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


Council Member Evans-Shabazz


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 Tuesday via teleconference at (936) 755-1521; Conference ID# 423 935 736# and details for signing up and participating are posted at https://www.houstontx.gov/council/meetingsinfo.html. Members of the public may call in Wednesday via teleconference at (936) 755-1521; Conference ID# 879 438 776#, however no public input will be allowed.


ROLL CALL AND ADOPT MINUTES OF PREVIOUS MINUTES

Public Speakers »

PUBLIC SPEAKERS

SP09-29-20


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Admin Report »

ADMIN REPORT


9:00 A.M. - 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

Mayor's Report

MAYOR'S REPORT

Consent Agenda »

CONSENT AGENDA

CONSENT AGENDA NUMBERS 1 through 36


MISCELLANEOUS


MISCELLANEOUS - NUMBERING


MISCELLANEOUS - NUMBERS 1 through 3


2.  CONFIRMATION of the appointment or reappointment of the following individuals to the HOUSTON CLEAN CITY COMMISSION BOARD OF DIRECTORS:     Position Two        -  LETICIA ABLAZA, appointment for a term to expire 2/1/2022     Position Three     -  DON POARCH, reappointment for a term to expire 2/1/2021     Position Four       -  KATHERYN “KATE” ABOU-CHAKRA, appointment for a term to expire 2/1/2022     Position Five      -  ILSA GARCIA, appointment for a term to expire 2/1/2021     Position Six         -  ALEXANDRIA “ALEX” GRIFFIN, reappointment for a term to expire 2/1/2022     Position Seven    -  ADRIANA TAMEZ, reappointment for a term to expire 2/1/2021     Position Eight      -  MORRIS SMITH, reappointment for a term to expire 2/1/2022     Position Eleven   -  MARK D. SOLANO, appointment for a term to expire 2/1/2021     Position Twelve   -  WALTER W. HAMBRICK, JR., reappointment for a term to expire 2/1/2022     Position Thirteen - SHAVONNAH ROBERTS SCHREIBER, reappointment for a term to expire 2/1/2021     Position Fourteen  -  DIXIE GIBSON MEYNIER, reappointment for a term to expire 2/1/2022     Position Nineteen  -  RAZI ASADUDDIN, reappointment for a term to expire 2/1/2021     Position Twenty-One - JAMES P. SPEAR, appointment for a term to expire 2/1/2021     Position Twenty-Two - ALAN STEINBERG, appointment for a term to expire 2/1/2022     Position Twenty-Five  - DANIEL DEROZIER, reappointment for a term to expire 2/1/2021     Position Twenty-Seven -  MIRANDA MALDONADO, reappointment for a term to expire 2/1/2021     Position Thirty                -  NOAH RATTLER, reappointment for a term to expire 2/1/2022     Position Thirty-One       -  SUSAN J. CITA, reappointment for a term to expire 2/1/2021


3.  RECOMMENDATION from Director Planning & Development Department to approve amendments to the 2019 Major Thoroughfare and Freeway Plan (MTFP) and authorize publication of the 2020 MTFP in map form


PURCHASING AND TABULATION OF BIDS


PURCHASING AND TABULATION OF BIDS - NUMBERING


PURCHASING AND TABULATION OF BIDS - NUMBERS 4 through 9


4.  WATERBLASTING TECHNOLOGIES, LLC dba HOG TECHNOLOGIES for Stripe Hog Replacement Parts and Repair Services for Houston Airport System - 3 Years with two one-year options - $386,440.34 - Enterprise Fund


5.  SIDDONS-MARTIN EMERGENCY GROUP, LLC for Emergency Purchase of Harvey Replacement Fire Fighting Booster Trucks for the Fleet Management Department on behalf of Houston Fire Department - $733,056.00 - Misc. Acquisition CP Ser E Fund


6.  AMEND MOTION #2019-0552, 10/30/2019, TO INCREASE spending authority from $102,250.00 to $120,505.00 for Leadership Training and Management Development Program Courses for Houston Information Technology Services, awarded to RICHARD TYLER INTERNATIONAL, INC - 1 Year - $18,255.00 - Central Service Revolving Fund


7.  BUREAU VERITAS NORTH AMERICA, INC for Purchase of Inspection Services through the Interlocal Agreement for Cooperative Purchasing with the Harris County Department of Education for Waterline Rehabilitation for Houston Public Works - 1 Year with three renewal option years - $225,000.00 - Enterprise Fund


8.  ORDINANCE appropriating $1,027,144.91 out of Water & Sewer System Consolidated Construction Fund for payment of an Emergency Purchase Order for Sinkhole Repair under the Administration Building at the WCID No. 47 Wastewater Treatment Plant - DISTRICT E - MARTIN


9.  INDUSTRIAL TX CORP. for Emergency Sinkhole Repair of the Administration Building at the Water Control Improvement District #47 Wastewater Treatment Plant for Houston Public Works - $1,027,144.91 - Enterprise Fund - DISTRICT E - MARTIN This item should only be considered after passage of Item 8 above


