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Reading of the Consent Agenda

Reading of the Consent Agenda

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RECONVENE

WEDNESDAY - DECEMBER 3, 2014 - 9:00 A. M.
WEDNESDAY - DECEMBER 3, 2014 - 9:00 A. M.

MAYOR'S REPORT
MAYOR'S REPORT

Items 4 - 7 »

4.  REQUEST from Mayor for confirmation of the appointment or reappointment of the following as FULL-TIME MUNICIPAL COURT JUDGES, for two year terms:

CHERYL R. BIAS, appointment KIM R. TRUJILLO, reappointment MIHOA VO, reappointment GORDON G. MARCUM II, reappointment IMELDA REYES-CASTILLO, reappointment MEG AHERN OSWALD, reappointment GRANTHAM HARLAN COLEMAN, reappointment LEIGH FAORO SAINT-GERMAIN, reappointment DAVID O. FRAGA, reappointment ADAM SILVERMAN, reappointment ESMERALDA PEÑA GARCIA, reappointment J. ELAINE MARSHALL, reappointment KATHY K. HAN, reappointment FRANCELIA E. “FRAN” TOTTY, reappointment

4.  REQUEST from Mayor for confirmation of the appointment or reappointment of the following as FULL-TIME MUNICIPAL COURT JUDGES, for two year terms:

CHERYL R. BIAS, appointment KIM R. TRUJILLO, reappointment MIHOA VO, reappointment GORDON G. MARCUM II, reappointment IMELDA REYES-CASTILLO, reappointment MEG AHERN OSWALD, reappointment GRANTHAM HARLAN COLEMAN, reappointment LEIGH FAORO SAINT-GERMAIN, reappointment DAVID O. FRAGA, reappointment ADAM SILVERMAN, reappointment ESMERALDA PEÑA GARCIA, reappointment J. ELAINE MARSHALL, reappointment KATHY K. HAN, reappointment FRANCELIA E. “FRAN” TOTTY, reappointment

5.  REQUEST from Mayor for confirmation of the appointment or reappointment of the following as MUNICIPAL COURT ASSOCIATE JUDGES, for two year terms:

WALTER A. SCHROEDER, reappointment JOELLEN SNOW, reappointment FAD WILSON, JR., reappointment ARTURO D. DELEON, JR., reappointment CATHERINE N. WYLIE, reappointment BURHAN NOMANI, reappointment ANDREW D. MARTIN, reappointment STEPHAN L. HONORÉ, reappointment WARREN M. FITZGERALD, JR., reappointment LYDIA D. JOHNSON, reappointment TERESA HOANG, appointment MIN UN LEE, reappointment URSULA A. HALL, reappointment NILE B. COPELAND, reappointment ROBERT V. ROSENBERG, reappointment PHYLLIS RANDOLPH FRYE, reappointment RAUL RODRIGUEZ, reappointment CHARLES A. SPAIN, reappointment


5.  REQUEST from Mayor for confirmation of the appointment or reappointment of the following as MUNICIPAL COURT ASSOCIATE JUDGES, for two year terms:

WALTER A. SCHROEDER, reappointment JOELLEN SNOW, reappointment FAD WILSON, JR., reappointment ARTURO D. DELEON, JR., reappointment CATHERINE N. WYLIE, reappointment BURHAN NOMANI, reappointment ANDREW D. MARTIN, reappointment STEPHAN L. HONORÉ, reappointment WARREN M. FITZGERALD, JR., reappointment LYDIA D. JOHNSON, reappointment TERESA HOANG, appointment MIN UN LEE, reappointment URSULA A. HALL, reappointment NILE B. COPELAND, reappointment ROBERT V. ROSENBERG, reappointment PHYLLIS RANDOLPH FRYE, reappointment RAUL RODRIGUEZ, reappointment CHARLES A. SPAIN, reappointment



6.  REQUEST from Mayor for confirmation of the reappointment of MARY MARGARET HANSEN to Position Two of REINVESTMENT ZONE NUMBER EIGHT, CITY OF HOUSTON, TEXAS (GULFGATE) BOARD OF DIRECTORS, for a term to expire December 9, 2016
6.  REQUEST from Mayor for confirmation of the reappointment of MARY MARGARET HANSEN to Position Two of REINVESTMENT ZONE NUMBER EIGHT, CITY OF HOUSTON, TEXAS (GULFGATE) BOARD OF DIRECTORS, for a term to expire December 9, 2016

7.  REQUEST from Mayor for confirmation of the reappointment of MARY MARGARET HANSEN to Position Two of the GULFGATE REDEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY BOARD OF DIRECTORS, for terms to expire December 9, 2016
7.  REQUEST from Mayor for confirmation of the reappointment of MARY MARGARET HANSEN to Position Two of the GULFGATE REDEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY BOARD OF DIRECTORS, for terms to expire December 9, 2016

