Denton County, Texas, Seal

* * * * * Notice of Public Meeting
Denton County Commissioners Court
Courthouse on the Square
110 West Hickory, Denton, Texas
* * * * * AGENDA


Tuesday, November 28, 2006, 9:00 A.M.

* * * * * Please turn off all audible pagers and cellular phones, $5.00 fine. * * * * *

A copy of the Formal and Briefing Agenda books is available for public review in the Aide-to-the-Court’s Office.
Some numbered agenda categories may have no posted items. Please contact the Aide-to-the-Court if assistance for hearing impaired is needed.

TIMED AGENDA ITEMS

4. A) 9:05 A.M.
4. B) 9:10 A.M.
4. C) 9:15 A.M.
4. D) 9:20 A.M.

CALL TO ORDER

INVOCATION

PLEDGES OF ALLEGIANCE

Pledge of Allegiance to the United States Flag
Pledge of Allegiance to the Texas Flag
"Honor the Texas Flag, I pledge allegiance to thee, Texas, one and indivisible."

1. PUBLIC INPUT FOR ITEMS NOT LISTED ON THE AGENDA

Citizens should complete a witness form located on the side table. Pursuant to State Open Meetings Law, the Commissioners Court is restricted in discussing or taking action on items not posted on the agenda. Action on your statement can be taken only at a future meeting.

In order to expedite the flow of business and to provide all citizens the opportunity to speak, the Commissioners Court may impose a three-minute limitation on persons addressing the Court. Please address all comments to the Presiding Officer.

2. CONSENT AGENDA

* All items marked with an asterisk are part of a consent agenda and require no deliberation by the Court. Any Court member can remove an item from this agenda to be considered separately.

3. RESOLUTIONS/AWARDS/REPORTS/PRESENTATIONS

A) Report on Progress of Denton County Building Projects, and any appropriate action. County Judge

B) Report on Progress of Precinct 4 Government Center, and any appropriate action. Commissioner, Pct. #4

4. PUBLIC HEARINGS

9:05 a.m. A) Approve the Replat of Island Village II at Providence, Phase 5, Precinct #1, and any appropriate action. Planning

9:10 a.m. B) Approve the Replat of Marietta Village I at Savannah, Phase 9, Precinct #1, and any appropriate action. Planning

9:15 a.m. C) Approve the Replat of Artesia Phase 1A, Precinct #1, and any appropriate action. Planning

9:20 a.m. D) Approval of an amendment to the Lake Ray Roberts Land Use Ordinance for a zoning change from Agriculture to Residential Medium Density District Abstract 652, Tract 4, Precinct #1, and any appropriate action.

5. AUDITOR

A) Approval of Bill Report.
(Payments from CSCD, Community Corrections, TAIP, Sheriff’s Training, Sheriff’s Forfeiture, VIT Interest, DA Check Fee, and DA Forfeiture Funds are presented for recording purposes only.)

TREASURER
* B) Approval of Payroll.

6. PURCHASING

7. BUDGET

* A) Approval of Intra-Departmental Transfers, and any appropriate action.

* B) Approval of Budget Amendment Request #100250 to increase revenues and allocate expenditures from Edward Byrne Justice Assistance Grant Program to Operating Supplies for Sheriff’s Department in the amount of $503, and any appropriate action. (Briefing 11-21-06)

* C) Approval of Budget Amendment Request #100260 to increase revenues and reallocation of “Roll-over” 2006 funds for Part-Time Salaries/benefits and various other line items for Pandemic Preparedness Grant in the amount of $127,238, and any appropriate action. (Briefing 11-21-06)

* D) Approval of Budget Amendment Request #100270 to increase revenues and allocate expenditures for Educational Supplies for CHOS Museum in the amount of $800, and any appropriate action. (Briefing 11-21-06)

* E) Approval of Budget Amendment Request #100280 for Computer Software for County-Wide Technology in the amount of $1,040, and any appropriate action. (Briefing 11-21-06)

* F) Approval of Budget Amendment Request #100300 to increase revenues and relocation of “Roll-over” 2006 funds for Salary, Assistants/benefits and various other line items for Crisis Counseling Program Grant in the amount of $596,194, and any appropriate action. (Briefing 11-21-06)

* G) Approval of Budget Amendment Request #100310 to increase revenues and allocate expenditures for Salary, Assistants/benefits and various other line items including the creation of new line items for Contract purposes for FY 2006-2007 for Copper Canyon Interlocal Contract in the amount of $66,342, and any appropriate action. (Briefing 11-21-06)

* H) Approval of Budget Amendment Request #100320 to increase revenues and allocate new contract funding as well as to “roll-over” unencumbered or unexpended fiscal year 2006 funds for Cities Readiness Initiative Grant in the amount of $197,500, and any appropriate action. (Briefing 11-21-06)

* I) Approval of Budget Amendment Request #100330 for Computers for Tax Assessor/Collector in the amount of $18,452, and any appropriate action. (Briefing 11-21-06)

8. HUMAN RESOURCES

* A) Approval of Order Making Appointments. (Appointments have been posted and advertised. Interviews were conducted as set forth in the Denton County policies adopted by the Commissioners Court, except as otherwise stated in the appointment orders. These appointments are within the budgetary constraints.)

9. HEALTH

10. PUBLIC WORKS

11. COUNTY CLERK

12. SHERIFF

13. OTHER DEPARTMENTS

* A) Approval of Building Usage Request from A.T.C. Home Health for the use of the Courthouse Lawn for a showing of Classic Christmas Cartoons for City of Denton Nurses & their children on December 15, 2006 from 12:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m., and any appropriate action. Aide-to-the-Court (Briefing 11-21-06)

B) Approval of building usage request by Cynda Bouse, DBA Wild Horse Crossing, to use the Courthouse Lawn on Saturday, December 2, 2006 from 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. for a book signing, and any appropriate action. Aide-to-the-Court

14. LEGAL

A) Any appropriate action on Executive Session matters - Legal Department.

* B) Approval of the Denton County Tax Office Motor Vehicle Title Services and Title Services Runner License Policy, and any appropriate action. (Briefing 11-21-06)

15. EXECUTIVE SESSION

The Commissioners Court reserves the right to exercise its discretion and may convene in executive session as authorized by the Texas Government Code §551.071, et seq. on any of the agenda items.

For purposes permitted by Texas Government Code, Section 551.071 - Contemplated or Pending Litigation or Settlement Offer, Section 551.072 - Real Property, Section 551.074 - Personnel Matters, and Section 551.076 - Security.

A) Real Property: Texas Government Code, Section 551.072: Real Property.

B) Deliberation regarding security procedures and devices - Texas Government Code, Section 551.076.

C) Consultation with Attorney: Pending Litigation; Texas Government Code, Section 551.071 (1)(A); Tarrant County v. Denton Central Appraisal District, pending in 96th Judicial Court of Tarrant County, Texas, Cause #96-217341-06.

16. ADDENDA

17. RECESS

18. RECONVENE IF NECESSARY

19. ADJOURNMENT

 

Persons with disabilities who plan to attend this meeting and who may need auxiliary aids of services such as interpreters for persons who are deaf or hearing impaired; readers; or large print or are requested to contact the Aide to the Court at 940-349-2830 two (2) work days prior to the meeting so that appropriate arrangements can be made.

Braille is not available.