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August 26, 2020 at 1:00 PM - BOARD OF DIRECTORS MEETING

Agenda
I. ROLL CALL AND DETERMINATION OF QUORUM  
II. INTRODUCTION OF GUESTS
III. APPROVAL OF MINUTES
III.1. Minutes of June 24, 2019 (PG. 1)
IV. NEW BUSINESS
IV.1. EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE:
Presenter:  Mr. Henry Garcia
IV.1.a. ACTION ITEM:
IV.1.a.1. Discussion and/or action to authorize the depository agreement with First State Bank of Uvalde with possible 3rd year option. 
IV.1.a.2. Discussion and/or action to authorize For the Management and Operations of Workforce Solutions Middle Rio Grande One Stop Services"; 1st year of  four  (4) year contract to operate the one-stop centers in the Middle Rio Grande Region. 
IV.1.a.3. Discussion and/or action to authorize Child Care Services Contract, 2nd year of  four year contract.
IV.1.a.4. Discussion and/or action to authorize MRGDC's 2020-2021 Holiday Schedule. 
IV.1.a.5. Discussion and/or action to authorize to amend Salary Schedule.
IV.1.a.6. Discussion and/or action to approve the new TML insurance rates. 
IV.1.a.7. Discussion and/or action to approve submission to TML Health Benefits Pool Officical Ballots for 2020 Board of Trustee Election for candidate Joe Cardenas. (PG. 9)
IV.1.a.8. Discussion and/or action to authorize energy service provider contract for the first of a possible two option year. (PG.11)
IV.1.b. INFORMATION ITEM:
IV.1.b.1. MRGDC Board of Directors Meetings Schedule FY 2020-2021 (PG. 12)
IV.1.b.2. Board of Directors Code of Conduct (PG.13)
IV.2. ADVISORY COMMITTEES
IV.2.a. Area Advisory Committee on Aging
Presenter:  Hon. Bella Rubio
IV.2.a.1. ACTION ITEM:
IV.2.a.1.a. Discussion and/or action to authorize Health and Human Services Commission HHSC Contract No. 539-126-0017-00001 Amendment No. 8 . (PG.14)
IV.2.a.1.b. Ratification to submission of the Texas Health and Human Services Office of Area Agencies on Aging Area Plan FY 2021-2022
IV.2.a.2. INFORMATION ITEM:
IV.2.a.2.a. Area Agency on Aging Program Report (PG. 17)
IV.2.b. 2-1-1 Area Information Center
Presenter:  Mr. Henry Garcia
IV.2.b.1. INFORMATION ITEM:
IV.2.b.1.a. 2-1-1 Program Report (PG. 18)
IV.2.c. 9-1-1 Advisory Committee
Presenter:  Mr. Henry Garcia
IV.2.c.1. ACTION ITEM:
IV.2.c.1.a. Discussion and/or action to authorize for the approval of $183,180 for 2nd year maintenance
coverage (2020-2021) for 12 PSAP/9 Counties with Century Link. Pricing is based on
HGACBuy contract number #EC07-20. (PG. 25)
IV.2.c.1.b. Discussion and/or action to authorize to approve the procurement of ArcGIS software upgrade; the software will use by MRGDC 9-1-1 GIS staff and the 9-1-1 data server. The price listed below are from Texas Department of Information Resources, Contract No. DIR-TSO-3446. (PG. 33)
  • GIS Staff: ArcGIS Desktop Standard concurrent six (6) user license, $34,879.68 and $7,556.25 for maintenance.
  • 9-1-1 Data server: ArcGIS Desktop Advanced Concurrent user license, $7,424.27, and two ArcGIS Enterprise Workgroup Standard up to two core licenses for $4,152.92 for our 9-1-1 server. Maintenance cost for the 9-1-1 data server is $4,281.88.
The maintenance cost on both is optional for an additional year; standard 1-year
maintenance already included with purchase.
