TARRANT COUNTY

COMMISSIONERS COURT AGENDA


 

 

Commissioners’ Courtroom

Tarrant County Administration Building

100 East Weatherford Street, 5th Floor

Fort Worth, Texas 76196

Tuesday, January 14, 2020 - 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 January 7, 2020

 

VI.

PROCLAMATIONS, RESOLUTIONS AND PRESENTATIONS

 

 

A.

Resolution of Appreciation for Dr. Jim Vaszauskas, Mansfield ISD (Commissioner Allen)

 

 

B.

Resolution of Appreciation for Chief Steve Dye, Grand Prairie Police Department (Commissioner Allen)

 

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.

REPORTS AND BUSINESS

 

 

A.

Administrator (G.K. Maenius)

 

 

 

1.

Receive and File Presentation Concerning the 2020 Fort Worth Stock Show and Rodeo

 

 

 

2.

Approval of TechShare.Prosecutor 2020 Resource Sharing Addendum

 

 

 

3.

Approval of TechShare.Indigent Defense Fiscal Year 2020 Software as a Service Addendum

 

 

 

4.

Consent to the Initial Resettlement of Refugees in Tarrant County

 

 

 

5.

Approval of a Memorandum of Understanding between Tarrant County and the Cities of Fort Worth and Everman for Support to Pursue Federal and State Grant Opportunities for the City of Everman Chambers Creek Flood Prevention and Mitigation Project

 

 

 

6.

Approval of a Community Housing Development Organization Property Tax Exemption in the Amount of Fifty Percent for Sansom Bluff Apartments

 

 

 

7.

Approval of a Community Housing Development Organization Property Tax Exemption in the Amount of Fifty Percent for Sansom Ridge Apartments

 

 

 

8.

** Approval of a Memorandum of Understanding between Tarrant County and the City of Fort Worth Related to Fiscal Year 2019 Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant

 

 

 

9.

** Approval of a Contract with Cold Harbor Films for Filming in the Vacant Belknap Jail Facility Located at 300 W. Belknap Street, Fort Worth

 

 

 

10.

** Acceptance of the Fiscal Year 2020 Grant Award from the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality for the Volkswagen Environmental Mitigation Program

 

 

 

11.

** Approval of Change Order No. 2 with Bean Electrical, Inc. in the Amount of <$5,809.77> for the Reconciliation of Quantities in the City of Benbrook, 43rd Year CDBG Project -  Community Development

 

 

 

12.

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

 

 

 

13.

** Approval of Amendment No. 5 to the Fiscal Year 2019-2020 Texas Department of State Health Services Housing Opportunities for Persons with AIDS Grant Contract – HIV Administrative Agency

 

 

 

14.

** Approval of a Computer-Related Training/Travel Request

 

 

 

15.

** Approval of Out-of-State Travel Requests

 

 

 

16.

** Receive and File Briefing Agenda

 

 

B.

Auditor (Renee Tidwell)

 

 

 

1.

Approval of Release and Substitution of Depository Collateral

 

 

 

2.

Receive and File the Quarterly Investment Report Ended September 30, 2019

 

 

C.

Budget and Risk Management

 

 

 

1.

** Approval of Fiscal Year 2020 Appropriation Adjustments

 

 

 

2.

** Receive and File Risk Management Board Minutes - December 31, 2019

 

 

 

3.

** Approval of Claim Recommended by the Risk Management Board

 

 

 

4.

** Approval of Exceptions to Fee Schedule for Court Interpreters

 

 

D.

Criminal District Attorney (Sharen Wilson)

 

 

 

1.

Approval of Settlement Agreement and Full, Final and Complete Release with Scott McCullum for Claims Against Tarrant County, Texas

 

 

E.

Elections Administration (Heider Garcia)

 

 

 

1.

Approval of Early Voting Sites for the March 3, 2020 Primary Election

 

 

F.

Human Resources (Tina Glenn)

 

 

 

1.

Receive and File the Personnel Agenda

 

 

 

2.

** Approval of Job Evaluation Committee Appointment

 

 

 

3.

** Approval of a Change to the Table of Organization – Criminal District Attorney’s Office

 

 

 

4.

** Approval of Changes to the Table of Organization – Information Technology

 

 

G.

Juvenile Services (Bennie Medlin)

 

 

 

1.

** Approval of Memorandum of Understanding between Tarrant County, d/b/a Tarrant County Juvenile Services and the City of Bedford to Participate in Urban Counties' TechShare.Juvenile Program

 

 

H.

Public Health (Vinny Taneja)

 

 

 

1.

