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MINUTES OF THE WILLIAMSON COUNTY COMMISSIONERS COURT MEETING
OCTOBER 5, 2021


STATE OF TEXAS )(
COUNTY OF WILLIAMSON )(

BE IT REMEMBERED that at 9:35 A.M. on TUESDAY, OCTOBER 5, 2021, a REGULAR SESSION of the Commissioners Court of Williamson County, Texas, was held with the following being present, to-wit:
Present:
County Judge Bill Gravell, Jr.  
 
Commissioner Precinct 1 Terry Cook  
 
Commissioner Precinct 2 Cynthia Long  
 
Commissioner Precinct 3 Valerie Covey  
 
Commissioner Precinct 4 Russ Boles  
 
County Clerk Nancy E. Rister  
Others Present:
Hal C. Hawes, General Counsel to Williamson County Commissioners Court
Amanda Brown, Executive Assistant to County Clerk
 
             
1. Review and approval of minutes.
  Motion by: Commissioner Precinct 1 Terry Cook 
  Second by: Commissioner Precinct 4 Russ Boles 
Motion: To approve the minutes of the September 28, 2021 meeting.
 
Aye: County Judge Bill Gravell, Jr.
  Commissioner Precinct 1 Terry Cook
  Commissioner Precinct 2 Cynthia Long
  Commissioner Precinct 3 Valerie Covey
  Commissioner Precinct 4 Russ Boles
  Attachments:
  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.
  First Assistant County Auditor Julie Kiley addressed the Court.
  Motion by: Commissioner Precinct 4 Russ Boles 
  Second by: Commissioner Precinct 1 Terry Cook 
Motion: To authorize the payment of bills totaling $6,358,252.11 from the computer printout, Addendum, Wire Transfer, Quick Check Report, Electronic Benefit Payments, and Wilco Forward Program - Phase 3 from the proper line items, if found by the County Auditor to be legal expenses as appropriated in the County Budget.
 
Aye: County Judge Bill Gravell, Jr.
  Commissioner Precinct 1 Terry Cook
  Commissioner Precinct 2 Cynthia Long
  Commissioner Precinct 3 Valerie Covey
  Commissioner Precinct 4 Russ Boles
  Attachments:
  Addendum
  Report
 
             
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 3 – 30 )
             
3. Discuss, consider, and take appropriate action on authorizing the disposal of various county equipment assets through Auction including Two (2) Stryker Stretchers (valued greater than $5,000.00), pursuant to Tx. Local Gov’t Code 263.152.
  Motion by: Commissioner Precinct 4 Russ Boles 
  Second by: Commissioner Precinct 1 Terry Cook 
Motion: To authorize the disposal of various county equipment assets through Auction including (2) Stryker Stretchers (valued greater than $5,000.00) pursuant to Texas Local Government Code Section 263.152.
 
Aye: County Judge Bill Gravell, Jr.
  Commissioner Precinct 1 Terry Cook
  Commissioner Precinct 2 Cynthia Long
  Commissioner Precinct 3 Valerie Covey
  Commissioner Precinct 4 Russ Boles
  Attachments:
  Emergency Med Services Stretchers
 
             
4. Discuss, consider, and take appropriate action on acknowledging the Purchasing Department monthly report of asset dispositions through Auction, pursuant to Tx. Local Gov’t Code 263.152, for the period of 09/01/2021 through 09/30/2021.
  Motion by: Commissioner Precinct 4 Russ Boles 
  Second by: Commissioner Precinct 1 Terry Cook 
Motion: To acknowledge the Purchasing Department's monthly report of asset dispositions through Auction pursuant to Texas Local Government Code Section 263.152 for the period of September 1, 2021 through September 30, 2021.
 
Aye: County Judge Bill Gravell, Jr.
  Commissioner Precinct 1 Terry Cook
  Commissioner Precinct 2 Cynthia Long
  Commissioner Precinct 3 Valerie Covey
  Commissioner Precinct 4 Russ Boles
  Attachments:
  Assets for Auction Monthly Report 10.5.21
 
             
5. Discuss, consider, and take appropriate action on acknowledging the Purchasing Department monthly report of asset dispositions through Destruction, pursuant to Tx. Local Gov’t Code 263.152, for the period of 09/01/2021 through 09/30/2021.
  Motion by: Commissioner Precinct 4 Russ Boles 
  Second by: Commissioner Precinct 1 Terry Cook 
Motion: To acknowledge the Purchasing Department's monthly report of asset dispositions through Destruction pursuant to Texas Local Government Code Section 263.152 for the period of September 1, 2021 through September 30, 2021.
 
Aye: County Judge Bill Gravell, Jr.
  Commissioner Precinct 1 Terry Cook
  Commissioner Precinct 2 Cynthia Long
  Commissioner Precinct 3 Valerie Covey
  Commissioner Precinct 4 Russ Boles
  Attachments:
  Assets for Destruction Monthly Report 9.30.21
 
             
6. Discuss, consider, and take appropriate action on acknowledging the Purchasing Department monthly report of asset dispositions through Trade-In, pursuant to Tx. Local Gov’t Code 263.152, for the period of 09/01/2021 through 09/30/2021.
  Motion by: Commissioner Precinct 4 Russ Boles 
  Second by: Commissioner Precinct 1 Terry Cook 
Motion: To acknowledge the Purchasing Department's monthly report of asset dispositions through Trade-In pursuant to Texas Local Government Code Section 263.152 for the period of September 1, 2021 through September 30, 2021.
 
Aye: County Judge Bill Gravell, Jr.
  Commissioner Precinct 1 Terry Cook
  Commissioner Precinct 2 Cynthia Long
  Commissioner Precinct 3 Valerie Covey
  Commissioner Precinct 4 Russ Boles
  Attachments:
  Assets for Trade-In Monthly Report 9.30.21
 
             
7. Discuss, consider, and take appropriate action on authorizing the disposal of various county vehicles(s) and equipment assets through Transfer including One (1) Ford F250 Vin #0444, pursuant to Tx. Local Gov’t Code 263.152.
  Motion by: Commissioner Precinct 4 Russ Boles 
  Second by: Commissioner Precinct 1 Terry Cook 
Motion: To authorize the disposal of various county vehicles(s) and equipment assets through Transfer including (1) Ford F-250 Vehicle Identification Number (VIN) #0444 pursuant to Texas Local Government Code Section 263.152.
 
Aye: County Judge Bill Gravell, Jr.
  Commissioner Precinct 1 Terry Cook
  Commissioner Precinct 2 Cynthia Long
  Commissioner Precinct 3 Valerie Covey
  Commissioner Precinct 4 Russ Boles
  Attachments:
  Ford F250 Transfer from Fleet to Adult Probation
 
             
8. Discuss, consider and take appropriate action on authorizing the disposal of various county equipment assets through Auction including One (1) Mini Z Backscatter X-Ray Inspection System (valued greater than $5,000.00), pursuant to Tx. Local Gov’t Code 263.152.
  Motion by: Commissioner Precinct 4 Russ Boles 
  Second by: Commissioner Precinct 1 Terry Cook 
Motion: To authorize the disposal of various county equipment assets through Auction including (1) Mini Z Backscatter X-Ray Inspection System (valued greater than $5,000.00) pursuant to Texas Local Government Code Section 263.152.
 
Aye: County Judge Bill Gravell, Jr.
  Commissioner Precinct 1 Terry Cook
  Commissioner Precinct 2 Cynthia Long
  Commissioner Precinct 3 Valerie Covey
  Commissioner Precinct 4 Russ Boles
  Attachments:
  Capital Asset for Auction Sheriff's Office
 
             
9. Discuss, consider, and take appropriate action on approving property tax refunds over $2,500.00 thru 09/24/2021 for the Williamson County Tax Assessor/Collector.
  Motion by: Commissioner Precinct 4 Russ Boles 
  Second by: Commissioner Precinct 1 Terry Cook 
Motion: To approve property tax refunds over $2,500.00 through September 24, 2021 for the Williamson County Tax Assessor/Collector.
 
