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Agendas and Minutes



Public Notice
Regular Commissioners Court Meeting
Jim Hogg Co. Courthouse, 102 E. Tilley
Hebbronville, Tx 78361
September 12, 2016
9:30 AM
16-09-001 Call To Order By The Honorable Humberto Gonzalez County Judge
16-09-002 Roll Call By The Honorable Zonia G. Morales, Jim Hogg County Clerk
16-09-003 Pledge Of Allegiance
16-09-004 Prayer
16-09-005 Public Comments – This Section Provides The Public The Opportunity To Address The Commissioners Court On Any Item On The Agenda. Members Of The Public Wishing To Participate Must Register On The Public Participation List Specifying Which Agenda Item They Wish To Comment On.
16-09-006 Adoption Of Minutes | A-1
16-09-007 Departmental Reports | A-2
16-09-008 Financial Report (Co. Treasurer/Co. Auditor) | A-3
16-09-009 Approve Bills | A-4
16-09-010 Approve Payrolls For 08/26/2016 And 09/09/16. | A-5
16-09-011 Communications
A. IRS 2014 Examination (Audit) For Jim Hogg County Tax Period 2014-03, 2014-06, 2014-09, And 2014-12. [Requested By County Treasurer Gloria Benavides] | A-6
16-09-012 Dispense With Regular Order Of Business.
16-09-013 Reports And Presentations | A-7
16-09-014 Deliberate And Consider On The Following Items
A. Budget Amendments And/Or Budget Line Item Transfers.
1. Amend And Transfer $275.00 From Line Item 10-565-375 Oil, Fuel, Repairs To 10-565-312 Travel Conference For The Health Inspection Fee Of $150.00 And The Food Managers Certification Of $125.00. [Requested By Petra Garcia, Social Services] | A-8 
B. Utilization Of 300 Ft. Tower 9 Miles Out Of Hebbronville For Wireless Network. Also, Approve Payment For Two Computers Purchased For The County: One For The Airport And The Other For The Commissioners Courtroom. [Requested By Adam Ogan] | A-9
C. Open, Review And Possibly Accept Sealed Bid #105 And #106 For Property For Sale By Jim Hogg County. Bid #101 Will Not Be Opened Or Any Action Will Be Taken On This Bid. | A-10
D. Approve Food Establishment Application For $150.00 For The Required State Inspection For Jim Hogg County Nutrition Center. As Required By The State And The Title Iii Grant. [Requested By Petra Garcia, Social Services] | A-11
E. Accept/Approve Mcu Grant # 1856511 ($44,923.83) [Requested By Sheriff Alarcon] | A-12
F. Approve Grant #1856511 Budget And Open New Line Items. (Budget Attached) [Requested By Sheriff Alarcon] | A-13
G. Authorize County Treasurer To Open New Account For Grant #1856511. [Requested By Sheriff Alarcon] | A-14
H. Recommendation To Hire Marco Coronado As Dog Catcher Effective Sept. 12, 2016 To Be Paid $9.93 Per Hr., Full Time With A 90 Day Waiting Period (Ins). | A-15
I. Approve Notices Of Public Hearing For Funding The Preservation And Restoration Of County And District Records Archived And The Budget. [Requested By Zonia Morales] | A-16
J. Approve Contract From Jhcisd To Combine Elections For The November 8, 2016 General Election. [Requested By Zonia Morales, County/District Clerk] | A-17
K. (If Contract Is Approved) Approve The Payment Of Election Judges And Clerks (As Submitted By County Chair) For The Uniform Election Held On Tuesday, Nov. 8, 2016 From 9Am - 5Pm, And Election Day 7Am – 7Pm. Presiding Judge - $12.00; Asst. Presiding Judge - $11.50; Clerk - $11.00. [Requested By Zonia G. Morales, County/District Clerk] |  A-18
L. (If Contract Is Approved) Approve To Make Monica Carrera A Full Time Clerk With Overtime And No Benefits Until Election Day Nov. 8, 2016. [Requested By Zonia G. Morales, County/District Clerk] | A-19
M. (If Contract Is Approved) Approve Revised Advertisement For Notice Of Election Held On Nov. 8, 2016. [Requested By Zonia G. Morales, County/District Clerk] | A-20
N. Approve The Distribution Of Halloween Candy On Monday, October 31, 2016; 3:00 Pm To 5:00 Pm, Courthouse, Southside, Tilley Street. [Requested By Gloria Benavides, County Treasurer] | A-21
16-09-015 Resolutions And Proclamations
A. Adopt Opposition To Appraisal Caps And Revenue Caps Resolution. | A-22
B. Adopt Opposition To Unfunded Mandates Resolution. | A-23
C. Adopt State Funds For Indigent Criminal Defense Resolution. | A-24
16-09-016 Executive Session
A. Discussion Of New Fiscal Budget Dealing With Personnel And Possibly Approve Proposed Budget To Be Filed With The County Clerk. | A-25
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
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.
16-09-017 Adjourn
Pursuant To The Authority Granted Government Code, Chapter 551, The Commissioners Court May Convene A Closed Session To Discuss Any Of The Above Agenda Items. Immediately Before Any Closed Session, The Specific Section Or Sections Of The Government Code, Chapter 551 That Provides Statutory Authority Will Be Announced.
Dated This 9th Day Of September, 2016.
By Humberto Gonzalez, County Judge

Certification Of Notice And Posting

I, The Undersigned, County Clerk, Do Hereby Certify That The Above Notice Of Meeting Of The Jim Hogg County Commissioners Court, Is A True And Correct Copy Of Said Notice, And That I Posted A True And Correct Copy Of Said Notice On The Bulletin Board At The Courthouse Of Jim Hogg County, Texas, At A Place Readily Accessible To The General Public At All Times On The 9th Day Of September, 2016. At 9:00 AM And Said Notice Remains So Posted Continuously For At Least 72 Hours Preceding The Scheduled Time Of Said Meeting.
Dated This 9th Day Of September, 2016. 
By Zonia G. Morales, County Clerk