE finding and determining public convenience and necessity for the acquisition of real property interests in connection with the public improvement project known as the Water Line Replacement in Dodson Area Project; authorizing the acquisition of fee simple title interest in or easement to one parcel of land required for the project and situated in the W. P. Mays Survey, Abstract No. 576, in  Harris County, Texas, said parcel of land being out of property located along the south line of Parker Road at its intersection with Royal Oaks Drive in Houston, Harris County, Texas, by gift, dedication, purchase and the use of eminent domain and further authorizing payment of the costs of such purchases and/or eminent domain proceedings and associated costs for relocation assistance, Appraisal Fees, Title Policies/Services, Recording Fees, Court Costs, and Expert Witness Fees in connection with the acquisition of Fee Simple Title Interest in or easement to the one parcel of land required for the project - DISTRICT B - DAVIS

33.  ORDINANCE consenting to the addition of 13.577 acres of land to PORTER MUNICIPAL UTILITY DISTRICT, for inclusion in its district
33.  ORDINANCE consenting to the addition of 13.577 acres of land to PORTER MUNICIPAL UTILITY DISTRICT, for inclusion in its district

34.  ORDINANCE consenting to the addition of 6.7053 acres of land into MONTGOMERY COUNTY MUNICIPAL UTILITY DISTRICT NO. 67, for inclusion in its district
34.  ORDINANCE consenting to the addition of 6.7053 acres of land into MONTGOMERY COUNTY MUNICIPAL UTILITY DISTRICT NO. 67, for inclusion in its district

35.  ORDINANCE approving and authorizing Utility Functions and Services Allocation Agreement between the City of Houston and HARRIS COUNTY IMPROVEMENT DISTRICT NO. 12 - DISTRICT K - GREEN
35.  ORDINANCE approving and authorizing Utility Functions and Services Allocation Agreement between the City of Houston and HARRIS COUNTY IMPROVEMENT DISTRICT NO. 12 - DISTRICT K - GREEN

36.  ORDINANCE approving and authorizing Cooperative Development Agreement between the City of Houston and HARRIS COUNTY IMPROVEMENT DISTRICT NO. 12 - DISTRICT K - GREEN
36.  ORDINANCE approving and authorizing Cooperative Development Agreement between the City of Houston and HARRIS COUNTY IMPROVEMENT DISTRICT NO. 12 - DISTRICT K - GREEN

37.  ORDINANCE approving and authorizing Treated Water Supply Contract between the City of Houston and HARRIS COUNTY MUNICIPAL UTILITY DISTRICT NO. 422
37.  ORDINANCE approving and authorizing Treated Water Supply Contract between the City of Houston and HARRIS COUNTY MUNICIPAL UTILITY DISTRICT NO. 422

38.  ORDINANCE appropriating $60,943.53 out of Water & Sewer System Consolidated Construction Fund as an additional appropriation to the Interlocal Agreement between the City and HARRIS COUNTY for the Reconstruction of Aldine-Westfield Road from 1000 feet south of Beltway 8 to Simmans Road (as approved by Ordinance No. 2002-0481) - DISTRICT B - DAVIS
38.  ORDINANCE appropriating $60,943.53 out of Water & Sewer System Consolidated Construction Fund as an additional appropriation to the Interlocal Agreement between the City and HARRIS COUNTY for the Reconstruction of Aldine-Westfield Road from 1000 feet south of Beltway 8 to Simmans Road (as approved by Ordinance No. 2002-0481) - DISTRICT B - DAVIS

39.  ORDINANCE approving and authorizing agreement between the City of Houston and UNIVERSITY OF HOUSTON for services associated with Cooperative Research on the use of Polymers in Stabilizing High Plasticity Pavement Subgrade Cohesive Soils for Broadway Paving between Galveston Road and IH 45 - $100,000.00 - Dedicated Drainage & Street Renewal Fund - DISTRICT I - GALLEGOS
39.  ORDINANCE approving and authorizing agreement between the City of Houston and UNIVERSITY OF HOUSTON for services associated with Cooperative Research on the use of Polymers in Stabilizing High Plasticity Pavement Subgrade Cohesive Soils for Broadway Paving between Galveston Road and IH 45 - $100,000.00 - Dedicated Drainage & Street Renewal Fund - DISTRICT I - GALLEGOS

