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NOTICE TO THE PUBLIC
WILLIAMSON COUNTY COMMISSIONERS COURT
February 11, 2020 
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 – 28 )
 
4.   Discuss, consider and take appropriate action on authorizing the disposal of various county vehicle and equipment assets through Auction including one (1) Chevy Tahoe and one (1) Pioneer 1200 UTV, pursuant to Tx. Local Gov’t Code 263.152. Click to View
 
Attachments
V/E Assets for Auction 2.11.20
 
5.   Discuss, consider and take appropriate action on approving property tax refunds over $2,500.00 thru 02/06/2020 for the Williamson County Tax Assessor/Collector. Click to View
 
Attachments
013120-020620 Refunds Over 2500
 
6.   Discuss, consider and take action on approving the Investment Report for the Quarter ending December 31, 2019, which was approved by the Investment Committee on January 29, 2019. Click to View
 
Attachments
Investment Report 1-20
 
7.   Discuss, consider and take action on approving the Williamson County Investment Policy, which was approved by the Investment Committee on January 29, 2020. Click to View
 
Attachments
2020 Policy.Redline
2020 Policy.Clean
 
8.   Discuss, consider and take appropriate action on approving compensation changes, position titles changes, position grade changes and any corresponding line item transfers. Click to View
 
Attachments
Merit Report
Merit LIT
Position Changes
 
9.   Discuss, consider and take appropriate action to approve Justice of the Peace, Pct. 3, January 2020 Monthly Report in compliance with Code of Criminal Procedure § 103.005. Click to View
 
Attachments
JP#3 January 2020 CCP 103
 
10.   Discuss, consider and take appropriate action on appointment of Edward H. Trent to fill the unexpired term of Place #2 on the Emergency Services District (ESD) #12 Board of Directors, with the term beginning effective immediately and ending on December 31, 2021. Click to View
 
Attachments
Edward Trent Bio
 
11.   Discuss, consider and take appropriate action on resignation of Kurt M. Prossner from Place #2 of the Emergency Services District (ESD) board of directors. Click to View
 
Attachments
Resignation Letter
 
12.   Discuss, consider, and take appropriate action on the Brushy Creek Marlins Swim Meet Parking Plan and Instructions for Sendero Springs Pool located adjacent to Sendero Springs Drive, Round Rock, Texas, for the 2020 Swim Season. Click to View
 
Attachments
Marlins Parking Plan
 
13.   Discuss, consider and take appropriate action on approving a blanket purchase order for 2019 microfilm imaging services to the Texas State Library in the amount of $75,000, pursuant to the provisions of the Interagency Cooperation Act, Texas Government Code, Title 7, Chapter 771. Click to View
 
Attachments
Approved Contract
 
14.   Discuss, consider and take appropriate action on approving Quote #148119-5 between Priefert Manufacturing and Williamson County for the Installation of New Expo Stalls for the Williamson County Expo Center in the amount of $89,066.60 per the terms of TIPS Contract #170501 and authorizing the purchase. Click to View
 
Attachments
Stall Quote
 
15.   Discuss, consider and take appropriate action on an Agreement with the Central Texas Regional Mobility Authority Regarding Off-Duty Contracting of County Constable Deputies. Click to View
 
Attachments
CTRMA Agreement
 
16.   Discuss, consider and take appropriate action on approving the letter of agreement to reinstate current vendor agreement and disregard the termination previously sent. Click to View
 
Attachments
Letter of Agreement
 
17.   Discuss, consider and take appropriate action on approving the purchase of tasers and accessories from Axon in the amount of $110,745, pursuant to TXMAS Contract #680-A1, and authorizing execution of the quotes and addenda. Click to View
 
Attachments
Quote 241301
Addendum 241301
Quote 241299
Addendum 241299
 
18.   Discuss, consider and take appropriate action on approving the filing of an application for a Hazard Mitigation Grant available through the Federal Emergency Management Agency that will provide up to $120,000 for funding a contractor to update the FY21 Hazard Mitigation Plan; and authorize the County Judge to execute any application, resolution and documentation necessary to submit and process such grant application. Click to View
 
Attachments
Grant Management Request
HMP Cost Sharing
PDM Notice of Intent
 
19.   Discuss, consider, and take appropriate action on approving a service contract between Randal’s Tower Tech, INC and Williamson County pursuant to Quote 161978 in the amount $1,500.00 and authorizing execution of the agreement. Click to View
 
Attachments
Quote
Service Contract Thrall
 
20.   Discuss, consider and take appropriate action on the Jail Renovations Project P411, Change Order No. 7 from JT Vaughn Construction in the amount of $18,304.00 to approve Electrical/LED Lighting Upgrade Services which was executed by Tom Stanfield, Williamson County Facilities Project Manager, pursuant to the previous grant of authority under Section 262.031 of the Local Government Code.  This change order is being funded by the Project Contingency. Click to View
 
Attachments
Change Order 7
 
21.   Discuss, consider and take appropriate action on authorizing the Purchasing Agent to advertise and receive sealed statements of qualifications for Planning of Ronald Reagan Corridor under RFQ #3602. Click to View
 
22.   Discuss, consider and take appropriate action on authorizing the Purchasing Agent to advertise and receive sealed bids for Spring 2020 Cul-De-Sac Fog Seal (Anderson Mill West) under IFB #3624. Click to View
 
23.   Discuss, consider and take appropriate action on authorizing the Purchasing Agent to advertise and receive sealed bids for Chandler Road Milling, Sealing and Overlay under IFB #3625. Click to View
 
24.   Discuss, consider and take appropriate action on Contract Amendment No 2 under Williamson County Contract for Surveying Services between Diamond Surveying, Inc. and Williamson County dated February 18, 2015 for On Call Survey - Various County Roads. Click to View
 
