Commissioners Court - September 9,2014

NOTICE OF A MEETING OF THE
COMMISSIONERS COURT OF HAYS COUNTY, TEXAS


This Notice is posted pursuant to the Texas Open Meetings Act. (VERNONS TEXAS CODES ANN. GOV. CODE CH.551). The Hays County Commissioners Court will hold a meeting at 9:00 A.M. on the 9th day of September, in the Hays County Courthouse, Room 301, San Marcos, Texas. An Open Meeting will be held concerning the following subjects:

CALL TO ORDER

09 09 2014 Executed Agenda

INVOCATION

PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE - Pledge of Allegiance to the American Flag & Pledge of Allegiance to the Texas Flag

ROLL CALL

PRESENTATIONS & PROCLAMATIONS

1. Presentation of Hays County Service Awards. COBB

30082

2. Recognition of Hays County Emergency Management Standard Response Protocol Task Force as 2014 recipient of the J.C. Montgomery Child Safety Award. COBB/SMITH

Agenda Item #2- Recognition

3. Presentation by the Greater San Marcos Partnership of the assessment created by Market Street Services, Inc. CONLEY

GSMP Market Street - Competitive Assessment

PUBLIC COMMENTS
At this time 3-MINUTE comments will be taken from the audience on Non-Agenda related topics. To address the Court,
please submit a Public Participation/ Witness Form to the County Clerk. Please Complete the Public Participation/ Witness Form in its Entirety.
NO ACTION MAY BE TAKEN BY THE COURT DURING PUBLIC COMMENTS .

CONSENT ITEMS
The following may be acted upon in one motion.
A Commissioner, the County Judge, or a Citizen may request items be pulled for separate discussion and/or action.

4. Approve payments of county invoices.  HERZOG

09 09 2014 Invoices

5. Approve Commissioners Court Minutes of September 2, 2014.  COBB/GONZALEZ

09 02 2014

6. Approve specifications for IFB 2014-B08 Asphalt Paving-Various Locations and authorize Purchasing to solicit for bid and advertise. COBB/BORCHERDING/MAIORKA

30084

7. Approval to renew Bid for Cemetery Maintenance for one (1) additional year as provided for in the original Bid #2011-B06. COBB/BORCHERDING/MAIORKA

30085

8. Approve transfer request for two vehicles from the Sheriff’s Office Fleet to the Building Maintenance and one vehicle to the Health Department.

30086

9. Authorize Constable Precinct 3 to purchase replacement vehicle lights and amend the budget accordingly. CONLEY/AYRES

30087

10. Authorize Human Resources to purchase a tablet for the Communications Specialist and amend the budget accordingly.

30088

11. Authorize the Treasurer’s Office to purchase a spare Time Keeping Clock and amend the budget accordingly.

30089

ACTION ITEMS

ROADS

12. Call for a public hearing on September 23, 2014 to establish traffic regulations (set speed limit) on Mt. Sharp Rd, from Pump Station Rd to Jacobs Well Rd.

30090

13. Call for a public hearing on September 23, 2014 to consider the placement of NO PARKING signs along both sides of Narrows Road.

30091

14. Discussion and possible action to authorize County Judge to execute escrow letter placing into escrow a donation deed for approximately 19 acres of property owned by Walton Texas GP, LLC and Walton International Group, Inc. that has been identified as needed right-of-way (ROW) for the currently identified recommended alternative for the County’s FM 2001 realignment Partnership Program project between IH 35 and SH 21. JONES

30092

15. Discussion and possible action to consider the acceptance of road construction and drainage improvements, release of the construction bonds, and acceptance of the maintenance bonds for two years for Belterra subdivision, Ph. 4, Secs. 19A & 19B. WHISENANT/BORCHERDING

30093

16. Discussion and possible action to approve variances to road design standards related to Headwaters-at-Barton-Creek development in Pct. 4. WHISENANT/BORCHERDING

30094

SUBDIVISIONS

17. SUB-261 Bush Ranch, Phase 3 Section 1 (2 lots). Discussion and possible action to approve Preliminary Plan. WHISENANT/MCINNIS

30095

MISCELLANEOUS

18. Discussion and possible action to adopt a policy related to electioneering on county-owned property pursuant to Section 61.003(a) of the Texas Election Code. WHISENANT

19. Discussion and possible action to appoint members and alternate members to the Salary Grievance  Committee pursuant to Section 152.014 of the Texas Local Government Code. COBB

20. 1:30 p.m.-Hold a public hearing on the FY 2015 proposed tax increase.

EXECUTIVE SESSIONS
The Commissioners Court will announce it will go into Executive Session, if necessary, pursuant to Chapter 551 of the Texas Government Code, to receive advice from Legal Counsel to discuss matters of land acquisition, litigation, and personnel matters as specifically listed on this agenda. The Commissioners Court may also announce it will go into Executive Session, if necessary, to receive advice from Legal Counsel regarding any other item on this agenda.

21. Executive Session pursuant to 551.071 of the Texas Government Code: consultation with counsel regarding all pending and/or contemplated litigation involving Hays County. Possible action may follow. COBB

STANDING AGENDA ITEMS
The Commissioners Court utilizes Standing Agenda Items to address issues that are frequently or periodically discussed in court. This section allows the Court to open the item when a need for discussion arises.

22. Discussion of issues related to the Hays County Jail, and the planning of projects pertaining to the public safety facilities needs within the County.  Possible action may follow.  COBB/CUTLER

22. Discussion of issues related to the Hays County Jail, and the planning of projects pertaining to the public safety facilities needs within the County. 

23. Discussion and possible action related to the burn ban and/or disaster declaration.  COBB/CHAMBERS

24. Discussion of issues related to the road bond projects, including updates from Mike Weaver, Prime Strategies, Laura Harris, HNTB and Allen Crozier, HDR.  Possible action may follow.  COBB

25. Discussion of issues related to the Hays County Water and Sewer Authority and the West Travis County Public Utility Agency.  WHISENANT

ADJOURNMENT

Posted by 5:00 o'clock P.M. on the 5th day of September, 2014 COMMISSIONERS COURT, HAYS COUNTY, TEXAS ______________________________________________ CLERK OF THE COURT Hays County encourages compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) in the conduct of all public meetings. To that end, persons with disabilities who plan to attend this meeting and who may need auxiliary aids such as an interpreter for a person who is hearing impaired are requested to contact the Hays County Judge's Office at (512) 393-2205 as soon as the meeting is posted (72 hours before the meeting) or as soon as practical so that appropriate arrangements can be made. While it would be helpful to receive as much advance notice as possible, Hays County will make every reasonable effort to accommodate any valid request regardless of when it is received. Braille is not available.




COMMISSIONERS COURT, HAYS COUNTY, TEXAS



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CLERK OF THE COURT


Hays County encourages compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) in the conduct of all public meetings. To that end, persons with disabilities who plan to attend this meeting and who may need auxiliary aids such as an interpreter for a person who is hearing impaired are requested to contact the Hays County Judge's Office at (512) 393-2205 as soon as the meeting is posted (72 hours before the meeting) or as soon as practical so that appropriate arrangements can be made. While it would be helpful to receive as much advance notice as possible, Hays County will make every reasonable effort to accommodate any valid request regardless of when it is received. Braille is not available.