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AGENDA
DRAINAGE DISTRICT
BOARD OF DIRECTORS
August 13, 2019
9:30 A.M.
 

NOTICE is hereby given in accordance with Chapter 551, Texas Government Code, that a SPECIAL MEETING of the Drainage District #1 Board of Directors will be held in the Commissioners Courtroom of the Administration Building, 100 E. Cano, 1st floor,  Edinburg, Hidalgo County, Texas. The Board of Directors may, at any time during this meeting, retire to a closed meeting pursuant to §551.071(2) of the Texas Government Code to seek the advice from its attorney on any subject slated for discussion or action on the agenda.  Discussion and possible action relating to the following business will be transacted:

 
             
1.   Roll Call
 
2.   Prayer
 
3.   Open Forum
 
4.   Approval of Consent Agenda
 
5.   General Operations:
 
A. 71700   Discussion and possible action to grant the City of San Juan a restrictive covenant to prohibit residential construction over no more than 150 feet of District property bordering a proposed City dewatering facility.
 
B. 71724   Discussion, consideration and approval of a Joint Resolution in Support of Proposition 8 (House Joint Resolution 4) relating to the Flood Infrastructure Fund and authorize the Drainage District's General Manager, Board Member Fuentes and Board Member Torres to attend meetings and offer testimony as needed in connection with Proposition 8.
 
C. 71675   110-General Fund - Budget 006-M&O
Approval to issue payment on Invoice No. DD-07 in the amount of $141,921.67 for use of Hidalgo County Precinct No. 1 Heavy Equipment, for the months of April through June, 2nd quarter of 2019.
 
6.   2018 Bond Referendum Projects:
 
A. 71612   Requesting authority to advertise and approval of plans and specifications developed by project engineer, SAMES, Inc., for: Hidalgo County Drainage District No. 1 -“Hidalgo Drain (Military Road Crossing) -2018 Bond Referendum Project #13” -RFB No. HCDD1-19-064-08-30, including the re-advertising of project in the event no Bid responses are received and/or are rejected and project is still required.
 
B. 71680   1. Request approval to de-obligate ten million ($10,000,000) from the District 2019 Bond Series- fund 138 and return to the District's General Fund to its unreserve fund balance.

2. Request approval to reimburse the General Fund $1,377,313.94 for expenditure payments relating to the 2018 Bond Program.

 
C. 71706   1. Requesting approval of final negotiated Professional Services Agreement (subject to legal review) with Izaguirre Engineering Group, LLC , as it relates to Professional Engineering Services related to the project: "Sunflower Drain -2018 Bond Referendum Project #36''. Approved for negotiations by HCDD1 Board of Directors on Agenda Item #69690 (04-02-19);

2. Pursuant to the Board's Approval of Professional Agreement with Izaguirre Engineering Group, LLC, requesting approval of Work Authorization No. 1 in the amount of $107,846.57, to provide Engineering Services for "Sunflower Drain -2018 Bond Referendum Project #36'', subject to legal review and compliance to HB1295. (Contract # C-HCDD1-19-042-08-13 - WA-1).
 
7.   2012 Bond Referendum - 2013 Bond Series:
 
A. 71580   Request approval of Notice to Resume Work Order to Castle Enterprises, LLC, with effective date of August 19, 2019, related to Construction Contract No. C-HCDD1-18-047-09-25 -Alamo Expressway Drain Project with authority for HCDD1 General Manager, Mr. Raul E. Sesin, P.E., CFM, to sign notice.
 
B. 71661   Requesting approval of Change Order No. 1, reflecting a decrease in the total amount of $ -66,056.27, and no additional construction calendar days, in connection with contract No. C-HCDD1-19-036-05-07 -Hidalgo County Drainage District No. 1 "Iowa Road Drainage Improvements Project" with Castle Enterprises, LLC, as recommended by project engineer, B2Z Engineering, with authority for HCDD1 General Manager, Mr. Raul E. Sesin, P.E., CFM. to execute document, subject to compliance with HB1295.
 
C. 71586   1. Requesting approval of final negotiated Professional Services Agreement (subject to legal review) with Javier Hinojosa Engineering, as it relates to Professional Engineering Services related for the project: "Moorefield Rd & Inspiration (Mile 5 Rd thru Mile 6 Rd." Approved for negotiations by HCDD1 Board of Directors on Agenda Item #70892 (06/18/19);

2. Pursuant to the Board's Approval of Professional Agreement with Javier Hinojosa Engineering, requesting approval of Work Authorization No. 1 in the amount of $70,337.82, to provide Engineering Services for "Moorefield Rd & Inspiration (Mile 5 Rd thru Mile 6 Rd)", subject to legal review and compliance to HB1295. (Contract # C-HCDD1-19-055-08-13 - WA-1).
 
D. 71573   Requesting acceptance and approval of Work Authorization No. 2 in the amount of $16,590.25 as submitted by Millennium Engineers Group, Inc., in relation to professional CMT Services for: "Jackson Drain Improvements" through awarded Contract No. C-HCDD1-19-031-04-09 for "Hidalgo County Drainage District No. 1 -On Call Professional Construction Materials Testing Services" (Subject to Legal Review and compliance to HB1295)
 
E. 71574   Approval to issue payment on the following items proceeding review & compliance of contract terms & conditions:
Jackson Drain Improvement-Budget: 310
Application for Payment No. 1 in the amount of $77,811.48 from Castle Enterprises, LLC pertaining to Construction Contract No. HCDD1-18-048-09-25
Project Engineer: Jose N. Saldivar, P.E.-HCDD1 PO#636129-19
 
8.   Closed Session:
Board of Directors may go into Closed Session pursuant to Chapter 551, Texas Government Code, Sections 551.071 & 551.072 to discuss the following:
 
A.   Real Estate Acquisition
 
B.   Pending or contemplated litigation; a settlement offer; and/or a matter in which the duty of the attorney to the Hidalgo County Drainage District No. 1 under the Texas Disciplinary Rules of Professional Conduct of the State Bar of Texas clearly conflicts with Chapter 551 of the Texas Government Code.
 
9.   Open Session:
 
A.   Real Estate Acquisition
 
B.   Pending and/or Potential Litigation
 
10.   Closed Session:
Board of Directors may reconvene into Closed Session for the discussion regarding the agenda items listed
 
11.   Open Session:
Board of Directors may reconvene into Open Session for the discussion regarding the agenda items listed
 
12.   Adjourn
 

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