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AGENDA
HIDALGO COUNTY
COMMISSIONERS COURT MEETING
MAY 3, 2022
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 Courthouse Annex III Building, 100 E. Cano, 1st floor, Edinburg, Hidalgo County, Texas. Discussion and possible action relating to the following business will be transacted:

In accordance with Section 551.127, NOTICE is hereby given that a physical quorum, including the presiding officer/member, will be present at the specified meeting location.  Some members of the governing body and/or government officials may participate via videoconference.
 
Members of the public are encouraged to watch the meetings online, at: www.hidalgocounty.us/HClive

 
             
1.   Roll Call
 
2.   Pledge of Allegiance
 
3.   Prayer
 
4.   Approval of Consent Agenda
 
5.   Open Forum
 
6.   County Judge's Office:
 
A. AI-85633   Approval of Proclamation declaring May as Mental Health Awareness Month. Click to View
 
B. AI-85635   Approval of Proclamation declaring May 1-7 National Hurricane Preparedness Week. Click to View
 
C. AI-85636   Approval of Proclamation declaring May 6-12 as National Nurses Week. Click to View
 
D. AI-85638   Approval of Proclamation declaring May 1-7 as Teacher Appreciation Week. Click to View
 
E. AI-85641   Approval of Proclamation declaring May as National Stop the Bleed Month. Click to View
 
F. AI-85530   Proclamation declaring May 5, 2022 as National Day of Prayer in Hidalgo County Click to View
 
7.   District Clerk - Laura Hinojosa:
 
A. AI-85604   The State of Texas designated the first week in May as Jury/Juror Appreciation Week. Today, the County of Hidalgo is proud to join the District Courts in honoring citizens for their excellent service and commitment to our justice system.  Click to View
 
8.   Sheriff's Office:
 
A. AI-85586   FY 2022 - Body Worn Camera Grant Program (1284): 
1. Ratify authorization and approval to re-submit grant application for FY 2022 (03/01/2022 - 02/28/2023) Body Worn Camera Grant program to include Constable Pct. 1, Constable Pct. 3, Constable Pct. 4, and Constable Pct. 5 into the Sheriff's Office grant application, as directed by the grantor agency in order to combine all law enforcement agencies into one grant application. 
2. Authorization for County Judge to e-sign application and all related documents under e-grants as authorized official.
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9.   Constable Pct. #1:
 
A. AI-85672   Constable Pct. 1 Operation Stonegarden Grant (OPSG) (1284):
1. Authorization and approval to accept grant award from the Office of the Govenor-Homeland Security Grants Division (OOG-HSGD) in relation to the FY 2021 (3-1-2022 to 2-28-2023) Operation Stonegarden Grant (OPSG) in the amount of $150,000.00 with authority for County Judge, as authorized official, to accept award electronically.
2. Authorization to pay overtime reimbursable under the grant terms and conditions.
3. Approval of certification of revenues, as certified by the County Auditor, for the FY 2021 Operation Stonegarden Grant (OPSG) in the amount of $150,000.00 and appropriation of same.
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10.   Human Resources:
 
A.   Requesting waiver of the following, if applicable, for personnel items listed:
1. Civil Service Commission Rules - Section 3.22
2. Hidalgo County Personnel Policy Manual - Section 6.27
3. Budget Amendment Policy - Personnel Related Amendments
 
