Commissioners Court - January 29,2019

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 08:45 A.M. on the 29th day of January, 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 Hays County Service Awards.  BECERRA

Agenda Item # 1 - Presentation

2. Presentation of a check to the American Cancer Society by Sheriff Gary Cutler with proceeds raised during the No-Shave November and December event. BECERRA/CUTLER

Agenda Item # 2 - Presentation

3. Presentation from representatives of the Capital Area Council of Governments (CAPCOG) Air Quality Program and the Clean Air Coalition. BECERRA

Agenda Item # 3 - 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.

4. Approve payments of County invoices. VILLARREAL-ALONZO

33486

5. Approve payments of Juror checks.  VILLARREAL-ALONZO

Agneda Item # 5 - Pulled

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

33487

7. Approve Commissioners Court Minutes of January 22, 2019.  BECERRA/CARDENAS

33488

8. Approve the payment of the January 31, 2019 payroll disbursements in an amount not to exceed $3,560,000.00 effective January 31, 2019 and post totals for wages, withholdings, deductions and benefits on the Hays County website once finalized. BECERRA/RICHEY

33489

9. Authorize Commercial On-Site Sewage Facility Permit at 2554 W. US 290, Dripping Springs, Texas 78620. SMITH/STRICKLAND

33490

10. Authorize the purchase of two Garrett 1165800 SuperWand Metal Detectors for the Constable Precinct 5 to utilize in the Justice of the Court proceedings and amend the budget accordingly. JONES/CARY/ELLEN

33491

11. Authorize the interconnect agreement between the City of San Marcos and Hays County for the interconnection and parallel operation of distributed generation in the City of San Marcos electric system. BECERRA/CRUMLEY

Agenda Item # 11 - Pulled

12. Authorize the renewal of the annual agreement between Plateau Land & Wildlife Management and Hays County for annual wildlife management services for the Dahlstrom Public Access Area. JONES/CRUMLEY

33492

13. Approve Utility Permits. BECERRA/BORCHERDING

33493

14. Approve and confirm the appointment of Manuel P. De La Rosa as a regular full-time Deputy Constable, in the Hays County Constable Precinct 2, effective February 1, 2019. JONES/TORRES

33494

15. Ratify the County Judge’s execution of a proclamation declaring January 26, 2019 as Erin Foster Day. BECERRA

33495

16. Authorize the submission of the Emergency Management Performance Grant (EMPG) renewal application to the Texas Department of Public Safety, Texas Division of Emergency Management (TDEM) program for up to $181,359.97. BECERRA/SMITH/CRUMLEY

33496

17. Approve specifications for IFB 2019-B01 Old San Antonio Road Improvements and authorize Purchasing to solicit for bids and advertise.  JONES/BORCHERDING

33497

18. Authorize the Building Maintenance Department to purchase two new television monitors for display of information for the Government Center rotunda and amend the budget accordingly. BECERRA/CRUMLEY

33498

19. Approve the cancellation of Hays County Commissioners Court on the following dates: February 19, and March 19, 2019.  BECERRA/INGALSBE

33499

20. Approve the Intergovernmental Transfers (IGT) of Local Provider Participation funds (LPPF) and/or Healthcare Program Funds for DY8 Uncompensated Care (UC) payments as part of the Texas Healthcare Transformation and Quality Improvement Program (1115 Waiver) through the TexNet electronic payment system.  SHELL

33500

21. Authorize the Jail to utilize savings to purchase replacement computer equipment and amend the budget accordingly. BECERRA/CUTLER

33501

22. Authorize the Jail to utilize existing funds to purchase plumbing equipment and amend the budget accordingly. BECERRA/CUTLER

33502

23. Approve the execution of an Amendment to the Interlocal Cooperation Agreement between Hays County and the Wimberley Independent School District related to assigning an additional school resource officer (SRO) to the school district. SHELL/CUTLER

33503

23. Approve the execution of an Amendment to the Interlocal Cooperation Agreement between Hays County and the Wimberley Independent School District related to assigning an additional school resource officer (SRO) to the school district. SHELL/CUTLER

24. Authorize the County Judge to execute a Supplemental Work Agreement #2 with K Friese and Associates for engineering work on the Lime Kiln Bridge project in San Marcos and amend the budget accordingly. SHELL/SMITH

33504

25. Authorize the County Judge to execute a Software Maintenance Discontinuance Form with Tyler Technologies related to Law Enforcement Ticket Writer Equipment. BECERRA/MCGILL

33505

ACTION ITEMS

ROADS

26. Hold a public hearing with possible action to establish a 35 MPH speed limit on Manchaca Springs Road. JONES/BORCHERDING

