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NOTICE OF MEETING
FORT BEND COUNTY COMMISSIONERS COURT
SECOND FLOOR, FORT BEND COUNTY COURTHOUSE
401 JACKSON STREET, RICHMOND, TEXAS
TUESDAY, JANUARY 3, 2023
1:00 P.M.


AGENDA
 
             
1. Call to Order.
 
2. Invocation and Pledges of Allegiance by Commissioner Andy Meyers.        
 
3. Approve minutes of regular meeting held on December 20, 2022.             
 
4. Public Comments regarding the Agenda and Announcements.
 
5. PUBLIC HEARINGS:  1:00 p.m.:  Conduct Public Hearings and take all appropriate action on the following matters:
 
A.   Acceptance of traffic control plan for Jordan Ranch Section 34, Precinct 1.
 
Attachments:
Development: Hold Public Hearing: TCP: Jordan Ranch Section 34
 
B.   Acceptance of traffic control plan for Tamarron Section 40, Precinct 1.
 
Attachments:
Development: Hold Public Hearing: TCP: Tamarron Section 40
 
C.   Acceptance of traffic control plan for Tamarron Section 42, Precinct 1.
 
Attachments:
Development: Hold Public Hearing: TCP: Tamarron Section 42
 
D.   Acceptance of traffic control plan for Tamarron Section 54, Precinct 1.
 
Attachments:
Development: Hold Public Hearing: TCP: Tamarron Section 54
 
E.   Acceptance of traffic control plan for Roesner Road within Silver Ranch Sec 1, Precinct 1.
 
Attachments:
Development: Hold Public Hearing: TCP: Roesner Road within Silver Ranch Sec 1
 
F.   Acceptance of traffic control plan for Oberrender Road, Precinct 2.
 
Attachments:
Development: Hold Public Hearing: TCP: Oberrender Road
 
G.   Acceptance of traffic control plan for West Bellfort at Westmoor Drive within Aliana West Bellfort St Ded and Aliana Westmoor Drive and Reserves Subdivision, Precinct 3.
 
Attachments:
Development: Hold Public Hearing: TCP: West Bellfort at Westmoor Drive
 
H.   Acceptance of traffic control plan for Lakeview Retreat Section 12, Precinct 4.
 
Attachments:
Development: Hold public hearing: TCP: Lakeview Retreat Section 12
 
CONSENT AGENDA ITEMS: 6-22
 
6. OUT-OF-STATE TRAVEL:   Approve out-of-state travel requests for County personnel:
 
A.   District Attorney: Ratify out-of-state travel for three (3) District Attorney employees to New Orleans, Louisiana, December 28, 2022 through December 29, 2022, to attend a case meeting. (Fund: Travel)
 
B.   Health and Human Services: Approve out-of-state travel for N. Janoski to St. Louis, Missouri, February 12, 2023 through February 16, 2023, to attend the InFORM Regional Meeting. (Fund: NACCHO Travel Scholarship)
 
Attachments:
Travel Expense Voucher
NACCHO Travel Policy
About InFORM
InFORM Registration
 
7. COMMISSIONER, PCT. 3:
 
  Approve reappointment of Matt Shepard as Fort Bend County representative to the Board of Directors of City of Sugar Land Tax Increment Reinvestment Zone (TIRZ) No. 4 for a two-year term effective through December 31, 2024.
 
8. BUDGET & FINANCE:
 
  Record into the Minutes the Fort Bend County Budget Calendar for Fiscal Year 2024.
 
Attachments:
Budget Calendar FY2024
 
9. BUDGET TRANSFER(s):
 
A.   Auditor's Office: Approve FY2022 transfer in the amount of $1,140,858 from accounts detailed on Director's form dated December 27th, 2022 to allocate funds for debt service payments regarding the Jail Efficiency project.
 
Attachments:
QECB budget transfer
 
B.   Public Transportation: Approve FY2022 transfer in the amount of $11,569 from Grant/Project Allocation into Budget AC Transfer to allocate funds for Public Transportation Cash Match Budget.
 
Attachments:
2023-01-03 Allocate FY22 Cash Match
 
C.   Tax Assessor/Collector: Approve transfer in the amount of $70 from Tax Office - Fees into Information Technology - Fees to allocate funds to pay balance for Papervision subscription.
 
Attachments:
Transfer Between to IT 12.27.22
 
10. CONSTABLE, PCT. 1:
 
  Approve Amendment to the Interlocal Agreement for Additional Law Enforcement Services between Fort Bend County and Fort Bend County Assistance Districts No. 1, Nos. 7, 9, 10 and 11, with services to be provided by the Office of Constable Precinct 1, effective through September 30, 2023.
 
Attachments:
Amendment
 
11. ENGINEERING-PAYMENTS:
 
A.   Approve payment of Invoice No. TH27697 in the amount of $13,098.75 and Invoice No. TH44931 in the amount of $12,196.25 to Terracon Consultants, Inc. for construction and materials testing services regarding Greenbusch Road, Mobility Bond Project No. 13312, Precinct 1. (Fund: Mobility Bonds)
 
Attachments:
Invoice:Terracon:Greenbusch
Invoice:Terracon:Greenbusch
 
B.   Approve payment of Invoice No. 20 in the amount of $18,918.40 to Brian Smith Construction Inspection, Inc. for construction inspection services regarding Mobility Bond Projects within Precincts 1, 2, 3, and 4. (Fund: Mobility Bonds)
 