B. AI-85643   CSLFRF/ARPA (1290):
Approval of the following personnel action, effective 05/09/2022:
Action Dept./Prg. Slot # Position Title Grade
Create 115-268 0016 Supervisor I 09
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C. AI-85664   Crim DA (1100) / DA Pretrial Intervention Prg (1225):
Approval to award a discretionary step for the employees listed below after approval of HR criteria certification with Section 8.03 of the Classification and Compensation Plan, effective upon Commissioners Court approval:
Action Dept./Prg. Slot # Position Title Grade
Discretionary Step 3 080-002 0019 Assistant District Attorney IV 19
Discretionary Step 2 080-002 0021 Assistant District Attorney III 17
080-015 0017
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D. AI-85561   Public Defender (1100):
1. Approval of the following personnel actions, effective next full pay period 05/09/2022:
Action Dept./Prg. Slot # Position Title Grade Allowance Amount
Delete 085-003 0008, 0018 Public Defender II 15 -
Delete / Delete Auto Allowance 085-003 0019 Public Defender II 15 $1,500.00
085-019 A003 -
Create / Create Auto Allowance 085-003 0026 - 0027 Public Defender III 17 $1,500.00

2. Approval to award a discretionary step for the employees listed below after approval of HR criteria certification with Section 8.03 of the Classification and Compensation Plan, effective upon Commissioners Court approval:
Action Dept./Prg. Slot#  Position Title Grade
Discretionary Step 4 085-003 0004 First Assistant Public Defender 19
Discretionary Step 4 085-003 0024 Public Defender III 17

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E. AI-85560   Park Pct 2 (1100):
1. Approval to create six (6) temporary part-time positions for 12 weeks, beginning May 23, 2022 and ending August 14, 2022:
Action Dept./Prg. Slot # Position Title Hourly Rate
Create 122-008 T069 Head Lifeguard $15.00
Create 122-008 T070 - T072 Lifeguard $12.00
Create 122-008 T073 - T074 Attendant $12.00

Park Pct 2 (1100):
2. Approval to create two (2) full-time temporary positions for 26 weeks, effective 05/09/2022 through 11/06/2022:
Action Dept./Prg. Slot # Position Title Grade
Create 122-008 T075 - T076 Maintenance I 03

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F. AI-85559   Approval to extend the internship approved by Commissioners Court on 03/22/2022 (AI-85047) for Diana Cuellar, student at UTRGV, as an intern under Precinct 3 through August 31, 2022. Click to View
 
G. AI-85597   Approval of the appointment of interns from the Rio Grande Valley College to participate in the WIC Lactation Care Center for the period of 05/09/2022 through 05/31/2022. Click to View
 
H. AI-85675   Pct 3 Road Maintenance (1200):
Approval of the following personnel action, effective upon Commissioner Court approval:
Action Dept./Prg. Slot # Position Title Grade
Create 123-005 0125 Assistant Chief Administrator 18
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I. AI-85684   Discussion, consideration and action to amend the Classification and Compensation Plan Policies and Procedures, Section 8.03 subparagraph 2 Discretionary Steps. Click to View
 
11.   Urban County:
 
A. AI-85602   On behalf of the City of Edcouch, the Urban County Program is requesting approval to rescind action taken by Commissioner's Court on April 5, 2022 [AI#85251] for the issuance of purchase order to Metro Fire apparatus Specialist, Inc. for equipment purchase in the amount of $41,420.00, utilizing FY 34 (2021) Fire Station & Equipment. The vendor made a mistake on the quote.
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B. AI-85609   “Subject to Compliance with HB 1295”, the Urban County Program is requesting approval to purchase equipment from Casco Industries, Inc. for the City of Edcouch Fire Department in the amount of $44,145.00. UCP Fiscal Year 33 & 34 (2020 & 2021) City of Edcouch funding will be utilized.
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C. AI-85611   “Subject to compliance with HB 1295” the Urban County Program is requesting approval of a best and final negotiated contract for Lazcamera, LLC dba Fulcrum Consulting Services in the amount of $12,225.00 utilizing CDBG FY 34 (2021) Progreso Parks, Recreational Facilities Funding and approval of Work Authorization No. 1. Click to View
 
D. AI-85613   “Subject to compliance with HB 1295” the Urban County Program is requesting approval of a best and final negotiated contract for Lazcamera, LLC dba Fulcrum Consulting Services in the amount of $16,884.00 utilizing CDBG FY 34 (2021) Progreso Street Improvements Funding and approval of Work Authorization No. 1. Click to View
 
