Houston City Council Agenda – March 03, 2020

The City will consider the following agenda items at the Houston City Council meeting scheduled for Tuesday, March 03, 2020, in the City Hall Chamber at 1:30 PM (public comment) and at 9:00 AM on Wednesday, March 04, 2019. The agenda includes items related budgets for projects on Lake Houston Facilities ($5.2 million), Luce Bayou System ($2.5 million), Trinity River Water Conveyance Project ($21.6 million); an agreement with Gulf Coast Water Authority; the acquisition of land for well sites and Re-pump stations; and reconstruction for local water purification plant and facilities improvement project. The Council will also select a representative to serve on the Port Commission of the Port of Houston Authority of Harris County.

Agenda Item 5 is a recommendation from the Director of Houston Public Works for approval of the 2020 Operations and Maintenance Budget for the Lake Houston Facilities Project operated by the Coastal Water Authority in the amount of $5,196,900.000.

Agenda Item 6 is a recommendation from the Director of Houston Public Works for approval of the 2020 Operations and Maintenance Budget for the Luce Bayou System Project operated by the Coastal Water Authority in the amount of $2,479,000.00. 

Agenda Item 7 is a recommendation from the Director of Houston Public Works for approval of the 2020 Operations and Maintenance Budget for the Trinity River Water Conveyance Project in the amount of $21, 594, 600.00.

Agenda Item 8 is a recommendation from the Director of Houston Public Works for approval of the 2020 Operations and Maintenance Budget for the Lake Livingston Project operated by the Trinity River Authority in the amount of $4,763, 498.00.

Agenda Item 20 is an ordinance establishing a special minimum building line block pursuant to Chapter 42 of Code of Ordinance at 1500 block of Olvid street, North and South sides.   

Agenda Item 21 is an ordinance establishing a special minimum lot size block pursuant to Chapter 42 of Code of Ordinance at 1500 block of Olvid street, North and South sides.

Agenda Item 22 is an ordinance editing and renewing the establishment of the special minimum building line requirement block pursuant to the Code of Ordinance at 1600 block of Cherryhurst Street, Southside. 

Agenda Item 23 is an ordinance consenting to the addition of 26.1628 acres of land to Harris County Municipal Utility District NO. 44.   

Agenda Item 24 is an ordinance approving and authorizing an Utility Functions and Services Allocation agreement between the City and Harris County Municipal Utility District NO. 158.

Agenda Item 25 is an ordinance approving and authorizing an Untreated Water Reservation Contract between the City and the Gulf Coast Water Authority for the construction and operation of the Southeast Water Purification Plant. 

Agenda Item 26 is an ordinance for the public project known as the Facilities Improvements at Various Well Sites and Re-Pump Stations for the acquisitions of parcels. 

Agenda Item 27 is to select and confirm nominations for Position Two of the Port Commission of the Port of Houston Authority of Harris County for a two-year term. Nominees include Cheryl Creuzot, Theldon Branch, Graciela “Gracie” Saenz, and Bridgette Murray.

Houston City Council Agenda – February 24, 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 items pertaining to the construction of pipelines, park construction projects, flood mitigation assistance, and contracts for water and sewer construction projects.

Agenda Item 12 is an ordinance approving and authorizing a Fifty-Foot Pipeline Easement for AMP Intrastate PIpeline, LLC (AMP) across certain areas owned by the City of Houston. 

Agenda 25 is an ordinance appropriating $1,000,000 out of Woodlands Regional Participation Fund, and $103,840 out of Parks Consolidated Construction Fund, granting contract amount to Forney Construction, LLC. 

Agenda 26 is an ordinance appropriating $45,066.74 out of Miscellaneous Capital Projects/Acquisitions CP Series E, to ERC Environmental & Construction Services INC for the Interior Restoration Project set for South Central Police Station Administration Building. 

Agenda 27 is an ordinance approving and authorizing the transfer of an existing permit from Fairway Energy Partners, LLC to Convergence Midstream LLC to construct, operate, maintain, improve, repair, and replace two new pipelines. 

Agenda 28 is an ordinance approving and authorizing contract between the City and the Homeowners located at 7515 Wanda Lane, Houston, Texas 77074 for Flood Mitigation Assistance Home Elevation Project to be performed by Arkitektura Development, INC.   

Agenda 29 is an ordinance approving and authorizing the first amendment to the Homeowner Agreement between the City and the property owner(s) at 4951 Braesheather Drive, Houston, Texas for the Flood Mitigation Assistance Home Elevation Project.

Agenda 30 is an ordinance approving and authorizing a Professional Engineering Services between the City of Houston and CP&Y INC., for Water Main Replacement at Midtown Area and Winslow Place, Dearbourn Place, Montlew Place and Lancaster Place Subdivisions and a fund of $2,077,954. 

Agenda 32 is an ordinance approving and authorizing fourth amendment to Professional Engineering Services Contract between the City and Lockwood, Andrews & Newnam, INC., for the Surface Water Transmission Program and a fund of $2,820,400. 

Agenda 33 is an ordinance approving and authorizing Professional Construction Management and Inspection Services Contract between the City and Lloyd, Smita & Associates, LLC for Wastewater Consolidation Projects and a fund of $44,000.

Agenda 35 is an ordinance approving and authorizing contract to Industrial Texas Corp for Well Sites and Re-Pump Stations and a fund of $11,390,000.

Houston City Council Agenda – February 18, 2020

The City will consider the following agenda items at the Houston City Council meeting scheduled for Tuesday, February 18, 2020, in the City Hall Chamber at 1:30 PM (public comment) and at 9:00 AM on Wednesday, February 19, 2020. The agenda includes recommendations pertaining to a privately constructed 8-inch water line project, acceptance of work with Resicom INC., for the Water Line Replacement in Tall Timbers Area, and the authorization of a FMA grant application in favor of the City of Houston. In addition, the agenda includes ordinances regarding the contract established between the City of Houston and Resicom for the Cast Iron Water Line improvements and several ordinances for the final approval of a fund amount from the Water & Sewer System Consolidated Construction Fund. 

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