Nueces County Seal

*This will be a remote meeting with multiple methods of access,

see instructions below

*to be followed by Regular Nueces County Commissioners Court Meeting

JULY 15, 2020

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.


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/she 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.
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.


The public and others may access the meeting and make public comment, by clicking the link below and registering prior to the calling of public comment at the beginning of the meeting.  Link to webpage instructions:

Click the link above for access to the virtual meeting link to join the live broadcast of Commissioners Court. You must join before public comment is called to attend the virtual meeting. Once in the meeting, you will be muted until it is time for public comment. During public comment, the name you submitted will be announced before unmuting you. Before speaking, you will be asked to state, for the record:
  • Your full name, and
  • Your address
  Or QR Code

Phone number to call in is:  361-414-6767
  • Dial the number above and enter the following meeting ID when prompted (do not forget to end with the # key)
    • 998 720 6754 #
You must call in before public comment is called to attend the virtual meeting. Once in the meeting, you will be muted until it is time for public comment. During public comment, the last 3 digits of your number will be announced before unmuting your line. Before speaking, you will be asked to state, for the record:
  • Your full name, and
  • Your address

County Judge calls for the Invocation.
Pledge of Allegiance to the United States of America and Texas Flags.
County Judge and Chair of the Hospital District will call roll, note date, time, and location of meeting, and certify a quorum is present.
E. PUBLIC COMMENT: This section provides the public the opportunity to address the Commissioners Court and Nueces County Hospital District on any issues within its jurisdiction. The Commissioners Court or Hospital District 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.
1. Discuss the COVID 19 response, plans for COVID 19 testing, alternative care sites, COVID Clinic, Isolation and Community Protection Sites (Isofac), amended Orders, and activities related to area economic recovery, hurricane preparedness; receive update from the Nueces County Emergency Operations Center.
2.   Receive a briefing on the Meadows Mental Health Policy Institute's "Nueces County Comprehensive Behavioral Health Community Needs Assessment (Draft Report) June 2020." Click to View
3.   Receive a presentation from SmithGroup, Inc. on the Nueces County Medical Examiner’s Facility Feasibility Study and site selections for proposed new facility. Click to View
4.   Discuss final site selection for the new Nueces County Medicial Examiner Facility; take necessary action to approve. Click to View
G. ADJOURN JOINT MEETING - The Nueces County Commissioners Court and Nueces County Hospital District will adjourn the joint meeting and the regular Commissioners Court meeting will follow.
Adopt the following Resolution(s), Proclamation(s), and/or Order(s):
1.   Proclaiming July 2020 Beach Safety and Rip Current Awareness Month. Click to View
Beach Safety Awareness Month Resolution
2.   Harbor Bridge Right of Way Coalition. Click to View
3.   Americans with Disabilities Act 30th Anniversary. Click to View
Resolution - ADA Anniversary
I. Present the following Certificate(s) of Recognition:
1.   In recognition of Dr. Ray Fernandez for 17 years of dedicated service as Medical Examiner with Nueces County. Click to View
2. 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- regular bill summaries dated June 19, 2020, June 26, 2020, June 30, 2020, July 1, 2020, July 2,2020, and July 6, 2020. Click to View
CK Reg 06-19-20
CK Reg 06-26-20
CK Reg 06-30-20
CK Reg 07-01-20
CK Reg 07-02-20
Ck Reg 07-06-20
B.   Authorize payment of bills - manual check registers dated June 16, 2020, to July 06, 2020. Click to View
Manual Check Register
C.   Authorize payment of bills- Special Motions list dated July 15, 2020. Click to View
Special Motions List
Special Motions Backup
D.   Authorize payment of bills- group health insurance claims and fees by Boon Chapman dated June 16, 23, and 30, 2020. Click to View
Group Health.pdf
E.   Adopt a resolution approving the submission of an application and acceptance of award to the Office of the Governor, Homeland Security Grants Division for the FY 2019 Operation Stonegarden Grant. This award was already approved in Commissioner's Court on 06/05/2020. Click to View
2019 OPSG Resolution
F.   Ratify the acceptance of a Notice of Grant Award from the Texas Veterans Commission Fund for Veterans' Assistance for the Veterans Treatment Court Grant and create two (2) full-time Assistant Veterans Treatment Court Coordinators, Pay Group 16, to be funded through this grant. Click to View
G.   Ratify the execution of a Notice of Grant Award from the Texas Veterans Commission Fund for Veterans’ Assistance Grant Program for the 2020-2021 General Assistance program. Click to View
H.   Authorize the County Judge and the Commissioner's Court to approve a resolution and execute an application with the State of Texas General Land Office for beach cleaning reimbursement. Click to View
GLO application packet
I.   Approve execution of Agreement Amendment No. 2 with Galls, LLC. for IFB 3068-18 Law Enforcement Uniforms. Click to View
IFB No. 3068-18 Agreement Amendment No. 2
Exhibit A
J.   Authorize execution of agreement with JE Construction Services, LLC for IFB No. 3100-19 Hazel Bazemore Park Boat Ramp Rehabilitation Project Phase II. Click to View
IFB No. 3100-19 agreement
K.   Authorize execution of agreement with Wiss, Janney, Elstner, Associates, Inc. for RFQ No. 3117-19 for Historic 1914 Nueces County Courthouse Structural Engineering Services. Click to View
RFQ No. 3117-19 agreement
L.   Authorize TIPS Contract No. 181104 purchase from FTI for Courthouse Security Badge I.D. Cards System. Click to View
FTI quote
M.   Authorize a TASB BuyBoard State Contract No. 537-17 purchase with Ricoh USA to lease 59 copiers and maintenance service by approving Addendum to Master Service Agreement OS858.  Click to View
Ricoh USA Addendum
N.   Approve a finding method of procurement (request for proposals) for lease finance services; authorize the Purchasing Agent to publish a notice; and adopt an order delegating evaluation authority to a selection committee. Click to View
Order for lease finance services
Approve the following tax deeds with highest bid to date for the following:
1.  Lot 4, Block 4, Rancho Amistad (CR 44 @ FM 666, Banquete),
     in the amount of $5,000.00
2.  Lot 5, Block 4, Rancho Amistad (CR 44 @ FM 666, Banquete),
     in the amount of $5,000.00
3. Lot 6, Block 4, Rancho Amistad (CR 44 @ FM 666, Banquete), 
    in the amount of $5,000.00

