Commissioners Court - April 1,2014

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 1th day of April, in the Hays County Courthouse, Room 301, San Marcos, Texas. An Open Meeting will be held concerning the following subjects:

CALL TO ORDER

04 01 2014 Minutes

INVOCATION

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

ROLL CALL

PRESENTATIONS & PROCLAMATIONS

1. Proclamation recognizing April as Child Abuse Recognition and Awareness Month. CONLEY

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2. Proclamation recognizing the month of April as Sexual Assault Prevention and Awareness Month. CONLEY

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3. Recognition of Chief Deputy Tax Assessor-Collector, Jenifer O’Kane, for acquiring the designation of Professional County Collector.  COBB/CARAWAY

Recognition Tax Asssessor

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 Comment

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.

4. Approve payments of county invoices.  HERZOG

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5. Approve Commissioners Court Minutes of March 25, 2014.  COBB/GONZALEZ

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6. Approve the cancellation of the Hays County Commissioners Court on the following dates: May 6th, June 10th, August 26th, September 30th, November 11th, November 25th, December 23rd, 2014. INGALSBE

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7. Ratify the County Judge’s execution of the Texas Workforce Commission Information Release Contract and an amendment to the Texas Workforce Commission Information Release Contract. COBB/KENNEDY

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8. Authorize the County Judge to execute Amendment 1 to the grant Project Agreement with the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department for the Dahlstrom Ranch Trail Construction project. JONES/HAUFF

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9. Authorize Institutional OSSF Permit #2014-27978 at 13518 W Hwy 290, Dripping Springs, TX in Precinct 4. WHISENANT/GARZAACTION ITEMS

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SUBDIVISIONS

10. SUB 115 - Rim Rock Phase 2 Section 4 (71 lots). Discussion and possible action to approve final plat; accept construction of street and drainage improvements and a two year maintenance bond in the amount of $126,704.75. JONES/WHISENANT/GARZA

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11. SUB 124 - Rim Rock Phase 1 Section 5 (48 lots). Discussion and possible action to approve final plat; accept surety for the remaining construction of street and drainage improvements in the amount of $8,300.00. JONES/GARZAMISCELLANEOUS

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12. Discussion and possible action to consider membership in the Lone Star Regional Water Authority and authorize the County Judge to execute an Interlocal Agreement between Hays County and the Lone Star Regional Water Authority which shall serve as the County’s petition for membership pursuant to Section 8364.072 of the Texas Special District Local Laws Code. COBBEXECUTIVE 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.

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13. Executive Session pursuant to 551.071 of the Texas Government Code: consultation with counsel regarding the Water Reservation and Supply Agreement Between Hays County and Forestar Real Estate (USA) Group INC. Possible action may follow in open court. COBB/WHISENANT

Exec.Session #13 No Action

14. Executive Session pursuant to 551.071 of the Texas Government Code: consultation with counsel regarding all pending and/or contemplated litigation involving Hays County. Possible action may follow in open court. COBBSTANDING 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.

Exec.Session#14 No Action

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

Jail Population

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

Burn Ban

17. 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

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




COMMISSIONERS COURT, HAYS COUNTY, TEXAS



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CLERK OF THE COURT


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