July 18, 2023

Agenda Regular Meeting
Board of Commissioners
July 18, 2023

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 ON TUESDAY JULY 18TH, 2023 AT 3:00 P.M. AT 431 BLANCO AVE, BLANCO, TX 78606 AT WHICH TIME THE FOLLOWING SUBJECTS SHALL BE DISCUSSED AND ACTION CONSIDERED AND/OR TAKEN. 

  1. Call to Order / Announcements – 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 are removed from the Consent Agenda for discussion. 
    • Approval of the June 20, 2023 Meeting Minutes
    • Financial Report as of 6/30/2023
      • Monthly Financials:
        • Texas Regional Checking $192,072.02
        • Texas Regional CD $134,845.16
        • Texas Regional Money Market $1,909,955.86
        • Lone Star Money Market  $234,940.26
  4. Fire & EMS AuxiliaryReport
    • Quarterly Report – 3rd Quarter
    • Review and Approve 2023/2024 Auxiliary Calendar
    • Consider requests / actions submitted to ESD
  5. Chiefs’ Report
    • Operations Reports – Fire / EMS / CHP
  6. Finance & Planning Matters
    • Consider Approval of Agreement with BetterHelp for Mental Health Services
    • Review submitted bids and consider possible action to select vendor(s) for Water Tank project
    • US Highway 281 Blanco Relief Route
    • Update on Texas Regional Money Market
    • Budget & Tax Rate for FY2024
      • Examine Certified Estimate of the taxable value in ESD2
      • Review proposed FY2024 Budget and consideration of any changes
      • Consider approval of Amended Employee Compensation Schedule for FY2024
      • Consider approval of the FY2024 ESD2 Budget
      • Set proposed tax rate
      • Public Hearing, if needed, Thursday, August 15, 2023, 2:00 PM prior to regular August 15, 2023 ESD meeting.
  7. Executive Session – Discuss personnel matters, real estate, meet with attorney as authorized by Texas Government Code. 
  8. Return to Open Session: Discuss and consider action on matters discussed in Executive Session
  9. Adjourn:  Next Regular Meeting: August 15, 2023 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. 

CERTIFICATE OF POSTING 72 HOUR NOTICE
The above Notice of Meeting was posted at 5:00 P.M. on this 14TH day of July 2023 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