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					                                   HAYS COUNTY COMMISSIONERS' COURT MINUTES




  VOLUME T PAGE 164                       *****           *****              MARCH 8, 2005

STATE OF TEXAS           *
COUNTY OF HAYS           *
ON THIS THE 8th DAY OF MARCH A.D., 2005, THE COMMISSIONERS' COURT OF HAYS COUNTY,
TEXAS, MET IN REGULAR MEETING. THE FOLLOWING MEMBERS WERE PRESENT, TO-WIT:
             JAMES L. POWERS                    COUNTY JUDGE
             DEBBIE GONZALES INGALSBE           COMMISSIONER, PCT. 1
             H. S. “SUSIE” CARTER          COMMISSIONER, PCT. 2
             WILL CONLEY                        COMMISSIONER, PCT. 3
             RUSS G. MOLENAAR                   COMMISSIONER, PCT. 4
             LEE CARLISLE                       COUNTY CLERK
WHEN THE FOLLOWING PROCEEDINGS WERE HAD, THAT IS:

Judge Powers called the meeting to order and gave the invocation. Commissioner Ingalsbe led the Court in the
Pledge of Allegiance to the Flags.

                 PRESENTATION OF HAYS COUNTY SERVICE AWARDS
Judge Powers presented a five year service pin to Road Supt/Engineer Jerry Borcherding. Environmental
Health Director Allen Walther presented a 10 year service pin to Julie Jaimes. Commissioner Molenaar
presented a 5 year service pin to Tammy Moore.

22425            AUTHORIZE THE COUNTY JUDGE TO ADOPT A PROCLAMATION DECLARING MARCH AS FAIR
                 HOUSING MONTH, AS REQUIRED BY THE TEXAS OFFICE OF RURAL COMMUNITY AFFAIRS
                 (ORCA)
This is required for all community development and economic development projects funded by the State of
Texas. The Hays County Grants Office will have one pending grant application for $250,000 for Cedar Oaks
Mesa and one open project – the Blanco River Cleanup Project. Hays County has received over $5,000,000
from the ORCA programs in the past 12 years. A motion was made by Commissioner Ingalsbe, seconded
by Commissioner Carter to authorize the County Judge to adopt a Proclamation declaring March as
“Fair Housing Month” as required by the Texas Office of Rural Community Affairs (ORCA). All voting
“Aye”.

22426            APPROVE BUDGET AMENDMENT NO. 05-16
Budgets amended: Constable 1 (431): increase postage $404, increase vehicle maintenance $850, & decrease
vehicle ($1,254). Sheriff (418): increase vehicles $29.000 from law enforcement donations (donation of 3 vans
from Galveston Co. Task Force). Information Technology (456): Increase Data Processing Equipment $12,000 (for
computers/software equipment for positions beginning April 1st in District Clerks, Human Resources, District Attorney,
Constable 5, and Fire Marshal), decrease Vehicles/Sheriff $7,630, decrease vehicles/D.A. $770, and decrease
vehicles/Constable 4 $3,600.  A motion was made by Commissioner Molenaar, seconded by
Commissioner Ingalsbe to approve Budget Amendment No. 05-16 as proposed by the County Auditor.
All voting “Aye”.

22427            APPROVE PAYMENT OF COUNTY INVOICES
A motion was made by Commissioner Molenaar, seconded by Commissioner Ingalsbe to approve
payment of county invoices in the amount of $918,131.65 as presented by the County Auditor. All voting
“Aye”.

22428            ACCEPT CERTIFICATION OF ISSUANCE OF PERMANENT PEACE OFFICER LICENSE
                 FROM PRECINCT 5 CONSTABLE LEROY J. OPIELA AS STIPULATED IN TEXAS LOCAL
                 GOVERNMENT CODE SECTION 86.0021
Newly Elected Constable Pct. 5 Leroy J. Opiela submitted a copy of his High School Diploma and his TCLEOSE
Master Peace Officer Commission. A motion was made by Commissioner Molenaar, seconded by
Commissioner Ingalsbe to accept Certification of Issuance of Permanent Peace Officer License from
Precinct 5 Constable Leroy J. Opiela as stipulated in Texas Local Government Code Section 86.0021.
All voting “Aye”.