Item 1

1.  PUBLIC HEARING for the second amendment to the Project Plan and Reinvestment Zone Financing Plan for TIRZ NO. 17 (MEMORIAL CITY ZONE) - DISTRICTS A - STARDIG and G - PENNINGTON

Item 2

2.  PUBLIC HEARING for the sixth amendment to the Project Plan and Reinvestment Zone Financing Plan for REINVESTMENT ZONE NUMBER TWO (MIDTOWN ZONE) - DISTRICTS C - COHEN; D - BOYKINS and I - GALLEGOS

Item 3

3.  PUBLIC HEARING for the third amendment to the Project Plan and Reinvestment Zone Financing Plan for TIRZ NO. 8 (GULFGATE ZONE) - DISTRICTS D - BOYKINS; E - MARTIN and I - GALLEGOS

Consent Agenda »

MISCELLANEOUS - NUMBERS 4 through 8
MISCELLANEOUS - NUMBERS 4 through 8

PROPERTY - NUMBERS 9 and 10
PROPERTY - NUMBERS 9 and 10

9.  RECOMMENDATION from Director Department of Public Works & Engineering, reviewed and approved by the Joint Referral Committee, on request from Michael Hall, Civil-Surv Land Surveying, L.C., on behalf of Menil Foundation, Inc. (John Trahan, Chief Financial Officer), for abandonment and sale of a 10-foot-wide water line easement and two 10-foot-wide prescriptive sanitary sewer easements, and conveyance to the City of a 60-foot-wide right-of-way easement for the extension of West Main Street, from Loretto Drive to Yupon Street; and a ±375-square-foot water meter easement, all located within the 1410 Richmond Avenue Subdivision and/or Block B of the Re-Subdivision of Shively Carlson Addition, out of the Obedience Smith Survey, Abstract 696, Parcels SY14-086A, SY14-086B, SY14-086C, AY15-051 and KY15-073 - DISTRICT C - COHEN
9.  RECOMMENDATION from Director Department of Public Works & Engineering, reviewed and approved by the Joint Referral Committee, on request from Michael Hall, Civil-Surv Land Surveying, L.C., on behalf of Menil Foundation, Inc. (John Trahan, Chief Financial Officer), for abandonment and sale of a 10-foot-wide water line easement and two 10-foot-wide prescriptive sanitary sewer easements, and conveyance to the City of a 60-foot-wide right-of-way easement for the extension of West Main Street, from Loretto Drive to Yupon Street; and a ±375-square-foot water meter easement, all located within the 1410 Richmond Avenue Subdivision and/or Block B of the Re-Subdivision of Shively Carlson Addition, out of the Obedience Smith Survey, Abstract 696, Parcels SY14-086A, SY14-086B, SY14-086C, AY15-051 and KY15-073 - DISTRICT C - COHEN

10.  RECOMMENDATION from Director Department of Public Works & Engineering, reviewed and approved by the Joint Referral Committee, on request from Andrew D. Garza, Terra Associates, on behalf of Morgan Group Brazos/Rosalie, LLC, (Philip Morgan, Vice President), for abandonment and sale of Rosalie Street, from Brazos Street to Smith Street, located in the Fairgrounds Addition, out of the Obedience Smith Survey, Parcels SY14-138, SY15-035 and SY15-036 - DISTRICT C - COHEN
10.  RECOMMENDATION from Director Department of Public Works & Engineering, reviewed and approved by the Joint Referral Committee, on request from Andrew D. Garza, Terra Associates, on behalf of Morgan Group Brazos/Rosalie, LLC, (Philip Morgan, Vice President), for abandonment and sale of Rosalie Street, from Brazos Street to Smith Street, located in the Fairgrounds Addition, out of the Obedience Smith Survey, Parcels SY14-138, SY15-035 and SY15-036 - DISTRICT C - COHEN

PURCHASING AND TABULATION OF BIDS - NUMBERS 11 through 13
PURCHASING AND TABULATION OF BIDS - NUMBERS 11 through 13

11.  DIGITAL SANDBOX, INC for Software enhancements and Support Services from the General Services Administration Schedule 70 Contract through the Cooperative Purchasing Program for the Mayor’s Office of Public Safety and Homeland Security - $174,000.00 - Grant Fund
11.  DIGITAL SANDBOX, INC for Software enhancements and Support Services from the General Services Administration Schedule 70 Contract through the Cooperative Purchasing Program for the Mayor’s Office of Public Safety and Homeland Security - $174,000.00 - Grant Fund

