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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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Reading of the Consent Agenda

Reading of the Consent Agenda

Reconvene & Miscellaneous Consent »

WEDNESDAY - DECEMBER 2, 2015 - 9:00 A. M.


MAYOR'S REPORT


MISCELLANEOUS - NUMBERS 3 through 11


3.  CONFIRMATION of the appointment of SUSAN DIEGAARD to Position 19 of the HOUSTON CENTER FOR LITERACY BOARD OF DIRECTORS, for the remainder of the three-year term that will end January 1, 2018


4.  CONFIRMATION of the reappointment of GERALD WOMACK to former Position B13 which is being amended to appropriately stagger terms to Position Class C13 for the HOUSTON FIRST CORPORATION BOARD OF DIRECTORS, for a two-year term ending December 31, 2017


5.  CONFIRMATION of the reappointment of the following individuals to the LAND ASSEMBLAGE REDEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY, for two year terms:                 Position 6 - DR. STEVE W. HALL                 Position 7 - FAITH JOSEPH JACKSON


6.  CONFIRMATION of the appointment or reappointment of the following individuals to the REBUILD ADVISORY COMMITTEE BOARD OF DIRECTORS, for the remainder of the two-year term that will end May 1, 2017:       Position 1 - STEVEN E. PARKER, appointment             Position 5 - BERT KELLER, reappointment


7.  REQUEST from Mayor for confirmation of the reappointment of the following individuals to the BOARD OF DIRECTORS OF THE EAST DOWNTOWN REDEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY     Position One  -  GORDON J. QUAN, for a term to expire 7/6/2017, and to serve as Chair for a term ending 12/31/2015    Position Five   -  S. DAVID KORET, for a term to expire 7/6/2017


8.  REQUEST from Mayor for confirmation of the appointment of STACEY A. MITCHELL to Position Seven of the HOUSTON FORENSIC SCIENCE CENTER BOARD OF DIRECTORS, for a term to expire June 30, 2018


9.  REQUEST from Mayor for confirmation of the appointment or reappointment of the following individuals to the BOARD OF DIRECTORS OF HARRIS COUNTY IMPROVEMENT DISTRICT NO. 9 (HOBBY AREA MANAGEMENT DISTRICT), for terms to expire June 1, 2019:     Position Six        -  SUE DE HAVEN, reappointment     Position Seven   -  MARJORIE ELLEN EVANS, reappointment     Position Eight     -  JOE EDD NELSON, appointment     Position Nine      -  DARRYL BAILEY, reappointment     Position Ten       -  VIC J. ZACHARY, reappointment     Position Eleven  -  ALBERTO P. CÁRDENAS, JR., appointment

Hearings »

1.  9:00 A. M. - PUBLIC HEARING relating to the designation of a TAX ABATEMENT REINVESTMENT ZONE FOR CULLEN SH APARTMENTS, LP. - DISTRICT I - GALLEGOS


2.  9:00 A. M. - PUBLIC HEARING relating to the designation of the HALLIBURTON ENERGY SERVICES, INC. REINVESTMENT ZONE for Tax Abatement Purposes - DISTRICT B - DAVIS

Consent Agenda »

CONSENT AGENDA NUMBERS 3 through 83


RESOLUTIONS - NUMBERS 17 and 18   


17.  RESOLUTION approving Texas Commission on Environmental Quality requested administrative additions to the City of Houston’s Water Conservation Plan


18.  RESOLUTION supporting the request of a Waiver of the Local Match Requirements in the Federal Off-System Bridge Program - DISTRICTS A - STARDIG and D - BOYKINS


ORDINANCES - NUMBERS 19 through  83


19.  ORDINANCE supplementing Ordinance No. 2009-1118 relating to the issuance of City of Houston, Texas, Combined Utility System Commercial Paper Notes, Series B-1; authorizing the substitution of a Credit Facility, the execution and delivery of the Revolving Credit Agreement, Bank Fee Letter, a Co-Bond Counsel Agreement, and approving an Updated Offering Memorandum in connection therewith; resolving other matters related thereto; and declaring an emergency


