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The State of Texas {}
County of Burnet    {}      On this the 8th day of March 2011, the Burnet County Commissioners Court met in regular session. The following members of the court were present:
             
AGENDA
 
 
1. Call to order.
 
2. Invocation.
 
3. Pledge of Allegiance to the flag of the United States.
 
4. Pledge of Allegiance to the Texas State Flag. “"Honor the Texas flag; I pledge allegiance to thee, Texas, one state under God, one and indivisible."
 
5. Comments from the public. At this time, any person with business before the Commissioners’ Court not scheduled on the agenda may speak to the Court. No formal action can be taken on these items at this meeting. No discussion or deliberation can occur during publics’ comments. Comments regarding specific agenda items should occur when the item is called.
 
6. Discussion and/or action regarding the creative update from Door #3 for the 2010-2011 advertising campaign for Burnet County Tourism. (Klaeger/Freitag)
 
7. Discussion and/or action regarding a burn ban for the unincorporated areas of Burnet County. (Klaeger/Darling)
 
8. Discussion and/or action regarding the updated FEMA flood plain maps. (Klaeger/Darling)
 
9. Presentation of a Resolution “Welcome Home Vietnam Veteran’s Day”. (Klaeger/Caraway)
 
10. Acknowledgement receipt of a letter from the Texas Veterans Commission recognizing Chuck Caraway’s completion of specialized training. (Klaeger)
 
11. Acknowledgement of receipt of a letter from TCEQ regarding a Notice of Public Hearing to amend and renew a general permit for the Texas Pollutant Discharge Elimination system Multi Sector General Permit No. TXR050000. (Klaeger)
 
12. Discussion and/or action regarding a letter from The Jones Law Firm to the President of the Board of Directors of Pedernales Electric Cooperative. (Klaeger)
 
13. Discussion and/or action regarding the appointment of Debra Spellings as General Agent for Burnet County for the TexHealth of Central Texas. (Klaeger)
 
14. Discussion and/or action regarding the appointment of a Burnet County representative and alternate to serve on the TexHealth of Central Texas Board of Directors. (Klaeger)
 
15. Discussion and/or action regarding repair of the backup oil distributor truck to be used as needed by all precincts. (Dockery)
 
16. 1:30pm - Executive Session: Discussion with Burnet County Commissioner’s Court and legal counsel in accordance with Texas Government Codes 551.071 regarding:
 
1. Pending or contemplated multiple warrant issues leading to anticipated litigation.
2. Letter of concern from a citizen who questioned an arrest after a warrant had been recalled.
3. Barbara Kline v. Burnet County, Civil Action No. SA-10-CA-0198-FB in the United States District Court of the Western District of Texas, San Antonio Division.
4. Discussion with the County Attorney regarding legal opinion requested by Commissioner’s Court on contractual matters regarding the Burnet County Jail.
 
17. Reconvene in Open Session (Klaeger)
 
18. Discussion and/or action regarding items discussed in Executive Session. (Klaeger)
 
19. Discussion and/or action regarding: (Klaeger/Agnew)
a. Petition for Proposed Emergency Services District #3 (Granite Shoals area) and Ordering the election for the May ballot.
1. Re-cap of Public Hearing on March 7, 2011 and feasibility of the district
2. Fix the district boundaries; include municipal consent information
3. Grant the petition
4. Order an election for May 14, 2011, to confirm the district’s creation and authorize the imposition of a tax not to exceed the rate allowed by Section 48-e, Article III, Texas Constitution.
 
b. Petition for Proposed Emergency Services District #6 (Marble Falls area) and Ordering the Election for the May ballot.
1. Re-cap of Public Hearing on March 5, 2011, and feasibility of the district
2. Fix the district boundaries; include municipal consent information
3. Grant the petition
4. Order an election for May 14, 2011, to confirm the district’s creation and authorize the imposition of a tax not to exceed the rate allowed by Section 48-e, Article III, Texas Constitution.
 
