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NOTICE TO THE PUBLIC
WILLIAMSON COUNTY COMMISSIONER’S COURT
October 1, 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.
Public Comment Period. The Commissioners Court will conduct a Public Comment Period to allow members of the public to address the Court regarding matters pertaining to or affecting Williamson County but that do not appear as an Agenda Item on a meeting’s Agenda.  During such Public Comment Period, speakers shall be limited to a maximum of two (2) minutes to make his/her remarks and the maximum overall discussion time allowed for the Public Comment Period, regardless of the number of members of the public wishing to address the Court during such period, shall be limited to ten (10) minutes.  Speaking time, to the extent possible, will be evenly allocated among speakers should more than five (5) speakers desire to speak during the Public Comment Period.  Please 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 – 21 )
 
4.   Discuss, consider and take appropriate action on a line item transfer for the All District Courts.
 
Fiscal Impact
From/To Acct No. Description Amount
From 0100-0435-004998 All Dist Cts/Contingencies $16,001.73
To 0100-0435-001100 All Dist Cts/FT Salary $13,096.85
To 0100-0435-002010 All Dist Cts/FICA $1,001.91
To 0100-0435-002020 All Dist Cts/Retirement $1,902.97
 
5.   Discuss, consider and take appropriate action on acknowledging the Purchasing Department monthly report of asset dispositions through Auction for the period of 09/01/2019 through 09/30/2019.
 
6.   Discuss, consider and take appropriate action on acknowledging the Purchasing Department monthly report of asset dispositions through Destruction for the period of 09/01/2019 through 09/30/2019.
 
7.   Discuss, consider and take appropriate action on acknowledging the Purchasing Department monthly report of asset dispositions through Inter-departmental Transfer for the period of 09/01/2019 through 09/30/2019.
 
8.   Discuss, consider and take appropriate action on approving compensation changes, position titles changes, position grade changes and any corresponding line item transfers.
 
9.  
Discuss, consider and take appropriate action on approving property tax refunds over $2,500.00 thru 09/24/2019 for the Williamson County Tax Assessor/Collector.
 
10.   Discuss, consider and take action on approving the Investment Report for the Quarter ending June 30, 2019 which was approved by the Investment Committee on July 29, 2019.
 
11.   Discuss and take appropriate action on accepting a donation to Williamson County Justice Court Precinct 2 Mentor Program from Hill Country Bible Church Austin in the amount of $1,000.00.
 
12.   Discuss, consider and take appropriate action on approving an affiliation agreement with Texas A&M University Health Science Center.
 
13.   Discuss, consider and take appropriate action on approving the Services Contract between Williamson County and Paper Retriever of Texas, LLC to provide disposal of bins around Williamson County in the amount of $510.00 per month and authorizing execution of the agreement.
 
14.   Discuss, consider and take appropriate action regarding approval and receipt of Vehicle Reimbursement Agreement regarding off duty contracting of County Sheriff Deputies with Celebration Church (Traffic control and security during various church services).
 
15.   Discuss, consider and take any appropriate action to set a public hearing pursuant to Tex. Transp. Code § 251.152 regarding proposed street name change in Pct. 3 for a portion of CR 176 to Parkside Pkwy, including authorization for publication in local newspaper of notice to the public.
 
16.   Discuss, consider, and take appropriate action on approving the addendum between Idemia Identity & Security and Williamson County for Annual Help Desk Maintenance Services to support the operations of the Williamson County Attorney's Office, and authorizing the execution of the agreement.
 
17.   Discuss, consider and take appropriate action on authorizing execution of the Agreement for Construction Services between Williamson County and Smith Contracting relating to the award of IFB #1907-331 CR 279 Stabilizing, Milling and Overlay approved by Commissioner's Court on September 10, 2019.
 
18.   Discuss, consider and take appropriate action on Change Order No. 1, to contract number IFB 1904-311, in the amount of $44,272.00 for Limestone Terrace and Quarry Rim Drive Reconstruction.
 
19.   Discuss, consider and take appropriate action on approval of the replat of Lots 1 and 2 of the E.F. Allen subdivision – Precinct 2.
 
20.   Discuss, consider and take appropriate action on a Contract Amendment No. 4 to the CR 176 at RM 2243 contract between Williamson County and WSB & Associates, Inc. relating to the 2013 Road Bond Program. Project: P448. Funding Source: 2013 Park Bonds.
 
