AGENDA - COUNCIL MEETING - TUESDAY - JULY 22, 2014 - 1:30 P. M.

COUNCIL CHAMBER - SECOND FLOOR - CITY HALL

901 BAGBY - HOUSTON, TEXAS

 

 

 

INVOCATION AND PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE - Council Member Christie

 

 

 

1:30 P. M. - ROLL CALL

 

 

 

ADOPT MINUTES OF PREVIOUS MEETING

 

 

 

2:00 P. M. - 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 of 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

 

 

 

5:00 P. M. - RECESS

 

RECONVENE

 

 

WEDNESDAY - JULY 23, 2014 - 9:00 A. M.

 

 

DESCRIPTIONS OR CAPTIONS OF AGENDA ITEMS WILL BE READ BY THE

CITY SECRETARY PRIOR TO COMMENCEMENT

 

 

 

 

MAYOR’S REPORT

 

 

 

 

CONSENT AGENDA NUMBERS 1 through 21

 

 


 

MISCELLANEOUS - NUMBERS 1 and 2

 

1.    REQUEST from Mayor for confirmation of the appointment of J. S. STONE to Position One to the HOUSTON PUBLIC LIBRARY FOUNDATION BOARD OF DIRECTORS, for a term to expire March 1, 2016

 

2.    REQUEST from Mayor for confirmation of the appointment and or reappointment of the following individuals to the BOARD OF DIRECTORS OF REINVESTMENT ZONE NUMBER TWENTY:

Position One      -  KEVIN M. CHAVEZ, reappointment, for a term to expire 12/20/2015

Position Two      -  WELCOME W. WILSON, JR., reappointment, for a term to expire 12/20/14,

                              and to serve as Chair

Position Three    -  KENNETH C. LI, appointment, for a term to expire 12/20/2015

Position Four      -  STEPHEN T. LE, reappointment, for a term to expire 12/20/2014

Position Five      -  SAUL VALENTIN, reappointment, for a term to expire 12/20/2015

Position Seven   -  CANDICE ALEXANDER, reappointment, for a term to expire 12/20/15

 

PURCHASING AND TABULATION OF BIDS - NUMBERS 3 through 6

 

3.    COBB ENVIRONMENTAL & TECHNICAL SERVICES, INC to Construct a Self-Serve Aviation Fueling Station for the Houston Airport System - $371,958.00 and contingencies for a total amount not to exceed $409,153.80 - Enterprise Fund

 

4.    PIONEER CONTRACT SERVICES, INC for Office Furniture from the State of Texas Procurement and Support Services Contract through the State Cooperative Purchasing Program for the Houston Airport System - $86,530.97 - Enterprise Fund

 

5.    GOWAN, INC for Cooling Tower Rebuild Services and Associated Equipment through the Interlocal Agreement for Cooperative Purchasing with the Harris County Department of Education for the General Services Department - $139,408.00 and contingencies for a total amount not to exceed $153,348.80 - Maintenance Renewal and Replacement Fund

 

6.    TRILLIUM DEVELOPMENT LTD. CO. for Miscellaneous Wire and Cable for Various Departments - 36 Months with two one-year options - $1,245,563.19 - General and Other Funds

 

RESOLUTIONS AND ORDINANCES - NUMBERS 7 through 21

 

7.    RESOLUTION consenting to the second amendment of the Certificate of Formation of Houston Forensic Science LGC, Inc, a Local Government Corporation

 

8.    ORDINANCE READOPTING THE HOUSTON YOUTH RECREATION PROGRAMS 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

 

9.    ORDINANCE approving and authorizing Lease Agreement between the City of Houston and BLACK FOREST VENTURES AVIATION RE, LLC, operated by WING AVIATION CHARTER MANAGEMENT SERVICES LLC,  for certain premises at 8410 Larson Street at William P. Hobby Airport - DISTRICT I ‑ GALLEGOS

 

10.  ORDINANCE  approving  and  authorizing  Purchase  and Sale  Agreement  between  the  City  of  Houston,  Texas,  and  COASTAL  WATER  AUTHORITY,  Seller,  and  ALLIANCE  REALTY  PARTNERS,  LLC,  Purchaser,  to  sell  CWA  Gillette  Street,  a  subdivision  in  Harris  County,  Texas - DISTRICT G - PENNINGTON


 

RESOLUTIONS AND ORDINANCES - continued   

 

11.  ORDINANCE appropriating $500,000.00 out of TIRZ Affordable Housing Fund; approving and authorizing Loan Agreement between the City of Houston and VOLUNTEERS OF AMERICA NATIONAL SERVICES to provide the appropriated funds and $3,500,000.00 of Federal “HOME” Funds to assist with site acquisition and construction of a 112 unit affordable housing community in the vicinity of 4320 Old Spanish Trail in Houston, Texas - DISTRICT D - BOYKINS

 

