TARRANT COUNTY

COMMISSIONERS COURT AGENDA


 

 

Commissioners’ Courtroom

Tarrant County Administration Building

100 East Weatherford Street, 5th Floor

Fort Worth, Texas 76196

Tuesday, November 26, 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 Special-Called Meeting of November 18, 2019

 

 

B.

Minutes for Regular Meeting of November 19, 2019

 

VI.

PROCLAMATIONS, RESOLUTIONS AND PRESENTATIONS

 

 

A.

Presentation of the Texas Association of County Engineers and Road Administrators Annual County Employee of the Year Award (Commissioner Brooks)

 

 

B.

Texas Historical Commission 2018 Distinguished Service Award Recognizing Tarrant County Historical Commission for Its Active and Well-Balanced Preservation Program (Commissioner Fickes)

 

 

C.

Resolution - Recognition of Centennial Anniversary of the Tarrant County Criminal District Attorney's Office (Commissioner Johnson)

 

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.

Public Hearing - To Consider the Assignment of Address Numbers on Gibson Cemetery Road - Precinct 2 (Transportation Services)

 

 

 

 

a)

Conduct Public Hearing

 

 

 

b)

Action, if Necessary

 

IX.

REPORTS AND BUSINESS

 

 

A.

Administrator (G.K. Maenius)

 

 

 

1.

Approval of the Nomination of Ben E. Keith Company, Inc. as a Texas Enterprise Project and Approval of an Interlocal Agreement with the City of Fort Worth Relating to the Nomination

 

 

 

2.

Approval of a Resolution Relating to the Issuance of Tax Exempt Financing by Public Finance Authority, State of Wisconsin, on Behalf of Wonderful Foundations for Certain Educational Facilities Located in Tarrant County, Texas

 

 

 

3.

Approval of Resolution in Opposition to Increasing the Exemption or the Elimination of the Business Personal Property Tax

 

 

 

4.

Approval to Release RFP No. 2019-1202 for Program Management Services Related to the JPS Health Network 2018 Capital Improvement Program

 

 

 

5.

** Approval of the Fiscal Year 2020 Johnson County Medical Examiner District Agreement

 

 

 

6.

** Approval of a Contract between Tarrant County and MHMR of Tarrant County for Mental Health Services for Inmates in the Tarrant County Jail System for Fiscal Year 2020

 

 

 

7.

** Acceptance of Grant Award from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development for Tarrant County Housing Assistance Office Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Program - Section 811 Mainstream Program

 

 

 

8.

** Approval of Change Order No. 1 with McClendon Construction Co., Inc. in the Amount of $471.50 for the Reconciliation of Quantities in the City of North Richland Hills, 44th Year CDBG Project - Community Development

 

 

 

9.

** Approval of an Exception to the Travel Policy for Within Region Travel - Tax Office

 

 

 

10.

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

 

 

 

11.

** Receive and File Briefing Agenda

 

 

B.

Auditor (Renee Tidwell)

 

 

 

1.

** Receive and File the Auditor's Report of the Fiscal Year 2019 Chapter 59 Asset Forfeiture Report by Law Enforcement Agency prepared by Constable, Precinct 7

 

 

C.

Budget and Risk Management

 

 

 

1.

** Approval of Fiscal Year 2020 Appropriation Adjustments

 

 

 

2.

** Receive and File Risk Management Board Minutes - November 13, 2019

 

 

 

3.

** Approval of Exceptions to Fee Schedule for Court Interpreters

 

 

 

4.

** Approval of Claims Recommended by the Risk Management Board

 

 

D.

Elections Administration (Heider Garcia)

 

 

 

1.

** Approval to Pay an Invoice from Hart Intercivic for Delivery Services

 

 

E.

Facilities Management (David Phillips)

 

 

 

1.

** Approval of Change Order No. 1 to the Sigma Surveillance, Inc., d/b/a STS360 Contract for the 350 W. Belknap Building Camera Project

 

 

 

2.