Aye: County Judge Bill Gravell, Jr.
  Commissioner Precinct 1 Terry Cook
  Commissioner Precinct 2 Cynthia Long
  Commissioner Precinct 3 Valerie Covey
  Commissioner Precinct 4 Russ Boles
  Attachments:
  081221-092421 Refunds Over 2500 agenda
 
             
10. Discuss and take appropriate action on the appointment of Bill Gravell, Jr. as the Williamson County representative for the Opportunities for Williamson and Burnet Counties Board.
  Motion by: Commissioner Precinct 4 Russ Boles 
  Second by: Commissioner Precinct 1 Terry Cook 
Motion: To appoint Bill Gravell, Jr. as the Williamson County representative for the Opportunities for Williamson and Burnet Counties Board.
 
Aye: County Judge Bill Gravell, Jr.
  Commissioner Precinct 1 Terry Cook
  Commissioner Precinct 2 Cynthia Long
  Commissioner Precinct 3 Valerie Covey
  Commissioner Precinct 4 Russ Boles
             
11. Discuss, consider and take appropriate action to approve a supplemental agreement with Thomas Reuters covering a new 36-month term and for CLEAR Proflex research products for various county offices (related agreement previously approved on 8/31/21 under agenda #20).
  Motion by: Commissioner Precinct 4 Russ Boles 
  Second by: Commissioner Precinct 1 Terry Cook 
Motion: To approve a supplemental agreement with Thomas Reuters covering a new 36-month term and for CLEAR Proflex research products for various county offices (related agreement previously approved on August 31, 2021 under agenda item #20).
 
Aye: County Judge Bill Gravell, Jr.
  Commissioner Precinct 1 Terry Cook
  Commissioner Precinct 2 Cynthia Long
  Commissioner Precinct 3 Valerie Covey
  Commissioner Precinct 4 Russ Boles
  Attachments:
  Contract
 
             
12. Discuss, approve and take appropriate action on an amendment with the Tx State Library Contract for 2020-2021.
  Motion by: Commissioner Precinct 4 Russ Boles 
  Second by: Commissioner Precinct 1 Terry Cook 
Motion: To approve an amendment with the Texas State Library Contract and the Williamson County Clerk's Office for 2020-2021.
 
Aye: County Judge Bill Gravell, Jr.
  Commissioner Precinct 1 Terry Cook
  Commissioner Precinct 2 Cynthia Long
  Commissioner Precinct 3 Valerie Covey
  Commissioner Precinct 4 Russ Boles
  Attachments:
  Amendment
 
             
13. Discuss, consider and take appropriate action on approving the lease between Williamson County and SHARP Electronics Corp. for one (1) copy machine in the amount of $74.89 per month for sixty (60) months, pursuant to DIR contract #DIR-CPO-4433.
  Motion by: Commissioner Precinct 4 Russ Boles 
  Second by: Commissioner Precinct 1 Terry Cook 
Motion: To approve the lease between Williamson County and SHARP Electronics Corp. for (1) copy machine in the amount of $74.89 per month for (60) months pursuant to the Texas Department of Information Resources (DIR) Contract # DIR-CPO-4433.
 
Aye: County Judge Bill Gravell, Jr.
  Commissioner Precinct 1 Terry Cook
  Commissioner Precinct 2 Cynthia Long
  Commissioner Precinct 3 Valerie Covey
  Commissioner Precinct 4 Russ Boles
  Attachments:
  CC Law #2 Sharp Agreement 10.1.21
 
             
14. Discuss, consider and take appropriate action on receiving and authorizing the law enforcement off-duty work vehicle reimbursement agreement between Williamson County and Circuit of The Americas, LLC.
  This item was pulled from the agenda.
  Attachments:
  Constable_Pct1_VRI_NGO_COTA
 
             
15. Discuss, consider and take any appropriate action regarding termination of Texas Workforce Commission (TWC) Contract #2921PEN023 for data exchange for Williamson County Constable Pct. 1 Office, and authorize County Judge to sign letter proving 30-day notice of termination.
  Motion by: Commissioner Precinct 4 Russ Boles 
  Second by: Commissioner Precinct 1 Terry Cook 
Motion: To terminate the Texas Workforce Commission (TWC) Contract # 2921PEN023 for data exchange for Williamson County Constable Precinct 1 and authorize the County Judge to sign the letter proving 30-day Notice of Termination.
 
Aye: County Judge Bill Gravell, Jr.
  Commissioner Precinct 1 Terry Cook
  Commissioner Precinct 2 Cynthia Long
  Commissioner Precinct 3 Valerie Covey
  Commissioner Precinct 4 Russ Boles
  Attachments:
  Termination
 
             
16. Discuss, consider, and take appropriate action on approving a lease agreement between Pitney Bowes, Inc. and Williamson County for a new postage meter machine in the amount of $60.63 per month for 60 months, pursuant to Sourcewell (formerly NJPA) Contract #041917-PIT, and authorizing the execution of the lease.
  Motion by: Commissioner Precinct 4 Russ Boles 
  Second by: Commissioner Precinct 1 Terry Cook 
Motion: To approve a lease agreement between Pitney Bowes, Inc. and Williamson County Constable Precinct 4 for a new postage meter machine in the amount of $60.63 per month for (60) months pursuant to Sourcewell (formerly NJPA) Contract # 041917-PIT and authorize the execution of the lease.
 
Aye: County Judge Bill Gravell, Jr.
  Commissioner Precinct 1 Terry Cook
  Commissioner Precinct 2 Cynthia Long
  Commissioner Precinct 3 Valerie Covey
  Commissioner Precinct 4 Russ Boles
  Attachments:
  Lease
 
             
17. Discuss, consider and take appropriate action on approving the Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) between the Texas A&M Engineering Extension Service (TEEX) and Williamson County for training facility use. 
  Motion by: Commissioner Precinct 4 Russ Boles 
  Second by: Commissioner Precinct 1 Terry Cook 
Motion: To approve the Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) between the Texas A&M Engineering Extension Service (TEEX) and Williamson County for training facility use. 
 
Aye: County Judge Bill Gravell, Jr.
  Commissioner Precinct 1 Terry Cook
  Commissioner Precinct 2 Cynthia Long
  Commissioner Precinct 3 Valerie Covey
  Commissioner Precinct 4 Russ Boles
  Attachments:
  MOU
 
             
18. Discuss, consider and take appropriate action on approving the agreement between Del Carmen Consulting, LLC and Williamson County for Sandra Bland Act and the Texas Racial Profiling Law Compliance and Related Services for the Williamson County Sheriff's Office in the not-to-exceed amount of $4,850, and authorizing execution of the agreement.
  Motion by: Commissioner Precinct 4 Russ Boles 
  Second by: Commissioner Precinct 1 Terry Cook 
Motion: To approve the agreement between Del Carmen Consulting, LLC and Williamson County for Sandra Bland Act and the Texas Racial Profiling Law Compliance and Related Services for the Williamson County Sheriff's Office in the not-to-exceed amount of $4,850.00 and authorize the execution of the agreement.
 
Aye: County Judge Bill Gravell, Jr.
  Commissioner Precinct 1 Terry Cook
  Commissioner Precinct 2 Cynthia Long
  Commissioner Precinct 3 Valerie Covey
  Commissioner Precinct 4 Russ Boles
  Attachments:
  Agreement
  SOW
 
             
19. Discuss, consider and take appropriate action on approving Specific Malpractice Insurance Coverage under RFP Contract #1904-308, through Lee Insurance Agency for Williamson County EMS from FirstFire Services under Intact Insurance Specialty Services for the annual premium of $22,960.00.
  Motion by: Commissioner Precinct 4 Russ Boles 
  Second by: Commissioner Precinct 1 Terry Cook 
Motion: To approve Specific Malpractice Insurance Coverage under Request for Proposal (RFP) Contract # 1904-308 through Lee Insurance Agency for Williamson County Emergency Medical Services (EMS) from FirstFire Services under Intact Insurance Specialty Services for the annual premium of $22,960.00.
 
