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NOTICE TO THE PUBLIC
WILLIAMSON COUNTY COMMISSIONERS COURT
November 26, 2019 
9:30 A.M.

 
             
The Commissioners Court of Williamson County, Texas will meet in regular session in the Commissioners 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 – 33 )
 
4.   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 0200-0210-005700 Vehicles > $5,000 $55,000.00
From 0200-0210-005711 Heavy Equipment > $5,000 $130,000.00
To 0200-0210-004100 Professional Services $185,000.00
 
5.   Discuss, consider, and take appropriate action on budget line item transfer for Juvenile Services.
 
Fiscal Impact
From/To Acct No. Description Amount
From 0100.0576.003011 Computer Software $18,422
To 0100.0576.005740 Computer Equipment >$5000 $18,422
 
6.   Discuss, consider and take appropriate action on a line item transfer for the Sheriff's Office.
 
Fiscal Impact
From/To Acct No. Description Amount
From 0100-0409-004998 Non Dept/Contingencies $49,165.28
To 0100-0560-004100 SO/Prof Svcs $49,165.28
 
7.   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 $562.50
 
8.   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 $562.50
 
9.   Discuss, consider and take appropriate action on approving a 2015 Certificates of Obligation budget transfer to move $470,000 from 2015 CO Non-Departmental (P356) to Inner Loop Annex Modifications (P434).
 
10.   Discuss, consider and take appropriate action to approve an increase of change funds for the Motor Vehicle Departments in Georgetown, Cedar Park and Round Rock to $2,250.00, set up tills for new employees and drive thru lanes.
 
11.   Discuss and take appropriate action on accepting a donation to Williamson County Justice Court Precinct 2 in the amount of $562.50.
 
12.   Discuss, consider and take appropriate action on approving compensation changes, position titles changes, position grade changes and any corresponding line item transfers.
 
13.   Discuss, consider and take appropriate action to approve Justice of the Peace, Pct. 3, August 2019 Monthly Report in compliance with Code of Criminal Procedure § 103.005.
 
14.   Discuss, consider and take appropriate action on recognizing continuing education training of Commissioner Cynthia Long as required in Section 81.0025 of the Local Government Code.
 
15.   Discuss, consider and take appropriate action on approving the Merchant Processing Agreement between Williamson County and Worldpay Integrated Payments, LLC to provide the processing of credit cards payments for the Parks Department and authorizing execution of the application.
 
16.   Discuss, consider and take appropriate action on approving a renewal agreement between Pitney Bowes, Inc. and Williamson County Attorney's Office for a postage machine lease in the amount of $140.32 per month, billed quarterly at $420.93, and authorizing execution of the agreement.
 
17.   Discuss, consider and take appropriate action on approving the purchase of uniforms for the Williamson County Sheriff's Office - Jail from GT Distributors, Inc. in the amount of $53,764.65 pursuant to BuyBoard Contract #587-19.
 
18.   Discuss, consider and take appropriate action on exempting ReadyOp Communications, Inc. from the competitive bidding requirements established by Section 262.024.(a)(7) of the Texas Local Government Code Discretionary Exemptions as the sole provider of the ReadyOP Communications Platform.
 
19.   Discuss, consider and take appropriate action on authorizing the extension of contract 15RFP125, renewal option period 2, for the same pricing, terms and conditions as the existing contract, for Group Insurance Coverages Life, AD&D, and Disability covering the term of January 1, 2020 - December 31, 2020 with Symetra Life Insurance Company.
 
20.   Discuss, consider and take appropriate action on authorizing the approval of purchase for Williamson County Fiber Optic OSP Maintenance in the amount of $ 21,500, under DIR Contract #DIR-TSO-3698, with BryComm for term December 1, 2019 - November 30, 2020, and authorizing execution of the agreement.
 
21.   To discuss, consider, and take action to apply for hazard mitigation grants to fund a contractor to update the FY21 Hazard Mitigation Plan.
 
22.   Discuss, consider, and take action on the approval of Team Rubicon performing a fire mitigation project at Cat Creek Preserve.
 
