TARRANT COUNTY

COMMISSIONERS COURT AGENDA


 

 

Commissioners’ Courtroom

Tarrant County Administration Building

100 East Weatherford Street, 5th Floor

Fort Worth, Texas 76196

Tuesday, November 02, 2021 - 10:00 AM

 

ANY MEMBER OF THE PUBLIC IS WELCOME TO ADDRESS THE COMMISSIONERS COURT AT ITS NEXT POSTED REGULAR MEETING.  YOU MAY SUBMIT A PUBLIC PARTICIPATION FORM USING THE LINK ON THE COMMISSIONERS COURT AGENDA WEBPAGE AT WWW.TARRANTCOUNTY.COM.  PLEASE INDICATE WHETHER YOU ARE ADDRESSING AN ITEM ON THE POSTED REGULAR AGENDA OR WHETHER PROVIDING GENERAL PUBLIC COMMENTS.  REGARDLESS OF THE DESIRED METHOD TO ADDRESS THE COURT, PUBLIC PARTICIPATION FORMS WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED PRIOR TO THE POSTING OF THE AGENDA.

ADDRESSING THE COURT BY WRITTEN STATEMENT:  PUBLIC PARTICIPATION FORMS SUBMITTED WITH WRITTEN STATEMENTS THAT DO NOT WISH TO ADDRESS THE COURT MUST BE SUBMITTED BY NOON (12 P.M.) THE DAY BEFORE THE REGULAR POSTED MEETING.  THE FORMS WILL BE ATTACHED TO THE ONLINE POSTED AGENDA UNDER THE “PUBLIC COMMENTS” SECTION OF THE AGENDA PRIOR TO THE MEETING FOR PUBLIC REVIEW WITH COPIES PROVIDED TO THE COURT MEMBERS.  WRITTEN STATEMENTS WILL NOT BE READ ALOUD DURING THE COURT’S SESSION.

ADDRESSING THE COURT BY TELEPHONE:  IF YOU ARE WISHING TO ADDRESS THE COURT AT ITS NEXT POSTED REGULAR MEETING VIA TELEPHONE, YOU MUST NOTIFY THE COURT USING THE PUBLIC PARTICIPATION FORM BY NOON (12 P.M.) ON THE DAY BEFORE THE REGULAR POSTED MEETING IN WHICH YOU WISH TO SPEAK.

ADDRESSING THE COURT IN-PERSON:  ALL IN-PERSON ATTENDEES WISHING TO ADDRESS THE COURT MUST DELIVER A COMPLETED FORM TO THE COUNTY JUDGE’S OFFICE BY 10:00 A.M. ON THE DAY OF THE REGULAR POSTED MEETING.  FORMS ARE AVAILABLE OUTSIDE THE COMMISSIONERS COURTROOM.

LIVE STREAMING OF THE EVENT IS AVAILABLE AT WWW.TARRANTCOUNTY.COM.

 

I.

CALL TO ORDER AND ROLL CALL

 

II.

INVOCATION

 

III.

PLEDGES OF ALLEGIANCE TO THE UNITED STATES AND THE STATE OF TEXAS

 

IV.

AGENDA ANNOUNCEMENTS

 

V.

COMMISSIONERS COURT ANNOUNCEMENTS

 

VI.

APPROVAL OF THE MINUTES

 

 

A.

Minutes for Regular Meeting of October 26, 2021

 

VII.

PROCLAMATIONS, RESOLUTIONS AND PRESENTATIONS

 

 

A.

Employee Recognition (Judge Whitley)

 

VIII.

CONSENT AGENDA

 

 

All items with asterisks (**) are a part of the Consent Agenda.  Public hearing and review are held collectively unless opposition is presented, in which case the contested item will be heard separately.

 

IX.

REPORTS AND BUSINESS

 

 

A.

Administrator (G.K. Maenius)

 

 

 

1.

Discussion, and Possible Action, Concerning Activities Associated with the Impact of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) on Tarrant County Citizens, Businesses and County Government Operations

 

 

 

2.

Receive and File List of Commissioners Court Agenda Items Approved or Recommended for Funding through Tarrant County's State and Local Fiscal Recovery Fund Program

 

 

 

3.

Approval of an Order Finding that the Existing Commissioner Precincts are Sufficiently Population-Balanced and Determining Not to Redistrict Tarrant County's Commissioner Precincts

 

 

 

4.

Approval of Appointment of the Tarrant County Chief Medical Examiner

 

 

 

5.

Approval of a Resolution Casting Votes for the Election of Tarrant Appraisal District Board of Directors

 

 

 

6.

Approval of Letter of Concurrence Regarding Foreign Trade Zone Designation for TTI, Inc.

 

 

 

7.

Approval of Tarrant County Dispute Resolution Program Fee Schedule and Mediator Stipend Schedule

 

 

 

8.

