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Prayer, Pledge, & Roll Call »

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


Council Member Kubosh


ROLL CALL AND ADOPT MINUTES OF PREVIOUS MINUTES

Public Speakers »

SP120319

Admin Report »

REPORT FROM CITY CONTROLLER AND THE CITY ADMINISTRATION REGARDING THE CURRENT FINANCIAL STATUS OF THE CITY including but not limited to, a revenue, expenditure and encumbrance report for the General Fund, all special revenue funds and all enterprise funds, and a report on the status of bond funds

Hearings »

1.  PUBLIC HEARING for a Life Extension for TAX INCREMENT REINVESTMENT ZONES NUMBER ELEVEN (GREENSPOINT) and NUMBER EIGHTEEN (FIFTH WARD)


2.   PUBLIC HEARING regarding the designation for the BRITTMOORE FOUNDERS DISTRICT, GP, LLC REINVESTMENT ZONE for tax abatement purposes DISTRICT A - STARDIG

Consent Agenda »

CONSENT AGENDA NUMBER 3 through 83

Consideration of Matters Removed from Consent Agenda »

3.  RECOMMENDATION from the Director of the Houston Emergency Center for approval of the GREATER HARRIS COUNTY 9-1-1 EMERGENCY NETWORK for Fiscal Year 2020 Budget (January 1, 2020 through December 31, 2020)


8.   AURIGO SOFTWARE TECHNOLOGIES, INC to purchase Aurigo Masterworks Software Application and Professional Services through the General Services Administration Schedule 70 Contract through the Cooperative Purchasing Program for Houston Public Works - $2,307,625.00 - Project Cost Recovery Fund


9.  ORACLE AMERICA, INC - $1,476,287.96 and RFD & ASSOCIATES, INC - $130,729.41 for purchase of ORACLE Hardware and Software Technical Support Services, Update License Fees, Hardware and IT Professional Services through the Texas Department of Information Resources (DIR) for Houston Public Works - 1 Year with two one-year options - Enterprise and Other Funds


11.  RESOLUTION approving and adopting a revised Investment Policy for the City of Houston, and making various provisions related to the subject


12.  ORDINANCE AMENDING CHAPTER 42 OF THE CODE OF ORDINANCES, HOUSTON, TEXAS, relating to the use of the Park and Recreation Dedication Fund for the provision of certain Parks and Open Spaces, by Amending Section 42-1 and Section 42-255


13.  ORDINANCE AMENDING SECTION 46-238 OF THE CODE OF ORDINANCES, HOUSTON, TEXAS, relating to the insurance requirements for Chauffeured Limousine Services


14.  ORDINANCE establishing City of Houston Election Precincts and designating Polling Places for the City of Houston Runoff Election to be held on December 14, 2019


15.  ORDINANCE relating to the rescheduling or postponement of certain City Council meetings


16.  ORDINANCE appropriating $18,189,840.00 in Tax Increment Reinvestment Zone (TIRZ) Affordable Housing Funds for Single Family Activities and to provide for the Administration of Affordable Housing Activities


17.  ORDINANCE approving and authorizing a Concession Agreement between the City of Houston and SMARTE CARTE, INC. for Luggage Carts and Self-Serve Passenger Services at George Bush Intercontinental Airport/Houston and William P. Hobby Airport; providing a maximum contract amount – 5 Years with three successive one-year options - Revenue - DISTRICTS B - DAVIS and I - GALLEGOS


18.  ORDINANCE appropriating $58,949,500.00 out of Airports Improvement Fund as an additional appropriation for construction contract with FLATIRON CONSTRUCTORS, INC for the Construction Phase II Rehabilitation of Taxiway WB at George Bush Intercontinental Airport/Houston (Project Number 901) - DISTRICT B - DAVIS


21.  ORDINANCE approving and authorizing agreement regarding Conveyance and Development between the City of Houston, Texas, as Seller, and MONTROSE COLLECTIVE, LP, as Buyer, relating to the conveyance of 0.2028 acres (8,833 square feet) of land located at 802 Westheimer Road, situated in the Obedience Smith Survey, Abstract Number 696, Houston, Harris County, Texas; approving and authorizing a Special Warranty Deed - DISTRICT C - COHEN