12.  ASSOCIATED SUPPLY CO. (ASCO) - $1,620,682.00, MUSTANG CAT - $398,992.58 and DOGGETT HEAVY MACHINERY SERVICES, LLC - $330,500.00 for Street Maintenance and Earth Moving Equipment through the Interlocal Agreement for Cooperative Purchasing with the Houston-Galveston Area Council for the Department of Public Works & Engineering
12.  ASSOCIATED SUPPLY CO. (ASCO) - $1,620,682.00, MUSTANG CAT - $398,992.58 and DOGGETT HEAVY MACHINERY SERVICES, LLC - $330,500.00 for Street Maintenance and Earth Moving Equipment through the Interlocal Agreement for Cooperative Purchasing with the Houston-Galveston Area Council for the Department of Public Works & Engineering

13.  AMEND MOTION #2011-58, 1/26/2011, TO INCREASE spending authority from $1,133,740.95 to $1,417,176.19 for Communication Security Equipment and Components for Various Departments $283,435.24 - Enterprise Fund
13.  AMEND MOTION #2011-58, 1/26/2011, TO INCREASE spending authority from $1,133,740.95 to $1,417,176.19 for Communication Security Equipment and Components for Various Departments $283,435.24 - Enterprise Fund

ORDINANCES - NUMBERS 14 through 55
ORDINANCES - NUMBERS 14 through 55

14.  ORDINANCE amending City of Houston Ordinance No. 2013-1123 relating to the rescheduling or postponement of certain City Council meetings
14.  ORDINANCE amending City of Houston Ordinance No. 2013-1123 relating to the rescheduling or postponement of certain City Council meetings

30.  ORDINANCE appropriating $1,099,250.00 out of Equipment Acquisition Consolidated Fund for purchase of Computers, Peripherals, and related Professional Services for Various Departments for the Houston Information Technology Services Department
30.  ORDINANCE appropriating $1,099,250.00 out of Equipment Acquisition Consolidated Fund for purchase of Computers, Peripherals, and related Professional Services for Various Departments for the Houston Information Technology Services Department

31.  ORDINANCE determining that the formal taking of competitive bids is not required for the work described herein; and awarding contract to TIBH INDUSTRIES, INC for Cleaning & Janitorial Services for the Public Works & Engineering Department and Fleet Management Department  3 Years with two successive one-year terms - $8,260,480.35 - Enterprise and Fleet Management Funds
31.  ORDINANCE determining that the formal taking of competitive bids is not required for the work described herein; and awarding contract to TIBH INDUSTRIES, INC for Cleaning & Janitorial Services for the Public Works & Engineering Department and Fleet Management Department  3 Years with two successive one-year terms - $8,260,480.35 - Enterprise and Fleet Management Funds

32.  ORDINANCE awarding contract to WINGO SERVICE COMPANY, INC for Repair Inspections  and Preventive Maintenance Services of Lab Equipment for Various Departments; providing a maximum contract amount - 3 Years with two one-year options - $1,018,402.75 - Enterprise and Laboratory Services Funds
32.  ORDINANCE awarding contract to WINGO SERVICE COMPANY, INC for Repair Inspections  and Preventive Maintenance Services of Lab Equipment for Various Departments; providing a maximum contract amount - 3 Years with two one-year options - $1,018,402.75 - Enterprise and Laboratory Services Funds

33.  ORDINANCE awarding contract to HAHN EQUIPMENT COMPANY, INC for Submersible Pump Repair Services for the Public Works & Engineering Department; providing a maximum contract amount - 3 Years with two one-year options - $5,378,684.00 - Enterprise Fund
33.  ORDINANCE awarding contract to HAHN EQUIPMENT COMPANY, INC for Submersible Pump Repair Services for the Public Works & Engineering Department; providing a maximum contract amount - 3 Years with two one-year options - $5,378,684.00 - Enterprise Fund

34.  ORDINANCE appropriating $1,356,811.00 out of Houston Airport System Consolidated 2011AMT Construction Fund and $21,294.00 out of Airports Improvement Fund and approving and authorizing Amendment No. 2 to Construction Manager-At-Risk Agreement between the City of Houston and HENSEL PHELPS CONSTRUCTION COMPANY/CBIC CONSTRUCTION & DEVELOPMENT, LLC  (JOINT VENTURE) and approving a guaranteed maximum price for Fire Protection and Preconstruction Services at William P. Hobby Airport (Project Nos. 685, 692); providing funding for contingencies relating to construction of facilities financed by such funds and the Civic Art Program - DISTRICT I - GALLEGOS
34.  ORDINANCE appropriating $1,356,811.00 out of Houston Airport System Consolidated 2011AMT Construction Fund and $21,294.00 out of Airports Improvement Fund and approving and authorizing Amendment No. 2 to Construction Manager-At-Risk Agreement between the City of Houston and HENSEL PHELPS CONSTRUCTION COMPANY/CBIC CONSTRUCTION & DEVELOPMENT, LLC  (JOINT VENTURE) and approving a guaranteed maximum price for Fire Protection and Preconstruction Services at William P. Hobby Airport (Project Nos. 685, 692); providing funding for contingencies relating to construction of facilities financed by such funds and the Civic Art Program - DISTRICT I - GALLEGOS

