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Tom Green County
Commissioners Court  Room
Edd B. & Frances Frink Keyes Building
113 W. Beauregard
San Angelo, Texas 76903
August 27, 2019

             
The Commissioners' Court of Tom Green County Texas met in Regular Session, August 27,2019  in the Edd B. & Frances Frink Keyes Building with the following members:
 
Present:
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  
Others Present:
Becky Robles , Tax Assessor-Collector
Brian McGuire , Facilities Director
Chris Taylor, County Attorney
David Jones , Sheriff
Dianna Spieker, County Treasurer
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
Tonya Jennings, Bailiff
Chad Cook , Purchasing
Chastity Gauwain, County Judge's Office
Don Killam , Construction Project Manager
Dustin Klein, Buyer
Jill Donegan, Library Director
Julie Ratekin, Assistant HR
Marion McMinn, RISK Manager
Michelle Ferguson, Buyer
Nate Southard , Human Resource Director
Sheri Woodfin, District Clerk
Vona Hudson, Elections Administrator
Byanka Garcia, Deputy Clerk
James Kniesler , Information Tech
Attendees:
Bill Master Chief Joe Reynolds
Darlene Hendrix
Mike Looney
Monty Humble
Corey Bayer
Robyn Flores
             
1. County Judge Stephen C. Floyd called the meeting to order and ratified that a Quorum is present at 8:36 AM. 

2. The Invocation was given by Commissioner Rick Bacon.
Commissioner Bacon 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 August 20, 2019. 

B. Approved Treasurer Claims Register and Bills to be Paid Report.

 
Moved to approve the Treasurer's Claim Register, through August 16, 2019 in the amount of $439,457.25 and Bills to be paid in the amount of $212,784.23.
  Attachments:
  Approval to pay bills
  Bills to be paid
  Check Run Report
  Claims Register
 
             
C.  Moved to approve the Open Purchase Orders for August 19-23, 2019  FY 2019 in the amount of $173,229.22.
  Attachments:
  Purchase Orders
 
             
D. Accepted Tom Green County Personnel Actions as presented: 
 
 
  Attachments:
  County Personnel Actions
 
             
E.  Acknowledged the completion of NIMS training: IS100 by Andrea Rodgers.
  Attachments:
  Andrea Rodgers NIMS 100
 
             
F. Approved accepting $100 donation from Marilyn Flage in memory of Gail Payne to purchase large print books.
             
G. Acknowledged the completion of training and certificate of attendance for the 37th Annual Election Law Seminar for County Election Officials for Vona Hudson, Rudy Olivas, Kathy Pyburn, Johnny Fisher, and Mary Wright. (Vona Hudson)
  Attachments:
  Johnny R. Fisher
  Kathy Pyburn
  Mary Wright
  Rudy Olivas
  Vona Hudson
 
             
H. Recorded in the minutes the certified order of the District Courts setting the salaries of the county auditor, assistant auditors, district court reporters, and district court bailiffs for fiscal year 2020, as a matter of record. (Nathan Cradduck)
  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:
  District Salaries Order
 
             
5. Consider line item transfers and/or Budget Amendments for FY 2019:

Moved to approve the line item transfers and Budget Amendments for FY 2019, as presented.

 
  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 transfers
  Line item transfers
 
             
 
6. The Court recognized  local military personnel and GAFB employees: Petty Officer 1st Class Matthew Wantoch, USN; Petty Officer 1st Class Cody Sykes,USN; Master Sergeant Jessica Bockelman, USAF; Staff Sergeant Phillip Crews, USAF; William Bockelman; Alex Blackwell; Staff Sergeant Adam Santiago, USAF and Sergeant Tyler Sansone, USMC for their courageous actions exhibited at Lake Nasworthy on August 10, 2019, and thanked them all for their service.   (Commissioners Court)
  Attachments:
  Names and article
 
             
7. Consider adopting a Resolution in support of the United Way of the Concho Valley 2019 Campaign. (Robyn Flores, Campaign Director)

Moved to approve adopting a Resolution in support of the United Way of the Concho Valley 2019 Campaign.
  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:
  United Way resolution
 
             
8. Consider waiving of the payroll deduction annual fee for United Way of the Concho Valley . (Robyn Flores, Campaign Director)

Moved to approve waiving of the payroll deduction annual fee for United Way of the Concho Valley, as requested.
  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
             
9. Consider request from Bayer Holdings to enlarge and relocate outdoor signage for Love Shack. (Corey Bayer, Bayer Holdings)

No Action
             
10. Recessed the Open Session at 9:09 a.m.
             
11. Convened the Public Hearingat 9:09 AM to take public comment and answer questions regarding eligibility and designation of reinvestment zone for property tax abatement.
             
