AGENDA
CITY OF HOUSTON . CITY COUNCIL
MARCH 8 & 9, 2016


MAYOR
SYLVESTER TURNER
CONTROLLER
CHRIS B. BROWN

DISTRICT COUNCIL MEMBERS

Brenda Stardig
District A

Jerry Davis
District B

Ellen R. Cohen
District C

Dwight A. Boykins
District D

Dave Martin
District E
Steve Le
District F

Greg Travis
District G

Karla Cisneros
District H

Robert Gallegos
District I

Mike Laster
District J

Larry V. Green
District K

AT-LARGE COUNCIL MEMBERS

Mike Knox
Position 1

David W. Robinson
Position 2
Michael Kubosh
Position 3

Amanda K. Edwards
Position 4

Jack Christie D.C.
Position 5
Marta Crinejo Director - City Council AgendaAnna Russell City Secretary

In accordance with the Texas Open Meetings Act the agenda is posted for public information, at all times, for at least 72 hours preceding the scheduled time of the meeting on the bulletin board located on the exterior wall of the City Hall building at 901 Bagby.

The agenda may be accessed via the Internet at http://houston.novusagenda.com/agendapublic/. Copies of the agenda are available in the Office of the City Secretary in the City Hall Annex, Public Level at no charge. To receive the agenda by mail, send check or money order for $52.00 for a one year subscription, made payable to the City of Houston to the attention of the City Secretary, P.O. Box 1562, Houston, Texas 77251.

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AGENDA - COUNCIL MEETING Tuesday, March 8, 2016 - 1:30 PM
COUNCIL CHAMBER - SECOND FLOOR - CITY HALL

PRESENTATIONS
2:00 P.M. – INVOCATION AND PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE
VIDEOCouncil Member Knox
ROLL CALL AND ADOPT MINUTES OF PREVIOUS MINUTES
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PUBLIC SPEAKERS - Pursuant to City Council Rule 8, City Council will hear from members of the public; the names and subject matters of persons who had requested to speak at the time of posting this Agenda are attached; the names and subject matters of persons who subsequently request to speak may be obtained in the City Secretary's Office.


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VIDEORECONVENE
VIDEOWEDNESDAY - MARCH 9, 2016 - 9:00 A. M.
DESCRIPTIONS OR CAPTIONS OF AGENDA ITEMS WILL BE READ BY THE
CITY SECRETARY PRIOR TO COMMENCEMENT
VIDEOMAYOR'S REPORT
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VIDEOCONSENT AGENDA NUMBERS 1 through 34
PROPERTY - NUMBER 1
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VIDEO1.

RECOMMENDATION from City Attorney to deposit the amount of the Award of Special Commissioners into the Registry of the Court and pay the costs of court in connection with eminent domain proceedings styled City of Houston v. Houston Westlake Village, LLC, Cause No. 1063840; for acquisition of Parcels KY14-079, KY14-079A, KY14-080, KY14-080A, KY14-084, KY14-085 & KY14-086; for the SHARPSTOWN II AREA WATERLINE EASEMENT REPLACEMENT PROJECT - DISTRICT J - LASTER

PURCHASING AND TABULATION OF BIDS - NUMBERS 2 through 6
VIDEO
VIDEO2.

LION FIRST RESPONDER PPE, INC for Personal Protective Gear for the Houston Fire Department - 3 Years with two one-year options - $8,000,000.00 - Equipment Acquisition Consolidated Fund

VIDEO3.

AMEND MOTION #2013-300, 5/8/13, TO EXTEND the expiration date from May 13, 2016 to May 13, 2018, for Bell 412 Series Twin Engine Helicopter Component  Overhaul/Exchange and Repair Services for the Houston Police Department, awarded to RSG AVIATION, INC

VIDEO4.Omitted
VIDEO5.

IDEXX DISTRIBUTION, INC for Purchase of E. Coli Water Test Kits and Supplies for Various Departments - 3 Years with two one-year options - $1,067,609.00 - Enterprise and Laboratory Services Funds

VIDEO6.

APPROVE spending authority in an amount not to exceed $15,000,000.00 to address an Emergency for Reclaimed Asphalt Pavement Materials for the Department of Public Works & Engineering on award to CENTURY ASPHALT, LTD.

RESOLUTIONS - NUMBER 7   
VIDEO
VIDEO7.

RESOLUTION approving the issuance and sale by Houston Housing Finance Corporation of Multifamily Housing Revenue Bonds (New Hope Housing at Harrisburg) Series 2016 - DISTRICT H - CISNEROS

ORDINANCES - NUMBERS 8 through 34
VIDEO
VIDEO8.

ORDINANCE AMENDING CHAPTER 25 OF THE CODE OF ORDINANCES, HOUSTON, TEXAS, relating to nationally competitively bid events; containing findings and other provisions relating to the foregoing subject; providing for severability

VIDEO9.

