Commissioners Court - February 18,2014

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 18th 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

02 18 14 Executed Agenda

2-18-14 Agenda

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 .

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

02 18 14 Invoices

2. Approve Commissioners Court Minutes of February 11, 2014

29648

3. Authorize a budget amendment for Constable Pct. 2 to move funds from capital equipment to vehicle maintenance 

29649

02 18 2014 Budget Amendment

4. Approve Utility Permits 

29650

5. Authorize Institutional OSSF Permit at 1630 N. Elder Hill Road, Driftwood, TX

29651

6. Authorize the Sheriff’s Office to accept a donation from Randolph Brooks Federal Credit Union to GT Distributor’s to be credited to the Sheriff GT account and used for law enforcement supplies 

29652

7. Authorize the movement of funds from County Wide to the Office of General Counsel for monthly copier lease

29653

02 18 2014 Budget Amendment

8. Authorize the County Judge to execute a letter amendment to the Lease Agreement between Hays County and Lyndon Baines Johnson Museum of San Marcos, Inc. 

29654

9. Authorize the County Judge to execute a contract amendment with McCreary, Veselka, Bragg and Allen, PC for District Court and County Court at Law delinquent collections 

29655

ACTION ITEMS

ROADS

10. Discussion and possible action to authorize the Precinct 4 Commissioner to execute the third party agreement with TxDOT for a change order to the RM 1826 at Crystal Hill Rd. Priority Road Bond Program project

29656

11. Discussion and possible action to authorize the County Judge to execute an Interlocal Funding Agreement between Hays County and City of Wimberley related to safety improvements to the intersection of RM 12 and RM 3237 in Wimberley. CONLEY/BORCHERDING

29657

MISCELLANEOUS

12. Discussion and possible action to promote and fund Health Check 2014 for Hays County employees and eligible dependents who are enrolled in our group health insurance.  Authorize payroll deduction of additional fees for optional services employees may elect. COBB/BAEN

29658

13. Discussion and possible action to recommend Kharley Smith to be appointed by the Capital Area Council of Governments to the Criminal Justice Advisory Committee to fill the position vacated by Justice of the Peace Andrew Cable

29659

14. Discussion and possible action to adopt new/updated rules and regulations for Randall Vetter and Dudley Johnson Parks

29660

15. Discussion and possible action to adopt a resolution and a plan for collaboration between Texas State University and the Hays County Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service regarding a proposed Youth Agricultural Education and Research facility located on the Freeman Ranch. CONLEY

29661

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.

16. 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 real property including the marketing and potential sale or lease of County owned properties

Exec.Session #16

17. Executive Session pursuant to Sections 551.071 and 551.072 of the Texas Government Code: consultation with counsel and deliberation regarding the Hays County Civic Center and contiguous properties located in Precinct 1 

Exec.Session #17

18. Executive Session pursuant to 551.071 of the Texas Government Code: consultation with counsel regarding all pending and/or contemplated litigation involving Hays County 

Exec.Session#18

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 inmate population at the Hays County Jail 

Jail Population

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

Burn Ban

21. Discussion of issues related to proposed capital construction projects in Hays County, including but not limited to the Government Center; the Precinct 2 facility project; and the Law Enforcement Center Immediate Needs Project

22. Discussion of issues related to the road bond projects, including updates from Mike Weaver, Prime Strategies and Allen Crozier, HDR

Road Bond Projects

23. Discussion of issues related to the Hays County Water and Sewer Authority and the West Travis County Public Utility Agency 

ADJOURNMENT

Posted by 5:00 o'clock P.M. on the 14th day of February, 2014

COMMISSIONERS COURT, HAYS COUNTY, TEXAS








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CLERK OF THE COURT

Hays County encourages compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) in the conduct of all public meetings.  To that end, persons with disabilities who plan to attend this meeting and who may need auxiliary aids such as an interpreter for a person who is hearing impaired are requested to contact the Hays County Judge's Office at (512) 393-2205 as soon as the meeting is posted (72 hours before the meeting) or as soon as practical so that appropriate arrangements can be made.  While it would be helpful to receive as much advance notice as possible, Hays County will make every reasonable effort to accommodate any valid request regardless of when it is received.  Braille is not available.




COMMISSIONERS COURT, HAYS COUNTY, TEXAS



______________________________________________
CLERK OF THE COURT


Hays County encourages compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) in the conduct of all public meetings. To that end, persons with disabilities who plan to attend this meeting and who may need auxiliary aids such as an interpreter for a person who is hearing impaired are requested to contact the Hays County Judge's Office at (512) 393-2205 as soon as the meeting is posted (72 hours before the meeting) or as soon as practical so that appropriate arrangements can be made. While it would be helpful to receive as much advance notice as possible, Hays County will make every reasonable effort to accommodate any valid request regardless of when it is received. Braille is not available.