November 6, 2014

The Nueces County Commissioners Court will meet on the above date at 9:00 a.m. in the Commissioners Courtroom, 3rd floor, Nueces County Courthouse, 901 Leopard, Corpus Christi, Texas.

                   SAMUEL L. NEAL, JR.       COUNTY JUDGE
                   MIKE PUSLEY       COMMISSIONER, PRECINCT NO. 1
                   JOE A. GONZALEZ       COMMISSIONER, PRECINCT NO. 2
                   OSCAR O. ORTIZ       COMMISSIONER, PRECINCT NO. 3
                   JOE MCCOMB       COMMISSIONER, PRECINCT NO. 4





CONSENT AGENDA: At most meetings, the Commissioners Court establishes a Consent Agenda. It consists of those Agenda Items which are routine or non-controversial, and which neither a member of the Commissioners Court nor the public has asked to be pulled for discussion. Once the Commissioners Court has established the Consent Agenda, Agenda Items included on it will be voted upon in one vote, and will not be discussed separately unless requested by the County Judge, Commissioner, or a citizen.

EXECUTIVE SESSION: The Commissioners Court may go into Executive Session to discuss those matters listed anywhere on the Agenda or as otherwise permitted by law.

PUBLIC COMMENT: Members of the public will have the opportunity to address the Commissioners Court during this section on any Agenda Item or any subject within its jurisdiction except a matter related to pending litigation. Each speaker should sign in on the Public Comment Sheet available at the rear of the Courtroom at least five (5) minutes before commencement of the Commissioners Court meeting. Speakers should limit their comments to two (2) minutes. The County Judge may, if he deems it necessary, limit both the number of speakers and the time allotted to each speaker. Under the law, the Commissioners Court may only take action on items specifically listed on the Agenda. Subject matter presented which is not part of the Agenda will be referred to the appropriate department for review and subsequent action. Materials submitted during public hearings will not be returned unless prior arrangements have been made through the County Clerk, with the approval of the County Judge. At least ten (10) copies of any document to be used by any speaker should be available for distribution. The speaker’s name and, if applicable, Agenda Item number should be clearly marked on such documents. Public Comment for items not on the Agenda will normally be held at the end of the meeting.

ADJOURNMENTS IN MEMORY: The Commissioners Court may adjourn the meeting in memory of deceased community leaders, County employees, and other distinguished persons. Requests for Adjournment in Memory may be made through any County Commissioner or the County Judge.

AUXILIARY AIDS OR SERVICES: Persons with disabilities who plan to attend this meeting of the Commissioners Court, and who may need special assistance, services or auxiliary aids, should contact the Office of the Nueces County Judge (361-888-0444) at least forty-eight (48) hours ahead of the meeting so that appropriate arrangements can be made.