22429            APPROVE SCANNING AND INDEXING SERVICES CONTRACT WITH LANDATA
                 TECHNOLOGIES, INC. FOR THE HAYS COUNTY CLERKS OFFICE
The Purchasing Office received 7 proposals. After review and evaluation of all criteria asked to be provided by
the vendors, Landata provided the highest rated evaluation. Landata had the lowest pricing and are very
knowledgeable of the work that needs to be done. A motion was made by Commissioner Molenaar,
seconded by Commissioner Ingalsbe to approve Scanning and Indexing Services Contract with Landata
Technologies Inc. for the Hays County Clerk’s Office. All voting “Aye”.
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22430           APPROVE A MEMORANDUM OF UNDERSTANDING BETWEEN THE HAYS COUNTY
                HEALTH DEPARTMENT AND CENTRAL TEXAS MEDICAL CENTER DESIGNATING A
                DELIVERY SITE OF MEDICAL MATERIAL FROM THE STRATEGIC NATIONAL
                STOCKPILE (SNS)
A motion was made by Commissioner Molenaar, seconded by Commissioner Ingalsbe to approve
Memorandum of Understanding between the Hays County Health Department and Central Texas Medical
Center Designating a Delivery Site of Medical Material from the Strategic National Stockpile (SNS). All
voting “Aye”.

22431           APPROVE RENEWAL MEMORANDUM OF UNDERSTANDING BETWEEN HAYS COUNTY
                AND THE HAYS-CALDWELL COUNCIL ON ALCOHOL AND DRUG ABUSE FOR
                REFERRAL SERVICES
A motion was made by Commissioner Molenaar, seconded by Commissioner Ingalsbe to approve
Renewal Memorandum of Understanding between Hays County and the Hays-Caldwell Council on
Alcohol and Drug Abuse for referral services. All voting “Aye”.

22432           AUTHORIZE THE COUNTY JUDGE TO EXECUTE A CONTRACT WITH THE AMERICAN
                RED CROSS FOR THE DEVELOPMENT AND MANAGEMENT OF A VOLUNTEER
                PROGRAM AT THE HAYS COUNTY HEALTH DEPARTMENT
A motion was made by Commissioner Molenaar, seconded by Commissioner Ingalsbe to authorize the
County Judge to execute a contract with the American Red Cross for the Development and Management
of a Volunteer Program at the Hays County Health Department. All voting “Aye”.

22433           AUTHORIZE THE COUNTY JUDGE TO SUBMIT A GRANT APPLICATION TO CAPCOG
                TO EXPAND THE EXISTING COUNTYWIDE COMMUNITY EMERGENCY RESPONSE
                TEAM (CERT) FOR UP TO $24,700
The objectives of a CERT is to organize and provide trained volunteers to assist First Responders. The first and
second grants established the group and this grant would be used to expand the organization, purchase
additional gear and training equipment. The Hays County CERT is providing the local match. Commissioner
Carter asked about travel and training. Grants Auditor Lamarr Peterson spoke of training being provided by the
fire department (in Wimberley). County Fire Marshal Mark Chambers spoke of trying to expand the program
throughout the county. A motion was made by Commissioner Molenaar, seconded by Commissioner
Conley to authorize the County Judge to submit a Grant Application to CAPCOG to expand the existing
countywide Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) for up to $24,700. All voting “Aye”.

22434           [PCT. 4 #05-4-021, 1 LOT]   SAWYER SPRINGS - APPROVE PRELIMINARY PLAN            [T1-140]

Environmental Health Director Allen Walther gave staff recommendation for preliminary plan approval.
Commissioner Carter asked about commercial status of this subdivision – concerned about this becoming a
condominium. Allen Walther advised that we have no knowledge at this time of how the property will be used.
A motion was made by Commissioner Molenaar, seconded by Commissioner Conley to approve
preliminary plan for “Sawyer Springs”. All voting “Aye”.

