Commissioners Court - November 10,2015

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 10th day of November, 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 November 13, 2015 as "World Pancreatic Cancer Awareness Day" in Hays County. INGALSBE

31089

2. Presentation of the creation of the Hays County Volunteer of the Year Award.  COBB

31090

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.

3. Approve payments of county invoices.  HERZOG

31091

4. Approve Commissioners Court Minutes of November 3, 2015.  COBB/GONZALEZ

31092

5. Authorize the Hays County Auditor’s Office to conduct an audit required by the Article 59.06 of the Texas Code of Criminal Procedure for the Hays County Sheriff’s Office Chapter 59 Asset Forfeiture Funds for Fiscal Year 2015 and for future fiscal years. COBB/CUTLER

31093

6. Authorize Commercial OSSF Permit at 2041 FM 2001, Buda, TX. JONES/MCINNIS

31094

7. Approve Utility Permits. COBB/BORCHERDING

31095

8. Authorize the Development and Community Services Department to implement streamlined permitting procedures, effective 10/31/15, for citizens impacted by the October 2015 floods, including but not limited to: waiving permit fees, waiving various OSSF and Development Regulations requirements, developing event specific documents. COBB

31096

9. Authorize the Development and Community Services Department to waive fees at the transfer and citizen’s collection stations, effective 10/31/15, for citizens dropping off waste generated by the October 2015 floods.  COBB

31097

10. Accept various donations for the Hays County Veteran’s Court and amend the budget accordingly. COBB/GLICKLER

31098

11. Ratify and/or Authorize the County Judge to execute an Amended and Restated Interlocal Agreement between Hays County and the City of San Marcos, Texas Related to Cooperative Disaster Relief Efforts Involving Debris Removal and Disposal of Household Hazardous Waste. CONLEY/INGALSBE/KENNEDY

31099

12. Ratify and/or Authorize the County Judge to execute an Amended and Restated Interlocal Agreement Regarding Disaster Relief Response between Hays County and the City of Wimberley. CONLEY

31100

13. Authorize the Director of Development and Community Services to select a firm for the performance of property inspection (including structural inspection) services on the property located at 200 Stillwater Street, Wimberley, Texas; and Authorize the County Judge to execute a Professional Services Agreement for those services, as prepared by General Counsel. CONLEY/KENNEDY

31101

14. Authorize the Director of Development and Community Services to select a firm for the performance of Phase 1 Environmental Services on the property located at 200 Stillwater Street, Wimberley, Texas; and Authorize the County Judge to execute a Professional Services Agreement for those services, as prepared by General Counsel. CONLEY/KENNEDY

31102

15. Authorize the Director of Development and Community Services to select a firm for the performance of space planning and related architectural services on the property located at 200 Stillwater Street, Wimberley, Texas; and Authorize the County Judge to execute a Professional Services Agreement for those services, as prepared by General Counsel. CONLEY/KENNEDY

31103

ACTION ITEMS

ROADS

16. Discussion and possible action to consider the release of the maintenance bond, and acceptance of the roads into the county road system for Mustang Valley subdivision, Sec. 6. CONLEY/BORCHERDING

31104

SUBDIVISIONS

17. SUB-460 Amending Plat of Lots 7 & 8, Woodcreek Section 13 (1 lot). Discussion and possible action to consider a variance from Table 705.05.01 of the Hays County Development Regulations and approve final plat. CONLEY/HAIRELL

31105

MISCELLANEOUS

18. Discussion and possible action to authorize the County Judge to execute a letter of support for the Barton Springs/Edwards Aquifer Conservation District (BSEACD) application for State assistance through the Texas Water Development Board (TWDB) to fund the evaluation of alternative water supply sources. CONLEY/JONES

31106

19. 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

31107

20. Discussion and possible action to request that the Hays County Appraisal District conduct a re-appraisal to those properties affected by the 2015 floods. CONLEY/CARAWAY

31108

21. Discussion and possible action to authorize the County Judge to execute a letter in support of the Guadalupe-Blanco River Authority’s request for funding from the Natural Resources Conservation Service for flood damage remediation. COBB

31109

22. Discussion and possible action to authorize the Department of Emergency Management to hire one full-time temporary Assistant Emergency Management Coordinator position, grade 114 at the minimum for a six month period and amend the budget accordingly. COBB/SMITH

31110

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.

24. 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

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

Burn Ban

26. 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 #26

ADJOURNMENT

23. Executive Session pursuant to Sections 551.071 and 551.072 of the Texas Government Code: consultation with counsel and deliberation regarding the purchase, exchange, or value of real property related to acquisition of an approximately one (1) acre parcel of land, with improvements, in Precinct 3 of Hays County. Possible action to follow in open court. CONLEY

31111

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.




COMMISSIONERS COURT, HAYS COUNTY, TEXAS



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CLERK OF THE COURT


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