E. AI-85621   “Subject to compliance with HB 1295” the Urban County Program is requesting approval of a best and final negotiated contract for Professional Engineering Services with SAMES, INC. in the amount of $53,900.00 utilizing CDBG FY 34 (2021) San Juan Street Improvements Funding and approval of Work Authorization No. 1. Click to View
 
F. AI-85627   “Subject to compliance with HB 1295” the Urban County Program is requesting approval of a best and final negotiated contract for Professional Engineering Services with SAMES, INC. in the amount of $22,250.00 utilizing CDBG FY 34 (2021) La Joya Street Improvements Funding and approval of Work Authorization No. 1. Click to View
 
12.   Health & Human Services Department:
 
A.   Health Care Funding District:
 
1. AI-85345   A. Discussion, consideration and approval to draw down funds for SFY2022 Comprehensive Hospital Increased Reimbursement Program (CHIRP)  Payment  Year 1 in the amount to be determined by Health & Human Services Commission (HHSC) instructions from the  Local Provider Participation Fund (LPPF) with a transfer date of May 5th, 2022 and a settlement date of May 6th, 2022.
B. Approval of Certification of Revenues as certified by the County Auditor from the LPPF in the amount to be determined by HHSC instructions.
C. Approval of Appropriation of funds from the LPPF in the amount to be determined by HHSC instructions.
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B. AI-85575   Requesting approval of the third amendment to the Memorandum of Agreement from the National Foundation for the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.  The purpose of the amendment is to extend the termination date to July 31, 2022.   Click to View
 
13.   Head Start Program:
 
A. AI-85532   Discussion/Approval of the Summer Work Schedule Click to View
 
B. AI-85533   Discussion/Approval of the Hidalgo County Head Start Program 2022 Self-Assessment Results Click to View
 
C. AI-85534   Discussion/Approval of Affiliation and Program Agreement and Early Childhood Department Field and Lab Experience between South Texas College and Hidalgo County Head Start Program  Click to View
 
D. AI-85535   Discussion/Approval on Request to Enter into a Thirty-Six (36) Month Copier Capital Lease Agreement for a Copier through Hidalgo County’s Membership/Participation in the State of Texas Department of Information Resources (DIR) Awarded Vendor, Kyocera Document Solutions America, Inc., DIR Cooperative Contract (DIR-CPO-4428), with Delivery and Servicing to be Provided by Local Authorized Reseller Montano Investments, Inc., dba, Digital Office Systems Click to View
 
14.   Emergency Management:
 
A. AI-85591   Discussion, consideration and approval to appoint David Alberto Champion Jr. as a volunteer under the Hidalgo County Office of Emergency Management for the period of May 3, 2022 to December 31, 2022. Click to View
 
15.   Community Service Agency:
 
A. AI-85705   Discussion, consideration, and possible action to approve the Community Service Block Grant (CSBG) State Discretionary Fund Contract #61910003715 for FY 2021 in the amount of $20,833.00, from the Texas Department of Housing and Community Affair, with authorization for Jaime Longoria to electronically sign any and all pertinent documents. Click to View
 
B. AI-85706   Discussion, consideration, and possible action to approve the Community Service Block Grant (CSBG) State Discretionary Fund Contract #61910003736 for FY 2021 in the amount of $8,696.00, from the Texas Department of Housing and Community Affair, with authorization for Jaime Longoria to electronically sign any and all pertinent documents. Click to View
 
16.   Elections Administration:
 
A. AI-85584   FY 2022 Elections Chapter 19 (1283):
Approval of the certification of revenues by the County Auditor, for the FY 2022 Chapter 19 funds in the amount of $152,813.80 and appropriation of same.
 
