Houston City Council Agenda – November 19, 2019

The City will consider the following agenda items at the Houston City Council meeting scheduled for Tuesday, November 19, 2019, in the City Hall Chamber at 1:30 PM (public comment) and at 9:00 AM on Wednesday, November 20, 2019.  The agenda includes recommendations seeking contracts for the transportation of solid and industrial waste in the City of Houston, to improve the equipment of Wastewater Collection System Rehabilitation and Renewal, and emergency payment to Set Environmental, Inc due to a hazardous chemical spill. The agenda also includes multiple ordinances pertaining to the City of Houston’s Wastewater Systems and the 2019 Water Conservation Plan.

Agenda Item 5 is a recommendation for final contract payment of $2,614,073.41 to T Construction, LLC., for rehabilitation and renewal of portions of the wastewater collection system.

Agenda Item 9 is a recommendation for the approval of a payment of $75,922.90 to SET Environmental, Inc., for the hazardous chemical spill clean-up service at the East Purification Plant. 

Agenda Item 23 is an ordinance to amend a contract with Boyer, Inc., for Electrical Maintenance, Repair, Automation Support and Technical Services for the City’s Water and Wastewater Treatment Facilities. The increased amount is to account for additional work required as a result of Harvey.

Agenda Item 29 is an amendment to increase the maximum contract amount for an agreement for purchase of Electronic Recyclable Material between the City of Houston and Compucycle, Inc. 

Agenda Item 43 is an ordinance to approve additions to the 2019 Water Conservation Plan for Municipal Uses and the 2019 Drought Contingency Plan for the City of Houston, as required by state law.

Agenda Item 52 and Item 53 are first readings of ordinances that would grant two companies–Access Data Supply INC, and Rapid Waste Solutions of Texas LLC–the right, privilege, and franchise to collect, haul, and transport solid and industrial waste from commercial properties located within the City of Houston.

Agenda Items 54, 55, 56, 57, and 58 are second readings of ordinances that, if passed, would grant five 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 five companies are Blackwood Portable Restrooms, LLC, Blue Water Grease Service Inc, Environmental Earth-Wise, Inc. Environmental Remediation & Construction, LEL Environmental LTD., and Millennial Trucking, LLC. 

Agenda Items 59, 60, 61 and 62 third and final readings of ordinances that, if passed, would grant four 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 five companies are Ameritex Rentals, LLC, K7 Construction, LLC, Manuel ANaya Trucking, and Marathon Waste Service LLC.

Houston City Council Agenda – August 06, 2019

The City will consider the following agenda items at the Houston City Council meeting scheduled for Tuesday, August 06, 2019, in the City Hall Chamber at 1:30 PM (public comment) and at 9:00 AM on Wednesday, August 07, 2019. The agenda includes multiple recommendations seeking contracts for the transportation of solid and industrial waste in the City of Houston and for equipment to improve water disposal services. The agenda also includes multiple actions that would bring change to the City of Houston’s aging Wastewater Systems.

Agenda Item 3 is a recommendation from the Director of Houston Public Works to purchase the Parcel KY17-040 for the 108-inch water line project. This project provides for the design and construction of transmission and distribution lines to convey treated water from surface water facilities. This program is required to comply with the Harris-Galveston Subsidence District requirement and to implement City’s regionalization plan. This program is part of the City’s long-range water supply plan.

Agenda Item 6 is a bid regarding Hartwell Environmental Corporation to furnish Climber Bar Screen replacement parts at the 69th Street wastewater treatment plant. The contract would cost $65,786.43. The replacement of parts will mitigate the risk of permit violations from the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality(TCEQ).  

Agenda Item 7 is a bid regarding DRC Emergency Services for the emergency purchase of debris removal services for the Solid Waste Management Department. The contract would cost $1,900,000. The City of Houston has a problem with illegal dumping in sewer systems, and because of this, the Public Health Director recommends the City obtains additional resources and tactics to eliminate/remove trash and waste that could serve as vector breeding sites. 

Agenda Item 8 is a resolution amending a past resolution which would adopt the City of Houston Hazard Mitigation Plan as required by the Federal Emergency Management Agency for the approval of Flood Damage Reduction Projects. The update to the plan will allow for the City of Houston to maximize the opportunity to tap into recovery funding and advance the flood resiliency projects to reduce flood risk.

Agenda Item 22 is an ordinance that, if passed, would appropriate $2,567,596.00 out of Water & Sewer System Consolidated Construction Fund and approve a Professional Engineering Services Contract between the City of Houston and RPS INFRASTRUCTURE, INC for 48-inch water line along Orem Drive and Martindale Road,  from Almeda Genoa Road to Cullen Boulevard. This project is part of the City’s long-range water supply plan and is required to comply with the Harris-Galveston Subsidence District requirement and to implement the City’s regionalization plan.

Agenda Items 24, 25, 26, and 27 are third and final readings of ordinances that, if passed, would grant four 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 four companies are CRX, Incorporated, Gruene Waste Services LP, Men at Work LA Concrete Inc, and RHE Removal Inc. 

Houston City Council Agenda – July 30, 2019

The City will consider the following agenda items at the Houston City Council meeting scheduled for Tuesday, July 30, 2019, in the City Hall Chamber at 1:30 PM (public comment) and at 9:00 AM on Wednesday, July 31, 2019. The agenda includes multiple recommendations seeking contracts for the transportation of solid and industrial waste in the City of Houston and for equipment to improve water disposal services. The agenda also includes an ordinance looking to change funding for the park sector and an ordinance to reintroduce the City of Houston Water Conservation Plan and Drought Contingency Plan. 

  • Agenda Items 4, 5, 6, and 7 are bids regarding equipment for Houston Public Works and the City of Houston’s Solid Waste Management Department. 
  • Agenda Item 10 is an ordinance that, if passed, would amend Chapter 42 of the Code of Ordinances relating to the use of the Park and Recreation Dedication Fund for the provision of certain parks and open spaces. Currently, the Code of Ordinances only allows for parks owned by the city to receive park sector funding. Amending this will do two important things, correct the number of park sectors identified for deposit of funds in lieu of land dedication and allow the funds to be used in parks owned by other agencies but operated by the city. 
  • Agenda Item 15 is an ordinance that, if passed, would award a three year $1,301,100 contract to Q Environmental Inc. for Oil Water Separator/Interceptors and Maintenance and Disposal Services For the Fleet Management Department. The Fleet Management Department, requires the maintenance and disposal service of oil storm-water oil water separators sludge, truck wash sanitary oil water interceptors and bays once a month, quarterly and annually.
  • Agenda Item 22 is an ordinance that, if passed, would re-adopt, re-approve and ratify Ordinance No. 2019-463 to approve and adopt the 2019 City of Houston Water Conservation Plan and the 2019 City of Houston Drought Contingency Plan. 
  • Agenda Items 23, 24, and 25 are Municipal Setting Designation that prohibits the use of designated groundwater beneath a tract of land under 8760 Clay Road, 3930 Westholme, and 6603 Kirbyville. 
  • Agenda Items 28, 29, 30, and 31 are second readings of ordinances that, if passed, would grant four 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 four companies are CRX, Incorporated, Gruene Waste Services LP, Men at Work LA Concrete Inc, and RHE Removal Inc. 
  • Agenda Items 32, 33, 34, 35, and 36 are third and final readings of ordinances that, if passed, would grant five 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 five companies are ADK Septic Services, Oeste Waste, Jorge Vela d/b/a South Building Services, Southeast TExas AAA Vacuum Truck and Porta Can Services, and lastly, Williamson Waste Services.