AMENDED: COUNTY COMMISSION SCHEDULES REGULAR MEETING ON MAY 28TH

AMENDED: COUNTY COMMISSION SCHEDULES REGULAR MEETING ON MAY 28TH

Meeting Date: 
Wednesday, May 28, 2008 - 9:00am
Meeting Place: 
Agenda: 

AMENDED 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, May 28, 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
1. 1. MINUTES
Regular Meeting of May 13, 2008 and Work Session of May 15, 2008.
CHAIR COMMENTS
D. Kent Evans, Chair
PUBLIC INPUT
PRESENTATION
2.1-2.3 2.

Recognition of the Doña Ana County Colonia Initiative Leaders – Commissioner Oscar Vasquez-Butler will present.

3 3. Recognize the Leveraging of Funds for Teen Pregnancy Intervention Efforts and the Creation of the Public/Private Partnership between Doña Ana County and the New Mexico Community Foundation and Doña Ana County and the Healthcare Foundation of Southern New Mexico – Silvia Sierra, Health and Human Services Director, will present.
CONSENT AGENDA - The Board will be asked to approve by one motion the following items of recurring or routine business:

4.1-4.5

4.

Approve Purchase of Smiths Detection Gasid Partnership Package Utilizing Houston Galveston Area Council (HGAC) Purchasing Co-Op Agreement for Las Cruces Fire Department – Paul Chavez, Fire Marshal, will discuss.

5.1-5.3

5.

Ratify El Paso Electric Utility Easement in Chaparral, New Mexico for the County Wastewater Project – Sue Padilla, Assistant County Manager, will discuss.

6.1-6.15 6. Approve CDBG Grant Agreement for Lower Rio Grande Regional Water System, Budget Resolution and Revision. Request Signature Authority for Chairperson to Sign Grant Agreement and Authorize County Manager to Sign Subsequent Related Documents – Sue Padilla, Assistant County Manager, will discuss.

7.1-7.12

7.

AApprove Capital Cooperative Agreement Certification Project from the New Mexico Department of Transportation and Approve Budget Resolution and Budget Revision – Armando Cordero, Facilities and Parks Manager, will discuss.

8.1-8.3

8.

Approve the Usage of an Underground Easement from Doña Ana County to El Paso Electric Company and Delegate Signature Authority to County Manager to Sign Related Easement Documents – Armando Cordero, Facilities and Parks Manger, will discuss.

9.1-9.4

9.

Approve the Purchase of $235,000 in Supplies and Equipment as Specified in the Doña Ana County Sheriff’s Office Equipment Listing Contained in Project Agreement 08-HE-64-P13C Utilizing State of New Mexico Pricing Agreement 60-000-00-00028 – Sheriff Todd Garrison will discuss.

10.1-10.4

10.

Approve Resolution Clarifying Detention Center Grade and Step Structure Compensation Plan and Wage Increase for Sergeants, Lieutenants, Captains and Majors, Effective June 24, 2007 – John Caldwell, County Attorney, will discuss.

APPROVALS

11.1-11.7

11.

Appoint Member to the Internal Audit Committee – Ronnie Wright, Internal Audit Committee Chair, will discuss.

12.1-12.6

12.

Appoint Member to the Airport Advisory Board – Vernon Wilson, Airport Manager, will discuss.

13.1-13.3

13.

Approve a Resolution Establishing a Fuel Policy for the Doña Ana County Airport at Santa Teresa and Authorize the Airport Manager to Enter into Fuel Dispenser Agreements with Fuel Sellers, Self-Fuelers and a Limited Number of Fuel Co-Ops – Vernon Wilson, Airport Manager, will discuss.

14.1-14.4

14.

Approve Award of Request for Proposal 07-0049 for Federal Lobbyist Services and Delegate Signature Authority to the County Manager for Related Contract Documents – Sue Padilla, Assistant County Manager, will discuss.

15.1-15.10

15.

Consider Changes to Annual Resolution 2008-04, Establishing the Notice Requirements for the Meetings of the Board of County Commissioners of Doña Ana County, New Mexico, and Direct Staff to Amend Resolution 2008-04 to Reflect Board Approved Changes – John Caldwell, County Attorney, will discuss.

16.1

16.

Approve an Agreement between Doña Ana County and Sierra County to Form a Regional Spaceport District and Authorize the Chair or Designee to Execute the Agreement – John Caldwell, County Attorney, will discuss.

17.1-17.3

17.

Approve Resolution Declaring BOCC’s Intent to Place in the Year 2009 Before the Voters of Doña Ana County a Referendum to Finance the Construction of a New Third Judicial Complex to House the Courts and District Attorney – Brian D. Haines, County Manager, will discuss.

17A.1-17A.3

17A. Approve a Resolution Supporting and Encouraging a Stronger Policy Toward Firework’s Violators within Doña Ana County – Commissioner William J. McCamley, will discuss.
ORDINANCE/PUBLIC HEARING
18.1-18.48 18. Approve Final Plat for Valle Hermoso Subdivision, Phase 2 – Chuck McMahon, Community Development and Planning Director, will discuss.
19.1-19.105 19. A Resolution Adopting the Manual of Personnel Policies and Repealing Resolution No. 99-87 and 00-10 in Their Entirety – Kathe Stark, Human Resources Director, will discuss.
CORRESPONDENCE
20. Rita Torres, County Clerk, will present to the Commission any claims received by Doña Ana County.
DISCUSSION AND ANNOUNCEMENTS
21. Commission Input
22. Staff Input
COMMISSION WILL CONVENE IN CLOSED SESSION
to discuss collective bargaining negotiations between the County and the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees’ (AFSCME) bargaining unit representing blue collar workers; pending litigation regarding Bravo v. Doña Ana County, CV 2007-2539; Lexington Insurance Company v. Doña Ana County, CIV 07-464; and threatened or pending litigation as authorized by the Open Meetings Act, §10-15-1(H) (5) and (7) respectively.”(7).

COMMISSION MAY 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, 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.