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Agendas and Minutes

 

 

PUBLIC NOTICE
REGULAR COMMISSIONERS COURT MEETING
JIM HOGG CO. COURTHOUSE, 102 E. TILLEY
HEBBRONVILLE, TX 78361
NOV. 14, 2016
9:30 A.M.
 
16-11-001 CALL TO ORDER BY THE HONORABLE HUMBERTO GONZALEZ COUNTY JUDGE
16-11-002 ROLL CALL BY THE HONORABLE ZONIA G. MORALES, JIM HOGG COUNTY CLERK
16-11-003 PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE
16-11-004 PRAYER
16-11-005 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.
 
16-11-006 ADOPTION OF MINUTES | A-1
16-11-007 DEPARTMENTAL REPORTS | A-2
16-11-008 FINANCIAL REPORT (CO. TREASURER/CO. AUDITOR) | A-3
16-11-009 APPROVE BILLS | A-4
16-11-010 APPROVE PAYROLL FOR NOVEMBER 4, 2016. | A-5
16-11-011 COMMUNICATIONS | A-6
16-11-012 DISPENSE WITH REGULAR ORDER OF BUSINESS.
16-11-013 REPORTS AND PRESENTATIONS | A-7
16-11-014 DELIBERATE AND CONSIDER ON THE FOLLOWING ITEMS
A. BUDGET AMENDMENTS AND/OR BUDGET LINE ITEM TRANSFERS. | A-8
B. APPROVE MEMORANDUM OF UNDERSTANDING WITH BEHAVIORAL HEALTH SOLUTIONS OF SOUTH TEXAS AND THE FOLLOWING:
1) JIM HOGG CO. COURTHOUSE
2) JIM HOGG CO. LIBRARY
3) DEPARTMENT OF SOCIAL SERVICES
4) JIM HOGG CO. FOOD PANTRY
5) JIM HOGG CO. NUTRITION CENTER
6) PREVENTION RESOURCE CENTER 11 
7) COMMUNITY AGREEMENT | A-9
C. APPROVE TO PAY SIGNATURE COMMITTEE FOR SERVICES DONE ON SUN. NOV. 6, 2016 FROM 12 NOON THRU 7 P.M. CHAIR - $10.50 PER HR.; CLERKS $9.00 PER HR.TO BE PAID FROM 66-400-405 ELECTION EXPENSE LINE ITEM. [REQUESTED BY ZONIA G. MORALES, COUNTY/DISTRICT CLERK] | A-10
D. DISCUSS MOLD ISSUES AT DETENTION CENTER. [REQUESTED BY SHERIFF ALARCON] | A-11
E. PROMOTE DEPUTY SGT. LUIS GARCIA TO INVESTIGATOR LINE ITEM 10-540-122 EFFECTIVE 11/14/16. [REQUESTED BY SHERIFF ALARCON] | A-12
F. ACCEPT LETTER OF RESIGNATION AND REMOVE FROM COUNTY PAYROLL MIGUEL A. MARTINEZ EFFECTIVE 11/10/16. | A-13
G. AUTHORIZE COUNTY JUDGE TO WRITE USDA A LETTER REQUESTING THE LEFT OVER MONIES FROM NEW JAILHOUSE SO THAT THE SHERIFF’S DEPT CAN USE IT BEFORE WE LOSE THESE MONIES. [REQUESTED BY COMMISSIONER PCT. 3 SANDALIO RUIZ] | A-14
H. DISCUSSION AND POSSIBLE ACTION ON RE-CLASSIFYING RODOLFO GUTIERREZ FROM AN INDEPENDENT CONTRACTOR TO A SALARIED EMPLOYEE OF THE DISTRICT  ATTORNEY’S OFFICE, IN COMPLIANCE WITH THE IRS AUDIT, SETTING HIS SALARY, EFFECTIVE OCTOBER 1, 2016, AND AMENDING THE DISTRICT ATTORNEY’S OFFICE  BUDGET TO REFLECT THIS RE-CLASSIFICATION. [REQUESTED BY RUDY GUTIERREZ] | A-15
I. DISCUSS AND TAKE ANY NECESSARY ACTIONS TO RESCIND THE AWARD TO GIGNAC & ASSOCIATES, LLP TO PROVIDE TEXAS CDBG APPLICATION AND PROJECT RELATED PROFESSIONAL ENGINEERING SERVICES FOR THE 2017-2018 TEXAS COMMUNITY BLOCK GRANT COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT FUND PROJECT. [REQUESTED BY COUNTY JUDGE HUMBERTO GONZALEZ] | A-16
J. DISCUSS AND CONSIDER AUTHORIZING AN ENGINEERING SERVICE PROVIDER FOR THE 2017-2018 TEXAS CDBG COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT FUND APPLICATION SERVICES. [REQUESED BY COUNTY JUDGE HUMBERTO GONZALEZ] | A-17
K. DISCUSS, CONSIDER, AND ADOPT RESOLUTION DESIGNATING AN ENGINEERING SERVICE PROVIDER FOR THE 2017-2018 TEXAS CDBG COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT FUND. [REQUESTED BY COUNTY JUDGE HUMBERTO GONZALEZ] | A-18
L. DISCUSS THE 2017-2018 TX CDBG COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT FUND PROJECT NEEDS AND ANY OTHER RELATED MATTERS. [REQUESTED BY ORALIA CARDENAS, GRANT WORKS] | A-19
M. ADVERTISE FOR TEMP UTILITY/TRUCK DRIVER POSITION AT MOTORPOOL, UNTIL POSITION IS FILLED. [REQUESTED BY LINDA JO SOLIZ, COMMISSIONER PCT. 1] | A-20
N. DISCUSS AND TAKE ACTION ON TDA CONTRACTORS PAYMENT. [REQUESTED BY SANDALIO RUIZ, COMMISSIONER PCT. 3] | A-21
O. DISCUSS AND TAKE ACTION ON CHOOSING OF AN ENGINEER FOR TDA. [REQUESTED BY SANDALIO RUIZ, COMMISSIONER PCT. 3] | A-22
P. INCLUDE TDA PROJECT 2015/2016 ON COUNTY AUDIT. [REQUESTED BY SANDALIO RUIZ, COMMISSIONER PCT. 3] | A-23
Q. DISCUSSION AND POSSIBLE ACTION TO PAY $4,523.71 TO THE IRS AS PER TAX AUDIT ADJUSTMENT FOR FY 2014. [REQUESTED BY GLORIA BENAVIDES, COUNTY TREASURER] | A-24
 
