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INVOCATION AND PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE


INVOCATION AND PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE - Council Member Stardig


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HEARINGS

1  9:00 A.M. - PUBLIC HEARINGS on proposals for the City of Houston to enter into separate amended and restated strategic partnership agreements with the below named districts in Harris, Fort Bend and Montgomery Counties; and on separate proposals by the City of Houston annex for limited purposes certain territory in the vicinity of certain districts 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

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MISCELLANEOUS

MISCELLANEOUS - NUMBERING


MISCELLANEOUS - NUMBERS 2 through 4


MISCELLANEOUS


2.  REQUEST from Mayor for confirmation of the appointment or reappointment to the BOARD OF DIRECTORS OF HARRIS COUNTY IMPROVEMENT DISTRICT NO. 12:          Position One     -  KENNETH S. FREED, appointment, for a term to expire 6/1/2023          Position Two     -  STEPHEN C. HELM, reappointment, for a term to expire 6/1/2023          Position three   -  DAVID BALE, reappointment, for a term to expire 6/1/2023          Position Four    -  PRESTON MOORE, reappointment, for a term to expire 6/1/2023          Position Five     -  ASHLEE E. ROSS, appointment, for an unexpired term ending 6/1/2021          Position Seven  -  BILLY J. BRISCOE, reappointment, for a term to expire 6/1/2021


3.   REQUEST from Mayor for confirmation of the appointment or reappointment of the following individuals to the BOARD OF DIRECTORS OF THE UPTOWN DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY: Position Three  -  STEVEN LERNER, appointment, for a term to expire 7/6/2021,                              and  will  serve as Chair for a term ending 12/31/2019 Position Four    -  JUDSON W. ROBINSON, III, reappointment, for a term to expire 7/6/2021 Position Five     -  ETHEL JOHNSON, appointment, for a term to expire 7/6/2021 Position Six      -  LISA M. SIMON, reappointment, for a term to expire 7/6/2020 Position Seven -  ROBERT CLAY, appointment, for a term to expire 7/6/2020 Position Nine    -  MARICARMEN TAMEZ, reappointment, for a term to expire 7/6/2020


4.   REQUEST from Mayor for confirmation of the appointment or reappointment of the following individuals to the BOARD OF DIRECTORS OF REINVESTMENT ZONE NUMBER SIXTEEN: Position Three  -  STEVEN LERNER, appointment, for a term to expire 7/6/2021,                              and  will  serve as Chair for a term ending 12/31/2019 Position Four    -  JUDSON W. ROBINSON, III, reappointment, for a term to expire 7/6/2021 Position Five     -  ETHEL JOHNSON, appointment, for a term to expire 7/6/2021 Position Six      -  LISA M. SIMON, reappointment, for a term to expire 7/6/2020 Position Seven -  ROBERT CLAY, appointment, for a term to expire 7/6/2020 Position Nine    -  MARICARMEN TAMEZ, reappointment, for a term to expire 7/6/2020

Mayor's Report

MAYOR'S REPORT

Consent Agenda (Part 1 of 2) »

CONSENT AGENDA

ACCEPT WORK - NUMBERING


ACCEPT WORK - NUMBERS 5 through 8


PURCHASING AND TABULATION OF BIDS - NUMBERING


PURCHASING AND TABULATION OF BIDS - NUMBERS 9 through 12


PURCHASING AND TABULATION OF BIDS


10.  HERBERT L. FLAKE COMPANY LLC dba H. L. FLAKE SECURITY HARDWARE for padlocks/door locks and associated hardware for the Houston Airport System - 3 years with two one-year options -  $400,000.00 - Enterprise Fund 


RESOLUTIONS - NUMBERING


RESOLUTIONS - NUMBER 13


RESOLUTIONS


ORDINANCES - NUMBERING


ORDINANCES - NUMBERS 14 through 46


ORDINANCES


18.  ORDINANCE approving and authorizing an agreement between the City of Houston and SKYTRAX RESEARCH for audit and research services for George Bush Intercontinental Airport/Houston and William P. Hobby Airport; providing a maximum contract amount - 5 Years with two one-year options - $373,130.00 - Enterprise Fund


22.  ORDINANCE appropriating $225,000.00 out of Miscellaneous Capital Projects/Acquisitions Series E Fund; approving and authorizing a professional engineering services contract between the City of Houston and HIRSCH ENGINEERING, INC for City Hall - Electrical Switchgear Replacement Project; declaring the City’s intent to seek reimbursement from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and other eligible sources for such expenditures


