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Prayer, Pledge, & Roll Call (Part 1 of 2) »

INVOCATION AND PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE


Council Member Castex-Tatum


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 Wednesday during the Public Session portion of the meeting via teleconference at (936)755-1521; Conference ID# 219 601 461# and details for signing up and participating are posted at https://www.houstontx.gov/council/meetingsinfo.html. Public comment will not be allowed outside of the Public Session portion of the meeting.


9:00 AM - ROLL CALL


ADOPT MINUTES OF PREVIOUS MEETING

Mayor's Report

MAYOR'S REPORT

Consent Agenda »

CONSENT AGENDA

CONSENT AGENDA NUMBERS 1 through 19


MISCELLANEOUS - NUMBERING


MISCELLANEOUS - NUMBER 1


MISCELLANEOUS


1.  RECOMMENDATION from Director Houston Public Works for payment to TEXAS COMMISSION ON ENVIRONMENTAL QUALITY for Annual Consolidated Water Quality Fees, Air Emission Fees and Emissions Inspection Fee for FY2021 for the City's Wastewater Treatment Plants - $1,811,512.17 - Enterprise Fund


PURCHASING AND TABULATION OF BIDS - NUMBERING


PURCHASING AND TABULATION OF BIDS - NUMBERS 2 through 6


PURCHASING AND TABULATION OF BIDS


2.  METRO FIRE APPARATUS SPECIALISTS, INC - $9,228,234.00, SIDDONS-MARTIN EMERGENCY GROUP - $193,169.00, CHASTANG ENTERPRISES - CHASTANG FORD - $283,824.00 for Purchase of Firefighting Trucks through the Interlocal Agreement for Cooperative Purchasing with the Houston-Galveston Area Council for the Fleet Management Department on behalf of the Houston Fire Department - $9,705,227.00 - Fire Consolidated Construction Fund 


3.  CHASTANG ENTERPRISES-HOUSTON LLC dba CHASTANG FORD - $3,205,373.00, KYRISH TRUCK - $102,870.00, RUSH TRUCK CENTERS OF TEXAS, LP - $5,461,139.00 and HOUSTON FREIGHTLINER, INC - $1,998,924.55 for Purchase of Medium and Heavy-Duty Cab & Chassis and Truck Bodies through the Interlocal Agreement for Cooperative Purchasing with the Houston-Galveston Area Council for the Fleet Management Department on behalf of Various Departments - $10,768,306.55 – Enterprise, Equipment Acquisition Consolidated and Other Funds


4.  MD HELICOPTERS, INC for approval of spending authority for purchase of Professional Services for Helicopter Pilot and Mechanical Flight Training Services for the Houston Police Department - $72,874.00 - Police Special Services Fund


5.  XYLEM DEWATERING SOLUTIONS, INC for spending authority to purchase Electric Submersible Trash Pumps with the Houston-Galveston Area Council for Houston Public Works Department - $137,705.40 - Enterprise Fund


RESOLUTIONS - NUMBERING


RESOLUTIONS - NUMBER 7


RESOLUTIONS


7.  RESOLUTION authorizing the City to make a loan application with the TEXAS WATER DEVELOPMENT BOARD’S Flood Infrastructure Fund Funding Program


ORDINANCES - NUMBERING


ORDINANCES - NUMBERS 8 through 19


ORDINANCES


14.  ORDINANCE appropriating the sum of $262,500.00 out of the Dedicated Drainage and Street Renewal Capital Fund – Drainage Charge; approving and authorizing a first amendment to the Professional Engineering Services contract between the City of Houston and KAVI CONSULTING, INC. for FY19 Local Drainage Project Work Order Design Contract #6 (approved by Ordinance No. 2019-0430); providing funding for CIP Cost Recovery relating to construction of facilities financed by the Dedicated Drainage and Street Renewal Capital Fund – Drainage Charge


