Commissioners Court

Meetings

Related Departments

 

Travis County Commissioners Court

Voting Session Agenda

Tuesday, January 14, 2014

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.

Video, text and minutes from this meeting are available on the County Clerk's website

It is the practice of the Travis County Commissioners Court to allow the public to testify before the Commissioners Court on any item listed on this agenda whether it is posted formally as a public hearing or not.

PUBLIC HEARINGS

1. RECEIVE COMMENTS REGARDING A REQUEST TO AUTHORIZE THE FILING OF AN INSTRUMENT TO VACATE A FIVE-FOOT WIDE PUBLIC UTILITY EASEMENT LOCATED OVER AND ACROSS A PORTION OF LOT 15 OF TRAVIS VISTA IN PRECINCT TWO. (ACTION ITEM #17) (COMMISSIONER TODD)
(Backup)

2. RECEIVE COMMENTS REGARDING A REQUEST TO AUTHORIZE THE FILING OF AN INSTRUMENT TO VACATE TWO FIVE-FOOT WIDE PUBLIC UTILITY EASEMENTS LOCATED ALONG THE COMMON LOT LINE OF LOTS 346 AND 347 OF APACHE SHORES, FIRST INSTALLMENT IN PRECINCT THREE. (ACTION ITEM #18) (COMMISSIONER DAUGHERTY)
(Backup)

3. RECEIVE PUBLIC COMMENTS REGARDING THE SUBSTANTIAL AMENDMENTS TO THE PROGRAM YEAR 2009-2013 ACTION PLANS AND PROGRAM YEARS 2011-2013 CONSOLIDATED PLAN FOR THE COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT BLOCK GRANT PROVIDED BY HUD.
(Backup)

CITIZENS COMMUNICATION

CONSENT ITEMS

(SEE LIST OF CONSENT ITEMS)

SPECIAL ITEMS

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

5. RECEIVE AWARD FROM THE TEXAS DEPARTMENT OF ASSISTIVE AND REHABILITATIVE SERVICES BLIND SERVICES DIVISION FOR “BUSINESS OF THE YEAR”.
(Backup)

PLANNING AND BUDGET DEPT. ITEMS

6. CONSIDER AND TAKE APPROPRIATE ACTION ON BUDGET AMENDMENTS, TRANSFERS AND DISCUSSION ITEMS.
(Backup)

7. CONSIDER AND TAKE APPROPRIATE ACTION ON THE FOLLOWING ITEMS FOR THE HUMAN RESOURCES MANAGEMENT DEPARTMENT:
(Backup)

  1. PROPOSED ROUTINE PERSONNEL AMENDMENTS; AND
  2. NON-ROUTINE REQUEST FROM DISTRICT ATTORNEY’S OFFICE FOR A VARIANCE TO TRAVIS COUNTY CODE CHAPTER 10.03008, PROMOTION.

8. 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 $653,436.13 FOR THE PERIOD OF DECEMBER 27, 2013 TO JANUARY 2, 2014.
(Backup)

9. CONSIDER AND APPROVE PROPOSED RESTATEMENT OF THE T-FLEX PLAN – ADJUST BEFORE TAXES.
(Backup)

10. CONSIDER AND TAKE APPROPRIATE ACTION REGARDING AMENDMENTS TO THE TRAVIS COUNTY ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT INCENTIVES POLICY, GUIDELINES AND CRITERIA.
(Backup)

11. CONSIDER AND TAKE APPROPRIATE ACTION TO TEMPORARILY ALLOCATE THE 910 LAVACA BUILDING TO THE COUNTY ATTORNEY, HOT CHECKS AND BANKRUPTCY DIVISIONS, FOR OFFICE SPACE FROM JANUARY TO AUGUST 2014.
(Backup)

12. CONSIDER AND TAKE APPROPRIATE ACTION ON REQUEST FROM THE TEXAS CONFERENCE OF URBAN COUNTIES TO USE TRAVIS COUNTY FACILITIES FOR MEETINGS DURING 2014 – 2015. (COMMISSIONER GOMEZ)
(Backup)

JUSTICE AND PUBLIC SAFETY ITEMS

13. CONSIDER AND TAKE APPROPRIATE ACTION ON THE FOLLOWING DOCUMENTS REGARDING THE PUBLIC ASSISTANCE DECLARATION FOR THE OCTOBER 31, 2013 FLOOD EVENT:
(Backup)

  1. DESIGNATION OF APPLICANT'S AGENT; AND
  2. REQUEST FOR PUBLIC ASSISTANCE.

PURCHASING OFFICE ITEMS

14. APPROVE MODIFICATION NO. 2 TO CONTRACT NO. 4400000504 (H.T.E. CONTRACT NO. MA100113LC), SMITH’S DETECTION, INC., FOR MAINTENANCE GASID AND HAZMATID EQUIPMENT.
(Backup)

