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NOTICE TO THE PUBLIC
WILLIAMSON COUNTY COMMISSIONER’S COURT
February 12, 2019 
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 – 19)
 
5.   Discuss, consider and take appropriate action on a line item transfer for 911 Communications. Click to View
 
Fiscal Impact
From/To Acct No. Description Amount
From 0100-0581-004998 911 Comm/Contingencies $15,810.26
To 0100-0581-001100 911 Comm/FT Salary $12,993.31
To 0100-0581-002010 911 Comm/FICA $993.99
To 0100-0581-002020 911 Comm/Retirement 1,822.96
 
6.   Discuss, consider and take appropriate action on an order declaring an emergency and a grave necessity due to unforeseeable circumstances and approve a budget amendment to acknowledge additional revenues for the District Attorney’s Office from State Judiciary Apportionment Funds. Click to View
 
Fiscal Impact
From/To Acct No. Description Amount
0100.0000.335602 Dist Atty Salary Supplement $7,500.00
 
7.   Discuss, consider and take appropriate action on an order declaring an emergency and a grave necessity due to unforeseeable circumstances and approve a budget amendment to acknowledge additional expenditures for the District Attorney’s Office from State Judiciary Apportionment Funds. Click to View
 
Fiscal Impact
From/To Acct No. Description Amount
0100.0440.001940 Apportionment Supplement $6,163.72
0100.0440.002010 FICA $471.53
0100.0440.002020 Retirement $864.75
 
8.   Discuss, consider and take any appropriate action regarding a Resolution approving Orchard Cultural Education Facilities Finance Corporation Bonds, loans and/or obligations for the benefit of Hill Country Christian School of Austin in compliance with Section 147(f) of the Internal Revenue Code (Note: The bonds are not a liability of Williamson County.) Click to View
 
Attachments
Resolution for Hill County Christian School Loan
Certificate of Public Hearing Hill Country Christian School Loan
 
9.   Discuss, consider and take appropriate action regarding approval and receipt of Vehicle Reimbursement Agreement with Dominican Sisters of Mary (traffic control at church on 5501 E. Hwy 29, Georgetown). Click to View
 
Attachments
Dominican Sisters of Mary
 
10.   Discuss, consider, and take appropriate action on authorizing the Purchasing Agent to advertise and receive sealed bids for BMW Motorcycles under IFB #1901-290. Click to View
 
Attachments
Bid Packet
 
11.   Discuss, consider and take any appropriate action to approve application for Liability Insurance and all related documents to support operations of the Williamson County Fire Marshal Special Operations Office, with a premium in the amount of $3,518, and authorize County Judge to sign the same. Click to View
 
Attachments
Insurance Proposal
Policy Request form
Quote Letter
Unsigned Application
Terrorism Form
No loss statement
 
12.   Discuss, consider, and take appropriate action on the required updates to the current six homeland security grant resolutions to replace former County Judge Dan Gattis with County Judge Bill Gravell Jr., naming him as the authorized grant official. Click to View
 
Attachments
Current Grant Resolutions
Monitor Maintenance 2016 updated
Monitor Maintenance 2017 updated
Monitor Maintenance 2018 updated
CV3 Sustainment 2017 updated
MiniRae PID 2018 updated
Rigaku Progeny ResQ 2018 updated
 
13.   Discuss, consider, and take appropriate action on adopting a resolution supporting the application for Homeland Security Grant funding for the 2019 HazMat Monitor Maintenance Project grant #2957205. Click to View
 
Attachments
2019 Monitor Maintenance Resolution
Internal Grant Application
 
14.   Discuss, consider, and take appropriate action on adopting a resolution supporting the application for Homeland Security Grant funding for the 2019 Radiological Detection Sustainment Project grant #2957205. Click to View
 
Attachments
2019 Radiological Detection Resolution
2019 Radiological Detection Internal Grant Application
 
15.   Discuss, consider and take appropriate action on approving the Amended Services Contract between Williamson County and Doyle Electric, LLC to provide electrical work for the ESOC Training Lab Expansion Project in the not-to-exceed amount of $37,517.00 and authorizing execution of the agreement. Click to View
 
