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NOTICE TO THE PUBLIC
WILLIAMSON COUNTY COMMISSIONER’S COURT
OCTOBER 30TH, 2018 
9:30 A.M.

 
             
The Commissioner’s Court of Williamson County, Texas will meet in regular session in the Commissioner's Courtroom, 710 Main Street, in Georgetown, Texas to consider the following items:
 
1. Review and approval of minutes.
 
2.
Consider noting in minutes any off right-of-way work on any County road done by Road & Bridge Division.
 
 
3.
Hear County Auditor concerning invoices, bills, Quick Check Report, wire transfers and electronic payments submitted for payment and take appropriate action including, but not limited to approval for payment provided said items are found by the County Auditor to be legal obligations of the county.

 
 
4.
Citizen comments. Except when public hearings are scheduled for later in the meeting, this will be the only opportunity for citizen input. The Court invites comments on any matter affecting the county, whether on the Agenda or not. Speakers should limit their comments to three minutes. Note that the members of the Court may not comment at the meeting about matters that are not on the agenda.
 
 
CONSENT AGENDA
The Consent Agenda includes non-controversial and routine items that the Court may act on with one single vote. The Judge or a Commissioner may pull any item from the consent agenda in order that the court discuss and act upon it individually as part of the Regular Agenda.
( Items 5 – 11 )
 
5.   Discuss, consider and take appropriate action on authorizing the purchase of five (2) 2019 Chevy Tahoes with upfitting from Holiday Chevrolet, pursuant to Tarrant County Cooperative contract #2016-006, in the amount of $98,294.00 to support the operations of the Williamson County Constable Precinct #4 Office.
 
6.   Discuss, consider and take appropriate action on authorizing the disposal of various county assets through auction including two (2) Dish network receivers and two (2) DIRECTV receivers, pursuant to Tx. Local Gov't Code 263.152.
 
7.   Discuss, consider and take appropriate action on increasing Jury Fund Account from $15,000 to $25,000 for the District Clerk.
 
8.   Discuss, consider and take appropriate action to accept a donation of supply kits and other items for the Sheriff's Office from State Farm Insurance.
 
9.   Discuss, consider and take appropriate action on approving compensation changes, position titles changes, position grade changes and any corresponding line item transfers.
 
10.   Discuss, consider, and take appropriate action on approval of the preliminary plat for the Yanez-Moreno subdivision - Precinct 3.
 
11.   Discuss, consider, and take appropriate action on approval of the preliminary plat for the Terri Gomez subdivision - Precinct 4.
 
REGULAR AGENDA
 
12.   Discuss, consider and take appropriate action on resolution declaring the month of November as "Pancreatic Cancer Awareness Month".
 
13.   Hear update on Field of Honor 2018 schedule of events.
 
14.   Discuss, consider and take appropriate action on the Department of Infrastructure projects and issues update.
 
15.   Discuss, consider and take appropriate action approving the appointment of Tom Stanfield, Williamson County Facilities Project Manager, with general authority to approve change orders for the Agreement between Owner and Contractor with Chasco Constructors, LTD, LLP relating to the Williamson County Brushy Creek Regional Trail Phase V Project for any increase or decrease in cost of $30,000.00 or less in accordance with Section 262.031 of the Local Government Code – Changes in Plans and Specifications; and further authorize Tom Stanfield to sign non-contractual permit applications associated with the construction of the Project.
 
16.   Discuss, consider and take appropriate action on a Real Estate Contract with Church of Christ Georgetown for right of way needed on the SH 29 @ DB Wood project (Parcel 6). Funding Source: Road Bonds P237
 
17.   Discuss, consider and take appropriate action on approving Supplemental Agreement No. 2 between Williamson County and Populous, Inc. for additional architectural and engineering services in relation to the Williamson County Expo Center project; and authorizing execution of the Supplemental Agreement No. 2.
 
18.   Discuss, consider and take appropriate action authorizing the County Judge to execute a Real Estate contract with Chinogringo Properties regarding the acquisition by the County of Condominium Unit 100, in the Hutto 321 Office Condominium Project located at 321 Ed Schmidt Blvd., Hutto, Texas.
 
