TX - Travis: Travis County Commissioners Court

Get alerted when your passions are being discussed in Austin, Del Valle, Leander and more for free

Issues discussed this meeting include:

Get Alerts On New Meetings
Sign Up
When and Where is the Next Meeting?
[ See More ]

Travis County Commissioners Court

Page 1 of 8

Travis County Commissioners Court

Tagged Passions:court

Sarah Eckhardt County Judge

Tagged Passions:judge

Jeffrey W. Travillion, Sr. Commissioner, Precinct 1

Gerald Daugherty Commissioner, Precinct 3

Brigid Shea Commissioner, Precinct 2

Margaret J. G mez Commissioner, Precinct 4

Travis County Administration Building, Commissioners Courtroom, 700 Lavaca Street, Austin, Texas 78701

Tagged Passions:streets

AGENDA VOTING SESSION TUESDAY, JUNE 18, 2019 9 AM

Tagged Passions:voting

At the discretion of the County Judge, members of the public may be allowed to testify before the Commissioners Court on any item listed on this

agenda during the time the item is taken up. During Public Communication, the County Judge will allow members of the public to communicate to the Court about County issues not on the agenda. The Judge may limit the time allotted to Public Communication to allow adequate deliberation of posted items.
Tagged Passions:communications, Communications, judge, and court

During Public Communication, County Announcements, or any other subject not specifically noticed on this agenda, the Court cannot deliberate; Court

members may interact only by providing factual information or existing policy. Discussion must be restricted to proposing the subject be placed on a future meeting s agenda.
Tagged Passions:legal, communications, policy, Communications, and court

This meeting may include one or more members of the Commissioners Court that will participate by videoconference. The presiding officer will be

physically present and it is their intent to preside over the meeting at the Travis County Administration Building, Commissioners Courtroom, 700 Lavaca Street, Austin, Texas 78701. The meeting shall be open to the public during the open portions of the meeting, and the member participating by videoconference shall be visible and audible to the public for as long as the member participates while speaking.
Tagged Passions:streets and court

For press inquiries, please email PIO@traviscountytx.gov or call (512) 854-8740.

PUBLIC COMMUNICATION COUNTY ANNOUNCEMENTS

Tagged Passions:communications and Communications

CONSENT

C1. Receive bids from the County Purchasing Agent. (Commissioner Daugherty)

Tagged Passions:rfp, RFP, and purchasing

C2. Approve payment of claims by the County Treasurer. (Judge Eckhardt)

Tagged Passions:legal, Treasurer, TREASURER, and judge

C3. Authorize the County Treasurer to invest County funds. (Judge Eckhardt)

Tagged Passions:funding, legal, Treasurer, TREASURER, and judge

TRAVIS COUNTY COMMISSIONERS COURT VOTING SESSION JUNE 18, 2019

Tagged Passions:voting and court

Page 2 of 8

C4. Approve the minutes for the Commissioners Court Voting Session of June 4, 2019. (Judge Eckhardt)

Tagged Passions:voting, judge, and court

PUBLIC HEARINGS

Tagged Passions:hearing

1. Receive comments regarding temporary road closures on Airline Terrace, Creedmoor

Tagged Passions:airport, streets, and street closure

Road, Planeview Drive, and Viewing Place, to replace waterlines in Precinct Four. (Action Item 32) (Commissioner G mez)

Tagged Passions:streets and water

RESOLUTIONS PROCLAMATIONS

Tagged Passions:recognition

2. Approve proclamation recognizing June 2019 as Pride Month in Travis County.

Tagged Passions:recognition

(Judge Eckhardt)

Tagged Passions:legal and judge

3. Approve proclamation recognizing June 19, 2019, as Juneteenth Texas Emancipation Day in Travis County. (Commissioner Travillion)

Tagged Passions:recognition

EMERGENCY SERVICES

Tagged Passions:services and emergency

4. Consider and take appropriate action regarding:

A. Outdoor burning in the unincorporated areas of Travis County B. County response to natural disaster or other emergency (Judge Eckhardt)

Tagged Passions:legal, emergency, and judge

5. Consider and take appropriate action on the appointments of the following to the Emergency Services District (ESD) 16 Board of Commissioners, for

terms effective immediately and ending on the respective dates:
Tagged Passions:appointments, services, and emergency