IV.2.c.2. INFORMATION ITEM:
IV.2.c.2.a. 9-1-1 Program Report (PG. 48)
IV.2.d. Homeland Security Committee
Presenter:  Hon. William R. Mitchell
IV.2.d.1. INFORMATION ITEM:
IV.2.e. Criminal Justice Advisory Committee
IV.2.e.1. INFORMATION ITEM:
IV.2.e.1.a. Criminal Justice Program Report (PG. 51)
IV.2.f. Solid Waste Advisory Committee
Presenter:  Mr. Rowland Garza
IV.2.f.1. ACTION ITEM:
IV.2.f.1.a. Discussion and/or action to approve the Solid Waste Implementation Projects for FY2021. (PG. 52)
IV.2.f.2. INFORMATION ITEM:
IV.2.f.2.a. Solid Waste Program Report (PG. 53)
IV.3. STANDING COMMITTEES
IV.3.a. Community & Economic Development Committee
Presenter:  Hon. Bruno Lozano
IV.3.a.1. INFORMATION ITEM:
IV.3.a.1.a. Planning and Operations Activity Report (PG. 54)
IV.3.b. Finance Committee
Presenter:  Mr. Joe Cardenas
IV.3.b.1. ACTION ITEMS:
IV.3.b.1.a. Ratification of expenditures/obligations of goods and services over $25,000.00.  (PG. 56)
IV.3.b.1.b. Discussion and/or action to authorize to release an IFB for Gas Cards. (PG. 58)
IV.3.b.1.c. Discussion and/or action to authorize to amend MRGDC's Travel Policy. (PG 59)
 
IV.3.b.2. INFORMATION ITEM:
IV.3.b.2.a. Finance Report update of "Statement of Expenditures" (PG. 64)
IV.3.c. Workforce Committee
Presenter:  Ms. Otila Gonzalez
IV.3.c.1. ACTION ITEMS:
IV.3.c.1.a. Discussion and/ or action to approve to accept Workforce Innovation and opportunity Act-Dislocated Worker; Total grant award of $399,044.00; Contract # 2720WOD001; Contract period July 01, 2020 to June 30, 2022. (PG. 70)
IV.3.c.1.b. Discussion and/or action to approve to accept Workforce Innovation Opportunity Act-Rapid Response; Total grant award of $12,933.00; Contract # 2720WOR001; Contract period July 01, 2020 to June 30, 2021. (PG 71)
IV.3.c.1.c. Discussion and/or action to approve Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act-Adult; Total grant award of $621,617.00; Contract #2720ABA001; Contract period July 01, 2020 to June 30, 2022. (PG. 72)
IV.3.c.1.d. Discussion and/or action to approve to accept Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act-Youth; Total grant award of $672,252.00; Contract # 272OABA001. Contract period July 01, 2020 to June 30, 2022.
IV.3.c.1.e. Discussion and/or action to approve Skills Development Fund COVID-19 Special Initiative; Total Grant Award of $57,500.00; Contract #2720COS001; Contract Period June 08, 2020 to June 30, 2021.(PG. 73)
IV.3.c.2. INFORMATION ITEMS:
IV.3.c.2.a. Director of Workforce Solution Report (PG. 74)
IV.3.d. Education Committee
Presenter:  Superintendent Dr. Guillermo Mancha
IV.3.d.1. INFORMATION ITEM:
IV.3.d.1.a. Education Committee Report
IV.3.e. Transportation Committee:
Presenter:  Hon. Bruno Lozano
IV.3.e.1. INFORMATION ITEM:
IV.3.e.1.a. Transportation Committee Report
IV.3.f. NOMINATING COMMITTEE
Presenter:  Hon. Francisco G. Ponce
IV.3.f.1. ACTION ITEM:
IV.3.f.1.a. Discussion and/or action to authorize the recommended MRGDC's FY 2020-2021 Board Officers.
  1. President
  2. 1st Vice-President
  3. 2nd Vice-President
  4. 3rd Vice-President
  5. Secretary/Treasurer
  6. Immediate Past President
Presenter:  Hon. Francisco G. Ponce
IV.4. ADMINISTRATIVE ACTIVITIES
IV.4.a. Workforce Board Executive Director's Report
IV.4.a.1. INFORMATION ITEM
IV.4.b. Executive Director’s Report
IV.4.b.1. INFORMATION ITEM
V. OTHER BUSINESS
VI. ADJOURNMENT
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