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


Council Member Davis


ROLL CALL AND ADOPT MINUTES OF PREVIOUS MINUTES

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PUBLIC SPEAKERS

SP102919


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 and a Quarterly Investment Report by the City Controller

Consideration of Matters Removed from the Consent Agenda (Part 1 of 4) »

CONSIDERATION OF MATTERS REMOVED FROM CONSENT AGENDA

MISCELLANEOUS


1.  REQUEST from Mayor for confirmation of the appointment or reappointment of the following individuals to the PLANNING COMMISSION, for terms to expire June 30, 2021: Position One            - MARTHA “MARTY” LEWIS STEIN, reappointment Position Three          - ZAFAR “ZAF” TAHIR, reappointment Position Five             - RANDALL L. JONES, reappointment Position Seven          - IAN ROSENBERG, reappointment Position Nine             - LISA M. CLARK, reappointment Position Eleven         - KEVIN ROBINS, appointment Position Nineteen      - LINDA E. PORRAS-PIRTLE, reappointment Position Twenty-One - MEDARDO “SONNY” GARZA, reappointment

Mayor's Report

MAYOR'S REPORT

Consent Agenda »

CONSENT AGENDA

2.  RECOMMENDATION from Director General Services Department for approval of final contract amount of $54,000.00 and acceptance of work on contract with ALLIANCE INDUSTRIAL AND COMMERCIAL SERVICES, LLC, for Lake Houston Wilderness Park - Archery Range Phase One - 5.88% over the original contract amount - DISTRICT E - MARTIN


5.  RECOMMENDATION from Director Houston Public Works for purchase of Parcel KY17-047, located at 1104 North Sam Houston Parkway East, owned by Rankin Road Investments L.L.C. for the 108-Inch Waterline along City Easements Project from Aldine Westfield Road to Willis Street - DISTRICT B - DAVIS


7.  ORDINANCE appropriating $8,900,000.00 out of Miscellaneous Capital Projects/Acquisitions Commercial Paper Series E Fund for expenditures related to the repair of City-Owned properties damaged by Hurricane Harvey; declaring the City's intent to seek reimbursement from the Federal Emergency Management Agency and other eligible sources for such expenditures; containing provisions related to the subject; and declaring an emergency


20.  ORDINANCE appropriating $1,000,000.00 from the Equipment Acquisition Consolidated Fund for the Citywide PC Replacement Project for Houston Information Technology Services Department


23.  ORDINANCE approving the acceptance of funds through grant agreement between the City of Houston and the TEXAS DIVISION OF EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT (TDEM) for the reimbursement for the construction of the Lake Houston Dam Gate Project as part of the Federal Emergency Management Agency’s Hazard Mitigation Grant Program (HMGP); Declaring the City’s eligibility for such grant; authorizing the City of Houston Director of Houston Public Works (“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 - $3,281,399.25 - Grant Fund - DISTRICT E - MARTIN


24.  ORDINANCE appropriating $211,014.95 out of Metro Projects Construction DDSRF as an additional appropriation to the Construction Management and Inspection Services Agreement between the City of Houston and ERGONOMIC TRANSPORTATION SOLUTIONS, INC for Citywide Traffic Signal Rebuild Package #9 (as approved by Ordinance No. 2016-0225)


25.  ORDINANCE appropriating $5,308,743.00 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


26.  ORDINANCE appropriating $4,128,252.00 out of Water & Sewer System Consolidated Construction Fund; awarding contract to TEXAS PRIDE UTILITIES, LLC for Sanitary Sewer Rehabilitation by Cured-in-Place Pipe Method;  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


27.  ORDINANCE No. 2019-793, passed second reading October 23, 2019 ORDINANCE granting to RESOLUTE ENVIRONMENTAL & RESPONSE SERVICES, LLC, a Texas Limited Liability Company, 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 - THIRD AND FINAL READING


28.  ORDINANCE No. 2019-794, passed second reading October 23, 2019 ORDINANCE granting to TAS ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES, L.P., a Texas Limited Partnership, 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 - THIRD AND FINAL READING

Consideration of Matters Removed from the Consent Agenda (Part 2 of 4) »

