Commissioners Court - May 19,2015

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 19th day of May, 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 of Hays County Service Awards. COBB/BAEN

Agenda Item #1 -Presentation of Awards

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.

2. Approve payments of county invoices.  HERZOG

30666

3. Approve Commissioners Court Minutes of May 12, 2015.  COBB/GONZALEZ

30667

4. Approve specifications for IFB 2015-B06 Metal Pipe on an as Needed Basis for the Hays County Road Department and authorize Purchasing Manager to solicit for bid and advertise. COBB/HERZOG/MAIORKA

30668

5. Authorize the Transportation Department to purchase a Pro-Link Ultra Elite Diagnostic Kit and amend the budget accordingly. COBB/BORCHERDING

30669

6. Approve Utility Permits. COBB/BORCHERDING

30670

7. Approve new copier contract with RICOH for the Sheriff’s Dept. and authorize the County Judge to execute same. COBB/CUTLER/MAIORKA

30671

8. Amend the Building Maintenance operating budget for janitorial services as needed for county wide buildings. COBB/GARZA

30672

9. Accept the 2014 North Hays County ESD #1 Audit Report. WHISENANT

30673

10. Authorize the County Judge to execute Amendment Contract Two (2) to the CPS/Hazard- Public Health Emergency Preparedness (PHEP) contract with the Department of State Health Services (DSHS). COBB/GARZA/HAUFF

30674

11. Authorize the Sheriff’s Office to utilize existing funds to purchase a camera and amend the budget accordingly. COBB/CUTLER

30675

12. Approve a letter to the City of San Marcos regarding economic development and the Greater San Marcos Partnership. CONLEY

30676

ACTION ITEMS

ROADS

13. Discussion and possible action authorizing TxDOT to overrun existing bid item quantities on the RM 1826 at Darden Hill Road Project for added tree preservation and driveway installation. WHISENANT

30677

MISCELLANEOUS

14. Discussion and possible action to authorize the Human Resources department to hire temporary assistance through September 30, 2015 at a rate of pay not to exceed the 34th percentile of grade 113. COBB/BAEN

30678

15. Discussion and possible action to approve a new Wrecker Policy for use by the Hays County Sheriff’s Office. COBB/CUTLER (PULLED)

Agenda Item #15 -  PULLED

16. Discussion and possible action to authorize the County Judge to execute a Lease of Real Property for Passive Public Recreation Purposes between Hays County and the Dahlstrom Family Limited Partnership; to authorize General Counsel to bring the County into compliance with the terms and conditions of the Agreement; and to authorize the Director of Development and Community Services to establish an Operations Plan and an Improvement Plan for the project. JONES

30679

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

Agenda Item #17 - La Cima update

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.

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

18. 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 #18 - Jail Population

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

Agenda Item #19 - Burn Ban

20. 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 #20 - Road Bond Projects

ADJOURNMENT

Posted by 5:00 o'clock P.M. on the 15th day of May, 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.