March 12, 2007

March 12, 2007
COMMISSIONERS’ COURT DOCKET, MARCH 12, 2007
REGULAR SESSION
THE STATE OF TEXAS
COUNTY OF MONTGOMERY
BE IT REMEMBERED that on this the 12th day of March, 2007, the Honorable
Commissioners’ Court of Montgomery County, Texas, was duly convened in a Regular
Session in the Commissioners’ Courtroom of the Montgomery County Courthouse Annex,
Conroe, Texas, with the following Members of the Court present:
County Judge
Commissioner,
Commissioner,
Commissioner,
Commissioner,
Also -
Alan “Barb” Sadler - Absent
Precinct #1 - Mike Meador
Precinct #2 - Craig Doyal
Precinct #3 - Ed Chance - Judge Pro Tem
Precinct #4 - Ed Rinehart
Stacey Wilson, County Clerk’s Office
INVOCATION GIVEN BY COMMISSIONER CRAIG DOYAL
PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE RECITED BY EVERYONE PRESENT
1.
COMMISSIONERS’ COURT AGENDA APPROVED
Motion by Commissioner Meador, seconded by Commissioner Doyal, to approve
Commissioners’ Court Agenda for discussion and necessary action. Motion carried.
2.
PROCLAMATION APPROVED - “SEXUAL ASSAULT AWARENESS MONTH”
Motion by Commissioner Meador, seconded by Commissioner Doyal, to approve a
Proclamation to designate April, 2007, as “Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention
Month”, as per Proclamation on file. Motion carried.
3.
PROCLAMATION APPROVED - “MONTGOMERY COUNTY FAIR WEEK”
Motion by Commissioner Rinehart, seconded by Commissioner Meador, to approve
a Proclamation to designate March 23, 2007 through April 1, 2007, as “Montgomery
County Fair Week”, as per Proclamation on file. Motion carried.
4.
PURCHASE APPROVED - EMPLOYEE SERVICE PINS - EMPLOYEES’ COMMITTEE
Motion by Commissioner Meador, seconded by Commissioner Rinehart, to approve
the purchase of employee service pins, in the amount of $1,377.48 (fund from
Contingency). Motion carried.
AGENDA ITEM 6C-2 - “EMPLOYEE OF THE MONTH” - EMPLOYEES’ COMMITTEE
SUE MCDANIEL, with CIS, was selected as “Employee of the Month” for March, 2007.
Marshall Shirley presented Ms. McDaniel with a plaque and gift certificate from the
Employees’ Committee.
5.
MINUTES APPROVED - COMMISSIONERS’ COURT MINUTES - COUNTY CLERK
Motion by Commissioner Meador, seconded by Commissioner Doyal, to approve
Commissioners’ Court Minutes for February 26, 2007, as presented by the County
Clerk. Motion carried.
6.
CONSENT AGENDA APPROVED - AGENDA ITEMS 8A THROUGH 8L
Motion by Commissioner Meador, seconded by Commissioner Rinehart, to approve
the Consent Agenda, as follows:
COUNTY AUDITOR - AGENDA ITEMS 8A
a.
ACCOUNTS approved, as submitted by the County Auditor.
b.
BUDGET AMENDMENTS approved, as follows:
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28.
359th District Court - to transfer funds for release 323546
410th District Court - to adjust line items
CDBG - to adjust line items
Animal Shelter - to recognize/allocate revenue
Certificates of Obligation 2006 - to fund labor at ECA for payroll 2/16/7
Certificates of Obligation 2006 - to reclassify unneeded Elections building
funds
Certificates of Obligation 2006 - to recognize interest earnings through
September 2007 and fund PO #2006311, Change Order #1
Certificates of Obligation 2006 - to fund ECA labor for payroll 3/2/7
Commissioner, Pct. #1 - to allocate and recognize revenue
Commissioner, Pct. #2 - to adjust line items and transfer funds for signal
repair
Commissioner, Pct. #3 - to recognize/allocate reimbursements
Commissioner, Pct. #3 - to recognize/allocate reimbursements
Commissioner, Pct. #3 - to adjust line items
Commissioner, Pct. #4 - to adjust line items
Commissioner, Pct. #4 - to recognize/allocate reimbursements and lease
proceeds
Constable, Pct. #1 - to recognize/allocate FY07 LEOSE allocation
Constable, Pct. #4 - to recognize/allocate FY07 LEOSE allocation
Constable, Pct. #5 - to recognize/allocate FY07 LEOSE allocation
Court Collections - to adjust line items
District Clerk - to recognize/allocate revenue to fund release 314234
Elections Administrator - to adjust line items
Elections Administrator - to transfer funds for VPN tokens
Juvenile Probation - to transfer funds to purchase laptop equipment and
recognize/allocate donations
Memorial Library - to adjust line items and recognize/allocate donations
Risk Management - to transfer funds for damage claim
Sheriff - to recognize/allocate FY07 LEOSE allocation
Sheriff - to transfer funding to Detective division
Sheriff - to recognize/allocate donation
as per Budget Amendments on file.
c.
OFFICIALS’ FEES REPORT accepted, as audited for November, 2006, as per
Report on file.
d.
OFFICIALS’ FEES REPORT accepted, as audited for December, 2006, as per
Report on file.
COUNTY TREASURER - AGENDA ITEMS 8B
03-12-07
a.
WEEKLY INVESTMENT REPORT approved, for March 5 - 9, 2007, as per Report
on file.
b.
MONTHLY FINANCIAL REPORT approved, for January 2007, as per Report on
file.
c.
PLEDGED COLLATERAL REPORT approved, for the month of January 2007, as
per Report on file.
d.