19.   10:00 a.m. Conduct public hearing relating to a request from various departments to increase the budgeted salary amount for position noted in the attached list and discuss (1) the reason for the payment in excess of the budgeted amount is being offer to the employee, including the public purpose that will be served by making the excess payment; and (2) the exact amount of the excess payment, the sources of the payment, and the terms for distribution of the payment that effect and maintain the public purpose to be served by making the excess payment. These increases will be funded using excess salary funds in the current approved budget.

1. The reason for the payment in excess of the budgeted amount is to provide for an increased hiring salary for well qualified applicants.

2. The excess amount is $21,686.47 which will be paid through the normal bi-weekly payroll. The public purpose served by providing the increased salaries is the ability to reduce service delivery issues due to excess training required for less experienced employees.
 
20.   Discuss, consider and take appropriate action on a request to increase the budgeted salary amount for various departments and positions noted in the attached list. These increases will be funded using excess salary funds in the current approved budget.
 
21.   Discuss, consider, and take appropriate action on the continuance of the Williamson County Disaster Declaration issued by the County Judge on October 23, 2018, until current flood related disaster conditions are resolved.
 
22.   Discuss, consider and take appropriate action on an office location for Commisisoners Court (Department 401) staff.
 
23.   Discuss, consider, and take appropriate action on the budget order for FY18/19.
 
24.   Discuss and take appropriate action on amending the 2018 Community Development Block Grant Annual Action Plan by transferring $117,000 from the Bluebonnet Trails Community Services Project to the City of Taylor Water/Wastewater Project.
 
25.   Discuss, consider and take any appropriate action regarding Amendment No. 1 to contract between Aramark Correctional Services, LLC and Williamson County to authorize slight price increase and provide jail inmate food service pursuant to Tex. Loc. Gov't Code 262.024(a)(8) and 351.001.
 
26.   Discuss, consider and take appropriate action on approving the agreement between Heart of Texas Landscape & Irrigation and Williamson County for Landscaping Services for the Sheriff's Office Firing Range in Hutto.
 
27.   Discuss, consider, and take appropriate action on approving the service agreement between Stanley Convergent Security Solutions, Inc. and Williamson County in the not-to-exceed amount of $5,187.43 and authorizing the execution of the agreement.
 
28.   Discuss, consider and take appropriate action on approving the service agreement between BryComm, LLC and Williamson County for cabling services at the Georgetown Annex in the not-to-exceed amount of $16,940.00 pursuant to DIR contract #DIR-TSO-3698, and authorizing the execution of the agreement.
 
29.   Discuss, consider and take appropriate action on approving the purchase from Farrwest Environmental Supply in the amount of $64,750.00 pursuant to HGAC contract #EP11-17.
 
30.   Discuss, consider and take appropriate action on approving the service agreement between Jim Whitten Roof Consultants, LLC and Williamson County for roof inspection services at Commissioner Pct. 4 office for the firm fixed fee of $2,700.00, and authorizing the execution of the agreement.
 
EXECUTIVE SESSION
"The Commissioners Court for Williamson County reserves the right to adjourn into executive session at any time during the course of this meeting to discuss any of the matters listed above, as authorized by Texas Government Code Sections 551.071 (Consultations with Attorney), 551.072 (Deliberations regarding Real Property), 551.073 (Deliberations regarding Gifts and Donations), 551.074 (Personnel Matters), 551.076 (Deliberations regarding Security Devices) and 551.087 (Deliberations regarding Economic Development Negotiations)."
 
