Commissioners Court - March 7,2017

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 09:00 A.M. on the 7th day of March, 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 February, 2017 as Dating Violence Awareness and Prevention Month in Hays County. INGALSBE

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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 .

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.

20. Discussion and possible action to authorize the Tax Assessor Collector to convert the Lead Customer Service Representative slot 0339-004 to a Substation Chief Deputy for the Wimberley Satellite Office effective April 1, 2017. CONLEY/CARAWAY

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23. Discussion and possible action to authorize the County Judge to execute an Interlocal Agreement between Hays County, the Hays County Constable for Precinct 3, and the City of Wimberley, Texas, related to the provision of certain law enforcement services within the corporate limits of the City of Wimberley and amend the budget accordingly. COBB/CONLEY/HELM

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2. Approve payments of county invoices. VILLARREAL-ALONZO

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3. Approve Commissioners Court Minutes of February 28, 2017.  COBB/GONZALEZ

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4. Authorize the Sheriff’s Office to utilize Sheriff Drug Forfeiture Funds to purchase two servers for computer forensic evidence and amend the budget accordingly. COBB/CUTLER

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5. Approve Utility Permits. COBB/BORCHERDING

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6. Authorize the District Attorney’s Office to purchase a new Swingline 250X Shredder utilizing Drug Forfeiture Funds and amend the budget accordingly. COBB/MAU

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7. Authorize the Juvenile Probation Department to accept additional grant funding from the Texas Juvenile Justice Department Contract Amendment No. 13 and amend the budget accordingly. COBB/WILLIAMS

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8. Authorize the County Court at Law 2 Office to purchase a new Fujitsu Scanner and amend the budget accordingly. COBB/GLICKLER

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9. Approve a transfer request of a 2010 Chevy 1500 from the Transportation Department to the Hays County Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Office. COBB/BORCHERDING

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10. Approve the re-appointment of Kenneth Downing as Commissioner of Hays County Emergency Services District #4. CONLEY

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11. Authorize the destruction of 3 motor vehicles that are salvage property owned by Hays County (VIN#s JT2EL45F4N0110888, 1GNDS13S622500452 and 1GCEC19WXWE172686), and authorize that the proceeds of any consideration provided for scrap metal value of said motor vehicles may be donated to the Hays County Crime Stoppers, noting adoption of the findings cited in Texas Local Government Code Section 263.152 by the Commissioners Court. COBB/CUTLER

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12. Authorize an increase in the line of credit from $1,500 to $6,500 for the card held by the Development & Community Services Department. COBB/GARZA

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13. Authorize the County Judge to execute a contract with the Department of State Health Services (DSHS) for the FY2018 Tuberculosis Prevention and Control (TB) program, State program funds in the amount of $25,875.00. COBB/GARZA/HAUFF

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14. Approve the September 2016 Treasurer’s Reports and Investment Reports. COBB/TUTTLE

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ACTION ITEMS

SUBDIVISIONS

15. Call for a public hearing on March 21, 2017 to discuss final plat approval of the Replat of Lot 13, Burnet Ranch Section 2. CONLEY/HAIRELL

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16. SUB-747 Discussion and possible action to vacate the amended Lot 3A-1 in the Creekside Addition. WHISENANT/HAIRELL

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17. SUB-495 Mountain Gateway Order Subdivision (2 Lots).  Discussion and possible action to approve preliminary plan. WHISENANT/HAIRELL

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18. Discussion and possible action to consider a variance from Section 10 C-1 of the Hays County Rules for On-Site Sewage Facilities and grant a development authorization to the owner of a portion of lot 9 in the Hays Country Oaks, Section 2 Subdivision. JONES/HAIRELL

MISCELLANEOUS

19. Discussion and possible action to consider the appointment of Daniel O’Brien and Geoffrey Tahuahua to the board of Commissioners for ESD #1. WHISENANT

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21. Discussion and possible action to authorize Commercial OSSF Permit and grant a variance to Section  10-W(6) of the Hays County Rules for On-Site Sewage Facilities at 7080 West Highway 290, Dripping Springs, TX 78620. WHISENANT/MCINNIS

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22. Discussion and possible action to authorize the Justice of the Peace, Precinct 2 Office to hire the Justice Clerk, slot 0855-008 position at the 41st percentile effective March 13, 2017 and amend the budget accordingly. JONES/SMITH

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

Agenda Item # 27

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.

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. 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 # 24

26. 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 # 26

25. Executive Session pursuant to Sections 551.071 and 551.074 of the Texas Government Code: consultation with counsel and deliberation regarding all individual positions within the Human Resources Department. Possible action may follow. COBB

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28. 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 # 28

ADJOURNMENT




COMMISSIONERS COURT, HAYS COUNTY, TEXAS



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CLERK OF THE COURT


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