Dallas County

Commissioners Court

 

 

MEETING AGENDA

September 20, 2016

9:00 AM

 

Administration Building

Allen Clemson Courtroom

411 Elm Street

Dallas, Texas 75202

 

Honorable Clay Lewis Jenkins

County Judge

Commissioner Dr. Theresa M. Daniel

District 1

Commissioner Mike Cantrell

District 2

Commissioner John Wiley Price

District 3

Commissioner Dr. Elba Garcia

District 4

 

 

 

A.

CALL COURT TO ORDER

 

B.

DECLARE A QUORUM PRESENT

 

C.

DECLARE LEGAL NOTICES POSTED AND COURT DULY CALLED

 

D.

MOTION TO OPEN COURT

 

E.

BAILIFF TO OPEN COURT

 

F.

INVOCATION

 

 

Dr. Karen Hollie-Thibodeaux

Grace International Seminary

 

 

 

G.

RESOLUTIONS

 

 

COMMISSIONER MIKE CANTRELL

 

1.

Retirement of Pastor Dick Leetch - Lavon Drive Baptist Church

 

 

COMMISSIONER JOHN WILEY PRICE

 

2.

Marva Jones Retirement

 

3.

Sharon Phillips Retirement - Parkland

 

4.

Retirement Saving Resolution – National Savings Month “Save Today for a Better Tomorrow”

 

5.

Lancaster ISD Board of Trustees - Top Five Honor Boards in the State

 

 

COMMISSIONER DR. ELBA GARCIA

 

6.

Mariachi Sol Azteca

 

7.

Jose "Joe" May

 

 

JUDGE CLAY LEWIS JENKINS

 

8.

Digital Equity Day

 

 

H.

PRESENTATION

 

 

DALLAS COUNTY HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES

 

1.

West Nile Virus, Zika Virus and Flu Updates

 

 

COMMISSIONER JOHN WILEY PRICE

 

2.

County-wide Tax Rate

 

 

I.

CONSENT AGENDA

 

 

RECURRING BUSINESS

 

1.

Register of Approved Checks, Authorized Claims Certification, Minutes of Requisitions, and Payroll Registers

 

2.

Transfer of Funds

 

3.

Collateral of Funds

 

4.

Commissioners Court Agenda for Filing Only

 

5.

Commissioners Court Correspondence

 

6.

Rights of Way

 

7.

Personnel Actions

 

8.

Bids to Open:

 

 

September 12, 2016 - 2016-072-6609

Request for Proposal for Household Hazardous Waste Collection, Recycling, Disposal and Other Related Program Services

 

 

September 12, 2016 - 2016-077-6614

Annual Contract for Blueprint, Copy and Envelope Printing Services

 

 

September 19, 2016 - 2016-058-6595

Contract for Irrigation Systems and Landscape Improvement Services at George L. Allen Sr. Courts Building and Frank Crowley Courts Building (Opening extended due to addendum)

 

 

J.

PUBLIC HEARING

 

 

DALLAS COUNTY FY2017 PROPOSED BUDGET

 

1.

Motion to Open Public Hearing

 

2.

Discussion and Request for Public Comment

 

3.

Motion to Close Public Hearing

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

K.

PUBLIC HEARING

 

 

DALLAS COUNTY HOSPITAL DISTRICT FY2017 PROPOSED BUDGET

 

1.

Motion to Open Public Hearing

 

2.

Discussion and Request for Public Comment

 

3.

Motion to Close Public Hearing

 

 

L.

COURT ORDERS

 

 

AUDITOR

 

1.

Sheriff and Constable Fees

 

2.

Engagement of Deloitte & Touché LLP, (D&T) to Perform Fiscal Year 2016 Audit

 

 

BUDGET

 

3.

Dallas County FY17 Budget Adoption

 

4.

Dallas County FY17 Tax Rate Adoption

 

5.

Dallas County Hospital District FY17 Budget Adoption

 

6.

Dallas County Hospital District FY17 Tax Rate Adoption

 

7.

Sheriff’s Office – FY2016 Violent Offender Task Force Overtime

 

8.

Tax Office - New Temporary Grade D Downtown Special Operations Manager Position

 

 

COMMISSIONERS COURT ADMINISTRATION

 

9.

Jail Consultant Contract - October 1, 2016 to September 30, 2017

 

 

CONSOLIDATED SERVICES

 

10.

SAVNS/VINE Maintenance Grant Contract between the Office of the Attorney General and Dallas County for the State Fiscal Year 2017 and Annual Service and Maintenance Renewal Agreement with Appriss, the Vendor Facilitating the Program

 

 

CRIMINAL JUSTICE

 

11.