CONSIDERATION OF MATTERS REMOVED FROM CONSENT AGENDA

ACCEPT WORK


3.  RECOMMENDATION from Director General Services Department for approval of final contract amount of $420,001.00 and acceptance of work on contract with MCKENNA CONTRACTING, INC for Playground Fall Surface Replacements FY18 - 5% over the original contract amount and within the approved 5% contingency - DISTRICTS A - STARDIG; B - DAVIS; C - COHEN; D - BOYKINS; E - MARTIN; G - TRAVIS; H - CISNEROS and I - GALLEGOS


4.  RECOMMENDATION from Director Houston Public Works for approval of final contract amount of $3,144,496.70 and acceptance of work on contract with T CONSTRUCTION, LLC for FY2014 Local Drainage Project Construction Work Orders #1 - 4.82% over the total contract amount and under 5% contingency - DISTRICTS A - STARDIG; B - DAVIS; D - BOYKINS; E - MARTIN; G - TRAVIS; H - CISNEROS; I - GALLEGOS and K - CASTEX-TATUM


PURCHASING AND TABULATION OF BIDS


6.  RICHARD TYLER INTERNATIONAL, INC for approval of spending authority for Leadership and Management Development Program Courses from for Houston Information Technology Services - $102,250.00 - Central Service Revolving Fund


ORDINANCES


9.  ORDINANCE allocating $750,000.00 in Tax Increment Reinvestment Zone (TIRZ) Funds to provide down payment and closing costs assistance to eligible homebuyers under the Homebuyer Assistance Program


10.  ORDINANCE authorizing the acceptance of an award of $1,355,777.00 in State of Texas Homeless Housing and Services Program Funds and approving and authorizing a contract between the City of Houston and TEXAS DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING and COMMUNITY AFFAIRS for the administration of a FY 2020 Texas Homeless Housing and Services Program


11.  ORDINANCE authorizing the acceptance of an award of $415,034.00 in State of Texas Homeless Housing and Services Program Funds and approving and authorizing a contract between the City of Houston and TEXAS DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING and COMMUNITY AFFAIRS for the administration of a FY 2020 Texas Homeless Housing and Services Program to address youth homelessness


12.   ORDINANCE approving and authorizing contract between the City of Houston and AURIGO SOFTWARE TECHNOLOGIES, INC., for project management software and services for Houston Public Works; providing a maximum contract amount - 5 Years - $2,307,625.00 - Project Cost Recovery Fund


13.  ORDINANCE awarding contract to PROMIUM, LLC, for Laboratory Information Management System (LIMS), for the Houston Public Works; providing a maximum contract amount - 3 Years with two one-year options - $223,449.00 - Enterprise Fund


14.  ORDINANCE approving and authorizing contract between the City of Houston and A-1 PERSONNEL OF HOUSTON, INC, EXECUTEAM STAFFING L.P., SMITH & DEAN, INC d/b/a DEAN’S PROFESSIONAL SERVICES, and LANESTAFFING, INC, for Contingent Workforce Services for the Human Resources Department; providing a maximum contract amount - 3 Years with two one-year options - $15,000,000.00 - Central Service Revolving Fund


15.  ORDINANCE amending Ordinance No. 2014-0928 (passed October 15, 2014) to increase the maximum contract amount from for the contract between the City of Houston and LONE STAR UNIFORMS, INC for Apparel Uniforms for the Houston Fire Department - $800,000.00 - General Fund


16.  ORDINANCE relating to the Fiscal Affairs of the SAINT GEORGE PLACE REDEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY on behalf of REINVESTMENT ZONE NUMBER ONE, CITY OF HOUSTON, TEXAS (SAINT GEORGE ZONE); approving the Fiscal Year 2020 Operating Budget for the Authority and the Fiscal Years 2020-2024 Capital Improvements Budget for the Zone - DISTRICTS G - TRAVIS and  J - LASTER


17.  ORDINANCE relating to the MEMORIAL-HEIGHTS REDEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY on behalf of REINVESTMENT ZONE NUMBER FIVE, CITY OF HOUSTON, TEXAS (MEMORIAL HEIGHTS ZONE); approving the Fiscal Year 2020 Operating Budget for the Authority and the Fiscal Years 2020–2024 Capital Improvement Projects Budget for the Zone - DISTRICTS C - COHEN and  H - CISNEROS


18.  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 2020 Operating Budget for the Authority and the Fiscal Years 2020-2024 Capital Improvements Budget for the Zone - DISTRICT D - BOYKINS


