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NOTICE TO THE PUBLIC
WILLIAMSON COUNTY COMMISSIONER’S COURT
August 13, 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 – 34 )
 
4.   Discuss, consider, and take appropriate action on a line item transfer for Justice of the Peace, Precinct 3.
 
Fiscal Impact
From/To Acct No. Description Amount
From 0100-0453-004212 Postage $1,000.74
To 0100-0453-004350 Printed Materials & Binding $1,000.74
 
5.   Discuss, consider and take appropriate action on approving a line item transfer for Emergency Medical Services.
 
Fiscal Impact
From/To Acct No. Description Amount
From 0100-0540-005000 Capital Outlay > $5,000 $3,100
To 0100-0540-004210 Internet/Email Svs $3,100
 
6.   Discuss, consider and take appropriate action on a line item transfer for the Parks Department.
 
Fiscal Impact
From/To Acct No. Description Amount
From 0100-0510-005300 Improvements >$5,000 $29,933.44
To 0100-0510-003001 Small Equipment & Tools $29,933.44
 
7.   Discuss, consider and take appropriate action on a line item transfer for the Road and Bridge Division.
 
Fiscal Impact
From/To Acct No. Description Amount
From 0200-0210-005400 Bridges $12,000.00
To 0200-0210-003010 Computer Equipment < $5,000 $12,000.00
 
8.   Discuss, consider and take appropriate action on a line item transfer for the Road and Bridge Division.
 
Fiscal Impact
From/To Acct No. Description Amount
From 0200-0210-003541 Contract Mowing $200,000.00
To 0200-0210-003599 Road Constr./Maint. $200,000.00
 
9.   Discuss, consider and take appropriate action on line item transfers for Emergency Communications.
 
Fiscal Impact
From/To Acct No. Description Amount
From 0100.0581.004998 Contingencies $23,640.00
To 0100.0581.004232 Trainings and Conferences $23,640.00
From 0100.0581.004500 Maintenance Services/Contracts $7,560.00
To 0100.0581.003011 Computer Software $2,250.00
To 0100.0581.004232 Trainings and Conferences $5,310.00
 
10.   Discuss, consider and take appropriate action on a line item transfer for the County Attorney's Office.
 
Fiscal Impact
From/To Acct No. Description Amount
From 0100.0475.003005 Office Furniture < $5000 $3,060.00
To 0100.0475.003006 Office Equipment <$5000 $3,060.00
 
11.   Discuss, consider and take appropriate action on a line item transfer for County Court at Law #3.
 
Fiscal Impact
From/To Acct No. Description Amount
From 0100-0409-004998 Non Dept/Contingencies $3,476.56
To 0100-0426-001107 CCL#1/Temp Labor $3,229.50
To 0100-0426-002010 CCL#1/FICA $247.06
 
12.   Discuss, consider and take appropriate action on a line item transfer for the Magistrates Office.
 
Fiscal Impact
From/To Acct No. Description Amount
From 0100-0409-004998 Non Dept/Contingencies $2,500
to 0100-0477-004141 Magistrate/Interpreter $2,500
 
13.   Discuss, consider and take appropriate action on a line item transfer for Justice of the Peace, Precinct #3.
 
Fiscal Impact
From/To Acct No. Description Amount
From 0100-0409-004711 Non Dept/Tax App Dist $85,000
To 0100-0453-004190 JP3/Autopsies $85,000
 
14.   Discuss, consider and take appropriate action on a line item transfer for the County Courts At Law Budget.
 
Fiscal Impact
From/To Acct No. Description Amount
From 0100.0425.004125 Transcripts $3,000.00
From 0100.0425.004136 Other/MH Cases $15,000.00
From 0100.0409.004998 Contingencies $192,768.00
To 0100.0425.004120 Competency Hearing $7,468.00
To 0100.0425.004131 Family Cases-Court Apptd Atty $38,800.00
To 0100.0425.004134 Misdemeanor Cases-Ct Apptd Att $162,000.00
To 0100.0425.004100 Professional Services $2,500.00
 
