NOTICE OF MEETING

ELLIS COUNTY COMMISSIONERS COURT

Notice is hereby given that a meeting of the Ellis County Commissioners Court will be held on Monday,

July 8, 2013, 10:00 A.M., in the Historic Ellis County Courthouse, Commissioners Courtroom (2nd flr), 101 W. Main Street, Waxahachie, Texas at which time the following will be discussed and considered, to-wit:

County Judge: Carol Bush County Clerk: Cindy Polley

Commissioners: Assistant County Attorneys:

Dennis Robinson, Commissioner, Pct. 1 Ann Montgomery-Moran

Bill Dodson, Commissioner, Pct. 2 Lee Auvenshine

Paul Perry, Commissioner, Pct. 3

Ron Brown, Commissioner, Pct. 4

OPENING COURT

County Judge will call meeting to order, declare quorum if present, and declare notices legally posted pursuant to Open Meetings Act.

Motion to Open Court.

Invocation and Pledge of Allegiance - Commissioner Dennis Robinson, Pct. 1

PUBLIC COMMENT*

CONSENT AGENDA – Consideration and Action:

Administrative:

A1 Approval of Regular Bills, Payroll, and Officers' Reports

A2 Consideration and action to accept a donation from Petsmart in the amount of $4,000 to construct a canine training facility. – Chuck Laubach, Sheriff’s Office.

A3 Approval of the Official Minutes of the Ellis County Commissioners’ Court regular meetings dated June 10, 2013 and June 24, 2013 – Cindy Polley, County Clerk.

Financial:

F1 From 001-0210-40719 Chapter 19 State Funding To 001-0210-50800 Chapter 19 Expenditures – Jane Anderson, Elections.

F2 From 001-0385-50805 Conference, 001-0385-50601 Travel Reimbursement, 001-0385-50801 Supplies To 001-0385-50807 Visiting Judge – Judge Gene Calvert, County Court at Law 2.

F3 From 001-0360-50799 DA-Copier, 001-0360-50703 DA-Telephone, 001-0360-50805 DA-Conference To 001-0360-50853 DA-Legal Research – Patrick Wilson, County and District Attorney.

F4 From 030-0930-50802 Check Proc-Equipment, 030-0930-50819 Check Proc-Computer To 030-0930-50502 Check Proc-Salary – Patrick Wilson, County and District Attorney.

F5 From 001-0425-50810 Auto Tires/Tire RPS To 001-0425-50819 Computer – Anne Price, Human Services.

F6 From 009-0602-50807 FM1 Gen. Misc. To 009-0602-50910 FM1 Fuel, 009-0602-50909 FM1 Repairs/Parts, 009-0602-50911 FM1 Gravel – Dennis Robinson, Commissioner Pct. 1.

F7 From 001-0520-50873 Main/RPS Ofc. Equip To 001-0520-50803 Office Fixture/Furniture and 001-0520-50801 Supplies – Jackie Miller Jr., Justice of the Peace, Pct. 2.

F8 From 024-0924-40975 Fire Marshal Special Fund To 024-0924-50502 Salaries, 024-0924-50553 Social Security, 024-0924-50802 Equipment, 024-0924-50831 Uniform Exp. – Joe Stewart, Fire Marshal.

PURCHASING

Consideration and action regarding the following presented by Kim Gould, Purchasing Agent:

3.1 Consideration to declare as surplus (1) 8x8x40 storage building in accordance with Local Government Code 263.152 from Precinct 2, to be placed on an online auction.

3.2 Consideration to declare as surplus (1) 2003 Ford Taurus VIN# 1FAFP52U53A210603 from District Attorney’s Office, in accordance with Local Government Code 263.152, to be placed on an online auction.

ADMINISTRATIVE

4.1 Consideration and action approving the tax resale offer by Mr. Weldon Davis for property located at 102 Pond St., Bardwell, TX.

4.2 Consideration and action approving the tax resale offer by Mr. Isauro Mendoza for property located at 404 Quinlan Dr., Ennis, TX.

4.3 Consideration and action approving the tax resale offer by Ms. Martha Mendoza for property located at E. Latimer St., Ennis, TX.

4.4 Consideration and action approving the tax resale offer by Nextlots 5, LLC for property located at E. Decatur St., Ennis, TX.