A. Rusty Jedlicka (term ending December 31, 2020) B. Debra Opdahl (term ending December 31, 2019) C. Kristy Quigley (term ending December 31, 2020)

D. Charles Valadez (term ending December 31, 2020) E. Becky Wynn (term ending December 31, 2019) (Commissioner Daugherty)

HEALTH HUMAN SERVICES

Tagged Passions:health and services

6. Consider and take appropriate action on the following related to the Community

Development Block Grant available through the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD):

Tagged Passions:grant, development, Development, and housing

A. Program Year 2019 2023 Goals:

Tagged Passions:program

1) Community Development: infrastructure projects to benefit 13,000 people 2) Housing: owner housing projects to benefit 40 housing units

Tagged Passions:development, Development, community development, and housing

TRAVIS COUNTY COMMISSIONERS COURT VOTING SESSION JUNE 18, 2019

Tagged Passions:voting and court

Page 3 of 8

B. Program Year 2019 Projects: 1) Austin s Colony Street Improvements 641,392 2) Forest Bluff Street Improvements 135,000 3) Kennedy Ridge Wastewater

Improvements 155,000 4) Administration Planning 232,848 5) Disaster Response Interim Assistance (alternate project) up to 100,000 6) Forest Bluff Street Improvements (alternate project) 900,000 7) Kennedy Ridge Wastewater Improvements (alternate project) 750,000 8) Owner Occupied Home Repair and Septic Repair and Installation (alternate
Tagged Passions:planning, sewer, streets, program, and streetscape

project) up to 270,000 9) Land Acquisition for Affordable Housing (alternate project) up to 500,000

Tagged Passions:housing

(Commissioners Shea G mez)

JUSTICE PLANNING

Tagged Passions:planning

7. Consider and take appropriate action on a request from the Travis County Sheriff s Office (TCSO) regarding the State Plan of Operation (SPO)

between the State of Texas and TCSO. (Judge Eckhardt)
Tagged Passions:legal, public safety, and judge

OPERATIONS MANAGEMENT

8. Consider and take appropriate action on:

A. Routine personnel actions B. Non-routine personnel actions (Commissioners Travillion G mez)

Tagged Passions:personnel

9. Consider and take appropriate action on the following FY 2020 compensation issues:

Tagged Passions:compensation

A. 2019 market salary survey project B. Livable wage rate increase (Commissioners Travillion G mez)

Tagged Passions:market

10. Receive update on elected officials compensation for FY 2020. (Commissioners

Tagged Passions:compensation

Travillion G mez)

11. Consider and take appropriate action on the alignment of pay and pay grade for Deputy Constables. (Commissioner Travillion)

PLANNING BUDGET

Tagged Passions:planning and budget

12. Consider and take appropriate action on budget amendments, transfers, and

Tagged Passions:budget

discussion items. (Commissioner G mez)

TRAVIS COUNTY COMMISSIONERS COURT VOTING SESSION JUNE 18, 2019

Tagged Passions:voting and court

Page 4 of 8

13. Consider and take appropriate action on an annual contract with the Texas Indigent Defense Commission to continue the Formula Grant Indigent

Defense Grant Program in the Criminal Courts. (Commissioner G mez)
Tagged Passions:grant, legal, boards and commissions, contract, program, poverty, and court

14. Consider and take appropriate action regarding update on the development of the

Tagged Passions:development and Development

FY 2020 Budget and remaining key calendar dates. (Commissioner G mez)

Tagged Passions:budget

PURCHASING

Tagged Passions:purchasing

15. Approve contract award for voice and data telecommunication services, RFP No. P1809-002-SV, to the highest ranked proposer, CenturyLink.

