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RECONVENE

WEDNESDAY - December 5, 2018 - 9:00 A. M.

Miscellaneous »

MISCELLANEOUS

1.  REQUEST from Mayor for confirmation of the reappointment of the following individuals as Associate Judges of Municipal Courts for two-year terms:  WALTER SCHROEDER                          JOELLEN SNOW  FAD WILSON, JR.                                   ARTURO DELEON, JR.  CATHERINE WYLIE                                LYDIA JOHNSON  ANDREW MARTIN                                  NILE COPELAND  TERESA HOANG                                    PHYLLIS RANDOLPH FRYE ROBERT ROSENBERG




2.  REQUEST from Mayor for the confirmation of the appointment of the following individuals to the MUNICIPAL EMPLOYEES CIVIL SERVICE COMMISSION AND THE FIREFIGHTER’S & POLICE OFFICERS’ CIVIL SERVICE COMMISSION (FIRE ONLY): Position Two  -  WILLETTA MARIE SHEPHERD RUCKER, for a term to expire June 14, 2021 Alternate Position One    -  MARISSA MARQUEZ, for a term to expire June 14, 2019 Alternate Position Two    -  DANIEL N. RAMIREZ, for a term to expire June 14, 2021 Alternate Position Three -  JB LEE BOBBITT, for a term to expire June 14, 2020


3.  REQUEST from Mayor for the confirmation of the appointment or reappointment of the following individuals to the BOARD OF DIRECTORS OF THE HOUSTON LAND BANK (HLB), formerly known as LAND ASSEMBLAGE REDEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY (LARA) for terms to expire December 30, 2019: Position One     -  DAVID L. COLLINS, reappointment and to serve as Vice Chair Position Two     -  VINCENT A. MARQUEZ, reappointment Position Three  -  MATT ZEIS, reappointment Position Four    -  JESUS DEANDA, appointment Position Five     -  NICHOLAS ANDREW HALL, reappointment and to serve as Chair

Mayor's Report

MAYOR'S REPORT

Consent Agenda »

CONSENT AGENDA

CONSENT AGENDA NUMBERS 1 through 53


MISCELLANEOUS - NUMBERING


MISCELLANEOUS - NUMBERS 1 through 5


Miscellaneous


5.  RECOMMENDATION from the Director of the Houston Emergency Center for approval of the GREATER HARRIS COUNTY 9-1-1 EMERGENCY NETWORK for Fiscal Year 2019 Budget  January 1, 2019 through December 31, 2019


ACCEPT WORK - NUMBERING


ACCEPT WORK - NUMBERS 6 through 10


ACCEPT WORK


6.  RECOMMENDATION from Director Houston Public Works for approval of final contract amount of $11,666,658.28 and acceptance of work on contract with REYTEC CONSTRUCTION RESOURCES, INC for Pinemont Drive Paving and Drainage from Ella Boulevard to North Shepherd Drive - 7.24% under the original contract amount - DISTRICTS B - DAVIS and C - COHEN


7.  RECOMMENDATION from Director Houston Public Works for approval of final contract amount of $1,917,928.09 and acceptance of work on contract with IIU-FEI SAFE SIDEWALK, JV for Safe Sidewalk, Work Authorization Project - 1.41% over the original contract amount - DISTRICTS A - STARDIG; B - DAVIS; C - COHEN; D - BOYKINS; E - MARTIN; F - LE; G - TRAVIS; H - CISNEROS and K - CASTEX-TATUM


9.  RECOMMENDATION from Director Houston Public Works for approval of final cost of $3,432,811.29 and acceptance of work on contract with REPIPE CONSTRUCTION, LLC dba IPR SOUTH CENTRAL, LLC, for Sanitary Sewer Rehabilitation by Cured-In-Place Pipe Method - 0.57% under the original contract amount - DISTRICT B - DAVIS


10.  RECOMMENDATION from Director Houston Public Works for approval of final contract amount of $2,162,501.17 and acceptance of work on contract with D. L. ELLIOTT ENTERPRISES, INC for Water Line Replacement in Glen Iris Area - 2.10% over the original contract amount - DISTRICTS D - BOYKINS and K - CASTEX-TATUM


PROPERTY - NUMBERING


PROPERTY - NUMBERS 11 through 13


PROPERTY


12.  RECOMMENDATION from the City Attorney to deposit the amount of the Award of Special Commissioners into the Registry of the Court, and settle the eminent domain matter in connection with City of Houston v. CG7600, LP., et al., Cause No. 1108165, for acquisition of Parcel KY17-066; for the MacGregor Way North No. 1, Westpark No. 1 and Magnet Lift Station Project - DISTRICT D - BOYKINS