ORDINANCE amending City of Houston Ordinance Nos. 2010-372 passed May 12, 2010, as amended; 2012-353 passed April 25, 2012, as amended; 2013-353 passed April 24, 2013, as amended; 2014-337 passed April 23, 2014, as amended; and 2015-338 passed April 15, 2015, which authorized the submission of the 2010 Consolidated Action Plan and the 2010, 2012, 2013, 2014 and 2015 Annual Action Plans, to the United States Department of Housing and Urban Development, including the applications for the Community Development Block Grant Program, among others

VIDEO10.

ORDINANCE approving and authorizing contract between the City of Houston and CARING SAFE PLACE, INC, to provide up to $728,374 in Housing Opportunities for Persons With AIDS Funds for the administration and operation of a SRO Community Residence and a Transitional Housing Facility, along with the provision of Supportive Services

VIDEO11.

ORDINANCE approving and authorizing contract between the City of Houston and HOUSTON VOLUNTEER LAWYERS PROGRAM, INC, to provide up to $150,000.00 in Housing Opportunities for Persons With AIDS Funds for Legal Supportive Services

VIDEO12.

ORDINANCE approving and authorizing contract between the City of Houston and THE SALVATION ARMY to provide up to $140,000 ($70,000 - Community Development Block Grant Funds; $70,000 - Homeless Housing and Services Program Funds) for the provision of supportive services in a Day Shelter Program

VIDEO13.

ORDINANCE approving and authorizing contract between the City of Houston and THE MEN’S CENTER, INCORPORATED dba RECENTER, to provide up to $100,000.00 in Community Development Block Grant Funds for the provision of Case Management Services to current emergency and transitional housing residents recovering from alcohol and/or substance abuse

VIDEO14.

ORDINANCE approving and authorizing contract between the City of Houston and the VILLAGE   LEARNING CENTER, INC, to provide $150,000.00 in Community Development Block Grant Funds for a Vocational/Educational Training Program Serving a Special Needs Population

VIDEO15.

ORDINANCE approving and authorizing contract between the City of Houston and THE WOMEN’S HOME to provide up to $100,000.00 in Community Development Block Grant Funds for the operation of a Homeless Services Program

VIDEO16.

ORDINANCE approving and authorizing contract between the City of Houston and  the TEXAS DEPARTMENT OF STATE HEALTH SERVICES for the STD-HIV Prevention Services (DSHS Contract No. 2016-001348-00) - $1,825,349.00 - Grant Fund

VIDEO17.

ORDINANCE approving and authorizing an agreement between the City of Houston, Texas and HARRIS COUNTY, TEXAS for the Houston Health Department for patient rides for the Emergency Tele-Health and Navigation Program; providing a maximum contract amount - $92,726.26 - Contractor Responsibility Fund

VIDEO18.

ORDINANCE approving and authorizing first amendment to Interlocal Agreement between the City and HARRIS COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION for CASE for Kids City Connections Program; amending Ordinance No. 2015-0768 to increase the maximum contract amount thereof  $200,000.00 - General Fund

VIDEO19.

ORDINANCE approving and authorizing Interlocal Agreement between the City of Houston and the HARRIS CENTER for MENTAL HEALTH and INTELLECTUAL and DEVELOPMENT DISABILITIES (The Harris Center) for the creation and operation of a 911 Crisis Call Diversion Program - $250,000.00 - Grant Fund 

VIDEO20.

ORDINANCE approving and authorizing Purchase and Sale Agreement between the City of Houston, Texas, Seller, and SAGE INTERESTS, INC, Buyer, for the sale of surplus property located at the corner of Lockwood Street and Lyons Avenue and within the Fifth Ward Tax Increment Reinvestment Zone No. 18 - DISTRICT B - DAVIS

VIDEO21.

ORDINANCE relating to the SAINT GEORGE PLACE MANAGEMENT DISTRICT; consenting to its creation - DISTRICT J - LASTER

VIDEO22.

ORDINANCE approving agreement for Professional Services between the City of Houston and HERRERA & BOYLE, PLCC for Legal Services in connection with complaint of Extenet Network Systems, Inc against the City of Houston for Imposition of fees for use of public right-of-way (Public Utility Commission Docket No. 45280); providing a maximum contract amount - $250,000.00 - Property & Casualty Fund

VIDEO23.

ORDINANCE approving first amendment to the Real Estate Listing Agreement between the City of Houston, Texas, and TRANSWESTERN PROPERTY COMPANY SW GP, L.L.C. d/b/a TRANSWESTERN - DISTRICT I - GALLEGOS

VIDEO24.

