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AGENDA
HIDALGO COUNTY
COMMISSIONERS COURT MEETING
MAY 17, 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-85813   Approval of Proclamation declaring May 15-21 as National Police Week 2022. Click to View
 
B. AI-85814   Approval of Proclamation declaring May as National Wildlife Awareness Month. Click to View
 
C. AI-85819   Presentation of Proclamation in gratitude of Emergency Management Coordinators. Click to View
 
D. AI-85816   Presentation of Resolution in gratitude of Meteorologists and Meteorological Teams. Click to View
 
7.   District Attorney's Office:
 
A. AI-85765   DA - Victims Unit Court Advocate Project (VUCAP) (1281):
Approval to submit a VUCAP Grant #359403 budget adjustment to the Office of the Governor (OOG).
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8.   HIDTA - Task Force:
 
A. AI-85714   HIDTA Task Force (1291):
1. Authorization and approval to accept the Cooperative Grant Agreement Award Number (FAIN) G22SS0002A between Hidalgo County and the Executive Office of the President Office of National Drug Control Policy in the amount of $775,705.00 for the grant period of 01/01/2022-12/31/2023.
2. Authorization and approval for Judge Richard Cortez to sign Grant Agreement and the Grant Conditions as authorized official.
3. Approval of certification of revenues, as certified by the County Auditor, for the FY 2022 HIDTA Task Force Grant in the amount of $775,705.00 and appropriation of same.
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9.   Sheriff's Office:
 
A. AI-85723   Discussion, consideration and approval to appoint Daisy Garcia, graduate from Texas State University, as an Intern under the Hidalgo County Sheriff's Office Law Enforcement Internship Program for the period June 2022 to August 2022. Click to View
 
B. AI-85722   Discussion, consideration and approval to appoint Roberto Montoya, student at the University of Texas at San Antonio, as an Intern under the Hidalgo County Sheriff's Office Law Enforcement Internship Program for the period of May 30, 2022 to August 11, 2022.  Click to View
 
C. AI-85812   1. Approval and authorization for the Hidalgo County Sheriff's Office to continue participation in the Texas LESO Program 
2. Authorization for County Judge and County Sheriff, as Authorized officials to sign the required documents. 
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D. AI-85868   Approval of Memorandum of Understanding between various Law Enforcement Agencies and Hidalgo County Sheriff's Office with the purpose of "reporting training through TCOLE" and authorization for Hidalgo County Judge and Hidalgo County Sheriff to sign document. Click to View
 
10.   Constable Pct. #2:
 
A. AI-85707   Constable Pct. 2 Operation Stonegarden Grant (OPSG) (1284):
1. Authorization and approval to accept grant award from the Office of the Governor-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 $149,999.99 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 $149,999.99 and appropriation of same.
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11.   Constable Pct. #3:
 
A. AI-85671   Constable Pct.3 Operation Stonegarden Grant (OPSG) (1284):
1. Authorization and approval to accept grant award from the Office of the Governor-Homeland Security Grants Division (OOG-HSGD) in relation to the FY 2021 (03-01-2022 to 02-28-2023) Operation Stonegarden Grant (OPSG) in the amount of $170,000.00 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 Co. Auditor, for FY 2021 Operation Stonegarden Grant (OPSG) in the amount of $170,000.00 and appropriation of same.
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12.   Constable Pct. #4:
 
A. AI-85796   Discussion, consideration, and approval to appoint Juan M. Villarreal, Jr. and Rolando Flores III as Reserve Deputy Constables by Constable A. "J.R." Gaitan, Constable Precinct 4 in accordance with Texas Local Government Code Section 86.012. Click to View
 
