Commissioners Court - July 15,2014

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 15th day of July, 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

PRESENTATIONS & PROCLAMATIONS

1. Presentation to the Commissioners Court about the Texas Brigades Program. JONES

Texas Brigades Presentation Backup Information

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.

2. Approve payments of county invoices.  HERZOG

07 15 14 Invoices

3. Approve Commissioners Court Minutes of July 8, 2014.  COBB/GONZALEZ

29952

4. Authorize the Sheriff’s Office to utilize funds for Animal Control Services and amend the budget accordingly. COBB/CUTLER

29953

5. Approve specifications for RFP 2014-P03 Audit of Hays County and authorize Purchasing to solicit for proposal and advertise. HERZOG

29954

6. Approve specifications for rebid of IFB 2014-B05R General Contractor for Renovations to the Hays County Health Clinic and authorize Purchasing to solicit for bid and advertise. COBB/GARZA/MAIORKA

29955

6. RE-OPEN  Approve specifications for rebid of IFB 2014-B05R General Contractor for Renovations to the Hays County Health Clinic and authorize Purchasing to solicit for bid and advertise. COBB/GARZA/MAIORKA

7. Authorize the Sheriff’s Office to use existing funds to purchase an additional storage system for the existing server utilized for Coban and amend the budget accordingly. COBB/CUTLER

29956

8. Approve out of state travel for Richard Roberts, District Court Reporter, for a continuing education conference in Las Vegas, NV. COBB

29957

9. Approve the re-appointment of Julia New and Michael Floreani to the Emergency Service District #7 board for two year terms expiring December 31, 2014. CONLEY

29958

ACTION ITEMS

ROADS

10. Discussion and possible action to reselect three transportation projects by County priority to submit to CAMPO for STP MM funding available for FY 2015 - 2019. CONLEY/BORCHERDING

29959

MISCELLANEOUS

11. Discussion and possible action to authorize the County Judge to execute a Professional Services Agreement between Hays County and Freese and Nichols, Inc. for professional engineering services related to the Jail Needs Assessment Project in Precinct 1. INGALSBE

29960

12. Discussion and possible action to authorize the County Judge to execute an agreement with the City of Dripping Springs regarding subdivision regulation in the extraterritorial jurisdiction of Dripping Springs, pursuant to HB1445 (2001). WHISENANT/JONES/MCINNIS/GARZA

29961

13. Discussion and possible action to authorize the County Judge to apply to the Texas Department of State Health Services for one-time supplemental funding under the Public Health Emergency Preparedness Program, in the amount of $14,660.00. COBB/JONES/SMITH/HAUFF

29962

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.

14. Executive Session pursuant to Sections 551.071 and 551.072 of the Texas Government Code: consultation with counsel and deliberation regarding the purchase and value of a 2.275 acre lot owned by Hays County located along Goforth Road in Precinct 2. Possible action may follow in open court. JONES

Exec.Session #14

15. 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 Projects Quarter, Silo, and Mario. Possible action may follow in open court.  JONES

Exec.Session #15

15. 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 Projects Quarter, Silo, and Mario. Possible action may follow in open court.  JONES

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.

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

Jail Population

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

Burn Ban

18. 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

19. 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 11th day of July, 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.