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Agendas and Minutes

 

PUBLIC NOTICE

REGULAR COMMISSIONERS COURT MEETING

JIM HOGG CO. COURTHOUSE, 102 E. TILLEY

HEBBRONVILLE, TX 78361

FEB.13, 2017

9:30 A.M.

 

17-02-001 CALL TO ORDER BY THE HONORABLE HUMBERTO GONZALEZ COUNTY JUDGE

17-02-002 ROLL CALL BY THE HONORABLE ZONIA G. MORALES, JIM HOGG COUNTY CLERK

17-02-003 PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE

 

17-02-004 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.

17-02-005 ADOPTION OF MINUTES  | A-1

17-02-006 DEPARTMENTAL REPORTS | A-2

17-02-007 FINANCIAL REPORT (CO. TREASURER/CO. AUDITOR) | A-3

17-02-008 APPROVE BILLS | A-4

17-02-009 APPROVE PAYROLLS FOR JAN. 27, 2017 AND FEB. 10, 2017. | A-5

 

17-02-010 COMMUNICATIONS

TEXAS ENERGY ENGINEERING SERVICES; STATE ENERGY CONSERVATION OFFICE (SECO) LOCAL GOVERNMENT AND SCHOOLS ENERGY PROGRAM. [REQUESTED BY COUNTY JUDGE HUMBERTO GONZALEZ] | A-6

 

  1. P3 (PUBLIC POWER POOL) PROCUREMENT PROPOSAL FOR ELECTRIC POWER SUPPLY BEGINNING JAN. 1, 2020 AND NOTICE OF INTENT TO BEGIN A COMPETITIVE PROCUREMENT PROCESS. [REQUESTED BY COUNTY JUDGE HUMBERTO GONZALEZ] | A-7

 

  1. ENCOURAGE COUNTY EMPLOYEES TO PARTICIPATE WITH WALK ACROSS TEXAS. [REQUESTED BY JASMIN ALVARADO] | A-8

 

  1. REPORTING OF INTERVIEWS FOR BOT (BETTER LIVING FOR TEXANS) EXTENSION ASSISTANT. [REQUESTED BY JASMIN ALVARADO] | A-9

 

17- 02-011 DISPENSE WITH REGULAR ORDER OF BUSINESS.

17-02-012 REPORTS AND PRESENTATIONS

 

  1. MR. ARELLANO TO EXPLAIN THE ARBITRATION PROCEDURE. | A-10

 

  1. MR. FELIX SAENZ MANAGER OF THE BRUSH COUNTY UNDERGROUND WATER DISTRICT TO PROVIDE THE COURT WITH AN EXPLANATION OF THE DISTRICTS RULES

REGARDING THE SALE (EXPORTING) OF WELL WATER. | A-11

 

  1. PRESENTATION ON COUNTY FAIR PROGRAM OF FRIENDS OF THE FAIR. [REQUESTED BY CHELO HERRERA] | A-12

 

  1. TEXAS WORKFORCE AND LCC TO USE LIBRARY. [REQUESTED BY COUNTY JUDGE HUMBERTO GONZALEZ] | A-13

 

17-02-013 DELIBERATE AND CONSIDER ON THE FOLLOWING ITEMS

 

  1. BUDGET AMENDMENTS AND/OR BUDGET LINE ITEM TRANSFERS. | A-14

 

  1. JIM HOGG COUNTY FAIR ASSOCATION ADVERTISING DONATION. [REQUESTED BY JAVIER RAMIREZ & MARIO MARTINEZ II, MEMBERS] | A-15

 

  1. LITTLE LEAGUE ORGANIZATION ASKING COMMISSIONERS COURT FOR APPROVAL OF USING THE OTTO REMMERT FIELDS FOR THIS SEASON, APRIL THRU JUNE. [REQUESTED BY IRENE GARZA, MEMBER] | A-16

 

  1. RENEW STANDARD RENTAL SERVICE AGREEMENT WITH CINTAS. (ITEM TABLED FROM PREVIOUS MEETING). [REQUESTED BY MOTORPOOL] | A-17

 

  1. COUNTY CLERK ASKING COURT TO POSSSIBLY HELP FIND AND APPROVE A LOCATION WHERE SHE CAN SECURELY STORE HER DOCUMENTS ONCE THEY ARE SCANNED. [REQUESTED BY COUNTY CLERK ZONIA G. MORALES] | A-18

 

  1. REMOVE EBEN VILLARREAL, MOTOR POOL DEPT., FROM COUNTY PAYROLL EFFECTIVE 01/27/17. [REQUESTED BY PLACIDO GARZA, MOTORPOOL] | A-19

 

  1. REMOVE TOMMY BARRAZ FROM TEMPORARY HIRE TO PERMANENT FULL TIME EMPLOYEE EFFECTIVE 02/13/17 AS PER COMMISSIONER PCT. 1 HUMBERTO MARTINEZ. | A-20

 

  1. DISCUSS AND APPROVE THE FOLLOWING POLICY REGARDING PLACING AN AGENDA ITEM ON THE COUNTY COMMISSIONERS OFFICIAL SCHEDULED MEETINGS (2ND AND 4TH MONDAYS OF THE MONTH). ALL ITEMS TO BE PLACED ON THE COUNTY COMMMISSIONERS COURT AGENDA MUST BE SUBMITTED TO THE COUNTY JUDGE’S OFFICE BY NOON (12 PM) ON THE THURSDAY BEFORE THE OFFICIAL SCHEDULED MONTHLY COMMISSIONERS COURT MEETING. [REQUESTED BY COMMISSIONER PCT. 1 HUMBERTO MARTINEZ] | A-21

