AGENDA
CITY OF HOUSTON . CITY COUNCIL
AUGUST 2 & 3, 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, August 2, 2016 - 1:30 PM
COUNCIL CHAMBER - SECOND FLOOR - CITY HALL

PRESENTATIONS
2:00 P.M. – INVOCATION AND PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE
VIDEOCouncil Member Cisneros
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 - August 3, 2016 - 9:00 A. M.
DESCRIPTIONS OR CAPTIONS OF AGENDA ITEMS WILL BE READ BY THE
CITY SECRETARY PRIOR TO COMMENCEMENT
VIDEOHEARINGS
VIDEO1.

PUBLIC HEARING to consider the re-adoption of Article XII, CHAPTER 32, CODE OF ORDINANCES, CITY OF HOUSTON, regarding Standards of Care for the Houston Parks & Recreation Department Youth Recreation Programs

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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 and a Quarterly Investment Report by the City Controller

VIDEOMAYOR'S REPORT
VIDEO
VIDEOCONSENT AGENDA NUMBERS 2 through 34
MISCELLANEOUS - NUMBERS 2 through 6
VIDEO
VIDEO2.

REQUEST from Mayor for confirmation of the appointment of CHRISTOPHER DAVID MANRIQUEZ, Houston Independent School District Representative, to Position Six of the MEMORIAL-HEIGHTS REDEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY BOARD OF DIRECTORS, for a term to expire December 31, 2016

VIDEO3.

REQUEST from Mayor for confirmation of the appointment of JOHN THOMAS, HISD, to the BOARD OF DIRECTORS OF THE MIDTOWN REDEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY, for a term to expire December 31, 2017

VIDEO4.

REQUEST from Mayor for confirmation of the appointment of MONIQUE C. SPARKS, Houston Independent School District Representative, to Position Six of the OLD SPANISH TRAIL/ALMEDA CORRIDORS REDEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY BOARD OF DIRECTORS, for a term to expire May 6, 2018

VIDEO5.

REQUEST from Mayor for confirmation of the appointment of the following individuals to the BOARD OF DIRECTORS OF TAX INCREMENT REINVESTMENT ZONE NUMBER TWENTY SIX (also known as the SUNNYSIDE ZONE):

Position One      -  ZINA B. ROBINSON, for a term to expire 12/31/2017

Position Two      -  MARCUS BRIGANCE, for a term to expire 12/31/2016

Position Three    -  ACIE JAMES JEFFERSON, JR., for a term to expire 12/31/2017

Position Four      -  RODNEY JONES, for a term to expire 12/31/2016, and to serve as Chair

Position Five      -  LEROY WEST, JR., for a term to expire 12/31/2017

Position Six        -  JOHN L. GUESS, III, for a term to expire 12/31/2016

Position Seven   -  MAX A. MILLER, JR., for a term to expire 12/31/2017

6.

RECOMMENDATION from the Acting Chief of Police for Extension of Injury on Duty Leave for OFFICER TERRY SMITH, for an additional 90 days from June 9, 2016 through September 6, 2016

ACCEPT WORK - NUMBER 7   
VIDEO
VIDEO7.

RECOMMENDATION from Director Department of Public Works & Engineering for approval of final contract amount of $2,379,386.98 and acceptance of work on contract with ISI CONTRACTING, INC for Concrete and Asphalt Restoration 3 - .75% under the original contract amount (WA11142-01)

PURCHASING AND TABULATION OF BIDS - NUMBERS  8  through  12
VIDEO
VIDEO8.

MUSTANG MACHINERY COMPANY, LTD. dba MUSTANG CAT for Caterpillar Replacement Parts and Repair Services for the Fleet Management Department - $634,997.00 - Fleet Management Fund

VIDEO9.

TETRA TECH, INC for Infrastructure and Economic Development Action Plan through the Houston Galveston Area Council for the Housing and Community Development Department - $258,300.00 - Grant Fund

VIDEO10.

ORDINANCE appropriating $750,000.00 out of Water & Sewer System Consolidated Construction Fund; approving and authorizing Derivative Agreement between the City of Houston and KONE, INC for Purchase of Elevator and Escalator Maintenance and Repair Services for Various Departments; providing a maximum contract amount

VIDEO11.

KONE, INC for Elevators and Escalators Maintenance and Repair Services through the Master Intergovernmental Cooperative Purchasing Agreement with U. S. Communities for Various Departments - 31 Months - $5,382,824.12 - General, Enterprise and Other Funds

This item should only be considered after passage of Item 10 above

VIDEO12.

