TARRANT COUNTY

COMMISSIONERS COURT AGENDA


 

 

Commissioners’ Courtroom

Tarrant County Administration Building

100 East Weatherford Street, 5th Floor

Fort Worth, Texas 76196

Tuesday, November 05, 2019 - 10:00 AM

 

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.

APPROVAL OF THE MINUTES

 

 

A.

Minutes for Regular Meeting of October 29, 2019

 

VI.

PROCLAMATIONS, RESOLUTIONS AND PRESENTATIONS

 

 

A.

Proclamation - Honor All Veterans Day (Judge Whitley)

 

 

B.

Proclamation - Alzheimer's Awareness Month (Commissioner Fickes)

 

 

C.

Employee Recognition (Judge Whitley)

 

VII.

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.

 

VIII.

PUBLIC HEARINGS

 

 

A.

** Rescind Court Order No. 131431 and Request for Public Hearing - Tuesday, November 26, 2019, 10:00 A.M. - To Consider the Assignment of Addresses on Gibson Cemetery Road - Precinct 2

 

IX.

REPORTS AND BUSINESS

 

 

A.

Administrator (G.K. Maenius)

 

 

 

1.

Repeal of Prohibition Against Outside Burning in Tarrant County Unincorporated Areas

 

 

 

2.

** Approval of a Contract between Tarrant County and MHMR of Tarrant County for Rehabilitative Alternative for Probationers and Parolees Program Services for Fiscal Year 2020

 

 

 

3.

** Approval of Certain Expenses and Finding of a Direct Public Purpose - Commissioner, Precinct 3

 

 

 

4.

** Approval of Fiscal Year 2019-2020 Contract Renewal with the Mothers’ Milk Bank of North Texas to Provide Human Milk for HIV Exposed Infants in Tarrant County Health Services Delivery Area – HIV Administrative Agency

 

 

 

5.

** Bid No. 2019CD-076 Approval of Construction Contract with Reliable Paving, Inc. in the Amount of $231,399.00 for the City of Dalworthington Gardens, 45th Year CDBG Project - Community Development

 

 

 

6.

** Approval of Out-of-State Travel Requests

 

 

 

7.

** Receive and File Briefing Agenda

 

 

B.

Auditor (Renee Tidwell)

 

 

 

1.

Approval of Release of Depository Collateral

 

 

C.

Budget and Risk Management

 

 

 

1.

** Approval of Fiscal Year 2019 Appropriation Adjustments

 

 

 

2.

** Approval of Fiscal Year 2020 Appropriation Adjustments

 

 

 

3.

** Receive and File Risk Management Board Minutes - October 23, 2019

 

 

 

4.

** Approval of Exceptions to Fee Schedule for Court Interpreters

 

 

D.

Community Supervision and Corrections Department (Leighton Iles)

 

 

 

1.

** Receive and File Interlocal Agreement Renewal between Tarrant and Victoria Counties Community Supervision and Corrections Departments and Sam Houston State University for Probation Software Licensing, Support and Implementation Services

 

 

E.

Criminal District Attorney (Sharen Wilson)

 

 

 

1.

** Approval of the Release and Assignment for Settlement of Tarrant County's Claims Against Cheiner, LLC for the Water Line Improvements at Oak Knoll Drive and McNutt Street, Haltom City

 

 

F.

Facilities Management (David Phillips)

 

 

 

1.

** Approval of Change Order No. 1 to the AquaGreen Global, LLC Contract for the Irrigation Improvements Project at the Precinct 1 Maintenance Facility

 

 

 

2.

** Approval of Building Renovations for the Medical Examiner's Office Computer Alcove Project Located at 200 Feliks Gwozdz Place, Fort Worth

 

 

G.

Human Resources (Tina Glenn)

 

 

 

1.

Receive and File the Personnel Agenda

 

 

 

2.

Approval of a Waiver of Terminal Benefits – Sheriff’s Office

 

 

 

3.

Approval of a Waiver of Terminal Benefits – Criminal Court Administration

 

 

 

4.

Approval of a Waiver of Terminal Benefits – Precinct 4

 

 

H.

Public Health (Vinny Taneja)

 

 

 

1.

** Approval of Amendment No. 1 to the Department of State Health Services Fiscal Year 2019 HIV Surveillance Grant Contract

 

 

I.

Purchasing (Jack Beacham)

 

 

 

1.

Bid No. 2020-003 - Annual Contract for Office Supplies and Other Miscellaneous Products - Countywide - Staples Contract and Commerical, LLC - Per Unit Price and Discount Off List Price

 

 

 

 

a)

Award Recommendation

 

 

 

2.