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B. AI-85639   1.  Discussion on Election Updates.
2. Approval of the 2022 May Local Entities Elections Service Contracts between Hidalgo County and the following entities:
  • City of Elsa
  • City of Mission
  • City of Palmview
  • Edcouch-Elsa ISD
  • Mission CISD 
  • Sharyland ISD
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17.   WIC:
 
A. AI-85573   WIC ADM:
Approval to submit the Texas WIC Dietetic Internship Agreement for Mariana Hinojosa to the WIC State Office and the authority of the County judge to sign.
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B. AI-85582   WIC-(1292)
1. Requesting approval to accept the Redistribution of Revised Notice of Award from the HHS000804500001 Women, Infants and Children (WIC) Local Agency Funding in the amount of $55,000.00.
2. Requesting approval to De-Obligate $40,000.00 from WIC Admin Funding (Prog.001). 
3. Approval to appropriate $10,000.00 to into the Lactation Services (Prog.013).
4. Approval to De- Obligate $15,000.00 from the WIC-Snap Breastfeeding (Prog.025). 
5. Approval to appropriate $15,0000.00 into the Snap -Ed- Breastfeeding (Prog. 028).
6. Approval to appropriate $10,000.00 into the Extra Funding Nutrition Education (Prog.027).
7. Approval to appropriate $20,000.00 into the Extra Funding Other (Prog.024).
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18.   Planning Department:
 
A. AI-85551   1. Final Approval with Financial Guarantee
a. Alondra La Blanca Subdivision Phase 2- Pct. 4 (The Kim Family Property Trust) (La Blanca Road & S.H. 107)
No. of Lots: 42 Single Family
Flood Zone: X
Number of Streetlights:11
Filling Stations:4
Drainage: Yes, Drainage will be provided by storm sewer system and detention will be provided by widening the existing drain ditch.
ETJ: Yes, City of Elsa.
Water: Yes, provided by North Alamo Water Supply Corporation.
Sewer: Yes, OSSF’S have been escrowed.
Paved: Yes, La Blanca Road and 3 internal streets are paved.
* Final Approval with a cash deposit in the amount of $63,000.00 for (42 OSSF’S)

3. Final Approval
a. San Martin No. 7 Subdivision- Pct. 1 (Tres Maravillas, LLC.) (Gandy Road & Mile 10 North Road)
No. of Lots: 44 Single Family
Flood Zone: X
Number of Streetlights: 12
Filling Stations:3
Drainage: Yes, Drainage will be provided by storm sewer system and detention will be provided by widening the existing drain ditch.
Water: Yes, provided by North Alamo Water Supply Corporation.
Sewer: Yes, OSSF’S have been installed.
Paved: Yes, Gandy Road and 3 internal streets are paved.

b. Pueblo De Palmas Phase 26 Subdivision- Pct. 4 (PDP Mile 4 LTD.) (Cesar Chavez Road & Mile 19 North Road)
No. of Lots: 106 Single Family
Flood Zone: X
 Number of Streetlights:17
Filling Stations:6
Drainage: Yes, Drainage will be provided by storm sewer system and detention will be provided by an existing drain ditch.
Water: Yes, provided by North Alamo Water Supply Corporation.
Sewer: Yes, Sanitary sewer provided by City of Edinburg.
Paved: Yes, Cesar Chavez Road and 7 internal streets are paved.
 
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19.   Precinct #1 - Comm. Fuentes:
 
A. AI-85659   Approval of Resolution honoring Edcouch Elsa Powerlifting Team Click to View
 
B. AI-85682   Discussion, consideration, and action ratifying joint funding application, along with City of Weslaco, for Community Project Funding for the Mile 10 North Project. Click to View
 
20.   Precinct #2 - Comm. Cantu:
 
A. AI-85624   Requesting approval to accept counter-offer to purchase a tract of land known as Parcel 20 associated with the Pct 2 Eldora Road Project from FM 3362 (Jackson Rd) to Veterans Blvd (I Rd) (ROW CSJ:0921-02-404) with authority for the County Judge to sign the Administrative Evaluation and Approval Form. Click to View
 