31.  
Discussion regarding economic development negotiations pursuant to Texas Government Code, Section 551.087:
a) Business prospect(s) that may locate or expand within Williamson County.
b) Discuss North Woods Road District.
c) Project Amazon
d) Wolf Lakes
e) Project Capstone
f) Project Dalton House
g) Flint Hill Resources-Taylor Fuel Storage Terminal on CR 366
h) Project Deliver
 
32.  
Discuss real estate matters (EXECUTIVE SESSION as per VTCA Govt. Code sec. 551.072 Deliberation Regarding Real Estate Property if deliberation in an open meeting would have a detrimental effect on the position of the governmental body in negotiations with third person.)
A. Real Estate Owned by Third Parties
Preliminary discussions relating to proposed or potential purchase or lease of property owned by third parties
a) Discuss the acquisition of real property for right-of-way for N. Mays St. Extension
b) Discuss the acquisition of real property for SW 183 and SH 29 Loop.
c) Discuss the acquisition of real property for CR 176 at RM 2243
d) Discuss the acquisition of real property: CR 101
e) Discuss the acquisition of real property: CR 200
f) Discuss the acquisition of real property for CR 278 at Bagdad Rd.
g) Discuss the acquisition of real property for SH 29 LTP.
h) Discuss the acquisition of real property for County Facilities.
i) Discuss the acquisition of Easement interests for the Brushy Creek Trail Project.
j) Discuss the acquisition of real property and easements from San Gabriel River Ranch Subdivision.
k) Discuss the acquisition of real property for CR 278 @ Bagdad Rd.
l) Discuss the acquisition of real property for Seward Junction SE Loop.
m) Discuss the acquisition of real property for SH 29 @ DB Wood.
n) Discuss the acquisition of real property for Hairy Man Rd.
o) Discuss the acquisition of real property for SW Bypass.
p) Discuss Somerset Road Districts No. 3 & 4 reimbursements for acquisition & construction of Reagan Blvd.
q) Discuss the aquisition of real property for CR 111.
r) Discuss the acquisition of real property for Corridor H
s) Discuss an Interlocal Agreement with the City of Hutto regarding CR 163.
t) Discuss the acquisition of drainage easements on the Forest North Drainage Project.
u) Discuss the acquisition of Office Condominiums at 321 Ed Schmidt Boulevard, Hutto, Texas
v) Discuss the acquisition of real property for the expansion of Ronald Reagan at IH 35.
w) Discuss the acquisition of right-of-way for Corridor C.
x) Discuss the acquisition of right-of-way for Corridor F.
y) Discuss the acquisition of right-of-way for Corridor D.
z) Discuss the acquisition of right-of-way for Southeast Corridor.
aa) Discuss the acquisition of right-of-way for Reagan extension.
bb) Discuss possible sale of County-owned 7.38 acres in Breakaway Park Subdivision.
B. Property or Real Estate owned by Williamson County
Preliminary discussions relating to proposed or potential sale or lease of property owned by the County
a) Discuss County owned real estate containing underground water rights and interests.
b) Discuss wastewater easements in Berry Springs Park
c) Discuss sale of County property on Ronald Reagan Blvd.
d) Discuss possible sale of +/- 10 acres located on Chandler Road near the County Sheriff's Office Training Facility
e) Potential governmental uses for 8th Street downtown parking lot
f) Discuss possible uses of property owned by Williamson County on Main St. between 3rd and 4th Streets. (formerly occupied by WCCHD)
g) Discuss property usage at Longhorn Junction
h) Discuss sale of excess 183A right of way to abutting property owner.
C. Consider intervention in lawsuit regarding de-listing of Bone Cave harvestman.
D. Discuss the possible placement of agricultural-related monuments at the Williamson County Exposition Center with the participation of third parties.
E. Discuss the San Gabriel River trail easements.
F. Discuss the Williamson County Reimbursement Agreement for Construction of San Gabriel Blvd. and New Hope Road with the City of Leander and TIRZ #1
 
