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NOTICE TO THE PUBLIC
WILLIAMSON COUNTY COMMISSIONER’S COURT
October 29, 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 – 32 )
 
4.   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 0100.0475.004902 Legislative Supplement $3,762.98
TO 0100.0475.001927 Co Atty LegislativeSupplement $2,947.16
TO 0100.0475.002010 FICA $287.87
TO 0100.0475.002020 Retirement $527.95
 
5.   Discuss, consider and take appropriate action on approving property tax refunds over $2,500.00 thru 10/23/2019 for the Williamson County Tax Assessor/Collector.
 
6.   Discuss, consider and take appropriate action on approving compensation changes, position titles changes, position grade changes and any corresponding line item transfers.
 
7.   Discuss, consider and take appropriate action authorizing the County Judge to execute the General and No Litigation Certificates of Williamson County and Certificate of Approval for Issuance of Tax-Exempt Multi-Family Tax-Exempt Mortgage-Backed Bonds (M-TEBS) relating to the Capital Area Housing Finance Corporation’s Multifamily Tax-Exempt Mortgage-Backed Bonds (M-TEBS) (Legacy Senior Residences) Series 2019.
 
8.   Discuss, consider and take appropriate action authorizing the County Judge to execute the General and No Litigation Certificates of Williamson County and Certificate of Approval for Issuance of Tax-Exempt Multi-Family Housing Revenue Bonds relating to the Capital Area Housing Finance Corporation’s Multifamily Housing Revenue Bonds (Residences of Stillwater) Series 2019.
 
9.   Discuss, consider and take appropriate action authorizing the County Judge to execute the General and No Litigation Certificates of Williamson County and Certificate of Approval for Issuance of Tax-Exempt Multi-Family Governmental Note relating to the Capital Area Housing Finance Corporation’s Multifamily Governmental Note (Auro Crossing Apartments) Series 2019.
 
10.   Discuss, consider and take appropriate action authorizing the County Judge to execute the General and No Litigation Certificates of Williamson County relating to the Capital Area Housing Finance Corporation’s Multifamily Housing Revenue Bonds (Riverstone) Series 2020.
 
11.   Discuss, consider, and take appropriate action on authorizing the sale of firefighter protective clothing that is scheduled to be removed from service to retiring Fire Marshal Marty Herrin for a purchase price of $10.00.
 
12.   Discuss and consider approving Amendment No. 1 of the Title IV-E County Legal Services Contract with the Texas Department of Family Protective Services.
 
13.   Discuss, consider and take appropriate action to approve the Tax Collection Agreement between the Williamson County Municipal Utility District No. 13 and the County of Williamson, Texas.
 
14.   Discuss, consider, and take appropriate action on approving the Consulting Services Agreement between Rely Information Systems, LLC and Williamson County for DBA patch and upgrade assistance and general Oracle DBA support and maintenance of Williamson County Oracle applications in the not-to-exceed- amount of $82,000.00. Exemption of the services to be provided under the agreement from the competitive bidding proposal requirements are per the County Purchasing Act, pursuant to the discretionary exemption for personal services, as set forth under the Texas Local Government Code, Section 262.024.(a)(4).
 
15.   Discuss, consider and take appropriate action on approving Change Order No. 2 to the agreement between Williamson County and Data Projections for Justice Center Courtroom A/V Upgrades in the amount of $3,182.69 and authorizing execution of the Change Order.
 
16.   Discuss, consider and take any appropriate action pursuant to Tex. Transp. Code § 251.152 regarding proposed street name change in Pct. 3 for Water Oak Parkway to Parkside Parkway in the subdivision Water Oak North, Section 1.
 
17.   Discuss, consider and take appropriate action on authorizing the Purchasing Agent to advertise and receive sealed proposals for Debris Materials Monitoring under RFP #2347.
 
18.   Discuss, consider and take any appropriate action regarding approval and receipt of Vehicle Reimbursement Agreement with Grace Bible Church (Security for Sunday morning services at church in Georgetown).
 
19.   Discuss, consider and take appropriate action on accepting a money donation to the Williamson County Sheriff's Office Community Outreach Division from the Divine Treasures Breast Cancer Awareness Event in the amount of $165.00 pursuant to Tex. Loc. Gov't Code 81.032.
 
20.   Discuss, consider and take appropriate action regarding approval and receipt of Vehicle Reimbursement Agreement with Fellowship Church (Traffic control and security during various church services in Round Rock).
 
21.   Discuss, consider and take appropriate action on approving FY 2020 Motorola Maintenance Service contracts USC000026317, USC000065474, USC00007033, USC000004587, USC000020867, USC000002959, in the amount of $1,126,350.45 as per HGAC Contract #RA05-18 and authorizing execution of all related documents.
 
22.   Discuss, consider and take appropriate action on approving a Master Services Agreement with ThyssenKrupp in the not-to-exceed amount of $11,082.00 for inspection services and $67,619.04 for maintenance services as per TCPN/National IPA now OMNIA Contract #R150801, and authorizing execution of all associated documents.
 
23.   Discuss, consider and take appropriate action on approving the Master Service Agreement with Bartlett Tree Experts for Tree Trimming Services, in the not-to-exceed amount of $25,000.00, per Choice Partners Contract #15/23JN-03.
 
24.   Discuss, consider and take appropriate action on awarding RFCSP #1906-327 River Ranch County Park - Interpretive Center to the overall best respondent Ritter, Botkin Prime Construction Company, Inc., funded by P465.
 
25.   Discuss, consider, and take appropriate action on approving the purchase of Heavy Equipment from Ewald Kubota, INC in the amount of $88,970.97 pursuant to BuyBoard Contract #s 515-16/529-17.
 
