Commissioners Court - March 11,2014

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 11th 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.  HERZOG

29691

2. Approve Commissioners Court Minutes of March 4, 2014.  COBB/GONZALEZ

29692

3. Accept donations in the amount of $125.00 to Hays County Sheriff’s Office Communications Division and amend the budget accordingly. COBB/CUTLER

29693

Budget Amendment

4. Accept LEOSE funds for the Fire Marshal’s Office and amend the budget accordingly. COBB/CHAMBERS

29694

Budget Amendment

5. Accept a grant award from the National Rifle Association Foundation on behalf of the Hays County Sheriff’s Office’s Patrol Division for shotguns valued at $6,201.40 and amend the budget accordingly. COBB/CUTLER

29695

Budget Amendment

6. Authorize the Hays County Sheriff’s Office to submit a grant proposal to MetLife Insurance Foundation for $15,000.00 to be used by the Support Services Division for the Standard Response Protocol program. COBB/CUTLER

29696

7. Authorize the County Judge to execute Amendment One to the Contract with the Department of State Health Services for the Tuberculosis Prevention and Control (State) grant. INGALSBE/GARZA/HAUFF

29697

8. Approve the October, November, December 2013 and January 2014 Treasurer’s Reports and Investment Reports. COBB/TUTTLE

29698

9. Authorize the County Judge to execute a letter amendment to the Interlocal Agreement between Hays County and the City of Buda related to the improvements of the Buda Skate Park and Bradfield Park in Hays County. JONES

29699

29699- Executed

10. Authorize the execution of a Resolution of the Hays County Commissioners Court related to FM110. INGALSBE

#10Pulled

11. Authorize the County Judge to submit an application for eligibility to receive federal surplus property by participating in the Texas 1033 Surplus Property Program. INGALSBE/CUTLER

#11Pulled

12. Amend UPS Service Agreement with LCRA and the Hays County Sheriff’s Office to service an additional two UPS systems in the 9-1-1 center and increase the monthly maintenance fee from $160 to $200. CONLEY/CUTLER

29700

13. Ratify the execution of the termination notice related to the Interlocal Agreement Concerning Medical Services between Hays County, the City of San Marcos, and San Marcos/Hays EMS. INGALSBE

29701

ACTION ITEMS

ROADS

14. Discussion and possible action to authorize the County Judge to execute a contract with HNTB Corporation for professional Design, Engineering and Construction Phase services on the RR 12 project in Hays County. CONLEY

29702

MISCELLANEOUS

15. Discussion and possible action to authorize the County Judge to execute Quitclaim Deed related to Hays County’s abandonment of Par Drive in Precinct 1. INGALSBE

29703

29703- Deed

16.Di scussion and possible action to authorize additional one-time funding for the Greater San Marcos Youth Council and amend the budget accordingly. CONLEY

29704

29704-Executed

Budget Amendment

16.Di scussion and possible action to authorize additional one-time funding for the Greater San Marcos Youth Council and amend the budget accordingly. CONLEY

17. Discussion and possible action to authorize the purchase of equipment and installation of data lines for the County Clerk to open Sub-Stations in satellite offices and amend the budget accordingly. JONES/GONZALEZ

29705

Budget Amendment

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 551.087 of the Texas Government Code: consultation with counsel and deliberation regarding economic development negotiations associated with Project Silo.  Possible action may follow in open court.  JONES

Executive Session#18

19. 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 Upland.  Possible action may follow in open court. INGALSBE/CONLEY

Executive Session#19

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

InmatePopulation

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

BurnBan

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

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

ADJOURNMENT

Posted by 5:00 o'clock P.M. on the 7st day of March, 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.