County to fire purchasing agent
ELLIS COUNTY- Per the commissioners court agenda, commissioners will decide on the termination of Alisha Wickens, purchasing agent, Monday, July 9.
Agenda as follows:
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,
July 9, 2012 at 10:00 a.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
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 – Ron Brown, Commissioner Pct. 4
CONSENT AGENDA – Consideration and Action:
A1 Approval of Regular Bills, Payroll, and Officers' Reports
A2 Approval of the necessary bond renewal for the following ESD Board of Directors:
ESD #1 Position bonds of $10,000 for each member for a term effective January 24, 2012 to January 24, 2013.
A3 Approval to execute the following signed agreements relative to the Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Ellis County regarding the authorized use of designated Ellis County primary repeater channels for the purpose of providing two-way radio communications to support public safety operations and when there is a need for interoperable radio communications:
- Emergency Service District #6
- City of Ennis
- Red Oak Fire & Rescue
A4 Approval and certification of the minutes from the regular Commissioners’ Court agendas dated:
May 14, 2012 May 29, 2012 June 11, 2012 June 25, 2012
F1 From 001-0020-50809, Auto Repair To 001-0020-50808, Auto Gas. – Keith Roberts, Maintenance
F2 From 001-0140-50560, Compensatory / Fringe Liability To 001-0030-50502, Salaries; 001-0030-50553, Social Security; 001-0030-50554, Retirement. – Mike Navarro, Auditor
F3 From 001-0140-50560, Compensatory/Fringe Liability To 001-0020-50502, Salaries. –Carol Bush, County Judge
F4 From 001-0210-40719, Chapter 19 State Funding To 001-0210-50800, Chapter 19 Expenditures. – Jane Anderson, Elections
F5 From 001-0510-50805, Conference To 001-0510-50601, Travel Reimbursement. – Judge Woody, JP1
F6 From 001-0611-50805, Conference To 001-0611-50809, Auto Repairs. – Ben Fry, Constable Pct 1
F7 From 011-0704-50802, Purchase of Equipment; 011-0704-50807, Gen. Misc; 011-0704-50911, Gravel; 011-0704-50912, Bridge Repair; 011-0704-50914, Signs To 011-0704-50915, Asphalt. – Heath Sims, Road & Bridge Pct 3
F8 From 047-0947-50807, General Misc To 047-0947-50802, Equipment. – Chuck Laubach, Sheriff’s Office
F9 Approve refund of overpayment to the following accounts for payment in error:
Refund to be issued to: Account Amount Due
CitiMortgage 173028 $4,384.38
Wells Fargo 208807 $5,655.42
SP1 Rocking B Addition, 1 lot, Ronni Bishop, Pct 4
DEPARTMENT OF COUNTY DEVELOPMENT
Consideration and action regarding the following presented by Judy Armstrong, Director Department of Development:
2.1 Grant a one-time variance from County of Ellis Rules, Regulations and Specifications for Subdivision and Manufactured Homes as it relates to the 150’ road frontage requirement, 1601 North Oak Branch, Waxahachie, Tim and Susan Pate, Pct. 3.
3.1 Consideration and action to approve an order approving the allocation of funds to support the Ellis County Emissions Enforcement Program.
- Terry Nay, Constable Pct 2
3.2 Consideration and action to approve an inter-local agreement between the City of Bardwell and the Ellis County Tax Office pursuant to the authority granted by Texas Property Tax Code Sections 6.23, 6.24 and Texas Government Code Chapter 791 to provide tax assessment and collections services for the City of Bardwell taxing unit.
- John Bridges, Tax Collector / Assessor
3.3 Consideration and action to accept or reject all bids for services to remove and replace all damaged insulation on ductwork and chilled water piping located on the roof of the Wayne McCollum Detention Center.
- Joe White, County Engineer
3.4 Consideration and action to approve a modification to the 2002 Interlocal Contract between Ellis County and the City of Waxahachie regarding the public park located at the Northeast corner of the intersection of East Franklin and South College Streets in Waxahachie, being Lot 5B of Block 9 of Old Town Addition.
- Joe White, County Engineer
3.5 Consideration and action to ratify the termination Alisha Wickens, Purchasing Agent, effective June 26, 2012.
- Carol Bush, County Judge
RECESS TO CONVENE TO 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.”
4.1 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.”
4.2 Pursuant to Section 551.074 of the Government Code, to deliberate the appointment, employment, evaluation, reassignment, duties, discipline or dismissal of a public officer or employee. (Purchasing Director and Human Services Director)
ADJOURNMENT OF EXECUTIVE SESSION
Signed this the _______ day of July, 2012.
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 July, 2012, at ____________ a.m./p.m.
Cindy Polley, County Clerk