26.   Discuss, consider and take appropriate action on approving the purchase of three (3) Caterpillar CC34B Paving Compactor Rollers at a total of $185,682.00, one (1) Caterpillar 120 Motor Grader in the amount of $239,811.00 and one (1) Caterpillar 926M Rubber Tire Loader in the amount of $159,907.00 as per Sourcewell Contract #032119-CAT.
 
27.   Discuss, consider and take appropriate action on approving the purchase of one (1) 2020 CTS BDT40 Belly Dump Truck in the amount of $34,558.00, one (1) Etnyre/Freightliner Centennial Distributor in the amount of $201,474.30, one (1) 2020 Freightliner M2-106 chassis in the amount of $110,370.00, and two (2) 2020 Freightliner M2-112 chassis in the total amount of $257,912.00 to include a $400 BuyBoard fee, from Freightliner of Austin, as per BuyBoard Contract #516-16.
 
28.   Discuss, consider and take appropriate action on approving the purchase of one (1) 2021 Freightliner 114SD Chassis Truck w/Wirtgen SW20 MC binding agent spreader body in the amount of $304,377.00 to include a $400 BuyBoard fee, from Freightliner of Austin, as per BuyBoard Contract #516-16.
 
29.   Discuss, consider and take appropriate action on approving the Services Contract between Williamson County and Perimeter Fence Co. for fencing, gate and keypad at the Florence Road and Bridge Yard in the amount of $27,722.50, funded by P471, and authorizing execution of the agreement.
 
30.   Discuss, consider and take appropriate action on a Donation Special Warranty Deed from Madison Westinghouse Contingency for right of way on CR 111.
 
31.   Discuss, consider and take appropriate action on approval of the final plat for the Santa Rita Ranch South Section 16 subdivision – Precinct 2.
 
32.   Discuss, consider and take appropriate action on approval of the preliminary plat for the North Haven subdivision – Precinct 2.
 
REGULAR AGENDA
 
33.   Discuss, consider and take appropriate action on recognizing the newest members of Williamson County EMS.
 
34.   Discuss, consider, and take appropriate action on approving Hilary Paige McClellan as the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service - 4-H & Youth Development Extension Agent.
 
35.   Discuss, consider, and take appropriate action on approving Gary Pastushok as the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service - Agriculture Extension Agent.
 
36.   Discuss, consider and take appropriate action on accepting the resignation of Marty Herrin as the Williamson County Fire Marshal due to his retirement and appointing Hank Jones as the successor Williamson County Fire Marshal to be effective October 29, 2019 and continuing thereafter for a two-year term ending October 29, 2021 pursuant to authority granted to the Williamson County Commissioners Court under Texas Local Government Code 352.011 & .012; and, further, take action on requiring Hank Jones to post an official bond in the amount of $10,000 pursuant to Texas Local Government Code 352.012.
 
37.   Discuss, consider and take any necessary action to approve order for interment of deceased (Daniel A. Conner) who passed away in J.P., Pct. 1 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.
 
38.   Receive updates on the Department of Infrastructure projects and issues.
 
39.   Discuss, consider and take action on canceling Commissioners Court on November 12, 2019.
 
40.   Discuss, consider, and take appropriate action on changes to the Williamson County retiree rate calculations regarding years of service.
 
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 Juvenile Services.
 
Fiscal Impact
From/To Acct No. Description Amount
0100.0000.367400 Donations $1,000.00
 
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 Juvenile Services.
 
Fiscal Impact
From/To Acct No. Description Amount
0100.0576.003670 Use of Donations $1,000.00
 
43.   Present and discuss the October 16, 2019 scheduled power outage for the Williamson County Emergency Services Operations Center.
 
44.   Discuss, consider and take appropriate action on approving funding of tenure service credit pay for PCN# 1906 in the District Attorney's Office with funding from the District Attorney's Asset Forfeiture Funds for FY20.
 
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)."
 
45.  
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.
v) Discuss the acquisition of real property in conjunction with WCCF for potential parkland/bird habitat.
x) Discuss the acquisition of drainage/detention easements for real property North of WMCO Juvenile Detention Center
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
 
46.  
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
 
47. 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; American Stewards of Liberty, et al. v. Sally Jewell, et al., In the Western District Court, Western District of Texas, Austin Division
f)  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.
g)  Application to Obtain New Municipal Solid Waste Permit – Proposed Permit No. 2398 (Applicant - Lealco, Inc.)
h)  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.
i)  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
j)  Cause No. 19-0850-C368; County of Williamson vs. Purdue Pharma, LP et al., In the District Court of Williamson County, Texas.
k)  Valerie Adams - EEOC Charge No. 450-2018-03807
l)  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.
m)  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.
n)  BANGL Pipeline Project
o)  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
 
48. 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)
 
49. Discuss and take appropriate action concerning economic development.
 
50. Discuss and take appropriate action concerning real estate.
 
51. 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; American Stewards of Liberty, et al. v. Sally Jewell, et al., In the Western District Court, Western District of Texas, Austin Division
f)  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.
g)  Application to Obtain New Municipal Solid Waste Permit – Proposed Permit No. 2398 (Applicant - Lealco, Inc.)
h)  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.
i)  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
j)  Cause No. 19-0850-C368; County of Williamson vs. Purdue Pharma, LP et al., In the District Court of Williamson County, Texas.
k)  Valerie Adams - EEOC Charge No. 450-2018-03807
l)  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.
m)  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.
n)  BANGL Pipeline Project
o)  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.
 
52.
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.
 
53. 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 25th 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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