Austin County Commissioners Court September 8, 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. Consideration and possible action regarding offer to purchase struck off tax delinquent property R17802 A025 H Heves located in Precinct 2.

(00:12:12 – 00:14:40) of the video

3. Consideration and possible action regarding offer to purchase struck off tax delinquent property R15140 Silliman H 0 Addition located in Precinct 3.

(00:14:40 – 00:16:36) of the video

4. Consideration and possible action to adopt Consent Agenda

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

  1. Transmittal of Minutes
  2. Consideration and possible action to ratify Right-of-Way installation by Industry Telephone Company on Texas Street in Precinct 2.
  3. Consideration and possible action to authorize agreement for temporary access between Donnie Henske and Austin County Precinct 2 to clean ditch and improve drainage.
  4. Consideration and possible action to authorize agreement between the Austin County Voter Registrar / Election Department and Austin County for polling place located in the Austin County Courthouse Basement Meeting Room.
  5. Consideration and possible action to accept Report of Independent Auditor for Austin County Emergency Services District No. 2 for Year Ended 9/30/2013.
  6. Consideration and possible action to authorize hardship variance for Sheriff Employee to carryover 27 hours of unused vacation hours earned in Fiscal Year 2013-2014 through November 7, 2014.
  7. Consideration and possible action to authorize purchase of a Fujitsu fi-6770 Flatbed Scanner for District Clerk for an amount not to exceed $5,746.88 out of Capital Outlay 101-127-5757.

(00:16:39 – 00:19:10) of the video

6. Discussion regarding computers for Knox and West End Libraries and action as appropriate.

(00:19:12 – 00:25:50 it was then postponed for further discussion after additional information was received and picked back up from (00:31:40 – 00:32:43)

7. Consideration and possible action to authorize Pipeline Agreement by Enterprise Crude Pipeline L.L.C. for the purpose of constructing, maintaining, laying, operating, and/or repairing pipelines utilized for the transportation of liquids or gaseous materials along the right of ways and/or under Stockold Road located in Precinct 4.

(00:26:51 – 00:31:02) of the video

8. Consideration and possible action to authorize Pipeline Agreement by Enterprise Crude Pipeline L.L.C. for the purpose of constructing, maintaining, laying, operating, and/or repairing pipelines utilized for the transportation of liquids or gaseous materials along the right of ways and/or under Mlcak Road located in Precinct 4.

9. Consideration and possible action to authorize Pipeline Agreement by Enterprise Crude Pipeline L.L.C. for the purpose of constructing, maintaining, laying, operating, and/or repairing pipelines utilized for the transportation of liquids or gaseous materials along the right of ways and/or under Chew Road located in Precinct 4.

10. Consideration and possible action to authorize Pipeline Agreement by Enterprise Crude Pipeline L.C. for the purpose of constructing, maintaining, laying, operating, and/or repairing pipelines utilized for the transportation of liquids or gaseous materials along the right of ways and/or under Lezak Road located in Precinct 4.

(00:31:02 – 00:32:49) of the video

11. Discussion regarding Road and Bridge bids and action as appropriate.

  1. Road Gravel
  2. Road Materials
  3. Asphalts, Oil & Emulsions
  4. Corrugated Culverts
  5. High Density Polethylene Culvert Pipe
  6. Concrete
  7. Fuel (Gasoline & Diesel)
  8. Hauling (Road Materials)
  9. Soil Stabilizer
  10. Dust Control Material

(00:34:06 – 1:50:40) of the video

11. Budgetary and Financial Claims – action as appropriate.

  1. Payment of Claims
    1. Final invoice from All American Floors
  2. Budget Amendments
  3. County Auditor’s review of finances
  4. County Treasurer review of finances
    1. Payroll & Escrow Report

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

  1. Constable, Precincts 2 & 3 – August 2014
  2. Justice of The Peace, Precincts 1,3 & 4 – August 2014
  3. Austin County EMS – 2014 Call Volume
  4. County Court Monthly – July 2014
  5. Jail Population Report – August 2014
  6. Austin County Library System – August 2014

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