24.  ORDINANCE finding and determining that public convenience and necessity no longer require the continued use of Katy Street, from Maxroy Street to Kansas Street; vacating and abandoning the street to Fenway Development, Inc., abutting owner, in consideration of the payment of $465,864.00 to the City and other consideration - DISTRICT C - COHEN


25.  ORDINANCE finding and determining that public convenience and necessity no longer require the continued use of a 10-foot-wide utility easement being out of Lots 8 through 12, Block 1, Atwood Villas Subdivision in the William White Survey, A-836, Houston, Texas; abandoning the easement to Richmond Loop Plaza, Ltd., abutting owner, in consideration of its payment to the City of $97,240.00 and other consideration - DISTRICT G - PENNINGTON


26.  ORDINANCE finding and determining that public convenience and necessity no longer require the continued use of a 15-foot-wide prescriptive alley, from Durham Street to Sandman Street; vacating and abandoning the alley to Rosalind Ng, Dennis A. and Linda Conner and Washington/Shepherd Partners, Ltd., abutting owners, in consideration of the payment of $198,750.00 to the City and other consideration - DISTRICT C - COHEN


28.  ORDINANCE approving and authorizing Master License Agreement for the use of the City’s right-of-way for the installation of small cell antennas or Outdoor Distributed Antenna Systems for Wireless Networks; approving and authorizing such Master License Agreement between the City of Houston and GTE MOBILNET OF SOUTH TEXAS LIMITED PARTNERSHIP d/b/a VERIZON WIRELESS; authorizing the Mayor to execute all such subsequent Master License Agreements with other companies who consent to the same


29.  ORDINANCE approving and authorizing Master License Agreement for the use of the City’s right-of-way for the installation of small cell antennas or Outdoor Distributed Antenna Systems for Wireless Networks between the City of Houston and CROWN CASTLE NG CENTRAL LLC


31.  ORDINANCE approving third amended Project Plan and Reinvestment Zone Financing Plan for REINVESTMENT ZONE NUMBER ELEVEN, CITY OF HOUSTON, TEXAS (GREATER GREENSPOINT ZONE); authorizing the City Secretary to distribute such plans; determining the portion of tax increment the City will pay from the area annexed into the Zone - DISTRICT B - DAVIS


34.  ORDINANCE providing for an ad valorem tax exemption on a historical site located at 1416 Arlington Street in Houston, Texas; containing findings and other provisions relating to the foregoing subject; providing for the revocation of such tax exemption and the recapture of taxes upon the occurrence of stated events - DISTRICT C - COHEN


35.  ORDINANCE providing for an ad valorem tax exemption on a historical site located at 1648 Cortlandt Street in Houston, Texas; containing findings and other provisions relating to the foregoing subject; providing for the revocation of such tax exemption and the recapture of taxes upon the occurrence of stated events - DISTRICT C - COHEN


36.  ORDINANCE providing for an ad valorem tax exemption on a historical site located at 3663 Del Monte Drive in Houston, Texas; containing findings and other provisions relating to the foregoing subject; providing for the revocation of such tax exemption and the recapture of taxes upon the occurrence of stated events - DISTRICT G - PENNINGTON


37.  ORDINANCE providing for an ad valorem tax exemption on a historical site located at 3405 Meadow Lake Lane in Houston, Texas; containing findings and other provisions relating to the foregoing subject; providing for the revocation of such tax exemption and the recapture of taxes upon the occurrence of stated events - DISTRICT G - PENNINGTON


38.  ORDINANCE providing for an ad valorem tax exemption on a historical site located at 1603 North Boulevard in Houston, Texas; containing findings and other provisions relating to the foregoing subject; providing for the revocation of such tax exemption and the recapture of taxes upon the occurrence of stated events - DISTRICT C - COHEN


39.  ORDINANCE providing for an ad valorem tax exemption on a historical site located at 1660 South Boulevard in Houston, Texas; containing findings and other provisions relating to the foregoing subject; providing for the revocation of such tax exemption and the recapture of taxes upon the occurrence of stated events - DISTRICT C - COHEN


40.  ORDINANCE providing for an ad valorem tax exemption on a historical site located at 611 West  Main Street in Houston, Texas; containing findings and other provisions relating to the foregoing subject; providing for the revocation of such tax exemption and the recapture of taxes upon the occurrence of stated events - DISTRICT C - COHEN