35.  ORDINANCE appropriating $287,903.40 out of Fire Consolidated Construction Fund; awarding construction contract to AIA GENERAL CONTRACTORS, INC for Remediation, Removal and Installation of Underground Storage Tanks at Fire Station No. 44; 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 materials testing, project management and construction oversight and contingencies relating to construction of facilities financed by the Fire Consolidated Construction Fund - DISTRICT I - GALLEGOS
35.  ORDINANCE appropriating $287,903.40 out of Fire Consolidated Construction Fund; awarding construction contract to AIA GENERAL CONTRACTORS, INC for Remediation, Removal and Installation of Underground Storage Tanks at Fire Station No. 44; 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 materials testing, project management and construction oversight and contingencies relating to construction of facilities financed by the Fire Consolidated Construction Fund - DISTRICT I - GALLEGOS

36.  ORDINANCE approving and authorizing second amendment to Water Supply Contract between the City of Houston and the CITY OF HUMBLE (Approved by Ordinance No. 97-1136 as amended) for the purchase of Treated Water
36.  ORDINANCE approving and authorizing second amendment to Water Supply Contract between the City of Houston and the CITY OF HUMBLE (Approved by Ordinance No. 97-1136 as amended) for the purchase of Treated Water

37.  ORDINANCE appropriating $1,794,234.23 out of Water & Sewer System Consolidated Construction Fund; approving and authorizing an Advance Funding Agreement between the City of Houston and the TEXAS DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION for Utility Relocations affected by the widening and reconstruction of US 290 from west of Fairbanks North Houston to west of Pinemont; providing funding for CIP Cost Recovery relating to construction of facilities financed by the Water & Sewer System Consolidated Construction Fund - DISTRICT A STARDIG
37.  ORDINANCE appropriating $1,794,234.23 out of Water & Sewer System Consolidated Construction Fund; approving and authorizing an Advance Funding Agreement between the City of Houston and the TEXAS DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION for Utility Relocations affected by the widening and reconstruction of US 290 from west of Fairbanks North Houston to west of Pinemont; providing funding for CIP Cost Recovery relating to construction of facilities financed by the Water & Sewer System Consolidated Construction Fund - DISTRICT A STARDIG

38.  ORDINANCE approving payment of $21,765.53 to RESICOM, INC under construction contract with the City for Safe Sidewalk Project originally authorized by Ordinance No. 2011-0814  DISTRICTS A - STARDIG; D - BOYKINS; F - NGUYEN and G - PENNINGTON
38.  ORDINANCE approving payment of $21,765.53 to RESICOM, INC under construction contract with the City for Safe Sidewalk Project originally authorized by Ordinance No. 2011-0814  DISTRICTS A - STARDIG; D - BOYKINS; F - NGUYEN and G - PENNINGTON

39.  ORDINANCE appropriating $20,000.00 out of Street & Traffic Control and Storm Drainage DDSRF and $20,000.00 out of Metro Projects Construction DDSRF; approving and authorizing Professional Construction Management and Inspection Services Agreement between the City of Houston and IDC, INC for Paving and Drainage Construction  Projects
39.  ORDINANCE appropriating $20,000.00 out of Street & Traffic Control and Storm Drainage DDSRF and $20,000.00 out of Metro Projects Construction DDSRF; approving and authorizing Professional Construction Management and Inspection Services Agreement between the City of Houston and IDC, INC for Paving and Drainage Construction  Projects

40.  ORDINANCE appropriating $40,000.00 out of Water & Sewer System Consolidated Construction Fund; approving and authorizing Professional Construction Management and Inspection Services Agreement between the City of Houston and BRIONES CONSULTING & ENGINEERING, LTD for Water and Wastewater Construction Projects
40.  ORDINANCE appropriating $40,000.00 out of Water & Sewer System Consolidated Construction Fund; approving and authorizing Professional Construction Management and Inspection Services Agreement between the City of Houston and BRIONES CONSULTING & ENGINEERING, LTD for Water and Wastewater Construction Projects

41.  ORDINANCE appropriating $987,936.00 out of Water & Sewer System Consolidated Construction Fund; awarding contract to NERIE CONSTRUCTION, LLC for Wastewater Collection System Rehabilitation and Renewal (Force Main); 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 & Sewer System Consolidated Construction Fund
41.  ORDINANCE appropriating $987,936.00 out of Water & Sewer System Consolidated Construction Fund; awarding contract to NERIE CONSTRUCTION, LLC for Wastewater Collection System Rehabilitation and Renewal (Force Main); 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 & Sewer System Consolidated Construction Fund

