AGENDA Commissioners Court Dallas County Texas Tuesday March 18 2008 9 00 A M 1 Call Court To Order 2 Declare A Quorum Present 3 Declare Legal Notices Posted And Court by hme10992

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									AGENDA

Commissioners Court
Dallas County, Texas
Tuesday, March 18, 2008
9:00 A.M.


1.   Call Court To Order:
2.   Declare A Quorum Present:
3.   Declare Legal Notices Posted And Court
     Duly Called:
4.   Motion To Open Court:
5.   Bailiff To Open Court:
6.   Invocation:
          Deacon David T. Obergfell
          St. Edwards Parish
          Dallas, Texas
                    Commissioners Court Agenda -Tuesday, March 18, 2008


         RESOLUTIONS:


         A.   Civilian Conservation Corps Day
                      (Presented by Commissioner Maurine Dickey)


    8.   CONSENT AGENDA:


         A.   APPROVE COMMISSIONERS COURT REGISTER OF APPROVED CHECKS,
              AUTHORIZED CLAIMS CERTIFICATION, MINUTES OF REQUISITIONS, AND
              PAYROLL REGISTERS FOR THE PERIOD OF MARCH 11-18, 2008:


         B.   OPEN BIDS/RFP'S:

              THE FOLLOWING BIDS/RFP'S TO BE OPENED MARCH 17, 2008:

                    Bid No. 2008-065-3476 Annual Contract for Long Distance Service.
                                          (OPENING EXTENDED DUE TO ADDENDUM)
                                          (CONTRACT DATA PROVIDED FEBRUARY 19,


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              THE FOLLOWING BIDS/RFP'S TO BE OPENED MARCH 24, 2008:

                    Bid No. 2008-070-3520 Annual Contract for Law Enforcement Uniforms.
                                          (CONTRACT DATA PROVIDED FEBRUARY 26,
                                          2008)


         C.   APPROVAL OF THE INVESTMENT OF DALLAS COUNTY FUNDS:


         D.   RIGHTS OF WAY:

                   Summary Agreements and Contracts.


         E.   COURT AGENDA: (FOR FILING ONLY)

                   To approve filing of Commissioners Court Agenda, dated March 18, 2008 .



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                   Commissioners Court Agenda -Tuesday, March 18, 2008


       CONSENT AGENDA: (Cont'd.)


       F.   FIVE SIGNATURE DOCUMENTS: (FOR FILING ONLY)

                  *Minister's Letter of Appreciation


       G.   TRANSFER OF FUNDS:


       H.   APPROVAL OF PLACEMENT OR SUBSTITUTION OF COLLATERAL FOR DALLAS
            COUNTY FUNDS:


       I.   TRAVEL REQUESTS:


       J.   PERSONNEL ACTIONS:

                  Employee Replacements and Salary Adjustments.


       AWARD BIDS/RFP'S:

            Bid No. 2008-059-3447 Annual Contract for Commercial Pest Control Services,
                                  awarded to: Protex Services, Inc. (CONTRACT DATA
                                  PROVIDED JANUARY 29, 2008)


10.    COURT ORDER:

            To approve order accepting payment of $6,000.00 from Wynne Pauley, as full and
            final settlement of a lawsuit styled Da//as County vs. Wynne Pauley Cause No. DC-
            07-13672-B, with regard to a healthcare subrogation claim, and authorizing the
            County Judge to sign on behalf of the Court all documents necessary to effectuate
            the settlement in this case.


11 .   COURT ORDER:

            To approve order authorizing the Civil Division of the District Attorney's Office to
            initiate suit against Tonnette Yarbough with regard to a pending overpayment of
            U.S. Savings Bonds and take all necessary action to protect the interests of Dallas
            County in said suit.
                     Commissioners Court Agenda -Tuesday, March 18, 2008


          COURT ORDER:

              To approve order approving the revised Hotel Travel Policy, as outlined, and
              authorizing the incorporation of such policy into the Dallas County Code.



    13.   COURT ORDER:

              To approve order naming the Employee Health Center located on the 1 st floor of the
              Dallas County Criminal Courts Building (501 Main Street) the Jackson Stanfield
              Health Center in appreciation and honor of co-founder Jim Jackson and Dr. Eunice
              Stanfield, effective immediately.


    14.   COURT ORDER:

              To approve order reappointing Tommy Hines, Dan Lewis and Richard Rozier to the
              Dallas County Homeland Security Advisory Committee for a two (2) year term,
              effective from March 18, 2008 through January 31,2010.