40.  ORDINANCE appropriating $62,200.00 out of Street & Traffic Control and Storm Drainage DDSRF as an additional appropriation to Professional Engineering Services Contract between the City of Houston and IDS ENGINEERING GROUP, INC for Southpark and Southcrest Drainage and Paving Improvements Sub-Project 2 (Approved by Ordinance No. 2011-0508, as amended); and as additional funding for CIP Cost Recovery relating to construction of facilities financed by the Street & Traffic Control and Storm Drainage DDSRF - DISTRICT D - BOYKINS
40.  ORDINANCE appropriating $62,200.00 out of Street & Traffic Control and Storm Drainage DDSRF as an additional appropriation to Professional Engineering Services Contract between the City of Houston and IDS ENGINEERING GROUP, INC for Southpark and Southcrest Drainage and Paving Improvements Sub-Project 2 (Approved by Ordinance No. 2011-0508, as amended); and as additional funding for CIP Cost Recovery relating to construction of facilities financed by the Street & Traffic Control and Storm Drainage DDSRF - DISTRICT D - BOYKINS

42.  ORDINANCE granting to ROBERT H. MILLER, JR., dba MILLER & SONS DUMPSTER SERVICE, A Texas Sole Proprietorship, 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 - FIRST READING
42.  ORDINANCE granting to ROBERT H. MILLER, JR., dba MILLER & SONS DUMPSTER SERVICE, A Texas Sole Proprietorship, 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 - FIRST READING

43.  ORDINANCE granting to SYNAGRO OF TEXAS-CDR, INC., A Texas Corporation, 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 - FIRST READING
43.  ORDINANCE granting to SYNAGRO OF TEXAS-CDR, INC., A Texas Corporation, 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 - FIRST READING

44.  ORDINANCE No. 2015-883, passed second reading September 23, 2015  ORDINANCE granting to J.S. SEPTIC SERVICES CORP., a Texas Corporation, 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; and making certain findings related thereto - THIRD AND FINAL READING
44.  ORDINANCE No. 2015-883, passed second reading September 23, 2015  ORDINANCE granting to J.S. SEPTIC SERVICES CORP., a Texas Corporation, 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; and making certain findings related thereto - THIRD AND FINAL READING

Consideration of Matters Removed from Consent Agenda »

CONSIDERATION OF MATTERS REMOVED FROM CONSENT AGENDA

7.  RECOMMENDATION from Director Parks & Recreation Department to adopt the Houston Parks & Recreation Department Parks Master Plan Phase II
7.  RECOMMENDATION from Director Parks & Recreation Department to adopt the Houston Parks & Recreation Department Parks Master Plan Phase II

11.  APPROVE spending authority in an amount not to exceed $2,191,615.00 to Purchase Traffic Control, Enforcement & Signal Preemption Equipment through the Interlocal Agreement for Cooperative Purchasing with the Houston-Galveston Area Council for the Department of Public Works & Engineering, from CONSOLIDATED TRAFFIC CONTROLS, INC - Dedicated Drainage & Street Renewal Fund
11.  APPROVE spending authority in an amount not to exceed $2,191,615.00 to Purchase Traffic Control, Enforcement & Signal Preemption Equipment through the Interlocal Agreement for Cooperative Purchasing with the Houston-Galveston Area Council for the Department of Public Works & Engineering, from CONSOLIDATED TRAFFIC CONTROLS, INC - Dedicated Drainage & Street Renewal Fund

12.  ORDINANCE appropriating $363,180.00 out of Equipment Acquisition Consolidated Fund for Purchase of Refuse Trucks for the Solid Waste Management Department
12.  ORDINANCE appropriating $363,180.00 out of Equipment Acquisition Consolidated Fund for Purchase of Refuse Trucks for the Solid Waste Management Department

13.  HOUSTON FREIGHTLINER, INC - $144,500.00 and TEXAN WASTE EQUIPMENT, INC d/b/a HEIL OF TEXAS - $218,680.00 for Two Refuse Trucks through the Interlocal Agreements for Cooperative Purchasing with Houston-Galveston Area Council and the Texas Local Government Purchasing Cooperative (BuyBoard) for Solid Waste Management Department This item should only be considered after passage of Item 12 above
13.  HOUSTON FREIGHTLINER, INC - $144,500.00 and TEXAN WASTE EQUIPMENT, INC d/b/a HEIL OF TEXAS - $218,680.00 for Two Refuse Trucks through the Interlocal Agreements for Cooperative Purchasing with Houston-Galveston Area Council and the Texas Local Government Purchasing Cooperative (BuyBoard) for Solid Waste Management Department This item should only be considered after passage of Item 12 above