Attachments:
Invoice:Brian Smith Construction:2017 Mobility Projects
 
C.   Approve payment of Invoice No. 202226861 in the amount of $50,824.89 and Invoice No. 202231528 in the amount of $44,779.62 to LJA Engineering, Inc. for project management services regarding 2020 Mobility Projects within Precincts 1, 2, 3, and 4. (Fund: Mobility Bonds)
 
Attachments:
Invoice:LJA Engineering:2020 Mobility Projects
Invoice:LJA Engineering:2020 Mobility Projects
 
D.   Approve payment of Invoice No. 22 in the amount of $25,337.00 to Schaumburg & Polk, Inc. for project management services regarding 2020 Mobility Bond Projects within Precincts 1, 2, 3 and 4. (Fund: Mobility Bonds)
 
Attachments:
Invoice:Schaumburg & Polk:2020 Mobility Projects
 
E.   Approve payment of Invoice No. 54905 in the amount of $33,870.50 to Binkley & Barfield, Inc. for project management services regarding 2020 Mobility Bond Projects within Precincts 1, 2, 3 and 4. (Fund: Mobility Bonds)
 
Attachments:
Invoice:Binkley&Barfield:2020 Mobility Projects
 
F.   Approve payment of Invoice No. 1022084 in the amount of $42,231.25 to RPS for project management services regarding 2020 Mobility Bond Projects within Precincts 1, 2, 3 and 4. (Fund: Mobility Bonds)
 
Attachments:
Invoice:RPS:2020 Mobility Projects
 
G.   Approve payment of Invoice No. 307207 in the amount of $9,548.11 to Bio-West, Inc. for professional environmental services regarding mobility projects within Precincts 1, 2, 3 and 4. (Fund: Mobility Bonds)
 
Attachments:
Invoice:Bio-West:2020 Mobility Projects
 
H.   Approve payment of Invoice No. 296 in the amount of $25,359.85 to CivilTech Engineering, Inc. for professional engineering services regarding Koeblen Road, Segment 3, Mobility Bond Project No. 20115, Precincts 1 and 4. (Fund: Mobility Bonds)
 
Attachments:
Invoice:CivilTech:Koeblen Road Seg 3
 
I.   Approve payment of Invoice No. 8 in the amount of $139,023.76 to Allgood Construction Company for construction of Benton Road, Mobility Bond Project No. 17110, Precinct 2. (Fund: Mobility Bonds)
 
Attachments:
Invoice:Allgood Construction:Benton Road
 
J.   Approve payment of Invoice No. 10085791 in the amount of $888.35 to Halff Associates, Inc. for professional engineering services regarding Bamore Road Segment 2, Mobility Bond Project No. 17105, Precinct 4. (Fund: Mobility Bonds)
 
Attachments:
Invoice:Halff Associates:Bamore Road Seg 2
 
K.   Approve payment of Invoice No. 87480 in the amount of $30,697.75 to R.G. Miller Engineers, Inc. for professional engineering services regarding Beechnut Street, Mobility Bond Project No. 17410, Precinct 4. (Fund: Mobility Bonds)
 
Attachments:
Invoice:R.G.Miller:Beechnut
 
12. ENGINEERING-PERMITS:
 
A.   Approve release of Performance Bond from Drymalla Construction Company, Inc. for work completed along Koeblen Road, Permit No. 2020-35630, Precinct 2.
 
Attachments:
Performance Bond: Drymalla Construction Company, Inc.: 2020-35630
 
B.   Approve release of Performance Bond from Xcel construction LLC for work completed along Lake Olympia Parkway, Permit No. 2022-56737, Precinct 2.
 
Attachments:
Performance Bond: Xcel construction LLC: 2022-56737
 
C.   Approve release of Performance Bond from Allgood Construction Company/Graycor Construction Company for work completed along Harlem Road, Permit No. 2020-34899, Precinct 3.
 
Attachments:
Performance Bond: Allgood Construction Company/Graycor Construction Company: 2022-34899
 
D.   Approve release of Performance Bond from Reddico Construction Co., Inc. for work completed along Old Richmond Road, Permit No. 2022-55969, Precinct 3.
 
Attachments:
Performance Bond: Reddico Construction Co., Inc.: 2022-55969
 
E.   Approve permit application from Comcast of Houston, LLC to install fiber optic cable along Tamarron Crossing and Chalet Ridge Drive, Permit No. 2022-57491, Precinct 1.
 
Attachments:
Permit: Comcast of Houston, LLC: 2022-57491
 
F.   Approve permit application from IDV Development Services LLC/Sealy IDV Anserra, LLC/Quiddity Engineering to install a commercial driveway along Kingsland Boulevard, Permit No. 2022-58474, Precinct 1.
 
Attachments:
Permit: IDV Development Services LLC/Sealy IDV Anserra, LLC/Quiddity Engineering: 2022-58474
 
G.   Approve permit application from R Construction Civil, LLC dba R Construction Company to install a residential street tie-in connection to Sorrento Drive for Sorrento Section 2, Permit No. 2022-58762, Precinct 1.
 
Attachments:
Permit: R Construction Civil, LLC dba R Construction Company: 2022-58762
 
H.   Approve permit application from Comcast of Houston, LLC to install fiber optic cable along Westheimer Parkway near Sandi Lane, Permit No. 2022-58763, Precinct 1.
 
Attachments:
Permit: Comcast of Houston, LLC: 2022-58763
 
I.   Approve permit application from Atmos Energy/Northstar Energy Services, Inc. to install a commercial driveway at 4910 Katy Gaston Road, Permit No. 2022-58776, Precinct 1.
 
