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NOTICE TO THE PUBLIC
WILLIAMSON COUNTY COMMISSIONER’S COURT
August 20, 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 – 35 )
 
4.   Discuss, consider and take appropriate action on a line item transfer for Rcds Mgmt and Prsrv - Co Wide.
 
Fiscal Impact
From/To Acct No. Description Amount
From 0390-0390-004505 Software Maintenance < $5,000 $600.00
From 0390-0390-003006 Office Equipment $500.00
From 0390-0390-003100 Office Supplies $900.00
To 0390-0390-004100 Professional Services $2,000.00
 
5.   Discuss, consider and take appropriate action on a line item transfer for Emergency Medical Services.
 
Fiscal Impact
From/To Acct No. Description Amount
From 0100-0540-003001 Small Equipment & Tool <$5,000 $2,000
To 0100-0540-004231 Travel $2,000
 
6.   Discuss, consider and take appropriate action on line item transfers for Animal Services (Williamson County Regional Animal Shelter).
 
Fiscal Impact
From/To Acct No. Description Amount
From 0545.0545.004510 Facility Maint. 3500.00
To 0545.0545.000049 Animal Medical Care 3500.00
From 0545-0545-03006 Office Equipment 326.89
From 0545.0545.003010 Computer Equip 187.67
From 0545.0545.004211 Telephone Service 1000.00
From 0545.0545.004350 Printed Materials 262.64
From 0545.0545.004414 Vehicle Ins 117.79
From 0545.0545.004541 Vehicle Repairs 750.00
From 0545.0545.004999 Miscellaneous 171.69
To 0545.0545.003200 Medical Supplies 2816.68
 
7.   Discuss, consider and take appropriate action on a line item transfer for the County Jail.
 
Fiscal Impact
From/To Acct No. Description Amount
From 0100.0570.004100 Professional Services $11,253.88
To 0100.0570.001107 Temp Labor-Seasonal Help $11,253.88
 
8.   Discuss, consider and take appropriate action on authorizing the disposal of various county technology assets through Auction including one (1) laptop and two (2) desktop computers, pursuant to Tx. Local Gov’t Code 263.152.
 
9.   Discuss, consider and take appropriate action on authorizing the disposal of various county technology assets through Inter-Departmental Transfer including fifty (50) Dell Optiplex computers, pursuant to Tx. Local Gov’t Code 263.152.
 
10.   Discuss, consider and take appropriate action on authorizing the disposal of various county vehicle and equipment assets through Auction including one (1) Wells Cargo Tote Wagon Trailer, pursuant to Tx. Local Gov’t Code 263.152.
 
11.   Discuss, consider and take appropriate action on authorizing the disposal of various county vehicle and equipment assets through Sale to Insurance including one (1) 2017 Ford Explorer, pursuant to Tx. Local Gov’t Code 263.152.
 
12.   To discuss and take appropriate action on noting in minutes County Clerk for County Investment Academy CE hours.
 
13.   Approve and enter into the official minutes a resolution regarding Williamson County and it's policies and procedures related to the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) of 1996.
 
14.   Discuss, consider and take appropriate action on authorizing the Purchasing Agent to advertise and receive sealed proposals for Armored Courier Services under RFP# 1919.
 
15.   Discuss, consider and take appropriate action authorizing the County Judge to execute the General and No Litigation Certificate of Williamson County relating to the Capital Area Housing Finance Corporation’s Multifamily Housing Governmental Note (Kyle Dacy Apartments) Series 2019.
 
16.   Discuss, consider and take appropriate action on approving the contract between Thomson Reuters and Williamson County for Westlaw Library Services in the amount of $300 per month, pursuant to DIR contract# DIR-LGL-CALIR-02, and authorizing the execution of the contract.
 
17.   Discuss, consider and take appropriate action on approving the purchase of Knox Box equipment in the amount of $6,806.60 and exempting this purchase from competitive bidding requirements as per Texas Local Government Code Discretionary Exemption TLGC 262.024. (7) (D).
 
18.   Discuss, consider and take appropriate action on approving the purchase of Technimount Systems in the amount of $50,801.25, and exempting Fraizer LTD from the competitive bidding requirements, established by Discretionary Exemptions Section 262.024 (a) (7) of the Texas Local Government Code, as the sole provider for supervision services for the Williamson County EMS.
 
19.   Discuss, consider and take appropriate action on Contract Amendment # 3 under Williamson County Contract for Engineering Services between Raba Kistner Consultants, Inc and Williamson County for River Ranch Park Phase I Improvements.
 
20.   Discuss, consider and take appropriate action on Supplemental Work Authorization No. 1 under Williamson County Contract between Raba Kistner Consultants, Inc and Williamson County dated December 4, 2018 for Engineering Services.
 
21.   Discuss, consider and take appropriate action on approving the Services Contract between Williamson County and Callaway Roofing LLC to remove and replace the roofing at the Sheriff's Office, the EMS Building, and Garage in Taylor in the amount of $14,220.00 and authorizing execution of the agreement.
 
22.   Discuss, consider and take any appropriate action regarding approval and receipt of the Standard Agreement with Paloma Lake Municipal Utility District No. 1 regarding off-duty contracting of County Sheriff Deputies.
 
