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Reading of the Consent Agenda

Reading of the Consent Agenda

Reconvene & Admin Report »

RECONVENE

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


MAYOR'S REPORT


Admin Report
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

Additional Item

Additional Item

Hearings »

1.  9:00 A.M. - PUBLIC HEARING relative to providing Resolutions of No Objection to provide Multi-Family Properties 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

Consent Agenda »

CONSENT AGENDA NUMBERS 2 through 75


MISCELLANEOUS - NUMBERS 2 through 5


2.  REQUEST from Mayor for confirmation of the appointment of the following individuals to the HOUSTON BARC FOUNDATION BOARD OF DIRECTORS: Position Sixteen       -  JULIE DEGAR DOW, for a term to expire 12/31/2018 Position Seventeen  -  JANICE A. RUDD, for a term to expire 12/31/2017


3.  REQUEST from Mayor for confirmation of the appointment of KIMBERLY DIXON-DUDLEY to Position Three of the BOARD OF PUBLIC TRUSTS, for a term to expire March 22, 2017 


4.  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 Fiscal Year 2016 - January 1, 2016 - December 31, 2016


5.  RECOMMENDATION from Director Department of Public Works & Engineering for payment to TEXAS COMMISSION ON ENVIRONMENTAL QUALITY for Water System Fees for Calendar Year 2016 - $2,009,199.75 - Enterprise Fund


ACCEPT WORK - NUMBERS 6 and 7   


7.  RECOMMENDATION from Director Department of Public Works & Engineering for approval of final contract amount of $476,057.32 and acceptance of work on contract with ENVIROWASTE SERVICES GROUP, INC for Sanitary Sewer Cleaning and Television Inspection In Support of Rehabilitation, (4277-69) - 2.53% under the original contract amount


PURCHASING AND TABULATION OF BIDS - NUMBERS 8  through 15


8.  WATERBLASTING, LLC for Stripe Hog Replacement Parts and Repair Services for the Houston Airport System - 3 Years with two one-year options - $345,096.92 - Enterprise Fund


13.  BRH-GARVER CONSTRUCTION, L.P. for Emergency Sanitary Sewer Line Repairs for the Department of Public Works & Engineering - $1,018,507.00 - Enterprise Fund


RESOLUTIONS - NUMBERS  16  through 18  


16.  RESOLUTION supporting the request of a Waiver of the Local Match Requirements in the Federal Off-System Bridge Program (For Lee Road at HCFCD Ditch) - DISTRICTS B - DAVIS and D - BOYKINS


17.  RESOLUTION supporting the request of a Waiver of the Local Match Requirements in the Federal Off-System Bridge Program (For Botany at HCFCD Ditch) - DISTRICTS A - STARDIG and D - BOYKINS


18.  RESOLUTION supporting the request of a Waiver of the Local Match Requirements in the Federal Off-System Bridge Program (For Grapevine Street at HCFCD Ditch) administered by the Texas Department of Transportation - DISTRICTS B - DAVIS and K - GREEN


ORDINANCES - NUMBERS 19  through  75


25.  ORDINANCE approving and authorizing Election Services Agreement between the City of Houston and HARRIS COUNTY relating to the Joint Run-Off Election to be held on December 12, 2015; providing a maximum contract amount - $2,035,301.13 - General Fund


30.  ****PULLED - This item will not be considered on 12/9  ORDINANCE approving, authorizing, and awarding an agreement between the City of Houston and GENESIS NETWORKS ENTERPRISES, LLC for Contingent Workforce Vendor Management System for the Human Resources Department; providing a maximum contract amount  $60,000.00 - Central Service Revolving Fund


36.  ORDINANCE appropriating $7,616,687.00 out of Tax Increment Funds for Reinvestment Zone Number One, City of Houston, Texas (Lamar Terrace Zone), Reinvestment Zone Number Two, City of Houston, Texas (Midtown Zone), Reinvestment Zone Number Three, City of Houston, Texas (Main Street Market Square Zone), Reinvestment Zone Number Five, City of Houston, Texas (Memorial Heights Zone), Reinvestment Zone Number Six, City of Houston, Texas (Eastside Zone), Reinvestment Zone Number Seven, City of Houston, Texas (Old Spanish Trail Almeda Corridors Zone), Reinvestment Zone Number Eight, City of Houston, Texas (Gulfgate Zone), Reinvestment Zone Number Nine, City of Houston, Texas (South Post Oak Zone), Reinvestment Zone Number Twelve, City of Houston, Texas (City Park Zone), and Reinvestment Zone Number Thirteen, City of Houston, Texas (Old Sixth Ward Zone) for Affordable Housing and payments to HOUSTON INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT as provided herein