41.  ORDINANCE appropriating $5,400,385 out of HAS Consolidated ITRP AMT Construction Fund and $72,614 out of Airports Improvement Fund and approving and authorizing contract for Construction-Manager-At-Risk Services between the City of Houston and AUSTIN-GILBANE, JOINT VENTURE, for the IAH Mickey Leland International Terminal (Project No. 826); providing funding for the Civic Art Program - DISTRICT B - DAVIS


42.  ORDINANCE appropriating $50,095,000 out of HAS Consolidated ITRP AMT Construction Fund and $674,239 out of Airports Improvement Fund and approving and authorizing Professional Services Contract between the City of Houston and FENTRESS ARCHITECTS, LTD. for Architectural and Engineering Design Services for the IAH Mickey Leland International Terminal (Project No. 826); providing funding for the Civic Art Program - DISTRICT B - DAVIS


43.  ORDINANCE appropriating $5,500,000 out of HAS Consolidated ITRP AMT Construction Fund and approving and authorizing Professional Services Contract between the City of Houston and MARSH USA, INC for the Owner Controlled Insurance Program in support of the IAH Terminal Redevelopment Program (Project No. 810) - DISTRICT B - DAVIS


44.  ORDINANCE appropriating $4,733,000 out of HAS Consolidated ITRP AMT Construction Fund and approving and authorizing Design Build Agreement between the City of Houston and HENSEL PHELPS CONSTRUCTION CO. for Landside Enabling Utilities in support of the IAH Terminal Redevelopment Program (Project No. 822); providing funding for contingencies - DISTRICT B - DAVIS


45.  ORDINANCE appropriating $2,477,693 out of HAS Consolidated ITRP AMT Construction Fund and approving and authorizing Design Build Agreement between the City of Houston and TEXAS STERLING - BANICKI, JV LLC for the East Aircraft Parking Hardstand Project in support of the IAH Terminal Redevelopment Program (Project No. 823) - DISTRICT B - DAVIS


47.  ORDINANCE establishing the north and south sides of the 2400-2500 block of Calumet Street, between State Highway 288 and  Live Oak Street, within the City of Houston as a special minimum building line block pursuant to Chapter 42 of the Code of Ordinances, Houston, Texas - DISTRICT D - BOYKINS


48.  ORDINANCE establishing the north and south sides of the 2400-2500 block of Calumet Street, between State Highway 288 and  Live Oak Street, within the City of Houston as a special minimum lot size block pursuant to Chapter 42 of the Code of Ordinances, Houston, Texas - DISTRICT D - BOYKINS


50.  ORDINANCE establishing the east and west sides of the 5300-5600 block of Tallow Lane, between Gammage Street and the north end of Tallow Lane within the City of Houston as a special minimum lot size block pursuant to Chapter 42 of the Code of Ordinances, Houston, Texas - DISTRICT D - BOYKINS


51.  ORDINANCE extending the provisions of SECTION 28-303 OF THE CODE OF ORDINANCES, HOUSTON, TEXAS, to certain improved single-family residential lots in SAGEMONT SUBDIVISION, SECTIONS 5 AND 6 to prohibit parking vehicles in the front or side yards of such residences - DISTRICT D - BOYKINS


52.  ORDINANCE extending the provisions of SECTION 28-303 OF THE CODE OF ORDINANCES, HOUSTON, TEXAS, to certain improved single-family residential lots in SAGEMONT SUBDIVISION, SECTIONS 7, 8, AND 9 to prohibit parking vehicles in the front or side yards of such residences - DISTRICT D - BOYKINS


53.  ORDINANCE extending the provisions of SECTION 28-303 OF THE CODE OF ORDINANCES, HOUSTON, TEXAS, to certain improved single-family residential lots in SAGEMONT SUBDIVISION, SECTION 10 to prohibit parking vehicles in the front or side yards of such residences - DISTRICT D - BOYKINS