23.   Discuss, consider, and take appropriate action on approving price Quote #1431 between MCM Technology, LLC and Williamson County for Annual Support and Maintenance for FY 2020 in the amount of $24,906.67 pursuant to H-GAC Contract No. EC07-18 and authorizing the execution of the agreement.
 
24.   Discuss, consider and take appropriate action on approving the Services Contract between Williamson County and Separation Systems Consultants, Inc. to provide Asbestos Abatement and Demolition of a home in the amount of $38,000.00, as per TIPS Contract #170602, and authorizing execution of the agreement. Funding is provided by P496.
 
25.   Discuss, consider and take appropriate action on authorizing the extension of Vending Services Contract 1709-189, renewal option period 2, for the pricing, terms and conditions as set forth in Attachment 1, for the term of December 5, 2019 - December 4, 2020 with Mcliff Coffee & Vending.
 
26.   Discuss, consider and take appropriate action on approval of additional insurance coverage request and quote for AIG TankGuard Williamson County Pollution Liability Insurance with an annual premium of $955 and additional $90 for terrorism coverage to support operations of the Fleet Department and authorize County Judge to sign same.
 
27.   Discuss, consider and take appropriate action on an Interlocal Agreement between Williamson County and the City of Coupland for a Flood Damage Prevention Ordinance.
 
28.   Discuss, consider and take appropriate action on authorizing the Purchasing Agent to advertise and receive sealed bids for Asphalt Emulsions under IFB #2725.
 
29.   Discuss, consider and take appropriate action on authorizing the Purchasing Agent to advertise and receive sealed bids for Portland Cement under IFB #2726.
 
30.   Discuss, consider and take appropriate action on approval of the preliminary plat for Sanchez Acres subdivision – Precinct 4.
 
31.   Discuss, consider and take appropriate action on approval of the final plat for the Rancho Sienna Section 12A, Phase 2 subdivision – Precinct 3.
 
32.   Discuss, consider and take appropriate action authorizing the County Judge to accept and execute the following donation documents from the Brushy Creek Municipal Utility District in relation to the Great Oaks @ Hairy Man Rd. project.
  • Deed Without Warranty
  • Temporary Construction Easement Agreement (Creek Area)
  • Temporary Construction Easement Agreement (Non-Creek Area)
  • Erosion Control Facility Easement
 
33.   Discuss, consider and take appropriate action authorizing the County Judge to execute a Deed Without Warranty to the Brushy Creek Municipal Utility District for 0.523 AC as a part of the Great Oaks @ Hairy Man Rd. project. (Parcel S14)
 
REGULAR AGENDA
 
34.   Discuss, consider and take appropriate action on a proclamation designating November 2019 as National Caregivers Month in Williamson County.
 
35.   Discuss, consider, and take appropriate action on a proclamation welcoming athletes of the 2019 Ismaili Games to Williamson County and to designate November 26, 2019 to be United States Ismaili Games "Together We Win" Day in Williamson County.
 
36.   Discuss, consider, and take appropriate action on the appointment of Shelbi Davis as the Williamson County Representative to the CAPCOG Clean Air Coalition Advisory Committee (CACAC) effective November 26, 2019 till December 31, 2019 and with an extension starting January 1, 2020 through December 31, 2021.
 
37.   Discuss, consider and take appropriate action on collaboration with Bluebonnet Trails Community Services to apply for grant funding offered through House Bill (HB) 13, 85th Legislature, Regular Session (Solicitation No. HHS0004771) to support mental health initiatives and a pre-trial program.
 
38.   Discuss, consider, and take appropriate action on updating the Recommended Mitigation Actions (Table ES-1) in the 2017 Williamson County Multi-jurisdiction Hazard Mitigation Plan and approval of supporting resolution.
 
39.   Discuss, consider and take appropriate action on authorizing Williamson County to apply for a Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Hazard Mitigation Grant Program (HMGP) grant for an emergency warning system for the City of Liberty Hill.
 
