I. Call to Order
Roll Call
II. Public Communication
III. County Announcements
County Announcements revisited
IV. Public Hearings
1. Receive comments regarding the petition to create Emergency Services District No. 15 and related issues. (Action Item 6) (Judge Eckhardt)
1. #1; Revised; Pub Hearing; Petition; Create ESD #15
Receive comments regarding the petition to create Emergency Services District No. 15 and related issues. (Action Item 6) (Judge Eckhardt)
2. Receive comments regarding a request to authorize the filing of an instrument to vacate two five-foot-wide public utility easements located along the common lot line of Lots 117 and 118 of Cardinal Hills Estates, Unit 14, a subdivision in Precinct Three. (Action Item 21) (Commissioner Daugherty)
1. #2; Pub Hearing; Vacate easements; Cardinal Hills Estates Unit 14 Lots 117 & 118
Receive comments regarding a request to authorize the filing of an instrument to vacate two five-foot-wide public utility easements located along the common lot line of Lots 117 and 118 of Cardinal Hills Estates, Unit 14, a subdivision in Precinct Three. (Action Item 21) (Commissioner Daugherty)
Consent Items
Receive bids from the County Purchasing Agent. (Judge Eckhardt)
1. #C1; Bids; No bids
Approve payment of claims by the County Treasurer. (Judge Eckhardt)
1. #C2; Payment of claims by County Treasurer
Authorize the County Treasurer to invest County funds. (Judge Eckhardt)
1. #C3; Authorize County Treasurer to invest County funds
Approve the Commissioners Court Minutes for the Voting Session of January 31, 2017. (Judge Eckhardt)
1. #C4; Approve Minutes for January 31 2017 voting session
V. Emergency Services
3. Consider and take appropriate action on an order concerning outdoor burning in the unincorporated areas of Travis County. (Judge Eckhardt)
4. Consider and take appropriate action regarding the issuance of a mass gathering permit for Euphoria Music Festival to be held on April 6–10, 2017, at 9507 Sherman Road, Austin, Texas 78742. (Judge Eckhardt & Commissioner Gomez)
5. Approve setting a public hearing on Tuesday, February 21, 2017, to receive comments regarding the issuance of a mass gathering permit for Luck Reunion to be held on March 16, 2017, at 1100 Bee Creek Road, Spicewood, Texas 78669. (Commissioner Daugherty)
1. #5; Set Pub Hearing; Mass Gathering permit; Luck Reunion; Spicewood
6. Consider and take appropriate action regarding the petition to create Emergency Services District No. 15 and related issues. (Public Hearing 1) (Judge Eckhardt)
1. #6; Revised; Petition; Create ESD #15
7. Consider and take appropriate action authorizing the County Executive of Emergency Services to serve as: a. An alternate member to the Region 49 Regional Review Committee b. An Emergency Services voting member on Travis County’s Emergency & Wireless Communications Coordinating Board c. The Travis County voting member serving on the Regional Radio System Governing Board d. The Travis County voting member serving on the Combined Transportation, Emergency & Communications Center Board (Commissioners Shea & Daugherty)
1. #7; County Exec Emer Svcs; Appts; Regional Review; Wireless; Radio; CTECC
VI. Justice Planning
8. Consider and take appropriate action on the DNA testing issues in the Austin Police Department Forensics Services Division, DNA Unit. (Judge Eckhardt)
9. Approve an auction of a Travis County Sheriff’s Office Vice Unit vehicle, pursuant to Texas Local Government Code § 263.152(a)(1). (Judge Eckhardt)
1. #9; Revised; Auction TCSO Vice Unit vehicle
10. Approve bond for Visiting Justice of the Peace Rudy S. Apodaca. (Judge Eckhardt)
1. #10; Approve bond; Visiting JP Rudy S Apodaca
11. Approve bond for Visiting Justice of the Peace Richard A. Olivo. (Judge Eckhardt)
1. #11; Approve bond; Visiting JP Richard A Olivo
VII. Planning and Budget
12. Consider and take appropriate action on budget amendments, transfers and discussion items. (Commissioner Gómez)
1. #12; Budget amendments transfers and discussion items