16.  ORDINANCE AMENDING CHAPTERS 10, 33, AND 44 OF THE CODE OF ORDINANCES relating to Historic Preservation; making findings and containing other provisions relating to the foregoing subject; containing a savings clause; providing for severability
16.  ORDINANCE AMENDING CHAPTERS 10, 33, AND 44 OF THE CODE OF ORDINANCES relating to Historic Preservation; making findings and containing other provisions relating to the foregoing subject; containing a savings clause; providing for severability

24.  ORDINANCE appointing Presiding and Alternate Judges for the Early Voting Ballot Boards, Central Counting Station and Voting Precincts for the City of Houston General and Special Elections to be held on November 3, 2015, and any required Runoff Election; prescribing the maximum number of election clerks for each voting precinct
24.  ORDINANCE appointing Presiding and Alternate Judges for the Early Voting Ballot Boards, Central Counting Station and Voting Precincts for the City of Houston General and Special Elections to be held on November 3, 2015, and any required Runoff Election; prescribing the maximum number of election clerks for each voting precinct

25.  ORDINANCE establishing City of Houston election precincts and designating polling places for the City of Houston General and Special Elections to be held on November 3, 2015
25.  ORDINANCE establishing City of Houston election precincts and designating polling places for the City of Houston General and Special Elections to be held on November 3, 2015

26.  ORDINANCE approving and authorizing agreement for Legal Services between the City of Houston and COATS ROSE YALE RYMAN & LEE PC for the provision of construction and insurance-related legal services for the Houston Airport System - 3 Years with two one-year options - $300,000.00 - Enterprise Fund
26.  ORDINANCE approving and authorizing agreement for Legal Services between the City of Houston and COATS ROSE YALE RYMAN & LEE PC for the provision of construction and insurance-related legal services for the Houston Airport System - 3 Years with two one-year options - $300,000.00 - Enterprise Fund

27.  ORDINANCE appropriating $500,000.00 out of Equipment Acquisition Consolidated Fund for Payment Card Industry Compliance Remediation Project for Houston Information Technology Services; providing for expenses relating to the project for the purchase of hardware, software, and professional services
27.  ORDINANCE appropriating $500,000.00 out of Equipment Acquisition Consolidated Fund for Payment Card Industry Compliance Remediation Project for Houston Information Technology Services; providing for expenses relating to the project for the purchase of hardware, software, and professional services

28.  ORDINANCE appropriating $2,099,961.00 out of Houston HAS Airport Improvement Fund and awarding Construction Contract to THE GONZALEZ GROUP, LP for the Terminal C Light Pole Replacement at George Bush Intercontinental Airport/Houston, (Project No. 712); 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 testing services, for contingencies, relating to construction financed by such funds - DISTRICT B - DAVIS
28.  ORDINANCE appropriating $2,099,961.00 out of Houston HAS Airport Improvement Fund and awarding Construction Contract to THE GONZALEZ GROUP, LP for the Terminal C Light Pole Replacement at George Bush Intercontinental Airport/Houston, (Project No. 712); 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 testing services, for contingencies, relating to construction financed by such funds - DISTRICT B - DAVIS

29.  ORDINANCE appropriating $295,220.00 out of Parks & Recreation Dedication Fund and $29,522.00 out of Parks Consolidated Construction Fund; awarding construction contract to MCKENNA CONTRACTING, INC for Playground Fall Surface Replacements; 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 contingencies relating to construction of facilities financed by Parks and Recreation Dedication Fund and the Parks Consolidated Construction Fund - DISTRICTS C - COHEN; D - BOYKINS; E - MARTIN; F - NGUYEN; H - GONZALEZ; I - GALLEGOS; J - LASTER and K - GREEN
29.  ORDINANCE appropriating $295,220.00 out of Parks & Recreation Dedication Fund and $29,522.00 out of Parks Consolidated Construction Fund; awarding construction contract to MCKENNA CONTRACTING, INC for Playground Fall Surface Replacements; 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 contingencies relating to construction of facilities financed by Parks and Recreation Dedication Fund and the Parks Consolidated Construction Fund - DISTRICTS C - COHEN; D - BOYKINS; E - MARTIN; F - NGUYEN; H - GONZALEZ; I - GALLEGOS; J - LASTER and K - GREEN