20. Discussion and/or action regarding a revision of the Burnet County Employee Handbook and County Vehicle Usages. (Klaeger/Bullard)
 
21. Discussion and/or action regarding adopting the new Burnet County Mission Statement. (Klaeger)
 
22. Discussion and/or action on Burnet County Community Issues: (Klaeger)
a. Transportation
b. Water Issues, including but not limited to:
1. utility sales
2. water management plan
3. water supply plan
4. TWDB grant
c. City/County collaborations
d. Household Hazard Waste collection up-date
e. Subdivision regulations
f. Legislative issues, including but not limited to:
1. redistricting
2. IHC/IDC
3. TxDOT
4. TDCJ Rehabilitation programs
5. Water issues
6. MHMR/Jail – resolution
7. Lifting burn bans
8. Magistrate bill
9. Jail Standards
10. EMS/Medicaid Letters
 
23. Discussion and/or action regarding the Burnet County Jail. (Klaeger)
a. ratification of Interlocal Agreements with any Texas County for the housing of inmates at the Burnet County Jail signed by the County Judge.
b. Contract modification(s) of agreement with Southwest Corrections/BurnetCounty/TDCJ.
c. Polk Street Jail
d. Refinance
 
24. Discussion and/or action regarding grant application(s)/proposal(s)/acceptance. (Klaeger/Carter)
a. FY 2012-2013 Victim Coordinator and Liaison Grant (VCLG) from the Office of the Attorney General grant resolution.
b. HHW event Adopt-a-Barrel thank you notes.
 
25. Discussion and/or action regarding department reports: (Klaeger)
 
26. Discussion and/or action concerning contracts or agreements. (Klaeger)
a. Maintenance Agreement for Manatron Servers (3) and Autoloader-County Clerk’s Office. (Parker)
b. GovDeals revised Online Auction memo of Understanding with Fee Options. (Lester)
c. ESPY Services-Service agreement for audit of telephone charges (land lines and cell phones) recovery and future savings. (Fisher)
 
27. Call for Bids/Requests for Proposals. Discussion and/or action on bid/RFP openings or submitted bids.
a. Annex on the Square Repair Proposals
1. JJH Construction, Inc.
2. D&W Painting, Inc.
 
28. Acknowledge receipt of the Burnet County Treasurer’s revised Reports for September, October 2010 and January 2011; 4th Quarter Investment Report. (Klaeger/Crownover)
 
29. Acknowledge receipt of: (Klaeger)
a. Burnet County ESD #1 Financial Statements for year end September 2010
b. Burnet County ESD #2 Financial Statements for year end September 2010
c. Cassie Volunteer Fire Department & EMS audit report for year end September 2010
 
30. Consideration and/or approval of any pending personnel issues.
 
31. Payroll approval.
 
32. Acceptance of reports of County Officials as required by LGC 115.02 previouslyexamined by County Auditor.
 
33. Discussion and/or action regarding Departmental equipment requests and/or property transfers.
 
34. Discussion and/or action concerning budget line item transfers.
 
35. Discussion and/or action concerning budget amendments.
 
36. Discussion and/or action concerning 2011-2012 budget issues.
 
37. Consideration and authorization of payment of claims previously approved by the County Auditor.
 
38. Approval of minutes of previous meetings.
 
39. Discussion and/or action regarding reports on old business.
 
40. Future agenda review.
 
41. Correspondence.
 
42. Calendar Review
 
43. Adjournment.
 
             
Item #1:
Call to Order    
 
 
Judge Klaeger called the court to order at 9:00a.m.
             
Item #2:
Invocation         
 
 
Comm. Hibler gave the invocation.
             

Item #3:
Pledge              The court led the Pledge of Allegiance to the United States Flag.

 
             
Item #4:
Pledge              The court led the Pledge of Allegiance to the Texas State Flag.
 
             
Item #5:
Comments
 
 
Judge Klaeger reported that Sheriff Smith won the chili cook-off last Saturday and she took second place in the people's choice division. Comm. Neve placed second in judge's choice division.
Comm. Dockery reported the local horse judging club has qualified to go to state.
             