21.   Precinct #3 - Comm. Villarreal:
 
A. AI-85545   Requesting approval to accept counter-offer to purchase a tract of land known as Parcel 73 associated with the Precinct 3 Veterans Blvd. project (CSJ:0865-01-111) with authority for the County Judge to sign the Administrative Evaluation and Approval Form. Click to View
 
B. AI-85525   Requesting approval to accept counter-offer to purchase a tract of land known as Parcel 2 associated with the Precinct 3 Liberty Road PH II project (ROW CSJ:0921-02-364) with authority for the County Judge to sign the Administrative Evaluation and Approval Form. Click to View
 
C. AI-85661   Approval of Proclamation recognizing the City of Alton Finance Director for receiving the Government Finance Officers Association Distinguished Budget Presentation Award. Click to View
 
22.   Budget & Management:
 
A.   American Rescue Plan Act:
 
1. AI-85640   ARPA - American Rescue Plan Act Funds (1290):
Discussion, consideration, and action to approve the use of ARPA Relief Funds for the continued use of Gmail services to maintain compliance with social distancing guidelines and assist in mitigation efforts throughout the ongoing COVID-19 public health emergency. (Hidalgo County Gmail Service Project - ARPA-22-200-083)
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2. AI-85648   ARPA - American Rescue Plan Act Funds (1290):
Requesting approval to rescind action previously taken by Commissioners' Court on 12/14/2021 AI#83762 for approval of the ARPA funding source for the Hidalgo County Precinct 4 Pueblo De Palmas Park Improvements Project to change the funding source Precinct 4 CO 2021 and 2020.
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3. AI-85649   ARPA - American Rescue Plan Act Funds (1290):
Approval to clarify/amend the project name for the Hidalgo County Precinct 4 Colonia Tejano Stormwater Project, previously approved on 02/08/2022 Commissioners Court AI-84475 under the Hidalgo County American Rescue Plan Act Stormwater System Improvement Program as listed in the exhibit.
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B.   Budget Appropriations:
 
1. AI-85538   New Courthouse (1100):
A. Approval to undesignate funds in 2021 for expenditures related to the New Courthouse Assigned Fund Balance in the amount of $62,140.87.
B. Approval of 2022 unappropriation of funds from the New Courthouse in the amount of $62,140.87.
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2. AI-85690   Pct.1 RD MAINT (1200):
Approval of 2022 appropriation of funds from RD MAINT fund balance in the amount of $712,249.26 to anticipated expenditures.
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C.   Interfund transfers:
 
1. AI-85583   TXDOT-PCT4 Ware/FM2220 (FM1925-SH107):
Approval of 2022 interfund transfer from Pct. 4 RD Maint., program 007 (1200) to TXDOT-Pct. 4 Ware/FM2220 (FM1925-SH107) in the amount of $18,652.15 to fund project expenditures. 
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D. AI-85578   TXDOT - Pct 4 FM 2220 (FM 1925 - SH 107) (1315):
Approval of Agreement to Contribute Right of Way Funds (Fixed Price) between Hidalgo County and Texas Department of Transportation for FM 2220 from FM 1925 to SH 107 (CSJ #2094-01-063 / ROW CSJ #2094-01-069) and approval of Order authorizing the County Judge to sign agreement for said project.
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E. AI-85699   TXDOT-Pct 1 M6W (1315):
Authority for the County Judge to sign TXDOT Form ROW-A-10 Tabulation of Values for all parcels associated with the Pct 1 Mile 6 West Road Phase 2 Project ROW CSJ 0921-02-355 until the completion of this project.
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23.  
Purchasing Department - Notes:
A. FOR ANY CONTRACT(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.   Hidalgo County
 
1. AI-84849   Requesting approval of the Hidalgo County Vendor Protest Procedures. Click to View
 
2. AI-85646   Acceptance of the sole response received to deem as "Qualified" for award of contract "Title Company Services Pool" (21-0790-04-27-JLC), with authority for County Judge to sign any required documents.  Click to View
 
