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INVOCATION AND PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE


INVOCATION AND PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE - Council Member Knox


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CONSENT AGENDA

CONSENT AGENDA NUMBERS 1 through 45


ACCEPT WORK - NUMBERING


ACCEPT WORK - NUMBERS 3 through 7


ACCEPT WORK


3.  RECOMMENDATION from Acting Director Department of Public Works & Engineering, for approval of final contract amount of $603,265.68 and acceptance of work on contract with SYNAGRO OF TEXAS - CDR, INC for Solids Removal from Wastewater Facilities - 3.24% under the original contract amount - DISTRICTS A - STARDIG; B - DAVIS and I - GALLEGOS


4.  RECOMMENDATION from Acting Director Department of Public Works & Engineering, for approval  of  final  contract  amount of  $3,107,523.46  and  acceptance of  work  on  contract  with PEPPER-LAWSON WATERWORKS, LLC for East Water Purification Plant Sludge Management, Land Application Road Improvements and Levee Repairs at Plants 1 and 2  2.19% under the original contract amount - DISTRICT E - MARTIN


5.  RECOMMENDATION from Acting Director Department of Public Works & Engineering, for approval of final contract amount of $3,272,538.34 and acceprance of work on contract with BLASTCO TEXAS, INC for Rehabilitation and New Water Storage Tanks at Various Locations - Package 4 - 6.78% under the original contract amount - DISTRICTS A - STARDIG; E - MARTIN; F - LE and G - TRAVIS


6.  RECOMMENDATION from Acting Director Department of Public Works & Engineering, for approval of final contract amount of $2,279,701.07 and acceptance of work on contract with INDUSTRIAL TX CORP. for Lift Station Renewal/Replacement Project: Hunterwood M.U.D. and Northbrook - 3.90% under the original contract amount - DISTRICTS I - GALLEGOS and K - GREEN


7.  RECOMMENDATION from Acting Director Department of Public Works & Engineering for approval of final contract amount of $7,735,430.14 and acceptance of work on contract with INDUSTRIAL TX CORP. for Northwest Wastewater Treatment Plant Improvements - 7.07% under the original contract amount - DISTRICT A - STARDIG


RESOLUTIONS - NUMBERING


RESOLUTIONS - NUMBERS 13 through 16


RESOLUTIONS


16.  RESOLUTION designating the Petroleum Building located at 1314 TEXAS STREET and within the City of Houston, Texas as a landmark - DISTRICT I - GALLEGOS


ORDINANCES - NUMBERING


ORDINANCES - NUMBERS 17 through 45


ORDINANCES


27.  ORDINANCE approving and authorizing Lease Agreement for Driveway Access between the City of Houston and CFS HOUSTON 2907 LLC, currently, doing business as the PARKING SPOT 2 for certain premises at William P. Hobby Airport - Revenue - DISTRICT I - GALLEGOS


29.  ORDINANCE approving and authorizing Concession Agreement between the City of Houston and EURONET USA, LLC for Automated Teller Machine Services for the Houston Airport System - Revenue


31.  MUNICIPAL Setting Designation Ordinance prohibiting the use of designated groundwater beneath a tract of land containing 26.582 acres commonly known as 12255 FM 529 and 0 FM 529 Houston, Harris County, Texas; supporting issuance of a municipal setting designation by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality at the request of Milner Road Building LLC and Questspecialty Corporation f/k/a Questvapco Corporation


35.  ORDINANCE consenting to the addition of 2.374 acres of land to NORTHWEST HARRIS COUNTY MUNICIPAL UTILITY DISTRICT NO. 19, for inclusion in its district


36.  ORDINANCE consenting to the addition of 5.334 acres of land to NORTHWEST HARRIS COUNTY MUNICIPAL UTILITY DISTRICT NO. 19, for inclusion in its district


37.  ORDINANCE consenting to the addition of 0.6093 acres of land to PORTER MUNICIPAL UTILITY DISTRICT, for inclusion in its district


