Houston City Council Agenda – February 11, 2020

The City will consider the following agenda items at the Houston City Council meeting scheduled for Tuesday, February 11, 2020, in the City Hall Chamber at 1:30 PM (public comment) and at 9:00 AM on Wednesday, February 12, 2019.  The agenda includes recommendations regarding the improvement of Keegans Bayou and Greenridge Wastewater Treatment and Plant with Industrial TX Corp., and the development of Greenbriar Street Paving and Drainage Project (from Rice Boulevard to West Holcombe). The agenda also includes multiple ordinances pertaining to Hurricane Harvey Restoration Projects to finance the construction of several premises, the purchase of Environmental Services (RNDI Companies, INC and Meredith Environmental, INC) for separate premises, and the appropriating funds via Water & Sewer System Consolidated Construction Fund for Industrial TX Corporation and Portland Utilities Construction Company, LLC. 

Agenda Item 3 is a recommendation from Director Houston Public Works for acceptance of work with Industrial TX Corp. for Keegans Bayou and Greenridge Wastewater Treatment and Plant Improvements under the new and final contract amount of $10, 274,904.24. 

Agenda Item 5  is a recommendation from Director Houston Public Works to purchase Parcels AY17-201, AY17-202, and AY17-203 for the Greenbriar Street Paving and Drainage Project (from Rice Boulevard to West Holcombe). 

Agenda Item 16 is an ordinance approving and authorizing between the City of Houston and Covenant Neighborhoods, INC to issue a loan $14,500,000.00 Hurricane Harvey Community Development Block Grant Disaster Recovery which is to be used to finance the construction of a new multifamily development and acquisition. 

Agenda Item 21 is an ordinance appropriating $1,265,00,00 out of Parks Consolidated Construction Fund; allowing the construction for Brock Adventure Park for the Houston Parks and Recreation Department to proceed forward in the process.

Agenda Item 22 is an ordinance appropriating $69,777.93 out of Miscellaneous Capital Projects/Acquisitions CP Series E Fund to fund the purchase of Meredith Environmental, INC for Environmental Services for 6903 Perimeter Park-Hurricane Harvey Restoration Project, for the Houston FIre Department. 

Agenda Item 23 is an ordinance appropriating $73,638.90 out of Miscellaneous Capital Projects/Acquisitions CP Series E Fund to purchase RNDI Companies, INC for Environmental Services at 1115 Braeswood BLVD., for the Houston Health Department. 

Agenda Item 27 is an ordinance appropriating $11,637,143.00 out of Water & Sewer System Consolidated Construction Fund; establishing a contract to Industrial TX Corporation for SEWPP Improvements; providing funding for testing, CIP Cost Recovering, and other related items pertaining to the construction of facilities financed by the Water & Sewer System Consolidated Construction Fund. 

Agenda Item 28 is an ordinance appropriating $5,085,958.00 out of Water & Sewer System Consolidated Construction Fund, allowing the establishment of a contract to Portland Utilities Construction Company, LLC to be implemented for Wastewater Collection System Rehabilitation and Renewal; providing funding for engineering, testing, and related items pertaining to the construction of facilities financed by the Water & Sewer System Consolidated Construction Fund. 

Houston City Council Agenda – February 4, 2020

The City will consider the following agenda items at the Houston City Council meeting scheduled for Tuesday, February 4, 2020, in the City Hall Chamber at 1:30 PM (public comment) and at 9:00 AM on Wednesday, February 5, 2020. Agenda items pertain to fleet management, the combined utility system, the Texas Water Development Board, public utilities, Guadalupe Plaza Park, and recycling and refuse carts.

Agenda Item 2 is the approval of an award to Stewart and Stevenson Power Products LLC for Detroit Diesel Replacement Parts and Repair Services for the Fleet Management Fund. The expected amount for the Fleet Management Fund is not to exceed $1,701,025.  

Agenda Item 5 is an ordinance authorizing the City of Houston Combined Utility System First Lien Revenue Bonds, Series 2020B, to be an issued an amount that does not exceed $46,185,000. These bonds are expected to be privately placed with the Texas Water Development Board. 

Agenda Item 6 is an ordinance authorizing participation with other Entergy Texas, INC, (Entergy)  service area cities in matters concerning Entergy Texas, INC before the Public Utility Commission of Texas (PUC) during 2020.  

Agenda Item 8 is an ordinance appropriating $69,294 out of Parks & Recreation Dedication Fund to GRAPHTEC. INC for the construction services of Guadalupe Plaza Park or Guadalupe Plaza Park historical and cultural interpretive signs.  

Agenda Item 15 is a ordinance finding and weighing public convenience and necessity for the acquisition of real property interests in connection with the Walnut Bend Lane Project (from Westheimer to Westpark) and authorizing the acquisition of parcels by dedication, purchase, or condemnation. 

Agenda Item 17 is the approval of purchase from Toter, LLC for recycling and refuse carts through the Interlocal Agreement for Cooperative Purchasing with the City of Tucson for the Solid Waste Management Department in the total amount of $803,992.

Houston City Council Agenda – January 14, 2020

The City will consider the following agenda items at the Houston City Council meeting scheduled for Tuesday, January 14, 2020, in the City Hall Chamber at 1:30 PM (public comment) and at 9:00 AM on Wednesday, January 15, 2020. The agenda includes recommendations seeking contracts for the transportation of solid and industrial waste in the City of Houston and acceptance of work for Wastewater Collection System Rehabilitation and Renewal and Sanitary Sewer Rehabilitation. The agenda also includes multiple ordinances pertaining to the approval of addition of acres of land being added to Greens Parkway Municipal Utility District, North Green Municipal Utility District, and West Harris County Municipal Utility District NO. 21., and the approval of an interlocal agreement between the City of Houston and Harris County Flood Control District. 

Agenda Item 2 is a recommendation from the Director of Houston Public Works for acceptance of work with T Construction LLC for Wastewater Collection System Rehabilitation and Renewal and for approval of final amount contract amount of $1, 538, 568.33.

Agenda Item 4 is a recommendation from DIrector of General Services Department for acceptance of work with AR Turnkee Construction Company INC and final contract amount of $306, 739.00 for Wilson Memorial Park. 

Agenda Item 6 is a recommendation from the Director of Houston Public Works to approve final payment to Allstate Groundwater Control. L.P. for the repair of the groundwater control system for Houston Public Works. 

Agenda Item 7 is a recommendation from the Director of Houston Public Works to approve final payment to Hartwell Environmental Corporation for the replacement of the retrofit carriage assembly for Houston Public Works. 

Agenda Item 13 is an ordinance approving an Interlocal Agreement between the CIty of Houston and Harris County Flood Control District to extend the work period for the Voluntary Property Buyout Acquisition Process and pursue other changes as requested by The United States Department of Housing and Urban Development. 

Agenda Item 22 is an ordinance approving to the addition of 155.0263 acres of land to Greens Parkway Municipal Utility District. 

Agenda Item 23 is an ordinance approving to the addition of 1.033 acres of  land to North Green Municipal Utility District.

Agenda Item 24 is an ordinance approving to the addition of 60.06 acres of land to West Harris County Municipal Utility District NO. 21. 

Agenda Item 31, 32 and 33 are first readings of ordinances that, if passed, would grant three companies the right, privilege, and franchise to collect, haul, and transport solid and industrial waste from commercial properties located within the City of Houston. These three companies are listed as ABM Texas General Services, INC., Aqua Aces, LLC, and Prestige Building Group, LLC.