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CONSENT AGENDA

CONSENT AGENDA NUMBERS 1 through 60


MISCELLANEOUS - NUMBERING


MISCELLANEOUS - NUMBERS 1 through 3


MISCELLANEOUS


2.  RECOMMENDATION from Acting Director Department of Public Works & Engineering for approval of payment of 2017 Membership dues for the Water Research Foundation - $352,211.12 - Enterprise Fund


ACCEPT WORK - NUMBERING


ACCEPT WORK - NUMBERS 4 and 5


ACCEPT WORK


5.  RECOMMENDATION from Director General Services Department for approval of final contract amount of $375,036.57 and acceptance of work on contract with JERDON ENTERPRISE, L.P. for construction services in connection with Willow Waterhole - Compartment 4 Site Improvements for the Houston Parks & Recreation Department - 4.95% over the original contract amount and under 5% contingency amount - DISTRICT K - GREEN


ORDINANCES - NUMBERING


ORDINANCES - NUMBERS 11 through 60


ORDINANCES


13.  ORDINANCE approving a lease agreement between the City of Houston, Texas, landlord, and ANVIL INTERNATIONAL, LLC, tenant, for aggregate properties comprising of approximately 21,864 sq. ft. of real property located beneath the Navigation Boulevard overpass at 6618 Navigation Boulevard, Houston, Harris County, Texas - DISTRICT I - GALLEGOS


17.  ORDINANCE approving and authorizing Second Amendment to contract between the City and EASTER SEALS of GREATER HOUSTON, INC for Respite Voucher Services provided through the Houston Health Department’s Harris County Area Agency on Aging/Aging and Disability Resource Center


22.  ORDINANCE appropriating $200,000.00 out of Airport System FAA Grant Fund and $50,000.00 out of Airport System Improvement Fund authorizing the purchase of avigation easements or sales assurance/transaction assistance for a Noise Compatibility Program in the North Hollow Subdivision for George Bush Intercontinental Airport/Houston (Project No. 676) - DISTRICT B - DAVIS


23.  ORDINANCE authorizing the transfer of $330,720.00 from the NEWPP Expansion – Swift Fund into the PWE - NEWPP Construction Fund, appropriating $330,720.00 from the PWE - NEWPP Construction Fund, and approving the expenditure of said sum from the PWE - NEWPP Construction Fund for the purchase of Wetland Mitigation Credits necessary for the Northeast Water Purification Plant (“NEWPP”) Expansion Project (“Project”); appropriating $1,736,280.00 from the water authorities Capital Contrib - NEWPP Fund, and approving the expenditure of said sum from the water authorities Capital Contrib - NEWPP Fund for the purchase of wetland mitigation credits necessary for the project; approving and authorizing a purchase and sale agreement for mitigation credits between the City of Houston, GIN CITY RESTORATION, LLC and MITIGATION SOLUTIONS USA, LLC – DISTRICT E - MARTIN


24.  ORDINANCE authorizing the transfer of $3,612.00 from the NEWPP Expansion – Swift Fund into the PWE - NEWPP Construction Fund, appropriating $3,612.00 from the PWE - NEWPP construction fund, and approving the expenditure of said sum from the PWE - NEWPP Construction Fund for the purchase of Stream Mitigation Credits necessary for the Northeast Water Purification Plant (“NEWPP”) Expansion Project (“Project”); appropriating $18,963.00 from the Water Authorities Capital Contrib - NEWPP Fund, and approving the expenditure of said sum from the Water Authorities Capital Contrib- NEWPP Fund for the purchase of Stream Mitigation Credits necessary for the project; approving and authorizing a purchase and sale agreement for Mitigation Credits between the City of Houston and SPLENDORA, LLC – DISTRICT E - MARTIN


27.  ORDINANCE establishing the north and south sides of the 2000 block of Dryden Road, within the City of Houston, Texas, as a special minimum lot size block pursuant to Chapter 42 of the Code of Ordinances, Houston, Texas - DISTRICT C - COHEN


28.  ORDINANCE establishing the east side of the 1900 block of Lombardy Street, within the City of Houston, Texas, as a special minimum lot size block pursuant to chapter 42 of the Code of Ordinances, Houston, Texas - DISTRICT I - GALLEGOS


29.  ORDINANCE establishing the north and south sides of the 2200 block of MacArthur Street, within the City of Houston, Texas, as a special minimum lot size block pursuant to Chapter 42 of the Code of Ordinances, Houston, Texas - DISTRICT C - COHEN