54.  ORDINANCE appropriating $640,000.00 out of Parks Consolidated Construction Fund, $298,615.00 out of Parks & Recreation Dedication Fund and $45,000.00 out of Reimbursement of Equipment/Projects Fund; awarding construction contract to JERDON ENTERPRISE L.P. for Wright Bembry Park; setting a deadline for the proposer's execution of the contract and delivery of all bonds, insurance and other required contract documents to the City; holding the proposer in default if it fails to meet the deadlines; providing funding for engineering and materials testing services, Civic Art Program and contingencies relating to construction of facilities financed by the Parks Consolidated Construction Fund, the Parks and Recreation Dedication Fund, and the Reimbursement of Equipment/Projects Fund - DISTRICT C - COHEN


55.  ORDINANCE appropriating $67,130.91 out of Equipment Acquisition Consolidated Fund to Furnish and Install an Emergency Generator at the Central Library - DISTRICT I - GALLEGOS


56.  ORDINANCE consenting to the addition of 4.490 acres of land to HARRIS COUNTY MUNICIPAL UTILITY DISTRICT NO. 153, for inclusion in its district


57.  ORDINANCE consenting to the addition of 1.8737 acres of land to HARRIS COUNTY MUNICIPAL UTILITY DISTRICT NO. 196, for inclusion in its district


58.  ORDINANCE consenting to the addition of 306.17 acres of land to HARRIS COUNTY MUNICIPAL UTILITY DISTRICT NO. 457, for inclusion in its district


59.  ORDINANCE consenting to the addition of 4.740 acres of land to NORTHPOINTE WATER CONTROL AND IMPROVEMENT DISTRICT, for inclusion in its district


60.  ORDINANCE appropriating $155,872.08 out of Water & Sewer System Consolidated Construction Fund as an additional appropriation to Consent Agreement between the City of Houston and METROPOLITAN TRANSIT AUTHORITY for the betterment of the City Utility Facilities (Approved by Ordinance No. 2011-0685, as amended); and as additional funding for CIP Cost Recovery relating to construction of facilities financed by the Water & Sewer System Consolidated Construction Fund - DISTRICTS H - GONZALEZ and I - GALLEGOS


62.  ORDINANCE appropriating $1,169,970.00 out of Metro Projects Construction DDSRF, awarding contract to TRAFFIC SYSTEMS CONSTRUCTION, INC for Citywide Intersection Redesign and Safety Improvements #6; 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, CIP Cost Recovery, and contingencies relating to construction of facilities financed by the Metro Projects Construction DDSRF - DISTRICTS A - STARDIG; B - DAVIS and D - BOYKINS


64.  ORDINANCE appropriating $4,021,800.00 out of Water & Sewer System Consolidated Construction Fund; awarding contract to BLASTCO TEXAS, INC for Rehabilitation and New Water Storage Tanks at Various Locations - Package 4; 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, CIP Cost Recovery and contingencies relating to construction of facilities financed by the Water & Sewer System Consolidated Construction Fund - DISTRICTS A - STARDIG; E - MARTIN; F - NGUYEN and G - PENNINGTON


66.  ORDINANCE approving and authorizing Strategic Partnership Agreement between the City of Houston and FORT BEND COUNTY MUNICIPAL UTILITY DISTRICT NO. 24 - DISTRICT K - GREEN


67.  ORDINANCE annexing to the City of Houston, Texas for limited purposes a certain area located within FORT BEND MUNICIPAL UTILITY DISTRICT NO. 24 (the “District”), in Fort Bend County, Texas; containing findings and other provisions relating to the foregoing subject; 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 - DISTRICT K - GREEN This item should only be considered after passage of Item 66 above


68.  Ordinance amending Ordinance No. 2012-0965, relating to the annexation to the City of Houston, Texas for limited purposes a certain area located within FORT BEND county MUNICIPAL UTILITY DISTRICT NO. 133 (“District”) in Fort Bend County, Texas, imposing the Sales and Use Tax of the City of Houston in the District, and 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 - DISTRICT F - NGUYEN


69.  ORDINANCE approving and authorizing second amended and restated Strategic Partnership Agreement between the City of Houston and FORT BEND COUNTY MUNICIPAL UTILITY DISTRICT NO. 133 - DISTRICT F - NGUYEN This item should only be considered after passage of Item 68 above


70.  ORDINANCE annexing to the City of Houston, Texas for limited purposes a certain area located within FORT BEND COUNTY MUNICIPAL UTILITY DISTRICT NO. 133 (the “District”), in Fort Bend County, Texas; containing findings and other provisions relating to the foregoing subject; 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 - DISTRICT F - NGUYEN This item should only be considered after passage of Item 69 above