15. APPROVE CONTRACT NO. 4400001840, NATIONAL ECONOMIC RESEARCH ASSOCIATES, INC. (NERA), MINORITY, WOMEN-OWNED AND HISTORICALLY UNDERUTILIZED BUSINESS DISPARITY STUDY.
(Backup)

16. APPROVE CONTRACT AWARD FOR AUTO BODY REPAIR, IFB NO. 1311-006-RF, TO THE FOLLOWING LOW BIDDERS:
(Backup)

  1. GROUP 1 – CARS AND SMALL TRUCKS:
    1. ALLIANCE BODY AND PAINT SHOP (PRIMARY); AND
    2. LIMON’S ROAD SERVICE (SECONDARY);
  2. GROUP 2 – HEAVY TRUCKS:
    1. LIMON’S ROAD SERVICE (PRIMARY); AND
    2. ACM BODY AND FRAME INC. (SECONDARY).

TRANSPORTATION AND NATURAL RESOURCES DEPT. ITEMS

17. CONSIDER AND TAKE APPROPRIATE ACTION ON A REQUEST TO AUTHORIZE THE FILING OF AN INSTRUMENT TO VACATE A FIVE-FOOT WIDE PUBLIC UTILITY EASEMENT LOCATED OVER AND ACROSS A PORTION OF LOT 15 OF TRAVIS VISTA IN PRECINCT TWO. (COMMISSIONER TODD)
(Backup)

18. CONSIDER AND TAKE APPROPRIATE ACTION A REQUEST TO AUTHORIZE THE FILING OF AN INSTRUMENT TO VACATE TWO FIVE-FOOT WIDE PUBLIC UTILITY EASEMENTS LOCATED ALONG THE COMMON LOT LINE OF LOTS 346 AND 347 OF APACHE SHORES, FIRST INSTALLMENT IN PRECINCT THREE. (COMMISSIONER DAUGHERTY)
(Backup)

19. CONSIDER AND TAKE APPROPRIATE ACTION ON A REQUEST TO AUTHORIZE THE FILING OF AN INSTRUMENT TO REJECT THE DEDICATION AND ABANDON THE PUBLIC STREETS KNOWN AS LENAPE TRAIL, LENAPE COVE, SUPERVIEW DRIVE, AND INDIAN SCOUT TRAIL, ALL ORIGINALLY DEDICATED BY THE OVERLOOK ESTATES, PHASE 1 SUBDIVISION – A SUBDIVISION IN PRECINCT THREE. (COMMISSIONER DAUGHERTY)
(Backup)

20. CONSIDER AND TAKE APPROPRIATE ACTION ON THE FOLLOWING REQUESTS:
(Backup)

  1. A PLAT FOR RECORDING: SORENTO PHASE ONE FINAL PLAT (LONG FORM FINAL PLAT -102 TOTAL LOTS – WEISS LANE – CITY OF PFLUGERVILLE ETJ); AND
  2. A TRAVIS COUNTY SUBDIVISION CONSTRUCTION AGREEMENT BETWEEN TRAVIS COUNTY AND SORENTO HOLDINGS 2012, LLC. IN PRECINCT ONE. (COMMISSIONER DAVIS)

21. CONSIDER AND TAKE APPROPRIATE ACTION ON SHADOWGLEN PHASE 2 SECTIONS 19A, 19B, AND 20 PRELIMINARY PLAN (199 TOTAL LOTS, 196 SINGLE FAMILY LOTS AND 3 OPEN-SPACE AND DRAINAGE LOTS) – 34.779 ACRES – CITY OF MANOR ETJ IN PRECINCT ONE. (COMMISSIONER DAVIS)
(Backup)

22. CONSIDER AND TAKE APPROPRIATE ACTION ON THE FOLLOWING REQUESTS:
(Backup)

  1. A VARIANCE TO SECTION 82.214 OF THE TRAVIS COUNTY SUBDIVISION REGULATIONS; AND
  2. A PLAT FOR RECORDING: AGROLAND SUBDIVISION FINAL PLAT (SHORT FORM FINAL PLAT – 1 LOT – SH71 – NO ETJ) IN PRECINCT THREE. (COMMISSIONER DAUGHERTY)

23. CONSIDER AND TAKE APPROPRIATE ACTION ON THE FOLLOWING REQUESTS:
(Backup)

  1. PROPOSED MEMORANDUM OF AGREEMENT WITH THE TEXAS COMMISSION ON ENVIRONMENTAL QUALITY FOR LOCAL ENFORCEMENT OF HEAVY DUTY VEHICLE IDLING LIMITATIONS;
  2. RESOLUTION IN SUPPORT OF THE MEMORANDUM OF AGREEMENT; AND
  3. IMPLEMENTATION PLAN FOR THE LOCAL ENFORCEMENT OF HEAVY DUTY VEHICLE IDLING LIMITATIONS.