Item # 6:
Door #3 2010-2011 Advertising Campaign
 
 
The court discussed action regarding the creative update from Door #3 for the advertising campaign for Burnet County Tourism. Teri Freitag, Tourism Director presented the 2010-2011 advertising campaign with three venue options: Kayaking on the lakes. strawberry farm and biking and hiking throughout the county. Door #3 is also working on an itinerary map for the area. Motion was made by Comm. Dockery to approve the kayaking on the lakes and biking and hiking venues. Comm. Neve seconded the motion. The motion passed unanimously.
  Attachments:
  Proposal
 
             
Item # 13:
Debra Spellings: General Agent TexHealth of Central Texas
 
 
The court discussed action regarding the appointment of Debra Spellings as General Agent for Burnet County for the TexHealth of Central Texas. Ms. Spellings reported this is a three share insurance program to provide affordable health insurance to employees of small businesses who are not presently insured. Ms. Spelling discussed plans to inform the public of this program. Motion was made by Comm. Dockery to appoint Debra Spellings as General Agent for Burnet County for the TexHealth of Central Texas. Comm. Neve seconded the motion. The motion passed unanimously. 
             
Item # 14:
Burnet County Representative & Alternate: TexHealth of Central Texas
 
 
The court discussed action regarding the appointment of a Burnet County representative and alternate to serve on the TexHealth of Central Texas. Motion was made by Comm. Neve to appoint Carole Ellis, Indigent Health Care Coordinator as Burnet County representative to TexHealth of Central Texas and Shirley Bullard, Human Resources Director as an alternate. Comm. Dockery seconded the motion. The motion passed unanimously.
             
Item #19:
Proposed Emergency Services District 3 (Granite Shoals Area): Proposed Emergency Services District 6 (Marble Falls Area)
 
 
The court discussed action regarding: (a) Petition for Proposed Emergency Services District #3 (Granite Shoals Area) and ordering the election for the May ballot. (1) Re-cap of Public Hearing on March 7, 2011 and feasibility of the district. (2) Fix the district boundaries; include municipal consent information. (3) Grant the petition. (4) Order an election for May 14, 2011, to confirm the district's creation and authorize the imposition of a tax not to exceed the rate allowed by Section 48-e, Article III, Texas Constitution. Chief Austin Stamphill with Granite Shoals Fire & EMS stated the City of Granite Shoals will hold a city council meeting tonight and City of Highland Haven has a meeting scheduled for Friday to discuss letters of consent. Chief Stamphill stated that he was attempting to contact the City of Horseshoe Bay to determine if they can hold a special meeting to discuss a letter of consent. The court informed the proposed ESD's the deadline to receive the letters of consent from the cities is March 14, 2011 for a May election.    
 
Mr. Jim Bourgeois a resident of Granite Shoals addressed the court on ETJ's and the population of cities. Mr. Bourgeois addressed notices that were placed in local newspapers announcing the date and time of the public hearing that was held on March 7, 2011. The court took no action. 
 
(b) Petition for Proposed Emergency Services District #6 (Marble Falls Area) and ordering the election for the May ballot. (1) Re-cap of Public Hearing on March 5, 2011, and feasibility of the district. (2) Fix the district boundaries; include municipal consent information. (3) Grant the petition. (4) Order an election for May 14, 2011, to confirm the district's creation and authorize the imposition of a tax not to exceed the rate allowed by Section 48-e, Article III, Texas Constitution. Judge Klaeger reported a letter of consent was received from the City of Cottonwood Shores and is on file with the County Clerk's Office. The letters of consent expire in sixty (60) days and will have to be renewed if an election is not held in May. 
 
Barbara Agnew, Elections Administrator reported the publication of the public notices was paid by the county. The court took no action. 
             
Comm. Neve is absent.
 
