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 NUECES COUNTY, TEXAS
COMMISSIONERS COURT AGENDA

NOTICE OF PUBLIC MEETING

 

July 24, 2013

The Nueces County Commissioners Court will meet on the above date at 9:00 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
                   OSCAR O. ORTIZ       COMMISSIONER, PRECINCT NO. 3
                   JOE MCCOMB       COMMISSIONER, PRECINCT NO. 4

 

 

DIANA T. BARRERA, 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.   July 9, 2013.
Attachments
July 9, 2013 minutes
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 July 16, 2013.
Attachments
Manual ckreg
B.   Authorize payment of bills - regular bill summaries dated July 5, 2013 B; July 12, 2013; July 15, 2013; and July 19, 2013.
Attachments
ckreg 7/5/13
ckreg 7/12/13
ckreg 7/15/13
ckreg 7/19/13
C.   Authorize payment of bills - group health insurance claims and fees - TPA check register June 1, 2013 - June 30, 2013.
Attachments
Group Health
D.   Authorize payment of bills - special motions list dated July 24, 2013.
Attachments
Special Motions List
Special Motions BackUp
E.   Approve the monthly revenue reports in accordance with LGC 114.044 - May 2013.
Attachments
Revenue Report - May
F.   Approve personnel actions of a budgeted nature:
  a.  Application Temporary List No. 339
  b.  Frozen List No. 046
  c.  Unfreeze List No. 667
  d.  Personnel Changes reports dated July 5, 2013 and July 12, 2013.
Attachments
Temp 339 list
Temp 339 backup
Frozen 046 list
Unfreeze 667 list
PC 7/5/13 list
PC 7/12/13 list
G.   Approve the "Diabetes" contract, Hispanic Women's Network of Texas, (HWNT) State Organization in the amount of $2,000.00 for the purpose of promoting diabetes prevention and activities that will benefit Nueces County.
Attachments
HWNT Proposal
HWNT Diabetes Contract
H.   Accept the "Outside Agency" Report for FY 2011-2012 for Hammons Education Leadership Programs, Inc. (HELP).
Attachments
Hammons Education Leadership Program FY11-12 Outside Agency Report
I.   Approve the "Outside Agency" Contract for FY 2012-2013 for Hammons Education Leadership Programs, Inc. (HELP) - $600.
Attachments
Hammons Education Leadership Program (HELP) - FY12/13 Contract
J.   Approve adoption of a resolution for disposal of salvage property by donation of Narcotic K-9 Jasmine to Gulf Coast Humane Society.
Attachments
Resolution - Jasmine
K.   Authorize retiring explosive detection K-9 (Zorro) from the Sheriff’s office and remove him from inventory, Tag No. 61054; discuss and consider adoption of a resolution approving disposal of salvage property by donation explosive detection K-9 to Gulf Coast Humane Society.
Attachments
Zorro Retirement Info
Zorro - Resolution
L.   Authorize/Execute a contract with SWS Environmental Services for environmental clean-up services including remediation, emergency response and waste transportation and disposal services.
Attachments
SWS agreement
M.   Approve execution of Amendment No. 1 to Beach Cleaning and Maintenance Assistance Agreement - GLO Contract No. 12-414-007-6989.
Attachments
GLO Amendment No. 1
N.   Authorize/Execute a contract with Custom Food Group for vending machines in the Courthouse café area.
Attachments
Custom Food Group agreement
O.   Authorize HGACBuy Contract No. HP07-13 purchase for emergency preparedness and disaster recovery professional planning and consulting services from Science Applications International Corporation (SAIC).
Attachments
SAIC agreement
SAIC Exh A&B
P.   Authorize/Execute a contract with Safenet Services, LLC for IFB No. 2927-13 Upper Oso Watershed Water Quality Improvement and Habitat Education Project.
Attachments
IFB 2927-13 contract
Q.   Authorize/Execute Amendment No. 1 for RFP No. 2864-10 Food Management Program for Nueces County Jails with Aramark Correctional Service, LLC.
Attachments
RFP 2864-10 Amendment 1
R.   Authorize execution of Amendment No. 2 to RFP No. 2886-11 Disaster Debris Removal, Reduction Disposal and other Emergency Services between Nueces County and Crowder Gulf Joint Venture, LLP.
Attachments
RFP 2886-11 Amendment 2
S.   Authorize/Execute Amendment No. 1 for IFB No. 2893-11 Janitorial Services with ABM Janitorial Services – South Central, Inc.
Attachments
IFB 2893-11 Amendment 1
T.   Approve the application procedure for appointment to the following Nueces County Advisory Boards:
1. Nueces County Animal Control
2. Nueces County Hospital District Board of Managers
3. Nueces County Emergency Services District No. 4
4. Nueces County Special Task Force of Adult Protective Services
5. Regional Transportation Authority
Attachments
NC Animal Control Board
NC Hospital District Bd Managers
NC ESD 4 Board
Dulin resignation letter
Special Task Force of APS
RTA
RTA Attendance Record
4.