PLEDGED COLLATERAL REPORT approved, for the month of February 2007, as
per Report on file.
AGENDA ITEMS 8B-5 & 6 - APPROVE BANK RESOLUTIONS & PLEDGES AND/OR
RELEASE OF COLLATERAL - REMOVED FROM AGENDA
TAX ASSESSOR/COLLECTOR - AGENDA ITEMS 8C
a.
MONTHLY TAX COLLECTION REPORT accepted, to reflect taxes collected from
October 1, 2006 through February 28, 2007, as per Report on file.
b.
TAX ABATEMENT APPLICATION acknowledged, from French Quarter VIII,
LLC, and to authorize the County Attorney, Commissioner Mike Meador and the
Tax Assessor/Collector to draft an agreement in compliance with county policy, as
per Request on file.
PURCHASING DEPARTMENT - AGENDA ITEMS 8D
a.
AUTHORIZATION TO ADVERTISE approved, for the following bids/ proposals:
1.
2.
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4.
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b.
Miscellaneous maintenance materials and supplies - Various Departments
Upgrade of door controls and panels for Jail Facility - Sheriff’s Office
Excavation services - Precinct #4
RFP/Q Financing rate for equipment - Various Departments
Underground conduit installation - Precinct #3
RENEWAL CONTRACTS approved, as follows:
1.
2.
3.
4.
5.
6.
Gaylord Bros., Inc. - PO #2006322 - for library specialty supplies - changes
noted in file
The Highsmith Co., Inc. - PO #2006321 - for library specialty supplies changes noted in file
DEMCO, Inc. - PO #2006323 - for library specialty supplies - changes noted
in file
The Library Store, Inc. - PO #2006325 - for library specialty supplies changes noted in file
Telecom Remarketing Corp. of America - PO #2006387 - for new and/or
refurbished telephone equipment - CIS
Mueller, Inc. - PO #2004285 - for pre-engineered metal buildings (materials
only) - Various Departments - month to month
as per Memo on file.
c.
REQUEST approved, that “Miscellaneous auto parts - Sheriff’s Office” be renamed
“Miscellaneous auto parts - Various Departments”. (No paperwork)
d.
CHANGE ORDER #1 approved, PO #2007203, to Voss Lighting, to add an item to
the contract for lamps, bulbs and ballasts, as per Change Order on file.
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e.
CHANGE ORDER #1 approved, PO #2007134, to Brannon Distributing Co., Inc., to
delete items from the contract for bulk fuel, as per Change Order on file.
f.
CHANGE ORDER #1 approved, PO #2007049, to GHA Technologies, Inc., to
reflect changes to the contract for heavy duty toughbooks, as per Change Order on
file.
g.
CHANGE ORDER #4 approved, PO #2006329, to Agustin Gutierrez, MA, LPC, PC,
to reflect changes to the contract for five (5) phase treatment program services, as
per Change Order on file.
h.
CHANGE ORDER #2 approved, PO #2005035, to JNS Consulting Engineers, Inc.,
for additional surveying services to obtain right-of-way parcels of land along FM
1484, between FM 3083 and FM 2432, for a price increase of $1,975.57, as per
Change Order on file.
i.
CHANGE ORDER #1 approved, PO #2006588, to Third Coast Services, LLC, to
reflect changes to the contract for traffic signal installation for Research Forest
Drive, for a price increase of $12,214.00, as per Change Order on file.
j.
CANCELLATION approved, of PO #2006217, to Darrell J. Dudczak, DVM, for
veterinarian doctor services, effective March 22, 2007, as per Request on file.
k.
PERFORMANCE AND PAYMENT BONDS accepted, from W.W. Webber, LLC,
for construction for widening of non-freeway facility on FM 1488, from 0.2 miles
west of FM 2978 to 0.46 miles east of SH 242, each in the amount of
$23,254,417.55. Also, to accept a Retainage Bond in the amount of 10% of the total
amount paid the principle, as per Bonds on file.
l.
REQUEST approved, to add the following new location to the existing Genuine
Parts Co./Napa Distribution contract for vehicle brake parts:
Napa Auto Parts
1700 North Park
Kingwood, Texas 77339
as per Request on file.
BUDGET DEPARTMENT - AGENDA ITEM 8E
a.
RECEIPT acknowledged, of the “Montgomery County Expenditure Status
Summary” and the “Montgomery County Expenditure Status Summary - Sheriff”, as
of March 7, 2007, as per Report on file.
RISK MANAGEMENT - AGENDA ITEMS 8F
a.
PAYMENT acknowledged, to Enterprise Rent-A-Car, in the amount of $94.80,
referencing Claim #A-07-0013; date of incident 10/28/06.
b.
OFFICIAL BONDS AND OATHS approved, as follows:
1.
2.
3.
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6.
7.
Jeff Brown, Deputy Constable, Pct. #3 - Bond #14570244
Lorena Gomez, Quality Assurance-Collections - Bond #15486560
Josh Hansen, Deputy Constable, Pct. #3 - Bond #14570264
Nadine Jenkins, Collections Director - Bond #15487518
John Krpec, Deputy Constable, Pct. #3 - Bond #14570252
Brent Nickerson, Deputy Constable, Pct. #3 - Bond #14570249
Dale Park, Deputy Constable, Pct. #5 - Bond #14688989
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8.
Robbie Wood, Chief Deputy MV-Tax A/C - Bond #13750624
as per Bonds on file.
COMMISSIONER, PRECINCT #3 - AGENDA ITEMS 8G-1
a.
REQUEST approved, to accept the following roads into the county maintenance
system, and to release the bonds:
1.
2.
Village of Sterling Ridge, Section 45
Village of Sterling Ridge, Section 44
as per Request on file.
b.