13.  RECOMMENDATION from Director Houston Public Works to Purchase Parcel AY17-216 located at 4811 Lillian Street and Parcel AY17-217 located at 801 Shepherd Drive, for the Shepherd and Durham Paving and Drainage Project - DISTRICT C - COHEN


PURCHASING AND TABULATION OF BIDS - NUMBERING


PURCHASING AND TABULATION OF BIDS - NUMBER 14


PURCHASING AND TABULATION OF BIDS


14.  PROTECH, LLC for Removal, Disposal, Furnish, Install (Direct Mount) and Calibrate Electric Actuators for the Houston Public Works - $416,570.45 - Enterprise Fund - DISTRICTS C - COHEN and D - BOYKINS


RESOLUTIONS - NUMBERING


RESOLUTIONS - NUMBER 15


RESOLUTIONS


ORDINANCES - NUMBERING


ORDINANCES - NUMBERS 16 through 53


ORDINANCES


16.  ORDINANCE authorizing the sale and conveyance of a 20-foot-wide waterline easement and a 25-foot-wide sanitary sewer line easement, both situated in the Talcott Patching Survey, Abstract No. 619, Harris County, Texas; selling the easements to UVALDE REALTY PARTNERS, LLC, in consideration of its payment to the City of $731.00 and other good and valuable consideration -  DISTRICT I - GALLEGOS


17.  ORDINANCE authorizing the sale of a 14,591-square-foot subsurface pipeline easement, located in the J.T. Harrell Survey, Abstract No. 329, Harris County, Texas; selling the easement to MAGELLAN PIPELINE COMPANY, L.P., and V-TEX LOGISTICS, LLC, in consideration of their payment to the City of $5,016.00 and other good and valuable consideration - DISTRICT H - CISNEROS


21.  ORDINANCE approving and authorizing 1) first amendment to contract between the City of Houston and HARRIS COUNTY HOSPITAL DISTRICT, d/b/a HARRIS HEALTH SYSTEM for routine HIV screening services, and 2) fourth amendment to contract between the City of Houston and THE UNIVERSITY of TEXAS HEALTH SCIENCE CENTER at HOUSTON for routine HIV screening services; amending Ordinance No. 2014-676, as amended, to increase the maximum contract amounts of the above agreements


22.  ORDINANCE approving and authorizing first amendments to various contracts between the City of Houston and 1) MONTROSE COUNSELING CENTER, INC., 2) BEE BUSY LEARNING ACADEMY, INC., 3) ST. HOPE FOUNDATION, INC., 4) LEGACY COMMUNITY HEALTH SERVICES, INC., and 5) POSITIVE EFFORTS, INC., respectively, for various HIV/STD prevention services;  approving and authorizing second amendments to contracts between the City of Houston and 1) AIDS FOUNDATION HOUSTON, INC., and 2) FUNDACION LATINOAMERICANA DE ACCION SOCIAL, INC., respectively, for HIV/STD prevention for counseling, testing and referral services; amending Ordinance No. 2014-0055, as amended, to increase the maximum contract amounts of the above agreements


24.  ORDINANCE approving and authorizing Compromise, Settlement and Indemnification Agreement between the City of Houston and AREZA K. HANDOYO to settle a lawsuit - $200,000.00 - Property & Casualty Fund


25.  ORDINANCE approving and authorizing a Compromise and Settlement Agreement between and SOUTHWESTERN BELL TELEPHONE COMPANY and the City of Houston in the amount of $90,000.00 to settle a lawsuit - Property & Casualty Fund


26.  ORDINANCE issuing a permit to MAGELLAN PIPELINE COMPANY, L.P., and V-TEX LOGISTICS, L.L.C., to construct, operate, maintain, improve, repair and replace one new pipeline  in certain portions of specified public street rights-of-way and prescribing the conditions and provisions under which the permit is issued; providing for severability - DISTRICTS A - STARDIG; B - DAVIS and H - CISNEROS


28.  ORDINANCE approving and authorizing the first amended and restated Strategic Partnership Agreement between the City of Houston, Texas and BAYBROOK MUNICIPAL UTILITY DISTRICT NO. 1


