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 NUECES COUNTY, TEXAS
COMMISSIONERS COURT AGENDA

NOTICE OF PUBLIC MEETING

 

JANUARY 4, 2017*

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 the Commissioners Court Meeting, Road District IV will Convene.

 
                   SAMUEL L. NEAL, JR.       COUNTY JUDGE
                   MIKE PUSLEY       COMMISSIONER, PRECINCT NO. 1
                   JOE A. GONZALEZ       COMMISSIONER, PRECINCT NO. 2
                   JOHN MAREZ       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 14, 2016
Attachments
December 14, 2016 minutes
E.

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

1.   Phil Danaher - Winningest Football Coach in Texas High School History.
Attachments
Resolution - Phil Danaher
2.   2017 Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration and Commemorative March - January 16, 2017.
Attachments
Resolution MLK, Jr.
F. Present the following Certificate(s) of Recognition:
1.   Juan I. Valverde - Constable Precinct 1, Sergeant, retiring after 14 years of service to Nueces County.
Attachments
Juan Valverde - 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 December 7 - December 22, 2016
Attachments
Manual CkReg
B.   Authorize payment of bills - regular bill summaries dated December 6, 2016, December 9, 2016, December 13, 2016, December 16, 2016 and December 21, 2016.
Attachments
Ck Reg 12-06-16
Ck Reg 12-09-16
Ck Reg 12-13-16
Ck Reg 12-16-16
Ck Reg 12-21-16
C.   Authorize payment of bills - special motions list dated January 4, 2017.
Attachments
Special Motions List
Special Motions Backup
D.   Authorize payment of bills - group health insurance claims and fees dated: December 8, 2016
Attachments
Health Register
E.   Authorize payment of Pcard purchases for the month of November.
Attachments
PCard - November 2016
F.   Approve personnel actions of a budgeted nature:
1. Temp List No. 408
2. Unfreeze List No. 747
3. Personnel Changes reports dated December 9, 2016 and December 16, 2016.
Attachments
Temp List #408
Unfreeze List #747
Personnel Changes Report - 12-09-16
Personnel Changes Report - 12-16-16
G.   Accept the following "Outside Agency" Reports for FY 2015-2016:
1. Corpus Christi Black Chamber of Commerce
2. Texas Jazz Festival Society
Attachments
Corpus Christi Black Chamber of Commerce - FY15/16 Report
Texas Jazz Festival Society - FY15/16 Report
H.   Approve the following "Outside Agency" contracts for FY 2016-2017:
1. American Red Cross Coastal Bend-Texas Chapter - Total $1,000 
    $500 - County Judge; $500 Commissioner Pct. 3
2. Amistad Community Health Center - $1,500 - Commissioner Pct. 2
3. Boys & Girls Clubs of the Coastal Bend - Total $2,300
    $500 - County Judge; $800 - Commissioner Pct. 2; $1,000 - Commissioner Pct. 3
4. Corpus Christi Black Chamber of Commerce - Total $1,000 
    $500 - County Judge; $500 Commissioner Pct. 3
5. Corpus Christi Police Officers' Association - Total $1,700
     $500 - Commissioner Pct. 1; $1,200 - Commissioner Pct. 2
6. Timon's Ministries - $1,000 - Commissioner Pct. 4