REAPPOINTMENTS approved, of Paul Cote and George Biernesser to the
Montgomery County ESD #8 Board, as per Request on file.
c.
REQUEST approved, to accept the following roads in Village of Sterling Ridge,
Section 74, into the one year maintenance period:
1.
2.
3.
4.
5.
6.
7.
Glen Terra Dr.
Station 2+08.00 to 4+65.48
Panterra Ridge Way
Station 0+00.00 to 9+61.14
Whetstone Ridge Way
Station 0+00 to 6+86.51
Whetstone Ridge Ct.
Station 0+00 to 0+78.92
Chipwyck Way
Station -0+37.00 to 5+79.33
E. Montfair Blvd.
Station 10+49.94 to 25+15.62
W. Montfair Blvd.
Station 10+49.94 to 25+15.62
as per Request on file.
d.
REQUEST approved, to accept the following roads into the one year maintenance
period:
1.
Village of Sterling Ridge
East Montfair Blvd.
West Montfair Blvd.
2.
Village of Sterling Ridge, Section 75
Powers Bend Way
Avenswood Place
Filgrove Place
3.
Station 0+00 to 20+49.94
Station 0+00 to 10+49.94
Station -0+39.00 to 8+30.22
Station 0+62.46 to 9+18.74
Station 0+75.00 to 5+41.78
Village of Sterling Ridge, Section 79
Pine Needle Place
Peace Branch Dr.
Station 0+00.00 to 2+83.00
Station 0+00.00 to 7+97.10
as per Request on file.
e.
ROADS accepted, in Rayford Ridge, Section 2, into the county road maintenance
system, and to release the bond, as per Request on file.
f.
ORDER approved, to authorize acquisition of tax lien foreclosure property known as
Tract 3 in Spring Acres, Section 1, pursuant to the
Agreement for Resale, as per Order on file.
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g.
ORDER approved, to authorize acquisition of tax lien foreclosure property for
various lots located in Timber Lakes, Sections 1, 2, 3A & 3B, pursuant to the
Agreement for Resale, as per Order on file.
h.
ORDER approved, to authorize acquisition of tax lien foreclosure property known as
Lots 241 & 242 in Timber Lakes, Section 1, pursuant to the Agreement for Resale,
as per Order on file.
i.
ORDER approved, to authorize acquisition of tax lien foreclosure property known as
Lots 345 & 376 in Timber Lakes, Section 1, pursuant to the Agreement for Resale,
as per Order on file.
j.
ORDER approved, to authorize acquisition of tax lien foreclosure property known as
Lot 287 in Timber Lakes, Sections 3A & 3B, pursuant to the Agreement for Resale,
as per Order on file.
COMMISSIONER, PRECINCT #4 - AGENDA ITEM 8G-2
a.
FINANCIAL STATEMENTS approved, from Montgomery County Emergency
Services District #12, for the year ending September 30, 2006, as per Report on file.
COMMISSIONERS - COUNTY ATTORNEY - ROAD AND BRIDGES
COMMISSIONER, PRECINCT #2 - AGENDA ITEM 8H-1
a.
ORDER approved, to authorize the County Judge or County Judge Pro Tem to sign a
demand for draw against the Maintenance Bonds with Surety for Grand Lake
Estates, Sections 6, 7, 8, 9 & 10, as per Order on file.
COMMISSIONER, PRECINCT #3 - AGENDA ITEM 8H-2
a.
ORDER approved, consenting to street construction, repair and maintenance by
Montgomery County, in accordance with an Interlocal Agreement with the
Woodlands Joint Powers Agency, to set culverts at 12190 W. Branch Crossing Dr.,
as per Order on file.
COMMISSIONERS - COUNTY ENGINEER
COMMISSIONER, PRECINCT #1 - AGENDA ITEMS 8I-1
a.
FINAL PLAT approved, for Bentwater, Section 77, consisting of 20 lots, 15.6239
acres, as per Plat on file.
b.
FINAL PLAT approved, for Bentwater, Section 94, consisting of 11 lots, 5.5212
acres, as per Plat on file.
c.
FINAL PLAT approved, for Conroe Grease Monkey, consisting of .9003 acres, as
per Plat on file.
d.
FINAL PLAT approved, for Oak Springs, consisting of 87.869 acres, as per Plat on
file.
e.
ROADS accepted, in Timberline Estates, Section 4, into the one year maintenance
period, effective March 12, 2007, as per Request on file.
f.
UTILITY PERMIT approved, for Montgomery County Utility District No. 9 to place
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a 12" water line and 6" sewer line within the right of way of Walden Road, as per
Permit on file.
COMMISSIONER, PRECINCT #2 - AGENDA ITEMS 8I-2
a.
FINAL PLAT approved, for Crown Ranch, Section 1 (Amending Plat No. 1),
consisting of 189 lots, as per Plat on file.
b.
FINAL PLAT approved, for Crown Ranch, Section 1A (Amending Plat No. 1),
consisting of 23.825 acres, as per Plat on file.
c.
FINAL PLAT approved, for Grand Lake Estates, Section 11, consisting of 119.31
acres, as per Plat on file.
d.
FINAL PLAT approved, for Jacobs Reserve Blvd., Jacobs Lake Blvd. and Three
Reserves, consisting of 26.7013 acres, as per Plat on file.
e.
FINAL PLAT approved, for The Woods at Jacobs Reserve, consisting of 123.21
acres, as per Plat on file.
f.
REQUEST approved, to acknowledge that the roads in Estates of Decker Oaks,
Section 3, have completed the one year maintenance period, and to release the bond
(roads are private and will not be maintained by Montgomery County). (No
paperwork)
g.
