AGENDA
CITY OF HOUSTON . CITY COUNCIL
JUNE 28 & 29, 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.

To reserve time to appear before Council call 832-393-1100 or come to the Office of the City Secretary, City Hall Annex, Public Level at least 30 minutes prior to the scheduled public session shown on the agenda.
NOTE: If a translator is required, please advise when reserving time to speak

AGENDA - COUNCIL MEETING Tuesday, June 28, 2016 - 1:30 PM
COUNCIL CHAMBER - SECOND FLOOR - CITY HALL

PRESENTATIONS
2:00 P.M. – INVOCATION AND PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE
VIDEOCouncil Member Le
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.


NOTE: If a translator is required, please advise when reserving time to speak

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VIDEOWEDNESDAY - June 29, 2016 - 9:00 A. M.
DESCRIPTIONS OR CAPTIONS OF AGENDA ITEMS WILL BE READ BY THE
CITY SECRETARY PRIOR TO COMMENCEMENT
VIDEOHEARINGS
VIDEO1.

9:00 A. M. - Pursuant to Section 370.002 of the Texas Local Government Code, City Council will conduct a public hearing regarding the Juvenile Curfew Ordinance (Ch. 28, Art. V, City of Houston Code of Ordinances) to determine whether the Juvenile Curfew Ordinance should be continued. The Local Government Code requires City Council to conduct public hearings every three years to review and take action to continue the Juvenile Curfew Ordinance. Copies of the Curfew Ordinance and data provided by the Houston Police Department are available for inspection in the Office of the City Secretary. To reserve time to appear and testify call the Office of the City Secretary (832) 393-1100 prior to the commencement of the public hearing. Alternatively, written comments may be submitted to the Office of the City Secretary.

VIDEO

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

VIDEOMAYOR'S REPORT
VIDEO
VIDEOCONSENT AGENDA NUMBERS 20 through 40
MISCELLANEOUS - NUMBER 2
VIDEO
VIDEO2.

REQUEST from Mayor for confirmation of the appointment or reappointment of the following individuals to the BOARD OF DIRECTORS OF THE SOUTHWEST MANAGEMENT DISTRICT, for terms to expire June 1, 2019:

Position One   -  KENNETH LI, reappointment

Position Two   -  FEROZE (FRED) BHANDARA, reappointment

Position Three -  DAVID PETERS, appointment

Position Four   -  HARRY SHANI, reappointment

Position Five   -  DON WANG, reappointment

ACCEPT WORK - NUMBERS 3 and 4
VIDEO
VIDEO3.

RECOMMENDATION from Director Department of Public Works & Engineering for approval of final contract amount of $596,312.41 and acceptance of work on contract with ENVIROWASTE SERVICES GROUP, INC for Sanitary Sewer Cleaning and Television Inspection in Support of Rehabilitation - 2.74% over the original contract amount and under 5% contingency (4277-62)  DISTRICTS A - STARDIG; B - DAVIS; C - COHEN; D - BOYKINS; E - MARTIN; G - TRAVIS;    H - CISNEROS; I - GALLEGOS; J - LASTER and K - GREEN

VIDEO4.

RECOMMENDATION from Director of Public Works & Engineering for approval of final contract amount of $595,796.47 and acceptance of work on contract with ENVIROWASTE SERVICES GROUP, INC for Sanitary Sewer Cleaning and Television Inspection In Support of Rehabilitation  2.23% under the original contract amount (4277-63) - DISTRICTS A - STARDIG; B - DAVIS; C - COHEN; D - BOYKINS; E - MARTIN; F - LE; H - CISNEROS; I - GALLEGOS and K - GREEN

PURCHASING AND TABULATION OF BIDS - NUMBERS 5 through 13
VIDEO
VIDEO5.

AMEND MOTION #2013-525, 7/31/13, TO EXTEND payment and expiration date for 90 days of three Microsoft Enterprise Agreements and TO INCREASE spending authority from $1,278,661.26 to $1,920,229.86, awarded to SHI GOVERNMENT SOLUTIONS, INC for the Houston Airport System

VIDEO6.

