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 NUECES COUNTY, TEXAS
COMMISSIONERS COURT AGENDA

NOTICE OF PUBLIC MEETING

 

DECEMBER 14, 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.

*Following Commissioners Court, Road District IV will Convene.

 
                   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.   December 1, 2016
Attachments
December 1, 2016 minutes
E.

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

1.   Recognizing students participating in the 2016 General Election.
Attachments
Resolution
F. Present the following Certificate(s) of Recognition:
1.   Patsy Rodgers - Senior Community Services, retiring after 34 years of service to Nueces County.
Attachments
Patsy Rodgers - Certificate
2.   Norman J. Rodgers - Department of Public Works, retiring after 21 years of service to Nueces County.
Attachments
Norman Rodgers - Certificate
3.   Oscar O. Ortiz - Commissioners Court, retiring after 26 years of service to Nueces County.
Attachments
O. Ortiz certificate
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 November 22, 2016 - December 6, 2016.
Attachments
Manual CkReg
B.   Authorize payment of bills - regular bill summaries dated November 23, 2016, November 30, 2016, December 2, 2016 and December 9, 2016.
Attachments
Ck Reg 11-23-16
Ck Reg 11-30-16
Ck Reg 12-02-16
Ck Reg 12-09-16
C.   Authorize payment of bills - special motions list dated December 14, 2016.
Attachments
Special Motions List
Special Motions Backup
D.   Authorize payment of bills - group health insurance claims and fees dated November 28, 2016 through December 1, 2016.
Attachments
Group Health - Nov wkly
E.   Approve personnel actions of a budgeted nature:
1.  Temp List No. 407
2.  Unfreeze List No. 746
3.  Personnel changes reports dated November 25, 2016 and December 2, 2016
Attachments
Temp List #407
Unfreeze #746
Personnel Changes Report - 11-25-16
Personnel Changes Report - 12-02-16
F.   Approve the following bonds of Elected Officials:
 1.  Commissioner, Precinct 1
 2.  Commissioner, Precinct 3
 3.  County Attorney 
 4.  County Sheriff 
 5.  Constable Precinct 1
 6.  Constable Precinct 2
 7.  Constable Precinct 3
 8 . Constable Precinct 4
 9.  Constable Precinct 5
10. Justice of the Peace Precinct 1, Place 1
11. Justice of the Peace Precinct 2, Place 1
12. Justice of the Peace Precinct 5, Place 1
13. Tax Assessor-Collector
Attachments
Commissioner Pct 1 - Mike Pusley
Commissioner Pct 3 - John Marez
County Attorney - Laura Jimenez
County Sheriff - Jim Kaelin
Constable Pct 1 - Robert Cisneros
Constable Pct 2 - Mitchell Clark
Constable Pct 3 - Jimmy Rivera
Constable Pct 4 - Robert Sherwood
Constable Pct 5 - Frank Flores III
Justice of the Peace Pct 1, Place 1 - Joe Benavides
Justice of the Peace Pct 2, Place 1 - Jo Woolsey
Justice of the Peace Pct 5, Place 1 - Robert Gonzalez
Tax Assessor-Collector - Kevin Kieschnick
Tax Assessor-Collector (State Bond)
G.   Ratify approval of Texas Association of Counties Risk Management Pool (TAC RMP) 2017 Workers' Compensation renewal for 2017 including all payments.  
Attachments
TAC 2017 WC Policy
H.   Approve the application procedure for the following boards: 
1. Nueces County Board of Coastal Parks Commissioners;
2. Nueces County representative on the Corpus Christi Regional Economic Development Corporation;
3. Nueces County Emergency Services District No.4.
Attachments
Board of Coastal Parks Commissioners
I.   Authorize a DIR Contract No. DIR-SDD-2503 purchase for four Microsoft SQL Server software licenses from SHI for the IT Department.
Attachments
DIR SHI Quote
J.   Authorize a TASB BuyBoard State Contract No. 521-16 purchase from Caldwell Country for a 2017 Chevrolet 3500 Express Van for the Sheriff’s office.
Attachments
Buyboard Express vans
K.   Authorize TASB BuyBoard Contract No. 430-13 purchase from Silsbee Ford for the purchase of vehicles.
Attachments
Fleet police vehicles
L.   Authorize TASB BuyBoard Contract No. 430-13 purchase from Caldwell Country for the purchase of vehicles.
Attachments
fleet chevy-ford quotes
M.   Authorize the purchase with Roadside Inc. for a herbicide truck sprayer for use in the Public Works Department.
Attachments
Herbicide sprayer quotes
N.   Authorize execution of an agreement with Aramark Correctional Services, LLC and Nueces County for food service at the Jail per RFP No. 3017-16 Food Management Program at Nueces County Jail and CSCD.
Attachments
RFP 3017-16 Jail agreement
O.   Accept the executed agreement with Aramark Correctional Services, LLC for food service at CSCD facilities as approved by the Board of Judges for RFP No. 2916-12 Food Management Program for Nueces County CSCD.
Attachments
RFP 3017-16 CSCD Agreement
P.   Authorize execution of an agreement with CenturyLink Sales Solutions, Inc. for a phone system and maintenance at the Port Aransas Building.
Attachments
Century Link Agreement 1
4.