ORDINANCE appropriating $178,080.00 out of Equipment Acquisition Consolidated to contract between the City of Houston and KOETTER FIRE PROTECTION OF HOUSTON LLC (Approved by Ordinance No. 2012-0691) for Fire Alarm Replacement Projects at various City of Houston facilities - DISTRICTS B - DAVIS; C - COHEN; E - MARTIN; F - LE and H - CISNEROS

VIDEO25.

ORDINANCE approving the creation of a “Contributed Capital Project Fund” with zero beginning fund balance to receive cash funds from any fund sources for the purpose of funding Capital Projects; establishing the sources and uses of the funds therein for the construction, operation, maintenance and support of Capital Projects; authorizing the appropriation and transfer of any and all funds received into the fund for the purposes set out herein and authorizing expenditure consistent with the purpose thereof

VIDEO26.

ORDINANCE awarding contract to HOYT ENTERPRISES, INC dba HOYT BREATHING AIR PRODUCTS for Inspection, Maintenance, Repairs & Testing on Self-Contained Breathing Apparatus for Various Departments: providing a maximum contract amount - 3 Years with two one-year options - $793,774.00 - General, Enterprise and Storm Water Funds

VIDEO27.

ORDINANCE appropriating $1,669,520.00 out of Water & Sewer System Consolidated Construction Fund and approving and authorizing Construction Reimbursement Agreement between the City of Houston and the DOWNTOWN DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY for the improvements of the existing water lines and sewer lines as part of the Shopping District Streetscape Project; providing a maximum contract amount - DISTRICT I - GALLEGOS

VIDEO28.

ORDINANCE approving and authorizing HARRIS COUNTY to improve portions of five streets in the City of Houston, Texas - DISTRICT D - BOYKINS and K - GREEN

VIDEO29.

ORDINANCE awarding contract to YES AMERICA NOW, INC dba YES AMERICA ENTERPRISES for Street Sweeping Services for the Department of Public Works & Engineering; providing a maximum contract amount - 3 Years with two one-year options - $4,535,907.00 - Stromwater Fund - DISTRICTS A - STARDIG; B - DAVIS, C - COHEN; E - MARTIN; F - LE; G - TRAVIS; H - CISNEROS and I - GALLEGOS

VIDEO30.

ORDINANCE approving and authorizing first amendment to the contract between the City of Houston and CSI CONSOLIDATED, LLC dba CLEANSERVE, LLC for the FY2016 Storm Sewer Inspection and Cleaning Work Order #1 (Approved by Ordinance No. 2015-0715) - $800,000.00 - Stormwater Fund

VIDEO31.Omitted
VIDEO32.

ORDINANCE appropriating $1,023,702.50 out of Street & Traffic Control and Storm Drainage DDSRF; awarding contract to ISI CONTRACTING, INC for On-Call Neighborhood Traffic Management Program Construction Contract; 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 services relating to construction of facilities financed by the Street & Traffic Control and Storm Drainage DDSRF

VIDEO33.

ORDINANCE appropriating $830,793.00 out of Water & Sewer System Consolidated Construction Fund; awarding contract to SPECIALIZED MAINTENANCE SERVICES, INC 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 (WW4277-90)

VIDEO34.

THIS ITEM HAS BEEN REMOVED FROM CONSIDERATION OF CITY COUNCIL

ORDINANCE approving and authorizing Restated Agreement for Recycling Services between the City of Houston, Texas and WASTE MANAGEMENT OF TEXAS, INC, for the Solid Waste Management Department for Recycling Services; providing a maximum contract amount - 1 Year with one option year - $7,400,000.00 - General Fund

END OF CONSENT AGENDA
VIDEOCONSIDERATION OF MATTERS REMOVED FROM CONSENT AGENDA
MATTERS HELD - NUMBER 35
VIDEO
VIDEO35.

ORDINANCE approving and authorizing Restated Agreement for Recycling Services between the City of Houston, Texas and WASTE MANAGEMENT OF TEXAS, INC, for the Solid Waste Management Department for Recycling Services; providing a maximum contract amount - 4 Years with two optional one-year renewals - $18,314,000.00 - General Fund

 TAGGED BY COUNCIL MEMBER BOYKINS

This was Item 22 on Agenda of March 2, 2016

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VIDEOMATTERS TO BE PRESENTED BY COUNCIL MEMBERS - Council Member Green first
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CITY COUNCIL RESERVES THE RIGHT TO TAKE UP AGENDA ITEMS OUT OF THE ORDER IN WHICH THEY ARE POSITIONED IN THIS AGENDA.  ALSO, AN ITEM THAT HAS BEEN TAGGED UNDER CITY COUNCIL RULE (HOUSTON CITY CODE 2-2) OR DELAYED TO ANOTHER DAY MAY BE NEVERTHELESS CONSIDERED LATER AT THE SAME CITY COUNCIL MEETING.