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 NUECES COUNTY, TEXAS
COMMISSIONERS COURT AGENDA

NOTICE OF SPECIAL MEETING

 

JULY 13, 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.   June 16, 2017 Road District IV
Attachments
June 16, 2017 Road District IV
2.   June 21, 2017 minutes
Attachments
June 21, 2017 minutes
E.

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

1.   Robstown Cotton Pickers Baseball Team - Regional Semi-Finalist Champions - Region IV Baseball Tournament Class 4A.
Attachments
Robstown Cotton Pickers
F. Present the following Certificate(s) of Recognition/Appreciation:
1.   Outstanding 4-H Members.
2.   Commissioner Joe A. Gonzalez - Certificate of Appreciation from the Children's Advocacy Center of the Coastal Bend.
Attachments
Certificate of Appreciation
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 June 13, 2017 - June 30, 2017.
Attachments
Manual CkReg
B.   Authorize payment of bills - regular bill summaries dated June 15, 2017, June 16, 2017, June 21, 2017, June 23, 2017, June 30, 2017 and July 7, 2017.
Attachments
Ck Reg 06-15-17
Ck Reg 06-16-17
Ck Reg 06-21-17
Ck Reg 06-23-17
Ck Reg 06-30-17
Ck Reg 07-07-17
C.   Authorize payment of bills - special motions list dated July 13, 2017.
Attachments
Special Motions List
Special Motions Backup
D.   Authorize payment of Pcard purchases for the month of May 2017.
Attachments
PCard - May 2017
E.   Authorize payment of bills - group health insurance claims and fees dated June 15, 22 and 29, 2017.
Attachments
Group Health - June wkly
F.   Personnel actions of a budgeted nature:
1.  Temp List No. 418
2.  Unfreeze List No. 758
3.  Personnel Changes Reports dated June 16, 2017, June 23, 2017 and June 30, 2017.
Attachments
Temp List No. 418
Unfreeze List #758
Personnel Changes Report 6-16-17
Personnel Changes Report 6-23-17
Personnel Changes Report 6-30-17
G.   Accept FY 2015/2016 "Diabetes" report and approve FY 2016/2017 Diabetes contract for $3,000 with LEAD First allocated from Commissioner Pct. 1 funds.
Attachments
FY15/16 LEAD First Diabetes Report
LEAD First FY16-17 Diabetes Contract
1295 Form - LEAD First
H.   Approve the Corpus Christi-Nueces County Public Health District (“CCNCPHD”) entering into a Memorandum of Understanding (“MOU”) and Scope of Work (“SOW”) with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention of the Department of Health and Human Services (“CDC”) to provide the CCNCPHD with field support that will enable the CCNCPHD to expand its ability to collect and report key data to the United States Zika Pregnancy Registry (USZPR) and the Zika Birth Defects Surveillance (ZBDS) systems administered by CDC, effective on the date of the last signatory to the agreement and shall end on August 21, 2018; and authorize the Director of the Corpus Christi-Nueces County Public Health District to sign on behalf of Nueces County.
Attachments
MOU
I.   Designate the Nueces County Tax Assessor-Collector as the official to calculate the tax rate, the rollback rate, and the notice-and-hearing limit, in accordance with Chapter 2 of the Texas Tax Code.
J.   Ratify the submission of a grant application for the Emergency Food and Shelter Program Phase 34 made available through the Federal Emergency Management Agency.
Attachments
Grant application for the Emergency Food and Shelter Program Phase 34
K.   Ratify the execution of Amendment No. 2 to Project ID M1716ROBS with the Texas Department of Transportation for the Routine Airport Maintenance Program.
Attachments
Amendment No. 2 to Project ID M1716ROBS
L.   Approve execution of Amendment No. 2 to Agreement with American Filtration for IFB No. 2970-14 HVAC Filter Replacement.
Attachments
IFB 2970-14 Amendment 2
M.   Approve a purchase with the Education Service Center Region 2 for internet access.
Attachments
ESC2 Invoice
ESC2 2016 agreement
N.   Approve reassigning a 2009 and 2011 Chevrolet Impala, County Nos. 60790 and 61064 from the Warehouse to the Sheriff’s office.
O.   Approve sole source purchase of annual maintenance with Intergraph-Hexagon for the Jail Management System I\Leads software and Oracle database maintenance.
Attachments
Hexagon ILead quote
Hexagon Oracle quote
Form 1295
P.   Approve a purchase with Insight for software to enable fax from a computer.
Attachments
Insight quote
Q.   Approve execution of Amendment No. 4 to the agreement with Corpus Christi Disposal Service for IFB No. 2937-13 Solid Waste Collection & Disposal Service (Dumpsters) for County Properties Only.
Attachments
IFB2937-13 Amendment 4
R.   Approve execution of Amendment No. 1 to the agreement with Absolute Waste Services, Inc. for RFP No. 2914-12 Solid Waste Collection and Disposal Services for County Residents.
Attachments
RFP 2914-12 Amendment 1
4.