42.  ORDINANCE approving and authorizing Public Improvements Development Agreement among the City of Houston, Texas, REINVESTMENT ZONE NUMBER TWENTY THREE, CITY OF HOUSTON, TEXAS, and EAST END ON THE BAYOU, L.P.  related to the construction of certain public improvements - DISTRICTS H - GONZALEZ and I - GALLEGOS
42.  ORDINANCE approving and authorizing Public Improvements Development Agreement among the City of Houston, Texas, REINVESTMENT ZONE NUMBER TWENTY THREE, CITY OF HOUSTON, TEXAS, and EAST END ON THE BAYOU, L.P.  related to the construction of certain public improvements - DISTRICTS H - GONZALEZ and I - GALLEGOS

43.  ORDINANCE disannexing approximately 896 acres of undeveloped land in in the vicinity of SPRING CREEK and TOWNSEN BOULEVARD within the municipal boundaries of the City of Houston in Harris and Montgomery Counties, Texas - DISTRICT E - MARTIN
43.  ORDINANCE disannexing approximately 896 acres of undeveloped land in in the vicinity of SPRING CREEK and TOWNSEN BOULEVARD within the municipal boundaries of the City of Houston in Harris and Montgomery Counties, Texas - DISTRICT E - MARTIN

44.  ORDINANCE consenting to the creation of MONTGOMERY COUNTY MUNICIPAL UTILITY DISTRICT NO. 118
44.  ORDINANCE consenting to the creation of MONTGOMERY COUNTY MUNICIPAL UTILITY DISTRICT NO. 118

45.  ORDINANCE consenting to the addition of 21.453 acres of land to MONTGOMERY COUNTY MUNICIPAL UTILITY DISTRICT NO. 118, for inclusion in its district
45.  ORDINANCE consenting to the addition of 21.453 acres of land to MONTGOMERY COUNTY MUNICIPAL UTILITY DISTRICT NO. 118, for inclusion in its district

46.  ORDINANCE approving and authorizing Strategic Partnership Agreement between the City of Houston and MONTGOMERY COUNTY MUNICIPAL UTILITY DISTRICT NO. 118
46.  ORDINANCE approving and authorizing Strategic Partnership Agreement between the City of Houston and MONTGOMERY COUNTY MUNICIPAL UTILITY DISTRICT NO. 118

47.  Ordinance annexing to the City of Houston, Texas for limited purposes a certain area located within MONTGOMERY COUNTY MUNICIPAL UTILITY DISTRICT NO. 118 (the “District”), in Harris and Montgomery Counties, 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
47.  Ordinance annexing to the City of Houston, Texas for limited purposes a certain area located within MONTGOMERY COUNTY MUNICIPAL UTILITY DISTRICT NO. 118 (the “District”), in Harris and Montgomery Counties, 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

48.   ORDINANCE annexing to the City of Houston, Texas for limited purposes a certain area located within DOWDELL PUBLIC UTILITY DISTRICT (“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
48.   ORDINANCE annexing to the City of Houston, Texas for limited purposes a certain area located within DOWDELL PUBLIC UTILITY DISTRICT (“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

49.   ORDINANCE approving and authorizing the first amended and restated Strategic Partnership Agreement between the City of Houston and DOWDELL PUBLIC UTILITY DISTRICT   DISTRICT A - STARDIG
49.   ORDINANCE approving and authorizing the first amended and restated Strategic Partnership Agreement between the City of Houston and DOWDELL PUBLIC UTILITY DISTRICT   DISTRICT A - STARDIG

50.  ORDINANCE annexing to the City of Houston, Texas for limited purposes a certain area located within FORT BEND COUNTY MUNICIPAL UTILITY DISTRICT NO. 30 (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
50.  ORDINANCE annexing to the City of Houston, Texas for limited purposes a certain area located within FORT BEND COUNTY MUNICIPAL UTILITY DISTRICT NO. 30 (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

51.   ORDINANCE approving and authorizing the second amended and restated Strategic Partnership Agreement between the City of Houston and FORT BEND COUNTY MUNICIPAL UTILITY DISTRICT NO. 30 - DISTRICT F - NGUYEN
51.   ORDINANCE approving and authorizing the second amended and restated Strategic Partnership Agreement between the City of Houston and FORT BEND COUNTY MUNICIPAL UTILITY DISTRICT NO. 30 - DISTRICT F - NGUYEN

52.  ORDINANCE approving and authorizing first amending and restated Strategic Partnership Agreement between the City of Houston and HARRIS COUNTY MUNICIPAL UTILITY DISTRICT NO. 62
52.  ORDINANCE approving and authorizing first amending and restated Strategic Partnership Agreement between the City of Houston and HARRIS COUNTY MUNICIPAL UTILITY DISTRICT NO. 62

