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Ellis County Commissioners Court agenda Monday, April 23

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NOTICE OF REGULAR MEETING

ELLIS COUNTY COMMISSIONERS COURT

 

Notice is hereby given that a regular meeting of the Ellis County Commissioners’ Court will be held on Monday, April 23, 2012 at 6:00 p.m., in the Historic Ellis County Courthouse, Commissioners’ Courtroom (2nd flr), 101 W. Main Street, Waxahachie, Texas at which time the following will be discussed and considered, to-wit:

 

County Judge:            Carol Bush                                                       County Clerk:            Cindy Polley

Commissioners:                                                                                 Assistant County Attorneys: 

            Dennis Robinson, Commissioner, Pct. 1                                                Ann Montgomery-Moran

            Bill Dodson, Commissioner, Pct. 2                                                        Lee Auvenshine

            Heath Sims, Commissioner, Pct. 3

            Ron Brown, Commissioner, Pct. 4

 

OPENING COURT

 

1.1              County Judge will call meeting to order, declare quorum if present, and declare notices legally posted pursuant to Open Meetings Act.

 

1.2       Motion to Open Court.

 

1.3              Invocation and Pledge of Allegiance – Heath Sims, Commissioner Pct. 3

 

 

CONSENT AGENDA – Consideration and Action:

 

Administrative:

                                   

                        A1       Approval of Regular Bills, Payroll, and Officers' Reports

 

A2       Approval and certification of the minutes from the Commissioners’ Court agendas dated:

March 12, 2012   REGULAR and   March 26, 2012  REGULAR

 

                        A3       Acceptance of  Tier 1 – Partial Exemption Racial Profiling Report from Constable Precinct 1, Ben Fry

 

A4       Approval of the March, 2012 Travel Reports of the Texas AgriLife Extension Office

                                                -Mark Arnold, Agriculture

                                                -Page Bishop, 4-H

                                                -Rita Hodges, Family & Consumer Sciences

 

                        Financial:

 

F1        From 001-0613-50803, Furniture To 001-0613-50810, Tires.  –Jimmie Ray, Constable Pct. 3

 

 

F2        From 003-0601-30302, RB1 Fund Balance To 003-0601-50807, RB1, Gen. Misc.; 003-0601-50915, RB1, Asphalt.  – Dennis Robinson, Road and Bridge 1, Commissioner Pct. 1

 

F3        From 009-0602-30302, FM1 Fund Balance To 009-0602-50807, FM1 Gen. Misc; 009-0602-50908, FM1 Lumber; 009-0602-50910, FM1 Gas; 009-0602-50911, FM1 Gravel; 009-0602-50915, FM1 Asphalt.  – Dennis Robinson, Farm to Market 1, Commissioner Pct. 1

 

F4        Approve refund of overpayment to the following accounts for payment in error:

                        Refund to be issued to:                          Account           Amount Due

                       

                                    GMAC Mortgage                                             149093            $3,287.48

                                    Bank of America                                              200230            $2,142.10

                                    Gateway Mortgage Group                                218371            $2,993.09

                                    GMAC Mortgage                                             235332            $3,109.15

 

DEPARTMENT OF COUNTY DEVELOPMENT

Consideration and action regarding the following presented by Judy Armstrong, Director Department of Development:

 

2.1       Close a portion of the road – Highview Drive, located in Sunrise Village, Leroy Castillo, Pct. 2.

 

PURCHASING

 Consideration and action regarding the following presented by Alisha Wickens, Purchasing Agent:

 

3.1       To award and give the County Judge authority to enter into a contract with Lone Star Aggregates in reference to Bid #:  2012-007 (Purchase of Limestone Flex Base Material, Type A, Grade 1 & Grade 4 – delivered throughout Ellis County).

 

 

ADMINISTRATIVE

 

4.1       Consideration and action to approve a proclamation supporting the community’s efforts in implementing programs and services to assist the innocent victims of violent crime.

 

-          Carol Bush, County Judge

 

4.2       Consideration and action to approve the execution of all necessary documents authorizing the Ellis County Tax Assessor and Collector to enter into an agreement with TRSolutions, LLC, for the installation and use of the TRSolutions Program for the titling and registration of motor vehicles pursuant to Chapter 502 of the Texas Transportation Code at no cost to Ellis County.