County Judge calls for the Invocation.
Pledge of Allegiance to the United States of America and Texas Flags.
County Judge will call roll, note date, time, and location of meeting, and certify a quorum is present.
D. Approve the following Minutes:
1.   September 30, 2014 Click to View
September 30, 2014
Adopt the following Resolution(s) and/or Order(s):
1.   CITGO - Caring for Our Coast - Restoration Projects for Nueces Delta and Oso Bay. Click to View
Resolution - Citgo
2.   Honorable John Dix, Nueces County Judge from 1865 to 1869. Click to View
John Dix
3.   World Diabetes Awareness Day - November 14, 2014. Click to View
Resolution - World Diabetes Day 2014
2. PUBLIC COMMENT: This section provides the public the opportunity to address the Commissioners Court on any issues within its jurisdiction. The Commissioners Court may not take formal action on any requests made during the Public Comment period which are not on the Agenda, but can refer such requests to County staff for review if appropriate.
3. CONSENT AGENDA: The following Agenda Items are of a routine nature, and the Commissioners Court has received supporting materials for consideration. All of these Agenda Items will be passed with one vote without being discussed separately, unless a member of the Commissioners Court or the public requests that a particular Agenda Item be discussed. If so, that Agenda Item will be pulled from the Consent Agenda and discussed as part of the regular Agenda at the appropriate time. One vote will approve the remaining items on the Consent Agenda.
A.   Authorize payment of bills - manual check registers dated October 28, 2014. Click to View
Manual ckreg
B.   Authorize payment of bills - regular bill summaries dated October 17, 2014 B; October 23, 2014; and October 31, 2014. Click to View
ckreg 10/17/14
ckreg 10/24/14
ckreg 10/31/14
C.   Authorize payment of bills - special motions list dated November 6, 2014. Click to View
Special Motions List
Special Motions BackUp
D.   Approve personnel actions of a budgeted nature:
  a.  Application Temporary List No. 364
  b.  Unfreeze List 696
  c.  Personnel Changes reports dated October 17, 2014 and October 24, 2014.
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Temp #364
Unfreeze #696
PC 10/17/14
PC 10/24/14
E.   Authorize payment of Pcard purchases for the month of September 2014. Click to View
F.   Accept the following "Family Protection Fee" Reports for FY 2013-2014:
1.  The ARK Assessment Center & Emergency Shelter
2.  Nueces County CPS Community Partners Board
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The ARK - Family Protection Fee Report
NC CPS Community Partners Board - Family Protection Fee Report
G.   Accept the "Outside Agency" Report for FY 2013-2014 from The ARK Assessment Center & Emergency Shelter. Click to View
The ARK - Outside Agency Report
H.   Accept filing of annual continuing education certificate of completion for Kevin Kieschnick, Tax Assessor-Collector. Click to View
I.   Ratify agreed order related to the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality's (TCEQ) review of the Nueces County Airport Fueling Station. Click to View
TCEQ Agreed Order 2014
J.   Rescind contract with Del Mar College Foundation, Inc. approved by Commissioners Court October 8, 2014; approve revised contract.
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Del Mar College Foundation Inc.
K.   Authorize Sole Source purchase with SunGard Public Sector for One Solution additional modules (Stores inventory, Personnel Action forms, and Applicant online).
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Sungard Sole source
OneSolution quote
L.   Approve execution of contract with RT Lawrence Corporation for the annual support of the mail/deposit processing system.
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RTL contract
RTL invoice
M.   Authorize Sole Source purchase of tile and bathroom cleaner from Kendall & Son LTD for the Sheriff's office. Click to View
Kendall quote
Kendall letter
N.   Approve sole source purchase of annual maintenance with Intergraph for the Jail Management System. Click to View
Intergraphg sole source
Intergraph quotes
Intergraph terms and conditions
O.   Approve application procedure for appointment to the following Nueces County Advisory boards:
1. Christus Spohn Health Board of Trustees;
2. Nueces County Beach Management Advisory Committee;
3. Nueces County Board of Coastal Parks Commissioners;
4. Nueces County Child Welfare Board;
5. Port of Corpus Christi Authority of Nueces County.
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Christus Spohn Hospital Board of Trustees
Beach Management Advisory Committee
Board of Coastal Parks Commissioners
NC Child Welfare Board
Port of Corpus Christi Authority
1.   Discuss and consider approval of agreed settlement with the United States Department of Justice, related to "Project Civic Access." Click to View
Agreed Settlement
2.   Discuss and consider approval of amendments to the following agreements related to the Lockard Outlets:
a.  First Amendment to Option Agreement.
b.  First Amendment to Amended and Restated Development Plan Agreement.
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First Amendment to Option Agreement - Outlet Mall
First Amendment to Development Agreement
Original Development Agreement
3.   Discuss and consider making a finding for the method of procurement (request for competitive bids); and authorize the Purchasing Agent to publish a notice for the sale of 6.5 acres of land out of the Held Industrial Tract; adopt Order. Click to View
AEP Request Letter
Order for Held Industrial Tract
4. Receive a briefing on a proposed online service for the processing of Attorney Security Access Cards.