15.   Discuss, consider and take action on a line item transfer for the District Courts Budget.
 
Fiscal Impact
From/To Acct No. Description Amount
From 0100.0435.004133 Juvenile Cases-Ct Appted Atty $12,000.00
From 0100.0435.004141 Interpretors $5,000.00
from 0100.0409.004998 Contingencies $289,043.00
To 0100.0435.004100 Professional Services $8,962.00
To 0100.0435.004120 Compentency Hearing $56,040.00
To 0100.0435.004125 Transcripts $3,703.00
To 0100.0435.004131 Family Cases-Ct Apptd Attys $31,728.00
To 0100.0435.004132 Criminal Cases-Ct Apptd Atty $205,010.00
To 0100.0435.004933 Food for Jurors $600.00
 
16.   Discuss, consider and take appropriate action on a line item transfer for the Tax Assessor/Collector.
 
Fiscal Impact
From/To Acct No. Description Amount
From 0100-0499-004310 Advertising and Public Notices $1293.60
To 0100-0499-004500 Hardware maintenance $1293.60
 
17.   Discuss, consider and take appropriate action on approving compensation changes, position titles changes, position grade changes and any corresponding line item transfers.
 
18.   Discuss, consider and take appropriate action on approving property tax collections for the month of July 2019 for the Williamson County Tax Assessor/Collector.
 
19.   Discuss, consider and take appropriate action to approve Justice of the Peace, Pct. 3, June 2019 Monthly Report in compliance with Code of Crim. Proc. § 103.005.
 
20.   Discuss, consider and take appropriate action to approve Justice of the Peace, Pct. 3, July 2019 Monthly Report in compliance with Code of Criminal Procedure § 103.005.
 
21.   Discuss, consider and take appropriate action on authorizing the Purchasing Agent to advertise and receive sealed proposals for Custodian and Sanitation Supplies and Services under RFP#1978.
 
22.   Discuss, consider, and take appropriate action on authorizing the Purchasing Agent to advertise and receive sealed qualifications for Professional Services Engineer for RM 2243 from 183A to Southwest Bypass, under RFQ1963.
 
23.   Discuss, consider and take appropriate action on a contract with KoFile for storage of District Clerk documents.
 
24.   Discuss, consider and take appropriate action on a Services Contract between Williamson County, Texas and Round Rock Honey Company, LLC relating to the removal of wild honeybees in the right-of-way of County Road 135 near Hutto, Texas, in the amount of $2600, and authorizing execution of the agreement.
 
25.   Discuss, consider and take appropriate action on approving the agreement between Williamson County and Western Broadband for Internet Service at the Florence EMS Medic Station (14955 Ranch Road 2338) for the amount of $99.95 per month and authorizing execution of the agreement.
 
26.   Discuss, consider and take appropriate action on approving Supplemental Agreement No. 3 for landscape architectural services between Williamson County and Design Workshop Inc., for Maintenance Building Location Adjustment and Electrical Redesign at the River Ranch Park, in the not-to-exceed amount of $21,300.00, and authorizing execution of the agreement.
 
27.   Discuss, consider and take appropriate action on approving a 2018 Capital Improvement Program Budget Transfer to move $31,500 from Expo Horse Stall Barn (P474) to Expo Concession & Restrooms (P475).
 
28.   Discuss, consider and take appropriate action regarding the closing of CR 382 and detouring traffic during waterline installation.
 
29.   Discuss, consider and take appropriate action on approving the agreement between Mitchell 1 and Williamson County for Shopkey subscription in the amount of $660.00, and authorize execution of the agreement.
 
30.   Discuss, consider and take appropriate action on a Right of Entry agreement with Jacaruso Holdings, LLC for property located on CR 137 in Hutto, TX.
 
31.   Discuss, consider and take appropriate action on approval of the final plat for the Green Haven Estates subdivision - Precinct 4.
 
32.   Discuss, consider and take appropriate action on approval of the preliminary plat for the Enterprise Coupland Site Expansion subdivision - Precinct 4.
 
33.   Discuss, consider and take appropriate action on an Interlocal Agreement between Williamson County and the City of Austin for design, installation, operation and maintenance of pedestrian and traffic improvements.
 