21.   Discuss, consider and take appropriate action on an Order Regarding Annexation by the City of Georgetown Texas of Portions of CR 111 and Rockride Lane.
 
REGULAR AGENDA
 
22.   Hear presentation from Annie Burwell, Williamson County MOT Director, and discuss Opioid Emergency Response Pilot Project.
 
23.   Discuss, consider and take appropriate action on approving the contract between Texas Health and Human Service Commission and Williamson County related to the funding for Opioid Emergency Response Pilot Project as administered by Williamson County Mobile Outreach Team.
 
24.   Receive updates on the Department of Infrastructure projects and issues.
 
25.   Discuss, consider, and take appropriate action on approving the FY 2020 Williamson County Resolution for the Indigent Defense Grant Program.
 
26.   Discuss, consider and take appropriate action authorizing the Williamson County Sheriff's Office to accept funding through the Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant (JAG) Program FY2019, Local Solicitation.
 
27.   Discuss, consider and take appropriate action on approving the creation of one (1) new full-time Juvenile Case Manger position and elimination of two (2) part-time Juvenile Case Managers for Justice of the Peace, Precinct 3, Truancy Fund Program.
 
28.   Discuss, consider, and take appropriate action on ratifying PO #172409 for chiller rental services with Central TX Commercial A/C & Heating, Inc., in the amount of $10,000 for first month and $4,800 monthly cost thereafter, and exempting this purchase/agreement from competitive bidding requirements as per Texas Local Government Code Discretionary Exemption §262.024.(a)(3), and authorizing the execution of the agreement.
 
29.   Discuss, consider and take any appropriate action to approve short-term Addendum to services contract with McLemore Building Maintenance, Inc. to support county operations.
 
30.   Discuss, consider and take appropriate action on approving a 2015 Certificates of Obligation budget transfer to move $375,000 from 2015 CO Non-Departmental (P356) to Jester Annex Ambulance Bay (P527) and Juvenile Justice Center – Restroom & Water Fountain (P528) of $200,000.
 
31.   Discuss, consider and take appropriate action on approving a 2019 Capital Improvement Program Budget Transfer to move $7,750,000 from 2019 CIP Non-Departmental (P507) to Prime Site #2 (P529) of $2,250,000 and Children’s Advocacy New Space and Remodel (P530) of $5,500,000.
 
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 Sheriffs Department and Jail.
 
Fiscal Impact
From/To Acct No. Description Amount
0100.0570.003008 Law Enforcement Equipment $4,922.00
0100.0560.003008 Law Enforcement Equipment $21,186.00
 
33.   Discuss, consider and take appropriate action on the Budget Policy document for 2019-2020.
 
34.   Discuss, consider, and take appropriate action on any necessary amendments relating to the FY19/20 Budget Order.
 
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)."
 
35.  
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
 
36.  
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
i) Project Woods
 
37. 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)  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
k)  Cause No. 19-0850-C368; County of Williamson vs. Purdue Pharma, LP et al., In the District Court of Williamson County, Texas.
l)  Valerie Adams - EEOC Charge No. 450-2018-03807
m)  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.
n)  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.
o)  BANGL Pipeline Project
p)  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
q)  Property damage claim of Anthony Garcia and Victoria Garcia (Sunset Meadows Subdivision).
r) 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.
s)  Anthony "Tony" Carter - EEOC Charge.
t)  D-1-GN-19-005511; Brian Johns v. Williamson County, Texas; In the 53rd Judicial District Court of Travis County, Texas.
u)  Claim of Jaivonte Roberts.
 
38. 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)
 
39. Discuss and take appropriate action concerning economic development.
 
40. Discuss and take appropriate action concerning real estate.
 
41. 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)  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
k)  Cause No. 19-0850-C368; County of Williamson vs. Purdue Pharma, LP et al., In the District Court of Williamson County, Texas.
l)  Valerie Adams - EEOC Charge No. 450-2018-03807
m)  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.
n)  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.
o)  BANGL Pipeline Project
p)  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
q)  Property damage claim of Anthony Garcia and Victoria Garcia (Sunset Meadows Subdivision).
r) 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.
s)  Anthony "Tony" Carter - EEOC Charge.
t)  D-1-GN-19-005511; Brian Johns v. Williamson County, Texas; In the 53rd Judicial District Court of Travis County, Texas.
u)  Claim of Jaivonte Roberts.
 
42.
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.
 
43. 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 27th day of September, 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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