Travis County

Agenda Item

Receive briefing regarding Special Commissioners’ Award concerning the Travis County Civil and Family Courts Facilities Project (Travis County v. R. Stephen McNally, Cause No. C-1-CV-19-000028) and authorize the County Attorney to take appropriate legal action, as needed.1&2 (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 46 would be considered in Executive Session pursuant to Gov’t. Code Ann. 551.071, Consultation with Attorney and Gov’t. Code Ann. 551.072, Real Property.

MOTION: Authorize the Planning and Budget Office to make automatic transfers to deposit funds satisfying the Special Commissioners' Award into the Registry of the Court, and authorize the County Attorney to proceed to final judgment as discussed in Executive Session regarding Travis County v R. Stephen McNally.

MOVER:Gerald Daugherty, Commissioner
SECONDER:Margaret J. Gómez, Commissioner
AYES:Sarah Eckhardt, Jeffrey W. Travillion Sr, Brigid Shea, Gerald Daugherty, Margaret J. Gómez


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. Although there is lots of good 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 PMExecutive 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. I do know that the city of austin is also engaged in filling a vacancy on the sobering center. I don't know where they are in their process.
Do you know where they are in the process?
They're in the middle -- they're in the middle of interviews right now. It does not appear that they've made a selection yet.
4:37 PMDo we know who is heading that up?
That would be the health and human services committee of the city of austin.
Who chairs that? do you know?
That is chair natasha harper madison.