Notice of Special Emergency Item to be Considered by the City Council of the City of Houston
Style Magazine Newswire | 9/6/2017, 8:32 a.m.
HOUSTON - Because of substantial flooding, other severe weather, and hazardous conditions caused by Hurricane Harvey and the need to provide emergency housing to hundreds of persons displaced by Hurricane Harvey, an emergency, urgent public necessity, and imminent threat to public health and safety exists requiring immediate action of the City Council of the City of Houston. Pursuant to Government Code, Sections 551.041 and 551.045, NOTICE is hereby given of the following Special Emergency Item to be considered by the City Council of the City of Houston at the Consolidated City Council meeting to be held on WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 6, 2017, at 9:00 a.m. in the Council Chamber, Second Floor, City Hall, 901 Bagby, Houston, Texas, for the purpose of considering the following:
AN ORDINANCE RELATING TO THE USE OF CERTAIN PROPERTY LOCATED AT 419 EMANCIPATION AVENUE ("PROPERTY") FOR THE OPERATION OF A SHELTER FACILITY PROVIDING EMERGENCY HOUSING FOR PERSONS DISPLACED BY HURRICANE HARVEY; AUTHORIZING THE MAYOR OR THE MAYOR'S DESIGNEE TO NEGOTIATE THE TERMS AND CONDITIONS AND EXECUTE (1) A LEASE AGREEMENT FOR THE PROPERTY BETWEEN 419 HOPE PARTNERS, LLC, LANDLORD, AND THE CITY OF HOUSTON, LESSEE, FOR A PERIOD OF TIME NOT TO EXCEED TWELVE MONTHS ("LEASE AGREEMENT"); AND (2) A MANAGEMENT AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE CITY OF HOUSTON AND NEW HOPE HOUSING, INC. FOR THE OPERATION OF A SHELTER ON THE PROPERTY FOR A PERIOD OF TIME NOT TO EXCEED TWELVE MONTHS ("MANAGEMENT AGREEMENT"); APPROPRIATING THE SUM OF $500,000.00 OUT OF THE TIRZ AFFORDABLE HOUSING FUND; ALLOCATING THE AFOREMENTIONED FUNDS AS FOLLOWS: (1)
$155,000 TO THE LEASE AGREEMENT AND (2) $345,000 TO THE MANAGEMENT AGREEMNT; MAKING FINDINGS AND CONTAINING PROVISIONS RELATING TO THE SUBJECT; AND DECLARING AN EMERGENCY.