Austin County Commissioners Court January 26, 2015

The Austin County Commissioners Court met Monday January 26, 2015 at 9:00 AM to discuss county business.  The following video is of those proceedings.

1. Proclamations and Special Recognitions.

a. Austin County Mentor Month with Raising Academic Performance

(00:01:22 – 00:03:23 of the video)

2. Petitions or Requests from the Public. NONE
3. Consideration and possible action to authorize one-time variance from Subdivision Regulations to subdivide 2 acres from a 5.4590 acres tract on Witte Road in Precinct 1.

(00:03:30 – 00:04:13 of the video)

4. 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. December 22,2014
ii. December 29,2014

b. Consideration and possible action to approve application for required schooling reimbursement for Wilfred Krause, Justice of the Peace, Precinct 2, to be held February 3-6, 2015 in San Antonio, Texas.

c. Consideration and possible action to authorize agreement for temporary access between Bradley Rinn and Austin County Precinct 2 to clean ditch and improve drainage.

(00:04:13 – 00:05:08 of the video)

5. Consideration and possible action to accept donations to the Austin County EMS per Local Government Code 81.032.

(00:05:08 – 00:06:13 of the video)

6. Consideration and possible action to accept polling places for the House District 13 Runoff Election.
7. Discussion regarding hours for early voting for the House District 13 Runoff Election and action as appropriate.

(00:06:13 – 00:12:16 of the video)

8. Discussion of allocation of road bond proceeds.

(00:12:16 – 00:17:04 of the video)

9. Consideration and possible action to approve painting at the Justice of the Peace Precinct 4 Building.

10. Consideration and possible action to authorize purchase of 3 office chairs for Justice of the Peace Precinct 4 Building.
11. Consideration and possible action to authorize request to change locks at the Justice of the Peace Precinct 4 Building.
12. Consideration and possible action to authorize repairing and replacing of the lettering on the outside of the Justice of the Peace Precinct 4 Building.
13. Consideration and possible action to authorize cleaning of the carpet in the Justice of the Peace Precinct 4 Building.

(00:17:04 – 00:44:11 of the video)

14. Consideration and possible action to adopt resolution regarding TXDOT participation requirement for bridge construction.

(00:44:11 – 00:48:56 of the video)

15. Discussion to replace light fixtures in Courthouse lobby and action as appropriate.

(00:48:56 – 00:55:47 of the video)

16. Discussion and possible action regarding payroll deduction form for purchase of uniforms.

(00:55:47 – 01:01:43 of the video)

17. Consideration and possible action for authorization to advertise for bid proposals for Caterpillar 308C Excavator for Precinct 4.

(01:01:43 – 01:02:34 of the video)

18. Budgetary and Financial Claims – action as appropriate.

a.Payment of Claims
b. Budget Amendments

(01:02:34 – 01:26:31 of the video)

c. County Auditor’s review of finances

(01:26:31 – 01:27:08 of the video)

d. County Treasurer review of finances
e. Austin County Payroll & Escrow Report Bank Statement
f. Payroll & Escrow Report

(01:27:08 – 01:27:55 of the video)

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

a. Constable, Precinct 4 – December 2014
b. Education Certificate for 2014 – Bryan Haevischer, Treasurer
c. Tax Assessor-Collector- December 2014
d. Justice of The Peace, Precinct 2 – December 2014

(01:27:55 – 01:28:37 of the video)

20. Commissioners Court Inquiry.

(01:28:37 – 01:33:27 of the video)