B. AI-85734   Constable Pct. 4 Operation Stonegarden Grant (OPSG) (1284):
1. Authorization and approval to accept grant award from the Office of the Governor-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 $159,999.65 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 Co. Auditor, for FY 2021 Operation Stonegarden Grant (OPSG) in the amount of $159,999.65 and appropriation of same.
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C. AI-85731   Constable Precinct. 4:
1. Approval of Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) between Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) - Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) and Hidalgo County Constable Precinct 4 with authority for Constable Gaitan, as authorized official to execute agreement and all related documents for the purpose of the reimbursement of overtime costs incurred for joint operations.  
2. Authorization to pay overtime reimbursable under the grant terms and conditions.  
3. Approval to accept overtime funding from the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) - Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) in the amount of $15,000.00.  
4. Approval of certification of revenues, as certified by the County Auditor, for ICE/HSI overtime funding and appropriation of same.
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13.   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-85825   Health Disp./ COVID Imm Round 4 (1293):
Approval of the following personnel actions, effective next full pay period 05/23/2022:
Action Dept./Prg. Slot # Position Title Grade
Create 340-083 1001 Public Health Technician II 11
Delete 340-084 0005 - 0010 COVID-19 Medical Assistant 05
Create 340-084 0014 - 0018 COVID-19 Licensed Vocational Nurse II 11
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C. AI-85770   Hurricane Preparedness (1100):
Approval to create twenty (20) full-time temporary positions for 26 weeks beginning 06/01/2022 and ending 11/30/2022, as follows:
Action Dept./Prg. Slot # Position Title Grade
Create 115-094 T001 - T004 Truck Driver I 04
Create 115-094 T005 - T020 Maintenance I 03
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D. AI-85781   WIC - Summer Food Program Grant (1292):
Approval to create eight (8) temporary part-time positions for 8 weeks beginning 06/01/2022 and ending 07/27/2022:
Action Dept./Prg. Slot # Position Title Grade
Create 350-020 T001 - T008 Referral Resource Specialist I Non-Classified
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E. AI-85774   Pct 2 Administration (1200):
Approval of the following personnel action, effective upon Commissioners Court approval:
Action Dept./Prg. Slot # Position Title Grade Allowance Amount
Create 122-005 0028 Assistant Chief of Staff II 19 -
Add Auto Allowance $5,000.00
Add Supplemental Allowance $9,000.00
Add Auto Allowance 122-005 0018 Director of Administration 17 $5,000.00
Add Supplemental Allowance $9,000.00
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F. AI-85779   Pct 3 Road Maintenance (1200):
Approval of the following personnel action, effective upon Commissioners Court approval:
Action Dept./Prg. Slot # Position Title Grade  Allowance Amount
Add Auto Allowance 123-005 0121 Director of Internal Operations II 18 $5,000.00
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G. AI-85783   Tax Office (1100) / Special Vehicle Inventory (1246):
Approval of the following personnel action, effective next full pay period 05/23/2022:
Action Dept./Prg Slot # Position Title Grade Allowance Amount
Add Supplemental Allowance 140-001 0012 Accountant III 12 -
140-003 A007 $3,000.00
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H. AI-85823   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 5 080-002 0038 Assistant District Attorney IV 19
080-015 0029
Discretionary Step 8 080-002 0014 Assistant District Attorney IV 19
080-015 0011
Discretionary Step 8 080-002 0013 Assistant District Attorney IV 19
080-015 0010
Discretionary Step 8 080-002 0015 Assistant District Attorney IV 19
080-015 0012
Discretionary Step 3 080-002 0158 Assistant District Attorney III 17
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I. AI-85878   Executive Office (1100):
1. Approval to create a temporary full-time position for 33 weeks beginning 05/17/2022 and ending 12/31/2022:
Action Dept./ Prg. Slot# Position Title Grade
Create 125-001 T028 Public Information Specialist I 10

2.  Approval to revise the Classified Positions List to add the new position: Public Information Specialist I (Grade 10).
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14.   Urban County:
 
A. AI-85879   1.  Discussion, consideration and action authorizing the completion and submittal of two applications for the  2018 South Texas Floods Competition to the Texas General Land Office [GLO].
2.  Approval for Hidalgo County Judge Richard Cortez to sign the Federal Assistance Standard Form 424 (SF 424) along with all related documentation that may be needed in preparation for the submittal of application(s) to the Texas General Land Office [GLO] 2018 South Texas Floods Competition.
3.  Discussion, consideration and action authorizing the completion and submittal of two applications for the 2019 Disasters Competition to the Texas General Land Office [GLO].
4.  Approval for Hidalgo County Judge Richard Cortez to sign the Federal Assistance Standard Form 424 (SF-424) along with all related documentation that may be needed in preparation for submittal of application(s) to the Texas General Land Office [GLO] 2019 Disasters Competition.
5.  Approval to advertise the Notice of Public Comments in the local newspaper(s) for the submittal of application(s) to the Texas General Land Office [GLO] 2018 South Texas Floods Competition and 2019 Disasters Competition
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B. AI-85785   “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 Cruz-Hogan Consultants, Inc. in the amount of $22,250.00 utilizing CDBG FY 34 (2021) City of Alamo Water & Sewer Improvements Funding and approval of Work Authorization No. 1. Click to View
 
