Commissioners Court - July 10,2018

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 10th day of July, 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 the Distinguished Service Award from Texas Historical Commission to the Hays County Historical Commission. INGALSBE/JOHNSON

Agenda Item #01 Presentation HCHC

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

32821

3. Approve payments of Juror checks.  VILLARREAL-ALONZO

32822

4. Approve the payment of Humana and United Healthcare claims.  VILLARREAL-ALONZO

32823

5. Approve Commissioners Court Minutes of June 26, 2018.  INGALSBE/GONZALEZ

32824

6. Approve the payment of the July 15, 2018 payroll disbursements in an amount not to exceed $2,655,000.00 effective July 15, 2018 and post totals for wages, withholdings, deductions and benefits on the Hays County website once finalized. COBB/TUTTLE

32825

7. Approve Utility Permits. COBB/BORCHERDING

32826

8. Authorize the execution of a grant award for the Hays County Veterans Treatment Court from the Texas Veterans Commission Fund for Veterans in the amount of $200,000.00. INGALSBE/GLICKLER/GARZA

32827

9. Authorize the acceptance of a grant award from the U.S. Department of Justice, Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant (JAG) program FY 17 Local Solicitation in the amount of $13,580 for Hays County and amend the budget accordingly. COBB/GARZA

32828

10. Accept the 2017 Northeast Hays County Emergency Services District #2 Audit Report per Texas Health and Safety Code 775.082. JONES/VILLARREAL-ALONZO

32829

11. Authorize the execution of Multi-Service and Equipment Resale agreements with AT&T Corp. related to FirstNet for the Office of Emergency Services Command Trailer and amend the budget accordingly.  COBB/SMITH

32830

12. Approve out of state travel for the District Clerk to attend the Eighth Annual Courts & Justice Executive Forum in Boulder, Colorado September 4th-6th, 2018. COBB/SMITH

32831

13. Authorize payment to Diverse Planning & Development for expenses related to the Dahlstrom Nature Preserve Groundbreaking in which no purchase order was obtained as required per the County Purchasing Policy. JONES

32832

14. Approve Change Order #2 for Partners Remodeling, Restoration and Waterproofing for the Dahlstrom Ranch Public Access Development project. JONES/GARZA

32833

15. Authorize the Natural Resources Parks Department to purchase six (6) UltraSite benches and four (4) KVO NPS Style Cantilevered Exhibit signs for the Gay Ruby Dahlstrom Nature Preserve and amend the budget accordingly. JONES/GARZA

32834

16. Approve Change Order #1 with HD Cooks Rock Solid, Inc. related to the Auxiliary Spillway Repairs and amend the budget accordingly. SHELL/SMITH

32835

17. Authorize the execution of a Resolution supporting Caldwell County’s Submission of a United States Department of Transportation Better Utilizing Investments To Leverage Development (BUILD) Transportation Discretionary Grants Program for the San Marcos, Air, Rail, and Truck (SMART) Terminal.  COBB/GARZA

32836

18. Authorize the execution of a Resolution and the submission of a grant application to Texas Water Development Board for the Flood Protection Grant in the amount of $285,370. COBB/GARZA/SMITH

32837

ACTION ITEMS

ROADS

19. Discussion and possible action to consider the release of the maintenance bond #K08639048 in the amount of $37,774.80 for Shadow Creek subd., Ph. 7, Sec. 2, release of the maintenance bond #K08639061 in the amount of $39,673.20 for Shadow Creek subd., Ph. 11, Sec. 1, and acceptance of the roads into the county road maintenance system. JONES/BORCHERDING

32838

20. Discussion and possible action to hold a public hearing to establish a speed limit of 35 MPH for Madrone Ranch Trail in Madrone Ranch subdivision. WHISENANT/BORCHERDING

32839

21. Discussion and possible action to hold a public hearing to reduce the existing speed limit of 30 MPH to 20 MPH on Hazy Hills Loop and on Dayridge Drive in the Headwaters at Barton Springs subdivision. WHISENANT/BORCHERDING

32840

MISCELLANEOUS

22. Discussion and possible action to consider naming a private driveway in Precinct 4, Broken Bit Trail. WHISENANT/GARZA

32841

23. Discussion and possible action to execute a contract with the General Land Office for the Community Development Block Grant Disaster Recovery (CDBG-DR) program.  COBB/GARZA

32842

24. Discussion and possible action to adopt new rules and regulations for the Gay Ruby Dahlstrom Nature Preserve, adopt fee schedule, and authorize the Executive Director of Countywide Operations to amend park rules for all Hays County facilities, as necessary. JONES/SHELL/GARZA

32843

25. Discussion and possible action to ratify a request for contested case hearing made by the Hays County Commissioner for Precinct 3 on or about June 25, 2018, regarding Electro Purification LLC’s Production Permit application to the Barton Springs Edwards Aquifer Conservation District for the production of groundwater from the Middle Trinity Aquifer for the purpose of wholesale public water supply. SHELL

32844

26. Discussion and possible action to consider the amendment of the Hays County Property Assessed Clean Energy (“PACE”) program.  Possible action may follow, including but not limited to adopting an amended Report as required by Texas Local Government Code Section 399.009. SHELL

32845

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.

27. 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 #27 Exec Sess FM 110 - Pulled

28. 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. INGALSBE/KENNEDY

Agenda Item #28 Exec Sess Cont Litigation

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.

29. 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.  INGALSBE/CUTLER

Agenda Item # 29 - Jail Update - Pulled

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

32846

31. 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.  INGALSBE

Agenda Item # 31 - Road Bond Projects - Pulled

ADJOURNMENT

Posted by 5:00 o'clock P.M. on the 6th day of July, 2018 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.