Commissioners Court - May 14,2019

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 14th 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

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 .

1. Adopt a proclamation declaring May 2019 as Hays County Elder Abuse Prevention Awareness Month. INGALSBE

33857

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

33858

3. Approve payments of Juror checks.  VILLARREAL-ALONZO

33859

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

33860

5. Approve Commissioners Court Minutes of May 7, 2019.  BECERRA/CARDENAS

33861

6. Approve Utility Permits. BECERRA/BORCHERDING

33862

7. Approve out of state travel for Deputy Zach Miller to attend the Law Enforcement Total Breaching Course in Byhalia, Mississippi. BECERRA/CUTLER

33863

8. Approve an amended resolution of support for dedicating a section of Highway 290 in honor of veteran John A. McCarty. SMITH

33864

9. Approve specifications for RFP 2019-P05 Employee Assistance Program and authorize Purchasing to solicit for proposals and advertise.  BECERRA/MILLER

33865

10. Approve bonds to the Governor of Texas and to the Hays County Judge for newly appointed Tax Assessor Collector, per Texas Tax Code Section 6.28(a); and authorize payment of bonds to Waldrip Insurance where no purchase order was issued as required per County Purchasing Policy. BECERRA/O’KANE

33866

11. Approval to Pre-Qualify thirteen (13) respondents for RFQ 2019-P04 related to Bond Underwriting Services and authorize the County Auditor and County Financial Advisor to select qualified firms for future bond sales. INGALSBE/VILLARREAL-ALONZO

33867

12. Approval to Pre-Qualify all respondents for RFQ 2019-P04 related to Public Improvement District (PID) Bond Underwriting Services and authorize the County Auditor and County Financial Advisor to select qualified firms for future bond sales. INGALSBE/VILLARREAL-ALONZO

33868

ACTION ITEMS

ROADS

13. Discussion and possible action to approve the Agreement for Preliminary Engineering Services and Submittal of Exhibit “A” for Approval with the Union Pacific Railroad Company for the Proposed Union Pacific Railroad Company Kyle Siding Relocation Project; and authorize the County Judge to execute the Agreement on behalf of Hays County.JONES/BORCHERDING

33869

14. Discussion and possible action to request that the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) initiate the process to remove the FM 150 Corridor Study project from FM 2770 to I-35 from the amended Partnership Program Advance Funding Agreement between TxDOT and Hays County and to request that TxDOT provide copies of all work product conducted and completed to date as part of the FM 150 Corridor Study project  from FM 2770 to I-35 environmental documentation process currently underway and managed by TxDOT. SMITH/BORCHERDING

Agenda Item # 14

15. Discussion and possible action to accept fiscal surety for the construction of street and drainage improvements in the amount of $498,335.55 for Reunion Ranch Phase 3, Section 3 (Bond # SU1156156). SMITH/BORCHERDING

33870

16. Discussion and possible action to authorize the Transportation Department to purchase heavy equipment related to road maintenance and repairs and amend the budget accordingly. BECERRA/BORCHERDING

33871

SUBDIVISIONS

17. SUB-1235; Hold a public hearing with possible action to approve final plat of the Replat of Lot 6, Hillview Addition Subdivision. SMITH/PACHECO

33872

18. SUB-1248; Discussion and possible action to approve final plat for the Farmhouse on Elder Hill II Subdivision. SMITH/PACHECO

33873

19. SUB-1175; Discussion and possible action to approve final plat for the Eppright Addiition Subdivision. SHELL/PACHECO

33874

MISCELLANEOUS

20. Discussion and possible action to authorize the County Judge to execute an Interlocal Agreement related to the City of Kyle Tax Reinvestment Zone No.2. JONES/INGALSBE

33875

21. Discussion and possible action to accept a dedication of approximately 211 square feet of Right of Way in Sunset Canyon, Section Five; and to adopt a resolution related to the County’s use of that Right of Way. SMITH

33876

22. Discussion and update related to the 2016 Road Bond issuance timeline. INGALSBE/VILLARREAL-ALONZO

Agenda Item # 22

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.

23. 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 Big Hat. BECERRA

Agenda Item # 23 - Exec. Sess. - Economic Development - No Action Taken

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.

24. 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 # 24 - Jail Update

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

Agenda Item # 25 - Burn Ban

26. Discussion of issues related to the road bond projects, including updates from Mike Weaver, Prime Strategies, Wade Benton, HNTB and Allen Crozier, HDR.  Possible action may follow.  BECERRA

Agenda Item # 26 - Road Bond Projects

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

Agenda Item # 27- EP

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

Agenda Item # 28 - Inmate Popluation

ADJOURNMENT




COMMISSIONERS COURT, HAYS COUNTY, TEXAS



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CLERK OF THE COURT


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