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


Council Member Kubosh


ROLL CALL AND ADOPT MINUTES OF PREVIOUS MINUTES

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1.  9:00 A.M. - PUBLIC HEARING to provide a Resolution of No Objection to the 4% Housing Tax Credit application of DALCOR AFFORDABLE HOUSING I, LLC, 6005-6525 South Gessner - DISTRICTS F - LE and J - LASTER

Mayor's Report

MAYOR'S REPORT

Consent Agenda »

CONSENT AGENDA

CONSENT AGENDA NUMBERS 2 through 34


ACCEPT WORK - NUMBERING


ACCEPT WORK - NUMBERS 9 and 10


ACCEPT WORK


9.  RECOMMENDATION from Acting Director Department of Public Works & Engineering for approval of final contract amount of $7,488,857.41 and acceptance of work on contract with MAIN LANE INDUSTRIES, LTD, for Concrete Panel Replacement for Residential Streets


10.  RECOMMENDATION from Acting Director Department of Public Works & Engineering for approval of final contract amount of $4,976,475.93 and acceptance of work on contract with BRH-GARVER CONSTRUCTION, L.P., for Amy Ridge and Hiram Clarke Lift Station Diversion 1.79% over the original contract amount and under 5% contingency amount - DISTRICT K - GREEN


PURCHASING AND TABULATION OF BIDS - NUMBERING


PURCHASING AND TABULATION OF BIDS - NUMBERS 11 and 12


PURCHASING AND TABULATION OF BIDS


11.  ALERE NORTH AMERICA, LLC for Determine HIV Combo Test Kits for the Houston Health Department - $100,000.00- Grant Fund


ORDINANCES - NUMBERING


ORDINANCES - NUMBERS 13 through 34


ORDINANCES


23.  ORDINANCE appropriating $185,000.00 out of Equipment Acquisition Consolidated Fund for purchase of Information Technology Hardware for the City of Houston/Harris County Joint Processing Center for Municipal Courts Department


25.  ORDINANCE amending Ordinance No. 2012-1055 (Passed on December 12, 2012) to increase the maximum contract amount to contract between the City of Houston and SIRSI CORPORATION d/b/a SIRSIDYNIX for Integrated Library System and Discovery Services for the Houston Public Library - $375,000.00 - H.A.L.A.N. Fund


26.  ORDINANCE appropriating $12,598,671.75 out of Water & Sewer System Consolidated Construction Fund awarding contract to VEOLIA WATER TECHNOLOGIES, INC for 69th Street Wastewater Treatment Plan Tertiary Filtration System for the Department of Public Works; setting a maximum contract amount and providing funding for contingencies relating to the project financed by the Water & Sewer System Consolidated Construction Fund - 3 Years


30.  ORDINANCE appropriating $600,000.00 out of Street and Traffic Control and Storm Drainage DDSRF as an additional appropriation; approving and authorizing first amendment to Professional Engineering Services Contract between the City of Houston and JONES & CARTER, INC for FY16 Mitigation Program for Capital Improvement Projects (Approved by Ordinance No. 2016-0095); providing funding for CIP Cost Recovery relating to construction of facilities financed by the Street & Traffic Control and Storm Drainage DDSRF


31.  ORDINANCE awarding contract to D.L. ELLIOTT ENTERPRISES, INC for Waterline Wrap Repairs; 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 and testing services and contingencies relating to construction of facilities financed by the Water & Sewer System Operating Fund - $2,051,853.60 - Enterprise Fund


32.  ORDINANCE appropriating $1,917,069.17 out of Water & Sewer System Consolidated Construction Fund, awarding contract to T Construction L.L.C. for Small and Large Diameter Waterline Valve Replacement Project; 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 and testing, and contingencies relating to construction of facilities financed by the Water and Sewer System Consolidated Construction Fund


