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Prayers, Pledges & Roll Call »

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


Council Member Cisneros


ROLL CALL AND ADOPT MINUTES OF PREVIOUS MINUTES

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

Supplemental Posting »

SUPPLEMENTAL POSTING


44.  ORDINANCE authorizing the Mayor of Houston to extend or continue a proclamation of a local state of disaster for the City of Houston beyond the seven-day period after the proclamation was issued; making certain findings related thereto; and declaring an emergency


45.  ORDINANCE AMENDING ORDINANCE NO. 2015-509 TO RENAME THE “2015 FLOOD DISASTER AND RECOVERY FUND” TO THE “DISASTER RECOVERY FUND” (THE “FUND”); MODIFYING THE SOURCES AND USES OF THE FUNDS THEREIN TO AID IN DISASTER RELIEF AND RECOVERY; MAKING VARIOUS FINDINGS AND PROVISIONS RELATED THERETO; AND DECLARING AN EMERGENCY


46.  ORDINANCE appropriating the sum of $20,000,000 out of the Budget Stabilization Fund, transferring that sum to the Disaster Recovery Fund  and authorizing expenditures therefrom related to Hurricane Harvey and recovery for the City of Houston; declaring the City’s intent to seek reimbursement from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and other eligible sources for such expenditures; containing provisions relating to the subject; and declaring an emergency


Public Speakers


PUBLIC SPEAKERS


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Hearings »

HEARINGS


1.  PUBLIC HEARING relative to designation of a banner district in the GREATER SOUTHEAST MANAGEMENT DISTRICT - DISTRICTS D - BOYKINS and I - GALLEGOS

Consent Agenda »

CONSENT AGENDA


CONSENT AGENDA NUMBERS 2 through 39


MISCELLANEOUS - NUMBERING


MISCELLANEOUS - NUMBER 2


MISCELLANEOUS


2.  RECOMMENDATION from the Director of the Finance Department that the City Council receive the 2017 Appraisal Roll Information, Certification of the Anticipated Collection Rate and appoint Melissa Dubowski and Alma Tamborello to calculate and publish the City's Effective and Rollback Tax Rates in accordance with the "Truth-In-Taxation" provisions of the State Tax Code and Local Government Code


ACCEPT WORK - NUMBERING


ACCEPT WORK - NUMBERS 3 and 4


ACCEPT WORK


3.  RECOMMENDATION from Acting Director Department of Public Works & Engineering for approval of final contact amount of $1,723,525.34 and acceptance of work on contract with GRAVA LLC for Waterline Repair Project II - 7.86% under the original contract amount (11145)


4.  RECOMMENDATION from Acting Director Department of Public Works & Engineering for approval of final contact amount of $1,555,439.10 and acceptance of work on contract with GRAVA LLC for Small and Large Diameter Waterline Valve Replacement Project - 2.67% under the original contract amount (WA11240)


PROPERTY - NUMBERING


PROPERTY - NUMBERS 5 and 6   


PROPERTY


5.  RECOMMENDATION from City Attorney to deposit the amount of the Award of Special Commissioners into the Registry of the Court, pay the Cost of Court in connection with eminent domain proceedings styled City of Houston v. JLCM Partners, LP and Woodforest Mini-City Partners, LP, et al., Cause No. 1090373, for acquisition of Parcels KY15-208 and KY15-209; for 12-INCH WATER LINE I-10 PROJECT (Baca Street to Centerwood Drive) - DISTRICT I - GALLEGOS


6.  RECOMMENDATION from Acting Director Department of Public Works & Engineering to purchase Parcel AY16-097, located at 4701 West 34th Street, owned by HUE JWR LLC, a Texas limited liability company (Thu Binh Si Ho, Owner), for the WATONGA PAVING AND DRAINAGE PROJECT - DISTRICT C - COHEN


PURCHASING AND TABULATION OF BIDS - NUMBERING


PURCHASING AND TABULATION OF BIDS - NUMBERS 7 through 14


PURCHASING AND TABULATION OF BIDS


7.  AMEND MOTION 2013-476, 7/10/2013, TO INCREASE spending authority from $2,318,400.00 to $2,898,000.00 for the purchase of Airfield Lighting for the Houston Airport System, awarded to GLOBE ELECTRIC CO., INC - $579,600.00 - Enterprise Fund


8.  ECFS, LLC to furnish and install Auditorium Seating through the Cooperative Purchasing Agreement with the National Joint Powers Alliance for the Houston Police Department - $62,509.50 Police Special Services Fund


