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					                                     TARRANT COUNTY
                                     COMMISSIONERS COURT AGENDA
                                     Commissioners’ Courtroom
                                     Tarrant County Administration Building
                                     100 East Weatherford Street, 5th Floor
                                     Fort Worth, Texas 76196


                          TUESDAY, APRIL 19, 2005 – 10:00 A.M.

I.     CALL TO ORDER

II.    INVOCATION

III.   PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE

IV.    AGENDA ANNOUNCEMENTS

V.     APPROVAL OF MINUTES OF REGULAR MEETING OF APRIL 12, 2005

VI.    PROCLAMATIONS AND RESOLUTIONS

       A.     Resolution – Garden of Life, Spring Celebration Day Honoring Donor
              Families (Judge Vandergriff)

       B.     Resolution – Shaken Baby Syndrome (Commissioner VanRavenswaay)

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.      Approval of Construction Manager Agreement Between Tarrant County
                      Hospital District and Con-Real, Inc. for Finish-Out Work for a New
                      Health Center at 501 West Main Street, Arlington, Texas

10:00 A.M. OPEN MEETING, BRIEFING AGENDA AND PUBLIC HEARINGS IN COMMISSIONERS’
           COURTROOM
10:00 A.M. CLOSED MEETING UPON COMPLETION OF OPEN MEETING OR 10:00 A.M.,
           WHICHEVER IS LATER
THE COMMISSIONERS COURT MEETING SHALL CONTINUE FROM HOUR-TO-HOUR AND DAY-
           TO-DAY UNTIL OFFICIALLY ADJOURNED
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VIII. REPORTS AND BUSINESS

       A.    Administrator (continued)

             2.     Receive and File the Weekly E.R.P. Project Report for the Week Ending
                    April 15, 2005

             3. ** Approval to Accept an Extension of the 2004 Indigent Defense
                   Discretionary Grant for Integrated Justice Information System - Indigent
                   Defense On-Line

             4. ** Receive and File the Mental Health Mental Retardation of Tarrant County
                   Board of Trustees Meeting Minutes Dated February 22, 2005

             5. ** Receive and File the Tarrant County Human Services Advisory
                   Committee's 2004-2005 Annual Report

             6. ** Receive and File Briefing Agenda

             7. ** Approval of Out-of-State Travel Requests

             8. ** Approval of Computer-Related Training Requests

      B.     Budget and Risk Management (Debbie Schneider)

             1. ** FY 2005 Appropriation Adjustments

             2. ** Receive and File the Risk Management Board Meeting Minutes Dated
                   April 6, 2005

      C.     County Clerk (Suzanne Henderson)

             1. ** Receive and File the County Clerk's Monthly Report for February 2005

      D.     District Attorney

             1.     Cause No. 3:04-CV-2169-R; Blue Skies Alliance, Downwinders at Risk,
                    Public Citizen and Sierra Club, Non-Profit Corporations Vs. Michael O.
                    Leavitt, Administrator, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency; Richard E.
                    Green, Regional Administrator, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency,
                    Region VI and The United States Environmental Protection Agency; In
                    the United States District Court for the Northern District of Texas, Dallas
                    Division (Ann Diamond)

             2.     Settlement Agreement – Jeremy Rice/01-30-2004/Claim #04-10033 (Chris
                    Ponder)

             3.     Subrogation Recovery – K.P./08-15-2003 (Chris Ponder)

             4.     Subrogation Interest – L.Y./12-05-2003 (David Hudson)
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VIII. REPORTS AND BUSINESS

      E.     District Clerk (Tom Wilder)

             1. ** Approval of Agreement Between Tarrant County and JPMorgan Chase
                   Bank, N.A. for District Clerk's Debit Software

      F.     Facilities Management (David Phillips)

             1. ** Approval of Additional Services to Frank W. Neal & Associates, Inc. for
                   the Precinct 1 Maintenance Facility Vehicle Storage Building Project

             2. ** Approval of Change Order No. 1 to Hall Mechanical Contractors Contract
                   for the Administration Building HVAC Upgrade Project

             3. ** Approval of Change Order No. 1 to Landon Banks Construction, Inc.
                   Contract for the Cold Springs Work Detail Building

             4. ** Approval of Plat and Dedication Statement for Charles Griffin
                   Subcourthouse Property

      G.     Human Resources (Gerald Wright)

             1.     Receive and File Personnel Agenda

             2.     Approval of Extension of Temporary Employment - Records Management

             3. ** Approval of Table of Organization Changes - Information Technology

      H.     Information Technology (Steve Smith)

             1.     Approval of Microsoft Enterprise Enrollment Agreement for FY 2005

             2.     Approval of Professional Services Contract with New Horizons for
                    Technical Training

      I.     Public Health (Lou Brewer)

             1. ** Approval to Submit Department of State Health Services Immunization
                   Program Grant Renewal Application for FY 2006

