Commissioners Court - September 20,2016

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 09:00 A.M. on the 20th 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. Adopt a proclamation declaring October 4, 2016 as National Night Out.  COBB/CUTLER

31849

2. Adopt a proclamation celebrating International Day of Peace on September 21, 2016. INGALSBE

31850

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.

3. Approve payments of county invoices.  HERZOG

31851

4. Approve Commissioners Court Minutes of September 13, 2016.  COBB/GONZALEZ

31852

5. Authorize the County Judge to accept a grant award from the Office of the Governor, Criminal Justice Division for funding to support the Hays County Veterans Court in the amount of $101,583.75.  INGALSBE/GLICKLER/HAUFF

31853

6. Authorize Institutional OSSF Permit at 17361 IH 35, Buda, TX, 78610.  JONES/MCINNIS

31854

7. Authorize Institutional OSSF Permit at 980 South Loop 4, Buda, TX, 78610.  JONES/MCINNIS

31855

8. Authorize Institutional OSSF Permit at 13526 W Highway 290, Austin, TX.  WHISENANT/MCINNIS

31856

9. Authorize the County Judge to execute a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the Texas General Land Office (GLO) to address access and handling of data physically or electronically acquired by the GLO regarding recovery needs within the CBDG-DR program.  COBB/SMITH

31857

10. Authorize the Development and Community Services Department to dispose of certain salvage property in the possession of the Development Services Division, pursuant to chapter 263 of the Texas Local Government Code.  COBB/GARZA

31858

11. Authorize the County Judge to execute a resolution certifying that the County has approved a $13,000 grant for FY 2017 to Combined Community Action, an organization that provides home delivered meals to homebound persons in the county that are elderly or have a disability.  COBB

31859

12. Accept and authorize the County Judge to execute a Termination of Standard Professional Service Agreement between Hays County and American Traffic Solutions, Inc. (ATS).  COBB/CONLEY

31860

ACTION ITEMS

ROADS

13. Discussion and possible action to abandon platted but non-existing roadway in the Kyle Industrial Park (Bunny Cove) within Precinct 2, pursuant to Chapter 251 of the Texas Transportation Code.  JONES

31861

MISCELLANEOUS

14. Discussion and possible action to rescind Resolution No. 30665 of Commissioners Court adopted on May 12, 2015, and to appoint Maggie Hernandez Moreno, pursuant to Local Government Code Section 87.041, to fill the vacancy in the office of Justice of the Peace, Precinct 1, Place 2, effective October 1, 2016.  INGALSBE/CONLEY

31862

15. Discussion and possible action to amend the contract with Pioneer Technology Group for access to the County Clerk’s Official Public Records effective October 1, 2016.  COBB/GONZALEZ

31863

16. Discussion and possible action to approve an Order by the Commissioners Court of Hays County, Texas expressing intent to reimburse project expenditures from proceeds of future tax-exempt obligations, commonly known as a Reimbursement Resolution, related to property owned by Hays County on Clovis Barker Road in San Marcos, Texas.  COBB

Agenda Item #16-Pulled

17. Discussion and possible action to reappoint Ray Whisenant to the Board of Directors of the West Travis County Public Utility Agency (the “WTCPUA”) effective October 1, 2016 for a four year term.  CONLEY

31864

23. Workshop to include a discussion and possible action regarding the establishment of a limitation on County property tax increases on the residence homesteads of persons who are disabled or over sixty-five years of age as authorized by Section 1-b (h), Article VIII of the Texas Constitution.  CONLEY/INGALSBE

Agenda Item #23-Workshop

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.

29. Discussion and possible action related to the burn ban and/or disaster declaration.  COBB/SMITH/BROWNING

Agenda Item #29-Burn Ban

30. 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 #30-Pulled

28. 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 #28-Jail Population

24. 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, Emergency Management Coordinator, IT Director, Human Resources Director, Transportation Director, General Counsel, Elections Administrator, Development and Community Services Director, Grants Administrator, Chief Juvenile Probation Officer and Juvenile Facility Administrator. COBB

Agenda Item #24-Executive Session

25. 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 Right of Way along proposed FM110 in Pct. 1. Possible action to follow in open court. INGALSBE

Agenda Item #25-Executive Session

26. Executive Session pursuant to Sections 551.071 and 551.087 of the Texas Government Code: consultation with counsel and deliberation regarding economic development negotiations associated with Project Humpty Dumpty. Possible action may follow in open court.  COBB

Agenda Item #26-Executive Session

27. Executive Session pursuant to Sections 551.071 of the Texas Government Code: consultation with counsel regarding the Collective Bargaining Agreement between Hays County and the Hays County Law Enforcement Association. Possible action to follow in open court.  COBB

Agenda Item #27-Executive Session

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.

18. Hold a public hearing on the FY 2017 Hays County Proposed Budget - 1:30 p.m.  COBB/HERZOG

31865

19. Discussion and possible action to set the FY 2017 salaries and allowances for Hays County Elected Officials.  COBB/HERZOG

31866

20. Discussion and possible action to adopt the FY 2017 Hays County budget after making any final changes as a result of the public hearing.  COBB/HERZOG

31867

21. Discussion and possible action to ratify the property tax increase reflected in the FY 2017 Hays County budget.  COBB/HERZOG

31868

22. Discussion and possible action to approve an order adopting the tax rate for FY 2017 and levy the taxes.  COBB/HERZOG

31869

ADJOURNMENT




COMMISSIONERS COURT, HAYS COUNTY, TEXAS



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CLERK OF THE COURT


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