Commissioners Court - September 10,2019

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 9:00 A.M. on the 10th day of September, 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

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.

1. Approve payments of County invoices. VILLARREAL-ALONZO

34275

2. Approve payments of Juror checks.  VILLARREAL-ALONZO

Agenda Item #2 - Pulled

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

34276

4. Approve the payment of the September 15, 2019 payroll disbursements in an amount not to exceed $3,030,000.00 effective September 13, 2019 and post totals for wages, withholdings, deductions and benefits on the Hays County website once finalized. BECERRA/RICHEY

34277

5. Authorize On-Site Sewage Facility Permit for Single Family Residence and Maintenance workshop at 317 Graef Road, Kyle, Texas 78640. JONES/STRICKLAND

34278

6. Authorize the County Judge to execute a General and No Litigation Certificate of Hays County and Certificate of Approval related to the issuance of bonds by Capital Area Housing Finance Corporation for Kyle Dacy Apartments, located in Kyle, Texas. INGALSBE

34279

7. Approve the appointment of Gary Aalen and the re-appointments of Lee Ikels, June Hankins and Mary Cauble to the Hays County Child Protective Board, 3 year term ending 12/31/21. BECERRA/VILLALOBOS

34280

8. Authorize the Constable Pct. 3 Office to purchase additional law enforcement supplies for officer safety training and amend the budget accordingly. SHELL/HELM

34281

9. Authorize the Transportation Department to purchase a replacement Dell OptiPlex 7070 Computer for the Pct. 3 satellite office and amend the budget accordingly. SHELL/BORCHERDING

34282

10. Authorize the execution of an amended Memorandum of Understanding between the Hays County Veteran’s Treatment Court and Austin Recovery, Inc. related to additional services for in-patient treatment for substance abuse disorders. INGALSBE/C.JOHNSON

34283

11. Authorize the County Judge to execute Addendum #1 to the Professional Services Agreement (PSA) between Hays County and Vista Planning & Design related to a proposal for the preservation of Capes Dam.  INGALSBE/K.JOHNSON

34284

12. Authorize commercial On-Site Sewage Facility permit for Wimberley One Water School located at 16500 RR 12 Wimberley, TX 78676 and site is 148 acres. SHELL/STRICKLAND

34285

13. Authorize the County Judge’s Office to purchase consumable items related to quarterly Emergency Management and Planning Meetings. BECERRA

34286

14. Approve out of state travel for the District Clerk to attend the Ninth Annual Courts & Justice Executive Forum in Scottsdale, Arizona on October 21 - 23, 2019. BECERRA/B.CRUMLEY

34287

15. Amend the Office of General Counsel operating budget for additional continuing education expenses related to the Texas District & County Attorneys Association (TCDAA) Criminal and Civil Law Update Conference. INGALSBE/KENNEDY

34288

16. Approve Utility Permits. BECERRA/BORCHERDING

34289

17. Authorize Commissioner Precinct 1 to transfer funds to Constable Precinct 1 for vehicle markings and amend the budget accordingly. INGALSBE/PETERSON

34290

ACTION ITEMS

ROADS

18. Discuss and possible action to authorize the County Judge to execute a contract between Hays County and WSB & Associates, Inc. for environmental documentation and design and preparation of plans, specifications, and estimates (PS&E) for the US 290 at Trautwein Road Intersection Improvements, a Hays County 2016 Road Bond Project and amend the budget accordingly. SMITH/BORCHERDING

34291

19. Discussion and possible action to authorize the County Judge to execute Supplemental No. 1 to a Professional Service Agreement (PSA) between Hays County and Kimley-Horn and Associates, Inc. to provide schematic design revisions on the FM 2001 project as part of the Hays County/TxDOT Partnership Program. JONES/BORCHERDING

34292

20. Hold a public hearing with possible action 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

34293

24. Discussion and possible action to approve Agreement for a Local On-System Improvement Project (Temporary Traffic Signal at US 290 and CR 185 (Trautwein Road) between Hays County and the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) and authorize the County Judge to execute Agreement for a Local On-System Improvement Project on behalf of Hays County and amend the budget accordingly. SMITH/BORCHERDING

34297

21. Hold a public hearing with possible action 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

34294

22. Discussion and possible action to call for a public hearing on September 24, 2019 to reduce the current speed limit of 35 MPH to 25 MPH on Hawthorne Loop (Rim Rock) & Rutherford Drive (Rutherford West). JONES/BORCHERDING

34295

23. Discussion and possible action to consider the acceptance of road construction & drainage improvements, accept the 2-year maintenance bond #PB03016800417M in the amount of $90,377.95, and accept the revegetation bond #PB03016800417M1 in the amount of $33,500.00 for Sunfield subdivision Phase 2, Section 12. JONES/BORCHERDING

34296

25. Discussion and possible action to authorize the County Judge to execute an amendment to the contract with Prime Strategies, Inc. to continue providing General Engineering Consultant (GEC)/Program Management services for the Hays County 2016 Road Bond Program projects. SHELL/JONES/BORCHERDING

34298

27. 10:00a.m.-Hold a public hearing on the FY 2020 proposed tax increase. BECERRA

Agenda Item #27

SUBDIVISIONS

26. SUB-1256; Discussion and possible action to approve the final plat for Wrights Acres Subdivision (2 Lots). SHELL/MACHACEK

34299

MISCELLANEOUS

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.

28. 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 Kay. Possible action may follow in open court. INGALSBE

Agenda Item #28 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.

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

Agenda Item #29 - Burn Ban

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

Agenda Item #30

31. 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 #31

32. 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 #32 -Pulled

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

Agenda Item #33 - EP - Pulled

ADJOURNMENT




COMMISSIONERS COURT, HAYS COUNTY, TEXAS



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CLERK OF THE COURT


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