(Commissioner Daugherty)
Tagged Passions:rfp, RFP, contract, Telecommunications, services, and telecommunications

16. Consider and take appropriate action regarding electronic monitoring services, including one or more of the following items:

Tagged Passions:services

A. Either:

1) Consider the recommendation presented by the Purchasing Agent and approve contract award for electronic monitoring services, RFP P1806-002-LC, to

the highest-ranked proposer, Recovery Monitoring Solutions Corporation DBA Recovery Healthcare Corporation
Tagged Passions:rfp, RFP, contract, services, purchasing, and healthcare

or 2) Reject all proposals received in response to RFP P1806-002-LC

Tagged Passions:rfp and RFP

B. Approve an order exempting electronic monitoring services from the competitive procurement requirements in Local Government Code 262.023, pursuant

to the public health or safety exemption in 262.024(a)(2), and award contracts to the incumbent vendors, Recovery Healthcare Corporation and Victim Safety First, for initial terms of six months, on terms that are substantially the same as the terms contained in their most recent contracts with the County
Tagged Passions:health, contract, services, purchasing, and healthcare

C. Instruct the Purchasing Agent to develop a request for proposals or other appropriate solicitation instrument to resolicit electronic monitoring

services for Travis County prior to the expiration of the contracts with Recovery Healthcare Corporation and Victim Safety First
Tagged Passions:contract, services, purchasing, healthcare, and solicitation

D. Take any other necessary or appropriate action regarding the procurement or solicitation of electronic monitoring services

Tagged Passions:services, purchasing, and solicitation

(This item may be taken into Executive Session under the Consultation with Attorney exception.) (Commissioner Daugherty)

Tagged Passions:legal

17. Approve contract award for professional consulting services, Fitzhugh Road bicycle

Tagged Passions:streets, contract, services, Bicycles, and bicycles

safety improvements, RFQ No. Q1901-004-LJ, to the most highly qualified respondent, Doucet Associates, Inc. (Commissioner Daugherty)

18. Approve contract award for painting services, CSP No. C1901-008-AC, to the sole

Tagged Passions:arts, contract, and services

respondent, GG s Construction, LLC. (Commissioner Daugherty)

Tagged Passions:construction

TRAVIS COUNTY COMMISSIONERS COURT VOTING SESSION JUNE 18, 2019

Tagged Passions:voting and court

Page 5 of 8

19. Approve Modification No. 25 to Contract No. 4400001068, ImageSoft, Inc., for imaging and document management system and maintenance.

(Commissioner Daugherty)
Tagged Passions:contract

20. Approve Modification No. 16, termination of Contract No. 4400000229 with

Tagged Passions:contract

Manatron, Inc., for the purchase, installation, and maintenance of deed indexing system. (Commissioner Daugherty)

Tagged Passions:purchasing

21. Approve Modification No. 2 to Contract No. 4400000794, San Marcos Treatment

Tagged Passions:contract

Center, for residential treatment services. (Commissioner Daugherty)

Tagged Passions:services

22. Approve contract awards for sign materials, IFB No. B1903-011-LD, to the following low bidders:

Tagged Passions:rfp, RFP, contract, and materials

A. Vulcan Signs Groups A, B, and D B. Osburn Associates Groups C and F C. Pathmark Traffic Equipment, LLC Groups E and H (Commissioner Daugherty)

Tagged Passions:equipment and traffic

23. Consider and take appropriate action to:

A. Approve termination of Contract No. 4400000246, with VP Imaging Inc., for

Tagged Passions:contract

invoice imaging system B. Authorize Purchasing Agent to issue notice of termination in accordance with

Tagged Passions:purchasing

Contract No. 4400000246 (Commissioner Daugherty)

Tagged Passions:contract

24. Consider and take appropriate action to:

A. Declare two house structures as surplus and authorize their sale at live auction B. Declare certain structures as salvage and worthless property

and authorize the
Tagged Passions:sale, surplus, auction, and property

Purchasing Agent to destroy or otherwise dispose of as worthless property (Commissioner Daugherty)

Tagged Passions:purchasing and property

TRANSPORTATION NATURAL RESOURCES

Tagged Passions:transportation

25. Consider and take appropriate action on:

A. Park at Blackhawk IV, Phase 5B (long form plat 52 total lots Pflugerville ETJ)

Tagged Passions:zoning and parks

in Precinct One B. Subdivision construction agreement with Gehan Homes, Ltd. (Commissioner Travillion)

