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Tom Green County
Commissioners Court  Room
Edd B. & Frances Frink Keyes Building
113 W. Beauregard
San Angelo, Texas 76903
January 7, 2020

             
The Commissioners' Court of Tom Green County Texas met in Regular Session, January 7, 2020, in the Edd B. & Frances Frink Keyes Building with the following members:
 
Present:
Ralph Hoelscher, Commissioner Precinct 1  
 
Sammy Farmer, Commissioner Precinct 2  
 
Rick Bacon, Commissioner Precinct 3  
 
Bill A. Ford, Commissioner Precinct 4  
 
Stephen C. Floyd, County Judge  
Others Present:
Becky Robles , Tax Assessor-Collector
Chris Taylor, County Attorney
David Jones , Sheriff
Dianna Spieker, County Treasurer
Elizabeth McGill, County Clerk
Ginger Treadwell , County Attorney's Office - Civil
Justin Thornton, Information Technology Director
Nathan Cradduck, Auditor
Sandi Kenney, County Judge's Court Administrator
Todd Allen, Jail Commander
Don Killam , Construction Project Manager
Dustin Klein, Buyer
Jill Donegan, Library Director
Marion McMinn, RISK Manager
Nate Southard , Human Resource Director
Marie Robinson, County Clerk Chief Deputy
Courtney Redman , Extension Agent
Tommy Matthews, Captain Sheriff's Office
Austin Wilkerson, 9-1-1 Coordinator
James Kniesler , Information Tech
Attendees:
Cary Houston - Engineer -Candidate for Prec. 1 Com
Lyle Ann Thee
             
1. County Judge Stephen C. Floyd called the meeting to order and ratified that a Quorum is present at 8:32 a.m. 

2. The Invocation was given by County Clerk, Elizabeth "Liz" McGill.                                       .
Ms. McGill led in the Pledges to the United States and the State of Texas. 


3. Announcement: Anyone intending to address the Commissioners’ Court shall complete and turn in to the County Judge a Witness Testimony form with the exception of Tom Green County Employees who are providing resource information pursuant to an Agenda item.
             
4. Moved to approve the following items on the CONSENT AGENDA as presented: 

A. Acknowledged the minutes from the last meeting(s) of December 31, 2019. 

 
           B.  Moved to approve the Treasurer's Claim Register, through December 27, 2019, in the amount of $1,592,199.64 and the Bills to be paid in the amount of $1,252,325.21
  Attachments:
  Approval to pay bills
  Bills to be paid
  Check Run Report
  Claims Register
 
             
C.  Moved to approve the Open Purchase Orders from December 30, 2019 to January 3, 2020 in the amount of $3,624,086. 92.
  Attachments:
  Purchase Order December 30, 2019
 
             
D. Accepted the Attached Tom Green County Personnel Actions as presented: 
 
 
  Attachments:
  Personnel Actions
 
             
E.  Consider construction items to be recorded as a matter of record. No Action.
             
F. Accepted the Annual Report, Mutual Aid Agreement and Interlocal Agreement for Pecan Creek VFD.
  Attachments:
  Pecan Creek VFD
 
             
G. Accepted the Special Warranty Deed conveying all of the roads in K & A Multi-Use Development to Tom Green County, as a matter of record.  (Approval of Roads had been accepted previously.)
  Attachments:
  Roads in the K&A Multi-use Development Subdivision
 
             
H. Acknowledged the  2019 Continuing Education credits earned by Becky Robles, Tax Assessor, as a matter of record.
  Attachments:
  Becky Robles Continuing Education Hours
 
             
I. Approved the acceptance of $200 donation to Crisis Intervention Unit (CIU) by Chris Myers. (Sandy Elliott)
             
J. Approved accepting $3,000 from Walmart Foundation Community Grant for the Library. (Jill Donegan)
             
K.  Approved for a government account application to be made with Southern Tire Mart, LLC. (Dustin Klein)
  Moved by Commissioner Precinct 1 Ralph Hoelscher, Seconded by Commissioner Precinct 2 Sammy Farmer
 
Aye: Commissioner Precinct 1 Ralph Hoelscher
  Commissioner Precinct 2 Sammy Farmer
  Commissioner Precinct 3 Rick Bacon
  Commissioner Precinct 4 Bill A. Ford
  County Judge Stephen C. Floyd
Passed - Unanimously
  Attachments:
  Credit App with Southern Tire Mart
 
             
5.  Moved to approve the attached line item transfers and/or Budget Amendments for FY 20:
  Moved by Commissioner Precinct 3 Rick Bacon, Seconded by Commissioner Precinct 4 Bill A. Ford
 
Aye: Commissioner Precinct 1 Ralph Hoelscher
  Commissioner Precinct 2 Sammy Farmer
  Commissioner Precinct 3 Rick Bacon
  Commissioner Precinct 4 Bill A. Ford
  County Judge Stephen C. Floyd
Passed - Unanimously
  Attachments:
  Budget Amendment
 
