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Prayer, Pledge & Roll Call »

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


Council Member Robinson


Due to health and safety concerns related to COVID-19, this meeting will be conducted virtually via Microsoft Teams, a web-conferencing platform and streamed as usual on the City’s website (https://www.houstontx.gov/htv/index.html), Facebook site (https://www.facebook.com/pg/HoustonTelevision/videos/) and the municipal channel on public television. The Council Members will be participating by videoconference in accordance with the provisions of Section 551.127 of the Texas Government Code that have not been suspended by order of the Governor. Public comment will be allowed on Tuesday via teleconference at (936) 755-1521; Conference ID# 616 785 740# and details for signing up and participating are posted at https://www.houstontx.gov/council/meetingsinfo.html. Members of the public may call in Wednesday via teleconference at (936) 755-1521; Conference ID# 286 209 854#, however no public comment will be allowed outside of the public hearing.


ROLL CALL AND ADOPT THE MINUTES OF THE PREVIOUS MEETING

Public Speakers »

PUBLIC SPEAKERS

SP04-13-2021


RECESS

Hearings »

HEARINGS

1.  PUBLIC HEARING regarding an easement in Hermann Park for the construction, maintenance, repair, replacement, removal, and operation of a transmission tower and utility lines that will connect to the planned electrical substation at 1115 S. Braeswood

Mayor's Report

MAYOR'S REPORT

Consent Agenda »

CONSENT AGENDA

CONSENT AGENDA NUMBERS 2 through 35


MISCELLANEOUS - NUMBERING


MISCELLANEOUS - NUMBERS 2 and 3


MISCELLANEOUS


2.  RECOMMENDATION from Fire Chief for Extension of Injury on Duty Leave (Salary Continuation) for Firefighter ELBERT HOWARD, beginning April 24, 2021 through July 22, 2021


3.  RECOMMENDATION from Director Administration & Regulatory Affairs Department for the designation of a residential parking permit area in the 2200 block of Converse (between Fargo and West Drew) - DISTRICT C - KAMIN


DAMAGES - NUMBERING


DAMAGES - NUMBER 4


DAMAGES


4.  RECOMMENDATION from City Attorney for settlement of lawsuit styled IRMA LOPEZ-VAZQUEZ et al. v. City of Houston; in the 189th Judicial District Court of Harris County, Texas - $140,125.00 - Property and Casualty Fund


PROPERTY - NUMBERING


PROPERTY - NUMBERS 5 and 6


PROPERTY


5.  RECOMMENDATION from Director Houston Public Works, reviewed and approved by the Joint Referral Committee, on request from Jared Riggenbach of Baseline Corporation on behalf of Harris County Emergency Services District No. 24, Jerry Loyd, President, declining the acceptance of, rejecting, and refusing the dedication of three portions of a 10-foot-wide utility easement, and three portions of a 5 foot-wide aerial easement, all located within Reserve “C” Unrestricted, out of the Century Plaza Addition, out of the Sanders L. Nobles Survey, A-60, out of the W.C.R.R. Company Survey, Section Five, A-890, Parcels SY21-040A through SY21-040F - DISTRICT B - JACKSON


6.  RECOMMENDATION from Director Houston Public Works, reviewed and approved by the Joint Referral Committee, on request from Ben Allsop of Kimley-Horn and Associates, on behalf of NP_OV Houston Industrial, LLC, declining the acceptance of, rejecting, and refusing the dedication of Steubner Street (Formerly Market Street), between Lots 9 through 12 of Block 81 and Block 84, located in the Port Houston, North Side Buffalo Bayou Subdivision, out of the John Brown League Survey, Parcel SY19-070 - DISTRICT B - JACKSON


PURCHASING AND TABULATION OF BIDS - NUMBERING


PURCHASING AND TABULATION OF BIDS - NUMBERS 7 through 11


PURCHASING AND TABULATION OF BIDS


7.  SPECTRAREP, LLC for Sole Source Purchase of Datacasting Subscription Renewal for Public Safety and Homeland Security - 3 Years - $105,000.00 - Grant Fund


