NUECES COUNTY, TEXAS COMMISSIONERS COURT AGENDA NOTICE OF PUBLIC MEETING
December 3, 2014
The Nueces County Commissioners Court will meet on the above date at 9:00 a.m. in the Commissioners Courtroom, 3rd floor, Nueces County Courthouse, 901 Leopard, Corpus Christi, Texas. SAMUEL L. NEAL, JR. COUNTY JUDGE MIKE PUSLEY COMMISSIONER, PRECINCT NO. 1 JOE A. GONZALEZ COMMISSIONER, PRECINCT NO. 2 OSCAR O. ORTIZ COMMISSIONER, PRECINCT NO. 3 JOE MCCOMB COMMISSIONER, PRECINCT NO. 4 DIANA T. BARRERA, CLERK OF THE COURT INFORMATION ON THE COMMISSIONERS COURT AGENDA CONSENT AGENDA: At most meetings, the Commissioners Court establishes a Consent Agenda. It consists of those Agenda Items which are routine or non-controversial, and which neither a member of the Commissioners Court nor the public has asked to be pulled for discussion. Once the Commissioners Court has established the Consent Agenda, Agenda Items included on it will be voted upon in one vote, and will not be discussed separately unless requested by the County Judge, Commissioner, or a citizen. EXECUTIVE SESSION: The Commissioners Court may go into Executive Session to discuss those matters listed anywhere on the Agenda or as otherwise permitted by law. PUBLIC COMMENT: Members of the public will have the opportunity to address the Commissioners Court during this section on any Agenda Item or any subject within its jurisdiction except a matter related to pending litigation. Each speaker should sign in on the Public Comment Sheet available at the rear of the Courtroom at least five (5) minutes before commencement of the Commissioners Court meeting. Speakers should limit their comments to two (2) minutes. The County Judge may, if he deems it necessary, limit both the number of speakers and the time allotted to each speaker. Under the law, the Commissioners Court may only take action on items specifically listed on the Agenda. Subject matter presented which is not part of the Agenda will be referred to the appropriate department for review and subsequent action. Materials submitted during public hearings will not be returned unless prior arrangements have been made through the County Clerk, with the approval of the County Judge. At least ten (10) copies of any document to be used by any speaker should be available for distribution. The speaker’s name and, if applicable, Agenda Item number should be clearly marked on such documents. Public Comment for items not on the Agenda will normally be held at the end of the meeting. ADJOURNMENTS IN MEMORY: The Commissioners Court may adjourn the meeting in memory of deceased community leaders, County employees, and other distinguished persons. Requests for Adjournment in Memory may be made through any County Commissioner or the County Judge. AUXILIARY AIDS OR SERVICES: Persons with disabilities who plan to attend this meeting of the Commissioners Court, and who may need special assistance, services or auxiliary aids, should contact the Office of the Nueces County Judge (361-888-0444) at least forty-eight (48) hours ahead of the meeting so that appropriate arrangements can be made.
B. Pledge of Allegiance to the United States of America and Texas Flags.
C. County Judge will call roll, note date, time, and location of meeting, and certify a quorum is present.
2. PUBLIC COMMENT: This section provides the public the opportunity to address the Commissioners Court on any issues within its jurisdiction. The Commissioners Court may not take formal action on any requests made during the Public Comment period which are not on the Agenda, but can refer such requests to County staff for review if appropriate.
A. Authorize payment of bills - manual check registers dated November 21, 2014.
B. Authorize payment of bills - regular bill summaries dated November 14, 2014 and November 21, 2014.
C. Authorize payment of bills - special motions list dated December 3, 2014.
D. Approve personnel actions of a budgeted nature: 1. Unfreeze List No. 698 2. Personnel changes reports dated November 14, 2014 and November 21, 2014.
E. Authorize payment of Pcard purchases for the month of October 2014.
F. Authorize payment of bills - group health insurance claims and fees: TPA weekly check register - November 6, 2014 to November 13, 2014.