CONTRACT RESOURCE GROUP,  LLC - $471,257.96, and MITY LITE - $35,885.42 for Office Furniture from the State of Texas Procurement and Support Service Contract through the State Cooperative Purchasing Program for Various Departments - $507,143.38 - General, Enterprise and Other Funds

ORDINANCES - NUMBERS  13  through  34
VIDEO
VIDEO13.

ORDINANCE amending and ratifying Ordinance Nos. 2015-77, 2014-895, & 2013-89 relating to the Series G, H-2 and J Commercial Paper Programs pertaining to the authorized purposes of such Commercial Paper Programs; and making findings relating thereto and declaring an emergency

14.

***PULLED – Item will not be considered on 8/3

ORDINANCE approving and authorizing first amendment to grant agreement between the City of Houston and the WOMEN’S HOME for Construction of a social service facility located in the vicinity of  1905 Jacquelyn Street and 1838 Johanna Drive, Houston, Texas, to serve homeless and low-income individuals and families, to consent to lease transactions and subordination of the City’s lien in order to accommodate commercially funded new market tax credit financing whose proceeds will supplement the previously approved City grant - DISTRICT A - STARDIG

VIDEO15.

ORDINANCE approving and authorizing contract between the City and THE DEPARTMENT OF STATE HEALTH SERVICES for the CPS/LRN-Ebola CPS-LRN Ebola Equipment Contracts  (TXDSHS Contract 2016-004159-00); approving the acceptance and disbursement of funds thereunder

16.

ORDINANCE approving and authorizing contract between the City and THE DEPARTMENT OF STATE HEALTH SERVICES for the CPS/Hazards Public Health Emergency Preparedness (TXDSHS Contract 2016-001219-01); approving the acceptance and disbursement of funds thereunder

VIDEO17.

ORDINANCE de-appropriating $39,224.00 out of Fire Consolidated Construction Fund; re-appropriating $39,224.00 out of Fire Consolidated Construction Fund; authorizing the issuance of a purchase order to NORTEX MODULAR LEASING AND CONSTRUCTION COMPANY dba BOXX MODULAR for the Lease of two Mobile Office Trailers through the Buyboard National Purchasing Cooperative for Fire Station No. 67 Expansion and Renovation Project (Approved by Ordinance No. 2013-0784) - DISTRICT B - DAVIS

VIDEO18.

ORDINANCE approving and authorizing Purchase and Sale Agreement between the City of Houston, Texas, Seller, and AWAD INVESTMENT GROUP, INC, Purchaser, for the sale of 14.357 acres of land located at 815 Dorsett Street, being a part of the John Brown Survey, Abstract Number 8, Houston, Harris County, Texas, for $2,390,000.00; approving and authorizing a Special Warranty Deed - DISTRICT H - CISNEROS

19.

***PULLED – Item will not be considered on 8/3 ***

ORDINANCE approving and authorizing Purchase and Sale Agreement between the City of Houston, Texas, Seller, and NOORDIN PRASALA, Purchaser, for the sale of approximately 41,999 square feet of land located at 7420 Park Place Boulevard, Houston, Harris County, Texas [Parcel Nos. I59- 002 and I59-003], for $235,000.00 - DISTRICT I - GALLEGOS

VIDEO20.

ORDINANCE approving and authorizing submission of an application for grant assistance to the TEXAS COMMISSION ON ENVIRONMENTAL QUALITY (“TCEQ”) for the FY2016 Texas Clean Fleet Grant Program for Purchase of Hybrid Refuse Trucks; declaring the City’s eligibility for such grant; authorizing the Director of the Fleet Management Department to act as the City’s representative in the application process, to accept the grant and funds, and expend the grant funds, as awarded, and to apply for and accept all subsequent awards, if any, pertaining to the grant; approving and authorizing grant contract between the City and TCEQ for the City’s future purchase of Hybrid Refuse Trucks

21.

***PULLED – Item will not be considered on 8/3 ***

ORDINANCE approving Foreign Trade Zone Agreement for the payment of ad valorem taxes between the City of Houston and DIXIE CULLEN INTERESTS, INC, a Texas Corporation; authorizing the Mayor to execute a letter of non-opposition to the establishment of a Foreign Trade Zone - DISTRICT B - DAVIS

VIDEO22.

ORDINANCE relating to the Fiscal Affairs of REINVESTMENT ZONE NUMBER SIX, CITY OF HOUSTON, TEXAS (EASTSIDE ZONE); approving the Fiscal Year 2017 Operating Budget for the Zone - DISTRICTS E - MARTIN and I - GALLEGOS

VIDEO23.

