Commissioners Court - November 24,2015

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 24th 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. 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 .

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

31125

3. Approve Commissioners Court Minutes of November 17, 2015.  COBB/GONZALEZ

31126

4. Approve Resolution to open an account with TexPool. COBB/CARAWAY

31127

5. Authorize Commercial OSSF Permit at 24700 Ranch Road 12, Dripping Springs, TX. WHISENANT/MCINNIS

31128

6. Accept a donation of $480 from Holly & Bruce Collie to Hays County Sheriff’s Office Community Outreach Division and amend the budget accordingly. COBB/CUTLER

31129

7. Ratify acceptance of donated items received prior to September 30th to the Sheriff’s Office consisting of rifle supplies valued at $19,779 and amend the fiscal year 2015 budget accordingly. COBB/CUTLER

31130

8. Approve and execute the Sheriff’s Office Equitable Sharing and Agreement Certification in accordance with the statutes and guidelines that govern the federal Equitable Sharing Program. COBB/CUTLER

31131

9. Authorize the Building Maintenance department to accept a donation from Kate and Bill Johnson for Courthouse Christmas decor and amend the budget accordingly. COBB/GARZA

31132

10. Authorize the County Judge to execute an Image Management Plus Amendment, related to use of the Ricoh Copier in the Office of General Counsel. COBB/KENNEDY

31133

11. Authorize the County Judge’s Office to distribute one-time salary adjustment funds budgeted during the FY 2016 budget process.  COBB

31134

12. Authorize Pct. 1 Commissioner to increase the current Professional Services Agreement with Klotz & Associates regarding a drainage study along Bogie Lane. INGALSBE/BORCHERDING

31135

13. Amend the District Attorney Drug Forfeiture Fund to budget forfeiture proceeds for one temporary full-time Administrative Assistant III, grade 110 effective December 1st through September 30, 2016, one laptop, continuing education and miscellaneous expenses. COBB/MAU

31136

14. Authorize the County Judge to hire and sign a Professional Services Agreement with Klotz & Associates for a study of the drainage basin that feeds into Northpoint subdivision. INGALSBE/BORCHERDING

31137

15. Authorize the County Judge to execute a Location Use Agreement between Hays County and ABC Studios related to filming at the Hays County Courthouse. INGALSBE

31138

ACTION ITEMS

ROADS

16. Discussion and possible action to authorize Commissioner Ingalsbe to execute Supplement No. 3 to the Lockwood, Andrews & Newnam, Inc. Master Agreement and Work Authorization for professional services necessary to procure right-of-way for the Dacy Lane Phase 2 Priority Road Bond Program Project. INGALSBE/JONES

31139

17. Discussion and possible action to authorize the County Judge to execute a Professional Service Agreement with RS&H, Inc. for professional engineering services for inspection of construction phase on the FM 150 Center Turn Lane (Lox Drive to SH 21) project in Hays County as part of the Hays County/TxDOT Partnership Program. INGALSBE

31140

18. Discussion and possible action to authorize County Judge to execute right of way donation deed for approximately 19.2 acres of property owned by 2428 Management, L.L.C. and on behalf of Hays County accept the portion of White Wing Trail from the existing intersection of Overpass Road and existing FM 2001 to Sunbright Blvd to the County’s roadway system. JONES

31141

MISCELLANEOUS

19. Discussion and possible action to authorize the County Judge to execute a professional services agreement with Klotz and Associates for Civil Engineering review related to the La Cima Public Improvements District. COBB/GARZA

31142

20. Discussion and possible action to authorize the Development and Community Services department to add a telephone allowance effective October 1, 2015 for the Environmental Health Specialist slot 0235-005 per the data request form and amend the budget accordingly. COBB/GARZA

31143

21. Discussion and possible action to authorize the County Judge to execute a professional services agreement with Fugro Geospatial Inc. for aerial imagery of the Blanco River areas affected by the Memorial Day 2015 flood. COBB/GARZA

31144

22. Discussion and possible action to authorize General Counsel to engage outside counsel for the purposes of performing a Takings Impact Analysis and providing legal consultation related to proposed amendments to the Hays County Development Regulations. COBB/KENNEDY/GARZA

31145

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

Roads

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 Right of Way acquisition along Ranch Road 12, in Precinct 3 of Hays County. Possible action to follow in open court. CONLEY

31146

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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