4. Lot 8, Block 4, Rancho Amistad (CR 44 @ FM 666, Banquete), 
    in the amount of $5,000.00 
5. Lot 9, Block 4, Rancho Amistad (CR 44 @ FM 666, Banquete),
    in the amount of $5,000.00

6. Lot 10, Block 4, Rancho Amistad (CR 44 @ FM 666, Banquete),
    in the amount of $5,000.00
7. Lots 35 and 36, Block 3, Blue Bonnet Addition to Robstown
     (932 Garcia St., Robstown), in the amount of $2,500.00

8. Lot 5, Block 1, W.R. Griffin Addition to Robstown
    (929 Ohio St., Robstown), in the amount of $1,000.00

9. Lots 1 and 2, Block 3, La Paloma Addition to Agua Dulce
    (209 Camargo Ave, Agua Dulce), in the amount of $9,083.00
Click to View
Tax Resale Purchase Offers
1.   Receive a presentation from Tim Richardson on maximizing Coastal Bend resiliency in the Deepwater Horizon context. Click to View
2.   Discuss and consider acceptance of a proposal from The Perryman Group and authorize the County Judge to engage other potential funding partners and negotiate a contract in regard to Economic Impact Analysis - Census Tract 63 & 64, in northern Nueces County. Click to View
The Perryman Group
3.   Recieve an update from Dale Atchley on Personnel Change Reports and supplemental pay. Click to View
4.   Discuss and consider execution of a lease agreement with Driscoll Children Hospital's permitting use of the Calderon Building for Driscoll's Women, Infants, and Children's (WIC) Food Nutrition Program. Click to View
Email - Robstown DCH WIC
Driscoll Cover Letter and 2015 Lease
Driscoll WIC Lease
5.   Discuss and consider re-appropriating unused funds from Coastal Environments, Inc.that was for Environmental & Regulatory permitting for the North Beach canal and use those funds for a traffic study; authorize County Judge to solicit professional company to conduct the study in an amount not to exceed $50,000. Click to View
6.   Discuss and approve the purchase of a queuing system provided by QLess for the Motor Vehicle Departments in the County Courthouse and Robstown offices. Click to View
QLess software quote
QLess hardware quote
7.   Discuss and consider approval of overtime pursuant to County policy for essential exempt employees during a declared disaster as it relates to COVID-19 response. Click to View
8.   Discuss and consider the implementation of crosstraining and other mechanisms to reduce excess working hours so employees will not burn out and can go home to their families, including overtime, related to the COVID 19 response. Click to View
9.   Discuss Courthouse Security Badge I.D. Cards, related matters and authorize procurement method(s). Click to View
10.   Discuss and consider approval of covid-19 testing for county jail, county annex inmates and staff employees. Click to View
1.   Discuss and consider repair Work Order for jail Elevator Doors 7 and 8 under Omnia Partners Contract No. TX-R150801-307241 with Thyssenkrupp Elevator Corporation.  Repairs will be to furnish and install a door operator conversion kit on Jail Elevators 7 and 8, new stainless steel car doors and installation of roller guides.  Click to View
Jail door Elevators 7 & 8
2.   Discuss and execute an Interlocal Cooperation Agreement between the City of Corpus Christi and Nueces County for the reconstruction of County Road 33. Click to View
CR 33 Interlocal-County Road 33
Discuss and execute Work Authorization No. 1 between Nueces County and Lockwood, Andrews & Newman, Inc. (LAN) for the Program Management Services for Nueces County 2019 Capital Improvement Plan (CIP) Projects.
Click to View
LAN Work Authorization No. 1
