AGENDA
CITY OF HOUSTON . CITY COUNCIL
JUNE 14 & 15, 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

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AGENDA - COUNCIL MEETING Tuesday, June 14, 2016 - 1:30 PM
COUNCIL CHAMBER - SECOND FLOOR - CITY HALL

PRESENTATIONS
2:00 P.M. – INVOCATION AND PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE
VIDEOCouncil Member Kubosh
ROLL CALL AND ADOPT MINUTES OF PREVIOUS MINUTES
VIDEO

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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VIDEORECESS
VIDEORECONVENE
VIDEOWEDNESDAY - June 15, 2016 - 9:00 A. M.
DESCRIPTIONS OR CAPTIONS OF AGENDA ITEMS WILL BE READ BY THE
CITY SECRETARY PRIOR TO COMMENCEMENT
VIDEOMAYOR'S REPORT
VIDEO
VIDEOCONSENT AGENDA NUMBERS 1 through 32
MISCELLANEOUS - NUMBER 1
VIDEO
VIDEO1.

REQUEST from Mayor for confirmation of the reappointment of the following individuals to the SPRING BRANCH MANAGEMENT DISTRICT, for terms to expire June 1, 2019

Position One      -  C. DAVID SCHWAB, JR.

Position Two      -  THOMAS GREGORY SUMNER

Position Three    -  CATHERINE M. ALEXANDER

Position Four      -  SHERRI OLDHAM

Position Five      -  VICTOR ALVAREZ

Position Six        -  MAURICIO VALDES

Position Seven   -  DAN SILVESTRI

ACCEPT WORK - NUMBERS  2  through  5
VIDEO
VIDEO2.

RECOMMENDATION from Director Department of Public Works & Engineering for approval of final contract amount of $1,571,816.98 and acceptance of work on contract with INDUSTRIAL TX CORP. for FY2013 Storm Water Pump Station and Flood Warning System Improvements  11.28% under the original contract amount - DISTRICTS H - CISNEROS and I - GALLEGOS

VIDEO3.

RECOMMENDATION from Director Department of Public Works & Engineering for approval of final contract amount of $5,556,787.52 and acceptance of work on contract with DURWOOD GREENE CONSTRUCTION CO. for City Wide Overlay Package #20 - 2.06% over the original contract amount and under 5% contingency amount - DISTRICTS B - DAVIS; C - COHEN; D - BOYKINS and H - CISNEROS

VIDEO4.

RECOMMENDATION from Director Department of Public Works & Engineering for approval of final contract amount of $1,502,204.39 and acceptance of work on contract with INDUSTRIAL TX CORP. for Lift Station Renewal and Replacement: Meyerland, W. Fondren Place and Belmont Lift Stations - 2.24% under the original contract amount - DISTRICTS C - COHEN; D - BOYKINS and K - GREEN

VIDEO5.

RECOMMENDATION from Director Department of Public Works & Engineering for approval of final contract amount of $11,190,713.07 and acceptance of work on contract with OSCAR RENDA CONTRACTING, INC for 66-inch Water Line along Almeda-Genoa Road and Monroe Road from Moers Road to Airport Blvd. - 1.76% under the original contract amount - DISTRICTS D - BOYKINS and I - GALLEGOS

PURCHASING AND TABULATION OF BIDS - NUMBERS  6  through  8
VIDEO
VIDEO6.

ARC, INC - $109,257.59, DELL - $300,063.71, FLAIR DATA SYSTEMS - $88,193.60, FUTURECOM - $131,920.00, PC MALL - $16,415.88 and SHI GOVERNMENT SOLUTIONS, INC $106,654.60 for approval of spending authority for Purchase of Video Monitors, Software, Uninterruptible Power Supply Equipment and Service, Computing Equipment, Data Storage and Microsoft Azure Usage Fees through Texas Department of Information Resources for Houston Airport System - $752,505.38 - Enterprise Fund

VIDEO7.

CDW GOVERNMENT, LLC for Purchase of Computers through the Texas Department of Information Resources for the Houston Fire Department - $399,968.00 - Grant Fund

VIDEO8.

METRO FIRE APPARATUS SPECIALISTS, INC for Hazardous Materials Foam Pumper Truck through the Interlocal Agreement for Cooperative Purchasing with the Houston-Galveston Area Council for the Houston Fire Department - $849,998.00 - Grant Fund

ORDINANCES - NUMBERS  9  through  32
VIDEO
VIDEO9.

ORDINANCE AMENDING CHAPTER 8 OF THE CODE OF ORDINANCES, HOUSTON, TEXAS, relating to Licenses issued by the Houston Police Department’s Auto Dealers Detail

VIDEO10.