23.  ORDINANCE approving and authorizing a first amendment to the lease agreement between the City of Houston, Texas, Tenant, and PORT of HOUSTON AUTHORITY of HARRIS COUNTY, TEXAS, Landlord, for use of the property located at Northside Turning Basin along Clinton Drive as tower site and increasing the spending authority granted under Ordinance No. 2009-737 - DISTRICT B - DAVIS


38.  ORDINANCE granting to BLACKWOOD PORTABLE RESTROOMS, 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 - FIRST READING


39.  ORDINANCE granting to BLUE WATER GREASE SERVICES INC., a Texas corporation, 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 FIRST READING


40.  ORDINANCE granting to ENVIRONMENTAL EARTH-WISE, INC. ENVIRONMENTAL REMEDIATION & CONSTRUCTION, 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 - FIRST READING


41.  ORDINANCE granting to LEL ENVIRONMENTAL LTD., 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 - FIRST READING


42.  ORDINANCE granting to MILLENNIAL TRUCKING, 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 FIRST READING


43.  Ordinance No. 2019-848, passed first reading November 6, 2019 Ordinance granting to AMERITEX RENTALS, 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 - SECOND READING


44.  Ordinance No. 2019-849, passed first reading November 6, 2019 ORDINANCE granting to K7 CONSTRUCTION, 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 - SECOND READING


45.  Ordinance No. 2019-850, passed first reading November 6, 2019 ORDINANCE granting to MANUEL ANAYA d/b/a MANUEL ANAYA TRUCKING, a Texas Sole Proprietorship, 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 - SECOND READING


46.  Ordinance No. 2019-860, passed first reading November 6, 2019 ORDINANCE granting to MARATHON WASTE 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 -SECOND READING


CONSENTS AGENDA - NUMBERS 2 through 46

Consideration of Matters Removed from Consent Agenda (Part 1 of 2) »

CONSIDERATION OF MATTERS REMOVED FROM CONSENT AGENDA

ACCEPT WORK


5.  RECOMMENDATION from Director Houston Public Works for approval of final contract amount of $261,677.64 and acceptance of work on contract with  DG MEDINA CONSTRUCTION, LLC for Intersection Safety Improvements Work Order #7 - 70.93% under the original contract amount - DISTRICTS A - STARDIG; D - BOYKINS and K - CASTEX-TATUM


6.  RECOMMENDATION from Director Houston Public Works for approval of final contract amount of $4,285,042.55 and acceptance of work on contract with PM CONSTRUCTION & REHAB, LLC for Sanitary Sewer Rehabilitation by Sliplining and Pipe Bursting Methods (4257-145) - 2.05% over the original contract amount - DISTRICTS A - STARDIG; B - DAVIS; C - COHEN; G - TRAVIS; H - CISNEROS; I - GALLEGOS; J - LASTER and K - CASTEX-TATUM


7.  RECOMMENDATION from Director Houston Public Works for approval of final contract amount of $3,320,836.31 and acceptance of work on contract with PORTLAND UTILITIES CONSTRUCTION COMPANY, LLC for Sanitary Sewer Rehabilitation by Sliplining and Pipe Bursting Methods, (4257-150) - 1.62% under the original contract amount - DISTRICTS A - STARDIG; B - DAVIS; C - COHEN; D - BOYKINS; E - MARTIN; F - LE; G - TRAVIS; H - CISNEROS; I GALLEGOS and K - CASTEX-TATUM


8.  RECOMMENDATION from Director Houston Public Works for approval of final contract amount of $3,955,548.17 and acceptance of work on contract with D. L. ELLIOTT ENTERPRISES, INC for Water Main Replacement in Memorial Woods Area - 2.51% under the original contract amount - DISTRICTS A - STARDIG  and  G - TRAVIS


12.   MARTIN PRODUCT SALES LLC dba MARTIN ASPHALT COMPANY - $777,000.00 and 216 RESOURCES, INC - $454,500.00 for Aggregate Asphaltic for Various Departments - Thirty-six month period with two one-year options - General, Enterprise and Other Funds


13.  RESOLUTION approving and authorizing the nomination of UNITED AIRLINES, INC., located at 2800 N. Terminal Road, Houston, Texas, to the Texas Economic Development Bank established by the Texas Economic Development and Tourism Office within the Office of the Governor, for designation as an enterprise project - DISTRICT B - DAVIS


14.  ORDINANCE adopting the City of Houston Multifamily Voluntary Buyout Program (MVB) Guidelines for 2016 Flood Events Recovery