34.   Discuss, consider and take appropriate action on the Jail Renovations Project, P411, Change Order #1 from JT Vaughn Construction in the amount of $131,180.00 to approve Plumbing, HVAC and Intercom services. This change order is being funded by the Project Contingency.
 
REGULAR AGENDA
 
35.   10:00 A.M.. Public Hearing on the proposed 2019 tax rate of $0.459029 per $100 for Williamson County.
 
36.   Receive presentation from the TxDOT Austin District Engineer.
 
37.   Discuss, consider and take appropriate action on establishing County Holidays for FY2019-2020.
 
38.   Discuss and take appropriate action on renewal of contract with Texas State Library for County Clerk microfilm storage and creation for 2019-2020.
 
39.   Discuss, consider and take appropriate action on approving a 2013 Park Bond Budget Transfer to move $413,441.34 to Expo Horse Stall Barn (P474) from Blackland Heritage Phase I (P316) of $10,685.77, Expo Center RV Park (P464) of $150,098.71, SW Regional Pavilion (P320) of $15,379.01, Park Land Acquisition (P444) $236,164.91 and Comprehensive Park Master Plan (P445) of $1,112.94.
 
40.   Discuss, consider and take appropriate action on awarding RFCSP#1905-323 Expo Center Pavilion to the overall best respondent Ritter, Botkin Prime Construction Company, Inc., and authorizing execution of the agreement.
 
41.   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 General Fund.
 
42.   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 Sheriff's Office.
 
Fiscal Impact
From/To Acct No. Description Amount
0100.0560.004999 Miscellaneous $1,718.43
 
43.   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 General Fund.
 
Fiscal Impact
From/To Acct No. Description Amount
0100.0000.342235 Jury Service Reimb Fee $41,000.00
 
44.   Discuss , consider and take appropriate 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 County Courts Budget.
 
Fiscal Impact
From/To Acct No. Description Amount
0100.0425.004002 Jurors, Grand Jurors, Jury Com $6,000.00
 
45.   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 Courts Budget.
 
Fiscal Impact
From/To Acct No. Description Amount
0100.0435.004002 Jurors, Grand Jurors, Jury Com $35,000.00
 
46.   Receive updates on the Department of Infrastructure projects and issues.
 
47.   Discuss, consider and take appropriate action on Contract Amendment No 2 under Williamson County Contract for Engineering Services between Alliance Transportation Group and Williamson County dated October 19, 2016 for Engineering Services for Williamson County Long-Range Transportation Plan.
 
48.   Discuss, consider and take appropriate action on Work Authorization No 4 in the amount of $50,000.00 to expire on October 1, 2021 under Williamson County Contract for Engineering Services between Alliance Transportation Group and Williamson County dated October 19, 2016 for Traffic Studies in Support of Williamson County Long Range Transportation Plan.
 
49.   Discuss, consider and take appropriate action on awarding RFQ#1904-309 Professional Service Engineer for Ronald Reagan Widening to the overall most qualified respondent CP&Y, Inc. and authorizing execution of the agreement.
 
50.   Discuss 2019-2020 Budget.
 
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)."
 
51.  
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
 
52.  
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 Arcos
 
53. 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)  Claim of Dan A. Gattis for reimbursement of attorneys fees.
s)  Property damage claim of Anthony Garcia and Victoria Garcia (Sunset Meadows Subdivision).
t) 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
u)  Case No. 1:19-cv-0170-LY; Anthony McMurray v. Brandy Hallford; In the United States District Court Western District of Texas
 
54. 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)
 
55. Discuss and take appropriate action concerning economic development.
 
56. Discuss and take appropriate action concerning real estate.
 
57. 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)  Claim of Dan A. Gattis for reimbursement of attorneys fees.
s)  Property damage claim of Anthony Garcia and Victoria Garcia (Sunset Meadows Subdivision).
t) 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.
u)  Case No. 1:19-cv-0170-LY; Anthony McMurray v. Brandy Hallford; In the United States District Court Western District of Texas.
 
58.
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.
 
59. 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 9th day of August, 2019 at 5:00 P.M. and remained posted for at least 72 continuous hours preceding the scheduled time of said meeting.

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