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Prayer, Pledge & Roll Call »

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


Council Member Christie


ROLL CALL AND ADOPT MINUTES OF PREVIOUS MINUTES

Public Speakers »

PUBLIC SPEAKERS

SP100218


RECESS

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 31


MISCELLANEOUS - NUMBERING


MISCELLANEOUS - NUMBER 1


MISCELLANEOUS


ACCEPT WORK - NUMBERING


ACCEPT WORK - NUMBERS 2 and 3


ACCEPT WORK


2.  RECOMMENDATION from Director Houston Public Works for approval of final contract amount of 3,704,523.66 and acceptance of work on contract with ISI CONTRACTING, INC for Concrete and Asphalt Restoration - .20% under the original contract amount


3.  RECOMMENDATION from Director Houston Public Works for approval of final contract amount of $8,008,063.34 and acceptance of work on contract with SYNAGRO OF TEXAS - CDR, INC for Wastewater Process Unit Cleaning and Evaluation - 2.80% under original contract amount - DISTRICTS A - STARDIG; B - DAVIS; C - COHEN;  D - BOYKINS; F - LE; G - TRAVIS; H - CISNEROS AND I - GALLEGOS


PURCHASING AND TABULATION OF BIDS - NUMBERING


PURCHASING AND TABULATION OF BIDS - NUMBERS 4 through 7


PURCHASING AND TABULATION OF BIDS


4.  HYLAND SOFTWARE, INC for approval of spending authority in an amount not to exceed $350,463.71 for OnBase Software Licensing for the Houston Airport System and Houston Information Technology Services - Central Service Revolving and Other Funds


7.  TEXAN WASTE EQUIPMENT, INC DBA HEIL OF TEXAS purchase of two Storm Regenerative Air Sweepers through the Interlocal Agreement for Cooperative Purchasing with the Houston-Galveston Area Council for the Fleet Management Department on behalf of Solid Waste Management Department - $313,810.00 - Equipment Acquisition Consolidated Fund and Other Funds


ORDINANCES - NUMBERING


ORDINANCES - NUMBERS 8 through 31


ORDINANCES


9.  ORDINANCE relating to the conveyance to CENTERPOINT ENERGY HOUSTON ELECTRIC, LLC of an aerial easement across a portion of Dwight D. Eisenhower Park (“The Project”); making findings and approving the use of a portion of Dwight D. Eisenhower Park for the project; authorizing an easement conveyance from the City to Centerpoint Energy Houston Electric, LLC; containing other provisions related to the foregoing subject; providing for severability - DISTRICT E - MARTIN


13.  ORDINANCE authorizing the acceptance of an award of $1,320,816.00 in State of Texas Homeless Housing and Services Program Funds and approving and authorizing contract between the City of Houston and TEXAS DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND COMMUNITY AFFAIRS for the Administration of a FY 2019 Texas Homeless Housing and Services Program


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 FORT BEND COUNTY FRESH WATER SUPPLY DISTRICT NO. 1  to annex, for limited purposes, certain territory located within and in the vicinity of such district in FORT BEND COUNTY, TEXAS; 2)  proposed amendments to the existing Strategic Partnership Agreements between the City of Houston, Texas and BAYBROOK MUNICIPAL UTILITY DISTRICT NO. 1, EL DORADO UTILITY DISTRICT, HARRIS-FORT BEND COUNTIES MUNICIPAL UTILITY DISTRICT NO. 5, and SOUTHERN MONTGOMERY COUNTY MUNICIPAL UTILITY DISTRICT, for the City to annex, for limited purposes, certain territories within and in the vicinity of such districts in HARRIS, FORT BEND and MONTGOMERY COUNTIES, TEXAS; 3) proposed amendment to the existing Strategic Partnership Agreement between the City of Houston, Texas and FORT BEND COUNTY MUNICIPAL UTILITY DISTRICT NO. 133  to correct the property description of the territory within and in the vicinity of such district in FORT BEND COUNTY, TEXAS; 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 - DISTRICTS B - DAVIS; E - MARTIN; F - LE; and K - CASTEX-TATUM


23.  ORDINANCE appropriating $108,872.00 out of Contributed Capital Project Fund, awarding construction contract to PROGRESSIVE COMMERCIAL AQUATICS, INC for Metropolitan Multi-Service Center - Pool Mechanical Replacement; 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 Contributed Capital Project Fund - DISTRICT C - COHEN