33. Discuss pending or contemplated litigation, settlement matters and other confidential attorney-client legal matters (EXECUTIVE SESSION as per VTCA Govt. Code sec. 551.071 consultation with attorney.), including the following:

a) Litigation or claims or potential litigation or claims against the County or by the County
b) Status Update-Pending Cases or Claims;
c) Employee/personnel related matters
d) Other confidential attorney-client matters, including contracts and certain matters related to county defense issues in which the duty of the attorney to the governmental body within the attorney/client relationship clearly conflicts with Chapter 551 of the Texas Government Code.
e)  Civil Action No. 1:15-cv-431; Herman Crisp v. Williamson County, et al; In the USDC-WD-Austin Division
f)  Appeal of IRS Proposed Worker Classification Changes and Proposed Tax Adjustments 2011 -2013; and Payment of Disputed Employment Taxes Pending Appeal
g)  Discuss proposed acquisition of property for SW 183 and SH 29 Loop
h)  Civil Action; American Stewards of Liberty, et al. v. Sally Jewell, et al., In the Western District Court, Western District of Texas, Austin Division
i)  Berry Springs Park and Preserve pipeline
j)  Case No. 1:17-cv-00290, Rodney A. Hurdsman v. Williamson County Sheriff Deputies Pokluda et al, In The Unites States District Court For The Western District of Texas – Austin Division.
k)  Civil Action No. 1:17-cv-153-SS, Royce Belcher v. Williamson County, Texas, In The United States District Court for the Western District of Texas, Austin Division.
l)  Application to Obtain New Municipal Solid Waste Permit – Proposed Permit No. 2398 (Applicant - Lealco, Inc.)
m)  Employment law claims of Michelle Williams, Andrenia McGowen and/or Raphaela Johnson.
n)  Civil Action No. 1:17-cv-01114-LY, Elizabeth Saucedo v. Jonathon Hodgkiss, In The United States District Court for the Western District of Texas, Austin Division.
o)  Civil Action No. 1:17-cv-01113-LY, Tettus Davis v. Jonathon Hodgkiss, In The United States District Court for the Western District of Texas, Austin Division.
p)  Amendment to Interlocal Lease Agreement between Williamson County and City of Georgetown relating to Williamson County’s property located near Martin Luther King Boulevard and 8th Streets in Georgetown, Texas
q)  Civil Action No. 1:18-CV-49, Troy Mansfield v. Williamson County, In The United States District Court for the Western District of Texas, Austin Division.
r)  Discuss law in relation to Williamson County compensation policies.
s)  Erik Olmeda vs. Williamson County and Keith LNU, In the County Court at Law No. 4 of Williamson County, Texas
t)  Cause No. 18-0903-C425; Dee Hobbs, Williamson County Attorney v. Dan A. Gattis, Williamson County Judge, and Terry Cook, Cynthia Long, Valerie Covey and Larry Madsen, County Commissioners; In the 425th District Court of Williamson County, Texas
u)  Potential opioid litigation
v)  Valerie Adams - EEOC Charge No. 450-2018-03807
w)  Terry Ballard – EEOC Charge No. 451-2018-02074
x)  Legal and contractual matters relating to the Williamson County Health Care Participation Program/Local Provider Participation Program and Williamson County Charity Services.
y)  Legal matters relating to a tax delinquency for the property located at 1402 Charpiot Drive, Round Rock 78681 (WCAD R055154)
z)  Legal matters relating to Sunset Meadows Subdivision.
 
34. Deliberate the appointment, employment, evaluation, reassignment, duties, discipline and/or dismissal of Williamson County officers, directors, employees and/or positions, including but not limited to conducting deliberation and discussion pertaining to annual reviews of department heads and appointed officials (Executive Session as per Tex. Gov. Code Section 551.074 – Personnel Matters).
 
35. Discuss the deployment or specific occasions for implementation of security personnel or devices in relation to the Williamson County Justice Center (Executive Session as per Texas Gov’t. Code § 551.076).
 
36. Deliberate the appointment, evaluation and employment of the Senior Director of the Williamson County Human Resources Department, to include possibly conducting interviews of candidates for such position (Executive Session as per Gov. Code Section 551.074 – Personnel Matters: Deliberate the appointment and evaluation of public officer/department head).
 