41.  ORDINANCE appropriating $3,590,540.00 out of Water & Sewer System Consolidated Construction Fund, awarding contract to REYTEC CONSTRUCTION RESOURCES, INC for Work Orders and On-Call Construction of Large Diameter Water Lines,  Valves and Appurtenances Package No. 12; 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 testing, CIP Cost Recovery, Phase III - Construction Phase Services and contingencies relating to construction of facilities financed by the Water & Sewer System Consolidated Construction Fund
41.  ORDINANCE appropriating $3,590,540.00 out of Water & Sewer System Consolidated Construction Fund, awarding contract to REYTEC CONSTRUCTION RESOURCES, INC for Work Orders and On-Call Construction of Large Diameter Water Lines,  Valves and Appurtenances Package No. 12; 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 testing, CIP Cost Recovery, Phase III - Construction Phase Services and contingencies relating to construction of facilities financed by the Water & Sewer System Consolidated Construction Fund

Matters Held »

MATTERS HELD

45.  MOTION by Council Member Pennington/Seconded by Council Member Green to adopt recommendation from Director Department of Planning & Development to adopt a General Plan TAGGED BY DAVIS, NGUYEN, BRADFORD, STARDIG and KUBOSH  This was Item 3 on Agenda of September 23, 2015
45.  MOTION by Council Member Pennington/Seconded by Council Member Green to adopt recommendation from Director Department of Planning & Development to adopt a General Plan TAGGED BY DAVIS, NGUYEN, BRADFORD, STARDIG and KUBOSH  This was Item 3 on Agenda of September 23, 2015

46.  ORDINANCE AMENDING ARTICLE VIII OF CHAPTER 15 OF THE CODE OF ORDINANCES, HOUSTON, TEXAS, relating to the procurement process and the indebtedness of vendors to the City TAGGED BY COUNCIL MEMBERS KUBOSH, STARDIG and LASTER This was Item 18 on Agenda of September 23, 2015
46.  ORDINANCE AMENDING ARTICLE VIII OF CHAPTER 15 OF THE CODE OF ORDINANCES, HOUSTON, TEXAS, relating to the procurement process and the indebtedness of vendors to the City TAGGED BY COUNCIL MEMBERS KUBOSH, STARDIG and LASTER This was Item 18 on Agenda of September 23, 2015

47.  ORDINANCE establishing a program to provide a financial incentive for Houston Police Officers to reside within the city limits; providing for severability  TAGGED BY COUNCIL MEMBERS KUBOSH, BRADFORD and STARDIG This was Item 21 on Agenda of September 23, 2015
47.  ORDINANCE establishing a program to provide a financial incentive for Houston Police Officers to reside within the city limits; providing for severability  TAGGED BY COUNCIL MEMBERS KUBOSH, BRADFORD and STARDIG This was Item 21 on Agenda of September 23, 2015

48.  ORDINANCE awarding contract to PRICEWATERHOUSECOOPERS, LLP for Foundational Citywide Compliance Risk Assessment Consulting Services for the Office of the Mayor; providing a maximum contract amount - 1 Year with 2 one-year options - $980,025.00 - General Fund

TAGGED BY COUNCIL MEMBER DAVIS This was Item 28 on Agenda of September 23, 2015

48.  ORDINANCE awarding contract to PRICEWATERHOUSECOOPERS, LLP for Foundational Citywide Compliance Risk Assessment Consulting Services for the Office of the Mayor; providing a maximum contract amount - 1 Year with 2 one-year options - $980,025.00 - General Fund

TAGGED BY COUNCIL MEMBER DAVIS This was Item 28 on Agenda of September 23, 2015

49.  ORDINANCE amending Ordinance No. 2009-572 as amended, to increase the maximum contract amount for contract between the City of Houston and G4S SECURE SOLUTIONS (USA), INC (Formerly THE WACKENHUT CORPORATION) for Security Guard Services for Various Departments - $2,440,004.69 - General, Enterprise and Other Funds TAGGED BY COUNCIL MEMBER KUBOSH This was Item 29 on Agenda of September 23, 2015
49.  ORDINANCE amending Ordinance No. 2009-572 as amended, to increase the maximum contract amount for contract between the City of Houston and G4S SECURE SOLUTIONS (USA), INC (Formerly THE WACKENHUT CORPORATION) for Security Guard Services for Various Departments - $2,440,004.69 - General, Enterprise and Other Funds TAGGED BY COUNCIL MEMBER KUBOSH This was Item 29 on Agenda of September 23, 2015

