AGENDA
CITY OF HOUSTON . CITY COUNCIL
* * * City Council Meeting of July 24 & 25, 2018 * * *


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

Martha Castex-Tatum
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, July 24, 2018 - 1:30 PM
City Hall Chamber

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
RECONVENE
DESCRIPTIONS OR CAPTIONS OF AGENDA ITEMS WILL BE READ BY THE
CITY SECRETARY PRIOR TO COMMENCEMENT
VIDEOMAYOR'S REPORT
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VIDEOCONSENT AGENDA NUMBERS 1 through 37
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VIDEOACCEPT WORK - NUMBERS 1 through 3
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VIDEO1.

RECOMMENDATION from Director General Services Department for approval of final contract amount of $662,739.00 and acceptance of work on contract with HORIZON INTERNATIONAL GROUP, LLC for Houston Public Works McKinney Relocation - 16.31% over the original contract amount and within the approved 16.31% contingency  - DISTRICT I - GALLEGOS

VIDEO2.

RECOMMENDATION from Director General Services Department for approval of final contract amount of $620,847.44 and acceptance of work on contract with E CONTRACTORS USA, LLC for 1906 Cochran Renovations for the Houston Health Department - 9.87% over the original contract amount - DISTRICT B - DAVIS

VIDEO3.

RECOMMENDATION from Director General Services Department for approval of final contract amount of $4,995,879.35 and acceptance of work on contract with BARTLETT COCKE GENERAL CONTRACTORS, LLC for Fire Station No. 67 Expansion and Renovation -  1.57% under the original contract amount - DISTRICT B - DAVIS

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VIDEOPURCHASING AND TABULATION OF BIDS - NUMBERS 4 through 9
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VIDEO4.

GENERAL TRUCK BODY MFG. COMPANY for Four High-Water Rescue Vehicles for Houston Fire Department - $319,012.00 - Equipment Acquisition Consolidated Fund

VIDEO5.

J & B PAVELKA, INC - $140,231.12, DOGGETT HEAVY MACHINERY SERVICES - $476,860.00 and NATIONWIDE TRAILERS, LLC - $106,837.55 for Purchase of Various Trailers through the Interlocal Agreement for Cooperative Purchasing with the Houston-Galveston Area Council for the Fleet Management Department on behalf of the Houston Public Works - Enterprise and Stormwater Funds

VIDEO6.

CHURCHILL NAVIGATION, INC for Purchase and Delivery of Augmented Reality Mapping Systems for the Houston Police Department - $575,000.00 - Grant Fund

VIDEO7.

TURNER POWER SYSTEMS & CONTRACTOR, LLC dba TURNER POWER & CONSTRUCTION, LLC for approval of payment to address Emergency Disaster Recovery Activities due to Hurricane Harvey for Electrical Restoration Services for the General Services Department - $645,128.42 - General Fund

VIDEO8.

NORRED & ASSOCIATES, INC for approval of payment to address Emergency Disaster Recovery Activities as a result of Hurricane Harvey for Armed Security Services for the General Services Department - $144,846.44 - Maintenance Renewal and Replacement Fund

VIDEO9.

BRASADA FORD LTD. dba NORTHSIDE FORD for Two F350’s and One F450 Bomb Response Truck through the Interlocal Agreement for Cooperative Purchasing with the Texas Multiple Award Schedule for the Houston Police Department - $260,000.00 - Grant Fund

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VIDEOORDINANCES - NUMBERS 10 through 37
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VIDEO10.

ORDINANCE adopting the City of Houston New Home Development  Program Guidelines

VIDEO11.

ORDINANCE amending Ordinance No. 2017-445, to increase the maximum contract amount for Professional Services Agreement between the City of Houston and NORTON ROSE FULBRIGHT US LLP for representation of the City, certain elected officials and the Finance Director in the pending lawsuit of Houston Firefighters' Relief and Retirement Fund v City of Houston and any other related or ancillary litigation regarding Senate Bill 2190 - $576,000.00 - Property and Casualty Fund

VIDEO12.

ORDINANCE adopting the Houston Heights Historic District Design Guidelines (East, West, and South)

VIDEO13.

ORDINANCE amending and readopting the Houston Youth Recreation Program’s Standards of Care as codified at Article XII of Chapter 32 of the Code of Ordinances, Houston, Texas; containing findings and other provisions related to the subject; providing an effective date; providing for severability; and declaring an emergency.

VIDEO14.

ORDINANCE appropriating $10,338,917.85 out of City of Houston, Texas Tax Increment Funds for Reinvestment Zone Numbers Two (Midtown Zone), Three (Main Street/Market Square Zone), Nine (South Post Oak Zone), Eleven (Greater Greenspoint Zone), Fifteen (East Downtown Zone), and Twenty-Five (Hiram Clarke/Fort Bend Zone) for payment of administrative expenses, payment of project costs, and payments to certain redevelopment authorities as provided herein

VIDEO15.