8.  GLOBE ELECTRIC SUPPLY, INC for purchase of a Lightnin Mixer - $5,209.30 - Enterprise Fund


9.  TEXAS MATERIALS GROUP, INC dba GULF COAST for Hot Mix Asphaltic Pavement Concrete Type D for Various Departments - 3 Years with two one-year options - $31,792,288.00 - General, Enterprise and Special Funds


RESOLUTIONS - NUMBERING


RESOLUTIONS - NUMBER 12


RESOLUTIONS


12.  RESOLUTION allowing construction of 800 Middle, an affordable rental housing property located at 800 Middle Street in the City of Houston, Texas, that will be located within one mile of a similar property receiving Tax Credits and built in the last three years, and authorizing the allocation of Tax Credits to such development - DISTRICT H - CISNEROS


ORDINANCES - NUMBERING


ORDINANCES - NUMBERS 13 through 35


ORDINANCES


13.  ORDINANCE approving and authorizing Subrecipient Agreement between City of Houston and CHILD CARE COUNCIL OF GREATER HOUSTON to provide Emergency Solutions Grant Funds, Homeless Housing and Services Program Funds, and Community Development Block Grant Funds for administration and operation of the City’s Homeless Services Program; establishing a maximum contract amount - 3 Years - $10,215,416.00 - Grant Fund


16.  ORDINANCE approving and authorizing second amendment to contract between City of Houston and SEARCH HOMELESS SERVICES to extend the term of the contract and provide additional Housing Opportunities for Persons With Aids Funds for the continuing administration and operation of a Supportive Services Program offering childcare for families living with HIV/AIDS - $132,579.00 - Grant Fund


21.  ORDINANCE appropriating $200,000.00 out of the General Improvement Consolidated Construction Fund to the Task Order and Job Order Contracting Program for the design of a Roof Replacement and Minor Mitigation for the Houston Emergency Center - DISTRICT H - CISNEROS


22.  ORDINANCE appropriating $83,667.44 out of Police Consolidated Construction Fund; appropriating $83,667.43 out of Fire Consolidated Construction Fund; appropriating $669,339.88 out of Houston Airport System Renewal and Replacement Fund; awarding Construction Contract to DNB ENTERPRISES, INC for Underground Storage Tank Removal and Remediation and Underground Storage Tank Installation at Randolph Fuel Center; 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 contingency, materials and engineering testing professional services, and project management and construction oversight services relating to construction of facilities financed by the Police Consolidated Construction Fund, Fire Consolidated Construction Fund, and Houston Airport System Renewal and Replacement Fund - DISTRICT I - GALLEGOS


23.  ORDINANCE consenting to the addition of 27.73 acres of land to HARRIS COUNTY MUNICIPAL UTILITY DISTRICT NO. 1, for inclusion in the district


24.  ORDINANCE consenting to the addition of 0.3555 acres of land to HARRIS COUNTY WATER CONTROL AND IMPROVEMENT DISTRICT NO. 110, for inclusion in the district


25.   ORDINANCE consenting to the addition of 20.941 acres of land to DOWDELL PUBLIC UTILITY DISTRICT, for inclusion in the district


26.  ORDINANCE consenting to the addition of 17.9985 acres of land to HARRIS COUNTY MUNICIPAL UTILITY DISTRICT NO. 230, for inclusion in the district


27.  MUNICIPAL SETTING DESIGNATION ORDINANCE prohibiting the use of designated groundwater beneath a tract of land containing 13.76 acres commonly known as 3900 Harrisburg Blvd, Houston, Harris County, Texas; supporting issuance of a Municipal Setting Designation by the Texas commission on Environmental Quality at the request of CDAB III, LP - DISTRICT H - CISNEROS


28.  MUNICIPAL SETTING DESIGNATION ORDINANCE prohibiting the use of designated groundwater beneath a tract of land containing 1.3234 acres commonly known as 3509 Texas St., Houston, Harris County, Texas; supporting issuance of a Municipal Setting Designation by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality at the request of HOUSTON EUREKA INVESTMENTS, LTD - DISTRICT H - CISNEROS


