Commissioners Court - February 5,2019

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 09:00 A.M. on the 5th day of February, 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. Swearing-in and confirmation of members to the Hays County Historical Commission. BECERRA/JOHNSON

33520

2. Introduction to the new County Court at Law Baliffs hired by Constable, Precinct 1. INGALSBE/PETERSON

Agenda Item # 2

3. Report from the County Judge regarding judicial training taken during the month of January. BECERRA

Agenda Item # 3

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

33521

5. Approve payments of Juror checks.  VILLARREAL-ALONZO

33522

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

33523

7. Approve Commissioners Court Minutes of January 29, 2019.  BECERRA/CARDENAS

33524

8. Approve Utility Permits. BECERRA

33525

9. Accept a contribution from Cedar Oak Mesa Water Supply Corporation for the required grant matching funds related to the Water Line Improvement Project and amend the budget accordingly. SHELL/CRUMLEY

33526

10. Accept a pass-through grant contribution from the Capital Area Housing Corporation for the Hays County Child Protective Board and amend the budget accordingly. INGALSBE/CRUMLEY

33527

11. Authorize the submission of an Inter-Local Application to the Texas Department of State Health Services (DSHS) for Tuberculosis Prevention & Control for FY 2020 State funds in the amount of $25,875.00.  INGALSBE/CRUMLEY

33528

12. 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

33529

13. Authorize the submission of a contract renewal application to the Department of State Health Services (DSHS) for funding of the FY 2020/2021 Emerging and Acute Infectious Disease Program (IDCU/SUR) in the amount of $165,000. INGALSBE/CRUMLEY

33530

ACTION ITEMS

ROADS

14. Discussion and possible action to authorize the County Judge to execute Supplemental No. 5 to the master contract for Prime Strategies, Inc. (PSI) for program management related to the Texas Department of Transportation Partnership Projects for FY 2019. JONES/BORCHERDING

33531

15. Discussion and possible action to authorize the County Judge to execute Change Order No. 1 to the Professional Services Agreement with LJA Engineering, Inc., executed on or about May 1, 2018, for engineering services on the Dacy Lane project in Hays County and amend the budget accordingly. JONES/BORCHERDING

33532

SUBDIVISIONS

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

33533

17. SUB-1234; Discussion and possible action to consider a variance from chapter 705.4.02 of the Hays County Development Regulations to waive the fees for the Ranchitos of Niederwald, Amended Plat. JONES/PACHECO

33534

18. SUB-1082; 123 Business Park (1 Lot). Discussion and possible action to consider granting a variance to Sections 705.8.03 (H) and 721.6.01 of the Hays County Development Regulations. INGALSBE/PACHECO

33535

MISCELLANEOUS

19. Discussion and possible action to approve a reduction of the charge for a copy of the tax roll in electronic format. INGALSBE/CARAWAY

33536

20. Discussion and possible action for accepting a bid on Trustee Property located at Lot 8, Block 12, D.S.Combs Addition, San Marcos, Hays County. INGALSBE/CARAWAY

33537

21. Discussion and possible action to locate the Hays County Child Protective Services to 401-C Broadway Street in San Marcos.  INGALSBE

33538

22. Discussion and possible action to authorize the County Judge to execute a contract with the Texas Water Development Board (TWDB) for the Flood Protection Plan Grant in the amount of $285,370 for the expansion of the Early Flood Warning Monitoring System and amend the budget accordingly. INGALSBE/CRUMLEY

33539

23. Discussion and possible action to appoint Commissioner Debbie Ingalsbe and Commissioner Lon Shell to the San Marcos Regional Animal Shelter 90 Percent Live Outcome Implementation Plan Committee. SHELL

33540

24. Discussion and possible action to authorize the District Attorney to utilize salary savings to hire one (1) permanent full-time Administrative Assistant III - Paralegal position effective February 19, 2019 and amend the budget accordingly. SHELL/CRUMLEY

33541

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 may follow in open court. INGALSBE

Agenda Item # 25

26. 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 # 26

27. Executive Session pursuant to Sections 551.071 and 551.087 of the Texas Government Code: consultation with counsel and deliberation regarding economic development negotiations associated with Project King. Possible action may follow in open court. BECERRA

Agenda Item # 27

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.

28. 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 # 28 - Jail Update - Pulled

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

Agenda Item # 29 - Burn Ban - Pulled

30. 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 # 30 - Road Bond Projects - Pulled

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

Agenda Item # 31 - EP - Pulled

32. Discussion related to the Hays County inmate population, to include current population counts and costs. BECERRA

Agenda Item # 32 - Inmate Popluation

ADJOURNMENT




COMMISSIONERS COURT, HAYS COUNTY, TEXAS



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CLERK OF THE COURT


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