AMEND MOTION #2015-813, 11/18/15, TO EXTEND payment and expiration date for 90 days of three Microsoft Enterprise Agreements to SHI GOVERNMENT SOLUTIONS, INC for the Houston Information Technology Services - $916,239.85 - Central Services Revolving Fund

VIDEO7.

ORDINANCE appropriating $1,378,218.00 out of Equipment Acquisition Consolidated Fund for the Purchase and Installation of Badge Reader Devices and Security Cameras for the General Services Department for the benefit of the Houston Health Department

VIDEO8.

DIGITAL AIR CONTROL, INC for Purchase and Installation of Badge Reader Devices and Security Cameras for the General Services Department on behalf of the Houston Health Department - $1,148,515.00 with a 20% contingency for an amount not to exceed $1,378,218.00 - Equipment Acquisition Consolidated Fund

This item should only be considered after passage of Item 7 above

VIDEO9.

APPROVE payment of an emergency purchase order in the total amount of $38,919.98 for Human Cadaver Based Simulation Training for the Houston Fire Department to METHODIST HOSPITAL DBA HOUSTON METHODIST - General Fund

VIDEO10.

PROMAXIMA MANUFACTURING, LTD. for Purchase and Installation of Fitness Equipment from the State of Texas Procurement and Support Services Contract through the State of Texas Cooperative Purchasing Program for the Houston Police Department - $40,084.75 - General Fund

VIDEO11.

APPROVE spending authority in the total amount of $1,700,000.00 for Sole Source Purchase of Private Analog, Telebranch and 3-1-1 Services for Various Departments, awarded to  SOUTHWESTERN BELL TELEPHONE COMPANY d/b/a AT&T TEXAS - Central Service Revolving Fund

12.

ORDINANCE appropriating $750,000.00 out of Water & Sewer System Consolidated Construction Fund; approving and authorizing a derivative agreement between the City of Houston and KONE, INC for Purchase of Elevator and Escalator Maintenance and Repair Services for the Department of Public Works & Engineering

13.

KONE, INC for Elevators and Escalators Maintenance and Repair Services through the Master Intergovernmental Cooperative Purchasing Agreement with U. S. Communities for Various Departments - 33 Months - General, Enterprise and Other Funds

This item should only be considered after passage of Item 12 above

RESOLUTIONS - NUMBERS 14 through 19
VIDEO
VIDEO14.

RESOLUTION designating the STANLEY C. WOODS HOUSE located at 3330 Chevy Chase Drive within the City of Houston as a historic landmark - DISTRICT G - TRAVIS

VIDEO15.

RESOLUTION designating the GOVERNOR WILLIAM P. HOBBY and SECRETARY OVETA CULP HOBBY HOUSE located at 2115 Glen Haven Boulevard within the City of Houston as a historic landmarkDISTRICT C - COHEN

VIDEO16.

RESOLUTION designating the ELWYN AND IMOLA CARROLL HOUSE located at 1827 Kirby Drive within the City of Houston as a historic landmark - DISTRICT G - TRAVIS

VIDEO17.

RESOLUTION designating the MECOM FOUNTAIN located at the intersection of Main Street and Montrose Boulevard within the City of Houston as a landmark and protected landmark - DISTRICT D- BOYKINS

VIDEO18.

RESOLUTION designating the FRANK H. ROBERTS HOUSE  located at 3308 Parkwood Drive within the City of Houston as a historic landmark - DISTRICT D- BOYKINS

VIDEO19.

RESOLUTION designating the HIRZEL-VON HAXHAUSEN HOUSE located at 2120 Sabine Street within the City of Houston as a landmark and protected landmark - DISTRICT H - CISNEROS

ORDINANCES - NUMBERS 20 through 40
VIDEO
VIDEO20.

ORDINANCE amending CHAPTER 18 OF THE CODE OF ORDINANCES, HOUSTON, TEXAS, relating to the contribution and solicitation of funds for election campaigns; declaring certain conduct to be unlawful and providing penalties therefor; containing findings and other provisions relating to the foregoing subject; containing a savings clause; providing for severability

VIDEO21.