B.  
Executive Office
 
1. AI-85681   A.  Requesting exemption from competitive bidding requirements under Texas Local Government Code 262.024 (a) Discretionary Exemption (4) a personal or professional service ;
B.  Approval of proposal received from Baker Tilly US, LLP for assisting County with staffing of Executive position(s) subject to compliance with Form 1295.
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C.   Pct. 1
 
1. AI-85600   Acceptance and approval to execute Amendment No. 3 between Hidalgo County and Architect, Alvarado Architects & Associates, Inc. [C-17-308-04-17], to include a revised fee proposal reflecting changes to the "Sunset Park Operations Facility" Project. Click to View
 
2. AI-85637  
A. Acceptance and approval of an Interlocal Cooperation Agreement between the County of Hidalgo, the City of Mercedes, and Urban County Program (CDBG) for a road reconstruction improvement to a portion of Mile 8 North Road from FM 493 to Mile 2 East Road.

B. In accordance with Section 791.014 of the Texas Government Code, requesting approval of a road improvement project to a portion of Mile 8 North Road from FM 493 to Mile 2 East Road.
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D.   Pct. 2
 
1. AI-85679  
Acceptance and approval of Supplemental Agreement No. 1 for Work Authorization No. 3, with Terracon Consultants (C-21-393-04-06), Inc., to include spot/locate utility services, resulting in an estimated cost increase in the amount of $2,100.00 for Pct #2 Parking Lot Improvement Project.
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2. AI-85680   A. Requesting exemption from competitive bidding requirements under the Texas Local Government code, Section 262.024 (A) (4) professional services;
B. Presentation of scoring grid (for the purposes of ranking by CC) the firms graded and evaluated through the County approved "pool" of professional engineering service providers for "ON CALL" Precinct No. 2 Projects;
  Millennium Engineers Group  Earth Co., LLC  Terracon Consultants, Inc.
Evaluator
No. 1
95 93 97
Rank      
C. Authority for the Purchasing Department to negotiate a professional engineering services agreement commencing with the No. 1 ranked firm of _____________________ for Geotechnical/Construction Materials Testing services for "ON CALL & AS NEEDED" basis for Precinct No. 2 Projects.
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E.   Pct. 3
 
1. AI-85522   Requesting approval to exercise one (1) year term extension provided in the current Interlocal Agreement (C-19-319-05-07) between HC Precinct No. 3 and City of Palmview for Emergency Medical Services; under the same rates, terms & conditions, subjected to City's Council approval. Click to View
 
2. AI-85523   Approval to extend for a one (1) year term as provided in the current Interlocal Agreement between HC Precinct No. 3 and City of Palmhurst to assist one another in multiple projects; under the same rates, terms and conditions, subject to final City's Council approval.   Click to View
 
F.   Pct. 4
 
1. AI-85599   Requesting approval to execute Amendment #2 between Hidalgo County and Texas A & M to allow for an additional one-year renewal as stated on the current contract. 
 
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2. AI-85685   Requesting acceptance and approval of the Certificate of Substantial Completion, reflecting the date of March 28, 2022, submitted by NM Contracting, LLC for the Construction of the New Mechanics Shop in Precinct 4, (C-20-298-12-02). Click to View
 
3. AI-85687   A. Presentation of scoring grid (for purpose of ranking and scoring by CC) for the five (5) responses received, evaluated, and graded by PCT 4 evaluators for Terry Road Stormwater Project:
Respondent The 5125 Company Mor-Wil, LLC Go-Underground, LLC Castle Enterprise Gonzalez Engineering & Mgt., LLC
Evaluator 1 98 94 88 86 77
Evaluator 2 99 96 88 84 79
Evaluator 3 96 95 87 85 80
Total 293 285 263 255 236
Rank          
B. Authority for the Purchasing Department to commence negotiations with number 1 ranked firm of __________________ for the Terry Road Stormwater Project.
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4. AI-85603   Approval of SA#3 to WA#1 related to the Beacon Lights for 10th Street (Chapin & Rogers) Project with GDJ Engineering an increase of $12,942.00 (C-21-0441-04-20). Click to View
 
