Austin County Commissioners Court October 27, 2014

 

 

1.Petitions or Requests from the Public. (In accordance with the Texas Attorney General’s opinion, any public comment that is made on an item that is not on the posted final agenda will only be heard by the Commissioners Court. No formal action, discussion, deliberation, nor comment will be made by the Commissioners Court.)

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2. Update by George Patterson, Texana Chief Executive Officer.

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3. Consideration and possible action to adopt Consent Agenda Format.

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. September 22,2014
ii. September 24, 2014
b. Consideration and possible action to approve application for required schooling reimbursement for Cheryl Kollatschny, Justice of the Peace Precinct 3, to be held May 25-29,2015 in Rockwall, Texas, to be paid in January 2015.
c. Consideration and possible action to authorize purchase of official record binders out of Records Management 137-010-0000 in the amount of $163.41.
d. Consideration and possible action to authorize purchase of recording paper out of Records Management 137-010-0000 in the amount of $2,583.72.
e. Consideration and possible action to authorize hardship variance for West End Library employee to carry over 24.50 hours of unused vacation hours earned in Fiscal Year 2013-14 through November 15, 2014.
f. Consideration and possible action to accept Chapter 59 Asset Forfeiture report for Sheriff’s Department.
g. Consideration and possible action to authorize hardship variance for Knox Library employee to carry over 5 hours of unused vacation hours earned in Fiscal Year 2013-14 through November 15, 2014.

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5. Consideration and possible action to authorize one-time variance from Subdivision Regulations to sell 2 acres out of tracts 2 & 3 totaling 2 acres located on Catbird Lane in Precinct 1 with 25 feet road frontage for access.

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6. Consideration and possible action to authorize agreement between Department of State Health Services Health Service Region 6/5 South and Austin County for use of Austin County Fairgrounds Convention and Expo Center for Public Health Emergency.

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7. Consideration and possible action to adjust and add 40 vacation hours for Tax Office employee due to error and extend to use on or before December 12, 2014.

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8. Consideration and possible action to adopt resolution to adopt GASB 68 for compliance with Texas County and District Retirement System.

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9. Consideration and possible action to approve purchase of SF Shelving Adder for Knox Library for an amount not to exceed $690.00 out of 115-010-0000 special Knox Library account.

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10. Consideration and possible action to appoint Sandra Merz to replace Presiding Judge for Precinct 207 for a two year term which began on September 1, 2014.

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11. Consideration and possible action to appoint Judy Schulz to replace Presiding Judge for Precinct 208 for a two year term which began on September 1,2014.

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12. Consideration and possible action to accept $3,000 reimbursement Award to recognize Austin County Precinct 3 Constable Ronnie Griffin’s participation in the 2014 Memorial Day Click It or Ticket safety campaign.

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13. Sheriffs Activity Report – September 2014.

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14. Review of plan for jail staffing and action as appropriate.

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15. Discussion regarding burn ban need for disaster declaration and action as appropriate.

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16. Consideration and possible action to upgrade and replace two (2) computers for Tax Office out of Capital Outlay/All Departments 101-127-5757.

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17. Discussion regarding proposal from Centurion Industries, for a replacement roof for Knox Library and action as appropriate.

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18. Consideration and possible action to relocate 24 ton maximum weight limits sign on Pyka Road in Precinct 3 to approximately 2,766 feet North.

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19. Open bid proposals for Financial Audit Services and action as appropriate.

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20. Budgetary and Financial Claims – action as appropriate.

  1. a. Payment of Claims
  2. Budget Amendments
  3. County Auditor review of finances
  4. d. County Treasurer review of finances

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

  1. a. Austin County Library System – Annual Report 2013 – 2014
  2. County Court – September 2014
  3. Tax Assessor-Collector – September 2014
  4. d. Justice of The Peace, Precinct 2 – September 2014
  5. Constable Precinct 1 – September 2014

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