Tagged Passions:construction and subdivision

TRAVIS COUNTY COMMISSIONERS COURT VOTING SESSION JUNE 18, 2019

Tagged Passions:voting and court

Page 6 of 8

26. Consider and take appropriate action on:

A. Elm Creek North Preliminary Plan (402 single-family lots, 14 open space/

drainage/landscape lots, one amenity lot, and one commercial lot 102.93 acres City of Elgin ETJ) in Precinct One

Tagged Passions:buildings and grounds, commercial, and stormwater

B. Phasing agreement with Lennar Homes of Texas Land and Construction, Ltd. (Commissioner Travillion)

Tagged Passions:construction

27. Consider and take appropriate action on:

A. Lake Travis Enclave Final Plat (43 single-family lots, five park/amenity/drainage

Tagged Passions:zoning, parks, and stormwater

lots, two private street lots 10.003 acres) in Precinct Three B. Subdivision construction agreement with Lake Travis Enclave, LLC (Commissioner

Daugherty)
Tagged Passions:construction, streets, and subdivision

28. Consider and take appropriate action on a request to use an alternative fiscal agreement for Provence Phase 1, Section 2, in Precinct Three.

(Commissioner Daugherty)

29. Consider and take appropriate action on a variance requested to 30 Texas Administrative Code Chapter 285.91, Table X, relating to the setback

from a surface improvement to tanks for a property located at 1503 Ridgecrest Drive in Precinct Three. (Commissioner Daugherty)
Tagged Passions:property

30. Consider and take appropriate action on a request for a variance to septic regulations

Tagged Passions:regulation

to allow use of a pipe smaller than state minimum as a part of an on-site sewage facility in Precinct Three. (Commissioner Daugherty)

Tagged Passions:facility

31. Consider and take appropriate action on an interlocal agreement with the City of Bee

Cave regarding the Vail Divide road project in Precinct Three. (Commissioner Daugherty)

Tagged Passions:streets

32. Consider and take appropriate action regarding temporary road closures on Airline

Tagged Passions:airport, streets, and street closure

Terrace, Creedmoor Road, Planeview Drive, and Viewing Place, to replace waterlines in Precinct Four. (Public Hearing 1) (Commissioner G mez)

Tagged Passions:streets, water, and hearing

33. Consider and take appropriate action on the El Dorado Preliminary Plan (51 total

lots, 24 single-family lots fully within Travis County and 26 single-family lots and one drainage/PUE lot within Caldwell/Hays/Travis County 93.61

total acres, 64.63 acres within Travis County SH 21 and Williamson Road City of Mustang Ridge ETJ) in Precinct Four. (Commissioner G mez)
Tagged Passions:streets and stormwater

34. Set a public hearing on July 16, 2019, to receive comments regarding a request to

Tagged Passions:hearing

authorize the filing of an instrument to vacate a public utility easement located over and across Lot A and Lot B, McAngus Road Addition, a

subdivision in Precinct Four. (Commissioner G mez)
Tagged Passions:streets, utility, Utility, subdivision, and easement

TRAVIS COUNTY COMMISSIONERS COURT VOTING SESSION JUNE 18, 2019

Tagged Passions:voting and court

Page 7 of 8

35. Consider and take appropriate action on:

A. Turners Crossing Preliminary Plan (1,326 single-family lots, two multi-family lots,

one future school site, 31 park/open space/drainage/landscape lots, two amenity lots, and three commercial lots 468.54 acres City of Austin ETJ) in

Precinct Four
Tagged Passions:parks, buildings and grounds, commercial, education, and stormwater

B. Phasing agreement with Meritage Homes of Texas, LLC (Commissioner G mez)

36. Set a public hearing on July 16, 2019, to receive comments regarding a request to authorize the filing of an instrument to vacate a public

utility easement located over and across Lot 1 and Lot 2, Vega Subdivision, a subdivision in Precinct Four. (Commissioner G mez)
Tagged Passions:utility, Utility, subdivision, hearing, and easement

OTHER

37. Consider and take appropriate action on the scope of work for a strategic plan for

Tagged Passions:strategic

Travis County. (Judge Eckhardt)

Tagged Passions:legal and judge

38. Consider and take appropriate action on the appointment of Kasey A. Hanson to the Austin Travis County Food Policy Board, for a term effective

immediately and ending February 28, 2021. (Commissioner Travillion)
Tagged Passions:appointments and policy

