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 NUECES COUNTY, TEXAS
COMMISSIONERS COURT AGENDA

NOTICE OF PUBLIC MEETING

 

APRIL 26, 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.

 
                   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.   April 12, 2017
Attachments
April 12, 2017 minutes
E.

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

1.   Flour Bluff Lady Hornets Basketball Team.
Attachments
Resolution - Lady Hornets
2.   Honoring Flour Bluff Coach James McMinn.
Attachments
Resolution
3.   Children's Mental Health Awareness Week, May 1-7, 2017.
Attachments
Proclamation
4.   Recognizing May as Fair Housing Month.
Attachments
Fair Housing Month Resolution
F. Present the following Certificate(s) of Recognition or Award(s).
1.   Presentation by Texas Association of Counties (TAC) Gold Star Safety Award.
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 April 18, 2017.
Attachments
Manual CkReg
B.   Authorize payment of bills - regular bill summaries dated April 7, 2017, April 11, 2017, April 13, 2017 and April 14, 2017.
Attachments
CkReg 04-07-17
CkReg 04-11-17
CkReg 04-13-17
CkReg 04-14-17
C.   Authorize payment of bills - special motions list dated April 26, 2017.
Attachments
Special Motions List
Special Motions Backup
D.   Authorize payment of bills - group health insurance claims and fees dated April 6, 2017, April 13, 2017 and March 6, 2017.
Attachments
Group Health - Apr wkly
Group Health - Mar mthly
E.   Approve personnel actions of a budgeted nature:
1. Temp List No. 413
2. Unfreeze List No. 753
3. Personnel Changes report dated April 7, 2017 and April 14, 2017
Attachments
Temp List #413
Unfreeze List #753
Pesonnel Changes Report - 04-07-17
Personnel Changes Report - 04-14-17
F.   Authorize the Corpus Christi-Nueces-County Public Health District (County) to accept a contract with the Department of State Health Services (DSHS) providing funding for Public Health Preparedness and Response Cooperative Agreement (PHPR) and the Epidemiology and Laboratory Capacity for Infectious Disease Program (ELC) activities; authorize the Director of the Corpus Christi-Nueces County Public Health District to sign on behalf of Nueces County.
Attachments
Contract
G.   Ratify approval of First Liberty Institution contract of legal representation related to Ten Commandments display on county courthouse grounds.
Attachments
Ten Commandments Legal Representation
H.   Authorize a TASB BuyBoard State Contract No. 453-14 purchase with Ricoh to lease 17 copiers and maintenance service by approving Master Service Agreement Addendum 60 and Product Schedule 60.
Attachments
Amendment 60
I.   Approve a finding for the method of procurement (request of competitive bids) for Motor Oil and Lubricants; and authorize the purchasing agent to publish a notice.
J.   Ratify the submission of two grant applications to the Texas Commission on the Arts for their Arts Respond Performance Support Program.
K.   Approve changing job titles and job descriptions for two (2) positions in department 3492 - Juvenile Justice Post-Adjudication.
Attachments
Job Description - Shift Supervisor
Job Description - Juvenile Supervison Officer
4.

REGULAR AGENDA:

A.