ORDINANCE relating to the Fiscal Affairs of SOUTH POST OAK REDEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY on behalf of REINVESTMENT ZONE NUMBER NINE, CITY OF HOUSTON, TEXAS (SOUTH POST OAK ZONE); approving the Fiscal Year 2017 Operating Budget for the Authority - DISTRICT K - GREEN

VIDEO24.

ORDINANCE relating to the Fiscal Affairs of CITY PARK REDEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY on behalf of REINVESTMENT ZONE NUMBER TWELVE, CITY OF HOUSTON, TEXAS (CITY PARK ZONE); approving the Fiscal Year 2017 Operating Budget for the Authority - DISTRICT C - COHEN

VIDEO25.

ORDINANCE relating to the Fiscal Affairs of LELAND WOODS REDEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY on behalf of REINVESTMENT ZONE NUMBER TWENTY-TWO, CITY OF HOUSTON, TEXAS (LELAND WOODS ZONE); approving the Fiscal Year 2017 Operating Budget for the Zone - DISTRICT B - DAVIS

VIDEO26.

ORDINANCE relating to the Fiscal Affairs of REINVESTMENT ZONE NUMBER TWENTY-FIVE, CITY OF HOUSTON, TEXAS (HIRAM CLARKE/FORT BEND ZONE); approving the Fiscal Year 2017 Operating Budget for the Zone - DISTRICT K - GREEN

VIDEO27.

ORDINANCE consenting to the addition of 2.0550 acres of land to MALCOMSON ROAD UTILITY DISTRICT, for inclusion in its district

VIDEO28.

ORDINANCE establishing the east and west sides of the 1000 block of Cordell 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 H - CISNEROS

VIDEO29.

ORDINANCE establishing the east and west sides of the 700 block of Rutland 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

VIDEO30.

ORDINANCE establishing the south side of the 1100 block of Welch 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

VIDEO31.

ORDINANCE appropriating $1,500,000.00 out of Airports Improvement Fund and approving and authorizing contract between the City of Houston and NETWORK CABLING SERVICES, INC for Communications Cabling Services for the Houston Airport System; providing a maximum contract amount - 5 Years - $4,590,839.52 - Enterprise Fund - DISTRICTS B - DAVIS; E - MARTIN and I - GALLEGOS

VIDEO32.

ORDINANCE appropriating $150,000 out of Parks Special Fund; awarding construction contract to GADBERRY CONSTRUCTION COMPANY, INC for Tiger Project #3 - White Oak Path: Downtown; 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 Parks Consolidated Construction Fund, Federal Government Grant - USDOT Tiger Discretionary Fund, Parks Special Fund and Other Government Grant - Houston Parks Board Fund - $2,024,740.00 - Grant and Parks Special Funds - DISTRICT H - CISNEROS

VIDEO33.

ORDINANCE approving and authorizing contract between the City of Houston and MEDORA ENVIRONMENTAL, INC dba SOLAR BEE, INC for Maintenance and Support Services of Solar Powered Water Circulation Machines for the Department of Public Works & Engineering; providing a maximum contract amount - 3 Years with two one-year options - $352,038.00 - Enterprise Fund

VIDEO34.

ORDINANCE approving and authorizing funding for debris removal and road restoration of Lake Houston’s Dam System which supplies raw water to the City of Houston and is operated and maintained by the Coastal Water Authority pursuant to the contract between the City of Houston and the COASTAL WATER AUTHORITY for operation and maintenance of the Lake Houston Pump Station, West Canal, and related facilities (as approved by Ordinance No. 1995-1141, as amended)

END OF CONSENT AGENDA
VIDEOCONSIDERATION OF MATTERS REMOVED FROM CONSENT AGENDA
MATTERS HELD - NUMBERS 35 and 36   
VIDEO
VIDEO35.

MOTION by Council Member Cohen/Seconded by Council Member Robinson to adopt recommendation from the Chief Procurement Officer to award to ARROW INTERNATIONAL, INC for Arrow EZ-IO Systems for the Houston Fire Department 3 Years with two one-year options  $855,800.00 - General Fund

TAGGED BY COUNCIL MEMBERS CHRISTIE AND LE

 This was Item 2 on Agenda of July 20, 2016

VIDEO36.

ORDINANCE awarding contract to SC HYDRAULICS, INC/SOUTH COAST HYDRAULICS for Service and Repair Maintenance of Aerial Bucket, Boom, Crane and Digger Trucks for the Fleet Management Department; providing a maximum contract amount - 3 Years with two one-year options - $2,899,301.30 - Fleet Management Fund

TAGGED BY COUNCIL MEMBER GREEN

This was Item 20 on Agenda of July 20, 2016

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