ROADS accepted, in Ridge Lake Shores, Section 1, into the county road system, and
to release the bond, as per Request on file.
h.
ROADS accepted, in Village of Decker Oaks, Section 1, into the county road
system, and to release the bond. (No paperwork)
i.
UTILITY PERMIT approved, for HMW Special Utility District to place two water
lines and an electrical line within the right of way of Valley Road, as per Permit on
file.
j.
UTILITY PERMIT approved, for Hughes Natural Gas, Inc. to place a 3" natural gas
distribution line within the right of way of Decker Prairie Road, as per Permit on file.
k.
UTILITY PERMIT approved, for Hughes Natural Gas, Inc. to place a 3" natural gas
distribution line within the right of way of Decker Prairie-Rosehill Road, as per
Permit on file.
l.
UTILITY PERMIT approved, for Hughes Natural Gas, Inc. to place a 3" natural gas
distribution line within the right of way of Old Hempstead Road, as per Permit on
file.
COMMISSIONER, PRECINCT #3 - AGENDA ITEMS 8I-3
a.
FINAL PLAT approved, for Birnham Woods Drive Street Dedication, consisting of
7.5066 acres, as per Plat on file.
b.
FINAL PLAT approved, for Brownstone Office Condominiums, consisting of 4.843
acres, as per Plat on file.
c.
FINAL PLAT approved, for The Woodlands - Metro Center, Section 66, consisting
of 1.410 acres, as per Plat on file.
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d.
PUBLIC HEARING DATE set, for March 26, 2007, to consider changing the name
of Blue Cedar to The Shores Court, in Benders Landing Estates, Section 4, as per
Request on file.
COMMISSIONER, PRECINCT #4 - AGENDA ITEMS 8I-4
a.
FINAL PLAT approved, for Old Houston Acres, Section 3, consisting of 78.975
acres, as per Plat on file.
b.
FINAL PLAT approved, for Riverwood at Oakhurst, Section 2, consisting of 6.8331
acres, as per Plat on file.
DISTRICT CLERK - AGENDA ITEM 8J
a.
RESOLUTION AND ORDER approved, to add Yahweh Street Ministries to the
Juror’s Donation Authorization Form, as per Resolution and Order on file.
SHERIFF’S DEPARTMENT - AGENDA ITEMS 8K
a.
REQUEST approved, to accept the Technology Transfer Program Grant, which
provides equipment with an estimated value of $30,000.00 plus training, to the
Sheriff’s Office, as per Memo on file.
b.
TRANSFER OF FUNDS approved, as follows:
1.
2.
3.
4.
$2,400.00 from 5601-7102-9997-9 to 5121-7102-5803-52
$360.00 from 5121-7102-9998-99 to 5121-7102-5803-52
$1,283.66 from 5121-7102-9999-999 to 5121-7102-5803-52
$1,870.34 from 5121-7102-5800-17 to 5121-7102-3940-5
as per Memo on file.
COUNTY CLERK - AGENDA ITEM 8L
a.
REQUEST approved, to correct Motion #10a of the February 5, 2007 Court
Minutes, to reflect “transfer of position 403-3972-7” instead of “transfer of
position 403-3972-4”. (No paperwork)
Motion carried.
END OF CONSENT AGENDA
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7.
REQUEST APPROVED - COURT REPORTER POSITION - COUNTY COURT AT LAW #3
Motion by Commissioner Meador, seconded by Commissioner Doyal, to approve
the request to close the Court Recorder position and to open a certified Court
Reporter position; and to transfer the existing budgeted salary amount to the new
Court Reporter position, as per Request on file. Motion carried.
8.
REQUEST APPROVED - TRANSFER OF FUNDS - COUNTY COURT AT LAW #3
9.
Motion by Commissioner Meador, seconded by Commissioner Doyal, to approve
the transfer of $107.12 from position 429-3972-1 to position 430-3972-1, as per
Request on file. Motion carried.
VARIANCES APPROVED - AEROBIC SEPTIC SYSTEMS - ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH
Motion by Commissioner Rinehart, seconded by Commissioner Chance, to approve
the Variances to install aerobic septic systems in the flood plain for the following:
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a.
Charles Tunnell - 19285 Old Houston Rd., New Caney, 77302
b.
Chris Lovett / Patty Maginnis - White Oak Estates, 11966 Scarlett Oak Trail,
Conroe, 77385
as per Variances on file. Motion carried.
10.
POSITION APPROVED - CERT COORDINATOR - EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT
Motion by Commissioner Meador, seconded by Commissioner Chance, to approve
a CERT Coordinator position to be grant funded as part of a regional project under
the Urban Area Security Initiative grant. Motion carried. (No paperwork)
11.
AGREEMENT APPROVED - JOINT ELECTION - ELECTIONS CENTRAL
Motion by Commissioner Meador, seconded by Commissioner Doyal, to approve
the Joint Election Agreement for the May 12, 2007 Election, as per Agreement on
file. Motion carried.
12.
ORDER APPROVED - CONSOLIDATE POLLING PRECINCTS - ELECTIONS CENTRAL
Motion by Commissioner Meador, seconded by Commissioner Doyal, to approve
the Order to consolidate voting precincts and set early voting locations for the May
12, 2007 Joint Election, as submitted by the Elections Administrator. Motion carried.
Also, to amend said motion to include Splendora Intermediate School, in addition
to EMC Community Center, as a possible polling location per Commissioner
Rinehart, as per Order on file. Motion carried.
13.
FUNDING APPROVED - ELECTION ASSISTANT PALM PILOTS - ELECTIONS CENTRAL
Motion by Commissioner Meador, seconded by Commissioner Chance, to approve
funding in the approximate amount of $32,000.00, from Election Contract funds, for
the purchase of Election Assistant palm pilots. Motion carried. (No paperwork)
14.