Aye: County Judge Bill Gravell, Jr.
  Commissioner Precinct 1 Terry Cook
  Commissioner Precinct 2 Cynthia Long
  Commissioner Precinct 3 Valerie Covey
  Commissioner Precinct 4 Russ Boles
  Attachments:
  Proposal
  Coverage Comparison
 
             
20. Discuss, consider and take appropriate action on approving the lease of one (1) SHARP Electronics Corp copier for the Williamson County Regional Animal Shelter, in the amount of $143.82 per month, pursuant to DIR Contract #DIR-CPO-4433.
  Motion by: Commissioner Precinct 4 Russ Boles 
  Second by: Commissioner Precinct 1 Terry Cook 
Motion: To approve the lease of (1) SHARP Electronics Corp copier for the Williamson County Regional Animal Shelter in the amount of $143.82 per month pursuant to the Texas Department of Information Resources (DIR) Contract # DIR-CPO-4433.
 
Aye: County Judge Bill Gravell, Jr.
  Commissioner Precinct 1 Terry Cook
  Commissioner Precinct 2 Cynthia Long
  Commissioner Precinct 3 Valerie Covey
  Commissioner Precinct 4 Russ Boles
  Attachments:
  Lease
 
             
21. Discuss, consider and take appropriate action on a request for the Williamson County Regional Animal Shelter to apply for a grant to aid in purchasing kennels from the American Humane.
  Motion by: Commissioner Precinct 4 Russ Boles 
  Second by: Commissioner Precinct 1 Terry Cook 
Motion: To apply for a grant to aid in purchasing kennels from the American Humane Society for the Williamson County Regional Animal Shelter.
 
Aye: County Judge Bill Gravell, Jr.
  Commissioner Precinct 1 Terry Cook
  Commissioner Precinct 2 Cynthia Long
  Commissioner Precinct 3 Valerie Covey
  Commissioner Precinct 4 Russ Boles
  Attachments:
  MeachamGrant
 
             
22. Discuss, consider and take appropriate action to acknowledge and record into minutes an Amendment to the Master Commercial Card Agreement with JPMorgan Chase Bank, N. A. and City of Fort Worth, Texas and utilized by Williamson County for P-Card services.  The original interlocal purchasing agreement between Williamson County and City of Fort Worth approved on 5/17/2011.
  Motion by: Commissioner Precinct 4 Russ Boles 
  Second by: Commissioner Precinct 1 Terry Cook 
Motion: To acknowledge and record into the minutes an Amendment to the Master Commercial Card Agreement with JPMorgan Chase Bank, N. A. and City of Fort Worth, Texas and utilized by Williamson County for Procurement Card (P-Card) services.  The original Interlocal Purchasing Agreement between Williamson County and City of Fort Worth was approved on May 17, 2011.
 
Aye: County Judge Bill Gravell, Jr.
  Commissioner Precinct 1 Terry Cook
  Commissioner Precinct 2 Cynthia Long
  Commissioner Precinct 3 Valerie Covey
  Commissioner Precinct 4 Russ Boles
  Attachments:
  Amendment
 
             
23. Discuss, consider and take appropriate action on approving the agreement renewal between Williamson County and Mobile Wireless LLC, in the amount of $64,950.48, to provide NetMotion VPN platform functionality, per the terms of DIR Contract #DIR-CPO-4723, and authorizing execution of the agreement.
  Motion by: Commissioner Precinct 4 Russ Boles 
  Second by: Commissioner Precinct 1 Terry Cook 
Motion: To approve the agreement renewal between Williamson County and Mobile Wireless LLC, in the amount of $64,950.48, to provide NetMotion Virtual Private Network (VPN) platform functionality, per the terms of the Texas Department of Information Resources (DIR) Contract # DIR-CPO-4723 and authorize the execution of the agreement.
 
Aye: County Judge Bill Gravell, Jr.
  Commissioner Precinct 1 Terry Cook
  Commissioner Precinct 2 Cynthia Long
  Commissioner Precinct 3 Valerie Covey
  Commissioner Precinct 4 Russ Boles
  Attachments:
  Mobile Wireless NetMotion
 
             
24. Discuss, consider, and take appropriate action on approving the Consulting Services Agreement between Kolei Group LLC and Williamson County for on-demand consulting services supporting Oracle applications, for a total of $20,800.00.  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 or professional services, as set forth under the Texas Local Government Code, Section 262.024 (a)(4).
  Motion by: Commissioner Precinct 4 Russ Boles 
  Second by: Commissioner Precinct 1 Terry Cook 
Motion: To approve the Consulting Services Agreement between Kolei Group LLC and Williamson County for on-demand consulting services supporting Oracle applications, for a total of $20,800.00.  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 or professional services, as set forth under the Texas Local Government Code Section 262.024(a)(4).
 
Aye: County Judge Bill Gravell, Jr.
  Commissioner Precinct 1 Terry Cook
  Commissioner Precinct 2 Cynthia Long
  Commissioner Precinct 3 Valerie Covey
  Commissioner Precinct 4 Russ Boles
  Attachments:
  Contract
  Kolei Professional Services for Oracle for IT
 
             
25. Discuss, consider and take appropriate action on approving the Agreement between Williamson County and PowerDMS for a policy and compliance management platform software for a total of $25,469.49 for a twelve (12) month period, and authorizing the execution of the agreement.
  Motion by: Commissioner Precinct 4 Russ Boles 
  Second by: Commissioner Precinct 1 Terry Cook 
Motion: To approve the agreement between Williamson County and PowerDMS for a policy and compliance management platform software for a total of $25,469.49 for a (12) month period and authorize the execution of the agreement.
 
Aye: County Judge Bill Gravell, Jr.
  Commissioner Precinct 1 Terry Cook
  Commissioner Precinct 2 Cynthia Long
  Commissioner Precinct 3 Valerie Covey
  Commissioner Precinct 4 Russ Boles
  Attachments:
  Quote
  Agreement
 
             
26. Discuss, consider and take appropriate action to acknowledge, authorize execution and record into minutes an additional attachment to the Master Services Agreement (MSA) with Thyssenkrupp for elevator inspection services (original contract approved on 9/28/21 under agenda item #19).
  Motion by: Commissioner Precinct 4 Russ Boles 
  Second by: Commissioner Precinct 1 Terry Cook 
Motion: To authorize and record into minutes an additional attachment to the Master Services Agreement (MSA) with Thyssenkrupp for elevator inspection services (original contract approved on September 28, 2021 under agenda item #19).
 
Aye: County Judge Bill Gravell, Jr.
  Commissioner Precinct 1 Terry Cook
  Commissioner Precinct 2 Cynthia Long
  Commissioner Precinct 3 Valerie Covey
  Commissioner Precinct 4 Russ Boles
  Attachments:
  Proposal
 
             
27. Discuss, consider, and take appropriate action on renewing the Overhead Door Preventative Maintenance and Emergency Services Agreement for an additional one (1) year term with The Door Company, as approved by the Commissioners’ Court under agenda item no. 25 on 01.12.2021.
  Motion by: Commissioner Precinct 4 Russ Boles 
  Second by: Commissioner Precinct 1 Terry Cook 
Motion: To renew the Overhead Door Preventative Maintenance and Emergency Services Agreement for an additional (1) year term with The Door Company as approved by the Commissioners Court under agenda item #25 on January 12, 2021.
 
Aye: County Judge Bill Gravell, Jr.
  Commissioner Precinct 1 Terry Cook
  Commissioner Precinct 2 Cynthia Long
  Commissioner Precinct 3 Valerie Covey
  Commissioner Precinct 4 Russ Boles
  Attachments:
  Original Signed agreement
 
             
28. Discuss, consider and take appropriate action on authorizing the renewal of Williamson County Pollution Liability Insurance through AIG Storage Tank Third Party Liability TankGuard Warranty for Policy Number PLC000168373 with Commerce and Industry Insurance Company for the term of 12.18.2021 – 12.18.2022.
  Motion by: Commissioner Precinct 4 Russ Boles 
  Second by: Commissioner Precinct 1 Terry Cook 
Motion: To authorize the renewal of Williamson County Pollution Liability Insurance through AIG Storage Tank Third Party Liability TankGuard Warranty for Policy # PLC000168373 with Commerce and Industry Insurance Company for the term of December 18, 2021 through December 18, 2022.
 
