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NOTICE TO THE PUBLIC
WILLIAMSON COUNTY COMMISSIONER’S COURT
July 23, 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.
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.
 
3.
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 4 – 26)
 
4.   Discuss, consider and take appropriate action on a line item transfer for the Elections Office.
 
Fiscal Impact
From/To Acct No. Description Amount
From 0100-0492-004100 Professional Services $1,850.00
To 0100-0492-004620 Furniture/Equipment Rental $1,850.00
 
5.   Discuss, consider and take appropriate action concerning a Line Item Transfer for Fleet Services.
 
Fiscal Impact
From/To Acct No. Description Amount
From 0882.0882.003301 Gasoline $15,000.00
To 0882.0882.003524 Sublet $15,000.00
From 0882.0882.003301 Gasoline $10,000.00
To 0882.0882.003522 Batteries $10,000.00
 
6.   Discuss, consider and take appropriate action concerning a Line Item Transfer for Fleet Services.
 
Fiscal Impact
From/To Acct No. Description Amount
From 0882.0882.003301 Gasoline $12,256.49
To 0882.0882.004510 Facility Maintenance & Repair $12,256.49
 
7.   Discuss, consider and take appropriate action on authorizing the disposal of various county vehicle and equipment assets through Trade-In including five (5) Ford F-450 trucks and five (5) Wheeled Coach Ambulance Modules, pursuant to Tx. Local Gov’t Code 263.152.
 
8.   Discuss, consider and take appropriate action on authorizing the disposal of various county assets through Auction including one (1) Dell desktop and two (2) Dell laptop computers, pursuant to Tx. Local Gov’t Code 263.152.
 
9.   Discuss, consider and take appropriate action on approving property tax refunds over $2,500.00 thru 07/17/19 for the Williamson County Tax Assessor/Collector.
 
10.   Discuss, consider and take appropriate action on approving compensation changes, position titles changes, position grade changes and any corresponding line item transfers.
 
11.  
Discuss, consider and take appropriate action on approving the filing of the FY20-21 Community Supervision and Corrections Department (Adult Probation) biennial budgets.
 
12.   Discuss, consider and take appropriate action on authorizing the Purchasing Agent to advertise and receive sealed bids for O'Connor Drive Traffic Signals per IFB 1907-333.
 
13.   Discuss, consider and take appropriate action on awarding RFQ 1902-295 Professional Services Engineer- FM 3349 at US 79 Interchange, to HDR Engineering, Inc., and authorizing execution of the Engineering Services Contract.
 
14.   Discuss, consider and take appropriate action on a $30,000 Notice of Grant Award (NOGA) from the Texas Veterans Commission - Fund for Veterans' Assistance for Grant VTC_18_0608 for the Williamson County Veterans Treatment Court program.
 
15.   Discuss, consider and take appropriate action on a Services Contract for the Texas Veterans Commission Grant Services between Williamson County and Veritas Well-Being, PLLC.
 
16.   Discuss, consider and take appropriate action on appointing Bill Lawson to the Jarrell ESD #5 open board position with the term commencing effective immediately and continuing thereafter until December 31, 2019.
 
17.   Discuss, consider and take appropriate action on authorizing the extension of Lease Property at 9769 Hwy 29 W, Georgetown, Texas, 78626, for the term of July 1, 2019 through June 30, 2020 with tenant Mr. Greg Boatright.
 
18.   Discuss, consider and take appropriate action on authorizing the extension of Williamson County Jail Food Services contract 1605-081 with Aramark Correctional Services, LLC , for the term of August 1, 2019 - July 31, 2020 for the same terms and conditions as the existing contract with the exception of an increase in the per meal price.
 
19.   Discuss, consider and take appropriate action on approving the Services Contract between Williamson County and Mtech-Icon Comfort Systems USA to provide Cast Iron Pipe Replacement at the County Jail in the amount of $8,650.00 per the terms of BuyBoard Contract #558-18 and authorizing execution of the contract.
 
20.   Discuss, consider and take appropriate action on approving the quote, rock clause and service agreement between T.F. Harper & Associates, LP and Williamson County for the purchase and installation of shade structures at the Animal Shelter in the amount of $23,943.82, pursuant to BuyBoard Contract #512-16.
 
21.   Discuss, consider and take appropriate action on Work Authorization No 2 in the amount of $50,000.00 to expire on December 31, 2021 under Williamson County Contract for Engineering Services between Doucet & Associates and Williamson County dated July 16, 2019 for Engineering Analysis of Drainage Detention for Williamson County Road and Bridge.
 
22.   Discuss, consider and take appropriate action on Supplemental Work Authorization No 1 to Work Authorization No 6 under Williamson County Contract between Prime Strategies Inc. and Williamson County dated May 13, 2014 for FY 2019 Road Bond Program Planning, Design and Program Management GEC (WC-0425).
 