44.  ORDINANCE approving and authorizing third amendment to contract between the City of Houston and LION TOTALCARE, INC for Cleaning, Decontamination and Repair Services for Fire Protective Ensembles for Various Departments - 1 Year


45.  ORDINANCE amending Ordinance No. 2015-0250 to increase the maximum contract amount for contract between the City of Houston and STRYKER SALES CORPORATION for Maintenance and Repair Services on Stryker Stretcher Cots for the Houston Fire Department


48.  ORDINANCE providing for an ad valorem tax exemption on a historical site located at 540 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


49.  ORDINANCE providing for an ad valorem tax exemption on a historical site located at 1131 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 - DISTRICT C - COHEN


50.  ORDINANCE providing for an ad valorem tax exemption on a historical site located at 2204 Decatur 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; and declaring an emergency.


51.  ORDINANCE providing for an ad valorem tax exemption on a historical site located at 121 East 10th 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


52.  ORDINANCE providing for an ad valorem tax exemption on a historical site located at 525 Frasier 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


53.  ORDINANCE providing for an ad valorem tax exemption on a historical site located at 702 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  DISTRICT C - COHEN


54.  ORDINANCE providing for an ad valorem tax exemption on a historical site located at 1304 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 - DISTRICT C - COHEN


55.  ORDINANCE providing for an ad valorem tax exemption on a historical site located at 2131 Troon Road 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


56.  ORDINANCE providing for an ad valorem tax exemption on a historical site located at 2184 Troon Road 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


57.  ORDINANCE providing for an ad valorem tax exemption on a historical site located at 1131 Tulane 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


58.  ORDINANCE providing for an ad valorem tax exemption on a historical site located at 1409 Tulane 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


59.  ORDINANCE establishing the Glenbrook Valley Subdivision, Sections 1, 2, 5 and 8, within the City of Houston as a special minimum lot size area pursuant to Chapter 42 of the Code of Ordinances, Houston, Texas - DISTRICT I - GALLEGOS


60.  ORDINANCE establishing the Glenshire Subdivision, Sections 1, 3, 5 and 7, within the City of Houston as a special minimum lot size area pursuant to Chapter 42 of the Code of Ordinances, Houston, Texas - DISTRICT K - GREEN


61.  ORDINANCE establishing the Glenshire Subdivision, Sections 2 and 6, within the City of Houston as a special minimum lot size area pursuant to Chapter 42 of the Code of Ordinances, Houston, Texas - DISTRICT K - GREEN


62.  ORDINANCE establishing the Glenshire Subdivision, Sections 2, 4, 6 and 8, within the City of Houston as a special minimum lot size area pursuant to Chapter 42 of the Code of Ordinances, Houston, Texas - DISTRICT K - GREEN


63.  ORDINANCE establishing the Glenshire Subdivision, Sections 7 and 9, within the City of Houston as a special minimum lot size area pursuant to Chapter 42 of the Code of Ordinances, Houston, Texas - DISTRICT K - GREEN


64.  ORDINANCE establishing the north and south sides of the 4500-4600 block of Providence Street, between Amboy Street and Schweikhardt 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


65.  ORDINANCE appropriating $2,342,937.43 out of Parks Consolidated Construction Fund, and $250,000.00 out of Parks & Recreation Dedication Fund; awarding construction contract to JERDON ENTERPRISE L.P. for Gragg 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, the Parks Special Revenue Fund,  the Parks Special Fund and the General Fund - DISTRICT I - GALLEGOS


67.  ORDINANCE consenting to the addition of 26.83 acres of land to HARRIS COUNTY WATER CONTROL AND IMPROVEMENT DISTRICT NO. 159, for inclusion in its district


72.  ORDINANCE appropriating $295,736.00 out of Water & Sewer System Consolidated Construction Fund and approving and authorizing Interlocal Agreement between the City of Houston and the UPPER KIRBY REDEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY for the Design and Construction of  Water and Sewer Lines on Bissonnet Street from Buffalo Speedway to Kirby Drive - DISTRICT C - COHEN


73.  ORDINANCE appropriating $4,135,892.00 out of Water & Sewer System Consolidated Construction Fund; awarding contract to REPIPE CONSTRUCTION, LLC dba IPR SOUTH CENTRAL, LLC for Sanitary Sewer Rehabilitation by Cured-In-Place Pipe Method (LDS); 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 (WW4258-67)


