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AGENDA

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									AGENDA


Commissioners Court
Dallas County, Texas
Tuesday, January 27, 2009
9:00 A.NI.


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:
          Commissioner John Wilev Price
                                 ~




          Road & Bridge District 3
          Dallas, Texas
               Commissioners Court Agenda -Tuesday, January 27, 2009


7.   RESOLUTION:


     A.   North Texas Crime Commission
                (Presented by Commissioner Maurine Dickey)


     B.   Dallas Christian School - 2008 State Champions
                (Presented by Commissioner Mike Cantrell)


     C.   Representative Fred Hill
               (presented by Commissioner Mike Cantrell)


     D.   Rail North Texas Legislative Position
                (Presented by Commissioner Mike Cantrell)


     E.   Alfred Cox
                (Presented by Commissioner John Wiley Price)


     F.   Gay R. Purifoy
               (presented by Commissioner John Wiley Price)


8.   CONSENT AGENDA:


     A.   APPROVE COMMISSIONERS COURT REGISTER OF APPROVED CHECI(S,
          AUTHORIZED CLAIMS CERTIFICATION, MINUTES OF REQUISITIONS, AND
          PAYROLL REGISTERS FOR THE PERIOD OF JANUARY 20-27, 2009:


     B.   OPEN BIDS/RFP'S:


          THE FOLLOWING BIDS/RFP'S TO BE OPENED JANUARY 27, 2009:

                   Bid No. 2009-012-3982 Lake Highlands Town Center Transit Connector
                                         Streets - MCIP Project No. 20213 - Paving,
                                         Bridge & Drainage Improvements.    (OPENING
                                         EXTENDED DUE TO ADDENDUM)


     C.   APPROVAL OF THE INVESTMENT OF DALLAS COUNTY FUNDS:
                Commissioners Court Agenda -Tuesday, January 27,2009


8.   CONSENT AGENDA:         (Contd.)



     D.   RIGHTS OF WAY:

                Summary Agreements and Contracts.


     E.   COURT AGENDA: (FOR FILING ONLY)

                To approve filing of Commissioners Court Agenda, dated
                January 27, 2009.


     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.


9.   AWARD BIDS/RFP'S:

          Bid No. 2009-021-4048 Annual Contract for the Purchase of Tic ket Paper
                                awarded to: Point of Sale Supply, LLC, (CONTRACT
                                DATA PROVIDED NOVEMBER 11,2008)

          Bid No. 2009-027-4137 Purchase of Zenith Television Sets awarded to:   Frostline,
                                Inc.
                Commissioners Court Agenda -Tuesday, January 27, 2009


10.   COURT ORDER:

           Authorizing the County Treasurer to transfer funds and/or issue described Dallas
           County checks or authorized Payroll Direct Deposits for the period of February 1,
           2009 through February 28, 2009.



11.   COURT ORDER:

          Approving and accepting the Report of the County Treasurer for the month of
          December, 2008.


12.   COURT ORDER:

          Receiving and approving the Quarterly Investment Report of Dallas County Funds
          for the Period from October 1, 2008 through December 31, 2008, as provided by
          the County Treasurer.



13.   COURT ORDER:

          Accepting payment of $2,061.04 from Liberty Mutual Insurance Company for their
          insured, Paul Rains, as settlement of property damage sustained by Dallas County
          on or about November 21, 2008, and authorizing the County Judge to execute any
          and all documents approved by the District Attorney's Civil Division to effectuate
          this settlement.


14.   COURT ORDER:

          Accepting payment of $3,248.11 from Mercury Casualty Insurance Company for
          their insured, Maricruz Serrano, as settlement of property damage sustained by
          Dallas County on or about November 21, 2008, and authorizing the County Judge
          to execute any and all documents approved by the District Attorney's Civil Division
          to effectuate this settlement.



15.   COURT ORDER:

          Authorizing Tom Steger to be paid a total of $132.00 as full and final settlement
          by the County of Dallas, Texas for property damage as a result of an accident that
          occurred on or about November 21, 2008, and authorizing the County Treasurer to
          release said check to an employee of the Civil Division of the Dallas County
          Criminal District Attorney's Office.
                Commissioners Court Agenda -Tuesday, January 27, 2009


16.   COURT ORDER:

           Authorizing William Heslip to be paid a total of $4,150.00 as full and final
           settlement by the County of Dallas, Texas for property damage and tovvinc
           reimbursement as a result of an accident that occurred on or about November 7,
           2008, and authorizing the County Treasurer to release said check to an employee
           of the Civil Division of the Dallas County Criminal District Attorney's Office.



17.   COURT ORDER:

           Appointing/Re-appointing D. Joseph Meister, Daniel Davis Clayton, Theresa M.
           Daniel, Ph.D, Pat Cotton, Nancy Moffett and Deborah Brown to the Citizen Election
           Advisory Committee for a two 12) year term, effective February 1, 2009 through
           January 31, 2011.