38.  ORDINANCE approving and authorizing Second Amendment to the Utility Functions and Services Allocation Agreement between the City of Houston and HARRIS COUNTY MUNICIPAL UTILITY DISTRICT NO. 359 (Approved by Ordinance No. 1992-1142, as amended) - DISTRICT F - LE


43.  ORDINANCE appropriating $3,876,000.00 out of Water & Sewer System Consolidated Construction Fund, awarding contract to INDUSTRIAL TX CORP. for Northeast Water Purification Plant Improvements--Package 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, CIP Cost Recovery, construction management, and contingencies relating to construction of facilities financed by the Water & Sewer System Consolidated Construction Fund - DISTRICT E - MARTIN


44.  ORDINANCE appropriating $1,045,703.00 out of Water & Sewer System Consolidated Construction Fund; awarding contract to SEWER AND STORM MAINTENANCE, LLC for Sanitary Sewer Cleaning and Television Inspection in support of Rehabilitation; 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


45.  ORDINANCE No. 2017-946, passed second reading December 13, 2017 ORDINANCE granting to ROYAL SERVICES COMPANY LLC, 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 - THIRD AND FINAL READING

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

CONSIDERATION OF MATTERS REMOVED FROM CONSENT AGENDA

1.  ORDINANCE appropriating $5,880,359.75 out of Water & Sewer System Consolidated Construction Fund as an additional appropriation to contract between the City of Houston and BRH-GARVER CONSTRUCTION, L.P. for Change Order No. 2 for Lift Station Renewal and Replacement – Consolidation of Post Oak, Stablewood and Buckingham Lift Stations (Approved by Ordinance No. 2015-0813); providing funding for CIP Cost Recovery relating to construction of facilities financed by the Water & Sewer System Consolidated Construction Fund - DISTRICT G - TRAVIS


2.  RECOMMENDATION from Acting Director Department of Public Works & Engineering for approval of Change Order No. 2 in the amount of $4,930,392.75 awarded to BRH-GARVER CONSTRUCTION, L.P. for the Lift Station Renewal and Replacement - Consolidation of Post Oak, Stablewood and Buckingham Lift Stations - 33.78% over the original contract amount  - DISTRICT G - TRAVIS This item should only be considered after passage of Item 1 above


8.  RECOMMENDATION from City Attorney to settle the eminent domain matter in connection with City of Houston v. JK Long Point, LLC., a Texas Limited Liability Company, et al.; Cause No. 1063899; for acquisition of Parcel AY14-103; for Gessner Road Paving and Drainage Project (Long Pont - Neuens Rd.) - DISTRICT A - STARDIG


9.  PALOMAR MODULAR BUILDINGS for Purchase of three Modular Office Buildings through the Interlocal Agreement for Cooperative Purchasing with the Choice Partner for the Department of Public Works & Engineering - $446,748.00 - Stormwater and Other Funds - DISTRICTS H - CISNEROS and I - GALLEGOS


10.  HOME DEPOT for Purchase of Maintenance, Repair, Operating Supplies, Industrial Supplies, and related products and services through the Master Intergovernmental Cooperative Purchasing Agreement with U. S. Communities for Various Departments - $6,219,794.46 - General and Other Funds


11.  APPROVE payment to CASCO INDUSTRIES, INC for the  purchase of Firefighter Safety Boots to address disaster recovery activities due to Hurricane Harvey for the Houston Fire Department - $222,631.50 - General Fund


12.  APPROVE payment to FISK ELECTRIC COMPANY for Professional Services for Groundwater Facilities, Damage Assessment to address disaster recovery activities due to Hurricane Harvey for the Department of Public Works & Engineering - $168,460.22 - Disaster Recovery Fund - CUS


13.  RESOLUTION expressing no objection to an application for non-competitive 4% Federal Tax Credits for acquisition and Rehabilitation of the ANNA DUPREE TERRACE APARTMENTS, a 151-unit Affordable Housing Community located near 10012 Cullen Boulevard in the City of Houston, Texas - DISTRICT D - BOYKINS