15.   Health & Human Services Department:
 
A. AI-85803   Pursuant to Chapter 121 Local Public Health Reorganization Act; Sec. 121.006, requesting approval of the Schedule of Fees for the Hidalgo County Health & Human Services Department based on the 2022 Federal Poverty Level and the Full Pay Fee Schedule to be effective May 23, 2022.   Click to View
 
B. AI-85760   1.  Requesting approval to accept and for County Judge to e-sign the Health Disparities grant HHS001057600025 Amendment No. 1.  The purpose of the amendment is to add $75,000.00 for the period of June 1, 2022 through May 31, 2023. 
2.  Requesting approval for the Certification of Revenue in the amount of $75,000.00 and to appropriate the same.  
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C. AI-85732   Requesting approval to appropriate the Health Administration Program Income budget in the amount of $265,000.00 for the period of 05/17/2022 to 12/31/2022.   Click to View
 
D. AI-85786   Requesting approval for County Judge to sign the Written Acknowledgement of Completion of Cybersecurity Training Program as required by the Texas Health & Human Services. Click to View
 
E. AI-85782   Requesting approval to accept and for County Judge to e-sign the Public Health Emergency Preparedness grant contract 537-18-0176-00001, Amendment No. 9.  The purpose of the amendment is to revise the budget table to reflect a reallocation of funds between budget categories. Click to View
 
F. AI-85710   1.  Requesting approval to accept and for County Judge to e-sign the Immunization / Locals Grant Contract Amendment No. HHS000119700022, Amendment No. 4 and all related contract documents. 
2.  Requesting approval to accept the Certification of Revenue as certified by County Auditor in the amount of $649,320.00 for grant funds and $89,000.00 for Program Income funds and appropriate the same.  
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16.   Emergency Management:
 
A. AI-85849   1. Approval of appointment to the Hidalgo County Local Emergency Planning Committee Board.
2. Authorization for County Judge Richard F. Cortez to sign the Local Emergency Planning Committee membership updates form for the State Emergency Response Commission.
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17.   Community Service Agency:
 
A. AI-85711   Approval of Proclamation designating May 2022 as Community Action Month. Click to View
 
B. AI-85758   Discussion, consideration and possible action to approve Amendment #3 to the Comprehensive Energy Assistance Program (CEAP) Contract # 58210003387 to include extension date until June 30, 2022. Click to View
 
C. AI-85759   Discussion, consideration and possible action to approve Amendment #4 to the Community Service Block Grant Program (CSBG) Contract # 61210003456 to include extension date until June 30, 2022. Click to View
 
18.   Elections Administration:
 
A. AI-85824  
  1. Discussion on Election Updates.
  2. Discussion, consideration and authority for the County Judge to order the June 14, 2022 Special Election for Congressional District 34.
  3. Discussion, consideration and approval of the June 14, 2022 Special Election for Congressional District 34, Early Voting polling locations.
  4. Discussion, consideration and approval of the June 14, 2022 Special Election for Congressional District 34, Election Day polling locations in accordance with Texas Election Code 42.008.
  5. Official canvassing of Elections Results for the May 7, 2022 Special Constitutional Amendment Election as per Texas Election Code Section 67.003.
  6. Approval of the 2022 May Local Entities Elections Service Contracts between Hidalgo County and The City of Progreso Lakes.
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19.   Precinct #1 - Comm. Fuentes:
 
A. AI-85721   Discussion, consideration, and possible action to submit grant application by Hidalgo County under INFRA Grants - FY 2022 to U.S. Department of Transportation for Nolana Loop Corridor Project. Click to View
 
20.   Precinct #2 - Comm. Cantu:
 
A. AI-85850   Requesting approval to enter into a permit agreement between the County of Hidalgo and Hidalgo County Irrigation District No. 2 concerning the construction of a vehicular bridge over an irrigation canal for the Pct 2 Las Milpas Road (10th St-McColl Rd) Project. Click to View
 