15.  ORDINANCE approving and authorizing substantial amendments to the 2017 and 2019 Annual Action Plans submitted to the United States Department of Housing and Urban Development, including the applications and budgets for the Home Investment Partnerships (“HOME”) Program and the Community Development Block Grant (“CDBG”) program, among others, authorized pursuant to City of Houston Ordinance No. 2017-516 passed July 19, 2017, as amended, and Ordinance No. 2019-381 passed May 22, 2019


17.  ORDINANCE authorizing and approving an amendment to Ordinance No. 2019-265 to eliminate the 5-Year Recorded Deed of Trust requirement for individual homeowner assistance greater than $20,000.00 up to and including $40,000.00 and to eliminate the 10-Year Recorded Deed of Trust requirement for individual homeowner assistance greater than $40,000 up to and including $80,000 under the City of Houston’s Hurricane Harvey Homeowner Assistance Program (“HoAP”); approving a 3-Year Compliance Period evidenced by an Unsecured Forgivable Promissory Note and enforced by a Forgivable Loan Agreement for individual homeowner assistance greater than $20,000.00 up to and including $80,000; approving the forms of Forgivable Loan Agreement and of the respective Unsecured Promissory Note for individual homeowner assistance greater than $20,000.00 up to and including $80,000, attached to this ordinance, to be executed by the City of Houston, Texas, and each eligible HoAP participant


19.  ORDINANCE relating to the Fiscal Affairs of the MAIN STREET/MARKET SQUARE REDEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY d/b/a DOWNTOWN REDEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY on behalf of REINVESTMENT ZONE NUMBER THREE, City of Houston, Texas (Main Street/Market Square 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; H - CISNEROS and I - GALLEGOS


20.  ORDINANCE relating to the Fiscal Affairs of the LAKE HOUSTON REDEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY on behalf of REINVESTMENT ZONE NUMBER TEN, City of Houston, Texas (Lake Houston Zone); approving the Fiscal Year 2020 Operating Budget for the Authority and the Fiscal Years 2020-2024 Capital Improvement Plan Budget for the Zone - DISTRICT E - MARTIN


21.  ORDINANCE relating to the fiscal affairs of the EAST DOWNTOWN REDEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY on behalf of REINVESTMENT ZONE NUMBER FIFTEEN, City of Houston, Texas (East Downtown 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 I - GALLEGOS

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

CONSIDERATION OF MATTERS REMOVED FROM CONSENT AGENDA

24.  ORDINANCE designating the DUNBAR CHAMBERS MEMORIAL CHAPEL at HOLLY HALL RETIREMENT COMMUNITY located at 2000 Holly Hall Road and within the City of Houston, Texas, as a landmark; containing findings and other provisions related to the foregoing subject - DISTRICT K - CASTEX-TATUM


25.   ORDINANCE approving and authorizing a third restated and amended Hermann Park Golf Course Concession Agreement between the City of Houston and BSL GOLF CORP. to extend the contract term and to define the consideration for concession during the extended contract term - Revenue - DISTRICT D - BOYKINS


26.  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 Bayou Greenway 2020 Project; authorizing the acquisition of fee simple titles in or permanent easements to thirty-three parcels of land required for the project and situated in the John Reinerman Survey, Abstract 642, The Reels and Trobough Survey, Abstract 59, The Thomas Earle Survey, Abstracts 16 and 19, The James Gordon Survey, Abstract 291, The J.L. Stanley Survey, Abstract 700, The J.W. Moody Survey, Abstract 546, The Mary Owens Survey, Abstract 611, and The A.G. Holland Survey, Abstract 347, in Harris County, Tex Sims Bayou, San Jacinto Bayou, Halls Bayou, Buffalo Bayou, and Greens Bayou in Houston, Harris County, Texas, by gift, dedication, purchase, or 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 - DISTRICTS B - DAVIS; C - COHEN; D - BOYKINS; E - MARTIN and I - GALLEGOS


27.  ORDINANCE approving and authorizing second amendment to Professional Engineering Services Contract between City of Houston and MICHAEL BAKER INTERNATIONAL, INC (f/k/a MICHAEL BAKER, JR., INC) for Flood Plain Management Office Staff Augmentation (Approved by Ordinance No. 2015-0188, as amended); to increase the maximum contract amount - $1,000,000.00 - Building Inspection Fund


28.  ORDINANCE approving and authorizing the submission of an application for and acceptance of the U.S. Department of Justice for the FY19 SPI - Human Trafficking and Violent Crime Social Network Analysis Project Grant (“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


29.  ORDINANCE approving and authorizing a full and final settlement, confidentiality and indemnity agreement and release between the City of Houston and GOWAN, INC.