EXECUTIVE SESSION

Note 1 Texas Government Code 551.071, Consultation with Attorney Note 2 Texas Government Code 551.072, Real Property Note 3 Texas Government Code

551.074, Personnel Matters Note 4 Texas Government Code 551.076, Security Note 5 Texas Government Code 551.087, Economic Development Negotiations Note 6 Texas Government Code 551.089, IT Security
Tagged Passions:legal, economic development, security, development, personnel, Development, and property

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.
Tagged Passions:court

39. Receive legal briefing in Amy Smith, et al. v. City of Austin, et al., Case No. 1:18-CV-

Tagged Passions:legal

5051, and other claims and actions that relate to this litigation.1 (Judge Eckhardt)

Tagged Passions:legal and judge

40. Receive briefing from County Attorney and take appropriate action regarding Travis County v. Statewide Educational Consulting and Counseling

Associates, Inc., Cause No. D-1-GN-15-002535 in the 345th Travis County District Court.1 (Judge Eckhardt)
Tagged Passions:legal, services, judge, and court

41. Consider and take appropriate action regarding a counter-offer received for the

County s planned purchase of Parcel 12, required as right-of-way for the FM 969 Capital Improvement Roadway Project in Precinct One.1 2 (Commissioner

Travillion)
Tagged Passions:capital spending, Capital Spending, purchasing, and property

TRAVIS COUNTY COMMISSIONERS COURT VOTING SESSION JUNE 18, 2019

Tagged Passions:voting and court

Page 8 of 8

42. Consider and take appropriate action regarding an offer to sell Parcel 21 (in lieu of a previously planned donation by SHFC Del Valle Land LLC),

required as right-of- way for the FM 969 Capital Improvement Roadway Project in Precinct One.1 2 (Commissioner Travillion)
Tagged Passions:donation, capital spending, Donation, Capital Spending, and property

43. Consider and take appropriate action on the enforcement of and possible amendments

to County development regulations.1 (Commissioner Daugherty)

Tagged Passions:regulation, development, and Development

44. Consider and take appropriate action regarding a private property owner s offer to sell 3.348 acres of undeveloped land to Travis County, with

such property located along Bee Creek Road, identified as Parcel 1, and required for development of access to the County s planned Bee Creek Sports Complex in Precinct Three.1 2 (Commissioner Daugherty)
Tagged Passions:streets, development, Development, property, and sports

45. Consider and take appropriate action regarding a private property owner s offer to

Tagged Passions:property

sell approximately 30 acres of undeveloped land to Travis County, with such property located between West Fitzhugh Road and Hamilton Pool Road, east

of the Pedernales River in Precinct Three.1 2 (Commissioner Daugherty)
Tagged Passions:streets, watershed, and property

ADJOURN

TRAVIS COUNTY BEE CAVE ROAD DISTRICT NO. 1 VOTING SESSION TUESDAY, JUNE 18, 2019

Tagged Passions:streets and voting

UPON ADJOURNMENT OR RECESS OF COMMISSIONERS COURT VOTING SESSION

Tagged Passions:voting and court

1. Approve payment of claims by the County Treasurer. (Judge Eckhardt)

Tagged Passions:legal, Treasurer, TREASURER, and judge

2. Authorize the County Treasurer to invest County funds.

Tagged Passions:funding, Treasurer, and TREASURER

3. Approve the minutes for the Travis County Bee Cave Road District No. 1 Voting Session of April 9, 2019. (Judge Eckhardt)

Tagged Passions:legal, streets, voting, and judge

ADJOURN

TRAVIS COUNTY COMMISSIONERS COURT WORK SESSION THURSDAY, JUNE 20, 2019 1:30 PM

Tagged Passions:court

TRAVIS COUNTY ADMINISTRATION BUILDING COMMISSIONERS COURTROOM 700 LAVACA STREET, AUSTIN, TEXAS

Tagged Passions:streets

1. Discuss SNAP report recommendations and next steps.

ADJOURN


[ See More ]
Council Map

Welcome!

Monitor up to five cities and counties and get alerts when they plan to vote on topics you're passionate about.