22435           [PCT. 4 #05-4-014, 1 LOT]    VISTA RANCH - APPROVE FINAL PLAT       [T1-217]

Environmental Health Director Allen Walther advised that this is a voluntary one lot subdivision and he gave staff
recommendation for final plat approval. Subdivision Coordinator Jon Thompson spoke of City of Dripping
Springs requiring the previous plat notes and he spoke with city staff and the notes related to residential
development were removed.         A motion was made by Commissioner Molenaar, seconded by
Commissioner Conley to approve final plan for “Vista Ranch”. All voting “Aye”.

22436           [PCT. 4 #05-4-009, 1 LOT]    SL-967 - APPROVE PRELIMINARY PLAN       [T1-251]

Environmental Health Director Allen Walther gave staff recommendation for preliminary plan approval. A
motion was made by Commissioner Molenaar, seconded by Commissioner Conley to approve
preliminary plan for “SL-967” subdivision. All voting “Aye”.

22437           [PCT. 4 #05-4-008, 3 LOTS]   HUMMINGBIRD ACRES - APPROVE PRELIMINARY PLAN

[T1-261Environmental Health Director Allen Walther gave staff recommendation for preliminary plan approval. A
motion was made by Commissioner Molenaar, seconded by Commissioner Conley to approve
preliminary plan for “Hummingbird Acres”. All voting “Aye”.
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22438           APPROVE REALLOCATION OF COMMUNITY AND SOCIAL SERVICE FUNDING FOR
                THE HAYS COUNTY CRISIS AND INFORMATION HOTLINE FROM THE
                HAYS/CALDWELL COUNCIL ON ALCOHOL AND DRUG ABUSE TO THE SOUTHSIDE
                COMMUNITY CENTER WHO HAS TAKEN OVER ADMINISTRATION OF THE PROGRAM
                [T1-285]

Commissioner Ingalsbe spoke of presentation last week by 211 Texas – Southside Community Center is
currently providing the crisis hotline services and she recommended allocating the remaining budget for the
Hotline to Southside Community Center for continuation through FY2005-2006. This program will be monitored
to assure that funding is warranted and quarterly reports will be provided to Hays County, as all other social
services agencies are required. Commissioner Carter spoke of her conversation with 211 service (a referral
service). Ruben Garza, Executive Director of Southside Community Center, spoke of having been requested by
the City of San Marcos to provide this service – Scheib Opportunity Center refers people to Southside
Community Center Crisis Hotline and they refer people to a local Psychiatrist or assist them in a crisis other than
suicide. He spoke of their experience in providing social services locally. Judge Powers spoke in support of
providing funds to Southside Community Center for this service. Commissioner Conley spoke in support of this
program locally. A motion was made by Commissioner Ingalsbe, seconded by Commissioner Molenaar
to approve reallocation of Community and Social Service Funding for the Hays County Crisis and
Information Hotline from the Hays/Caldwell Council on Alcohol and Drug Abuse to the Southside
Community Center who has taken over administration of the program. Commissioner Ingalsbe,
Commissioner Conley, Commissioner Molenaar, and Judge Powers voting “Aye”.                        Commissioner
Carter abstained.


22439           CALL FOR A PUBLIC HEARING TO CONSIDER CHANGES TO THE HAYS COUNTY
                INFRASTRUCTURE REQUIREMENTS FOR MANUFACTURED HOME RENTAL
                COMMUNITIES [T1-630]
Commissioner Molenaar spoke of not having specific rules for manufactured home rental communities and need
for a public hearing. Environmental Health Director Allen Walther spoke of statute referred to in our subdivision
rules – there is no clear standard. He spoke of question coming up regarding small developments. Diane
Townsend (Fischer Store Road, Wimberley) spoke of having a 48 acre tract that they would like to put 2 or 3
mobile homes on to provide needed income. Commissioner Conley spoke of people needing supplemental
income and not being able financially to do this under the current subdivision rules. A motion was made by
Commissioner Molenaar, seconded by Commissioner Ingalsbe to call for a public hearing to be held on
March 22, 2005 to consider changes to the Hays County Infrastructure requirements for Manufactured
Home Rental Communities. All voting “Aye”.


