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CONSENT AGENDA
HIDALGO COUNTY
COMMISSIONERS COURT MEETING
August 27, 2019
2:00 P.M.
                                          

NOTICE is hereby given in accordance with Chapter 551, Texas Government Code, that a REGULAR MEETING of the Commissioners Court will be held in the Commissioners Courtroom of the Administration Building, 100 E. Cano, 1st floor,  Edinburg, Hidalgo County, Texas. Discussion and possible action relating to the following business will be transacted:

NOTICE TO THE PUBLIC
CONSENT AGENDA

The following items are of a routine or administrative nature. The Commissioners Court has been furnished with background and support on each item, and/or it has been discussed at a previous meeting. All items will be acted upon by one vote without being discussed separately unless requested by a Commissioner, in which event the item or items will immediately be withdrawn for individual consideration in its normal sequence after the items not requiring separate discussion have been acted upon. The remaining items will be adopted by one vote.

 
             
1. 71999  
Approval of check register and payment of claims and bills - (Payments from Juvenile Probation, Adult Probation, LEOSE Fund, DA Motor Vehicle Theft Fund, DA Check Fraud Fund, DA Forfeiture Fund, Sheriff Forfeiture Funds, Constable Forfeiture Funds, HIDTA Forfeiture Funds and VIT Interest Fund are presented for recording purposes only.)
 
2.   Auditor's Office:
 
A. 71998   Presentation of Fund Information Report
 
B. 71876   Pursuant to Local Government Code Sections 114.023-.025, requesting approval of Monthly Financial Report for the Month of June 2019.
 
C. 71950   Pursuant to Local Government Code § 115.0035, requesting approval of the attached County Auditor's review/audit letters.
 
D. 71951   Pursuant to Local Government Code § 114.044, requesting approval of the attached monthly collection reports.
 
3.   2019 Intradepartmental transfers:
 
A. 71977   2019 - Tax Office (1100)
 
B. 71967   2019 - Emergency Management (1100)
 
C. 71941   2019 - Constable Pct. 3 (1100)
 
D. 71946   2019 - IT COUNTYWIDE (1100)
 
E. 71945   2019 - IT Department (1100 E-File Account)
 
F. 71936   2019 - Constable Pct 1 (1100)
 
G. 71937   2019 - 332nd DC (1100)
 
H. 71867   2019 - Pct 1 R&B (1200)
 
I. 71908   2019 - Pct 1 Sanitation (1100)
 
J. 71917   2019 - Pct 1 Parks (1100)
 
K. 71922   2019 - Pct 1 R&B (1200)
 
L. 71918   2019 - JP 1-2 (1100)
 
M. 71886   2019 - D.A. ASU (1281)
 
N. 71888   2019 - D.A. CJD DVU (1281):
 
O. 71890   2019 - District Clerk (1100)
 
P. 71866   2019 - JP 2,1 (1100)
 
Q. 71883   2019 - CCL#8 (1100)
 
R. 71952   2019 - Health & Human Services Dept. / IMM
 
S. 71884   2019 - Health & Human Services Dept / Clinics (1100)
 
T. 71907   2019 - Health & Human Services Dept. / MAC (1293)
 
U. 71919   2019 - Health & Human Services Dept. / H.D. ADM (1293)
 
V. 71882   2019- Health & Human Services (1100)
 
W. 71879   2019 - Constable Pct 5 (1100)
 
X. 71881   2019 - Auditor's Office (1100)
 
Y. 71877   2019 - Purchasing (1100)
 
4.   2019 Interdepartmental transfers:
 
A. 71984   FACILITIES MGMT-REPAIR & MAINT SRV(1100): Approval of 2019 interdepartmental transfer from Co.Wide Adm.-Contingency to Facilities Mgmt in the amount of $202,701.00 to begin the process of remediation the old youth village facility in weslaco and to gather supplies to connect the existing generator from constable pct 1 to potable tax office building.
 