23.   Discuss, consider and take appropriate action on approval of the preliminary plat for the Waterloo Ranch subdivision – Precinct 4.
 
24.   Discuss, consider and take appropriate action on approval of the final plat for Rancho Santa Fe Section 2 – Precinct 2.
 
25.   Discuss, consider and take appropriate action on approval of the final plat for the Siena Section 18 subdivision – Precinct 4.
 
26.   Discuss, consider and take appropriate action on the approval of the final plat for the Oak Grove subdivision – Precinct 3.
 
REGULAR AGENDA
 
27.   Discuss and take appropriate action regarding resolution recognizing senior director of Parks and Recreation Randy Bell.
 
28.   Discuss, consider and take appropriate action on recognizing Chief Deputy Mike Pendley as the recipient of Deputy of the Year from Justice of the Peace and Constable Association. One deputy out of thousands around the state win this award annually and I am extremely proud of Chief Pendley who is very deserving of this award. Mike's professional interactions with constituents and County personnel have made him a great asset to Williamson County.
 
29.   Discuss, consider and take appropriate action on the 2019 Williamson County Citizens Bond Committee Recommendations regarding Infrastructure and whether to call a bond election for November 5, 2019.
 
30.   Discuss, consider and take appropriate action on Succession Planning funding.
 
31.   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 acknowledging additional revenues for the Williamson County Regional Animal Shelter Donation Fund.
 
Fiscal Impact
From/To Acct No. Description Amount
0546.0000.367404 Animal Shelter Donations $38,200.62
0546.0000.367440 Jane's Fund Donations $26,248.02
0546.0000.367443 Heart Worm Trmt Donations $2,089.82
0546.0000.367445 SIT Team Donations $10,105.00
0546.0000.370150 Sales of Pet Care Products $558.46
 
32.   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 acknowledging additional expenditures for the Williamson County Regional Animal Shelter Donation Fund.
 
Fiscal Impact
From/To Acct No. Description Amount
0546.0546.002050 Workers Comp $1,267.99
0546.0546.003670 Use of Donation $36,932.63
0546.0546.003510 Purchases for Resale $558.46
0546.0546.004100 Professional Services $26,248.02
0546.0546.004232 Training $10,105.00
0546.0546.004975 Animal Medical Care $2,089.82
 
33.   Receive updates on the Department of Infrastructure projects and issues.
 
34.   Discuss, consider and take appropriate action on Work Authorization No 1 in the amount of $520,000.00 to expire on December 31, 2021 under Williamson County Contract for Engineering Services between Doucet & Associates dated July 16,2019 for Smith Branch Flood Control Near Juvenile Justice Center for Williamson County Road and Bridge.
 
35.   Discuss, consider and take appropriate action on an Interlocal Agreement between Williamson County and Brushy Creek Municipal Utility District Regarding Hairy Man Road Improvements and the Hairy Man Road and Great Oaks at Brushy Creek Project.
 
36.  
Discuss, consider and take appropriate action regarding a TCEQ Agent Authorization Form for the Edward's Aquifer Protection Program associated with the Great Oaks at Brushy Creek Project, a Road Bond Project in Commissioner Pct. 1.
 
37.   Discuss, consider and take appropriate action on approving a 2013 Road Bond Budget Transfer per Mike Weaver, Road Bond Manager, to move $275,000 from 2013 Road Non-Departmental (P290) to FM 3349 at US 79 Interchange (P332).
 
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)."
 
38.  
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 SW 183 and SH 29 Loop.
b) Discuss the acquisition of real property for CR 176 at RM 2243
c) Discuss the acquisition of real property: CR 101
d) Discuss the acquisition of real property: CR 200
e) Discuss the acquisition of real property for County Facilities.
f) Discuss the acquisition of real property for Seward Junction SE and SW Loop.
g) Discuss the acquisition of real property for SH 29 @ DB Wood.
h) Discuss the acquisition of real property for Hairy Man Rd.
i) Discuss the acquisition of real property for N. Mays.
j) Discuss Somerset Road Districts No. 3 & 4 reimbursements for acquisition & construction of Reagan Blvd.
k) Discuss the acquisition of real property for CR 111.
l) Discuss the acquisition of real property for Corridor H
m) Discuss the acquisition of drainage easements on the Forest North Drainage Project.
n) Discuss the acquisition of real property for the expansion of Ronald Reagan at IH 35.
o) Discuss the acquisition of right-of-way for Corridor C.
p) Discuss the acquisition of right-of-way for Corridor F.
q) Discuss the acquisition of right-of-way for Corridor D.
r) Discuss the acquisition of right-of-way for Southeast Corridor.
s) Discuss the acquisition of right-of-way for Reagan extension.
t) Discuss the acquisition of property near the County landfill.
u) Discuss the acquisition of real property for the Brushy Creek Trail Project.
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 possible sale of +/- 10 acres located on Chandler Road near the County Sheriff's Office Training Facility
c) Potential governmental uses for 8th Street downtown parking lot
d) Discuss possible uses of property owned by Williamson County on Main St. between 3rd and 4th Streets. (formerly occupied by WCCHD)
e) Discuss property usage at Longhorn Junction
f) Discuss sale of excess 183A right of way to abutting property owner.
g) Discuss the sale of excess ROW at San Gabriel Parkway and Mel Mathis Ave.
h) Discuss Blue Springs Boulevard
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
 