5. AI-85626   Requesting authority to advertise RFB 22-0273 "Colonia Tejana Stormwater Project" (located in Precinct 4) Procurement Packet with authority to re-advertise if necessary, subject to Purchasing and Legal review and approval.  Click to View
 
6. AI-85631   Requesting authority to advertise RFB 22-0272 "Rio Grande Care Road Stormwater Project" (located in Precinct 4) Procurement Packet with authority to re-advertise if necessary, subject to Purchasing and Legal review and approval.  Click to View
 
G.   Sheriff's Office
 
1. AI-85555   Requesting approval of Supplemental Agreement No. 1 to the Professional Services Agreement with ERO Architects [C-21-0679-08-24], for the "HC Jail Expansion Feasibility Study" to correct the address in the Professional Services Agreement [C-21-0679-08-24].
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2. AI-85557   A. Requesting approval to rescind action by CC on 04/19/2022, AI-85364 for the "Housing and Confinement of Inmates" due to the implementation of Amendment No. 3 (C-15-098-06-02).

B. Requesting authority to exercise the 6th of 10 extensions with The Geo Group, Inc. for the "Housing and Confinement of Inmates" for Hidalgo County Sheriff's Office.

C. Requesting approval of price increase in the amount of $1.81 per inmate, from $60.18 per day to a proposed daily rate of $61.99 due to the standard cost of living rate (CPI), an increase of 3% beginning on the extension date, June 17, 2022. 
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3. AI-85581   Requesting approval of the Memorandum of Understanding between Hidalgo County and Rio Grande Valley Communications Group (RGVCG) for law enforcement departments for radio system services for public safety, with authorization for Sheriff J. E. "Eddie" Guerra to sign and execute the MOU. Click to View
 
4. AI-85552   A. Requesting action to rescind AI-85110 approved by CC on 03/22/2022 for authority to advertise K9s, Veterinary Services (RFQ 22-0162-MGF) for the Sheriff’s Office. 
B. Requesting exemption from competitive bidding requirements under the Texas Local Government Code 262.024 (a)(4) for Professional Services;
C. Requesting acceptance and approval to award and enter into a veterinary service agreement (C-22-0162-05-03) with Dr. Justin Cerelli – Four Paws Animal Hospital “K9 Veterinary Services” commencing on May 17, 2022, for a 3-year term, expiring May 16, 2025.
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5. AI-85536   Requesting authority to ratify Purchase Order No. 847342 dated 04/20/2022 for the annual renewal of an application to access email via mobile phone services with Exchange ActiveSync - Progress Software Corporation in the amount of $998.00 effective 04/27/2022.   Click to View
 
6. AI-85623   Pursuant to action taken on 02-08-2022 with AI-84489 for the purchase of camera/video equipment, requesting authority for County Judge or designee to sign the Master Service Agreement with Motorola. Click to View
 
H.   Auditor's Office
 
1. AI-85702   Acceptance and approval of Letter of Engagement between Hidalgo County [Auditor's Office] and Lance, Soll, & Lunghard LLP (LSL) and Guillermo Reyna CPA "on an as needed basis" for Professional Public Accounting Services Support, with authority for Hidalgo County Judge to sign any and all applicable documents subject to legal review Click to View
 
I.   District Attorney
 
1. AI-85590   Requesting approval of Interlocal Cooperation Agreement [ICA] for Autopsy Services Between Hidalgo County and Willacy County for automatic renewal of contract with new rates, terms and conditions.   Click to View
 