22.  ORDINANCE declaring Parcel SY10-020 surplus property; approving and authorizing Purchase and Sale Agreement between the City of Houston, Texas, Seller, and PROPERTY REDEVELOPMENT IV, L.P., Buyer, for the sale of 37,615 square feet of vacant lot - $292,000.00 - Revenue - DISTRICT A - STARDIG


24.  ORDINANCE approving and authorizing second amendment to various contracts between the City of Houston and 1) MONTROSE CENTER, INC. (formerly known as MONTROSE COUNSELING CENTER, INC) 2) ST. HOPE FOUNDATION, INC, 3) LEGACY COMUNITY HEALTH SERVICES, INC, 4) POSITIVE EFFORTS, INC, respectively, for various HIV/STD Prevention Services; approving and authorizing third amendment to contract between the City of Houston and AIDS FOUNDATION HOUSTON, INC for HIV/STD Counseling, Testing and Referral Services


25.  ORDINANCE approving and authorizing second amendment to contract between the City of Houston and HARRIS COUNTY HOSPITAL DISTRICT, d/b/a HARRIS HEALTH SYSTEM and a fifth 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 amount of the agreement with the UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS HEALTH SCIENCE CENTER AT HOUSTON; amending Ordinance No. 2018-288 to increase the maximum contract amount of the agreement with HARRIS COUNTY HOSPITAL DISTRICT d/b/a HARRIS HEALTH SYSTEM - $24,000.00 - Grant Fund


26.  ORDINANCE amending Ordinance No. 2016-0966 to increase the maximum contract amount; approving and authorizing first amendment to contract between the City of Houston and B-CYCLE LLC for Bike Equipment, Replacement Parts and Installation of B-Cycle Bike Kiosk Stations for the Planning and Development Department - 2 Years - $521,169.40 - Grant Fund


27.  ORDINANCE approving and authorizing settlement and release agreement between the City of Houston, Texas et al., and Shelia Ross and Akrem Azzam (Cause No. 4:17-cv-1242) in the United States District Court for the Southern District of Texas, Houston, Division - $100,000.00 Property and Casualty Fund


28.  ORDINANCE amending Ordinance No. 2013-1146 to increase the maximum contract amount for contract between the City and THE HOUSTON ARTS ALLIANCE, THE HOUSTON MUSEUM DISTRICT ASSOCIATION, MILLER THEATRE ADVISORY BOARD, INC, and THEATER DISTRICT IMPROVEMENT, INC, for the Support, Advancement and Promotion of the Arts - $3,082,098.00 - Tourism Promotional Fund


29.   ORDINANCE approving and authorizing contract between the City and THE HOUSTON ARTS ALLIANCE for the Support, Advancement and Promotion of the Arts; providing for contract payments from Hotel Occupancy Tax Revenue; establishing a maximum contract amount - 5 Years with two one-year options


30.  ORDINANCE amending Ordinance 2018-149 approving and authorizing first amendment to Intergovernmental Agreement (“Agreement”) between the HOUSTON-GALVESTON AREA COUNCIL and the City of Houston to extend the term of the contract containing general provisions, special provisions and attachments; providing grant funding for a Stalled Vehicle Freeway Towing Program;  declaring the City’s eligibility for such grant; authorizing the Chief of the Houston Police Department to act as the City’s representative to accept and expend the grant funds, as awarded, and to apply for and accept all subsequent grant awards, if any, pertaining to the grant - $37,610.00 - Grant Fund


35.  ORDINANCE approving and authorizing the first amendment to the first amended and restated Strategic Partnership Agreement between the City of Houston, Texas, and HARRIS COUNTY MUNICIPAL UTILITY DISTRICT NO. 53 - DISTRICTS B - DAVIS; E - MARTIN and F - LE


36.  ORDINANCE annexing to the City of Houston, Texas, for limited purposes, certain areas located within the HARRIS COUNTY MUNICIPAL UTILITY DISTRICT NO. 53, 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 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 redrawn pursuant to the City’s Charter - DISTRICTS B - DAVIS; E - MARTIN and F - LE This item should only be considered after passage of Item 35 above


