Travis County

Agenda Item

Receive legal briefing regarding O’Donnell v. Harris County, Texas, Case No. 16-CV-01414, U.S. District Court, Southern District, Houston Division, and related cases, and their implications for Travis County.1 (Judge Eckhardt)


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Meeting History

Feb 11, 2020 9:00 AM Video Commissioners Court Voting Session
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Judge Eckhardt announced that Item 45 would be considered in Executive Session pursuant to Gov’t. Code Ann. 551.071, Consultation with Attorney.



Feb 11, 2020 9:00 AMVideo (Windows Media) MP4 VideoCommissioners CourtVoting Session

4:35 PMOur votes. [ recess ] .
We are back after a brief recess, and we're going to complete our work for today. We already handled 28, correct? We did. So let's go to agenda item 42, which was discuss in executive session. There is no need for action today.

4:35 PMGood work going open behind the scenes.

4:35 PMOn agenda item 43 blessedly there's no action because that case is dismissed. Item 44, no action necessary today. 45, no action necessary today. On agenda item number 46, Commissioner Daugherty, do you have a motion?
4:36 PMI have a motion and I move to authorize planning and budget to make automatic transfers to deposit funds satisfying the special commissioners awarded to the registry of the court and authorize the county attorney to proceed to final judgment as discussed in executive session regarding travis county versus r steven mcnaly.
Motion by Commissioner Daugherty, seconded by Commissioner Gomez. All those in favor. That passes unanimously. Next let's go to the sobering center item agenda item 12. Is it the court's desire to take a vote today? Would you like to take a week to consider? We have three amazing candidates.