Commissioners Court - December 16,2014

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 08:45 A.M. on the 16th day of December, in the Hays County Courthouse, Room 301, San Marcos, Texas. An Open Meeting will be held concerning the following subjects:

INVOCATION

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

ROLL CALL

PRESENTATIONS & PROCLAMATIONS

CALL TO ORDER

1. Presentation of Retirement Recognition to Judge Linda A. Rodriguez, County Court at Law 2. INGALSBE/COBB/BAEN

Agenda Item #1 Presentation

2. Presentation on the Hays County-Texas Department of Transportation Partnership Program I-35/Posey Road project. INGALSBE/CONLEY

Agenda Item #2 Presentation

3. Presentation by the City of Woodcreek regarding a donation to the Jacobs Well Natural Area project. CONLEY

Agenda Item #3 Presentation

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

30306

5. Approve Commissioners Court Minutes of December 9, 2014.  COBB/GONZALEZ

30307

6. Approve the appointment of Marcus Gonzales to a full-time Deputy Constable position in the Constable Precinct 5 Office. JONES/MANCILLAS

30308

7. Approve the re-appointment of Jim Hollis and Richard Garrett as members of Emergency Services District #2. JONES

30309

8. Approve the re-appointment of Eric Holen and Susan Meckel as members of Emergency Services District #5. JONES

30310

9. Approve the re-appointment of Jim Weatherford, Paul Kaskie and Scott Stevens as members of Emergency Services District #8. JONES

30311

10. Approve Utility Permits. COBB/BORCHERDING

30312

11. Authorize the County Judge to execute a renewal agreement for legal research materials for the Law Library located at Hays County Jail. COBB/CUTLER

30313

12. Approve the re-appointment of Fred Rothert to the Plum Creek Conservation District. JONES

30314

13. Amend various departmental budgets in preparation for the County’s FY2014 year-end process. COBB/HERZOG

30315

14. Accept donations for the Historical Commission Buck Winn Mural project and amend the budget accordingly. COBB/JOHNSON

30316

15. Authorize the CJD Grant Funded Veteran’s Court to utilize medical insurance savings for additional supplies and services needed and amend the budget accordingly. COBB/RODRIGUEZ

30317

16. Authorize the Preservation Records department to utilize additional funds needed for a large document scanner and amend the budget accordingly. COBB/GONZALEZ

30318

17. Accept a donation from the City of Woodcreek for an Interpretive Artifact Display at the Jacobs Well Natural Area Park and amend the budget accordingly. CONLEY

30319

18. Discussion and possible action to authorize the County Judge to execute a Supplemental Agreement No. 1 to the Professional Services Agreement with Reynolds, Smith and Hills CS, Incorporated for the FM 1626 North project as part of the Pass-Through Finance Program in Hays County, increasing the Compensation Cap by $391,018.00 from $1,893,982.00 to $2,285,000.00. JONES

30320

19. Discussion and possible action to consider the acceptance of road construction and drainage improvements and acceptance of the maintenance bond for two years for Shadow Creek, Phase 4, Section 2 for Painted Desert Lane, Diamondback Cove, and Heron Drive. JONES/BORCHERDING

30321

SUBDIVISIONS

20. Call for a public hearing on January 6, 2015 to discuss final plat approval of the Replat of Lot 2 Rim Rock Ranch Estates.  CONLEY/MCINNIS

30322

21. Call for a public hearing on January 6, 2015 to discuss final plat approval of the Replat of Lot 2B of the Revised Plat of Lot 2, Gatlin Ridge Subdivision. WHISENANT/MCINNIS

30323

22. SUB-285 Amending Plat of Lots 300 & 301, Woodcreek Section 19 (2 lots). Discussion and possible action to consider a variance from Table 705.05.01 of the Hays County Development Regulations and approve final plat. CONLEY

30324

23. SUB-264 Replat of Tracts A-1, A-2 & A-3 Vista Ranch aka Blue Blazes Ranch (7 lots). Discussion and possible action to approve final plat. WHISENANT/MCINNIS

30325

24. Discussion and possible action to authorize the County Judge to execute a Commissary Network Agreement between Hays County and The Keefe Group, Inc., for the provision of commissary supplies in the Hays County jail. INGALSBE/CUTLER

30326

25. Discussion regarding proposed amendments to the Hays County Property Use Policy. COBB/INGALSBE/KENNEDY

Agenda Item #25

26. Discussion and possible action regarding changes to the current Hays County Cell Phone Policy.  COBB

Agenda Item #26

27. Update from staff and consultants on the progress of the La Cima Development Project. CONLEY/KENNEDY/GARZA

La Cima San Marcos

28. Discussion and possible action to authorize the Local Health Department to change the employment status for RN Supervisor, slot 1135-002 back to full-time, effective 3/17/14 based on actual hours worked, authorize a one-time supplemental payment for the pay period ending 12/31/14, and move base salary to the 82nd percentile within the grade. INGALSBE/GARZA

30327

29. Discussion and possible action to authorize the District Attorney’s Office to hire the First Assistant DA at the 50th percentile effective January 1, 2015. COBB/KENNEDY

30328

30. Discussion and possible action to determine use of donated funds returned from the Texas Department of Transportation for savings on construction of the Randall Vetter Memorial Sign. INGALSBE

30329

31. Discussion regarding the impact of various changes to our retiree insurance program to help reduce the annual liability that is required to be reflected in the County’s Comprehensive Annual Financial Report by the Governmental Accounting Standards Board (GASB). COBB/INGALSBE

Agenda Item #31

32. Executive Session pursuant to Sections 551.071 and 551.072 of the Texas Government Code: consultation with counsel and deliberation regarding the value, purchase and/or transfer of a 484 square foot parcel owned by Hays County in Precinct 4. Possible action may follow in open court. WHISENANT

30330

32. Executive Session pursuant to Sections 551.071 and 551.072 of the Texas Government Code: consultation with counsel and deliberation regarding the value, purchase and/or transfer of a 484 square foot parcel owned by Hays County in Precinct 4. Possible action may follow in open court. WHISENANT

33. Executive Session pursuant to Sections 551.071 and 551.072 of the Texas Government Code: consultation with counsel and deliberation regarding the value, purchase and/or sale of property owned by Hays County at the corner of Windy Hill Road and FM 2001 in Precinct 2. Possible action may follow in open court. JONES

30331

33. Executive Session pursuant to Sections 551.071 and 551.072 of the Texas Government Code: consultation with counsel and deliberation regarding the value, purchase and/or sale of property owned by Hays County at the corner of Windy Hill Road and FM 2001 in Precinct 2. Possible action may follow in open court. JONES

34. Executive Session pursuant to Sections 551.071 and 551.087 of the Texas Government Code: consultation with counsel and deliberation regarding economic development negotiations associated with Project Marco.  Possible action may follow in open court.  COBB

30332

34. Executive Session pursuant to Sections 551.071 and 551.087 of the Texas Government Code: consultation with counsel and deliberation regarding economic development negotiations associated with Project Marco.  Possible action may follow in open court.  COBB

30332

35. 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

Jail Population

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

Burn Ban

37. 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

Road Bond Projects

38. 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 12th day of December, 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.