23.   Discuss, consider and take any appropriate action regarding approval and receipt of the Standard Agreement with Parkside at Mayfield Ranch Municipal Utility District regarding off-duty contracting of County Sheriff Deputies.
 
24.   Discuss, consider and take appropriate action on a Temporary Construction Easement to the City of Liberty Hill for property owned by Williamson County along CR 200.
 
25.   Discuss, consider and take appropriate action on Supplemental Work Authorization No 1 to Work Authorization No 2 under Williamson County Contract between Freese and Nichols, Inc. and Williamson County dated April 7, 2016 for Engineering Design Services for the repair of San Gabriel Ranch Road.
 
26.   Discuss, consider and take appropriate action on Supplemental Work Authorization No 2 to Work Authorization No 3 under Williamson County Contract between HDR Inc. and Williamson County dated October 8, 2015 for On Call Traffic Engineering Services.
 
27.   Discuss, consider and take appropriate action on Supplemental Work Authorization No 1 to Work Authorization No 3 under Williamson County Contract between Rodriguez Engineering Laboratories, LLC and Williamson County dated January 10, 2017 for On Call Geotechnical Engineering and Material Testing.
 
28.   Discuss, consider and take appropriate action on Supplemental Work Authorization No 5 to Work Authorization No 1 under Williamson County Contract between Raba Kistner Consultants, Inc. and Williamson County dated February 18, 2015 for On Call Geotechnical and Lab Testing Services.
 
29.   Discuss, consider and take appropriate action on Supplemental Work Authorization No 2 to Work Authorization No 3 under Williamson County Contract between Alliance Transportation Group Inc. and Williamson County dated March 12, 2015 for On Call Traffic Engineering Services.
 
30.   Discuss, consider and take appropriate action on Supplemental Work Authorization No 3 to Work Authorization No 1 under Williamson County Contract between Texas A&M Transportation Institute and Williamson County dated April 26, 2016 for Foam Asphalt Pavement Design.
 
31.   Discuss, consider and take appropriate action on Supplemental Work Authorization No 2 to Work Authorization No 2 under Williamson County Contract between Kleinfelder, Inc. and Williamson County dated February 23, 2017 for On Call Geotechnical Engineering and Material Testing (1602-057-1A).
 
32.   Discuss, consider and take appropriate action on approval of the final plat for the Enterprise Coupland Site Expansion subdivision – Precinct 4.
 
33.   Discuss, consider and take appropriate action on approval of the final plat for the Highlands at Mayfield Ranch Section 13 subdivision – Precinct 3.
 
34.   Discuss, consider and take appropriate action on approval of the preliminary plat for the Bogle subdivision – Precinct 4.
 
35.   Discuss, consider and take appropriate action on approval of the final plat for the Santa Rita Ranch Phase 1 Section 20C subdivision – Precinct 3.
 
REGULAR AGENDA
 
36.   Recognition of Granger G Lady Lions Girls Softball winning the 2019 Pony League World Series Championship in Lafayette, Louisiana.
 
37.   Recognize Commissioner Valerie Covey on her appointment to the Governing Board of the Texas Indigent Defense Commission.
 
38.   Discuss, consider and take appropriate action on terminating the contractual relationship relating to the Access Agreement between Williamson County and Big Fish Entertainment LLC.
 
39.   10:00 a.m. Public Hearing on proposed 2019 tax rate of $0.459029 per $100 for Williamson County.
 
40.   Discuss, consider and take appropriate action on approving the purchase of the preparation and mailing of 2019 tax statements in the amount of $64,447.50, from Variverge, pursuant to Montgomery County ILA pricing.
 
41.   Discuss, consider and take appropriate action on changes to the Employee Policy Manual, including the Social Media Policy.
 
42.   Discuss, consider and take appropriate action on a change to the job classifications reviewed for Salary Study Cycle 2B.
 
43.   Discuss, consider and take appropriate action on a Services Contract for Donation Processing Services to be provided by Bricks R Us, Inc. relating to an Engraved Brick Program for the Williamson County Regional Animal Shelter.
 
44.   Discuss, consider and take any appropriate action authorizing the Williamson County Sheriff's Office to apply for funding through the Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant (JAG) Program FY2019, Local Solicitation.
 
45.   Receive updates on the Department of Infrastructure projects and issues.
 
46.   Receive and acknowledge the August 2019 Construction Summary Report and PowerPoint Presentation for the Road Bond Program.
 
47.   Discuss, consider and take appropriate action on the 2019-2020 Budget.
 
48.   Discuss, consider and take appropriate action on authorizing advertising and setting a date for a public hearing on the 2019-2020 County Clerk's Records Archive Fund (0384) Plan for September 24th, 2019 at 10:00 AM.
 
49.   Discuss, consider and take appropriate action on authorizing advertising and setting a date for a public hearing on the 2019-2020 District Clerk's Records Technology Fund (0387) Plan for September 24th, 2019 at 10:15 AM.
 
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)."
 
50.  
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.
 
51.  
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
 
52. 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
 
53. 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)
 
54. Discuss and take appropriate action concerning economic development.
 
55. Discuss and take appropriate action concerning real estate.
 
56. 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.
 
57.
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.
 
58. 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 16th 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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