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 NUECES COUNTY, TEXAS
COMMISSIONERS COURT AGENDA

NOTICE OF PUBLIC MEETING

 

September 18, 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.   August 19, 2013
Attachments
August 19, 2013
2.   August 26, 2013
Attachments
August 26, 2013
3.   August 27, 2013
Attachments
August 27, 2013
4.   September 4, 2013
Attachments
September 4, 2013 minutes
E.

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

1.   National 4-H Week - October 6-12, 2013.
Attachments
Resolution - 4-H Week 2013
2.   Nominating County Judge Samuel L. Neal, Jr., to serve on the Texas Conference of Urban Counties Policy Committee.
Attachments
Resolution nominating Judge
3.   Order designating Wednesday as the day of the week the Court will meet in regular term for fiscal year 2013-2014, pursuant to Section 81.005 of the Texas Local Government Code.
Attachments
Order - Wednesday Day of Court To Meet
F. Present the following Certificate(s) of Recognition:
1.   Recognizing Vicki N. Garza - Service on Nueces County Advisory Board.
2.   Recognizing Charles Wilson - Longtime service on Hospital District Board of Managers.
3.   Recognizing Armando Chapa - Dedication and years of service to the City of Corpus Christi and Nueces County.
4.   Recognizing Oscar Martinez - Dedicated service to the City of Corpus Christi and Nueces County.
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 September 10, 2013.
Attachments
Manual ckreg
B.   Authorize payment of bills - regular bill summaries dated August 30, 2013 B; September 6, 2013; and September 13, 2013.
Attachments
ckreg 8/30/13B
ckreg 9/6/13
ckreg 9/13/13
C.   Authorize payment of bills - group health insurance claims and fees: TPA check register August 1, 2013 to August 31, 2013.
Attachments
Group Health
D.   Authorize payment of bills - special motions list dated September 18, 2013.
Attachments
Special Motions List
Special Motions BackUp
E.   Approve the monthly revenue reports in accordance with LGC 114.044: July, 2013.
Attachments
Revenue Report - July
F.   Approve personnel actions of a budgeted nature:
  a.  Applications Temporary List No. 343
  b.  Frozen List No. 050
  c.  Unfreeze List No. 671
  d.  Personnel Changes reports dated August 30, 2013 and September 6, 2013.
Attachments
Temp 343 List
Temp 343 backup
Frozen 050 list
Unfreeze 671 List
PC 8/30/13 list
PC 9/6/13 list
G.   Ratify a letter from ING Employee Benefits for RFP No. 2934-13 Aggregate and Specific Re-Insurance (Stop Loss) for the Nueces County Employee Self-Funded Group Health Program.
Attachments
ING Renewal Letter
H.   Ratify execution of the SAVNS Maintenance Grant Contract with the Office of the Attorney General and the Service Agreement Renewal Notice with Appriss in relation to automated victim notification services.
Attachments
SAVINS VINE CONTRACT
Maintenance & Service Agreement
I.   Ratify execution of Amendment #1 to Subrecipient Grant Agreement GLO Contract No. 13-050-000-6917 Coastal Management Program (CMP) Cycle 17 for the Upper Oso Watershed at LyondellBasell project.
Attachments
Nueces County Amendment
J.   Ratify execution of a grant award from the Texas Division of Emergency Management for the FY 2013 Emergency Management Performance Grant program.
Attachments
EMP Grant Award Docs
K.   Authorize/Execute one-year lease agreements for the following hangars at the Nueces County Airport:
1.  M-1 Hangar - Greg Marsh;
2.  M-3 Hangar - Parker Aeronautics (Rick Parker);
3.  T-2 Hangar - Jay Hale;
4.  T-3 Hangar - Col. Harry J. Peterson;
5.  T-5 Hangar - Dr. Bryan Gulley, D.D.S.;
6.  T-12 Hangar - John Reed.
Attachments
Hangar M-1 Lease - Greg Marsh
Hangar M-3 Lease - Parker Aeronautics (Rick Parker)
Hangar T-2 Lease - Jay Hale
Hangar T-3 Lease - Col. Harry J. Peterson
Hangar T-5 Lease - Dr. Bryan Gulley D.D.S.
Hangar T-12 Lease - John Reed
L.   Discuss and consider execution of an amendment to the Health Services Agreement with Naphcare, Inc., and the Nueces County Hospital District for medical services in the Nueces County Correctional Facilities.
Attachments
Naphcare Amendment
M.   Approve application procedure for appointment to the following Nueces County Advisory Boards:
1. Nueces County Animal Control;
2. Nueces County MHMR Community Center Board; 
3. Nueces County Emergency Services District No. 2;
4. Nueces County Tax Appraisal District;
5. Nueces County Special Task Unit of Adult Protective Services.
Attachments
NC Animal Control Bd.
MHMR Center Board
ESD No. 2
NC Tax Appraisal District
Special Task Unit of Adult Protective Services
4.