             
Item # 7:
Burn Ban
 
 
The court discussed action regarding a burn ban for the unincorporated areas of Burnet County. Judge Klaeger reported the county has a KBDI high of 523 and a low of 291. The mean KBDI is 430. The Sheriff's Office reported two controlled burns over the weekend. One fire required assistance and the other fire did not require assistance once crews arrived.  The court took no action.
  Attachments:
  Report
  Letter
 
             
Comm. Neve is present.
 
             
Item # 8:
FEMA Flood Plain Maps
 
 
The court discussed action regarding the updated FEMA flood plain maps. Judge Klaeger reported the county received notice the maps should be completed by the middle of June. The court took no action.
             
Item # 9:
Reolution: Welcome Home Vietnam Veteran's Day
 
 
 
Chuck Caraway, Veteran Services Director read the resolution "Welcome Home Vietnam Veteran's Day" into the court records. Motion was made by Comm. Hibler to approve the the Resolution "Welcome Home Vietnam Veteran's Day" be recognized on March 30, 2011. Comm. Graeter seconded the motion. The motion passed unanimously.
  Attachments:
  Resolution
 
             
Item # 10:
Chuck Caraway: Texas Veterans Commission
 
 
Judge Klaeger acknowledged receipt of a letter from the Texas Veterans Commission recognizing Chuck Caraway's completion of specialized training. The court took no action.
  Attachments:
  Letter
 
             
Comm. Dockery is absent.
 
             
Item # 11:
TCEQ Notice: General Permit Discharging Storm Water
 
 
 
Judge Klaeger acknowledged receipt of a letter from TCEQ regarding a Notice of Public Hearing to amend and renew a general permit for the Texas Pollutant Discharge Elimination System Multi Sector General Permit No. TXR050000. The court took no action.
  Attachments:
  Notice
 
             
Comm. Dockery is present.
 
             
Item # 12:
Jones Law Firm Letter/Pedernales Electric Cooperative
 
 
The court discussed action regarding a letter from the Jones Law Firm to the president of the Board of Directors of Pedernales Electric Cooperative. Comm. Neve discussed the letter and the impact Pedernales Electric Cooperative's current line extension policy will have on local economies. The court took no action.
  Attachments:
  Letter
 
             
Item # 15:
Backup Oil Distributor Truck
 
 
The court discussed action regarding repair of the backup oil distributor truck to be used as needed by all precincts. Comm. Dockery discussed the benefit to all precincts to repair the oil distributor truck. Motion was made by Comm. Neve to move forward to repair the backup oil distributor truck. Comm. Hibler seconded the motion. The motion passed unanimously.
             
Item # 20:
Burnet County Employee Handbook/County Vehicle Usage
 
 
The court tabled this agenda item.
             
Item # 21:
Burnet County Mission Statement
 
 
The court discussed action regarding a revision of the Burnet County Mission Statement. Judge Klaeger read the revised statement which was recommended by elected officials and department heads into the record. Motion was made by Comm. Neve to approve adoption of the revised Burnet County Mission Statement. Comm. Graeter seconded the motion. The motion passed. Comm. Dockery is absent.
  Attachments:
  Statement
 
             
Item # 22:
Burnet County Community Issues
 
 
The court discussed action on Burnet County Community Issues: (a) Transportation. Judge Klaeger discussed holding a meeting with all members of the transportation committee to present the completed transportation plan. A meeting was tentatively scheduled for April 12th. The court took no action.
 
Comm. Dockery is present.
 
(b) Water Issues, including but not limited to: (1) Utility Sales. Judge Klaeger reported a meeting is scheduled for tomorrow in Leander. (2) Water Management Plan. Judge Klaeger reported the water management plan continues to move forward. (3) Water Supply Plan. Burnet County is continuing to work with Matagorda Bay. (4) TWDB Grant. Judge Klaeger reported on a meeting that was held last Friday. The court took no action. 
             
Item # 5:
Comments
 
 
Comm. Graeter reported Ann Wise has been admitted to the hospital.
             
