Commissioners Court - January 6,2015

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 6th day of January, in the Hays County Courthouse, Room 301, San Marcos, Texas. An Open Meeting will be held concerning the following subjects:

CALL TO ORDER

1-6-15 Agenda

01 06 15 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 Ceremonial Swearing In of all newly and re-elected officials to Hays County and approve the acceptance of official bonds. COBB/GONZALEZ

Agenda Item #1-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 .

Public Comment

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.

2. Approve payments of county invoices.  HERZOG

1.6.15 Invoices

3. Approve Commissioners Court Minutes of December 16, 2014.  COBB/GONZALEZ

30335

4. Accept a donation of $1,000.00 to Hays County Sheriff’s Office Victim Service Program and amend the budget accordingly. COBB/CUTLER

30336

5. Approve transfer request for one ATV from the Hays County Civic Center to the Sheriff’s Office.  COBB/CUTLER

30337

6. Approve the reappointment of Ron Spangenberg, Eddie Gumbert and Ken Downing to ESD #4 for a two year term. CONLEY

30338

7. Approve Utility Permits. COBB/BORCHERDING

30339

8. Confirm the designation of County Court at Law #1 as the Juvenile Court and County Court at Law #2 as Veterans Court. COBB

30340

8. Confirm the designation of County Court at Law #1 as the Juvenile Court and County Court at Law #2 as Veterans Court. COBB

9. Authorize the Sheriff’s Office to purchase replacement computer equipment and amend the budget accordingly. COBB/CUTLER

30341

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

30342

11. Authorize the Constable Pct. 3 to utilize savings to purchase an additional M5300 Open Sky Mobile radio and amend the budget accordingly. CONLEY/AYERS

30343

11. Authorize the Constable Pct. 3 to utilize savings to purchase an additional M5300 Open Sky Mobile radio and amend the budget accordingly. CONLEY/AYERS

12. Accept two donations from the Burdine Johnson Foundation for the Historical Jail Restoration Project and the Burleson Documentary as well as various donations for the Buck Winn Murals and amend the budget accordingly. COBB/JOHNSON

30344

13. Approve the reappointment of Jennifer S. Rodriguez, Robert Avera and Robert L. Love to the ESD #6 Board of Commissioners for a two year term ending December 31, 2016. WHISENANT

30345

ACTION ITEMS

ROADS

14. Discussion and possible action to call for a public hearing on January 20, 2015 to consider establishing traffic regulations on Creekwood Drive South (a.k.a. South Creekwood Drive) in Driftwood Falls Estates subdivision. WHISENANT/BORCHERDING

30346

SUBDIVISIONS

15. SUB-322 Replat of Lot 2B of the Revised Plat of Lot 2, Gatlin Ridge Subdivision (2 lots). Discussion and possible action to approve final plat; hold a public hearing. WHISENANT/MCINNIS

30347

16. SUB-312 Replat of Lot 2 Rim Rock Ranch Estates (2 lots). Discussion and possible action to approve final plat; hold a public hearing. CONLEY/MCINNIS

30348

MISCELLANEOUS

17. Discussion and possible action to authorize the County Judge to execute a Professional Services Agreement with Richard D. Kidd for providing professional production services to the Hays County Historical Commission. COBB/INGALSBE/JOHNSON

30349

18. Discussion and possible action to approve an Interlocal Agreement between Hays County and Bastrop County for the housing of Hays County inmates at the Bastrop County Jail. COBB/CUTLER

30350

19. Discussion and update on FY 2015 payments to the State of Texas as part of the Texas Healthcare Transformation and Quality Improvement Program. INGALSBE/COBB

Agenda Item #19

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.

20. 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

Agenda Item #20 Executive Session

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.

21. 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

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

Burn Ban

23. 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

ADJOURNMENT

Posted by 5:00 o'clock P.M. on the 31st 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.