** Approval to Place a Tarrant County Historical Commission Marker for the 1849 Steel's Tavern Oaks on County Property

 

 

F.

Human Resources (Tina Glenn)

 

 

 

1.

Receive and File the Personnel Agenda

 

 

 

2.

Approval of the EyeMed Services Agreement and the Addendum to the EyeMed Services Agreement between Tarrant County, and EyeMed Vision Care, LLC and First American Administration, Inc.

 

 

G.

Public Health (Vinny Taneja)

 

 

 

1.

** Approval of Amendment No. 3 to the Fiscal Year 2018 Texas Department of State Health Services Contract for Laboratory Response Network - Public Health Emergency Preparedness

 

 

H.

Purchasing (Jack Beacham)

 

 

 

1.

RFP No. 2018-095 - Case Management System - Criminal Courts Administration - Corrections Software Solutions, LP - $153,040.00

 

 

 

 

a)

Award Recommendation

 

 

 

b)

Contract Approval

 

 

 

2.

RFP No. 2020-006 - Annual Contract for Hair Testing Supplies and Laboratory Confirmation Testing Services - Community Supervision and Corrections Department - Various Vendors - Per Contract Terms

 

 

 

 

a)

Award Recommendation

 

 

 

3.

** RFO No. 2019-020 - Purchase of HVAC Equipment, Supplies, and Installation of HVAC Equipment - BuyBoard #552-17 - Facilities Management - Various Vendors - Exercise First and Final Option for Renewal - Same Hourly Rate and Catalog Discount off List

 

 

 

 

a)

Contract Renewal

 

 

 

4.

** Bid No. 2019-029 - Annual Contract for Dishwashing and Laundry Chemicals - Sheriff's Office and Juvenile Services - Various Vendors - Exercise First Option for Renewal - Same Firm Fixed Prices

 

 

 

 

a)

Contract Renewal

 

 

 

5.

** RFP No. 2017-090 - Laboratory Information Management System - Public Health - Horizon Lab Systems, LLC - $4,032.00

 

 

 

 

a)

Contract Approval

 

 

 

6.

** RFP No. 2018-103 - Annual Contract for Unified Communications as a Service - Information Technology - General Datatech

 

 

 

 

a)

Contract Approval

 

 

 

7.

** Manatron, Inc., a Thomson Reuters Business - Aumentum Recorder Software and Services - County Clerk

 

 

 

 

a)

Sole Source Designation

 

 

 

8.

** Approval of Property Coverage Insurance - Budget and Risk Management - Texas Association of Counties Risk Management Pool - $698,901.00

 

 

 

9.

** Annual Contracts Eligible for Renewal Within Ninety Days

 

 

 

10.

** Permission to Take Bids/RFPs

 

 

I.

Sheriff's Department (Bill Waybourn)

 

 

 

1.

Approval to Participate in a Mutual Aid Agreement for Cooperation on Law Enforcement Efforts between Tarrant County, d/b/a Tarrant County Sheriff's Office and the Sheriff's Offices of Various Texas Counties

 

 

 

2.

** Approval of Memorandum of Understanding between Tarrant County and Tarleton State University to Work Collaboratively on the National Institute of Justice Grant

 

 

 

3.

** Approval of Affiliation Agreement between Tarrant County and Texas State University School of Social Work for Internships at the Tarrant County Sheriff's Office

 

 

J.

Tax Assessor-Collector (Wendy Burgess)

 

 

 

1.

** Approval of Property Tax Refunds

 

 

K.

Transportation Services (Randy Skinner)

 

 

 

1.

** Approval of Final Plat and Replat - The Resort at Eagle Mountain Lake Addition - Precinct 4

 

 

L.

County Judge and Commissioners

 

 

 

1.

