Commissioners Court - March 10,2015

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 10th day of March, 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. Presentation by CAPCOG on the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Proposed Ozone Standards & Implications for Central Texas. COBB/GARZA

Agenda #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 .

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

30499

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

30500

4. Authorize the Sheriff’s Office to purchase equipment for the Training Academy and amend the budget accordingly COBB/CUTLER

30501

5. Authorize the County Judge to execute a letter amendment (3rd Amendment) to the Interlocal Agreement with the City of Buda for Park Bond funding of the Buda Skate Park/Bradfield Park projects. JONES/HAUFF

30502

6. Authorize and/or ratify General Counsel’s retention of outside counsel for assistance with matters related to Public Information Act requests on an as needed basis. INGALSBE

30503

7. Amend the Juvenile Probation Texas Juvenile Justice Department (TJJD-A Grant) budget for over-time expenses related to specialized programs. COBB/WILLIAMS

30504

8. Authorize General Counsel to provide a security requirement for events being held on Hays County properties. COBB

30505

9. Approve cancellation of Commissioners Court on March 17, 2015. COBB

30506

ACTION ITEMS

ROADS

10. Discussion and possible action to consider the release of the maintenance bond, and acceptance of the roads into the county road system for Belterra subdivision, Ph. 2, Sec. 7. WHISENANT/BORCHERDING

30507

11. Discussion and possible action to consider the release of the maintenance bond, and acceptance of the roads into the county road system for Shadow Creek subdivision, Ph. 6, Sec. 2. JONES/BORCHERDING

30508

12. Call for a public hearing on March 24, 2015 to consider establishing traffic regulations (NO PARKING ZONES) on Woodacre Drive, Chaparral Drive and Mt. Sharp Road in Pct. 3. CONLEY/GARZA/BORCHERDING

30509

SUBDIVISIONS

13. Call for a public hearing on March 24, 2015 to discuss final plat approval of the Replat of a portion of Lot 15B, Hurlbut Ranch West.  WHISENANT/MCINNIS

30510

MISCELLANEOUS

14. Discussion and possible action to authorize the County Judge to apply to the Texas Department of State Health Services for one-time supplemental funding under the Public Health Emergency Preparedness Program (PHEP), Supplemental Ebola Preparedness and Response Activities funding,  in the amount of $24,325.00. COBB/GARZA/HAUFF

30511

15. Discussion and possible action to authorize the County Clerk to hire a part-time temporary Deputy Clerk II position (not to exceed 580 hours) effective immediately with Records Management salary savings. COBB/GONZALEZ

30512

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.

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.

16. 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 # 16 - Jail Report

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

Agenda Item # 17 - Burn Ban

18. 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 # 18 - Road Bond Projects

ADJOURNMENT

Posted by 5:00 o'clock P.M. on the 6th day of March, 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.