Attachments:
Permit: Atmos Energy/Northstar Energy Services, Inc: 2022-58776
 
J.   Approve permit application from Crown Castle Fiber LLC to install fiber optic cable along Cinco Ranch Boulevard and Westheimer Parkway, Permit No. 2022-58793, Precinct 1.
 
Attachments:
Permit: Crown Castle Fiber LLC: 2022-58793
 
K.   Approve permit application from Southwestern Bell Telephone Company dba AT&T Texas/GCP Technologies to install fiber optic cable along South Drive, Permit No. 2022-58686, Precinct 2.
 
Attachments:
Permit: Southwestern Bell Telephone Company dba AT&T Texas/GCP: 2022-58686
 
L.   Approve permit application from Comcast of Houston, LLC to install fiber optic cable along Kingston Spring Drive and various streets within Sienna Section 44, Permit No. 2022-58689, Precinct 2.
 
Attachments:
Permit: Comcast of Houston, LLC: 2022-58689
 
M.   Approve permit application from Comcast of Houston, LLC to install fiber optic cable along W Grand Parkway S near Tollcross Avenue, Permit No. 2022-56340, Precinct 3.
 
Attachments:
Permit: Comcast of Houston, LLC: 2022-56340
 
N.   Approve permit application from Belisle Construction, Inc./CDS Development to install a commercial driveway on Peninver Avenue for the property at 10405 W. Grand Parkway S, including the installation of a waterline tap, sanitary sewer line tap and pedestrian striping along Clouston Avenue, Permit No. 2022-58654, Precinct 3.
 
Attachments:
Permit: Belisle Construction, Inc./CDS Development: 2022-58654
 
O.   Approve permit application from Comcast of Houston, LLC to install fiber optic cable along W Grand Parkway S near Somerled Avenue, Permit No. 2022-58687, Precinct 3.
 
Attachments:
Permit: Comcast of Houston, LLC: 2022-58687
 
P.   Approve permit application from Comcast of Houston, LLC to install fiber optic along Manderston Avenue, Clouston Avenue, and W Grand Parkway S, Permit No. 2022-54589, Precinct 3.
 
Attachments:
Permit: Comcast of Houston, LLC: 2022-54589
 
Q.   Approve permit application from Sharon Lee/Lazy Dog Restaurants LLC to install a commercial driveway at 4810 Waterview Meadow Drive, Permit No. 2022-56368, Precinct 4.
 
Attachments:
Permit: Sharon Lee/Lazy Dog Restaurants LLC: 2022-56368
 
R.   Approve permit application from Gonzalez Construction Enterprise, Inc. to install a temporary construction driveway along Doris Road, Permit No. 2022-58779, Precinct 4.
 
Attachments:
Permit: Gonzalez Construction Enterprise, Inc.: 2022-58779
 
S.   Approve permit application from Windstream Sugar Land, LLC to install fiber optic cable along various streets within Twin Oaks Village Section 3, Permit No. 2022-58694, Precinct 4.
 
Attachments:
Permit: Windstream Sugar Land, LLC: 2022-58694
 
T.   Approve permit application from Windstream Sugar Land, LLC to install fiber optic cable along various streets within Twin Oaks Village Section 5, Permit No. 2022-58693, Precinct 4.
 
Attachments:
Permit: Windstream Sugar Land, LLC: 2022-58693
 
U.   Approve permit application from Windstream Sugar Land, LLC to install fiber optic cable along various streets within West Oaks Village Section 4, Permit No. 2022-58692, Precinct 4.
 
Attachments:
Permit: Windstream Sugar Land, LLC: 2022-58692
 
V.   Approve permit application from Windstream Sugar Land, LLC to install fiber optic cable along Westmoor Drive and Scrub Oak Drive, Permit No. 2022-58690, Precinct 4.
 
Attachments:
Permit: Windstream Sugar Land, LLC: 2022-58690
 
W.   Approve permit application from Windstream Sugar Land, LLC to install fiber optic cable along Camden Oaks Lane, West Oaks Village Drive, Scenic Oaks Drive, and Shelby Oaks Drive, Permit No. 2022-58691, Precinct 4.
 
Attachments:
Permit: Windstream Sugar Land, LLC: 2022-58691
 
X.   Approve permit application from Windstream Sugar Land, LLC to install fiber optic cable along various streets within Twin Oaks Village Sections 1 and 2, Permit No. 2022-58695, Precinct 4.
 
Attachments:
Permit: Windstream Sugar Land, LLC: 2022-58695
 
Y.   Approve permit application from Comcast of Houston, LLC/Quanta Telecommunication Services to install fiber optic cable along W Grand Parkway S near East Riverpark Drive, Permit No. 2022-57292, Precinct 4.
 
Attachments:
Permit: Comcast of Houston, LLC/Quanta Telecommunication Services: 2022-57292
 
Z.   Approve permit application from Comcast of Houston, LLC to install fiber optic cable across the Fort Bend Tollway at Lake Olympia Parkway, Permit No. 2022-57457, Precinct 4.
 
Attachments:
Permit: Comcast of Houston, LLC: 2022-57457
 
AA.   Approve permit application from Juan Sarmientos DBA O.N.E. Construction/Catalyst Technical Group to modify an existing commercial driveway at 16326 West Bellfort, Permit No. 2022-52549, Precinct 4.
 
Attachments:
Permit: Juan Sarmientos DBA O.N.E. Construction/Catalyst Technical Group: 2022-52549
 
BB.   Approve permit application from John Reed and Company, LLC to install a temporary construction driveway along Dividing Creek Lane for Bellfort Farms Community Bridge over Oyster Creek project, Permit No. 2022-58764, Precinct 4.
 