17.  ORDINANCE appropriating $22,370,730.58 out of Water & Sewer System Consolidated Construction Fund, awarding contract to SER CONSTRUCTION PARTNERS, LLC for 48-Inch Water Line along Fuqua & Forbes from Moers Road to Almeda-Genoa Road; 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, construction phase engineering services, construction management, and contingencies relating to construction of facilities financed by Water & Sewer System Consolidated Construction Fund - DISTRICT D - EVANS-SHABAZZ


18.  ORDINANCE appropriating $7,362,267.32 out of Water & Sewer System Consolidated Construction Fund, awarding contract to ANDREW-JORDAN INDUSTRIAL LLC for 69th Street WWTP Electrical Equipment Replacement and Upgrade; 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 Water & Sewer System Consolidated Construction Fund - DISTRICT H - CISNEROS

Consideration of Matters Removed From The Consent Agenda (Part 1 of 3) »

CONSIDERATION OF MATTERS REMOVED FROM THE CONSENT AGENDA

6.  APPROVE spending authority for Emergency Purchase of Various Goods and Services related to the City's response to the COVID-19 Pandemic

Public Speakers »

PUBLIC SPEAKERS

9:30 AM - PUBLIC SPEAKERS


SP11-04-20

Consideration of Matters Removed From The Consent Agenda (Part 2 of 3) »

CONSIDERATION OF MATTERS REMOVED FROM THE CONSENT AGENDA

9.  ORDINANCE amending Ordinance No. 2020-777, as amended, to increase the maximum contract amount for contract between City of Houston and HOUSTON BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT INC for administration and related services for the Office of Business Opportunity in connection with the City’s Small Business Economic Relief Program for small businesses who have been affected by COVID-19; delegating authority to the Mayor or his designee to amend the contract and modify the City’s Small Business Economic Relief Program for small businesses who have been affected by COVID-19


10.   ORDINANCE consenting to the addition of 24.1582 acres of land to HARRIS COUNTY MUNICIPAL UTILITY DISTRICT NO. 460, for inclusion in the district; granting consent to exercise road powers and authorizing the district to issue bonds for road facilities within the City of Houston, Texas, subject to certain conditions - DISTRICT D - EVANS-SHABAZZ


12.  ORDINANCE authorizing Purchase and Sale Agreement between ROLLING FRITO-LAY SALES, L.P. (Seller), and the City of Houston, Texas in the amount of $732,840.00, for a permanent Waterline Easement, being a 0.982 acre tract of land - DISTRICT B - DAVIS


13.  ORDINANCE approving and authorizing Interlocal Agreement between City of Houston and HARRIS COUNTY for the purpose of acquiring and sharing High-Resolution Street-Level Imagery Tightly Integrated with Street-Level Lidar Data and Data Extraction Services; providing a maximum contract amount - $250,250.00 - Enterprise Fund


15.  ORDINANCE approving and authorizing Professional Services Contract between City of Houston and DATA TRANSFER SOLUTIONS, LLC for Aerial Mapping, Imageries & Condition Data Collection utilizing Unmanned Aerial System for Houston Public Works; providing a maximum contract amount - $3,804,913.00 – Enterprise and Other Funds


16.  ORDINANCE appropriating $1,159,046.46 out of Water & Sewer System Consolidated Construction Fund awarding contract to VACA UNDERGROUND UTILITIES, INC for Force Main Renewal and Replacement for Tanya Circle, Old Stone Trail and Plum Creek Lift Stations; 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 Water & Sewer System Consolidated Construction Fund - DISTRICTS G - TRAVIS and I - GALLEGOS


