CITY OF HOUSTON . CITY COUNCIL
MARCH 8 & 9, 2016
CHRIS B. BROWN
DISTRICT COUNCIL MEMBERS
Ellen R. Cohen
Dwight A. Boykins
Larry V. Green
AT-LARGE COUNCIL MEMBERS
David W. Robinson
Amanda K. Edwards
Jack Christie D.C.
Director - City Council Agenda||Anna Russell
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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NOTE: If a translator is required, please advise when reserving time to speak
AGENDA - COUNCIL MEETING Tuesday, March 8, 2016 - 1:30 PM
COUNCIL CHAMBER - SECOND FLOOR - CITY HALL
|2:00 P.M. – INVOCATION AND PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE|
|ROLL CALL AND ADOPT MINUTES OF PREVIOUS MINUTES|
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.
NOTE: If a translator is required, please advise when reserving time to speak
|VIDEO||WEDNESDAY - MARCH 9, 2016 - 9:00 A. M.|
DESCRIPTIONS OR CAPTIONS OF AGENDA ITEMS WILL BE READ BY THE
CITY SECRETARY PRIOR TO COMMENCEMENT
|VIDEO||CONSENT AGENDA NUMBERS 1 through 34|
|PURCHASING AND TABULATION OF BIDS - NUMBERS 2 through 6|
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
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
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
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.
|ORDINANCES - NUMBERS 8 through 34|
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
ORDINANCE relating to the SAINT GEORGE PLACE MANAGEMENT DISTRICT; consenting to its creation - DISTRICT J - LASTER
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
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
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
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
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
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
ORDINANCE approving and authorizing HARRIS COUNTY to improve portions of five streets in the City of Houston, Texas - DISTRICT D - BOYKINS and K - GREEN
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
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
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
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)
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
|VIDEO||CONSIDERATION OF MATTERS REMOVED FROM CONSENT AGENDA|
|VIDEO||MATTERS TO BE PRESENTED BY COUNCIL MEMBERS - Council Member Green first|
|ALL ORDINANCES ARE TO BE CONSIDERED ON AN EMERGENCY BASIS AND TO BE PASSED ON ONE READING UNLESS OTHERWISE NOTED, ARTICLE VII, SECTION 7, CITY CHARTER|
WHENEVER ANY AGENDA ITEM, WHETHER OR NOT ON THE CONSENT AGENDA, IS NOT READY FOR COUNCIL ACTION AT THE TIME IT IS REACHED ON THE AGENDA, THAT ITEM SHALL BE PLACED AT THE END OF THE AGENDA FOR ACTION BY COUNCIL WHEN ALL OTHER AGENDA ITEMS HAVE BEEN CONSIDERED.
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.