May 1, 2021 ESD Annexation Election

September 15, 2020

Agenda Regular Session

Board of Commissioners

September 15, 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, SEPTEMBER 15TH, 2020 AT 3:00 P.M. THROUGH AUDIO CONFERENCING AT WHICH TIME THE FOLLOWING SUBJECTS SHALL BE DISCUSSED AND ACTION CONSIDERED AND/OR TAKEN.

Meeting Access Instructions

To join the meeting electronically, go to https://us02web.zoom.us/j/88952533715 or you may join by telephone only by dialing (346) 248-7799 and entering Meeting ID# 889 5253 3715. 

  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 can be removed from the Consent Agenda for discussion. 
    1. Approval of the August 11, 2020 Special Meeting Minutes
    1. Approval of the August 18, 2020 Regular Meeting Minutes
    1. Approval of the August 18, 2020 Public Hearing Minutes
    1. Financial Report as of 8/31//2020
      1. Monthly Financials:
        1. Texas Regional: $1,408,258.55
        1. CD #714430: $131,155.19
        1. Lone Star Money Market:  $212,416.05
  4. Fire & EMS Auxiliary
    1. Approve Contract 2020-2021
    1. Approve Calendar 2020-2021 (a best guess calendar based on COVID)
    1. Approve Budget 2020-2021
    1. Appoint new Auxiliary board members
  5. Chiefs’ Report
    1. COVID-19 Update
    1. Operations Reports Fire & EMS
      1. Consider approval of construction of new Brush Truck with skid received from Forest Service grant and old 2013 Dodge Chassis from Ambulance Remount.
      1. Consider Purchase of New Engine and determine payment schedule and method
      1. Consider amendment to Exposure Control Plan to change Seasonal Influenza Vaccination from ‘strongly recommended’ to ‘required’ per Dr. Manifold
      1. Submission of Annual Inventory
  6. Finance & Planning Matters
    1. Station Loan Refinance Update
    1. Review and Approve Invoice from Sterling McCall Ford totaling $159,175 for Ambulance Remount
    1. Authorization to have Chief Oakley sign a Letter of Commitment with Charity Tabor for ESD Audit, for FY ending 9.30.2020
    1. Consider and Approve any necessary Budget Amendments for current Fiscal Year prior to 09/30
    1. Resolve or formulate a plan for resolving key aspects of a future satellite station.
    1. Set dates and times for Strategic Planning to resume via Zoom. Suggested dates:
      1. Thursday, Sept. 24, 2020 1:00 – 2:00 Strategic Planning work session.  Must Post.
      1. Thursday, October 15, 2020 1:00 – 2:00 Strategic Planning work session.  Must Post. 
  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 meetings will be Tuesday, October 20, 2020 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.