Regular meeting will be held on Monday, June 9, 2008 at 10 a.m.
Notice is hereby given that a regular meeting of the Ellis County Commissioners’ Court will be held on Monday, June 9, 2008 at 10:00 A.M., in the Commissioners’ Courtroom, 101 West Main Street (2nd Floor), Waxahachie, Texas at which time the following will be discussed and considered, to-wit:
County & District Attorney’s Office:
1. 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 – Commissioner Dennis Robinson
2. CONSENT AGENDA – Consideration and Action:
A1 Approval of Regular Bills, Payroll, and Officers' Reports.
A2 Approval and Certification of the Minutes from the Commissioners’ Court Agenda dated:
March 10, 2008 - Regular March 24, 2008 - Regular
April 3, 2008 - Special April 14, 2008 - Regular
April 28, 2008 - Regular
F1 From 5-001-0540-0806 Bond, 5-001-0540-0819 Computer, 5-001-0540-0885 Sales Tax, 5-01-0540-0703 Telephone to 5-001-0540-0801 Supplies, 5-001-0540-0803 Furniture –
F2 From 5-001-0230-0601 Travel Reimbursement to 5-001-0230-0890 County Supply Room –
F3 From 5-011-0703-0904 Asphalt to 5-011-0703-0911 Gen Misc –
F4 From 5-005-0703-0907 Tires to 5-005-0703-0914 Signs –
F5 From 4-001-0210-0962 Voting Equipment Rental, 4-001-0210-0964 Contracting Elections to 5-001- 0210-0801 Supplies –
F6 From 5-001-030-0805 Conference to 5-001-0030-0819 Computer, 5-001-0030-0802 Equipment, 5- 001-0030-0703 Telephone –
3.1 Consideration and action to approve an Interlocal agreement between Ellis County and the Texas CUC Aggregation Project, Inc., d/b/a Public Power Pool (P3) to participate in joint purchases with P3 and its membership.
3.2 Consideration and action regarding a proposal from Captain
3.3 Consideration and action to approve a lease extension with Marty Zmolik for the building in Ennis that is used by Community Supervision and Corrections.
4. DEPARTMENT OF COUNTY DEVELOPMENT
Consideration and action regarding the following presented by Delton Ake, Director Department of County Development:
4.1 To grant a variance to Ellis County Rules, Regulations and Specifications for Subdivisions and Manufactured Homes as it relates to the fire hydrant requirement located on 6” water line current water line is 3” per Buena Vista Water. Green Meadows, Mike & Joanna Bailey, 102 Linkcrest Lane, Waxahachie, Pct. 3.
4.2 To grant a variance to Ellis County Regulations and Specifications for Subdivisions and Manufactured Home as it relates to utility easements along the property line. James Doskocil, 105 Howe Circle, Italy, Pct. 3.
4.3 To grant a variance to Ellis County Regulations and Specifications for Subdivisions and Manufactured Home as it relates to minimum lot size of one acre. Elizabeth Munoz, 1121 Hunsucker Road, Ferris, Pct. 1.
4.4 Discussion of the “Resolution concerning Utility and Communication Lines in County Right-of- way”. Discussion is in regards to the depth that lines are to be installed.
Consideration and action regarding the following presented by
5.1 To award the purchase of outdated law books to Cox-Smith Attorneys, Inc. for the sum of $50.
6. RECESS TO CONVENE TO EXECUTIVE SESSION
7. 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 §551.071, §551.072, §551.074 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 §551.071, §551.072, §551.074.”
7.1 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.
8. ADJOURNMENT OF EXECUTIVE SESSION
Signed this the 5th day of June, 2008.
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 doors of the Ellis County Courthouse, a place readily accessible to the general public at all times on the 5th day of June, 2008, at ____________ a.m./p.m.
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.
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