21.   Precinct #3 - Comm. Villarreal:
 
A. AI-85833   Reappointment of member to the Hidalgo County Housing Authority Board by Pct. #3 Click to View
 
B. AI-85744   Requesting approval to accept counter-offer to purchase a tract of land known as Parcel 11 associated with the Precinct 3 Liberty Road PH II Project from Mile 3 to FM 2221 (ROW CSJ: #0921-02-364) with authority for the County Judge to sign the Administrative Evaluation and Approval Form. Click to View
 
22.   Precinct #4 - Comm. Torres:
 
A. AI-85791   Resolution in honor of McAllen ISD for their achievement in HEB’s 2022 Excellence in Education Award Click to View
 
B. AI-85754  
  1. Requesting approval of permit fee refund to Minerva Munoz in the amount of $10.00. 
  2. Requesting approval of permit fee refund to Fransisca Martinez in the amount of $75.00
  3. Requesting approval of permit fee refund to Armando Longoria in the amount of $100.00
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23.   Budget & Management:
 
A. AI-85727   Presentation of 2023 Budget Process Calendar and Development Criteria Click to View
 
B. AI-85435  
1.  Discussion, consideration, and authorization of emergency expenditures as per Texas Local Government Code 111.070.
2.  Approval of 2022 appropriation of funds from General Fund (1100) Fund Balance to Countywide Administration, in the amount of $5,800,000 pursuant to emergency appropriation authorized/approved by Commissioners Court under the previous item.
3.  Consideration and approval of a resolution designating the County Judge of the County of Hidalgo as the authorized representative of the County of Hidalgo to give notice of intent to reimburse expenditures with proceeds of tax-exempt obligations.
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C.   American Rescue Plan Act:
 
1. AI-85826   ARPA - American Rescue Plan Act Funds (1290):
Requesting approval to rescind action previously taken by Commissioners’ Court on 02/08/2022 AI-84475 and delete the project ARPA-22-124-063 from the ARPA list.
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2. AI-85820   ARPA - American Rescue Plan Act Funds (1290):
Discussion, consideration, and action to approve the use of ARPA Relief Funds for the following project under the Hidalgo County American Rescue Plan Act Stormwater System Improvement Program.
Hidalgo County Precinct 4 Bentsen Road Stormwater Project - Project Number: ARPA-22-124-094
Hidalgo County Precinct 4 North Main Drain III Phase I Stormwater Project - Project Number: ARPA-22-124-095
Hidalgo County Precinct 4 North Main Drain III Phase II Stormwater Project - Project Number: ARPA-22-124-096
Hidalgo County Precinct 4 Hoehn Stormwater Project - Project Number: ARPA-22-124-097
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D.   Budget Appropriations:
 
1. AI-85852   Pct. 2 Rd Maint (1200):
Approval of 2022 appropriation of funds for Pct. 2 Rd Maint from the Road & Bridge Unassigned Fund Balance in the amount of $285,000.00 to fund purchase of equipment.
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24.  
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-85845   Discussion, consideration, and action on Amendment No. 21 [as drafted & approved as to legal form by Hon. J. Hawkins, Porter Hedges] between Hidalgo County and Architect, HDR Architecture, Inc., [C-16-141-10-31] to include the following Scope of Work in connection with the "Construction of the New Hidalgo County Courthouse" Project: Subject to purchasing and legal final review/approval. 

A. Requesting approval of Amendment No. 21: Extended Construction Contract Administration Phase Services (Phase I) 
B. Requesting authority for County Judge and/or Mr. Valde Guerra, Hidalgo County CEO, to sign required documents.
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2. AI-85829   A. Requesting approval of the following Deductive Change Order in connection with the construction of the Hidalgo County Courthouse from contracted vendor, Morganti Texas, Inc.: 
Description Total Amount
Change Order MTI-79
*Change Order will be a reduction to offset CO# 003 & 004 issued to Texas Wilson for the furniture storage and double handling fees

($149,040.25)

