AMENDED: COUNTY COMMISSION SCHEDULES REGULAR MEETING ON NOVEMBER 27TH

AMENDED: COUNTY COMMISSION SCHEDULES REGULAR MEETING ON NOVEMBER 27TH

Meeting Date: 
Tuesday, November 27, 2007 - 9:00am
Meeting Place: 
Agenda: 

AGENDA

November 27, 2007 at 9:00 a.m. in the Doña Ana County Commission Chambers, 1st Floor, Doña Ana County Government Center, 845 North Motel Boulevard, Las Cruces:

Invocation
Pledge of Allegiance
Roll Call of Commission Members Present and Determination of Quorum.
COMMISSION CONVENES AS THE BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS, THE COUNTY BOARD OF FINANCE, AND THE INDIGENT HOSPITAL CLAIMS BOARD IN OPEN SESSION.
Pages CHANGES TO THE AGENDA – Brian D. Haines, County Manager
1 1. MINUTES

Regular Meeting of November 14, 2007.

PUBLIC INPUT
CONSENT AGENDA - The Board will be asked to approve by one motion the following items of recurring or routine business:

2 – 13

2.

Accept the 2008 Operation DWI Grant, Approve Budget Revision and Resolution and Delegate Signature Authority to the County Chairwoman on any Extension or Amendment of the Grant – Todd J. Garrison, Sheriff, will discuss.

14 – 22 3.

Accept the 2008 Selective Traffic Enforcement Program (S.T.E.P.), Approve Budget Revision and Resolution and Delegate Signature Authority to the County Chairwoman on any Extension or Amendment of the Grant – Todd J. Garrison, Sheriff, will discuss.

23 – 32

4.

Accept the 2008 Operation Buckle Down Grant, Approve Budget Revision and Resolution and Delegate Signature Authority to the County Chairwoman on any Extension or Amendment of the Grant – Todd J. Garrison, Sheriff, will discuss.

33 – 41

5.

Approve Award of Request for Proposal 07-0063 to URS Corporation for Engineering Services for Vado Drainage Improvements and Delegate Signature Authority to County Manager for Related Contract Documents – Paul Dugie, Flood Commission Director, will discuss.

42 – 45

6.

Award of Competitive Sealed Bid #08-0013 to Morrow Enterprises, Inc. for Phase 1 of the 4,800 Sq. Ft. Community Center in Butterfield Park in Doña Ana County. The Project Consists of the Utility, Roadway and Building Pad. Also Request Signature Authority for the County Manager for Related Contracts, Addenda and Change Orders – Armando Cordero, Facilities and Parks Manager, will discuss.

46 – 48

7.

Approve a Resolution Supporting the Position of the New Mexico Association of Counties Healthcare Affiliate Regarding Proposed Federal Medicaid and Medicare Regulations – Silvia Sierra, Health and Human Services Director, will discuss.

49 - 53

8.

Ratify the Emergency Rehabilitation of Lift Station Number Seven Located in Vado, New Mexico – Sue Padilla, Assistant County Manager, will discuss.

APPROVALS

54 – 68

9. Reconsider Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Application to the Department of Finance and Administration—Sue Padilla, Assistant County Manager, will discuss.
69 - 86 10.

Approve Formation Resolution for the Tax Increment Development Districts 1, 2 and 3 and Discuss the Master Development Agreement – Chuck McMahon, Community Development Director, will discuss.

CORRESPONDENCE
11. Rita Torres, County Clerk, will present to the Commission any claims received by Doña Ana County.
DISCUSSION AND ANNOUNCEMENTS
12. Commission Input
13. Staff Input
COMMISSION WILL CONVENE IN CLOSED SESSION
to discuss collective bargaining negotiations between the County and the Communication Workers of America (CWA), Local 7911, representing Doña Ana County Sheriff’s Department; collective bargaining negotiations between the County and the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees’ (AFSCME) bargaining unit representing blue collar workers; pending litigation regarding Lira v Doña Ana County, CIV-06-0179; pending litigation regarding Rodriguez v Doña Ana County, CIV-06-0416; pending litigation regarding Killingsworth v Doña Ana County, CV-2007-0308; and other threatened or pending litigation as authorized by the Open Meetings Act, § 10-15-1 (H) (5), and (7) respectively.


COMMISSION MAY CONVENE IN OPEN SESSION
to take action, if any, on the closed session items.


COMMISSION ADJOURNS AS THE BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS, THE COUNTY BOARD OF FINANCE, AND THE INDIGENT HOSPITAL CLAIMS BOARD IN OPEN SESSION.

THIS AGENDA IS SUBJECT TO CHANGE

NOTE: Doña Ana County will ensure effective communication with individuals with disabilities and will, upon request, provide auxiliary communication aids and services to afford those individuals equal opportunity for participation in Doña Ana County sponsored meetings, events, or activities. Any request should be made to the Americans with Disabilities Act Coordinator, in writing or by phone, as soon as possible prior to the event at which accommodation is needed. If you have any questions regarding examples of reasonable accommodations, please contact Mary Amos-Pierce, ADA Coordinator, at 525-5884 (voice) or 525-2951 (TTY), 845 N. Motel Blvd. Las Cruces, NM 88007.

Spanish language interpretation services are now available upon request for participation in Doña Ana County sponsored meetings, events, or activities. Please contact Erica Gonzales, Health & Human Services Department, at 525-5875, at least 48 hours prior to the event. Servicios de interpretación en las juntas será disponible por petición. Por favor llame a Erica Gonzalez al 525-5875 por lo menos 48 horas por adelantado para pedir este servicio.