 

-          John Bridges, Tax Assessor & Collector

 

4.3       Consideration and action to approve a request for uniform reimbursement.

 

-          Mike Jones, Constable Pct. 4

 

4.4       Consideration and action to approve an amended Project Proposal related to the Ellis County Emissions Enforcement Program FY2012-13 by accepting Texas Commission on Environmental Quality, Local Initiatives Projects’ funds from Parker County.

 

-          Terry Nay, Constable Pct. 2

 

4.5       Consideration and action to approve an amended Project Proposal related to the Ellis County Emissions Enforcement Program FY2012-13 by accepting Texas Commission on Environmental Quality, Local Initiatives Projects’ funds from Rockwall County.

 

-          Terry Nay, Constable Pct. 2

 

4.6       Consideration and action to approve an Interlocal Agreement between Parker County and Ellis County to coordinate and execute law enforcement operations targeting fraudulent or improper motor vehicle inspections.

 

-          Terry Nay, Constable Pct. 2

 

4.7       Consideration and action to approve an Interlocal Agreement between Rockwall County and Ellis County to coordinate and execute law enforcement operations targeting fraudulent or improper motor vehicle inspections.

 

-          Terry Nay, Constable Pct. 2

 

4.8       Consideration and action to accept a letter from Aerowave Technologies that rescinds the Added Value Service Agreement between Aerowave and Ellis County Sheriff’s Department, dated April 25, 2011, previously approved in Minute Order No. 181.11.       

 

-          Chuck Laubach, Sheriff’s Office                               

 

4.9       Consideration and action to enter into a Memorandum of Understanding between Ellis County and the Tarrant County Hospital District for the creation of a Regional Health Partnership, as required by the Texas Department of Health and Human Services and Texas Medicaid 1115 Waiver.                                                                                                                                     

 

-          Carol Bush, County Judge

           

            4.10     Update and discussion of narrowbanding Ellis County public communications.

 

-          Kathy Eriksen, Projects Coordinator

 

4.11     Consideration and action regarding a resolution designating and authorizing South Ellis County Water Supply Corporation to prepare and submit a Texas Community Development Block Grant (TxCDBG) Program application through Ellis County for 2013/2014 grant program cycle.

 

-          Heath Sims, Commissioner, Pct. 3

 

4.12     Consideration and action to enact the Ellis County Burn Ban effective immediately.

 

-          Carol Bush, County Judge

 

                                                                                                                                   

 

 

 

 

RECESS TO CONVENE TO EXECUTIVE SESSION

 

 

EXECUTIVE SESSION       

 

“The Commissioners’ Court of Ellis County reserves the right to adjourn into Executive Session at any time during the course of this meeting to discuss any of the matters listed in this agenda, in the order deemed appropriate, as authorized by Texas Government Code 551, or to seek the advice of its attorney and/or other attorneys representing Ellis County on any matter in which the duty of the attorney to the Commissioners’ Court under the Texas Disciplinary Rules of Professional Conduct of the State Bar of Texas clearly conflicts with Texas Government Code Chapter 551 or as otherwise may be permitted under 551.”

 

5.1       Pursuant to Section 551.072 of the Government Code, consultation with counsel regarding the               possible sale or lease of real property   “if deliberation in an open meeting would have a detrimental             effect on the position of the governmental body in negotiations with a third person.”

 

 

 

ADJOURNMENT OF EXECUTIVE SESSION

 

ADJOURNMENT

Signed this the _______ day of April, 2012.                            

                                   

 

 

___________________________________ 

Carol Bush

Ellis County Judge

 

I, the undersigned, County Clerk of the Ellis County Commissioners Court do hereby certify that the above Notice of Regular Meeting of the Ellis County Commissioners Court is a true and correct copy of said Notice, that I received said Notice, and it was posted at the South doors of the Ellis County Courthouse, a place readily accessible to the general public at all times on the _____day of April, 2012, at ____________ a.m./p.m.

Cindy Polley, County Clerk

 

 

 

 

  • The Commissioners Court reserves the right to consider and take action on the above agenda items in any particular order.
  • Anyone wishing to address the Commissioners Court concerning a posted agenda item must make a formal request by presenting a "Participation Form" to the County Clerk at least 10 minutes prior to the beginning of the meeting.
  • If you or your representative, have a disability that requires special arrangements and you plan to attend this public meeting, please contact the County Judge’s Office at (972) 825-5011 within 72 hours of the meeting.  Reasonable accommodations will be made to meet your needs at the meeting.

 

 

By__________________________________, Deputy                                                          


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