COUNTY COMMISSION SCHEDULES REGULAR MEETING ON APRIL 10TH

COUNTY COMMISSION SCHEDULES REGULAR MEETING ON APRIL 10TH

Meeting Date: 
Tuesday, April 10, 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, April 10, 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, THE INDIGENT HOSPITAL CLAIMS BOARD, AND THE HOUSING AUTHORITY BOARD IN OPEN SESSION.
CHANGES TO THE AGENDA – Brian D. Haines, County Manager, will discuss.
Pages PUBLIC INPUT
1+ 1. MINUTES – Regular Meeting of March 27, 2007
2-5 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:
Ignacio Gonzales Road Department 5
Gordon White Detention Center 5
Raymond Riley Detention Center 5
Roy Weatherford Detention Center 5
Manuel Melendez Sheriff’s Department 5
Robert Telles Sheriff’s Department 5
Timothy Gerard Sheriff’s Department 5
Jimmy Murillo Sheriff’s Department 5
Mercy Garibay Detention Center 15
Barbara Gomez Detention Center 20
6-10 3 PROCLAMATION - The Commission Proclaims the Week of April 8-14 as Public Safety Telecommunications Week in Doña Ana County - Commission Chairwoman Karen G. Perez will present.
11 4 PRESENTATION, DISCUSSION AND CONSIDERATION - Regarding Doña Ana County’s Ordinance #217-04 on the Implementation of the International Fire Code 2003, as it Relates to Fire Suppression Requirements - Fire Marshal Paul Chavez will discuss.
CONSENT AGENDA - The Board will be asked to approve by one motion the following items of recurring or routine business:
12-13 5. 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, will discuss.
14-22 6. Acknowledge Receipt and Public Filing of the Treasurer’s Report for the Month of February 2007 - County Treasurer Jim Schoonover will discuss.
23-33 7. Approve Award of Request for Proposal 07-0036 to Bohannan Huston for Engineering Services for a Septage Facility for South Central Area and Delegate Signature Authority to County Manager for Related Contract Documents – Sue Padilla, Assistant County Manager, will discuss.
34-66 8. Approve Resolution for the Public Housing Agency Annual Plan and Certifications of Compliance for Fiscal Year Beginning July 1, 2007 – Andrew Holguin, Director, Doña Ana County Housing Authority, will discuss.
67-73 9. Approval of Revised Internal Audit Department Charter – Jill Johnson, Internal Auditor, will discuss.
74-80 10. Approve Resolution in Support of Expanding the “25-Mile Geographical Limit” for Mexican Nationals Traveling within the State of New Mexico with Laser Visas to at Least 100 Miles – Jess Williams, Director, Public Information Department, will discuss.
81-85 11. Approve of Receipt of $40,000 from the New Mexico Department of Health, Office of Border Health, and Approve Related Budget Resolution and Budget Revision – Armando Cordero, Manager, Facilities and Parks Department, will discuss.
86-94 12. Approve Purchase of Bleachers for the New Rodeo Arena at the Southern NM State Fairgrounds in Strict Accordance with NM State Contract - SPD# 40-000-00-00058 with Triple M Recreation - Armando Cordero, Manager, Facilities and Parks Department, will discuss.
95-102 13. Approve Purchase of Ten 2007 Ford Supercrew W14 Trucks for the Doña Ana County Sheriff’s Department - Sheriff Todd J. Garrison will discuss.
103-106 14. Approve Out of State Travel Requests for Jonathan Czerniak, Planner, to Attend the Association of American Geographers’ National Conference in San Francisco, California, April 17-19, 2007 - Chuck McMahon, Director, Planning and Community Development Department, will discuss.
107-134 15. Approve Award of Request for Proposal 07-0040 to American Medical Response for Emergency and Non-Emergency Transport Services for Doña Ana County and Authorize the County Manager to Finalize and Sign Related Contract Documents, Amendments, and Renewals - C. Silvia Sierra, Director, Health and Human Services Department, will discuss.
135-144 16. Approval of Procurement Utilizing Houston Galveston Cooperative Purchasing Agreement with Vanguard Truck Centers to Purchase a 2007 Mack Granite CTP 713 Truck for Environmental Functions - Sue Padilla, Assistant County Manager, will discuss.
145-166 17. Approve Award of Contract for Competitive Sealed Bid or Proposal #07-0032, Land Lease for Lots F-03A-S and F-03B-S at the Doña Ana County Airport in Santa Teresa and Delegate Signature Authority to the County Manager for Related Contracts, Addenda, and Change Orders – Vernon Wilson, Airport Manager, will discuss.
167-173 18. Approve Acquisition of a Utility Easement in Chaparral for the County Wastewater Project – Sue Padilla, Assistant County Manager, will discuss.
174-179 19. Approve Land Purchase for Lift Station Site in Vado and Delegate Signature Authority to the County Manager for all Related Contracts - Sue Padilla, Assistant County Manager, will discuss.
180-182 20. Approve Resolution Amending Section 605 “Pay Decrease for Demotion” of the Procedural Guidelines Implementing Human Resources Policies – John W. Caldwell, County Attorney, will discuss.
APPROVALS
183-199 21. Consider and Comment on a Proposed Annexation of Approximately 4,200 Acres of Vacant Land, Known as Vistas at Presidio I Annexation - Chuck McMahon, Director, Planning and Community Development Department, will discuss.
CORRESPONDENCE
22. Rita Torres, County Clerk, will present to the Commission any claims received by Doña Ana County.
DISCUSSION AND ANNOUNCEMENTS
23. Commission Input
24. Staff Input
COMMISSION WILL CONVENE IN CLOSED SESSION to discuss threatened or pending litigation, as authorized by the Open Meetings Act, § 10-15-1 (H) (7).

COMMISSION WILL 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, THE INDIGENT HOSPITAL CLAIMS BOARD, AND THE HOUSING AUTHORITY 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.