49.  ORDINANCE appropriating $564,797.20 out of the Street & Traffic Control and Storm Drainage DDSRF; approving and authorizing a first amendment to a Professional Engineering Services Contract between the City of Houston and HUITT-ZOLLARS, INC. for South Lockwood Paving and Drainage: Crites Street to Harrisburg (approved by Ordinance No. 2016-0924); providing funding for CIP Cost Recovery relating to construction of facilities financed by the Street & Traffic Control and Storm Drainage DDSRF - DISTRICT H - CISNEROS


51.  ORDINANCE appropriating $3,840,000.00 out of Street & Traffic Control and Storm Drainage DDSRF, awarding contract to PM CONSTRUCTION & REHAB, LLC dba IPR SOUTH CENTRAL for FY2020 Local Drainage Program Contract #1; setting a deadline for the bidder’s execution of the contract and delivery of all bonds, insurance, and other required contract documents to the City; holding the bidder in default if it fails to meet the deadlines; providing funding for testing services and CIP Cost Recovery relating to construction of facilities financed by the Street & Traffic Control and Storm Drainage DDSRF


52.  ORDINANCE awarding contract to ANGEL BROTHERS ENTERPRISES, LTD for Concrete and Asphalt Restoration; 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 services and contingencies relating to construction of facilities financed by the Water and Sewer System Operating Fund - 2 Years with one one-year option - $3,525,000.00


53.  ORDINANCE appropriating $1,579,592.00 out of Water & Sewer System Consolidated Construction Fund; awarding contract to HORSESHOE CONSTRUCTION, INC for New Front Easement Reconnections; 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, and contingencies relating to construction of facilities financed by the Water & Sewer System Consolidated Construction Fund


56.  ORDINANCE providing for an ad valorem tax exemption on a historical site located at 215 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 - DISTRICT H - CISNEROS


58.  ORDINANCE providing for an ad valorem tax exemption on a historical site located at 1133 Key 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 H - CISNEROS


59.  ORDINANCE providing for an ad valorem tax exemption on a historical site located at 908 Sabine 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 H - CISNEROS


60.  ORDINANCE enlarging the boundaries of REINVESTMENT ZONE NUMBER THREE, CITY OF HOUSTON, TEXAS (MAIN STREET/MARKET SQUARE ZONE) - DISTRICTS C - COHEN and I - GALLEGOS


61.   ORDINANCE approving the sixth amended Project Plan and Reinvestment Zone Financing Plan for REINVESTMENT ZONE NUMBER THREE, CITY OF HOUSTON, TEXAS (MAIN STREET/MARKET SQUARE ZONE); authorizing the City Secretary to distribute such plans - DISTRICTS C - COHEN and I - GALLEGOS


62.  ORDINANCE enlarging the boundaries of REINVESTMENT ZONE NUMBER SEVEN, CITY OF HOUSTON, TEXAS (OLD SPANISH TRAIL/ALMEDA CORRIDORS ZONE) - DISTRICT D - BOYKINS


63.  ORDINANCE approving the seventh amended Project Plan and Reinvestment Zone Financing Plan for REINVESTMENT ZONE NUMBER SEVEN, CITY OF HOUSTON, TEXAS (OLD SPANISH TRAIL/ALMEDA CORRIDORS ZONE); authorizing the City Secretary to distribute such plans - DISTRICT D - BOYKINS


64.  ORDINANCE enlarging the boundaries of REINVESTMENT ZONE NUMBER ELEVEN, CITY OF HOUSTON, TEXAS (GREATER GREENSPOINT ZONE) - DISTRICT B - DAVIS


65.  ORDINANCE approving the fourth 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; extending the duration of the Zone to December 31, 2050 - DISTRICT B - DAVIS


66.  ORDINANCE enlarging the boundaries REINVESTMENT ZONE NUMBER FOURTEEN, CITY OF HOUSTON, TEXAS (FOURTH WARD ZONE) - DISTRICT B - DAVIS


67.  ORDINANCE approving the third amended Project Plan and Reinvestment Zone Financing Plan for REINVESTMENT ZONE NUMBER FOURTEEN, CITY OF HOUSTON, TEXAS (FOURTH WARD ZONE); authorizing the City Secretary to distribute such plans - DISTRICT H - CISNEROS