FY2017 530 Fund Budget

 

12.

SAMHSA Grant Year 2 Continuation and Grant Budget

 

13.

FY 2017 Contract Renewals for Crisis Services Project

 

14.

Contract Renewal between Dallas County and Nexus Recovery Center

 

 

DISTRICT ATTORNEY

 

15.

Amendment of Engagement Agreement in Harding et al. v. County of Dallas et al 3:15-cv-0131-D

 

16.

Honorably Retired Peace Officers and Weapons Proficiency Policy of the DA’s office

 

 

FACILITIES MANAGEMENT

 

17.

10-Year Capital Improvement Program for Dallas County Buildings

 

18.

Donation of Computer Monitors for Attorneys' Workroom at the George Allen Sr. Courts Building

 

19.

Approve an Agreement to Film and Use Images of Dallas County Facilities for a Television Program

 

 

FORENSICS

 

20.

Interlocal Agreement with The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center for Transport of Decedents

 

21.

Interlocal Agreement with The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center for Indigent and Unclaimed Decedent Dispositions

 

22.

Interlocal Agreement with The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center for Neuropathology, Specialized Histological Procedures and Specialized Clinical Diagnostic Services

 

23.

Interlocal Agreement with The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center for Radiation Safety Services

 

 

GOVERNMENTAL AFFAIRS

 

24.

Continuing Education Requirements for County Judge Clay Jenkins

 

25.

Continuing Education Requirements for Commissioners Mike Cantrell and John Wiley Price

 

 

HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES

 

26.

Renewal for Professional Services Contract for Pharmacy Services with Howard Aldridge, Jr.

 

27.

2016 Direct Energy - Neighbor-to-Neighbor Program Funds

 

28.

DCHHS / Older Adult Services Program FY 2017 Transportation Agreements

 

 

29.

Dallas County Health and Human Services / Older Adult Services Program  - Dallas Area Agency on Aging Intent to Contract

 

30.

2016 Reliant Energy CARE Program - Supplemental Letter Agreement

 

31.

Revised Court Order 2016-1057

 

32.

TXU Energy Aid Donation

 

33.

Donation from The Dallas Foundation Emergency Heat Relief Fund

 

 

HUMAN RESOURCES

 

34.

Updated Forms – Performance Evaluation Forms

 

35.

Approval of Salary Schedules - FY2017, effective October 1, 2016

 

 

INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY

 

36.

Obtain Personal Services for Vankatesh Medikonduru through RedZone Resources

 

37.

Obtain Personal Services for Selwyn Brown through Robert Half Technologies

 

38.

Personal Services Contract Extension for Prem Kumar

 

 

JUVENILE

 

39.

Licensing Agreement between Handle with Care Behavior Management System Inc. and Dallas County Juvenile Department

 

40.

Approval of Continuing Education Provider for Substance Abuse Unit (SAU)

 

41.

FY2017 Interlocal Agreement with the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center for Psychological Services

 

42.

Contract with Dallas Metrocare Services for In-Home Therapeutic Services

 

43.

Amendment to the Interlocal Agreement between Dallas County Schools and Academy for Academic Excellence for Technology Services

 

44.

Ratification of JJAEP Summer Camp: TJJD Prevention, Programming and Placement Funding Request

 

45.

Drug Court Contract With Judge George Ashford III for FY2017

 

 

PARKLAND

 

46.

Parkland - Lease for Garland ARC

 

 

 

PLANNING AND DEVELOPMENT

 

47.

Request to Endorse Proposed Foreign Trade SubZone for Mazda

 

48.

Request to Endorse Proposed Foreign Trade SubZone for Southwest Moulding

 

49.

Revising Builder’s Risk Requirement for Four Replacement Housing Projects

 

 

PUBLIC WORKS

 

50.

Project Specific Agreement with City of Richardson - Duck Creek Trail Extension MCIP 12110

 

51.

Request to Consent to Sale of Tax Foreclosed Properties by Sealed Bid - City of Grand Prairie, Trustee

 

52.

Acceptance of City of DeSoto Trustee Role to Resell Property Acquired by Tax Foreclosure at 1130 Frost Hollow Drive, DeSoto, Texas

 

53.

Conveyance of Dallas County’s interests in the parcels acquired for SO-PAC Gaston Avenue (YMCA) Connection, MCIP #20214, City of Dallas

 

54.

Resale of Tax Foreclosed Property at 1133 Cedarview Drive, Cedar Hill, Texas Via Private Sale

 

55.