B. 71974   Jail (1100): Approval of 2019 interdepartmental transfer from Co.Wide Adm.-Contingency to Jail-General supplies, Room & Board, Repair & Maint Srv in the amount of $480,000.00 Funds needed for year end operations and to cover current actual expenditures through year end
 
C. 71979   FAC MGMT-OLD JAIL SITE PRKNG LOT-IMPROV(1100): Approval of 2019 interdepartmental transfer from Co.Wide Adm.-Contingency to FAC MGMT-OLD JAIL SITE PRKNG LOT-IMPROVin the amount of $41,889.16 to cover negative balance.
 
D. 71981   Public Defense(1100): Approval of 2019 interdepartmental transfer from Co.Wide Adm.-Contingency to Public defense- Legal Srv in the amount of $200,000.00 to cover current actual expenditures through year end.
 
E. 71985   General Litigation (1100):
Approval of interdepartmental transfer from Insurance to General Litigation Acct. in the amount of $53,000.00
 
F. 71971   449TH DC (1100):
Approval of 2019 interdepartmental transfer from Co.Wide Adm.-Contingency to 449TH DC-General supplies in the amount of $2200.00 For the purchase of a portable interpretation system.
 
G. 71973   Sheriff (1100):
Approval of 2019 interdepartmental transfer from Co.Wide Adm.-Contingency to Sheriff-General supplies in the amount of $120,000.00 Funds Needed for the purchase of bullet proof vest and tough books
 
H. 71969   Human Resources (1100):
Approval of 2019 interdepartmental transfer from Co.Wide Adm.-Contingency to Human Resources-General Supplies in the amount of $5,000.00 for the purchase of Employee ID badges
 
5.   Planning Department:
 
A. 71900   1. Certificate of Plat and Utility Status under Texas Local Government Code Section 232.028 (b)
2. Certificate of Water Service Availability under Texas Local Government Code Section 232.029 (c) (2)
 
B. 71956   1. PIPELINE AND UTILITY PERMITS
a. Applicant: North Alamo Water Supply Corporation
Legal Description: Jessup’s Subdivision Lot 4 Block 2 (Pct. 1) (Bluebonnet Street & Mesquite Street)
Location of Pipeline or Utilities: Existing 4” water line east of Bluebonnet Street.
Proposed improvement within Right-of-Way: One ¾” water service line with a 2” PVC casing boring Bluebonnet Street.

b. Applicant: North Alamo Water Supply Corporation
Legal Description: 6.0 acres being the West ½ of Lot 12, East 1.0 acres of Lot 13, Blk. 41 Santa Cruz Gardens Unit 2 Subdivision (Pct. 4) (Davis Road & Cesar Chavez Road)
Location of Pipeline or Utilities: Existing 8” water line south of Davis Road.
Proposed improvement within Right-of-Way: One 3/4” water service line with a 2” PVC casing boring Davis Road.

c. Applicant: North Alamo Water Supply Corporation
Legal Description: 4.0 acre tract of land out of Lot 7 Blk. 90 Las Mestenas Ranch Subdivision; Proposed NM Subdivision
(Pct. 4) (North 3rd Street & Davis Road)
Location of Pipeline or Utilities: Existing 8” water line west of 3rd Street.
Proposed improvement within Right-of-Way: One 1” water service line with a 2” PVC casing boring 3rd Street.

d. Applicant: Agua Special Utility District
Legal Description: Lot 18 Blk. 18 Texas Gardens Subdivision (Pct. 3) (Western Road & 8 Mile Line)
Location of Pipeline or Utilities: Existing 8” water line east of Western Road.
Proposed improvement within Right-of-Way: One 1” water service line with a 2” PVC casing boring Western Road.

e. Applicant: Sharyland Water Supply Corporation
Legal Description: 3.56 acre tract of land out of Lot 46-3, West Addition to Sharyland Subdivision (Pct. 3)
(Los Ebanos Road & Mile 6 ½ Road)
Location of Pipeline or Utilities: Existing 4” water line west of Los Ebanos Road.
Proposed improvement within Right-of-Way: One 1” water service line with a 2” PVC casing boring Los Ebanos Road.