Interlocal Agreement, Precinct 1 (Commissioner Brooks)

 

 

 

 

a)

Approval of Interlocal Agreement with the City of Benbrook for the Overlay of Chapin Road from Van Deman to 820 Service Road, Mercedes Street from Dead End to Hwy 377, Briar Run from Briar Creek to Trammel, Meadow Hill Drive from Haywood to Locksley, Rhineland Road from Westpark to Dead End, Timberline Court from Timberline to Dead End, Kincaid Drive from Carman to Pecan Lane, Mulberry Drive from Timbercreek to S. Shady River Court, Windward Road from Thornhill to Dead End, Timbercreek Road from Bridge to Timberline, Oak Court from Tobie Layne to Dead End, Stevens Drive from Rogers to City Limits, and Childers Avenue from John Reagan to Darnell

 

 

 

b)

Approval to Begin Interlocal Agreement with the City of Benbrook for the Overlay of Chapin Road from Van Deman to 820 Service Road, Mercedes Street from Dead End to Hwy 377, Briar Run from Briar Creek to Trammel, Meadow Hill Drive from Haywood to Locksley, Rhineland Road from Westpark to Dead End, Timberline Court from Timberline to Dead End, Kincaid Drive from Carman to Pecan Lane, Mulberry Drive from Timbercreek to S. Shady River Court, Windward Road from Thornhill to Dead End, Timbercreek Road from Bridge to Timberline, Oak Court from Tobie Layne to Dead End, Stevens Drive from Rogers to City Limits, and Childers Avenue from John Reagan to Darnell

 

 

 

c)

Approval of Interlocal Agreement with the City of Everman Rehabilitate and Resurface Christopher Drive from Marlene to Everman Parkway

 

 

 

d)

Approval to Begin Interlocal Agreement with the City of Everman Rehabilitate and Resurface Christopher Drive from Marlene to Everman Parkway

 

 

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.

Election Day Transportation Program Update

 

Kristen Camareno, Mobility Coordinator, will provide the Commissioners Court with an update on the Election Day Transportation Program.

 

 

B.

Auxiliary and Assistant Court Coordinator Salaries

 

The Commissioners Court will be briefed on a request from the Criminal, Civil, Family, and Juvenile Courts to make Auxiliary and Assistant Court Coordinator eligible for merit increases.

 

XIII.

ANNOUNCEMENTS AND COMMENTS

 

XIV.

PUBLIC COMMENTS

 

XV.

CLOSED MEETING – TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 26, 2019

 

 

A.

Pending or Contemplated Litigation and Attorney-Client Information

 

 

 

1.

Erik Cesar Fraire Chairez v. Tarrant County’s Sheriff’s Office; Cause No. 352-297884-18

 

 

 

2.

Taylor Freeland, et al. v. Tarrant County, Texas, et al.; No. 19-10311

 

 

B.

Real Estate Matters

 

 

C.

Personnel Matters

 

 

 

1.

Position No. 20006023 (Tina Glenn, Human Resources Director)

 

 

 

2.

Position Nos. 20000389, 20002284, 20002303, and 20002330 (Tina Glenn, Human Resources Director)

 

 

 

3.

Budget/Risk Management Director (G.K. Maenius, County Administrator)

 

 

 

4.

Chief Information Officer (G.K. Maenius, County Administrator)

 

 

 

5.

Criminal Courts Administrator (G.K. Maenius, County Administrator)

 

 

 

6.

Executive Director, Domestic Relations Office (G.K. Maenius, County Administrator)

 

 

 

7.

Facilities Management Director (G.K. Maenius, County Administrator)

 

 

 

8.

Fire Marshal (G.K. Maenius, County Administrator)

 

 

 

9.

Human Resources Director (G.K. Maenius, County Administrator)

 

 

 

10.

Human Services Director (G.K. Maenius, County Administrator)

 

 

 

11.

Public Health Director (G.K. Maenius, County Administrator)

 

 

 

12.

Resource Connection Director (G.K. Maenius, County Administrator)

 

 

 

13.

Transportation Services Director (G.K. Maenius, 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.

 

XVI.

COMMISSIONERS COURT RECONVENED

 

XVII.

ADJOURNMENT