Commissioners Court - August 18,2015

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 08:30 A.M. on the 18th day of August, 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 designating August 21, 2015 as National Job Corps Day. INGALSBE

30887

2. Presentation from the Veterans Land Board. COBB

Agenda Item #2 - Veterans Land Board

3. Presentation of Hays County Service Awards. COBB/BAEN

Agenda Item #3 - Hays County Service 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 .

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

30898

5. Approve Commissioners Court Minutes of August 11, 2015.  COBB/GONZALEZ

30889

6. Authorize Institutional OSSF Permit at 5700 Dacy Lane, Buda, TX. JONES

30890

7. Authorize the County Judge to execute a contract with the Department of State Health Services (DSHS) for the FY16 Tuberculosis Prevention and Control (TB) program State funds in the amount of $25,875.00. COBB/GARZA/HAUFF

30891

8. Authorize the Jail Division to purchase a sewer machine for Building Maintenance and amend the budget accordingly. COBB/CUTLER

30892

ACTION ITEMS

ROADS

9. Discussion and possible action regarding the Fischer Store Bridge project, including but not limited to Right of Way acquisition, design, and construction.  Pursuant to Sections 551.071 and 551.072 of the Texas Government Code: A portion of these items may be discussed in executive session. CONLEY

30893

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.

SUBDIVISIONS

10. SUB-256 Caliterra Phase 1 Section 4 (21 lots). Discussion and possible action to approve final plat; consider granting a variance to Section 721.4.02 of the Hays County Development Regulations; accept fiscal surety for street and drainage improvements. WHISENANT/HAIRELL

30894

11. SUB-407; Replat of Lots 7 & 8, Lost Valley Subdivision (4 lots). Discussion and possible action to approve final plat; hold a public hearing. WHISENANT/HAIRELL

30895

12. SUB-283 Our Place Phase 1 Section 2 (11 lots). Discussion and possible action to approve final plat; consider granting a variance from Section 721.4.02 of the Hays County Development Regulations; accept Bond No. 713322P for the construction of a permanent cul-de-sac in the amount of $5,000.00. JONES/HAIRELL

30896

MISCELLANEOUS

13. Discussion and possible action to authorize the Sheriff’s Office to hire the Administrative Assistant III, slot 0271-003 at the 50th percentile, effective 9/1/15. JONES/CUTLER

30897

14. Discussion and possible action to authorize the County Judge to execute a Letter of Credit Escrow Agreement between Hays County, Pacesetter Homes LLC, and La Ventana Ranch Owners’ Association. CONLEY/WHISENANT/GARZA/MCINNIS

30898

15. Discussion and possible action to adopt the Election Day Polling sites and consolidation of precincts for the November 3, 2015, Constitutional Amendment Election. COBB/COWAN

30899

16. Discussion and possible action to adopt the Early Voting Schedule (Dates & times) for the November 3, 2015, Constitutional Amendment Election. COBB/COWAN

30900

17. Discussion and possible action to authorize the Development and Community Services Department to hire one temporary Administrative Assistant I position, effective August 18, 2015, ending on October 31, 2015. COBB/GARZA

30901

18. Discussion and possible action to approve a new Wrecker Policy for use by the Hays County Sherriff’s Office. COBB/CUTLER

Agenda Item #18- Wrecker Policy

Agenda Item #18- Wrecker Policy - Backup #1

Agenda Item #18- Wrecker Policy - Backup #2

19. 1:30 p.m.-Budget Workshop regarding the FY 2016 Hays County Budget.  Possible action may follow. COBB/HERZOG

Agenda Item #19- Budget Workshop

Agenda Item #19- Budget Workshop - Constable PCT 1

Agenda Item #19- Budget Workshop - Compensation Review

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.

20. 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 #20 - Jail Population

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

Agenda Item #21 - Burn Ban

22. 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 #22 - Road Bond

Agenda Item #22 - Road Bond Projects

ADJOURNMENT




COMMISSIONERS COURT, HAYS COUNTY, TEXAS



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CLERK OF THE COURT


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