Austin County Commissioners Court December 8, 2014

1. Proclamations and Special Recognition’s.

a. Retirement Plaque – Dennis King, Justice of the Peace, Precinct 4

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b. Retirement Plaque – Anna Garcia

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2. Petitions or Requests from the Public.
3. Consideration and possible action to approve preliminary plat of London Addition in Precinct 2.

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4. Consideration and possible action to adopt Consent Agenda Format.
5. CONSENT AGENDA – Items listed are of routine nature and may be acted on in a single motion unless requested otherwise by member of Commissioners Court.

a. Transmittal of Minutes

i. October 27,2014
ii. November 10, 2014
iii. November 17, 2014

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b. Consideration and possible action to authorize contract and payment for preventive maintenance and service agreement with Southwest Solutions Group out of Records Management 137-010-0000 in the amount of $1,084.62.

c. Consideration and possible action to authorize purchase of Commissioners Court Binder out of Records Management 137-010-0000 in the amount of $189.91.

d. Consideration and possible action to appoint Lynne Anderson to the Child Protective Service Board.

e. Consideration and possible action to authorize Indigent Defense Contracts with Calvin Garvie, John Harle and Stephen Longoria for a one-year term.

f. Consideration and possible action for inter-local agreement for street maintenance between Austin County Precinct 2 and City of Industry.

g. Consideration and possible action for inter-local agreement for street maintenance between Austin County Precinct 3 and City of Sealy.

h. Consideration and possible action for inter-local agreement for street maintenance between Austin County Precinct 4 and City of Sealy.

i. Consideration and possible action for inter-local agreement for street maintenance between Austin County Precinct 3 and Town of San Felipe.

j. Consideration and possible action for inter-local agreement for street maintenance between Austin County Precinct 4 and Town of San Felipe.

k. Consideration and possible action for inter-local agreement for street maintenance between Austin County Precinct 4 and City of Wallis.

l. Consideration and possible action for inter-local agreement for street maintenance between Austin County Precinct 4 and Brazos Country.

m. Consideration and possible action to adopt Austin County Investment Policy for 2014-2015.

n. Consideration and possible action to authorize resolution designating County Treasurer as County Investment Officer.

o. Consideration and possible action to reappoint Randy Reichardt to Combined Community Action for a one year term.

p. Consideration and possible action to reappoint Commissioners for Drainage District #1 for a two year term

i. Frank Monk
ii. Gordon Goebel
iii. Andrew Sowa

q. Consideration and possible action to reappoint Linda Toman to Austin County Emergency Communications District for a two-year term.

r. Consideration and possible action to appoint Commissioners for Emergency Services District #1 for a two year term

i. Chris Haczynski

s. Consideration and possible action to appoint Commissioners for Emergency Services District #2 for a two year term

i. Johnetta Scheh
ii. Laurie Michalke

t. Consideration and possible action to appoint Commissioners for Emergency Services District #3 for a two year term

i. Dennis Kulhanek
ii. Jennifer Zurovec
iii. Tony Salazar

u. Consideration and possible action to authorize Tim Lapham and Randy Reichardt, Alternate as representatives to the Houston-Galveston Area Council 2015 General Assembly and Board of Directors.

v. Consideration and possible action to accept donation of $300.00 to the Austin County Sheriff’s Department from All Mini Storage Sealy per Local Government Code 81.032.

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6. Consideration and possible action to declare a New Holland Tractor Model TS100 from Precinct 4 as surplus for auction.

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7. Consideration and possible action to authorize contract between Gulf Coast Trades Center and Austin County for juvenile residential services.

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8. Discussion regarding installation of updated signage at Knox Library out of Special Donations and action as appropriate.

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9. Consideration and possible action to approve modification of room addition to Austin County Expo and Convention Center and acceptance of donation.

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10. Consideration and possible action to authorize purchase of a computer for County Judge’s Office out of capital outlay.

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11. Consideration and possible action to adopt resolution to reduce speed limit on North Granville to 30 mph.

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12. Discussion regarding resolution to Texas Association of Counties optional workers’ compensation coverage and action as appropriate.

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13. Budgetary and Financial Claims – action as appropriate.

a. Payment of Claims

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 b. Budget Amendments
c. County Auditor’s review of finances
d. County Treasurer review of finances

i. Payroll & Escrow Report
ii. August 2014 Reconciled Report

14. Written end-of-the month reports submitted by County Offices.

a. Justice of the Peace, Precinct 1, 3 & 4 – November 2014
b. Constable, Precinct 2 & 3 – November 2014
c. 1551h District Court Activity – November 2014
d. Austin County Jail Population Report – November 2014
e. On-Site Sewage Facility – November 2014
f. Austin County Library System – November 2014
g. Education Certificate for 2014 – Bryan Haevischer, Treasurer

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