Recess:
 
 
The court recessed for 10 minutes.
             
Reconvene:
 
 
The court reconvened at 10:50a.m. with all members of the court present.
             
Item # 22:
Burnet County Community Issues
 
 
The court discussed action on Burnet County Community Issues: (c) City/County Collaborations. Judge Klaeger reported meetings still need to be scheduled with the Cities of Marble Falls, Bertram and Horseshoe Bay to discuss possible collaborations and resources.
 
(d) Household Hazard Waste collection update. Comm. Dockery and Comm. Graeter reported the household hazardous waste collection day is scheduled for March 26th at the Burnet County Rodeo Arena and the tire collection event day is scheduled for April 2nd at the Marble Falls Rodeo Arena. The court took no action.
 
(e) Subdivision Regulations. Mr. Ed Dalke addressed the court about the need for follow up regulations after a subdivision is developed. The court took no action. 
             
Item # 24:
Grants
 
 
The court discussed action regarding grant application(s), proposal(s) and acceptance. (a) FY 2012-2013 Victim Coordinator and Liaison Grant (VCLG) from the Office of the Attorney General Grant Resolution. Debbie Carter, Grants Administrator presented the FY 2012-2013 Victim Coordinator and Liaison Grant. Motion was made by Comm. Neve to approve the FY 2012-2013 Victim Coordinator and Liaison Grant (VCLG) from the Office of the Attorney General Grant Resolution. Comm. Graeter seconded the motion. The motion passed unanimously.
 
(b) HHW event Adopt-a-Barrel thank you notes. Comm. Dockery presented sending thank you notes to all individual contributors to the Adopt-a-Barrel. Motion was made by Comm. Dockery to approve sending thank you notes to individual contributors of the Adopt-a-Barrel with modifications in each letter as to the individual amount contributed. Comm. Neve seconded the motion. The motion passed unanimously.
 
Judge Klaeger read a letter from the Texas Veterans Commission introducing Bill Wilson as the new director of Fund for Veterans Assistance Grants. The court took no action.
 
Judge Klaeger reported on a letter from the Texas Task Force on Indigent Defense in reference to a letter requesting inclusion to the Lubbock Multi-Year Discretionary Grant in the expansion of the Regional Capital Public Defender Program for capital murder cases to Burnet County. Motion was made by Comm. Neve to send a letter requesting inclusion to the Lubbock Multi-Year Discretionary Grant for the expansion of the Regional Public Defender Program for capital murder cases in Burnet County. Comm. Dockery seconded the motion. The motion passed unanimously. 
  Attachments:
  Letter
  Letter
  Grant
 
             
Item # 15:
Backup Oil Distributor Truck
 
 
The court discussed action regarding repair of the backup oil distributor truck to be used as needed by all precincts. Comm. Dockery reported that he has spoken with the Auditor's Office and action is needed by the court to place the backup oil distributor truck on the county's insurance policy. The oil truck was removed from the county's insurance policy when it went out of service. Motion was made by Comm. Dockey to place the backup oil distributor truck on the county's vehicle insurance policy. Comm. Neve seconded the motion. The motion passed unanimously.
             
Item # 22:
Burnet County Community Issues
 
 
The court discussed action on Burnet County Community Issues: (b) Water Issues. Judge Klaeger reported on a LCRA Water Conservation Workshop to be held on March 25th at the Llano County American Legion Hall.
 
(f) Legislative issues but not limited to: (1) Redistricting. Judge Klaeger reported the first meeting on redistricting is scheduled for Friday, March 11th at 2:00p.m. Judge Klaeger informed the court that each commissioner will need to appoint citizens from each precinct to serve on the redistricting committee. Comm. Hibler appointed Patty Luedecke and Don Barber. Comm. Neve appointed Ed Dalke and Gene Ehler. Comm. Dockery appointed Kyle Stripling and Fonda Rhodes. Comm. Graeter and Judge Klaeger will announce their appointees at the next court meeting.
             