53.  ORDINANCE annexing to the City of Houston, Texas for limited purposes a certain area located within WEST HARRIS COUNTY MUNICIPAL UTILITY DISTRICT NO. 2 (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
53.  ORDINANCE annexing to the City of Houston, Texas for limited purposes a certain area located within WEST HARRIS COUNTY MUNICIPAL UTILITY DISTRICT NO. 2 (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

54.  ORDINANCE approving and authorizing the second amended and restated Strategic Partnership Agreement between the City of Houston and WEST HARRIS COUNTY MUNICIPAL UTILITY DISTRICT NO. 2 - DISTRICT A - STARDIG
54.  ORDINANCE approving and authorizing the second amended and restated Strategic Partnership Agreement between the City of Houston and WEST HARRIS COUNTY MUNICIPAL UTILITY DISTRICT NO. 2 - DISTRICT A - STARDIG

Consideration of Consent Agenda »

CONSIDERATION OF MATTERS REMOVED FROM CONSENT AGENDA

Miscellaneous 8

Ordinances 15 - 29 & 55

8.  RECOMMENDATION from the Mayor’s Office of Public Safety and Homeland Security for approval of the GREATER HARRIS COUNTY 9-1-1 EMERGENCY NETWORK for 2015 Budget (January 1, 2015 - December 31, 2015)
8.  RECOMMENDATION from the Mayor’s Office of Public Safety and Homeland Security for approval of the GREATER HARRIS COUNTY 9-1-1 EMERGENCY NETWORK for 2015 Budget (January 1, 2015 - December 31, 2015)

15.  ORDINANCE approving and authorizing second amendment to Ancillary Land Exchange Agreement between the City of Houston and HOUSTON INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT (“HISD”) to provide an additional credit of $1,500.00 to HISD for each property to be acquired by the Land Assemblage Redevelopment Authority pursuant to the Urban Redevelopment Interlocal Agreement, as amended - DISTRICTS B - DAVIS; D - BOYKINS; H - GONZALEZ and I - GALLEGOS
15.  ORDINANCE approving and authorizing second amendment to Ancillary Land Exchange Agreement between the City of Houston and HOUSTON INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT (“HISD”) to provide an additional credit of $1,500.00 to HISD for each property to be acquired by the Land Assemblage Redevelopment Authority pursuant to the Urban Redevelopment Interlocal Agreement, as amended - DISTRICTS B - DAVIS; D - BOYKINS; H - GONZALEZ and I - GALLEGOS

16.  ORDINANCE approving and authorizing the reinstatement of, and third amendment to, the Urban Redevelopment Interlocal Agreement among the City of Houston, Other Taxing Units, and the LAND ASSEMBLAGE REDEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY to extend the term of the agreement until March 12, 2017 and to delete some properties that are subject to the agreement   DISTRICTS B - DAVIS; D - BOYKINS; H - GONZALEZ and I - GONZALEZ
16.  ORDINANCE approving and authorizing the reinstatement of, and third amendment to, the Urban Redevelopment Interlocal Agreement among the City of Houston, Other Taxing Units, and the LAND ASSEMBLAGE REDEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY to extend the term of the agreement until March 12, 2017 and to delete some properties that are subject to the agreement   DISTRICTS B - DAVIS; D - BOYKINS; H - GONZALEZ and I - GONZALEZ

17.   ORDINANCE providing for an ad valorem tax exemption on a historical site located at 1901 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; providing for severability - DISTRICT C - COHEN
17.   ORDINANCE providing for an ad valorem tax exemption on a historical site located at 1901 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; providing for severability - DISTRICT C - COHEN

18.   ORDINANCE providing for an ad valorem tax exemption on a historical site located at 209 East Woodland 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; providing for severability - DISTRICT H - GONZALEZ
18.   ORDINANCE providing for an ad valorem tax exemption on a historical site located at 209 East Woodland 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; providing for severability - DISTRICT H - GONZALEZ

19.  ORDINANCE providing for an ad valorem tax exemption on a historical site located at 523 Bayland Avenue 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; providing for severability - DISTRICT H - GONZALEZ
19.  ORDINANCE providing for an ad valorem tax exemption on a historical site located at 523 Bayland Avenue 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; providing for severability - DISTRICT H - GONZALEZ

20.   ORDINANCE providing for an ad valorem tax exemption on a historical site located at 1539 Rutland 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; providing for severability - DISTRICT C - COHEN
20.   ORDINANCE providing for an ad valorem tax exemption on a historical site located at 1539 Rutland 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; providing for severability - DISTRICT C - COHEN

21.   ORDINANCE providing for an ad valorem tax exemption on a historical site located at 1845 Harvard 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; providing for severability - DISTRICT C - COHEN
21.   ORDINANCE providing for an ad valorem tax exemption on a historical site located at 1845 Harvard 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; providing for severability - DISTRICT C - COHEN

