Commissioners Court - July 29,2014

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 29th 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

07 29 2014 Executed Agenda

7-29-14 Agenda

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 recognizing August 2014 as "National Breastfeeding Month" in Hays County. INGALSBE

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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

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3. Approve Commissioners Court Minutes of July 22, 2014.  COBB/GONZALEZ

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4. Approve out of state travel for Evidence Technician, Melody Jaramio to attend training in Glynco, GA. COBB/CUTLER

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5. Authorize Institutional OSSF Permit at 18297 FM 150, Driftwood, TX. WHISENANT/MCINNIS

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6. Approve specifications for IFB 2014-B07 Emulsion Oils and authorize Purchasing to solicit for bid and advertise. COBB/BORCHERDING/MAIORKA

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7. Approve renewal agreement with New World Systems for maintenance of the County’s financial system software and authorize the County Judge to execute the agreement.  COBB/HERZOG

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8. Approve the recommendation and selection of RVI as most qualified firm for RFQ 2014-P01 "Parks Design and Construction" and authorize contract negotiation. CONLEY/MAIORKA/HAUFF

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9. Authorize the Sheriff’s Office to purchase a replacement computer and amend the budget accordingly. COBB/CUTLER

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10. Authorize the Sheriff’s Office to accept reimbursement from the United States Secret Service and amend the budget accordingly. COBB/CUTLER

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ACTION ITEMS

SUBDIVISIONS

11. 13-2-4 Satterwhite Ridge Subdivision (59 lots). Discussion and possible action to approve final plat; accept construction of street and drainage improvements and accept a maintenance bond in the amount of $33,822.00 and Letter of Credit No. 1582 for revegetation in the amount of $16,800.00. JONES/MCINNIS

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MISCELLANEOUS

12. Discussion and possible action to waive development fees for the Wimberley Valley Habitat For Humanity home located at 46 Persimmon Drive, Woodcreek. CONLEY

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13. Discussion and possible action to support the 2014 Annual Rainwater Festival to be held in Dripping Springs on Saturday, October 25th, 2014 at the Dripping Springs Ranch Park and Event Center.  WHISENANT

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14. Discussion and possible action to authorize the County Judge to execute a Freeport Exemption Agreement between Hays County and various local companies which sell Freeport Goods under Section 11.251 of the Texas Tax Code. CONLEY (PULLED)

Agenda Item # 14-PULLED

15. Discussion and possible action to authorize the Sheriff’s Office to utilize salary savings to purchase new vehicles and equipment and amend the budget accordingly. COBB/CUTLER

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16. Discussion and possible action regarding the FY 2015 budget including a presentation of the Judge’s proposed budget and the selection of dates for budget workshops. COBB

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17. Discussion and possible action to ratify the execution of a Professional Services Agreement between Hays County and Bowman Consulting for services related to water sampling and a property history report at the Hays County Government Center located at 712 South Stagecoach Trail in Precinct 1. COBB/GARZA

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18. Discussion and possible to call for a public hearing on August 12th, 2014 related to the improvements of Boulder Bluff in Precinct 4 pursuant to Chapter 253 of the Texas Transportation Code, and authorize the Office of General Counsel to publish notice of said meeting. WHISENANT

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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.

19. 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. NO ACTION TAKEN.


EXEC.SESSION- No Action Taken

19. 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. COBB

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

Jail Population

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

Burn Ban

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 (PULLED)

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

ADJOURNMENT

Posted by 5:00 o'clock P.M. on the 25th 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.