May 1, 2021 ESD Annexation Election

April 20, 2021

Agenda Regular Session
Board of Commissioners
April 20, 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, APRIL 20, 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/89399446732 or you may join by telephone only by dialing (346) 248-7799 and entering Meeting ID# 893 9944 6732.

  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 March 16, 2021 Meeting Minutes
    • Financial Report as of 3/31/2021
      • Monthly Financials:
        • Texas Regional $1,441,280.53
        • CD #714430 $132,148.81
        • Lone Star $218,319.51
  4. Fire & EMS Auxiliary Report
    • Quarterly Report due
    • COVID-19 Vaccinations
  5. Chiefs’ Report
    • COVID-19 Update
    • Operations Reports Fire & EMS
    • Facilities Report
  6. Finance & Planning Matters
    • Budget Process
      • Staffing Plan Breakout
      • Budget requests from ESD Commissioners & Auxiliary Budget to Ben and copy Ann & Steve.
      • April 30th Chief appraiser prepares and certifies to the tax assessor an estimate of the taxable value of property in ESD taxing unit.  Tax Code Chapter 26
      • Draft 1 Budget May ESD meeting; Final Draft Budget ESD June meeting.  Budget approved July ESD meeting. 
      • New: SB2, include tax rate calculation forms as an appendix to the budget beginning 1/1/2021. Budgeting Tax Code 26.05(b)
    • FISD within Blanco County
      • Early voting in progress at Library Conference Room. 
      • Election Day Voting – May 1, 2021 7:00 am to 7:00 PM at the Library Conference Room. 
      • Special Meeting Tuesday, May 4, 2021 at 3:00 PM to canvass returns of election.  72-hour posting (by May 1, 2021 at 3:00 PM). Quorum-two members [EC §67.004]
  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 Tuesday, May 18, 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 4:00 P.M. on this 16th day of April, 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