    15.   COURT ORDER:

e             To approve order approving the allocation of $186,275 in FY2006 and FY2007
              Community Housing Development Organization (CHDO) funding to the Builders of
              Hope Community Development Corporation for the construction of six (6) new
              owner-occupied housing units in its West Dallas housing project, and authorizing
              the County Judge to sign any related documents on behalf of Dallas County.



    16.   COURT ORDER:

              To approve order approving an interlocal agreement, in the amount of $1,520,000,
              with the City of Irving for the development of the Twin Wells to Trinity View Park
              Connection of the Campion Trail, and authorizing the County Judge to sign said
              agreement on behalf of Dallas County.



    17.   COURT ORDER:

              To approve order approving the deletion of the District Clerk's Quality Manager
              position and the $11,200 expenditure for the strategic planning coach to
              implement a strategic plan for the department, with the District Clerk receiving



•             $33,099 in DDA credit for their position deletion initiative.
                     Commissioners Court Agenda -Tuesday, March 18, 2008


          COURT ORDER:

               To approve order authorizing the expenditure of $85,492 to purchase hardware for
               the replacement of old Cisco 4006 network equipment, with funding for the total
               one time cost from the Major Technology Fund,                 Hardware Refresh
               (195.2093.2008.0.92055).



    19.   COURT ORDER:

               To approve order approving refunds to taxpayers, as listed, in amounts over
               $2,500.00 for erroneous or excessive tax payments.


    20.   COURT ORDER:

              To approve order approving the 2008 Reliant Retail Services, LLC CARE Program
              ("CARE") Agreement with Dallas County Health and Human Services for energy
              assistance payments to Reliant Energy customers.


          COURT ORDER:

              To approve order approving an amendment to the Texas Department of State
              Health Services (DSHS) Contract #2008-0229445-001 B (CPS-Bioterrorism
              Preparedness Lab) for the period from September 1, 2007 through July 31, 2008,
              and authorizing the County Judge to sign the amendment on behalf of Dallas
              County.


    22.   COURT ORDER:

              To approve order authorizing Dallas County Health and Human Services (DCHHS) to
              accept a donation, in the amount of $2,000, from The Hillcrest Foundation for the
              purchase of food for indigent Dallas County residents.


23.       COURT ORDER:

              To approve order approving the FY 2008 Ryan White HIV Service Delivery Part B
              contract, in the amount of $2,952,564, with the Department of State Health
              Services (DSHSj, and authorizing the County Judge to sign the contract and all
              related documents on behalf of Dallas County.



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                     Commissioners Court Agenda -Tuesday, March 18, 2008


          COURT ORDER:

             To approve order authorizing the extension of Bid No. 2005-080-1660 (Annual
             Contract for Janitorial Services for Grand Prairie Sub Courthouse, Grand Prairie Tax
             Office, Lancaster Sub Courthouse, Road & Bridge District No.4, Cockrell Hill
             Probation, South Dallas Government Center, Investment Building and the Cliff
             House), as awarded to James Enterprise, for a period not to exceed sixty (60) days,
             effective from April 2, 2008 through June 1, 2008.


    25.   COURT ORDER:

               To approve order authorizing the award of RFP No. 2007-111-2981 (Request for
               Proposal for the Development of an Information Technology Strategy for Dallas
               County), to EGov Consulting Services, and authorizing the County Judge to
               execute said contact on behalf of Dallas County.


    26.   COURT ORDER:

              To approve order rendering Harrison, Walker & Harper as the susceptible firm for



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              award consideration with respect to the Sheriff's Training Academy project for
              SOQ No. 2008-047-3351 (Request for Statements of Qualifications for Design-
              Build Services Dallas County Emergency Operations Center Dallas County Sheriff's
              Training Academy), and authorizing staff to enter into formal contract negotiations.


    27.   COURT ORDER:

              To approve order authorizing the County Judge to execute a lease renewal with
              Zamyad Enterprises, Inc. for 3,900 square feet of office space at 3939 East
              Highway 80, Suite 101, Mesquite, Texas at a rate of $12.96 per square foot, or
              $4,212.00 per month, plus $390.00 a month in utilities for a total of $4,602.00
              monthly for a five (5) year term, effective from April 1, 2008 through March 31,
              2013.


    28.   COURT ORDER:

              To approve order authorizing Indefinite Quantity Architectural/Engineering Contract
              Work Order No. 10-A to VAl Architects, Inc. for an amount not to exceed
              $14,850.00 to include a Sheriff's Dispatch Center for the new Dallas County
              Emergency Operations Center, and authorizing the County Judge to execute the



•             contract documents on behalf of Dallas County .
                      Commissioners Court Agenda -Tuesday, March 18, 2008


          COURT ORDER:

               To approve order approving Change Order No.1, in a decreased amount of
               $16,483.00, to the contract with 3i Construction, LLC for the Dallas County
               Detention Center Medical Modifications Phase 1 project (RFP No. 2008-059-2739).


