March 16, 2021

Agenda Regular Session
Board of Commissioners
March 16, 2021

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, MARCH 16, 2021, AT 3:00 P.M. THROUGH VIDEO/AUDIO CONFERENCING ONLY 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/87470641074 or you may join by telephone only by dialing (346) 248-7799 and entering Meeting ID# 874 7064 1074. 

  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 February 16, 2021 Meeting Minutes
    • Financial Report as of 2/28/2021
      • Monthly Financials:
        • Texas Regional $1,466,163.16
        • CD #714430 $132,148.81
        • Lone Star $215,289.01
  4. Fire & EMS Auxiliary Report
  5. Chiefs’ Report
    • COVID-19 Update
    • Operations Reports Fire & EMS
  6. Finance & Planning Matters
    • Budget Process
      • Review how budgeting has been done in the past.   Codify process for current year. 
      • Staffing Plan for ESD showing salary requests for next FY for each employee breaking out wage, and benefits for each employee.  H&S 775.031(a) copy to ESD Board April ESD meeting if not already prepared.
    • Examine “Committed” designation of CD
    • Set up Tax Calendar and set tentative dates for Public Hearing / Elections, and for any required notice to run in paper in compliance with Tax laws.  ESD approves tax calendar. Tax Code Chapter 26. (Senate Bill 2, effective Jan. 1, 2020 may change all this based on current legislative decisions.)
    • Facilities – Appoint Carl Struck to serve as Board Rep for Facilities.     
  7. Election Update – FISD within Blanco County
    • May 1, 2021 Election update
    • Early Voting, Board and Auxiliary Volunteers (seven days 9 to 5)
    • Election Day Voting – May 1, 2021 7:00 am to 7:00 PM at the Library Conference Room.   
  8. Executive Session – Discuss personnel matters, real estate, meet with attorney as authorized by Texas Government Code.
  9. Return to Open Session: Discuss and consider action on matters discussed in Executive Session
  10. Adjourn:  Next meeting: will be Tuesday, March 16, 2021 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 PM on this 12th day of March, 2021 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