Aye: County Judge Bill Gravell, Jr.
  Commissioner Precinct 1 Terry Cook
  Commissioner Precinct 2 Cynthia Long
  Commissioner Precinct 3 Valerie Covey
  Commissioner Precinct 4 Russ Boles
  Attachments:
  Letter
 
             
29. Discuss, consider and take appropriate action on authorizing the extension of Hydrated Lime Slurry Contract #T1501, renewal option period 1, covering the term of October 6, 2021 – October 5, 2022, for the same pricing, terms and conditions as the existing contract with Austin White Lime Company, Ltd.
  Motion by: Commissioner Precinct 4 Russ Boles 
  Second by: Commissioner Precinct 1 Terry Cook 
Motion: To authorize the extension of Hydrated Lime Slurry Contract # T1501, renewal option period 1, covering the term of October 6, 2021 through October 5, 2022, for the same pricing, terms and conditions as the existing contract with Austin White Lime Company, Ltd.
 
Aye: County Judge Bill Gravell, Jr.
  Commissioner Precinct 1 Terry Cook
  Commissioner Precinct 2 Cynthia Long
  Commissioner Precinct 3 Valerie Covey
  Commissioner Precinct 4 Russ Boles
  Attachments:
  Agreement
  Original bid tab
 
             
30. Discuss, consider and take appropriate action on approval of the final plat for the Mesa Vista Ranch Phase III subdivision – Precinct 2.
  Motion by: Commissioner Precinct 4 Russ Boles 
  Second by: Commissioner Precinct 1 Terry Cook 
Motion: To approve the final plat for the Mesa Vista Ranch Phase III Subdivision – Precinct 2.
 
Aye: County Judge Bill Gravell, Jr.
  Commissioner Precinct 1 Terry Cook
  Commissioner Precinct 2 Cynthia Long
  Commissioner Precinct 3 Valerie Covey
  Commissioner Precinct 4 Russ Boles
  Attachments:
  final plat - Mesa Vista Ph III
 
             
REGULAR AGENDA
             
31. Discuss, consider and take appropriate action to approve an Order Authorizing Interment of Decedent's Remains by cremation of deceased (Ricky L. Pate) who passed away in Justice of the Peace, Precinct 2 of Williamson County, Texas 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.
  Motion by: County Judge Bill Gravell, Jr. 
  Second by: Commissioner Precinct 3 Valerie Covey 
Motion: To approve an Order Authorizing Interment of Decedent's Remains by cremation of deceased Ricky L. Pate who passed away in Justice of the Peace Precinct 2 of Williamson County, Texas where there has been an inquest by the Justice of the Peace and the County has duty to inter, pursuant to Texas Health & Safety Code Section 711.002(e) and authorize Beck Funeral Home to move forward with interment.
 
Aye: County Judge Bill Gravell, Jr.
  Commissioner Precinct 1 Terry Cook
  Commissioner Precinct 2 Cynthia Long
  Commissioner Precinct 3 Valerie Covey
  Commissioner Precinct 4 Russ Boles
  Attachments:
  Order for Interment
 
             
32. Discuss, consider and take any necessary action to approve order for interment by cremation of deceased (William D. Treadaway) who passed away in Justice of the Peace, Pct. 4 of Williamson County, TX where there has been no inquest by the Justice of the Peace and the County has discretion to inter, pursuant to Tex. Health & Safety Code § 711.002(e), and authorize Beck Funeral Home to move forward with interment.
  Motion by: County Judge Bill Gravell, Jr. 
  Second by: Commissioner Precinct 3 Valerie Covey 
Motion: To approve an Order for Interment by cremation of deceased William D. Treadaway who passed away in Justice of the Peace Precinct 4 of Williamson County, Texas where there has been no inquest by the Justice of the Peace and the County has discretion to inter, pursuant to Texas Health & Safety Code Section 711.002(e), and authorize Beck Funeral Home to move forward with interment.
 
Aye: County Judge Bill Gravell, Jr.
  Commissioner Precinct 1 Terry Cook
  Commissioner Precinct 2 Cynthia Long
  Commissioner Precinct 3 Valerie Covey
  Commissioner Precinct 4 Russ Boles
  Attachments:
  Order for Interment
 
             
33. Discuss, consider and take appropriate action regarding the appointment of Matthew Lindemann to serve as Williamson County Constable Precinct No. 3, thereby filling the vacancy created by the passing of Constable Kevin Stofle (Deceased), with such appointment being effective as of October 5, 2021 and continuing thereafter until the next general election pursuant to Loc. Gov’t Code Sec. 87.041; and to approve an oath of office and a bond executed in the amount of $1,500.00.
  Those who addressed the Court:
Angela Hawes Cummings of Georgetown
Appointed Constable Precinct 3 Matthew Lindemann
  Motion by: Commissioner Precinct 3 Valerie Covey 
  Second by: County Judge Bill Gravell, Jr. 
Motion: To appoint Matthew Lindemann to serve as Williamson County Constable Precinct 3, thereby filling the vacancy created by the passing of Constable Kevin Stofle (deceased), with such appointment being effective as of October 5, 2021 and continuing thereafter until the next general election pursuant to Local Government Code Section 87.041 and to approve an Oath of Office and a Bond executed in the amount of $1,500.00.
 
Aye: County Judge Bill Gravell, Jr.
  Commissioner Precinct 1 Terry Cook
  Commissioner Precinct 2 Cynthia Long
  Commissioner Precinct 3 Valerie Covey
  Commissioner Precinct 4 Russ Boles
  Attachments:
  Oath of Office
  Bond
  Matthew Lindemann Resume
  Reference Letter
  Photo
 
             
34. Discuss, consider and take appropriate action on approving an application from Williamson County Constable Precinct No. 3 Matthew Lindemann for authority to appoint employees pursuant to Subchapter A of Local Government Code Chapter 151.
  Those who addressed the Court:
Angela Hawes Cummings of Georgetown
Appointed Constable Precinct 3 Matthew Lindemann
  Motion by: Commissioner Precinct 3 Valerie Covey 
  Second by: County Judge Bill Gravell, Jr. 
Motion: To approve an application from Williamson County Constable Precinct 3 Matthew Lindemann for authority to appoint employees pursuant to Subchapter A of Local Government Code Chapter 151.
 
Aye: County Judge Bill Gravell, Jr.
  Commissioner Precinct 1 Terry Cook
  Commissioner Precinct 2 Cynthia Long
  Commissioner Precinct 3 Valerie Covey
  Commissioner Precinct 4 Russ Boles
  Attachments:
  Application
 
             
COMMISSIONERS COURT RECESSED AT 9:56 A.M. ON TUESDAY, OCTOBER 5, 2021.
             
COMMISSIONERS COURT RECONVENED AT 10:03 A.M. ON TUESDAY, OCTOBER 5, 2021.
             
35. Hear a presentation regarding Field of Honor, a Tribute to Service Above Self. 
  Those who addressed the Court:
Georgetown Rotary Club Field of Honor Chair Dr. Jeanne Cox

No action taken on this item.
             
36. Discuss and take appropriate action to proclaim October 3-9, 2021, as National 4-H Week in Williamson County.  Presentation by Senior 4-H members.
  Those who addressed the Court:
Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service - Natural Resource Agent Shelley Franklin
4-H Member Blake Collin of Thrall
4-H Member Kirsten Heselmeyer of Jarrell
  Motion by: Commissioner Precinct 2 Cynthia Long 
  Second by: Commissioner Precinct 1 Terry Cook 
Motion: To proclaim October 3-9, 2021, as National 4-H Week in Williamson County.  Presentation by Senior 4-H members.
 
Aye: County Judge Bill Gravell, Jr.
  Commissioner Precinct 1 Terry Cook
  Commissioner Precinct 2 Cynthia Long
  Commissioner Precinct 3 Valerie Covey
  Commissioner Precinct 4 Russ Boles
  Attachments:
  Proclamation
 
             
37. Discuss, consider and take appropriate action on breast cancer awareness resolution and declaring the month of October as "Breast Cancer Awareness Month". 
  Motion by: Commissioner Precinct 2 Cynthia Long 
  Second by: Commissioner Precinct 3 Valerie Covey 
Motion: To declare the month of October as "Breast Cancer Awareness Month."
 
