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Agendas and Minutes

 

 

PUBLIC NOTICE
REGULAR COMMISSIONERS COURT MEETING
JIM HOGG CO. COURTHOUSE, 102 E. TILLEY
SEPTEMBER 25, 2017 
9:30 A.M. 
 
CALL TO ORDER BY THE HONORABLE HUMBERTO GONZALEZ COUNTY JUDGE 
 
17-09-017 ROLL CALL BY THE HONORABLE ZONIA G. MORALES, JIM HOGG COUNTY CLERK 
17-09-018 PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE
17-09-019 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.
 
17-09-020 APPROVE BILLS | A-1
17-09-021 APPROVE PAYROLL FOR SEPTEMBER 22, 2017. | A-2
17-09-022 COMMUNICATIONS
A. MEDICATION ASSISTANCE PROGRAM REPRESENTATIVE WILL BE IN HEBBRONVILLE ON THE 2ND AND 4TH THURSDAYS OF THE MONTH. [REQUESTED BY JASMIN ALVARADO] | A-3
 
17-09-023 DISPENSE WITH ORDER OF BUSINESS
17-09-024 REPORTS AND PRESENTATIONS
A. PRESENT THE 2016 RISK CONTROL REIMBURSEMENT PROGRAM. PRESENT SAFETY GEAR TO THE MOTORPOOL DEPT. | A-4
 
17-09-025 DELIBERATE AND CONSIDER ACTION ON THE FOLLOWING ITEMS
A. APPROVE BUDGET AMENDMENTS AND/OR BUDGET LINE ITEM TRANSFERS. | A-5
B. DISCUSS ATTORNEY GENERAL OPINION KP-0160 FOR COUNTIES WITH A POPULATION UNDER 190,000 AND POSSIBLY HAVE A SPECIAL MEETING TO APPROVE PAYROLL BEFORE DISBURSEMENT. (ITEM TABLED FROM PREVIOUS MEETING) [REQUESTED BY COUNTY TREASURER/COUNTY AUDITOR] | A-6
C. DISCUSS AND POSSIBLY APPROVE BORDER REGION FY 2017 LOCAL MATCH. (ITEM TABLED FROM PREVIOUS MEETING) | A-7
D. APPROVE THE 406TH VETERANS TREATMENT PROGRAM WITH WEBB COUNTY AS REQUESTED BY THE 229TH DISTRICT JUDGE ANA LISA GARZA AND OUR CONSTITUTIONAL JUDGE HUMBERTO GONZALEZ. (ITEM TABLED FROM PREVIOUS MEETING) | A-8
E. RENEW BEHAVIORAL HEALTH SOLUTIONS OF SOUTH TEXAS AND JIM HOGG COUNTY’S HOUSING AGREEMENT FOR THE 2017-2018 FISCAL YEAR. [REQUESTED BY MARCELLA HUERTA, COMMUNITY HEALTH WORKER/PROMOTORA] | A-9
F. DISCUSS AND POSSIBLY APPROVE PARTICIPATING ON THE USDA AFTER SCHOOL LUNCH PROGRAM FOR CHILDREN IN THE COMMUNITY AT THE NUTRITION CENTER. [REQUESTED RAMIRO HERNANDEZ/PETRA GARCIA] | A-10
G. SUBMIT AND APPROVE SHERIFF’S OFFICE FORFEITURE BUDGET. [REQUESTED BY SHERIFF ALARCON] | A-11
H. SUBMIT AND APPROVE FEDERAL SEIZURE BUDGET. [REQUESTED BY SHERIFF ALARCON] | A-12
I. ACCEPT LETTER OF RESIGNATION AND REMOVE FROM COUNTY PAYROLL BRANDON SHARP, JAILER EFFECTIVE SEPT. 20, 2017. ALSO PAY ANY MONIES OWED. [REQUESTED BY SHERIFF ALARCON] | A-13
J. AUTHORIZE COUNTY CLERK TO ADVERTISE FOR JAILER POSITION. | A-14
K. APPROVE THE FOLLOWING BUDGETS FOR THE FY 2017/2018:
1) DA FORFEITURE FUND
2) LATERAL FUND
3) COURTHOUSE SECURITY FUND
4) LEOSE FUND
5) SWBPI FUND
6) JP TECHNOLOGY FUND
7) CO. DISTRICT COURT TECH FUND [REQUESTED BY COUNTY AUDITOR MARISSA GARCIA] | A-15
L. DISCUSS AND APPROVE FOR THE COUNTY TREASURER TO DEDUCT $5.00 PER PAY DAY PERIOD FOR UNIFORM EXPENSE FOR ROAD & BRIDGE EMPLOYEES. [REQUESTED BY COUNTY AUDITOR MARISSA GARCIA] | A-16
M. APPROVE CONTRACT FOR SERVICES BETWEEN JIM HOGG COUNTY AND SOUTH TEXAS CONSULTING SERVICES. [REQUESTED BY JAVIER ZAMBRANO] | A-17
N. APPROVE CODE OF CONDUCT POLICY. [REQUESTED BY JAVIER ZAMBRANO]. | A-18
O. INSTALL A FOUR (4) WAY STOP SIGN AT THE INTERSECTION OF W. LINAR AND N. OSCAR. [REQUESTED BY COMMISSIONER PCT. 2 ABELARDO ALANIZ] | A-19
P. COMMISSIONERS COURT TO AUTHORIZE VICKIE RODRIGUEZ, TRASH DEPT TO SEND NOTICES BY MAIL INFORMING THE COMMUNITY THAT TRASH SHOULD ONLY BE DISPOSED IN CERTIFIED CONTAINERS THRU SOUTHERN SANITATION AND, ALSO, PLACE NOTICE IN LOCAL NEWSPAPERS. [REQUESTED BY COMMISSIONER PCT. 4 CYNTHIA G. BETANCOURT] | A-20
Q. DISCUSS LEO GONZALEZ EASEMENT WITH COUNTY ATTORNEY RUDY GUTIERREZ PRESENT. [REQUESTED BY COMMISSIONER PCT. 4 CYNTHIA G. BETANCOURT] | A-21
 
17-09-026 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 DIRECTORS OF THE SOUTH TEXAS DEVELOPMENT COUNCIL FOR THE PERIOD OF OCT. 1, 2017 TO SEPTEMBER 30, 2018. | A-22
17-09-027 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. 
 
17-09-028 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 21ST DAY OF SEPTEMBER, 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 21ST DAY OF SEPTEMBER, 2017 AT 1:05PM AND SAID NOTICE REMAINED SO POSTED CONTINUOUSLY FOR AT LEAST 72 HOURS PRECEDING THE SCHEDULE TIME OF SAID MEETING.
 
DATED THIS 21ST DAY OF SEPTEMBER, 2017.
BY ZONIA G. MORALES, COUNTY CLERK