Commissioners Court - March 31,2015

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 31th 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. Proclamation declaring April as Sexual Assault  Awareness Month. CONLEY

30544

2. Proclamation declaring April as Child Abuse Awareness Month. CONLEY

30545

3. Presentation by representatives from Electro Purification regarding the results of their hydrologic evaluation. JONES

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 .

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. Presentation by Dan Wegmiller of Specialized Public Finance Inc. regarding Hays County’s recent bond refunding. INGALSBE

Agenda Item #4 Presentation

5. Approve payments of county invoices.  HERZOG

30546

6. Approve Commissioners Court Minutes of March 24, 2015.  COBB/GONZALEZ

30547

7. Authorize the County Judge to accept and sign a grant Sub-Recipient Award from the Texas Department of Public Safety, Homeland Security Grant Program (HSGP) in the amount of $28,515.50 and amend the budget accordingly. COBB/HAUFF/SMITH

30548

8. Authorize the County Judge to execute an amendment to the Geospatial Data Interlocal Contract between Hays County and Capital Area Council of Governments ("CAPCOG") for Geomap 2015 work. COBB/MCINNIS

30549

9. Approve renewal of annual contract for A/C & Heating Services with Madero Air & Heating for one additional year. HERZOG/MAIORKA

30550

10. Authorize the Juvenile Probation department to add telephone allowances effective April 1, 2015 for five staff members per the data request forms and amend the budget accordingly. COBB/WILLIAMS\

30551

11. Authorize the County Clerk to extend three temporary part-time positions scheduled to end on March 31st for an additional 80 hours. COBB/GONZALEZ

30552

ACTION ITEMS

ROADS

12. Call for a public hearing on April 14, 2015 to establish a 25 MPH speed limit traffic regulation in Crosshouse Ranch Estates subdivision. JONES/BORCHERDING

30553

SUBDIVISIONS

13. Call for a public hearing on April 14, 2015 to discuss final plat approval of the Replat of a portion of Lot 15B, Hurlbut Ranch West. WHISENANT/MCINNIS

30554

14. Review and approve a preliminary Hays County budget calendar for Fiscal Year 2016. COBB/HERZOG

30555

15. Discussion and possible action to authorize the Commissioners Court to amend the Jury Payment Donation Form to include CASA of Central Texas. JONES

30556

16. Discussion and possible action to accept  the FY 2014 Hays County Comprehensive Annual Financial Report (CAFR) audit as prepared by Alonzo, Bacarisse, Irvine, and Palmer, P.C., Certified Public Accountants. COBB/HERZOG

30557

17. Discussion and possible action to abandon a portion of Raeford Crossing in Hays County in Precinct 4. WHISENANT

30558

18. Discussion and possible action to authorize the Sheriff’s Office to increase the salary for Animal Control Officer, slot 0900-004 to the 50th percentile, effective April 15, 2015. COBB/CUTLER

30559

19. Discussion and possible action to authorize General Counsel to execute a Release and Hold Harmless Agreement with Home Owners’ Associations associated with the Crystal Hills Drive road project. WHISENANT

30560

20. Discussion and possible action to authorize the County Judge to execute a professional services agreement between Hays County and Ron Lewis and Associates related to legislative services. CONLEY/WHISENANT/KENNEDY

30561

WORKSHOP

21. Workshop and presentation by Hamer Enterprises related to Section 502.010 of the Texas Transportation Code regarding County Scofflaw. COBB/CARAWAY

Agenda Item # 21 Workshop Presentation

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.

22. 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

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

Agenda Item #24 Road Bond Projects

ADJOURNMENT

Posted by 5:00 o'clock P.M. on the 27th 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.