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Agendas and Minutes

PUBLIC NOTICE 
REGULAR COMMISSIONERS COURT MEETING
JIM HOGG CO. COURTHOUSE, 102 E. TILLEY
OCTOBER 24, 2016 
9:30 A.M. 
 
CALL TO ORDER BY THE HONORABLE HUMBERTO GONZALEZ COUNTY JUDGE 
 
16-09-018 ROLL CALL BY THE HONORABLE ZONIA G. MORALES, JIM HOGG COUNTY CLERK 
16-09-019 PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE
16-09-020 PRAYER
16-09-021 PUBLIC COMMENTS - THIS SECTION PROVIDES THE PUBLIC THE OPPORTUNITY TO ADDRESS THE COMMISSIONERS COURT ON ANY ITEM ON THE AGENDA. MEMBERS OF THE PUBLIC WISHING TO PARTICIPATE MUST REGISTER ON THE PUBLIC PARTICIPATION LIST SPECIFYING WHICH AGENDA ITEM THEY WISH TO COMMENT ON.
16-09-022 APPROVE BILLS | A-1
16-09-023 APPROVE PAYROLL FOR OCTOBER 21, 2016. | A-2
16-09-024 COMMUNICATIONS | A-3
16-09-025 DISPENSE WITH ORDER OF BUSINESS
16-09-026 REPORTS AND PRESENTATIONS | A-4
16-09-027 DELIBERATE AND CONSIDER ACTION ON THE FOLLOWING ITEMS
A. APPROVE BUDGET AMENDMENTS AND/OR BUDGET LINE ITEM TRANSFERS. | A-5
B. ADOPTION OF MINUTES. | A-6
C. CONSIDER THE LINE –ITEM CHANGE FROM D.A. FORFEITURE ACCT BUDGET EXPENSE ACCT 16-400-103 CONTRACT- R. GUTIERREZ $20,000.00 TO D.A. FORFEITURE ACCT BUDGET EXPENSE ACCT. 16-400-103 RICARDO O. CARRILLO II $20,000.00. [REQUESTED BY OMAR ESCOBAR D.A.] | A-7
D. APPROVAL OF TAX ROLL FOR FY 2016. [REQUESTED BY NORMA HINOJOSA, TAX ASSESSOR/COLLECTOR] | A-8
E. APPROVE MONTHLY TAX COLLECTION AND ADJUSTMENT REPORT FOR SEPTEMBER 2016. [REQUESTED BY NORMA HINOJOSA, TAX ASSESSOR/COLLECTOR] | A-9
F. REVIEW AND CONSIDER APPROVAL OF USDA HOUSING PRESERVATION GRANT AND BUDGET. [REQUESTED BY JAVIER ZAMBRANO] | A-10
G. MANDATORY TRASH ACCOUNTS FOR COUNTY EMPLOYEES. [REQUESTED BY LINDA JO SOLIZ, COMMISSIONER PCT. 1] | A-11
H. APPOINT MARCO CORONADO AS THE LOCAL RABIES CONTROL AUTHORITY DESIGNATEE. | A-12
I. HIRE A VETERANS OFFICER. | A-13
J. AUTHORIZE COUNTY CLERK TO ADVERTISE FOR PART-TIME CLERK POSITION AT THE JUSTICE OF THE PEACE DEPT. (2 WEEK AD.) [REQUESTED BY J.P.’S] | A-14
K. CLARIFY PART-TIME EMPLOYEE PAID FROM ABANDONED VEHICLE BUDGET AS APPROVED ON THE MEETING OF SEPT. 27, 2016. [REQUESTED BY GLORIA BENAVIDES, COUNTY TREASURER] | A-15
L. APPROVE CONTRACTS AND AGREEMENTS BETWEEN JIM HOGG CO. AND VICTORIA CO. FOR:
1) SECURE LONG-TERM RESIDENTIAL SERVICES OF JUVENILE OFFENDERS FROM SEPT. 1, 2016 TO AUGUST 31, 2017. | A-16
2) SECURE SHORT-TERM DETENTION OF JUVENILE OFFENDERS FROM SEPT. 1, 2016 TO AUG. 31, 2017. | A-17
M. APPROVE BID FOR CLEANING OF VICTORIA’S SHOP PROPERTY. [REQUESTED BY SANDALIO RUIZ, COMMISSIONER PCT. 3] | A-18
N. APPROVE THE FOLLOWING BUDGETS FOR FY 2016/2017:
1) JHC CHILD SAFETY FUND – 0076
2) LEOSO (STATE COMPTROLLER) – 0030
3) JHC COURTHOUSE SECURITY FUND – 0023
4) LATERAL ROAD FUND – 0018
5) JHC RESERVE FUND (FORMERLY SBPI PROGRAM) -- 0054 | A-19
O. CLARIFY/OR WRITE POLICY ON CLEARING LOTS WITH LARGE NUMBER OF DEMOLISHED MATERIAL THAT NEEDS TO BE PICKED UP WHEN CITIZENS CLEAR THEIR LOTS. [REQUESTED BY COUNTY JUDGE GONZALEZ] | A-20
P. PURSUANT TO CHAPTER 283 OF THE LOCAL GOVERNMENT CODE, TO ADOPT AN ORDER ENDORSING THE FOLLOWING TEXAS PUBLIC UTILITY COMMISSION “MUNICIPAL” ACCESS LINE RATES FOR JIM HOGG COUNTY AS CALCULATED BY THE PUBLIC UTILITY COMMISSION FOR THE FOLLOWING ACCESS LINE CATEGORIES: CATEGORY 1 (RESIDENTIAL AND BURGLAR ALARMS) $1.85; CATEGORY 2 (NON RESIDENTIAL) $4.26; AND CATEGORY 3 (POINT TO POINT) $6.48. | A-21
 