29.  ORDINANCE annexing to the City of Houston, Texas, (“City”) for limited purposes, certain area located within the BAYBROOK MUNICIPAL UTILITY DISTRICT NO. 1 (“District”) and certain territory located in the vicinity of said district, in Harris County, Texas; containing findings and other provisions relating to the foregoing subject; imposing the sales and use tax of the City in the areas annexed in said district; assigning the annexed areas to adjacent current City’s Council District from which a Council Member is elected until such time as the district boundaries are re-drawn pursuant to the City’s Charter This item should only be considered after passage of Item 28 above


30.  ORDINANCE approving and authorizing the first amended and restated Strategic Partnership Agreement between the City of Houston, Texas and EL DORADO UTILITY DISTRICT


31.  ORDINANCE annexing to the City of Houston, Texas, (“City”) for limited purposes, a certain area located within the EL DORADO UTILITY DISTRICT (“District”) and certain territory located in the vicinity of said district, in Harris County, Texas; containing findings and other provisions relating to the foregoing subject; imposing the sales and use tax of the city in the areas annexed in said district; assigning the annexed areas to adjacent current City’s Council District from which a Council Member is elected until such time as the district boundaries are re-drawn pursuant to the City’s Charter This item should only be considered after passage of Item 30 above


32.  ORDINANCE approving and authorizing the Strategic Partnership Agreement between the City of Houston, Texas and FORT BEND COUNTY FRESH WATER SUPPLY DISTRICT NO. 1  


33.  ORDINANCE annexing to the City of Houston, Texas (“City”), for limited purposes, certain area located within FORT BEND COUNTY FRESH WATER SUPPLY DISTRICT NO. 1 and certain territory located in the vicinity of such district (“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 in the annexed areas for limited purposes; assigning the annexed areas to adjacent current district council map until such time as the district council map boundaries are re-drawn pursuant to the City’s Charter


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


35.  ORDINANCE annexing to the City of Houston, Texas, (“City”) for limited purposes, a certain area located within the HARRIS-FORT BEND COUNTIES MUNICIPAL UTILITY DISTRICT NO. 5 (District”) and certain territory located in the vicinity of said district, in Harris and Fort Bend Counties, Texas; containing findings and other provisions relating to the foregoing subject; imposing the sales and use tax of the City in the areas annexed in said district; assigning the annexed areas to adjacent current City’s council district from which a Council Member is elected until such time as the district boundaries are re-drawn pursuant to the City’s Charter This item should only be considered after passage of Item 34 above


36.  ORDINANCE approving and authorizing the first amended and restated Strategic Partnership Agreement between the City of Houston, Texas and SOUTHERN MONTGOMERY COUNTY MUNICIPAL UTILITY DISTRICT


37.  ORDINANCE annexing to the City of Houston, Texas, (“City”) for limited purposes, certain area located within the SOUTHERN MONTGOMERY COUNTY MUNICIPAL UTILITY DISTRICT ("District”) and certain territory located in the vicinity of said district, in Montgomery County, Texas; containing findings and other provisions relating to the foregoing subject; imposing the sales and use tax of the City in the areas annexed in said district; assigning the annexed areas to adjacent current City’s council district from which a Council Member is elected until such time as the district boundaries are re-drawn pursuant to the City’s Charter This item should only be considered after passage of Item 36 above


38.  ORDINANCE approving and authorizing the third amended and restated Strategic Partnership Agreement between the City of Houston and FORT BEND COUNTY MUNICIPAL UTILITY DISTRICT NO. 133


39.  ORDINANCE amending Ordinance No. 2015-965, as amended by Ordinance No. 2015-1188, 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 the annexed area to adjacent District from which a District Council Member is elected until such time as the District boundaries may be changed pursuant to the City’s Charter This item should only be considered after passage of Item 38 above


40.  ORDINANCE establishing the north and south sides of the 2600-2700 blocks of Wichita 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 D - BOYKINS


41.  ORDINANCE establishing the north and south sides of the 4500 block of Woodside 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


42.  ORDINANCE establishing the south side of the 2100 block of University 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


43.  ORDINANCE approving and authorizing first amendment to the agreement between the City of Houston and HARRIS COUNTY MUNICIPAL UTILITY DISTRICT NO. 406 and HARRIS COUNTY MUNICIPAL UTILITY DISTRICT NO. 321 for Sanitary Sewer Service for Houston Public Works (Approved by Ordinance No. 2010-919)


44.  ORDINANCE consenting to the addition of 1.1708 acres of land to BRIDGESTONE MUNICIPAL UTILITY DISTRICT, for inclusion in its district


45.  ORDINANCE consenting to the addition of 5.07 acres of land to HARRIS COUNTY MUNICIPAL UTILITY DISTRICT NO. 530, for inclusion in its district


