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File #: 21-6426    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Lease Agreement Status: Agenda Ready
File created: 11/15/2021 In control: Commissioners Court
On agenda: 11/30/2021 Final action:
Title: Request for approval of a lease agreement with Atlas Houston Industrial, LP, a Texas limited partnership for use of office space at 8915 Knight Road, Houston, Texas 77054 in Precinct 1, for the benefit of The Houston Alumni Youth Center ("The HAY Center") for a term beginning January 1, 2022, and that the County Auditor pay monthly bills, which include deposits/fees for transferring any utilities services, with the initial monthly rent of $10,635.91.
Attachments: 1. 21-6426 Lease - 8915 Knight Rd P1.pdf
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Department: County Engineer
Department Head/Elected Official: Loyd Smith, P.E., Interim County Engineer

Regular or Supplemental RCA: Regular RCA

Type of Request: Lease Agreement

Project ID (if applicable): N/A
Vendor/Entity Legal Name (if applicable): Atlas Houston Industrial, LP, a Texas limited partnership
MWDBE Participation (if applicable): N/A

Request Summary (Agenda Caption):
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Request for approval of a lease agreement with Atlas Houston Industrial, LP, a Texas limited partnership for use of office space at 8915 Knight Road, Houston, Texas 77054 in Precinct 1, for the benefit of The Houston Alumni Youth Center ("The HAY Center") for a term beginning January 1, 2022, and that the County Auditor pay monthly bills, which include deposits/fees for transferring any utilities services, with the initial monthly rent of $10,635.91.
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Background and Discussion:
Harris County entered into a lease agreement at 1216 West Clay with Midtown Urban Development, LLC by approval of commissioners court on January 5, 2016, for the benefit of The HAY Center. The HAY Center will move to a permanent location being built by the Engineering Department at 3131 Gulf Fwy, Houston, Texas 77003. However, the permanent location will not be ready until September 2023. Unfortunately, the lease at 1216 West Clay expired and the landlord demanded unfavorable terms of the County to continue occupying 1216 West Clay. As a result, The HAY Center seeks to relocate operations to 8915 Knight Road until their permanent location is ready.



Expected Impact:
The office space at 8915 Knight Road will help The HAY Center continue to facilitate life skill services to help youth in the foster program prepare for job readiness, college tours, drivers education, tutoring, mental health services, housing and transportation, health and safety, life decisions, responsibilities and financial management. The HAY Center begins working with foster youth at age 14 to prepare them for the trans...

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