74.  ORDINANCE granting to NORTHSTAR DEMOLITION AND REMEDIATION, LP, A Texas Limited Partnership, 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 - FIRST READING


75.  1.    ORDINANCE No. 2015-1146, passed second reading December 2, 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 - THIRD AND FINAL READING

Consideration of Matters Removed From Consent Agenda »

6.  RECOMMENDATION from Director General Services Department for approval of final contract amount of $476,456.00 and acceptance of work on contract with INLAND ENVIRONMENTS, LTD. for Soil Remediation and Replacement at Tony Marron Park Expansion - DISTRICT H - GONZALEZ


9.  AMEND MOTION #2012-662, 8/29/2012, TO INCREASE spending authority from $631,616.70 to $884,263.38 for Fire Ground Communication Equipment for the Houston Fire Department, awarded to SCOTT TECHNOLOGIES, INC dba SCOTT SAFETY - General Fund


10.  MCNEILUS TRUCK & MANUFACTURING for McNeilus Refuse Body Replacement Parts and Repair Services for the Fleet Management Department - 3 Years with two one-year options $620,400.00 - Fleet Management Fund


11.  CAP FITTERS UPFITTERS for Emergency and Safety Vehicle Equipment Parts and Repair Services for the Fleet Management Department - 3 Years with two one-year options $14,500,000.00 - Equipment Acquisition Consolidated and Fleet Management Funds


12.  NORTHWEST ASSISTANCE MINISTRIES for payment of Emergency Aging and Nutrition and Transportation Services for the Houston Health Department - $315,509.40 - Grant Fund


14.  AMEND MOTION #2010-592, PREVIOUSLY AMENDED BY MOTION #2014-1052, 12/10/2014, TO EXTEND the expiration date from December 31, 2015 to December 31, 2016, and TO INCREASE spending authority from $7,629,497.25 to $8,689,472.25 for Apparel Uniforms for Various Departments, awarded to SERVICEWEAR APPAREL, INC - $1,081,575.00  General, Enterprise and Other Funds


15.  AMEND MOTION #2014-451, 5/28/2014, TO INCREASE spending authority from $7,648,808.75 to $9,021,308.75 for Industrial Supplies and Equipment, Janitorial Supplies and Equipment from the State of Texas Building and Procurement Commission’s Contract through the State of Texas Cooperative Purchasing Program for Various Departments, awarded to W. W. GRAINGER  $1,372,500.00 - General, Enterprise and Other Funds


19.  ORDINANCE AMENDING CHAPTER 6 OF THE CODE OF ORDINANCES, HOUSTON, TEXAS, relating to the BARC Foundation; approving the amended bylaws of the BARC Foundation


20.  ORDINANCE AMENDING CHAPTER 14 OF THE CODE OF ORDINANCES, HOUSTON, TEXAS, relating to Civil Service and other employment related provisions


21.  ORDINANCE AMENDING SECTION 16-3 OF THE CODE OF ORDINANCES, HOUSTON, TEXAS, relating to term limits for Municipal Court Judges


22.  ORDINANCE AMENDING CHAPTER 25 OF THE CODE OF ORDINANCES, HOUSTON, TEXAS, relating to nationally competitively bid events


23.  ORDINANCE finding and determining that public convenience and necessity no longer require the continued use of a portion of a 10-foot-wide water line easement and a portion of a 20-foot-wide sanitary sewer easement; vacating and abandoning said parcels to Willowbrook Mall (TX), LLC, the abutting owner, in consideration of owner's payment of $3,000.00 to the City and the conveyance to the City of a 20-foot-wide water line easement, a 100-square-foot fire hydrant easement and a 25-foot-wide sanitary sewer easement, all located within Block 1, Unrestricted Reserve A of Willowbrook Mall, out of the G.W. Childress Survey, A-217, Harris County, Texas, and other good and valuable consideration - DISTRICT A - STARDIG


24.  ORDINANCE appropriating $2,500,000.00 from TIRZ Affordable Housing Fund; approving and authorizing Performance-Based Loan of the appropriated funds from the City of Houston to MONTROSE COUNSELING CENTER, INC to assist with construction of a 112 unit Multifamily Housing Community, to be located in the vicinity of 2222 Cleburne Street, in Houston, Texas, that will provide affordable housing to low income seniors - DISTRICT D - BOYKINS


