Doña Ana County

COUNTY COMMISSION SCHEDULES REGULAR MEETING ON OCTOBER 15TH

COUNTY COMMISSION SCHEDULES REGULAR MEETING ON OCTOBER 15TH

Meeting Date: 
Wednesday, October 15, 2008 - 9:00am
Agenda: 

AGENDA

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The following will be considered at the Regular Meeting of the Doña Ana County Board of Commissioners to be held on Wednesday, October 15, 2008 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
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, will discuss
1.1-1.8 1. MINUTES
Regular Meeting of September 23, 2008.

2.1-2.17

2. EMPLOYEE RECOGNITION – The Commission will recognize Doña Ana County employees for their years of service to Doña Ana County - Commission Chairman D. Kent Evans will present.
Name Department Years of Service
Anniversaries:

Carrie Fogle

Detention Center

5

Jorge Frias

Sheriff’s Department

5

Cindy Garcia

Engineering Department 5

Vincent Lopez

Sheriff’s Department

5

Sandra Lucero

Clerk’s Department

5

Priscilla Lujan

Facilities and Parks Department

5

Patricia Martinez

Assessor’s Department

5

Arturo Barela

Roads Department

10

Guillermo Ruiz

Sheriff’s Department

10

Ernest DiMatteo

Sheriff’s Department

15

Janine Divyak

Planning Department

15

Victorio Valles

Roads Department

15
CHAIR COMMENTS -- D. Kent Evans, Chair
PUBLIC INPUT
PROCLAMATION
3.1-3.2 3. Proclaim the Week of October 26-31 as Red Ribbon Week in Doña Ana County and Recognize Valley View Elementary School’s Red Ribbon Parade – D. Kent Evans, Chair, will proclaim.
PRESENTATIONS
4.1-4.12 4. Presentation of Certificates of Appreciation to Student Volunteers Who Helped Prepare the Anthony Partnership Trail Walk – Dolores Saldaña-Caviness, Commissioner District 2, will present.
CONSENT AGENDA - The Board will be asked to approve by one motion the following items of recurring or routine business:
5.1-5.11 5. Acknowledge Receipt and Public Filing of the Treasurer’s Report for the Month of August 2008 - County Treasurer Jim Schoonover will discuss.
6.1-6.4 6. Approve Purchase of a Roll-Off Truck Utilizing Houston Galveston Area Council (HGAC) Purchasing Co-Op Agreement for the Solid Waste Department and Assign Signature Authority to County Manager on Related Contracts, Addenda and Change Orders – Sue Padilla, Assistant County Manager, will discuss.
7.1-7.12 7. Approve Resolution Amending Grantee Signatory Authority Forms for New Mexico Environment SAP Grants, and Assign Signature Authority to County Manager on Related Contracts, Addenda and Change Orders – Sue Padilla, Assistant County Manager, will discuss.
8.1-8.9 8. Approve the Memorandum of Agreement between the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) and the Doña Ana County Sheriff’s Office. Approve the Attached Budget Resolution and Revision and Delegate Signature Authority to the Doña Ana County Sheriff – Sheriff Todd Garrison will discuss.
9.1-9.7 9. Approve the Memorandum of Agreement between the Third Judicial District Attorney’s Office and Doña Ana County, Approve the Attached Budget Resolution and Revision and Delegate Signature Authority to the Doña Ana County Sheriff – Sheriff Todd Garrison, will discuss.
10.1-10.10 10. Approve a Senior Services Grant Agreement from the New Mexico Aging and Long-Term Services Department, Budget Resolution and Budget Revision in the Amount of $195,000.00 and Delegate Signature Authority to the Board of County Commission Chairperson and Future Amendments to the County Manager – Armando Cordero, Facilities Manager, will discuss.
11.1-11.4 11. Approve Award of Request for Proposal 09-0001 to Studio D Architects for Architect and Engineering Services for a Crisis Triage Center and Delegate Signature Authority to County Manager for Related Contract Documents – Armando Cordero, Facilities Manager, will discuss.
12.1-12.5 12. Approve Corrected Award of Competitive Sealed Bid #09-0003 for Adam’s Ballpark Relighting in Anthony, New Mexico to RT Electric and Delegate Signature Authority to County Manager for Related Contract Documents – Armando Cordero, Facilities Manager, will discuss.
13.1-13.7 13.

