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Agendas and Minutes

PUBLIC NOTICE
REGULAR COMMISSIONERS COURT MEETING
JIM HOGG CO. COURTHOUSE, 102 E. TILLEY
HEBBRONVILLE, TX 78361
AUGUST 14, 2017
9:30 A.M.
 
17-08-001 CALL TO ORDER BY THE HONORABLE HUMBERTO GONZALEZ COUNTY JUDGE
17-08-002 ROLL CALL BY THE HONORABLE ZONIA G. MORALES, JIM HOGG COUNTY CLERK
17-08-003 PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE
17-08-004 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.
 
17-08-005 ADOPTION OF MINUTES |  A-1
17-08-006 DEPARTMENTAL REPORTS | A-2
17-08-007 FINANCIAL REPORT (CO. TREASURER/CO. AUDITOR) | A-3
17-08-008 APPROVE BILLS | A-4
17-08-009 APPROVE PAYROLLS FOR 07/28/17 AND 08/11/17. | A-5
17-08-010 COMMUNICATIONS | A-6
17-08-011 DISPENSE WITH REGULAR ORDER OF BUSINESS.
17-08-012 REPORTS AND PRESENTATIONS 
A. COMMISSIONERS COURT TO PRESENT THE 2016 DISTINGUISHED SERVICE AWARD (DSA) TO THE JIM HOGG COUNTY HISTORICAL COMMISSION. | A-7
B. JOHN DEERE TRACTOR FINAL PRICE OF $8023.52 ANNUAL OF $2674.52. | A-8
 
17-08-013 DELIBERATE AND CONSIDER ON THE FOLLOWING ITEMS
  1. BUDGET AMENDMENTS AND/OR BUDGET LINE ITEM TRANSFERS. | A-9
  2. REAPPOINTMENT OF YOLANDA DAVIS TO THE BORDER REGION HEALTH CENTER BOARD OF TRUSTEES FOR A 2 YEAR TERM. | A-10
  3. JIM HOGG CO. ISD ATHLETIC DEPARTMENT IS REQUESTING THE USAGE OF THE JIM HOGG CO. AIRPORT FOR THE ANNUAL CROSS COUNTRY MEET TO BE HELD ON OCT. 7, 2017. | A-11
  4. HISTORICAL COMMISSION IS REQUESTING THE USE OF COURTHOUSE GROUNDS ON OCT. 14, 2017, RANCHING HERITAGE DAY. [REQUESTED BY IDALIA DAVILA] | A-12
  5. ACCEPT LETTER OF RESIGNATION AND REMOVE FROM COUNTY PAYROLL MATTHEW DUDLEY EFFECTIVE AUGUST 4, 2017. | A-13
  6. APPROVE THE 2018 SHERIFF AND CONSTABLE FEES. [REQUESTED BY ZONIA MORALES, COUNTY CLERK] | A-14
  7. APPROVE THE PAYMENT OF ELECTION JUDGES AND CLERKS (AS SUBMITTED BY COUNTY CHAIR) FOR THE SPECIAL ELECTION HELD ON TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 7, 2017 FOR BOTH EARLY VOTING, MONDAY, OCT. 23, 2017 – FRIDAY, NOV. 3, 2017 FROM 9 AM – 5 PM, AND ELECTION DAY 7 AM – 7 PM: PRESIDING JUDGE: $10.00; ASST. PRESIDING JUDGE: $9.50; CLERK-$9.00. (TO BE PAID OUT OF ELECTIONS 66-400-405) [REQUESTED BY ZONIA MORALES, COUNTY CLERK] | A-15
  8. APPROVE TO PAY OFFICE STAFF AT COUNTY CLERK’S OFFICE AND TAX ASSESSOR’S OFFICE FOR HOURS WORKED AFTER 7 HRS. PER DAY; DURING EARLY VOTING PERIOD WHICH BEGINS 09/01/17 THRU ELECTION DAY 11/07/17. PLEASE NOTE THAT THE CLERK’S OFFICE AND THE TAX ASSESSOR’S OFFICE REMAIN OPEN UNTIL POLLS CLOSE AT 7 PM AND AT LEAST TWO PERSONS STAY UNTIL THE FINAL RESULTS. (TO BE PAID OUT OF ELECTIONS 66-400-405) [REQUESTED BY ZONIA MORALES, COUNTY CLERK] | A-16
  9. APPROVE ORDER OF SPECIAL ELECTION HELD ON NOV. 7, 2017.[REQUESTED BY ZONIA MORALES, COUNTY CLERK] | A-17
  10. APPROVE ADVERTISEMENT FOR NOTICE OF SPECIAL ELECTION HELD ON NOV.7, 2017. (TO BE PAID OUT OF ELECTIONS 66-400-405) [REQUESTED BY ZONIA MORALES, COUNTY CLERK] | A-18
  11. APPROVE THE 2017 ANTICIPATED COLLECTION RATE. [REQUESTED BY NORMA HINOJOSA, TAX ASSESSOR/COLLECTOR] | A-19
  12. APPROVE NOTICE OF PROPOSED TAX RATE. [REQUESTED BY NORMA HINOJOSA, TAX ASSESSOR/COLLECTOR] | A-20
  13. APPROVE TO ADD TO POLICY MANUAL – “COUNTY EMPLOYEES MAY NOT SELL OR BARTER ANYTHING TO THE COUNTY, OR MAKE ANY CONTRACT WITH THE COUNTY, OR PURCHASE ANYTHING FROM THE COUNTY OTHER THAN THOSE THINGS WHICH THE COUNTY OFFERS GENERALLY TO THE PUBLIC AND THEN ONLY ON THE SAME TERMS AS ARE OFFERED TO THE PUBLIC.” | A-21
  14. APPROVE FOR COUNTY AUDITOR TO PUT BUDGET OF $1887 IN LINE ITEM 10-460-335 JUVENILE DETENTION FEES. | A-22
 
