I. Call to Order
1. Roll Call
II. Public Communication
III. County Announcements
IV. 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 Session of February 4, 2020. (Judge Eckhardt)
a. #C4; Approve minutes; February 4, 2020 vs
V. Reconsider Consent Motion
Reconsider Consent Motion
Reapprove Consent Motion
VI. Public Hearings
1. Receive comments regarding the issuance of a mass gathering permit for Luck Reunion, to be held on March 19 & 20, 2020, at 1100 Bee Creek Road, Spicewood, Texas 78669. (Action Item 8) (Judge Eckhardt & Commissioner Daugherty)
a. #1; PH; Mass Gathering Permit; Luck Reunion
b. #1; PH; Additional; Mass Gathering Permit; Luck Reunion
Close the Public Hearing in Item 1
2. Receive comments regarding a request to authorize the filing of an instrument to vacate a public utility easement located along the common lot line of Lots 5 and 6, Block L, Apache Shores Section 5, a subdivision in Precinct Three. (Action Item 21) (Commissioner Daugherty)
a. #2; PH; Vacation; public utility easement; Lots 5 and 6 Block L Apache Shores Section 5
Close the Public Hearing in Item 2
VII. Resolutions and Proclamations
3. Approve proclamation recognizing February 2020 as “Black History Month.” (Commissioner Travillion)
a. #3; Proclamation; Black History Month
4. Approve proclamation recognizing February 16–22, 2020, as “National LULAC [League of United Latin American Citizens] Week.” (Commissioner Gómez)
a. #4; Proclamation; National LULAC Week; League of United Latin American Citizens
5. Approve proclamation recognizing Marcelo Tafoya on his 50th anniversary with LULAC. (Commissioner Gómez)
a. #5; Proclamation; Marcelo Tafoya; 50th anniversary with LULAC; League of United Latin American Citizens
VIII. Auditor
6. Receive revenue and expenditure reports, and other statutorily required reports, for the month of December 2019 from the County Auditor’s Office. (Judge Eckhardt)
a. #6; Revenue and expenditure reports
IX. Emergency Services
7. 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)
8. Consider and take appropriate action on the issuance of a mass gathering permit for Luck Reunion, to be held on March 19 & 20, 2020, at 1100 Bee Creek Road, Spicewood, Texas 78669. (Public Hearing 1) (Judge Eckhardt & Commissioner Daugherty)
a. #8;Mass Gathering Permit; Luck Reunion
b. #8;Additional; Mass Gathering Permit; Luck Reunion
X. Intergovernmental Relations
9. Consider and take appropriate action on an appointment to the Sobering Center Board of Directors. (Judge Eckhardt)
a. #9; Appointment; Sobering Center Board of Directors
10. Receive an update on current Census 2020 outreach efforts. (Judge Eckhardt)
a. #10; Update; Census 2020 outreach efforts
XI. 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
XII. Purchasing Office Items
12. Approve Modification No. 1 to Contract No. 4400004665 with Atchley & Associates, LLP for independent external audit services. (Commissioner Daugherty)
a. #12; Mod No. 1 4400004665; Atchley & Associates LLP; independent external audit services
13. Approve contract award for professional consulting services, Black-capped Vireo habitat restoration and maintenance services, RFS No. 1911-016-TG, to the most highly qualified respondent, Carl Brockman. (Commissioner Daugherty)
a. #13; Contract award; 4400004951; Black-capped Vireo habitat restoration and maintenance services; Carl Brockman
14. Approve Modification No. 1 to Contract No. 4400003941 with HDR Engineering, Inc. for the Arroyo Doble/Twin Creeks drainage project. (Commissioner Daugherty)
a. #14; Mod No. 1 4400003941; HDR Engineering Inc; Arroyo Doble-Twin Creeks drainage project
XIII. Technology and Operations
15. Consider and take appropriate action on routine personnel actions. (Commissioners Travillion & Gómez)
a. #15; Personnel actions
16. Consider and take appropriate action on a license agreement with Alexis McCarthy regarding the posting of art exhibitions on the walls of the tunnel between the 700 Lavaca building and parking garage. (Commissioner Gómez)
a. #16; License agreement; Alexis McCarthy; art exhibition; tunnel between 700 Lavaca and parking garage; Corridor of Art
17. Consider and take appropriate action on a license agreement with Blazer Building, LLC for their use of approximately 4,450 square feet of the 5501 Airport Boulevard parking lot for a temporary construction easement. (Commissioner Travillion)
a. #17; License agreement; Blazer Building LLC; 5501 Airport Boulevard parking lot; temp construction easement
18. Consider and take appropriate action on a license agreement with the Southwestern Travis County Groundwater Conservation District for their use of 630 square feet of space at Precinct Three Office Building A, 2nd Floor, Room 224, located at 8656 State Hwy 71 West. (Commissioner Daugherty)
a. #18; License agreement; Southwestern Travis County Groundwater Conservation District; Precinct Three Office Building A 2nd Floor Room 224
XIV. Transportation and Natural Resources
19. Consider and take appropriate action on the acceptance of dedication of the public street and drainage facilities within the following subdivisions in Precinct One: a. Park at Blackhawk IV, Phase 5A b. Park at Blackhawk IV, Phase 5B (Commissioner Travillion)
a. #19; Accept streets and drainage; Park at Blackhawk IV Phase 5A; Park at Blackhawk IV Phase 5B