22.   ORDINANCE providing for an ad valorem tax exemption on a historical site located at 101 Parkview 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; providing for severability - DISTRICT H - GONZALEZ
22.   ORDINANCE providing for an ad valorem tax exemption on a historical site located at 101 Parkview 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; providing for severability - DISTRICT H - GONZALEZ

23.   ORDINANCE providing for an ad valorem tax exemption on a historical site located at 1433 Allston 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; providing for severability - DISTRICT C - COHEN
23.   ORDINANCE providing for an ad valorem tax exemption on a historical site located at 1433 Allston 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; providing for severability - DISTRICT C - COHEN

24.   ORDINANCE providing for an ad valorem tax exemption on a historical site located at 1334 Ashland 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; providing for severability - DISTRICT C - COHEN
24.   ORDINANCE providing for an ad valorem tax exemption on a historical site located at 1334 Ashland 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; providing for severability - DISTRICT C - COHEN

25.   ORDINANCE providing for an ad valorem tax exemption on a historical site located at 518 Harvard 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; providing for severability - DISTRICT C - COHEN
25.   ORDINANCE providing for an ad valorem tax exemption on a historical site located at 518 Harvard 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; providing for severability - DISTRICT C - COHEN

26.   ORDINANCE providing for an ad valorem tax exemption on a historical site located at 419 Euclid 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; providing for severability - DISTRICT H - GONZALEZ
26.   ORDINANCE providing for an ad valorem tax exemption on a historical site located at 419 Euclid 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; providing for severability - DISTRICT H - GONZALEZ

27.   ORDINANCE providing for an ad valorem tax exemption on a historical site located at 606 Colquitt 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; providing for severability - DISTRICT C - COHEN
27.   ORDINANCE providing for an ad valorem tax exemption on a historical site located at 606 Colquitt 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; providing for severability - DISTRICT C - COHEN

28.   ORDINANCE providing for an ad valorem tax exemption on a historical site located at 208 East 8th 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; providing for severability - DISTRICT C - COHEN
28.   ORDINANCE providing for an ad valorem tax exemption on a historical site located at 208 East 8th 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; providing for severability - DISTRICT C - COHEN

29.   ORDINANCE providing for an ad valorem tax exemption on a historical site located at 715 Pizer Street in Houston, Texas; containing findings and other provisions relating to the providing for an ad valorem tax exemption on a historical site located at foregoing subject; providing for the revocation of such tax exemption and the recapture of taxes upon the occurrence of stated events; providing for severability - DISTRICT H - GONZALEZ
29.   ORDINANCE providing for an ad valorem tax exemption on a historical site located at 715 Pizer Street in Houston, Texas; containing findings and other provisions relating to the providing for an ad valorem tax exemption on a historical site located at foregoing subject; providing for the revocation of such tax exemption and the recapture of taxes upon the occurrence of stated events; providing for severability - DISTRICT H - GONZALEZ

55.  ORDINANCE approving and authorizing second amendment to Regional Participation Agreement between the City of Houston and THE WOODLANDS TOWNSHIP, a political subdivision of the State of Texas and the successor by name change to Town Center Improvement District of Montgomery County, Texas
55.  ORDINANCE approving and authorizing second amendment to Regional Participation Agreement between the City of Houston and THE WOODLANDS TOWNSHIP, a political subdivision of the State of Texas and the successor by name change to Town Center Improvement District of Montgomery County, Texas

Item 56 »

NON CONSENT AGENDA - NUMBER 56

56.  RECEIVE nominations for Position 8 of the BOARD OF DIRECTORS OF THE HOUSTON CIVIC EVENT, INC, CITY OF HOUSTON TEXAS, for a term to expire January 1, 2016
56.  RECEIVE nominations for Position 8 of the BOARD OF DIRECTORS OF THE HOUSTON CIVIC EVENT, INC, CITY OF HOUSTON TEXAS, for a term to expire January 1, 2016

Matters Held »

MATTERS HELD - NUMBERS 57 through 65

57.  ORDINANCE providing for an ad valorem tax exemption on a historical site located at 3003 Chevy Chase 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; providing for severability - DISTRICT G - PENNINGTON - TAGGED BY COUNCIL MEMBER MARTIN

This was Item 11 on Agenda of November 19, 2014

57.  ORDINANCE providing for an ad valorem tax exemption on a historical site located at 3003 Chevy Chase 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; providing for severability - DISTRICT G - PENNINGTON - TAGGED BY COUNCIL MEMBER MARTIN

This was Item 11 on Agenda of November 19, 2014

58.  ORDINANCE providing for an ad valorem tax exemption on a historical site located at 3414 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; providing for severability - DISTRICT G - PENNINGTON TAGGED BY COUNCIL MEMBER MARTIN This was Item 12 on Agenda of November 19, 2014
58.  ORDINANCE providing for an ad valorem tax exemption on a historical site located at 3414 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; providing for severability - DISTRICT G - PENNINGTON TAGGED BY COUNCIL MEMBER MARTIN This was Item 12 on Agenda of November 19, 2014