14.  RESOLUTION expressing no objection to an application for non-competitive 4% Federal Tax Credits for acquisition and Rehabilitation of the QUAIL CHASE APARTMENTS, a 248-unit Affordable Housing Community located near 500 West Airtex Boulevard in the City of Houston, Texas


15.  RESOLUTION designating the house located at 917 PINCKNEY STREET and within the City of Houston, Texas as a landmark - DISTRICT H - CISNEROS


17.  ORDINANCE AMENDING CHAPTER 37 OF THE CITY CODE OF ORDINANCES by adding a new Section 37-60 relating to Investor-Owned Water Utility Rates for elderly customers; containing findings and provisions related to the foregoing subject; declaring an effective date; providing for severability


18.  ORDINANCE authorizing the acceptance of an award of $1,241,808 in State of Texas Homeless Housing and Services Program Funds and approving and authorizing contract between the City of Houston and TEXAS DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND COMMUNITY AFFAIRS for the administration of a FY 2018 Texas Homeless Housing and Services Program


19.  ORDINANCE approving and authorizing second amendment to contract between the City of Houston and SEARCH HOMELESS SERVICES to extend the term of the contract and provide up to $119,902.00 in additional Housing Opportunities for Persons With AIDS funds for the continuing administration and operation of a supportive services program offering childcare for homeless families affected by HIV/AIDS


20.  ORDINANCE approving and authorizing second amendment to contract between the City of Houston and CATHOLIC CHARITIES OF THE ARCHDIOCESE OF GALVESTON-HOUSTON extending the term of the contract and providing up to an additional $995,166.75 in Housing Opportunities for Persons With AIDS Funds for the continuing administration and operation of a Tenant-Based Rental Assistance Program, a Short-Term Rent, Mortgage, and Utility Assistance Program and the provision of other supportive services


21.  ORDINANCE approving and authorizing second amendment to contract between the City of Houston and BRENTWOOD ECONOMIC COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT CORP., doing business as BRENTWOOD COMMUNITY FOUNDATION, extending the term of the contract and providing up to $641,468.39 in Housing Opportunities for Persons With AIDS funds for the continuing administration and operation of a community residence and the administration of a Short-Term Rent, Mortgage and Utility Assistance Program, along with supportive services


22.  ORDINANCE approving and authorizing contract between the City of Houston and BAY AREA HOUSTON ECONOMIC PARTNERSHIP for Professional Services; providing a maximum contract amount - 3 Years - $150,000.00 - Special Revenue Fund


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


24.  ORDINANCE approving and authorizing contract between the City and THE DEAN G. PAPPAS LAW FIRM PLLC for Professional Legal Services relating to the Workers' Compensation Benefits Program; providing a maximum contract amount


25.  ORDINANCE approving, authorizing and awarding Single Stream Recycling Agreement between the City of Houston and FOMENTO DE CONSTRUCCIONES Y CONTRATAS, INC d/b/a FCC SA for the Solid Waste Management Department; providing a maximum contract amount  15 Years with one five-year option - $36,802,241.00 - Recycling Revenue Fund


26.  ORDINANCE appropriating $3,185,100.00 out of Equipment Acquisition Consolidated Fund and $917,500.00 out of Fleet/Equipment Special Revenue Fund for the Purchase of Vehicles and related Equipment for the Houston Fire Department, Solid Waste Department and Various Departments


28.  ORDINANCE approving and authorizing agreement for Professional Aviation Consulting Services between the City of Houston and ICF SH&E, INC for the Houston Airport System; providing a maximum contract amount - 5 Years - $2,000,000 - Enterprise Fund - DISTRICTS B - DAVIS; E - MARTIN and I - GALLEGOS


30.  ORDINANCE approving and authorizing second amendment to an Advance Funding Agreement between the City of Houston and TEXAS DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION for the construction of Columbia Tap Rail to Trail from Dixie to Polk (Approved by Ordinance No. 1997-1042, as amended) - DISTRICTS D - BOYKINS and I - GALLEGOS


