AGENDA
CITY OF HOUSTON . CITY COUNCIL
April 18 & 19, 2017


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, April 18, 2017 - 1:30 PM
City Hall - 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
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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RECESS
VIDEORECONVENE
VIDEOWEDNESDAY - April 19, 2017 - 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 36
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VIDEOMISCELLANEOUS - NUMBERS 1 through 4
VIDEO
VIDEO1.

REQUEST from Mayor for confirmation of the appointment or reappointment of the following individuals to the REINVESTMENT ZONE NUMBER EIGHT, CITY OF HOUSTON, TEXAS (GULFGATE) BOARD OF DIRECTORS:

    Position One   -     ALBERTO P. CÁRDENAS, JR., appointment, for a term to expire 12/9/2017

    Position Two   -     MARY K. VARGO, appointment, for a term to expire 12/9/2018

    Position Three  -     TRACY STEPHENS, reappointment, for a term to expire 12/9/2017

    Position Four  -      MEDARDO E. “SONNY” GARZA, reappointment, for a term to expire 12/9/2018, and to serve as Chair for a term ending 12/31/2017

    Position Five -   GUSTA BOOKER, III, appointment, for a term to expire 12/9/17

VIDEO2.

REQUEST from Mayor for confirmation of the appointment or reappointment of the following individuals to the GULFGATE REDEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY BOARD OF DIRECTORS:

    Position One   -   ALBERTO P. CÁRDENAS, JR., appointment, for a term to expire 12/9/2017

    Position Two   -   MARY K. VARGO, appointment, for a term to expire 12/9/2018

    Position Three  -   TRACY STEPHENS, reappointment, for a term to expire 12/9/2017

    Position Four  -    MEDARDO E. “SONNY” GARZA, reappointment, for a term to expire 12/9/2018, and to serve as Chair for a term ending 12/31/2017

    Position Five  -   GUSTA BOOKER, III, appointment, for a term to expire 12/9/17

VIDEO3.

ORDINANCE appropriating $293,454.66 out of Water & Sewer System Consolidated Construction Fund as an additional appropriation to construction contract between the City of Houston and PEPPER-LAWSON WATERWORKS, LLC for Plants 1 & 2 Floccculator and Bar Screens Rehabilitation at the East Water Purification Plant (Approved by Ordinance No. 2013-0561) - DISTRICT E - MARTIN

VIDEO4.

RECOMMENDATION from Interim Director Department of Public Works & Engineering for approval of Change Order No. 3 in the amount of $293,454.66 for Flocculator and Bar Screens Rehabilitation at the East Water Purification Plant on contract with PEPPER LAWSON WATERWORKS, LLC - 8.20% above the original contract amount - DISTRICT E - MARTIN

This item should only be considered after passage of Item 3 above

VIDEO
VIDEOACCEPT WORK - NUMBERS 5 through 9
VIDEO
VIDEO5.

RECOMMENDATION from Interim Director General Services Department for approval of final contract amount of $2,200,220.00 and acceptance of work on contract with CARRERA CONSTRUCTION, INC for Hermann Park Electrical Upgrades - 9.22% over the original contract amount and within the approved 9.22% contingency - DISTRICT D - BOYKINS

VIDEO6.

RECOMMENDATION from Interim Director Department of Public Works & Engineering for approval of final contract amount of $4,677,346.25 and acceptance of work on contract with MAIN LANE INDUSTRIES, LTD. for South Wayside and West Airport Panel Replacement - 2.37% under the original contract amount and under 5% contingency amount - DISTRICTS I - GALLEGOS and K - GREEN

VIDEO7.

RECOMMENDATION from Interim Director Department of Public Works & Engineering for approval of final contract amount of $865,827.71 and acceptance of work on contract with TIKON GROUP, INC for Kirkwood and Dairy Ashford Panel Replacement Project - 2.93% over the original contract amount and under 5% contingency amount - DISTRICTS F - LE and G - TRAVIS

VIDEO8.

RECOMMENDATION from Director Department of Public Works & Engineering for approval of final contract amount of $658,718.19 and acceptance of work on contract with CES UTILITIES, INC (Formerly COMPLETE ELECTRICAL SERVICES OF TEXAS, INC)  for Waterline Wrap Repairs - 57.15% under the original contract amount

VIDEO9.

RECOMMENDATION from Director Department of Public Works & Engineering for approval of final contract amount of $2,074,143.45 and acceptance of work on contract with VACA UNDERGROUND UTILITIES, INC for Water Line Replacement in East Tidwell Area - 5.57% under the original contract amount - DISTRICTS B - DAVIS and H - CISNEROS

VIDEO
VIDEOPROPERTY - NUMBER 10
VIDEO
VIDEO10.