** Approval of a Resolution Relating to the Issuance of Tax Exempt Financing by New Hope Cultural Education Facilities Finance Corporation for the Benefit of Jack and Nancy Dwyer Workforce Development Center, Inc. for Certain Facilities Located in Tarrant County, Texas

 

 

 

9.

** Approval of First Amendment to the Interlocal Agreement between Tarrant County and MHMR of Tarrant County for the Purpose of Operating the Mental Health Jail Diversion Center

 

 

 

10.

** Approval of the Fiscal Year 2022 Parker County Medical Examiner District Agreement

 

 

 

11.

** Approve and Accept Rider to Security Bond Issued by Travelers Casualty and Surety Company of America on Behalf of Mouser Electronics, Inc. to Secure a Payment In Lieu of Taxes

 

 

 

12.

** Approval to Submit the Texas Department of State Health Services Fiscal Year 2022-2023 Ryan White Part B Services Grant Renewal Application – HIV Administrative Agency

 

 

 

13.

** Approval of Amendment No. 3 to Fiscal Year 2021-2022 Health Resources and Services Administration Ryan White Treatment Extension Act Part A Subrecipient Contract with AIDS Healthcare Foundation – HIV Administrative Agency

 

 

 

14.

** Approval of Certain Expenses and Finding of a Direct Public Purpose - Commissioner, Precinct 2

 

 

 

15.

** Acceptance of Forfeited Vehicles for Auction - Constable, Precinct 7

 

 

 

16.

** Approval of HAP Contracts and/or Contract Amendments between Landlords and Tarrant County, d/b/a Tarrant County Housing Assistance Office

 

 

 

17.

**Approval of an Out-of-State Travel Request

 

 

 

18.

** Receive and File Briefing Agenda

 

 

B.

Auditor (Renee Tidwell)

 

 

 

1.

** Receive and File the Notice of Assignment for ACI Federal

 

 

C.

Budget and Risk Management (Helen Giese)

 

 

 

1.

** Approval of Fiscal Year 2022 Appropriation Adjustments

 

 

 

2.

** Approval of Release of All Claims with the City of Fort Worth

 

 

 

3.

** Approval of Exceptions to Fee Schedule for Court Interpreters

 

 

 

4.

** Acceptance of the Fiscal Year 2022 Grant Award from the Office of the Governor for a Bilingual Victim Advocate for the Criminal District Attorney's Office

 

 

 

5.

** Acceptance of the Fiscal Year 2022 Grant Award from the Office of the Governor’s Criminal Justice Division for Three Victim Advocate Positions in the Criminal District Attorney’s Office

 

 

 

6.

** Acceptance of the Fiscal Year 2022 Victims of Crime Act Grant Award from the Governor's Criminal Justice Division for the Sheriff's Victim Assistance Program

 

 

 

7.

** Acceptance of the Fiscal Year 2022 Violence Against Women Formula Grants Award from the Office of the Governor’s Criminal Justice Division for the Tarrant County Criminal District Attorney’s Protective Order Unit

 

 

 

8.

** Receive and File Risk Management Board Minutes - October 20, 2021

 

 

D.

Facilities Management (Marvin Reyes)

 

 

 

1.

** Approval of a Professional Services Contract with Bennett Benner Partners for Architectural and Engineering Services for a Retaining Wall Replacement at the Miller Administration Building, 3500 Miller Avenue, Fort Worth

 

 

 

2.

** Approval of a Professional Services Contract with Baird, Hampton and Brown, Inc. for Providing Budgetary Cost Estimate Services to Provide Generator Coverage at Various County Locations

 

 

E.

Human Resources (Tina Glenn)

 

 

 

1.

Receive and File the Personnel Agenda

 

 

 

2.

** Approval of Changes to Project Position Assignment – County Clerk’s Office

 

 

 

3.

** Approval of Changes to the Table of Organization – Public Health

 

 

F.

Public Health (Vinny Taneja)

 

 

 

1.

** Approval of Addendum to the Software License and Support Cloud Agreement for Electronic Medical Records and Practice Management System between Tarrant County and eClinicalWorks, LLC

 

 

G.

Purchasing (Melissa Lee)

 

 

 

1.

** RFO No. 2022-019 - Purchase of VMware Support and Subscription Services - #DIR-TSO-3926 - Information Technology - vCloud Tech, Inc. - $104,446.36

 

 

 

 

a)

Approve Award Recommendation

 

 

 

2.

** RFO No. 2022-021 - Purchase of DatAdvantage, DatAlert, and Collector Software Maintenance and Support - BuyBoard #579-19 - Information Technology - SHI Government Solutions, Inc. - $65,292.63

 

 

 

 

a)

 Approve Award Recommendation

 

 

 

3.

** Bid No. 2019-264 - Annual Contract for Asphalt Road Surfacing Products - Countywide - Various Vendors - Exercise Second and Final Option for Renewal - Same Firm Fixed Prices

 

 

 

 

a)

Contract Renewal

 

 

 

4.

