Comal County Commissioners Court 



NOTICE is hereby given that a REGULAR meeting of COMMISSIONERS COURT will be held on Thursday, April 21, 2016 at 8:30 AM in the Commissioners Courtroom, 100 Main Plaza, New Braunfels, Texas. You may visit our website at for agenda postings.
Before each regular session will be an invocation and pledges to the flags. All persons in attendance are invited to participate or not at their own personal discretion.



The following subjects will be discussed, considered, and acted upon:

1. Approve Claims.


1. Retirement Recognition of Janet M. Goetz for over ten years of service to the Comal County Justice of the Peace, Precinct #3 and to the citizens of Comal County.

2. Recognition of Employees for years of service to Comal County.

3. Citizens’ Comments. (Citizens’ Comments are limited to three minutes per person. Pursuant to the Texas Open Meetings Act, the Court is limited in its ability to respond to Citizens’ Comments.)

4. Reports by County Staff and Elected Officials on items of Community interest.

5. Presentation of the Comal County Emergency Management Quarterly Report.


2. Discuss and consider approval of Resolution 2016-8, a resolution approving a declaration of violation to the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) with respect to property located at 18315 Bracken Drive. (Pct. 2)

3. Discuss and consider approval of the following Amendments to Plats, and authorize County Judge to sign:

A. Cougar Ridge Subdivision, Unit One, combining Lots 18 and 19, establishing Lot 18R (Pct. 4)

B. Mystic Shores, Unit Thirteen, combining Lots 1666 and 1667, establishing Lot 1666R (Pct. 4)

C. Summit Extension, Phase 7, combining Lots 398, 399, and 400, establishing Lot 398R (Pct. 4)

D. The Summit North, Phase 4, combining Lots 159, 160, and 161, establishing Lot 159R (Pct. 4)

4. Discuss and consider granting a variance to the Comal County Subdivision Rules and Regulations' Major Thoroughfare Plan for the proposed VACATE AND REPLAT OF LOT 26, MARICOPA RANCH SUBDIVISION, SECTION TWO, WITH THE ADDITION OF 27.067 ACRES OUT OF THE RALPH SOWTER SURVEY NO. 20, ABSTRACT NO. 518, ESTABLISHING JELLYSTONE RV PARK, within Comal County, Texas. (Pct. 4)

5. Discuss and consider approval of Partial Release of Lien Assessment for property located at 255 Evaleen Circle, Canyon Lake, Texas 78133, Unit 3, Lots 88, 89 and 90, Arrowhead Village and authorize County Judge to sign.

6. Discuss and consider approval of refunds (over $2,500.00) of ad valorem tax overpayments or erroneous payments and authorize the Comal County Tax Assessor-Collector to remit refund payments.

7. Discuss and consider approval of Tax Assessor-Collector’s Monthly Collection Report – March 2016.

8. Discuss and consider approval of the following Texas Division of Emergency Management Public Assistance Subgrants and authorize County Judge to sign:

A. PA-06-TX-4223-PW-00341;

B. PA-06-TX-4223-PW-00594 and Amendment;

C. PA-06-TX-4223-PW-00597.

9. Discuss and consider approval and authorize County Judge to sign the following:

A. Agreement by and between Vigilant Solutions, Inc. and Comal County, Texas;

B. ECS Merchant Processing Application & Agreement;

C. Addendum One to ECS Merchant Processing Agreement; and

D. Addendum to Merchant Processing Agreement by and between U.S. Alliance Group, Inc. d/b/a Electronic Cash Systems and Comal County, Texas.

10. Discuss and consider approval of a budget amendment in the Law Library Fund Reserves in the amount of $12,200.47 for the law librarian position approved by Commissioners Court on April 7, 2016.

11. Discuss and consider approval of a new line in the Sheriff's office for mental commitments and amend the budget to transfer funds, FROM: County Courts at Law #1 & #2 - Mental Commitments, TO: Sheriff - Mental Commitments.

12. Discuss and consider approval of the following:

A. Acceptance of resignation of Wayne Tyson from Emergency Services District #6 Board of Commissioners; and

B. Appointment of Roger Sassman to fill the unexpired term vacated by Wayne Tyson on the Emergency Services District #6 Board of Commissioners.


In accordance with Chapter 551 of the Texas Government Code, Subchapter D, Commissioners Court may convene in a closed session to discuss any of the following items; any final action or vote taken will be in public.

(A) Deliberate and consider the purchase, exchange, lease or value of real property, in accordance with Section 551.072, of the Texas Government Code.

(B) Deliberate issues regarding economic development negotiations in accordance with Section 551.087, of the Texas Government Code.

(C) Deliberate pending/ contemplated litigation, settlement offer(s), and matters concerning privileged and unprivileged client information deemed confidential by Rule 1.05 of the Texas Disciplinary Rules of Professional Conduct in accordance with Section 551.071, of the Texas Government Code.

NOTE: Commissioners Court reserves the right to retire into executive session concerning any of the items listed on this Agenda whenever it is considered necessary and legally justified under the Open Meetings Act (Chapter 551 of the Texas Government Code).

NOTE: Persons with disabilities who plan to attend this meeting and who may need auxiliary aids or services such as interpreters for persons who are deaf or hearing impaired, readers, or large print, are requested to contact the Commissioners Court Office at 221-1107 at least two (2) days prior to the meeting so that appropriate arrangements can be made.