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 NUECES COUNTY, TEXAS
COMMISSIONERS COURT AGENDA

NOTICE OF PUBLIC MEETING

 

October 17, 2018

The Nueces County Commissioners Court will meet on the above date at 10:00 a.m. in the Commissioners Courtroom, 3rd floor, Nueces County Courthouse, 901 Leopard, Corpus Christi, Texas.

 
                   SAMUEL L. NEAL, JR.       COUNTY JUDGE
                   CAROLYN VAUGHN       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.   Approve the Commissioners Court Minutes of :

a.) September 12, 2018
b.) September 19, 2018.
Attachments
Minutes 9-12-18
Minutes 9-19-18
E.

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

1.   National Disability Employment Awareness Month - October 2018.
Attachments
Resolution - Disability Employment Awareness
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 - regular bill summaries dated September 28, 2018, October 01, 2018 and October 05, 2018.
Attachments
Ck Reg 09-28-18.pdf
Ck Reg 10-01-18.pdf
Ck Reg 10-05-18.pdf
B.   Authorize payment of bills - manual check registers dated September 25, 2018 to October 9, 2018.
Attachments
Manual CK Reg
C.   Authorize payment of bills - special motions list dated October 17, 2018.
Attachments
Special Motions List.pdf
Special Motions Backup.pdf
D.   Authorize payment of bills - group health insurance claims and fees:
1. Boon Chapman - September 1-30, 2018 and October 2, 2018
2. Health Smart - September 1-30, 2018
Attachments
Group Health Sep Monthly (BC).pdf
Group Health October Weekly
Group Health Sep Monthly (HS).pdf
E.   Approve personnel actions of budgeted nature:
1. Temp List #444
2. Frozen List #52
3. Unfreeze List #789
4. Personnel Changes Reports dated September 28, 2018 and October 5, 2018.
Attachments
Temp List #444.pdf
Frozen List #52
Unfreeze List #789
Personnel Changes Report 9-28-18.pdf
Personnel Changes Report 10-5-18.pdf
F.   Ratify approval of Modification to the US Marshals Contract for East Hidalgo Detention Center and Coastal Bend Detention Center.
Attachments
Mod #15-EHDC
Mod #16-EHDC
Mod #16-CBDC
Mod #17-CBDC
G.   Approve personal services agreements with Trace Finley and Terry Arnold for the purpose of providing strategic planning, consulting, and governmental relations services for FY 2018-2019.
Attachments
Finley - Agreement
Arnold - Agreement
Attachment A
Attachment B
Finley - HB 89
Arnold - HB 89
H.   Accept the following FY 2017-2018 Outside Agency and Family Protection Fee Reports:
1.  Amistad Community Health Center
2.  Corpus Christi Police Officers' Association  
3.  Port Aransas Chamber of Commerce
4.  Port Aransas ISD
5.  Robstown Area Historical Museum
6.  The Ark Assessment Center & Emergency Shelter
7.  The Purple Door
8.  Timon's Ministries
9.  United CC Chamber of Commerce -South Texas Military Facilities
     Task Force (STMFTF)  
Attachments
Amistad Community Health Center - FY17/18 Outside Agency Report
CC Police Officers' Association - FY17/18 Report
Port Aransas Chamber of Commerce - FY147/18 Outside Agency Report
Port Aransas ISD - FY17/18 Report
Robstown Area Historical Musem - FY17/18 Outside Agency Report
The Ark Assessment Center & Emergency Shelter - FY17/18 Outside Agency Report
The Ark Assessment Center & Emergency Shelter - FY17/18 Family Protection Fee Report
The Purple Door - FY17/18 Outside Agency & Family Protection Fee Report
Timon's Ministries - FY17/18 Outside Agency Report
United CC Chamber of Commerce - FY17/18 Outside Agency Report
I.   Approve ACI work order granting 'Corpus Christi-Nueces County Public Health District' - 1115 Waiver division, to begin accepting credit card revenue through "Official Payments" 
Attachments
ACI Work Order
J.   Approve application procedure for the following Nueces County Advisory Boards:
 1. Nueces County Emergency Services District No. 1;
 2. Nueces County Emergency Services District No. 2;
 3. Nueces County Emergency Services District No. 3;
 