32.  MUNICIPAL Setting Designation Ordinance prohibiting the use of designated groundwater beneath a tract of land containing 21.0991 acres commonly known as 1705 Oliver Street, Houston, Harris County, Texas; supporting issuance of a municipal setting designation by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality at the request of Summer Street Retail, LP - DISTRICT H - CISNEROS


33.  ORDINANCE approving Economic Development Program for REINVESTMENT ZONE NUMBER TWENTY-THREE, City of Houston, Texas (Harrisburg); approving an Economic Development Agreement between the HARRISBURG REDEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY, on behalf of REINVESTMENT ZONE NUMBER TWENTY-THREE, CITY OF HOUSTON, TEXAS (HARRISBURG ZONE), and WORK at HEADQUARTERS LLC under the Economic Development Program - DISTRICT H - CISNEROS


34.  ORDINANCE approving Economic Development Program Agreement between the HARRISBURG DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY, on behalf of REINVESTMENT ZONE NUMBER TWENTY-THREE, CITY OF HOUSTON, TEXAS (HARRISBURG ZONE), and the PLANT AT HARRISBURG LLC - DISTRICT H - CISNEROS This item should only be considered after passage of Item 33 above


41.  ORDINANCE approving and authorizing contract between  the City of Houston and SELRICO COMMUNICATIONS, LLC for Cabling Installation Services for the Houston Information Technology Services; providing a maximum contract amount - 3 Years with two one year options $3,850,000.00 - Central Service Revolving Fund


42.  ORDINANCE appropriating $7,500,000.00 out of Water & Sewer System Consolidated Construction Fund; approving and authorizing purchase of easements 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 purchased interest, 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 Water & Sewer System Consolidated Construction Fund.

Non Consent Agenda - Numbering »

NON CONSENT AGENDA - NUMBERING

NON CONSENT AGENDA - NUMBER 46


MISCELLANEOUS


46.  MOTION TO SET A DATE not less than seven days from December 19, 2017, to receive nominations for the City of Houston representative of the HARRIS COUNTY APPRAISAL DISTRICT BOARD OF DIRECTORS

Matters Held »

MATTERS HELD

MATTERS HELD - NUMBER 47


47.  MOTION by Council Member Stardig/Seconded by Council Member Kubosh to adopt recommendation from the Director of the Houston Emergency Center for approval of the GREATER HARRIS COUNTY 9-1-1 EMERGENCY NETWORK for Fiscal Year 2018 Budget  January 1, 2018 through December 31, 2018 DELAYED BY MOTION #2017-732, 12/13/17 This was Item 50 on Agenda of December 13, 2017

Supplemental Posting - Numbering »

SUPPLEMENTAL POSTING - NUMBERING

SUPPLEMENTAL - NUMBER 48


SUPPLEMENTAL POSTING


48.  ORDINANCE authorizing the transfer of $5,974,335.04 from the NEWPP Expansion–Swift Fund into the PWE-NEWPP Construction Fund, appropriating $5,974,335.04 from the PWE-NEWPP Construction Fund, and approving the expenditure of said sum from the PWE-NEWPP Construction Fund for services associated with the Northeast Water Purification Plant (“NEWPP”) Expansion Project (“Project”); appropriating $31,365,258.96 from the Water Authorities Capital Contrib-NEWPP Fund and approving the expenditure of said sum from the Water Authorities Capital Contrib-NEWPP Fund for the Northeast Water Purification Plant Expansion Project; approving and authorizing a fourth amendment to the Design-Build Agreement between the City of Houston and HOUSTON WATERWORKS TEAM, a Joint Venture between CH2M HILL ENGINEERS, INC and CDM CONSTRUCTORS INC (approved by Ordinance No. 2015-1260) for the project; amending Ordinance No. 2015-1260 to increase the maximum project amount - DISTRICT E - MARTIN

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

28.  ORDINANCE approving and authorizing agreement for Professional Aviation Consulting Services between the City of Houston and ICF SH&E, INC for the Houston Airport System; providing a maximum contract amount - 5 Years - $2,000,000 - Enterprise Fund - DISTRICTS B - DAVIS; E - MARTIN and I - GALLEGOS

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 Stardig first
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