46.  ORDINANCE consenting to the addition of 4.9277 acres of land to NORTHAMPTON MUNICIPAL UTILITY DISTRICT, for inclusion in its district


50.  ORDINANCE awarding contract to BROWN & ROOT INDUSTRIAL SERVICES, LLC for Clarifier Maintenance Repair and Replacement Services for Houston Public Works - 3 Years with two one-year options - $21,000,000.00 - Enterprise Fund


51.  ORDINANCE appropriating $3,370,000.00 out of Street & Traffic Control and Storm Drainage DDSRF, awarding contract to  PM CONSTRUCTION & REHAB, LLC dba IPR SOUTH CENTRAL for FY2019 Drainage Rehab Work Orders #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 CIP Cost Recovery and engineering and testing relating to construction of facilities financed by the Street & Traffic Control and Storm Drainage DDSRF


52.  ORDINANCE appropriating $4,344,846.89 out of Water & Sewer System Consolidated Construction Fund, awarding contract to PM CONSTRUCTION & REHAB, LLC dba IPR SOUTH CENTRAL for Small and Large Diameter Waterline Valve Replacement Project; setting a deadline for the bidder’s execution of the contract and delivery of all bonds, insurance, and other required contract documents to the City; holding the bidder in default if it fails to meet the deadlines; providing funding for testing services, CIP Cost Recovery, and contingencies relating to construction of facilities financed by the Water and Sewer System Consolidated Construction Fund WA11284


53.  ORDINANCE No. 2018-899, passed second reading November 28, 2018 ORDINANCE granting to STRIPE-A-ZONE, INC, a Texas Corporation, the right, privilege, and franchise to collect, haul, and transport solid waste and industrial waste from commercial properties located within the City of Houston, Texas, pursuant to Chapter 39, Code of Ordinances, Houston, Texas; providing for related terms and conditions - THIRD AND FINAL READING

Consideration of Matters Removed from the Consent Agenda »

CONSIDERATION OF MATTERS REMOVED FROM CONSENT AGENDA

4.  RECOMMENDATION from Director Houston Public Works for approval of the installation of permanent speed cushions in Various Neighborhoods - DISTRICTS A - STARDIG; B - DAVIS; C - COHEN; D - BOYKINS; F - LE; G - TRAVIS; H - CISNEROS; I - GALLEGOS; J - LASTER and K - CASTEX-TATUM


8.  RECOMMENDATION from Director Houston Public Works for approval of final contract amount of $1,909,556.79 and acceptance of work on contract with IIU-FEI SAFE SIDEWALK, JV for Safe Sidewalk, Work Authorization Project - 1.88% over the original contract amount - DISTRICTS A - STARDIG; B - DAVIS; C - COHEN; D - BOYKINS; E - MARTIN; F - LE; H - CISNEROS; I - GALLEGOS; J - LASTER and K - CASTEX-TATUM


11.  RECOMMENDATION from Director Houston Public Works, reviewed and approved by the Joint Referral Committee, on request from Jason Davis of Crain, Caton & James, PC on behalf of Contanda Terminals, LLC, declining the acceptance of, rejecting, and refusing the dedication of 92nd Street, from Becker Street north ±100 feet, located within the Manchester Subdivision, out of the Callahan and Vince Surveys, A-9, Parcel SY18-050  - DISTRICT I - GALLEGOS




15.  RESOLUTION approving the issuance and sale by HOUSTON HOUSING FINANCE CORPORATION of Multifamily Housing Revenue Bonds (Anna Dupree Terrace Apartments), Series 2018 - DISTRICT D - BOYKINS




18.  ORDINANCE amending City of Houston Ordinance Nos. 2013-353 passed April 30, 2013, as amended; 2015-338 passed April 21, 2015, as amended; 2016-340 passed May 3, 2016, as amended; 2017-516 passed July 25, 2017, as amended; and 2018-430 passed May 29, 2018, as amended, which authorized the submissions of the  2013, 2015, 2016, 2017 and 2018 Annual Action Plans to the United States Department of Housing and Urban Development, including the applications and budgets for the Community Development Block Grant (“CDBG”) Program, among others


19.  ORDINANCE amending Ordinances 2018-56 and 2018-84 to provide for an additional allocation of $10,098,907.00 in Community Development Block Grant Funds, thereby increasing the allocation to each master contractor agreement executed thereunder and increasing the maximum amount of all of the master contractor agreements executed pursuant thereto This item should only be considered after passage of Item 18 above