29.  ORDINANCE approving and authorizing third amendment to contract between City of Houston and Property Owner(s) at 4710 North Braeswood Boulevard, Houston, Texas 77096 for the 2015 Flood Mitigation Assistance Home Elevation Project (as approved by Ordinance No. 2017-0559, as amended) - DISTRICT C - KAMIN


30.  ORDINANCE appropriating $31,500.00 out of Dedicated Drainage and Street Renewal Capital Fund – Ad Valorem Tax as an additional appropriation to the Advance Funding Agreement between City of Houston and TEXAS DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION for the construction of Westpark Drive from Wilcrest Drive to South Dairy Ashford Road Project (as approved by Ordinance No. 2019-0389); providing funding for CIP Cost Recovery relating to construction of facilities financed by Dedicated Drainage and Street Renewal Capital Fund – Ad Valorem Tax - DISTRICT F - THOMAS


33.  ORDINANCE appropriating of $3,150,000.00 out of Water & Sewer System Consolidated Construction Fund; approving and authorizing Professional Engineering Services Contract between City of Houston and GUPTA & ASSOCIATES, INC for Work Order Engineering Services for Various Wastewater Treatment Plant Improvements; providing funding for CIP Cost Recovery financed by the Water & Sewer System Consolidated Construction Fund


34.   ORDINANCE appropriating of $864,036.00 out of Water & Sewer System Consolidated Construction Fund; awarding contract to CSI CONSOLIDATED, LLC dba AIMS COMPANIES 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 contingencies relating to construction of facilities financed by the Water & Sewer System Consolidated Construction Fund 


35.  ORDINANCE appropriating $5,214,908.00 out of Water & Sewer System Consolidated Construction Fund; awarding contract to QUADEX LINING SYSTEMS, 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, testing, and contingencies relating to construction of facilities financed by Water & Sewer System Consolidated Construction Fund

Consideration of Matters Removed From Consent Agenda »

CONSIDERATION OF MATTERS REMOVED FROM CONSENT AGENDA

10.  APPROVE spending authority for Emergency Purchase of Various Goods and Services related to the City’s response to the COVID-19 Pandemic  


11.  APPROVE spending authority for Emergency Purchase of Various Goods and Services related to the City’s response to the Winter Storm Uri  


14.  ORDINANCE approving and authorizing Subrecipient Agreement between City of Houston (City) and CHILD CARE COUNCIL OF GREATER HOUSTON to provide Community Development Block Grant Funds for administering the City’s Child Care Program by providing Child Care Services and Parenting Training to support low- and moderate-income persons; establishing a maximum contract amount - 3 Years - $1,080,000.00 - Grant Fund


15.  ORDINANCE approving and authorizing Subrecipient Agreement between City of Houston (“City”) and CHILD CARE COUNCIL OF GREATER HOUSTON to provide Community Development Block Grant Funds for administering the City’s Juvenile Delinquency Prevention Program by providing services to deter delinquency for at-risk youth or to prevent further delinquency from youth who are current status offenders; establishing a maximum contract amount - 3 Years - $1,080,000.00 - Grant Fund


17.  ORDINANCE awarding contract to LIBERTY TIRE RECYCLING, LLC for Used and Scrap Tire Disposal Services for Various Departments, providing a maximum contract amount - 3 Years with two one-year options - $2,820,000.00 - General and Fleet Management Funds


18.  ORDINANCE approving and authorizing agreement for services between City of Houston and THE SOCIAL JUSTICE LEARNING INSTITUTE for My Brother's Keeper Initiative; providing a maximum contract amount - 3 Years - $750,000.00 - Essential Public Health Services Fund


19.   ORDINANCE amending Ordinance No. 2018-0396 (Passed on May 16, 2018) to increase the maximum contract amount for Contract No. 4600014727 between City of Houston and FIRETROL PROTECTION SYSTEMS, INC for Fire and Security Alarm System Maintenance, Inspections, Testing, and Monitoring Services for Various Departments - $5,194,721.82 - General and Other Funds


20.  ORDINANCE approving and authorizing Interlocal Agreement between City of Houston, Texas, and HARRIS COUNTY, TEXAS, for new trail improvements at Oak Forest Park - DISTRICT C - KAMIN