30.  ORDINANCE establishing the west side of the 600 Block of Oxford Street, within the City of Houston, Texas as a special minimum building line block pursuant to chapter 42 of the Code of Ordinances, Houston, Texas - DISTRICT C - COHEN


31.  ORDINANCE establishing the east and west sides of the 600 block of Oxford Street, within the City of Houston, Texas, as a special minimum lot size block pursuant to Chapter 42 of the Code of Ordinances, Houston, Texas - DISTRICT C - COHEN


32.  ORDINANCE establishing the north and south sides of the 2100 block of Southgate Boulevard, within the City of Houston, Texas, as a special minimum lot size block pursuant to Chapter 42 of the Code of Ordinances, Houston, Texas - DISTRICT C - COHEN


36.  ORDINANCE appropriating $81,052.00 out of Water & Sewer System Consolidated Construction Fund as an additional appropriation to Professional Engineering Services Contract between the City of Houston and HDR ENGINEERS, INC for Unserved Areas - Magnolia Point Subdivision, Plantation Hills Subdivision, Strange’s Camp Subdivision Lift Station and Force Main from Hidden Echo to Huffman Eastgate (Approved by Ordinance No. 2006-0154); providing funding for CIP Cost Recovery relating to construction of facilities financed by the Water & Sewer System Consolidated Construction Fund


37.  ORDINANCE appropriating $165,453.54 out of Street & Traffic Control and Storm Drainage DDSRF as an additional appropriation to Professional Engineering Services Contract between the City of Houston and PIERCE, GOODWIN, ALEXANDER & LINVILLE, INC. for Woodshire Drainage and Paving Improvements (Approved by Ordinance No. 2014-0643); providing funding for CIP Cost Recovery relating to construction of facilities financed by the Street & Traffic Control and Storm Drainage DDSRF


38.  ORDINANCE appropriating $216,000.00 out of Street & Traffic Control and Storm Drainage DDSRF as an additional appropriation to Professional Engineering Services Contract between the City of Houston and ZARINKELK ENGINEERS SERVICES, INC for local Drainage Project Negotiated Design Work Orders (Approved by Ordinance No. 2014-0381); providing funding for CIP Cost Recovery relating to construction of facilities financed by the Street & Traffic Control and Storm Drainage DDSRF


39.  ORDINANCE appropriating $307,000.00 out of Metro Projects Construction DDSRF and approving and authorizing Professional Engineering Services Contract between the City of Houston and TLC ENGINEERING, INC for Chimney Rock Connectivity at Fort Bend Toll Road; providing funding for CIP Cost Recovery relating to construction of facilities financed by the Metro Projects Construction DDSRF


40.  ORDINANCE appropriating $40,000.00 out of Water & Sewer System Consolidated Construction Fund and approving and authorizing a professional engineering services contract between the City of Houston and LLOYD, SMITHA & ASSOCIATES, LLC for wastewater facilities projects; providing funding for construction of facilities financed by the Water & Sewer System Consolidated Construction Fund


44.  ORDINANCE awarding contract to T CONSTRUCTION, LLC., for FY2018 Drainage Rehab Work Orders #1; 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 relating to construction of facilities financed by the Storm Water Fund


50.  ORDINANCE approving and authorizing the strategic partnership agreement between the City of Houston and HARRIS COUNTY MUNICIPAL UTILITY DISTRICT 525


51.  ORDINANCE annexing to the City of Houston, Texas for limited purposes a certain area located within HARRIS COUNTY MUNICIPAL UTILITY DISTRICT 525 and certain territory located in the vicinity of Harris County Municipal Utility District 525 (the “District”), in Harris County, Texas; containing findings and other provisions relating to the foregoing subject; adopting a regulatory plan for certain areas in the vicinity of the district; imposing the sales and use tax of the City of Houston in the area within the District annexed for limited purposes; assigning annexed areas to adjacent district from which district council member is elected until such time as district boundaries may be changed pursuant to the City of Houston Charter; providing for severability This item should only be considered after passage of Item 50 above


54.  ORDINANCE consenting to the addition of 1.0338 acres of land to HARRIS COUNTY MUNICIPAL UTILITY DISTRICT NO. 278, for inclusion in its district