23.  ORDINANCE approving and authorizing Professional Services Agreement between NORTON ROSE FULBRIGHT US LLP and the City of Houston; and providing a maximum contract amount - $250,000.00 - Enterprise Fund


27.  ORDINANCE approving the issuance of bonds and notes by the SAINT GEORGE PLACE REDEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY - DISTRICTS G - TRAVIS and J - LASTER


48.  ORDINANCE approving and authorizing contract between the City of Houston and INFAX, INC for TRAX Smart Restroom Application and WINFIDS Multi-User Flight Information Display System for the Houston Airport System; providing maximum contract amount - 3 Years with two one-year options - $4,150,000.00 - Enterprise Fund


49.  ORDINANCE approving and authorizing sole source Professional Services Contract between the City of Houston and HILLCO PARTNERS, LLC for representation of the City for State Lobbyist Representation Services; providing a maximum contract amount - 2 years - $662,046.00   General Fund

Non Consent Agenda »

NON CONSENT AGENDA

54.  MOTION TO AMEND MOTION #2018-592, 11/14/18, TO RESCHEDULE A PUBLIC HEARING regarding fourth amendment to the Project Plan and Reinvestment Zone Financing Plan for REINVESTMENT ZONE NUMBER SEVENTEEN (MEMORIAL CITY ZONE) - DISTRICTS A - STARDIG and G - TRAVIS HEARING DATE - 9:00 A.M. - WEDNESDAY - DECEMBER 19, 2018

Matters Held »

MATTERS HELD

55.  MOTION by Council Member Cohen/Seconded by Council Member Davis to adopt recommendation rom Director Houston Public Works for approval of final contract amount of $1,428,569.47 and acceptance of work on contract with T CONSTRUCTION LLC for Wastewater Collection System Rehabilitation and Renewal - 1.27% under the original contract amount (4235-55) - DISTRICTS A - STARDIG; C - COHEN; D - BOYKINS; F - LE; H - CISNEROS; I – GALLEGOS; J - LASTER and K - CASTEX-TATUM TAGGED BY COUNCIL MEMBER STARDIG This was item 10 on Agenda of November 28, 2018




56.  MOTION by Council Member Cohen/Seconded by Council Member Davis to adopt recommendation from Director Houston Public Works for approval of final contract amount of $1,580,077.85 and acceptance of work on contract with TEGRITY CONTRACTORS, INC for Fire Hydrant Replacement Project - 4.02% under the original contract amount  (WA11238) TAGGED BY COUNCIL MEMBER CASTEX-TATUM This was item 11 on Agenda of November 28, 2018


57.  MOTION by Council Member Cohen/Seconded by Council Member Davis to adopt recommendation from Solid Waste Management Department to award to WASTE MANAGEMENT of TEXAS, INC for additional funding for FY2019 for Solid Waste Disposal Contract for the Solid Waste Management Department - $1,500,000.00 - General Fund TAGGED BY COUNCIL MEMBERS STARDIG AND KNOX This was item 18 on Agenda of November 28, 2018


58.  ORDINANCE approving and authorizing eighteen agreements for performing arts organizations and/or musicians between the City of Houston and APOLLO CHAMBER PLAYERS; ARS LYRICA HOUSTON; AXIOM QUARTET INC.; BOB CHADWICK TRIO, a sole proprietorship operated by Robert Chadwick; DIVISI STRINGS, LLC; ENTERTAINMENT CONNECT LLC; EDDIE AKHMETCHINE TRIO, a sole proprietorship operated by Eddie Akhmetchine; GERLING-MUT DUO, a sole proprietorship operated by Ingrid Hunter; MARK PRAUSE; MUSIQA; MYSTERY LOVES COMPANY, a partnership operated by Carlos A. Machado and MADELINE HERDEMAN; PAMELA YORK JAZZ TRIO, a sole proprietorship operated by Pamela York; PAUL ENGLISH JAZZ QUARTET, a sole proprietorship operated by Paul English; RETROSPECT, a sole proprietorship operated by Eric Charles Kaposta; SOLERO FLAMENCO LLC; STEPHANIE GUSTAFSON-AMFAHR; THE DANCEWICZ-DOUCET DUO, a sole proprietorship operated by Dominika Dancewicz; and ANTHONY HENRY for the Houston Airport System; providing a maximum contract amount - 3 Years with two one-year options - $3,000,000.00 - Enterprise Fund TAGGED BY COUNCIL MEMBERS LASTER and KUBOSH This was Item 40 on Agenda of November 28, 2018

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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