26.  ORDINANCE amending Exhibit "A" of the City of Houston Ordinance No. 2015-753 to add one Senior Communications Captain position until such time as one of the incumbents leaves the position of Senior Communications Captain, in connection with settlement of a lawsuit styled Isaac J. O'Neal, III and James J. Dugar v. City of Houston, Texas, Civil Action No. 4:14-CV-00236, substituting the amended Exhibit as part of the current Houston Fire Department Classified Personnel Ordinance; providing a repealer; providing for severability - $5,883.85 - General Fund


27.  ORDINANCE approving and authorizing submission of an application for grant to the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department for an Urban Outdoor Recreation Grant  for improvements at Emancipation Park; declaring the City’s eligibility for such grant; authorizing the Director of the Parks and Recreation Department to act as the City’s representative in the application process, to accept and expend such grant funds, if awarded, and to apply for, accept and expend all subsequent awards, if any, pertaining to the program - DISTRICT D - BOYKINS


29.  ORDINANCE terminating Lease Agreement No. 74745 between the City of Houston and the UNITED STATES of AMERICA, acting by and through the General Services Administration on behalf of the Transportation Security Administration and concurrently approving and authorizing new Lease Agreement between the City of Houston and the UNITED STATES of AMERICA, acting by and through the General Services Administration on behalf of Transportation Security Administration for certain premises at William P. Hobby Airport - DISTRICT I - GALLEGOS


28.  ORDINANCE approving and authorizing first amendments to contracts between the City of Houston and 1) THE UNIVERSITY of TEXAS HEALTH SCIENCE CENTER at HOUSTON, 2) MEMORIAL HERMANN HEALTH SYSTEM, and 3) HARRIS COUNTY HOSPITAL DISTRICT, d/b/a HARRIS HEALTH SYSTEM, respectively, for routine HIV Screening Services; amending Ordinance No. 2014-676 to increase the maximum contract amounts of the above agreements - $495,194.00 - Grant Fund


31.  ORDINANCE amending Ordinance No. 2013-1005 authorizing HARRIS COUNTY MUNICIPAL UTILITY DISTRICT NO. 390 to issue bonds for certain road facilities payable from revenues other than its ad valorem taxes subject to certain terms and conditions; authorizing and approving a Public Improvement Agreement (MUD 390 City Park Proximity Agreement) - DISTRICT D - BOYKINS


32.  ORDINANCE designating the HALLIBURTON ENERGY  SERVICES, INC REINVESTMENT ZONE for Tax Abatement purposes pursuant to Article IV of Chapter 44 of the Code of Ordinances, Houston, Texas - DISTRICT B - DAVIS


33.  ORDINANCE approving and authorizing Tax Abatement Agreement between the City of Houston, Texas, and HALLIBURTON ENERGY SERVICES, INC for property located within the Halliburton Energy Services, Inc. Reinvestment Zone - DISTRICT B - DAVIS This item should only be considered after passage of Item 32 above


34.  ORDINANCE designating a contiguous geographic area within the City of Houston located in the Montrose Area as REINVESTMENT ZONE NUMBER TWENTY-SEVEN, CITY OF HOUSTON, TEXAS (MONTROSE ZONE), for Tax Increment Financing purposes pursuant to Chapter 311 of the Texas Tax Code; creating a Board of Directors for such Zone; containing findings and other provisions relating to the foregoing subject; providing a severability clause - DISTRICT C - COHEN


35.  ORDINANCE finding and determining public convenience and necessity for the acquisition of real property interests in connection with the Public Improvement Project known as the Post Oak Boulevard Project; authorizing the acquisition, by gift, dedication, purchase, or eminent domain proceedings, of the fee simple title or street easements in and to thirteen parcels of land required for the project and situated in the William White 1/3 League Survey, Abstract No. 836, Harris County, Texas, said parcels of land being located along the east and west lines of Post Oak Boulevard in Houston, Harris County, Texas; authorizing payment of the costs of such acquisitions, including the purchase prices for the property interests and costs associated with relocation assistance, appraisals, title policies/services, recordation of instruments, and eminent domain proceedings; ratifying a Public Improvement Development Agreement among the City of Houston, Texas, Uptown Development Authority, and Reinvestment Zone Number Sixteen, City of Houston, Texas - DISTRICT G - PENNINGTON


39.  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


40.  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


41.  ORDINANCE approving and authorizing third amendment to agreement for Maintenance and Operational Support Services of the Consolidated Dispatching System at the Houston Emergency Center between the City of Houston and NORTHROP GRUMMAN SYSTEMS CORPORATION (Formerly Northrop Grumman Information Technology Inc.)