REGULAR AGENDA:

A.

AGENDA ITEMS

1.   Receive introduction of the candidate for the Texas Agrilife Extension Agent-Horticulture position.
Attachments
Horticulture agent
2.   Discuss and consider as it relates to the Bob Hall Pier Kitchen Remodel:
a. Approval of Order Ratifying Selection and Hiring of Naismith Engineering, Inc. for certain Professional Services;
b. Selection of Naismith Engineering, Inc. for additional professional services;
c. Approval of Professional Services Agreement with Naismith Engineering, Inc.
Attachments
Naismith Resolution
Naismith Agreement - Kitchen
Naismith Attachments
3.   Discuss and consider approval of Change Order No. 2 for an increase of $10,000.00 to HSC Electric Company for Bob Hall Pier Kitchen Renovations.
Attachments
Bob Hall Pier Renovation - CO#2
B. PURCHASING
1.   Discuss/Award RFP No. 2935-13 Group Term Life Insurance.
Attachments
RFP 2935-13 Proposal Tab
2.   Discuss/Award RFP No. 2933-13 Primary Network Service, Pharmacy Benefit Management (PBM) and Wellness Programs.
Attachments
RFP 2933-13 Proposal Tab
3.   Discuss and consider making a finding for the method of procurement (request for competitive bids) for Aggregate Type PB, Grade 4 Limestone Rock Asphalt for surface treatments; and authorize the Purchasing Agent to publish a notice.
4.   Rescind the award to Quality Standard Petroleum for IFB No. 2930-13 Motor Oil and Lubricants; discuss/award IFB No. 2930-13 Motor Oil and Lubricants; authorize and execute contract for IFB No. 2930-13 Motor Oil and Lubricants with Arguindegui Oil Co. II, Ltd. and Sun Coast Resources, Inc.
Attachments
IFB 2930-13 Bid Tab summary
Sun Coast contract
Arguindegui Contract
5.   Discuss/Award RFP No. 2934-13 Aggregate and Specific Re-Insurance (Stop Loss) for the Nueces County Employee Self-Funded Group Health Program.
Attachments
RFP 2934-13 Proposal Tab
C. AUDITOR
1.   Approve Budget Change Order No. 19 for Fiscal Year  2012 - 2013.
Attachments
BCO #19 list
BCO #19 Backup
2.   Authorize and approve Monthly Financial Report for May 2013.
Attachments
Monthly Fin Rpt
3.   Discuss and consider the creation and unfreeze of new position "Benefits Coordinator," in the Human Resources Department at Pay Group 19.
Attachments
Job description
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.   Discuss and consider status of, and authorize County Judge to sign Release, Waiver, and Settlement Agreement in Civil Action No. 2:12-CV-54, Lauralei Callihan V. Nueces County, Texas, et al., in the United States District Court for the Southern District of Texas, Corpus Christi Division, and related matters.
B.   Discuss and consider status of Cause No. 09-5990-C, San Patricio County, Texas v. Nueces County, Texas, and Nueces County Appraisal District, in the 94th Judicial District Court of Nueces County, Texas, and related matters.
C.   Discuss and consider status of Civil Action No. 2:13-CV-131, Nueces County, Texas v. MERSCORP Holdings, Inc., in the United States District Court for the Southern District of Texas, Corpus Christi Division, and related matters.
D.   Discuss and consider status of Case No. 13-13-346-CV, Steve Schwerin v. Nueces County Juvenile Board, et al., on Appeal from Cause No. 06-6073-F, in the 214th Judicial District Court of Nueces County, Texas (Hon. Alex Gabert, by assignment), and related matters.
E.   Discuss and consider status of Civil Action No. 2:13-CV-147, Silverio B. Salinas v. U.S. Bank, et al., in the United States District Court for the Southern District of Texas, Corpus Christi Division, and related matters.
F.   Discuss and consider settlement demand in Civil Action No. 2:13-CV-25, Mitchell McClendon v. Nueces County, Texas, et al, in the United States District Court for the Southern District of Texas, Corpus Christi Division, and related matters.
G.   Discuss and consider status of Civil Action No. 2:13-CV-178, Daniel Martinez et al v. Nueces County, Texas, et al., in the United States District Court for the Southern District of Texas, Corpus Christi Division, and related matters.

Adjournment in Memory (upon request)

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