20. Consider and take appropriate action on an amendment to a conservation easement in connection with the Balcones Canyonlands Conservation Plan in Precinct Two. (Commissioner Shea)
a. #20; Amendment; conservation easement; Balcones Canyonlands Conservation Plan; BCCP
21. Consider and take appropriate action on a request to authorize the filing of an instrument to vacate a public utility easement located along the common lot line of Lots 5 and 6, Block L, Apache Shores Section 5, a subdivision in Precinct Three. (Public Hearing 2) (Commissioner Daugherty)
a. #21; Order; Vacation; public utility easement; Lots 5 and 6 Block L Apache Shores Section 5
22. Consider and take appropriate action on a license agreement with Boneshaker Project to host a bicycle road race at Pace Bend Park on February 22 & 23, 2020, in Precinct Three. (Commissioner Daugherty)
a. #22; License agreement; Boneshaker Project; bicycle road race; Pace Bend Park
23. Consider and take appropriate action on an advance funding agreement with the Texas Department of Transportation for the US 290 from RM 1826 to SL1 Project. (Commissioner Daugherty)
a. #23; Advance funding agreement; Texas Department of Transportation; TxDOT; US 290; RM 1826 to SL1 Project
XV. Other
24. Consider and take appropriate action regarding adjustments to the County’s vision, mission, guiding principles, and goals. (Judge Eckhardt)
a. #24; Adjustments; County's vision, mission, guiding principles, and goals
25. Consider and take appropriate action on agreements for the use of St. Edwards University – Ragsdale Center, Peace Lutheran Church, Good Shepherd on the Hill, and Austin Ridge Bible Church as polling locations for the March 3, 2020, Joint Primary Elections. (Judge Eckhardt)
a. #25; Agreements; St Edwards University - Ragdale Center; Peace Lutheran Church; Good Shepherd on the Hill; Austin Ridge Bible Church; polling locations; Joint Primary Locations
XVI. Executive Session
26. Consider and take appropriate action on the sale, lease, or exchange of Palm School or other property in Travis County’s real estate portfolio and acquisition of property interests in the land underlying the Travis County Exposition Center or other real property.1&2 (Judge Eckhardt)
27. Receive legal briefing in Amy Smith, et al. v. City of Austin, et al., Case No. 1:18-CV-5051.1 (Judge Eckhardt)
28. Receive legal briefing in Emily Borchardt v. Travis County, Texas, et al., Cause No. 1:19-CV-00891-LY.1 (Judge Eckhardt)
29. Receive briefing and take appropriate action regarding City of Austin, et al. v. Kinder Morgan Texas Pipeline, et al., Cause No. 1:20-CV-00138-RP.1 (Judge Eckhardt)
a. #29; City of Austin v Kinder Morgan Texas Pipeline et al Cause No. 1-20-CV-00138RP
30. Receive briefing and take appropriate action regarding General Land Office of the State of Texas v. U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, et al., Cause No. 19-50178.1 (Judge Eckhardt)
a. #30; General Land Office of the State of Texas v US Fish and Wildlife Services at all; Cause No. 19-50178
31. Receive briefing and authorize the County Attorney to appoint a representative for mediation and/or take appropriate action regarding Jesus Hernandez and Enrique Ramirez v. Travis County v. Isaac Perez, Cause No. C-1-CV-18-010694, in County Court at Law No. 1, Travis County, Texas.1 (Judge Eckhardt)
a. #31; County Attorney; Appoint representative; mediation; Jesus Hernandez and Enrique Raimrez v Travis County v Isaac perez; Cause No. C-1-CV-18-010694
32. Receive briefing on the status of the economic development agreement with Charles Schwab and Co., Inc. and take appropriate action.1&5 (Commissioner Gómez)
a. #32; Economic Development Agreement; Charles Schwab and Co Inc
33. Consider and take appropriate action on a request to reinstate accrued leave for the employee in Position No. 7649.1&3 (Commissioners Travillion & Gómez)
a. #33; Request; reinstate accrued leave; employee; position No. 7649
34. Consider and take appropriate action regarding the purchase of a conservation easement over 443 acres of land in Precinct Three in connection with the Conservation Easement Program.1&2 (Commissioner Daugherty)
a. #34; Purchase; conservation easement; 443 acres; Conservation Easement Program
XVII. Added Items
1. Approve issuance of a request for information for an email archive content management solution. (Commissioner Daugherty)
a. #A1;Issuance; Request for Information; email archive content management solution
XVIII. Adjourn
XIX. BCRD #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 September 24, October 15, and December 17, 2019. (Judge Eckhardt)
a. BCRD #3; Approve minutes; September 24, October 15, and December 17, 2019
XX. Adjourn
XXI. Travis County Housing Finance Corporation
1. Consider and take appropriate action to: a. Approve the Corporation’s participation in the development to be known as Southside Dwell, to be located at 4515 South Congress, Austin, Texas, in the capacities of sole member of the general partner of Southside-Dwell, LP, the apartment complex owner, sole member of the ground lessor, co-developer, and TCC Hill Country Development’s role as general contractor b. Authorize the Corporation’s officers and managing director to execute and deliver any and all documents necessary to accomplish such participation (Commissioner Gómez)
a. HFC #1; Participation; Southside Dwell; Southside-Dwell LP