REGULAR AGENDA (continued)
 
37. Discuss and take appropriate action concerning economic development.
 
38. Discuss and take appropriate action concerning real estate.
 
39. Discuss and take appropriate action on pending or contemplated litigation, settlement matters and other confidential attorney-client legal matters, including the following:

a) Litigation or claims or potential litigation or claims against the County or by the County
b) Status Update-Pending Cases or Claims;
c) Employee/personnel related matters
d) Other confidential attorney-client matters, including contracts and certain matters related to county defense issues in which the duty of the attorney to the governmental body within the attorney/client relationship clearly conflicts with Chapter 551 of the Texas Government Code.
e) Civil Action No. 1:15-cv-431; Herman Crisp v. Williamson County, et al; In the USDC-WD-Austin Division
f)  Discuss, consider and take appropriate action regarding possible appeal of IRS Proposed Worker Classification Changes and Proposed Tax Adjustments 2011 -2013; and approval of payment of disputed employment taxes pending appeal
g)  Discuss proposed acquisition of property for SW 183 and SH 29 Loop
h)  Civil Action; American Stewards of Liberty, et al. v. Sally Jewell, et al., In the Western District Court, Western District of Texas, Austin Division
i)  Berry Springs Park and Preserve pipeline
j)  Case No. 1:17-cv-00290, Rodney A. Hurdsman v. Williamson County Sheriff Deputies Pokluda et al, In The Unites States District Court For The Western District of Texas – Austin Division.
k)  Civil Action No. 1:17-cv-153-SS, Royce Belcher v. Williamson County, Texas, In The United States District Court for the Western District of Texas, Austin Division.
l)  Application to Obtain New Municipal Solid Waste Permit – Proposed Permit No. 2398 (Applicant - Lealco, Inc.)
m)  Employment law claims of Michelle Williams, Andrenia McGowen and/or Raphaela Johnson.
n)  Civil Action No. 1:17-cv-01114-LY, Elizabeth Saucedo v. Jonathon Hodgkiss, In The United States District Court for the Western District of Texas, Austin Division.
o)  Civil Action No. 1:17-cv-01113-LY, Tettus Davis v. Jonathon Hodgkiss, In The United States District Court for the Western District of Texas, Austin Division.
p)  Amendment to Interlocal Lease Agreement between Williamson County and City of Georgetown relating to Williamson County’s property located near Martin Luther King Boulevard and 8th Streets in Georgetown, Texas
q)  Civil Action No. 1:18-CV-49, Troy Mansfield v. Williamson County, In The United States District Court for the Western District of Texas, Austin Division.
r)  Discuss law in relation to Williamson County compensation policies.
s)  Erik Olmeda vs. Williamson County and Keith LNU, In the County Court at Law No. 4 of Williamson County, Texas
t)  Cause No. 18-0903-C425; Dee Hobbs, Williamson County Attorney v. Dan A. Gattis, Williamson County Judge, and Terry Cook, Cynthia Long, Valerie Covey and Larry Madsen, County Commissioners; In the 425th District Court of Williamson County, Texas
u)  Potential opioid litigation
v)  Valerie Adams - EEOC Charge No. 450-2018-03807
w)  Terry Ballard – EEOC Charge No. 451-2018-02074
x)  Legal and contractual matters relating to the Williamson County Health Care Participation Program/Local Provider Participation Program and Williamson County Charity Services.
y)  Legal matters relating to a tax delinquency for the property located at 1402 Charpiot Drive, Round Rock 78681 (WCAD R055154)
z)  Legal matters relating to Sunset Meadows Subdivision.
 
40. Discuss, consider and take appropriate action regarding the appointment, employment, evaluation, reassignment, duties, discipline and/or dismissal of Williamson County officers, directors or employees, including but not limited to any necessary action pertaining to conducting annual reviews of department heads and appointed officials.
 
41. Comments from Commissioners.
 
42.   1:30 PM - Discuss, consider and take appropriate action to approve the projects and budgets for the 2013, 2014, 2015, 2017, 2018 and 2019 Capital Improvement Programs; the 2013 Park Bonds; and the 2015 Certificate of Obligation.
 

_________________________
Dan A. Gattis, County Judge


This notice of meeting was posted in the locked box located on the south side of the Williamson County Courthouse, a place readily accessible to the general public at all times, on the ______ day of ________, 2018 at ________ and remained posted for at least 72 continuous hours preceding the scheduled time of said meeting.

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