ORDINANCE appropriating $471,965.00 out of Contributed Capital Projects Fund for purchase of vehicles and equipment for the Houston Parks and Recreation Department

16.

This item has been removed from the agenda & will not be considered

ORDINANCE appropriating 1) $7,256,388.00 out of Equipment Acquisition Consolidated Fund; 2) $10,697,497.00 out of Fire Consolidated Fund; 3) $13,215,291.16 out of Police Consolidated Fund; 4) $2,132,484.00 out of Miscellaneous Capital Projects Fund; and 5) $1,055,187.00 out of Fleet/Equipment Special Revenue Fund for purchase of vehicles and equipment for various City departments

VIDEO17.

ORDINANCE amending Ordinance 2014-0086 to increase the maximum contract amount to the contract between the City of Houston and CIGNA HEALTH AND LIFE INSURANCE COMPANY for administrative services for Self-Funded Integrated Medical and Pharmacy Health Plans - $20,515,980.00 - Health Benefits Fund

VIDEO18.

ORDINANCE awarding contract to OUTREACH STRATEGISTS, LLC to develop and implement the Houston Countering Violent Extremism Training and Engagement Initiative; providing a maximum contract amount - $399,430.00 - Grant Fund

VIDEO19.

ORDINANCE approving and authorizing first amendment to contract between the City of Houston and DRC EMERGENCY SERVICES, LLC for pre-positioned contract for Base Camp Services (Post Disaster) (Approved by Ordinance No. 2013-0300) to extend the contract term for the City of Houston

VIDEO20.

ORDINANCE approving and authorizing contract between the City of Houston and ARREDONDO, ZEPEDA & BRUNZ, LLC and NEWGEN STRATEGIES AND SOLUTIONS, LLC, joint venture, for Consulting Services for the Solid Waste Management Department; providing a maximum contract amount - 3 Years - $485,280.00 - General Fund

VIDEO21.

ORDINANCE approving and authorizing second amendment to Interlocal Agreement between the City of Houston and HARRIS COUNTY, TEXAS for purchase of Surveillance Cameras for Monitoring and Preventing Environmental Crimes (Approved by Ordinance No. 2015-0442, as amended)  DISTRICTS A - STARDIG; H - CISNEROS and I - GALLEGOS

VIDEO22.

ORDINANCE approving and authorizing contract between the City of Houston and SER-JOBS FOR PROGRESS OF THE TEXAS GULF COAST, INC, for Re-Entry Services for the Houston Health Department in connection with the Community Re-Entry Network Program; providing a maximum contract amount - 1 Year with four one-year options - $3,011,376.00 - Grant Fund

VIDEO23.

ORDINANCE approving and authorizing contract between the City of Houston and VOLUNTEERS of AMERICA TEXAS, INC, for Re-Entry Services for the Houston Health Department in connection with the Community Re-Entry Network Program; providing a maximum contract amount - 1 Year with four one-year options - $739,241.00 - Grant Fund

VIDEO24.

ORDINANCE appropriating $1,187,500.00 out of Public Library Consolidated Construction Fund; approving and authorizing Purchase and Sale Agreement between TSG LEASING, LLC, Seller, and the City of Houston, Texas, Purchaser, for 2.4803 acres of land located at 5505 Belrose, Houston, Texas, for the Houston Public Library - DISTRICT K - CASTEX-TATUM

VIDEO25.

ORDINANCE amending Ordinance No. 2015-0610 (Passed on June 17, 2015) to increase the maximum contract amount of a Job Order Contract between the City of Houston and KELLOGG BROWN AND ROOT, LLC to complete work orders and facility condition assessment projects

VIDEO26.

ORDINANCE consenting to the addition of 172.424 acres of land to NORTHWEST HARRIS COUNTY MUNICIPAL UTILITY DISTRICT NO. 12, for inclusion in its district

VIDEO27.

ORDINANCE consenting to the addition of 277.036 acres of land to HARRIS COUNTY MUNICIPAL UTILITY DISTRICT NO. 319, for inclusion in its district

28.

This item has been removed from the agenda & will not be considered

ORDINANCE consenting to the addition of 287.42 acres of land to HARRIS COUNTY MUNICIPAL UTILITY DISTRICT NO. 449, for inclusion in its district

VIDEO29.

ORDINANCE consenting to the addition of 147.665 acres of land to BAUER LANDING WATER CONTROL AND IMPROVEMENT DISTRICT, for inclusion in its district

VIDEO30.

ORDINANCE consenting to the addition of 2.398 acres of land to FORT BEND COUNTY MUNICIPAL UTILITY DISTRICT NO. 134B, for inclusion in its district

VIDEO31.

