I. Call to Order
1. Roll Call
II. Public Communication
III. County Announcements
IV. Public Hearings
1. Receive comments regarding a resolution of no objection for Austin Parmer II Apartments to be located at East Parmer Lane and Bellingham Drive, Travis County, Texas 78653. (Action Item 8) (Commissioner Travillion)
a. #1; PH; Resolution of No Objection; Austin Parmer II Apartments
Close the Public Hearing in Item 1
2. Receive comments regarding a petition to create the Velocity Crossing Public Improvement District in Precinct Four. (Action Item 17) (Commissioner Gómez)
Close the Public Hearing in Item 2
3. Receive comments regarding a request to authorize the filing of an instrument to vacate a public utility easement located adjacent to the right-of-way lines of Lot 3, Easton Park Section 1B Final Plat, and Lot 3A, Easton Park Section 1B Amended Plat, subdivisions in Precinct Four. (Action Item 24) (Commissioner Gómez)
a. #3; PH; Vacation; public utility easement; right-of-way; Lot 3 Easton Park Section 1B Final Plat; Lot 3A Easton Park Section 1B Ameded Plat
Close the Public Hearing in Item 3
V. Resolutions and Proclamations
4. Approve proclamation recognizing February 2019 as “Black History Month” in Travis County. (Commissioner Travillion)
a. #4; Proclamation; Black History Month
5. Approve proclamation recognizing February 2019 as “National Teen Dating Violence Awareness and Prevention Month” in Travis County. (Commissioners Daugherty & Gómez)
a. #5; Proclamation; National Teen Dating Violence Awareness and Prevention Month
Consent Items
Receive bids from the County Purchasing Agent. (Commissioner Daugherty)
a. #C1; bids; no bids
Approve payment of claims by the County Treasurer. (Judge Eckhardt)
a. #C2; Payment of claims
Authorize the County Treasurer to invest County funds. (Judge Eckhardt)
a. #C3; Invest County funds
Approve the minutes for the Commissioners Court Voting Sessions of January 29 and February 5, 2019. (Judge Eckhardt)
a. #C4; Approve minutes; Jan 29 & Feb 5 vs 2019
VI. Emergency Services
6. Consider and take appropriate action regarding: a. Outdoor burning in the unincorporated areas of Travis County b. County response to natural disaster or other emergency (Judge Eckhardt)
7. Set a public hearing on Tuesday, February 19, 2019, to receive comments regarding the issuance of a mass gathering permit for Luck Reunion to be held on March 14, 2019, at 1100 Bee Creek Road, Spicewood, Texas 78669. (Commissioner Daugherty)
a. #7; Set PH; Issuance; Mass Gathering Permit; Luck Reunion
VII. Health and Human Services
8. Consider and take appropriate action on a resolution of no objection for Austin Parmer II Apartments to be located at East Parmer Lane and Bellingham Drive, Travis County, Texas 78653. (Public Hearing 1) (Commissioner Travillion)
a. #8; Revised; Resolution of No Objection; Austin Parmer II Apartments
9. Receive update from the Epidemiology and Disease Surveillance Unit of the Austin Public Health Department on the incidence of influenza and other respiratory illnesses in Travis County. (Commissioners Shea & Gómez)
a. #9; Update; Epidemiology and Disease Surveillance Unit, Austin Public Health Department; influenza; respiratory illnesses
10. Consider and take appropriate action on the following related to the Travis County Health Authority: a. Acceptance of resignation from Philip P. Huang, M.D., M.P.H. b. Appointments of Mary Ann Rodriguez, M.D. as Interim Health Authority for Travis County, and Ming Tang, M.D., and Mark Escott, M.D., M.P.H., each individually as an Alternate Health Authority for Travis County, for terms effective immediately and ending December 31, 2019 (Commissioners Shea & Gómez)
a. #10; Accept resignation Philip P Huang; Appoint Mary Ann Rodriguez Interim jealth Authority; Ming Tang, Mark Escott alternate Health Authority