28.  ORDINANCE approving and authorizing Interlocal Agreement between the City of Houston and NORTH HARRIS COUNTY REGIONAL WATER AUTHORITY for acquisition of properties for construction of the Northeast Transmission Water Line Project - DISTRICT B - DAVIS


31.  ORDINANCE appropriating $1,775,209.92 out of Water & Sewer System Consolidated Construction Fund, $8,377,610.40 out of Metro Projects Construction DDSRF and $1,663,179.68 out of Street & Traffic Control and Storm Drainage DDSRF; awarding contract to SER CONSTRUCTION PARTNERS, LLC. for Watonga Paving and Drainage from W. 34th to W. 43rd; 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, construction management, and contingencies relating to construction of facilities financed by the Water & Sewer System Consolidated Construction Fund, Street & Traffic Control and Storm Drainage DDSRF, and Metro Projects Construction DDSRF - DISTRICT C - COHEN

Consideration of Matters Removed from the Consent Agenda »

CONSIDERATION OF MATTERS REMOVED FORM THE CONSENT AGENDA

1.  REQUEST from Mayor for confirmation of the reappointment of the following individuals to the HOBBY AREA DISTRICT (formerly known as Harris County Improvement District No. 9) BOARD OF DIRECTORS, for terms to expire June 1, 2021: Position One     -  DANNY R. PERKINS Position Two     -  HELEN PERRONE BONSALL Position Three  -  JESUS H. SAENZ, JR. Position Four    -  ANN M. COLLUM


5.  ORDINANCE appropriating $458,565.35 out of Water & Sewer System Consolidated Construction Fund for Sinkhole Repairs and Manhole Replacement Services for Houston Public Works - DISTRICT A - STARDIG


6.  APPROVE payment in the amount not to exceed $458,565.35 to NERIE CONSTRUCTION, LLC for Sinkhole Repairs and Manhole Replacement Services for Houston Public Works at the Northwest Wastewater Treatment Plant - Water & Sewer System Consolidated Construction Fund - DISTRICT A - STARDIG This item should only be considered after passage of Item 5 above


8.  ORDINANCE finding and determining that public convenience and necessity no longer require the continued use of a ±30-foot-wide utility easement, excluding the southeastern portion of the Frail Lane turn-around, all located in the Cannata Addition, and being out of the Jas. Berry Survey, Abstract No. 1436, Harris County, Texas, abandoning the easement to Daniel Recio, in consideration of his payment to the City of $8,634 and other good and valuable consideration - DISTRICT H - CISNEROS


10.  ORDINANCE AMENDING CITY OF HOUSTON ORDINANCE NO. 2015-162 relating to Employment Conditions, Compensation and Benefits of Classified Police Officers of the City of Houston; Ratifying the 2018 Meet and Confer Agreement between the City of Houston and the Houston Police Officers’ Union, and containing other provisions relating to the foregoing subject; suspending the operation of certain ordinances; providing for severability


11.  ORDINANCE establishing City of Houston Election Precincts and Designating Polling Places for the City of Houston Special Election to be held on November 6, 2018


12.  ORDINANCE amending Chapter 28 relating to the on premise use of devices or any other items intended to provide sexual stimulation or sexual gratification; containing findings and other provisions related to the foregoing subject; providing for severability


14.  ORDINANCE appropriating $945,000.00 out of Tax Increment Reinvestment Zone Fund and approving and authorizing contract between the City of Houston and I & I SOFTWARE, INC for an Information Management System for the Housing and Community Development Department; providing a maximum contract amount


15.  ORDINANCE approving and authorizing contract for Legal Services between the City of Houston and BRACEWELL, LLP for Legal Representation of the City of Houston in the lawsuit entitled Hernandez et. al, v. City of Houston Cause Number 4:16-CV-3577 in the United States District Court for the Southern District of Texas, Houston Division; establishing a maximum contract amount - $1,990,000.00 - Property & Casualty Fund


16.  ORDINANCE appropriating $8,665,911 out of City of Houston, Texas Tax increment Funds for Reinvestment Zone Numbers One (Saint George Place Zone), Two (Midtown Zone), Three (Main Street/Market Square Zone), Six (Eastside Zone), Seven (Old Spanish Trail/Almeda Corridors Zone), Eight (Gulfgate Zone), Nine (south Post Oak Zone), Twelve (City Park Zone), and Thirteen (Old Sixth Ward Zone), City of Houston, Texas, for payment of affordable housing costs, payment to HOUSTON INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT, and payments to certain redevelopment authorities as provided herein


