Comal County Commissioners Court December 15, 2016

NOTICE OF MEETING

COMMISSIONERS COURT OF COMAL COUNTY TEXAS

NOTICE is hereby given that a REGULAR meeting of COMMISSIONERS COURT will be held on Thursday, December 15, 2016 at 8:30 AM in the Commissioners Courtroom, 100 Main Plaza, New Braunfels, Texas. You may visit our website at www.co.comal.tx.us 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.

CALL TO ORDER:

8:30 AM ACTION AGENDA:

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

1. Approve Claims.

WORKSHOP AGENDA:

1. 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.)

2. Retirement Recognition of James R. Holder for twenty years of service to the Comal County Sheriff's Office and to the citizens of Comal County.

3. Retirement Recognition of Tommy G. Ward for over twenty-three years of service to the Comal County Sheriff's Office and to the citizens of Comal County.

4. Retirement Recognition of Max R. Wommack for twenty years of service to the Comal County Sheriff's Office and to the citizens of Comal County.

5. Retirement Recognition of Christian C. Yeary for over sixteen years of service to the Comal County Sheriff's Office and to the citizens of Comal County.

6. Retirement Recognition of Jeffrey Iglesias for over eight years of service to the Comal County Sheriff's Office and to the citizens of Comal County.

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

8. Presentation of the Public Health November 2016 Report.

ACTION AGENDA CONTINUED:

2. Discuss and consider approval of the Amendment to Plat of Canyon Lake Hills, Unit No. 2, combining Lots 841 and 842, establishing Lot 841R. (Pct. 1)

3. Discuss and consider approval of the Amendment to Plat of Scenic Heights, Unit No. 2, combining Lots 284, 285, and 286, establishing Lot 284R. (Pct. 1)

4. Discuss and consider approval of the Amendment to Plat of Ensenada Shores at Canyon Lake, Unit One, combining Lots 11 and 12, establishing Lot 11R. (Pct. 1)

5. Discuss and consider approval of the Amendment to Plat of Cypress Cove, Section Eleven, combining Lots 9 and 10 of Block 2, establishing Lot 9R. (Pct. 4)

6. Discuss and consider approval of the Amendment to Plat of Mystic Shores, Unit Eight, combining Lots 913 and 914, establishing Lot 913R. (Pct. 4)

7. Discuss and consider approval of the Amendment to Plat of The Summit North, Phase 3, combining Lots 155 and 156, establishing Lot 155R. (Pct. 4)

8. Discuss and consider granting a variance to the minimum lot size requirements for OSSF Permit #105059 and direct the County Engineer to issue said permit or to take appropriate action. (Pct. 4)

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

10. 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.

11. Discuss and consider approval of the following line-item transfers to cover expenditures for the remainder of the year:

(A) FROM: Administrative Costs and Jail, TO: Administrative Costs, Vehicle Maintenance and Contract Services;

(B) FROM: Sheriff and Jail, TO: General Fund Transfers Out and Capital Projects Fund;

(C) FROM: Jail Salaries and Benefit Lines, TO: Jail Hourly and Medical Services; and

(D) FROM: Sheriff Hourly Personnel, Benefit Lines and Training & Education, TO: Sheriff Multiple Lines.

12. Discuss and consider approval of line-item transfer in Environmental Health, FROM: Books & Publications, TO: Copier Lease & Maintenance to cover overages and additional costs for the remainder of the year.

13. Discuss and consider approval of line-item transfer in Road and Bridge, FROM: Office Supplies, TO: Copier Lease & Maintenance to cover overage and additional costs for the remainder of the year.

14. Discuss and consider approval of line-item transfer in Justice of the Peace #3, FROM: Hospitalization, TO: Non-capital Equipment to cover the cost of a Fellowes shredder.

15. Discuss and consider awarding or rejecting Bid 2016-460 Earthwork for Tennis Courts 5 & 6 for Jumbo Evans Sports Park and authorize Purchasing Director to take all necessary action.

16. EXECUTIVE SESSIONS:

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.