REQUEST APPROVED - ELECTIONS BUILDING - ELECTIONS CENTRAL
Motion by Commissioner Meador, seconded by Commissioner Doyal, to approve
construction of a wall for the Elections building, by Fairweather Group, in the
approximate amount of $2,000.00 (fund from Contingency). Motion carried. (No
paperwork)
AGENDA ITEMS 13A - 4, 5, 7, 8 & 9 - RECOMMENDATIONS AND CONTRACTS - DEFERRED
15.
RECOMMENDATION AND CONTRACT APPROVED - AUDIO/VISUAL INTEGRATION
SYSTEM - EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT
Motion by Commissioner Meador, seconded by Commissioner Doyal, to award the
bid, (opened February 6, 2007), for audio/visual integration system, to Audio Visual
Technologies Group, Inc., for a total of $221,228.24, as per Contract on file. Motion
carried.
16.
RECOMMENDATIONS AND CONTRACTS APPROVED - PURCHASING DEPARTMENT
Motion by Commissioner Meador, seconded by Commissioner Doyal, to approve
the following recommendations and contracts:
a.
to award the bid, (opened February 26, 2007), for lawn maintenance
services at the Sheriff’s Office, to Hellard Services;
b.
to award the bid, (opened February 26, 2007), for one 2007 Ford F150 for the
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Sheriff’s Office, to Prestige Ford, in the amount of $20,488.00; and
c.
to award the bid, (opened March 6, 2007), for boat motors for Constable,
Pct. #1/Marine Division, to Mercury Marine, for a total of $26,970.36,
as per Contracts on file. Motion carried.
17.
PURCHASE APPROVED - APPLIANCE ITEMS FOR TULLIS LIBRARY - PRECINCT #4
Motion by Commissioner Rinehart, seconded by Commissioner Chance, to approve
the purchase of appliance items for the new Tullis Library, as outlined in the memo
on file, for a total of $3,577.00 (fund from bond monies). Motion carried.
18.
CERTIFICATE OF SUBSTANTIAL COMPLETION APPROVED - CONSTRUCTION OF NEW
LIBRARY - PRECINCT #4
Motion by Commissioner Rinehart, seconded by Commissioner Meador, to approve
the Certificate of Substantial Completion from Gaskey Construction, for
construction of the new Tullis Library, as per Certificate on file. Motion carried.
19.
LEASE PURCHASE AGREEMENT APPROVED - CHASE EQUIPMENT LEASING - SHERIFF’S
OFFICE
Motion by Commissioner Meador, seconded by Commissioner Doyal, to approve
the Lease Purchase Agreement with Chase Equipment Leasing, Inc., for the
purchase of twenty-five (25) Ford Police Interceptors, with annual payments of
$114,079.98 for five (5) years, for a total of $570,399.90, as per Agreement on file.
Motion carried.
20.
RESOLUTION AND ORDER APPROVED - DAVIS LAWSUIT - COUNTY ATTORNEY
Motion by Commissioner Doyal, seconded by Commissioner Meador, to approve
the Resolution and Order to authorize the County Attorney to incur expenses as
necessary for proper defense in the lawsuit styled Donna Davis, et al vs.
Montgomery County and Garett Burleson; Cause No. H-07-0505-CV, as per
Resolution and Order on file. Motion carried.
21.
MEMORANDUM OF AGREEMENT APPROVED - TEXAS ENGINEERING EXTENSION
SERVICE - COUNTY ATTORNEY
Motion by Commissioner Meador, seconded by Commissioner Rinehart, to approve
the Memorandum of Agreement between Montgomery County and the Texas
Engineering Extension Service, for the provision of training for events involving
structural collapse, and to authorize the County Judge Pro Tem to execute same,
as per Memorandum on file. Motion carried.
22.
SUPPLEMENT TO AGREEMENT APPROVED - RAYFORD ROAD MUNICIPAL UTILITY
DISTRICT - COUNTY ATTORNEY
Motion by Commissioner Chance, seconded by Commissioner Rinehart, to approve
the First Supplement to the Interlocal Cooperation Agreement between
Montgomery County and the Rayford Road Municipal Utility District, for the addition
of a new Deputy and vehicle for law enforcement services being provided by the
Precinct #3 Constable’s Office, as per Agreement on file. Motion carried.
23.
RIGHT OF ENTRY APPROVED - MILITARY EXERCISES - COUNTY ATTORNEY
Motion by Commissioner Doyal, seconded by Commissioner Meador, to approve a
Right of Entry Permit for the military to carry out exercises at the Lone Star Executive
Airport anytime between April 5, 2007 through April 5, 2008, and to authorize the
County Judge Pro Tem to execute same, as per Permit on file. Motion carried.
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24.
ENGAGEMENT LETTER APPROVED - BURLESON COOKE, LLP - COUNTY ATTORNEY
Motion by Commissioner Chance, seconded by Commissioner Meador, to approve
the Engagement Letter with Burleson Cooke, LLP, for legal services pertaining to
copyright/trademark work for the Montgomery County Northstar Program, as per
Letter on file. Motion carried.
25.
PUBLIC HEARINGS APPROVED - PRECINCTS 1, 3 & 4
Motion by Commissioner Meador, seconded by Commissioner Rinehart, to approve
the following Public Hearings:
a.
Precinct #1 - to establish a speed limit of 30 mph for Longmire Way
b.
Precinct #3 - to change the name of the original two-lane portion of Riley
Fuzzel Road between Spring Creek and the intersection of the new realigned
five-lane Riley Fuzzel Road, to Old Riley Fuzzel Road
c.