Aye: County Judge Bill Gravell, Jr.
  Commissioner Precinct 1 Terry Cook
  Commissioner Precinct 2 Cynthia Long
  Commissioner Precinct 3 Valerie Covey
  Commissioner Precinct 4 Russ Boles
  Attachments:
  Resolution
 
             
38. Discuss, consider and take appropriate action regarding approval and receipt of Vehicle Reimbursement Agreement with Bridge Church for off duty contracting of County Sheriff Deputies to be effective October 16, 2021 (Traffic control at 747 CR 138 in Hutto).
  Motion by: Commissioner Precinct 4 Russ Boles 
  Second by: Commissioner Precinct 3 Valerie Covey 
Motion: To acknowledge receipt and approve the Vehicle Reimbursement Agreement with Bridge Church for off duty contracting of County Sheriff Deputies to be effective October 16, 2021 (Traffic control at 747 County Road (CR) 138 in Hutto).
 
Aye: County Judge Bill Gravell, Jr.
  Commissioner Precinct 1 Terry Cook
  Commissioner Precinct 2 Cynthia Long
  Commissioner Precinct 3 Valerie Covey
  Commissioner Precinct 4 Russ Boles
  Attachments:
  Agreement
 
             
39. Discuss, consider and take appropriate action on an Interlocal Cooperation Contract between Williamson County and Department of Public Safety (DPS) for Crime Laboratory Services to not exceed $308,075.54 for FY22.
  Motion by: Commissioner Precinct 4 Russ Boles 
  Second by: Commissioner Precinct 3 Valerie Covey 
Motion: To approve an Interlocal Cooperation Contract between Williamson County and the Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) for Crime Laboratory Services to not exceed $308,075.54 for Fiscal Year (FY) 2022.
 
Aye: County Judge Bill Gravell, Jr.
  Commissioner Precinct 1 Terry Cook
  Commissioner Precinct 2 Cynthia Long
  Commissioner Precinct 3 Valerie Covey
  Commissioner Precinct 4 Russ Boles
  Attachments:
  ILA
 
             
40. Discuss, consider, and take appropriate action on approving the Agreement between Williamson County and Dell Technologies for the annual bulk purchase of approved and budgeted computers and equipment for a total not to exceed $477,407.38, pursuant to the DIR contract #DIR-TSO-3763, and authorizing the execution of the agreement.
  Motion by: Commissioner Precinct 4 Russ Boles 
  Second by: Commissioner Precinct 3 Valerie Covey 
Motion: To approve the agreement between Williamson County and Dell Technologies for the annual bulk purchase of approved and budgeted computers and equipment for a total not-to-exceed $477,407.38 pursuant to the Texas Department of Information Resources (DIR) Contract # DIR-TSO-3763 and authorize the execution of the agreement.
 
Aye: County Judge Bill Gravell, Jr.
  Commissioner Precinct 1 Terry Cook
  Commissioner Precinct 2 Cynthia Long
  Commissioner Precinct 3 Valerie Covey
  Commissioner Precinct 4 Russ Boles
  Attachments:
  Dell Technologies Redacted Quote
 
             
41. Discuss, consider, and take appropriate action on approving and ILA between Williamson County and Williamson County and Cites Health Disctrict (WCCHD). 
  Motion by: Commissioner Precinct 4 Russ Boles 
  Second by: Commissioner Precinct 3 Valerie Covey 
Motion: To approve an Interlocal Agreement (ILA) between Williamson County and Williamson County and Cites Health District (WCCHD). 
 
Aye: County Judge Bill Gravell, Jr.
  Commissioner Precinct 1 Terry Cook
  Commissioner Precinct 2 Cynthia Long
  Commissioner Precinct 3 Valerie Covey
  Commissioner Precinct 4 Russ Boles
  Attachments:
  Agreement
  Scope of Work
 
             
42. Discuss, consider and take any appropriate action regarding approval of an agreement with Pearson Education, Inc. and authorize photos of the Williamson County EMS for use in a paramedic textbook and promote public health and safety education. 
  Motion by: Commissioner Precinct 2 Cynthia Long 
  Second by: Commissioner Precinct 4 Russ Boles 
Motion: To approve an agreement with Pearson Education, Inc. and authorize photos of the Williamson County Emergency Medical Services (EMS) for use in a paramedic textbook and promote public health and safety education.
 
Aye: County Judge Bill Gravell, Jr.
  Commissioner Precinct 1 Terry Cook
  Commissioner Precinct 2 Cynthia Long
  Commissioner Precinct 3 Valerie Covey
  Commissioner Precinct 4 Russ Boles
  Attachments:
  Agreement
 
             
43. Discuss, consider and take appropriate action on a Supplemental Agreement No. 6 to Agreement for Landscape Architectural Phase II Services between Williamson County, Texas and Design Workshop, Inc. in relation to the Williamson County River Ranch County Park Project.
  Motion by: Commissioner Precinct 4 Russ Boles 
  Second by: Commissioner Precinct 2 Cynthia Long 
Motion: To approve Supplemental Agreement No. 6 to Agreement for Landscape Architectural Phase II Services between Williamson County, Texas and Design Workshop, Inc. in relation to the Williamson County River Ranch County Park Project.
 
Aye: County Judge Bill Gravell, Jr.
  Commissioner Precinct 1 Terry Cook
  Commissioner Precinct 2 Cynthia Long
  Commissioner Precinct 3 Valerie Covey
  Commissioner Precinct 4 Russ Boles
  Attachments:
  Agreement
 
             
44. Discuss, consider, and take appropriate action on awarding RFQ #21RFSQ2 Design or Engineer Services for Minor County Building Projects to the recommended firms herein for a period of five (5) years on an as-needed basis.
  Motion by: Commissioner Precinct 4 Russ Boles 
  Second by: Commissioner Precinct 2 Cynthia Long 
Motion: To award Request for Quote (RFQ) # 21RFSQ2 Design or Engineer Services for Minor County Building Projects to the recommended firms herein for a period of (5) years on an as-needed basis.
 
Aye: County Judge Bill Gravell, Jr.
  Commissioner Precinct 1 Terry Cook
  Commissioner Precinct 2 Cynthia Long
  Commissioner Precinct 3 Valerie Covey
  Commissioner Precinct 4 Russ Boles
  Attachments:
  Recommendation Letter
  Evaluation List
 
             
45. Receive updates on the Department of Infrastructure projects and issues.
  Senior Director of Infrastructure Bob Daigh addressed the Court. 
             
46. Discuss, consider, and take appropriate action regarding amending the Williamson County Long-Range Transportation Plan to address current and projected needs in the public interest.
  Those who addressed the Court:
Senior Director of Infrastructure Bob Daigh
  Motion by: Commissioner Precinct 2 Cynthia Long 
  Second by: Commissioner Precinct 1 Terry Cook 
Motion: To amend the Williamson County Long-Range Transportation Plan to address current and projected needs in the public interest.
 
Aye: County Judge Bill Gravell, Jr.
  Commissioner Precinct 1 Terry Cook
  Commissioner Precinct 2 Cynthia Long
  Commissioner Precinct 3 Valerie Covey
  Commissioner Precinct 4 Russ Boles
  Attachments:
  LRTP-ConceptualArterials
  LRTP-ControlledAccess
  LRTP-ControlledAccess-Arterials
 
             
47. Discuss, consider, and take appropriate action regarding Change Order No. 7 in the amount of $30,341.85 for 3866 Forest North Phase 3 (DeNucci Constructors), a Road Bond project in Commissioner Pct. 1 P:225 Funding Source: Road Bond. 
  Motion by: Commissioner Precinct 4 Russ Boles 
  Second by: Commissioner Precinct 1 Terry Cook 
Motion: To approve Change Order No. 7 in the amount of $30,341.85 for 3866 Forest North Phase 3 (DeNucci Constructors), a Road Bond project in Precinct 1 to be funded by Road Bond P-225.
 