B. Requesting authority for County Judge and/or Valde Guerra, Executive Officer to sign required documents.
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3. AI-85828   A. Discussion, consideration, and action on Work Authorization No.7 [as drafted & approved as to legal form by Hon. J. Hawkins, Porter Hedges] between Hidalgo County and Jacobs Project Management Services Co.[C-16-267A-07-25], for the provision of additional Commissioning, Program, and Construction Management Services [as described in the document] in connection with the "Construction of the New Hidalgo County Courthouse" Project. Subject to Purchasing and Legal Counsel's final review and approval.
B. Requesting authority for County Judge and/or Mr. Valde Guerra, Hidalgo County CEO, to sign required documents.
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4. AI-85792   Requesting authority to advertise an RFP for "Consulting Services & Project Management Support for Compliance & Reporting of Coronavirus State and Local Fiscal Recovery Funds (SLFRF)" including the re-advertising, if applicable, subject to purchasing and legal review and approval. Click to View
 
B.   Emergency Management
 
1. AI-85795   A. Requesting ratification of project name on AI-85055 previously approved on CC 03/22/22, as it has been revised to the following: "Emergency Management Facility Project" 

B. Requesting approval of final negotiated AIA B101-2017 Professional Services Agreement with Milnet Architectural Services, PLLC for the Emergency Management Facility Project, with authority to issue Notice to Proceed, subject to purchasing and legal final review.   
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C.   Pct. 1
 
1. AI-85831   Requesting approval of Supplemental Agreement No. 1 for services under Work Authorization No.1 of C-19-231-01-28, as submitted by the project engineer, SAMES, Inc., to include additional working days for project completion; resulting in an estimated cost increase of $259,393.25 for the Pct.1 Mile 6W Road Project.
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2. AI-85830   A. Requesting exemption from competitive bidding requirements under Texas Local Government Code 262.024(a)(4): a professional service;
B. Presentation of scoring grid for the purpose of ranking by HCCC, of firms graded through the County's Pool of pre-qualified Professional Engineering Services for Pct.1 "Inline Check Valves Stormwater Project.": 
Respondent International Consulting Engineers KCI Technologies, Inc. Supreme Engineering, PLLC
Evaluator No.1 95 92 97
Evaluator No.2 94 92 97
Evaluator No.3 94 95 96
Total 283 279 290
Rank      

C. Requesting authority for HC Purchasing Department to negotiate a professional engineering service agreement commencing with the number one ranked firm of _____________________________ for Pct. 1 "Inline Check Valves Stormwater Project."
 
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3. AI-85757   Approval of C-22-0283-05-17 with Leonel Garza, Jr. & Associates for "Appraisal Services for Property Adjacent to the Precinct 1 Sanitation Site". Click to View
 
D.   Pct. 2
 
1. AI-85872   Requesting approval of Supplemental Agreement No. 1 to Contract No. C-21-0944-02-08 with B2Z Engineering, LLC, resulting in an amendment to Section 7 (Compensation and Work Authorizations) of the agreement for the Pct 2 Recreational Trails Connectivity Project. Click to View
 
2. AI-85811  
A. Pursuant to Texas LGC Chapter/Section 263.151 (2)(B)(C)(D) and 263.152 (a)(2) action to declare one (1) 1999 Peterbilt Water Truck and one (1) 2014 CAT Roll Off Truck as "Surplus" [detailed & described in the Exhibit attached herein] for the purpose of disposition [of the 2 units] for use as "Trade-Ins" toward the acquisition of one (1) water truck and one (1) sweeper including the removal of said assets from the inventory list once transaction is completed;

B. Approval to purchase one (1) 2020 Peterbilt 348 Water Truck and one (1) 2022 Dulevo 850 Tier 4 Sweeper through the County's membership/participation with Purchasing Cooperative of America under Contract # PCA OD-328-20 [Expires 8/17/2025]: 
 
Requisition# Vendor Model Amount
454336 Big D Tractor, LLC (1) 2020 Peterbilt 348 Chassis Water Truck $157,095.67
454337 Big D Tractor, LLC (1) 2022 Dulevo 850 Tier 4 Sweeper $127,725.98
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3. AI-85869  
Acceptance and approval to execute the final form of a professional engineering services agreement (subject to HC/DA/Civil Section approval as to legal form) for the provision of: (ON-CALL) Geo-Technical & Construction Material Testing Services with Terracon Consultants [approved for negotiations CC 5/3/22] for projects located in Precinct No. 2, subject to compliance with Form 1295.
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E.   Pct. 3
 