34.  ORDINANCE No. 2017-851, passed second reading November 8, 2017 ORDINANCE granting to ABRACADABRA SEPTIC PUMPING, LP, 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; and making certain findings related thereto - THIRD AND FINAL READING

Consideration of Matters Removed From Consent Agenda »

CONSIDERATION OF MATTERS REMOVED FROM CONSENT AGENDA

MISCELLANEOUS - NUMBERING


MISCELLANEOUS - NUMBERS 2 through 8


MISCELLANEOUS


2.  REQUEST from Mayor for confirmation of the appointment or reappointment of the following individuals to the HOUSTON ARCHAEOLOGICAL AND HISTORICAL COMMISSION OF THE CITY OF HOUSTON, for terms to expire March 1, 2019: Position One   -         JORGE GARCIA-HERREROS, reappointment Position Three -        URMILA SRINIVASAN, appointment, for an unexpired term Position Five   -         DAVID BUCEK, reappointment Position Seven -        JOHN COSGROVE, reappointment Position Nine  -          EMILY ARDOIN, reappointment


3.  REQUEST from Mayor for confirmation of the appointment or reappointment of the following individuals to the HOUSTON BARC FOUNDATION BOARD OF DIRECTORS: Position One               -           CORRIE S. MORALES, appointment, for a term to expire 12/31/2019 Position Three             -           KEVIN A. JONES, appointment, for a term to expire 12/31/2019 Position Five           -           MICHELE MATALON HEDGES, reappointment, for a term to expire 12/31/2019 Position Seven            -           ALAN RATLIFF, reappointment, for a term to expire 12/31/2019 and server as Chair for a term to expire 12/31/2018 Position Nine              -   SUSAN BOGGIO, appointment, for a term to expire 12/31/2019 Position Eleven          -    KATHERINE THOMASSON, appointment, for a term to expire 12/31/2019 Position Thirteen         -   FRANCES CASTAÑEDA DYESS, reappointment, for a term to expire 12/31/2019 Position Fifteen   -           JOSEPHINE VASHI, appointment, for a term to expire 12/31/2019 Position Seventeen     -  JANICE A. RUDD, reappointment, for a term to expire 12/31/2019 Position Twenty-One  -   MASON L. MOTE, appointment, for a term to expire 12/31/2019


4.  REQUEST from Mayor for confirmation of the reappointment of the following individuals to the BOARD OF DIRECTORS OF THE HOUSTON CIVIC EVENTS, INC, for terms to expire January 1, 2021: Position One    -           SUSAN YOUNG Position Three  -           CYNDY GARZA-ROBERTS Position Five    -           STAN SKADAL Position Seven -           FRAZIER WILSON


5.  REQUEST from Mayor for confirmation of the appointment or reappointment of the following individuals to the BOARD OF DIRECTORS OF THE HOUSTON DOWNTOWN MANAGEMENT DISTRICT, for terms to expire June 1, 2021: Position Eight      -          GENORA KENDRICK BOYKINS, reappointment Position Nine       -          DIANE HASELL ENGLET, reappointment Position Ten        -          THOMAS NAULS, reappointment Position Eleven   -          JEREMY L. BROWN, reappointment Position Twelve   -          H. MILTON HOWE, reappointment Position Thirteen  -         GILBERT A. HERRERA, appointment Position Fourteen -         THEODORE J. (TED) ZWIEG, reappointment Position Fifteen    -         GREGORY A. BROTHERS, reappointment


6.  REQUEST from Mayor for confirmation of the reappointment of the following individuals to the REINVESTMENT ZONE NUMBER NINE, CITY OF HOUSTON, TEXAS (SOUTH POST OAK ZONE) BOARD OF DIRECTORS: Position Three -           ALGENITA SCOTT DAVIS, for a term to expire 12/31/2019, and to serve as Chair, for a term ending 12/31/2018 Position Four   -         PAUL E. JEFFERSON, for a term to expire 12/31/2019 Position Five   -           TANDELYN ATKINSON WEAVER, for a term to expire 12/31/2019