 

  1. DISCUSS AND APPROVE THE AGRI LIFE PERSONNEL OFFICE BE DESIGNATED AS THE MOBILE TRAILER CURRENTLY DESIGNATED AS THE OFFICE OF COUNTY

COMMISSIONERS PCT. 1. THE OFFICE IN THE COUNTY ANNEX BUILDING CURRENTLY DESIGNATED AS THE AGRI LIFE OFFICE WILL BE THE OFFICE OF COUNTY

COMMISSIONER PCT. 1. [REQUESTED BY COMMISSIONER PCT. 1 HUMBERTO MARTINEZ] | A-22

 

  1. CONSTABLES AND DOG CATCHER TO BE HOUSED AT THE MORGAN BUILDING. [REQUESTED BY COMMISSIONER PCT. 4 CYNTHIA BETANCOURT] | A-23

 

  1. DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON CONTINUATION OF INDEPENDENT AUDITOR’S CONTRACT. [REQUESTED BY MARISSA GARCIA, COUNTY AUDITOR] | A-24

 

  1. DISCUSS AND TAKE ACTION ON MEMBERSHIP DUES AND CONFERENCE/TRAINING FOR PART-TIME EMPLOYEES. [REQUESTED BY MARISSA GARCIA, COUNTY AUDITOR] | A-25

 

  1. HIRE VELMA RUIZ MENDEZ AS A PART-TIME CLERK AT THE JUSTICE OF THE PEACE OFFICE (4 HRS. PER DAY) EFFECTIVE 02/13/17 AT THE RATE OF $8.75 PER HR. [REQUESTED BY JUSTICES OF THE PEACE] | A-26

 

  1. APPROVE MONTHLY TAX COLLECTION AND ADJUSTMENT REPORTS FOR JANUARY 2017 [REQUESTED BY TAX ASSESSOR NORMA HINOJOSA] | A-27

 

  1. OMAR ESCOBAR, DISTRICT ATTORNEY SUBMITTED THE FOLLOWING ITEMS FOR CONSIDERATION:

  1. PAYMENT OF NEW FLOORING/PAINTING FROM PUBLIC BUILDING FUND; THE REMOVAL OF OLD CARPET, REPLACING WITH LAMINATE WOOD FLOORING, AND PAINTING OF WALLS. THE ATTACHED QUOTE INCLUDES MATERIAL AND LABOR FOR AN ESTIMATED COST OF $5,625.00. PAYMENT OF MATERIAL FROM PUBLIC BUILDING FUND. IN THE ALTERNATIVE, PLEASE CONSIDER PAYMENT OF MATERIAL ONLY. | A-28

 

  1. CONTRACT WITH IRON PLANET TO LIST SURPLUS EQUIPMENT ON THEIR WEBSITE FOR SALE AND AUTHORIZE COUNTY JUDGE TO SIGN CONTRACT PENDING LEGAL REVIEW. [REQUESTED BY COUNTY JUDGE HUMBERTO GONZALEZ] | A-29

 

  1. CONTRACT FOR REMOVAL OF ANTENNA TOWER LOCATED ON HWY 3073 AND GARNER PROPERTY. [REQUESTED BY COUNTY JUDGE HUMBERTO GONZALEZ] | A-30

 

  1. COUNTY ATTORNEY AND COUNTY INVESTIGATOR TO GAS UP AT MOTORPOOL. | A-31

 

  1. APPROVE CIVIL RIGHTS, TEXAS DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE TXCDBG REQUIREMENTS:

  1. RESOLUTION REGARDING CIVIL RIGHTS

  2. SECTION 3 POLICY

  3. EXCESSIVE FORCE POLICY

  4. SECTION 504 POLICY AGAINST DISCRIMINATION BASED ON HANDICAP AND GRIEVANCE PROCEDURE

  5. CIVIL RIGHTS NOTICES/AVISOS DE DERECHOS CIVILES

  6. DESIGNATION FORM FOR CIVIL RIGHTS OFFICER

  7. CITIZENS PARTICIPATION PLAN/PLAN DE PARTICIPACION CUIDADANA

  8. LIMITED ENGLISH PROFICIENCY PLAN

  9. FAIR HOUSING POLICY

[REQUESTED BY JAVIER ZAMBRANO, SO. TEXAS CONSULTING SERVICES] | A-32

 

17-02-014 RESOLUTIONS AND PROCLAMATIONS

ADOPT RESOLUTION OF THE COUNTY OF JIM HOGG, TX AUTHORIZING A CONTRACT ADDENDUM TO A CONTRACT BETWEEN JIM HOGG COUNTY AND CIVIL ENGINEERING CONSULTANTS; FOR THE TXCDBG STREET IMPROVEMENTS PROJECT CONTRACT # 7214240. [REQUESTED BY JAVIER ZAMBRANO] | A-33

 

17-02-015 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.

 

17-01-016 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 _____ DAY OF ___________, _______.

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 _____ DAY OF ____________, ______ AT ______ AM/PM AND SAID NOTICE REMAINS SO POSTED CONTINUOUSLY FOR AT LEAST 72 HOURS

PRECEDING THE SCHEDULED TIME OF SAID MEETING.

 

DATED THIS ______ DAY OF __________, ________.

BY: _________________________________________

ZONIA G. MORALES, COUNTY CLERK

 

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