31.  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 Citywide Traffic Signal Rebuild Package # 12 Project (Fire Station #22); authorizing the acquisition of fee simple or easement interest to parcels of land required for the Project with one parcel  situated in the J.R. Harris Survey, Abstract No 27 Harris County, Texas, by gift, dedication, purchase and the use of eminent domain and further authorizing payment of the costs of such purchases and/or eminent domain proceedings and associated costs for Relocation Assistance, Appraisal Fees, Title Policies/Services, Recording Fees, Court Costs, and Expert Witness Fees in connection with the acquisition of fee simple or easement interests to the one parcel of land required for the Project - DISTRICT I - GALLEGOS


32.  ORDINANCE appropriating $130,549.65 out of Dedicated Drainage and Street Renewal Capital Fund – Ad Valorem Tax; approving and authorizing first amendment to Professional Engineering Services Contract between City of Houston and TLC ENGINEERING, INC for Chimney Rock Connectivity to Fort Bend Tollway (Abide and Altair) (Approved by Ordinance No. 2017-0908); providing funding for CIP Cost Recovery relating to construction of facilities financed by the Dedicated Drainage and Street Renewal Capital Fund – Ad Valorem Tax - DISTRICT K - CASTEX-TATUM

Non Consent Agenda - Numbering »

NON CONSENT AGENDA - NUMBERING

NON CONSENT AGENDA - NUMBER 36


NON-CONSENT - MISCELLANEOUS


36.  SET A PUBLIC HEARING DATE regarding a proposal to use land in Eisenhower Park to construct a pipeline running the length of 6.9 miles for transportation of oil and gas products - DISTRICT E - MARTIN SUGGESTED HEARING DATE - WEDNESDAY - 9:00 A.M. - MAY 19, 2021

Matters Held - Numbering »

MATTERS HELD - NUMBERING

MATTERS HELD - NUMBERS 37 through 40


MATTERS HELD


37.  RESOLUTION authorizing City of Houston to agree to the terms of the State of Texas and TEXAS POLITICAL SUBDIVISIONS’ OPIOID ABATEMENT FUND COUNCIL and settlement allocation term sheet in ongoing opioid litigation, which litigation has been brought in Cause No. 2019-43219; City of Houston, Texas vs. Purdue Pharma L.P., et al.; In the 270th Judicial District Court of Harris County, Texas TAGGED BY COUNCIL MEMBER POLLARD This was Item 16 on Agenda of April 7, 2021  


38.  ORDINANCE approving and authorizing contract with INDUSTRIAL DISPOSAL SUPPLY COMPANY, LLC for Parts and Services for TYMCO Sweepers for the Fleet Management Department; providing a maximum contract amount - 3 Years with two one-year options - $1,321,186.52 - Fleet Management Fund TAGGED BY COUNCIL MEMBER CASTEX-TATUM This was Item 21 on Agenda of April 7, 2021  


39.   ORDINANCE approving and authorizing fourth amendment to an agreement between City of Houston and HOUSTON BIKE SHARE for the operation of the Houston B-Cycle Bike Share Program (Contract No. 74862) TAGGED BY COUNCIL MEMBERS TRAVIS, POLLARD, AND KNOX This was Item 28 on Agenda of April 7, 2021  


40.  ORDINANCE appropriating $150,000.00 out of Parks Consolidated Construction Fund for Purchase and Installation of B-Cycle Bike Kiosk Stations on City property and City right of way for the Planning Department - DISTRICTS C - KAMIN; H - CISNEROS; I - GALLEGOS and K - CASTEX-TATUM This item should only be considered after passage of Item 39 above TAGGED BY COUNCIL MEMBERS TRAVIS, POLLARD, AND KNOX This was Item 29 on Agenda of April 7, 2021  

Non Consent - Matters To Be Presented By Council Members »

NON CONSENT - MATTERS TO BE PRESENTED BY COUNCIL MEMBERS

MATTERS TO BE PRESENTED BY COUNCIL - Council Member Evans-Shabazz first
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