NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING & MEETING

Notice is hereby given that the Taylor County Commissioners’ Court will meet on Tuesday upon public hearing,  September 1, 2020 at 9:00 a.m. in  regular session in  the Commissioners’ Courtroom, 1915 Taylor County Courthouse (1st floor) 301 Oak Street, Abilene, Texas, to consider the following items: 

 

 Play >>  Public Hearing regarding Proposed FY2021 Budget and Tax Rate

 

1.           Play >>  Call meeting to order

 

2.           Play >>   Invocation and Pledge of Allegiance

 

3.           Play >>  Consider approval of minutes of previous meetings and adopt agenda

 

4.           Play >>  Presentation of Service Award from West Texas Judges and Commissioners Association

 

5.           Play >>  Consider approval of budget adjustments and transfers, if any

 

6.           Play >>  Consider approval of bills for payment and ratify payroll

 

7.           Play >>  Consider approval of July 2020 Treasurer’s Report from County Treasurer and any appropriate action

 

8.           Play >>  Consider approval of diesel fuel bond renewal for October 2020 to October 2021 and any appropriate action

 

9.           Play >>  Consider approval of reappointing Tommy Pope to serve on the Abilene/Taylor County 911 Board

 

10.           Play >>  Consider approval of FY20 Revised Budget and FY21 Proposed Budget for the Abilene/Taylor County 911 Board

 

11.           Play >>  Consider approval of service agreement renewal for the SAVNS (Statewide Automated Victim Notification Service) Vine Grant with Appriss Inc. and any appropriate action

 

12.           Play >>  Consider approval of the order for FY20-21 Commissioner Court Dates and any appropriate action

 

13.           Play >>  Consider approval of the Proposed FY2021 Holidays and any appropriate action

 

14.           Play >>  Consider approval of agreement with Hendrick Medical Center for hospital and medical services for the County Indigent Program and any appropriate action 

 

15.           Play >>  Consider approval of Resolution to set pay rates for care of inmates in custody at Taylor County Jail and any appropriate action

 

16.           Play >>  Consider approval of updated policy for the County Indigent Health Care Program and any appropriate action

 

17.           Play >>  Consider approval of policy/procedures to the General Assistance Vision Program and any appropriate action

 

18.           Play >>  Consider approval of TAC (Texas Association of Counties) Administrative Services Agreement for Health and Employee Benefits Pool and Stop-Loss Agreement and any appropriate action

 

19.           Play >>  Consider approval of resolution for Taylor County District Courts to use Taylor County Expo facilities as auxiliary courtroom annexes during the pandemic and any appropriate action

 

20.           Play >>  FY2021 Budget Discussion and any appropriate action

 

21.           Play >>  Consider approval and adopt the Fiscal Year 2021 Budget and any appropriate action

 

22.           Play >>  Consider approval of setting salaries for Elected Officials and Employees for Fiscal Year 2021

 

23.           Play >>  Consider adoption and Order setting the Tax Rate for Maintenance and Operations for Fiscal Year 2021

 

24.           Play >>  Consider adoption and Order setting the Tax Rate for Interest and Sinking for Fiscal Year 2021

 

25.           Play >>  Consider approval of Texans Feeding Texans Grant Resolution for Meals on Wheels Plus, Inc. for FY2021

 

26.           Play >>  Consider approval of Texans Feeding Texans Grant Resolution for Rural Taylor County Nutrition through Rural Taylor County Aging Services for FY2021

 

27.           Play >>  Consider approval of contract renewal agreement with Texas Department of Family and Protective Services beginning October 1, 2020 through September 30, 2021 for a Community Partners Coordinator in Taylor County and any appropriate action

 

28.           Play >>  Consider approval of specifications and advertising for ITB 2020-105 Structural Repairs and any appropriate action

 

29.           Play >>  Consider approval of specifications and advertising for ITB 2020-106 Law Enforcement Interior Painting and any appropriate action

 

30.           Play >>  Consider approval of specifications and advertising for ITB 2020-107 Law Enforcement Flooring and any appropriate action

 

31.           Play >>  Consider approval of renewal for ITB 2018-103 Asphalt Materials and any appropriate action

 

32.           Play >>  Consider approval of renewal for ITB 2017-103 Rock Road Materials and any appropriate action

 

33.           Play >>  Consider approval of renewal for ITB 2016-102 Office Supplies and any appropriate action

 

34.           Play >>  Consider approval of renewal for ITB 2017-102 Vehicle Service Repairs and any appropriate action

 

35.           Play >>  Consider approval to buy Elevator Modernization in the Law Enforcement Center to be purchased from the National IPA Contract #384889 and any appropriate action

 

36.           Play >>  Consider approval of ratifying the engagement letter with Fitch Ratings, Inc. for credit rating services towards obtaining  certificate of obligations for Law Enforcement Center repairs and restoration of 1915 Taylor County Courthouse and any appropriate action

 

37.           Play >>  Consider approval of ratifying the engagement letter with S & P Global Ratings, Inc. for credit rating services towards obtaining  certificate of obligations for Law Enforcement Center repairs and restoration of 1915 Taylor County Courthouse and any appropriate action

 

38.           Play >>  Consider approval of the Proposed Early Voting Schedule for the November 3, 2020 General Election and any appropriate action

 

39.           Play >>  Consider approval of the Proposed Election Day County Wide Vote Center locations for the November 3, 2020 General Election and any appropriate action

 

40.           Play >>  Adjourn                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   

                                              

             

 

              NOTE:                 Enumerated agenda items are assigned numbers for ease of reference only, and will not necessarily be considered by the Commissioners’ Court in that particular order.

 

                                                    

                                            

 

 

 

                                                       

                                                 DOWNING A. BOLLS, JR., TAYLOR COUNTY JUDGE

 

This is to certify that the above Notice of Meeting was posted on the Taylor County website and on the bulletin at the Taylor County Courthouse, Abilene, TX on the 28th day of August 2020, at 3:30 p.m., within such time as required by law.                        

 

                                           

                                                    LARRY G. BEVILL, TAYLOR COUNTY CLERK

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

NOTICE REGARDING PUBLIC PARTICIPATION:

 

 

 

Governor Greg Abbott has granted a temporary suspension of certain rules to allow for telephone or video conference public meetings in an effort to reduce in-person meetings that assemble large groups of people, due to COVID-19 (coronavirus) public health emergency.

 

 In an effort to reduce the spread of the virus, the Commissioner Court meetings will be livestreamed on https://www.facebook.com/TaylorCountyCommissionersCourt/  and limited to in person attendance by the public.  Individuals will be able to address the Court by filling out the Public Comment form located on www.taylorcountytexas.org under the Calendar Date of Court on the homepage and emailing the comments to the Administrative Assistant at lewist@taylorcountytexas.org by 3 p.m. on Monday prior to the Tuesday meeting in efforts to receive all request for Court comment.