RESOLUTIONS


RESOLUTIONS - NUMBERING


RESOLUTIONS - NUMBER 10


ORDINANCES


ORDINANCES - NUMBERING


ORDINANCES - NUMBERS 11 through 36


12.  ORDINANCE authorizing the acceptance of an award of $1,274,406.00 in State of Texas Homeless Housing and Services Program Funds and approving and authorizing contract between City of Houston and TEXAS DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND COMMUNITY AFFAIRS for administration of FY 2021 Texas Homeless Housing and Services Program


13.  ORDINANCE authorizing the acceptance of an award of $417,364.00 in State of Texas Homeless Housing and Services Program Funds and approving and authorizing contract between City of Houston and TEXAS DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND COMMUNITY AFFAIRS for administration of FY 2021 Texas Homeless Housing and Services Program to address youth homelessness


14.  ORDINANCE approving and authorizing Subrecipient Agreement between City of Houston and THE SALVATION ARMY OF GREATER HOUSTON to provide up to $2,080,733.00 in Community Development Block Grant Coronavirus Response Funds for providing Homeless Diversion Services to persons impacted by the COVID-19 Pandemic


15.  ORDINANCE appropriating $3,000,000.00 in Tax Increment Reinvestment Zone (TIRZ) Affordable Housing Funds for Single Family Disaster Recovery Affordable Housing Activities and to provide for administration of Affordable Housing Activities


16.   ORDINANCE appropriating $1,200,000.00 out of Fire Consolidated Construction Fund for purchase of One Aerial Ladder Truck for the Houston Fire Department


17.   ORDINANCE appropriating $900,000.00 out of Equipment Acquisition Consolidated Fund for Removal and Replacement of Out-of-Life Radio Network Equipment for Houston Information Technology Services and Various Departments


18.  ORDINANCE appropriating $8,510,427.00 out of HAS Consolidated ITRP AMT Construction Fund and $141,840.00 out of HAS Airports Improvement Fund and approving and authorizing contract between City of Houston and MOTOROLA SOLUTIONS, INC for the Replacement of Terminal D/E Garage Radio Intermediate Distribution Frame at George Bush Intercontinental Airport/Houston; (Project No. 828); providing a maximum contract amount and providing funding for the Civic Art Program and contingencies relating to the replacement of Terminal D/E Garage Radio Intermediate Distribution Frame - DISTRICT B - DAVIS


19.  ORDINANCE approving and authorizing first amendment to Lease Agreement between FELICIS PROPERTIES, INC as successor in interest to SATURN VENTURE, LLC, as Landlord, and City of Houston, Texas, as Tenant, for 1,175 square feet of office space at 1335 Regents Park Drive, Building 2, Suite 130, Houston, Harris County, Texas, for Satellite Permitting Office - 1 Year - $18,506.28 - Building Inspection Fund - DISTRICT E - MARTIN


20.  ORDINANCE awarding contract to ANGEL BROTHERS ENTERPRISES, LTD for Asphaltic Pavement Overlay Services for Houston Public Works; providing a maximum contract amount - 3 Years with 2 one-year options - $2,974,055.00 - Enterprise Fund


21.  ORDINANCE authorizing submission of an electronic application for grant assistance to the UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY FOR THE FY2020 REGIONAL CATASTROPHIC PREPAREDNESS GRANT PROGRAM in accordance with the FY2020 Regional Catastrophic Preparedness 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


25.  ORDINANCE relating to Fiscal Affairs of GREATER GREENSPOINT REDEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY ON BEHALF OF REINVESTMENT ZONE NUMBER ELEVEN, CITY OF HOUSTON, TEXAS (GREENSPOINT ZONE); approving Fiscal Year 2021 Operating Budget for the Authority and Fiscal Years 2021-2025 Capital Improvement Plan Budget for the Zone - DISTRICT B - DAVIS


26.  ORDINANCE relating to Fiscal Affairs of HARRISBURG REDEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY ON BEHALF OF REINVESTMENT ZONE NUMBER TWENTY-THREE, CITY OF HOUSTON, TEXAS (HARRISBURG ZONE); approving Fiscal Year 2021 Operating Budget for the Authority and Fiscal Years 2021-2025 Capital Improvement Plan Budget for the Zone - DISTRICTS H - CISNEROS and I - GALLEGOS


28.  ORDINANCE consenting to the addition of 0.0971 acres of land to SPRING CREEK UTILITY DISTRICT, for inclusion in the district; containing findings and other provisions related to the foregoing subject; and declaring an emergency.