16-11-015 RESOLUTIONS AND PROCLAMATIONS
A. ADOPT RESOLUTION TO SUPPORT AND PARTICIPATE IN THE SOUTH TEXAS DEVELOPMENT COUNCIL AND CONFIRMING THE APPOINTMENT OF REPRESENTATIVES FROM THE COUNTY OF JIM HOGG, TX, TO SERVE ON THE BOARD OF THE SOUTH TEXAS DEVELOPMENT COUNCIL FOR THE PERIOD OF OCT. 1, 2016 TO SEPT. 30, 2017. | A-25
 
16-11-016 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 DURING EXECUTIVE SESSION.
 
16-11-017 ADJOURN
PURSUANT TO THE AUTHORITY GRANTED 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 THE GOVERNMENT CODE, CHAPTER 551 THAT PROVIDES  STATUTORY AUTHORITY WILL BE ANNOUNCED.
 
DATED THIS 9TH DAY OF NOVEMBER, 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 10TH DAY OF NOVEMBER, 2016 AT 10:00 AM AND SAID NOTICE REMAINS SO POSTED CONTINUOUSLY FOR AT LEAST 72 HOURS PRECEDING THE SCHEDULED TIME OF SAID MEETING.
 
DATED THIS 10TH DAY OF NOVEMBER, 2016. 
BY ZONIA G. MORALES, COUNTY CLERK