Attachments:
Permit: John Reed and Company, LLC: 2022-58764
 
13. ENGINEERING-DEVELOPMENT:
 
A.   Approve correction to agenda item 31V, approved by Commissioners Court on November 22, 2022, to correct the total contract amount so it reads: Take all appropriate action on Amendment to Agreement for Professional Engineering Services between Fort Bend County and Kavi Consulting, Inc. to increase the contract in the amount of $46,380 for a total contract amount not to exceed $266,344.48 and extend the contract through December 31, 2026; pursuant to SOQ 14-025, regarding West Sycamore Road, Seg. 1, Mobility Bond Project No. 17121x, Precinct 2. (Fund: Landfill Tipping Fees)
 
Attachments:
Correction: First Amendment: Kavi: West Sycamore: 17121x
 
B.   Accept the street in Heritage Park Drive Bridge Street Dedication: Heritage Park Drive 800.20 LF and release the bond and rider in the amount of $215,746.00, Precinct 2.
 
Attachments:
Development: Street acceptance: Heritage Park Drive Bridge Street Dedication
 
C.   Accept the streets in Lamar CISD Dr. Thomas E. Randle High School and Harry Wright Jr. High School: Koeblen Road 2,826.96 LF. There is no subdivision bond to be released, Precinct 2.
 
Attachments:
Development: Street acceptance: Lamar CISD Dr. Thomas E. Randle High School and Harry Wright Jr. High School
 
D.   Accept the streets in Veranda Section Thirty-Three: Wildwood Park Road 1,770.06 LF, Lowry Spring Drive 214.07 LF, Ayers Smith Trail 883.86 LF for a total of 2,867.99 LF and release the bond in the amount of $205,380.00, Precinct 4.
 
Attachments:
Development: Street acceptance: Veranda Section 33
 
E.   Accept the streets in Veranda Section Thirty-Seven: Meyers Cove Road 233.29 LF, Stuart Run Drive 952.85 LF, Hudgins Pass 245.84 LF, for a total of 1,431.98 LF and release the bond in the amount of $107,450.00, Precinct 4.
 
Attachments:
Development: Street acceptance: Veranda Section 37
 
F.   Approve the plat for the lots within Harvest Green Section 38, Precinct 4.
 
Attachments:
Development: Plat: Lots: Harvest Green Section 38
 
G.   Approve the plat for the roads within Harvest Green Section 38, Precinct 4.
 
Attachments:
Development: Plat: Roads: Harvest Green Section 38
 
H.   Approve the plat for the lots within Harvest Green Section 39, Precinct 4.
 
Attachments:
Development: Plat: Lots: Harvest Green Section 39
 
I.   Approve the plat for the roads within Harvest Green Section 39, Precinct 4.
 
Attachments:
Development: Plat: Roads: Harvest Green Section 39
 
J.   Set public hearing for acceptance of traffic control plan for Deer Run Meadows, Section 3, Precinct 1. (Tuesday, February 7, 2023 at 1:00 p.m.)
 
Attachments:
Development: Hold Public Hearing: TCP: Deer Run Meadows, Section 3
 
K.   Set public hearing for acceptance of traffic control plan for Veranda Section Thirty-Five, Precinct 4. (Tuesday, February 7, 2023 at 1:00 p.m.)
 
Attachments:
Development: Set public hearing: TCP: Veranda Section 35
 
14. FACILITIES MANAGEMENT & PLANNING:  The Director of Facilities Management & Planning submits these invoices for approval and payment for projects that are funded by 2015 Facility Bonds and by Certificates of Obligation:
 
A.   Approve payment of Invoice No. 11-81337 in the amount of $849.00 to QC Laboratories, for materials testing regarding the future Precinct 4 Community Center, formerly Precinct 1;
 
Attachments:
QC Labs
 
B.   Approve payment of Invoice No. 9851 in the amount of $16,740.00 to AGCM for Project Management services regarding the New North Library;
 
Attachments:
AGCM
 
C.   Approve payment of Invoice No. PC021020 in the amount of $19,500.00 to Project Control, for project management services regarding the EpiCenter Project;
 
Attachments:
Project Control
 
D.   Approve payment of Pay Application No. 3 in the amount of $40,954.50, to Brazos Commercial Roofing, for roof replacement regarding the Jane Long Building Roof;
 
Attachments:
Brazos Pay App
 
E.   Approve payment of Pay Application No. 6 in the amount of $243,884.95 to Crain Group, for construction services regarding the Medical Examiner Expansion;
 
Attachments:
Crain Pay App
 
F.   Approve payment of Pay Application No. 15 in the amount of $215,386.34 to Flintco for construction services regarding the New North Library;
 
Attachments:
Flintco Pay App
 
G.   Approve payment of Pay Application No. 21-001-014 in the amount of $100,823.50 to Bass Construction for construction services regarding the EMS Medic 2 Station.
 
Attachments:
Bass Pay App
 
15. FORT BEND COUNTY TOLL ROAD AUTHORITY:  The Board of Directors of the Fort Bend County Toll Road Authority reviewed the following items at their regular Board meeting held on December 19, 2022, and makes the following recommendations to Commissioners Court:
 
  Approve agreement between Fort Bend County Toll Road Authority and Storm Water Solutions, LLC regarding repairs to erosion control of detention ponds and outfall channels.
 