Precinct #4 - to increase the speed limit on Galaxy Boulevard to 40 mph
as per Requests on file. Motion carried.
EXECUTIVE SESSION
The Court recessed into Executive Session in the County Judge’s Chambers to
discuss matters pursuant to one or more of the following Provisions of the Texas
Government Code, to wit: Chapter 551, Sub-Chapter D:
1.
2.
3.
4.
5.
Discuss real estate matters (Section 551.072)
Consider and discuss claim of Catherine M. Gomez; EEOC Claim No. 4602007-02121, Claim No. B-07-0029 (Section 551.071)
Consider and discuss Civil Action No. H-07-0505, styled Donna Davis, et al vs.
Montgomery County and Garrett Burleson; Claim No. B-06-0116 (Section
551.071)
Consider and discuss the claim of Sheila Hawkins against Montgomery
County, Claim No. B-07-0030 (Section 551.071)
Consider and discuss Karen McPeters vs. Montgomery County; EEOC #3302006-00270, Claim No. B-06-0006 (Section 551.071)
AGENDA ITEM 19 - THERE WERE NO CITIZENS PRESENT TO ADDRESS THIS COURT SESSION
26.
REQUEST APPROVED - POSITION CHANGES - HUMAN RESOURCES
Motion by Commissioner Meador, seconded by Commissioner Doyal, to approve
the following position changes, with funding from vacant position 401-8402-1:
a.
to approve the reclassification of position 401-8402-2, HR Generalist, to
position 401-8956-1, Assistant Director HR;
b.
to approve the reclassification of position 401-3940-1, Clerk IV, to position
401-4255-1, HR Assistant;
c.
to approve the reclassification of position 401-3940-2, Clerk IV, to position
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401-4255-2, HR Assistant; and
d.
to approve the creation of new, full-time position 401-3930-1, Clerk III,
as per Request on file. Motion carried.
27.
PAYROLL CHANGE REQUESTS APPROVED - HUMAN RESOURCES
Motion by Commissioner Doyal, seconded by Commissioner Meador, to approve
the following Payroll Change Requests:
request of 284th District Court to remove Jesse Rodriguez, Jury Shepherd, from
payroll, (not retained by elected official), effective February 23, 2007, with 212.32
vacation hours due
request of Animal Control to accept the resignation of Layna Adams, Clerk I,
effective March 4, 2007
request of Animal Control to accept the resignation of Brent Ballard, Officer,
effective February 26, 2007, with 47.4 vacation hours, 23.755 comp hours and 16.75
holiday hours due
request of Animal Control to place Meagan Crowe, Clerk I, on payroll,
(replacement for Layna Adams), effective March 5, 2007
request of Animal Control to discharge William Cupp, Vet Tech, effective February
20, 2007, with 4.79 vacation hours and 72.62 comp hours due
request of Animal Control to place William Gilliam, Kennel Help, on payroll,
(replacement for Christal Harvey), effective February 28, 2007
request of Animal Control to place Joseph Guidry, Field Supervisor, on payroll,
(replacement for Jarrad Mears), effective March 5, 2007
request of Animal Control to promote Christal Harvey, Kennel Help, (replacement
for Debra McGovern), effective February 26, 2007
request of Animal Control to promote Debra McGovern from Kennel Help to Vet
Technician, (replacement for Brenda Philpot), effective February 26, 2007
request of Animal Control to promote Brenda Philpot, Vet Technician, (replacement
for William Cupp), effective February 26, 2007
request of County Auditor to place Shelby Rushing, PT/Temp Clerk, on payroll,
(replacement for Rachael LeBlanc), effective March 5, 2007
request of County Auditor to place Ronada St. Marie, General Ledger Accountant,
on payroll, (replacement for Linda Catlett), effective March 5, 2007
request of County Court at Law #3 to transfer Erika Castillo, Court Clerk II, from
County Clerk, effective March 1, 2007
request of County Court at Law #4 to transfer Flor Rubio, Court Clerk II, from County
Clerk, effective March 1, 2007
request of Commissioner, Pct. #3 to place Catherine Adams, Desk Clerk, on payroll,
(replacement for Vicki Glenn), effective February 19, 2007
request of Commissioner, Pct. #3 to accept the resignation of Vicki Glenn, Desk
Clerk, effective February 20, 2007
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request of Commissioner, Pct. #4 to accept the resignation of Charles Riley,
Operator II, effective February 21, 2007
request of Constable, Pct. #1 to accept the resignation of Nicholas Vaughn,
Deputy, effective February 16, 2007, with 218.48 vacation hours, 197.50 comp hours
and 24 holiday hours due
request of Custodial Director to increase the salary of Edward Connelly, PT
Custodian, effective February 24, 2007, due to probation period completed
request of Custodial Director to increase the salary of Karla Davis, PT Custodian,
effective February 24, 2007, due to probation period completed
request of County Clerk to increase the salary of Gracie Blanton, Court Clerk II,
effective March 10, 2007, due to probation period completed
request of County Clerk to increase the salary of Lorena Martinez, Clerk II, effective
March 12, 2007, due to probation period completed
request of District Attorney to accept the resignation of Robert Bartlett, Attorney III,
effective March 5, 2007, with 200 vacation hours due
request of District Attorney to place Crystal Freeman, Clerk II, on payroll, effective
March 5, 2007
request of County Engineer to bridge the time of Tressie Delos Reyes, Office
Assistant, effective February 10, 2007
request of Environmental Health Director to increase the salary of Sharon Perez,
Clerk III/Receptionist, effective March 12, 2007, due to probation period completed
request of Human Resources to accept the resignation of Janet Freeman, Clerk IV,
effective March 9, 2007, with 130.18 vacation hours and 13.63 comp hours due
request of Justice of the Peace, Pct. #1 to place Lamar Gonzalez, Court Clerk III, on
payroll, (replacement for Floresthella Sollie), effective March 12, 2007
