Commissioners Court - May 9,2017

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 9th day of May, 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 May 15, 2017 as Peace Officers Memorial Day and May 14-20, 2017 as National Police Week. COBB

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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. Approve payments of county invoices. VILLARREAL-ALONZO

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3. Approve Commissioners Court Minutes of May 2, 2017.  COBB/GONZALEZ

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4. Approve the transfer of a 1997 JD 410E backhoe from the Transportation Department to the Hays County Sheriff’s Office. COBB/BORCHERDING

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6. Approve the January - March 2017 Treasurer’s Reports and Investment Reports. COBB/TUTTLE

5. Authorize the County Judge to enter into a Memorandum of Understanding with Emergency Services District #6 allowing Hays County infrastructure at their station for the Hays County flood warning and low water crossing warning systems. COBB/SMITH

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6. Approve the January - March 2017 Treasurer’s Reports and Investment Reports. COBB/TUTTLE

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7. Approve specifications for RFP 2017-P06 Restoration of Antique Wooden Caboose at the Kyle Railroad Depot and Heritage Center and authorize Purchasing Manager to solicit for proposals and advertise. COBB/LAPOINTE/VILLARREAL-ALONZO

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8. Approve Utility Permits. COBB/BORCHERDING

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9. Authorize the Department of Public Safety, License & Weight (DPS L&W) division to secure services with Amtex Scale & Systems, Inc. for scale repairs and amend the budget accordingly. WHISENANT/INGALSBE

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10. Amend the Constable Precinct 3 operating budget for additional fuel related expenses as required for the remainder of this fiscal year. CONLEY/HELM

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11. Approval of specifications for RFP 2017-P05 for Employee Group Health and Dental Plan and authorize Purchasing Manager to solicit for proposals and advertise. COBB/LAPOINTE/VILLARREAL-ALONZO

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12. Authorize the Juvenile Probation Office, established as a GED Testing Center to collect a fee associated with GED testing. COBB/WILLIAMS

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13. Confirm that the action of Commissioners Court on about September 27, 2016 for 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 should, for the purposes of applying the limitation, be effective in Tax Year 2016. CONLEY/INGALSBE

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ACTION ITEMS

ROADS

14. Discussion and possible action to authorize the County Judge to execute a professional services agreement with AECOM Technical Services Inc. to perform inspection services related to subdivision road construction and amend the budget accordingly.  JONES/BORCHERDING

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MISCELLANEOUS

15. Discussion and possible action to authorize the County Judge to execute a professional services agreement with Costello Inc., for engineering services at Hays County owned property along Clovis Barker Rd. in Precinct 1. INGALSBE/GARZA

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16. Discussion and possible action to authorize the County Judge to execute the Tri-Party Agreement Providing For Regulation Of Subdivision And Approval of Blanco River Ranch Phase One Residential Area between Hays County ("County"), the City of Kyle ("City") and Blanco River Ranches Properties LP, a Texas limited partnership (“Owner”). WHISENANT

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17. Discussion and possible action to authorize the County Judge to execute Amendment Two to Interlocal Cooperation Agreement for the Austin Regional Intelligence Center (ARIC). COBB/CUTLER

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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.

18. 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 #18-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.

19. 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

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

21. 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

ADJOURNMENT




COMMISSIONERS COURT, HAYS COUNTY, TEXAS



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CLERK OF THE COURT


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