16. FORT BEND GRAND PARKWAY TOLL ROAD AUTHORITY:  The Board of Directors of the Fort Bend Grand Parkway Toll Road Authority reviewed the following items at their regular meeting held on December 19, 2022 and makes the following recommendations to Commissioners Court:
 
A.   Approve Engineering Services Agreement between Fort Bend Grand Parkway Toll Road Authority and HVJ Associates, Inc. regarding professional services.
 
Attachments:
Agreement
 
B.   Approve Agreement between Fort Bend Grand Parkway Toll Road Authority and Geotest Engineering regarding professional services.
 
17. GRANTS ADMINISTRATION: The grant application for the below item(s) has been approved by Commissioners Court; the Grants Coordinator has reviewed the acceptance documents and  makes the following recommendation(s) to Commissioners Court:
 
A.   Environmental Health: Accept grant award in the amount of $12,500 from The National Environmental Health Association (NEHA) and the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Retail Flexible Funding Model Grant, with no cash match required by Fort Bend County, for the period of January 1, 2023 through December 31, 2023.
 
Attachments:
NEHA-FDA GRANT
 
B.   Social Services: Accept grant award in the amount of $130,838.41 from the Office of the Governor for the Victims of Crime Assistance Grant, with no cash match required by Fort Bend County, for the period of October 1, 2022 through September 30, 2023.
 
18. HEALTH & HUMAN SERVICES:
 
  Animal Services: Accept donation log for donations made to Fort Bend County Animal Services for November, 2022.
 
Attachments:
FBCAS Donation Log November 2022
 
19. HUMAN RESOURCES:
 
A.   Approve the rehire of former employee, Vincent Henderson, who terminated employment on August 4, 2017, and who will be rehired effective January 9, 2023.
 
Attachments:
Rehire
 
B.   Approve the rehire of former employee, Thomas Miller, who terminated employment on December 18, 2020, and who will be rehired effective January 9, 2023.
 
Attachments:
Rehire
 
20. PARKS & RECREATION:
 
A.   Approve payment of Invoice No. 2261-2022 in the amount of $37,620 to Hines Architecture + Design for African American Memorial at Bates Allen Park. (Fund: 2020 Parks Bond)
 
Attachments:
Invoice-Hines Architecture-Bates Allen
 
B.   Approve payment of Invoice No. 151895 in the amount of $1,372.00 to Alpha Testing, LLC for Fort Bend County Fairgrounds Workshop Extension. (Fund: 2020 Parks Bond)
 
Attachments:
Invoice: Alpha Testing- Fairgrounds
 
C.   Approve request from Houston Disc Golf to waive rental fees for use of Pavilion 1 and 4 on March 24, March 25, and March 26, 2023 at Jones Creek Ranch Park for a Disc Golf Tournament.
 
Attachments:
CommUseReq-Houston Disc Golf
 
D.   Approve request from Boys Scouts Pack No. 49 to waive Rental Fees for use of Jones Hall at Jones Creek Ranch Park for STEM Camp on May 20, 2023.
 
Attachments:
CommUseReq-Pk49-JCRP
 
E.   Accept and record generous donation by HEB in the amount of a $50 Gift Card to Fort Bend County Parks Department for supplies and materials for the annual Reelin' In Youth Fishing Tournament located at Jones Creek Ranch Park and Kitty Hollow Park on January 7, 2023.
 
21. PURCHASING:
 
A.   Authorize advertising for bids for fencing at the Fort Bend County Fairgrounds.
 
B.   Authorize advertising for proposals for the construction of the New Precinct 3 Annex Building.
 
C.   Authorize advertising for bids for term contract for culverts.
 
D.   Authorize advertising for bids for term contract for drinking water and cooler rental.
 
E.   Authorize advertising for bids for term contract for pauper burial services.
 
22. TAX ASSESSOR/COLLECTOR:
 
  Approve & record into Minutes tax payment refunds in the amount of $29,163.14 for the Office of Carmen P. Turner.
 
Attachments:
Refunds 12.27.22
 

 
23. COUNTY JUDGE:
 
A.   Take all appropriate action on Resolution Approving the Financing by the New Hope Cultural Education Facilities Finance Corporation of Health Facilities located within Fort Bend County Texas, pursuant to Section 147(f) of the Internal Revenue Code, with no financial obligation required by the County.
 
Attachments:
Resolution
 
B.   Take all appropriate action to consider granting an exemption to the competitive bid process as authorized by Local Government Code Section 262.024(a)(4) to enter into an Interim Services Agreement to develop the Fort Bend County Information Technology Building Project and authorize the County Judge to sign all binding documents regarding such project, upon approval as to legal form by the County Attorney.
 
C.   Take all appropriate action on Resolution authorizing the submission of the Community Development Block Grant- Mitigation (CDBG-MIT) Regional Method of Distribution (MOD) Application to the Texas General Land Office in the amount of $56,030,000 with a local contribution from the City of Sugar Land in the amount of $4,063,600, as detailed in the Interlocal Agreements, for total project funding in the amount of $60,093,600.
 
Attachments:
Resolution
 
D.   Take all appropriate action on Interlocal Agreements with the City of Sugar Land for joint efforts associated with Brazos River Stabilization projects at Memorial Park and IH 69/59 Evacuation Routes as part of the submission of Community Development Block Grant - Mitigation (CDBG-MIT) Regional Method of Distribution (MOD) funding to the Texas General Land Office.
 
Attachments:
Agreement
IH69 Evac Route IL
 
24. COMMISSIONER, PCT. 3:
 
A.   Take all appropriate action on the appointment of Swapan Dhairyawan to the Fort Bend Toll Road Authority Board of Directors to replace Dean Hrbacek (resigning), effective January 3, 2023 through December 31, 2023.
 