Aye: County Judge Bill Gravell, Jr.
  Commissioner Precinct 1 Terry Cook
  Commissioner Precinct 2 Cynthia Long
  Commissioner Precinct 3 Valerie Covey
  Commissioner Precinct 4 Russ Boles
  Attachments:
  Change Order
 
             
48. Discuss, consider, and take appropriate action regarding Change Order No. 8 in the amount of $9,733.37 for 3866 Forest North Phase 3 (DeNucci Constructors), a Road Bond project in Commissioner Pct. 1 P:225 Funding Source: Road Bond. 
  Motion by: Commissioner Precinct 4 Russ Boles 
  Second by: Commissioner Precinct 1 Terry Cook 
Motion: To approve Change Order No. 8 in the amount of $9,733.37 for 3866 Forest North Phase 3 (DeNucci Constructors), a Road Bond project in Precinct 1 to be funded by Road Bond P-225.
 
Aye: County Judge Bill Gravell, Jr.
  Commissioner Precinct 1 Terry Cook
  Commissioner Precinct 2 Cynthia Long
  Commissioner Precinct 3 Valerie Covey
  Commissioner Precinct 4 Russ Boles
  Attachments:
  Change Order
 
             
49. Discuss, consider and take appropriate action on a Contract Amendment No. 4 to the Corridor H (Sam Bass Road) contract between Williamson County and K Friese & Associates, Inc. relating to the 2019 Road Bond Program. Project: P462. Fund Source: Road Bonds.
  Motion by: Commissioner Precinct 4 Russ Boles 
  Second by: Commissioner Precinct 1 Terry Cook 
Motion: To approve Contract Amendment No. 4 to the Corridor H (Sam Bass Road) Contract between Williamson County and K Friese & Associates, Inc. relating to the 2019 Road Bond Program to be funded by Road Bonds P-462. 
 
Aye: County Judge Bill Gravell, Jr.
  Commissioner Precinct 1 Terry Cook
  Commissioner Precinct 2 Cynthia Long
  Commissioner Precinct 3 Valerie Covey
  Commissioner Precinct 4 Russ Boles
  Attachments:
  Amendment
  Work Authorization
 
             
50. Discuss, consider and take appropriate action on approving a 2013 Road Bond Budget Transfer per Mike Weaver, Road Bond Manager, to transfer $4,300,000 to P270 (Great Oaks Bridge) from P224 (North Mays; $1,500,000), P326 (RM 2243; $2,000,000), P293 (Kauffman Loop Phase 1; $400,000) and P309 (Pond Springs; $400,000).
  Motion by: Commissioner Precinct 4 Russ Boles 
  Second by: Commissioner Precinct 1 Terry Cook 
Motion: To approve a 2013 Road Bond Budget Transfer per Road Bond Manager Mike Weaver to transfer $4,300,000.00 to P-270 (Great Oaks Bridge) from P-224 (North Mays; $1,500,000.00), P-326 (Ranch to Market (RM) 2243; $2,000,000.00), P-293 (Kauffman Loop Phase 1; $400,000.00) and P-309 (Pond Springs; $400,000.00).
 
Aye: County Judge Bill Gravell, Jr.
  Commissioner Precinct 1 Terry Cook
  Commissioner Precinct 2 Cynthia Long
  Commissioner Precinct 3 Valerie Covey
  Commissioner Precinct 4 Russ Boles
  Attachments:
  2013 Road Bond Transfer
 
             
51. Discuss, consider and take appropriate action on approving a 2013 Road Bond Budget Transfer per Mike Weaver, Road Bond Manager, to transfer $555,000 from P290 (2013 Road Bond Non-Departmental) to P329 (O'Connor Drive Signals; $50,000), P261 (CR 110 Middle Phase 2; $50,000), P284 (Hairy Man Road/Brushy Creek; $200,000), P231 (Ronald Reagan Blvd at IH-35; $5,000), P271 (Seward Junction SE; $50,000), and P241 (CR 176 at FM 2243; $200,000).
  Motion by: Commissioner Precinct 4 Russ Boles 
  Second by: Commissioner Precinct 1 Terry Cook 
Motion: To approve a 2013 Road Bond Budget Transfer per Road Bond Manager Mike Weaver to transfer $555,000.00 from P-290 (2013 Road Bond Non-Departmental) to P-329 (O'Connor Drive Signals; $50,000.00), P-261 (County Road (CR) 110 Middle Phase 2; $50,000.00), P-284 (Hairy Man Road/Brushy Creek; $200,000.00), P-231 (Ronald Reagan Boulevard (Blvd) at Interstate Highway (IH)-35; $5,000.00), P-271 (Seward Junction Southeast (SE); $50,000.00), and P-241 (County Road (CR) 176 at Farm to Market (FM) 2243; $200,000.00).
 
Aye: County Judge Bill Gravell, Jr.
  Commissioner Precinct 1 Terry Cook
  Commissioner Precinct 2 Cynthia Long
  Commissioner Precinct 3 Valerie Covey
  Commissioner Precinct 4 Russ Boles
  Attachments:
  2013 Road Bond Transfer Memo
 
             
52. Discuss, consider and take appropriate action on an Interlocal Agreement Regarding The City/County Participation in the Design and Reconstruction Costs Related to County Road 111 Construction Project with The City of Georgetown.
  This item was pulled from the agenda.
  Attachments:
  CR 111 ILA
 
             
53. Discuss, consider and take appropriate action on a Real Estate Contract with Walsh Ranch Owner's Association for Right of Way needed on the Sam Bass Road/Corridor H project (Parcel 66). Funding Source: Road Bonds P462
  Motion by: Commissioner Precinct 4 Russ Boles 
  Second by: Commissioner Precinct 1 Terry Cook 
Motion: To approve a Real Estate Contract with Walsh Ranch Owners Association for the right-of-way needed on the Sam Bass Road/Corridor H Project (Parcel 66) to be funded by Road Bonds P-462.
 
Aye: County Judge Bill Gravell, Jr.
  Commissioner Precinct 1 Terry Cook
  Commissioner Precinct 2 Cynthia Long
  Commissioner Precinct 3 Valerie Covey
  Commissioner Precinct 4 Russ Boles
  Attachments:
  Contract
 
             
54. Discuss, consider and take appropriate action on an Interlocal Agreement Between Thrall Independent School District and Williamson County for roadway improvement at 201 South Bounds. 
  Motion by: Commissioner Precinct 4 Russ Boles 
  Second by: Commissioner Precinct 1 Terry Cook 
Motion: To approve an Interlocal Agreement Between Thrall Independent School District and Williamson County for roadway improvement at 201 South Bounds. 
 
Aye: County Judge Bill Gravell, Jr.
  Commissioner Precinct 1 Terry Cook
  Commissioner Precinct 2 Cynthia Long
  Commissioner Precinct 3 Valerie Covey
  Commissioner Precinct 4 Russ Boles
  Attachments:
  ILA
 
             
55. Discuss, consider and take appropriate action on an Interlocal Agreement Regarding the City/County Participation in the Design and Construction Costs Related to The Cottrell Street Construction Project. 
  Motion by: Commissioner Precinct 4 Russ Boles 
  Second by: Commissioner Precinct 1 Terry Cook 
Motion: To approve an Interlocal Agreement Regarding the City/County Participation in the Design and Construction Costs Related to The Cottrell Street Construction Project. 
 
Aye: County Judge Bill Gravell, Jr.
  Commissioner Precinct 1 Terry Cook
  Commissioner Precinct 2 Cynthia Long
  Commissioner Precinct 3 Valerie Covey
  Commissioner Precinct 4 Russ Boles
  Attachments:
  ILA
 
             
56. Discuss, consider and take appropriate action on a Letter Agreement with Jack and Cynthia Hall for a Water line Easement needed on County Road 366 (Parcel 14WE). Funding Source: Road Bonds: P296
  Motion by: Commissioner Precinct 4 Russ Boles 
  Second by: Commissioner Precinct 1 Terry Cook 
Motion: To approve a Letter Agreement with Jack and Cynthia Hall for a water line easement needed on County Road 366 (Parcel 14WE) to be funded by Road Bonds P-296.
 
