FY2023 Budget / Tax Rate

April 19, 2022

Agenda
Board of Commissioners
April 19, 2022

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 APRIL 19TH, 2022 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. Minutes – Approval of the Minutes from the following meetings:
    • March 15, 2022 Workshop Session
    • March 15, 2022 Regular Session
  4. Financial Report – Approval of the Financial Reports as of 3/31/2022
    • Monthly Financials:
      • Texas Regional Checking: $2,222,207.38
      • Texas Regional CD: $132,810.80
      • Lone Star Money Market: $231,296.77
  5. Fire & EMS Auxiliary
    • Quarterly report due
    • Consider requests / actions submitted to ESD
  6. Chiefs’ Report
    • COVID-19 Update
    • Operations Reports Fire & EMS
    • Review & Accept Grant from Texas A&M Forest Service for Firefighting Equipment
    • Community Healthcare Paramedic (CHP) Program Update
      • Review & Consider Approval of Capital Purchase request from CHP (Laptop)
      • Review & Consider Approval of Policy: CHP Patient Extraordinary Emergency Expenditures
    • Building Updates
      • Updates on Recent Projects
      • Update on Generator Extended Service Coverage
      • Review & Consider Approval of Building Projects
        • Landscaping
        • Tool Room Updates
  7. Finance & Planning Matters
    • Update on Employee Benefits (Medical/Dental/Vision) Renewal
    • Review & Consider Approval of Salvage of District Assets
    • Review & Consider Approval of Strategic Plan Updates
    • Review & Consider Approval of Renewal of Participating Agency / Subcontractor Agreement with Capital Area of Texas Regional Advisory Council (CATRAC)
    • Review & Consider Approval of LifePak 15 Service Contract with Stryker
    • Required Training
      • Cybersecurity Training – Due by June ESD Meeting (Tex Gov Code §2054.5191)
        à Chief Oakley will send link/instructions to all Commissioners
    • Tax Calendar
      • Upcoming: Estimated taxable value (Preliminary Totals) due to district by 4/30
    • FY2023 Budget
      • Staffing Plan Review
      • Budget requests from ESD Commissioners & Auxiliary Budget to Ben and copy Ann & Steve
      • Draft 1 Budget May ESD Meeting; Final Draft Budget June ESD Meeting; Budget Approval July ESD Meeting
  8. Executive Session if requested – Discuss personnel matters, 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 meetings will be Tuesday, May 17, 2022 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 7:00 P.M. on this 14TH day of APRIL 2022 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