33506

27. Hold a public hearing with possible action to establish a 4-way stop at the intersection of Marsh Lane, Painted Desert Lane and the staff/bus entrance/exit driveway, and a 3-way stop at the intersection of Marsh Lane & Diamondback Cove for Ralph Pfluger Elementary School in the Shadow Creek subdivision. JONES/BORCHERDING

33507

28. Discussion and possible action to call for a public hearing on February 12, 2019 to establish a "No Dumping" zone on Fulton Ranch Road from RR 12 for approximately a quarter mile down the road on both sides. SHELL/BORCHERDING

33508

29. Discussion and possible action to consider the acceptance of road construction and drainage improvements, and release of the construction/subdivision bond #4416200 in the amount of $391,154.25 for Integrity Oaks subdivision.  A maintenance bond and 2-year warranty period is not needed as these roads will remain privately maintained. SHELL/BORCHERDING

33509

30. Discussion and possible action to authorize the execution of a Professional Services Agreement (PSA) between Hays County and LJA Engineering, Inc. for right of way services on the Creek Road Project, CR 190 at Onion Creek, Precinct 4. SMITH/BORCHERDING

33510

SUBDIVISIONS

31. SUB-1126; Discussion and possible action to approve final plat for the Sunset View Estates Subdivision. SMITH/STRICKLAND

Agenda Item # 31 - Pulled

MISCELLANEOUS

32. Discussion and possible action to promote and fund Health Check 2019 for Hays County employees and eligible dependents.  Authorize payroll deduction of additional fees for optional services employees may elect. INGALSBE/MILLER

33511

33. Discussion and possible action to appoint the Hays County Fire Marshal. BECERRA/SMITH

33512

34. Discussion and possible action to approve the Communications Manager to acquire social media accounts, at no cost to the County, to promote County information. BECERRA

33513

35. Discussion and possible action to consider naming a private driveway in precinct 4, Stallion Street. SMITH/STRICKLAND

33514

36. Discussion and possible action to approve the appointment of Judge Ruben Becerra to replace Commissioner Debbie Ingalsbe to the Capital Rural Transportation District’s Board of Directors, two year term ending February 2021. INGALSBE

33515

37. Discussion and possible action to authorize the County Clerk to utilize Kofile Technologies for the Hays County School Records Scanning Project as outlined in the Plan for Records Preservation. BECERRA/CARDENAS

33516

38. Discussion and possible action to reconsider the location of the Co-located Emergency Communications/911 Facility currently planned for 810 S. Stagecoach Trail, San Marcos which is part of the 2016 Public Safety Bond. BECERRA

Agenda Item # 38

39. Discussion and possible action to approve the appointment of Hays County Judge Ruben Becerra to replace former Commissioner Ray Whisenant to the Central Texas Clean Air Coalition (CAC), one year term ending 12/31/19. INGALSBE

33517

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.

40. 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 may follow in open court. INGALSBE

Agenda Item # 40 - Exec. Sess. FM 110 - Pulled

41. Executive Session pursuant to Sections 551.071 and 551.074 of the Texas Government Code: consultation with counsel and deliberation regarding all individual positions within the Office of General Counsel. BECERRA

Agenda Item # 41 - Exec. Sess. Office of General Counsel

42. Executive Session pursuant to Sections 551.071 and 551.074 of the Texas Government Code consultation with counsel and deliberation regarding positions within the Hays County Jail Division. Possible action may follow in open court. BECERRA

33518

43. Executive Session pursuant to Sections 551.071 and 551.076 of the Texas Government Code, consultation with counsel and deliberation regarding security device(s) at the Hays County Jail, 1307 Uhland Road, and the Hays County Government Center, 712 S. Stagecoach Trail, San Marcos, TX. Possible action may follow in open court. BECERRA

33519

44. Executive Session pursuant to 551.071 of the Texas Government Code: consultation with counsel regarding pending and/or contemplated litigation involving Hays County. Possible action may follow in open court. BECERRA

Agenda Item # 44 - 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.

45. 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 # 45 - Jail Update - Pulled

46. Discussion and possible action related to the burn ban and/or disaster declaration.  BECERRA/SMITH

Agenda Item # 46 - Burn Ban - Pulled

47. 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.  BECERRA

Agenda Item # 47 - Road Bond Projects - Pulled

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

Agenda Item # 48 - EP - Pulled

ADJOURNMENT




COMMISSIONERS COURT, HAYS COUNTY, TEXAS



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CLERK OF THE COURT


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