J.   Co. Wide
 
1. AI-85704   A. Requesting action to nominate at least three (3) Professional Engineering Firms from HC approved "Pool" of Engineering Services for the purpose of evaluating in connection with Feasibility & Needs Assessment Study for an Animal Control Facility or Retrofitting an Existing Facility:
  1. __________
  2. __________
  3. __________
  4. __________
  5. __________
B. Requesting action to appoint/designate an Evaluation Committee to grade/score the nominated firms:
  1. __________
  2. __________
  3. __________
  4. __________
  5. __________
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2. AI-85572   Requesting approval to award the best qualified vendor meeting all specifications for "Pest Control Services" (RFB 22-0150-04-13-YZV) with Robert Sanchez d/b/a Kill-A-Bug Pest Control.   Click to View
 
3. AI-85642   Acceptance and approval of Amendment #1 to C-21-0723-12-28 with ERO, Project Architect, for updated cost of work (obtained from Preliminary Design Phase) in connection with El Paraiso Project, with a stipulated sum of $334,790.00. Click to View
 
24.   Executive Office:
 
A.   Presentation for discussion of the following: 
1) New Courthouse Project Updates
2) Update on ongoing county owned building construction, relocation and/or renovation repair projects 
3) Emergency situations occurring since last agenda meeting
 
B. AI-85563   Approval to accept settlement check from Consumers County Mutual Insurance Company in the amount of $598.90 to settle auto accident claim with County vehicle. (Sheriff Office) Click to View
 
C. AI-85617   Requesting approval to submit Application to Texas State Library and Archives Commission for Accreditation in State Library System with authority for County Judge to sign Click to View
 
25.   Discussion, consideration and possible action regarding:
A. County response to disaster/health emergency:
1. CARES Act and American Rescue Plan Act Funds
B. Measures necessary to preserve public health and safety
C. Direction regarding County government operations, including but not limited to essential functions
 
26.   Closed Session:
Commissioners' Court may go into Closed Session pursuant to Chapter 551, Texas Government Code, Sections 551.071, (Consultation with Attorney), 551.072 (Deliberation regarding Real Property), Section 551.074 (Personnel Matters) and Section 551.087 (Economic Development) to discuss the following:
 
A.   Real Estate Acquisition
 
B.   Private consultation and advice of counsel concerning pending, potential and/or contemplated litigation, settlement offers, and/or legal matters subject to the attorney-client priviledge under the authority of the Open Meetings Act Section 551.071, Government Code.
 
C.   Consultation with Legal Counsel regarding Legal Action due to emergency situation
 
D. AI-85564   Hidalgo County v. Arturo Bustos Saenz & Griselda Bustos Saenz  Click to View
 
E. AI-85579   Claim of Alejandra De La Cruz Click to View
 
F. AI-85612   Cause No. C-1276-22-L - Luciano Velasquez and Miriam Rodriguez vs.Hidalgo County Click to View
 
27.  
A. Requesting exemption from competitive bidding requirements under the Texas Local Government Code, Section 262.024(A) (4) "a Professional Service" for the "provision of legal services/representation in connection with litigation."

B. Engagement with the firm of _________________________ for the "Provision of Legal Services/Representation in connection with Litigation" and authority to submit letter of engagement (subject to compliance with HB1295)
 
28.   Open Session:
 
A.   Real Estate Acquisition and appropriation for same
 
B.   Pending and/or potential litigation
 
C.   Discussion, consideration and possible action regarding response to public health emergency
 
D. AI-85565   Hidalgo County v. Arturo Bustos Saenz & Griselda Bustos Saenz Click to View
 
E. AI-85580   Claim of Alejandra De La Cruz Click to View
 
F. AI-85614   Cause No. C-1276-22-L - Luciano Velasquez and Miriam Rodriguez vs.Hidalgo County Click to View
 
29.   Closed Session:
Commissioners Court may reconvene into Closed Session for the discussion regarding the agenda items listed
 
30.   Open Session:
Commissioners Court may reconvene into Open Session for the discussion regarding the agenda items listed
 
31.   Adjourn
 

    

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