I. Call to Order
1. Roll Call
II. Public Communication
III. County Announcements
Consent Items
Receive bids from the County Purchasing Agent. (Commissioner Daugherty)
a. #C1; Bids; 1905-015-SK Solid waste disposal services; 1905-012-SK moving and storage services
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 Session of July 16, 2019. (Judge Eckhardt)
a. #C4; Approve minutes; July 16, 2019 vs
IV. Public Hearings
1. Receive comments regarding setting the salaries of elected officials for Fiscal Year (FY) 2020. (Action Item 9) (Judge Eckhardt)
a. #1; PH; Setting; Salaries of elected officials; FY 2020
Close the Public Hearing in Item 1
2. Receive comments regarding the resubdivision of Lot 2, Block A, Wells Branch, Phase O, Section Two (final plat – two commercial lots – 4.063 acres – 2113 West Wells Branch Parkway – City of Austin two-mile ETJ) in Precinct Two. (Action Item 25) (Commissioner Shea)
a. #2; PH; Resubdivision of Lot 2 Block A Well Branch Phase O Section Two
Close the Public Hearing in Item 2
V. Emergency Services
3. 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)
VI. Intergovernmental Relations
4. Consider and take appropriate action on Census 2020 matters, including: a. Introduction of Census Program Manager b. Update on Austin-Travis County Census 2020 Complete Count Committee activities c. Adoption of a resolution supporting Travis County participation in Census 2020 activities (Judge Eckhardt)
a. #4; Census 2020; Cansus Program Manager; Resolution; Travis County participation
VII. Justice Planning
5. Consider and take appropriate action on the grant application to the Texas Indigent Defense Commission for a public defender office in Travis County. (Judge Eckhardt)
a. #5; Grant application; Texas Indigent Defense Commission; TIDC; public defender office
b. #5; Additional; Grant application; Texas Indigent Defense Commission; TIDC; public defender office
Item 9 revisited
Item 5 revisited
6. Consider and take appropriate action on a request to amend Travis County Code Chapter 113, ADA Grievance Procedures, to remove a personal name and change the section’s heading. (Commissioner Gómez)
a. #6; Amend; Travis County Code Chapter 113 ADA Grievance Procedures; remove personal names; update section headings
7. Consider and take appropriate action on a request from the Travis County Sheriff’s Office’s to authorize and fund one School Resource Officer position for the Lake Travis Independent School District. (Commissioner Daugherty)
a. #7; Request; fund; Resource School Officer position; Lake Travis Independent School District
VIII. Operations Management
8. Consider and take appropriate action on: a. Routine personnel actions b. Non-routine personnel actions (Commissioners Travillion & Gómez)
a. #8; Personnel actions
9. Consider and take appropriate action regarding setting the salaries of elected officials for FY 2020. (Public Hearing 1) (Judge Eckhardt)
a. #9; Set salaries; elected officials; FY 2020
Item 9 revisited
Item 9 revisited
Item 9 revisited
Item 9 revisited
10. Consider and take appropriate action on a license agreement with the City of Austin for the City’s use of 50 parking spaces on the roof of the 700 Lavaca parking garage. (Commissioner Gómez)
a. #10; License agreement; City of Austin; 50 parking spaces; 700 Lavaca parking garage
IX. Planning and Budget
11. Consider and take appropriate action on budget amendments, transfers, and discussion items. (Commissioner Gómez)
a. #11; Budget amendments transfers and discussion items
12. Consider and take appropriate action on permission to continue the Travis County CAPITAL AmeriCorps Project in the Health and Human Services Department until a contract can be fully executed. (Commissioner Gómez)
a. #12; Permission to continue; CAPITAL AmeriCorps Project; HHS
13. Consider and take appropriate action on the budget hearing schedule. (Commissioner Gómez)
a. #13; Budget hearing schedule
14. Consider and take appropriate action on the following regarding Travis County Code Chapter 28, Economic Development Incentives: a. Placing a moratorium on new applications for incentive agreements b. Directing staff to research revising the policy to align it with Commissioners Court goals and focus on programs for which external funding can be leveraged (Commissioners Shea & Gómez)
a. #14; Update; Travis County Code Chapter 28 Economic Developmemt; moratoriun new applications; incentive agreements
X. Purchasing Office Items
15. Receive briefing regarding the Contract Compliance Program. (Commissioner Daugherty)
a. #15; Briefing; Contract Compliance Program
b. #15; Additional; Briefing; Contract Compliance Program
16. Approve contract award for limestone quarry blocks, 4’ x 2’ x 2’, IFB No. B1905-004-LD, to the low bidder, Espinoza Stone. (Commissioner Daugherty)
a. #16; IFB B1905-004-LD; Espinoza Stone; limestone quarry blocks
17. Approve exemption and contract award of Contract No. 4400004357, FFT, LLC, for functional family therapy training and consultation. (Commissioner Daugherty)