22440           ADOPT A RESOLUTION REGARDING STATE ASSISTANCE IN DESIGNING AND
                REBUILDING OF THE BLANCO RIVER BRIDGE ON OLD MARTINDALE ROAD AND
                AUTHORIZE THE COUNTY JUDGE TO REQUEST A WAIVER OF LOCAL MATCH FUND
                PARTICIPATION REQUIREMENTS [T1-798]
Commissioner Ingalsbe spoke in support of this resolution. Road Supt/Engineer Jerry Borcherding advised that
the State has provided the resolutions – it will allow us to get the bridges built on CR295 @ Blanco River and
CR266 @ San Marcos River at no cost to Hays County. A motion was made by Commissioner Ingalsbe,
seconded by Commissioner Molenaar to adopt a Resolution regarding State Assistance in Designing
and Rebuilding of the Blanco River Bridge on Old Martindale Road and authorize the County Judge to
request a waiver of local match fund participation requirements. All voting “Aye”.


22441           ADOPT A RESOLUTION REGARDING STATE ASSISTANCE IN DESIGNING AND
                REBUILDING OF THE SAN MARCOS RIVER BRIDGE ON CR 266 AND AUTHORIZE THE
                COUNTY JUDGE TO REQUEST A WAIVER OF LOCAL MATCH FUND PARTICIPATION
                REQUIREMENTS
A motion was made by Commissioner Ingalsbe, seconded by Commissioner Molenaar to adopt a
Resolution regarding State Assistance in Designing and Rebuilding of the San Marcos River Bridge on
CR266 and authorize the County Judge to request a waiver of local match fund participation
requirements. All voting “Aye”.
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  MARCH 8, 2005                     *****          *****           VOLUME T PAGE 167

                PRESENTATION OF DRAFT CAMPO 2030 TRANSPORTATION PLAN BY MICHAEL
                AULICK, CAMPO EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR
Michael Aulick provided a powerpoint presentation. He went over the project history and tentative plan timelines
– Federal deadline is June 12, 2005. Mr. Aulick gave population growth figures and estimates and he spoke of
new freeways: Phase 1 toll projects are SH130, SH45 N/Loop 1N, SH45 S, and 183A; Phase 2 toll projects are
SH45S, Y at Oak Hill, US183S, US290E, SH71E, and Loop 360; Managed Lanes are IH35, Loop 1, and US183;
Potential Future Freeways/Corridor Studies on SH71W, US290W, SH71E, US290E, RM620, Loop 1, and
US183; and 3,900 added lane miles of major arterials. He spoke of Local Transit (Capital Metro Service area &
CARTS Service area), Intermodal Stations (Capital Metro Service Area, Carts Service area, & Intermodal
Stations/Park & Rides), Regional Transit (Austin-San Antonio Commuter Rail, Leander-Downtown Commuter
Rail, Rapid Bus Lines, Express Bus Lines, & CARTS Regional Service Lines), and Bicylces/Pedestrians.
Project changes (2030 vs. 2025): managed lanes replace HOV, extend IH35 manager lanes, corridor studies
replace road projects, projects in all 3 counties, and all systems Go. New Activities and Programs (2030 vs.
2025): Land use initiative, pedestrian districts, regional arterials study, and corridor studies. Other changes
(2030 vs. 2025): Strengthen bike/pedestrian policies, new funding sources, and streamline policies. A
comparison was made of congestion today, congestion in 2030 if no improvements are made, and congestion in
2030 if Draft 2030 Plan is implemented. $6 billion more is needed to keep congestion at the current level –
funding for the 2030 plan is $13 billion for projects and $9 billion for O&M (operating & maintenance).


Court was adjourned.




I, LEE CARLISLE, COUNTY CLERK and EXOFFICIO CLERK OF THE COMMISSIONERS’ COURT, do
hereby certify that the foregoing contains a true and accurate record of the proceedings had by the Hays County
Commissioners’ Court on MARCH 8, 2005.




                                                LEE CARLISLE, COUNTY CLERK AND EXOFFICIO
                                                 CLERK OF THE COMMISSIONERS’ COURT OF
                                                            HAYS COUNTY, TEXAS