AGENDA ITEMS

1.   Discuss and consider execution of Second Amendment to the Restated Development Plan Agreement and Modifications of  Restrictive Covenant in Special Warranty Deed, related to Lockard Outlets Corpus Christi Bay, LLC.
Attachments
Amendment Development Agreement
Modification of Restrictive Covenants
2.   Discuss and consider approval of Supplemental Agreement No. 1 to engineering services contract with Hanson Professionals Services Inc., related to the Habitat Management Plan for the Kleberg Beach Property.
Attachments
Supplemental Agreement No. 1
Attachment D
Revised Cover Letter
Form 1295
3.   Discuss and consider approval of the Personal Services Agreement between the Nueces County Board of Park Commissioners and Garry Camp for overseeing the construction of RV parks, buildings & other recreational sites within the Coastal Parks System to be paid with 2015-16 series Certificate of Obligation funds.
Attachments
Personal Services Agreement
4.   Discuss and consider the execution of Construction Contract Change Order No. 1 with A. Ortiz Construction & Paving, Inc. regarding changes to existing concrete sidewalk at rear exits of the Bishop Community Center; which do not meet ADA requirements.
Attachments
Change Order #1
1295
5.   Receive a brief update on the Nueces County Multi-Jurisdictional Hazard Mitigation Action Plan and announcement for public review of the draft plan.
Attachments
Public Notice HMAP Draft Review meeting
6.   Discuss and consider approving an Order establishing a Nueces County Volunteer Intern Program and adopting program guidelines, contingent upon the passage of House Bill 3470 related to the permissible acceptance by Commissioners Courts of the donation of labor or services.
Attachments
Order Intern Program
Volunteer Intern Program
House Bill 3470
7.   Discuss and consider approval of Road Improvements and Maintenance Agreement with Patriot Wind Farm LLC, for the purpose of county road improvements and maintenance in the Petronila area of Nueces County.
Attachments
Patriot Wind Farm
1295 Form Patriot Wind Farm
8.   Discuss and consider approval of Road Improvements and Maintenance Agreement with Chapman Ranch Wind I, LLC, for the purpose of county road improvements and maintenance in the Chapman Ranch area of Nueces County.
Attachments
Chapman Ranch Road Maintenance
9.   Discuss and consider approval of Renewal and Extension of Lease Agreement with the Texas Boll Weevil Eradication Foundation, Inc., for continuation of the lease at the National Guard Armory Building at the old Showbarn Tract, Robstown, Texas.
Attachments
Boll Weevil renewal agreement
10.   Discuss and consider approval of premiums for one-year renewal of Property and Casualty Insurance (RFP No. 2955-14) with Borden Insurance, Swantner and Gordon Insurance, and Texas Association of Counties.
B. GRANTS
1.   Discuss and consider execution of an Engineering Services Contract with LNV Inc. for the development and design of drainage improvements in accordance with FEMA grant #PA-06-TX-4223-PW01536 at Hilltop Community Center.
Attachments
Engineering Services Contract
Drainage Improvements
Nueces County
2.   Discuss and consider execution of Amendment No. 2 to Loan Forgiveness Agreement Contract No. LF1000340 with the Texas Water Development Board regarding funding for the Cindy Park colonia.
Attachments
Amendment No. 2 to Loan Forgiveness Agreement Contract No. LF1000340
C. PUBLIC WORKS
1.   Discuss and consider approving the plat for Lot 11C, Spring Gardens Unit 1.
Attachments
PLAT OF LOT 11C
2.   Discuss and consider approval of Supplemental Agreement No. 1 to extend the termination date of the Architectural Services Contract with JEC Architects, Inc. to September 30, 2021.
Attachments
Supplemental Agreement
DOJ Letter
Form 1295
Architectural Services Contract
3.   Discuss and consider approval of Supplemental Agreement No. 1 to extend the termination date of the Architectural Services Contract with SOLKA NAVA TORNO, LLC to September 30, 2021.
Attachments
Supplemental Agreement No. 1
DOJ Letter
Architectural Services Contract
Form 1295
4.   Discuss and consider approval of Supplemental Agreement No.1 to extend the termination date of the Architectural Services Contract with CLK Architects & Associates, Inc. to September 30, 2021.
Attachments
CLK Supplemental Agreement
DOJ Letter
Form 1295
Architectural Services Contract
5.   Discuss and consider approval of Change Order No. 1 to contract with Hass-Anderson Construction LTD,  for the County Road 36 Reconstruction project.
Attachments
Construction Contract Change Order Form
Form 1295
County Road 36 Reconstruction
6.   Discuss and consider approval of Change Order No.1 to contract with Progressive Structures, Inc.,  for the IT Department - Third floor renovation project.
Attachments
Construction Contract Change Order Form
Form 1295
Change Order Proposal- Progressive Structures, Inc
7.   Discuss and consider the addition of CR 52B and Siesta Loop to the list of transportation improvement projects including a construction proposal for two roadways that are on the original list - CR 69 from CR 52 to the Robstown city limits and CR 48 from I-69 west frontage road to FM 1889.
Attachments
Nueces County Energy Transportation Reinvestment Zone
8.   Discuss and consider approval of Change Order No. 1 with Progressive Structures, Inc., for the McKinzie Jail Annex Dormitory Renovation project.
Attachments
Progressive Structures, Inc. Letter
Construction Contract Change Order Form
D. PURCHASING
1.   Discuss and award RFP 3038-17 Group Term Life Insurance.
Attachments
RFP 3038-17 proposal tab
E. AUDITOR
1.   Approve Budget Change Order No. 12 for Fiscal Year 2016-2017.
Attachments
BCO #12 List
BCO #12 Backup
2.   Presentation of Annual Financial Report for Fiscal Year ended September 30, 2016.
Attachments
Commissioners Court Presentation 2016
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 regarding available legal remedies concerning issues associated with the Padre Balli Park Improvements-Phase I construction project, and related matters.

Adjournment in Memory (upon request)

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