13. Consider and take appropriate action on the following grant programs, applications, contracts & related special budgets and permissions to continue: a. Annual application to the Office of the Governor to continue the Tiger Enrichment Program in the Juvenile Probation Department b. Annual application to the Office of the Governor to continue the Residential Substance Abuse Treatment Program in the Juvenile Probation Department c. Annual application to the Office of the Governor to continue the Trauma Specific Treatment for Juveniles Program in the Juvenile Probation Department d. Annual application to the Office of the Governor to continue the Parenting in Recovery/Family Drug Treatment Court Program in the Civil Courts e. Annual application to the Office of the Governor to continue the Adult Probation DWI Court Program in the Community Supervision and Corrections Department f. Annual application to the Office of the Governor to continue the Drug Diversion Court Program in the Pretrial Services Department g. Annual application to the Office of the Governor to continue the Family Violence Accelerated Prosecution Program in the County Attorney’s Office h. Annual application to the Office of the Governor to continue the Travis County Veterans Court Program in the Criminal Courts i. Annual application to the Office of the Governor to continue the Phoenix Court (Prostitution Prevention) Grant Program in the Justice Planning Department j. Permission to continue the Comprehensive Energy Assistance Program in the Health and Human Services Department until a contract can be fully executed (This item may be taken into Executive Session under the Consultation with Attorney and Personnel exceptions.) (Commissioner Gómez)
1. #13.a; Grant; Tiger Enrichment; Juvenile Prob
2. #13.b; Grant; Residential Substance Abuse Treatment; Juvenile
3. #13.c; Grant; Trauma Specific Treatment; Juvenile
4. #13.d; Grant; Parenting in Recovery; Family Drug Court
5. #13.e; Grant; Adult Probation DWI Court; CSCD
6. #13.f; Grant; Drug Diversion Court; Pretrial Svcs
7. #13.g; Grant; Family Violence Accelerated Prosecution
8. #13.h; Grant; Veterans Court
9. #13.i.; Grant; Phoenix Court; Prostitution Prevention; Justice Planning
10. #13.j; Grant; Comprehensive Energy Assistance; CEAP; HHS; Permission to continue
14. Receive briefing and take appropriate action regarding state grants and grant requirements. (This item may be taken into Executive Session under the Consultation with Attorney and Personnel exceptions.) (Judge Eckhardt)
15. Consider and take appropriate action on the appointment of Mark Gilbert to replace Belinda Powell on the Palm School Committee. (Commissioner Gómez)
1. #15; Appt Mark Gilbert; Replace Belinda Powell; Palm School Committee
16. Consider and take appropriate action on the Civil & Family Courts Capacity Project, including recommendation to begin negotiations on the selected response to the 308 Guadalupe Request for Proposal. (This item may be taken into Executive Session under the Consultation with Attorney, Real Property and Security exceptions.) (Judge Eckhardt)
Consider and take appropriate action on the Civil & Family Courts Capacity Project, including recommendation to begin negotiations on the selected response to the 308 Guadalupe Request for Proposal. (This item may be taken into Executive Session under the Consultation with Attorney, Real Property and Security exceptions.) (Judge Eckhardt)
VIII. Operations Management
17. Consider and take appropriate action on routine personnel actions. (Commissioner Gómez)
1. #17; Personnel actions
18. Consider and take appropriate action regarding tuition reimbursement requests from County employees who have completed classes in accordance with the Tuition Reimbursement Program. (Commissioner Gómez)
1. #18; Tuition reimbursements
IX. Transportation and Natural Resources
19. Consider and take appropriate action on the following regarding the capital planning process, including the 2017 Bond Referendum: a. Draft prioritized list of potential capital projects for consideration by the Citizens Bond Advisory Committee b. Safety definition for capital building projects (Commissioners Travillion & Shea)
1. #19; Capital planning process; Projects; 2017 Bond Referendum; Prioritized list; Advisory Comm; Safety
20. Consider and take appropriate action regarding a license agreement with World Golf Championship/PGA to use the Loop 360 Boat Ramp as a public access portal to the Dell Match Play Golf Tournament, to be held March 22–26, 2017, at the Austin Country Club. (Commissioner Shea)
1. #20; Lic Agmt; World Golf Championship; PGP; Loop 360 Boat Ramp; Dell
21. Consider and take appropriate action regarding a request to authorize the filing of an instrument to vacate two five-foot-wide public utility easements located along the common lot line of Lots 117 and 118 of Cardinal Hills Estates, Unit 14, a subdivision in Precinct Three. (Public Hearing 2) (Commissioner Daugherty)
1. #21; Vacate easements; Cardinal Hills Estates Unit 14 Lots 117 & 118
22. Consider and take appropriate action on a request from James Watkins for a license agreement for certain drainage improvements within Travis County right-of-way along Furlong Drive in Precinct Three. (Commissioner Daugherty)