RECOMMENDATION from the City Attorney to deposit the amount of the Award of Special Commissioners into the registry of the Court and pay the City's costs of court incurred in connection with eminent domain proceeding styled City of Houston v. St. Luke’s Methodist Church Foundation, a Texas not-for-profit corporation, Cause No. 1074492, for acquisition of Parcels AY15-060, AY15-064, AY15-065 and AY065A; for the WEST ALABAMA STREET PAVING & DRAINAGE PROJECT - DISTRICT C - COHEN

VIDEO
VIDEOPURCHASING AND TABULATION OF BIDS - NUMBERS 11 through 14
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VIDEO11.

FLOTEC, INC for Medical Oxygen and Flowmeters for the Houston Fire Department - 3 Years with two one-year options - $123,131.05 - General Fund

VIDEO12.

KINLOCH EQUIPMENT & SUPPLY, INC for Petersen Replacement Parts and Repair Services for the Fleet Management Department - 3 Years with two one-year options - $1,770,200.30 - Fleet Management Fund

VIDEO13.

TIBURON, INC for Software, Maintenance Support and Services for the conversion from Uniform Crime Report to National Incident Based Reporting System for the Houston Police Department $644,588.32 - General and Grant Funds

VIDEO14.

TEQSYS, INC for approval of spending authority in an amount not to exceed $80,670.00  for Year Two Maintenance, Support and Processing Capacity for eDiscovery Software for Various Departments - Property and Casualty Fund

VIDEO
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RESOLUTIONS - NUMBERS 15 through 19

VIDEO
VIDEO15.

RESOLUTION of the City Council adopting the Fiscal Year 2018 (July 1, 2017 through June 30, 2018) Budget Schedule for the City Budgets

VIDEO16.

RESOLUTION expressing no objection to an application for non-competitive 4% Federal Tax Credits for Rehabilitation of LAKECREST VILLAGE APARTMENTS, an Affordable Multi-Family Rental Community located near 9393 East Tidwell Road in the City of Houston, Texas - DISTRICT B - DAVIS

VIDEO17.

RESOLUTION amending Resolution No. 2015-0043, a Resolution supporting the request of a Waiver of the Local Match Requirements in the Federal Off-System Bridge Program (for Lee Road at HCFCD Ditch) - DISTRICTS B - DAVIS and D - BOYKINS

VIDEO18.

RESOLUTION amending Resolution No. 2015-0045, a Resolution supporting the request of a Waiver of the Local Match Requirements in the Federal Off-System Bridge Program (for Botany Street at HCFCD Ditch) - DISTRICTS A - STARDIG and D - BOYKINS

VIDEO19.

RESOLUTION amending Resolution No. 2015-0046, a Resolution supporting the request of a Waiver of the Local Match Requirements in the Federal Off-System Bridge Program (for Grapevine Street at HCFCD Ditch) - DISTRICTS B - DAVIS and K - GREEN

VIDEO
VIDEOORDINANCES - NUMBERS 20 through 36
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VIDEO20.

ORDINANCE approving and authorizing second amendment to Community Development block Grant Disaster Recovery Program Round 2.2 Non-Housing Grant Agreement between the City of Houston and THE GENERAL LAND OFFICE OF THE STATE OF TEXAS, to extend the term and to revise the Performance Statement And Implementation Schedule - DISTRICTS B - DAVIS; D - BOYKINS and H - CISNEROS

VIDEO21.

ORDINANCE appropriating $2,050,000.00 from the TIRZ Affordable Housing Fund; approving and authorizing loan of the appropriated funds and $3,900,000.00 of Federal Home Investment Partnership Funds from the City of Houston to HCHA DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION to assist with development of Fenix Estates, a 200 unit Affordable Housing Community, located in the vicinity of 1933 Hussion Street, in Houston, Texas - DISTRICT I - GALLEGOS

VIDEO22.

ORDINANCE approving and authorizing Software License Agreement for Electronic Surveillance System for the Early Notification of Community-Based Epidemics between the City and THE JOHNS HOPKINS UNIVERSITY APPLIED PHYSICS LABORATORY LLC; providing a maximum contract amount - $95,000.00 - Grant Fund

VIDEO23.

ORDINANCE amending Ordinance No. 2016-910, as amended, to increase the maximum contract amount for  Professional Services Agreement between the City of Houston and NORTON ROSE FULBRIGHT US LLP for Legal Services to the City in connection with Pension Reform - $275,000.00 - General Fund

VIDEO24.

ORDINANCE amending Ordinance No. 2016-179, as amended, to increase the maximum contract amount for an agreement for Legal Services between the City and HERRERA & BOYLE, PLLC, for representation of the City in pending complaint of Extenet Network Systems, Inc, against the City of Houston for imposition of fees for use of public right-of-way before the Public Utility Commission of Texas (“PUC”) (PUC Docket No. 45280) - $50,000.00 - Property and Casualty Fund

VIDEO25.

