Travis County Commissioners Court

Travis County Commissioners Court

Voting Session Agenda

Tuesday, June 5, 2012

This web page version is derived from a manual conversion of the official document of record for the convenience of the user. Travis County has posted this notice and agenda in good faith, in compliance with Government Code section 551.056. Please note that, in the event of a technical problem beyond the county's control that prevents the county from posting here or that results in an erroneous posting, notice of this meeting and agenda posted at the courthouse remains valid.

CONSENT ITEMS

(SEE LIST OF CONSENT ITEMS)
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PUBLIC HEARING

9:00 A.M. TO 12:00 P.M. IF NECESSARY
1. RECEIVE COMMENTS REGARDING THE APPLICATION FROM CIRCUIT OF THE AMERICAS AND FORMULA ONE FOR A TEXAS MASS GATHERING ACT PERMIT UNDER CHAPTER 751 OF GOVERNMENT CODE AND RELATED ISSUES, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO THE FOLLOWING:
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  1. IMPROVEMENTS TO ELROY, MCANGUS AND KELLAM ROADS;
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  2. PROPOSED PUBLIC SAFETY PLAN, INCLUDING REPORTS FROM:
    1. AUSTIN/TRAVIS COUNTY HEALTH AUTHORITY;
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    2. TRAVIS COUNTY FIRE MARSHAL; AND
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    3. TRAVIS COUNTY SHERIFF;
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  3. PROPOSED TRAFFIC MANAGEMENT PLAN; AND
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  4. PROPOSED TRAVIS COUNTY TRAFFIC REGULATIONS. (ACTION ITEM #16)
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* * SPECIAL AGENDA SCHEDULING NOTE * *
CITIZENS COMMUNICATION AND ITEMS 2 THROUGH 20 WILL BE CALLED UP AFTER 1:30 P.M.

CITIZENS COMMUNICATION

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SPECIAL ITEM

2. CONSIDER AND TAKE APPROPRIATE ACTION ON AN ORDER CONCERNING OUTDOOR BURNING IN THE UNINCORPORATED AREAS OF TRAVIS COUNTY.
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RESOLUTIONS AND PROCLAMATIONS

3. CONSIDER AND TAKE APPROPRIATE ACTION ON A RESOLUTION RECOGNIZING THE 12TH ANNUAL FATHER'S DAY PARADE AND FIESTA SPONSORED BY THE RIVER CITY YOUTH FOUNDATION. (COMMISSIONER GÓMEZ)
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PLANNING AND BUDGET DEPT. ITEMS

4. CONSIDER AND TAKE APPROPRIATE ACTION ON BUDGET AMENDMENTS, TRANSFERS AND DISCUSSION ITEMS.
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5. REVIEW AND APPROVE REQUESTS REGARDING GRANT PROGRAMS, APPLICATIONS, CONTRACTS AND PERMISSIONS TO CONTINUE:
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  1. AMENDMENT TO THE CONTRACT WITH THE CORPORATION FOR NATIONAL AND COMMUNITY SERVICE (THROUGH THE ONESTAR FOUNDATION) FOR HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES AND VETERANS SERVICES TO DEOBLIGATE UNSPENT FUNDS FROM THE FISCAL YEAR 2012 AWARD FOR THE AMERICORPS PROGRAM; AND
  2. PERMISSION TO CONTINUE THE COMPREHENSIVE ENERGY ASSISTANCE PROGRAM AND USE HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES AND VETERANS SERVICES DEPARTMENT'S BUDGET FOR RELATED OPERATING EXPENSES UNTIL THE FISCAL YEAR 2012 AGREEMENT IS FULLY EXECUTED.