17-08-014 PROPOSED BUDGET AMENDMENTS TO THE 2017-2018 BUDGET
  1. DISCUSS AND TAKE ACTION ON INCREASING THE HISTORICAL COMMISSION BUDGET TO $2000. | A-23
  2. DISCUSS AND TAKE ACTION ON GIVING ALL COUNTY EMPLOYEES INCLUDING ELECTED OFFICIALS A COST OF LIVING SALARY INCREASE OF 3%, 5% OR 7%. | A-24
  3. DISCUSS AND TAKE ACTION ON ELIMINATING THE LEPC – EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT SERVICE COORDINATOR BUDGET LINE ITEMS. | A-25
  4. DISCUSS AND TAKE ACTION ON CLOSING THE COUNTY SWIMMING POOL FOR THE 2018 SEASON. | A-26
  5. REINSTATE CONSTABLE 4 REPAIRS/SUPPLY/FUEL LINE ITEM ON THE PROPOSED BUDGET TO $3000. | A-27
 
17-08-015 APPROVE ADVERTISEMENT TO GIVE NOTICE OF ELECTED OFFICIALS AND PRECINCT OFFICERS COST OF LIVING SALARY INCREASE. | A-28
17-08-016 RESOLUTIONS AND PROCLAMATIONS
  1. ADOPT RESOLUTION AWARDING GRANT WORKS AS THE PROFESSIONAL ADMINISTRATIVE PROVIDER SELECTED FOR THE 2017-2018 TEXAS CDBG COLONIA FUND PROJECT. | A-29
  2. ADOPT RESOLUTION AWARDING CIVIL ENG.CONSULTANTS AS THE PROFESSIONAL ENGINEERING PROVIDER SELECTED FOR THE 2017-2018 TEXAS CDBG COLONIA FUND PROJECT. | A-30
 
17-08-017 EXECUTIVE SESSION
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.
 
17-08-018 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 9 DAY OF AUGUST, 2017.
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 10TH DAY OF AUGUST, 2017 AT 1:10PM AND SAID NOTICE REMAINS SO POSTED CONTINUOUSLY FOR AT LEAST 72 HOURS  PRECEDING THE SCHEDULED TIME OF SAID MEETING.
 
DATED THIS 10TH DAY OF AUGUST, 2017. 
BY ZONIA G. MORALES, COUNTY CLERK
BY KATY MORALES DEPUTY CLERK