ORDINANCE approving and authorizing the termination of a loan assumption and modification agreement and an amendment to the loan agreement between the City of Houston and REGENCY WALK, LLC, which provided a loan of Federal CDBG-Rita Disaster Recovery Funds for the repair and rehabilitation of an apartment property located in the vicinity of 10301 and 10400 Sandpiper, Houston, Texas, to permit the transfer of ownership to affiliates of Birch Owner 2 LLC and to increase the permitted amount of the commercial senior loan from $11,400,000.00 to $25,800,000.00, funded by a Third-Party Lender - DISTRICT K - GREEN

VIDEO22.

ORDINANCE approving and authorizing fifth amendment to the Community Development Block Grant Disaster Recovery Program Non-Rental Housing Projects Round 2 Subrecipient Grant agreement, between the City of Houston and the General Land Office of the State of Texas, to extend the term, to revise the performance statement and benchmarks and to transfer funds among budget activities - DISTRICT B - DAVIS;  - D - BOYKINS; H - CISNEROS and I - GALLEGOS

23.

**PULLED – This item will not be considered on June 29th, 2016**

 ORDINANCE approving and authorizing contract among the City of Houston, Alief Independent School District and SPARK to provide $150,000.00 in Community Development Block Grant Funds for the development of a neighborhood park on public school grounds under the SPARK Park Program - DISTRICT J - LASTER

VIDEO24.

ORDINANCE appropriating $1,850,000.00 out of Metro Construction – Other Fund for Salary Recovery Costs for the Construction Projects in the Capital Improvement Plan from FY2014 to FY2016

VIDEO25.

ORDINANCE approving and authorizing submission of an application for grant assistance from the U.S. DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE to fund the FY2016 Byrne Criminal Justice Innovation Program 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

VIDEO26.

ORDINANCE approving and authorizing submission of application for and acceptance of grant funds from the U.S. DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE to fund the FY2016 Enhanced Collaborative Model to Combat Human Trafficking 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 such grant funds, if awarded, and to apply for and accept all subsequent awards, if any, pertaining to the application - $1,006,565.00 - General and Grant Funds

VIDEO27.

ORDINANCE approving and authorizing Lease Agreement between the City of Houston and TRANS TEXAS JET PARTNERS, LP, for certain premises at William P. Hobby Airport - DISTRICT I - GALLEGOS

VIDEO28.

ORDINANCE accepting into the City Art Collection “Edge of Sky”, a work of art by Brower Hatcher to be placed at George Bush Intercontinental Airport/Houston and approving and authorizing an agreement between the City of Houston and BROOKFIELD PROPERTY PARTNERS LP for donation of such work of art - DISTRICT B - DAVIS

VIDEO29.

ORDINANCE relating to the retail gas utility rates of CENTERPOINT ENERGY RESOURCES CORP., D/B/A CENTERPOINT ENERGY ENTEX AND AS CENTERPOINT ENERGY TEXAS GAS; approving an Interim Rate Adjustment subject to refund and otherwise maintaining current rates in effect until changed; containing findings and other provisions relating to the foregoing subject; providing for severability

30.

ORDINANCE approving and authorizing a first amendment to the contract between GARTEK TECHNOLOGIES, INC. and the City of Houston to extend the contract term from July 19, 2016 to July 18, 2018 for the maintenance and development of the integrated land management system for the Department of Public Works & Engineering (approved by Ordinance 2011-0498 on June 22, 2011)

VIDEO31.

ORDINANCE approving and authorizing an agreement between the City of Houston and AT&T CORPORATION for the purchase of Telecommunication Expense Management Services through the Texas Department of Information Resources for Various Departments - $1,214,360.00 - Central Services Revolving Fund

VIDEO32.

ORDINANCE establishing the north side of the 900 block of Willard Street, within the City of Houston as a special minimum lot size block pursuant to Chapter 42 of the Code of Ordinances, Houston, Texas - DISTRICT C - COHEN

VIDEO33.