7. United Corpus Christi Chamber of Commerce - Total $1,500
     $1,000 - Commissioner Pct. 1; $500 - Commissioner Pct. 3         
Attachments
American Red Cross Coastal Bend-Texas Chapter
Amistad Community Health Center
Boys & Girls Clubs of the Coastal Bend
CC Black Chamber of Commerce
CC Police Officers' Association
Timon's Ministries
United CC Chamber of Commerce
1295 Forms
I.   Approve the Corpus Christi-Nueces County Public Health District entering into a contract amendment with the Department of State Health Services (DSHS) to extend the current grant contract to run through 12/31/2017, and increase the total amount of the grant by $173,884.00 to $361,842.00 to control and prevent Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs) and HIV/AIDS; and authorize the Director of the Corpus Christi-Nueces County Public Health District to sign on behalf of Nueces County.
Attachments
STD-HIV Grant Amendment
J.   Approve Change Order No. 2 for the Terry Shamsie Boulevard reconstruction.
Attachments
Change Order No. 2 Terry Shamsie Blvd. Reconstruction
FORM 1295
K.   Ratify approval of Modification to the US Marshals Contract for East Hidalgo Detention Center and Coastal Bend Detention Center.
Attachments
Modification Agreement
L.   Approve a finding for the method of procurement (request of competitive bids) for ADA modifications to the Calderon Building; and authorize the purchasing agent to publish a notice.
Attachments
ADA Modification in Calderon Building
M.   Authorize Sole Source purchase from SunGard Public Sector for Bentek software license and service agreement and execute Bentek software and services agreement, Bentek business associate agreement and Sungard order form.
Attachments
Sunguard agreement
BenTek license
N.   Authorize an equipment lease and maintenance service from Nevill Document Solutions for a KIP 7170 wide-format printer for the County Clerk.
Attachments
Nevil agreements
O.   Authorize TASB BuyBoard State Contract No. 461-14 purchase with ProTech Mechanical, Inc. to replace seven 13-ton Aaon Packaged rooftop air handling units.
Attachments
ProTech quote
P.   Approve execution of Amendment No. 3 with Advance’d Temporaries, Inc. for IFB No. 2921-12 Personnel Services Agreement.
Attachments
IFB 2921-12
Q.   Approve execution of Amendment No. 3 with EPIC Aviation, LLC for IFB No. 2947-13 Aviation Fuel for Nueces County Airport.
Attachments
IFB 2947-13
R.   Approve execution of Amendment No. 1 with ABM Janitorial Services for IFB No. 3000-15 Janitorial Services.
Attachments
IFB 3000-15 amendment 1
S.   Approve execution of an agreement with Progressive Structures, Inc. for IFB 3012-16 McKinzie Jail Annex Dormitory Renovation.
Attachments
IFB 3012-16 agreement
T.   Approve execution of Amendment No. 2 with Dunbar Armored Inc. for IFB No. 2948-13 Armored Car Service.
Attachments
IFB 2948-13 Amendment 2
U.   Approve a finding for the method of procurement (request of competitive bids) for Hot Mix Asphaltic Concrete Type D, PG 64-22; and authorize the purchasing agent to publish a notice.
4.

