FY2021 Budget / Tax Rate

April 21, 2020

Agenda Regular Session

Board of Commissioners

April 21, 2020

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 Tuesday, April 21, 2020 AT 3:00 P.M. THROUGH AUDIO CONFERENCING.  TO JOIN THE ZOOM MEETING ONLINE, CLICK: https://zoom.us/j/91282985789 AT WHICH TIME THE FOLLOWING SUBJECTS SHALL BE DISCUSSED AND ACTION CONSIDERED AND/OR TAKEN. 

  1. Call to Order – Establish 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. Consent Agenda – Items will be approved with a single vote.  Items can be removed from the Consent Agenda for discussion. 
    • Approval of the March 17, 2020 regular Meeting Minutes
    • Financial Report as of 3/31/2020
      • Monthly Financials:
        • Texas Regional $1,466,743.47
        • CD #714430 $128,651.10
        • Lone Star $235,277.31
  4. Annual Audit / Form 990’s: Presentation by Charity V. Taber, CPA
    • Review & Approve Audit for FY2019
  5. COVID-19
    • COVID-19 Update – Chief Oakley
    • Review and Accept Relief Fund Payment Terms and Conditions for CARES Act Stimulus Payment
  6. Chiefs’ Report
    • COVID-19 Update – Chief Oakley
    • Operations Reports Fire & EMS
    • Update regarding Engine 81 (out of service), take action as necessary.
    • Point of Care deadline Aug. 31, 2020.  Purchase update status.
    • PEC receipt for $5000 purchase for CAD needed by Auxiliary. 
  7. Station Update:  Take actions if needed
  8. Fire & EMS Auxiliary (Caroline)
    • Quarterly Report due to ESD.
    • Consider requests / actions submitted to the ESD
  9. Executive Session to discuss personnel matters on this agenda as authorized by Texas Government Code.
  10. Return to Open Session: Discuss and consider action on matters discussed in Executive Session
  11. ACTION ITEMS POSTPONED until COVID-19 abates:
    • Strategic Planning – This will be taken up after the COVID-19 emergency.  
    • ESD 2 Memberships for out of District responses – This will be considered after the COVID -19 emergency. 
    • Purchase of CAD system for first-out vehicles
  12. Adjourn:  Next regular meeting will be Tuesday, May 19, 2020 at 3:00 PM.  The decision about how the meeting will be held will depend on the State and County Orders and recommendations from Chief Oakley. 

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. 

CERTIFICATE OF POSTING 72 HOUR NOTICE

The above Notice of Meeting was posted at __4:45  P.M.__ on this 16th day of April, 2020 at a place convenient to the public at the Blanco County ESD 2 Station, 431 Blanco Ave., Blanco, Texas and on the Blanco County ESD 2 website at www.bcesd2.com. 

WITNESS MY HAND AND SEAL of office on the above date. 

By: /s/ Ben Oakley