Resale of Tax Foreclosed Property at 318 Linkhaven Drive, Cedar Hill, Texas Via Private Sale

 

56.

Resale of Tax Foreclosed Property at 1129 Cedarview Drive, Cedar Hill, Texas Via Private Sale

 

57.

Resale of Tax Foreclosed Property at 3210 Baskin Drive, Lancaster, Texas Via Private Sale

 

58.

Resale of Tax Foreclosed Property at 1321 Plateau Street, Cedar Hill, Texas via Private Sale

 

59.

Resale of Tax Foreclosed Property at 1320 Plateau Street, Cedar Hill, Texas via Private Sale

 

60.

Dalworth Soil and Water Conservation District (DSWCD) #519 - Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) with Dallas County for Annual Maintenance For Four (4) Regional Dams - Rowlett Creek and Ten Mile Creek Watersheds

 

61.

Conveyance of Dallas County’s interests in Parcel 1 acquired for Gaston Avenue at Washington Avenue Intersection Improvements, MCIP #30206, City of Dallas

 

62.

Resale of Tax Foreclosed Property at 4192 Portwood Drive, Lancaster, Texas Via Private Sale

 

63.

Conveyance of Dallas County’s interests in the parcels acquired for Mountain Creek Parkway, MCIP #40202 (Grady Niblo Extension to Spur 408), City of Dallas

 

 

PURCHASING

 

64.

Bid No. 2016-001-6538 Annual Contract for Routine Histological Services primarily including preparation of Paraffin Blocks from fixed tissue and preparation of slides with Hematoxylin and Eosin Staining – First Extension

 

65.

Bid No. 2015-076-6530 Annual Contract for VanishPoint Syringes - First Extension

 

66.

Bid No. 2015-080-6534 Annual Contract for the Purchase of Mattresses for the Detention Facilities - First Extension

 

67.

Bid No. 2012-089-6134 for Printing/Mailing of Tax Statements – Extension

 

68.

Bid No. 2013-062-6379 Annual Contract for the Purchase of Janitorial Supplies – Final Extension

 

69.

Bid No. 2015-065-6519 Annual Contract for the Purchase of Offset Printing - First Extension

 

70.

Bid No. 2015-075-6529 Annual Contract for the Purchase of Supplemental Routine Clinical Testing and Infectious Disease Testing on Post Mortem / Cadaveric Specimens – First Extension

 

71.

RFP No. 2016-XXX-XXXX Request for Proposals for HIV/AIDS Service Delivery Area to be funded by the FY2016 State of Texas HIV Health and Social Services (State Services) Grant – Authorization to Advertise / Negotiate

 

72.

Bid No. 2016-071-6608 Annual Contract for Towing Services – Award Recommendation

 

73.

Dallas County Purchasing Manual

 

74.

Buyboard Contract No. 501-15 Building Maintenance, Repair & Operations Supplies & Equipment for restroom partitions and urinal screens – Authorization to Purchase under the Cooperative Agreement.

 

75.

Bid No. 2016-074-6611 Contract for the Purchase and Installation of Hunter Wheel Alignment System and Lift Rack – Authorization to Cancel Solicitation

 

76.

Bid No. 2016-076-6613 Contract for the Purchase and Installation of Hunter Tire Changer and Wheel Balancer Equipment – Authorization to Cancel Solicitation

 

 

77.

BuyBoard Contract No. 424-13 for Heavy Equipment (Asphalt Paver and Front Loading Milling Machine) – Authorization to Amend Court Order 2016-0592

 

78.

Bid No. 2014-036-6418 Annual Contract Armed/Unarmed Security Guard Services - Award to Next Lowest Bidder Texas 1 Security dba Texas Star Security

 

79.

Authority to Utilize PropertyRoom Auction Services for Sheriff's Office Seized Property

 

 

TAX ASSESSOR - COLLECTOR

 

80.

Property Tax Refunds over $5,000

 

 

TREASURER

 

81.

Monthly Report July 2016

 

 

ADDENDUM

 

82.

Contract Extension - Jail Health Consultants (Dr. Ronald Shansky, Dr. Jeffrey L. Metzner, Dr. Michael Puisis and Madeleine LaMarre)

 

83.

RFQ/RFP No. 2016-048-6585 Request for Qualifications / Request for Proposals Construction Manager at Risk (CMAR) for Records Building Complex Renovation – Execute Final Contract for Award

 

84.

Bilingual and Sign Language Skills Incentive Pay Pilot Program

 

85.

Proposal for Use of Temporary Polling Locations for the November 8, 2016 Presidential Election

 

86.