VIII. Intergovernmental Relations
11. Consider and take appropriate action on legislative matters, including: a. Update on organization of the 86th Legislature b. Status of Travis County Legislative Priorities (Judge Eckhardt)
IX. Justice Planning
12. Consider and take appropriate action regarding Indigent Legal Services (ILS) Work Group membership. (Judge Eckhardt)
a. #12; Indigent Legal Services Work Group membership; ILS
X. Operations Management
13. Consider and take appropriate action on: a. Routine personnel actions b. Non-routine personnel actions (Commissioners Travillion & Gómez)
a. #13; Personnel actions
14. Consider and take appropriate action on a license agreement between Travis County and the Austin Criminal Defense Lawyers Association regarding the use of the first-floor conference room at the Travis County Ned Granger Building. (Commissioner Gómez)
a. #14; License agreement; Austin Criminal Defense Laywers Association; conference room; Neg Grainger Building
XI. Planning and Budget
15. Consider and take appropriate action on budget amendments, transfers, and discussion items. (Commissioner Gómez)
a. #15; Budget amendments transfers and discussion items
16. Consider and take appropriate action on the following grant programs, applications, contracts & related special budgets, and permissions to continue: a. New grant application with Bluebonnet Electric for an Energy Assistance Program in the Health and Human Services Department (HHS) b. Annual contract with the Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs (TDHCA) to continue the Comprehensive Energy Assistance Program (CEAP) for FY19 in HHS c. Annual contract with TDHCA to continue the Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) Weatherization Assistance for FY19 in HHS (Commissioner Gómez)
a. #16; Grants
b. #16.a; Grant application; Bluebonnet Electric; Energy Assistance Program; HHS
c. #16.b; Annual contract; Texas Dept of Housing and Community Affairs; TDHCA; Comprehensive Energy Assitance Program; CEAP; HHS
d. #16.c; Annual contract; TDHCA; Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program; LIHEAP; HHS
17. Consider and take appropriate action on the creation of the Velocity Crossing Public Improvement District. (Public Hearing 2) (Commissioner Gómez)
a. #17; Creation; Velocity Crossing Public Improvement District; PID
18. Consider and take appropriate action on the Civil & Family Courts Facilities Project. (This item may be taken into Executive Session under the Consultation with Attorney and Real Property exceptions.) (Judge Eckhardt)
XII. Purchasing Office Items
19. Approve exemption and contract award of Contract No. 4400004171, Eversheds Sutherland (US) LLP, for Legal Services related to the HUB Program. (Commissioner Travillion)
a. #19; Exemption and contract award; 4400004171; Eversheds Sutherland (US) LLP; legal services; HUB Program
20. Approve contract awards for Janitorial Services, Various Locations, RFP# P1807-019-PS, to the most highly qualified respondents as follows: a. Contract No. 4400004190 – UBM Enterprise, Inc., Various Locations (Groups A, B, C, D, E, F, G, H, I, J, K, L, and N), Group B (Precinct 4), and TNR Locations b. Contract No. 4400004191 – K-B Contract Cleaning, Inc., Various Locations (Group M), and Group A (Precinct 3) (Commissioner Daugherty)
a. #20.a; Contract award; 4400004190; Janitorial Services; UBM Enterprise Inc; Various locations; Groups A, B, C, D, E, F, G, H, I, J, K, L, and N; Precinct 4; TNR
b. #20.b; Contract award; 4400004191; Janitorial Services; K-B Contract Cleaning Inc; Various locations; Group M; Group A Precinct 3
XIII. Transportation and Natural Resources
21. Receive presentation from Capital Metropolitan Transportation Authority staff on the pilot program for Transit-Oriented Development Planning. (Judge Eckhardt)