ORDINANCE approving and authorizing amendment to 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

VIDEO11.

ORDINANCE approving and authorizing contract between the City of Houston and GREATER HOUSTON HEALTHCONNECT, INC relating to the Emergency Telehealth and Navigation Program; providing a maximum contract amount - $969,807.00 - Contractor Responsibility Fund

VIDEO12.

ORDINANCE approving and authorizing contract between the City and the UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS HEALTH SCIENCE CENTER AT HOUSTON for Behavioral Surveillance Services; providing a maximum contract amount - 2 Successive one-year terms - $887,131.00 - Grant Fund

VIDEO13.

ORDINANCE approving and authorizing grant between the City of Houston and the OFFICE OF NATIONAL DRUG CONTROL POLICY for the FY2016 High Intensity Drug Trafficking Area Program Grant; declaring the City’s eligibility for such grant; authorizing the acting Chief of the Houston Police Department to act as the City’s representative in the application process; to accept such grant funds, if awarded, to manage and expend the grant funds as awarded and to apply for and accept all subsequent awards, if any, pertaining to the program

VIDEO14.

ORDINANCE approving and authorizing submission of a joint application for grant assistance from the Bureau of Justice Assistance to fund the FY2016 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 such grant funds, if awarded, and to apply for and accept all subsequent awards, if any, pertaining to the application

VIDEO15.

ORDINANCE approving and authorizing amendment to agreement for SafeClear Freeway Towing and Emergency Road Service Contract No. 76532 between the City of Houston and RBEX, INC dba APPLE TOWING CO. for the Houston Police Department

VIDEO16.

ORDINANCE authorizing the Director of the Mayor's Office of Public Safety and Homeland Security to electronically submit applications for subrecipient grant assistance and execute and accept  subrecipient grant agreements with the STATE OF TEXAS OFFICE OF THE GOVERNOR relating to the FY2016 Homeland Security Grant Program funding from the Urban Area Security Initiative and the State Homeland Security Program; declaring the City's eligibility for such grants; authorizing the director to act as the City's representative in the application process, to request and/or accept the grants and manage and expend the grant funds as awarded, and to apply for and accept all subsequent awards, if any, pertaining to the program including amendments or modifications to these agreements or any subsequent documents necessary to secure the City's grant funding through the life of these grant awards

VIDEO17.

ORDINANCE authorizing the submission of an electronic application for grant assistance to the UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY for the FY2016 Port Security Grant in accordance with the FY2016 Port Security Grant Program; declaring the City’s eligibility for such grant; authorizing the director of the Mayor’s Office of Public Safety and Homeland Security to act as the City’s representative in the application process, to accept the grant and expend the grant funds as awarded, and to apply for and accept all subsequent awards, if any, pertaining to the program

VIDEO18.

***PULLED - Item is a duplicate and will not be considered on 6/15/16 - item passed on 6/8/16

ORDINANCE approving and authorizing Purchase and Sale Agreement between the City of Houston, Texas, Seller, and RIVERSIDE REAL ESTATE, LLC, Purchaser, for the sale of approximately 1.273 acres of land located at 4215 Leeland Avenue, Houston, Harris County, Texas [Parcel No. SY15-044], for $890,000.00 - DISTRICT I - GALLEGOS

VIDEO19.

ORDINANCE approving and authorizing Amendment No. 1 to contract between the City of Houston and HONEYWELL INTERNATIONAL, INC for Enhanced Software Support Services for the Houston Airport System; amending Ordinance No. 2011-471 to increase the maximum contract amount - 5 Years - $1,708,606.50 - Enterprise Fund

VIDEO20.

ORDINANCE awarding contract to PEXX, INC for Repair and Maintenance of Communication Towers for the Houston Information Technology Services Department; providing a maximum contract amount - 3 Years with two one-year options - $779,692.96 - General Fund

VIDEO21.

ORDINANCE appropriating $1,680,000.00 out of Public Health Consolidated Construction Fund and approving and authorizing Design-Build Contract between the City of Houston and MORGANTI, TEXAS INC for the Environmental Health Administration Building Renovation; providing for funding for the Civic Art Program and for contingencies relating to the construction of facilities financed by the Public Health Consolidated Construction Fund - DISTRICT I - GALLEGOS

VIDEO22.

ORDINANCE amending Ordinance No. 2015-0154 (Passed on February 18, 2015) to increase the maximum contract amount for contract between the City of Houston and TRAFFIC ENGINEERS, INC for Bicycle Master Plan for the Planning and Development Department -  $30,000.00 - General Fund

VIDEO23.

ORDINANCE approving and authorizing Utility Service Agreement between the City of Houston and BISSONNET MUNICIPAL UTILITY DISTRICT

VIDEO24.