Attachments:
Order to Appoint
 
B.   Take all appropriate action on the appointment of Swapan Dhairyawan to the Fort Bend Grand Parkway Toll Road Authority Board of Directors to replace Dean Hrbacek (resigning), effective January 3, 2023 through December 31, 2023.
 
Attachments:
Order to Appoint
 
25. DISTRICT ATTORNEY:
 
  Take all appropriate action on Application to the Texas Department of Public Safety for grant funding in the amount of $41,554.68 for the Stop Impaired Drivers: Fort Bend County District Attorney's Office No Refusal Program, with a cash match in the amount of $10,388.67, for a total budget in the amount of $51,943.35 for the period of October 1, 2023 through September 30, 2024. (Fund: District Attorney Grant Allocations)
 
Attachments:
Grant Application
 
26. ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT:
 
  Take all appropriate action on request to create one (1) full time position, Administrative Manager, Grade 107 of the General Salary Structure, in the Economic Opportunity & Development Department, effective January 3, 2022. (Fund: American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) - Economic Development & Recovery)
 
Attachments:
Summary
 
27. ENGINEERING:
 
  Take all appropriate action on Consent to Assignment in which Fort Bend County consents to the assignment of existing agreements from Bio-West, LLC to Compass Environmental Solutions, LLC, regarding 2017 Mobility Bond Projects, Projects funded by Landfill Tipping Fees, and West Sycamore and Westenfeldt Mobility Projects Nos. 17121x, 17122x, 17123x and 17124x in Precincts 1, 2, 3, and 4.

 
Attachments:
Consent to Assignment: Bio-West: 17121xx: 1722x: 17123x: 17124x
 
28. FACILITIES MANAGEMENT & PLANNING:
 
  Take all appropriate action to authorize Fort Bend County's Consent to Second Amendment to the Project Development Agreement between CFC - Epicenter Properties, LLC and Stonehenge Holdings, LLC to accommodate additional work to be performed under said agreement.
 
Attachments:
Consent
 
29. HEALTH & HUMAN SERVICES:
 
  Clinical Health Services: Take all appropriate action on request for an exception to the Fort Bend County Travel policy to approve payment of mileage in the amount of $181.80, for travel between April 27, 2022 through July 30, 2022, submitted after deadline specified in the county travel policy. (Fund: Clinical Health Services)
 
Attachments:
Travel Camacho
 
30. HUMAN RESOURCES:
 
  Take all appropriate action on request to extend an unpaid leave of absence for an employee of the Sheriff's Office, effective January 6, 2023, for no more than six months.
 
Attachments:
LOA Request SO
 
31. JUSTICE OF THE PEACE, PCT. 2 PLACE 2:
 
  Take all appropirate action on request to increase the Fort Bend County Justice of the Peace Precinct 2 Place 2 change fund by $200 from the General Fund to accommodate the service of providing change for customers in accordance with Justice of the Peace Precinct 2 Place 2 form dated December 28, 2022.
 
Attachments:
Change Fund Request
 
32. JUVENILE PROBATION & DETENTION:
 
  Take all appropriate action on Intergovernmental Agreement between Fort Bend County and Houston-Galveston Area Council to receive grant funds in the amount of $18,000 in support of mental health services and/or therapy for referred juveniles for the term ending August 31, 2023.
 
Attachments:
Agreement
CA Legal Review
Scope of Services
Attachment A
 
33. PARKS & RECREATION:
 
  Take all appropriate action on approval of Fort Bend County Parks and Fairgrounds Equipment Fee Waiver Application for Tax Exempt, Non-Profit, and Community Associations and Organizations who serve Fort Bend County, to schedule use of equipment, subject on availability and Parks approval.
 
Attachments:
Park&FG-Equipment-FeeWaiverForm
 
34. PURCHASING:
 
A.   Take all appropriate action on Ninth Amendment to Agreement between Fort Bend County and MPACT Strategic Consulting, LLC for additional professional consulting services regarding emergency management and grant management services, utilizing H-GAC Contract No. HP08-21, in an additional amount of $5,353,000 with a total amount not to exceed $32,185,629.95, and to extend the time of performance through December 31, 2024. (Fund: American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA), Emergency Rental Assistance 2 (ERA2), and Federal Emergency Management Assistance - Public Assitance (FEMA- PA))
 
Attachments:
Amendment.MPACT.20-AUD-500126-A9
 
B.   Take all appropriate action on Amendment to Agreement between Fort Bend County and Swagit Productions, LLC utilizing TIPS Contract No. 220105 for additional courtroom live streaming in an additional amount of $14,535 for a total contract amount not to exceed $134,574 effective January 1, 2023 through September 30, 2023. (Fund: Information Technology)
 
Attachments:
Swagit Productions LLC 23-IT-100149-A1
 
C.   Take all appropriate action to consider granting an exemption to the competitive bid process, as authorized by Local Government Code Section 262.024(a)(7) for the purchase of an item available from only one source and approve Third Amendment between Fort Bend County and Nemo-Q, Inc., for the purchase of annual equipment warranty and software license services in an amount not to exceed $64,860 for the term of November 1, 2022 through October 31, 2023. (Fund: Information Technology)
 
