Commissioners Court - July 24,2018

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 24th day of July, in the Hays County Courthouse, Room 301, San Marcos, Texas. An Open Meeting will be held concerning the following subjects:

INVOCATION

PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE - Pledge of Allegiance to the American Flag & Pledge of Allegiance to the Texas Flag

CALL TO ORDER

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

32864

2. Approve Commissioners Court Minutes of July 17, 2018.  INGALSBE/GONZALEZ

32865

3. Approve the payment of the July 31, 2018 payroll disbursements in an amount not to exceed $3,560,000.00 effective July 31, 2018 and post totals for wages, withholdings, deductions and benefits on the Hays County website once finalized. COBB/TUTTLE

32866

4. Accept a donation of $500.00 to the Sheriff’s Office Community Outreach Division and amend the budget accordingly. INGALSBE/CUTLER

32867

5. Authorize the Sheriff’s Office to utilize countywide self-insurance funds for vehicle repairs and amend the budget accordingly. INGALSBE/CUTLER

32868

6. Authorize the acceptance of a grant award from The Office of the Attorney General to the Sheriff’s Office Criminal Investigation Division for the investigations of Internet Crimes Against Children (ICAC) and amend the budget accordingly. COBB/CUTLER

32869

7. Authorize the execution of a contract modification with Thomson Reuters Westlaw related to legal research for the General Counsel’s Office. COBB/KENNEDY

32870

8. Authorize the execution of a Renewal Field Agreement for Wildlife Damage Management and Predator Control through the Texas Wildlife Services Program (TWSP) effective January 1, 2019. COBB

32871

9. Authorize the execution of a Letter Agreement with the Community Supervision and Corrections Department (CSCD) related to the FY 2019 Veteran’s Treatment Court grant for Adult Probation Services. COBB/GLICKLER

32872

10. Authorize the execution of an Interlocal agreement with Travis County for the FY 2019 Sheriff’s Combined Auto Theft Task Force (SCATTF) grant award. INGALSBE/CUTLER

32873

11. Authorize Institutional OSSF Permit at 800 High Rd, Kyle, TX 78610. JONES/CRUMLEY

32874

12. Authorize the Historical Commission Director and Volunteer Members to attend the Preservation Texas workshop held in Nacogdoches, Texas on August 8th-10th. COBB/JOHNSON

32875

13. Amend the records management budget for required pre-employment screening and testing.  COBB/BARRON

32876

14. Amend the Human Resources operating budget for travel expenditures related to employment recruitment. COBB/MILLER

32877

15. Authorize payment to Xerox Business Solutions for prior services related to the microfilm project for permanent land records. COBB/GONZALEZ

32878

ACTION ITEMS

ROADS

16. Discussion and possible action to approve the selection of Bowman Consulting Group, Ltd. for professional engineering services for the Cotton Gin Road rehabilitation project-Phase 2 and to authorize staff and counsel to negotiate a contract. JONES/BORCHERDING

Agenda Item #16 - Bowman - Pulled

17. Discussion and possible action to approve the selection of FSC Inc. for professional engineering services on US 290 at the intersections of Martin Road and Henly Loop and to authorize staff and counsel to negotiate a contract. WHISENANT/JONES/BORCHERDING

32879

MISCELLANEOUS

18. Discussion and possible action to amend the Development Services Fee Schedule, remove the annual OSSF Registration Fee, and establish an OSSF Maintenance Contract Late Fee. SHELL

32880

19. Discussion and possible action to appoint the Election Presiding Judges and Alternate Judges for the November 2018 General Election and to appoint the Central Count Station Manager and Tabulation Supervisor. COBB/ANDERSON

32881

20. Discussion and possible action to authorize the Elections Administration Office to purchase Voter Registration Equipment and amend the budget accordingly. COBB/ANDERSON

32882

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.

21. 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 #21 - FM 110 - Pulled

22. 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

32883

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.

23. 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

Jail - Pulled

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

Burn Ban

25. 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

Road Bond Projects - Pulled

26. Discussion of issues related to Electro Purification including updates on the filed application.  Possible action may follow. SHELL

EP

ADJOURNMENT




COMMISSIONERS COURT, HAYS COUNTY, TEXAS



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CLERK OF THE COURT


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