6. REVIEW AND APPROVE THE IMMEDIATE RELEASE OF REIMBURSEMENT PAYMENT TO UNITED HEALTH CARE FOR CLAIMS PAID FOR PARTICIPANTS IN THE TRAVIS COUNTY EMPLOYEE HEALTH CARE FUND FOR PAYMENT OF $1,036,119.69 FOR THE PERIOD OF MAY 18 TO MAY 24, 2012.
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7. CONSIDER AND TAKE APPROPRIATE ACTION ON THE FOLLOWING ITEMS FOR HUMAN RESOURCES MANAGEMENT DEPARTMENT:
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  1. PROPOSED ROUTINE PERSONNEL AMENDMENTS; AND
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  2. NON-ROUTINE REQUEST FROM CRIMINAL JUSTICE PLANNING.
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JUSTICE AND PUBLIC SAFETY ITEMS

8. CONSIDER AND TAKE APPROPRIATE ACTION REGARDING PROCESS TO FILL POSITION OF COUNTY EXECUTIVE, EMERGENCY SERVICES, INCLUDING:
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  1. JOB DESCRIPTION;
  2. HIRING PROCESS TIMELINE; AND
  3. JOB POSTING.

HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES DEPT. ITEMS

9. CONSIDER AND TAKE APPROPRIATE ACTION ON A REQUEST TO APPROVE THE FOLLOWING ITEMS RELATED TO THE COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT BLOCK GRANT AVAILABLE THROUGH HUD:
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  1. THE PROPOSED PROJECTS FOR THE PROGRAM YEAR 2012 ACTION PLAN:
    1. LAKE OAK ESTATES SUBSTANDARD ROAD IMPROVEMENT PROJECT PHASE 2 FOR $326,598;
    2. OWNER OCCUPIED HOME REHABILITATION PROJECT FOR $256,024;
    3. FAMILY SUPPORT SERVICES SOCIAL WORK EXPANSION PROJECT FOR $106,000;
    4. FAIR HOUSING COUNSELING PROJECT FOR $28,451; AND
    5. ADMINISTRATIVE AND PLANNING PROJECT FOR $179,268
  2. THE ALTERNATE PROJECTS FOR THE PROGRAM YEAR 2012 ACTION PLAN:
    1. HOMEBUYER ASSISTANCE PROJECT FOR UP TO $300,000;
    2. OWNER OCCUPIED HOME REHABILITATION PROJECT FOR UP TO $200,000; AND
    3. LAS LOMITAS SEPTIC TANK AND WATER PROJECT FOR UP TO $480,000.
  3. SUBSTANTIAL AMENDMENT TO THE 2011-2013 CONSOLIDATED PLAN TO INCLUDE THE VILLAGE OF WEBBERVILLE INTO THE SERVICE AREA;
  4. SUBSTANTIAL AMENDMENTS TO THE PROGRAM YEAR 06, PROGRAM YEAR 08, PROGRAM YEAR 09 AND PROGRAM YEAR 10 ACTION PLANS:
    1. DELETE THE PROGRAM YEAR 2009 YOUTH AND FAMILY ASSESSMENT CENTER FLEX FUND EXPANSION; AND
    2. REPROGRAM PROJECT SAVINGS AND THE DELETED PROJECT FUNDS TOTALING $227,935.96 TO OWNER OCCUPIED HOME REHABILITATION PROJECT.

PURCHASING OFFICE ITEMS

10. APPROVE MODIFICATION NO. 1 TO CONTRACT NO. 11AE0115LP, KLOTZ ASSOCIATES, FOR BEE CREEK ROAD DESIGN PROJECT.
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11. APPROVE CONTRACT AWARD FOR BRIDGE 155 (OLD HIGHWAY 20) REPLACEMENT CONSTRUCTION PROJECT, IFB NO. B120193-LP, TO THE LOW BIDDER, RELMCO, INC.
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12. APPROVE CONTRACT AWARD FOR COMMERCIAL MOVING AND STORAGE, IFB NO. B120231-NB, TO THE LOW BIDDERS:
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  1. MOVE SOLUTIONS, LTD, PRIMARY CONTRACTOR; AND
  2. EXPERT RELOCATION SYSTEMS, LLC, SECONDARY CONTRACTOR.

13. RECEIVE UPDATE AND TAKE APPROPRIATE ACTION REGARDING REQUEST FOR SERVICES (RFS) NO. 110195-LC, ITS ASSESSMENT AND CHIEF INFORMATION OFFICE (CIO) TRANSITION SERVICES: 
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  1. CHANGE IN RFS SCOPE OF WORK;
  2. EXEMPTION ORDER TO CONTRACT WITH A RECRUITMENT FIRM TO PROVIDE INTERIM CIO; AND
  3. OTHER RELATED ISSUES.