f. Applicant: United Contracting, Inc.
Legal Description: 28.55 acre tract of land out of Farm Tract 216, West and Adams Tract Subdivision;
Proposed Midway Country Estates Subdivision (Pct. 1) (Mile 10 North Road & Mile 6 ½ West Road)
Location of Pipeline or Utilities: Existing 10” water line north of Mile 10 North Road.
Proposed improvement within Right-of-Way: One 8” PVC water line with a 16” PVC casing boring Mile 10 North Road.

g. Applicant: Cattle Enterprises, LLC.
Legal Description: 2.380 acre tract of land out of the south west 10.00 acres of Lot 417 John H. Shary Subdivision; Proposed Ruben Valdez Subdivision (Pct. 4) (Taylor Road & Mile 5 Road)
Location of Pipeline or Utilities: Existing 6” water line west of Taylor Road.
Proposed improvement within Right-of-Way: One 5/8” water service line with a 2” PVC casing boring Taylor Road.
 
6.   County Treasurer:
 
A. 71935   Approval of the Hidalgo County 2019 2nd Quarter Investment Report.
 
7.   Monthly Fee Reports:
 
A. 71748   District Clerk Office July 2019 Fee Monthly Report $447,614.71
 
8.   County Judge's Office:
 
A. 71976   Proclamation Declaring September 25, 2019 as National Day of Remembrance for Murder Victims.
 
9.   Membership Dues/Certifications:
 
A. 71746   Requesting approval to pay 2019-2020 membership dues to the Government Finance Officer's Association in the amount of $1,775.00 for Mrs. Maria A. Duran, CPA, County Auditor, Ms. Linda C. Fong, First Asst. Auditor, Ms. Marcela Luna, Dir. of Finance, Ms. Leticia Chavez, Dir. of Audit Division, Ms. Deborah Fischer, Grants Accounting Supervisor and Ms. Nereyda Gonzalez, Financial Accounting Supervisor; with authority for the County Treasurer to issue check after review, audit, and processing procedures are completed by the County Auditor.
 
B. 71774   JP Pct 2 Pl 2:
Requesting approval to pay membership dues for the South Texas Justice of the Peace and Constables Association for Judge Jaime Jerry Munoz, in the amount of $250.00 (Requisition #399364).
 
10.   Headstart:
 
A. 71818   Approval of Monthly Special Services Reports: June/July
 
B. 71819   Approval of Monthly Average Daily Attendance (ADA) Reports: June/July
 
C. 71820   CIRCLE Progress Monitoring Assessment Wave 3 Post Assessment Results (English and Spanish)
 
D. 71816   Approval of Monthly Texas Department of Agriculture Meals and Snacks Reports: June/July
 
E. 71815   Approval of Monthly Financial Reports: June and July
 
11.   Budget & Management:
 
A.   Interfund transfers:
 
1. 71980   TxDOT Pct 2 Regional Park Prj-Ph II (1315):
Approval of 2019 interfund transfer from CO2018B-Pct 2 Hidalgo CRC Youth Facility Project (Fund 1353) to TxDOT Pct 2 Regional Linear Park Prj Ph II (fund 1315) in the amount of $80,000.00 to fund project expenditures.
 
12.  
Purchasing Dept - Notes:
A.  FOR ANY CONTRACTS(S) AWARDED AND APPROVED UNDER THIS AGENDA, EXECUTED COPIES OF THE CONTRACT(S) WILL BE AVAILABLE ON THE COUNTY INTRA-NET WEBSITE AND WILL BE FORWARDED VIA E-MAIL, FAX OR HAND DELIVERED TO HIDALGO COUNTY AUDITOR'S OFFICE.
B.  ANY AND ALL REQUESTS FOR PAYMENT(S) APPROVED WILL BE SUBJECT TO COUNTY AUDITORS PROCESSING PROCEDURES INCLUDING AUTHORITY FOR COUNTY TREASURER TO ISSUE PAYMENT(S)/CHECK(S).
 