55.  ORDINANCE approving and authorizing the first amended and restated strategic partnership agreement between the City of Houston and HARRIS COUNTY MUNICIPAL UTILITY DISTRICT NO. 278 This item should only be considered after passage of Item 54 above


56.  ORDINANCE annexing to the City of Houston, Texas, for limited purposes a certain area located within HARRIS COUNTY MUNICIPAL UTILITY DISTRICT NO. 278 and certain territory located in the vicinity of Harris County Municipal Utility District No. 278 (the “District”), in Harris County, Texas; containing findings and other provisions relating to the foregoing subject; adopting a regulatory plan for certain areas in the vicinity of the District; imposing the sales and use tax of the City of Houston in the area within the District annexed for limited purposes; assigning annexed areas to adjacent district from which District Council Member is elected until such time as district boundaries may be changed pursuant to the City of Houston charter; providing for severability This item should only be considered after passage of Item 55 above


57.  ORDINANCE approving and authorizing the second amended and restated Strategic Partnership Agreement between the City of Houston and HARRIS-FORT BEND COUNTIES MUNICIPAL UTILITY DISTRICT NO. 5


58.  ORDINANCE annexing to the City of Houston, Texas for limited purposes a certain area located within HARRIS-FORT BEND COUNTIES MUNICIPAL UTILITY DISTRICT NO. 5 and certain territory located in the vicinity of Harris-Fort Bend Counties Municipal Utility District No. 5 (the “District”), in Fort Bend County, Texas; containing findings and other provisions relating to the foregoing subject; adopting a regulatory plan for certain areas in the vicinity of the District; imposing the sales and use tax of the City of Houston in the area within the District annexed for limited purposes; assigning annexed areas to adjacent district from which district council member is elected until such time as district boundaries may be changed pursuant to the City of Houston Charter; providing for severability This item should only be considered after passage of Item 57 above


59.  ORDINANCE granting to MMG BUILDING & CONSTRUCTION SERVICES, LLC., 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


60.  ORDINANCE granting to WASTE TRANSFER PARTNERS, 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

Consideration of Matters Removed From Consent Agenda »

CONSIDERATION OF MATTERS REMOVED FROM CONSENT AGENDA

1.  REQUEST from Mayor for confirmation of the appointment or reappointment of the following individuals to the HOUSTON AMATEUR SPORTS PARK LGC, INC: Position One   -           CARLOS SHARPLESS, reappointment, for a term to expire 1/1/2020 Position Two   -           JACKQULINE M. SWINDLE, reappointment, for a term to expire 1/1/2020 Position Three -           MINDY BRYAN, appointment for a term to expire 1/1/2020 Position Four  -           LAWRENCE E. CHAMBERLAIN, reappointment, for a term to expire 1/1/2019 Position Five   -           LES HAULBROOK, reappointment, for a term to expire 1/1/2019


3.  RECOMMENDATION from Director Convention & Entertainment Facilities Department for approval of HOUSTON FIRST CORPORATION’S Calendar Year 2018 Budget


4.  RECOMMENDATION from Director General Services Department for approval of final contract amount of $919,738.00 and acceptance of work on contract with P2MG, LLC for construction services in connection with Burnett Bayland Skatepark for the Houston Parks & Recreation Department - 4.99% over the original contract amount and under 5% contingency amount - DISTRICT J - LASTER


PURCHASING AND TABULATION OF BIDS - NUMBERING


PURCHASING AND TABULATION OF BIDS -  NUMBERS 6 through 9


PURCHASING AND TABULATION OF BIDS


6.  AMEND MOTION NO. 2016-0373, 8/3/16, TO INCREASE spending authority from $634,997.00 to $793,746.25 for Caterpillar replacement parts and repair services for the Fleet Management Department, awarded to MUSTANG MACHINERY COMPANY, LTD. DBA MUSTANG CAT - Fleet Management Fund


7.  QIAGEN, INC for Molecular Identification Test Kits for the Houston Health Department - $352,216.25 - Grant and Other Funds


8.  APPROVE payment to VIROMENT USA, LLC for Rental of Two Mobile Wastewater Clarifier Trailers to address emergency disaster recovery activities because of Hurricane Harvey for the Department of Public Works & Engineering - $550,000.00 - Disaster Recovery Fund


9.  APPROVE payment to VORTEX TURNKEY SOLUTIONS, LLC for Thickener Area Sink Hole Repair for 69th Street Wastewater Treatment Plant to address emergency disaster recovery activities because of Hurricane Harvey for the Department of Public Works & Engineering - $286,828.00 - Disaster Recovery Fund