17.  ORDINANCE approving and authorizing Lease Agreement between JEFFERSON SMITH, LLC, Landlord, and the CITY OF HOUSTON, TEXAS, Tenant, for approximately 83,080 sq. ft. of office space located at 500 Jefferson, Houston, Texas 77002, for occupancy by Houston Forensic Science Center, Inc. - DISTRICT I - GALLEGOS


18.  ORDINANCE approving and authorizing a Purchase and Sale Agreement between the CITY OF HOUSTON, TEXAS and HARRIS COUNTY, TEXAS, Sellers, and HANOVER R.S. LIMITED PARTNERSHIP, Buyer, for the sale of 4.542 acres of land located at 3540 W. Dallas, Houston, Harris County, Texas, for $30,600,000.00 - Revenue - DISTRICT C - COHEN


19.  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 2019 Operating Budget for the Authority and the Fiscal Years 2019-2023 Capital Improvements Budget for the Zone - DISTRICT D - BOYKINS


20.  ORDINANCE amending Ordinance No. 2014-007, as amended, approving and authorizing First Amendment to an agreement between the City of Houston and AT&T CORP to extend the contract term for Central Office Based Business Communications System Services (Plexar) for Houston Information Technology Services; to increase the maximum contract amount    24 Months - $1,261,125.66 - Central Services Revolving Fund


21.  ORDINANCE authorizing the appropriation of $2,997,500.00 out of Water & Sewer System Consolidated Construction Fund and awarding contract to ACCURATE METER & BACKFLOW LLC. for Commercial Meter Replacement Services for Houston Public Works; providing a maximum contract amount - 3 Years with two one-year options - $62,500.00 Enterprise Fund for a total of $3,060,000.00


24.  ORDINANCE appropriating $921,053.00 out of Parks & Recreation Dedication Fund awarding construction contract to CARRERA CONSTRUCTION, INC for Linkwood Playground; setting a deadline for the proposer's execution of the contract and delivery of all bonds, insurance and other required contract documents to the City; holding the proposer in default if it fails to meet the deadlines; providing funding for engineering and testing services and contingencies relating to construction of facilities financed by the Parks & Recreation Dedication Fund - DISTRICT K - CASTEX-TATUM


25.  ORDINANCE consenting to the addition of 4.836 acres of land to HARRIS COUNTY MUNICIPAL UTILITY DISTRICT NO. 216, for inclusion in its district


26.  ORDINANCE approving and authorizing Joint Funding Agreement between the City of Houston and UNITED STATES GEOLOGICAL SURVEY, a Texas Water Science Center, United States Department of the interior for Water Resource Investigations- 60 Months - $5,225,061.45 - Enterprise Fund


27.  ORDINANCE appropriating $4,956,628.74 out of Metro Projects Construction DDSRF; $1,776,632.29 out of Street & Traffic Control & Storm Drainage DDSRF; $2,448,432.35 out of Water & Sewer System Consolidated Construction Fund as an additional appropriation to the Advance Funding Agreement between the City of Houston; HARRIS COUNTY AND THE TEXAS DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION for the reconstruction of Clinton Drive from the Port of Houston Authority Gate 8 Entrance to IH-610; providing funding for CIP Cost Recovery and contingencies relating to construction of facilities financed by Metro Projects Construction DDSRF, Street & Traffic Control & Storm Drainage DDSRF and the Water & Sewer System Consolidated Construction Fund - DISTRICTS B - DAVIS and H - CISNEROS


29.  ORDINANCE appropriating $632,443.00 out of Street & Traffic Control and Storm Drainage DDSRF as an additional appropriation; approving and authorizing contract between the City of Houston and UNION PACIFIC RAILROAD COMPANY for services associated with the Harrisburg Railroad Crossing Improvements to establish the East End I and III Quiet Zones (Approved by Ordinance No. 2011-1210) - DISTRICT I - GALLEGOS


30.  ORDINANCE appropriating $25,104.00 out of Street & Traffic Control and Storm Drainage DDSRF as an additional appropriation; approving and authorizing contract between the City of Houston and UNION PACIFIC RAILROAD COMPANY for services associated with the Hughes Railroad Crossing Improvements to establish the East End I and III Quiet Zones (Approved by Ordinance No. 2011-1210) - DISTRICT I - GALLEGOS

Matters Held »

MATTERS HELD

32.  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 DELAYED BY MOTION #2018-491, 9/19/18 This was Item 42 on Agenda of September 19, 2018


MATTERS HELD - NUMBERING


MATTERS HELD - NUMBER 32

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 Edwards first
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