4.5 Consideration and action approving the tax resale offer by Nextlots 5, LLC for property located at S. Owens St., Ennis, TX.

4.6 Consideration and action approving the tax resale offer by Nextlots 5, LLC for property located at 300 E. Freeman St., Ennis, TX.

4.7 Consideration and action approving the tax resale offer by Nextlots 5, LLC for property located at 1305 Daffan Ave., Ennis, TX.

4.8 Consideration and action approving the tax resale offer by Nextlots 5, LLC for property located at 1905 N. Breckenridge St., Ennis, TX.

4.9 Consideration and action approving the tax resale offer by Nextlots 5, LLC for property located at 1205 N. Breckenridge St., Ennis, TX.

4.10 Consideration and action approving the tax resale offer by Mr. Jose Rodriguez for property located at 1502 Pittsfield St., Ennis, TX.

4.11 Consideration and action approving the tax resale offer by Mr. Bartolo Sandoval for property located at 1006 W. Brown St., Ennis, TX.

4.12 Consideration and action approving the tax resale offer by Mr. Steven Santos for property located at 174 Lyons Rd., Ennis, TX.

4.13 Consideration and action approving the tax resale offer by Mr. Joe Sifuentes for property located at 2263 FM 1182., Ennis, TX.

4.14 Approval of the Early Voting Schedule and Election Day Polling locations for the November 5, 2013 Amendment Election. -Jane Anderson, Elections Administrator.

4.15 Approval of certification of petition signatures by Jane Anderson, Elections Administrator and Order an Election to be conducted on November 5, 2013 in Ellis County Justice of the Peace Precinct Number 2 for the qualified voters to determine the issue to “Legalize the sale of mixed beverages in restaurants by food and beverage certificate holders only”. -Jane Anderson, Elections Administrator.

4.16 Consideration and action to approve an Order for the Ellis County and District Attorney’s Office to be exempt from Texas Transportation Code Section 502.201 that requires inscription of county-owned vehicles for a 2008 Crown Victoria, VIN #2FAFP71V88X103856. – Lee Auvenshine, Assistant County and District Attorney.

4.17 Approve work order under Interlocal Agreement with City of Italy and Ellis County Road & Bridge, Pct. 3 – Paul Perry, Commissioner, Pct. 3.

4.18 Approve work order under Interlocal Agreement with City of Maypearl and Ellis County Road & Bridge, Pct. 3 – Paul Perry, Commissioner, Pct. 3.

4.19 Consideration and action to enact the Ellis County Burn Ban effective immediately – Joe Stewart, Fire Marshal.

4.20 Consideration and action to approve one year contract renewals for contract FE3.1k26344 and contract FE7k25116, on the battery backup system for the Ellis County Detention Center.

RECESS TO CONVENE TO EXECUTIVE SESSION

EXECUTIVE SESSION

“The Commissioners Court of Ellis County reserves the right to adjourn into Executive Session at any time during the course of this meeting to discuss any of the matters listed in this agenda, in the order deemed appropriate, as authorized by Texas Government Code 551, or to seek the advice of its attorney and/or other attorneys representing Ellis County on any matter in which the duty of the attorney to the Commissioners Court under the Texas Disciplinary Rules of Professional Conduct of the State Bar of Texas clearly conflicts with Texas Government Code Chapter 551 or as otherwise may be permitted under 551.”

5.1 Pursuant to Section 551.074 of the Government Code, consultation to deliberate the duties

of the Fire Marshal/Emergency Management office.

5.2 Consultation to deliberate the deployment, or specific occasions for implementation, of security personnel or devices under Sec. 551.076.

ADJOURNMENT OF EXECUTIVE SESSION

ADJOURNMENT

Signed this the _______ day of July, 2013.

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Carol Bush

Ellis County Judge

I, the undersigned, County Clerk of the Ellis County Commissioners Court do hereby certify that the above Notice of Meeting of the Ellis County Commissioners Court is a true and correct copy of said Notice, that I received said Notice, and it was posted at the doors of the Ellis County Courthouse, a place readily accessible to the general public at all times on the _____day of July, 2013 at ____________ a.m./p.m.

Cindy Polley, County Clerk

By__________________________________, Deputy