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 West Bellfort Paving and Drainage Improvement Project known (from Dairy Ashford to S. Kirkwood); authorizing acquisition of fee simple or easement interest in and to four parcels of land, situated in the Leo Roark Survey, Abstract No. 651, in Harris County, Texas, by gift, dedication, purchase of eminent domain proceedings; authorizing payment of the costs of such acquisitions, including the purchase price for the property interests and costs associated with relocation assistance, appraisals, title policies/services, recordation of instruments, and eminent domain proceedings DISTRICT F - LE

VIDEO32.

ORDINANCE appropriating $2,667,100.00 out of Water & Sewer System Consolidated Construction Fund, awarding contract to D.L. ELLIOTT ENTERPRISES, INC for Water Line Replacement in Memorial Bend and Briar 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 testing services, CIP Cost Recovery, and contingencies related to construction of facilities financed by the Water & Sewer System Consolidated Construction Fund - DISTRICT G - TRAVIS

VIDEO33.

ORDINANCE appropriating $18,342,000.00 out of Water & Sewer System Consolidated Construction Fund, awarding contract to LEM CONSTRUCTION CO., INC for Northwest Wastewater Treatment Plant Improvements; 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 testing services, CIP Cost Recovery, and contingencies relating to construction of facilities financed by the Water & Sewer System Consolidated Construction Fund - DISTRICT A - STARDIG

VIDEO34.

ORDINANCE No. 2018-0547, passed second reading July 11, 2018

ORDINANCE granting to HYDRO HAWK ENVIRONMENTAL, 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 - THIRD AND FINAL READING

VIDEO35.

ORDINANCE No. 2018-0548, passed second reading July 11, 2018

ORDINANCE granting to NX4 INDUSTRIES, LLC dba NEXWASTE, 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 THIRD AND FINAL READING

VIDEO36.

ORDINANCE No. 2018-0549, passed second reading July 11, 2018

ORDINANCE granting to REGINALD R. HUNTER dba HUNTER FORCE PRESSURE WASHING SERVICE, 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

VIDEO37.

ORDINANCE No. 2018-0550, passed second reading July 11, 2018

ORDINANCE granting to TEXAS COMMERCIAL PRESSURE WASHING, 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 - THIRD AND FINAL READING

END OF CONSENT AGENDA
VIDEOCONSIDERATION OF MATTERS REMOVED FROM CONSENT AGENDA
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VIDEO

MATTERS HELD - NUMBERS 38 through 41

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VIDEO38.

RECOMMENDATION from Director Houston Public Works, reviewed and approved by the Joint Referral Committee, on request from Andrew Sikes of Andrew Lonnie Sikes, Inc., on behalf of Exxon Corporation 00076, declining the acceptance of, rejecting, and refusing the dedication of Garfield Street, Signet Street, Plummer Street, Stedman Street and Bennett Street, from the applicant’s western property line east ±175 feet, located in the Port Houston, N.S.B.B. Subdivision, out of the John Brown League Survey, Parcels SY18-025A through SY18-025E - DISTRICT B - DAVIS -TAGGED BY COUNCIL MEMBER DAVIS

This was Item 7 on Agenda of July 18, 2018

VIDEO39.

ORDINANCE relating to the expansion of the capacity and mission of the Land Assemblage Redevelopment Authority ("LARA"), approving and authorizing the change of LARA's name to "Houston Land Bank" ("HLB"), an amendment to the Certificate of Formation of HLB and the amended and restated by laws of HLB - TAGGED BY COUNCIL MEMBER EDWARDS

This was Item 13 on Agenda of July 18, 2018

VIDEO40.

ORDINANCE amending City of Houston Ordinance No.  2017-1009 relating to the rescheduling or postponement of certain City Council Meetings to postpone the meeting scheduled for Tuesday, July 31, and Wednesday, August 1, 2018

TAGGED BY COUNCIL MEMBER KUBOSH

This was Item 19 on Agenda of July 18, 2018

VIDEO41.

ORDINANCE consenting to the addition of 109.508 acres of land to EMERALD FOREST UTILITY DISTRICT, for inclusion in its district - TAGGED BY COUNCIL MEMBER STARDIG

This was Item 23 on Agenda of July 18, 2018

SUPPLEMENTAL POSTING - NUMBER 42
42.

This item has been removed from the agenda & will not be considered

BAYLOR COLLEGE OF MEDICINE to create a Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendment Certified Regional Resource for Diagnostic Development, Validation and Testing Services during both Surveillance and Epidemic periods for Houston Health Department - $150,000.00 - Grant Fund

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VIDEOMATTERS TO BE PRESENTED BY COUNCIL MEMBERS - Council Member Laster first
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