9.  INFORMATION BUILDERS, INC for Software License Maintenance and Support for the Houston Police Department - $137,232.66 - General Fund


10.  SAM PACK’S FIVE STAR FORD, LTD. - $1,454,733.75, CALDWELL AUTOMOTIVE PARTNERS LLC, d/b/a CALDWELL COUNTRY CHEVROLET, LLC - $265,116.00 and SILSBEE FORD, INC - $38,248.41 for Five Police Interceptor Sedans, Seventy-Five Investigative Sedans, Seven Utility Vehicles and one Pick-up Truck through the Interlocal Agreement for Cooperative Purchasing with the Houston Galveston Area Council and the State of Texas Procurement and Support Service Contract for the Houston Police Department - $1,758,098.00 - Equipment Acquisition Consolidated and Auto Dealers Funds


11.  UR INTERNATIONAL, INC for Sole Source Purchase for Towed Vehicle Reporting Management System Maintenance for the Houston Police Department - $71,600.00 - Auto Dealers Fund


12.  TEXAS UNDERGROUND, INC for Heavy-Duty Sewer Inspection Camera and Locator/Digital Receivers for the Department of Public Works & Engineering - $200,460.00 and contingencies for a total amount not to exceed $262,548.00 - Enterprise Fund


13.  LYTX, INC for approval of purchase of Tier 3 Management Services and DriveCam Subscription Services from the General Services Administration Schedule 70 Contract through the Cooperative Purchasing Program for the Solid Waste Management Department - $166,320.00 - General Fund


14.  AMEND MOTION #2016-0526, 10/26/16, to purchase additional vans through the Houston-Galveston Area Council (H-GAC) and the Texas Local Government Purchasing Cooperative (BuyBoard) for Various Departments, awarded to SILSBEE FORD, INC - $80,531.05; CALDWELL AUTOMOTIVE PARTNERS LLC, d/b/a CALDWELL COUNTRY CHEVROLET, LLC - $11,626.00; COWBOY DODGE - $7,530.00 - Enterprise and Other Funds


RESOLUTIONS - NUMBERING


RESOLUTION - NUMBERS 15


RESOLUTIONS


15.  RESOLUTION authorizing submission of a Loan application to the Texas Water Development Board’s Clean Water State Revolving Fund Program


ORDINANCES - NUMBERING


ORDINANCES - NUMBERS 16 through 39


ORDINANCES


16.  ORDINANCE finding and determining that public convenience and necessity no longer require the continued use of Semmes Street, from Lyons Avenue to Providence Street, and a 60 foot-wide utility easement; vacating and abandoning said street and utility easement to Saint Arnold Brewing Company, the abutting owner ("owner"), in consideration of owner's payment of $102,754.00 to the City and the conveyance to the City of two 20 foot-wide sanitary sewer easements, all in the S.F. Nobles Addition and D. Gregg's First Addition, S.M. Harris Survey, A-327, Harris County, Texas, and other consideration - DISTRICT B - DAVIS


17.  ORDINANCE approving and authorizing Purchase and Sale Agreement between the City of Houston, Texas, Seller, and TRAILHEAD MANAGEMENT, LLC, Purchaser, for the sale of approximately 12.83 acres of land located at the southwest quadrant of Fuqua Street and Freehill Street, in the G. P. Burnett Survey, Abstract No. 1062, Houston, Harris County, Texas (Parcel No. SY14-137), for $994,800.00 - DISTRICT E - MARTIN


18.  ORDINANCE approving and authorizing Sponsored Research Agreement between the City and the UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS HEALTH SCIENCE CENTER AT HOUSTON for Professional and Technical Assistance with Emergency Tele-Health and Navigation (ETHAN); providing a maximum contract amount - $100,000.00 - Essential Public Health Fund


19.  ORDINANCE approving and authorizing submission of a joint electronic application for grant assistance from the Bureau of Justice Assistance to fund the FY2017 Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant Program and approving an Interlocal Agreement between the City of Houston and HARRIS COUNTY as joint applicants for such grant; declaring the City’s eligibility for such grant; authorizing the Chief of the Houston Police Department to act as the City’s representative in the application process, to accept and expend the grant funds, if awarded, and to apply for and accept all subsequent awards, if any, pertaining to the application