Attachments
Exhibit A
Service Contract
 
16.   Discuss, consider, and take appropriate action on approving Price Quote #0016164, between MCCI and Williamson County for LSAP Renewal 2019 in the amount of $81,826.10, pursuant to Buyboard Contract #544-17, and authorizing the purchase. Click to View
 
Attachments
MCCI Pricing
 
17.   Discuss , consider and take appropriate action on the approval of Memorandum of Understanding between Department of Veterans Affairs, Austin Vet Center #703 and Williamson County, Texas (For Veteran Affairs In-Office Support). Click to View
 
Attachments
Vet Center MOU
 
18.   Discuss, consider and take any necessary action to approve order for interment by cremation of deceased (Joseph Hart Taylor) who passed away in J.P., Pct. 2 of Williamson County, TX where there has been no inquest by the Justice of the Peace and the county has duty to inter, pursuant to Tex. Health & Safety Code § 711.002(e), and authorize Beck Funeral Home to move forward with interment. Click to View
 
Attachments
Order for Interment
Report of Death
 
19.   Discuss, consider, and take appropriate action on acknowledgment of sufficient continuing education hours by Commissioner Terry Cook surpassing the minimum as required annually. Click to View
 
Attachments
2018 CEUs
2018 CEUs summary
 
REGULAR AGENDA
 
20.   Discuss, consider and take appropriate action on exempting the National Center for State Courts (NCSC) from competitive bidding requirements as per Texas Local Government Code Discretionary Exemption 262.024 (a)(1)(2)(4) as a professional service to provide a security assessment of the Williamson County Justice Center and authorizing the execution of the agreement. Click to View
 
Attachments
Courthouse Security Review
 
21.   Discuss, consider and take appropriate action regarding capital improvement projects to include 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. Click to View
 
Attachments
FY19 Approved CIP
FY19 CIP Summary List
 
22.   Discuss, consider and take appropriate action on the establishment of a Capital Improvement Plan Process/Committee. Click to View
 
Attachments
CIP Process
 
23.   Discuss, consider and take appropriate action on approving Lauren Harmon as the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service - 4-H Youth Development Agent. Click to View
 
Attachments
Lauren Harmon Resume
 
24.   Discuss, consider and take appropriate action to authorize County Judge to sign standard form subrecipient agreements and all related documents pertaining to previously approved Community Development Block Grant Annual Action Plans (note: fully signed copies of all agreements to be received and recorded into the minutes at a later date under a separate agenda item). Click to View
 
25.   Discuss, consider, and take appropriate action on awarding RFP #1812-284 Public Involvement for Infrastructure Projects to the lowest responsive proposer, Rifline, LLC, pursuant to their submitted response and the terms and conditions listed in the RFP. Click to View
 
Attachments
Recommendation Letter for 1812-284
Evaluation Scoresheet
Tabulation Packet for 1812-284
 
26.   Discuss, consider, and take appropriate action on a proclamation recognizing the month of February as Teen Dating Violence Awareness month. Click to View
 
Attachments
Proclamation
 
27.   Discuss, consider and take appropriate action on approving purchase of Kubota KX057-4R1A from Kubota Tractor Coproration, in the amount of $59,004.96 pursuant to BuyBoard Contract #529-17. Click to View
 
Attachments
Buyboard quote
 
28.  
Discuss, consider and take any appropriate action regarding the creation and approval of the Williamson County Board of Appeals for county fire code enforcement.
Click to View
 
Attachments
FMSO Appeals Board
 
29.   Discuss, consider, and take appropriate action on recognizing the newest members of Williamson County Emergency Communications. Click to View
 
Attachments
WCEC Oath
 
30.   Receive updates on the Department of Infrastructure projects and issues. Click to View
 
31.   Discuss, consider, and take appropriate action regarding an Antiquities Permit Application to the Texas Historical Commission required as part of the Due Diligence Environmental Investigations for Corridor H/Sam Bass Road, a project in Commissioner Precinct 1. Click to View
 
Attachments
Corridor H/Sam Bass Road Antiquities Permit Application
 
32.   Discuss, consider and take appropriate action on approving the Services Contract between Williamson County and Arch Technical Services, LLC (ATS Engineers) to provide building inspection services in the not-to-exceed amount of $8,750.00 relating to the River Ranch County Park Project and authorizing execution of the agreement. Click to View
 
