COUNTY COMMISSION SCHEDULES REGULAR MEETING ON NOVEMBER 8TH

COUNTY COMMISSION SCHEDULES REGULAR MEETING ON NOVEMBER 8TH

Meeting Date: 
Tuesday, November 8, 2005 - 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, November 8, 2005 at 9:00 a.m. in the Doña Ana County Commission Chambers, 2nd Floor, 251 West Amador Avenue, 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 INDIGENT HOSPITAL CLAIMS BOARD, THE COUNTY BOARD OF FINANCE, AND THE COUNTY BOARD OF APPEALS IN OPEN SESSION.

CHANGES
TO THE AGENDA
- Brian D. Haines, County Manager, will discuss.
Pages PUBLIC INPUT
1. MINUTES – Special Meeting of October 4, 2005 and Regular Meeting of October 25, 2005.
1-2 2. EMPLOYEE
RECOGNITION
– The Commission will recognize the following
employees:


Anniversaries:
Name Department Years of Service
Michelle Ugalde Sheriff's Dept. 5
Mark Krohn Assessor's Dept. 10
Joseph Gonzales Sheriff's Dept. 15
Manuel Cano Facilities & Parks 20
3 3. PRESENTATION - Major Cheryl Roach and Major Chris Barela will provide an overview of the Doña Ana County Detention Center Operations and Activities.
CONSENT AGENDA - The Board will be asked to approve by one motion the following items of recurring or routine business:
4-11 4. Acknowledgement of Receipt and Public Filing of the Treasurer's Report for September 2005 - Jim Schoonover, County Treasurer, will discuss.
12-14 5. Authorization of Monthly Status Report and Acceptance of 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.
15-18 6. Approval of an Agreement Between Doña Ana County and the Town of Mesilla for a Special Appropriation Project - Fire Marshal Paul Chavez will discuss.
19-23 7. Ratification of Out of State Travel for Leanne Crossland, Sean Yates, Richard Chavez, and Jarod Zuniga to the Emergency Response Training Center in Pueblo, Colorado, November 7-11, 2005 - Fire Marshal Paul Chavez will discuss.
24-29 8. Approval of Out of State Travel for Delia Cervantes and Virginia Arroyo to Attend the Hazmat Explo9 Conference and Exposition in Las Vegas, Nevada, November 14-17, 2005 - Fire Marshal Paul Chavez will discuss.
30-33 9. Award of Competitive Bid No. 06-0015 for the Anthony Fire Department Building Addition and Request for County Manager Signature Authority for Related Contracts, Addenda, and Change Orders - Fire Marshal Paul Chavez will discuss.
34-37 10. Award of Competitive Bid No. 06-0021 to Geo-Test, Inc. and Southwest Engineering to Provide Material Testing to Doña Ana County and Request County Manager Signature Authority for Related Contracts, Addenda, and Change Orders - Robert Armijo, County Engineer, Engineering Department, will discuss.
38-45 11. Approval of Out of State Travel for Sergeant Javier Ontiveros to Attend the United States National Standards of Training Association's Training Conference in Las Vegas, Nevada, December 12-16, 2005 - Major Chris Barela, Detention Center, will discuss.
46-53 12. Acceptance of the 2006 Operation Buckledown Grant - Sheriff Todd J. Garrison will discuss.
54-61 13. Acceptance of the 2006 Operation DWI Grant - Sheriff Todd J. Garrison will discuss.
62-69 14. Approval of a Resolution to Support Phase I of the Establishment of a Groundwork Trust in Doña Ana County and to Enter into an Interlocal Agreement with the Groundwork Trust USA to act as Fiscal Agent for the Feasibility Study and Strategic Plan - Jess Williams, Director of Public Information and Special Projects, will discuss.
PUBLIC HEARINGS
70-73 15. Public Hearing Concerning the Adoption of a Proposed County Gross Receipts Tax Ordinance to be Known as "The County Correctional Facility Gross Receipts Tax" - John Caldwell, County Attorney, will discuss.
74-77 16. Public Hearing Concerning the Adoption of a Proposed County Gross Receipts Tax Ordinance to be Known as "The One-Sixteenth Increment of the County Gross Receipts Tax" - John Caldwell, County Attorney, will discuss.
78-212 17. Public Hearing for Appeal of a Decision by the Doña Ana County Planning and Zoning Commission Denying a Variance to Road Access Standards and Parking Lot Surface Requirements for the Radium Springs Hotel and Hot Springs - Chuck McMahon, Director, Planning and Community Development Department, will discuss.
APPROVALS
213-216 18. Approval of a Resolution Clarifying Role of Elected Officials for Responsibility and Operation of Respective Offices - County Treasurer Jim Schoonover will discuss.
217-218 19. Approval of a Resolution Seeking GRIP II Funding for Spaceport Infrastructure - Commission Vice-Chairman D. Kent Evans will discuss.
219-221 20. Approval of a Resolution in Support of an Upcoming Environmental Issues Summit Sponsored by the New Mexico Environment Department and Governor Bill Richardson That Will Begin the Process of Improving the Quality of Life in Underserved Rural and Colonias Communities - Commissioner Oscar Vásquez Butler will discuss.
APPOINTMENTS
222-223 21. Appointment of Members to the District 7 South Central Regional Planning Organization's Policy and Technical Advisory Committees for the Remainder of the 2005 Fiscal Year or Ratification of Current Appointments - County Manager Brian D. Haines will discuss.
CORRESPONDENCE
22. Rita Torres, County Clerk, will present to the Commission any claims received by Doña Ana County.
DISCUSSION AND ANNOUNCEMENTS
23. Commision Input
24. Staff Input

COMMISSION WILL CONVENE IN CLOSED SESSION. to discuss threatened or pending litigation regarding Jane Does 1-3 and John Does 1-3 v. Doña Ana County, as authorized by the Open Meetings Act, Section 10-15-1 (H), Section 7.

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

COMMISSION ADJOURNS AS THE BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS, THE INDIGENT HOSPITAL CLAIMS BOARD, THE COUNTY BOARD OF FINANCE, AND THE COUNTY BOARD OF APPEALS 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 647-7316 (voice) or 647-7285 (TTY), 180 West Amador
Avenue, Las Cruces, NM 88005.

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 528-7905, 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 528-7905 por lo menos 48 horas
por adelantado para pedir este servicio.