14. APPROVE CONTRACTS FOR THE PROVISION OF AIR MEDICAL RESPONSE COVERAGE FOR THE CIRCUIT OF AMERICAS AND FORMULA ONE RACE TRACK:
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  1. CONTRACT NO. PS120222SH, CIRCUIT OF THE AMERICAS, LLC; AND
  2. CONTRACT NO. PS120231SH, TEXAS AIRLIFE, INC.

TRANSPORTATION AND NATURAL RESOURCES ITEMS

15. CONSIDER AND TAKE APPROPRIATE ACTION ON THE USE OF AN ALTERNATIVE FISCAL AGREEMENT FOR THE LAKESIDE AT BLACKHAWK SECTION 3 IN PRECINCT ONE. (COMMISSIONER DAVIS)
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OTHER ITEMS

16. CONSIDER AND TAKE APPROPRIATE ACTION REGARDING THE APPLICATION FROM CIRCUIT OF THE AMERICAS AND FORMULA ONE FOR A TEXAS MASS GATHERING ACT PERMIT UNDER CHAPTER 751, GOVERNMENT CODE, AND (IF NECESSARY) TRAVIS COUNTY TRAFFIC REGULATIONS. (THIS ITEM MAY BE TAKEN INTO EXECUTIVE SESSION PURSUANT TO TEX. GOV'T. CODE SECTION 551.071)
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17. CONSIDER AND TAKE APPROPRIATE ACTION ON ASSUMPTIONS FOR TRAVIS COUNTY REGARDING THE FOLLOWING:
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  1. PROPERTY TAX CONSIDERATIONS; AND
  2. 2012 PARCEL FEE RATE.

18. CONSIDER AND TAKE APPROPRIATE ACTION ON PROPERTY TAX RATE CONSIDERATIONS FOR THE TRAVIS COUNTY HEALTHCARE DISTRICT DBA CENTRAL HEALTH.
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19. CONSIDER AND TAKE APPROPRIATE ACTION REGARDING A NEW CIVIL AND FAMILY COURT HOUSE, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO:
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  1. APPOINTMENT OF A COURT HOUSE COMMITTEE TO RECOMMEND A DELIVERY METHOD AND RECEIVE UPDATE ON COMMITTEE ACTIVITIES;
  2. PROPOSED MEMBERSHIP FOR A SECOND COMMUNITY ADVISORY COMMITTEE; AND
  3. OTHER RELATED ISSUES.

20. CONSIDER AND TAKE APPROPRIATE ACTION ON A MEMORANDUM OF UNDERSTANDING BETWEEN THE TRAVIS COUNTY JUVENILE BOARD, TRAVIS COUNTY, AND THE FOLLOWING INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICTS: AUSTIN, DEL VALLE, EANES, LAKE TRAVIS, LAGO VISTA, LEANDER, MANOR, PFLUGERVILLE, AND ROUND ROCK REGARDING THE TRAVIS COUNTY JUVENILE JUSTICE ALTERNATIVE EDUCATION PROGRAM FOR THE 2012-2013 SCHOOL YEAR.
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ITEMS 21 THROUGH 23 MAY BE CALLED UP BEFORE 12 NOON AFTER THE PUBLIC HEARING IF TIME ALLOWS.

EXECUTIVE SESSION ITEMS

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Note 1 Gov't Code Ann 551.071, Consultation with Attorney
Note 2 Gov't Code Ann 551.072, Real Property
Note 3 Gov't Code Ann 551.074, Personnel Matters
Note 4 Gov't Code Ann 551.076, Security
Note 5 Gov't Code Ann 551.087, Economic Development Negotiations

The Commissioners Court will consider the following items in Executive Session. The Commissioners Court may also consider any other matter posted on the agenda if there are issues that require consideration in Executive Session and the Commissioners Court announces that the item will be considered during Executive Session.