Attachments
Diamond Surveying Contract Amendment No 2
 
25.   Discuss, consider and take appropriate action on Change Order No. 2, to contract number IFB 1904-312, in the amount of $12,080.89 for the Bluebonnet Drive Reconstruction Project. Click to View
 
Attachments
Change Order No. 2- Bluebonnet Dr
 
26.   Discuss, consider and take appropriate action on approval of the final plat for the Sanchez Acres subdivision – Precinct 4. Click to View
 
Attachments
final plat - Sanchez Acres
 
27.   Discuss, consider and take appropriate action on approval of the revised preliminary plat (revision #2) for the Liberty Hill 90 subdivision – Precinct 2. Click to View
 
Attachments
preliminary plat (rev#2) - Liberty Hill 90
 
28.   Discuss, consider and take appropriate action authorizing the County Judge to execute a letter agreement with George S. Hare and Carolyn S. Hare for a temporary construction easement needed on the Forest North project. Funding Source: Road Bonds P225 Click to View
 
Attachments
Hare Letter Agreement
 
REGULAR AGENDA
 
29.   Discuss, consider, and take appropriate action on a proclamation recognizing the month of February as Teen Dating Violence Awareness month. Click to View
 
Attachments
proclamation
 
30.   Discuss, consider, and take appropriate action on the DPS Interlocal Contract regarding the Failure to Appear reports by Justice of the Peace courts. Click to View
 
Attachments
dps letter
dps interlocal contract
 
31.   Discuss, consider and take appropriate action to authorize the Williamson County Sheriff's Office to apply for the Criminal Justice Division General Victim Assistance Program grant. Click to View
 
Attachments
Resolution
CEO/L.E. Cert & Assurances Form
Grants Mgmt Request
 
32.   Discuss, consider and take appropriate action on approving a grant funded clerk position for the Mobile Outreach Team. Click to View
 
Attachments
JD
 
33.   Discuss, consider and take appropriate action on approving a 2015 Certificates of Obligation budget transfer to move $175,000 from Jester Annex Ambulance Bay (P527) to M11 Ambulance Station (P512). Click to View
 
34.   Discuss, consider and take appropriate action to approve the projects and budgets for 2020 Capital Improvement Program and the 2015 Certificate of Obligation. Click to View
 
Attachments
Financial Reports
CIP Request List
 
35.   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 revenue for the General Fund. Click to View
 
Fiscal Impact
From/To Acct No. Description Amount
0100.0000.370502 SCAAP Funds $8,351.49
 
36.   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 Non-Departmental. Click to View
 
Fiscal Impact
From/To Acct No. Description Amount
0100.0409.003312 Justice Benefits $8,351.49
 
37.   Receive updates on the Department of Infrastructure projects and issues. Click to View
 
38.   Discuss, consider and take appropriate action on Supplemental Work Authorization No 1 to Work Authorization No. 10 under Williamson County Contract between Diamond Surveying, Inc. and Williamson County dated February 18, 2015 for On Call Survey - Various County Roads. Click to View
 
Attachments
Diamond Surveying WA10 Sup1 On Call Survey
 
39.   Discuss, consider and take appropriate action on Contract Amendment No 3 under Williamson County Contract for Engineering Services between Freese and Nichols, Inc. and Williamson County dated April 7, 2016 for Engineering Design Services for the repair of San Gabriel Ranch Road. Click to View
 
Attachments
Freese & Nichols Contract Amendment No 3 San Gabriel Ranch Road
 
40.   Discuss, consider, and take appropriate action regarding Change Order No. 2 in the amount of $5,811.00 for the San Gabriel Ranch Road (A Greater Austin Development), a Road Bond project in Commissioner Pct. 2. P: 439; Funding Source: Road & Bridge. Click to View
 
Attachments
1807-252 San Gabriel Ranch Road Bridge Change Order No 2
 
41.   Discuss, consider and take appropriate action to authorize the County Judge to execute a Quitclaim Deed releasing 1.67 acres of land to David Nemir, et al. and to accept a Right of Way Easement for 0.97 acres from David Nemir, et al., both actions being necessary to resolve title issues involving a portion of CR 277. Click to View
 
Attachments
CR 277 ROW Easement
CR 277 Quitclaim Deed
 
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)."
 
42.   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 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
    y)    Discuss the acquisition of the MKT Right of Way
    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
    i)     Discuss county owned property located at Ed Schmidt Boulevard Hutto, Texas
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
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43.   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
    j)    Project Co-Op
Click to View
 
44. 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.
t)  Civil Action No. 1:19-CV-1163; Amanda McCoy v. Williamson County, Texas et al., In the United States District Court for the Western District of Texas Austin Division.
u) Claim of Regina Wright.
v) Law on use of County facilities.
w) Cause No. 19-0406-C368; Anthony Garcia and Victoria Garcia et al. v. Stephen Wade Freeman et al. v. Wayne Finch et al.; In the 368th District Court of Williamson County, Texas.
 
45. 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)
 
46. Discuss and take appropriate action concerning economic development.
 
47. Discuss and take appropriate action concerning real estate.
 
48. 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.
t)  Civil Action No. 1:19-CV-1163; Amanda McCoy v. Williamson County, Texas et al., In the United States District Court for the Western District of Texas Austin Division.
u) Claim of Regina Wright.
v) Law on use of County facilities.
w) Cause No. 19-0406-C368; Anthony Garcia and Victoria Garcia et al. v. Stephen Wade Freeman et al. v. Wayne Finch et al.; In the 368th District Court of Williamson County, Texas.
 
49.
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.
 
50. 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 7th day of February, 2020 at 5:00 PM and remained posted for at least 72 continuous hours preceding the scheduled time of said meeting.

    

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