RESOLUTIONS - NUMBERING


RESOLUTIONS - NUMBER 10


RESOLUTIONS


10.  RESOLUTION expressing no objection to an application for non-competitive 4% Federal Tax Credits for Acquisition and Rehabilitation of VISTA ON GESSNER, an Affordable Housing Community located near 6005-6526 South Gessner Road in the City of Houston, Texas - DISTRICTS F - LE and J - LASTER


12.  ORDINANCE finding and determining that public convenience and necessity no longer require the continued use of a 10-foot-wide water line easement, a 10-foot by 10-foot fire hydrant easement, and three 10-foot by 10-foot water meter easements, all being out of Unrestricted Reserve "A" Block 1, Energy Gateway Addition, George Bellows Survey, A-3, Houston, Texas; abandoning the easements to LIPEX PROPERTIES, L.P., the abutting owner, in consideration of its payment to the City of $235,193.00, and other consideration - DISTRCT A - STARDIG


14.  ORDINANCE authorizing an Interlocal Agreement between the City and the NORTH HOUSTON DISTRICT for payment of rent for lease space at 100 Glenborough Drive, Houston, Harris County, Texas for the Houston Police Department - DISTRICT B - DAVIS


15.  ORDINANCE approving and authorizing Lease Agreement between AMG THE OAKS APARTMENTS, LLC, as landlord, and the City of Houston, Texas, as tenant, for lease space at 100 Glenborough Drive, Houston, Harris County, Texas for the Houston Police Department - DISTRICT B - DAVIS This item should only be considered after passage of Item 14 above


16.  ORDINANCE appropriating $2,187,000.00 out of Equipment Acquisition Consolidated Fund for the purchase of Capital Equipment for the Houston Fire Department;


18.  ORDINANCE appropriating $9,002,062.00 out of City of Houston, Texas Tax Increment funds for REINVESTMENT ZONES NUMBERS ONE (ST. GEORGES PLACE ZONE), TWO (MIDTOWN ZONE), THREE (MAIN STREET/MARKET SQUARE ZONE), FIVE (MEMORIAL HEIGHTS 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, payments to Houston Independent School District, and payments to certain redevelopment authorities as provided herein


19.  ORDINANCE relating to the Fiscal Affairs of the UPTOWN REDEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY on behalf of REINVESTMENT ZONE NUMBER SIXTEEN, CITY OF HOUSTON, TEXAS (UPTOWN ZONE); approving the Fiscal Year 2018 Operating Budget for the Authority and the Fiscal Years 2018-2022 Capital Improvements Budget for the Zone - DISTRCTS C - COHEN, G - TRAVIS and J - LASTER


20.  ORDINANCE relating to the Fiscal Affairs of the MEMORIAL CITY REDEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY on behalf of REINVESTMENT ZONE NUMBER SEVENTEEN, CITY OF HOUSTON, TEXAS (MEMORIAL CITY ZONE); approving the Fiscal Year 2018 Operating Budget for the Authority and the Fiscal Years 2018-2022 Capital Improvements Budget for the Zone - DISTRICTS A - STARDIG and G - TRAVIS


21.  ORDINANCE relating to the Fiscal Affairs of the SOUTHWEST HOUSTON REDEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY on behalf of REINVESTMENT ZONE NUMBER TWENTY, CITY OF HOUSTON, TEXAS (SOUTHWEST HOUSTON ZONE); approving the Fiscal Year 2018 Operating Budget for the Authority and the Fiscal Years 2018-2022 Capital Improvements Budget for the Zone - DISTRICTS F - LE and J - LASTER


25.  ORDINANCE approving and authorizing a 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


26.  ORDINANCE amending Ordinance No. 2011-1132, as amended, to increase the maximum contract amount; approving and authorizing a second amendment to a contract between the City and THE DEAN G. PAPPAS LAW FIRM PLLC (formerly known as Pappas & Suchma, P.C.) for Professional Legal Services relating to the Workers' Compensation Benefits Program


33.  ORDINANCE establishing the north and south sides of the 12400 block of Taylorcrest Road, within the City of Houston, Texas, as a special minimum lot size block pursuant to Chapter 42 of the Code of Ordinances, Houston, Texas - DISTRICT G - TRAVIS


