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NOTICE TO THE PUBLIC
WILLIAMSON COUNTY COMMISSIONER’S COURT
FEBRUARY 14TH, 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 – 13 )
 
5.   Discuss, consider and take appropriate action on a line item transfer for the Sheriff's Office.
 
Fiscal Impact
From/To Acct No. Description Amount
From 0100-0560-001105 SO/LE Salary $48,188.39
To 0100-0560-001100 SO/Salary $48,188.39
 
6.   Discuss, consider and take appropriate action on a line item transfer for Road and Bridge Division.
 
Fiscal Impact
From/To Acct No. Description Amount
From 0200-0210-005711 Heavy Equipment > $5,000.00 $902.70
To 0200-0210-004419 Property Insurance 902.70
 
7.   Discuss, consider and take appropriate action on authorizing the disposal of various county assets through auction including (1) Printer, (2) Calculators, (2) Desks, (1) Cassette recorder, (1) TV, (1) Computer, (2) VCR's, (1) Entertainment Center, (1) Monitor stand, (7) Chairs, (1) Easel Stand, (1) Loveseat, (2) Power strips, Boxes of Misc. cords, (1) table, (1) Desktop, (1) Monitor holder, (2) Docking stations, (3) Keyboards, (3) Mice, (1) Credit card swiper, (2) Cash trays, (1) Cabinet, (1) 2009 Silver Ford Escape and (1) 2008 Silver Chevy Malibu (see attached list) pursuant to Tx. Local Gov't code 263.152.
 
8.   Discuss, consider and take appropriate action on authorizing the disposal of (1) Guest Chair through destruction, (see attached list), pursuant to Tx. Local Gov't Code 263.152.
 
9.   Discuss, consider and take appropriate action on authorizing the disposal of various county assets through Inter-departmental transfer including (1) Refrigerator and (1) Printer, (see attached lists) pursuant to Tx. Local Gov't code 263.152.
 
10.   Discuss, consider and take appropriate action on authorizing the retirement from the county inventory of assets not found including, (1) Dell Latitude D620, (1) Latitude E6500 laptop, (1) Dell Latitude E6510 Notebook,(1) Dell Optiplex GX280, (1) Dell Latitude D810, (1) Dell Dimension T700, (2) Dell Inspiron's 8600, and (1) Dell Optiplex 740 (see attached lists) per the recommendation of the County Auditor's Office.
 
11.   Discuss, consider and take appropriate action on noting in the minutes the County Investment Academy Certificate of Achievement certifying that Commissioner Valerie Covey is a member for 2016 and has completed 20 hours of investment education that satisfies Section 2256.008 of the Texas Public Funds Investment Act.
 
12.   Discuss, consider and take appropriate action on authorizing the appointment of Williamson County Sheriff's Office Animal Control Supervisor, Tabitha Blewett to be designated as the Local Rabies Control Authority (LRCA) for the purposes of the Rabies Control Act of 1981.
 
13.   Discuss, consider and take appropriate action on approving compensation changes, position titles changes, position grade changes and any corresponding line item transfers.
 
REGULAR AGENDA
 
14.   Discuss, consider and take appropriate action on proclamation recognizing the 160th anniversary of Leander Presbyterian Church.
 
15.   Discuss, consider and take appropriate action on an appointment of R. Lynn Lantrip to the Solid Waste Advisory Committee.
 
16.   Discuss, consider and take appropriate action on appointment of Jeffery M. Roemer to the ESD #4 Board of Directors, replacing Sandra Taylor for the remainder of a two year term that began on January 1, 2016 and will end on December 31, 2017.
 
17.   Discuss, consider and take appropriate action on the Department of Infrastructure projects and issues update.
 
18.   Discuss, consider and take appropriate action on a Real Estate Contract with Lorena Sandoval for right of way needed on CR 111 (Parcel 28).
 
19.   Discuss, consider and take appropriate action on a Real Estate Contract with Kevin Andrews for ROW needed on CR 305. (PARCEL 4)
 
20.   Discuss, consider and take appropriate action on a Letter Agreement with Robert & Melissa Tyrone for a drainage easement needed on the Forest North Drainage Improvements project. (9306 Meadowheath Dr)
 
21.   Discuss, consider and take appropriate action on a Real Estate Contract with Wilson Family Communities, Inc and Green Builders, Inc regarding 8 tracts of land to be granted to Williamson County and the Williamson County Conservation Foundation.
 
22.   Discuss, consider and take appropriate action on a Real Estate Contract with Mark Kaiser and Grant Kaiser for ROW needed on CR 110 South. (Parcel 1S)
 
23.   Discuss, consider and take appropriate action on an appointment of a Williamson County Commissioners Court member to the CARTS Board of Directors.
 
24.   Discuss, consider and take appropriate action on an appointment of an Elected Official to the Capital Area Regional Transportation Planning Organization.
 
25.   Discuss, consider and take appropriate action on a Property Damage Release between Williamson County, Averitt Express, Inc. and Jaime Simental in the amount of $19,370.80 payable to Williamson County for settlement of a property damage claim regarding a jail dock door at the Williamson County Jail.
 
26.   Discuss, consider and take appropriate action on awarding the IFB 1611-130, to Austin Materials. This Company that submitted the lowest and overall best value to the County for the resurfacing project on University Blvd.
 
27.   Discuss, consider and take appropriate action authorizing the Purchasing Agent to advertise and receive proposals for the renovations to the Justice Center under RFQ 1701-136.
 
28.   Discuss, consider and take appropriate action on authorizing the Purchasing Agent to advertise and receive bids for the purchase of road sign materials, delineators, object markers and traffic control devices under IFB 1702-140.
 
29.   Discuss, consider, and take appropriate action on authorizing Purchasing Agent to advertise and receive bids for IFB # 1702-141 Clinic Supplies for Williamson County Animal Shelter.
 
30.   Discuss, consider and take appropriate action on the approval of Change Order on the Network Switches Quote on CO-OP DIR-TSO-2542, with Presidio Networked Solutions Group, LLC, for $122,028.80 - $752.80 less than the original quote due to incorrect items being shipped.
 
31.   Discuss, consider and take appropriate action on authorizing the renewal of Public Involvement, Contract #1602-055, for the same pricing, terms and conditions as the existing Contract for the term of May 27, 2017 – May 26, 2018, with Buie & Co.
 
32.   Discuss, consider and take appropriate action on approving Agreement between Williamson County and I-Plow.Com, LLC for Government Collections and Compliance Professional Services for Williamson County Justice Of The Peace, Precinct One in the amount of $5,650 annually.
 
33.   Hear update and discuss bills filed during the 85th Texas Legislative Session.
 
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)."
 
34.   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
 
35.   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.
s) Discuss the acquisition of drainage easements for the Forest North Drainage Improvement Project.
t) Discuss the Real Estate Contract with Wilson Family Communities, Inc and Green Builders, Inc.

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.
h) Discuss abandonment of County property on CR 123.

C. Consider intervention in lawsuit regarding de-listing of Bone Cave harvestman.
 
36. 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
 
37.
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).
 
38.
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).
 
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.
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. 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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