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 NUECES COUNTY, TEXAS
COMMISSIONERS COURT AGENDA

NOTICE OF PUBLIC MEETING

 

January 20, 2016

The Nueces County Commissioners Court will meet on the above date at 9:15 a.m. in the Commissioners Courtroom, 3rd floor, Nueces County Courthouse, 901 Leopard, Corpus Christi, Texas.

 
                   SAMUEL L. NEAL, JR.       COUNTY JUDGE
                   MIKE PUSLEY       COMMISSIONER, PRECINCT NO. 1
                   JOE A. GONZALEZ       COMMISSIONER, PRECINCT NO. 2
                   OSCAR O. ORTIZ       COMMISSIONER, PRECINCT NO. 3
                   BRENT CHESNEY       COMMISSIONER, PRECINCT NO. 4

 

 

KARA SANDS, CLERK OF THE COURT

INFORMATION ON THE COMMISSIONERS COURT AGENDA 

CONSENT AGENDA: At most meetings, the Commissioners Court establishes a Consent Agenda. It consists of those Agenda Items which are routine or non-controversial, and which neither a member of the Commissioners Court nor the public has asked to be pulled for discussion. Once the Commissioners Court has established the Consent Agenda, Agenda Items included on it will be voted upon in one vote, and will not be discussed separately unless requested by the County Judge, Commissioner, or a citizen.

EXECUTIVE SESSION: The Commissioners Court may go into Executive Session to discuss those matters listed anywhere on the Agenda or as otherwise permitted by law.

PUBLIC COMMENT: Members of the public will have the opportunity to address the Commissioners Court during this section on any Agenda Item or any subject within its jurisdiction except a matter related to pending litigation. Each speaker should sign in on the Public Comment Sheet available at the rear of the Courtroom at least five (5) minutes before commencement of the Commissioners Court meeting. Speakers should limit their comments to two (2) minutes. The County Judge may, if he deems it necessary, limit both the number of speakers and the time allotted to each speaker. Under the law, the Commissioners Court may only take action on items specifically listed on the Agenda. Subject matter presented which is not part of the Agenda will be referred to the appropriate department for review and subsequent action. Materials submitted during public hearings will not be returned unless prior arrangements have been made through the County Clerk, with the approval of the County Judge. At least ten (10) copies of any document to be used by any speaker should be available for distribution. The speaker’s name and, if applicable, Agenda Item number should be clearly marked on such documents. Public Comment for items not on the Agenda will normally be held at the end of the meeting.

ADJOURNMENTS IN MEMORY: The Commissioners Court may adjourn the meeting in memory of deceased community leaders, County employees, and other distinguished persons. Requests for Adjournment in Memory may be made through any County Commissioner or the County Judge.

AUXILIARY AIDS OR SERVICES: Persons with disabilities who plan to attend this meeting of the Commissioners Court, and who may need special assistance, services or auxiliary aids, should contact the Office of the Nueces County Judge (361-888-0444) at least forty-eight (48) hours ahead of the meeting so that appropriate arrangements can be made.

 
             
1.

CALL TO ORDER

A.

County Judge calls for the Invocation.

B.

Pledge of Allegiance to the United States of America and Texas Flags.

C.

County Judge will call roll, note date, time, and location of meeting, and certify a quorum is present.

D. Approve the following Minutes:
1.   January 6, 2016
Attachments
January 6, 2016 minutes
E.

Adopt the following Resolution(s), Proclamation(s), and/or Order(s):

1.   Foster Edwards - Retiring from Corpus Christi Chamber of Commerce.
Attachments
Edwards resolution
F.

Workshop:

1.   Discuss disclosure requirements under HB 23 and HB 1295 and Purchasing Policy and Procedures Manual amendments.
Attachments
LGC 176 and GC 2252.908
Disclosure forms
2. PUBLIC COMMENT: This section provides the public the opportunity to address the Commissioners Court on any issues within its jurisdiction. The Commissioners Court may not take formal action on any requests made during the Public Comment period which are not on the Agenda, but can refer such requests to County staff for review if appropriate.
3. CONSENT AGENDA: The following Agenda Items are of a routine nature, and the Commissioners Court has received supporting materials for consideration. All of these Agenda Items will be passed with one vote without being discussed separately, unless a member of the Commissioners Court or the public requests that a particular Agenda Item be discussed. If so, that Agenda Item will be pulled from the Consent Agenda and discussed as part of the regular Agenda at the appropriate time. One vote will approve the remaining items on the Consent Agenda.
A.   Authorize payment of bills manual check registers dated January 12, 2016.
Attachments
Manual CkReg
B.   Authorize payment of bills - regular bill summaries dated December 31, 2015, January 8, 2016, January 11, 2016, and January 15, 2016.
Attachments
Ck Reg 12-31-15
Ck Reg 01-08-16
Ck Reg 01-11-16
Ck Reg 01-15-16
C.   Authorize payment of bills - group health insurance claims and fees dated January 7, 2016 and December 1 - 31, 2015.
Attachments
Group Health - Jan wkly
Group Health - Dec Mthly
D.   Authorize payment of bills - special motions list dated January 20, 2016.
Attachments
Special Motions List
Special Motions BackUp
E.   Approve the monthly revenue reports in accordance with LGC 114.044.
Attachments
October 2015 Monthly Revenue
F.   Approve personnel actions of a budgeted nature:
1. Temporary List No. 389
2. Unfreeze List No. 725
3. Personnel Changes reports dated January 1, 2016 and January 8, 2016
Attachments
Temporary List No. 389
Unfreeze List #725
Personnel Changes Report - 01-01-16
Personnel Change Report - 01-08-16
G.   Accept the following "Outside Agency" Reports for FY 2014-2015:
1. American Red Cross
2. Corpus Christi Fraternal Order of Police-Lodge #27
3. Port Aransas Chamber of Commerce
4. Robstown Area Historical Commission
5. Texas A&M University Antonio E. Garcia Arts & Education Center
6. Westside Business Association
Attachments
American Red Cross - FY14-15 Report
Corpus Christi Fraternal Order of Police-Lodge #27 - FY14/15 Report
Port Aransas Chamber of Commerce - FY14-15 Report
Robstown Area Historical Commission - FY14-15 Report
Westside Business Association - FY14-15 Report
TX A&M University Antonio E. Garcia Arts & Education Center - FY14/15 Outisde Agency/Diabetes Report
H.   Accept filing of annual continuing education certificate of completion for Kevin Kieschnick, Nueces County Tax Assessor-Collector.
Attachments
Kevin Kieschnick Transcript
I.   Adopt an Order setting the Term of Court for County Courts at Law.
Attachments
Order setting term of County Courts
J.   Approve application procedure for the following Nueces County Advisory Boards:
 1. Citizens' Advisory Board on Health & Welfare
 2. Nueces County Emergency Services District No. 3
 3. Nueces County Library Advisory Board
 4. Regional Health Awareness Board
 5. Regional Transportation Authority
Attachments
Citizens' Advisory Board on Health & Welfare
NC ESD No. 3
NC Library Advisory Board
Regional Health Awareness Board
Regional Transportation Authority
K.   Accept Addendum No. 3 with Aramark Correctional Services, LLC for RFP No. 2919-12 Texas Department of Agriculture’s School Nutrition Programs administered by a Food Service Management Company as approved by the Juvenile Board on November 20, 2015.
Attachments
RFP 2919-12 Addendum 3
L.   Approve amending the Nueces County Purchasing Policy and Procedures Manual to allow members of Commissioners Court access of proposed confidential information and incorporate disclosure requirements for local government under HB 23 and HB 1295.
M.   Approve execution of agreement with the Education Service Center Region 2 to provide access to their private wide area network.
Attachments
ESC2 Interlocal Agreement
ESC Contract
N.   Authorize TASB BuyBoard Contract No 430-13 purchase from Caldwell Country for the purchase of vehicles.
Attachments
9 Interceptor quote
3 Express Vans quote
1 cab & chassis quote
2 Explorer SUV quote
O.   Appoint James W. Shumaker as the Central Counting Station Manager for the March 1, 2016 Primary Election in accordance with the Texas Election Code. (Sec. 127.002)
P.   Appoint Chauncy Saguinsin as the Tabulation Supervisor for the March 1, 2016 Primary Election in accordance with the Texas Election Code. (Sec. 127.003)
4.

REGULAR AGENDA:

A.