7.  REQUEST from Mayor for confirmation of the reappointment of the following individuals to the REINVESTMENT ZONE NUMBER TWELVE, CITY OF HOUSTON, TEXAS (CITY PARK ZONE) BOARD OF DIRECTORS: Position One   -           WILLIAM MORFEY, for a term to expire 12/7/2018 Position Two   -           KAREN J. DORRIS, for a term to expire 12/7/2019 Position Three -           MATTHEW ZEVE, for a term to expire 12/7/2018 Position Four   -           WILLIAM HADDOCK, for a term to expire 12/7/2019 Position Five   -           ROBBI J. JONES, for a term to expire 12/7/2018


8.  RECOMMENDATION from the Director Mayor’s Office of Governmental Relations for annual renewal of membership in the TEXAS MUNICIPAL LEAGUE - $ 89,090.00 - General Fund


12.  APPROVE payment to TURNER POWER SYSTEMS & CONTRACTOR, LLC dba TURNER POWER & CONSTRUCTION, LLC for Electrical Restoration Services to address emergency disaster recovery activities due to Hurricane Harvey - $1,147,119.59 - General Fund


13.  ORDINANCE authorizing issuance of City of Houston, Texas Pension Obligation Bonds, Series 2017 (Taxable); authorizing the execution and delivery of a Paying Agent/Registrar Agreement, a Bond Purchase Agreement and other related agreements; authorizing the preparation of an official statement in respect to the bonds; delegating authority to enter into such agreements and to approve certain other procedures and provisions related thereto; approving certain actions or proceedings in connection with the authorization and approval of the  bonds; approving agreements pertaining to Bond Counsel and Special Disclosure Counsel; and making other findings and provisions relating to the subject and matters incident thereto; and declaring an emergency


14.  ORDINANCE supplementing the Master Ordinance relating to the issuance of City of Houston, Texas Airport System Subordinate Lien Revenue Bonds, and/or Revenue Refunding Bonds in one or more series; providing for the payment thereof; authorizing the Mayor, the City Controller and other designated City officials to approve the amount, interest rates, prices, redemption provisions and terms thereof; determining and authorizing the redemption, or defeasance of outstanding bonds or other obligations; approving other related procedures, provisions and agreements pertaining to such refunding and/or defeasance; authorizing the execution and delivery of one or more bond purchase agreements, Paying Agent/Registrar Agreements, Escrow Agreements, and such other agreements relating to the bonds or the security thereof; authorizing an official to declare intent to reimburse; approving the form of Credit Enhancement Agreements with any bond insurer and Debt Service Reserve Fund policy provider; and making certain findings and other declarations necessary and incidental to the issuance of the bonds; and declaring an emergency


16.  ORDINANCE approving and authorizing submission of an electronic application for grant assistance to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention for the Houston Health Department’s HIV Prevention Activities Program and acceptance of the grant award; declaring the City’s eligibility for such grant; authorizing the Director of the Houston Health Department to act as the City’s representative in the application process, with the authority 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


17.  ORDINANCE approving and authorizing contract between the City of Houston and TRINDER AVIATION & AEROSPACE ADVOCACY, PLLC for Professional Legal Services for the Houston Airport System; providing a maximum contract amount - 2 years -  $1,200,000 - Enterprise Fund


18.  ORDINANCE approving Special Facilities Lease Agreement (United Airlines, Inc. Technical Operations Center) and appropriating $10,000,000 from HAS Airports Improvement Fund (Fund 8011) in connection therewith; making certain findings with respect thereto and containing other provisions relating to the subject; and declaring an emergency