71.  ORDINANCE approving and authorizing first amended and restated Strategic Partnership Agreement between the City of Houston and FORT BEND COUNTY MUNICIPAL UTILITY DISTRICT NO. 142 - DISTRICT F - NGUYEN


72.  ORDINANCE annexing to the City of Houston, Texas for limited purposes a certain area located within FORT BEND COUNTY MUNICIPAL UTILITY DISTRICT NO. 142 (the “District”) and certain area located in the vicinity of 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 - DISTRICT F - NGUYEN This item should only be considered after passage of Item 71 above


73.  ORDINANCE approving and authorizing Strategic Partnership Agreement between the City of Houston and FORT BEND COUNTY MUNICIPAL UTILITY DISTRICT NO. 185 - DISTRICT F - NGUYEN


74.  ORDINANCE annexing to the City of Houston, Texas for limited purposes a certain area located within FORT BEND COUNTY MUNICIPAL UTILITY DISTRICT NO. 185 (the “District”) and certain area located in the vicinity of 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 - DISTRICT F - NGUYEN This item should only be considered after passage of Item 73 above


75.  ORDINANCE approving and authorizing the second amended and restated Strategic Partnership Agreement between the City of Houston and HARRIS COUNTY MUNICIPAL DISTRICT NO. 36 DISTRICT B - DAVIS


76.  ORDINANCE annexing to the City of Houston, Texas for limited purposes a certain area located within HARRIS COUNTY MUNICIPAL UTILITY DISTRICT NO. 36 (the “District”) and certain area located in the vicinity of 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 - DISTRICT B - DAVIS This item should only be considered after passage of Item 75 above


77.  ORDINANCE approving and authorizing Strategic Partnership Agreement between the City of Houston and MONTGOMERY COUNTY WATER CONTROL AND IMPROVEMENT DISTRICT NO. 1 - DISTRICT B - DAVIS


78.  ORDINANCE annexing to the City of Houston, Texas for limited purposes a certain area located within MONTGOMERY COUNTY WATER CONTROL AND IMPROVEMENT DISTRICT NO. 1 (the “District”), in Montgomery County, Texas; containing findings and other provisions relating to the foregoing subject; 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 - DISTRICT B - DAVIS This item should only be considered after passage of Item 77 above


81.  ORDINANCE approving and authorizing the first amended and restated Strategic Partnership Agreement between the City of Houston and WEST HARRIS COUNTY MUNICIPAL UTILITY DISTRICT NO. 21 - DISTRICT A - STARDIG


82.  ORDINANCE annexing to the City of Houston, Texas for limited purposes a certain area located within WEST HARRIS COUNTY MUNICIPAL UTILITY DISTRICT NO. 21 (the “District”), in Harris County, Texas; containing findings and other provisions relating to the foregoing subject; 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 - DISTRICT A – STARDIG This item should only be considered after passage of Item 81 above


83.  ORDINANCE No. 2015-1146, passed first reading November 18, 2015  ORDINANCE granting to GOWER CONSTRUCTION CO., 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 - SECOND READING

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

10.  RECOMMENDATION from the Director of the Convention and Entertainment Facilities Department for approval of the HOUSTON FIRST CORPORATION’S Calendar Year 2016 Budget


11.  RECOMMENDATION from Police Chief to rename the Houston Police Department Northeast Patrol Station in honor of retired Police Officer Hiram A. Contreras as the HIRAM “ART” CONTRERAS NORTHEAST POLICE STATION - DISTRICT B - DAVIS

Item 84

84. SELECT AND CONFIRM the appointment of EDWARD TARAVELLA or GREGORY J. SERGESKETTER, to Position 3 of the REBUILD ADVISORY COMMITTEE BOARD OF DIRECTORS, for the remainder of the two-year term that will end May 1, 2017

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

ACCEPT WORK - NUMBERS 12 and 13   


12.  RECOMMENDATION from Director Department of Public Works & Engineering for approval of final contract amount of $468,419.01 and acceptance of work on contract with METRO CITY CONSTRUCTION, L.P., for On-Call Pavement Modification Project - 21.93% under the original contract amount - DISTRICTS A - STARDIG; D - BOYKINS;  E - MARTIN; F - NGUYEN; G - PENNINGTON and J - LASTER