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 easement acquisitions for the 108-inch Water Line Project (from Vickery Drive to Milner Road); authorizing the acquisition of fee simple or easement interest to five parcels of land required for the project and situated in the W.C.R.R Co. Survey, Abstract No. 934, in  Harris County, Texas, said parcels of land being located along the west line of Vickery Drive, along the north line of Cross Continents Drive, along the southeasterly line of Interwood North Parkway and out of tracts of land located north of Cross Continents Drive and east of Interwood North Parkway, between Vickery Drive and Milner Road in Houston, 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 interest to the five parcels of land required for the project - DISTRICT B - DAVIS

VIDEO25.

ORDINANCE appropriating $165,000.00 out of Water & Sewer System Consolidated Construction Fund as an additional appropriation to the Construction Management and Inspection Services Agreement between the City of Houston and WESTON SOLUTIONS, INC associated with contract award for Sewer Service to Unserved Areas Package 1: Shared Facilities (Regional) Sanitary Sewer Improvements - Magnolia Point Lift Station, Force Main & Trunk Main; Strange’s Camp Lift Station & Force Main (Approved by Ordinance No. 2011-0411, as amended)

VIDEO26.

ORDINANCE approving and authorizing second amendment and appropriating $750,000.00 out of Street & Traffic Control And Storm Drainage DDSRF as an additional appropriation for Professional Engineering Services Contract between the City of Houston and CIVILTECH ENGINEERING, INC for Pre-Engineering of Storm Water Drainage Improvements (Approved by Ordinance No. 2012-0225, as amended)

VIDEO27.

ORDINANCE appropriating $20,000.00 out of Metro Projects Construction DDSRF and $20,000.00 out of Street & Traffic Control and Storm Drainage DDSRF; approving and authorizing  Professional Construction Management and Inspection Services Agreement between the City of Houston and MIDDLETON BROWN, LLC for Paving and Drainage Construction Projects

VIDEO28.

ORDINANCE awarding contract to SPECIALIZED MAINTENANCE SERVICES, INC for Sewer Stoppage Cleaning and Television Inspection IV; 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 Operating Fund

VIDEO29.

ORDINANCE appropriating $3,396,335.00 out of Metro Projects Construction DDSRF awarding contract to MAIN LANE INDUSTRIES, LTD. for Concrete Panel Replacement Program - Work Order 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, testing, CIP Cost Recovery, and contingencies relating to construction of facilities financed by the Metro Projects Construction DDSRF

VIDEO30.

ORDINANCE appropriating $3,502,200.00 out of Water & Sewer System Consolidated Construction Fund, awarding contract to D.L. ELLIOTT ENTERPRISES, INC for Water Line Replacement in Pine Forest Area; 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, CIP Cost Recovery, construction management and contingencies relating to construction of facilities financed by the Water and Sewer System Consolidated Construction Fund - DISTRICTS B - DAVIS; C - COHEN and H - CISNEROS

VIDEO31.

ORDINANCE appropriating $12,833,500.00 out of Water & Sewer System Consolidated Construction Fund, awarding contract to CYMI INDUSTRIAL, INC for Low Lift Pump Station Direct Connection and Pressure Regulating Station (PRS) at East Water Purification Plant; 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, CIP Cost Recovery, construction management, construction phase engineering services, and contingencies relating to construction of facilities financed by the Water and Sewer System Consolidated Construction FundDISTRICT E - MARTIN

VIDEO32.

ORDINANCE No. 2016-445, passed first reading June 8, 2016

ORDINANCE granting to SMOOTH MOVE SERVICES, LLC, A Texas Limited Liability Company, the right, privilege, and franchise to collect, haul, and transport solid waste and industrial waste from commercial properties located within the City of Houston, Texas, pursuant to Chapter 39, Code of Ordinances, Houston, Texas; providing for related terms and conditions - SECOND READING

END OF CONSENT AGENDA
VIDEOCONSIDERATION OF MATTERS REMOVED FROM CONSENT AGENDA
MATTERS HELD - NUMBER 33 
VIDEO
VIDEO33.

MOTION by Council Member Cohen/Seconded by Council Member Green to adopt recommendation from Director Administration & Regulatory Affairs Department for the designation of a residential parking permit area in the Super Neighborhoods of University Place:

2400 block of Quenby (between Morningside and Kelvin), north side

2300 block of Bolsover (between Morningside and Greenbriar) - DISTRICT C - COHEN

TAGGED BY COUNCIL MEMBER KUBOSH

This was Item 2 on Agenda of June 8, 2016

VIDEO
VIDEOMATTERS TO BE PRESENTED BY COUNCIL MEMBERS - Council Member Christie 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.