REGULAR AGENDA:

A.

AGENDA ITEMS

1.   Receive annual report from Diane Lowrance, Executive Director, on the activities of the Behavioral Health Center of Nueces County.
Attachments
Behavioral Health Center Presentation
2.   Receive briefing on 2016 Program Impacts of AgriLife Extension from Norma Munoz and Jason Ott.
3.   Receive briefing on recent water usage event as it relates to Nueces County operations.
4.   Discuss and consider transfer of one Building Maintenance Technician position, pay group 25, from Public Works Department 1500 to the Information Technology Department.
Attachments
Work functions
5.   Discuss and consider Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) compliance priorities, long range time-line for construction completion, and time-line for Web Content Accessibility, related to the U.S. Department of Justice Project Civic Access Settlement Agreement.
Attachments
Funding reports
6.   Authorize an ESC 19 Allied States Cooperative Contract No. 13-6937 purchase with Johnson Controls for preventative maintenance services to the HVAC system in the Courthouse.
Attachments
JCI planned service agreement
7.   Receive a presentation on Multi-Jurisdictional Hazard Mitigation Action Plan and Public Kickoff Meeting.
Attachments
HMAP Kickoff Invitation
HMAP Presentation
8.   Discuss and consider accepting the Nueces County Emergency Management Plan Annex F (Firefighting) as presented by the Nueces County Emergency Management Coordinator.
Attachments
Annex F Planning Standard
9.   Discuss and consider accepting the Nueces County Emergency Management Plan Annex R (Search & Rescue) as presented by the Nueces County Emergency Management Coordinator.
Attachments
Annex R Planning Standard
10.   Discuss and consider acceptance of offers on the purchase of the Historic 1914 Nueces County Courthouse.
B. SHERIFF
1.   Discuss and consider approval of request by the Sheriff's Office to increase the size of the Office's vehicle fleet by three (3) police cruisers.
Attachments
Letter of Request
C. PUBLIC WORKS
1.   Discuss and consider the ratification of contract Amendment No.1 to the Subdivision Construction Agreement with Jim Dean Homes, L.L.C.
Attachments
Subdivision Construction Agreement
Contract Amendment No. 1
2.   Discuss and consider approval of a Financial Guarantee For Improvements Agreement with Maria C. Martinez and Suncrest Construction, Inc. for improvements in the Santa Maria Acres subdivision.
Attachments
Financial Guarantee for Improvements Agreement
D. PURCHASING
1.   Discuss and award IFB 3031-16 Bishop Community Center Improvements.
Attachments
IFB 3031-16 bid tab
2.   Authorizing a TASB BuyBoard State Contract No. 430-13 purchase from Silsbee Ford for three 2017 Ford Interceptor sedans for the Sheriff’s office.
Attachments
Silsbee quote
E. AUDITOR
1.   Approve Budget Change Order No. 6 for Fiscal Year 2106.
Attachments
BCO #6 List
BCO #6 Backup
2.   Approve Asset Forfeiture reports for FY 2016 for Nueces County District Attorney, Nueces County Sheriff's Office, Constable Pct. 1, Constable Pct. 2, Constable Pct. 3, Constable Pct. 4, and Constable Pct. 5.
Attachments
Ch 59-District Attorney
Ch 59-Sheriff's Office
Ch 59-Constable Pct. 1
Ch 59-Constable Pct. 2
Ch 59-Constable Pct. 3
Ch 59-Constable Pct. 4
Ch 59-Constable Pct. 5
3.   Discuss and consider approval of payment of reinsurance fees pursuant to the Affordable Care Act.
Attachments
2016 ACA Reinsurance Program Fees
2016 Health Smart Covered Lives - Actual Count
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.   Civil Action No. 2:15-CV-452, Sam Balboa v. City of Bishop, Texas, Reynaldo Cortez, Individually, Nueces County, Texas; and F. Martinez, Individually, In the United States District Court for the Southern District of Texas, Corpus Christi Division; authorize the County Judge to sign the settlement agreement, and related matters.
B.   Discuss legal options, including possible litigation, related to the City of Robstown Annexation of the Nueces County Airport and providing City services such as sewer.
C.   Consult with County Attorney regarding status of Cause No. 2016CCV-62491-1, Kimberly Lopez Luna v. James "Jim " Kaelin and Monica Rios, in the County Court at Law No. 1 of Nueces County, Texas; and related matters.
D.   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.
E.   Consult with attorney and receive legal advice concerning the Historic 1914 Nueces County Courthouse, including legal requirements for its sale.
6.

BOARD APPOINTMENTS:

A.   Nueces County Board of Coastal Parks Commissioners
Attachments
NC Board of Coastal Parks Commissioners
Troy Adler - letter of request
Tim Alonzo - Coastal Parks
Janie Bell - letter of request
Dr. Jim Needham - letter of request
Bob Paulison - request
Tyler Thorsen - Coastal Parks letter of intent
John A. White Sr. - application
Kimberly Zahn-Hinton - Coastal Parks Bd. application
Garry Camp resignation letter
B.   Appoint Nueces County Director to the Board of Directors of the Corpus Christi Regional Economic Development Corporation.
Attachments
Corbett "Butch" Pool - CCREDC applicant
C.   Nueces County Emergency Services District No. 4
Attachments
Nueces County ESD #4
Kathy Mayo - ESD4
  Adjournment in Memory (upon request)



Convene Meeting of Road District IV:

A.  Ratify approval of Amendment No. 1 Right of Entry Agreement with the Port of Corpus Christi Authority.

Adjourn Road District IV Meeting.
Attachments
Right of Entry Amendment No. 1
  News Conference - There will be a news conference following the meetings of Commissioners Court and Road District IV related to item 4. A. 10. (offers to purchase Historic 1914 Nueces County Courthouse)

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