Commissioners Court - February 25,2014

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 9:00 A.M. on the 25th 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 25 2014 Executed Agenda

02 25 2014 Agenda

INVOCATION

PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE - Pledge of Allegiance to the American Flag & Pledge of Allegiance to the Texas Flag

ROLL CALL

PRESENTATIONS & PROCLAMATIONS

1. Presentation by representatives of Central Texas Medical Center and Live Oak Health Partners to provide an update on the operations of the Community Health Clinic

Agenda Item #1 Presentation

2. Presentation to update the Commissioners’ Court on the Plum Creek Watershed Partnership Texas Department of Agriculture Hog Out County Grants Program

Agenda Item #2 Presentaton

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.

3. Approve payments of county invoices

02 25 2014 Invoices

4. Approve Commissioners Court Minutes of February 18, 2014

29663

5. Authorize the Development and Community Services, Parks Division to accept a donation from the Dripping Springs Running Club, Run by the Creek 5k and 10k running race for Park improvements

29664

Budget Amendment

6. Approve additional expenses on the Lake Services, Inc. contract in the amount of $1,640.00

29665

7. Authorize Constable Pct. 1 to purchase two Point Blank Bullet Proof Vests, model # Vision A-II for Deputy Constable slots, 0885-001 and 0885-004 and amend the budget accordingly

29666

Budget Amendment

8. Approve the reappointment of Ray Whisenant to represent Hays County on the board of the Clean Air Coalition

29667

9. Authorize the County Judge to request funds from the Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts associated with unclaimed capital credits received from electric cooperatives and certify that use of the funds will be for a program as specified under Texas Local Government Code, Section 381.004, and upon receipt amend the budget accordingly

29668

10. Accept the 2013 annual Racial Profiling Report from the Hays County Sheriff’s Office

29669

ACTION ITEMS

ROADS

11. Discussion and possible action to approve a Professional Services contract with Bowman Engineering for development of an Emergency Action Plan, Breach Analysis, and Inundation Map for the Lake Laurel Dam in Woodcreek North subdivision. CONLEY/BORCHERDING

29670

12. Discussion and possible action to authorize the County Judge to execute a Local Transportation Project Advance Funding Agreement (AFA)with TxDOT for A Highway Improvement Project (FM 110 from State Highway 123 to I-35 at Yarrington Road)

29671

29671 Executed

13. Discussion and possible action to authorize the County Judge to execute a contract between West Thomson Reuters and Hays County related to online legal research 

29672

14. Discussion and possible action to adopt a Resolution authorizing the County Judge to submit a grant application to the Office of the Governor, Criminal Justice Division (CJD) for the Hays County Veteran Court in the amount of $104,553 

29673

15. Discussion and possible action to adopt a Resolution authorizing the County Judge to submit a grant application to the Office of the Governor, Criminal Justice Division (CJD) for the Justice of the Peace Offices in the amount of $55,923.00 

29674

16. Discussion and possible action to adopt a Resolution authorizing the County Judge to submit a grant application to the Office of the Governor, Criminal Justice Division (CJD) for Hays County Sheriff’s Office and Constable Pct. 3 in the amount of $58,414 

29675

17. Discussion and possible action to appoint Commissioner Debbie Gonzales Ingalsbe to the San Marcos Hays County EMS Board of Directors for a one (1) year term

29676

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 551.072 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 

Executive Session

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

Executive Session (2)

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 of issues related to inmate population at the Hays County Jail.  COBB/CUTLER

Inmate Population

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

Burn Ban

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

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 21st day of February, 2014 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.




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.