             
6.  Consider Burn Ban.
Move to approve a County Burn Ban to be effective immediately.
  Moved by Commissioner Precinct 3 Rick Bacon, Seconded by Commissioner Precinct 4 Bill A. Ford
 
Aye: Commissioner Precinct 1 Ralph Hoelscher
  Commissioner Precinct 2 Sammy Farmer
  Commissioner Precinct 3 Rick Bacon
  Commissioner Precinct 4 Bill A. Ford
  County Judge Stephen C. Floyd
Passed - Unanimously
  Attachments:
  Order on Burn Ban
 
             
7. Consider approval of MOU between Coke County SO and TGSO to provide after hour dispatch for SO. (Sheriff Jones)
Move to approve a Memorandum Of Understanding between Coke County and Tom Green County Sheriff's Office to provide after hour dispatch services for Sheriff's Office in Coke County.
  Moved by Commissioner Precinct 3 Rick Bacon, Seconded by Commissioner Precinct 4 Bill A. Ford
 
Aye: Commissioner Precinct 1 Ralph Hoelscher
  Commissioner Precinct 2 Sammy Farmer
  Commissioner Precinct 3 Rick Bacon
  Commissioner Precinct 4 Bill A. Ford
  County Judge Stephen C. Floyd
Passed - Unanimously
  Attachments:
  MOU Coke County and TGC Sheriff's Office
 
             
8. Consider approving the Treasurer's Monthly Report November 2019. (Dianna Spieker)
Move to approve the Treasurer's Monthly Report for November 2019, as a matter of record.
  Moved by Commissioner Precinct 3 Rick Bacon, Seconded by Commissioner Precinct 4 Bill A. Ford
 
Aye: Commissioner Precinct 1 Ralph Hoelscher
  Commissioner Precinct 2 Sammy Farmer
  Commissioner Precinct 3 Rick Bacon
  Commissioner Precinct 4 Bill A. Ford
  County Judge Stephen C. Floyd
Passed - Unanimously
  Attachments:
  Approval of Treasurer's Monthly Report
  Treasurer's Monthly Report
 
             
9. Consider authorizing Treasurer Spieker to process a bank wire of $5.00  to JP4 E-File Account from General Fund to ensure the bank will not close the account as being dormant. (Dianna Spieker)
Move to approve Treasurer Spieker to process a bank wire in the amount of $5.00 to Justice of the Peace, Precinct 4 E-File Account for General Fund to ensure the bank will not close the account as being dormant.
  Moved by County Judge Stephen C. Floyd, Seconded by Commissioner Precinct 3 Rick Bacon
 
Aye: Commissioner Precinct 1 Ralph Hoelscher
  Commissioner Precinct 2 Sammy Farmer
  Commissioner Precinct 3 Rick Bacon
  Commissioner Precinct 4 Bill A. Ford
  County Judge Stephen C. Floyd
Passed - Unanimously
             
10.   Consider and Sign the Suddenlink\Altice change order for 7 POTS lines at the new detention facility.  (Justin Thornton)
Move to approve accepting the Suddenlink\Altice change order for 7 POTS lines at the new detention facility and to authorize Judge Steve Floyd to sign the necessary papers.
  Moved by Commissioner Precinct 3 Rick Bacon, Seconded by Commissioner Precinct 2 Sammy Farmer
 
Aye: Commissioner Precinct 1 Ralph Hoelscher
  Commissioner Precinct 2 Sammy Farmer
  Commissioner Precinct 3 Rick Bacon
  Commissioner Precinct 4 Bill A. Ford
  County Judge Stephen C. Floyd
Passed - Unanimously
  Attachments:
  Suddenlink Change Order for Library
 
             
11. Consider accepting the 2019 State Criminal Alien Assistance Program (SCAAP) grant award in the amount of
$15,627.00 and adopting a budget to expend the funds. (Nathan Cradduck)
Moved to approve accepting the 2019 State Criminal Alien Assistance Program (SCAAP) grant award in the amount of $15,627.00 and adopted a budget to expend the funds. 
  Moved by Commissioner Precinct 2 Sammy Farmer, Seconded by Commissioner Precinct 1 Ralph Hoelscher
 
Aye: Commissioner Precinct 1 Ralph Hoelscher
  Commissioner Precinct 2 Sammy Farmer
  Commissioner Precinct 3 Rick Bacon
  Commissioner Precinct 4 Bill A. Ford
  County Judge Stephen C. Floyd
Passed - Unanimously
  Attachments:
  Budget Amendment
  State Criminal Alien Assistance Program
 
             
12. Consider awarding RFB 20-004 "Aggregate Materials" to all vendors, with selection based on availability and best price, as presented, pursuant to Local Government Code 262.027. (Dustin Klein)

Moved to approve awarding RFB 20-004 "Aggregate Materials" to all vendors, with selection based on availability and best price, as presented, pursuant to Local Government Code 262.027.
 