Attachments
Service Agreement
 
33.   Discuss, consider and take appropriate action on awarding IFB #1811-276 Walburg Heights Reconstruction to the lowest responsive bidder, Pro Dirt Services and authorizing execution of the agreement. Click to View
 
Attachments
Agreement
Award Recommendation
 
34.   Discuss, consider and take appropriate action on awarding IFB #1811-277 Lost River Road Culvert Replacement to the lowest responsive bidder, Greyback Utility, LLC. and authorizing execution of the agreement. Click to View
 
Attachments
Award Recommendation
Agreement
 
35.   Discuss, consider and take appropriate action on awarding IFB #1811-281 FY 19 Cross Culverts to the lowest responsive bidder, Forsythe Brothers Infrastructure and authorizing execution of the agreement. Click to View
 
Attachments
Recommendation
Agreement
 
36.   Discuss, consider and take appropriate action on approval of the preliminary plat for the Villasana Horizon subdivision - Precinct 4. Click to View
 
Attachments
prelim plat - Villasana Horizon
 
37.   Discuss and consider a resolution determining the necessity and authorizing the use of eminent domain to condemn 0.056 acres required for the construction of CR 111, and take appropriate action. (Betty Jo Will/Parcel 38). Funding Source- Road Bonds P249 Click to View
 
Attachments
Will Resolution for Condemnation
 
38.   Discuss and consider a resolution determining the necessity and authorizing the use of eminent domain to condemn 2.321 acres and 0.138 acres required for the construction of CR 111, and take appropriate action. (Parcel 26- M&RBFF). Funding Source- Road Bonds P249 Click to View
 
Attachments
M&RBFF Resolution for Condemnation
 
39.   Discuss, consider and take appropriate action on a real estate contract with HM CR 176-2243, LP for right of way needed on the CR 176 project (Parcel 1). Funding Source: Road Bonds P241 Click to View
 
Attachments
CR 176 Contract
 
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)."
 
40.  
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 County Facilities.
g) Discuss the acquisition of real property and easements from San Gabriel River Ranch Subdivision.
h) Discuss the acquisition of real property for CR 314.
i) Discuss the acquisition of real property for Seward Junction SE and SW Loop. 
j) Discuss the acquisition of real property for SH 29 @ DB Wood.
k) Discuss the acquisition of real property for Hairy Man Rd. 
l) Discuss the acquisition of real property for SW Bypass.
m) Discuss Somerset Road Districts No. 3 & 4 reimbursements for acquisition & construction of Reagan Blvd.
n) Discuss the acquisition of real property for CR 111.
o) Discuss the acquisition of real property for Corridor H
p) Discuss the acquisition of drainage easements on the Forest North Drainage Project. 
q) Discuss the acquisition of real property for the expansion of Ronald Reagan at IH 35.
r)  Discuss the acquisition of right-of-way for Corridor C.
s) Discuss the acquisition of right-of-way for Corridor F.
 t) Discuss the acquisition of right-of-way for Corridor D.
u) Discuss the acquisition of right-of-way for Southeast Corridor.
v) Discuss the acquisition of right-of-way for Reagan extension.
w) Discuss the acquisition of right-of-way for Chandler Rd. 
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 possible sale of +/- 10 acres located on Chandler Road near the County Sheriff's Office Training Facility
d) Potential governmental uses for 8th Street downtown parking lot 
e) Discuss possible uses of property owned by Williamson County on Main St. between 3rd and 4th Streets. (formerly occupied by WCCHD)
f) Discuss property usage at Longhorn Junction
g) 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 Williamson County Reimbursement Agreement for Construction of San Gabriel Blvd. and New Hope Road with the City of Leander and TIRZ #1
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41.  
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) Wolf Lakes
c) Flint Hill Resources-Taylor Fuel Storage Terminal on CR 366
d) Project Deliver
e) Project Advantage
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42. 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)  Discuss proposed acquisition of property for SW 183 and SH 29 Loop
g)  Civil Action; American Stewards of Liberty, et al. v. Sally Jewell, et al., In the Western District Court, Western District of Texas, Austin Division
h)  Berry Springs Park and Preserve pipeline
i)  Case No. 1:17-cv-00290, Rodney A. Hurdsman v. Williamson County Sheriff Deputies Pokluda et al, In The United States District Court For The Western District of Texas – Austin Division.
j)  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.
k)  Application to Obtain New Municipal Solid Waste Permit – Proposed Permit No. 2398 (Applicant - Lealco, Inc.)
l)  Employment law claims of Michelle Williams and/or Andrenia McGowen.
m) 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.
n)  Erik Olmeda vs. Williamson County and Keith LNU, In the County Court at Law No. 4 of Williamson County, Texas
o)  Cause No. 18-0903-C425/Court of Appeals Number: 01-19-00025-CV; 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
p)  Potential opioid litigation
q)  Valerie Adams - EEOC Charge No. 450-2018-03807
r)  Legal and contractual matters relating to the Williamson County Health Care Participation Program/Local Provider Participation Program and Williamson County Charity Services.
s)  Legal matters relating to Sunset Meadows Subdivision.
t)  Discuss District Office Lease at the Williamson County Jester Annex for State Representative.
u) Civil Action No. 1:17-cv-01114-LY, Elizabeth Saucedo and Tettus Davis v. Jonathon Hodgkiss, In The United States District Court for the Western District of Texas, Austin Division.
v)  Case No. 2SC-18-0436; Billy Baskett v. Williamson County Sheriff’s Office et. al; In the Small Claims Court, Precinct Two of Williamson County, Texas
w) BANGL Pipeline Project
x) Cause No. 1:18-CV-0198; Officer Mary Teague v. Williamson County, Travis County and City of Giddings, In the United States District Court for the Western District of Texas, Austin Division
 
