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NOTICE TO THE PUBLIC
WILLIAMSON COUNTY COMMISSIONER’S COURT
October 8, 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 – 34 )
 
4.   Discuss, consider and take appropriate action on a line item transfer for the Corrections Department of the County Sheriff.
 
Fiscal Impact
From/To Acct No. Description Amount
From: 0100.0570.003306 Food Service $5850.00
To: 0100.0570.004413 Personal Liability Insurance $5850.00
 
5.   Discuss, consider and take appropriate action on a line item transfer for the Elections Department.
 
Fiscal Impact
From/To Acct No. Description Amount
From 0376.0376.004100 Professional Services $20,000.00
To 0376.0376.003006 Office Equipment <$5k $20,000.00
 
6.   Discuss and take appropriate action on accepting a donation to Williamson County from Leander VFW Post #10427.
 
7.   Discuss, consider and take appropriate action on approving compensation changes, position title changes, position grade changes and any corresponding line item transfers.
 
8.   Discuss, consider and take appropriate action to approve Justice of the Peace, Pct. 3, September 2019 Monthly Report in compliance with Code of Criminal Procedure § 103.005.
 
9.   Discuss, consider and take appropriate action to approve Justice of the Peace, Pct. 4, August 2019 Monthly Report in compliance with Code of Crim. Proc. § 103.005.
 
10.   Discuss, consider, and take appropriate action on awarding RFP 1902-296 ePatient Chart Reporting, to the lowest and best evaluated offer resulting from negotiations to emsCharts, INC and authorizing the execution of the agreement.
 
11.   Discuss, consider and take appropriate action on approving Specific Malpractice Insurance Coverage for Williamson County EMS from Higginbotham Insurance.
 
12.   Discuss, consider and take appropriate action on authorizing a blanket purchase order for EMS to Fuelman in the amount of $200,000.00.
 
13.   Discuss, consider, and take appropriate action on authorizing the Purchasing Agent to advertise and receive sealed Proposals for Haz Mat Billing Software, under RFP 2246.
 
14.   Discuss, consider and take appropriate action on authorizing the extension of contract 1708-185 renewal period 2 with Westwood Pharmacy for the same pricing, terms and conditions as the existing contract for Williamson County Jail Pharmaceutical Service and Supplies for the term of October 17, 2019 - October 16, 2020.
 
15.   Discuss, consider and take appropriate action on approving the purchase of VOTEC licensing and support for the Williamson County Elections Department in the amount of $124,319.08.
 
16.   Discuss, consider and take appropriate action regarding the closing of the intersection of Condra Lane and Sonterra Boulevard during road reconstruction.
 
17.   Discuss, consider and take appropriate action regarding the closing of the low water crossing on CR 132 for a culvert installation.
 
18.   Discuss, consider and take appropriate action on approving the Services Contract between Williamson County and Fire King LLC. to provide Life Safety site walks, in the amount of $6,300.00 and authorizing execution of the agreement.
 
19.   Discuss, consider and take appropriate action on approving the Services Contract between Williamson County and Paper Retriever of Texas to provide monthly pick-up for Williamson County Departments in the amount of $510.00 total per month and authorizing execution of the agreement.
 
20.   Discuss, consider and take appropriate action on authorizing a parts blanket purchase order for Fleet Services to Don Hewlett in the amount of $110,000.
 
21.   Discuss, consider and take appropriate action on authorizing a blanket purchase order for Fleet Services to Arnold Oil in the amount of $75,000.
 
22.   Discuss, consider and take appropriate action on authorizing a tire blanket purchase order for Fleet Services to Youngblood Automotive in the amount of $150,000.
 
23.   Discuss, consider and take appropriate action on authorizing the Mo'Mix Performance Center Subscription Services Agreement for the term of 12 months commencing in October 2019 - September 2020 for the annual amount of $76,200 with Mo'Mix Solutions, Inc. under BuyBoard Contract #579-19.
 
24.   Discuss, consider and take appropriate action on authorizing a blanket purchase order for ITS to Environmental Systems Research in the amount of $67,159.14.
 
25.   Discuss, consider and take appropriate action on authorizing a blanket purchase order for ITS to Immix Technology Inc. in the amount of $84,179.56.
 
26.   Discuss, consider and take appropriate action on authorizing a blanket purchase order for ITS to Mythics, Inc. in the amount of $325,514.93.
 
27.   Discuss, consider and take appropriate action on authorizing a blanket purchase order for ITS to Time Warner Cable in the amount of $120,000.00.
 
28.   Discuss, consider, and take appropriate action on approving a blanket purchase order for ITS for Suddenlink in the amount of $107,500, exempting this purchase from competitive bidding requirements as per Texas Local Government Code Discretionary Exemption 262.024.(7)(C).
 
29.   Discuss, consider, and take appropriate action on approving the agreements between Williamson County and the Amarillo Junior College District to provide technical training to the Williamson County Road & Bridge Division in the amount of $38,400.00 and authorizing execution of the agreements.
 
30.   Discuss, consider and take appropriate action on Work Authorization #2 in the amount of $250,000.00 to expire on April 30, 2021 under Williamson County Contract for Architectural and Engineering Services between Steinbomer & Associates, Architects, Inc. and Williamson County dated January 30, 2019 for the Justice Center Court Room Renovation.
 
31.   Discuss, consider and take appropriate action on approval of the preliminary plat for the CR 198 Manville Water Tank Site subdivision – Precinct 4.
 
32.   Discuss, consider and take appropriate action on approval of the replat of Lot 34, Block 12 of the Sonterra West Section 7 Phase 2A-1 subdivision – Precinct 3.
 
