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Notice is hereby given that a meeting of the Commissioners Court of Harris County, Texas, will be held on October 27, 2020, at 10:00 a.m. The first part of the meeting will be held for the purpose of adopting tax rates for Harris County, the Harris County Flood Control District, the Harris County Hospital District d/b/a Harris Health System, and the Port of Houston Authority. The Local Government Code requires that four members of the Court be present to adopt a tax. The Tax Code does not permit the adoption of rates other than those that have been published. This part of the meeting will be held in the Courtroom of the Commissioners Court of Harris County, Texas, on the ninth floor of the Harris County Administration Building, 1001 Preston Street, Houston, Texas. The public may attend this part of the meeting in-person or may attend virtually using this link:
https://www.harriscountytx.gov/Government/Court-Agenda/Court-Videos.
Following the adoption of tax rates, the meeting will continue for the purpose of considering and taking action on matters brought before the Court. This portion of the meeting will be held virtually to advance the public health goal of limiting face-to-face meetings to slow the spread of COVID-19. The public will only be able to attend this part of the meeting virtually using this link:
https://www.harriscountytx.gov/Government/Court-Agenda/Court-Videos.
On March 16, 2020, Governor Greg Abbott granted a request by the Texas Attorney General to waive certain requirements of the Texas Open Meetings Act to reduce face-to-face contact relating to government meetings while maintaining government transparency during government meetings in accordance with Section 418.016 of the Texas Government Code. Governor Abbott suspended various statutory provisions requiring government officials and members of the public to be physically present at a specified meeting location. On October 7, 2020, Governor Greg Abbott issued Executive Order GA-32 which directs that all persons not otherwise excepted by the order shall not be in groups larger than ten and shall maintain six feet of social distancing from those not in their group.
The public may make comments by signing up to speak by no later than Tuesday October 27, 2020 at 8 a.m. at: https://appearancerequest.harriscountytx.gov/. Members of the public who choose to attend the in-person portion of the meeting during which Commissioners Court will be adopting tax rates may be asked to wait for their turn to address Commissioners Court in an alternate location within the Harris County Administration Building to allow for social distancing in accordance with the Governor’s executive orders. Members of the public are still entitled to participate and address governmental bodies during any telephonic or video conference meeting. If you sign up to speak for the portion of the meeting that will be held virtually, you will be placed in a queue and will receive a phone call when it is your time to speak. Agendas may be obtained in advance of the court meeting via the internet at https://www.harriscountytx.gov/Government/Court-Agenda/Court-Videos.

 
Tuesday, October 27, 2020
10:00 AM
Notice of a Public Meeting & Agenda
Supplemental Notice of a Public Meeting
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*Denotes budget was adopted.
**Denotes special meetings.
Acronyms
CIP=Capital Improvements Program; MYR=Mid-Year Review; PBH=Preliminary Budget Hearings; PI/BP=Policy Issues/Budget Presentations; LP=Legislative Platform;
NOI=Notice of Intention; FCD=2018 HCFCD Bond Program Community Meetings; NCFC=Notice of Contingent Fee Contract; EC=Election Commission; CJCC=Criminal Justice Coordinating Council

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11* & BP
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PBH:
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11
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24**
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3**
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