29.  ORDINANCE consenting to the addition of 1.37 acres of land to SPRING CREEK UTILITY DISTRICT, for inclusion in the district


30.  ORDINANCE consenting to the addition of 1.0149 acres of land to SPRING CREEK UTILITY DISTRICT, for inclusion in the district


31.  ORDINANCE consenting to the addition of 0.7799 acres of land to SPRING CREEK UTILITY DISTRICT, for inclusion in the district


32.  ORDINANCE consenting to the addition of 33.23 acres of land to HARRIS COUNTY MUNICIPAL UTILITY DISTRICT NO. 565, for inclusion in the district


33.  ORDINANCE consenting to the addition of 0.92 acres of land to FORT BEND COUNTY MUNICIPAL UTILITY DISTRICT NO. 122, for inclusion in the district


34.  ORDINANCE authorizing the sale of a variable width water line easement, a variable width access easement, and four temporary construction easements out of City fee-owned property to, NORTH HARRIS COUNTY REGIONAL WATER AUTHORITY (the “Authority”), in consideration of its payment to the City of $9,675.00 and other good and valuable consideration - DISTRICT A - PECK


35.  ORDINANCE de-appropriating $756,756.00 out of Water Authorities Capital Contribution Fund NETL; and appropriating $1,272,726.00 out of Water Authorities Capital Contribution Fund NETL; de-appropriating $563,244.00 out of PWE-NETL Construction Fund; transferring $384,030.00 out of NETL Expansion-SWIFT Fund into HPW-NETL Construction Fund; and appropriating $947,274.00 out of HPW-NETL Construction Fund as additional appropriation to Professional Engineering Services Contract between City of Houston and LOCKWOOD, ANDREWS & NEWNAM, INC for Northeast Transmission Water Line (Approved by Ordinance Nos. 2015-1073, 2015-1074, 2015-1075, 2015-1076, 2015-1077 & 2015-1078 as amended) - DISTRICT B - DAVIS


36.  ORDINANCE appropriating $1,459,937.76 out of Metro Projects Construction-DDSRF, awarding contract to TIKON GROUP, INC for Citywide Work Orders for Council District Service Fund Project #5; 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

Consideration of Matters Removed From Consent Agenda »

CONSIDERATION OF MATTERS REMOVED FROM CONSENT AGENDA

1.  REQUEST from Mayor for confirmation of the appointment of the following individuals to the BICYCLE ADVISORY COMMITTEE:     TOM COMPSON, to serve as chair for a term to expire 1/1/2021     Position Twelve - NICK HELLYAR, for an unexpired term ending 1/1/2022


10.  RESOLUTION declaring the second Monday of October as Indigenous Peoples’ Day


11.  ORDINANCE AMENDING CHAPTER 26 OF THE CODE OF ORDINANCES, HOUSTON, TEXAS, by adding a new Section 26-100, relating to On-Street Parking Restrictions in Dedicated Bicycle Lanes; declaring certain conduct to be unlawful and providing a civil penalty therefor


22.  ORDINANCE authorizing the Director of the Mayor’s Office of Public Safety and Homeland Security (Director) 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 FY2020 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


23.  ORDINANCE approving and authorizing submission of an electronic application for and acceptance of Grant Funds through the U.S. DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE FOR THE FY20 COMPREHENSIVE OPIOID, STIMULANT, AND SUBSTANCE ABUSE SITE-BASED PROGRAM (“Grant”); declaring the City’s eligibility for such Grant; authorizing the Police Chief of the City of Houston Police Department to act as the City’s representative in the application process, to apply for, accept, and expend the Grant Funds if awarded and to apply for, accept, and expend all subsequent awards, if any, pertaining to the Grant and to extend the budget period


24.  ORDINANCE approving second amended Project Plan and Reinvestment Zone Financing Plan for REINVESTMENT ZONE NUMBER TWENTY-FOUR, CITY OF HOUSTON, TEXAS (GREATER HOUSTON ZONE); authorizing City Secretary to distribute such plan - DISTRICTS D - EVANS-SHABAZZ; H - CISNEROS; I - GALLEGOS and K - CASTEX-TATUM


27.  ORDINANCE relating to Fiscal Affairs of MONTROSE REDEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY ON BEHALF OF REINVESTMENT ZONE NUMBER TWENTY-SEVEN, CITY OF HOUSTON, TEXAS (MONTROSE ZONE); approving Fiscal Year 2021 Operating Budget for Authority and Fiscal Years 2021-2025 Capital Improvements Budget for the Zone - DISTRICT C - KAMIN

Non-Consent - Miscellaneous »

NON-CONSENT - MISCELLANEOUS

NON CONSENT AGENDA - NUMBERING


NON CONSENT AGENDA - NUMBER 37


37.  RECEIVE nominations for Positions 10 and 11 of the HOUSTON MUNICIPAL EMPLOYEES PENSION SYSTEM BOARD OF TRUSTEES, for a three-year term:     Position 10 - ADRIAN PATTERSON     Position 11 - DENISE CASTILLO-RHODES 

Matters Held »

MATTERS HELD

MATTERS HELD - NUMBERING


MATTERS HELD - NUMBER 38


38.  ORDINANCE appropriating $839,824.27 out of HAS Renewal and Replacement Fund; approving and authorizing contract to JBT AEROTECH CORPORATION for Aircraft Support Systems Operations and Maintenance Services for Houston Airport System; providing a maximum contract amount - 10 Years - $21,329, 009.04 - Enterprise Fund TAGGED BY COUNCIL MEMBER MARTIN This was Item 15 on Agenda of September 23, 2020

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 Thomas first
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