Commissioners Court - August 27,2019

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 27th day of August, 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 .

Public Comments

1. Presentation of Hays County Service Awards. BECERRA/MILLER

Agenda Item #1

2. Swearing-in and confirmation of Vanessa Westbrook to the Hays County Historical Commission. INGALSBE/K.JOHNSON

34213

3. Adopt a proclamation declaring September 2019 as Emergency Preparedness Month. BECERRA/J.MCINNIS/T.CRUMLEY

34214

4. Presentation by Richard Castanon, U.S. Census Bureau Partnership Specialist, regarding the 2020 Census.  INGALSBE

Agenda Item #4

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.

27. Discussion and possible action to create an all-inclusive Community Elections Commission to establish a diverse county wide representation. BECERRA

Agenda Item #27

5. Approve payments of County invoices. VILLARREAL-ALONZO

34215

6. Approve payments of Juror checks.  VILLARREAL-ALONZO

34216

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

34217

8. Approve the payment of the August 30, 2019 payroll disbursements in an amount not to exceed $4,400,000.00 effective August 30, 2019 and post totals for wages, withholdings, deductions and benefits on the Hays County website once finalized. BECERRA/RICHEY

34218

9. Authorize the Historical Commission to utilize donated funds to purchase outdoor furniture for the Kyle Depot Restoration Project and amend the budget accordingly. JONES/K.JOHNSON

34219

10. Authorize the Sheriff’s Office to purchase computer equipment and supplies for the New World Evidence package and amend the budget accordingly. SHELL/CUTLER

34220

11. Authorize the Sheriff’s Office to add a cell phone allowance effective September 1, 2019, to a Law Enforcement Corporal, slot number 0480-015. BECERRA/CUTLER

34221

12. Authorize payment of four invoices from DB Life Safety Services, Inc. for backflow services totaling $2,378.56 where no purchase order was in place as per the County Policy and amend the budget accordingly. BECERRA/CUTLER

34222

13. Approve Utility Permits. BECERRA/BORCHERDING

34223

14. Approve renewal of IFB 2017-B02 Countywide Dumpsters with Texas Disposal Systems for one additional year. BECERRA/T.CRUMLEY

34224

15. Approve extension of IFB 2015-B10 with Ergon Asphalt & Emulsions, Inc. for a period not to exceed 60 days. BECERRA/BORCHERDING

34225

16. Authorize the Office of Emergency Services to purchase MultiRae Lite Gas monitors from FARRWEST for the HazMat Team and amend the budget accordingly.    SHELL/MCINNIS

34226

17. Authorize On-Site Sewage Facility permit for 4 mobile homes located at 671 Cotton Gin Road, Kyle, Texas 78640. JONES/STRICKLAND

34227

18. Amend the CJD Veteran’s Court grant budget for additional continuing education expenses related to Veterans Treatment Court, National Association of Drug Court Professionals (NADCP) All Rise 19 Conference.  INGALSBE/UPDEGROVE

34228

19. Authorize the Office of Emergency Services to repair the Hays County CERT trailer and amend the budget accordingly.  BECERRA/J.MCINNIS

34229

ACTION ITEMS

ROADS

28. Discussion and possible action to approve a resolution and authorize the County Judge to execute an Interlocal Agreement for Provision of Equipment and Consumables between Hays County and the Texas Department of Motor Vehicles (TxDMV).  BECERRA/INGALSBE/O’KANE

34237

29. Discussion and possible action to authorize the Sheriff’s Office to procure a credit card in an amount not to exceed $5,000 from the County Depository bank.  BECERRA/CUTLER

34238

30. Discussion and possible action to execute a contract with the Community Supervision and Corrections Department (CSCD) related to the Hays County Pretrial Bond Program. SHELL

34239

31. Discussion related to Emergency Management, the Office of Emergency Services, the co-located 911/PSAP, the Public Safety Building, and their involvement with other entities within Hays County, including but not limited to Emergency Services Districts and Municipalities.  Possible action may follow. SHELL

Agenda Item #31

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.

32. 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 Shamrock. Possible action may follow in open court. JONES

Agenda Item #32 - Executive Session

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.

20. Discussion and possible action to authorize the County Judge to execute a Professional Services Agreement (PSA) between Hays County and Pape-Dawson Engineers, Inc. regarding schematic design, environmental documentation and Plans, Specifications & Estimates (PS&E) services for improvements to Centerpoint Road near Beback Inn Road. INGALSBE/BORCHERDING

34230

21. Discussion and possible action to approve a Resolution of Support for an Agreement between Hays County and TXDOT regarding the replacement of culvert crossing on FM 2770 and authorize the County Judge to execute said agreement. JONES/BORCHERDING

34231

22. Discussion and possible action to call for a public hearing on September 10, 2019 to establish a 30 MPH speed limit on River Mountain Road from the intersection with FM 3237 to the cattle guard at the entrance of River Mountain Ranch subdivision. SHELL/BORCHERDING

34232

23. Discussion and possible action to call for a public hearing on September 10, 2019 to establish a "No Parking" zone on Hays County property in the north ROW of Goforth Road on an "S" curve across from Lehman High School. INGALSBE/BORCHERDING

34233

SUBDIVISIONS

24. SUB-1321; Discussion and possible action to approve the final plat for Montgomery Acres Subdivision (1 Lot).  SHELL/MACHACEK

34234

25. SUB-1230; Discussion and possible action to approve final plat for Maloney Estates (1 Lot). SHELL/MACHACEK

34235

26. SUB-1213; Polo Business Park West (1 Lot).  Discussion and possible action to approve preliminary plan. SMITH/MACHACEK

34236

MISCELLANEOUS

33. Discussion and possible action related to the burn ban and/or disaster declaration.  BECERRA/J.MCINNIS

Agenda Item #33 - Burn Ban

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

Agenda Item #34 - Inmate Population

35. 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 #35 - Pulled

36. 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 #36 - Pulled

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

Agenda Item #37 - EP - Pulled

ADJOURNMENT




COMMISSIONERS COURT, HAYS COUNTY, TEXAS



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CLERK OF THE COURT


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