Professional Services Contract for a Comprehensive Editorial, Revision, and Update of the Ryan White Part A - MAI Competing Continuous Grant Application - Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) FY 2017-HRSA-17-030

 

87.

Sheriff's Department Academy, E. Langdon Road, Hutchins - Modification 1

 

88.

RFP No. 2014-002-6383 Request for Proposal for Aerial Spraying – DCHHS (Authorization for VectoBac WDG Free Trial Proposal Acceptance)

 

89.

RFP No. 2014-002-6383 Request for Proposal for Aerial Spraying – DCHHS (Contract Amendment No. 1)

 

90.

Bid No. 2016-078-6615 Annual Contract for the Purchase of Various Types of Insurance and Bonds - Award to Sole Bidder

 

 

 

M.

MISCELLANEOUS

 

 

BRIEF

 

 

TELECOMMUNICATIONS

 

 

TRAVEL

 

 

N.

INFORMATION

 

 

AUDITOR

 

1.

Payment Holds - Contractual Non-compliance:  Insurance as of August 23, 2016

 

 

BUDGET

 

2.

Reserve Balance Report

 

3.

District Attorney - Amended Budgets

 

4.

Texas Health Resource System Revenue Bonds - Tarrant County Cultural Education Facilities Finance Corporation (Executed)

 

5.

C. C. Young Memorial Home Revenue Bonds - Tarrant County Cultural Education Facilities Finance Corporation (Executed)

 

 

COMMISSIONERS COURT ADMINISTRATION

 

6.

Amendment to Chapter 74 of the Dallas County Code

 

 

CRIMINAL JUSTICE

 

7.

Jail Population Report

 

 

FACILITIES MANAGEMENT

 

8.

Process Improvement Projects

 

 

FIRE MARSHAL

 

9.

FY17 Operational Plan

 

 

INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY

 

10.

CIO Progress Forward Report

 

 

JUVENILE BOARD

 

11.

2016-072 - Certification of Pre and Post-Adjudication Programs located at the Dr. Jerome McNeil Jr. Juvenile Detention Center, 2600 Lone Star Dr., Dallas, TX

 

12.

2016-073 - Annual Review of Dallas County Juvenile Detention Center Policies and Procedures

 

13.

2016-074 - Annual Review of Dallas County Short Term Adolescent Residential Treatment (START) / Residential Drug Treatment (RDT) Programs Policies and Procedures Manual

 

14.

2016-075 - Certification of the Marzelle C. Hill Transition Center

 

15.

2016-076 - 2016 Annual Review of Marzelle C. Hill Center Policies and Procedures

 

16.

2016-080 - 2016-084 - Juvenile Processing Offices - Dallas Police Department, Dallas County Schools Police Department and Duncanville Independent School District

 

 

O.

PUBLIC COMMENTS

 

P.

EXECUTIVE SESSION

 

For purposes permitted by Chapter 551, Open Meetings, Texas Government Code, Sections 551.071, 551.072, 551.073, 551.074, 551.0745, 551.075 and 551.076.  The Commissioners Court reserves the right to exercise its discretion and may convene in closed/executive session as authorized by the Texas Government Code Section 551.071, et seq. on any of the items listed on its Formal or Briefing agendas, and as a result to take any necessary action in Open Session.

 

 

APPOINTMENTS

 

1.

Joint Appointment - North Texas Tollway Authority Board of Directors (NTTA)

 

 

CLAIMS

 

2.

Claim of Susan Money against Dallas County

 

3.

Claims of Dallas County against Lewis Stump and Charles Burn

 

4.

Cecilia Allen Lien Reduction Request

 

5.

Notice of Tort Claim on behalf of Robert Tovar

 

 

SECURITY

 

6.

Courthouse Security

 

 

Q.

RECESS

 

R.

RECONVENE IF REQUIRED

 

S.

ADJOURN

 

 


 

 


Dallas County Code Sec. 74-71.  Meetings.

 

·         Citizens and other visitors attending commissioners court meetings shall preserve order and decorum and shall neither, by conversation or otherwise, delay or interrupt the proceedings nor refuse to obey the orders of the presiding officer or rules of the commissioners court. Any person making personal, impertinent, profane or slanderous remarks or who becomes boisterous while addressing and/or attending the commissioners court meeting shall be removed from the commissioners' courtroom if security is so directed by the presiding officer. If the presiding officer fails to act, any member of the commissioners court may move to require enforcement of the rules, and the affirmative vote of a majority of the commissioners court shall require the presiding officer to act. 