** Cartegraph Systems LLC - Cartegraph Operations Management Software Suite - Information Technology

 

 

 

 

a)

Sole Source Designation

 

 

 

b)

Contract Approval

 

 

 

5.

** Fidlar Technologies - Property Fraud Alert - County Clerk

 

 

 

 

a)

Sole Source Designation

 

 

 

b)

Contract Approval

 

 

 

6.

** RFO No. 2020-010 - ServiceNow Subscriptions and User Licenses - #DIR-TSO-3926 – Information Technology – Carahsoft Technology Corporation - $11,452.92

 

 

 

 

a)

Approve Change Order

 

 

 

7.

** Approval of Invoice Payments - Heavy Equipment Repair - Precinct 1 - Stewart & Stevenson - $2,650.40

 

 

 

8.

** Approval of Interlocal Agreement between Tarrant County and Dawson County for the Cooperative Purchasing of Goods and Services

 

 

H.

Sheriff's Department (Bill Waybourn)

 

 

 

1.

** Acceptance of Forfeited Vehicle for Auction

 

 

I.

Transportation Services (Randy Skinner)

 

 

 

1.

** Approval of an Interlocal Agreement with the City of Pelican Bay for the Striping of Liberty School Road

 

 

 

2.

** Approval to Begin Interlocal Agreement with the City of Pelican Bay for the Striping of Liberty School Road

 

 

 

3.

** Approval of Amendment to the Interlocal Agreement with the City of Saginaw related to the 2006 Transportation Bond Program

 

 

 

4.

** Receive and File - Cities of River Oaks and Fort Worth Joint Ordinance and Boundary Agreement Concerning Castleberry High School - Precinct 4

 

 

 

5.

** Receive and File - City of Fort Worth Annexation Ordinance No. 24976-08-2021 (Case No. AX-21-006) - Precinct 4

 

 

J.

Appointments to Various Boards

 

 

 

1.

Action Concerning Appointments to Tax Increment Finance District Boards

 

 

 

2.

Action Concerning Appointments to Various Boards, Commissions and Committees

 

X.

APPROVAL OF BONDS AND CERTIFICATES OF SELF-INSURANCE

 

 

Setting of the official bond or self-insurance amounts and/or approval of bond or certificate of self-insurance for person elected or appointed in the past 60 days.

 

XI.

VARIOUS CLAIMS AND ADDENDUM

 

 

A.

Approval of Claims and Addendum

 

XII.

BRIEFING

 

 

A.

Current and Emerging Health Issues

 

The Public Health Department will update the Commissioners Court on current and emerging health issues in Tarrant County including COVID-19, West Nile Virus and Influenza.  This will be a standing item on the Commissioners Court Agenda as long as necessary.

 

XIII.

ANNOUNCEMENTS AND COMMENTS

 

XIV.

PUBLIC COMMENTS

 

XV.

CLOSED MEETING

 

 

A.

Pending or Contemplated Litigation

 

 

 

1.

Antonette Broadnax v. Tarrant County, Texas; Case No. 236-316807-20

 

 

B.

Real Estate Matters

 

 

C.

Personnel Matters

 

 

 

1.

Chief Medical Examiner

 

 

 

2.

Position Nos. 20002261 and 20002274 (Tina Glenn, Human Resources Director)

 

 

D.

Advice of Counsel

 

 

 

1.

Juvenile Probation Department

 

 

E.

Security Related Issues

 

 

F.

Contract Deliberations

 

 

G.

Economic Development Prospects

 

 

Closed Meeting upon completion of Open Meeting or at 10:00 a.m., whichever is later:

(A)  to discuss advice about pending or contemplated litigation, a settlement offer, or on a matter in which the duty of the attorney to the County under the Texas Disciplinary Rules of Professional Conduct of the State Bar of Texas conflict with the Texas Open Meeting Act, pursuant to Section 551.071, Texas Government Code;

(B)  to deliberate the purchase, exchange, lease, or value of real property, pursuant to Section 551.072, Texas Government Code;

(C)  to deliberate the appointment, employment, evaluation, reassignment, duties, discipline, or dismissal of a public officer or employee, or to hear complaint or charge against an officer or employee pursuant to Section 551.074, Texas Government Code;

(D)  to deliberate the deployment, or specific occasions for implementation, of security personnel or devices, or a security audit, pursuant to Section 551.076, Texas Government Code; and

(E)  to deliberate the business and financial issues related to a contract being negotiated, pursuant to Section 551.0725, Texas Government Code.

(F)  to deliberate regarding commercial or financial information that the County has received from a business prospect that the County seeks to have locate, stay, or expand near the County and with which the County is conducting economic development negotiations, or to deliberate the offer of a financial or other incentive to a business prospect, pursuant to Section 551.087(1), Texas Government Code.

 

XVI.

COMMISSIONERS COURT RECONVENED

 

XVII.

ADJOURNMENT