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Prayer, Pledge, & Roll Call »

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


Council Member Martin


ROLL CALL AND ADOPT MINUTES OF PREVIOUS MINUTES

Public Speakers »

PUBLIC SPEAKERS

SP100119


RECESS

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

Hearings »

HEARINGS

1.  9:00 A.M. - PUBLIC HEARING to provide a Resolution of No Objection for the following 4% Housing Tax Credits Application of the ARBOR AT WAYFOREST, L.P.

Mayor's Report

MAYOR'S REPORT

Consent Agenda »

CONSENT AGENDA

CONSENT AGENDA NUMBERS 2 through 36


MISCELLANEOUS - NUMBERING


MISCELLANEOUS - NUMBERS 2 and 3


MISCELLANEOUS


2.  REQUEST from Mayor for confirmation of the appointment of MARGARET WALLACE BROWN as Director of Department of Planning and Development


ACCEPT WORK - NUMBERING


ACCEPT WORK - NUMBERS 4 through 8


ACCEPT WORK


4.  RECOMMENDATION from Director Houston Public Works for approval of final contract amount of $3,645,547.13 and acceptance of work on contract with IPR SOUTH CENTRAL, for Sanitary Sewer Rehabilitation by Cured-In-Place Pipe Method  - 2.77% over the original contract amount and under the 5% contingency amount (4258-56) - DISTRICTS A - STARDIG; B - DAVIS; C - COHEN; E - MARTIN; G - TRAVIS; H - CISNEROS; I - GALLEGOS and K - CASTEX-TATUM


5.  RECOMMENDATION from Director Houston Public Works for approval of final contract amount of  $4,477,494.60 and acceptance of work on contract with INDUSTRIAL TX CORP. for Wastewater Process Unit Cleaning and Evaluation - 0.79% under the original contract amount - DISTRICTS B - DAVIS and H - CISNEROS


6.  RECOMMENDATION from Director Houston Public Works for approval of final contract amount of $2,285,477.48 and acceptance of work on contract with NORTH HOUSTON POLE LINE, L.P. for Wastewater Collection System Rehabilitation and Renewal - 8.17% under the original contract amount (4235-76)


7.  RECOMMENDATION from Director Houston Public Works for approval of final contract amount of $1,715,352.66 and acceptance of work on contract with GRAVA LLC for Small and Large Diameter Waterline Valve Replacement Project - 0.77% under the original contract amount (WA 11256)


8.  RECOMMENDATION from the Director Houston Public Works for approval of final contract amount of $10,532,120.66 and acceptance of work on contract with CYMI INDUSTRIAL, INC for Low Lift Pump Station Direct Connection and Pressure Regulating Station at East Water Purification Plant - 2.72% under the original contract amount - DISTRICT E - MARTIN


PROPERTY - NUMBERING


PROPERTY - NUMBERS 9 and 10


PROPERTY


9.  RECOMMENDATION from Director Department of Public Works & Engineering, reviewed and approved by the Joint Referral Committee, on request from Ramon O. Romero, disclaiming, releasing, and relinquishing the City’s right, title, interest, claim, and demand in and to Meadow Street, from Clinton Drive to its northern terminus, out of the S.M. Harris Survey, A-327, Parcel SY20-011 - DISTRICT B - DAVIS


PURCHASING AND TABULATION OF BIDS - NUMBERING


PURCHASING AND TABULATION OF BIDS - NUMBERS 11 through 15


PURCHASING AND TABULATION OF BIDS


11.   GT DISTRIBUTORS, INC for Nine Ground Panoramic Night Vision Goggle Binoculars through the Texas Local Government Purchasing Cooperative (BuyBoard) for the Mayor's Office of Public Safety and Homeland Security - $317,997.00 - Grant Fund


12.  CALDWELL COUNTRY FORD - $5,292,212.00; CHASTANG FORD - $408,070.00; CALDWELL COUNTRY CHEVROLET - $1,009,902.00; COWBOY MOTOR COMPANY LC, dba MOORE CDJR - $1,456,485.00 and CHASTANG FORD - $61,888.00 for Police Patrol Vehicles, Investigative Sedans, Utility Vehicles and Pick-Trucks 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 the Houston Police Department - $8,228,557.00 - Grant and Other Funds


13.   TECHNOLOGY INTERNATIONAL, INC - $58,335.00; ASSOCIATED SUPPLY COMPANY dba ASCO - $257,000.00; JCB, INC - $44,342.17 for Forklifts and Skid Steer Loader - Enterprise and Other Funds


14.  THOMPSON PUMP and MANUFACTURING CO., INC - $131,453.56; AMCO PUMP MANUFACTURING, INC - $605,850.00; CDPW, INC - $116,522.00 for Portable Trash Trailer Mounted Diesel Pumps - Enterprise and Storm Water Funds


15.  NORTH SHORE SUPPLY COMPANY, INC for Steel Construction Materials for Various Departments - $1,516,712.64 - 3 Years with two one-year options - General, Enterprise and Other Funds


