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NOTICE TO THE PUBLIC
WILLIAMSON COUNTY COMMISSIONER’S COURT
FEBRUARY 7TH, 2017 
9:30 A.M.

 
             
The Commissioner’s Court of Williamson County, Texas will meet in regular session in the Commissioner's Courtroom, 710 Main Street, in Georgetown, Texas to consider the following items:
 
1. Review and approval of minutes.
 
2.
Consider noting in minutes any off right-of-way work on any County road done by Road & Bridge Division.
 
 
3.
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.

 
 
4.
Citizen comments. Except when public hearings are scheduled for later in the meeting, this will be the only opportunity for citizen input. The Court invites comments on any matter affecting the county, whether on the Agenda or not. Speakers should limit their comments to three minutes. 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 5 – 14 )
 
5.   Discuss, consider and take appropriate action on authorizing the disposal of various county assets through auction including, (1) Surge protector, (1) Laserjet printer, (11) Weed eaters, (12) Chainsaw's, (2) Blowers, (1) Bookcase, (1) File cabinet, (3) Computers and (1) White Onan 2000 Generator (see attached lists) pursuant to Tx. Local Gov't code 263.152.
 
6.   Discuss, consider and take appropriate action on authorizing the disposal of (1) Dell laptop through interdepartmental transfer (see attached list) pursuant to Tx. Local Gov't code 263.152.
 
7.   Discuss, consider and take appropriate action on approving compensation changes, position titles changes, position grade changes and any corresponding line item transfers.
 
8.   Discuss, consider and take appropriate action regarding approval and receipt of agreement for vehicle reimbursements during off-duty work conducted by Constable Pct. 3, with the Red Poppy Bike Ride, 2017.
 
9.   Receive and acknowledge Work Authorization No. 1 under Williamson County Contract for Engineering Services between Steger Bizzell Engineering, Inc. and Williamson County dated January 17, 2017for Professional Engineering Design Services for Culverts for Williamson County Road and Bridge.
 
10.   Receive and acknowledge Work Authorization No. 2 under Williamson County Contract for Engineering Services between Bizzell Engineering, Inc. and Williamson County dated January 17, 2017 for On Call Professional Engineering Services for Williamson County Road and Bridge
 
11.   Receive and acknowledge Work Authorization No. 1 under Williamson County Contract for Engineering Services between PaveTex Engineering & Testing, Inc. and Williamson County dated January 10, 2017 for On Call Geotechnical Engineering and Materials Testing for Williamson County Road and Bridge.
 
12.   Receive and acknowledge Work Authorization No. 1 under Williamson County Contract for Engineering Services between Rodriguez Engineering Laboratories, LLC and Williamson County dated January 10, 2017 for On Call Geotechnical Engineering and Material Testing for Williamson County Road and Bridge.
 
13.   Receive and acknowledge Work Authorization No. 2 under Williamson County Contract for Engineering Services between Kimley-Horn and Associates and Williamson County dated September 3, 2015for Traffic Signal Warrant Study – CR 119 / Limmer Loop for Williamson County Road and Bridge.
 
14.   Discuss, consider and take appropriate action on approving a variance request from the 25-foot building setback requirement according to Paragraph F2.2 of the 2013 Williamson County Subdivision Regulations for Lots 63 & 64 of the Santa Rita Ranch South Section 14 subdivision - Pct 2.
 
REGULAR AGENDA
 
15.   Hear update on Sacred Heart and Samaritan Health Ministries clinics.
 
16.   Hear update and discuss bills filed during the 85th Texas Legislative Session.
 
17.   Discuss, consider and take appropriate action on the Department of Infrastructure projects and issues update.
 
18.   Discuss, consider, and take appropriate action regarding the "Notice of Termination for Stormwater Discharges associated with Construction Activities" for CR 170, a Road Bond Project in Commissioner Pct. 4.
 
19.   Discuss, consider and take appropriate action on a Contract for Utility Coordination and Relocation Services between Williamson County and Cobb, Fendley & Associates, Inc. relating to the 2013 Road Bond Program.
 