Item # 28:
Burnet County Treasurer's Report
 
 
The court discussed acknowledgment of receipt of the Burnet County Treasurer's revised reports for September, October 2010 and January 2011; 4th Quarter Investment Report. Motion was made by Comm. Neve to approve receipt of the Burnet County Treasurer's revised reports for September, October 2010 and January 2011; 4th Quarter Investment Report. Comm. Graeter seconded the motion. The motion passed unanimously. 
             
Item # 29:
Burnet County ESD 1: ESD 2 & Cassie Volunteer Fire Department & EMS 2010 Financial Statements
 
 
The court discussed acknowledgment of receipt of: (a) Burnet County ESD 1 Financial Statement for year end September 2010. (b) Burnet County ESD 2 Financial Statement for year end September 2010. (c) Cassie Volunteer Fire Department & EMS audit report for year end September 2010. Judge Klaeger acknowledged receipt of Burnet ESD 1 Financial Statement for year end September 2010; Burnet County ESD 2 Financial Statement for year end September 2010 and Cassie Volunteer Fire Department & EMS audit report for year end September 2010. The court took no action. 
  Attachments:
  Report
  Report
  Report
 
             
Item # 22:
Burnet County Community Issues
 
 
The court discussed action on Burnet County Community Issues: (f) Legislatives issues, including but not limited to: (1) Redistricting. Jenny Barr with GIS Mapping discussed block numbers and how the numbers for each precinct were determined. The court took no action.
 
(2) IHC/IDC. Judge Klaeger reported on meeting with other judges on IDC grants. The court took no action.
 
(3) TxDOT. The court had no report.
 
(4) TDCJ Rehabilitation programs. The court discussed ISF programs at the jail facilities. The court took no action.
 
(5) Water Issues. The court had no report.
 
(6) MHMR/Jail - Resolution. The court discussed a resolution supporting funding of the state hospital system of care. Motion was made by Comm. Neve to support a Resolution of Burnet County Supporting Funding of the State Hospital System of Care. Comm. Dockery seconded the motion. The motion passed unanimously. 
 
(7) Lifting burn bans. The court had no report.
 
(8) Magistrate Bill. Judge Klaeger reported the magistrate bill is going through Representative Aycock's office. The court took no action.
 
(9) Jail Standards. Judge Klaeger reported that jail inspection fees are back in the state's budget. The court took no action.
 
(10) EMS/Medicaid Letters. Judge Klaeger discussed the loss of medicaid reimbursement for ambulance providers through proposed cuts in the next biennial budget. Judge Klaeger requested the court approve sending a letter of support to Senators Hinojosa, Robert Deuell, Kevin Eltife, Jane Nelson, John Whitmeire, Tommy Williams and Judith Zaffirini expressing the devastating effect this will have and requesting the 2010-2011 increase permanent. Motion was made by Comm. Dockery to approve sending a letter of support be sent to Senators Hinojosa, Robert Deuell, Kevin Eltife, Jane Nelson, John Whitmire, Tommy Williams and Judith Zaffirini expressing the devastating effect the proposed cuts will have on ambulance providers. The letter will request restoring the 2010-2011 increase permanent and restoring the 10% reduction. Comm. Hibler seconded the motion. The motion passed unanimously.
  Attachments:
  Letter
  Resolution
  Letter
 
             
Item # 23:
Burnet County Jail
 
 
The court discussed action regarding the Burnet County Jail: (a) Ratification of Interlocal Agreements with any Texas County for the housing of inmates at the Burnet County Jail signed by the County Judge. The court had no report.
 
(b) Contract modification(s) of agreement with Southwest Corrections/Burnet County/TDCJ. The court had no report.
 
(c) Polk Street Jail. Judge Klaeger reported a letter was received from Texas Commission on Jail Standards that the old Burnet County Jail has officially been removed from purview and is no longer subject to TCJS inspections as long as the facility continues to house only federal inmates. The court took no action.
 