24. CONSIDER AND TAKE APPROPRIATE ACTION ON PROPOSED PARK FEES:
(Backup)

  1. PARK DAY-USE FEES;
  2. ATHLETIC FIELDS FEES;
  3. GROUP SHELTERS/PAVILIONS/CONCESSIONS FEES;
  4. NORTHEAST METRO BMX TRACK FEES;
  5. REIMERS RANCH OBSERVATORY FEES; AND
  6. SPECIAL EVENT FEE. (JUDGE BISCOE)

HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES DEPT. ITEMS

25. CONSIDER AND TAKE APPROPRIATE ACTION ON AN AGREEMENT WITH AUSTIN ENERGY TO PROVIDE UTILITY ASSISTANCE TO AUSTIN ENERGY CUSTOMERS THROUGH THE PLUS 1 PROGRAM.
(Backup)

OTHER ITEMS

26. CONSIDER AND TAKE APPROPRIATE ACTION REGARDING BOARD AND COMMITTEE ASSIGNMENTS AND APPOINTMENTS FOR COMMISSIONERS COURT MEMBERS. (JUDGE BISCOE)
(Backup)

27. REVISED LANGUAGE: CONSIDER AND TAKE APPROPRIATE ACTION ON THE REAPPOINTMENT OF THE FOLLOWING PERSONS TO THE SPECIFIED BOARDS OF COMMISSIONERS:
(Backup)

  1. GENNY KIRCHEVILLE TO THE EMERGENCY SERVICES DISTRICT NUMBER ONE EFFECTIVE IMMEDIATELY UNTIL DECEMBER 31, 2015;
  2. RO CASS TO THE EMERGENCY SERVICES DISTRICT NUMBER ONE EFFECTIVE IMMEDIATELY UNTIL DECEMBER 31, 2015;
  3. MARK EVERT TO THE EMERGENCY SERVICES DISTRICT NUMBER ONE EFFECTIVE IMMEDIATELY UNTIL DECEMBER 31, 2015;
  4. ED NEW TO THE EMERGENCY SERVICES DISTRICT NUMBER THREE EFFECTIVE IMMEDIATELY UNTIL DECEMBER 31, 2015;
  5. CARROLL KNIGHT TO THE EMERGENCY SERVICES DISTRICT NUMBER THREE EFFECTIVE IMMEDIATELY UNTIL DECEMBER 31, 2015;
  6. DAN HERMAN TO THE EMERGENCY SERVICES DISTRICT NUMBER FOUR EFFECTIVE IMMEDIATELY UNTIL DECEMBER 31, 2014;
  7. DENNIS WRIGHT TO THE EMERGENCY SERVICES DISTRICT NUMBER FIVE EFFECTIVE IMMEDIATELY UNTIL DECEMBER 31, 2015;
  8. ART GURLEY TO THE EMERGENCY SERVICES DISTRICT NUMBER FIVE EFFECTIVE IMMEDIATELY UNTIL DECEMBER 31, 2015;
  9. RUSS MUNSCH TO THE EMERGENCY SERVICES DISTRICT NUMBER EIGHT EFFECTIVE IMMEDIATELY UNTIL DECEMBER 31, 2015;
  10. AL BLUNT TO THE EMERGENCY SERVICES DISTRICT NUMBER FOURTEEN EFFECTIVE IMMEDIATELY UNTIL DECEMBER 31, 2015; AND
  11. TOM MOODY TO THE EMERGENCY SERVICES DISTRICT NUMBER FOURTEEN EFFECTIVE IMMEDIATELY UNTIL DECEMBER 31, 2015. (COMMISSIONER DAUGHERTY)

28. CONSIDER AND TAKE APPROPRIATE ACTION ON THE APPOINTMENT OF THE FOLLOWING PERSONS TO THE SPECIFIED BOARDS OF COMMISSIONERS:
(Backup)

  1. STEVE WILSON TO THE EMERGENCY SERVICES DISTRICT NUMBER NINE EFFECTIVE IMMEDIATELY UNTIL DECEMBER 31, 2015;
  2. VIRGIL FLATHOUSE TO THE EMERGENCY SERVICES DISTRICT NUMBER NINE EFFECTIVE IMMEDIATELY UNTIL DECEMBER 31, 2015;
  3. KEN CAMPBELL TO THE EMERGENCY SERVICES DISTRICT NUMBER TEN EFFECTIVE IMMEDIATELY UNTIL DECEMBER 31, 2015; AND
  4. LONNIE MOORE TO THE EMERGENCY SERVICES DISTRICT NUMBER FOURTEEN EFFECTIVE IMMEDIATELY UNTIL DECEMBER 31, 2015. (COMMISSIONER DAUGHERTY)

CONSENT ITEMS

C1. RECEIVE BIDS FROM COUNTY PURCHASING AGENT.