34.  ORDINANCE appropriating $750,000.00 out of Street & Traffic Control and Storm Drainage DDSRF; approving and authorizing a pipeline crossing agreement between the City of Houston and ERGON TEXAS PIPELINE INCORPORATED for relocation of petroleum pipelines; providing maximum contract amount – DISTRICT D - BOYKINS


35.  ORDINANCE amending Ordinance No. 2012-0691 to increase the maximum contract amount; approving and authorizing a first amendment to the agreement between the City of Houston and KOETTER FIRE PROTECTION of HOUSTON L.L.C. for Fire and Security System Maintenance Inspections, Testing and Monitoring Services for Various City Departments


43.  ORDINANCE appropriating $4,552,000.00 out of Street & Traffic Control and Storm Drainage DDSRF and $478,000.00 out of the Water & Sewer System Consolidated Construction Fund, awarding contract to SER CONSTRUCTION PARTNERS, LLC for Roosevelt, Edel Plaza and Little York Acres 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 Services, 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 H - CISNEROS


45.  ORDINANCE approving and authorizing the strategic partnership agreement between the City of Houston and CYPRESS CREEK UTILITY DISTRICT


46.  ORDINANCE annexing to the City of Houston, Texas, for limited purposes a certain area located within CYPRESS CREEK UTILITY DISTRICT and certain territory located in the vicinity of Cypress Creek Utility District (the "District"), in Harris County, Texas; containing findings and other provisions relating to the foregoing subject; adopting a regulatory plan for certain areas in the vicinity of the District; imposing the sales and use tax of the City of Houston in the area within the district annexed for limited purposes; assigning annexed areas to adjacent District from which District Council Member is elected until such time as district boundaries may be changed pursuant to the City of Houston charter; providing for severability This item should only be considered after passage of Item 45 above


47.  ORDINANCE consenting to the addition of 98.703 acres of land to HARRIS COUNTY IMPROVEMENT DISTRICT NO. 17, for inclusion in its district


48.  ORDINANCE approving and strategic partnership agreement between the City of Houston and HARRIS COUNTY IMPROVEMENT DISTRICT NO. 17 This item should only be considered after passage of Item 47 above


49.  ORDINANCE annexing to the City of Houston, Texas, for limited purposes a certain area located within HARRIS COUNTY IMPROVEMENT DISTRICT NO. 17and certain territory located in the vicinity of Harris County Improvement District No. 17 (the “District”), in Harris County, Texas; containing findings and other provisions relating to the foregoing subject; adopting a regulatory plan for certain areas in the vicinity of the District; imposing the sales and use tax of the City of Houston in the area within the District annexed for limited purposes; assigning annexed areas to adjacent district from which District Council Member is elected until such time as district boundaries may be changed pursuant to the City of Houston charter; providing for severability This item should only be considered after passage of Item 48 above


52.  ORDINANCE approving and authorizing the fourth amended and restated strategic partnership agreement between the City of Houston and HARRIS COUNTY MUNICIPAL UTILITY DISTRICT NO. 191


53.  ORDINANCE annexing to the City of Houston, Texas, for limited purposes a certain area located within HARRIS COUNTY MUNICIPAL UTILITY DISTRICT NO. 191 and certain territory located in the vicinity of Harris County Municipal Utility District No. 191 (The "District"), In Harris County, Texas; containing findings and other provisions relating to the foregoing subject; adopting a regulatory plan for certain areas in the vicinity of the District; imposing the sales and use tax of the City of Houston in the area within the district annexed for limited purposes; assigning annexed areas to adjacent district from which District Council Member is elected until such time as district boundaries may be changed pursuant to the City of Houston charter; providing for severability This item should only be considered after passage of Item 52 above

Matters Held »

MATTERS HELD

MATTERS HELD - NUMBERING


MATTERS HELD - NUMBERS 61 through 64


61.  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 TAGGED BY COUNCIL MEMBER DAVIS This was Item 17 on Agenda of November 15, 2017


62.  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 TAGGED BY COUNCIL MEMBER TRAVIS This was Item 21 on Agenda of November 15, 2017


63.  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 62 above TAGGED BY COUNCIL MEMBER TRAVIS This was Item 22 on Agenda of November 15, 2017


64.  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 TAGGED BY COUNCIL MEMBER DAVIS This was Item 27 on Agenda of November 15, 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 Cohen first
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