1. #22; James Watkins; Lic Agmt; Drainage improvements; Right of way; Furling Dr
23. Approve setting a public hearing on March 21, 2017, to receive comments regarding the proposed conveyance of two parcels from Manchaca Gardens Park to the State of Texas for use for planned improvements to FM 1626 in Precinct Three as part of a pass-through funding agreement with the Texas Department of Transportation. (Commissioner Daugherty)
1. #23; Set Pub Hearing; Manchaca Gardens Park; FM 1626; Pass through funding; TXDOT
24. Consider and take appropriate action on the Thomas Ranch Master Development Plan (1,676 acres – Highway 71 – no ETJ) in Precinct Three. (Commissioner Daugherty)
1. #24; Thomas Ranch Master Development Plan
X. Purchasing Office Items
25. Approve Modification No. 5 to Contract No. 4400000072, AECOM Technical Services, Inc., Design Services for Arterial “A”. (Judge Eckhardt)
1. #25; Mod 5 Cont 4400000072; AECOM; Design; Arterial A
26. Approve Modification No. 1 to Contract No. 4400000389 and Modification No. 3 to Contract No. 4400000391, Austin Travis County Integral Care, for Psychiatric Services. (Judge Eckhardt)
1. #26; Mod 1 Cont 4400000389 Mod 3 4400000391; Integral Care; Psychiatric
27. Approve Modification No. 5 to Contract No. 4400001860, Workforce Solutions – Capital Area Workforce Board, for Child and Youth Development Services. (Judge Eckhardt)
1. #27; Mod 5 Cont 4400001860 Workforce Solutions; Child and Youth Devel
28. Approve Contract No. 4400003142, Hawkins Associates DBA Hawkins Personnel Group, for Temporary Personnel Services. (Judge Eckhardt)
1. #28; Cont 4400003142; Hawkins Personnel; Temporary
29. Approve Modification No. 18 to Contract No. 4400001068, ImageSoft Inc., for Imaging and Document Management System and Maintenance. (Judge Eckhardt)
1. #29; Mod 18 Cont 4400001068; ImageSoft; Imaging and Document Mgt Sys
30. Approve contract award for Home Refrigerators, IFB No. 1612-008-WL, to the low bidder, Lowe’s Home Centers, LLC. (Judge Eckhardt)
1. #30; Cont award Home Refrigerators; IFB 1612-008-WL; Lowe's
31. Approve Contract No. 4400003132, Shekinah Communities, Inc., for Professional Temporary Emergency Housing Services. (Judge Eckhardt)
1. #31; Cont 4400003132; Shekinah Communities; Temp Emergency Housing
32. Declare certain items surplus property and authorize equipment to be disposed of through Dell, Inc., pursuant to Texas Local Government Code § 263.152(a)(1). (Judge Eckhardt)
1. #32; Declare items as surplus; Dispose of through Dell
33. Declare phones as surplus property and donate to Sheriff's Memorial & Benevolent Society, pursuant to Texas Local Government Code § 263.152(a)(4). (Judge Eckhardt)
1. #33; Declare phones as surplus; Donate; Sheriff's Memorial & Benevelont Soc
XI. Other
34. Consider and take appropriate action on legislative matters, including: a. Update on legislative activities b. Additions to the Priorities, Policy Positions, and Positions on Other Proposals sections of the Travis County Legislative Agenda (Commissioners Shea & Daugherty)
35. Receive revenue and expenditure reports, and other statutorily required reports, for the month of December 2016 from the County Auditor’s Office. (Judge Eckhardt)
1. #35; Revenue and expenditure reports; December 2016
36. Consider and take appropriate action on issues related to the North Campus Development Project at 5325–5335 Airport Boulevard. (This item may be taken into Executive Session under the Consultation with Attorney and Real Property exceptions.) (Judge Eckhardt)
XII. Executive Session
37. Receive briefing from the County Attorney and take appropriate action regarding Cause No. 3:17-cv-243, United Healthcare Services, Inc., et al. v. Next Health LLC, et al. (Judge Eckhardt)
1. #37; Cause 317-cv-243; United Healthcare Svcs v Next Health
38. Receive briefing from the County Attorney and take appropriate action on legal issues pertaining to weapons in County facilities. (Judge Eckhardt)
39. Consider and take appropriate action regarding an update on security planning for County facilities and key personnel. (Commissioner Gómez)
XIII. Adjourn
XIV. Travis County Bee Cave Road District No. 1
1. Approve payment of claims by the County Treasurer.
2. Authorize the County Treasurer to invest County funds. (Judge Eckhardt)
1. BCRD #2; Authorize County Treasurer to invest BCRD funds
3. Approve the Travis County Bee Cave Road District No. 1 (Galleria) Minutes for the Voting Session of January 31, 2017. (Judge Eckhardt)
1. BCRD #3 Corrected; Approve BCRD minutes for January 31 2017 voting session
Adjourn