Commissioners Court - February 28,2017

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 9:00 A.M. on the 28th day of February, 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

Agenda Item # 1

7. Authorize the District Court to hire the Bailiff, slot 1153-007 position at the 45th percentile effective March 1, 2017. COBB/STEEL

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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. Presentation from the Hays County Elections Administrator regarding her press release of February 20, 2017, as well as other questions recently posed about local administration of the November 8, 2016 election. JONES/INGALSBE/ANDERSON

Agenda Item # 2

3. Approve payments of county invoices. VILLARREAL-ALONZO

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4. Approve Commissioners Court Minutes of February 21, 2017.  COBB/GONZALEZ

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5. Approve Utility Permits. COBB/BORCHERDING

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6. Authorize the County Judge to execute Change Order Authorization No. 1 between Hays County and Cahaba Disaster Recovery, LLC for work related to the Hays County Flood Debris Removal Program. CONLEY/GARZA

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8. Authorize the County Judge to execute an Interlocal Agreement with the Harris County Department of Education (HCDE) to become a member with Choice Partners Cooperative for County Wide Procurement and Contract Solutions. COBB/VILLARREAL-ALONZO/LAPOINTE

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9. Authorize the Personal Health Department to purchase two Dell Precision Laptops utilizing Department of State Health Services (DSHS) Ebola grant funds and amend the budget accordingly. COBB/GARZA

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10. Discussion and possible action to authorize the County Judge to accept the Notice of Grant Award from the Natural Resources Conservation Service for auxiliary spillway repairs on the Upper San Marcos Dam System. COBB/CONLEY/SMITH

ACTION ITEMS

ROADS

11. Hold a public hearing to establish traffic regulations on Eagle Nest Drive, Lewis Lane & Longley Trace in Cimarron Park subdivision near FM 1626. Discussion and possible action to follow. JONES/BORCHERDING

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MISCELLANEOUS

12. Discussion and possible action to consider a request for waiver of penalty and interest on one property tax account - R40989. COBB/CARAWAY

Agenda Item # 12

13. Discussion and possible action to adopt a resolution in support of a legislative bill related to wine production and retail operations within the Driftwood Economic Development Municipal Management District. WHISENANT

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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.

14. 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 # 14

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.

15. 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 # 15

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

Burn Ban

17. 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 # 17

Agenda Item # 17 List

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.