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

C3. RECEIVE REVENUE AND EXPENDITURE REPORTS AND OTHER STATUTORILY REQUIRED REPORTS FOR THE MONTH OF NOVEMBER, 2013 FROM THE COUNTY AUDITOR’S OFFICE.
(Backup)
(Backup - Full)

C4. APPROVE PROCLAMATION FOR AUSTIN INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT DESIGNATING THE MONTH OF FEBRUARY 2014 AS “BLACK HISTORY MONTH”. (JUDGE BISCOE)
(Backup)

ADJOURN

AGENDA
NORTHWEST TRAVIS COUNTY ROAD DISTRICT NO. 3 (GOLDEN TRIANGLE)
VOTING SESSION
TUESDAY, JANUARY 14, 2014, AT 1:30 P.M. OR
UPON ADJOURNMENT OR RECESS OF COMMISSIONERS COURT

1. APPROVE PAYMENT OF CLAIMS AND AUTHORIZE COUNTY TREASURER TO INVEST ROAD DISTRICT FUNDS.

ADJOURN

AGENDA
TRAVIS COUNTY BEE CAVE ROAD DISTRICT NO. 1 (GALLERIA)
VOTING SESSION
TUESDAY, JANUARY 14, 2014, AT 1:30 P.M. OR
UPON ADJOURNMENT OR RECESS OF COMMISSIONERS COURT

1. APPROVE PAYMENT OF CLAIMS AND AUTHORIZE COUNTY TREASURER TO INVEST ROAD DISTRICT FUNDS.

ADJOURN

AGENDA
TRAVIS COUNTY HOUSING FINANCE CORPORATION
TRAVIS COUNTY HEALTH FACILITIES DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION
CAPITAL INDUSTRIAL DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION
TRAVIS COUNTY DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY
TRAVIS COUNTY CULTURAL EDUCATION FACILITIES FINANCE CORPORATION
CAPITAL HEALTH FACILITIES DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION
VOTING SESSIONS
TUESDAY, JANUARY 14, 2014, AT 1:30 P.M. OR
UPON ADJOURNMENT OR RECESS OF COMMISSIONERS COURT

1. CONSIDER AND TAKE APPROPRIATE ACTION TO APPROVE MINUTES OF BOARD OF DIRECTORS MEETINGS OF SEPTEMBER 17, SEPTEMBER 24, OCTOBER 1, OCTOBER 8, NOVEMBER 5, DECEMBER 3 AND DECEMBER 10, 2013.
(Backup)

2. CONSIDER AND TAKE APPROPRIATE ACTION TO ELECT OFFICERS OF THE CORPORATIONS:

  1. PRESIDENT;
  2. VICE-PRESIDENT;
  3. SECRETARY;
  4. TREASURER; AND
  5. ASSISTANT SECRETARY.

ADJOURN

AGENDA
TRAVIS COUNTY COMMISSIONERS COURT
WORK SESSION
COMMISSIONERS COURTROOM, 1ST FLOOR
700 LAVACA STREET, AUSTIN, TEXAS 78701
THURSDAY, JANUARY 16, 2014, AT 1:30 P.M.

1. CONDUCT INTERVIEWS OF THE THREE TOP RANKED FIRMS FOR RFP NO. P1309-005-RV, CONSTRUCTION MANAGER AT RISK FOR THE NEW 416 WEST 11TH STREET OFFICE BUILDING AND PARKING STRUCTURE:

  1. FLINTCO CONSTRUCTIVE SOLUTIONS;
  2. JE DUNN CONSTRUCTION; AND
  3. HENSEL PHELPS.

ADJOURN

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, JANUARY 13, 2014
VOTING SESSION BEGINNING AT 6:00 P.M.

(COPIES OF THE AGENDA MAY BE OBTAINED BY TELEPHONING (512) 974-2275)
A QUORUM OF THE COMMISSIONERS COURT MAY ATTEND

TEXAS CONFERENCE OF URBAN COUNTIES (CUC)
SHERATON HOTEL, 701 EAST 11TH STREET, AUSTIN, TEXAS
ON WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 15, 2014
POLICY COMMITTEE MEETING
9:30 A.M. TO 11:30 A.M.
AND
MEMBERSHIP LUNCHEON
12:00 NOON TO 2:00 P.M.

A QUORUM OF THE COMMISSIONERS COURT MAY ATTEND


Last Modified: Wednesday, August 15, 2012 1:42 PM

Precinct Map

Precinct Lookup

Commissioners Court Meetings

Commissioners Court

  • Meets every Tuesday at 9:00 AM.
  • Agenda
Meeting Archives