16-08-028 RESOLUTIONS AND PROCLAMATIONS
A. ADOPT PROCLAMATION TO DEDICATE STATE HIGHWAY 649 AS STATE TROOPER DAVID LEE NEVAREZ MEMORIAL HIGHWAY. [REQUESTED BY CYNTHIA BETANCOURT, COMMISSIONER PCT. 4] | A-22 
16-08-029 EXECUTIVE SESSION
 
NOTE 1 GOV’T CODE ANN 551.071, CONSULTATION WITH ATTORNEY
NOTE 2 GOV’T CODE ANN 551.072, REAL PROPERTY
NOTE 3 GOV’T CODE ANN 551.074, PERSONNEL MATTERS
NOTE 4 GOV’T CODE ANN 551.076, SECURITY
 
THE COMMISSIONERS COURT WILL CONSIDER THE FOLLOWING ITEMS IN EXECUTIVE SESSION. THE COMMISSIONERS COURT MAY ALSO CONSIDER ANY OTHER MATTER POSTED ON THE AGENDA IF THERE ARE ISSUES THAT REQUIRE CONSIDERATION IN EXECUTIVE SESSION AND THE COMMISSIONERS COURT ANNOUNCES THAT THE ITEM WILL BE CONSIDERED EXECUTIVE SESSION. 
 
16-08-030 ADJOURN
 
PURSUANT TO THE AUTHORITY GRANTED UNDER GOVERNMENT CODE, CHAPTER 551, THE COMMISSIONERS COURT MAY CONVENE A CLOSED SESSION TO DISCUSS ANY OF THE ABOVE AGENDA ITEMS. IMMEDIATELY BEFORE ANY CLOSED SESSION, THE SPECIFIC SECTION OR SECTIONS OF GOVERNMENT CODE, CHAPTER 551 THAT PROVIDE STATUTORY AUTHORITY WILL BE ANNOUNCED.
 
DATED THIS 21st DAY OF OCT., 2016.
BY HUMBERTO GONZALEZ, COUNTY JUDGE
 

CERTIFICATION OF NOTICE AND POSTING

I, THE UNDERSIGNED, COUNTY CLERK, DO HEREBY CERTIFY THAT THE ABOVE NOTICE OF MEETING OF THE JIM HOGG COUNTY COMMISSIONERS COURT, IS A TRUE AND CORRECT COPY OF SAID NOTICE, AND THAT I POSTED A TRUE AND CORRECT COPY OF SAID NOTICE ON THE BULLETIN BOARD AT THE COURTHOUSE OF JIM HOGG COUNTY, TEXAS, AT A PLACE READILY ACCESSIBLE TO THE GENERAL PUBLIC AT ALL TIMES ON THE 21st DAY OF OCT., 2016 AT 9:00 AM AND SAID NOTICE REMAINED SO POSTED CONTINUOUSLY FOR AT LEAST 72 HOURS PRECEDING THE SCHEDULE TIME OF SAID MEETING.
 
DATED THIS 21st DAY OF OCT., 2016.
BY ZONIA G. MORALES, COUNTY CLERK