Commissioners Court - April 8,2014

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 08:15 A.M. on the 8th 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

Agenda 04 08 2014

4-8-14 sm 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 .

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.

1. Approve payments of county invoices.  HERZOG

4.8.14 Invoices

2. Approve Commissioners Court Minutes of March 31st & April 1st, 2014.  COBB/GONZALEZ

29754

3. Accept donations totaling $150.00 issued to Hays County Sheriff’s Office Communications Division and amend the budget accordingly. COBB/CUTLER

29755

04 08 14 Budget Amendment

4. Amend the District Attorney Hot Check Fee Fund for salary stipends. COBB/TIBBE

29756

5. Approve the cancellation of the Hays County Commissioners Court on the following dates: May 27th and December 2nd & 30th, 2014. COBB

29757

6. Authorize the County Judge to execute Subaward Agreement 14012-82073-1with Texas State University for project funding in the amount of $16,005.00 through US Department of Justice, Office of Justice Programs in support of Advanced Rapid Response Training (ALERRT) program activities.  COBB/CUTLER/HAUFF

29758

7. Approve the February 2014 Treasurer’s Report and Investment Report. COBB/TUTTLE

29759

8. Amend the Extension Office budget for additional travel related to outreach educational programs for the community. COBB/PARRISH

29760

04 08 14 Budget Amendment

9. Authorize the Parks Department to purchase promotional items for the Jacob’s Well Grand Opening event. CONLEY/GARZA

29761

10. Approve the Sheriff’s Office, Training Division to revise course codes and existing course fees to the training fee schedule. COBB/CUTLER

29762

11. Authorize the County Judge to execute a letter amendment to the Professional Services Agreement for consulting services between Hays County and Pix Howell increasing the not to exceed fee from $25,000 to $50,000 and amend the budget accordingly. WHISENANT

29763

04 08 14 Budget Amendment

29763-Executed

12. Authorize the Sheriff’s Office to utilize salary savings for criminal investigation services related to the Austin Regional Intelligence Center agreement and amend the budget accordingly. COBB/CUTLER

29764

04 08 14 Budget Amendment

ACTION ITEMS

ROADS

13. Discussion and possible action to amend the Hays County Transportation Plan (HCTP) to add an extension of Centerpoint Rd from RM 12 to Hunter Rd. /FM 2439, and revise the HCTP Major Thoroughfare Plan Map and Roadway Matrix accordingly. CONLEY/GARZA

13. Discussion and possible action to amend the Hays County Transportation Plan (HCTP) to add an extension of Centerpoint Rd from RM 12 to Hunter Rd. /FM 2439, and revise the HCTP Major Thoroughfare Plan Map and Roadway Matrix accordingly. CONLEY/GARZA

Agenda Item #13 No action

14. Discussion and possible action to authorize the County Judge to execute a Special Warranty Deed, conveying approximating 34.1355 acres of Right of Way to the State of Texas for the FM 110 Project. INGALSBE

29765

29765-DEED

15. SUB 166 - Amending Plat of Lot 8, Twin Creek addition and Lot 12-B, Longview II ( 2 Lots).  Discussion and possible action to waive preliminary plan and approve final plat. WHISENANT/GARZA

29766

MISCELLANEOUS

16. Discussion and possible action to authorize Institutional OSSF Permit and grant a variance to TAC 30 Chapter 285.34(d) (On-Site Sewage Facilities Rules) at 16920 Ranch Road 12, Wimberley, TX. CONLEY/GARZA

29767

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.

17. Executive session pursuant to Section 551.071 and 551.076 of the Texas Government Code: deliberation regarding security devices in the Hays County Law Enforcement Center on Uhland Road in San Marcos, Texas. Possible action may follow in open court. COBB

Exec. Session #17 No Action

18. 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 #18 No Action

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.  COBB/CUTLER

Jail Population

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

21. 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

Road Bond Projects

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

ADJOURNMENT




COMMISSIONERS COURT, HAYS COUNTY, TEXAS



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CLERK OF THE COURT


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