Bid No. 2019-083 - Annual Contract for Windshield and Auto Glass Repair and Replacement - Countywide - Abstract Auto Glass - Per Unit Price

 

 

 

 

a)

Cancel Award to Fort Worth Auto Glass Center, Ltd.

 

 

 

b)

Remove Fort Worth Auto Glass Center, Ltd. from Bidders List for Two (2) Years

 

 

 

c)

Award Recommendation to Next Lower Bidder

 

 

 

3.

Bid No. 2019-177 - Annual Contract for Copier Maintenance and Supplies - Countywide - Various Vendors - Per Unit Price

 

 

 

 

a)

Cancel Award to LogixService, Inc. d/b/a Amtek Computer Services

 

 

 

b)

Remove LogixService, Inc. d/b/a Amtek Computer Services from Bidders List for Two (2) Years

 

 

 

c)

Award Recommendation to Next Low Bidders

 

 

 

4.

** RFO No. 2020-023 - Purchase of Palo Alto Networks PA-5220 - #DIR-TSO-4116 - Information Technology - Kudelski Security, Inc. - $78,729.20

 

 

 

 

a)

Award Recommendation

 

 

 

5.

** RFO No. 2020-027 - Purchase of Splunk Cloud in AWS GovCloud Subscription, Splunk Enterprise Security, and Services - #DIR-TSO-4318 and #DIR-TSO-3655 - Information Technology - GTS Technology Solutions - $107,659.23

 

 

 

 

a)

Award Recommendation

 

 

 

6.

** RFO No. 2020-030 - Purchase of Rapid 7 Security Tools - #DIR-TSO-4365 - Information Technology - Solid Border, Inc. - $100,495.20

 

 

 

 

a)

Award Recommendation

 

 

 

7.

** RFQ NO. 2016-180 - Juvenile Forensic Assessment Services - Juvenile Services - Various Vendors - Exercise Third and Final Option for Renewal - $155,000.00

 

 

 

 

a)

Contract Renewal

 

 

 

b)

Contract Approval

 

 

 

8.

** RFP No. 2017-013 - Electronic Payment Processing Services - Countywide - nCourt, LLC - Exercise Second Option for Renewal - Same Contract Terms

 

 

 

 

a)

Contract Renewal

 

 

 

9.

** Qualtrax, Inc. - Online Training for Qualtrax Software - Medical Examiner's Office - $1,600.00

 

 

 

 

a)

Sole Source Designation

 

 

 

10.

** Cartegraph Systems, LLC - Cartegraph Software Suite - Information Technology

 

 

 

 

a)

Sole Source Renewal

 

 

 

11.

** Annual Contracts Eligible for Renewal in Ninety Days

 

 

 

12.

** Permission to Take Bids/RFPs

 

 

J.

Sheriff's Department (Bill Waybourn)

 

 

 

1.

** Acceptance of Forfeited Vehicle for Auction

 

 

K.

Tax Assessor-Collector (Wendy Burgess)

 

 

 

1.

** Receive and File Tax Office Deputizations

 

 

L.

Transportation Services (Randy Skinner)

 

 

 

1.

** Approval of the Procedure to Sell Approximately 17,981 Square Feet of Right-of-Way Known as Bear Trail Out of the Mustang Pointe Addition - Precinct 1

 

 

M.

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.

2020 Census in Tarrant County

 

The Commissioners Court will be updated on Tarrant County’s efforts to raise public awareness and educate Tarrant County residents on the importance of the 2020 Census.

 

 

B.

Telecommuting Policy

 

The Commissioners Court will be provided with a draft telecommuting policy for discussion.

 

XIII.

ANNOUNCEMENTS AND COMMENTS

 

XIV.

PUBLIC COMMENTS

 

XV.

CLOSED MEETING - TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 5, 2019

 

 

A.

Pending or Contemplated Litigation and Attorney-Client Information

 

 

 

1.

Tarrant County, Texas v. Tony Lee Green, Case No. 02-19-00159-CV

 

 

 

2.

Booth v. Galveston County

 

 

B.

Real Estate Matters

 

 

C.

Personnel Matters

 

 

 

1.

Position No. 20004937 (Tina Glenn, Human Resources Director)

 

 

D.

Advice of Counsel

 

 

 

1.

Telecommuting Policy

 

 

 

2.

§1704.160 Texas Occupation Code

 

 

 

3.

Transportation Code 393.002, 393.003

 

 

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