1. AI-85846   A. Requesting exemption from competitive bidding requirements under Texas Local Government Code 262.024(a)(4): a professional service;

B. Presentation of scoring grid for the purpose of ranking by HCCC, of firms graded through the County's Pool of pre-qualified Professional Engineering Services for Pct.3 "N. Shary Road Extension (Approx. 2 miles), N. of SH 107 Project":
 
Respondent KCI Technologies, Inc. Cruz-Hogan Consultants, Inc. SAMES, Inc.
Evaluator No.1 82 91 93
Total 82 91 93
Rank      
 C. Requesting authority for HC Purchasing Department to negotiate a professional engineering service agreement commencing with the number one ranked firm of _____________________________ for Pct. 3 "N. Shary Road Extension (Approx. 2 Miles), N. of SH 107 Project""  
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2. AI-85835   A. Requesting exemption from competitive bidding requirements under Texas Local Government Code 262.024(a)(4): a professional service;
B. Presentation of scoring grid for the purpose of ranking by HCCC, of firms graded through the County's Pool of pre-qualified Professional Services for On-Call Professional Engineering Services for projects located within Precinct No.3;      
 
Respondent Javier Hinojosa Engineering GDJ Engineering, LLC CONSOR Engineers, LLC
Evaluator No.1 92 89 86
Total  92 89 86
Rank      
C. Requesting authority for the Hidalgo County Purchasing Department to negotiate a Professional Engineering Services agreement commencing with the number one ranked firm of _____________________________ for the provision of On-Call Professional Engineering Services for Projects within Precinct No.3.
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3. AI-85784   A. Requesting approval to rescind action taken by CC on 12/28/2021, AI-83872 in relation to the Professional Service Agreement with INTERA, Inc. for Professional Engineering Services for the Air Curtain Incinerator; 

B. Requesting approval for exemption from competitive bidding requirements under TxLGC 262.024(a)(4) a professional service and Tx Government Code 2254.003(a)(1)&(2);

C. Requesting approval to award a professional engineering services agreement to INTERA, Inc., in the amount of $27,000, in connection with the Air Curtain Incinerator. 
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4. AI-85743   Approval of SA#5 to WA#3 for Liberty Road project (from US Expressway 83 to FM 2221) with L & G Engineers (C-12-246-10-16), an increase of $11,050.80. Click to View
 
F.   Pct. 4
 
1. AI-85802   Amendment of Interlocal Cooperation Agreement between Hidalgo County Precinct 4 and City of McAllen to extend the limits of the original Interlocal Cooperation Agreement to a revised total limits of Rooth Road to Mon Mack Road. Click to View
 
2. AI-85763   Approval of SA #4 to WA #1 for Ware Road project (FM 2220) from FM 676 (Mile 5) to FM1925 (C-15-136-06-02) with L & G Engineering for Pct. 4 with no increase/decrease of the original work authorization. Click to View
 
G.   Constables
 
1. AI-85749   Requesting authority to purchase two (2) 2023 Chevrolet PPV Tahoe's through our membership with Buyboard contract 601-19 with Caldwell Country Chevrolet in the amount of $99,996.70 for Constable Pct. 2.  Click to View
 
H.   IT Department
 
1. AI-85864   Approval of Month-to-month Service Order Form to provide Ethernet services to the Courthouse Annex (monthly payment of $449) with authority for County Judge or Mr. Daniel Salinas, HC-IT Director, to sign required documentation, subject to final legal review. Click to View
 
2. AI-85840   Requesting approval of a Service Order with Spectrum, a subsidiary of Charter Communications Operating, LLC for Hidalgo County Information Technology Department Contract No.:C-22-0252-05-17 for Cable Services for the New Court House in the amount $246.00 per month and a one time installation charge of $375.00, with authority for County Judge or Daniel Salinas to sign all required documents.   Click to View
 
3. AI-85800   Pursuant to contract C-18-194-12-18 and in accordance with provision 2.3 "Modification of an Executed statement of Work" and 3.1 "Term" between Hidalgo County and SADA Systems, Inc. for project titled"Cloud Hosted and Managed Email Services" requesting approval to add 600 additional licenses and will continue in effect for 48 months after the effective date and will renew automatically for consecutive renewal terms of 12 months with SOW or any other required documents to be signed by Hidalgo County Judge. Click to View
 
