FY2021 Budget / Tax Rate

December 17, 2019

Agenda Regular Session

Board of Commissioners

December 17, 2019

IN COMPLIANCE WITH THE PROVISIONS OF CHAPTER 551, TEXAS GOVERNMENT CODE, NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT THE BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS OF THE BLANCO COUNTY EMERGENCY SERVICES DISTRICT NO. 2 WILL MEET IN REGULAR SESSION ON December 17, 2019 AT 3:00 P.M. AT 431 BLANCO AVE, BCESD2 STATION TRAINING ROOM, BLANCO, TEXAS.

  1. Call to Order – Establishment of a quorum
  2. Public Comment – No action may be taken on these items unless on agenda.  Please limit comments to 2 minutes per person.
  3. Concerned Citizen – Ken & D’Ann Welch – Regarding Hours of Operation and “Always Open”
  4. Fire & EMS Auxiliary (Caroline)
    1. Consider other requests / actions submitted to the ESD
  5. Meeting Minutes – Approval of the November 19, 2019 regular Meeting Minutes
  6. Financial Report as of 10/31/2019
    • Monthly Financials:
      • Texas Regional $914,157.47
      • CD #714430 $128,651.10
      • Lone Star $236,477.58
    • Transfer Funds if necessary
    • Audit Status
    • Workers Compensation Audit – Final Report
  7. ESD Report
    • Emergency Generator Purchase Strategy: Bid vs. Buy Board & Specifications
      • Decision: Commit Now or Wait
      • Review Proposal from Holt Cat Power Systems
      • Consider Authorization to Sign of Letter of Commitment
    • Station Update
      • Update regarding outstanding items (Chief Oakley)
      • Take Action as necessary regarding Station
  8. Compliance
    • Acknowledge Chief Oakley’s completion of AOR Continuing Education per 25 TAC 157.11
  9. Chiefs’ Report
    • Operations Reports Fire & EMS
    • HR Update – (3) New Full-Time EMS Employees
    • AFG/FEMA Grant
    • Update Regarding Ambulance Remount Quotation
      • Consider Approval to Issue Purchase Order to Sterling McCall Ford for Remount of 2013 Dodge 4500 Ambulance to be completed by Frazer
  10. Executive Session – Discuss personnel matters on this agenda as authorized by Texas Government Code
  11. Return from Executive Session – Discuss and consider action on matters discussed in Executive Session
  12. Adjourn:  Next regular meeting will be Tuesday, Dec. 17, 2019 at 3:00 PM

The District reserves the right to consider and take action on the above agenda items in any order.  It also reserves the right to enter into a closed meeting on any agenda item as allowed by law.  If at a meeting of a governmental body, a member of the public or of the governmental body inquiries about a subject for which notice has not been given as required by the Texas Open Meetings Act, the notice provisions of the Texas Open Meetings Act do not apply to a statement of specific factual information given in response to the inquiry; a recitation of existing policy in response to the inquiry.  Any deliberation of or decision about the subject of the inquiry shall be limited to a proposal to place the subject on the agenda for the next meeting.