Commissioners Court - October 27,2015

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 27th day of October, 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

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.

2. Approve payments of county invoices.  HERZOG

31065

3. Approve Commissioners Court Minutes of October 20, 2015.  COBB/GONZALEZ

31066

4. Authorize the Sheriff’s Office to utilize existing funds for the emergency purchase of a replacement hot water heater tank for the Hays County Jail and amend the budget accordingly. COBB/CUTLER

31067

5. Authorize the Development and Community Services Department to amend the fee schedule for Jacobs Well Natural Area, effective 10/1/15. CONLEY/GARZA

31068

6. Authorize Institutional OSSF Permit at 701 S. Oak Forest, Dripping Springs, TX. WHISENANT/MCINNIS

31069

7. Amend the Office of the Governor, CJD Justice of the Peace Court Caseworker grant budget for approved equipment purchases. COBB/SMITH

31070

8. Budget a grant award from the Department of State Health Services for Infectious Disease Control and Epidemiology Ebola activities. COBB/GARZA

31071

ACTION ITEMS

MISCELLANEOUS

9. Discussion and possible action to abandon various portions of Right of Way within the subdivision know as Oakridge Park, Sec. 1 and Sec. 2, at Kinnicinik in Precinct 4 of Hays County.WHISENANT/GARZA

Agenda Item #9-Pulled

10. Discussion and possible action to authorize the County Judge to execute an interlocal agreement with the Guadalupe Blanco River Authority to participate in Phase III of the Flood Feasibility and Flood Protection Study in the Guadalupe-Blanco River Basin.  INGALSBE/CONLEY/MCINNIS

31072

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.

12. 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

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

Burn Ban

14. 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 #14- Pulled

11. 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

Executive Session- Dept. Head Eval

Executive Session- Dept. Head Eval

Executive Session- Dept. Head Eval

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


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.