Aye: County Judge Bill Gravell, Jr.
  Commissioner Precinct 1 Terry Cook
  Commissioner Precinct 2 Cynthia Long
  Commissioner Precinct 3 Valerie Covey
  Commissioner Precinct 4 Russ Boles
  Attachments:
  Letter Agreement
 
             
57. Discuss, consider and take appropriate action on 1 claim for moving expenses related to the right of way acquisition on Parcel 13. Funding Source: Road Bonds P462     Unit D07 John MacMillan
  Motion by: Commissioner Precinct 4 Russ Boles 
  Second by: Commissioner Precinct 1 Terry Cook 
Motion: To approve (1) Claim For Moving Expenses related to the right-of-way acquisition on Parcel 13 to be funded by Road Bonds P-462. (Unit D07: John MacMillan)
 
Aye: County Judge Bill Gravell, Jr.
  Commissioner Precinct 1 Terry Cook
  Commissioner Precinct 2 Cynthia Long
  Commissioner Precinct 3 Valerie Covey
  Commissioner Precinct 4 Russ Boles
  Attachments:
  Relocation Claim
 
             
58. Discuss, consider and take appropriate action on the FY 2021-2022 Budget Policy document.
  Those who addressed the Court:
Budget Officer Ashlie Holladay
  Motion by: County Judge Bill Gravell, Jr. 
  Second by: Commissioner Precinct 4 Russ Boles 
Motion: To approve the Fiscal Year (FY) 2021-2022 Budget Policy document as amended to include the following language on page 9: "Any on-going maintenance and operations funding required for assets acquired through forfeiture or purchased with asset forfeiture funds shall be paid for from asset forfeiture funds unless otherwise approved by Commissioners Court. This includes, but is not limited to, insurance, service agreements, routine maintenance, repairs, training, etc."
 
Aye: County Judge Bill Gravell, Jr.
  Commissioner Precinct 1 Terry Cook
  Commissioner Precinct 2 Cynthia Long
  Commissioner Precinct 3 Valerie Covey
  Commissioner Precinct 4 Russ Boles
  Attachments:
  FY22 Budget Policy
 
             
59. Discuss, consider and take appropriate action on funding matters relating to Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act and the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 to include, but not be limited to hearing an update on the Wilco Forward grant program, setting budget priorities in relation to remaining CARES Act funds and American Rescue Plan funding, as well as possible future funding and allocation plans in relation to CARES Act and American Rescue Plan funds.
  No action taken on this item.
 
             
60. Discuss, consider and take appropriate action on approving funding for the attached projects per the September 21, 2021, item 67 discussion, as well as the September 28, 2021, item 62 discussion.
  Those who addressed the Court:
First Assistant County Auditor Julie Kiley
  Motion by: Commissioner Precinct 2 Cynthia Long 
  Second by: County Judge Bill Gravell, Jr. 
Motion: To approve funding for the attached projects per the September 21, 2021, item #67 discussion, as well as the September 28, 2021, item #62 discussion.
 
Aye: County Judge Bill Gravell, Jr.
  Commissioner Precinct 1 Terry Cook
  Commissioner Precinct 2 Cynthia Long
  Commissioner Precinct 3 Valerie Covey
  Commissioner Precinct 4 Russ Boles
  Attachments:
  Approved Projects
  Funds Available
 
             
61. Discuss, consider and take appropriate action to approve projects and budgets for the remaining funds in the 2022 Capital Improvement Program, Long Range Transportation (LTP), 2019 Road Bond, Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act and the American Rescue Pan Act (ARPA).
  Those who addressed the Court:
Bill Kelberlau of Georgetown
  Motion by: Commissioner Precinct 3 Valerie Covey 
  Second by: Commissioner Precinct 4 Russ Boles 
Motion: To authorize Director of Infrastructure Bob Daigh to speak with the cities and water purveyors and come back with a list of projects to debate and discuss.
 
Aye: County Judge Bill Gravell, Jr.
  Commissioner Precinct 1 Terry Cook
  Commissioner Precinct 2 Cynthia Long
  Commissioner Precinct 3 Valerie Covey
  Commissioner Precinct 4 Russ Boles
             
62. Discuss, consider and take appropriate action on required resolution to nominate John Lux to the Williamson Central Appraisal District Board of Directors. 
  Motion by: County Judge Bill Gravell, Jr. 
  Second by: Commissioner Precinct 2 Cynthia Long 
Motion: To nominate John Lux to the Williamson Central Appraisal District Board of Directors. 
 
Aye: County Judge Bill Gravell, Jr.
  Commissioner Precinct 1 Terry Cook
  Commissioner Precinct 2 Cynthia Long
  Commissioner Precinct 3 Valerie Covey
  Commissioner Precinct 4 Russ Boles
  Attachments:
  Resolution
  Election Form
 
             
COMMISSIONERS COURT RECESSED TO EXECUTIVE SESSION AT 10:43 A.M. ON TUESDAY, OCTOBER 5, 2021.
             
63. 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 278
    d)    Discuss the acquisition of real property for County Facilities.
    e)    Discuss the acquisition of real property for Seward Junction SE and SW Loop. 
    f)     Discuss the acquisition of real property for SH 29 @ DB Wood.
    g)    Discuss the acquisition of real property for CR 366. 
    h)    Discuss Somerset Road Districts No. 3 & 4 reimbursements for acquisition & construction of Reagan Blvd.
    i)     Discuss the acquisition of real property for CR 111.
    j)     Discuss the acquisition of real property for Corridor H
    k)    Discuss the acquisition of real property for future SH 29 corridor. 
    l)     Discuss the acquisition of real property for the expansion of Ronald Reagan at IH 35.
    m)   Discuss the acquisition of right-of-way for Corridor C.
    n)    Discuss the acquisition of right-of-way for Corridor F.
    o)    Discuss the acquisition of right-of-way for Corridor D.
    p)    Discuss the acquisition of right-of-way for SE Loop/Corridor A. 
    q)    Discuss the acquisition of right-of-way for Reagan extension.
    r)     Discuss the acquisition of real property near Justice Center. 
    s)    Discuss the acquisition of drainage/detention easements for real property North of WMCO Juvenile Detention Center
    t)     Discuss the acquisition of the MKT Right of Way
    u)    Discuss acquisition of drainage easement in relation to County Road 176
    v)    Discuss acquisition of right of way for Corridor E. 
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 uses of property owned by Williamson County on Main St. between 3rd and 4th Streets. (formerly occupied by WCCHD)
    c)    Discuss property usage at Longhorn Junction
    d)    Discuss the sale of excess ROW at San Gabriel Parkway and Mel Mathis Ave. 
    e)    Discuss county owned property located at Ed Schmidt Boulevard Hutto, Texas
    f)     Discuss the sale of property located at 900 S Main St., Taylor, 76574
C.     Discuss the Williamson County Reimbursement Agreement for Construction of San Gabriel Blvd. and New Hope Road with the City of Leander and TIRZ #1
D.     Discuss the Cobb Cavern Conservation Easement Amendment and potential acquisition.
  No action was taken in Executive Session.
             
64. 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)    Project Crystal
    c)    Project Winston
    d)    Project Solo
    e)    Project Stamp
    f)     Project Red Hot Chili Pepper
    g)    Project Nirvana
    h)    Project Sound garden
    i)     Project Def Leopard
    j)     Project Flex Power
  No action was taken in Executive Session.
             