19.  ORDINANCE relating to the Fiscal Affairs of the FOURTH WARD REDEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY on behalf of REINVESTMENT ZONE NUMBER FOURTEEN, CITY OF HOUSTON, TEXAS (FOURTH WARD ZONE); approving the Fiscal Year 2020 Operating Budget for the Authority and the Fiscal Years 2020 - 2024 Capital Improvement Projects Budget for the Zone - DISTRICT C - COHEN


21.  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 Abandonment of Bering and San Felipe Lift Stations Project; authorizing the acquisition of fee simple or easement interest to four parcels of land required for the project and situated in the Robert Vince Survey, Abstract No. A-77, and in the Charles Sage Survey, Abstract No. A-697, in Harris County, Texas, said parcels of land being located along San Felipe Road 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 or easement interest to the four parcels of land required for the project - DISTRICT G - TRAVIS


22.  ORDINANCE approving the acceptance of funds through grant agreement between the City of Houston and the TEXAS DIVISION OF EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT (TDEM) for the reimbursement of the Inwood Forest Golf Course Detention Project as part of the Federal Emergency Management Agency’s Hazard Mitigation Grant Program (HMGP); declaring the City’s eligibility for such grant; authorizing the City of Houston Director of Houston Public Works (“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 - $2,142,058.50 - Grant Fund -  DISTRICT A - STARDIG

Miscellaneous »

MISCELLANEOUS

NON-CONSENT - MISCELLANEOUS


29.   SET A PUBLIC HEARING DATE regarding the designation for the BRITTMORE FOUNDERS DISTRICT, GP, LLC REINVESTMENT ZONE for tax abatement purposes - DISTRICT A - STARDIG HEARNG DATE - 9:00 A.M. - WEDNESDAY - DECEMBER 4, 2019

Matters Held »

MATTERS HELD

MATTERS HELD - NUMBERING


MATTERS HELD - NUMBERS 30 through 32


MATTERS HELD


30.  ORDINANCE AMENDING THE CITY’S MASTER CLASSIFICATION ORDINANCE (City of Houston Ordinance No. 1998-834, as most recently amended by City of Houston Ordinance No. 2019-365); to add nineteen new job classifications; change three job grades and deleting/delimiting seven classifications; providing a repealer; providing for severability TAGGED BY COUNCIL MEMBER KNOX This was Item 5 on Agenda of October 23, 2019


31.  ORDINANCE appropriating $110,000.00 out of Street & Traffic Control and Storm Drainage DDSRF and approving and authorizing Professional Construction Management and Inspection Services Contract between the City of Houston and GUNDA CORPORATION, LLC for Paving and Drainage Projects; providing funding for CIP Cost Recovery relating to construction of facilities financed by the Street & Traffic Control and Storm Drainage DDSRF TAGGED BY COUNCIL MEMBER KNOX This was Item 19 on Agenda of October 23, 2019


32.  ORDINANCE appropriating $385,000.00 out of Street & Traffic Control and Storm Drainage DDSRF as an additional appropriation to Professional Engineering Services Contract between the City of Houston and AGC GROUP, INC for Local Drainage Project Negotiated Design Work Orders (Approved by Ordinance No. 2016-0032); providing funding for CIP Cost Recovery relating to construction of facilities financed by the Street & Traffic Control and Storm Drainage DDSRF - TAGGED BY COUNCIL MEMBER KNOX This was Item 20 on Agenda of October 23, 2019

Supplemental Posting »

SUPPLEMENTAL POSTING

33.  ORDINANCE appropriating the sum of $299,999.00 from the Equipment Acquisition Consolidated Fund for the purchase of computers and hardware equipment for public access under the PC Replacement Project for the Houston Public Library

Consideration of Matters Removed from the Consent Agenda (Part 3 of 4) »

CONSIDERATION OF MATTERS REMOVED FROM CONSENT AGENDA

8.  ORDINANCE approving and authorizing an Inter-Jurisdictional Hurricane Harvey Settlement and Release Agreement between City of Houston and ALDINE INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT - $335,300.97 - Disaster Recovery Fund

Non Consent - Matters to be Presented by Council Members (part 1 of 2) »

NON CONSENT - MATTERS TO BE PRESENTED BY COUNCIL MEMBERS

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

Consideration of Matters Removed from the Consent Agenda (Part 4 of 4)

CONSIDERATION OF MATTERS REMOVED FROM CONSENT AGENDA

Non Consent - Matters to be Presented by Council Members (Part 2 of 2)

NON CONSENT - MATTERS TO BE PRESENTED BY COUNCIL MEMBERS
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