12.  ORDINANCE approving and authorizing contract between the City of Houston and SEARCH HOMELESS SERVICES, providing up to $133,883 in General Funds to assist in the administration and operation of the Engagement Services Program

 

13.  ORDINANCE approving and authorizing Loan Agreement between the City of Houston and JAMESTOWN AFFORDABLE HOUSING, INC, to provide a $3,000,000.00 Performance-Based Loan of Federal Community Block Grant Disaster Relief Program - Rental Housing Projects Round 2 Funds, to assist with site acquisition and renovation of a 284 unit affordable housing community, located in the vicinity of 5300 Coke Street in Houston, Texas - DISTRICT B - DAVIS

 

14.  ORDINANCE approving and authorizing Loan Agreement between the City of Houston and THE WOMEN’S HOME to provide $3,500,000.00 of Federal “HOME” Funds to assist with site acquisition and construction of an 84 unit affordable housing community, to be located in the vicinity of 2060 Jacquelyn Drive, Houston, Texas - DISTRICT A - STARDIG

 

15.  ORDINANCE approving and authorizing First Amendment to Loan Agreement between the City of Houston and COTTAGES AT SOUTH ACRES, LTD. to increase by $1,000,000.00 the amount of a loan of Federal “HOME” Funds to assist with the construction  of  a 144 unit mixed income housing community, located in the vicinity of 11300 Scott Street in Houston, Texas, that will provide affordable housing to low and very low income families - DISTRICT D - BOYKINS

 

16.  ORDINANCE approving and authorizing contract between the City of Houston and WINSTEAD PC for continued services related to resolution of disputes in connection with the City’s Hurricane Ike Single Family Home Repair Program

 

17.  ORDINANCE awarding contract to HOMETOWN VETERINARY HOSPITAL, PLLC for Veterinary Services for Canines for the Houston Police Department; providing a maximum contract amount 3 Years with two one-year options - $450,000.00 - General Fund

 

18.  ORDINANCE awarding a Pre-Positioned Contract to the best value respondent CLEANSERVE, INC for Storm Drain Debris Removal Services for the Public Works & Engineering Department

 

19.  ORDINANCE appropriating $1,564,850.00 out of Water & Sewer System Consolidated Construction Fund; awarding contract to INDUSTRIAL TX CORP. for Riverwood Estates No. 1 Lift Station Replacement; 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 Water & Sewer System Consolidated Construction Fund - DISTRICT B - DAVIS

 

20.  ORDINANCE No. 2014-720, passed first reading July 16, 2014

ORDINANCE granting to       PEDRO CORDOVA dba PEDRO CORDOVA CO., 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

            SECOND READING


 

RESOLUTIONS AND ORDINANCES - continued   

 

21.  ORDINANCE No. 2014-700, passed second reading July 16, 2014

ORDINANCE granting to TNT WASTE CONTAINER SERVICE, 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

 

 

 

CONSIDERATION OF MATTERS REMOVED FROM THE CONSENT AGENDA

 

 

 

NON CONSENT AGENDA - NUMBER 22   

 

MISCELLANEOUS

 

22.  SET A PUBLIC HEARING DATE to provide a Resolution of No Objection for the 4% tax credit application of NHH AT REED, LTD. for New Hope Housing located at 2620 Reed Road DISTRICT D - BOYKINS

HEARING DATE - 9:00 A. M. - WEDNESDAY - JULY 30, 2014

 

 

 

MATTERS TO BE PRESENTED BY COUNCIL MEMBERS - Council Member Martin 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 POSTED IN THIS AGENDA.  ALSO, AN ITEM THAT HAS BEEN TAGGED UNDER CITY COUNCIL RULE 4 (HOUSTON CITY CODE §2-2) OR DELAYED TO ANOTHER DAY MAY BE NEVERTHELESS CONSIDERED LATER AT THE SAME CITY COUNCIL MEETING


 

 

 

 

 

 

NOTICE OF MEETING

OF THE

CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF HOUSTON

 

 

            NOTICE is hereby given that a Regular Meeting of the City Council of the City of Houston will be held TUESDAY, JULY 22, 2014 at 1:30 p.m. and WEDNESDAY, JULY 23, 2014 at 9:00 a.m. with the reading of the descriptions, captions or titles of the agenda items by the City Secretary to begin not earlier than 60 minutes before the scheduled commencement, in the Council Chamber, Second Floor, City Hall, 901 Bagby, for the purpose of conducting the regular business and affairs of the City of Houston listed on the attached Agenda.

            WITNESS my official signature this the 18th day of JULY, 2014.

 

 

                   _______________________________________

                                                       City Secretary


 

 

 

CERTIFICATE

 

            I certify that the attached notice of meeting was posted on the Bulletin Board of the City Hall of the City of Houston, Texas, on JULY 18, 2014 at         :         p.m.

 

                               by ____________________________________

                               for Anna Russell

                                               City Secretary