20.  ORDINANCE approving and authorizing the submission of an electronic application for grant assistance to the Office of the Governor, Criminal Justice Division (CJD) FY2018 Rifle Resistant Body Armor Program; declaring the City’s eligibility for such grant; authorizing the Chief of the Houston Police Department to act as the City’s representative in the application process, to accept the grant and expend the grant funds, as awarded, to apply for and to accept all subsequent awards, if any, pertaining to the grant program


21.  ORDINANCE relating to the Fiscal Affairs of the SOUTH POST OAK REDEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY on behalf of REINVESTMENT ZONE NUMBER NINE, CITY OF HOUSTON, TEXAS (SOUTH POST OAK ZONE); approving the Fiscal Year 2018 Operating Budget for the Authority and the Fiscal Years 2018-2022 Capital Improvement Projects Budget for the Zone - DISTRICT K - GREEN


22.  ORDINANCE relating to the Fiscal Affairs of the OLD SIXTH WARD REDEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY on behalf of REINVESTMENT ZONE NUMBER THIRTEEN, CITY OF HOUSTON, TEXAS (OLD SIXTH WARD ZONE); approving the Fiscal Year 2018 Operating Budget for the Authority and the Fiscal Years 2018-2022 Capital Improvement Projects Budget for the Zone -  DISTRICT H - CISNEROS


23.  ORDINANCE relating to the Fiscal Affairs of the HIRAM CLARKE/FORT BEND REDEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY on behalf of REINVESTMENT ZONE NUMBER TWENTY-FIVE, CITY OF HOUSTON, TEXAS (HIRAM CLARKE/FORT BEND ZONE); approving the Fiscal Year 2018 Operating Budget for the Authority and the Fiscal Years 2018-2022 Capital Improvement Plan Budget for the Zone - DISTRICT K - GREEN


24.  ORDINANCE extending the provisions of SECTION 28-303 OF THE CODE OF ORDINANCES, HOUSTON, TEXAS, to all improved single-family residential lots in the CAMBRIDGE VILLAGE SUBDIVISION, SECTIONS 1 AND 2, to prohibit parking vehicles in the front or side yards of such residences – DISTRICT K - GREEN


25.  ORDINANCE establishing the north and south sides of the 4500 block of McKinney 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


26.  ORDINANCE establishing the north and south sides of the 1500 block of Munger 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


27.  ORDINANCE approving and authorizing Professional Services Contract between the City of Houston and the BRAINFUSE, INC for Live Homework Assistance Services; providing a maximum contract amount - 3 Years with two one-year options - $852,000.00 - General Fund


28.  ORDINANCE approving and authorizing contract between the City of Houston and THE OLSON GROUP, LTD. for Houston Regional Exercise Planning and Implementation Support; providing a maximum contract amount - 1 Year with two one-year options - $109,848.36 - Grant Fund


29.  ORDINANCE awarding contract to RBEX, INC dba APPLE TOWING CO. for Towing and Storage Services for Seized Vehicles for Houston Police Department; providing a maximum contract amount 3 Years with two one-year options - $2,459,575.00 - General and Asset Forfeiture Funds


30.  ORDINANCE awarding contract to ALL PUMP & EQUIPMENT CO. for Non-Submersible Pump Repair and Replacement Services for the Department of Public Works & Engineering; providing a maximum contract amount - 3 Years with two one-year options - $13,617,439.50 - Enterprise Fund


31.  ORDINANCE awarding contract to DENALI WATER SOLUTIONS LLC for Onsite Water Treatment and Sludge Dewatering and Disposal Services for the Department of Public Works & Engineering; providing a maximum contract amount - 3 Years with two one-year options - $4,643,068.04 - Enterprise Fund - DISTRICT E - MARTIN


32.  ORDINANCE appropriating $3,277,000.00 out of Fire Consolidated Construction Fund for the In-House Renovation Revolving Fund for Renovations for the Houston Fire Department facilities during FY2018; providing funding for the Civic Art Program financed by the Fire Consolidated Construction Fund - DISTRICTS B - DAVIS and H - CISNEROS


33.  ORDINANCE appropriating $535,000.00 out of the Parks Consolidated Construction Fund and $57,962.50 out of Parks & Recreation Dedication Fund; awarding construction contract to TIMES CONSTRUCTION, INC for Glenshire 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, 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 K - GREEN