a. #17; Exemption and contract award; 4400004357; FFT LLC; functional family therapy training and counseling
18. Consider and take appropriate action on: a. Contract award for aviation insurance coverage, RFP No. 1906-002-KE, to sole respondent, Falcon Insurance Agency, Inc. b. Authorization for Risk Manager to inform Falcon Insurance Agency, Inc. of Commissioners Court decision to reject the Terrorism (TRIA) coverage (Commissioner Daugherty)
a. #18; Revised; Aviation insurance coverage; RFP 1906-002-KE; Falcon Agency Insurance Agency Inc;
19. Declare used law books received from the Federal Courthouse as surplus property and approve donation to Goodwill Industries. (Commissioner Daugherty)
a. #19; Declare used law books surplus; donate; Goodwill; Federal Courthouse
20. Approve Modification No. 2 to Contract No. 4400003620, Humana Insurance Company, for Medicare Advantage with Prescription Drug (MAPD) coverage. (Commissioner Daugherty)
a. #20; Mod No.2 4400003620; Humana Insurance Company; Medicare Advantage with Prescription Drug coverage; MAPD
21. Consider and take appropriate action on: a. Order exempting the purchase of flight tracking and flight data monitoring services from Skytrac Systems, Ltd. from the competitive procurement process b. Contract award to Skytrac Systems, Ltd., for flight tracking and flight data monitoring services (Commissioner Daugherty)
a. #21; Exemption Order and contract award; flight tracking and flight data monitoring services; Skytrac Systems Ltd
22. Approve contract award for cyber liability insurance coverage, RFP No. 1901-028-KE, to sole respondent, USI Southwest, Inc. (Commissioner Daugherty)
a. #22; Contract award; RFP 1901-028-KE; cyber liabilty insurance coverage; USI Southwest Inc
XI. Transportation and Natural Resources
23. Consider and take appropriate action regarding a request from the Texas Department of Transportation to certify the Travis County road inventory of 1254 miles for 2018. (Commissioners Travillion & Shea)
a. #23; Request; Texas Department of Transportation; TxDot; certify; Travis County road inventory for 2018; 1254 miles
24. Consider and take appropriate action on the release of liability and settlement paid to the County for damages to the roadway caused during the filming of the “Fear the Walking Dead” television show in Precinct One. (Commissioners Travillion & Shea)
a. #24; realease of liabilty; settlement paid; damages to roadway; filming; Walking Dead
25. Consider and take appropriate action on the resubdivision of Lot 2, Block A, Wells Branch, Phase O, Section Two (final plat – two commercial lots – 4.063 acres – 2113 West Wells Branch Parkway – City of Austin two-mile ETJ) in Precinct Two. (Public Hearing 2) (Commissioner Shea)
a. #25; Resubdivision of Lot 2 Block A Well Branch Phase O Section Two
26. Consider and take appropriate action regarding payment and reimbursement of costs and expenses related to the creation and organization of the Southwestern Travis County Groundwater Conservation District. (This item may be taken into Executive Session under the Consultation with Attorney exception.) (Commissioner Daugherty)
a. #26; payment and reimbursement; costs and expenses; Creation; Southwestern Travis Groundwater Conservation District
27. Consider and take appropriate action on a license agreement with Viking Ship Kayak Rentals to allow for daily concession sales at Arkansas Bend Park in Precinct Three. (Commissioner Daugherty)
a. #27; License agreement; Viking Ship Kayak Rentals; daily concession sales; Arkansas Bend Park
XII. Other
28. Receive update from the Travis County Healthcare District DBA Central Health regarding the District’s upcoming FY 2020 budget and report of services provided. (Judge Eckhardt)
a. #28; Central Health; FY 2020 Budget; services provided
29. Consider and take appropriate action on the Travis County Healthcare District DBA Central Health proposed FY 2020 homestead tax exemption for Travis County residents. (Judge Eckhardt)
a. #29; Central Health; FY 2020 homestead tax exemption
30. Consider and take appropriate action on an interlocal agreement with the Austin Independent School District regarding the Underage Drinking Prevention Program (UDPP). (Judge Eckhardt)
a. #30; Interlocal agreement; ILA; Austin Independent School District; ISD; Underage Drinking Prevention Program; UDPP
XIII. Executive Session
31. Receive legal briefing in Amy Smith, et al. v. City of Austin, et al., Case No. 1:18-CV-5051, and other claims and actions that relate to this litigation.1 (Judge Eckhardt)
32. Receive briefing and take appropriate action regarding a resolution to designate the Travis County Exposition Center and related infrastructure as a venue project, in accordance with Local Government Code Chapter 334, and designate that the method of financing for the venue project is the imposition of a new hotel occupancy tax that is subject to approval of voters at an election called for such purpose.1&2 (Judge Eckhardt)
XIV. Adjourn