13.  RECOMMENDATION from Director Department of Public Works & Engineering for approval of final contract amount of $3,054,223.68 and acceptance of work on contract with RESICOM, INC, for Water Line Replacement in Bellaire-Beltway 8 Area - 1.98% over the original contract amount and under the 5% contingency amount - DISTRICTS F - NGUYEN and J - LASTER


PURCHASING AND TABULATION OF BIDS - NUMBERS 14 through 16


14.  TEAM MARATHON FITNESS dba MARATHON FITNESS and AMERICAN PARKS COMPANY for Fitness Equipment through the Interlocal Agreement for Cooperative Purchasing with the Texas Local Government Purchasing Cooperative for the Houston Health Department - $177,057.11 - Essential Public Health Services Fund


15.  ORDINANCE appropriating $58,459.00 out of Equipment Acquisition Consolidated Fund for the Purchase of Light Duty Vehicles for the Houston Police Department


16.  SILSBEE FORD, INC for Light Duty Vehicles through the Texas Local Government Purchasing Cooperative (BuyBoard) for the Houston Police Department - $205,482.00 - Equipment Acquisition Consolidated, Auto Dealers and Police Special Services Funds This item should only be considered after passage of Item 15 above


20.  ORDINANCE AMENDING CHAPTER 20 OF THE CITY OF HOUSTON CODE OF ORDINANCES pertaining to food and drugs; containing findings; providing an effective date; providing for severability


21.  ORDINANCE AMENDING ARTICLE XII, CHAPTER 28 OF THE CODE OF ORDINANCES, HOUSTON, TEXAS, relating to Massage Establishments


22.  ORDINANCE UPDATING AND AMENDING CHAPTER 32 OF THE CODE OF ORDINANCES, HOUSTON, TEXAS, relating to Parks and Recreation and making conforming amendments to other Chapters of the Code of Ordinances


23.  ORDINANCE approving and authorizing Amended and Restated Interlocal Agreement between the City of Houston and HOUSTON CIVIC EVENTS, INC, a Local Government Corporation; adopting by reference certain findings in the agreement; authorizing certain disbursements


27.  ORDINANCE establishing City of Houston Election Precincts and Designating Polling Places for the City of Houston Runoff Election to be held on December 12, 2015


30.  ORDINANCE approving and authorizing SafeClear Freeway Towing and Emergency Road Service Agreement between the City of Houston and SIBERIA HOUSTON LNA LLC dba EXPRO AUTO TOWING and EXPRO AUTO COLLISION & REPAIR CENTER for the Houston Police Department


32.  ORDINANCE enlarging the boundaries of REINVESTMENT ZONE NUMBER EIGHTEEN, CITY OF HOUSTON, TEXAS (FIFTH WARD ZONE) - DISTRICT B - DAVIS


33.  ORDINANCE approving second amended Project Plan and Reinvestment Zone Financing Plan for REINVESTMENT ZONE NUMBER EIGHTEEN, CITY OF HOUSTON, TEXAS (FIFTH WARD ZONE); authorizing the City Secretary to distribute such plans; determining the portion of tax increment the City will pay from the area annexed into the Zone - DISTRICT B - DAVIS This item should only be considered after passage of Item 32 above


46.  ORDINANCE approving and authorizing second amendment to the agreement between the City of Houston, Texas, and HARRIS COUNTY, TEXAS, relating to the operation and maintenance of Finnigan Park - DISTRICT B - DAVIS


49.  ORDINANCE establishing the north and south sides of the 8100 block of Glenbrook Drive, between Meridian Street and River Drive within the City of Houston as a special minimum lot size block pursuant to Chapter 42 of the Code of Ordinances, Houston, Texas - DISTRICT I - GALLEGOS


61.  ORDINANCE appropriating $520,000.00 out of Water & Sewer System Consolidated Construction Fund as an additional appropriation to Professional Engineering Services Contract; approving and authorizing first amendment to Professional Engineering Services Contract between the City of Houston and BLACK & VEATCH CORPORATION for Update to Biosolids Management Plan (Approved by Ordinance No. 2012-0455, as amended); providing funding for CIP Cost Recovery relating to construction of facilities financed by the Water & Sewer System Consolidated Construction Fund