50.  ORDINANCE approving and authorizing fourth amendment to contract (Approved by Ordinance No. 2000-0840) between the City of Houston and GLOBAL TEL*LINK SYSTEMS for the Houston Police Department to modify the annual payment rates and to extend the term of the Concession Agreement from October 3, 2015 to October 2, 2017 - Revenue

TAGGED BY COUNCIL MEMBERS KUBOSH, DAVIS and NGUYEN This was Item 31 on Agenda of September 23, 2015

50.  ORDINANCE approving and authorizing fourth amendment to contract (Approved by Ordinance No. 2000-0840) between the City of Houston and GLOBAL TEL*LINK SYSTEMS for the Houston Police Department to modify the annual payment rates and to extend the term of the Concession Agreement from October 3, 2015 to October 2, 2017 - Revenue

TAGGED BY COUNCIL MEMBERS KUBOSH, DAVIS and NGUYEN This was Item 31 on Agenda of September 23, 2015

51.  ORDINANCE relating to the Fiscal Affairs of the Midtown Redevelopment Authority on behalf of REINVESTMENT ZONE NUMBER TWO, CITY OF HOUSTON, TEXAS (MIDTOWN ZONE); approving the Fiscal Year 2016 Operating Budget for the Authority and the Fiscal Years 2016-2020 Capital Improvements Plan Budget for the Zone - DISTRICTS C - COHEN; D - BOYKINS and I - GALLEGOS TAGGED BY COUNCIL MEMBERS KUBOSH and BOYKINS This was Item 32 on Agenda of September 23, 2015
51.  ORDINANCE relating to the Fiscal Affairs of the Midtown Redevelopment Authority on behalf of REINVESTMENT ZONE NUMBER TWO, CITY OF HOUSTON, TEXAS (MIDTOWN ZONE); approving the Fiscal Year 2016 Operating Budget for the Authority and the Fiscal Years 2016-2020 Capital Improvements Plan Budget for the Zone - DISTRICTS C - COHEN; D - BOYKINS and I - GALLEGOS TAGGED BY COUNCIL MEMBERS KUBOSH and BOYKINS This was Item 32 on Agenda of September 23, 2015

52.  ORDINANCE relating to the Fiscal Affairs of the Old Spanish Trail/Almeda Corridors Redevelopment Authority on behalf of REINVESTMENT ZONE NUMBER SEVEN, CITY OF HOUSTON, TEXAS (OLD SPANISH TRAIL/ALMEDA CORRIDORS ZONE); approving the Fiscal Year 2016 Operating Budget for the Authority and the Fiscal Years 2016-2020 Capital Improvements Budget for the Zone - DISTRICT D - BOYKINS TAGGED BY COUNCIL MEMBER KUBOSH This was Item 33 on Agenda of September 23, 2015
52.  ORDINANCE relating to the Fiscal Affairs of the Old Spanish Trail/Almeda Corridors Redevelopment Authority on behalf of REINVESTMENT ZONE NUMBER SEVEN, CITY OF HOUSTON, TEXAS (OLD SPANISH TRAIL/ALMEDA CORRIDORS ZONE); approving the Fiscal Year 2016 Operating Budget for the Authority and the Fiscal Years 2016-2020 Capital Improvements Budget for the Zone - DISTRICT D - BOYKINS TAGGED BY COUNCIL MEMBER KUBOSH This was Item 33 on Agenda of September 23, 2015

53.  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 2016 Operating Budget for the Authority - DISTRICTS D - BOYKINS and I - GALLEGOS TAGGED BY COUNCIL MEMBER KUBOSH This was Item 34 on Agenda of September 23, 2015
53.  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 2016 Operating Budget for the Authority - DISTRICTS D - BOYKINS and I - GALLEGOS TAGGED BY COUNCIL MEMBER KUBOSH This was Item 34 on Agenda of September 23, 2015