21. RECEIVE BRIEFING, CONSIDER SETTLEMENT OFFER AND TAKE APPROPRIATE ACTION IN MELANIE BOYTE VS. TRAVIS COUNTY, TEXAS, GREG HAMILTON, CYNTHIA SCHANTZ, JULIE MARTINETS AND JANE DOE II; A-12-CV-00181-LY. 1

22. CONSIDER AND TAKE APPROPRIATE ACTION ON THE ACQUISITION OF APPROXIMATELY 8.5 ACRES OF LAND IN NORTHWEST TRAVIS COUNTY IN CONNECTION WITH THE BALCONES CANYONLANDS CONSERVATION PLAN. 2

23. CONSIDER AND TAKE APPROPRIATE ACTION ON A PROPOSAL AS ALLOWED UNDER AN EXISTING INTERLOCAL AGREEMENT TO CONVEY TITLE TO, RELINQUISH MANAGEMENT OF, AND TRANSFER MAINTENANCE RESPONSIBILITY FOR DAVID REED PARK IN PRECINCT THREE FROM TRAVIS COUNTY TO THE CITY OF JONESTOWN. 1 AND 2
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CONSENT ITEMS

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C1. RECEIVE BIDS FROM COUNTY PURCHASING AGENT.

C2. APPROVE PAYMENT OF CLAIMS AND AUTHORIZE COUNTY TREASURER TO INVEST COUNTY FUNDS.

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AGENDA
NORTHWEST TRAVIS COUNTY ROAD DISTRICT NO. 3 (GOLDEN TRIANGLE)
VOTING SESSION

TUESDAY, JUNE 5, 2012, AT 1:30 P.M. OR
UPON ADJOURNMENT OR RECESS OF COMMISSIONERS COURT
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1. CONSIDER AND TAKE APPROPRIATE ACTION ON PROPERTY TAX RATE CONSIDERATIONS FOR THE NORTHWEST TRAVIS COUNTY ROAD DISTRICT NO. 3.
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AGENDA
TRAVIS COUNTY BEE CAVE ROAD DISTRICT NO. 1 (GALLERIA)
VOTING SESSION

TUESDAY, JUNE 5, 2012, AT 1:30 P.M. OR
UPON ADJOURNMENT OR RECESS OF COMMISSIONERS COURT
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1. CONSIDER AND TAKE APPROPRIATE ACTION ON PROPERTY TAX RATE CONSIDERATIONS FOR THE TRAVIS COUNTY BEE CAVE ROAD DISTRICT NO. 1.
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AGENDA
TRAVIS COUNTY HOUSING FINANCE CORPORATION
VOTING SESSION

TUESDAY, JUNE 5, 2012, AT 1:30 P.M. OR
UPON ADJOURNMENT OR RECESS OF COMMISSIONERS COURT
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1. CONSIDER AND TAKE APPROPRIATE ACTION ON THE FOLLOWING REQUESTS:
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  1. MEMBERSHIP DUES OF $300.00 FOR TWO MEMBERSHIPS IN THE TEXAS AFFILIATION OF AFFORDABLE HOUSING PROVIDERS; AND
  2. REGISTRATION FEES OF $790 FOR TWO ATTENDEES TO THE TEXAS HOUSING CONFERENCE HELD IN AUSTIN, TEXAS JULY 23 THROUGH JULY 25, 2012 TO BE PAID FOR BY THE CORPORATION.

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CAPITAL AREA METROPOLITAN PLANNING ORGANIZATION
TRANSPORTATION POLICY BOARD MEETING

UT AUSTIN, JOE C. THOMPSON CONFERENCE CENTER, ROOM 3.102
DEAN KEETON (26TH) AND RED RIVER, AUSTIN, TEXAS
ON MONDAY, JUNE 11, 2012, AT 6:00 P.M.

(COPIES OF THE AGENDAS MAY BE OBTAINED BY TELEPHONING (512) 974-2275)

A QUORUM OF THE COMMISSIONERS COURT MAY ATTEND


TRAVIS COUNTY EMPLOYEE PUBLIC HEARING
ON COMPENSATION AND BENEFITS
(FOR BOTH ACTIVE AND RETIRED COUNTY EMPLOYEES)

TRAVIS COUNTY COMMISSIONERS COURT
314 W. 11TH STREET, 1ST FLOOR, AUSTIN, TEXAS 78701
WEDNESDAY, JUNE 13, 2012, AT 4:30 P.M.

A QUORUM OF THE COMMISSIONERS COURT MAY ATTEND


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