ORDINANCE appropriating $868,743.00 out of the Parks Consolidated Construction Fund; de-appropriating $281,743.00 out of Parks Consolidated Construction Fund for the Task Order and Job Order Contracting Program; awarding construction contract to GADBERRY CONSTRUCTION COMPANY INC for Meadowcreek Pavilion; 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 the Civic Art Program and contingencies relating to construction of facilities financed by the Parks Consolidated Construction Fund - DISTRICT E - MARTIN

VIDEO34.

ORDINANCE appropriating $655,192.00 out of Parks & Recreation Dedication Fund; awarding construction contract to JERDON ENTERPRISE L.P. for Cullen Park - Playgrounds; 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 services, and contingencies relating to construction of facilities financed by the Parks & Recreation Dedication Fund - DISTRICT A - STARDIG

VIDEO35.

ORDINANCE appropriating $6,605,454.00 out of Parks Consolidated Construction Fund; awarding construction contract to TIMES CONSTRUCTION, INC for Judson Robinson Sr. Community Center; 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 services, construction inspection services, Civic Art Program and contingencies relating to construction of facilities financed by the Parks Consolidated Construction Fund - DSITRICT B - DAVIS

VIDEO36.

ORDINANCE appropriating $116,500.00 out of Contributed Capital Project Fund; approving and authorizing an Interlocal Cooperative Agreement between the City of Houston and EAST DOWNTOWN MANAGEMENT DISTRICT for the Design and Construction of a Dog Park; providing a maximum contract amount - DISTRICT I - GALLEGOS

VIDEO37.

ORDINANCE approving and authorizing Grant Agreement between the City of Houston and the FEDERAL HIGHWAY ADMINISTRATION for the Design-Build of Intelligent Transportation Systems along multiple corridors within the City of Houston

VIDEO38.

ORDINANCE appropriating $2,350,000.00 out of Street & Traffic Control and Storm Drainage DDSRF; awarding contract to T CONSTRUCTION L.L.C. for FY2016 Roadside Ditch Construction Work Orders; 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 Street & Traffic Control and Storm Drainage DDSRF

VIDEO39.

ORDINANCE granting to ANYTIME SEPTIC SOLUTION, 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 - FIRST READING

VIDEO40.

ORDINANCE granting to CKG 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 - FIRST READING

END OF CONSENT AGENDA
VIDEOCONSIDERATION OF MATTERS REMOVED FROM CONSENT AGENDA

NON CONSENT AGENDA - NUMBER 41   

VIDEONON-CONSENT - MISCELLANEOUS
VIDEO41.

RECEIVE nominations for Positions 2 and 4 for the REBUILD ADVISORY COMMITTEE BOARD OF DIRECTORS, for the remainder of the two year terms that will end May 1, 2018

MATTERS HELD - NUMBERS 42 through 44
VIDEO
VIDEO42.

ORDINANCE appropriating $3,900,000.00 out of Tax Increment Reinvestment Zone Affordable Housing Fund and authorizing its use for the payment of Affordable Housing Project delivery costs and administrative expenses associated with carrying out certain State and Federal Grant Programs

 TAGGED BY COUNCIL MEMBER STARDIG

 This was Item 20 on Agenda of June 22, 2016

VIDEO43.

ORDINANCE approving and authorizing substantial amendments to the Neighborhood Stabilization Program NSP1 and NSP3 Grant Applications/Budgets, authorized pursuant to City of Houston Ordinance Nos. 2008-1051, as amended, and 2011-134, as amended, respectively DISTRICTS B - DAVIS; D - BOYKINS; F - LE; H - CISNEROS; I - GALLEGOS and K - GREEN

 TAGGED BY COUNCIL MEMBER GREEN

 This was Item 21 on Agenda of June 22, 2016

VIDEO44.

ORDINANCE approving and awarding contract to LION TOTALCARE, INC for Cleaning Decontamination and Repair Services for Firefighter Protective Ensembles for the Houston Fire Department; providing a maximum contract - 3 Years with two one-year options - $4,992,810.00 - General Fund

 TAGGED BY COUNCIL MEMBER GREEN

 This was Item 28 on Agenda of June 22, 2016

VIDEO
VIDEOMATTERS TO BE PRESENTED BY COUNCIL MEMBERS - Council Member Cohen 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
NOTE -

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.