54.  ORDINANCE relating to the Fiscal Affairs of the Greater Greenspoint Redevelopment Authority on behalf of REINVESTMENT ZONE NUMBER ELEVEN, CITY OF HOUSTON, TEXAS (GREATER GREENSPOINT ZONE); approving the Fiscal Year 2016 Operating Budget for the Authority and the Fiscal Years 2016-2020 Capital Improvements Budget for the Zone - DISTRICT B - DAVIS TAGGED BY COUNCIL MEMBER KUBOSH This was Item 35 on Agenda of September 23, 2015
54.  ORDINANCE relating to the Fiscal Affairs of the Greater Greenspoint Redevelopment Authority on behalf of REINVESTMENT ZONE NUMBER ELEVEN, CITY OF HOUSTON, TEXAS (GREATER GREENSPOINT ZONE); approving the Fiscal Year 2016 Operating Budget for the Authority and the Fiscal Years 2016-2020 Capital Improvements Budget for the Zone - DISTRICT B - DAVIS TAGGED BY COUNCIL MEMBER KUBOSH This was Item 35 on Agenda of September 23, 2015

55.  ORDINANCE relating to the Fiscal Affairs of the Uptown Redevelopment Authority on behalf of REINVESTMENT ZONE NUMBER SIXTEEN, CITY OF HOUSTON, TEXAS (UPTOWN ZONE); approving the Fiscal Year 2016 Operating Budget for the Authority and the Fiscal Years 2016-2020 Capital Improvements Budget for the Zone - DISTRICTS C - COHEN and G - PENNINGTON TAGGED BY COUNCIL MEMBERS KUBOSH and DAVIS This was Item 36 on Agenda of September 23, 2015
55.  ORDINANCE relating to the Fiscal Affairs of the Uptown Redevelopment Authority on behalf of REINVESTMENT ZONE NUMBER SIXTEEN, CITY OF HOUSTON, TEXAS (UPTOWN ZONE); approving the Fiscal Year 2016 Operating Budget for the Authority and the Fiscal Years 2016-2020 Capital Improvements Budget for the Zone - DISTRICTS C - COHEN and G - PENNINGTON TAGGED BY COUNCIL MEMBERS KUBOSH and DAVIS This was Item 36 on Agenda of September 23, 2015

56.  ORDINANCE relating to the Fiscal Affairs of the Southwest Houston Redevelopment Authority on behalf of REINVESTMENT ZONE NUMBER TWENTY, CITY OF HOUSTON, TEXAS (SOUTHWEST HOUSTON ZONE); approving the Fiscal Year 2016 Operating Budget for the Authority and the Fiscal Years 2016-2020 Capital Improvements Budget for the Zone - DISTRICTS F - NGUYEN and J - LASTER TAGGED BY COUNCIL MEMBER KUBOSH This was Item 37 on Agenda of September 23, 2015
56.  ORDINANCE relating to the Fiscal Affairs of the Southwest Houston Redevelopment Authority on behalf of REINVESTMENT ZONE NUMBER TWENTY, CITY OF HOUSTON, TEXAS (SOUTHWEST HOUSTON ZONE); approving the Fiscal Year 2016 Operating Budget for the Authority and the Fiscal Years 2016-2020 Capital Improvements Budget for the Zone - DISTRICTS F - NGUYEN and J - LASTER TAGGED BY COUNCIL MEMBER KUBOSH This was Item 37 on Agenda of September 23, 2015

57.  MOTION by Council Member Gallegos/Seconded by Council Member Bradford to receive nominations for Positions I and At-Large 1 on the PUBLIC SAFETY ADVISORY COMMITTEE, for a three-year staggered term ending July 1, 2018 DELAYED BY MOTION #2015-653, 9/23/2015 This was a portion of Item 47 on Agenda of September 23, 2015
57.  MOTION by Council Member Gallegos/Seconded by Council Member Bradford to receive nominations for Positions I and At-Large 1 on the PUBLIC SAFETY ADVISORY COMMITTEE, for a three-year staggered term ending July 1, 2018 DELAYED BY MOTION #2015-653, 9/23/2015 This was a portion of Item 47 on Agenda of September 23, 2015

Item 23

23.  ORDINANCE approving and authorizing Interlocal Agreement between the City of Houston and GREATER EAST END MANAGEMENT DISTRICT for Graffiti Abatement; providing a maximum contract amount - 3 Years with 7 one-year options - $1,837,722.00 - General and Enterprise Funds

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MATTERS TO BE PRESENTED BY COUNCIL MEMBERS - Council Member Cohen first
MATTERS TO BE PRESENTED BY COUNCIL MEMBERS - Council Member Cohen first
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