Austin County Commissioners Court September 22, 2014

 

1. Recognition of Webcast of Court meetings by Greg Stuessel.
00:01:44 – 00:02:33 of the video

2. Petitions or Requests from the Public.
00:02:33 – 00:06:34 of the video

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 from August 25, 2014
b. Consideration and possible action to authorize purchase of official record binders out      of Records Management 137-010-0000 in the amount of $163.41.
c. Consideration and possible action to adopt 2015 Austin County Resolution for Indigent    Defense Grant Program.
00:06:34 – 00:09:47 of the video

5. Consideration and possible action to ratify rescission of burn ban.
00:09:47 – 00:11:08 of the video

6. Consideration and possible action to authorize contract with Ingram Library Services, Inc. for book and audiovisual discounts.
00:11:08 – 00:11:35 of the video

7. Consideration and possible action to accept Texas Department of Public Safety Homeland Security 2014 Sub-Recipient Grant Award for $81, 390.00.
00:11:35 – 00:12:20 of the video

8. Budgetary and Financial Claims – action as appropriate.
a. Payment of Claims
00:12:20 – 00:22:29 of the video

b. Budget Amendments
(postponed until September 29, 2014)

c. County Auditor’s review of finances
d. County Treasurer review of finances
i. Payroll & Escrow Report Bank Statement
e. Discussion regarding October 3 payroll.
00:22:29 – 00:26:50 of the video

f. Discussion regarding compensation time limits
00:26:50 – 00:29:12 of the video

9. Written end-of-the month reports submitted by County Offices.
a. Constable, Precincts 1 & 4 – August 2014
b. Justice of The Peace, Precinct 2 – August 2014
c. Monthly Fees and Commissions by Tax Assessor-Collector – August 2014
e. County Court Activity – August 2014
f. On-Site Sewage Facility Activity – August 2014
00:29:12 – 00:29:49 of the video

5:15 P.M. PUBLIC HEARING REGARDING PROPOSED FISCAL YEAR 2014-15 BUDGET
00:29:49 – 00:57:26 of the video

10. Discussion regarding any necessary 2014-15 Budget changes/corrections and action as appropriate
00:57:26 – 00:58:17 of the video

11. Consideration and possible action to adopt and approve final Budget of Austin County, Texas for Fiscal Year 2014-15, authorize publication of the notice of adoption, and set date to levy taxes.
00:58:17 – 00:59:08 of the video

12. Consideration and possible action to set property tax rate for 2014-15 Fiscal Year
a. General Maintenance
b. Special Road and Bridge Tax
c. Farm-To-Market and lateral Roads Tax
d. Debt Service Tax
00:59:08 – 01:01:40 of the video

13. Consideration and possible action to adopt property tax levy for assessment and collection purposes,
a. General Maintenance
b. Special Road and Bridge Tax
c. Farm-To-Market and lateral Roads Tax
d. Debt Service Tax
01:01:40 – 01:02:04 of the video

14. Commissioners Court Inquiry.
01:02:04 – 01:02:36 of the video