(d) Refinance. The court had no report.
  Attachments:
  Letter
 
             
Item # 25:
Department Reports
 
 
The court had no report.
             
Recess:
 
 
The court recessed for lunch until 1:30p.m.
             
Reconvene:
 
 
The court reconvened at 1:34p.m. with all members of the court present.
             
Item # 16:
1:30PM Executive Session
 
 
The court went into Executive Session at 1:30p.m. for discussion with Burnet County Commissioner's Court and legal counsel in accordance with Texas Government Codes 551.071 regarding:
 
(1) Pending or contemplated multiple warrant issues leading to anticipated litigation.
 
(2) Letter of concern from a citizen who questioned an arrest after a warrant has been recalled.
 
(3) Barbara Kline v. Burnet County, Civil Action No. SA-10-CA-0198-FB in the United States District Court of the Western District of Texas, San Antonio Division.
 
(4) Discussion with the County Attorney regarding legal opinion requested by Commissioner's Court on contractual matters regarding the Burnet County Jail.
 
Judge Klaeger stated that Sheriff W.T. Smith, Captain Boyce and Allie Venne and C3 Corrections will attend the Executive Session.
             
Item # 17:
Reconvene Open Session
 
 
Comm. Neve called the court to order at 4:45p.m. with all members present except Judge Klaeger who was absent. 
             
Item # 18:
Executive Session
 
 
The court discussed action regarding items discussed in Executive Session. Eddie Arredondo, County Attorney recommended forming a working group or committee for negotiations process for various contracts with outside contractors at the jail. Motion was made by Comm. Hibler to approve Judge Klaeger and Comm. Neve to begin negotiations process for various contracts with outside contractors at the jail. Comm. Dockery seconded the motion. The motion passed. Judge Klaeger was absent.
             
Item # 26:
Contracts/Agreements
 
 
The courts discussed action concerning contracts or agreements. (a) Maintenance Agreement for Manatron Servers (3) and Autoloader-County Clerk's Office. Motion was made Comm. Hibler to approve maintenance agreement for Manatron Servers (3) and Autoloader-County Clerk's Office. Comm. Dockery seconded the motion. The motion passed. Judge Klaeger is absent. 
 
Judge Klaeger is present.
 
(b) GovDeals revised Online Auction memo of understanding with fee options. Motion was made by Comm. Dockery to approve GovDeals revised online auction memo understanding with option B-4. Comm. Graeter seconded the motion. The motion passed unanimously.
 
(c) EPSY Services-Service agreement for audit of telephone charges (land lines and cell phones) recovery and future savings. The court tabled this agenda item.
  Attachments:
  Agreement
  Contract
 
             
Item # 27:
Bids
 
 
The court discussed bids/request for bids and action on bid RFP openings or submitted bids: (a) Annex on the Square Repair Proposals: (1) JJH Construction, Inc. (2) D&W Painting, Inc. Comm. Dockery made a motion to approve the D&W Painting, Inc. bid.  Comm. Dockery withdrew his motion. Richard Gumbert, Maintenance Supervisor was contacted to clarify the contracts. Motion was made by Comm. Dockery to accept the bid from D&W Painting, Inc. in the amount of $5,468.85. Comm. Neve seconded the motion. The motion passed unanimously. 
  Attachments:
  Agreement
  Bid
 
             
Item # 22:
Burnet County Community Issues
 
 
The court discussed Burnet County Community issues: (f) Legislative issues but not limited to: (1) Redistricting. Judge Klaeger reported that Bob Bass with Allison, Bass & Associates will report on possible boundary line changes at the scheduled meeting on Friday, March 11th. The court took no action.  
             
Item #19:
Proposed Emergency Services District 3 (Granite Shoals Area): Proposed Emergency Services District 6 (Marble Falls Area)
 
 
(b) Petition for proposed Emergency Services District 6(Marble Falls Area) and ordering the election for the May ballot. Judge Klaeger reported a denial letter was received from the City of Marble Falls for proposed Emergency Services District 6(Marble Falls Area) for inclusion of the extraterritorial jurisdiction (ETJ). The court took no action.  
             