ORDINANCE amending Exhibit “A” of the City of Houston Ordinance No. 2015-642 to add four (4) Engineer Operator positions, delete four (4) Firefighter positions, and substituting the amended exhibit as part of the current Houston Fire Department Classified Personnel Ordinance; providing a repealer; providing for severability

VIDEO26.

ORDINANCE approving and authorizing first amendment to Lease Agreement between BRAYS OAKS TOWERS, LTD, as Landlord, and the City of Houston, Texas, as tenant, for 10,409 square feet of leased space at 10103 Fondren Road, Suite 100, Houston, Harris County, Texas, for the Houston Public Library (Frank Branch HPL Express) - DISTRICT K - GREEN

VIDEO27.

ORDINANCE appropriating $300,000.00 out of Solid Waste Consolidated Construction Fund; amending Ordinance No. 2015-190 (Passed on March 4, 2015) to increase the maximum contract amount for Professional Environmental Consultant Services Task Order Contract between the City of Houston and ARCADIS U.S., INC for the Holmes Road Incinerator Project for the Solid Waste Management Department - DISTRICT B - DAVIS

VIDEO28.

ORDINANCE appropriating $175,000.00 out of General Improvement Consolidated Construction Fund, $300,000.00 out of Equipment Acquisition Consolidated Fund, $400,000.00 out of Police Consolidated Construction Fund, $400,000.00 out of Equipment Acquisition Consolidated Fund, $465,000.00 out of Parks Consolidated Construction Fund, $28,759.00 out of Parks & Recreation Dedication Fund, and $5,000.00 out of Reimbursement of Equipment/Projects Fund as an additional appropriation to the FY2017 Task Order and Job Order (TOC/JOC) Contracting Program for Professional and Construction Services for General Government, Library, Police, Parks and Recreation Departments (Approved by Ordinance Number 2013-1093; 2013-1201; 2015-0610; 2016-0264)

VIDEO29.

ORDINANCE consenting to the addition of 7.493 acres of land into FORT BEND COUNTY WATER CONTROL AND IMPROVEMENT DISTRICT NO.  2, for inclusion in its district - DISTRICT K - GREEN

VIDEO30.

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 Pump and Lift Station Renewal and Replacement - Howard Drive, Easthaven, Gulfway and Gulf Freeway # 2 Project; authorizing the acquisition of fee simple or easement interest to one parcel of land required for the project and situated in the J.R. Harris Survey, Abstract No. 27, in Harris County, Texas, by gift, dedication, purchase and the use of eminent domain and further authorizing payment of the costs of such purchase 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 one parcel of land required for the project - DISTRICTS E - MARTIN and I - GALLEGOS

VIDEO31.

ORDINANCE appropriating $3,228,000.00 out of Street & Traffic Control and Storm Drainage DDSRF as an additional appropriation to Professional Engineering Services Contract between the City of Houston and HALFF ASSOCIATES, INC for the Storm Water Engineering Program Support (Approved by Ordinance No. 2015-0621, as amended); providing funding for CIP Cost Recovery relating to construction of facilities financed by the Street & Traffic Control and Storm Drainage DDSRF

VIDEO32.

ORDINANCE appropriating $750,000.00 out of Street & Traffic Control and Storm Drainage DDSRF; approving and authorizing Professional Engineering Services Contract between the City of Houston and HUITT-ZOLLARS, INC for Negotiated Work Orders for Pre-Engineering of Storm Water Drainage Improvements

VIDEO33.

ORDINANCE No. 2017-239, passed second reading April 12, 2017

ORDINANCE granting to BOZE ENTERPRISES II, LLC dba OAKMONT MAINTENANCE & RENTAL, a Texas corporation, 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 - THIRD AND FINAL READING

VIDEO34.

ORDINANCE No. 2017-240, passed second reading April 12, 2017

ORDINANCE granting to M.A. REYES TRUCKING, a Texas Sole Proprietorship, 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 - THIRD AND FINAL READING

VIDEO35.

ORDINANCE No. 2017-241, passed second reading April 12, 2017

ORDINANCE granting to PUPO 66, LLC dba INSTANT SOLUTIONS, a Texas corporation, 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 - THIRD AND FINAL READING

VIDEO36.

ORDINANCE No. 2017-242, passed second reading April 12, 2017

ORDINANCE granting to WELLKEPT PROPERTY SERVICES, LLC, a Delaware 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 - THIRD AND FINAL READING

END OF CONSENT AGENDA
VIDEOCONSIDERATION OF MATTERS REMOVED FROM CONSENT AGENDA
VIDEO
VIDEOMATTERS TO BE PRESENTED BY COUNCIL MEMBERS - Council Member Stardig 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.