             2. ** Approval of Department of State Health Services FY 2005 Grant Contract
                   Amendment - Breast and Cervical Cancer Control Program

             3. ** Approval of Professional Services Contract with Cultural District Studios
                   for Public Health Educational Materials
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VIII. REPORTS AND BUSINESS

      I.     Public Health (continued)

             4. ** Approval of Six (6) Ryan White Title II Service Provider Contract
                   Renewals for FY 2005-2006 - AIDS Outreach Center, AIDS Resources of
                   Rural Texas, Health Education Learning Project, Tarrant County
                   Samaritan Housing, Inc., AIDS Resources of Rural Texas-Abilene, and
                   Wichita Falls-Wichita County Health District

      J.     Purchasing (Jack Beacham)

             1.     Re. CO #94555 – Bid No. 2005-098 – Purchase of Steel Shelving –
                    Records Management – Storage Equipment Company, Inc. - $97,114.16

                    a)     Award Recommendation

             2. ** Re. CO #94997 – Bid No. 2005-102 – Sale of Retired Computer
                   Equipment – Information Technology – Dionne Bagsby - $25.00

                    a)     Award Recommendation

             3.     Re. CO #94775 – Bid No. 2005-080 BP-27 – Lubrication Equipment –
                    Tarrant County Precinct 3 Maintenance Center New Facility – Rebid II –
                    Facilities Management – J-8 Equipment Company of Texas, Inc. -
                    $99,306.00, Including All Insurance and Bonds
                    a)    Award Recommendation
                    b)    Subcontract Agreement
                    c)    Assignment and Assumption Agreement
                    d)    Payment Bond and Performance Bond
             4.     Re. CO #94775 – Bid No. 2005-080 BP-32 – Vehicle Wash Equipment –
                    Tarrant County Precinct 3 Maintenance Center New Facility – Rebid II –
                    Facilities Management – Scotch Plaid, Inc - $36,193.00, Including All
                    Insurance and Bonds
                    a)    Award Recommendation
                    b)    Subcontract Agreement
                    c)    Assignment and Assumption Agreement
                    d)    Payment Bond and Performance Bond
             5.     Re. CO #93662 – RFO No. 2005-105 – RFO for Monitoring
                    Equipment/Services for Plaza Building and Parking Garage – Facilities
                    Management – Integrated Access Systems - $24,311.00

                    a)     Award Recommendation
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VIII. REPORTS AND BUSINESS

      J.     Purchasing (continued)

             6. ** Re. CO #92829, #91505 – Bid No. 2004-095 – Annual Contract for Cold
                   Milling Machine with Operator – All Precincts – Dustrol, Inc. – Exercise
                   First Option for Renewal at the Same Firm Fixed Prices

                    a)     Contract Renewal

             7. ** Re. CO #92830, #91505 – Bid No. 2004-097 – Annual Contract for
                   ASTM Type I Portland Cement – All Precincts – TXI – Exercise First
                   Option for Renewal at the Same Firm Fixed Prices

                    a)     Contract Renewal

             8. ** Re. CO #92635, #91747 - Bid No. 2004-056 - Annual Contract for
                   Domestic Automotive and Light Truck Parts and Supplies, After Market
                   and OEM - Countywide - Exercise First Option for Renewal at the Same
                   Firm Fixed Discount from List Price
                    Primary
                    Chandler Auto Parts Warehouse                    14 of 35 Sections
                    Continental Parts Company                         8 of 35 Sections
                    O’Reilly Auto Parts                               4 of 35 Sections
                    Carquest Auto Parts                               1 of 35 Sections
                    Bankston Chevrolet (Formerly Hudiburg Chev.)      1 of 35 Sections
                    Interstate Battery Systems                        1 of 35 Sections
                    Metroplex Battery, Inc.                           1 of 35 Sections
                    Moritz Chevrolet/Chrysler                         1 of 35 Sections
                    Nichols Ford                                      1 of 35 Sections
                    Stewart and Stevenson                             1 of 35 Sections
                    Jesse P. Taylor Oil Company                       1 of 35 Sections
                    Secondary
                    Bankston Chevrolet (Formerly Hudiburg Chev.)      6 of 35 Sections
                    O’Reilly Auto Parts                               6 of 35 Sections
                    Chandler Auto Parts Warehouse                     5 of 35 Sections
                    Carquest Auto Parts                               1 of 35 Sections
                    Continental Parts Company                         1 of 35 Sections
                    Frank Kent Motor Company                          1 of 35 Sections
                    Metroplex Battery, Inc.                           1 of 35 Sections
                    a)     Contract Renewal

             9. ** Annual Contracts Eligible for Renewal Within 90 Days
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VIII. REPORTS AND BUSINESS