40.   Discuss, consider, and take appropriate action on the approval of a resolution and a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) between Williamson County and the City of Liberty Hill formulating responsibilities of each party for a Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Hazard Mitigation Grant Program (HMGP) grant application and management of an emergency warning system project.
 
41.   Discuss, consider, and take appropriate action on approving Proposal 304648.9 for five (5) Ford F-450 Ambulance(s) from Siddons- Martin Emergency Group in the amount of $1,231,550.00 pursuant to H-GAC Contract AM10-18 and authorizing the purchase.
 
42.   Discuss, consider, and take appropriate action on approving two proposals between Motorola Solutions, INC and Williamson County for Geo-Redundant Simulcast Prime Project in the amount of $ 1,893,294.00 and the Cedar Park Generator Replacement Project in the amount of $130,110.00 pursuant to DIR Contract DIR-TSO-4101 and authorizing the execution of the agreements. The Generator replacement will be funded from 01-0507-0507-005000 Capital Outlay, and the Redundant Prime site is funded by Capital Project P529.
 
43.   Discuss, consider and take appropriate action on the River Ranch County Park Phase 1 Project, P315, Change Order #4 from Prime Construction Company, Inc in the amount of $384,847.27 to approve electrical utility scope changes from overhead to underground service. This change order is being funded by the Owner Contingency.
 
44.   Discuss, consider and take appropriate action on approving a Utility Easement, Underground Agreement and Quote between Williamson County and Pedernales Electrical Cooperative, Inc. related to utilities for the River Ranch County Park Project.
 
45.   Receive updates on the Department of Infrastructure projects and issues.
 
46.   Discuss, consider and take appropriate action on approving a Road & Bridge budget transfer to move $201,000 to a new project CR 375 (P497) from CR 314 (P485). Also, to move $648,000 to a new project Durham Park Subdivision (P498) from Chandler Creek Subdivision 6A, 6B, 6C (P488) of $552,188 and South San Gabriel Ranch Subdivision (P489) of $95,812.
 
47.   Discuss, consider, and take appropriate action regarding Change Order No. 1 in the amount of $53,416.00 for CR 279 (Bagdad Road) at River Ranch Park Road (Champion Site Prep), a Road Bond project in Commissioner Pct. 2. P: 438 Funding Source: Road Bond.
 
48.   Discuss, consider and take appropriate action regarding Change Order No. 2 in the amount of ($86,404.23) for CR 200 at SH 29 / Loop 332 (Cox Commercial Construction), a Road Bond program in Commissioner Pct. 2. P: 285 Funding Source: Road Bond
 
49.   Discuss, consider and take appropriate action on a Contract Amendment No. 3 to the SE Loop (Corridor A1 & A2) contract between Williamson County and Johnson, Mirmiran & Thompson, Inc. (JMT) relating to the LTP Corridor Program. Project: P463. Funding Source: Corridor.
 
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 Great Oaks @ 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 SE Loop.
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
 
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
i) Project Woods
 
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; 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
p)  D-1-GN-19-005511; Brian Johns v. Williamson County, Texas; In the 53rd Judicial District Court of Travis County, Texas
q)  Anthony “Tony” Carter:  EEOC Charge No. 451-2019-03927
r)  Case No. 1:19-CV-938-RP; Langham v. Fuentes, et al., in the United States District Court, Western District of Texas, Austin Division.
s)  Discuss Williamson County Subdivision Regulations and Texas Local Government Code Chapter 232.
 
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; 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
p)  D-1-GN-19-005511; Brian Johns v. Williamson County, Texas; In the 53rd Judicial District Court of Travis County, Texas
q)  Anthony “Tony” Carter:  EEOC Charge No. 451-2019-03927
r)  Case No. 1:19-CV-938-RP; Langham v. Fuentes, et al., in the United States District Court, Western District of Texas, Austin Division.
s)  Discuss Williamson County Subdivision Regulations and Texas Local Government Code Chapter 232.
 
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 22nd day of November, 2019 at 5:00 PM and remained posted for at least 72 continuous hours preceding the scheduled time of said meeting.

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