Attachments
ESD 1 Notice
ESD 1 Description
ESD 2 Notice
ESD 2 Description
ESD 3 Notice
ESD 3 Description
K.   Accept for record purposes, the executed lease agreements for FY 2018-2019 at the Nueces County Airport:
1.  T-2 Hangar - Jay Hale
2.  T-4 Hangar - Jerry Hunsaker
3.  T-15 Hangar - Troy Cottrell
4.  T-19 Hangar - Troy Cottrell
5.  T-14 Hangar - James Bliss
6.  T-3 Hangar - Mark Thomas
7.  T-7 Hangar - Scott Callender
8.  T-6 Hangar - Jerry Lunceford
9.  T-9 Hangar - Gregory Gideon
10. T-13 Hangar - Mark Rock
Attachments
Hangar Lease Jay Hale T-2
Hangar Lease Jerry Hunsaker T-4
Hangar Lease Troy Cottrell T-15
Hangar Lease Troy Cottrell T-19
Hangar Lease James Bliss T-14
Hangar Lease Mark Thomas T-3
Hangar Lease Scott Callender T-7
Hargar Lease Jerry Lunceford T-6
Hangar Lease Gregory Gideon T-9
Hangar Lease Mark Rock T-13
L.   Adopt a resolution authorizing the submittal of a grant application for FY2019 Formula Grant Program of the Texas Indigent Defense Commission Grant Program. 
Attachments
Indigent Defense Resolution
M.   Ratify the execution of a grant contract with the Texas Department of Family and Protective Services in relation to the Title IV-E County Child Welfare Services Contract. 
Attachments
Title IV-E Child Welfare Contract
N.   Ratify the execution of grant contract with the Texas Department of Family and Protective Services in relation to the Title IV-E County Legal Services Contract. 
Attachments
Title IV-E Legal Services contract
O.   Ratify the acceptance of a grant award from the Coastal Bend Community Foundation (CBCF) for their 2018 annual grant program. 
Attachments
2018 CBCF grant award
P.   Adopt a resolution in support of the City of Corpus Christi’s participation in the Texas Department of Agriculture, Texans Feeding Texans: Home Delivered Meal Grant Program.
Attachments
City’s resolution for Home Delivered Meals
Q.   Adopt a resolution authorizing the submission of a grant application for the Texas Department of Agriculture, Texans Feeding Texans: Home Delivered Meal Grant Program. 
Attachments
County’s Home Delivered Meals resolution
R.   Approve a DIR Contract No DIR-TSO-3404 purchase from Document Logistix, LLC for the document manager software licensing.
Attachments
Logistix quote
S.   Authorize a TASB BuyBoard State Contract No 493-15 purchase with Total Protection to rewire cell door in Building B-Detention and add two 24v doors and three panic buttons to Building A – Robert Barnes Regional Facility.
Attachments
Total Protection quotes
T.   Accept the award and executed agreements for residential and non-residential services as approved by the Juvenile Board for the Juvenile Department.
Attachments
Agreements Info and order
U.   Authorize reassigning a 2009 Chevrolet Impala, County No 60901 from the Warehouse to the Sheriff’s office.
V.   Authorize a Goodbuy CO-OP Contract No. 17-178F000 Vehicles purchase from Silsbee Ford for a 2017 Ford Interceptor Utility vehicle for the District Attorney’s office.
Attachments
DA Goodbuy quote
W.   Authorize a Goodbuy CO-OP Contract No. 18-188F000 Vehicles purchase from Silsbee Ford for the purchase of vehicles for the fleet.
Attachments
Fleet distribution
Silsbee quotes
X.   Authorize TASB BuyBoard Contract No 521-16 purchase from Caldwell Country for the purchase of fleet vehicles.
Attachments
Fleet Caldwell quotes
Y.   Approve execution of an engagement letter with Pattillo, Brown & Hill, L.L.P. for RFP No. 3080-18 Auditing Services.
Attachments
RFP 3080-18 Engagement Letter
Z.   Authorize the purchase with Gonzales and Associates for Keach Library Parking Lot improvements.
Attachments
Parking Lot Improvements
AA.   Approve execution of an Agreement with Absolute Waste Services, Inc. for RFP No. 3081-18 Solid Waste Collection & Disposal Service for County Residents.
Attachments
RFP 3081-18 Agreement
BB.   Accept the executed Agreement Amendment No. 2 with Aramark Correctional Services, LLC for RFP 3011-16 Food Service Management Services as approved by the Juvenile Board for the Juvenile Department.
Attachments
RFP 3011-16 Amendment 2
CC.   Ratify hiring of Denise Cheney and the legal firm of Bickerstaff Heath Delgado Acosta LLP to provide legal services related to the sale of the 1914 Nueces County Historic Courthouse, and related matters.
4.