REGULAR AGENDA:

A.

AGENDA ITEMS

1.   Discuss and consider adopting a resolution establishing a Nueces County Property Assessed Clean Energy (PACE) Program.
Attachments
Resolution - PACE Program
2.   Discuss and consider execution of a Professional Services Agreement with the Texas Property Assessed Clean Energy (PACE) Authority for purposes of administering the Nueces County PACE Program.
Attachments
Agreement - PACE Program
3.   Discuss and consider adoption of a resolution giving approval to the refinancing by the Tarrant County Cultural Education Facilities Finance Corporation of a project for SQLC Senior Living Center at Corpus Christi, Inc.
Attachments
Request Letter
Minutes of Public Hearing
Resolution
4.   Discuss delay in election worker pay, for November 2016 election, including early voting.
5.   Discuss and consider accepting the Nueces County Emergency Management Plan Annex G (Law Enforcement) as presented by the Nueces County Emergency Management Coordinator.
Attachments
Annex G Planning Standards
6.   Discuss and consider accepting the Nueces County Emergency Management Plan Annex V (Terrorist Incident Response) as presented by the Nueces County Emergency Management Coordinator.
Attachments
Annex V Planning Standards
7.   Discuss and consider selection and execution of a contract with JKS Engineering Co., P.L.L.C. for engineering services for the Phase I Park Expansion project at I.B. Magee Beach Park, as recommended by the Coastal Parks Board of Commissioners.
Attachments
JKS Contract
JKS Company Profile
1295 Form - JKS
8.   Discuss and consider acceptance of offers on the purchase of the Historic 1914 Nueces County Courthouse.
B. GRANTS
1.   Discuss and consider approval of Supplemental Agreement No. 1 with International Consulting Engineers (ICE), related to the Hazel Bazemore Boat Ramp Rehabilitation project.
Attachments
Supplemental Agreement #1 for ICE’s Boat Ramp contract
C. PUBLIC WORKS
1.   Discuss and consider the approval of Change Order No. 3 for the County Road 52 construction project.
Attachments
Change Order No. 3
1295 Form - Haas-Anderson Construction Ltd
2.   Approve Assignment Agreement between the County of Nueces and Hanson Professional Service, Inc.
Attachments
Assignment Agreement
Exhibit A
1295 Forms - Hanson Professional Services Inc.
D. AUDITOR
1.   Approve Budget Change Order No. 05 for Fiscal Year 2016-2017.
Attachments
BCO #5 - List
BCO #5 - 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.
A.   Consult with County Attorney to discuss and consider Civil Action No. 2:15-CV-302, Elizabeth M. Leal v. Corpus Christi-Nueces County Public Health District, and Annette Rodriguez;
B.   Consult with attorney and receive legal advice concerning the Historic 1914 Nueces County Courthouse, including legal requirements for its sale.
C.   Consult with County Attorney to discuss and consider demand made in Civil Action No. 2:16-CV-153; Danny Gonzales v. Nueces County, Texas; Justin Noland, Individually; Deputy Perales, Individually; S. Charleton, Individually; J. Medina, Individually; J. Villanueva, Individually; and A. Munoz, Individually, In The United States District Court for the Southern District of Texas, Corpus Christi, Division, and related matters.
6.

BOARD APPOINTMENTS:

A.   Christus Spohn Health Board of Trustees
Attachments
Christus Spohn Health Board of Trustees
Govind Nadkarni-Christus Spohn
B.   Nueces County Beach Management Advisory Committee
Attachments
NC Beach Management Adv. Committee
Tim Alonzo-Beach Mgmt. Adv. Com.
Hannah Chipman-Beach Mgmt Com
James Dinn - Beach Mgmt. letter
James Skrobarczyk-Beach Mgmt. Com.
Lee Smee-Beach Mgmt. Adv. Com. application
Lawrence Young-Beach Mgmt Adv. Com. application
C.   Port of Corpus Christi Authority of Nueces County
Attachments
Port Authority of Corpus Christi
Barbara Canales - letter of request
Adjournment in Memory (upon request)



CONVENE MEETING OF ROAD DISTRICT IV:
A.   Ratify approval of Right of Entry for the Port of Corpus Christi Authority of Nueces County related to Road District IV property along the Aransas Causeway and on Harbor Island.
Attachments
Right of Entry - Port - Harbor Island
Adjourn Road District IV Meeting.
News Conference - There will be a news conference following the meetings of Commissioners Court and Road District IV related to item 4. A. 8. (offers to purchase Historic 1914 Nueces County Courthouse)

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