18.   COURT ORDER:

          Appointing/Re-appointing Elaine Snouffer Cook, Harriet Miller, Lynne McLean,
          Shelton Stogner and Delores Bates to the Dallas County Child Welfare Board for a
          two (2) year term, effective February 1, 2009 through January 31, 2011.



19.   COURT ORDER:

          Appointing/Re-appointing Charles Powers, Michael Lowenberg, Dr. Phillip Williams,
          .Jr.. Ann Spillman, Nelda R. Gentsch, Robert IBob) Reagan and Don Baynham to the
          Dallas County Historical Commission for a two (2) year term, effective February 1,
          2009 through January 31 , 2011 .



20.   COURT ORDER:

          Re-appointing Sandy Greyson and William C. (Bill) Rea to the Dallas County
          Historical Foundation for a two (2) year term, effective February 1, 2009 through
          January 31, 2011.



21.   COURT ORDER:

          Re-appointing Wendy Lopez, Cobie Russell and Alan Walne to the Dallas County
          Hospital District Board of Managers for a two 12) year term, effective February 1,
          2009 through January 31, 2011.
                 Commissioners Court Agenda -Tuesday, January 27,2009


22.   COURT ORDER:

           Appointing/Re-appointing Tina G. Peyton, Jerry Hickman and Raquel D. Brown to
           the Dallas County Public Health Advisory Committee for a two (21 year term,
           effective February 1,2009 through January 31,2011.



23.   COURT ORDER:

           Appointing/Re-appointing Nancy Latner, Welton Haynes, Edith Tyloch, Ann Lamb,
           Duddly L. Hargrove and Janice McCorkel to the Dallas County Trail and Preserve
           Program Board for a two (2) year term, effective February 1, 2009 through January
           31, 2011.



24.   COURT ORDER:

          Appointing/Re-appointing Judy Myers and Rev. John Fleming to the Dallas County
          Welfare Advisory Board for a two (2) year term, effective February 1, 2009
          through January 31, 2011 .



25.   COURT ORDER:

          Re-appointing Sue Ringle and Greg Allbright to the Metrocare Services Board of
          Trustees for a two (2) year term, effective February 1, 2009 through January 31,
          2011.


26.   COURT ORDER:

          Re-appointing Mark Shank to the North Central Texas Health Facilities Development
          Corporation Board of Directors for a two (2) year term, effective February 1, 2009
          through January 31,2011.



27.   COURT ORDER:

          Appointing/Re-appointing Zachary Thompson and Ryan Brown to the North Texas
          Behavioral Health Authority for a two (21 year term, effective February 1, 2009
          through January 31, 2011.
                 Commissioners Court Agenda -Tuesday, January 27,2009


28,   COURT ORDER:

           AppointingiRe-appointing Dr, Scherry Johnson, Steve Mitchell and Hope King to the
           Ruthe Jackson Keep Dallas County Beautiful Committee for a two (2) year term,
           effective February 1,2009 through January 31,2011,



29.   COURT ORDER:

           Appointing Rick Loessberg, the County's Director of Planning & Development, to
           represent the County on the board of directors for the City of Dallas Downtown
           Connection tax increment finance (TIF) district and the City of Dallas City Center
           TIF district, and he shall serve in this capacity until otherwise replaced.



30.   COURT ORDER:

           Authorizing the outlined Professional Services Agreement with Dedman Facility
           Group, Inc. for the construction management services of Earl Dedman to assist
           Dallas County in the completion of the South Tower Jail project.



31.   COURT ORDER:

           Authorizing Amendment No.1 to the Interlocal Agreement between Dallas County
           and the Town of Highland Park for the Oak Law Avenue Improvement Project, and
           authorizing the County Judge to execute the amendment on behalf of Dallas
           County.



32.   COURT ORDER:

          Approving the addition of a sub-court at the East Dallas Government Center   to hear
          Truancy cases; recommends the staffing for the new sub-court to be sent      to Civil
          Service Commission for the creation of the positions, and the assigning       of the
          appropriate grade to the Truancy Magistrate, two (2) Clerk positions, and    one (1)
          Bailiff position.



33.   COURT ORDER:

          Approving the re-appointment of Luis Camacho (Sheriff), Harlan Harrison
          (Commissioners Court), and James Mitchell (District Attorney) to serve as the three
          (3) appointed commissioners for the Sheriff's Department Civil Service
          Commission.
                 Commissioners Court Agenda -Tuesday, January 27, 2009


34.   COURT ORDER:

           Approving Option 3, as outlined, in Attachment 1 for Dallas County's 2009 Medical
           Benefit Stop loss Insurance Program, and authorizing the County Judge to sign the
           Agreement on behalf of the County when available.



35.   COURT ORDER:

           Approving and adopting for immediate inclusion in the Dallas County Code the
           proposed policy changes in Section 82-553 (Elected and law Enforcement
           Officials) and Sec. 86-1 (Definitions -- Employee), as outlined.