REGULAR AGENDA:

A.

AGENDA ITEMS

1.   Receive an update from the Corpus Christi-Nueces County Health District on the status and monitoring of the Zika virus in Nueces County.
2.   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
Attatchment B
Chapman Form 1295
3.   Discuss and consider cancelling and/or not renewing the County's agreement with Independent Professional Management, Inc., for Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) Asset Management of Voting Equipment.
Attachments
IPM Agreement
4.   Discuss and consider the approval of Change Order No. 1 with Largin Construction Services, LLC, to increase the contract amount relating to the Bishop County Building Renovation Project (Old fire station section).
Attachments
Change Order #1
Largin form 1295
5.   Discuss and consider authorizing execution of agreement with L5E, LLC d/b/a 5 to assist the County in managing its electricity costs.
Attachments
Contract with L5E
Form 1295
6.   Discuss and consider authorizing the County Judge to execute Amendment No. 02 to Airport Participation Agreement between the Texas Department of Transportation and Nueces County related to construction of a new terminal at the Nueces County Airport.
Attachments
Amendment to terminal agreement
7.   Discuss and consider the approval of Change Order No. 5 to add a 90-day extension of time to the contract for TBC Commercial Construction LLC.
Attachments
TBC Change Order No. 5 and 1295 Form
B. GRANTS
1.   Discuss and consider the submission of a grant application to the Texas Department of Emergency Management for the Hazard Mitigation Grant Program (HMGP), in accordance with an Interlocal Agreement between Nueces County and Banquete I.S.D.
Attachments
HMGP Generator Application for Banquete ISD
C. PUBLIC WORKS
1.   Discuss and consider: (1) selection of LNV, Inc. to design a Web Based Control System for the heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC) at seven County Buildings; and (2) approve an Engineering Services Contract for the design services.
Attachments
Engineering Services Contract
Form 1295
2.   Discuss and consider a TIPS Contract No. 1012116 cooperative purchase with PSI to furnish and install Honeywell Webs N4 Controllers for seven County buildings.
Attachments
PSI proposal
D. PURCHASING
1.   Discuss and award RFP No. 3037-17 Cafeteria 125 Plan.
Attachments
RFP 3037-17 Proposal Tab
2.   Discuss and award IFB No. 3049-17 AE-P Ergon Material.
Attachments
IFB 3049-17 Bid Tab
3.   Discuss and award IFB No. 3050-17 LRA (Limestone Rock Asphalt) Base, Type A, Grade 2.
Attachments
IFB 3050-17 Bid Tab
4.   Discuss and award IFB No. 3047-17 Motor Oil and Lubricants.
Attachments
IFB 3047-17 Bid Tab
5.   Discuss and award IFB No. 3051-17 HFRS-2 Emulsified Asphalt.
Attachments
IFB 3051-17 Bid Tab
E. AUDITOR
1.   Approve Budget Change Order No. 16 for Fiscal Year 2016-2017.
Attachments
BCO #16 List
BCO #16 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 the County Attorney regarding the status of Case No. 13-16-00012-CV, Eric D. Hillman v. Nueces County, Mark Skurka, and the Nueces County District Attorney's Office, on appeal from Cause No. 2014-DCV-6379-D, in the 105th Judicial District Court of Nueces County, Texas; and related matters.
B.   Discuss and consider the ratification of hiring Keith Sieczkowski and the firm of Branscomb, P.C., to provide legal representation of the Nueces County District Attorney's Office in Case No. 2:17-cv-00204; Jeneba H. Barrie v. Nueces County District Attorney's Office, In the United States District Court for the Southern District of Texas, Corpus Christi Division; and related matters.
C.   Discuss and consider the status of Civil Action No. 2:14-CV-66, Adam Balle v. City of Corpus Christi, Nueces County, Texas, et.al., In the United States District Court for the Southern District of Texas, McAllen Division, including authorizing the County Judge to send any required notice to Naphcare; and related matters.
D.   Consult with the County Attorney regarding the status of Cause No. 16-0453, Nueces County, Texas, and Nueces County Appraisal District v. San Patricio County, Texas Supreme Court, on appeal from Case No. 13-14-00293-CV, in the Thirteenth Court of Appeals; and related matters.
6.

BOARD APPOINTMENTS:

A.   Citizens' Advisory Board on Health and Welfare
Attachments
Citizens' Advisory Board on Health & Welfare
Tony Diaz - letter
Belinda Flores, RN - letter
Sandra Heatherley - letter
Alison Johnson - resignation

Adjournment in Memory (upon request)

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