G. Approve the 2014 Chapter 59 Asset Forfeiture Report for Constable 5.
H. Approve the following Tax Deeds and highest minimum bid to date: 1. 2.0 acres of land, more or less, out of the Roberts & White Subdivision, being Lot 5301, San Petronila Estates Unit 5, unrecorded, in the amount of $5,000.00; 2. Lot 6, Block 70, West End Addition to Bishop, in the amount of $2,800.00; 3. Lot 11, Block 57, West End Addition to Bishop, in the amount of $3,100.00; 4. Lot 15, Block 4, Flour Bluff Heights, unrecorded, in the amount of $3,000.00; 5. Lot 16, Block 4, Flour Bluff Heights, unrecorded, in the amount of $3,000.00; 6. Lot 17, Block 4, Flour Bluff Heights, unrecorded, in the amount of $3,000.00; 7. Lot 40, Block ‘H’, Don Patricio Subdivision, in the amount of $2,000.00; 8. Lot 8, Block 5, Flour Bluff Heights, in the amount of $2,000.00; 9. The west one-half of Lot 20, Lola Johnson Belk Addition, in the amount of $3,200.00; 10. Lot 11, Block 5, Tierra Alta Addition, in the amount of $1,250.00; 11. Lot 34, Block 7, Westgate Heights, in the amount of $3,000.00; 12. Lot 9, Block 9, Robstown Original Townsite, in the amount of $2,000.00; 13. Lot 2, Block 1, Tom Price Addition, in the amount of $1,250.00; 14. Lot 6, Phillips 66 Subdivision, in the amount of $2,500.00; 15. Lot H-2, Priour Tract Subdivision, in the amount of $2,000.00; 16. Lot H-3, Priour Tract Subdivision, in the amount of $2,500.00; 17. Lot G, Priour Tract Subdivision, in the amount of $2,000.00; 18. Lots 14 and 15, Block 5, Seikel Addition, in the amount of $1,500.00; 19. Lots 18 and 19, Bay Terrace Addition, in the amount of $1,500.00; 20. Lots 9 and 11, Block 26, Brooklyn Addition, in the amount of $27,147.18; 21. Lot 34, Block 6, High Terrace Subdivision, in the amount of $6,000.00; 22. Lot 31, Block 1, Loma Vista Addition, in the amount of $1,500.00; 23. The south one-half of Lot 44, Block 2, Hudson Acres, less the west 30 feet thereof, in the amount of $250.00.
I. Accept Amendment No. 10 to the State Assistance Financial Contract 2014-2015 to provide the Juvenile Probation Department additional funds in the amount of $10,000 from the Texas Juvenile Justice Department (TJJD) for a study of the Positive Achievement Change Tool (P.A.C.T) as approved by the Juvenile Board.
J. Accept the award and execution of an agreement between Justice Benefits, Inc. (JBI) and the Nueces County Juvenile Board as approved by the Juvenile Board.
K. Approve execution of the Beach Cleaning and Maintenance Assistance Agreement - GLO Contract No. 15-062-006.
L. Authorize sole source purchase of equipment for the the Juvenile Department camera system from Camsec+.
M. Authorize the purchase of twenty(20) 1000 watt metal halide sportslights, four breakers and two contactors from Facility Solutions Group (FSG) for the Little League baseball fields at the Lyondell Park.
N. Authorize sole source purchase and execution of modification No. 4 for renewal of software license and service agreement with TRI-CEP (Treatment Research Institute) related to the Court Evaluation Program for the Magistrate Drug Court.
O. Approve execution of Amendment No. 1 with EPIC Aviation, LLC for IFB No. 2947-13 Aviation Fuel for Nueces County Airport.
P. Approve execution of Amendment No. 1 with Bay, LTD for IFB No. 2949-13 Hot Mix Asphaltic Concrete Type D, PG 64-22.
Q. Approve execution of Amendment No. 1 with Ergon Asphalt & Emulsions, Inc. for IFB No. 2950-13 SS-1 Emulsified Asphalt.
R. Authorize the execution of Amendment No. 3 for a one-year extension with Schindler Elevator Corp, Inc. for IFB No. 2823-09 Maintenance Service of Elevators in Courthouse, Sheriff’s Office & I.B. Magee Park Buildings.
4. REGULAR AGENDA:
A. AGENDA ITEMS
1. Receive a brief from Sheriff Kaelin on the Jail Camera System Upgrades.
A. Consult with County Attorney to discuss the status of Case No. 2014-DCV-0432-B; Rose Crago v Jim Kaelin and David Crago, in the 117th Judicial District Court of Nueces County, Texas, and related matters.
B. Discuss and consider Defendant's proposed settlement offer in Cause No. 2014-CCV-61698-4, Nueces County, Texas v. Integrity Communications, Ltd. and Bill Sugarek, In the Nueces County Court at Law No. 4, and related matters.
C. Consult with County Attorney to discuss and consider Cause No. 13-13-00570-CV, Nueces County, Texas v. Virginia Canas, In the Thirteenth District Court of Appeals on appeal from Cause No. 2012-CCV-60799-1, Virginia Canas v. Nueces County, Texas, in the County Court at Law No. 1 of Nueces County, Texas(Senior Judge Robert M. Blackmon, by assignment) authorize mediation and settlement, and related matters.