    30.   COURT ORDER:

               To approve order approving Change Order No.1 0 in the amount of $33,349.00 to
               the contract with McCarthy Building Companies, Inc. for the Dallas County
               Detention Center South Tower project (Bid No. 2006-034-1792), and authorizing
               the County Judge to execute the contract documents on behalf of Dallas County.


    31.   COURT ORDER:

               To approve order approving a proposal from TEl Construction/Engineering to
               perform certain schedule analysis work on the South Tower Jail project for an
               amount not to exceed $44,377.45, and authorizing the County Judge to execute
               the additional services agreement on behalf of Dallas County.


          COURT ORDER:

               To approve order authorizing the County Judge of execute Work Order No.2, in an
               amount not-to-exceed $1,100.00, with Rone Engineering Services, Ltd., for
               additional laboratory services (geotechnical work) needed for the construction of
               the CDBG FY 2006 Cockrell Hill Water Main Improvements, Phase IV, Project.


    33.   COURT ORDER:

              To approve order superseding Court Order No. 2006-1087 (6/13/06), and
              authorizing the City of Dallas, as Trustee, to solicit public sealed bids, and
              consenting to the sale of listed tax foreclosure properties to the highest bidder even
              if the bid tendered is less than the market value of the land specified in the
              judgment or the total amount of the judgment.



34.       COURT ORDER:

              To approve order consenting to the sale of the tax foreclosure property at 7500 S.


•             Westmoreland Road, Dallas, Texas, to K.P. Star Investments, Inc. for an amount of
              $136,960.00, and authorizing the Duncanville Independent School District (DISD),
              as Trustee, to act in the sale, use, and disposition of said tax foreclosure property.
                     Commissioners Court Agenda -Tuesday, March 18, 2008


          CALL BRIEFING SESSION:

               See Briefing Agenda.


    36.   CALL EXECUTIVE SESSION:

               For purposes permitted by Chapter 551, Open Meetings, Texas Government Code,
               Sections 551.071, 551.072, 551.073, 551.074, 551.0745, 551.075 and
               551.076. The Commissioners Court reserves the right to exercise its discretion
               and may convene in closed/executive session as authorized by the Texas
               Government Code § §551 .071, et seq. on any of the items listed on its Formal or
               Briefing agendas.

                   Subjects:    * Appointments
                                   -Board/Committee Vacancies
                                   -Commissioners Court Committee/Organization Appointments
                                   -Board of Texas Urban Counties Local Government Corporation
                                    -Citizen Election Advisory Committee
                                    -North Texas Behavioral Health Authority (formerly Dallas Area
                                       NorthSTAR Authority Regional Board)




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                                   -Dallas County Child Welfare Board
                                   -Dallas County Historical Commission
                                   -Dallas County Historical Foundation
                                   -Dallas County Hospital District Board of Managers
                                   -Dallas County Trail & Preserve Program Board
                                   -Dallas County Welfare Advisory Board
                                   -Dallas MetroCare Services Board of Trustees
                                  -North Central Texas Health Facilities Development Corporation
                                       Board
                                   -Old Red Courthouse, Inc. Board of Trustees
                                   -Ruthe Jackson Keep Dallas County Beautiful Committee
                                   -Dallas County Hospital Blue Ribbon Master Capital Plan
                                      Advisory Committee
                                   -Local Workforce Development Board
                                   -Public Health Advisory Committee
                                   -Homeland Security Advisory Committee
                                   -Dallas Regional Mobility Coalition
                                   -Dallas Central Appraisal District Board
                               *Pending or Contemplated Litigation and Attorney-Client
                                      Information
                                   -In Re: Federal-Mogul Global, Inc., T & N Limited, et al.;
                                      01-10578



•                                  -Estate of Annie Lee Gross; 70-2216-P2
                                   -Dallas County, Texas vs. Robert F. Kout; cc-06-14984-d
                        Commissioners Court Agenda -Tuesday, March 18, 2008



.36.         CALL EXECUTIVE SESSION

                      Subjects:
                                           (Cont'd.)

                                  *Pending or Contemplated Litigation and Attorney-Client
                                      Information    (Cont'd.)
                                    ·Juanita Miramontes vs. Dallas County, Texas;
                                      cc-07-10482-b
                                  *Consultation with Attorney/Legal Advice
                                    -Department of Justice Jail Health Findings
                                    -Regarding Contract Remedies for Greer Investigations and
                                      Security, Inc.
                                  *Security
                                    -Dallas County Security Policy


    37.    RECESS:


    38.    RECONVENE IF REQUIRED:


    39 .   ADJOURN:




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