ORDINANCES - NUMBERING


ORDINANCES - NUMBERS 16 through 36


ORDINANCES


16.  ORDINANCE amending Ordinance No. 2017-1008, as amended, to increase the maximum contract amount for contract for Professional Services between the City of Houston and BAY AREA HOUSTON ECONOMIC PARTNERSHIP - DISTRICT E - MARTIN


19.  ORDINANCE approving and authorizing contract between the City and the property owner(s) at 5031 Braesheather Drive, Houston, Texas 77096 for Flood Mitigation Assistance Home Elevation Project to be performed by PLANET THREE CONSULTING, CORP.; providing a maximum contract amount - $527,196.80 - Enterprise and Grant Funds - DISTRICT C - COHEN


20.  ORDINANCE authorizing and approving contract between the City and the property owner(s) at 5031 Braesheather Drive, Houston, Texas 77074 for a 2016 Flood Mitigation Assistance Home Elevation Project deposit agreement to pay for non grant-eligible work related to the contract between the City of Houston and the property owner(s) at 5031 Braesheather Drive, Houston, Texas 77074 for Flood Mitigation Assistance Home Elevation Project to be performed by PLANET THREE CONSULTING CORP. - DISTRICT C - COHEN  This item should only be considered after passage of Item 19 above 


28.  ORDINANCE amending Ordinance No. 2015-1034 (passed on October 21, 2015) to increase the maximum contract amount for the contract between the City of Houston and COLUMBIA ULTIMATE, INC d/b/a REVQ for the installation of a debt management solution for the Municipal Courts Department - $62,325.00 - Municipal Court Technology Fund


29.  ORDINANCE amending Ordinance No. 2008-0952, as amended, to increase the maximum contract amount for an agreement between the City of Houston and MOTOROLA, INC for the Public Safety Radio System for Houston Information Technology Services - $18,575,000.00 - General, Grant and Other Funds


31.  ORDINANCE approving and authorizing Professional Engineering Services Contract between the City  of Houston and AECOM TECHNICAL SERVICES, INC for the Drinking Water Treatment and Distribution Technical Optimization and Sustainability Support Services; providing a maximum contract amount - $1,000,000.00 - Enterprise Fund


32.  ORDINANCE appropriating $110,000.00 out of Street & Traffic Control and Storm Drainage DDSRF as an additional appropriation to Professional Engineering Services Contract between the City of Houston and CONSOR ENGINEERS, LLC fka AIA ENGINEERS, LLC for FY2017 Local Drainage Project Work Order Design [Contract #1] (Approved by Ordinance No. 2017-0371); providing funding for CIP Cost Recovery relating to construction of facilities financed by the Street & Traffic Control and Storm Drainage DDSRF


33.  ORDINANCE appropriating $2,052,863.00 out of Water & Sewer System Consolidated Construction Fund and approving and authorizing Professional Engineering Services Contract between the City of Houston and HDR ENGINEERING, INC for Force Main Flow Diversion from Sagemont Lift Station to Southeast WWTP; providing funding for CIP Cost Recovery relating to construction of facilities financed by the Water & Sewer System Consolidated Construction Fund - DISTRICT D - BOYKINS


35.  ORDINANCE appropriating $2,007,523.00 out of Water & Sewer System Consolidated Construction Fund; awarding contract to PM CONSTRUCTION & REHAB, LLC dba IPR SOUTH CENTRAL for Wastewater Collection System Rehabilitation and Renewal;  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, and contingencies relating to construction of facilities financed by the Water & Sewer System Consolidated Construction Fund


36.  ORDINANCE awarding contract to SPECIALIZED MAINTENANCE SERVICES, INC for Sanitary Sewer Preventive Maintenance Cleaning and Television Inspection; 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 the Water & Sewer System Operating Fund; providing a maximum contract amount - $6,692,834.00 - Enterprise Fund

Consideration of Matters Removed from Consent Agenda »

CONSIDERATION OF MATTERS REMOVED FROM CONSENT AGENDA

3.  REQUEST from Mayor for confirmation of the appointment of the following individuals to the BOARD OF PILOT COMMISSIONERS FOR HARRIS COUNTY PORTS: Position One   -  ROLAND GARCIA, for a term to expire February 1, 2021 Position Two   -  REGINALD MCKAMIE, for a term February 1, 2020


10.  RECOMMENDATION from Director Houston Public Works, reviewed and approved by the Joint Referral Committee, on request from Melissa Ramirez, declining the acceptance of, rejecting, and refusing the dedication of Arlington Street, from East 41st Street north to East 42nd Street, located in the Willadale, Section 3 Addition, located in the Porter and Baker Addition, out of the O.P. Kelton Survey, A-327, Parcel SY18-060 - DISTRICT H - CISNEROS


17.  ORDINANCE appropriating out of Street & Traffic Control & Storm Drainage DDSRF; approving and authorizing an Interlocal Agreement between the City of Houston and SAINT GEORGE PLACE REDEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY for Regional Flood Mitigation Project Study within City of Houston Reinvestment Zone No. 1; providing funding for the study and CIP Cost Recovery relating to Project Management Costs - DISTRICTS G - TRAVIS and J - LASTER


