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Agendas and Minutes

 

 

PUBLIC NOTICE 
REGULAR COMMISSIONERS COURT MEETING
JIM HOGG CO. COURTHOUSE, 102 E. TILLEY
JUNE 26, 2017 
9:30 A.M. 
 
CALL TO ORDER BY THE HONORABLE HUMBERTO GONZALEZ COUNTY JUDGE 
 
17-06-017 ROLL CALL BY THE HONORABLE ZONIA G. MORALES, JIM HOGG COUNTY CLERK 
17-06-018 PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE
17-06-019 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.
17-06-020 APPROVE BILLS | A-1
17-06-021 APPROVE PAYROLL. | A-2
17-06-022 COMMUNICATIONS | A-3
17-06-023 DISPENSE WITH ORDER OF BUSINESS
17-06-024 REPORTS AND PRESENTATIONS
A. INTRODUCE ZELINA ZAVALA, BETTER LIVING FOR TEXAS PROGRAM, SERVING JIM HOGG COUNTY. [REQUESTED BY JASMIN ALVARADO, HEALTH AGENT] | A-4
17-06-025 DELIBERATE AND CONSIDER ACTION ON THE FOLLOWING ITEMS
A. APPROVE BUDGET AMENDMENTS AND/OR BUDGET LINE ITEM TRANSFERS.
1. TRANSFER BACK $50,000 TO FUND 54 SWBIP FROM FUND 130 LEPC GRANT. [REQUESTED BY COUNTY AUDITOR MARISSA GARCIA] | A-5
B. CONSIDER BACK TO SCHOOL EVENT FOR DONATING SCHOOL SUPPLIES INDIVIDUALLY AND SPONSOR SHOES FOR KIDS. [REQUESTED BY JASMIN ALVARADO, HEALTH AGENT] | A-6
C. HIRE LEONEL GUERRA AS CUSTODIAN AT THE RATE OF $8.75 PER HOUR, 4 HRS. A DAY, 20 HRS. A WEEK, EFFECTIVE JUNE 26, 2017, WITH A 6 MO. PROBATION PERIOD. | A-7
D. HIRE DONALD J. MUELLER AS VETERANS OFFICER AT THE RATE OF $ 9.13 PER HR. EFFECTIVE JUNE 26, 2017, WITH A 6 MOS. PROBATION PERIOD. | A-8
E. AUTHORIZE PROCUREMENT OF PROFESSIONAL SERVICES RELATED TO THE 2017-2018 COLONIA FUND. (ITEM TABLED FROM PREVIOUS MEETING) [REQUESTED BY COUNTY JUDGE HUMBERTO GONZALEZ] | A-9
F. TAX ASSESSOR/COLLECTOR TO APPROACH COURT IN REGARDS TO EXEMPTIONS THE COURT MAY ADOPT:
1. 10% EXEMPTION PROVIDED BY 11.13 OF THE PROPERTY CODE.
2. $3000 DISABLED EXEMPTION ON COUNTY SPECIAL ROADS & FM AND FC. $10,000 HOMESTEAD EXEMPTION ON PERSONS OVER 65 YEARS OF AGE.
3. $3000 HOMESTEAD EXEMPTION ON FARM TO MARKET FUND FOR THOSE UNDER 65 YEARS OF AGE (MANDATORY)
4. SECTION 31.05 DISCOUNTS FOR THE 2017 TAX YEAR AS PER 3% FOR OCT., 2% FOR NOV. AND 1% FOR DEC. 2017.
5. SECTION 31.01, SPLIT PAYMENTS FIRST HALF DEC. 1, 2017 AND SECOND HALF 07/01/18. [REQUESTED BY NORMA HINOJOSA, TAX ASSESSOR/COLLECTOR] | A-10
G. APPROVE MONTHLY TAX COLLECTION AND ADJUSTMENT REPORT FOR MAY 2017. [REQUESTED BY NORMA HINOJOSA, TAX ASSESSOR/COLLECTOR] | A-11
H. REVIEW APPRAISAL DISTRICT BUDGET FOR 2018. | A-12
I. REVIEW COST FOR STATE TRAPPER. [REQUESTED BY COMMISSIONER ABELARDO ALANIZ] | A-13
J. CONSIDER MOVING THE REGULAR COMMISSIONERS COURT MEETING OF JULY 10TH TO JULY 17TH BECAUSE OF MANY PEOPLE OUT ON VACATION THAT WEEK. | A-14
K. BUDGET WORKSHOP
▪ COUNTY TREASURER
▪ TAX ASSESSOR/COLLECTOR
▪ COUNTY ATTORNEY
▪ COUNTY AGENT
▪ DISTRICT ATTORNEY
▪ COUNTY AUDITOR/DISTRICT JUDGE
A-15
 
17-06-026 RESOLUTIONS AND PROCLAMATIONS | A-16 
17-06-027 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. 
 
17-06-028 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 22ND DAY OF JUNE, 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 ____ DAY OF ______________ , 2017 AT _______ AM/PM AND SAID NOTICE REMAINED SO POSTED CONTINUOUSLY FOR AT LEAST 72 HOURS PRECEDING THE SCHEDULE TIME OF SAID MEETING.
 
DATED THIS 22ND DAY OF JUNE, 2017.
BY ZONIA G. MORALES, COUNTY CLERK
BY RAE GUTIERREZ