59.  ORDINANCE providing for an ad valorem tax exemption on a historical site located at 2910 Lazy Lane 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; providing for severability - DISTRICT G - PENNINGTON - TAGGED BY COUNCIL MEMBER MARTIN This was Item 13 on Agenda of November 19, 2014
59.  ORDINANCE providing for an ad valorem tax exemption on a historical site located at 2910 Lazy Lane 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; providing for severability - DISTRICT G - PENNINGTON - TAGGED BY COUNCIL MEMBER MARTIN This was Item 13 on Agenda of November 19, 2014

60.  ORDINANCE providing for an ad valorem tax exemption on a historical site located at 2504 Brentwood 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; providing for severability - DISTRICT G - PENNINGTON TAGGED BY COUNCIL MEMBER MARTIN This was Item 14 on Agenda of November 19, 2014
60.  ORDINANCE providing for an ad valorem tax exemption on a historical site located at 2504 Brentwood 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; providing for severability - DISTRICT G - PENNINGTON TAGGED BY COUNCIL MEMBER MARTIN This was Item 14 on Agenda of November 19, 2014

61.  ORDINANCE providing for an ad valorem tax exemption on a historical site located at 2603 Milam 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; providing for severability - DISTRICT C - COHEN TAGGED BY COUNCIL MEMBER MARTIN This was Item 15 on Agenda of November 19, 2014
61.  ORDINANCE providing for an ad valorem tax exemption on a historical site located at 2603 Milam 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; providing for severability - DISTRICT C - COHEN TAGGED BY COUNCIL MEMBER MARTIN This was Item 15 on Agenda of November 19, 2014

62.  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 2015 Operating Budget for the Authority and the Fiscal Years 2015-2019 Capital Improvements Budget for the Zone - DISTRICTS A - STARDIG and G - PENNINGTON TAGGED BY COUNCIL MEMBER PENNINGTON This was Item 21 on Agenda of November 19, 2014
62.  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 2015 Operating Budget for the Authority and the Fiscal Years 2015-2019 Capital Improvements Budget for the Zone - DISTRICTS A - STARDIG and G - PENNINGTON TAGGED BY COUNCIL MEMBER PENNINGTON This was Item 21 on Agenda of November 19, 2014

63.  ORDINANCE appropriating $601,646.00 out of Metro Projects Construction DDSRF Fund; awarding contract to PFEIFFER & SON, LTD for Arterial Travel Time System; 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 CIP Cost Recovery and contingencies relating to construction of facilities financed by the Metro Projects Construction DDSRF Fund  TAGGED BY COUNCIL MEMBER GALLEGOS This was Item 29 on Agenda of November 19, 2014
63.  ORDINANCE appropriating $601,646.00 out of Metro Projects Construction DDSRF Fund; awarding contract to PFEIFFER & SON, LTD for Arterial Travel Time System; 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 CIP Cost Recovery and contingencies relating to construction of facilities financed by the Metro Projects Construction DDSRF Fund  TAGGED BY COUNCIL MEMBER GALLEGOS This was Item 29 on Agenda of November 19, 2014

64.   WRITTEN Motion by Council Member Boykins to amend Section 1.13 of Item 65 below of the City of Houston’s Financial Policies as follows:        13.   A formal Request for Information (RFI) process shall be conducted by the Finance Working Group annually when selecting underwriters in order to promote fairness, objectivity and transparency. The selection committee shall report results of the RFI process to BFA. and present recommendations for transactions expected to occur during the following year. RFIs shall include questions related to the areas listed below to distinguish firms’ qualifications and experience, including but not limited to: This Item should be considered prior to consideration of Item 65 below
64.   WRITTEN Motion by Council Member Boykins to amend Section 1.13 of Item 65 below of the City of Houston’s Financial Policies as follows:        13.   A formal Request for Information (RFI) process shall be conducted by the Finance Working Group annually when selecting underwriters in order to promote fairness, objectivity and transparency. The selection committee shall report results of the RFI process to BFA. and present recommendations for transactions expected to occur during the following year. RFIs shall include questions related to the areas listed below to distinguish firms’ qualifications and experience, including but not limited to: This Item should be considered prior to consideration of Item 65 below

65.   ORDINANCE amending and restating the City of Houston’s Financial Policies adopted by Ordinance No. 2003-474 DELAYED BY MOTION #2014-1016, 11/19/14 This was Item 31 on Agenda of November 19, 2014
65.   ORDINANCE amending and restating the City of Houston’s Financial Policies adopted by Ordinance No. 2003-474 DELAYED BY MOTION #2014-1016, 11/19/14 This was Item 31 on Agenda of November 19, 2014

Matters to be Presented by Council Members

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