18.  ORDINANCE appropriating $497,184.74 out of Metro Projects Construction DDSRF to the Interlocal Agreement between the City of Houston and HARRIS COUNTY FLOOD CONTROL DISTRICT for the Brays Bayou Flood Damage Reduction Plan for enhancements to the South 75th Street Bridge (Approved by Ordinance No. 2003-1282); providing funding for CIP Cost Recovery and contingencies relating to construction of facilities financed by the Metro Projects Construction DDSRF - DISTRICT I - GALLEGOS


21.  ORDINANCE altering and establishing prima facie speed limits in certain zones in the City of Houston; containing findings and other provisions relating to the foregoing subject; providing a repealer; containing a savings clause; providing for severability; declaring certain conduct to be unlawful and providing a penalty - DISTRICTS A - STARDIG; B - DAVIS; C - COHEN; D - BOYKINS; E - MARTIN; F - LE; G - TRAVIS; H - CISNEROS;  I - GALLEGOS and J - LASTER


22.  ORDINANCE calling for public hearings at which interested persons will be given the opportunity to be heard on: 1) Proposed Strategic Partnership Agreement between the City of Houston, Texas, and WILLOW POINT MUNICIPAL UTILITY DISTRICT to annex for limited purposes certain territory located within and in the vicinity of such district in Fort Bend and Waller Counties, Texas; 2) proposed amendment to the existing Strategic Partnership Agreement between the City of Houston, Texas, and HARRIS COUNTY MUNICIPAL UTILITY DISTRICT NO. 53 to annex for limited purposes certain territory located within and in the vicinity of such district in Harris County, Texas; 3) proposed amendments to the existing Strategic Partnership Agreements between the City of Houston, Texas, and BAYBROOK MUNICIPAL UTILITY DISTRICT NO. 1, HARRIS COUNTY WATER CONTROL and IMPROVEMENT DISTRICT NO. 96, HARRIS COUNTY WATER CONTROL and IMPROVEMENT DISTRICT NO. 110, HARRIS COUNTY MUNICIPAL UTILITY DISTRICT NO. 46, HARRIS COUNTY MUNICIPAL UTILITY DISTRICT NO. 106, HARRIS COUNTY MUNICIPAL UTILITY DISTRICT NO. 109, HARRIS COUNTY MUNICIPAL UTILITY DISTRICT NO. 132, HARRIS COUNTY MUNICIPAL UTILITY DISTRICT NO. 152, HARRIS COUNTY MUNICIPAL UTILITY DISTRICT NO. 153, HARRIS COUNTY MUNICIPAL UTILITY DISTRICT NO. 278, HARRIS COUNTY MUNICIPAL UTILITY DISTRICT NO. 412, HARRIS COUNTY MUNICIPAL UTILITY DISTRICT NO. 494, and TRAIL OF THE LAKES MUNICIPAL UTILITY DISTRICT; and 4) proposal of the City of Houston, Texas, to impose sales and use tax in such territories; providing for the publication of notice of such hearings; containing findings and other provisions relating to the foregoing subject; providing for severability - DISTRICTS B - DAVIS; E - MARTIN and F - LE


23.  ORDINANCE appropriating $437,148.80 out of Airports Renewal and Replacement Fund and awarding construction contract to BOYER, INC, for Rehabilitation of the Turkey Creek Drainage Gates (Project 212); 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 such funds - DISTRICT B - DAVIS


25.  ORDINANCE approving and authorizing second amendments to contracts between the City and (1) AAR INCORPORATED, (2) R&A BUILDING SPECIALISTS, (3) ORTHO CONSTRUCTION / RENOVATION COMPANY, INC., (4) TREBOR INCORPORATED, and (5) WATSON CONSOLIDATED, respectively, related to the City’s Lead-Based Paint hazard Reduction Control Program; containing provisions relating to the subject; providing for severability


26.  ORDINANCE awarding contract to NIGHTINGALE INTERPRETING SERVICES, INC for Interpreting and Captioning Services for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing for Various Departments - 3 Years with two one-year options - $1,067,685.00 - General and Other Funds


34.  ORDINANCE appropriating $9,798,100.00 out of Water & Sewer System Consolidated Construction Fund, awarding contract to GADBERRY CONSTRUCTION COMPANY, INC for East Water Purification Plant 3 Administration Building Renovation and 4017 Campbell Road New Building Construction; 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, and contingencies relating to construction of facilities financed by the Water & Sewer System Consolidated Construction Fund - DISTRICTS A - STARDIG and E - MARTIN

Matters Held »

MATTERS HELD

MATTERS HELD - NUMBERING


MATTERS HELD NUMBER 37


MATTERS HELD


37.  MOTION by Council Member Cohen/Seconded by Council Member to adopt recommendation from Director Houston Public Works for approval of final contract amount of $7,812,825.53 and acceptance of work on contract with JAMES CONSTRUCTION GROUP, LLC for Buffalo Speedway Grade Separation over Holmes Road and Union Pacific Railroad Tracks - 1.40% over the original contract amount - DISTRICT K - CASTEX-TATUM TAGGED BY COUNCIL MEMBER CASTEX-TATUM This was Item 4 on Agenda of September 25, 2019

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 Travis first
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