43. 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).
 
44. 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)
 
45. Discuss and take appropriate action concerning economic development.
 
46. Discuss and take appropriate action concerning real estate.
 
47. 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 proposed acquisition of property for SW 183 and SH 29 Loop
g)  Civil Action; American Stewards of Liberty, et al. v. Sally Jewell, et al., In the Western District Court, Western District of Texas, Austin Division
h)  Berry Springs Park and Preserve pipeline
i)  Case No. 1:17-cv-00290, Rodney A. Hurdsman v. Williamson County Sheriff Deputies Pokluda et al, In The United States District Court For The Western District of Texas – Austin Division.
j)  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.
k)  Application to Obtain New Municipal Solid Waste Permit – Proposed Permit No. 2398 (Applicant - Lealco, Inc.)
l)  Employment law claims of Michelle Williams and/or Andrenia McGowen.
m)  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.
n)  Erik Olmeda vs. Williamson County and Keith LNU, In the County Court at Law No. 4 of Williamson County, Texas
o)  Cause No. 18-0903-C425/Court of Appeals Number: 01-19-00025; 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
p)  Potential opioid litigation
q)  Valerie Adams - EEOC Charge No. 450-2018-03807
r)  Legal and contractual matters relating to the Williamson County Health Care Participation Program/Local Provider Participation Program and Williamson County Charity Services.
s)  Legal matters relating to Sunset Meadows Subdivision.
t)  Discuss District Office Lease at the Williamson County Jester Annex for State Representative.
u)  Civil Action No. 1:17-cv-01114-LY, Elizabeth Saucedo and Tettus Davis v. Jonathon Hodgkiss, In The United States District Court for the Western District of Texas, Austin Division.
v) Case No. 2SC-18-0436; Billy Baskett v. Williamson County Sheriff’s Office et. al; In the Small Claims Court, Precinct Two of Williamson County, Texas
w) BANGL Pipeline Project
x) Cause No. 1:18-CV-0198; Officer Mary Teague v. Williamson County, Travis County and City of Giddings, In the United States District Court for the Western District of Texas, Austin Division
 
48.
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.
 
49. Comments from Commissioners.
 

_________________________
Bill Gravell, Jr., 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 8th day of February, 2019 at 5:00 PM and remained posted for at least 72 continuous hours preceding the scheduled time of said meeting.

    

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