Commissioners Court - April 11,2017

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 11th day of April, 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

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.

1. Approve payments of county invoices. VILLARREAL-ALONZO

32403

2. Approve Commissioners Court Minutes of April 4, 2017.  COBB/GONZALEZ

32404

3. Approve the October 2016 - December 2016 Treasurer’s Reports and Investment Reports. COBB/TUTTLE

32405

4. Approve Utility Permits. COBB/BORCHERDING

32406

5. Accept a donation of $450 and a donation of t-shirts to the Sheriff’s Office Communications Division and amend the budget accordingly. COBB/CUTLER

32407

6. Authorize the Fire Marshal to accept LEOSE Funds distributed from the State Comptroller and amend the budget accordingly. COBB/SMITH

32408

7. Approve out of state travel for Deputy Inspector Rod Venner to attend the Force Science Certification Training in Rochester, NY. COBB/CUTLER

32409

8. Authorize the Sheriff’s Office to purchase helmet mounts for night vision optics utilizing Sheriff Drug Forfeiture Funds and amend the budget accordingly. COBB/CUTLER

32410

9. Approval to hold an online auction with Rene Bates Auctioneers to dispose of surplus property pursuant to Texas Local Government Code 263.152 (a) (1) and authorize Purchasing Manager to advertise.  COBB/LAPOINTE/VILLARREAL-ALONZO

32411

10. Authorize the Constable Pct. 1 Office to re-grade the part-time Administrative Assistant I position to a Justice Clerk effective January 3, 2017 and amend the budget accordingly. INGALSBE/PETERSON

32412

11. Approve renewal of annual contract for Electrical Services with Ted Breihan Electric Company for one additional year. COBB/LAPOINTE/VILLARREAL-ALONZO

32413

12. Authorize Commercial OSSF Permit at 4000 E Hwy 290, Dripping Springs, TX 78620. WHISENANT/MCINNIS

32414

13. Approve the appointment of David J. Graham as Deputy Constable, in Precinct 4. WHISENANT/HOOD

32415

ACTION ITEMS

22. Discussion and possible action to adopt an Order of Commissioners Court authorizing the sale of mixed beverages, wine, and beer during extended hours (midnight to 2 a.m.), pursuant to Sections 105.03, 105.04, and 105.05 of the Texas Alcoholic Beverage Code, in the unincorporated areas of Hays County, that have not been designated as "dry areas" pursuant to Section 251.71 of the Texas Alcoholic Beverage Code.  COBB

32416

ROADS

14. Discussion and possible action to adopt a resolution in support of the County’s FM 2001 Partnership Project from I-35 to SH 21 and urging the Texas Department of Transportation to approve the FM 2001 environmental document in a timely manner so that the development of the project may proceed to construction as expeditiously as possible. JONES

32417

SUBDIVISIONS

15. SUB-739 Home Camp Subdivision (1 Lot).  Discussion and possible action to approve preliminary plan. CONLEY/STRICKLAND

32418

16. SUB-720 Panther Hollow Subdivision (2 Lots). Discussion and possible action to approve preliminary plan. CONLEY/STRICKLAND

32419

17. SUB-722 Little Country Subdivision (2 Lots). Discussion and possible action to approve preliminary plan. WHISENANT/STRICKLAND

32420

MISCELLANEOUS

18. Discussion and possible action to appoint Commissioner Ray Whisenant and Mike Figer to the Board of Directors for the Dripping Springs Tax Increment Reinvestment Zones No. 1 and No. 2. COBB/WHISENANT

32421

19. Discussion and possible action to adopt the 2017 Hays County, Texas Title VI/Nondiscrimination Plan as required as a recipient of federal funds through the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) and other agencies. CONLEY/HAUFF

32422

20. Discussion and possible action to authorize the County Judge to execute Change Order Authorization No. 14 between Hays County and Wood and Thomason Construction, LP for work related to the renovations at the County Owned Facility at 200 Stillwater, in Precinct 3. CONLEY/GARZA

32423

21. Discussion and possible action to approve a Flood Control Interlocal Agreement between Hays County and Travis County regarding flood control measures in the Onion Creek drainage basin; authorize the County Judge to execute the agreement.  JONES/WHISENANT/GARZA

32424

23. Discussion and possible action to appoint Roger Boyd to the board of the newly-created Emergency Services District No.9 (ESD#9). CONLEY

32425

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

Item # 24- pulled

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.

25. 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

Item # 25- pulled

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

Burn Ban

27. 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

Item # 27- pulled

ADJOURNMENT

Posted by 5:00 o'clock P.M. on the 7th day of April, 2017 COMMISSIONERS COURT, HAYS COUNTY, TEXAS ______________________________________________ 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.




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.