COUNTY COMMISSION SCHEDULES REGULAR MEETING ON MAY 8TH

COUNTY COMMISSION SCHEDULES REGULAR MEETING ON MAY 8TH

Meeting Date: 
Tuesday, May 8, 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, May 8, 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:

Pledge of Allegiance and Invocation.
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.
CHANGES TO THE AGENDA – Brian D. Haines, County Manager, will discuss.
Pages PUBLIC INPUT
1-18 1. MINUTES – Special Meeting of April 17, 2007 and Regular Meeting of April 24, 2007.
19-21 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:
David Elston Sheriff’s Department 5
Larry Bleimeyer Sheriff’s Department 5
Samuel Ramos Sheriff’s Department 5
Irma Rede Clerk’s Department 5
Salvador Pineda Road Department 10
Larry Rico Utilities Department 10
Retirement:
Marty Dudley Sheriff’s Department 20
Audrey Mier Sheriff’s Department 20
22 3. PRESENTATION – A Presentation on Teen Pregnancy Prevention Pilot Projects in Doña Ana County – C. Silvia Sierra, Director, Health and Human Services Department, will discuss.
23 4. AUDIT REPORT – Monthly Presentation of Audit Findings to be Considered by the Board – Jill Johnson, Internal Auditor will present.
24-26 5. PROCLAMATION – The Commission will proclaim the Month of May 2007 as Bike Month in Doña Ana
County in Accordance with National Bike Month - Commission Chairwoman Karen G. Perez will present.
CONSENT AGENDA - The Board will be asked to approve by one motion the following items of recurring or routine business:
27-35 6. Acknowledge Receipt and Public Filing of the Treasurer’s Report for the Month of March 2007 - Jim Schoonover, County Treasurer, will discuss.
36-37 7. Authorize Monthly Status Report and Accept Recommendations for Approval and Denial of Indigent Applications and Claims for Indigent Hospital Claims Fund and Health Services Fund - C. Silvia Sierra, Director, Health and Human Services Department, will discuss.
38-43 8. Approve Out of State Travel for Michelle Paquin, Medical Supervisor, to Attend the 2007 Nurse Practitioner Symposium in Keystone, Colorado, July 11 - 15, 2007 – Chris Barela, Director, Detention Center, will discuss.
44-45 9. Approve Out of State Travel for John Caldwell, County Attorney, to Attend “Collective Bargaining for Public Safety Employees” Seminar in Las Vegas, Nevada, June 6 – 8, 2007 – John Caldwell, County Attorney, will discuss.
46-47 10. Approve Procurement Utilizing State of New Mexico Contract with Cutler Paving to Provide Asphalt Repaving for Various County Roads and Authorize the County Manager to Sign Related Contract Documents – Jorge Granados, Public Works Director, will discuss.
48-50 11. Approve Out of State Travel for Frank Torres, Chief Building Official, to Attend the 2007 Final Action Hearing in Rochester, New York, May 20 - 24, 2007 – Chuck McMahon, Director, Planning and Community Development Department, will discuss.
51-59 12. Accept NM Department of Public Safety, Office of Emergency Management, Sub-Grant Agreement 07-NMSG-01-DA, Approve Budget Resolution and Budget Revision in Support of the Grant, and Delegate Signature Authority to the County Manager on the Sub-Grant Agreement – Todd Garrison, Sheriff, will discuss.
60-68 13. Approve Purchase of the Building Located at 525 South Melendres, Las Cruces, Doña Ana County, New Mexico and Approve Signature Authority for the County Manager on Related Contracts – Armando Cordero, Manager, Facilities and Parks Department, will discuss.
69-73 14. Approve Award of Competitive Sealed Bid 07-0052 to Morrow Enterprises for Construction of the Chaparral Wastewater Collection System Phase 1A and to Smithco Construction for the Treatment Plant; Approve Signature Authority for the County Manager on Related Contract, Change Orders, and Renewals; and Approve Budget Resolution and Budget Revision for the RUS Grants – Sue Padilla, Assistant County Manager, will discuss.
74-76 15. Approve Budget Resolution and Budget Revision for the Border Wastewater Project - Sue Padilla, Assistant County Manager, will discuss.
77-88 16. Approve a Resolution Supporting the GRIP II Funding Allocation for Road Improvement Projects in Doña Ana County - Jorge Granados, Public Works Director, will discuss.
89-93 17. Approve a Resolution Urging Full PILT (Payment in Lieu of Taxes) Funding for all New Mexico Counties – Jess Williams, Director, Department of Public Information and Special Projects, will discuss.
APPROVALS
94-102 18. Approve the Creation of Positions for the Doña Ana County Fire and Emergency Services Department for Fiscal Year 2007-2008 – Paul Chavez, Fire Marshal, will discuss.
APPPOINTMENTS
103-106 19. Approve a Resolution Appointing a Doña Ana County Representative to the New Mexico Spaceport Authority’s Community Advisory Committee - Commission Chairwoman Karen G. Perez will discuss.
107 20. Appoint One Commissioner to the Local Emergency Planning Committee – Commission Chairwoman Karen G. Perez will discuss.
CORRESPONDENCE
21. Rita Torres, County Clerk, will present to the Commission any claims received by Doña Ana County.
DISCUSSION AND ANNOUNCEMENTS
22. Commission Input
23. 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.