30.  ORDINANCE consenting to the addition of 5.2898 acres of land to HARRIS COUNTY WATER CONTROL AND IMPROVEMENT DISTRICT NO. 110, for inclusion in its district


31.   ORDINANCE consenting to the addition of 133.7858 acres of land to SUNBELT FRESH WATER SUPPLY DISTRICT of Harris County, Texas, for inclusion in its district


32.  ORDINANCE consenting to the addition of 3.4279 acres of land to SPRING CREEK UTILITY DISTRICT, for inclusion in its district


33.  ORDINANCE consenting to the addition of 35.8287 acres of land to WEST HARRIS COUNTY MUNICIPAL UTILITY DISTRICT NO. 2, for inclusion in its district


34.  ORDINANCE consenting to the addition of 228.59 acres of land to HARRIS COUNTY MUNICIPAL UTILITY DISTRICT NO. 489, for inclusion in its district


37.   ORDINANCE awarding contract to ISI CONTRACTING, INC for On-Call NTMP Construction – Group B; 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 and contingencies relating to construction of facilities financed by the Contributed Capital Project Fund

Matter's Held »

MATTER'S HELD

MATTERS HELD


MATTERS HELD - NUMBER 47


47.  ORDINANCE de-appropriating $49,286,786.12 from Houston Airport System Consolidated 2011 Construction Fund approved under Ordinance 2019-617 for construction contract between City of Houston and ARCHER WESTERN CONSTRUCTION, LLC for Terminal A Airport Security and Baggage Handling System at George Bush Intercontinental Airport/Houston (Project No. 673A); and appropriating $49,286,786.12 out of Houston Airport System Grants Fund for same construction contract – DISTRICT B – DAVIS - TAGGED BY COUNCIL MEMBER EDWARDS This was item 14 on agenda of November 6, 2019

Consent Agenda (Part 2 of 2) »

CONSENT AGENDA

9.  CHASTANG ENTERPRISES HOUSTON LLC dba CHASTANG FORD for six complete Animal Control   Trucks through the Interlocal Agreement for Cooperative Purchasing Houston-Galveston Area Council for the Fleet Management Department on behalf of the Administration and Regulatory Affairs Department - $381,928.00 - Equipment Acquisition Consolidated and Fleet/Equipment Special Revenue Funds


11.  AMEND MOTION #2016-0081, passed 2/24/2016 TO INCREASE spending authority from $676,457.50 to $1,731,457.50, awarded to GEN-PROBE SALES & SERVICE, INC for Detection Assays and Instrumentation for Houston Health Department - $1,055,000.00 - General, Grant and Other Funds


16.  ORDINANCE approving and authorizing the City to borrow from the UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT ("HUD") $22,700,000.00 of loan funds provided under Section 108 Funds; authorizing the issuance of Non-Recourse City of Houston Notes in the amount of the Section 108 Funds, contract for loan guaranty assistance and related documents between the City and HUD and an agreement between the  City and EAST END MAKER HUB SPONSOR LLC to provide a loan of the Section 108 Funds and a performance-based grant of Federal Community Development Block Grant funds to finance a portion of the costs to acquire and renovate a project to be known as East End Maker HUB to be located near 6501 Navigation Boulevard, Houston, Texas; ratifying the City's application to HUD to borrow the Section 108 Funds - DISTRICT H - CISNEROS This item should only be considered after passage of Item 15 above


35.  ORDINANCE appropriating $187,789.07 out of the 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 Intersection Redesign and Safety Improvements Package #8 (as approved by Ordinance No. 2016-0225) - DISTRICTS D - BOYKINS; G - TRAVIS; I - GALLEGOS; J  LASTER and K - CASTEX-TATUM


36.  ORDINANCE appropriating $59,621,409.20 out of Water & Sewer System Consolidated Construction Fund and $133,490.80  out of Water and Sewer Contributed Capital Fund, awarding contract to HARPER BROTHERS CONSTRUCTION, LLC for 72-inch water line from Emancipation to Tuam along Polk, Hutchins, Clay, Chenevert, Hadley and Crawford; 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 the Water & Sewer System Consolidated Construction Fund and Water and Sewer Contributed Capital Fund - DISTRICTS D - BOYKINS and I - GALLEGOS

Non-Consent - Matters to be Presented by Council Members »

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 Martin
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