4.   Discuss and consider authorizing Allied States Cooperative Contract #18-7302 with ABM Building Services, LLC., for installation of park improvements at Hazel Bazemore Park. Click to View
Hazel Bazemore Park
1.   Discuss and award IFB No. 3126-20 McKinzie Annex Evidence Storage Room. Click to View
IFB No. 3126-20 bid tab
2.   Discuss and award IFB No. 3132-20 HFRS-2 Emulsified Asphalt. Click to View
IFB No. 3132-20 bid tab
3.   Discuss and award IFB No. 3133-20 AE-P Specialty Emulsion. Click to View
IFB No. 3133-20 bid tab
4.   Discuss and award IFB No. 3135-20 Hot Mix Asphaltic Concrete, Type D, PG 64-22. Click to View
IFB No. 3135-20 bid tab
5.   Discuss and award IFB No. 3134-20 Morgue Transport Service. Click to View
IFB No. 3134-20 bid tab
6.   Discuss and consider authorizing execution for the following renewals for the employee Health Plan of medical & pharmacy and ancillary benefits:
RFP No. 3037-17 Cafeteria Plan Section 125 Plan Administrator
RFP No. 3038-17 Group Term Life Insurance
RFP No. 3042-17 Third Party Administration (TPA);
RFP No. 3045-17 Disease Management, Pre-Certification Utilization Program;
RFP No. 3046-17 Cobra-HIPAA Administration;
RFP No. 3044-17 Pharmacy Benefit Management Program (PBM);
RFP No. 3108-19 National Network, and-or Local Network and Secondary (Wrap) Network, or other Network Services;
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RFP No. 3037-17 Renewal Amendment No. 3
RFP No. 3038-17 Renewal Amendment No. 3
RFP No. 3042-17 Renewal Amendment No. 3
RFP No. 3044-17 Renewal Letter No. 3
RFP No. 3045-17 Renewal Amendment No. 3
RFP No. 3046-17 Renewal Amendment No. 3
RFP No. 3108-19 Renewal Amendment No. 1
7.   Discuss and consider authorizing BuyBoard purchase with Iconic Sign Group related to the replacement of the emergency notification marquee sign at the RMB Fairgrounds, in accordance with funding received from the Texas General Land Office, Community Development Block Grant Disaster Recovery (CDBG-DR) program. Click to View
Daktronics quote
1.   Approve Budget Change Order No. 17 for Fiscal Year 2019-2020. Click to View
BCO 17 List
BCO 17 Backup
1.   Discuss and consider excluding health care providers and other emergency responders to include: All City/County Health District workers, all employees of the Sheriff’s and Constables’ offices, and all employees of the Department of Public Works, from the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA) qualifying reasons of #4. Caring for an individual subject in isolation or self-quarantine; #5. Caring for his or her child whose school or place of care is closed (or childcare provider is unavailable) due to COVID-19 related reasons; and/or #6. Experiencing any other substantially-similar condition specified by the US Department of Health and Human Services. Click to View
4. 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.   Discuss Courthouse Security Badge I.D. Cards, related matters and authorize procurement method(s). Click to View
B.   Consult with the County Attorney on Case No. 2:20-CV-00157: Thomas G. Camacho vs. Nueces County Texas: and Sheriff J.C. Hooper, in his official Capacity, John/Jane Doe #1, Individually, Arnold Carpenter, Individually, and Zachary Brown, Individually in the United States District Court for the Southern District of Texas: ratify hiring of outside counsel, Myra Morris and Brian Miller with Royston Rayzor to represent three (3) jailers: and related matters.  Click to View

Adjournment in Memory (upon request)


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