39.  
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
f) Project Cedar
g) Project Expansion
h) Project Arcus
 
40. 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)  Civil Action; American Stewards of Liberty, et al. v. Sally Jewell, et al., In the Western District Court, Western District of Texas, Austin Division
g)  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.
h)  Application to Obtain New Municipal Solid Waste Permit – Proposed Permit No. 2398 (Applicant - Lealco, Inc.)
i)  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.
j)  Erik Olmeda vs. Williamson County and Keith LNU, In the County Court at Law No. 4 of Williamson County, Texas
k)  Cause No. 18-0903-C425/Court of Appeals Number: 01-19-00025-CV; Dee Hobbs, Williamson County Attorney v. Bill Gravell, Jr., Williamson County Judge, and Terry Cook, Cynthia Long, Valerie Covey and Russ Boles, County Commissioners; In the 425th District Court of Williamson County, Texas
l)  Cause No. 19-0850-C368; County of Williamson vs. Purdue Pharma, LP et al., In the District Court of Williamson County, Texas.
m)  Valerie Adams - EEOC Charge No. 450-2018-03807
n)  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.
o)  Case No. 19-0466-CC1; Billy Baskett v. Williamson County Sheriff’s Office et. al; In the County Court at Law No. 1 of Williamson County, Texas.
p)  BANGL Pipeline Project
q)  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
r)  Case No. 1:19-cv-00200-APM; Mahal Netis v. Sunwest Mortgage Company et. al; In the United States District Court for the District of Columbia
s)  Claim of Dan A. Gattis for reimbursement of attorneys fees.
t)  Property damage claim of Anthony Garcia and Victoria Garcia (Sunset Meadows Subdivision).
u) Case No. 1:19-cv-01607; Center for Biological Diversity v. David Bernhardt et al.; In the United States District Court for the District of Columbia
v)  Case No. 1:19-cv-0170-LY; Anthony McMurray v. Brandy Hallford; In the United States District Court Western District of Texas
 
 
41. 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).
 
REGULAR AGENDA (continued)
 
42. Discuss and take appropriate action concerning economic development.
 
43. Discuss and take appropriate action concerning real estate.
 
44. 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)  Civil Action; American Stewards of Liberty, et al. v. Sally Jewell, et al., In the Western District Court, Western District of Texas, Austin Division
g)  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.
h)  Application to Obtain New Municipal Solid Waste Permit – Proposed Permit No. 2398 (Applicant - Lealco, Inc.)
i)  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.
j)  Erik Olmeda vs. Williamson County and Keith LNU, In the County Court at Law No. 4 of Williamson County, Texas
k)  Cause No. 18-0903-C425/Court of Appeals Number: 01-19-00025-CV; Dee Hobbs, Williamson County Attorney v. Bill Gravell, Jr., Williamson County Judge, and Terry Cook, Cynthia Long, Valerie Covey and Russ Boles, County Commissioners; In the 425th District Court of Williamson County, Texas
l)  Cause No. 19-0850-C368; County of Williamson vs. Purdue Pharma, LP et al., In the District Court of Williamson County, Texas.
m)  Valerie Adams - EEOC Charge No. 450-2018-03807
n)  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.
o)  Case No. 19-0466-CC1; Billy Baskett v. Williamson County Sheriff’s Office et. al; In the County Court at Law No. 1 of Williamson County, Texas.
p)  BANGL Pipeline Project
q)  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
r)  Case No. 1:19-cv-00200-APM; Mahal Netis v. Sunwest Mortgage Company et. al; In the United States District Court for the District of Columbia
s)  Claim of Dan A. Gattis for reimbursement of attorneys fees.
t)  Property damage claim of Anthony Garcia and Victoria Garcia (Sunset Meadows Subdivision).
u) Case No. 1:19-cv-01607; Center for Biological Diversity v. David Bernhardt et al.; In the United States District Court for the District of Columbia.
v)  Case No. 1:19-cv-0170-LY; Anthony McMurray v. Brandy Hallford; In the United States District Court Western District of Texas.
 
45.
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.
 
46. 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 18th day of July, 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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