Commissioners Court - April 22,2014

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 22th 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 22 14 Executed Agenda

04 22 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. Adopt a proclamation declaring May 4 -10, 2014 as National Correctional Officer & Employees Week. COBB/CUTLER

29786

2. Adopt a proclamation declaring April 26, 2014 - May 3, 2014 National Infant Immunization Week. INGALSBE/GARZA/RODRIGUEZ

29787

3. Presentation of the tree located on the courthouse grounds for Judge Charles Ramsay. CONLEY

Tree Presentation-Ramsay

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

29788

5. Approve Commissioners Court Minutes of April 14 &15, 2014.  COBB/GONZALEZ

29789

6. Request for out of state travel for Erica Carpenter, Director of Communications at the Hays County Sheriff’s Office, to attend and speak at the International Academies of Emergency Dispatch conference in Lake Buena Vista, Florida April 30th through May 2nd, 2014. CONLEY

29790

7. Authorize general counsel and the purchasing manager to procure professional architectural services for remodeling within the Hays County Jail and authorize the County Judge to execute a Professional Service Agreement for architectural services with a budget not to exceed $10,000.00. COBB/CUMBERLANDACTION ITEMS

29791

29791- Executed

SUBDIVISIONS

8. SUB 152 - Caliterra Subdivision (675 lots). Discussion and possible action to consider variances from Hays County Development Regulations and approve preliminary plan. WHISENANT/GARZA

29792

MISCELLANEOUS

9. Discussion and possible action to authorize the District Attorney’s Office to move three part-time Administrative Assistant I positions currently funded in the DA Drug Forfeiture Fund to General Fund using salary savings, effective May 1, 2014. COBB/TIBBE

29793

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.

10. 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/WHISENANTSTANDING 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

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

Jail Population

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

Burn Ban

13. 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

HaysCoCSR201404(Reduced)

Hays_PartnershipProgram_ProgressReport201404

2014-04-22_MonthlyUpdate

14. 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


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.