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


69.  ORDINANCE approving a third 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; extending the duration of the Zone to December 31, 2049 - DISTRICT H - CISNEROS


70.  ORDINANCE enlarging the boundaries of REINVESTMENT ZONE NUMBER TWENTY-ONE, CITY OF HOUSTON, TEXAS (HARDY/NEAR NORTHSIDE ZONE) - DISTRICT H - CISNEROS


71.  ORDINANCE approving a third amended Project Plan and Reinvestment Zone Plan for REINVESTMENT ZONE NUMBER TWENTY-ONE, CITY OF HOUSTON, TEXAS (HARDY/NEAR NORTHSIDE ZONE); authorizing the City Secretary to distribute such plans - DISTRICT H - CISNEROS


72.  ORDINANCE enlarging the boundaries of REINVESTMENT ZONE NUMBER TWENTY-TWO, CITY OF HOUSTON, TEXAS (LELAND WOODS ZONE) - DISTRICT B - DAVIS


73.  ORDINANCE approving the first amended Project Plan and Reinvestment Zone Financing Plan for REINVESTMENT ZONE NUMBER TWENTY-TWO, CITY OF HOUSTON, TEXAS (LELAND WOODS ZONE); authorizing the City Secretary to distribute such plans - DISTRICT B - DAVIS


74.  ORDINANCE enlarging the boundaries of REINVESTMENT ZONE NUMBER TWENTY-THREE, CITY OF HOUSTON, TEXAS (HARRISBURG ZONE) - DISTRICTS H - CISNEROS and I - GALLEGOS


75.  ORDINANCE approving the first amended Project Plan and Reinvestment Zone Financing Plan for REINVESTMENT ZONE NUMBER TWENTY-THREE, CITY OF HOUSTON, TEXAS (HARRISBURG ZONE); authorizing the City Secretary to distribute such plans - DISTRICTS H - CISNEROS and I – GALLEGOS


77.  ORDINANCE No. 2019-902, passed first reading November 20, 2019 ORDINANCE granting to ACCESS DATA SUPPLY INC, a Texas Limited Liability Company, the right, privilege, and franchise to collect, haul, and transport solid waste and industrial waste from commercial properties located within the City of Houston, Texas, pursuant to Chapter 39, Code of Ordinances, Houston, Texas; providing for related terms and conditions - SECOND READING

Non-Consent - Miscellaneous »

84.  SET A PUBLIC HEARING DATE to provide a Resolution of No Objection for the following 4% Housing Tax Credits Applications Northwood Apartments          LDG Northwood, LP              Eastex Frwy & Hamill Rd Richcrest Apartments AMTEX Richcrest Fund, LP              Imperial Valley Dr & Richcrest HEARING DATE - TUESDAY - 9:00 A.M. - DECEMBER 11, 2019


85.  SET A PUBLIC HEARING DATE to provide a Resolution of No Objection for the following 4% Housing Tax Credits Applications 2100 Memorial                   2100 Memorial            DISTRICT H - CISNEROS W. Leo Daniels Tower I     8826 Harrell St.          DISTRICT H - CISNERO HEARING DATE - TUESDAY - 9:00 A.M. - DECEMBER 11, 2019


86.   RECOMMENDATION from Director Houston Public Works that City Council draw lots to determine the successful bidder inasmuch as identical bids were received in connection with the construction contract award for Sanitary Sewer Cleaning and Television Inspection In Support of Rehabilitation (4277-10)

COUNCIL DRAW LOTS  Due to receiving identical bids from CSI CONSOLIDATED, LLC dba AIMS COMPANIES and SPECIALIZED MAINTENANCE SERVICES, INC in the amount of $1,836,163.30

Purchasing and Tabulation of Bids »

87.  RESCIND MOTION #2019-589, 11/20/19, TO REFLECT correct contractor ALTEC INDUSTRIES, INC for purchase of one complete Aerial Bucket Truck through the Interlocal Agreement for Cooperative Purchasing for the Fleet Management Department on behalf of the Houston Police Department $163,334.00 - Police Special Services and Asset Forfeiture State Funds - REQUIRES THREE MOTIONS

Non Consent - Matters to be Presented by Council Members »

MATTERS TO BE PRESENTED BY COUNCIL MEMBERS - Council Member Laster
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