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Meeting Date: 4/18/2017
District B, District D, District H
Item Creation Date: 2/20/2017

HCD17-36 Amendment #2 to the Disaster Recovery 2.2 Infrastructure Contract

Agenda Item#: 20.


ORDINANCE approving and authorizing second amendment to Community Development block Grant Disaster Recovery Program Round 2.2 Non-Housing Grant Agreement between the City of Houston and THE GENERAL LAND OFFICE OF THE STATE OF TEXAS, to extend the term and to revise the Performance Statement And Implementation Schedule - DISTRICTS B - DAVIS; D - BOYKINS and H - CISNEROS


The Texas General Land Office (GLO) has a contract with the City of Houston for Hurricane Ike Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Disaster Recovery (DR) Round 2, Phase 2, Infrastructure funds.  To date, the contract has been amended once. 

The Housing and Community Development Department (HCDD) proposes a second amendment to extend the end date to 12/31/2018 and to make minor adjustments to budgets of particular projects. 

Project Status for CDBG-DR Round 2 Infrastructure Contract (14-236-000-8329) with GLO:



Near Northside Infrastructure Project

Phase I Construction completed

Phase II Hernandez Tunnel, construction start date anticipated ~ May 31, 2017 and construction end date expected ~ June 2018

Open Ditch Construction

Greater Fifth Ward – Nichols, Environmental Request completed

Near Northside – Gano, Environmental Request completed

Greater Fifth Ward – Coke, Environmental Request completed

OST / South Union – Calhoun, Phase II Environmental Requested


Office of the City Engineer completed the review of the engineering plans. GLO approved the plans on 2/13/2017. Construction start date anticipated ~ May 31, 2017 and construction end date expected ~ June 2018.

Bringhurst Infrastructure Project

Need decisions on scope as well as agreements with TIRZ 18 to be finalized. Need agreement with Union Pacific Railroad for crossing. Need update for Bayou North Street, for eventual connection through Clinton Street.


Construction end date expected ~ September 2018.


HCDD published a 15-day public notice for Amendment #2 in the Houston Chronicle on Thursday, February 23, 2017.  To date, no comments have been received. 

The Housing and Community Affairs Committee reviewed this item on March 21, 2017.

Prior Council Action:

5/15/2014 (O) 2014-0291

1/28/2015 (O) 2015-0060

Contact Information:

Roxanne Lawson


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