1.   Discuss and consider Amendment Three to a contract between the Corpus Christi-Nueces County Public Health District and the Texas Health and Human Services Commission (HHSC) for the Texas Nurse-Family Partnership Program in the amount of $590,335 for the period of September 30, 2014 to September 29, 2015; authorize the Director of the Corpus Christi-Nueces County Public Health District to sign on behalf of Nueces County. Click to View
NFP Budget
2.   Discuss and consider the Corpus Christi-Nueces County Public Health District entering into a contract with the Department of State Health Services (DSHS) providing for Breast and Cervical Cancer Screening services in the amount not exceeding $203,265 for the period of September 1, 2014 to August 31, 2015. In addition, the Director of the Corpus Christi-Nueces County Public Health District, to sign on behalf of Nueces County. Click to View
1.   Discuss and consider the execution of Amendment No. 1 to the Reimbursement Contract for Governmental Entities with the Coastal Bend Bays and Estuaries Program for the Hazel Bazemore Park Ecological Enhancements Project, Phase II.
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AIS Hazel Bazemore Phase II Grant Amendment
2.   Discuss and consider the execution of a Subrecipient Grant Agreement with the Texas General Land Office for the Coastal Management Program (CMP) - Cycle 19 project (Hilltop Nature Park Enhancements, Phase II).
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AIS CMP Cycle 1 Contract
1.   Discuss and consider approval of a rate increase for residential solid waste collection in the rural areas of Nueces County. Click to View
Absolute Waste Letter
Modification of Rate
2.   Discuss and consider approval of the Plat of Ramos Estates, Lot 1, Block 1. Click to View
1.   Authorize TASB BuyBoard EZIQC Contract No. 2012 Area B-LMC purchase to have LMC Corporation replace the HVAC rooftop units at the R. M. Borchard Regional Fairgrounds – Central Pavilion Arena.
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Buyboard LMC quote
2.   Authorize lease purchase agreement with Holt Cat for a Caterpillar Motor grader as bid through the TASB Buyboard Contract No. 268-07 to include Amendment No. 1 to agreement and warranty; discuss and consider resolution approving documents related to lease-purchase of Caterpillar Motor Grader, authorizing County Judge to execute documents and all other action necessary to carry out such transaction. Click to View
Holt Cat 2014
3.   Discuss and Award RFP No. 2966-14 Lease of Nueces County Tuloso-Midway Fields (18.138 acres) to develop a sports complex. Click to View
RFP 2966-14 Proposal Tab
1.   Approve Budget Change Order No. 22 for Fiscal Year 13-14. Click to View
BCO #22 list
BCO #22 backup
2.   Approve Budget Change Order No. 2 for Fiscal Year 14-15. Click to View
BCO #2 List
BCO #2 Backup
3.   Authorize and approve Monthly Financial Report for September, 2014. Click to View
Monthly Fin Rpt
4.   Review and approve Quarterly Investment Report for period ending September 30, 2014. Click to View
Quarterly Investment Report - September 30, 2014
5. EXECUTIVE SESSION: PUBLIC NOTICE  is given that the Commissioners Court may elect to go into an Executive Session anytime during the meeting to discuss matters listed on the Agenda, when authorized by the provisions of the Open Meetings Act, Chapter 551 of the Texas Government Code. In the event the Commissioners Court elects to go into Executive Session regarding an agenda item, the section or sections of the Open Meetings Act authorizing the Executive Session will be publicly announced by the presiding officer. In accordance with the authority of the Government Code, Vernon’s Texas Codes, Sections 551.071, 551.072, 551.073, 551.074, 551.0745, 551.076, 551.086, 551.087, the Commissioners Court will hold an Executive Session to consult with attorney(s) including matters related to litigation; deliberate regarding real property, prospective gift(s), personnel matters, including termination, county advisory bodies, security devices, and/or economic development negotiations and other matters that may be discussed in an Executive Session. Upon completion of the Executive Session, the Commissioners Court may in an open session take such action as appropriate on items discussed in an Executive Session.
A.   Consult with County Attorney to discuss and consider status of Cause No. 13-41053, Trey Jones v. Nueces County, Texas, and Christus Spohn Health Systems Corporation; In the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit; on appeal from Civil Action No. 2:12-CV-145, Trey Jones v. Nueces County, Texas, Jim Kaelin, Nueces County Sheriff’s Department, Christus Spohn Health Systems Corporation, and Nicolas Ortega; In the United States District Court for the Southern District of Texas, Corpus Christi Division, and related matters. Click to View
B.   Discuss and consider settlement demand and status of Civil Action No. 2:14-CV-66, Adam Balle v. City of Corpus Christi, Nueces County, Texas, CCPD Officer A. Salines or A. Salinas #9163 and CCPD Officer B. Perriraz #8738 and CCPD Officer A. Salinas #1362, Ten John Doe Defendants and Ten Jane Doe Defendants, In the United States District Court for the Southern District of Texas, Corpus Christi Division, and related matters. Click to View
C.   Discuss and Consider settlement of Civil Action No. 2:13-CV-26, Catherine Cheek and Gilmer L. Cheek, Individually and as Personal Representatives of the Estate of Gregory L. Cheek, Deceased, and Corin Elizabeth Ceja, as Guardian and Custodian of P.E.C., a minor Child v. Nueces County, Texas, Nueces County Sheriff Jim Kaelin, Individually, et. al.; Authorize the County Judge to sign the settlement agreement and related matters. Click to View
D. Consult with outside attorney on legal matters related to the ADA Regulations and the Project Civic Access Project.

Adjournment in Memory (upon request)


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