request of Justice of the Peace, Pct. #4 to place Tammie Carr, Court Clerk II, on
payroll, (replacement for Marsha Edwards), effective February 26, 2007
request of Justice of the Peace, Pct. #4 to promote Du Ane Wolfing from Court
Clerk III to Court Clerk IV, (replacement for Delonna Snow), effective February 12,
2007
request of Juvenile Probation Director to accept the resignation of Sarita Astudillo,
Clerk II, effective March 9, 2007, with 9.98 vacation hours due
request of Juvenile Probation Director to discharge Louis Pantalion, Substitute
Detention Officer, effective March 5, 2007
request of Library Director to accept the resignation of Lucina Carpenter, Library
Assistant II, effective March 16, 2007, with 37.68 vacation hours due
request of Library Director to accept the resignation of Renee Lighter, Shelving
Clerk, effective March 9, 2007
request of Sheriff’s Department to increase the salary of Larry Allen, Officer-Civilian
Detention, effective February 3, 2007, due to probation period completed
request of Sheriff’s Department to transfer Christopher Ansley from Deputy-Patrol
Town Center to Deputy-Woodlands, effective March 10, 2007
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request of Sheriff’s Department to promote Brian Bagwell from Deputy-Patrol District
II to Corporal-Patrol District I, (replacement for Eric Ward), effective March 10, 2007
request of Sheriff’s Department to increase the salary of Rodney Baseke, Jr., OfficerCivilian Detention, effective January 20, 2007, due to probation period completed
request of Sheriff’s Department to accept the resignation of Christopher Bernard,
Deputy-Patrol District III, effective February 22, 2007, with 37.74 vacation hours, 43.76
comp hours and 40 holiday hours due
request of Sheriff’s Department to increase the salary of Jeremiah Bourne, OfficerCivilian Detention, effective January 27, 2007, due to probation period completed
request of Sheriff’s Department to promote Barbara Brown from Clerk II to Clerk IV,
(replacement for Amy Peckham), effective March 3, 2007
request of Sheriff’s Department to transfer Heather Burleson from Clerk IV to Clerk III,
effective March 3, 2007
request of Sheriff’s Department to increase the salary of Johnnie Carlos, OfficerCivilian Detention, effective January 13, 2007, due to probation period completed
request of Sheriff’s Department to transfer Buck Clendennen, Sergeant, from Patrol
District IV to Patrol District I, (replacement for Brady Fitzgerald), effective March 10,
2007
request of Sheriff’s Department to increase the salary of Kimberly Davis, OfficerCivilian Detention, effective February 10, 2007, due to probation period completed
request of Sheriff’s Department to increase the salary of Jason Dujardin, DeputyPatrol District IV, effective March 31, 2007, due to probation period completed
request of Sheriff’s Department to increase the salary of Jennifer Duncan, OfficerCivilian Detention, effective January 27, 2007, due to probation period completed
request of Sheriff’s Department to increase the salary of Brandon Dupree, OfficerCivilian Detention, effective March 17, 2007, due to probation period completed
request of Sheriff’s Department to increase the salary of Connie Espinoza, OfficerCivilian Detention, effective January 13, 2007, due to probation period completed
request of Sheriff’s Department to correct the effective resignation date for Donald
Fiaschetti, Detention Officer, to reflect February 23, 2007
request of Sheriff’s Department to increase the salary of Clifford Finley, Jr., OfficerCivilian Detention, effective February 3, 2007, due to probation period completed
request of Sheriff’s Department to place Patrick Gallagher, Officer-Civilian
Detention, on payroll, (replacement for Barbara Boland), effective March 10, 2007
request of Sheriff’s Department to accept the resignation of Leldon Hamilton,
Lieutenant-Academy, effective February 23, 2007, with 217.275 vacation hours and
8 comp hours due
request of Sheriff’s Department to increase the salary of Gary Harman, Jr., OfficerCivilian Detention, effective January 13, 2007, due to probation period completed
request of Sheriff’s Department to place Jason Hills, Officer-Civilian Detention, on
payroll, (replacement for Donald Fiaschetti), effective March 17, 2007
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request of Sheriff’s Department to increase the salary of Shannon Holmes, OfficerCivilian Detention, effective February 10, 2007, due to probation period completed
request of Sheriff’s Department to accept the resignation of Lloyd Jarrell,
Maintenance Tech II, effective March 16, 2007, with 36 vacation hours and 160.25
comp hours due
request of Sheriff’s Department to transfer Roy Jimenez, Corporal, from Patrol District
V to Town Center, (replacement for Jason Moore), effective March 10, 2007
request of Sheriff’s Department to promote Stephen Johnson from Deputy-Patrol
District II to Corporal-Patrol District II, (replacement for Donald Golsby), effective
March 10, 2007
request of Sheriff’s Department to accept the resignation of Natasha Jost,
Dispatcher, effective March 5, 2007, with 14.48 vacation hours, 21 comp hours and
26 holiday hours due
request of Sheriff’s Department to transfer Richard Lafont from Deputy-Patrol District
II to Deputy-Patrol Woodlands, effective March 3, 2007
request of Sheriff’s Department to increase the salary of Janice Lee, Officer-Civilian
Detention, effective February 10, 2007, due to probation period completed
request of Sheriff’s Department to increase the salary of Ethel Leeman, OfficerCivilian Detention, effective February 10, 2007, due to probation period completed
request of Sheriff’s Department to accept the resignation of Randy Longdon,
Supervisor-Medic, effective March 12, 2007, with 212.93 vacation hours, 175.63
