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CONSENT AGENDA
HIDALGO COUNTY
COMMISSIONERS COURT MEETING
September 22, 2020
10:00 A.M.
                                          

NOTICE is hereby given in accordance with Chapter 551, Texas Government Code, that a SPECIAL 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being discussed separately unless requested by a Commissioner, in which event the item or items will immediately be withdrawn for individual consideration in its normal sequence after the items not requiring separate discussion have been acted upon.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. 77455  
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. 77456   Presentation of Fund Information Report
 
B. 77431   Pursuant to Local Government Code §115.0035, requesting approval of the attached County Auditor's review/audit letters.
 
C. 77433   Pursuant to Local Government Code §114.044, requesting approval of the attached monthly collections reports.
 
3.   2020 Intradepartmental transfers:
 
A. 77423   2020 - Facilities Management (1100)
 
B. 77458   2020 - WIC Admin (1292)
 
C. 77475   2020- Hidalgo County Sheriff's Office (1100)
 
D. 77479   2020 - HIDTA FY2019 Grant (1291)
 
E. 77482   2020 - Public Affairs (1100)
 
F. 77445   2020 - Veterans Services (1100)
 
G. 77426   2020 - Human Resources (1100)
 
H. 77432   2020 - Tax Office (1100)
 
I. 77443   2020 - Health & Human Services Dept. - PHEP Hazards (1293)
 
J. 77415   2020 - Safety Division (1100)
 
K. 77419   2020 - DA CCP59 (1223)
 
L. 77403   2020 - Nuisance Abatement Division (1100)
 
4.   2020 Interdepartmental transfers:
 
A. 77477   Approval of 2020 interdepartmental transfer from Sheriff (001) to County Wide Comm. System (083) in the total of $2,500.00 for monthly user fee and programming of radios.
 
5.   Planning Department:
 
A. 77424   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. 77437  
1. PIPELINE AND UTILITY PERMITS
a. Applicant: North Alamo Water Supply Corporation
Legal Description: 40.00 acre tract of land being all of Block 70 Hill Halbert (Proposed San Rafael Subdivision (Pct. 1) (Dillon Road & Trenton Road)
Location of Pipeline or Utilities: Existing 8” water line east of Dillon Road.
Proposed improvement within Right-of-Way: Two 8” PVC water line with a 16” PVC casing boring Dillon Road and Three 1” water service lines with a 2” PVC casing boring Dillon Road.
b. Applicant: Agua SUD
Location of Pipeline or Utilities: Existing 8” water line north of Mile 7 Road (S.H. 107) (Pct. 3)
Proposed improvement within Right-of-Way: One 8” PVC water line extension along the east side of Texan Road approximate 700.00 feet north of Mile 7 Road.
c. Applicant: Agua SUD
Legal Description: Lot 13 Block 4 of Texan Gardens Subdivision (Pct. 3) (Iowa Road & Mile 4 Road)
Location of Pipeline or Utilities: Existing 8” water line east of Iowa Road.
Proposed improvement within Right-of-Way: One 2” HDPE water service line with a 4” PVC casing boring Iowa Road.
d. Applicant: Spectrum (Project# 2081169)
Proposed location of Power Supply Pole installation: East of Oro Blanco Road approximate 200 feet north of Mile 13 ½ North Road. (Pct. 1)
e. Applicant: Spectrum (Project# 2040558 PA48)
Proposed location of Power Supply Pole installation: West of Emily Road approximate 250 feet north of Trenton Road. (Pct. 1)
f. Applicant: Castle Enterprise LLC. (MHWSC)
Legal Description: 1.82 AcresTract of land being all of lots 8 & 9 a Resubdivision of the west 10 acres of lot 8 Block 30 Alamo Land & Sugar (Proposed Santa Fe Terrace Subdivision) (Pct. 2) (South 3rd Street & El Gato Road)
Location of Pipeline or Utilities: Existing 8” water line north of El Gato Road and west of 3rd Street.
Proposed improvement within Right-of-Way: Three 4” PVC sewer line services with a 8” PVC casing boring El Gato Road and Four 4” PVC sewer line services with a 8” PVC casing boring South 3rd Street.
g. Applicant: Riverside Development Services LLC
Location of Pipeline or Utilities: Existing 12” water line southeast corner of Hall Acres and Cesar Chavez Road (Pct. 2)
Proposed improvement within Right-of-Way: One 8” PVC water line with a 16” PVC casing boring Hall Acres Road and One 8” PVC water line with a 16” PVC casing boring Cesar Chavez Road. One 8” PVC water line extension along the north side of Hall Acres Road approximate 660.00 feet west of Cesar Chavez Road.
h. Applicant: Valley Telephone (JF Communication Construction LLC)
Proposed location of Fiber Optic Cable:(3) 1 ¼” HDPE SDR-11 Conduits line extension along the east side of Kotsur Road of approximately 5,952’ north of F.M. 490. (Pct. 3)
i. Applicant: VTX 1 Companies
Proposed location of Fiber Optic Cable:(1) 1 ¼” HDPE SDR-11 Conduits line extension along the south side of Mile 12 ½ North Road approximately 2,000’ west of F.M. 493. (Pct. 1)
 
6.   Membership Dues/Certifications:
 
A. 77412   District Attorney (1100):
Requesting approval to pay membership dues for the Texas District & County Attorneys Association (TDCAA) for several District Attorney's Office employees, in the amount of $665.00 (Requisition #419819), with authority for the County Treasurer to issue check after review, audit and procedures are completed by the County Auditor.
 
7.   Head Start:
 
A. 77350   Approval of Monthly Texas Department of Agriculture Meals and Snacks Report: August 2020
 
B. 77351   Approval of Monthly Special Services Report: August 2020
 
C. 77349   Approval of Monthly Financial Report: August 2020
 
8.   Budget & Management:
 
A. 77392   1. Approval of reimbursement in the amount of $1,096,393.25 to Aetna Insurance Company for claims paid on behalf of Hidalgo County from 09/03/20 to 09/16/20.
09/03-09/20 $ 320,000.44
09/10-16/20 $ 776,392.81
TOTAL $1,096,393.25
2. Approval of wire transfer to cover claims paid.
 
B. 77393  
Self-Insured (2202):
Requesting approval of reimbursement of the Hidalgo County Workers' Comp. Claims paying account for claims paid by Tristar Risk Management for the period of September 1-15, 2020 in the amount of $27,396.41 and requesting approval of wire transfer.
 
9.  
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. 77463  
Requesting authority to enter into a 3-year term Agreement for Internet Access and Metro-E-Services with SmartCom with authority for Daniel Salinas, Hidalgo County IT Director to sign all required documentation.
 
B. 77244  
1. Requesting approval to declare as "Surplus" the items listed in Exhibit "A" [office furniture and electronic equipment] for the purpose of sale through webcast online auction scheduled for 10-30-2020 in accordance with Texas Local Government Code 263.152(a)(1); AND, in the event "NO BIDS" received;
2. Pursuant to Texas Local Government Code, 263.151(1) and/or 263.152(a)(3), Commissioners Court proceed to:'...order any of the property to be destroyed or otherwise disposed of as worthless in as much as the sale of said items CC undertook to sell (under Subsection (1) at auction on 10-30-2020 resulted in no bids were received;

3. Requesting authority to publish advertisement for the auction of surplus items scheduled for 10-30-2020.
 
C. 77410  
Approval of the addition of fuel cards/users including , but not limited to the following:
1. Hidalgo County Adult Probation Department - delete fuel card users
2. Hidalgo County Constable Pct No. 2 - add fuel card user
 

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