  Moved by Commissioner Precinct 3 Rick Bacon, Seconded by Commissioner Precinct 4 Bill A. Ford
 
Aye: Commissioner Precinct 1 Ralph Hoelscher
  Commissioner Precinct 2 Sammy Farmer
  Commissioner Precinct 3 Rick Bacon
  Commissioner Precinct 4 Bill A. Ford
  County Judge Stephen C. Floyd
Passed - Unanimously
  Attachments:
  Aggregate Material Vendors
 
             
13. Consider composition of elected official salary grievance committee per Texas Local Government Code 152.014. (Judge Floyd)
Move to approve composition of elected official salary grievance committee per Texas Local Government Code 152.014 to be Option 1, composed of six (6) elected officials (as listed) and three (3) community persons.
  Moved by Commissioner Precinct 3 Rick Bacon, Seconded by Commissioner Precinct 2 Sammy Farmer
 
Aye: Commissioner Precinct 1 Ralph Hoelscher
  Commissioner Precinct 2 Sammy Farmer
  Commissioner Precinct 3 Rick Bacon
  Commissioner Precinct 4 Bill A. Ford
  County Judge Stephen C. Floyd
Passed - Unanimously
             
14. Consider site(s) at which Commissioners' Court is to be held this calendar year pursuant to Texas Local Government code 81.005(d). (Judge Floyd)
Move to approve site at which Commissioner's Court is to be held this calendar year pursuant to Texas Local Government code 81.005(d), being any Building owned by a local taxing entity where public meetings can be held. 
  Moved by County Judge Stephen C. Floyd, Seconded by Commissioner Precinct 2 Sammy Farmer
 
Aye: Commissioner Precinct 1 Ralph Hoelscher
  Commissioner Precinct 2 Sammy Farmer
  Commissioner Precinct 3 Rick Bacon
  Commissioner Precinct 4 Bill A. Ford
  County Judge Stephen C. Floyd
Passed - Unanimously
             
15. Consider enrolling Tom Green County in TAC's DIR Certified Cyber Security training. (Judge Floyd)
Move to approve enrolling Tom Green County in TAC's (Texas Association of Counties) DIR Certified Cyber Security training.  All employees using computers must enroll, deadline is June 14, 2020.
  Moved by Commissioner Precinct 3 Rick Bacon, Seconded by Commissioner Precinct 2 Sammy Farmer
 
Aye: Commissioner Precinct 1 Ralph Hoelscher
  Commissioner Precinct 2 Sammy Farmer
  Commissioner Precinct 3 Rick Bacon
  Commissioner Precinct 4 Bill A. Ford
  County Judge Stephen C. Floyd
Passed - Unanimously
             
16. Consider county committee appointments for calendar year 2020. (Judge Floyd)
Move to approve county committee appointments for calendar year 2020, as presented.
  Moved by Commissioner Precinct 2 Sammy Farmer, Seconded by Commissioner Precinct 1 Ralph Hoelscher
 
Aye: Commissioner Precinct 1 Ralph Hoelscher
  Commissioner Precinct 2 Sammy Farmer
  Commissioner Precinct 3 Rick Bacon
  Commissioner Precinct 4 Bill A. Ford
  County Judge Stephen C. Floyd
Passed - Unanimously
             
 
 17. Consider issues dealing with the following ongoing grants and take any action necessary: 

A. Pugh Park/Harper Park TPWG (7215459)  NO ACTION
             

18. Consider issues dealing with the following ongoing construction/remodeling projects and  take any action necessary: No Action on any of the following projects.
A. County Courthouse Renovation
Update: January 10th will be a construction design layout meeting. Determine the layout for the data and power lines etc, cubicle designs and counter.
B. County Detention Construction
Update: Work was slowed due to the holidays. Bases poured for outside light poles.  Working on shower areas and drains. Will begin installing security fencing and doing the punch list for Areas A-D.     
             
 19. Future Agenda Items:
 
 20. Announcements: Judge Steve Floyd will be out next week, Rick Bacon will serve as Pro-Tem.
 
1.  Acknowledge that today's Court Agenda was posted on January 3, 2020, at 11:26 a.m. 
   2.  Judge Floyd will be out next week for knee surgery.
  
 21. Judge Floyd adjourned the meeting at 9:03 a.m. .
 
As per HB 2931, Section 4: 

I, Elizabeth McGill, County Clerk of Tom Green County, Texas do hereby attest that this is an
accurate accounting of the proceedings of the Commissioners’ Court Meeting that met in Regular Session on January 7, 2020. 

I hereby set my hand and seal to this record January 7, 2020.

Elizabeth "Liz" McGill
County Clerk and Ex-officio Clerk of the Commissioners’ Court


 

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