Approval of Memorandum of Understanding between United Way of Greater Houston 211 Helpline and Tarrant County Public Health

 

 

 

2.

** Approval to Submit the Fiscal Year 2021 Department of State Health Services Immunization Services Grant Contract Renewal Application

 

 

 

3.

** Approval of First Amendment to Memorandum of Understanding with Collins Family Planning Clinics for Laboratory Testing Services

 

 

I.

Purchasing (Jack Beacham)

 

 

 

1.

Bid No. 2020-048 - Annual Contract for Laboratory Test Kits and Reagents for Clinical Testing - Public Health - Various Vendors - Per Unit Price

 

 

 

 

a)

Award Recommendation

 

 

 

2.

Bid No. 2020-058 - Annual Contract for Voting Equipment Transportation Carts - Elections Administration - Hart InterCivic, Inc. - Per Unit Price

 

 

 

 

a)

Award Recommendation

 

 

 

3.

** RFO No. 2020-070 - Purchase of Info-Tech Research Group Membership - GSA #GS-35F-298GA - Information Technology - Info-Tech Research Group Inc. - $22,972.29

 

 

 

 

a)

Award Recommendation

 

 

 

4.

** Bid No. 2016-047 - Annual Contract for Vending Services - Facilities Management - Various Vendors - Exercise Third and Final Option for Renewal - Same Rate of 1-56% Commission

 

 

 

 

a)

Contract Renewal

 

 

 

5.

** RFP No. 2017-150 - Publishing Tool for Comprehensive Annual Financial Report - Audit - IGM Technology Corp. - Exercise Second Option for Renewal - Same Contract Terms

 

 

 

 

a)

Contract Renewal

 

 

 

6.

** Bid No. 2019-045 - Annual Contract for Power Washing - Facilities Management - Various Vendors - Exercise First and Final Option for Renewal - Same Firm Fixed Prices

 

 

 

 

a)

Contract Renewal

 

 

 

7.

** Bid No. 2019-057 - Annual Contract for Printing of Election Ballots - Elections Administration - Hart InterCivic, Inc. - Exercise First Option for Renewal - Same Firm Fixed Prices

 

 

 

 

a)

Contract Renewal

 

 

 

8.

** Bid No. 2019-088 - Annual Contract for Purchase of Epson Mobilink P80 Plus Printers and Pairing Services - Elections Administration - Tenex Software Solutions, Inc. - Exercise First Option for Renewal - Same Firm Fixed Prices

 

 

 

 

a)

Contract Renewal

 

 

 

9.

** RFP No. 2019-119 - Annual Contract for Covert Surveillance Camera Systems - Sheriff's Office - Sandoval Custom Creations, Inc. - Exercise First Option for Renewal - Same Contract Terms

 

 

 

 

a)

Contract Renewal

 

 

 

10.

** Annual Contracts Eligible for Renewal in Ninety Days

 

 

 

11.

** Permission to Take Bids/RFPs

 

 

J.

Tax Assessor-Collector (Wendy Burgess)

 

 

 

1.

** Approval of Property Tax Refunds

 

 

K.

Transportation Services (Randy Skinner)

 

 

 

1.

** Approval of Final Plat - Salgado Addition - Precinct 1

 

 

 

2.

** Approval of Final Plat - The Orchard - Precinct 4

 

 

L.

Appointments to Various Boards

 

 

 

1.

Action Concerning Appointments to Tax Increment Finance District Boards

 

 

 

2.

Action Concerning Appointments to Various Boards, Commissions and Committees

 

IX.

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.

 

X.

VARIOUS CLAIMS AND ADDENDUM

 

 

A.

Approval of Claims and Addendum

 

XI.

BRIEFING

 

 

A.

Seasonal Influenza Update

 

The Public Health Department will update the Commissioners Court on seasonal influenza in Tarrant County.

 

XII.

ANNOUNCEMENTS AND COMMENTS

 

XIII.

PUBLIC COMMENTS

 

XIV.

CLOSED MEETING - TUESDAY, JANUARY 14, 2020

 

 

A.

Pending or Contemplated Litigation and Attorney-Client Information

 

 

 

1.

Scott McCullum v. Tarrant County, Texas

 

 

B.

Real Estate Matters

 

 

C.

Personnel Matters

 

 

 

1.

Position No. 20002846 (Tina Glenn, Human Resources Director)

 

 

 

2.

County Administrator

 

 

D.

Advice of Counsel

 

 

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.

 

XV.

COMMISSIONERS COURT RECONVENED

 

XVI.

ADJOURNMENT