 

·         Unauthorized remarks from the audience, stamping of feet, whistles, yells, and similar demonstrations shall not be permitted. The presiding officer may direct security to remove offenders from the courtroom. If the presiding officer fails to act, any member of the commissioners court may move to require enforcement of the rules, and the affirmative vote of a majority of the commissioners court shall require the presiding officer to act. 

 

·         No placards, banners, or signs will be permitted in the commissioners' courtroom or in any other room in which the commissioners court is meeting. This does not prohibit displays and visual aids used in connection with a presentation to the commissioners court. 

 

·         Any person ordered to be removed from a commissioners court meeting under the provisions of this section shall be barred from further attendance of that session of the commissioners court meeting. Any person ordered to be removed from any commissioners court meeting may be barred from addressing and/or attending any commissioners court meeting for up to a six-month period. Any second violation within a year of the first shall result in a one-year suspension from attendance. 

 

·         A person that is found to be in violation of these rules by order of the presiding officer or an affirmative vote of the commissioners court may be held in contempt as allowed by V.T.C.A., Local Government Code, § 81.023. The punishment for contempt is a $25.00 fine or 24 hours in jail. For an individual's first time to be held in contempt they shall be fined and for all additional times they will be subject to confinement in jail. 

 

·         Persons removed from a commissioners court meeting for failure to adhere to these rules shall be subject to arrest and prosecution for violation of the V.T.C.A., Penal Code §§ 38.13, 42.01 or 42.05. 

·

(Admin. Policy Manual, § E(1.00--1.08); Ord. No. 98-2334, 12-8-1998; Ord. No. 2003-552, 4-1-2003; Ord. No. 2008-1336, 7-22-2008)


Código del Condado de Dallas Sec. 74-71.  Reuniones.

 

·         Ciudadanos y otros visitantes asistiendo la Corte de Comisionados preservarán el orden y decoro y ni por conversación o de otra manera, demorarán o interrumpirán los actos, ni se negarán a obedecer las órdenes del oficial dirigiendo la corte o reglas de la Corte de Comisionados.  Cualquier persona que haga comentarios personales, impertinentes, profanos, difamatorios, o se agite mientras se dirige o asiste a la Corte de Comisionados sera retirada de la corte con la asistencia de seguridad por orden del oficial dirigiendo la corte.  Si el oficial dirigiendo la corte falla en actuar,  cualquier miembro de la Corte de Comisionados puede requerir un voto para ejecutar las reglas. El voto afirmativo de la mayoria de la Corte de Comisionados requerira al oficial dirigiendo la corte a actuar.

 

·         Declaraciones hecha sin autorización por el publico, pisoteos fuertes, silbatos, gritos o cualquier otra demostración similar no seran permitidos. El oficial dirigiendo la corte le dara la orden al oficial de seguridad de retirar de la corte a cualquier ofensor. Si el oficial dirigiendo la corte falla en actuar  cualquier miembro de la Corte de Comisionados puede requerir un voto para ejecuar las reglas. El voto afirmativo de la mayoria de la Corte de Comisionados requerira al oficial dirigiendo la corte a actuar.

 

·         Nigun letrero, bandera, o pancarta sera permitido dentro de la Corte de Comisionados o cualquier otro cuarto donde los comisionados se juntan.  Esto no prohibe demostraciónes o ayuda visual en presentaciones a la Corte de Comisionados.

 

·         Cualquier persona que sea retirada de cualquier Corte de Comisionados segun las provisiones de esta sección sera prohibida en continuar asistiendo esa session.  Cualquier persona que sea retirada de cualquier Corte de Comisionados se le prohibira dirigirse o asistir cualquier corte por un periodo de hasta seis meses.  Cualquier violación, dentro de un año de la primera violacion resultara en un año de suspension en poder dirigirse o asistir a la corte.

 

·         Cualquier persona que se encuentra en violacion de las reglas por orden del oficial que dirige la corte o por voto afirmativo de los comisionados puede ser detenido por desacato, como lo permite el V.T.C.A codigo de gobierno local §81.023. El castigo por desacato es una multa de $25.00 o 24 horas de carcel. Cualquier individuo que se haye culpable sera sometido a una multa a la primera ofensa, para todas violaciones adicionales el individuo sera sometido y procesado a la carcel.

 

·         Personas retiradas de la Corte de Comisionados por falta de obedecer las reglas seran detenidas por violacion de el V.T.C.A. codigo penal §§38.13, 42.01 or 42.05.

 

(Admin. Policy Manual, § E(1.00--1.08); Ord. No. 98-2334, 12-8-1998; Ord. No. 2003-552, 4-1-2003; Ord. No. 2008-1336, 7-22-2008)