REGULAR AGENDA:

A.

AGENDA ITEMS

1.   Receive a presentation on the Summer Reading Program activities at the Nueces County Keach Family Library and at the Bishop Branch Library.
2.   Receive presentation and discuss continuation of Building Retrofit and Energy Efficiency Project related to the McKinzie Jail Annex, Juvenile Justice Facilities, and the Courthouse/Main Jail.
3.   Receive a presentation on the 83rd Texas Legislative Session, including matters related to taxation.
4.   Discuss and consider approval of Change Order No. 3 for an increase of $9,199.38 to HSC Electric Company for Bob Hall Pier Kitchen Renovations.
Attachments
Bob Hall Pier Renovation - CO #3
5.   Discuss and consider approval of amendment to Appendix A of the Interlocal Agreement to Promote Community Dialogue on Regional Health Awareness Board between the City of Corpus Christi, Nueces County and San Patricio County to add two new board representative positions.
Attachments
Amendment to Appendix - RHAB
Supporting Documents - RHAB
6.   Discuss and consider approval of Budget Worksheets with Certifications, Unit Rate Calculations, and In-Kind Certifications for Home-Delivered Meals, Congregate Meals, and Transportation as it relates to Title III and Title XX funding and extending agreement with Coastal Bend Council of Government for Older Americans Act Program.
Attachments
TITLE III&XX 2013-2014
B. GRANTS
1.   Discuss and consider execution of a grant contract with the Texas State Library and Archives Commission for the FY 2014 Texas Reads Grant Program.
Attachments
Texas Read 2014 Final
2.   Discuss and consider execution of a grant contract with the Texas State Library and Archives Commission for the FY 2014 Impact Grant Program.
Attachments
Contract - Impact Template
3.   Discuss and consider submission of a grant application to the Texas General Land Office for the Coastal Management Program (CMP) - Cycle 19.
4.   Discuss and consider execution of a grant contract with the Texas Department of Transportation for the Routine Airport Maintenance Program.
Attachments
Nueces COunty 2014 AOWS Grant
5.   Discuss and consider acceptance of a grant award from the Governor's Criminal Justice Division for the Juvenile Accountability Block Grant Program, also known as the Probation Rules Enforcement Program.
6.   Discuss and consider execution of a resolution authorizing the submission of a grant application for the Texas Department of Agriculture, Texans Feeding Texans: Home Delivered Meal Grant Program; and execute a resolution in support of the City of Corpus Christi’s participation in the program.
Attachments
County Resolution
City Resolution
7.   Discuss and consider authorizing the submission of a grant application to the Texas Division of Emergency Management for the FY 2013 Pre-Disaster Mitigation Grant Program.
C. PUBLIC WORKS
1.   Discuss and consider authorizing advertisement of Notice of Public Hearing regarding the installation of an All Way Stop at the intersection of County Road 26 and County Road 37 in Precinct 2.
Attachments
24 Hour Traffic Counts
Proposed All Way Stop County Roads 26 & 37
Notice
D. PURCHASING
1.   Discuss/Award IFB No. 2937-13 Solid Waste Collection & Disposal Service (Dumpsters) for County Properties Only.
Attachments
IFB 2937-13 Bid Tab
IFB 2937-13 Tab Comparison
2.   Discuss/Award IFB No. 2938-13 Aggregate Type PB, Grade 4, LRA (Limestone Rock Asphalt).
Attachments
IFB 2938-13 Bid Tab
3.   Discuss/Award IFB No. 2939-13 Aggregate Type PB, Grade 3, LRA (Limestone Rock Asphalt).
Attachments
IFB 2939-13 Bid Tab
E. AUDITOR
1.   Approve Budget Change Order No. 23 for Fiscal Year 2012 - 2013.
Attachments
BCO #23 List
BCO #23 Backup
2.   Authorize and approve Monthly Financial Report for July, 2013.
Attachments
Monthly Financial Report - July 2013
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.
6.

BOARD APPOINTMENTS:

A.   Nueces County Airport Advisory Board
Attachments
NC Airport Advisory Board
Sam Dalton-Airport Adv.
Mary Jane Garza-Airport Adv.
Robert Lacy, Jr.-Airport Adv.
Harish Shah-Airport Adv.
Bill Sugarek-Airport Adv.
Seth P. Weide-Airport Adv.
B.   Nueces County Mental Health-Mental Retardation Center Board of Trustees
Attachments
MHMR Center Board
Vicki Garza resignation
Hollis Bowers-App.
Carlos Vargas - MHMR Bd.
C.   Nueces County Rural Rail Transportation District
Attachments
NC Rural Rail Transportation District
Mark Davis - Rural Rail
Jose J. Guzman-Rural Rail Dist.
Robert Huff - Rural Rail
Brian McCuistion-Rural Rail Dist.
D.   Regional Health Awareness Board
Attachments
Regional Health Awareness Board
William W. Burgin-Regional Health Awareness

Adjournment in Memory (upon request)

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