Commissioners Court - September 29,2015

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 08:15 A.M. on the 29th day of September, 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 September 30, 2015 as Gary Job Corps Volunteers Day. COBB

30998

2. Proclamation recognizing October 2015 as National Domestic Violence Awareness Month. CONLEY

30999

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

Agenda Item #3

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

31000

5. Approve Commissioners Court Minutes of September 22, 2015.  COBB/GONZALEZ

31001

6. Authorize the County Judge to execute a contract with K Friese to study the options regarding construction of a high bridge across the Blanco River at Post Road. WHISENANT/BORCHERDING

Agenda Item #6

7. Authorize Commercial OSSF Permit at 2324 B, FM 150, Kyle, TX. INGALSBE/MCINNIS

31002

8. Approve the appointment of Robert Wilson to replace Robert Schneider as a representative on the Hays County ESD #3. INGALSBE

31003

9. Authorize Institutional OSSF Permit at 3988 HWY 290 E, Dripping Springs, TX. WHISENANT/MCINNIS

31004

10. Authorize the County Judge to execute an Interlocal Assistance Agreement with Travis County for the Regional Auto Theft Enforcement Task Force from the Texas Automobile Burglary and Theft Prevention Authority for the Sheriff’s Combined Auto Theft Task Force Project. COBB/CUTLER/HAUFF

31005

11. Authorize Commercial OSSF Permit at 1126B, FM 32 Wimberley, TX. CONLEY/MCINNIS

31006

12. Approve the appointment of Tom Ayers as a Reserve Deputy for the Office of Constable David Peterson, Precinct 1. INGALSBE/PETERSON

31007

13. Approve specifications for IFB 2016-B01 FM 1626 South for the Hays County Pass Through Financing Program and authorize Purchasing Manager to solicit for bid and advertise pending receipt of TxDOT Letter of Authorization. JONES/HERZOG/MAIORKA

31008

14. Amend various departmental budgets in preparation for the County’s FY2015 year-end process. COBB/HERZOG

31009

15. Authorize the County Judge to execute a contract with Lexis Nexis Services for legal research in the Hays County Law Library. COBB/BARRON/MAU

31010

31010

16. Authorize the County Judge to execute contract renewals with West Thomson Reuters for legal research in the Hays County Law Library. COBB/BARRON/MAU

31011

17. Ratify the execution of Change Order Authorization No. 2 for Task Order One between Hays County and Tetra Tech, Inc for Disaster Debris Monitoring and Management Services related to the May 2015 Flood. COBB/KENNEDY

31012

ACTION ITEMS

ROADS

18. Discussion and possible action to call for a public hearing on October 13, 2015 to establish Traffic Regulations (yield sign) on Henly Loop (east entrance off of US 290). WHISENANT/BORCHERDING

Agenda Item #18

SUBDIVISIONS

19. SUB-370 Poco Ranch Subidivsion (4 lots). Discussion and possible action to approve final plat.  WHISENANT/MCINNIS

31013

MISCELLANEOUS

20. Hold a public hearing at 10:00 AM in accordance with section 293.101 of the Texas Health and Safety Code, including but not limited to discussion and possible action to authorize the creation of a Hays County Local Provider Participation Fund ("LPPF"), authorize the county to collect a mandatory payment from each institutional health care provider in Hays County, establish the state fiscal year 2016 mandatory payments, and authorize the Intergovernmental Transfer of the funds derived from those mandatory payments to provide the nonfederal share of the supplemental payment program authorized under the Texas Healthcare Transformation and Quality Improvement Program ("sec 1115") waiver. COBB/SHELL

31014

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 Sections 551.071 and 551.074 of the Texas Government Code: consultation with counsel and deliberation regarding the performance and duties of the Veterans Service Officer, Fire Marshall, Emergency Management Coordinator, IT Director, Human Resources Director, Transportation Director, General Counsel, Elections Administrator, Development and Community Services Director, and Grants Administrator. COBB

Agenda Item #21

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

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

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

Agenda Item #23

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.

ADJOURNMENT




COMMISSIONERS COURT, HAYS COUNTY, TEXAS



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CLERK OF THE COURT


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