Approve Transfer of Doña Ana County Property to City of Las Cruces for Construction of Two Bus Shelters, Grant Temporary Construction Easements and Authorize County Manager to Sign Future Related Documents -- Armando Cordero, Facilities Manager, will discuss.

14.1-14.4 14. Approve Out-of-State Travel to Attend American Jail Association “Jail Construction and Transition” Symposium in Las Vegas, Nevada December 7-10, 2008 – Chris Barela, Detention Center Director, will discuss.
15.1-15.4 15. Approve Request for Addition of 40 New Full-Time Equivalent Positions and Budget Resolution and Revision to Finance Detention Center Jail Command Structure and Operations – Chris Barela, Detention Director, will discuss.
16.1-16.8 16.

Approve Out-of-State Travel for Health and Human Services Staff to Receive Technical Assistance on the Development of a Crisis Triage Center from a Program in Columbus, Ohio – Silvia Sierra, Health and Human Services Director, will discuss.

17.1-17.4 17. Approve Budget Revision and Resolution for Grip II Funds – Jorge Granados, Public Works Director, will discuss.
18.1-18.22 18. Approve a Resolution Adopting an Equal Employment Opportunity Plan for the Doña Ana County Sheriff’s Department for the Period of November 1, 2008 Through June 30, 2009 – Kathe Stark, Human Resources Director, will discuss.
19.1-19.2 19.

Approve Out-of-State Travel for Ed Fridenstine to Attend the 2008 AGRIP Governance & Leadership Conference in New Orleans, Louisiana from October 27 through October 29 at No Cost to the County – Ed Fridenstine, Risk Management Director, will discuss.

20.1-20.2 20. Resolution Setting Out the Responsibilities of Management in Regard to the Functions and Responsibilities of the Doña Ana County Internal Auditor and the Doña Ana County Internal Audit Committee – Milton Duran, Internal Auditor, will discuss.
APPROVALS
21.1-21.4 21. Approve a Resolution Appointing Three Voting Members to the Board of Directors of the Animal Services Center of the Mesilla Valley and Appoint Voting Membership Annually Thereafter – Brian D. Haines, County Manager, will discuss.
22.1-22.17 22. Approve Process to Begin Vacation of a Portion of Old Weisner Road – Robert Armijo, County Engineer, will discuss.
23.1-23.2 23. Approve a Resolution Calling for an Election on the Question of Whether or Not to Approve the Issuance of Restaurant Licenses for the Sale of Beer and Wine Within the Unincorporated Areas of the County – Lynn Ellins, Supervisor of Elections, will discuss.
24.1-24.14 24. Approve Resolution Requesting Federal Emergency Management Agency Conduct Further Study for Tellbrook/Fillmore Arroyo Area – Fred Kennon, Assistant County Attorney, will discuss.
25.1-25.3 25. Approve a Resolution Directing Staff to Research, Evaluate and Make Recommendations as to Undeveloped Lands within Doña Ana County – Commissioner D. Kent Evans, Chair, will discuss.
ORDINANCE/PUBLIC HEARING
26.1-26.18 26. Public Hearing for Approval of a Wine Growers Liquor License – Rita Torres, County Clerk, will discuss.
27.1-27.4 27. Approve Publishing Title and General Summary of a Proposed County Gross Receipts Tax Ordinance to be Known as the “County Correctional Facility Gross Receipts Tax” and Set a Public Hearing Thereon – John W. Caldwell, County Attorney, will discuss.
CORRESPONDENCE
28. Rita Torres, County Clerk, will present to the Commission any claims received by Doña Ana County.
DISCUSSION AND ANNOUNCEMENTS
29. Commission Input
30. Staff Input
COMMISSION WILL CONVENE IN CLOSED SESSION
to discuss threatened or pending litigation as authorized by the Open eetings Act, § 10-15-1 (H) (7).


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


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 Ruth Parra, Health & Human Services Department, at 525-5870, at least 48 hours prior to the event. Servicios de interpretación en las juntas será disponible por petición. Por favor llame a Ruth Parra al 525-5870 por lo menos 48 horas por adelantado para pedir este servicio.

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