September 19, 2023

Agenda Regular Meeting

Board of Commissioners

September 19, 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 SEPTEMBER 19TH, 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 August 15, 2023 Public Hearing Minutes
    • Approval of the August 15, 2023 Meeting Minutes
    • Financial Report as of August 31, 2023
      • Monthly Financials
        • Texas Regional Checking $93,728.06
        • Texas Regional CD $134,845.16
        • Texas Regional Money Market $1,797,641.42
        • Lone Star Money Market  $235,906.95
  4. Fire & EMS Auxiliary Report
    • Appoint new Auxiliary Board Members for 2023-2024.
    • Consider requests/actions submitted to ESD.  
  5. Chiefs’ Report
    • Operations Reports – Fire / EMS / CHP
    • Approve Surplus of 2000 Ford Expedition SUV
    • Approve Salvage of Damaged Fire Hose
  6. Finance & Planning Matters
    • Budget & Tax Rate for FY2024:
      • Amend FY 2023 Budget if necessary.
    • Approve renewal contracts:
      • BCESD2 Auxiliary
      • Kendall County for Fire and EMS service in designated areas
      • Blanco County for Fire Inspections in Blanco County
      • BCESD1 for shared costs for EMS Chief and Community Paramedics
    • Update on Hazard Mitigation Plan
    • Discussion / Selection of BCESD2 Attorney
  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 meeting: will be October 17, 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 6:00 P.M. on this 15TH day of September, 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