comp hours and 24.75 holiday hours due
request of Sheriff’s Department to place Randy Longdon, PT Medic, on payroll,
effective March 19, 2007
request of Sheriff’s Department to promote Jacqualine Lunsford from Clerk II to
Clerk IV, (replacement for Heather Burleson), effective March 3, 2007
request of Sheriff’s Department to accept the resignation of James Marcus, DeputyPatrol District I, effective February 23, 2007, with 41.09 vacation hours, 86.76 comp
hours and 48.50 holiday hours due
request of Sheriff’s Department to increase the salary of Thomas Miller, OfficerCivilian Detention, effective February 10, 2007, due to probation period completed
request of Sheriff’s Department to promote Jason Moore from Corporal-Town
Center to Sergeant-Woodlands Patrol, effective March 10, 2007
request of Sheriff’s Department to promote Kenneth Morgan from Officer-Civilian
Detention to Deputy-Detention, (replacement for Jayson Mouton), effective March
10, 2007
request of Sheriff’s Department to place Loretta Morley, Dispatcher, on payroll,
(replacement for Kathryn Villalobos), effective March 10, 2007
request of Sheriff’s Department to increase the salary of Kurt Peterson, OfficerCivilian Detention, effective February 3, 2007, due to probation period completed
request of Sheriff’s Department to increase the salary of Victoria Redd, OfficerCivilian Detention, effective February 3, 2007, due to probation period completed
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request of Sheriff’s Department to increase the salary of Michelle Riggs, OfficerCivilian Detention, effective March 24, 2007, due to probation period completed
request of Sheriff’s Department to promote Judd Russell from Deputy-Patrol District I
to Corporal-Woodlands, effective March 10, 2007
request of Sheriff’s Department to increase the salary of Randall Salazar, OfficerCivilian Detention, effective February 10, 2007, due to probation period completed
request of Sheriff’s Department to promote Michael Silvio from Corporal-Patrol
District IV to Sergeant-Patrol District IV, (replacement for Buck Clendennen),
effective March 10, 2007
request of Sheriff’s Department to increase the salary of Langston Smart, OfficerCivilian Detention, effective February 10, 2007, due to probation period completed
request of Sheriff’s Department to increase the salary of Ralph Smith, Deputy-Patrol
District III, effective March 31, 2007, due to probation period completed
request of Sheriff’s Department to promote Justin Staggs from Deputy-Patrol District
III to Corporal-Patrol District V, (replacement for Roy Jimenez), effective March 10,
2007
request of Sheriff’s Department to demote Ricky Staggs from Detective-ATTF to
Deputy-Detention, (replacement for Donald Yow), effective February 10, 2007
request of Sheriff’s Department to accept the resignation of Corey Stanley, Medic,
effective March 9, 2007, with 154.4 vacation hours, 239.50 comp hours and 6
holiday hours due
request of Sheriff’s Department to increase the salary of Sandi Stokes, OfficerCivilian Detention, effective February 24, 2007, due to probation period completed
request of Sheriff’s Department to correct the effective resignation date for Michael
Strait, Detention Officer, to reflect February 23, 2007
request of Sheriff’s Department to increase the salary of Audrey Terrell, DeputyPatrol District I, effective March 31, 2007, due to probation period completed
request of Sheriff’s Department to increase the salary of Bobbi Thompson, OfficerCivilian Detention, effective January 6, 2007, due to probation period completed
request of Sheriff’s Department to increase the salary of Kenneth Wakefield,
Deputy-Patrol District II, effective March 31, 2007, due to probation period
completed
request of Sheriff’s Department to increase the salary of Jamey Wiley, OfficerCivilian Detention, effective February 3, 2007, due to probation period completed
request of Sheriff’s Department to increase the salary of Calvin Wilson, OfficerCivilian Detention, effective February 10, 2007, due to probation period completed
request of Sheriff’s Department to promote Melissa Wright from Officer-Civilian
Detention to Deputy-Detention, (replacement for Tiffani Brenneman), effective
March 10, 2007
request of Sheriff’s Department to place Juan Zavala, Officer-Civilian Detention, on
payroll, (replacement for Michael Cox), effective March 10, 2007
request of Sheriff’s Department to transfer Daniel Zeintek from Deputy-Patrol District
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II to Deputy-Woodlands Patrol, effective March 10, 2007
request of Tax Assessor/Collector to accept the resignation of Margaret Ballard,
Deputy Specialist I, effective March 5, 2007
request of 221st District Court to increase the salary of Margaret Everett, Asst. Court
Coordinator, effective March 10, 2007, due to probation period completed
request of County Clerk to correct the status of Kimberly Hunt to reflect Clerk II,
effective February 12, 2007
request of Human Resources to promote Kathryn Flowers from Clerk IV to Human
Resources Assistant, effective February 24, 2007, due to job re-evaluation
request of Human Resources to promote Patricia Garcia from HR Generalist to
Assistant Director, HR, effective February 24, 2007, due to job re-evaluation
as per Payroll Change Requests on file. Motion carried.
28.
COURT ADJOURNED
Motion by Commissioner Meador, seconded by Commissioner Doyal, that this
Session of Court be adjourned. Motion carried.
The above and foregoing Minutes were read and approved by the Court.
ATTEST:
Mark Turnbull, County Clerk
Ex-Officio Clerk - Commissioners’ Court
Montgomery County, Texas
BY: ____________________________
COUNTY CLERK
____________________________
COUNTY JUDGE PRO TEM
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