Commissioners Court - April 14,2015

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 14th day of April, 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 April 19-25, 2015 as National Crime Victims’ Rights Week and Samantha Dean Week. INGALSBE

30577

2. Adopt a proclamation declaring April 12-18, 2015 as National Telecommunicators’ Week. COBB

30578

3. Adopt a proclamation declaring April 26-May 3 as Soil & Water Stewardship Week.  COBB

30579

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.

4. Approve payments of county invoices.  HERZOG

30580

5. Approve Commissioners Court Minutes of April 7, 2015.  COBB/GONZALEZ

30581

6. Authorize the Information Technology department to purchase software and equipment for County Wide network diagnostics and amend the budget accordingly. COBB/MCGILL

30582

7. Approve Utility Permits. COBB/BORCHERDING

30583

8. Authorize the County Judge to submit a grant application to the U.S. Department of Justice, Bureau of Justice Assistance for FY2015 funding under the State Criminal Alien Assistance Program (SCAAP). COBB/CUTLER/HAUFF

30584

9. Accept a donation in the amount of $50.00 issued to Hays County Sheriff’s Office Communications Division and amend the budget accordingly. COBB/CUTLER

30585

10. Authorize the Sheriff’s Office to accept annual funding from the Capital Area Emergency Communications District (CAPCOG) for 911 Emergency Communications supplies and amend the budget accordingly. COBB/CUTLER

30586

11. Authorize Institutional OSSF Permit at 601 Old Oaks Ranch Road , Wimberley, TX. CONLEY/MCINNIS

30587

12. Authorize the Sheriff’s Office to utilize existing funds to send two employees to the 2015 Texas Crime Victim Service Association Conference in May and amend the budget accordingly. COBB/CUTLER

30588

13. Authorize the Road Department to utilize salary savings to purchase four vehicles for their road crew and amend the budget accordingly. COBB/BORCHERDING

30589

ACTION ITEMS

14. Hold a public hearing to establish a 25 MPH speed limit traffic regulation in Crosshouse Ranch Estates subdivision. JONES/BORCHERDING

30590

ROADS

SUBDIVISIONS

15. Call for a public hearing on April 28, 2015 to discuss final plat approval of the Amended Plat of lot 22 in the Big Country Subdivision. WHISENANT/MCINNIS

30591

16. SUB-383 Replat of a portion of Lot 15B in Hurlbut Ranch West (3 lots). Discussion and possible action to approve final plat; hold a public hearing. WHISENANT/MCINNIS

30592

MISCELLANEOUS

17. Discussion and possible action to accept bid on Lot 90, Woodcreek, Section 13, held in trust by Wimberley ISD and Hays County. COBB/CARAWAY

30593

18. Discussion and possible action to authorize the County Judge to execute Amendment Number 1 to the Professional Services Agreement with RVi Planning and Landscape Architecture for additional work at the Jacob’s Well Natural Area and amend the budget accordingly. CONLEY/HAUFF

30594

19. Discussion and possible action to approve a new Reserve Deputy Constable position for the Precinct 3 Constable’s office and confirm the appointment of Blair McCall to the new position. CONLEY/AYRES

30595

20. Discussion and possible action to authorize the Office of Emergency Management to execute a lease agreement with the City of Mountain City on behalf of the Hays County Citizens Emergency Response Team. COBB/SMITH

30596

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 Section 551.071 and 551.076 of the Texas Government Code: deliberation regarding security devices in the Hays County Law Enforcement Center on Uhland Road in San Marcos, Texas. Possible action may follow in open court. COBB

Agenda Item #21 -  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.

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

Agenda Item #22 -  Jail Population

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

Agenda Item #23 -  Burn Ban

24. 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 #24 -  Road Bond Project

ADJOURNMENT

Posted by 5:00 o'clock P.M. on the 10th day of April, 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.