Attachments:
Nemo-Q Inc
 
D.   Take all appropriate action to consider granting an exemption to the competitive bid process as authorized by Local Government Code Section 262.024(a)(7) for the purchase of an item available from only one source and approve Seventh Amendment to Agreement between Fort Bend County and Manatron, Inc. (dba Harris Recording Solutions) for renewal of maintenance and support services in an amount not to exceed $132,766 effective October 1, 2022 through September 30, 2023. (Fund: County Clerk Records Management)
 
Attachments:
Manatron(dbl Harris Recording Solutions)Hipa Renewal
 
E.   Take all appropriate action to consider granting an exemption to the competitive bid process, as authorized by Local Government Code Section 262.024(a)(7) for the purchase of an item available from only one source, for audiovisual shelf-ready materials and digital media from Midwest Tape for the Library System, in an amount not to exceed $291,500, effective through September 30, 2023. (Fund: Library)
 
Attachments:
Midwest Tape Contract
 
F.   Take all appropriate action to consider granting an exemption to the competitive bid process as authorized by Local Government Code Section 262.024(a)(7) for the purchase of an item available from only one source and approve Agreement between Fort Bend County and Bibliotheca, LLC, for the purchase of desktop kiosks and services in an amount not to exceed $54,607.36. (Fund: Information Technology)
 
Attachments:
Bibliotheca LLC
 
G.   Take all appropriate action on Agreement between Fort Bend County and Graybar Electric Company Inc., utilizing Omnia Contract No. EV2370 for jail lighting control repair for the Fort Bend County Detention Center, in an amount not to exceed $135,860. (Fund: Certificates of Obligation)
 
Attachments:
Graybar Electric Company Inc
 
H.   Take all appropriate action on Renewal Agreement between Fort Bend County and Child Advocates of Fort Bend County, Inc. to lease office space (Area 8) in property located at 5403 Avenue N in Rosenberg for employees of the Sheriff's Office, in an amount not to exceed $675.52 per month, effective October 1, 2022 through September 30, 2023. (Fund: Sheriff's Office)
 
Attachments:
Child Advocates
 
I.   Take all appropriate action on Addendum to Agreement between Fort Bend County and Krueger International, utilizing Sourcewell Contract No. 121919-KII, to purchase furniture for New Fulshear Library in an amount not to exceed $313,498.26. (Fund: Certificates of Obligation)
 
Attachments:
Krueger International
 
J.   Take all appropriate action on Addendum between Fort Bend County and Paradigm Traffic Systems, Inc. to provide traffic control, installation and traffic management services, utilizing Buy Board Contract No. 603-20, with Road & Bridge Department for a period of five (5) years in an amount not to exceed $236,530. (Fund: Road & Bridge)
 
Attachments:
Paradigm Traffic Systems 23-r&B-100311 buyboard 603-20
 
K.   Take all appropriate action on Change Order No. 1 between Fort Bend County and E Contractors USA, LLC, to increase the contract in the amount of $11,005.97 for a total contract amount not to exceed $283,005.97, pursuant to Bid No. 22-074, regarding construction of walking trail at King-Kennedy Memorial Park. (Fund: 2015 & 2020 Parks Bond)
 
Attachments:
B22-074.CO1.E Contractors
 
L.   Take all appropriate action on Second Amendment to Agreement for Professional Environmental Services between Fort Bend County and Berg-Oliver Associates, Inc., to increase the contract in the amount of $41,910 for a total contract amount not to exceed $314,958.90, pursuant to SOQ 14-025, regarding FM 521 South, Mobility Bond Project No. 17111, Precinct 2. (Fund: Mobility Bonds)
 
Attachments:
Second Amendment.Eng.Berg Oliver
 
M.   Take all appropriate action on Agreement for Professional Engineering Services between Fort Bend County and Bowman Consulting Group, Ltd., for a total contract amount not to exceed $468,970, pursuant to SOQ 14-025, regarding Watts Plantation, Mobility Bond Project No. 17210, Precinct 2. (Fund: Mobility Bonds)
 
Attachments:
Agreement.Eng.Bowman
 
N.   Take all appropriate action on Staffing Services Agreement between Fort Bend County and Meador Staffing Services, Inc. for critical law enforcement criminal personnel in an amount not to exceed $361,544 effective through September 30, 2023. (Fund: Sheriff's Office, High-Intensity Drug Trafficking Area Grant)
 
Attachments:
Agreement
 
O.   Take all appropriate action on Agreement for Professional Title Report Services between Fort Bend County and WFG National Title Company of Texas, LLC in an amount not to exceed $245,000 for title research and reporting services regarding projects within Precincts 1, 2, 3 and 4. (Fund: Mobility Bonds)
 
Attachments:
Agreement.Eng.WFG National Title
 
P.   Take all appropriate action on Second Amendment to Agreement for Professional Engineering Services between Fort Bend County and HJ Consulting, Inc., to increase the contract in the amount of $151,150 for a total contract amount not to exceed $1,161,367; pursuant to SOQ 14-025, regarding the Library Access Road, Mobility Bond Project No. 20318x, Precinct 1. (Fund: Certificates of Obligation)
 
Attachments:
Second Amendment.Eng.HJ Consulting
 
35. SHERIFF'S OFFICE:
 
  Take all appropriate action on Fort Bend County Sheriff's Office Addendum to the Law Enforcement Support Office (LESO) State Plan of Operation.
 
Attachments:
LESO Addendum
 
36. TAX ASSESSOR/COLLECTOR:
 
  Take all appropriate action on First Amendment to Interlocal Cooperation Agreement between Fort Bend County and Cinco Municipal Utility District (MUD) No. 7 for change in services provided and increase in the total maximum compensation under the agreement effective through the duration of the Interlocal Cooperation Agreement.
 