19.  ORDINANCE authorizing the transfer of $15,155,451.74 from NETL Expansion Swift Fund to HPW-NETL Construction Fund and appropriating said sum out of the HPW-METL Construction Fund, appropriating $20,362,363.45 out of Water Authorities Capital Contribution-NETL Fund, appropriating $944,884.81 out of Water & Sewer System Consolidated Construction Fund, awarding contract to FIVE COMPANIES, LLC for 108-Inch Water Line along the City easements from Willis St. to Imperial Valley Dr.; 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, construction program management services, and contingencies relating to construction of facilities financed by the HPW-NETL Construction Fund, Water Authorities Capital Contribution-NETL Fund, Water & Sewer System Consolidated Construction Fund - DISTRICT B - DAVIS

Non Consent Agenda - Number 20 »

NON CONSENT AGENDA - NUMBER 20

NON CONSENT AGENDA - NUMBERING


PURCHASING AND TABULATION OF BIDS


20.  RECOMMENDATION from Chief Procurement Officer to make the following awards for Lawn, Garden, Insecticide and Herbicide Chemicals for Various Departments - 3 Years with two one-year options - $3,248,156.60 - General, Enterprise, Stormwater and Parks Golf Special Funds: PRO ALLIANCE - $239,694.25 RED RIVER SPECIALTIES, INC - $523,854.50 J.R. SIMPLOT COMPANY - $194,313.20 WINFIELD SOLUTIONS, LLC - $726,114.46 HELENA AGRI-ENTERPRISE, LLC - $225,260.00 KINETIC MOTORWERKS LLC - $754,379.19 COUNCIL DRAW LOTS GROUP 1, Line Item Nos. 4, 5, 20 and 21 and GROUP 2, Item Nos. 45, 46 and 47 due to receiving identical bids from HELENA AGRI-ENTRPRISES, LLC, WINFIELD SOLUTIONS, LLC, and J.R. SIMPLOT COMPANY in the amount of $118,816.25; GROUP 2, Line Item No. 39 due to receiving identical bids from RED RIVER SPECIALTIES, INC and WINFIELD SOLUTIONS, LLC in the amount of $45,000.00; GROUP 2, Line Item No. 23 due to receiving identical bids from HELENA AGRI-ENTRPRISES, LLC and J.R. SIMPLOT COMPANY in the amount of $10,125.00; GROUP 2, Line Item No. 54 due to receiving identical bids from WINFIELD SOLUTIONS, LLC and J.R. SIMPLOT COMPANY in the amount of $23,200.00; and GROUP 4, Line Item Nos. 14 and 30 due to receiving identical bids from HELENA AGRI-ENTRPRISES, LLC and WINFIELD SOLUTIONS, LLC in the amount of $32,990.00; 

Matters Held »

MATTERS HELD

MATTERS HELD - NUMBERS 21 and 22


21.  ORDINANCE amending Exhibit "E1" of the City of Houston Fire Department Classified Personnel Ordinance No. 2019-446 to abolish two (2) remedial Captain positions and one (1) remedial Communications Senior Captain position and identify remaining remedial positions; providing a repealer TAGGED BY COUNCIL MEMBER KUBOSH This was Item 15 on Agenda of October 28, 2020


22.  ORDINANCE approving and authorizing contract for Legal Services with GRANSBERRY LAW GROUP, P.C. for Legal Representation of the City of Houston; establishing a maximum contract amount - 3 Years with two one-year options - $200,000.00 - TIRZ Affordable Housing Fund TAGGED BY COUNCIL MEMBERS TRAVIS and KNOX  This was Item 17 on Agenda of October 28, 2020

Consideration of Matters Removed From The Consent Agenda (Part 3 of 3) »

CONSIDERATION OF MATTERS REMOVED FROM THE CONSENT AGENDA

8.  ORDINANCE amending Ordinance No. 2020-393, as amended, to increase the maximum contract amount for contract between City of Houston and BAKERRIPLEY, INC for administration and related services for the Housing and Community Development Department in connection with the City's Rental Assistance Program for individuals who have been affected by COVID-19; delegating authority to the Mayor or his designee to amend the contract and provide for Utility Assistance

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 Kamin first
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