20.   Discuss, consider and take appropriate action on a Real Estate Contract with Richard and Irene Mutai for right of way needed on CR 111 (Parcel 4).
 
21.   Discuss, consider, and take appropriate action on Supplemental Agreement No. 1 to the Agreement for Landscape Architectural Phase II Services between Williamson County and Design Workshop, Inc. for the performance of additional landscape architectural services in relation to the River Ranch County Park.
 
22.   Discuss, consider and take appropriate action on filling the expiring term of Robert L. Bennett, Jr. on the Central Texas Regional Mobility Authority (CTRMA) Board of Directors with Amy Ellsworth who will serve a two-year term beginning on February 1st, 2017 and ending on January 31st, 2019.
 
23.   Discuss, consider and take appropriate action on filling the expiring term of Jim Mills on the Central Texas Regional Mobility Authority (CTRMA) Board of Directors with John Miri who will serve a two-year term beginning on February 1st, 2017 and ending on January 31st, 2019.
 
24.  
Discuss, consider and take appropriate action approving the installation of a sign on the exterior of the Williamson County Sheriff Office which identifies the facility located at 508 S. Rock Street, Georgetown, Texas as being the location of the Williamson County Sheriff’s Office.
 
25.   Discuss the existing structure and organization of the Williamson County and Cities Health District, as well consider and deliberate possibly transitioning from a Public Health District to a Local Health Department to be operated as a Williamson County department.
 
26.   Discuss, consider, and take appropriate action to approve the expenditures to repair and replace parts for one of the three security Asta Rolling chain operated doors at the Jail facility. Services to be completed by The Door Company for a total of $6,400.00
 
27.   Discuss, consider and take appropriate action on approving the new Agreement for team building sessions for the Williamson County leadership staff within EMS, with Jaloway Leadership Consulting, LLC, that shall not exceed $3000.00.
 
28.   Discuss, consider, and take appropriate action on exempting Nemo Q from the competitive bidding or proposal requirements established by Section 262.024 (a) (7) of the Texas Local Government Code, as the sole source provider of our warranty and maintenance on existing hardware and software for the customer queuing that includes Wait Anywhere/Call Ahead feature.
 
29.  
Discuss, consider and take appropriate action on a Supplemental Agreement No. 5 to the Agreement for Architectural and Engineering Services between Williamson County and BLGY, Inc. for the civil engineering utility easement design for a needed utility easement and electrical service in relationship to the Williamson County North Campus Project.
 
30.   Discuss, consider and take appropriate action on approving the revised Agreement for thirty-six (36) month lease with Pitney Bowes for a SendPro P Series Postage Machine for the Williamson County Clerk’s Office at $475.47/month.
 
31.   Discuss, consider and take appropriate action on approving the revised Agreement for thirty-six (36) month lease with Pitney Bowes for a SendPro P Series Postage Machine for the Williamson County District Clerk’s Office at $475.47/month.
 
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)."
 
32.   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) Discuss Pearson Road District.
c) Discuss North Woods Road District.
d) Project Columbus Balbo
 
33.   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
1. Preliminary discussions relating to proposed or potential purchase or lease of property owned by third parties
a) Discuss the acquisition of real property for right-of-way for Mays St. Extension
b) Discuss the acquisition of real property for SW 183 and SH 29 Loop.
c) Discuss the acquisition of real property for CR 176 at RM 2243
d) Discuss the acquisition of real property with endangered species for mitigation purposes.
e) Discuss the acquisition of real property: CR 101
f) Discuss the acquisition of real property: CR 111
g) Discuss the acquisition of real property for CR 278 at Bagdad Rd.
h) Discuss the acquisition of real property for proposed CR 110 project. (All sections)
i) Discuss the acquisition of real property for County Facilities.
j) Discuss the acquisition of real property on CR 305.
k) Discuss the acquisition of Easement interests for the Brushy Creek Trail Project.
l) Discuss acquisition of property located at NEC of Toll 130 and Gattis School Rd.
m) Discuss the acquisition of a drainage easement for CR 108.
n) Discuss easement acquisitions from San Gabriel River Ranch Subdivision.
o) Discuss the acquisition of real property for CR 258.
p) Discuss the acquisition of real property for Lakeline Blvd.
q) Discuss the acquisition of real property for US 183.
r) Discuss options for ingress and egress regarding access to Cedar Hollow Subdivision.

