SECOND AMENDED: COUNTY COMMISSION SCHEDULES REGULAR MEETING ON SEPTEMBER 11TH

SECOND AMENDED: COUNTY COMMISSION SCHEDULES REGULAR MEETING ON SEPTEMBER 11TH

Meeting Date: 
Tuesday, September 11, 2007 - 9:00am
Meeting Place: 
Agenda: 

AGENDA

The following will be considered at the Regular Meeting of the Doña Ana County Board of Commissioners to be held on Tuesday, September 11, 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 and 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 August 28, 2007.
2 - 16 2. EMPLOYEE RECOGNITION – The Commission will recognize Doña Ana County employees for their years of service to Doña Ana County - Commission Chairwoman Karen G. Perez will present.
Name Department Years of Service
Anniversaries:
Jo Kiehne Detention Center 5
Sue Padilla Utilities Department 5
Andrew Luna Sheriff’s Department 5
Chris Lopez Sheriff’s Department 10
Robert Parra Facilities and Parks Department 10
William Ellis Assessor’s Department 10
Robert Lewis Detention Center 10
David Austin Detention Center 10
Sandra Munoz Detention Center 15
Freddie Aguirre Utilities Department 20
Retirement
Alma Parra Health and Human Services Department 5
PUBLIC INPUT
PRESENTATIONS
12 – 23 4. Acknowledge Receipt and Public Filing of the Treasurer’s Report for the Month of June 2007 - County Treasurer Jim Schoonover will discuss.
17 3. Present Audit Report of Driving While Intoxicated (DWI) Program Audit Conducted by Doña Ana County Internal Audit Department – Ronnie Wright, Internal Audit Committee Member, will present.
18 4. Presentation and Update on the Spaceport - Lou Gomez, Program Manager of Spaceport America, will present.
CONSENT AGENDA - The Board will be asked to approve by one motion the following items of recurring or routine business:
19 – 30 5. Acknowledge Receipt and Public Filing of the Treasurer’s Report for the Month of July 2007 - County Treasurer Jim Schoonover will discuss.
31 – 32 6. Authorization of Monthly Status Report and Acceptance of Recommendations for Approval and Denial of Indigent Applications and Claims for Indigent Hospital Claims Fund (#25145) and Health Services Fund (#25140) - Silvia Sierra, Director Health and Human Services Department will discuss.
33 – 41 7. Approve Sole Source Procurement of Teen Pregnancy Prevention Program from New Mexico Teen Pregnancy Coalition and Authorize Signature Authority to County Manager for Related Contract Documents, Amendments and Renewals - Silvia Sierra, Director Health and Human Services Department will discuss.
42 – 49 8. Approve Transfer of Wastewater Facility Located in the Community of Milagro, Including Lift Station and Wastewater Collection Lines, to the Village of Hatch, New Mexico Contingent upon State Board of Finance Approval – Sue Padilla, Assistant County Manager, will discuss.
50 – 56 9. Approve the Purchase of Three (3) Vehicles for the Vector Control Department in Strict Accordance with NM State Contract-SPD #70-000-00-04015 with Bob Turner’s Ford Country, Inc. – Armando Cordero, Facilities and Parks Manager, will discuss.
57 – 62 10. Approve Award of Request for Proposal 07-0042 to Ideals, Inc. for Engineering Services for the Delores C. Wright Memorial Park and Colquitt Park in Chaparral, NM, and Delegate Signature Authority to the County Manager for Related Contract Documents - Armando Cordero, Facilities and Parks Manager, will discuss
63 – 65 11. Approve Award of Request for Proposal 07-0062 for Pre-Employment Physical Examinations and/or Testing Services and Delegate Signature Authority to the County Manager for Related Contract Documents - Sue Padilla, Assistant County Manager, will discuss.
66 – 69 12. Approve Budget Revision and Budget Resolution for the Health Care Initiative Fund - Silvia Sierra, Director Health and Human Services Department will discuss.
70 - 80 13. Accept Funding from State of New Mexico Children, Youth and Families Department and Approve Related Budget Revision and Budget Resolution - Silvia Sierra, Director Health and Human Services Department will discuss.
81 – 85 14. Approve Budget Resolution and Budget Revision for Chamberino Access Road Project – Robert Armijo, County Engineer, will discuss.
86 – 89 15. Approve Out-of-State Travel for a Detention Supervisor to Attend International Community Corrections Association Conference – Chris Barela, Detention Center Director, will discuss.
90 – 94 16. Approve Out-of-State Travel for Vicki Lusk, H/R Administrator, to Attend the AELE Law Enforcement, Public Safety and Corrections Workshop on Discipline and Internal Investigations on December 10-12, 2007 in Las Vegas, Nevada – Todd Garrison, Sheriff, will discuss.
95 – 99 17. Approve Out-of-State Travel for County Attorney to Attend “The Certificate in Employee Relations Law Seminar” in Las Vegas, Nevada, September 17-21, 2007 – John Caldwell, County Attorney, will discuss.
100-101 18. Approve Out-of-State Travel for County Attorney to Attend “Grievances, Arbitration and Past Practices” Seminar in Las Vegas, Nevada, Held from October 3-5, 2007 - John Caldwell, County Attorney, will discuss.
102-108 19. Approve Donation of a Portion of Miller Street in Anthony, NM by Quitclaim Deed to the NMDOT for the Construction of a Traffic Circle and Other Road Improvements and to Delegate Signature Authority to the County Manager - Robert Armijo, County Engineer, will discuss.
108a-108b 19a. Approve Resolution to Impose the 2007 Property Tax Rates as Determined by the New Mexico Department of Finance and Administration (DFA)—Gary Perez, Assessor, will discuss.
APPROVALS
109-151 20. Consider an Application and Resolution for County Maintenance of Blue Topaz Avenue, Pursuant to County Resolution #05-022 – Chuck McMahon, Community Development Director, will discuss.
152-155 21. Approve Resolution Authorizing the County Manager to take certain Preliminary Steps to the Formation of a County Spaceport District – Brian D. Haines, County Manager, will discuss.
ORDINANCE/PUBLIC HEARING
156-176 22. Authorize Publication of Notice of Intent to Adopt an Ordinance Pertaining to the Seizure and Forfeiture of Vehicles Related to DWI Offenses – Fred Kennon, Assistant County Attorney, will discuss.
CORRESPONDENCE
23. Rita Torres, County Clerk, will present to the Commission any claims received by Doña Ana County.
DISCUSSION AND ANNOUNCEMENTS
24. Commission Input
25. Staff Input
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.