42.  ORDINANCE amending Ordinance No. 2008-0892 (Passed on October 8, 2008) to increase the maximum contract amount for contract between the City of Houston and the FIERRO GROUP, LTD. CO. dba FENCEMASTER of HOUSTON for Metal and Wood Fence Installation and Repair Services for Various Departments - $1,275,797.00 - General and Enterprise Funds


43.  ORDINANCE amending Ordinance No. 2013-0883 (Passed on October 2, 2013) to increase the maximum contract amount for contract between the City of Houston and EAN HOLDINGS, LLC for Vehicle Leasing Services Citywide - $2,190,000.00 - Enterprise and Building Inspection Funds


46.  ORDINANCE approving and authorizing fifth amendment to contract (Approved by Ordinance No. 2000-0840) between the City of Houston and GLOBAL TEL*LINK SYSTEMS for the Houston Police Department to modify the annual payment rates and commission payment


66.  ORDINANCE appropriating $1,023,000.00 out of Parks Consolidated Construction Fund, and $234,200.00 out of Parks & Recreation Dedication Fund; awarding construction contract to GADBERRY CONSTRUCTION COMPANY, INC for Metropolitan Multi-Service Center; 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, and the Parks and Recreation Dedication Fund - DISTRICT C - COHEN


68.  ORDINANCE appropriating $5,000,000.00 out of Street & Traffic Control and Storm Drainage DDSRF; approving and authorizing purchase of land acquisitions and other interests in real property and payment of the costs of such purchases and/or condemnations, with associated costs for Appraisal Fees, Title Policies and Services, expenses associated with removing improvements from the right-of-way, relocation expenses, recording fees and other services, in connection with negotiations to settle purchases, court costs and expert witness fees for and in connection with construction of facilities financed by the Street & Traffic Control and Storm Drainage DDSRF


69.  ORDINANCE appropriating $2,000,000.00 out of Water & Sewer System Consolidated Construction Fund and $1,020,000.00 out of Street & Traffic Control & Storm Drainage DDSRF for Fiscal Year 2016 funding for the Developer Participation Contracts (Approved by Ordinance No. 2008-0307, as amended)


71.  ORDINANCE appropriating $20,787,611.00 out of Street & Traffic Control and Storm Drainage DDSRF and $5,566,081.00 out of Water & Sewer System Consolidated Construction Fund, awarding contract to OSCAR RENDA CONTRACTING, INC for Memorial Drive Paving and Drainage Improvements from North Kirkwood Road to North Eldridge Parkway; 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, CIP Cost Recovery, construction management, and contingencies relating to construction of facilities financed by the Street & Traffic Control and Storm Drainage DDSRF and the Water & Sewer System Consolidated Construction Fund - $12,647,308.00 - Grant Fund - DISTRICT G - PENNINGTON


47.  ORDINANCE appropriating $623,350.00 out of Equipment Acquisition Consolidated Fund and approving, authorizing, and awarding contract between the City of Houston and AURIGO SOFTWARE TECHNOLOGIES, INC for Design and Construction Project Management Software System for the General Services Department; providing a maximum contract amount – 3 Years with two one-year options - $1,002,100.00


70.  ORDINANCE allocating $257,178.00 out of 2015 Flood Disaster CUS Fund; approving and authorizing Professional Engineering Services Contract between the City of Houston and PARSONS WATER & INFRASTRUCTURE, INC for technical support of the extreme rain event at the Southwest Wastewater Treatment Plant - DISTRICT C - COHEN

Miscellaneous »

NON-CONSENT - MISCELLANEOUS

76.   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


77.  SET A PUBLIC HEARING DATE regarding the designation of the FAIRWAY ENERGY PARTNERS, LLC REINVESTMENT ZONE for tax abatement purposes - DISTRICT K - GREEN HEARING DATE - TUESDAY - 9:00 A.M. - DECEMBER 22, 2015

Matters Held »

78.  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 TAGGED BY COUNCIL MEMBER LASTER This was Item 22 on the Agenda of December 2, 2015


79.  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 TAGGED BY COUNCIL MEMBERS LASTER, KUBOSH and STARDIG This was Item 23 on Agenda of December 2, 2015


80.  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 TAGGED BY COUNCIL MEMBER GREEN This was Item 61 on Agenda of December 2, 2015


81.  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 TAGGED BY COUNCIL MEMBERS STARDIG and CHRISTIE This was Item 65 on Agenda of December 2, 2015


82.  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 DAVIS This was Item 89 on Agenda of December 2, 2015

Minutes

ROLL CALL AND ADOPT MINUTES OF PREVIOUS MINUTES

Matters to be Presented by Council Members »

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