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Agendas and Minutes

 

 

PUBLIC NOTICE 
REGULAR COMMISSIONERS COURT MEETING
JIM HOGG CO. COURTHOUSE, 102 E. TILLEY
NOVEMBER 15, 2017 
9:30 A.M. 
 
CALL TO ORDER BY THE HONORABLE HUMBERTO GONZALEZ COUNTY JUDGE 
 
17-11-013 ROLL CALL BY THE HONORABLE ZONIA G. MORALES, JIM HOGG COUNTY CLERK 
17-11-014 PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE
17-11-015 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.
17-11-016 ADOPTION OF MINUTES | A-1
17-11-017 DEPARMENTAL REPORTS | A-2
17-11-018 FINANCIAL REPORT (CO. TREASURER/CO. AUDITOR) | A-3
17-11-019 APPROVE BILLS | A-4
17-11-020 APPROVE PAYROLL FOR NOV. 17, 2017. | A-5
17-11-021 COMMUNICATIONS
A. SECO LOAN FUNDS AVAILABILITY. | A-6
17-11-022 DISPENSE WITH ORDER OF BUSINESS
17-11-023 REPORTS AND PRESENTATIONS
A. PRESENTATION ON FAITH BASED INITIATIVE PROGRAMS IN CRIMINAL JUSTICE SYSTEM AND THEIR FAMILIES BY DR. JORGE CUELLAR & SERVANDO LEAL | A-7
17-11-024 DELIBERATE AND CONSIDER ACTION ON THE FOLLOWING ITEMS
A. APPROVE BUDGET AMENDMENTS AND/OR BUDGET LINE ITEM TRANSFERS. | A-8
B. VAQUERO ASSOCIATION IS REQUESTING PAYMENTS FOR THE FOLLOWING FROM LINE ITEM 52-400-300:
FIRE MEDIA TV - $199.00
GUERRA COMMUNICATIONS - $800.00 | A-9
C. DISCUSS AND POSSIBLE ACTION ON REQUEST FROM HALO-FLIGHT FOR $5000 CONTRIBUTION. | A-10
D. APPROVE BOND AMENDMENT FOR COUNTY JUDGE HUMBERTO GONZALEZ AS PER SB 40. [REQUESTED BY ZONIA G. MORALES, COUNTY CLERK] | A-11
E. ACCEPT LETTER OF RESIGNATION AND REMOVE FROM COUNTY PAYROLL RUBEN MOLINA JR. EFFECTIVE 11/10/17. [REQUESTED BY PLACIDO GARZA, MOTORPOOL FOREMAN] | A-12
F. REMOVE FROM COUNTY PAYROLL MARY BENAVIDES EFFECTIVE NOV. 3, 2017. [REQUESTED BY PETRA GARCIA, SOC. SERVICES DIRECTOR] | A-13
G. AUTHORIZE COUNTY CLERK TO ADVERTISE FOR THE FOLLOWING: 
PART-TIME FOOD PANTRY CLERK
PART-TIME CLERK FOR THE JUVENILE PROBATION DEPT. | A-14
H. DISCUSS AND TAKE ACTION TO APPROVE A $5000.00 ANNUAL SALARY, ALLOCATED FROM THE FORFEITURE BUDGET, TO ISMAEL GUERRA, INVESTIGATOR FOR THE 229TH JUDICIAL DISTRICT, EFFECTIVE NOV. 15, 2017. [REQUESTED BY OMAR ESCOBAR, 229TH DISTRICT ATTY] | A-15
I. DISCUSS AND TAKE ACTION TO APPROVE A NEW EXPENSE LINE ITEM IN THE FORFEITURE BUDGET FOR ISMAEL GUERRA’S SALARY. [REQUESTED BY OMAR ESCOBAR, 229TH DISTRICT ATTY] | A-16
J. DISCUSS AND TAKE ACTION TO INCLUDE THE 7% PAY INCREASE FOR THE MCU PART-TIME CLERK EFFECTIVE 10/1/17 FROM THE ABANDONED VEHICLE BUDGET. [REQUESTED BY SHERIFF ALARCON] | A-17
K. APPROVE THE CANVASS OF THE NOV. 7TH, 2017 CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT ELECTION. [REQUESTED BY ZONIA G. MORALES, COUNTY/DISTRICT CLERK] | A-18
L. APPROVE THE ANNOUNCING AND OPENING BIDS FOR THE SOLID WASTE AGREEMENT FOR COMMUNITY. | A-19
17-11-025 RESOLUTIONS AND PROCLAMATIONS
A. ADOPT RESOLUTION FOR THE 2018 INDIGENT DEFENSE GRANT PROGRAM. [REQUESTED BY RUDY GUTIERREZ, CO. ATTY] | A-20
17-11-026 EXECUTIVE SESSION
A. TO DELIBERATE THE APPOINTMENT, EMPLOYMENT, EVALUATION, REASSIGNMENT, DUTIES, DISCIPLINE, OR DISMISSAL OF PUBLIC OFFICER OR EMPLOYEE. | A-21 
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. 
 
17-11-027 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 8TH DAY OF NOVEMBER, 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 8TH DAY OF NOVEMBER, 2017 AT 4:15PM AND SAID NOTICE REMAINED SO POSTED CONTINUOUSLY FOR AT LEAST 72 HOURS PRECEDING THE SCHEDULE TIME OF SAID MEETING.
 
DATED THIS 8TH DAY OF NOVEMBER, 2017.
BY ZONIA G. MORALES, COUNTY CLERK