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Agendas and Minutes

PUBLIC NOTICE
REGULAR COMMISSIONERS COURT MEETING
JIM HOGG CO. COURTHOUSE, 102 E. TILLEY
HEBBRONVILLE, TX 78361
JAN. 09, 2017
9:30 A.M.
 
17-01-001 CALL TO ORDER BY THE HONORABLE HUMBERTO GONZALEZ COUNTY JUDGE
17-01-002 ROLL CALL BY THE HONORABLE ZONIA G. MORALES, JIM HOGG COUNTY CLERK
17-01-003 PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE
17-01-004 PRAYER
 
17-01-005 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.
 
17-01-006 ADOPTION OF MINUTES | A-1
17-01-007 DEPARTMENTAL REPORTS | A-2
17-01-008 FINANCIAL REPORT (CO. TREASURER/CO. AUDITOR) | A-3
17-01-009 APPROVE BILLS | A-4
17-01-010 APPROVE PAYROLLS FOR DEC. 16, 2016 AND DEC. 30, 2016. | A-5
17-01-011 COMMUNICATIONS | A-6
17-01-012 DISPENSE WITH REGULAR ORDER OF BUSINESS.
17-01-013 REPORTS AND PRESENTATIONS
  1. JASMIN ALVARADO TO MAKE PRESENTATION ON PLANS FOR 2017. | A-7
 
17-01-014 DELIBERATE AND CONSIDER ON THE FOLLOWING ITEMS
  1. BUDGET AMENDMENTS AND/OR BUDGET LINE ITEM TRANSFERS. | A-8
  2. ACCEPT GRANT AWARD FOR CODE ENFORCER, APPROVE BUDGET AND OPEN LINE ITEMS. [REQUESTED BY COUNTY JUDGE HUMBERTO GONZALEZ] | A-9
  3. HIRE LUIS GUERRA AS CODE ENFORCER EFFECTIVE 01/09/17. SALARY AND BENEFITS AS INDICATED ON STDC GRANT [REQUESTED BY COUNTY JUDGE HUMBERTO GONZALEZ] | A-10
  4. APPROVE GRANT AWARD FROM THE TEXAS VETERANS COMMISSION FOR $4,413, APPROVE BUDGET AND OPEN LINE ITEMS. [REQUESTED BY COUNTY JUDGE GONZALEZ] | A-11
  5. ACCEPT LETTER OF RESIGNATION AND REMOVE FROM COUNTY PAYROLL KEVIN A. MARTINEZ (JAILER) EFFECTIVE 12/30/16 AND ALSO PAY ANY MONIES OWED. [REQUESTED BY SHERIFF ALARCON] | A-12
  6. ACCEPT LETTER OF RESIGNATION AND REMOVE FROM COUNTY PAYROLL ALBERTO CANTU (JAILER) EFFECTIVE 12/31/16 AND ALSO PAY ANY MONIES OWED. [REQUESTED BY SHERIFF ALARCON] | A-13
  7. REMOVE FROM COUNTY PAYROLL DEPUTY LUIS GUERRA EFFECTIVE 01/01/2017 AND ALSO PAY ANY MONIES OWED. (RESIGNATION WITHOUT NOTIFICATION). [REQUESTED BY SHERIFF ALARCON | A-14
  8. PROMOTE JAILER SARAH TORRES TO DEPUTY SHERIFF AS OF JAN. 9, 2017. [REQUESTED BY SHERIFF ALARCON] | A-15
  9. AUTHORIZE COUNTY CLERK TO ADVERTISE FOR THREE (3) JAILER POSITIONS AND A DEPUTY SHERIFF [REQUESTED BY SHERIFF ALARCON] | A-16
  10. APPROVE THE 2017 IRS STANDARD MILEAGE RATE OF 53.5 CENTS PER MILE. [REQUESTED BY COUNTY TREASURER GLORIA BENAVIDES] | A-17
  11. HIRE JOSE D. GUTIERREZ AS TEMPORARY LIBRARIAN ASST. @ THE RATE OF $8.75 PER HOUR EFFECTIVE 01/09/2017. [REQUESTED BY COUNTY JUDGE HUMBERTO GONZALEZ] | A-18
  12. APPROVE 5310 GRANT ED 1701 FROM TXDOT IN THE AMOUNT OF $8000.00 TO BE USED FOR PREVENTIVE MAINTENANCE ON THE JIM HOGG COUNTY TRANSPORTATION BUSES EFFECTIVE 10/01/16 TO 12/31/2017. ALSO, APPROVE BUDGET AND OPEN LINE ITEMS. [REQUESTED BY PETRA GARCIA, SOCIAL SERVICES] | A-19
  13. DISCUSS AND ACT ON ACCEPTANCE OF CONTINUING EDUCATION CERTIFICATE OF COMPLETION MANDATED BY SB546, SECTION 6.231(D) OF THE PROPERTY TAX CODE FOR NORMA LIZA HINOJOSA, PCC, JIM HOGG COUNTY TAX ASSESSOR/COLLECTOR. [REQUESTED BY NORMA HINOJOSA, TAX ASSESSOR/COLLECTOR] | A-20
  14. APPROVE MONTHLY TAX COLLECTION AND ADJUSTMENT REPORT FOR NOVEMBER 2016. [REQUESTED BY NORMA HINOJOSA, TAX ASSESSOR/COLLECTOR] | A-21
  15. AUTHORIZE COUNTY TAX ASSESSOR/COLLECTOR TO REVISE BANK ACCOUNTS SIGNATURE CARD AT FIRST NATIONAL BANK; REMOVE ADELINA PEREZ AND ADD ADELA E. GARZA. [REQUESTED BY NORMA HINOJOSA, TAX ASSESSOR/COLLECTOR] | A-22
 
17-01-015 RESOLUTIONS AND PROCLAMATIONS
  1. ADOPT RESOLUTION OF JIM HOGG COUNTY TX, AUTHORIZING THE SUBMISSION OF A TEXAS COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT BLOCK GRANT APPLICATION TO THE TEXAS DEPT. OF AGRICULTURE FOR THE COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT FUND; AND AUTHORIZING THE COUNTY JUDGE TO ACT AS THE EXECUTIVE OFFICER AND AUTHORIZED REPRESENTATIVE IN ALL MATTERS PERTAINING TO THE PARTICIPATION IN THE COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT BLOCK GRANT PROGRAM. [REQUESTED BY GRANT WORKS] | A-23
 
17-01-016 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. 
 
17-01-017 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 4th DAY OF JANUARY, 2017.
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 5th DAY OF JANUARY, 2017 AT 3:00 PM AND SAID NOTICE REMAINS SO POSTED CONTINUOUSLY FOR AT LEAST 72 HOURS PRECEDING THE SCHEDULED TIME OF SAID MEETING.
 
DATED THIS 5th DAY OF JANUARY, 2017. 
BY CONIA G. MORALES, COUNTY CLERK