12. Judge Floyd adjourned  the Public Hearing at 9:17 AM and reconvened the Open Meeting.
             
13. Consider adopting a resolution extending the designated reinvestment zone for San Angelo Solar 2 located in TGC, Precinct 4, for property tax abatement under the Property Redevelopment and Tax Abatement Act, Chapter 312 of the Texas Tax Code. (Judge Floyd)

Moved to approve adopting a resolution extending the designated reinvestment zone for San Angelo Solar 2 located in Tom Green County, Precinct 4, for property tax abatement under the Property Redevelopment and Tax Abatement Act, Chapter 312 of the Texas Tax Code, as presented.
  Moved by Commissioner Precinct 4 Bill A. Ford, 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:
  resolution and order
  Tax abatement
 
             
14. Consider and take appropriate action on an order concerning a proposed form of property tax abatement agreement between Tom Green County and High Road Clean Energy for San Angelo Solar 1, LLC and San Angelo Solar 2, LLC. (Judge Floyd)
Moved to approve an order concerning a proposed form of property tax abatement agreement between Tom Green County and High Road Clean Energy for San Angelo Solar 1, LLC and San Angelo Solar 2, LLC, as presented.
  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:
  Tax Abatement for Solar 1
  Tax Abatement for Solar 2
 
             
15. Consider location of countywide polling places. (Vona Hudson)

Moved to approve the attached locations for countywide polling places.
  Moved by Commissioner Precinct 2 Sammy Farmer, 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
  Attachments:
  Vote Centers
 
             
16. Consider appointment of poll workers for 2019/2020. (Vona Hudson)

Moved to approve the appointment of the attached list of poll workers for 2019/2020, as presented.

 
  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:
  Poll Workers
 
             
17. Consider approving the request to apply for the 2018/2019 Justice Assistance Grant to purchase three Stalker II Moving Radar Units for the Sheriff's Office. (Lieutenant Christina Lopez)

Moved to approve the request to apply for the 2018/2019 Justice Assistance Grant, to purchase three Stalker II Moving Radar Units, for the Sheriff's Office.
  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
  Attachments:
  Application for JAG Grant
 
             
18. Consider approving overtime pay for Road & Bridge employees during emergency fire response on August 20, 2019 per the TGC Catastrophic Event Payroll Policy. (Commissioner Ford)

Moved to approve authorizing overtime pay for Road & Bridge employees during emergency fire response on August 20, 2019 per the Tom Green County Catastrophic Event Payroll Policy, as presented.
  Moved by Commissioner Precinct 4 Bill A. Ford, 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
             
19. Consider issues dealing with the following ongoing grants and take any action necessary:
A. Pugh Park/Harper Park TPWG (7215459)
             
20. Consider issues dealing with the following ongoing construction/remodeling projects and take any action necessary:
B. County Courthouse Renovation
C. County Detention Construction
D. Goodfellow AFB-DEAAG project

NO ACTION
             
21.  Future Agenda Items:
1.  PUBLIC HEARING ADOPTION OF BUDGET

 22.  Announcements:
1.  Jason Ferguson, 7 years recognition
2.  Acknowledge that today's Court Agenda was posted August 23rd, 2019 at 12:23 PM.  
 
23.  Judge Floyd adjourned the meeting at 9:38 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 August 27th, 2019. 

I hereby set my hand and seal to this record August 27th, 2019.

Elizabeth "Liz" McGill
County Clerk and Ex-officio Clerk of the Commissioners’ Court
By: Byanka Garcia, Deputy


 

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