Commissioners Court - January 27,2015

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 08:45 A.M. on the 27th 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 2015 as Crime Stoppers Month. COBB

30391

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

30392

3. Approve Commissioners Court Minutes of January 20, 2015.  COBB/GONZALEZ

30393

4. Authorize acceptance of a formula grant award for the Texas Indigent Defense Commission in the amount of $125,002.00. COBB/HAUFF

30394

5. Accept a donation in the amount of $500.00 issued to Hays County Sheriff’s Office Community Outreach Division and amend the budget accordingly. COBB/CUTLER

30395

6. Approve the June - September 2014 Treasurer’s Reports and Investment Reports. COBB/TUTTLE

30396

7. Authorize the Historical Commission to purchase a replacement printer and amend the budget accordingly. COBB/JOHNSON

30397

8. Approve and confirm the appointment of Frank Cheatham as Deputy Constable in the Hays County Constable Precinct 1 Office; and establish an effective date of appointment/hire. INGALSBE/PETERSON

30398

8. Approve and confirm the appointment of Frank Cheatham as Deputy Constable in the Hays County Constable Precinct 1 Office; and establish an effective date of appointment/hire. INGALSBE/PETERSON

9. Accept the Racial Profiling Report of Constable David Peterson of Precinct 1. INGALSBE/PETERSON

30399

10. Authorize the Treasurer’s Office to process one-time payments to the Justice of the Peace, Precinct 1-2 administrative staff for FY15 merit increases that have not yet been allocated. COBB/HERNANDEZ

30400

ACTION ITEMS

ROADS

11. Hold a public hearing to consider establishing traffic regulations on Four Star Blvd. at both exit drives from Trudy’s restaurant. WHISENANT/BORCHERDING

30401

SUBDIVISIONS

12. 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. WHISENANT/MCINNIS

30402

13. SUB-200 Resubdivision of Lot 5, Silver Spur Ranchettes Section 3 and a portion of Lot 1, Silver Spur Ranchettes Section 1 (1 lot). Discussion and possible action to approve final plat; hold a public hearing. WHISENANT/MCINNIS

Agenda Item #13- No Action

14. SUB-298 Tract 1, Wimberley Heights Ranches (2 lots). Discussion and possible action to approve final plat. CONLEY/MCINNIS

30403

MISCELLANEOUS

15. Discussion and possible action to appoint Mark H. Jackson to the Hays County Historical Commission.  CONLEY/JOHNSON

Agenda Item #15- No Action

16. Discussion and possible action to consider a resolution in support of the display of the National Motto "In God We Trust" in the Hays County Commissioner’s Courtroom. INGALSBE

30404

17. Discussion and possible action to develop an agenda for a special meeting of the Commissioners Court related to the proposed commercial use of groundwater from Precinct 3 by Electro Purification, LLC, Goforth Water Supply, and the cities of Buda, Kyle, and Mountain City. CONLEY/WHISENANT

30405

18. Discussion and possible action to adopt a resolution in support of a legislative bill related to the Driftwood Economic Development Municipal Management District. WHISENANT

30406

30406-Public Comment

19. Discussion and possible action to adopt a resolution in support of a legislative bill related to wine production and retail operations within the Driftwood Economic Development Municipal Management District. WHISENANT

30407

20. Discussion and possible to authorize the County Judge to execute a Memorandum of Understanding between Hays County and The Springs at Onion Creek, LLC regarding the application of  Subdivision and Development Regulations to the proposed Springs at Onion Creek Subdivision in Precinct 4 and the costs of major public improvements to be constructed by developer. WHISENANT

30408

30408-Public Comment

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 Sections 551.071 of the Texas Government Code: consultation with counsel regarding the construction work on FM1626 located in Precinct 2.  Possible action may follow in open court. JONES

Executive Session Agenda Item #21

22. Executive Session pursuant to Sections 551.071 and 551.072 of the Texas Government Code: consultation with counsel and deliberation regarding acquisition of interests in real property pursuant to the Hays County Habitat Conservation Plan, including but not limited to approximately 110 acres within Precinct 3.  Possible discussion and/or action may follow in open court. CONLEY

Executive Session 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

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

Agenda Item #24

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

ADJOURNMENT

Posted by 5:00 o'clock P.M. on the 23rd 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.