      J.     Purchasing (continued)

             10. ** Permission to Take Bids/RFPs
                    a)     Water Treatment Service for Plaza Building and Family Law
                           Center
                    b)     Construction of Exterior Stone Fountain at Tarrant County
                           Mansfield Subcourthouse
                    c)     Purchase of Electronic Shower Valves – Facilities Management
      K.     Sheriff's Department (Dee Anderson)

             1.     Approval of Memorandum of Understanding Between Tarrant County and
                    the Texas Department of Family and Protective Services for Use of Office
                    Space

      L.     Tax Assessor-Collector (Betsy Price)

             1. ** Property Tax Refunds

      M.     Transportation Services (Renee Lamb)

             1.     Approval of Abandonment of a Drainage Easement Due to a Channel
                    Change in the Mira Lagos F-1B Subdivision in Grand Prairie – Precinct 2

             2.     Approval of Sale and Release of Drainage Easement Due to a Channel
                    Change in the Mira Lagos F-1B Subdivision in Grand Prairie - Precinct 2

             3.     Approval of the Agreement to Contribute Funds to the Texas Department
                    of Transportation for Right-Of-Way Acquisition on S.H. 121/183 (I.H.
                    820 to S.H. 183), Parcels 70, 72, 73, and 91 - Precinct 3

      N.     County Judge and Commissioners

             1.     Approval of an Interlocal Agreement with the City of Fort Worth for the
                    Installation of Playground Equipment at Echo Lake Park - Precinct 1

      O.     Appointments to Various Boards
             1.     Child Protective Services Board (Judge Vandergriff)
             2.     Historical Commission (Judge Vandergriff, Commissioner
                    VanRavenswaay, Commissioner Johnson)
             3.     9-1-1 Emergency Assistance District (One Appointee)
             4.     Sheriff's Department Civil Service Commission (One Appointee)
             5.     TIF Boards
             6.     Various Board Appointments
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IX.    BONDS

X.     VARIOUS CLAIMS AND ADDENDUM

XI.    BRIEFING
       A.    Adolescent Continuum of Care Report

             The Commissioners Court will receive information from the League of Women
             Voters concerning the continuum of care needs for Tarrant County adolescents.

       B.    Proposed Bond Program
             The Commissioners Court will be briefed on proposed Capital Improvement
             Projects in the Bond Program. Discussions will include, but not be limited to, a
             new Civil Courts Building, the Medical Examiner’s facility, the Juvenile Services;
             facility, additional jail facilities, the Resource Connection, and transportation-
             related activities.
       C.    Legislative Issues

             The Commissioners Court will receive a weekly update concerning legislative
             activities of the Texas Legislature, along with Federal Government initiatives.
             Staff will provide materials that summarize the previous week’s activities, county
             legislative initiatives, and other issues relating to legislative activities.

XII.   ANNOUNCEMENTS AND COMMENTS

XIII. PUBLIC COMMENTS
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XIV. CLOSED MEETING TUESDAY, APRIL 19, 2005

      A.      Pending or Contemplated Litigation and Attorney-Client Information
              1.      Cause No. 44051 (Parker County); Tarrant County Vs. Denton County
                      (Marvin Collins, Assistant District Attorney)
              2.      Dollie Hill and Dequarian Wilson (Steve Sparks, Assistant District
                      Attorney)
              3.      Cause No. 3:04-CV-2169-R; Blue Skies Alliance, Downwinders at Risk,
                      Public Citizen and Sierra Club, Non-Profit Corporations Vs. Michael O.
                      Leavitt, Administrator, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency; Richard E.
                      Green, Regional Administrator, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency,
                      Region VI and The United States Environmental Protection Agency; In
                      the United States District Court for the Northern District of Texas, Dallas
                      Division (Ann Diamond, Assistant District Attorney)
              4.      Cause No. 03-18728-3; Craig Madsen Vs. Chris Slatick and Tarrant
                      County; County Court at Law No. 3 (Ann Diamond, Assistant District
                      Attorney)
              5.      Settlement Agreement – Jeremy Rice/01-30-2004/Claim #04-10033 (Chris
                      Ponder, Assistant District Attorney)
              6.      Subrogation Recovery – K.P./08-15-2003 (Chris Ponder, Assistant District
                      Attorney)
              7.      Subrogation Interest – L.Y./12-05-2003 (David Hudson, Assistant District
                      Attorney)
      B.      Real Estate Matters
              1.      Purchase/Sale/Lease of County Property
      C.      Advice of Counsel
              1.      City/County Jail Operations
      D.      Security Related Issues

      E.      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 conflicts with the Texas Open Meetings 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 a 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, pursuant to Section 551.076, Texas Government Code;
       (E)    to deliberate the offer of a financial or other incentive to a business prospect as described
       in and pursuant to Section 551.087 (1), Texas Government Code.
XV.   ADJOURNMENT