a. #21; Presentation; Capital Metropolitan Transportation Authority; CapMetro; pilot program; Transit-Oriented Development Planning
22. Consider and take appropriate action on the acceptance of dedication of the public street and drainage facilities within Austin’s Colony Section 10A, a subdivision in Precinct One. (Commissioner Travillion)
a. #22; Accept streets and drainage; Austin's Colony Section 10A
23. Set a public hearing on Tuesday, March 19, 2019, to receive comments regarding the resubdivision of Cheney Acres Subdivision (Lot 4, Block B, The Post Oak – one single-family lot – 1.973 acres – City of Austin two-mile ETJ) in Precinct One. (Commissioner Travillion)
a. #23; Set PH; resubdivision Cheney Acres Subdivision, Lot 4 Block B The Post Oak
24. Consider and take appropriate action on a request to authorize the filing of an instrument to vacate a public utility easement located adjacent to the right-of-way lines of Lot 3, Easton Park Section 1B Final Plat, and Lot 3A, Easton Park Section 1B Amended Plat, subdivisions in Precinct Four. (Public Hearing 3) (Commissioner Gómez)
a. #24; Order; Vacation; public utility easement; right-of-way; Lot 3 Easton Park Section 1B Final Plat; Lot 3A Easton Park Section 1B Ameded Plat
25. Consider and take appropriate action on a license agreement with Stalwart Films, LLC for use of a portion of Southeast Metro Park as a filming location in Precinct Four. (Commissioner Gómez)
a. #25; License agreement; Stalwart Films LLC; Portion of Southeast Metro Park; Filming location
XIV. Other
26. Consider and take appropriate action on the reappointment of Thomas Schroeder to the Austin Travis County Food Policy Board, for a term effective immediately and ending February 28, 2021. (Commissioner Shea)
a. #26; Reappoint; Thomas Schroeder; Austin Travis County Food Policy Board
27. Consider and take appropriate action on the reappointment of Lorig Hawkins to the Austin Travis County Food Policy Board, for a term effective March 1, 2019, and ending February 28, 2021. (Commissioner Daugherty)
a. #27; Reappoint; Lorig Hawkins; Austin Travis County Food Policy Board
28. Consider and take appropriate action on the reappointment of Felipe Camacho to the Austin Travis County Food Policy Board, for a term effective immediately and ending July 31, 2022. (Commissioner Gómez)
a. #28; Felipe Comancho; Austin Travis County Food Policy Board
XV. Executive Session
29. Receive legal briefing in Amy Smith, et al. v. City of Austin, et al., Case No. 1:18-CV-5051.1 (Judge Eckhardt)
30. Receive briefing and take appropriate action regarding violations of Texas state law and the Travis County Code by Chaparral Woods, LLC, and related people and entities, that occurred in connection with Lots 1 and 2 of the Roundmountain Oaks Subdivision located at approximately 14811 and 14901 Chaparral Drive.1 (Judge Eckhardt)
a. #30; Violations; Texas state law; Travis County Code; Chaparral Woods LLC, related poeple and entities; Lots 1 & 2 Roundmountain Oaks Subdivision; 14811 & 14901 Chaparral Drive
31. Receive briefing and take appropriate action regarding the offer to settle the claims asserted in Travis County, Texas v. Mustang Kimbro Estates, LLC and Uriel Castro, Cause No. D-1-GN-18-004770.1 (Judge Eckhardt)
a. #31; Offer to settle; claims; Travis County v Mustang Kimbro Estates LLC and Uriel Castro; Cause No D-1-GN-18-004770
32. Consider and take appropriate action regarding a real estate issue in Central North Austin.1&2 (Commissioner Travillion)
a. #32; Real Estate issue; Central North Austin
XVI. Adjourn
XVII. 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)
a. BCRD #2; Invest County funds
3. Approve the minutes for the Travis County Bee Cave Road District No. 1 Voting Sessions of January 29 and February 5, 2019. (Judge Eckhardt)
a. BCRD #2; Invest County funds
XVIII. Adjourn