AGENDA ITEMS

1.   Receive the annual report on 2015 activities of the Nueces County Historical Commission by Anita Eisenhauer.
2.   Receive briefing on Nueces County Air Quality Compliance, presented by Gretchen Arnold, Chair, Corpus Christi Air Quality Group.
3.   Discuss and consider approval of Change Order No. 1 for the Bishop Library Renovation Project.
Attachments
Largin Change Order 1
4.   Discuss and consider approval of a Nueces County Speed Hump Installation Policy and Procedure.
Attachments
Speed Hump policy
5.   Discuss and consider establishing the Early Voting polling locations for the March 1, 2016 Primary Election. Texas Election Code (Sec. 85.061) (Sec. 85.062)
B. HEALTH DEPARTMENT
1.   Discuss and consider the Corpus Christi-Nueces County Public Health District (CCNCPHD) accepting a Data Usage Agreement and its Attachment A with the Texas Health and Human Services Enterprise agencies to facilitate creation, receipt, maintenance, use, disclosure or access to Confidential Information with the CCNCPHD, and describe the CCNCPHD's rights and obligations with respect to the Confidential Information.  45CFR 164.504(e)(1)-(3); and authorize the Director of the Corpus Christi-Nueces County Public Health District to sign on behalf of Nueces County.    
Attachments
Attachment A - Data Usage
Attachment A
2.   Discuss and consider entering into a contract between the Corpus Christi-Nueces County Public Health District (CCNCPHD) and Department of State Health Services (DSHS) for Local Public Health Preparedness in the amount of $43,709 for the period of November 5, 2015 through June 30, 2016; authorize the Director of the Corpus Christi-Nueces County Public Health District to sign on behalf of Nueces County.
Attachments
Contract
C. SHERIFF
1.   Discuss and consider approval of a quote from Quick Tube to install a Pneumatic Tube Point to Point system in the jail.
Attachments
QuickTube Quote
2.   Discuss and consider approval of agreement with Knight Security Systems for purchase and installation of surveillance cameras in jail elevators pursuant to DIR-SDD-2224; discuss and consider approval of agreement with Schindler Elevator Corporation for labor and material necessary to install surveillance cameras in jail elevators pursuant to BuyBoard 501-15.
Attachments
Knight Security Proposal
Schindler Elevator Proposal
D. GRANTS
1.   Discuss and consider authorizing the submission of a grant application to the Texas Division of Emergency Management for the FY 2016 Emergency Management Performance Grant (EMPG) program.
Attachments
FY2016 EMPG Application
E. PURCHASING
1.   Authorize a purchase with LNV, Inc. to remodel the break room in the Keach Family Library for the purpose of expanding the children’s program area.
Attachments
LNV proposal
2.   Rescind the award to JM Davidson Ltd. for IFB No. 2997-15 Nueces County Hazel Bazemore Park Boat Ramp Rehabilitation Project; discuss/award IFB No. 2997-15 Nueces County Hazel Bazemore Park Boat Ramp Rehabilitation Project.
Attachments
IFB 2997-15 bid tab
3.   Discuss and consider making a finding for the method of procurement (request for qualifications) for engineering services to develop design plans and specifications for the installation of surface water lines and related household connections in the Ranch Colonia; authorize the Purchasing Agent to publish a notice; and adopt an order delegating evaluation authority to a selection committee.
Attachments
Order for Eng Service for Ranch Colonia
F. AUDITOR
1.   Approve Budget Change Order No. 06 for Fiscal Year 2015-2016.
Attachments
BCO #6
BCO #6 BackUp
5. EXECUTIVE SESSION: PUBLIC NOTICE  is given that the Commissioners Court may elect to go into an Executive Session anytime during the meeting to discuss matters listed on the Agenda, when authorized by the provisions of the Open Meetings Act, Chapter 551 of the Texas Government Code. In the event the Commissioners Court elects to go into Executive Session regarding an agenda item, the section or sections of the Open Meetings Act authorizing the Executive Session will be publicly announced by the presiding officer. In accordance with the authority of the Government Code, Vernon’s Texas Codes, Sections 551.071, 551.072, 551.073, 551.074, 551.0745, 551.076, 551.086, 551.087, the Commissioners Court will hold an Executive Session to consult with attorney(s) including matters related to litigation; deliberate regarding real property, prospective gift(s), personnel matters, including termination, county advisory bodies, security devices, and/or economic development negotiations and other matters that may be discussed in an Executive Session. Upon completion of the Executive Session, the Commissioners Court may in an open session take such action as appropriate on items discussed in an Executive Session.

Adjournment in Memory (upon request)

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