19.  ORDINANCE authorizing the issuance, sale and delivery of Airport System Special Facilities Revenue Bonds (United Airlines, Inc. Technical Operations Center Project), Series 2017 (AMT) and Airport System Special Facilities Revenue Bonds (United Airlines, Inc. Airport Improvement Projects), Series 2017C (AMT); approving and authorizing the execution and delivery of the UTOC Trust Indenture, the third supplemental non-terminal trust indenture and the first amendment to the C Special Facilities Lease Agreement; approving and authorizing the execution and delivery of the bond purchase agreement and other related agreements to each series of such bonds; authorizing the preparation and distribution of a preliminary official statement and official statement; making certain findings with respect thereto and containing other provisions relating to the subject; and declaring an emergency This item should only be considered after passage of Item 18 above


21.  ORDINANCE approving the Project Plan and Reinvestment Zone Financing Plan for REINVESTMENT ZONE NUMBER TWENTY-SEVEN, CITY OF HOUSTON, TEXAS (MONTROSE ZONE) - DISTRICT C - COHEN


22.  ORDINANCE relating to the Fiscal Affairs of the REINVESTMENT ZONE NUMBER TWENTY-SEVEN, CITY OF HOUSTON, TEXAS (MONTROSE ZONE); approving the Fiscal Year 2018 Operating Budget and the Fiscal Years 2018-2022 Capital Improvements Budget for the Montrose Zone - DISTRICT C - COHEN This item should only be considered after passage of Item 21 above


24.  ORDINANCE approving and authorizing contract between the City and the METROPOLITAN TRANSIT AUTHORITY OF HARRIS COUNTY, TEXAS, for purchase of Employee Transit Fare Media; providing a maximum contract amount - $5,729,167.00 - Central Service Revolving Fund


27.  ORDINANCE approving and authorizing Task Order Contract between the City of Houston and VERGEL GAY & ASSOCIATES, LLC for Professional Project Management Services; providing a maximum contract amount


28.  ORDINANCE finding and determining public convenience and necessity for the acquisition of real property interests through dedication, purchase or condemnation, in connection with the public improvement project known as the Northeast Water Purification Plant Expansion Project; authorizing the acquisition of fee simple title interest in or easement purchase and the use of eminent domain and authorizing the payment of costs for parcel purchases/condemnations, relocation assistance expenses, appraisal fees, title policies/ services, recording fees, court costs, expert witness fees and other acquisition costs in connection with the project, located in the Victor Blanco Five League Grant, A-2, Houston, Harris County, Texas


29.  ORDINANCE appropriating $798,294.60 out of Street & Traffic Control and Storm Drainage DDSRF and approving and authorizing Professional Engineering Services Contract between the City of Houston and KIT PROFESSIONALS, INC for Westbury Area Drainage and Paving Improvements Sub-Project 1; providing funding for CIP Cost Recovery relating to construction of facilities financed by the Street & Traffic Control and Storm Drainage DDSRF - DISTRICT K - GREEN


33.  ORDINANCE appropriating $15,376,000.00 out of Street & Traffic Control and Storm Drainage DDSRF and $974,000.00 out of Water & Sewer System Consolidated Construction Fund, awarding contract to TRIPLE B SERVICES, LLP for Binglewood Area Drainage and Paving Improvements; 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 management, and contingencies relating to construction of facilities financed by the Street & Traffic Control and Storm Drainage DDSRF and the Water & Sewer System Consolidated Construction Fund - DISTRICT A - STARDIG

Matters Held »

MATTERS HELD

MATTERS HELD - NUMBERING


MATTERS HELD - NUMBER 35


35.  RECOMMENDATION from Acting Director Department of Public Works & Engineering for approval of final contract amount of $1,577,278.62 and acceptance of work on contract with CES UTILITIES, INC for Fire Hydrant Replacement Project - 8.37% under the original contract amount (WA11180) - DISTRICTS A - STARDIG; B - DAVIS; C - COHEN; D - BOYKINS; E - MARTIN; F - LE; G - TRAVIS; H - CISNEROS; I - GALLEGOS; J - LASTER and K - GREEN TAGGED BY COUNCIL MEMBER ROBINSON This was Item 26 on Agenda of November 8, 2017

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 Laster first
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