A. 71921  
1. Requesting approval of Change Order Nos. 3 through 7 (C-18-199-02-12) with Texas Cordia Construction, LLC for the Hidalgo County Precinct #2 - Regional Linear Park Project - Section 2 (from Ridge Road to Hall Acres Road) as recommended by project engineer, Saul Muñoz, P.E.;

2. Pursuant to TXLGC 262.031 and in the interest of expediting a project's progress, requesting authority/approval for the Precinct Commissioner or designee: Armando Garza Jr., to execute change orders that involve...'an increase or decrease in cost of $50,000.00 or LESS and in no event to exceed the Change Order's statutory limits...'. The original contract price may not be decreased by 18% or more without the consent of the contractor for Contract# C-18-199-02-12 with Texas Cordia Construction, LLC, for the Precinct 2 Regional Linear Park Project- Section 2 from Ridge Road to Hall Acres Rd.
 
B. 71858   Approval to exercise the sixty (60) day grace period extension (provided in current contract E-18-116-07-31), for the purpose of "Purchase of Sand & Bedding Material" for Hidalgo County, under same rates, terms and conditions with Terra Firma Materials, LLC while the procurement process is completed.
 
C. 71856  
County Wide:
Requesting authority to advertise and approval of procurement packet (i.e. specifications/requirements, legal notice, and draft agreement etc.) as attached hereto for - “Traffic Road Signs & Misc. Equipment” RFB 2019-180-MEG including the re-advertising when/if required.
 
D. 71358  
1. Authority to advertise and approval of draft procurement packet for Construction Building Material & related Supplies with authority to re-advertise when/if required;
2. Requesting authority to exercise the sixty (60) day extension at the same rates, terms and conditions for "Hidalgo County Construction Building Materials and Related Supplies"contract #E-19-044-02-26-with Matts Building Materials, Inc. while procurement process is completed and processed (commencing 09-28-19 thru11-27-19).
 
E. 71830  
Requesting authority to advertise and approval of procurement packet as attached hereto for Project No./Title: #2019-212-09-18-HGO - Hidalgo County Precinct No. 4 - Pit Run Caliche Base including the re-advertisement of the project if/when required/necessay.
 
F. 71766  
Approval of Change Order #3 from Noble Texas Builders [with no cost impact] reflecting an extension of the construction days from 32 days due to a delay by County [IT Dept.] in receiving ordered equipment required in connection with the renovation of the Network Operations Center including authority for County Judge or CC member to execute document.
 
G. 71791   Safety Division:
1). Pursuant to TX LGC 263.151, requesting approval to declare uniform shirts, described in attachment herein, as "Salvage".
2). Requesting approval of the destruction of the salvage departmental shirts in the interest of safety and security against possible misuse of said items as they contain county logo.
 
H. 71797  
389th District Court:
Approval to enter into a 48-month capital lease agreement for one copier with G.E. Capital Information Technology Solutions, dba Ricoh USA through Hidalgo County's membership/participation with DIR Contract #TSO-3041 thru requisition 398776 in the amount $ 136.90/month.
 
I. 71869   The Hidalgo County Purchasing Department requests approval to remove the following Hidalgo County fixed assets as detailed in Exhibit "A" attached hereto from their current inventory list.
 
J. 71750   Clarifications and/or Corrections on action was taken by HCCC at the following meeting dates/agenda items:

1. 06/18/19 under R-AI-70743 (60 days grace period extension) to correct Contract # from E-18-084a-04-03 to E-18-084a-03-27;
2. pursuant to Item #1 herein, correction on the term of agreement for CC 07/30/19-R/AI #-70634 to reflect commencement date from 08-27-19 to 08/26/19.
 
K. 71755   Approval of the addition/deletion of fuel cards/users including, but not limited to, the following:
1. Hidalgo County Head start Program - fuel card
2. Hidalgo County Facilities Management - delete fuel card user
3. Hidalgo County Facilities Management - add fuel card users
 

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