Item # 18:
Executive Session
 
 
The court discussed action regarding items discussed in Executive Session. Eddie Arredondo, County Attorney reported the negotiations group will be meeting with the attorneys on Friday, March 11th. A executive session meeting will be scheduled for Monday, March 14th at 11:00a.m. The court took no action.
             

Item # 30:
Personnel

 
 
The court discussed the consideration or approval of any pending personnel issues. Motion was made by Comm. Hibler to approve pending personnel action forms. Comm. Neve seconded the motion. The motion passed unanimously.
             
Item # 31:
Payroll Approval
 
 
The court discussed payroll approval. Motion was made by Comm. Dockery to approve payroll in the amount of $341,062.95. Comm. Neve seconded the motion. The motion passed unanimously.
             
Item # 32:
County Official Reports
 
 
The court discussed the acceptance of reports of County Officials as required by LGC 115.02 previously examined by County Auditor. Motion was made by Comm. Dockery to approve acceptance of the following reports of County Officials as required by LGC 115.02 previously examined by County Auditor: County Attorney's December Report, Election Administrator, Constable Precinct 3, Libraries, Constable Precinct 2, Tax Assessor Collector, County Attorney's January Report, County Clerk, Jail Manager, District Clerk, October 2010, November 2010, December 2010 Auditor's Office Reports and Sheriff Civil Fines & Fees. Comm. Hibler seconded the motion. The motion passed unanimously. 
             
Item # 33:
Equipment Requests/Property Transfers
 
 
The court discussed action regarding departmental equipment requests and/or property transfers. Motion was made by Comm. Hibler to approve property transfers. Comm. Neve seconded the motion. The motion passed unanimously.
             
Item # 34:
Budget Line Item Transfers
 
 
The court discussed action concerning budget line item transfers. Motion was made by Comm. Hibler to approve budget line item transfers. Comm. Dockery seconded the motion. The motion passed unanimously.
             
Item # 35:
Budget Amendments
 
 
The court discussed action concerning budget amendments. Motion was made by Comm. Neve to approve budget amendments. Comm. Dockery seconded the motion. The motion passed unanimously. 
             
Item # 36:
2011-2012 Budget Issues
 
 
The court had no report.
             
Item # 37:
Claims
 
 
The court discussed the consideration and authorization of payment of claims previously approved by the County Auditor. Motion was made by Comm. Dockery to approve authorization of payment of claims previously approved by the County Auditor. Comm. Neve seconded the motion. The motion passed unanimously..
             
Item # 38:
Minutes          
 
 
The court had no report.
             
Item # 39:
Old Business
 
 
The court had no report.
             
Item # 40:
Agenda Review
 
 
The court discussed agenda review. The court took no action.
             
Item # 41:
Correspondence
 
 
Judge Klaeger discussed a letter from the County Attorney sent to Carol Stephens owner of the building housing Justice of Peace 1 referencing violations from the City of Burnet Fire Marshall. The court took no action.
 
Judge Klaeger presented a fax from Hamilton Valley Management on the construction of a multifamily housing unit. The court took no action.
 
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  Attachments:
  Letter
  Letter
 
             
Item # 5:
Comments
 
 
Comm. Hibler reported that he received a call from TxDOT that they will replace any damaged guardrails in the county. The court just needs to provide a list. The court took no action.
             
Item # 41:
Correspondence
 
 
Judge Klaeger presented a letter from Cattleman's National Bank thanking the court for a request for proposal to be designated as the county depository bank. The court took no action.
  Attachments:
  Letter
  Letter
 
             
Item # 42:
Calendar Review
 
 
The court discussed calendar review. The court took no action.
             
Item # 43:
Adjournment
 
 
Motion was made by Comm. Hibler to adjourn. Comm. Dockery seconded the motion. The motion passed unanimously.
             


 
 
 
 

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