34.  ORDINANCE authorizing the transfer of $645,840.00 from the NEWPP Expansion – Swift Fund into the PWE - NEWPP Construction Fund, appropriating $645,840.00 from the PWE - NEWPP Construction Fund, and approving the expenditure of said sum from PWE - NEWPP Construction Fund for the purchase of Wetland Mitigation Credits necessary for the Northeast Water Purification Plant (“NEWPP”) Expansion Project (“Project”); appropriating $3,390,660.00 from the Water Authorities Capital Contrib - NEWPP Fund, and approving the expenditure of said sum from PWE - NEWPP Construction Fund for the purchase of Wetland Mitigation Credits necessary for the Project; approving and authorizing Purchase and Sale Agreement for Mitigation Credits between the City of Houston, GIN CITY RESTORATION, LLC and MITIGATION SOLUTIONS USA, LLC DISTRICT E - MARTIN


35.  ORDINANCE appropriating $240,000.00 out of Metro Projects Construction DDSRF as an additional appropriation to Professional Engineering Services Contract between the City of Houston and AGUIRRE & FIELDS, L.P. for the Work Order Bridge Rehabilitation/Replacement Program (Approved by Ordinance No. 2015-0142, as amended); providing funding for CIP Cost Recovery relating to construct ion of facilities financed by the Metro Projects Construction DDSRF - DISTRICTS C - COHEN and J - LASTER


36.  ORDINANCE appropriating $779,000.00 out of Street & Traffic Control and Storm Drainage DDSRF as an additional appropriation to Professional Engineering Services Contract between the City of Houston and COBB FENDLEY & ASSOCIATES, INC for the Freeway Manor South Area Drainage and Paving Improvements (Approved by Ordinance No. 2015-0171); providing funding for CIP Cost Recovery relating to construction of facilities financed by the Street & Traffic Control and Storm Drainage DDSRF - DISTRICT E - MARTIN


37.  ORDINANCE appropriating $350,000.00 out of Water & Sewer System Consolidated Construction Fund as an additional appropriation; approving and authorizing first amendment to Professional Construction Management and Inspection Services Contract between the City of Houston and STANTEC CONSULTING SERVICES, INC for Large Diameter Water Line Construction Project (Approved by Ordinance No. 2014-0414)


38.  ORDINANCE appropriating $4,215,122.00 out of Street & Traffic Control and Storm Drainage DDSRF and $2,896,878.00 out of Water & Sewer System Consolidated Construction Fund, awarding contract to HARPER BROTHERS CONSTRUCTION, LLC for Market Street Paving and Drainage Improvements from N. Wayside Drive to McCarty Road; 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 Street & Traffic Control and Storm Drainage DDSRF and Water & Sewer System Consolidated Construction Fund - DISTRICTS B - DAVIS and H - CISNEROS


39.  ORDINANCE appropriating $17,971,000.00 out of Water & Sewer System Consolidated Construction Fund, awarding contract to MANHATTAN CONSTRUCTION COMPANY for Ardmore Maintenance Facility; 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 D - BOYKINS

Non-Consent - Miscellaneous »

NON-CONSENT - MISCELLANEOUS


40.  MOTION TO SET A DATE not less than seven days from August 30, 2017, to receive nominations for appointment to Position 7 of the BOARD OF DIRECTORS OF REINVESTMENT ZONE NUMBER ONE (ST. GEORGE PLACE), CITY OF HOUSTON, TEXAS for the remainder of the designated two-year term

Matters Held »

MATTERS HELD


41.  MOTION by Council Member Robinson/Seconded by Council Member Davis to adopt recommendation from the Chief Procurement Officer to award to INTERNATIONAL NAME PLATE U.S., INC for Vehicle Decals and Decal Materials for the Fleet Management Department - 3 Years with two one-year options - $1,028,624.27 - Fleet Management Fund TAGGED BY COUNCIL MEMBERS GREEN and KNOX This was Item 3 on Agenda of August 23, 2017


42.  ORDINANCE AMENDING CHAPTER 40 OF THE CITY CODE OF ORDINANCES, by adding a new Article XXI, relating to facilities in the public right-of-way; containing findings and provisions related to the foregoing subject; declaring an effective date; providing for severability TAGGED BY COUNCIL MEMBER ROBINSON This was Item 4 on Agenda of August 23, 2017


43.  ORDINANCE appropriating $18,908,000.00 out of Equipment Acquisition Consolidated Fund for the purchase of Vehicles and related equipment for various City Departments TAGGED BY COUNCIL MEMBER KUBOSH This was Item 17 on Agenda of August 23, 2017

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 Gallegos first
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