COUNTY COMMISSION SCHEDULES REGULAR MEETING ON APRIL 22ND

COUNTY COMMISSION SCHEDULES REGULAR MEETING ON APRIL 22ND

Meeting Date: 
Tuesday, April 22, 2008 - 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 22, 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 - 1.7 1. MINUTES
Regular Meeting of April 8, 2008
CHAIR COMMENTS -- D. Kent Evans, Chair
PUBLIC INPUT
PRESENTATIONS
2.1 2.

Presentation by Las Cruces/Doña Ana County Metro Narcotics Agency – Brian D. Haines, County Manager, will introduce.

3.1 3.

Presentation about the Mexican Grey Wolf Recovery Program and the Importance of Doña Ana County’s Participation as a Contributing Agency in the EIS Process Underway by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service – Commissioner D. Kent Evans will introduce.

CONSENT AGENDA - The Board will be asked to approve by one motion the following items of recurring or routine business:

4.1 - 4.2

4.

Approve Out-of-State Travel for Two IT Staff Members to Attend the NetApp NCDA Training NetApp Storage Administrators in New York, New York Held April 28, 2008 through May 2, 2008 – Anna Hines, IT Director, will discuss.

5.1 – 5.4

5.

Request for Board of County Commissioners to Re-Appoint Richard A. Purcella Third Board Position as Recommended by the First Two Appointees to the Doña Ana County Labor Management Relations Board in Accordance with Ordinance #215-04 – Kathe Stark, Human Resources Director, will discuss.

6.1 – 6.4 6. Approve Out-of-State Travel for County Risk Manager to Attend a Public Entity Risk Management Conference in Anaheim, California from June 1 through June 4, 2008 – Ed Fridenstine, Risk Manager, will discuss.

7.1 – 7.9

7.

Resolve to Seek Cooperating Agency Status During the Environmental Impact Study Relative to the Mexican Grey Wolf Recovery Program – Commissioner D. Kent Evans, District 4, will discuss.

8.1 – 8.9

8.

Approve a Resolution in Support of HR 4598, Removing the Inmate Limitations from Medicaid, Medicare, and SSI Benefits for Persons in Custody Pending Disposition of Charges – Commissioner Oscar Vasquez-Butler, District 1, will discuss.

9.1 - 9.6

9.

Approve Purchase of an HD-a Robot for Doña Ana County Sheriff’s Office – Paul Chavez, Fire Marshal, will discuss.

10.1 –10.7

10.

Accept Funds for the Medical Reserve Corps (MRC) Unit from the University of New Mexico, Department of Emergency Medicine, and Approve Related Budget Revision and Resolution, and Delegate Authority to County Manager to Sign Conflict of Interest Form – Paul Chavez, Fire Marshal, will discuss.

11.1 – 11.6

11.

Approve Purchase of Walk-Through Metal Detectors for New Mexico State University Police Department – Paul Chavez, Fire Marshal, will discuss.

12.1 – 12.

12.

Approve Grant Agreement No. 1 Special Appropriation Project (SAP)-Laws of 2007 Plus Approval of Grant Agreement Amendment No. 2 to Laws of 2007 and Delegate Signature Authority on the Amendments to the County Manager – Armando Cordero, Facilities and Parks Manager, will discuss.

13.1 – 13.15

13.

Award of Competitive Sealed Bid No. 08-0020 to Bohannan Huston for Architectural and Engineering Service for the Butterfield Park Community Center, Phase II in Doña Ana County, and Request Signature Authority for the County Manager for Related Contracts, Task Orders and Change Orders -- Armando Cordero, Facilities and Parks Manager, will discuss.

14.1 – 14.2

14.

Approval to Utilize New Mexico State University Job Order Contract with HB Construction and the Gordian Group for the Purchase and Installation of New Stainless Steel Fire Suppression Kitchen Hoods for the Doña Ana County Senior Centers and Request Signature Authority to the County Manager over Related Contracts and Changes Orders -- Armando Cordero, Facilities and Parks Manager, will discuss.

15.1 – 15.4

15.

Approve Procurement Utilizing State of New Mexico Contract with Cutler Paving to Provide Asphalt Repaving for Various County Roads and Authorize County Manager to Sign Related Contract Documents – Dickie Apodaca, Roads Superintendent, will discuss.

16.1 – 16.4

16.

Award of Competitive Sealed Bid No. 08-0048 to Widner Electric for the Southern New Mexico Fairgrounds Multipurpose Event Center Lighting and Power Distribution Project and Authorize Signature Authority to the County Manager for All Related Contracts, Addenda and Change Orders -- Armando Cordero, Facilities and Parks Manager, will discuss.

17.1 – 17.3

17.

Approve Budget Revision and Budget Resolution for Chaparral Wastewater Grants – Sue Padilla, Assistant County Manager, will discuss.

18.1 – 18.4

18.

Approve Award of Request for Proposal (RFP) #08-0001 to Southwest Sports and Spine and Delegate Signature Authority to County Manager for Related Contract Documents, Amendments and Renewals – Silvia Sierra, Health and Human Services Director, will discuss.

19.1 – 19.13

19.

Approve Out-of-State Travel for Health and Human Services DWI Staff to Attend the 2008 National Association of Drug Court Professionals’ Annual Training Conference in St. Louis, Missouri on May 28-31, 2008 – Silvia Sierra, Health and Human Services Director, will discuss.

20.1 – 20.2

20.

Approve Out-of-State Travel for the Health and Human Services Outreach and Education Division Manager to Attend the Implementing a Coordinated Community Response to Battering: An Institute for Rural Grantees, in St. Paul, Minnesota on April 29 – May 1, 2008 -- Silvia Sierra, Health and Human Services Director, will discuss.

21.1 – 21.12

21.

Approval of Budget Resolution and Revision Budgeting $50,000 for Bicycle/Walkway Construction in Vado, New Mexico – Robert Armijo, County Engineer, will discuss.

APPROVALS

22.1 – 22.36

22.

Appointment of Three Planning and Zoning Commission Members – Chuck McMahon, Planning and Development Director, will discuss.

23.1 – 23.2

23.

Approval of Budget Resolution for the Doña Ana County’s FY 08-09 Preliminary Budget – Lurie Garcia, Accounting Services Manager, will discuss.

CORRESPONDENCE
24. Rita Torres, County Clerk, will present to the Commission any claims received by Doña Ana County.
DISCUSSION AND ANNOUNCEMENTS
25. Commission Input
26. Staff Input

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.