Commissioners Court - May 16,2017

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 16th 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. Presentation by Capital Metro Transportation Authority to give an update on Project Connect. CONLEY

Agenda Item #1-Presentation

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

32493

3. Approve Commissioners Court Minutes of May 9, 2017.  COBB/GONZALEZ

32494

5. Authorize the County Judge to execute Amendment 4 to the grant Project Agreement with the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department (TPWD) to extend the completion date for the Dahlstrom Ranch Trails project to June 30, 2018. JONES/HAUFF

32496

4. Authorize Commercial OSSF Permit at 12440 Trail Driver, Dripping Springs, TX 78620. WHISENANT/MCINNIS

32495

6. Authorize purchases for vehicle graphics for the fleet of vehicles for the Constable Precinct 2 Office and amend the budget accordingly. JONES/TORRES

32497

7. Authorize Commercial OSSF Permit at 13210 W HWY 290, Austin, TX 78737. WHISENANT/MCINNIS

32498

8. Authorize the transfer of a 2006 Honda Motorcycle from the Hays County Constable, Pct. 4 office to the Hays County Constable, Pct. 5 Office. WHISENANT/HOOD

32499

9. Approve Utility Permits. COBB/BORCHERDING

32500

10. Authorize the County Judge to submit the Budget Summary to the Department of State Health Services (DSHS) for Federal funding for the Tuberculosis program in the Hays County Local Health Department in the amount of $22,297.00. INGALSBE/GARZA/HAUFF

32501

11. Authorize the Constable Precinct 1 Office to purchase two new Mossberg Shotguns for the Chief Deputy Constable and for the downtown County Courthouse satellite office. INGALSBE/PETERSON

32502

13. Approve amendment to Section 6.07 of the Hays County Personnel policy which would change the maximum days an employee could use from the Hays County Sick Pool from 90 to 180. COBB/TUTTLE

32504

12. Approval of the specifications for IFB 2017-B05 Regulatory Road Signs and authorize Purchasing Manager to solicit for bids and advertise. COBB/LAPOINTE/VILLARREAL-ALONZO

32503

14. Authorize the Juvenile Detention Center to purchase one replacement Matrix 2 Tank 48k water softener and amend the budget accordingly. COBB/LITTLEJOHN

32505

15. Authorize the Constable Precinct 3 Office to add a telephone allowance effective May 1, 2017 for Deputy Constable, slot 0885-020 and amend the budget accordingly. CONLEY/HELM

32506

16. Authorize an increase in the line of credit from $1,500 to $5,000 for two cardholders in the District Court offices. COBB/STEEL

32507

ACTION ITEMS

ROADS

17. Discussion and possible action to call for a public hearing on May 30, 2017 to establish traffic regulations on Sawyer Ranch Road between Belterra Drive and Cool Spring Way (reduce existing speed limit). WHISENANT/BORCHERDING

32508

18. Discussion and possible action to call for a public hearing on May 30, 2017 to establish a school zone speed limit of 20 MPH on Dacy Lane for McCormick Middle school. JONES/BORCHERDING

32509

SUBDIVISIONS

19. SUB-720 Panther Hollow Subdivision (2 Lots). Discussion and possible action to approve final plat. CONLEY/STRICKLAND

32510

20. SUB-687 Anthem Phase 1 Preliminary Plan (234 Lots). Discussion and possible action to approve preliminary plan. JONES/STRICKLAND

32511

21. SUB 471 - The Fields at Wimberley Springs Subdivision (1 lot).  Discussion and possible action to authorize the filing of the record plat for the Fields at Wimberley Springs Final plat. CONLEY/STRICKLAND

32512

22. SUB-756 Medlin Creek Ranch (39 Lots). Discussion and possible action to approve preliminary plan. WHISENANT/STRICKLAND

32513

MISCELLANEOUS

23. Discussion and possible action to authorize the Parks Division of Development and Community Services to accept international credit card payments in an amount not to exceed $50.00 per transaction, for reservations at Hays County park locations.  CONLEY/JONES/GARZA

32514

24. Discussion and possible action to approve a fee of $1,000.00 per month, effective October 1, 2017, payable by the Hays Central Appraisal District (HCAD) to cover Hays County’s administration and maintenance of health benefits for HCAD employees. COBB/TUTTLE

32515

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.

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-Pulled

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

Agenda Item #28-Burn Ban

29. 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 #29-Pulled

ADJOURNMENT

26. Executive Session pursuant to 551.071 of the Texas Government Code: consultation with counsel(s) regarding pending and/or contemplated litigation involving Hays County. Possible action may follow. COBB

Agenda Item #26-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.

27. 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 #27-Pulled




COMMISSIONERS COURT, HAYS COUNTY, TEXAS



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CLERK OF THE COURT


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