65. 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. 1:18-CV-49, Troy Mansfield v. Williamson County, In The United States District Court for the Western District of Texas, Austin Division.
f) Cause No. 19-0850-C368; County of Williamson vs. Purdue Pharma, LP et al., In the District Court of Williamson County, Texas.
g) Claim of Regina Wright.
h) 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.
i) Case: 1:20-CV-255-LY; Jay Kreper v. Williamson County et al.; In the United States District Court for the Western District of Texas, Austin Division.
j) Case Number 1:20-cv-01068-LY; Javier Ambler, Sr., et al. v. Williamson County, Texas, , In the United States District Court for the Western District of Texas, Austin Division.
k) Case No. 1:20-CV-00842; SonWest Co. v. J. TERRON EVERSTON, in his official capacity as Williamson County Engineer, et al.; In the United States District Court for the Western District of Texas, Austin Division.
l) Civil Action No. 1:20-cv-836; Elizabeth Firey v. Williamson County, In The United States District Court for the Western District Of Texas Austin Division.
m) Potential legal claims, demands and/or litigation against The Travelers Indemnity Company (Travelers).
n) Case 1:21-cv-00388-RP; Ramsey Mitchell vs. Williamson County, Robert Chody, Zachary Camden, Mark Luera, et al.; In the United States District Court for the Western District Of Texas, Austin Division.
o) Civil Action No. 1:21-CV-74; Scott Phillip Lewis v. Williamson County, Texas; In the United States District Court for the Western District Of Texas, Austin Division.
p) Shamona Harris - EEOC Charge #451-2021-00812.
q) Legal matters and claims relating to the City of Austin purchasing property in Williamson County for purposes of operating temporary or permanent housing of homeless in Williamson County.
r) Civil Action No. 1:21-cv-00172-LY; Charles William Thornburg v. Williamson County, Texas; Robert Chody, et al.; In the United States District Court for the Western District Of Texas, Austin Division.
s) Cause No. D-1-Gn-21-000215; Mohammad Mahmood v. Williamson County Constable Office; In the 353rd Judicial District of Travis County, Texas.
t) Civil Action No. 1:21-cv-00275; Big Fish Entertainment LLC v. Williamson County Sheriff’s Office et al.; In the United States District Court for the Western District Of Texas, Austin Division.
u) EEOC Charge of Discrimination #451-2021-01357 – Jesse Gomez.
v) Civil Action No. 1:21-cv-00350; Imani Nembhard v. Williamson County, Robert Chody and Christopher Pisa; In the United States District Court for the Western District Of Texas, Austin Division.
w) Civil Action No. 1:21-cv-00350; Gary Watsky v. Williamson County, Robert Chody, Mark Luera, Steve Deaton, et al.; In the United States District Court for the Western District Of Texas, Austin Division.
x) Kelli Bomer - EEOC Charge #451-2021-00920.
y) Gary Haston - EEOC Charge #451-2021-01145.
z) Civil Action No. 1:21-CV-480; Gloria Cowin, Individually and on behalf of the Estate Of Patrick Dupre, v. Williamson County; In the United States District Court for the Western District Of Texas, Austin Division.
aa) Civil Action No. Civil Action No. 21-481; Marquina Gilliam-Hicks v. Sean Feldman, In his individual capacity, and Williamson County; In the United States District Court for the Western District Of Texas, Austin Division.
bb) EEOC Charge of Discrimination #450-2021-00854 - Donald L. Foiles, Jr.
cc) Civil Action No. 1:21-cv-615; Bernardo Acosta v. Williamson County; In the United States District Court for the Western District Of Texas, Austin Division.
dd) Jacqueline Robinson - EEOC Charge # 451-2021-01742.
ee) Williamson County Landfill Operation Agreement Terms and Conditions.
ff) Civil Action No. 1:21-cv-00834; Skylar Leal vs Williamson County and Lorenzo Hernandez; In The United States District Court for the Western District of Texas, Austin Division.
  No action was taken in Executive Session.
             
66. Discuss security assessments or deployments relating to information resources technology; network security information as described by Texas Gov’t Code Section 2059.055(b); and/or (3) the deployment, or specific occasions for implementation, of security personnel, critical infrastructure, or security devices. (Executive Session as per Texas Gov’t. Code § 551.089).
  No action was taken in Executive Session.
             
67. 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).
  No action was taken in Executive Session.
             
COMMISSIONERS COURT RECONVENED FROM EXECUTIVE SESSION AT 11:53 A.M. ON TUESDAY, OCTOBER 5, 2021.
             
68. Discuss and take appropriate action concerning economic development.
  No action was taken on this item.
             
69. Discuss and take appropriate action concerning real estate.
  No action was taken on this item.
             
70. Discuss, consider and take appropriate action on pending or contemplated litigation, settlement matters and other 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. 1:18-CV-49, Troy Mansfield v. Williamson County, In The United States District Court for the Western District of Texas, Austin Division.
f) Cause No. 19-0850-C368; County of Williamson vs. Purdue Pharma, LP et al., In the District Court of Williamson County, Texas.
g) Claim of Regina Wright.
h) 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.
i) Case: 1:20-CV-255-LY; Jay Kreper v. Williamson County et al.; In the United States District Court for the Western District of Texas, Austin Division.
j) Case Number 1:20-cv-01068-LY; Javier Ambler, Sr., et al. v. Williamson County, Texas, , In the United States District Court for the Western District of Texas, Austin Division.
k) Case No. 1:20-CV-00842; SonWest Co. v. J. TERRON EVERSTON, in his official capacity as Williamson County Engineer, et al.; In the United States District Court for the Western District of Texas, Austin Division.
l) Civil Action No. 1:20-cv-836; Elizabeth Firey v. Williamson County, In The United States District Court for the Western District Of Texas Austin Division.
m) Potential legal claims, demands and/or litigation against The Travelers Indemnity Company (Travelers).
n) Case 1:21-cv-00388-RP; Ramsey Mitchell vs. Williamson County, Robert Chody, Zachary Camden, Mark Luera, et al.; In the United States District Court for the Western District Of Texas, Austin Division.
o) Civil Action No. 1:21-CV-74; Scott Phillip Lewis v. Williamson County, Texas; In the United States District Court for the Western District Of Texas, Austin Division.
p) Shamona Harris - EEOC Charge #451-2021-00812.
q) Legal matters and claims relating to the City of Austin purchasing property in Williamson County for purposes of operating temporary or permanent housing of homeless in Williamson County.
r) Civil Action No. 1:21-cv-00172-LY; Charles William Thornburg v. Williamson County, Texas; Robert Chody, et al.; In the United States District Court for the Western District Of Texas, Austin Division.
s) Cause No. D-1-Gn-21-000215; Mohammad Mahmood v. Williamson County Constable Office; In the 353rd Judicial District of Travis County, Texas.
t) Civil Action No. 1:21-cv-00275; Big Fish Entertainment LLC v. Williamson County Sheriff’s Office et al.; In the United States District Court for the Western District Of Texas, Austin Division.
u) EEOC Charge of Discrimination #451-2021-01357 – Jesse Gomez.
v) Civil Action No. 1:21-cv-00350; Imani Nembhard v. Williamson County, Robert Chody and Christopher Pisa; In the United States District Court for the Western District Of Texas, Austin Division.
w) Civil Action No. 1:21-cv-00350; Gary Watsky v. Williamson County, Robert Chody, Mark Luera, Steve Deaton, et al.; In the United States District Court for the Western District Of Texas, Austin Division.
x) Kelli Bomer - EEOC Charge #451-2021-00920.
y) Gary Haston - EEOC Charge #451-2021-01145.
z) Civil Action No. 1:21-CV-480; Gloria Cowin, Individually and on behalf of the Estate Of Patrick Dupre, v. Williamson County; In the United States District Court for the Western District Of Texas, Austin Division.
aa) Civil Action No. Civil Action No. 21-481; Marquina Gilliam-Hicks v. Sean Feldman, In his individual capacity, and Williamson County; In the United States District Court for the Western District Of Texas, Austin Division.
bb) EEOC Charge of Discrimination #450-2021-00854 - Donald L. Foiles, Jr.
cc) Civil Action No. 1:21-cv-615; Bernardo Acosta v. Williamson County; In the United States District Court for the Western District Of Texas, Austin Division.
dd) Jacqueline Robinson - EEOC Charge # 451-2021-01742.
ee) Williamson County Landfill Operation Agreement Terms and Conditions.
ff) Civil Action No. 1:21-cv-00834; Skylar Leal vs Williamson County and Lorenzo Hernandez; In The United States District Court for the Western District of Texas, Austin Division.
  No action was taken on this item.
             
71.
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.
  No action was taken on this item.
             
72. Comments from Commissioners.
  County Judge Bill Gravell, Jr. wished General Counsel Hal Hawes a happy birthday.
 
             
73.
Public Comment Period.
  There were no comments.
COMMISSIONERS COURT ADJOURNED AT 11:54 A.M. ON TUESDAY, OCTOBER 5, 2021.

THE FOREGOING MINUTES had at a Regular Session of Commissioners Court of Williamson County, Texas, having been read are hereby approved this 19th day of October, 2021.


ATTEST: Nancy E. Rister, Clerk of Commissioners Court, Williamson County, Texas

By: Amanda Brown, Deputy/Executive Assistant to County Clerk

    

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