Commissioners Court - March 4,2014

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 10:00 A.M. on the 4th day of March, 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 .

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

29677

2. Approve Commissioners Court Minutes of February 25, 2014

29678

3. Approval to add Spitzer & Associates to the list of pre-qualified vendors for the Road Bond Program under the category of ROW Acquisition

29679

4. Approve Utility Permits

29680

5. Authorize Pct. 1 Commissioner to sign a contract for Professional Services with Klotz & Associates for Harris Hill Road Drainage Study 

29681

29681-Executed

6. Amend the Precinct 2 building construction budget for building repairs for wall damage in the waiting areas

29682

Budget Amendment

7. Authorize the County Judge to execute an Amendment to the Contract with the Department of State Health Services for the Tuberculosis Prevention and Control grant 

29683

8. Approve the appointment of Leah Gibson to serve as a representative on the Capital Area Council of Governments (CAPCOG) Solid Waste Advisory Committee to replace David Case. COBB

29684

9. Move funds from the Sheriff Operating budget to the Animal Control budget for continuing education and amend the budget accordingly 

29685

Budget Amendment

10. Accept Annual Financial Report from the Hays County Emergency Service District #5 /Kyle Fire Department 

29686

ACTION ITEMS

ROADS

11. Call for a public hearing on March 18, 2014 to establish traffic regulations (NO PARKING zone) along Crystal Meadow Drive at the Pct. 2 office 

29687

12. Discussion and possible action to consider the acceptance of road construction and drainage improvements, and release of the construction surety for Key Ranch aka Saratoga Hills Subdivision, Section 1

29688

Key Ranch ( RELEASE)

MISCELLANEOUS

13. Discussion and possible action to consider naming a private drive located off RR 12 in Precinct 4 to Orchid Lane  

29689

14. Discussion and possible action to authorize the County Judge to execute a Professional Services Agreement with Johnson Trube & Associates, LLC. for real estate services related to surplus property in Hays County 

29690

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.

15. 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#15

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 related to Right of Way acquisition at the intersection of Yarrington and IH35

Executive Session#16

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.

17. Discussion of issues related to inmate population at the Hays County Jail

Inmate Population

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

Burn Ban

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

20. 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 28st 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.