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 NUECES COUNTY, TEXAS
COMMISSIONERS COURT AGENDA

NOTICE OF PUBLIC MEETING

 

August 7, 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 24, 2013
Attachments
July 24, 2013 Minutes
E.

Present the following Certificate(s) of Recognition:

1.   Nueces County Historical Commission - 2012 Distinguished Service Award.
Attachments
2012 Distinguished Service Award
F.

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

1.   Proclamation recognizing August as Fair Housing Month.
Attachments
Proclamation
2.   Proclamation recognizing August as National Immunization Awareness Month.
Attachments
National Immunization Awareness Month
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 30, 2013.
Attachments
Manual ckreg
B.   Authorize payment of bills - regular bill summaries dated July 19, 2013 B; July 26, 2013; and August 2, 2013.
Attachments
ckreg 7/19/13
ckreg 7/26/13
ckreg 8/2/13
C.   Authorize payment of Pcard purchases for the month of June 2013.
Attachments
PCard June
D.   Authorize payment of bills - special motions list dated August 7, 2013.
Attachments
Special Motions List
Special Motions Backup
E.   Approve personnel actions of a budgeted nature:
  a.  Applications Temporary List No. 340
  b.  Frozen List No. 047
  c.  Unfreeze List No. 668
  d.  Personnel Changes reports dated July 19, 2013 and July 26, 2013.
Attachments
Temp 340 List
Temp 340 Backup
Frozen 047 List
Unfreeze 668 List
PC 7/19/13 List
PC 7/26/13 list
F.   Accept the "Outside Agency" Report for FY 2011-2012 for Northwest Business Association.
Attachments
Northwest Business Association - FY11/12 Report
G.   Approve the following "Outside Agency" Contracts for FY 2012-2013:
1. Northwest Business Association - $3,000
2. Robstown Area Historical Commission - $1,500
Attachments
Northwest Business Association - FY12/13 Outside Agency Contract
Robstown Area Historical Commission
H.   Approve terminating the Motor Vehicle License Point of Sale Sticker Lease with Port City Pontiac GMC Trucks, Inc., Doc. No. 20050180.
Attachments
Port City Pontiac GMC Trucks termination letter
I.   Ratify/ Approve execution of a Motor Vehicle License Point of Sale Sticker Lease Agreement with Port City Imports, Inc. dba AutoNation Honda South Corpus Christi and discuss and consider termination of Doc. No. 200600182-A, “Champion Honda”.
Attachments
AutoNation Honda South Corpus Christi
J.   Ratify/ Approve execution of a Motor Vehicle License Point of Sale Sticker Lease Agreement with AN Corpus Christi Motors, Inc., d/b/a AutoNation Hyundai Corpus Christi and discuss and consider termination of Doc. No. 200600182-B, “Champion Hyundai”.
Attachments
ANCorpus Christi Motors, Inc. dba AutoNation Hyundai
K.   Authorize Sole Source purchase from Intergraph, Inc. for software license related to the County Jail Management System (JMS) for the Sheriff’s office.
Attachments
Sole Source letter and quote
L.   Authorize/Execute Amendment No. 1 to RFP No. 2910-12 Secondary (Wrap) Network Services, Disease Management, Pre-Certification/Utilization Programs, and COBRA/HIPAA Administration agreement with HealthSmart.
Attachments
RFP 2910-12 amendment 1
M.   Authorize/Execute Amendment No. 1 to RFP No. 2911-12 Third Party Administration/TPA agreement with HealthSmart.
Attachments
RFP 2911-12 amendment 1
Renewal Letter
N.   Approve a change request for 12 additional circuits to be installed from DIR approved vendor Calence, L.L.C. dba Insight Networking.
Attachments
change request
Insight Networking
O.   Approve the application procedure for appointment to the following Nueces County Advisory Boards:
1. Nueces County Airport Advisory Board
2. Nueces County MHMR Community Center Board
3. Nueces County Rural Rail Transportation District
4. Regional Health Awareness Board
Attachments
NC Airport Advisory Board
MHMR Center Board
Rural Rail Transportation District
Regional Health Awareness Board
4.

REGULAR AGENDA:

A.

AGENDA ITEMS

1.   Discuss and consider proposal for 2013-2014 tax rates for Nueces County and the Nueces County Hospital District that exceeds the effective tax rate; take record vote; and authorize the publishing of appropriate notices.
2.   Discuss and consider execution of Merchant Payment Card Processing Agreement with Tyler Technologies, Inc., related to credit card services for payment of fines and fees in the justice of the peace courts.
Attachments
Tyler Technologies - Credit Card
3.   Discuss and consider the disposition of the old Vector Control property located at 3041 Morgan Ave., and related matters.
Attachments
PW Letter
4.   Discuss and consider adopting an Order prohibiting outdoor burning in the unincorporated areas of Nueces County, pursuant to Section 352.081 of the Texas Local Government Code.
Attachments
Burn Ban Resolution
B. GRANTS
1.   Authorize the submission of a grant application for the Texas Veterans Commission Fund for Veterans’ Assistance Grant Program, Series XIV-A.
C. PURCHASING
1.   Discuss and consider making a finding for the method of procurement (request for competitive bids) for Upper OSO Drainage Improvement Project; and authorize the Purchasing Agent to publish a notice.
2.   Discuss and consider making a finding for the method of procurement (request for competitive bids) for Solid Waste Collection & Disposal Service for County Properties; and authorize the Purchasing Agent to publish a notice.
3.   Authorize Sole Source purchase with SunGard Public Sector for Professional Services, ONESolution, and hosting fees.
Attachments
Sole Source letter and quote
4.   Discuss and consider making a finding for the method of procurement (request for competitive bids) for Aggregate Type PB, Grade 3 special Limestone Rock Asphalt for surface treatments; and authorize the Purchasing Agent to publish a notice.
5.   Discuss and consider authorizing Amendment No. 1 for IFB No. 2893-11 Janitorial Services with ABM Janitorial Services – South Central, Inc.
Attachments
Agreement Amendment No. 1
D. AUDITOR
1.   Approve Budget Change Order No. 20 for Fiscal Year 2012-2013.
Attachments
BCO #20 list
BCO #20 Backup
2.   Discuss and consider approval of the 2013-2014 County and Employee contribution rates for the Health Benefits Plan and Life Insurance Plan.
Attachments
Proposed Group rate chart
3.   Discuss and consider creating and unfreezing an Administrative Research Director position for the Health District's 1115 Waiver, Special Revenue Fund 1377.
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 claim of Wanda Russell.

Adjournment in Memory (upon request)

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