63.  ORDINANCE appropriating $19,149,750.00 out of Water & Sewer System Consolidated Construction Fund, awarding contract to INDUSTRIAL TX CORP. for Keegans Bayou Wastewater Treatment Plant 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 engineering, testing, CIP Cost Recovery, construction management, and contingencies relating to construction of facilities financed by the Water & Sewer System Consolidated Construction Fund - DISTRICT J - LASTER


65.  ORDINANCE appropriating $3,288,000.00 from the Water & Sewer System Consolidated Construction Fund (Fund 8500); authorizing the transfer of $526,080.00 from Fund 8500 into the Public Works and Engineering Northeast Water Purification Plant Expansion (NEWPP) Construction Fund (Fund 8506) and approving expenditures of funds therefrom for services associated with the Northeast Water Purification Plant Expansion Project (the “Project”); de-appropriating $2,761,920.00 from the sum previously appropriated from Fund 8500 and appropriating same amount for the Water Authorities Capital Contrib-NEWPP Fund (Fund 8505) for the Project; authorizing the funds expenditures from Fund 8505 for payment of services associated with the Project; providing funding for CIP Cost Recovery relating to the Project; providing funding for the stipends relating to the Project; approving and authorizing a Design-Build Agreement between the City and HOUSTON WATERWORKS TEAM, a joint venture between CH2M HILL ENGINEERS, INC and CDM CONSTRUCTORS, INC for the Northeast Water Purification Plant Expansion Project; providing a maximum contract amount - DISTRICT E - MARTIN


79.  ORDINANCE approving and authorizing second amended and restated Strategic Partnership Agreement between the City of Houston and SPRING CREEK UTILITY DISTRICT - DISTRICTS B - DAVIS and E - MARTIN


80.  ORDINANCE annexing to the City of Houston, Texas for limited purposes a certain area located within SPRING CREEK UTILITY DISTRICT (the “District”) and certain area located in the vicinity of the district, in Montgomery 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 - DISTRICTS B - DAVIS and E - MARTIN This item should only be considered after passage of Item 79 above

Miscellaneous »

85.  MOTION TO SET A DATE not less than seven days from December 2, 2015, to receive nominations for Positions 11 and 13 of the HOUSTON ARCHAEOLOGICAL AND HISTORICAL COMMISSION BOARD OF DIRECTORS, for terms that will end March 1, 2017


86.  SET A PUBLIC HEARING DATE regarding the designation of a Tax Abatement Reinvestment Zone for UNITED PARCEL SERVICE, INC (UPS) - DISTRICT B - DAVIS HEARING DATE - WEDNESDAY - 9:00 A.M. - DECEMBER 16, 2015


87.  SET A PUBLIC HEARING DATE regarding the termination of a Tax Abatement Reinvestment Zone for BRECKENRIDGE GROUP HOUSTON TEXAS, LP. - DISTRICT I - GALLEGOS HEARING DATE - WEDNESDAY - 9:00 A.M. - DECEMBER 16, 2015


88.  SET A PUBLIC HEARING DATE to provide Multi-Family Properties Resolutions of No Objection to the 4% Housing Tax Credit applications of the following for two affordable housing communities: GARDEN CITY APARTMENTS 9601 W. Montgomery Rd.    DISTRICT B - DAVIS KISSITO CENTER FOR HEALTHY LIVING 6901 Bellfort                         DISTRICT I - GALLEGOS HEARING DATE - 9:00 A. M. - WEDNESDAY - DECEMBER 9, 2015

Matters Held »

89.  ORDINANCE approving and authorizing submission of an application for grant assistance from the HOUSTON-GALVESTON AREA COUNCIL (H-GAC) for the FY16/17 Environmental Surveillance Grant; declaring the City's eligibility for such grant; authorizing the Chief of the Houston Police Department or his designee to act as the City's representative in the application process, to accept such grant funds, if awarded, and to apply for and accept all subsequent awards, if any, pertaining to the program TAGGED BY COUNCIL MEMBER STARDIG This was Item 24 on Agenda of November 18, 2015

Matters to be Presented by Council Members »

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