Attachments:
Amended Interlocal -Cinco MUD No. 7 12.20.22
 
37. Approve Bills.
 
38. Ratify the release of time-sensitive disbursements made on December 28, 2022.
 
39. Meet in Closed Session to deliberate the following matters as authorized by the Texas Government Code:
 
A.
§ 551.071. Consultation With Attorney. Commissioners Court will meet in Closed Session to seek the advice of its attorney about pending or contemplated litigation; a settlement offer; or on a matter in which the duty of the attorney to Commissioners Court under the Texas Disciplinary Rules of Professional Conduct of the State Bar of Texas clearly conflicts with Texas Government Code Chapter 551.
 
1. Provision of courtroom personnel (administrative and security) Precinct 2, Place 2.
 
2.   Fort Bend County, Texas vs. Little Creek Polly LTD as Designee of Mary Catherine Shouse aka Mary Catherine Shouse White, Earl B. Shouse, August E. Shouse, et al; Reading Road Project No. 13117X and Project No. 20117, Precinct 2, regarding the following.

1. Cause No. 21-CCV-070259 Parcel 14
2. Cause No. 21-CCV-070277 Parcel 15
3. Cause No. 21-CCV-070262 Parcel 16
4. Cause No. 21-CCV-070264 Parcel 17
5. Cause No. 21-CCV-070265 Parcel 18
6. Cause No. 21-CCV-070278 Parcel 19
7. Cause No. 21-CCV-070272 Parcel 20
8. Cause No. 21-CCV-070276 Parcel 25

 
3.   22-CCV-071463; the State of Texas and Fort Bend County, Texas vs. 521 Properties LLC, et al; Eminent Domain Proceeding Assigned to the Judge of the County Court at Law 6.
 
B.
§ 551.072. Deliberation Regarding Real Property. Commissioners Court will meet in Closed Session to deliberate the purchase, exchange, lease or value of real property if deliberation in an open meeting would have a detrimental effect on the position of the governmental body in negotiations with a third person.
 
  Acquisition of real property located near or adjacent to existing County facilities.
 
40. Reconvene Open Session and consider taking action on the following matters:
 
A. § 551.071. Consultation With Attorney.
 
1. Provision of courtroom personnel (administrative and security) Precinct 2, Place 2.
 
2.   Fort Bend County, Texas vs. Little Creek Polly LTD as Designee of Mary Catherine Shouse aka Mary Catherine Shouse White, Earl B. Shouse, August E. Shouse, et al; Reading Road Project No. 13117X and Project No. 20117, Precinct 2, regarding the following.

1. Cause No. 21-CCV-070259 Parcel 14
2. Cause No. 21-CCV-070277 Parcel 15
3. Cause No. 21-CCV-070262 Parcel 16
4. Cause No. 21-CCV-070264 Parcel 17
5. Cause No. 21-CCV-070265 Parcel 18
6. Cause No. 21-CCV-070278 Parcel 19
7. Cause No. 21-CCV-070272 Parcel 20
8. Cause No. 21-CCV-070276 Parcel 25
 
3.   22-CCV-071463; the State of Texas and Fort Bend County, Texas vs. 521 Properties LLC, et al; Eminent Domain Proceeding Assigned to the Judge of the County Court at Law 6.
 
B. § 551.072. Deliberation Regarding Real Property.
 
  Acquisition of real property located near or adjacent to existing County facilities.
 
41. Adjournment.
 
In the event any of the foregoing items are not covered in the time allocated on the date of this agenda, the County may order a continuance for the next day until the discussion is completed on all items.

 
Signature Stamped by County Judge’s Office
Submitted with County Clerk @ 1:59 P.M.

___________________________________
KP George, County Judge

 
Notice of meeting/agenda was published by the Fort Bend County Judge's Office, Court Services Manager, and submitted to the County Clerk on Friday, December 30, 2022.  An electronic version of this notice is also posted on the Fort Bend County website: www.fortbendcountytx.gov under Commissioners Court and under Legal Notices.
 
NOTICE
Policy of Non-Discrimination on the Basis of Disability
Fort Bend County does not discriminate on the basis of disability in the admission or access to, or treatment or employment in, its programs or activities. The County’s ADA Coordinator is the Director of Risk Management, located at 301 Jackson Street, Suite 224, in Richmond, Texas, 77469, telephone 281-341-8630. The Director of Risk Management is designated to coordinate compliance with the non-discrimination requirements in Section 35.107 of the Department of Justice regulations.
 
Fort Bend County will, generally, upon request, provide appropriate aids and services leading to effective communication for qualified persons with disabilities so that they can participate equally in the County’s programs, services, and activities. Anyone who requires an auxiliary aid or service for effective communication or modification of policies or procedures to participate in a program, service, or activity of Fort Bend County, should contact the office of the ADA Coordinator as soon as possible, but no later than 48 hours before the scheduled event. 

 

NOTICE
Fort Bend County Commissioners Court  reserves the right to adjourn into executive session at any time during the course of this meeting to discuss any of the matters listed above, as authorized by Texas Government Code Sections 551.071 (Consultation with Attorney), 551.072 (Deliberation of Real Property), 551.0725 (Deliberation of Contract Being Negotiated),  551.073 (Deliberation of Gifts and Donations), 551.074 (Personnel Matters), 551.0745 (Personnel Matters Affecting County Advisory Body) 551.076 (Deliberation of Security Devices) 551.087 (Economic Development) and 551.089 (Deliberation Regarding Security Devices or Security Audits).

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