4. AI-85566   Approval of Amendment #1 to Dell Technologies Master Lease Agreement for computers & monitors for the new Courthouse through our membership with DIR (DIR TSO-3763) with authority for County Judge to sign any required documentation.
Qty Description Term Amount
1000 Precision 3450 Small Form Factor ($976.73) 36 Months $976,730.00
2000 Dell 24 Monitor - P2422H, 60.5 cm (23.8") ($235.68) 36 Months $471,360.00
1 Dell Services (Installation)    $75,036.00
  Total   $1,523,126.00
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I.   Community Service Agency
 
1. AI-85834   A. Requesting exemption from competitive bidding requirements under Texas Local Government Code 262.024(a)(4): a professional service;

B. Presentation of Evaluation Committee scoring grid results for Hidalgo County CSA  "Architectural Roof Assessments for CSBG Disaster Relief Program", (2022-0126-04-19-EBZ).
Respondent Sames Amtech Armko Beam Sam Garcia CG5
Evaluator 1 94 89 87 88 91 90
Evaluator 2 97 61 87 75 83 77
Total 191 150 174 163 174 167
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C. Requesting authority for the Purchasing Department to negotiate an Architectural Professional Services Agreement with the number one (1) ranked firm ____________________ for the above mentioned project.  
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J.   Tax Office
 
1. AI-85764   Requesting authority to enter into a one (1) year Fax Service Agreement with Copy Graphics, Inc. for two (2) Model Canon LC-2050P fax machines at $214.50 each, totaling $429.00 per year from June 3, 2022 to June 2, 2023 with authority for County Judge or assignee to sign the required documentation.   Click to View
 
K.   Budget & Management
 
1. AI-85761   A. Presentation of scoring grid (for purpose of ranking and scoring by CC) for the five (5) responses received, evaluated, and graded by the Department of Budget & Management evaluators for Bond Counsel Services. 
 
Respondent Bracewell, LLP Escamilla & Poneck, LLP/
J. Ramirez Law Firm
McCall Parkhurst & Horton Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe, LLP/
Perez Law Firm
Winstead
Evaluator 1 100 53 100 93 88
Evaluator 2 92 58 94 76 90
Evaluator 3 98 81 100 93 93
Total  290 192 294 262 271
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B. Requesting authority for the Purchasing Department to commence negotiations with the no. 1 ranked firm of _____________________ for "Bond Counsel Services".
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L.   Juvenile Probation
 
1. AI-85585   Requesting authority to purchase four (4) HVAC units and installation through our membership with Goodbuy (contract 21-22-7TD000) in the total amount of $86,995.80 for the Juvenile Justice Center with authority for County Judge to sign any required documentation.
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M.   District Attorney
 
1. AI-85789   A. Requesting exemption from competitive bidding requirements, under TxLGC Chaper 262.024 (a)(4), a personal/professional service;

B. Authority to issue a purchase order to Johanna Torres Santiago dba Ourpsyche, Inc. for Interim Psychiatric Consultation Services for Hidalgo County at a fee of $200.00 with a minimum of four (4) hours per case not to exceed $3,500.00.
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N.   Co. Wide
 
1. AI-85860   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-85842   Requesting acceptance and approval of the final negotiated Professional Services Agreement C-22-0214-05-17 and Work Authorization #1 with Brownstone Consultants, LLC, in connection with the Construction and Project Management oversight of El Paraiso Project. Click to View
 
25.   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-85780   Discussion and action on Order to approve private bids submitted for struck off properties under T-090-07-B and T-0954-17-A Click to View
 
26.   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
 
27.   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-85870   Discussion and/or deliberation regarding employment of Budget Officer Click to View
 
28.  
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)
 
29.   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-85871   Discussion, consideration and action regarding employment/appointment of Budget Officer Click to View
 
30.   Closed Session:
Commissioners Court may reconvene into Closed Session for the discussion regarding the agenda items listed
 
31.   Open Session:
Commissioners Court may reconvene into Open Session for the discussion regarding the agenda items listed
 
32.   Adjourn
 

    

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