36.   COURT ORDER:

           Approving the Juvenile Department's request to grant employee (Brian Francis) an
           additional 15 days of leave from December 1, 2008 to December 19, 2008.



37.   COURT ORDER:

           Approving the outlined Interlocal Agreement (llA) for Forensic laboratory Services
           between Dallas County and the City of Dallas, for the period of October 1, 2008
           through September 30, 2009, and authorizing the County Judge to sign the
           agreement on behalf of Dallas County.



38.   COURT ORDER:

           Approving the award from Atmos Energy Corporation, under the Keeping the
           Warmth Program, in the amount of $36,800.73, for assistance with energy ccsts
           for financially distressed individuals.



39.   COURT ORDER:

          Authoring Dallas County Health and Human Services (DCHHS) to offer flu shots
          free of charge to Dallas County residents in an effort to deplete the remaining flu
          vaccine supply.



40.   COURT ORDER:

          Authorizing the Dallas County Health and Human Services (DCHHS) to expend
          $300.00 from DDA funds for the purchase of six (6) tickets to the 44'" Annual
          C.A.W. Clark Human Relations Banquet to be held February 6, 2009.
                 Commissioners Court Agenda -Tuesday, January 27, 2009


41.   COURT ORDER:

           Approving the award of FY 2009 Department of State Health Services (DSHS)
           Housing Opportunities for Persons with AIDS IHOPWA) contracts of $55,000 to
           Your Health Clinic and $2,000 to Dallas County Health and Human Services -
           HOPWA Unit, as outlined, in Attachment A, and authorizing the County Judge to
           sign the contracts with the specific service providers on behalf of Dallas County.



42.   COURT ORDER:

           Approving Amendment One to the Contract between Dallas County Health and
           Human Services IDCHHS) and the Texas Association of Community Action
           Agencies, Inc. IT ACAA), (Contract No. 3443-08-007), in an amount not to exceed
           $1,315,320.00, effective November 1, 2008 through October 31, 2009, for the
           provision of cost effective weatherization measurers to Oncor Electric Delivery
           Company eligible customers.



43.   COURT ORDER:

           Approving the recommendation of the Dallas County Juvenile Department to accept
           as a donation, equipment and supplies left at the Youth Village after the Workforce
           Solutions Greater Dallas funded program "Project Craft", valued at $6,929.00.



44.   CALLED BRIEFING SESSION:

           See Briefing Agenda.



45.   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
                             -Dallas County Commissioners Court Committee Assignments
                             -Criminal Justice Advisory Board
                             -Corridor Segment Committee of the 1-35 Corridor Advisory
                                 Committee
                Commissioners Court Agenda -Tuesday, January 27, 2009


45,   CALL EXECUTIVE SESSION:          (Coritd.)

              Subjects:   * Appointments
                               -Board of Texas Urban Counties Local Government Corporation
                               -Citizen Election Advisory Committee
                               -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
                              -National Association of Counties
                              -North Central Texas Health Facilities Development Corporation
                                   Board
                              -North Texas Behavioral Health Authority (formerly Dallas Area
                                   NorthSTAR Authority Regional Board)
                              -North Texas Tollway Authority Board of Directors
                              -Old Red Courthouse, Inc, Board of Trustees
                              -Ruthe Jackson Keep Dallas County Beautiful Committee
                              -Local Workforce Development Board
                              -Public Health Advisory Committee
                              -Homeland Security Advisory Committee
                              -Dallas Regional Mobility Coalition
                              -Dallas Central Appraisal District Board
                              -Dallas County Bail Bond Board
                          * Pending or Contemplated Litigation and Attorney-Client
                              Information
                              -Dallas County vs. Crestview Corners Car Wash;
                                   cc-05-03218-c
                          * Personnel
                              -Deliberation of the Appointment/Hiring of a County
                                  Administrator and/or Acting County Administrator
                          *Claims
                              -Cynthia Swift vs. Dallas County; TW #08-00524
                              -Allstate Insurance and Christopher Perry vs. Dallas County;
                                  TW #08-000333
                              -Brad Andersen vs. Dallas County
                              -Patrick and Kimberlv Daniels vs. Dallas County;
                                  TW #08-000506
                              -Karen Williams vs. Dallas County; TW #08-000450
                              -Kabbara (a minor) and Moore ve. Dallas County;
                                  TW #08-000540
                  Commissioners Court Agenda -Tuesday, January 27,2009


45.   CALL EXECUTIVE SESSION:           (Contd.)

                Subjects:   "Consultation with Attorney/Legal Advice
                               -Texas Commission on Judicial Conduct vs.
                                   Honorable Thomas G. Jones Justice of the Peace, Place 1,
                                   Precinct 1
                               -Transfer of Sheriff's Deputies


46.   RECESS:


47.   RECONVENE IF REQUIRED:


48.   ADJOURN:

								
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