Commissioners Court - July 23,2019

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 08:30 A.M. on the 23th 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

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 July 21-27, 2019 as Pretrial, Probation and Parole Supervision Officers’ Week. BECERRA/L.PACHECO

2. Update regarding the 2019 Series bond sale from Hays County’s Financial Advisor, Dan Wegmiller with Specialized Public Finance, Inc (SPFI). BECERRA/VILLARREAL-ALONZO

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.

3. Approve payments of County invoices. VILLARREAL-ALONZO

4. Approve payments of Juror checks.  VILLARREAL-ALONZO

5. Approve the payment of United Healthcare claims.  VILLARREAL-ALONZO

6. Approve Commissioners Court Minutes of July 16, 2019.  BECERRA/CARDENAS

7. Approve the payment of the July 31, 2019 payroll disbursements in an amount not to exceed $3,575,000.00 effective July 29, 2019 and post totals for wages, withholdings, deductions and benefits on the Hays County website once finalized. BECERRA/RICHEY

8. Authorize the acceptance of a grant award from the Texas Veterans Commission for funding of the Hays County Veterans Treatment Court in the amount of $250,000.  INGALSBE/JOHNSON

9. Approve specifications for RFQ 2019-P06 SH 21 Corridor Preservation Study and authorize Purchasing to solicit for proposals and advertise.  JONES/INGALSBE/BORCHERDING

10. Authorize the County Judge to execute a First Amended Hays County SWAT Team Interlocal Agreement. INGALSBE/CUTLER

11. Approve specifications for IFB 2019-B06 Sawyer Ranch Road Pedestrian Improvements and authorize Purchasing to solicit for bids and advertise.  SMITH/BORCHERDING

ACTION ITEMS

ROADS

12. Discussion and possible action to accept fiscal surety for the construction of street and drainage improvements in the amount of $765,806.09 for Driftwood Phase 1, Section 2 (Bond # 7000000155). SMITH/BORCHERDING

SUBDIVISIONS

13. SUB-1068 Dobie Lane Acres, Lots 17-3, 17-4, and 17-5, Amended Plat (1 lot). Discussion of possible action to consider granting a variance to Table 10-1 of the Hays County Rules for On-Site Sewage Facilities. SHELL/M.PACHECO

14. SUB-1286 Driftwood Golf and Ranch Club Preliminary Plan (149 lots); Discussion and possible action to consider multiple variance requests from Chapter 721.02 of the Hays County Development Regulations. JONES/STRICKLAND

MISCELLANEOUS

15. Discussion and possible action to authorize the purchase of nine (9) replacement OptiPlex 7460 Judge’s Edition Computers for the District and County Court at Law Judges and amend the budget accordingly. BECERRA/STEEL/UPDEGROVE

16. Discussion and possible action to authorize On-Site Sewage System Permit for the San Luis Spirits Distillery and grant a variance to Section 10. W. 1. of the Hays County Rules for On-Site Sewage Facilities at 5330 Bell Springs Road, Dripping Springs, Texas 78620. SMITH/STRICKLAND

17. Discussion and possible action to authorize the Tax Office to extend the temporary Accountant I hours for cross training purposes, not to exceed 76 hours effective July 24, 2019.    BECERRA/O’KANE

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.

18. Executive Session pursuant to Sections 551.071 and 551.074 of the Texas Government Code: consultation with counsel and deliberation regarding all individual positions involved in countywide Emergency Management, including but not limited to the Director and Assistant Director of the Emergency Services Department, the Emergency Management Coordinator, and the Assistant Emergency Management Coordinator. Possible discussion and/or action may follow in open Court. JONES/W.SMITH/K.SMITH

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.

19. 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

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

21. 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

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

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

ADJOURNMENT




COMMISSIONERS COURT, HAYS COUNTY, TEXAS



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CLERK OF THE COURT


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