B. Property or Real Estate owned by Williamson County
1). 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 183 A excess right of way
c) Discuss proposed sale of real estate of Blue Springs Blvd
d) Discuss transfer of right of way for Westinghouse Rd. to the City of Georgetown.
e) Discuss wastewater easements in Berry Springs Park
f) Discuss Development Agreement with Ashby Capital Investments, LLC
g) Discuss sale of County property on Ronald Reagan Blvd.

C. Consider intervention in lawsuit regarding de-listing of Bone Cave harvestman.
 
34. 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) Civil Action No.1:13- CV- 505, Robert Lloyd v. Lisa Birkman, et al, In The United States District Court for the Western District of Texas, Austin Division
d) Employee/personnel related matters
e) 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.
f)  Cause No. 15-0064-C277, Gordon v. Dollahite et al, In The District Court of Williamson County, Texas, 277th District
g)  County Road 241 utility and Right-of-Way Issues and matters;
h)  Civil Action No. 1:15-cv-431; Herman Crisp v. Williamson County, et al; In the USDC-WD-Austin Division
i) Carolyn Barnes, et al v. Texas Attorney General, et al; Cause # D-1-GN-15-000877, in the 419th Judicial District Court of Travis County
j)  Appeal of IRS Proposed Worker Classification Changes and Proposed Tax Adjustments 2011 -2013; and Payment of Disputed Employment Taxes Pending Appeal
k)  Potential claims and litigation against Volkswagen and Audi related to Volkswagen and Audi emission control systems on diesel engine vehicles in the period 2009 – 2015
l)  Discuss proposed acquisition of property for SW 183 and SH 29 Loop
m)  Claims of Texas Association for Children and Families
n)  Civil Action; American Stewards of Liberty, et al. v. Sally Jewell, et al., In the Western District Court, Western District of Texas, Austin Division
o)  Legislative changes to firearms laws and possession of firearms on county property
p)  LCRA’s proposed Leander to Round Rock 138k-V Transmission Line Project including but not limited to filing as an intervenor.
q)  Notice of claim and demand of Morgan Lee Roach.
r)  Labor and employment law review of Employee Policy Manual provisions and amendments.
s)  Berry Springs Park and Preserve pipeline
t)  Discuss subrogation claims related to medical claims incurred during the County’s contract with Allegiance Benefit Plan Management (TPA).
u) Discuss requirements related to health benefit plan.
v) Case No. 1:16-cv-00505-LY, Saturn v. Barnett et al, In The United States District Court For The Western District of Texas-Austin Division
w)  Civil Action No. 1:16-cv-1023 LY, Brian Carrier v. Lt. McKnight, et al, In The United States District Court For The Western District Of Texas, Austin Division
x)  Cause No. 1JC-16-1540; Roy Earl Briggs v. Lt. Doug Wheless, In The Justice Court Precinct 1, Williamson County, Texas 
y)  Civil Action No. 1:16-cv-01185-SS-ML,  Jose Refugio Fernandez-Madrid v. Keefe Commissary and the Williamson County Sheriff, In the United States District Court for the Western District of Texas – Austin Division
z)  Law relating requests for the closure, abandonment or vacation of roadway(s) in the Woodland Park Subdivision. 
aa)  Right of Entry and Wastewater Easement(s) in the Berry Springs Park and Preserve Tract
 
35.
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).
 
36.
Discuss the deployment or specific occasions for implementation of security personnel or devices in relation to the Williamson County Justice Center (Executive Session as per Texas Gov’t. Code § 551.076).
 
37.   Deliberate the appointment of the Williamson County Treasurer; and conduct any interviews necessary with potential candidates for such appointment (Executive Session as per Tex. Gov. Code Section 551.074 – Personnel Matters).
 
