COUNTY COMMISSION SCHEDULES REGULAR MEETING ON OCTOBER 12TH

COUNTY COMMISSION SCHEDULES REGULAR MEETING ON OCTOBER 12TH

Meeting Date: 
Wednesday, October 12, 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 WEDNESDAY, October 12, 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 AND THE COUNTY BOARD OF FINANCE IN OPEN SESSION.

CHANGES
TO THE AGENDA
- Brian D. Haines, County Manager, will discuss.
Pages PUBLIC INPUT
1. MINUTES – Regular Meeting of September 27, 2005
1-2 2. EMPLOYEE
RECOGNITION
– The Commission will recognize the following
employees:


Anniversaries:
Name Department Years of Service
Jeremyah Pairis Detention Center 5
Keith Odenheim Assessor's Department 5
Larry Trejo Road Department 5
Michael Kinney Sheriff's Department 5
3 3. PRESENTATION - Fire Marshal Paul Chavez will provide information regarding fireworks in Doña Ana County, including recent events, enforcement activities, and applicable laws and ordinances.
PROCLAMATIONS
4-5 4. A Proclamation Declaring October 9 - 15, 2005 as "Fire Prevention Week" in Doña Ana County - Jess Williams, Director, Public Information and Special Projects, will present.
6-7 5. A Proclamation Welcoming the Fourth Annual Land of Enchantment RV Fly-In to the Doña Ana County Airport in Santa Teresa - Jess Williams, Director, Public Information and Special Projects, will present.
8-9 6. A Proclamation Declaring October 13, 2005 as "Celebrating Human Resources Day" in Doña Ana County - Commission Vice-Chairman D. Kent Evans will present.
CONSENT AGENDA - The Board will be asked to approve by one motion the following items of recurring or routine business:
10-17 7. Acknowledgement of Receipt and Public Filing of the Treasurer's Report for August 2005 - Jim Schoonover, County Treasurer, will discuss.
18-21 8. Approval of "Certification of Exemption for HUD Funded Projects" Form and Grant of Signature Authority to Commission Chairman - Thomas G. Hassell, Executive Director, Doña Ana County Housing Authority, will discuss.
22-23 9. Ratification of Out of State Travel for Commission Vice-Chairman D. Kent Evans to Walla Walla, Washington from September 12-17, 2005 for the National Chair Meeting of the National Association of Counties - Commission Vice-Chairman D. Kent Evans will discuss.
24-26 10. Approval of Out of State Travel for Any County Commissioner Who Wishes to Attend the 2005 Border Conference of the U. S./Mexico Border Counties Coalition in San Diego, California, November 4-5, 2005 - Commission Vice-Chairman D. Kent Evans will discuss.
27-37 11. Approval of Out of State Travel for Any County Commissioner Who Wishes to Attend the National Association of Counties' Health, Human Services, and Workforce Conference in San Francisco, California, November 17-19, 2005 - Commission Vice-Chairman D. Kent Evans will discuss.
38-42 12. Approval of Out of State Travel for Vernon Wilson to Attend the Review and Written Test for Accredited Airport Executives in Arlington, Texas, October 30 - November 5, 2005 - Vernon Wilson, Airport Manager, will discuss.
43-48 13. Acceptance of the State of New Mexico Traffic Safety Bureau's Traffic Records Improvement and Development Pilot Program Grant and Approval of Signature Authority for the County Manager - Sheriff Todd J. Garrison will discuss.
49-86 14. Award of Request for Proposal #06-0012 to Southwest Trane to Provide HVAC Preventive Maintenance Services to Doña Ana County and Request Signature Authority for the County Manager for Related Contract, Amendments, Change Orders, and Renewals - Armando Cordero, Manager, Facilities and Parks Department, will discuss.
APPROVALS
87-88 15. Resolution Directing Staff to Begin Cooperative Work with New Mexico State University, the U.S. Bureau of Land Management, and Other Agencies to Secure the Future of Tortugas Park as a Nature Preserve and Development-Free Zone Devoted to Educational and Recreational Pursuits for County Residents - Commissioner Paul B. Curry will discuss.
89-92 16. Approval of Resolution Clarifying Role of Elected Officials for Responsibility and Operation of Respective Offices - County Treasurer Jim Schoonover will discuss.
93-104 17. Approval of Contract Among the Pueblo of Jemez, the Pueblo of Jemez Tribal Gaming Enterprise, Circle P Investments of New Mexico, LLC, and Doña Ana County Concerning Community Foundation and Endowment, Hiring Preferences, and Employee Benefits at the Proposed Casino in Doña Ana County, and Authorizing the County Manager to Finalize the Contract Making Non-Substantive Changes and the Chairman to Sign - County Attorney John Caldwell will discuss.
105-107 18. Approval of Resolution in Support of the Pueblo of Jemez's Application to Build an Indian Gaming Casino in Doña Ana County - County Attorney John Caldwell will discuss.
ORDINANCES
108-111 19. Approval to Publish Title and General Summary of a Proposed County Gross Receipts Tax Ordinance to be Known as "the One-Sixteenth Increment of the County Gross Receipts Tax" and the Setting of a Public Hearing Thereon - County Attorney John Caldwell will discuss.
112-115 20. Approval to Publish Title and General Summary of a Proposed County Gross Receipts Tax Ordinance to be Known as "the County Correctional Facility Gross Receipts Tax" and the Setting of a Public Hearing Thereon - County Attorney John Caldwell 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 WILL CONVENE IN CLOSED SESSION. to discuss settlement terms and documents in Sunland Park v. Doña Ana County, CIV 02-0977, 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 AND THE COUNTY BOARD OF FINANCE 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.