REGULAR AGENDA:

A.

AGENDA ITEMS

1.   Conduct interviews of applicants for the appointment of Nueces County Sheriff.
2.   Discuss and consider appointment of Nueces County Sheriff pursuant to Section 87.041 of the Texas Local Government Code; establishing an effective date; and related matters.
3.   Discuss and consider approving an order regarding the disposition of the Historic Nueces County Courthouse located along Interstate Highway 37, at 1101 Mesquite Street: A. make a finding of the method of procurement (Texas Local Government Code-Section 263.007 (a),(b)(1)-(4)) for the sale of real property through a sealed-proposal procedure; B. adopt a sealed proposal procedure for this sale of real property as set out in this Order and authorize and direct the purchasing agent to carry out the Proposal Procedure and take such other action needed in her opinion be necessary for carrying out this procedure; C. authorize the purchasing agent or her designee to order an appraisal of the real property through a licensed appraiser if a sale; D. authorize the purchasing agent to publish notice for sealed proposals under Section 263.007 of the Texas Local Government Code; E. authorize the purchasing agent to issue addenda, when needed, in this Request for Proposals; F. appoint an evaluation committee for sealed proposals under Section 263.007 of the Texas Local Government Code as the designated representative to evaluate the proposals submitted for the RFP.
4.   Discuss and consider course of action related to the former leased premises (Port Aransas Computer Center) located at 430 N. Alister, Port Aransas, Texas.
B. GRANTS
1.   Rescind resolution of April 25, 2018 for the Operation Trail Boss project; adopt a revised resolution authorizing the submission of an application to the Office of the Governor, Homeland Security Grants Division for the Local Border Security Program; and ratify the acceptance of the grant award for the Local Border Security project.  
Attachments
Operation Trail Boss project
Operation Trail Boss project
C. PURCHASING
1.   Discuss and award IFB No. 3079-18 Nueces County I.B. Magee Beach Park Phase 1-Lift Station Reconstruction.
Attachments
IFB 3079-18 Bid Tab
2.   Discuss and award IFB No. 3084-18 Mowing Services for Nueces County Airport.
Attachments
IFB 3084-18 bid response
Mowing zones
D. AUDITOR
1.   Approve the Verification of 2018 Certification of Tax Levy for Nueces County General Fund, Nueces County Farm-to-Market, and Nueces County Hospital District as previously submitted by the Nueces County Tax Assessor-Collector pursuant to Section 26.09(e) of the Texas Property Tax Code.
Attachments
Verification of 2018 Tax Levy
2.   Approve Budget Change Order No. 25 for Fiscal Year 2017-2018 and Capital Project Budget Change Order No. 72.
Attachments
BCO #25 List.pdf
BCO #25 Backup.pdf
CPBCO #72 List.pdf
CPBCO #72 Backup.pdf
3.   Authorize and approve revised Nueces County Pay Schedule A, reflecting the 2% cost of living pay increase effective October 1, 2018.
Attachments
Pay Schedule A FY 2018-19.pdf
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 an update on NO. 18-0660; In re Occidental Chemical Corporation et al., In the Supreme Court of Texas, and related matters; discuss and consider authorizing any legal remedies.
6.

BOARD APPOINTMENTS:

A.   Nueces County Emergency Services District #2
Attachments
Charles Spivey
Tammy Bolton
B.   Nueces County Hospital District Board of Managers.
Attachments
John Valls - Reappointment request
Ted Daniel - Reappointment Request
Debbie Lindsey-Opel - Applicant
C.   Nueces County Animal Control Advisory Committee
Attachments
Tom Watson

Adjournment in Memory (upon request)

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