38.   Deliberate the appointment, employment and duties of the Williamson County Purchasing Agent (Executive Session as per Tex. Gov. Code Section 551.074 – Personnel Matters.)
 
REGULAR AGENDA (continued)
 
39. Discuss and take appropriate action concerning economic development.
 
40. Discuss and take appropriate action concerning real estate.
 
41. 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) Civil Action No.1:13- CV- 505, Robert Lloyd v. Lisa Birkman, et al, In The United States District Court for the Western District of Texas, Austin Division
d) Employee/personnel related matters
e) 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.
f)  Cause No. 15-0064-C277, Gordon v. Dollahite et al, In The District Court of Williamson County, Texas, 277th District
g)  County Road 241 utility and Right-of-Way Issues and matters;
h)  Civil Action No. 1:15-cv-431; Herman Crisp v. Williamson County, et al; In the USDC-WD-Austin Division
i)  Carolyn Barnes, et al v. Texas Attorney General, et al; Cause # D-1-GN-15-000877, in the 419th Judicial District Court of Travis County
j)  Discuss, consider and take appropriate action regarding possible appeal of IRS Proposed Worker Classification Changes and Proposed Tax Adjustments 2011 -2013; and approval of payment of disputed employment taxes pending appeal
k)  Potential claims and litigation against Volkswagen and Audi related to Volkswagen and Audi emission control systems on diesel engine vehicles in the period 2009 – 2015
l)  Discuss proposed acquisition of property for SW 183 and SH 29 Loop
m)  Claims of Texas Association for Children and Families
n)  Civil Action; American Stewards of Liberty, et al. v. Sally Jewell, et al., In the Western District Court, Western District of Texas, Austin Division
o)  Action regarding legislative changes to firearms laws, to include but not be limited to the adoption and implementation of regulations and policies relating to the possession of firearms on and within Williamson County property and facilities.
District Of Texas, Austin Division
p)  LCRA’s proposed Leander to Round Rock 138k-V Transmission Line Project including but not limited to filing as an intervenor.
q)  Notice of claim and demand of Morgan Lee Roach.
r)  Berry Springs Park and Preserve pipeline
s)  Discuss, consider, and take appropriate action regarding the handling, including but not limited to, the negotiating and approval of settlement offers, of subrogation claims related to medical claims incurred during the County’s contract with Allegiance Benefit Plan Management (TPA).
t)  Discuss requirements related to health benefit plan.
u) Case No. 1:16-cv-00505-LY, Saturn v. Barnett et al, In The United States District Court For The Western District of Texas-Austin Division
v)  Civil Action No. 1:16-cv-1023 LY, Brian Carrier v. Lt. McKnight, et al, In The United States District Court For The Western District Of Texas, Austin Division
w)  Cause No. 1JC-16-1540; Roy Earl Briggs v. Lt. Doug Wheless, In The Justice Court Precinct 1, Williamson County, Texas 
x)  Civil Action No. 1:16-cv-01185-SS-ML,  Jose Refugio Fernandez-Madrid v. Keefe Commissary and the Williamson County Sheriff, In the United States District Court for the Western District of Texas – Austin Division
y)  Law relating requests for the closure, abandonment or vacation of roadway(s) in the Woodland Park Subdivision. 
z)  Right of Entry and Wastewater Easement(s) in the Berry Springs Park and Preserve Tract
 
42.
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.
 
43.   Discuss, consider and take appropriate action on an appointment to fill a vacancy in the office of the Williamson County Treasurer who shall hold such office effective date TBD and continuing thereafter until the next general election pursuant to Loc. Gov’t Code Sec. 87.041.
 
44.   Discuss, consider and take appropriate action on an appointment to fill the vacancy of the Williamson County Purchasing Agent, who shall hold office effective date 2/13/17 and thereafter, in accordance with Section 262.0115 of the Texas Local Government Code.
 
45. Comments from Commissioners.
 

_________________________
Dan A. Gattis, 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 ______ day of ________, 2017 at ________ and remained posted for at least 72 continuous hours preceding the scheduled time of said meeting.

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