Commissioners Court - January 20,2015

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 08:00 A.M. on the 20th 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

INVOCATION

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

ROLL CALL

PRESENTATIONS & PROCLAMATIONS

1. Adopt a proclamation declaring January 19, 2015 as Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day. INGALSBE

30371

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.

2. Approve payments of county invoices.  HERZOG

30372

3. Approve Commissioners Court Minutes of January 13, 2015.  COBB/GONZALEZ

30373

4. Accept a donation in the amount of $500.00 from Wimberley Merchants Association to be reserved for Law Enforcement Supplies and amend the budget accordingly. CONLEY/AYRES

30374

5. Approve Utility Permits. COBB/BORCHERDING

30375

6. Authorize Commercial OSSF Permit at 8995 FM 150, Driftwood, TX. CONLEY/WHISENANT

30376

7. Authorize the County Judge to submit an Emergency Management Performance Grant (EMPG) renewal application to the Texas Department of Public Safety, Division of Emergency Management for up to $39,790.50. COBB/SMITH/HAUFF

30377

8. Accept the Racial Profile Report from Constable Ayres in Precinct 3. CONLEY/AYERS

30378

ACTION ITEMS

ROADS

9. Discussion and possible action to approve the results of the ballots returned for Boulder Bluff pursuant to Chapter 253 of the Texas Transportation Code. WHISENANT/GONZALEZ

30379

10. Discussion and possible action to approve the results of the ballots returned for Mountain Crest pursuant to Chapter 253 of the Texas Transportation Code. COBB/GONZALEZ

30380

11. Hold a public hearing to consider establishing traffic regulations on Creekwood Drive South (a.k.a. South Creekwood Drive) in Driftwood Falls Estates subdivision. WHISENANT/BORCHERDING

30381

SUBDIVISIONS

12. Call for a public hearing on February 3, 2015 to discuss final plat approval of the Replat of a portion of Lot 21, Green Acres. CONLEY/MCINNIS

30382

MISCELLANEOUS

13. Discussion and possible action to authorize the Sheriff’s Jail Division to add two new Correction’s Officer positions effective immediately utilizing current salary savings. COBB/CUTLER

30383

14. Discussion and possible action related to the proposed commercial use of groundwater from Precinct 3 by Electro Purification, Inc., Goforth Water Supply, and the cities of Buda, Kyle, and Mountain City. CONLEY/WHISENANT

30384

30384-Public Comment Information

15. Discussion and possible action to authorize the County Judge to execute an interlocal agreement with the Guadalupe-Blanco River Authority regarding the implementation of Plum Creek Watershed Protection Plan. JONES/INGALSBE

30385

16. Discussion and possible action to waive county permit fees for the City of Niederwald. JONES

30386

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

Agenga #17-La Cima update

18. Discussion and possible action to authorize the County Judge to execute a Pharmaceutical Supply Agreement with B & J Pharmacy Supply for providing professional services to the Hays County Health Department.  INGALSBE/GARZA

30387

19. Discussion and possible action to accept Judge Robert Updegrove, County Court at Law #1, as the Administrative Judge for the County Court at Laws in Hays County. COBB

30388

20. Discussion and possible action to designate Judge Robert Updegrove, County Court at Law #1, as the Bail Bond Board representative for the County Court at Laws in Hays County. COBB

30389

21. Discussion and possible action to authorize County Court at Law to add one new Court Reporter position, grade 114, effective March 1, 2015 and amend the budget accordingly. CONLEY/GLICKLER

30390

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.

22. 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 Gem. Possible action may follow in open court.  COBB

Agenda Item #22

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.

23. 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

Agenda Item #23- Jail Population

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

Agenda Item #24 - Burn Ban

25. 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

Agenda Item # 25 - Road Bond Project

ADJOURNMENT

Posted by 5:00 o'clock P.M. on the 16th day of January, 2015 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.