33.   Discuss, consider and take appropriate action on approval of the preliminary plat for the Eiben Point subdivision – Precinct 4.
 
34.   Discuss, consider and take appropriate action on approval of the amending plat for the PEC Liberty Hill Substation subdivision – Precinct 2.
 
REGULAR AGENDA
 
35.   Discuss, consider and take any necessary action to approve order for interment of deceased (Robert E. Conley) who passed away in J.P., Pct. 2 of Williamson County, TX where there has been an 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.
 
36.   Hear presentation regarding Field of Honor, a Tribute to Service Above Self.
 
37.   Discuss and take appropriate action to proclaim October 6-12, 2019, as National 4-H Week in Williamson County.
 
38.  
Discuss, consider and take appropriate action on approving a Resolution Authorizing County Grant in relation to the Texas Department of Agriculture Texans Feeding Texans: Home Delivered Meal Grant Program.
 
39.   Discuss, consider and take appropriate action approving issuance of a Notice of Constitutional Amendment Special Election and approval of the Vote Center locations to be used for the elections to be held November 5, 2019.
 
40.   Discuss, consider and take appropriate action regarding the engagement of the Law Offices of Randy T. Leavitt to represent Williamson County in relation to Cause No. 18-CV-00049-ML; Troy Mansfield v. Williamson County; In the United States District Court for the Western District of Texas, Austin Division; and exemption of these services from the competitive bid/proposal requirements of the County Purchasing Act pursuant to the discretionary exemption for personal or professional services, as set forth under Tex. Loc. Gov’t Code § 262.024(a)(4).
 
41.   Discuss, consider and take appropriate action concerning an Interlocal Agreement between Williamson County RCS - Radio Communications System and Liberty Hill ISD Police Department to join the Williamson County Radio Communications System and become an RCS Associate.
 
42.   Discuss, consider and take appropriate action regarding the Voluntary Record of Broker for the following employee benefits: (Voluntary Group Critical Accident, Illness, PrePaid Legal, and Info Armor Identify Theft Protection.
 
43.   Discuss, consider and take appropriate action regarding the Winston Financial Services Addendum.
 
44.   Discuss, consider and hear updates on the 2020 Benefits Open Enrollment dates.
 
45.   Discuss, consider, and take appropriate action on the amended Interlocal Contract for the Next Generation 9-1-1 Database Program for FY 2019 with the Capital Area Emergency Communications District (CAECD).
 
46.   Discuss, consider and take appropriate action to correct Agenda Item #54 from September 24, 2019 for the following 2019-2020 Budgets:
0507 Regional Communication System Fund.
 
47.   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.
 
Fiscal Impact
From/To Acct No. Description Amount
0100.0000.335602 Dist Atty Salary Supplement $7,500.00
 
48.   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.
 
Fiscal Impact
From/To Acct No. Description Amount
0100.0440.001940 Apportionment Supplement $6,163.70
0100.0440.002010 FICA $471.53
0100.0440.002020 Retirement $864.77
 
49.   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 - Justice of the Peace Precinct #2 donation.
 
Fiscal Impact
From/To Acct No. Description Amount
0100.0000.367400 Donations $1,000.00
 
50.   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 General Fund - Justice of the Peace Precinct #2 donation.
 
Fiscal Impact
From/To Acct No. Description Amount
0100.0452.003670 Use of Donations $1,000.00
 
51.   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 expenditures for the County Attorney's Office.
 
Fiscal Impact
From/To Acct No. Description Amount
TO 0100.0475.001927 Co Atty Legislative Supplement $14,107.50
To 0100.0475.002010 FICA $1,079.23
To 0100.0475.002020 Retirement $2,035.71
To 0100.0475.004902 Co Atty Legislative Supplement $59,777.56
 
52.   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 County Attorney's Office.
 
Fiscal Impact
From/To Acct No. Description Amount
From 0100.0000.335601 Co Atty Salary Supplement $77,000.00
 
53.   Discuss, consider and take appropriate action on the River Ranch County Park Phase 1 Project, P315, Change Order #3 from Ritter-Botkin Prime Construction Company, Inc. in the amount of $251,554.00 to approve Electrical scope and Roadway/Parking scope changes. This change order is being funded by the Owner Contingency.
 
54.   Discuss, consider, and take appropriate action on approving the price proposal 08.22.19-R1 between Vaughan Construction and Williamson County for CTTC Showers Renovation in the amount of $465,000 pursuant to Choice Partners Contract No.15/041JN-16 and authorizing the execution of the agreement.
 
55.   Receive updates on the Department of Infrastructure projects and issues.
 
56.   Discuss, consider, and take appropriate action regarding a Supplemental to the Standard Utility Agreement with Pedernales Electric Cooperative (PEC) for utility adjustments on the CR 279 (Bagdad Road) at River Ranch Park project, a Road Bond project in Commissioner Pct. 2.
Project: P438 Funding: Road Bond
 
57.   Discuss, consider, and take appropriate action regarding Change Order No. 1 in the amount of $66,291.83 for CR 110 Middle(James Construction), a Road Bond project in Commissioner Pct. 4.
Project: P261 Funding: Road Bond
 
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)."
 
58.  
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
 
59.  
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
 
60. 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.
v)  Tropea Damage Claim.
 
61. 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)
 
62. Discuss and take appropriate action concerning economic development.
 
63. Discuss and take appropriate action concerning real estate.
 
64. 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.
v)  Tropea Damage Claim.
 
65.
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.
 
66. 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 4th day of October, 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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