COUNTY COMMISSION SCHEDULES REGULAR MEETING ON APRIL 8TH

COUNTY COMMISSION SCHEDULES REGULAR MEETING ON APRIL 8TH

Meeting Date: 
Tuesday, April 8, 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 8, 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 March 25, 2008.

2.1– 2.7

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:

Ruben Olivas

Facilities and Parks Department

5

Claudia Renteria

Information Technology

5

Gracie Giron

Detention Center 10

Daniel Herrera

Detention Center

10
CHAIR COMMENTS -- D. Kent Evans, Chair
PUBLIC INPUT
PROCLAMATION
3.1-3.2 3.

Proclaim the Week of April 13-19 as Animal Control Officer Appreciation Week – Sheriff Todd Garrison will present.

4.1-4.3 4.

Proclaim the Week of April 13-19 as Public Safety Telecommunications Week in Doña Ana County – Commissioner D. Kent Evans will proclaim.

5.1 5.

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

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

6.1-6.12

6.

Acknowledge Receipt and Public Filing of the Treasurer’s Report for the Month of February 2007 - County Treasurer Jim Schoonover will discuss.

7.1-7.2

7.

Authorization of Monthly Status Report and Acceptance of Recommendations for Approval and Denial of Indigent Applications and Claims for Indigent Hospital Claims Fund (#25145) and Health Services Fund (#25140) – Silvia Sierra, Health and Human Services Director, will discuss.

8.1-8.6 8. Approve Award of Competitive Sealed Bid #08-0044 to L.N. Curtis & Sons for Airshore Rescue Tools for Las Cruces Fire Department – Paul Chavez, Fire Marshal, will discuss.

9.1-9.36

9.

Approve Award of Competitive Sealed Bid #08-0035 for a Command/Communication Vehicle for the Doña Ana Sheriff’s Office and Delegate Signature Authority to County Manager for Related Contract Documents – Sheriff Todd Garrison will discuss.

10.1-10.12

10.

Approve Project Agreement No. 08-PT-DS-031 100 Days and Nights of Summer Campaign, Approve Budget Revision and Resolution, and Delegate Signature Authority to the County Manager to Include any Extension or Amendment of the Grant -- Sheriff Todd Garrison will discuss.

11.1-11.12

11.

Approve Project Agreement No. 08-OP-CT-031 National Click It or Ticket Mobilization, Approve Budget Revision and Resolution, and Delegate Signature Authority to the County Manager to Include and Extension or Amendment of the Grant -- Sheriff Todd Garrison will discuss.

12.1-12.25

12.

Approve and Accept Legislative Funding Offer for Vista Montana Road and East Mesa Roads, and Approve Budget Resolution, Budget Revision for Vista Montana Road and Grant Signatory Authority to the Board Chairman to Sign Contracts – Jorge Granados, Public Works Director, will discuss.

13.1-13.4

13.

Award of Competitive Sealed Bid No. 08-0040 to Duran Construction, Inc. for the Construction of the Del Cerro Expansion Project and Authorize Signature Authority to the County Manager for all Related Contract, Addenda and Change Orders – Armando Cordero, Facilities and Parks Manager, will discuss.

14.1-14.11

14.

Approve Contract with Community Action Agency of Southern New Mexico Inc. and Delegate Signature Authority to County Manager – Armando Cordero, Facilities and Parks Director, will discuss.

15.1-15.3

15.

Letter of Assurance from BOCC to New Mexico State Office, United States Department of Housing and Urban Development – Thomas G. Hassell, Doña Ana County Housing Authority (DACHA) Executive Director, will discuss.

16.1-16.3

16.

Public Housing Agency Certifications of Compliance with the PHA Plans and Related Regulations: Board Resolution to Accompany the Streamlined Annual PHA Plan for Fiscal Year 2008 - Thomas G. Hassell, Doña Ana County Housing Authority (DACHA) Executive Director, will discuss.

APPROVALS

17.1-17.2

17.

Approve Resolution Regarding Privatization of Union Jobs – Commissioner William McCamley, District 5, will discuss.

18.1-18.53

18.

Approval of the 2008 Annual Certified County Maintenance Road Mileage Report Including Acceptance of New Subdivision Roads – Jorge Granados, Public Works Director, will discuss.

19.1

19.

Approve Annual Health Services and Non-Health Services Funding Amounts for External Agencies and Authorize County Manager to Sign Related Contract Documents and Amendments – Silvia Sierra, Health and Human Services Director, will discuss.

ORDINANCE/PUBLIC HEARING
20.1-20.19 20. Adopt an Ordinance Establishing Doña Ana County Human Resources Policies, Superseding Ordinance 187-99 as Amended July 12, 2005 – Kathe Stark, Human Resources Director, will discuss.
21.1-21.16 21. Authorize Publishing Notice of Intent to Adopt an Ordinance Amending Ordinance 233-07, Regulating Fireworks within the Unincorporated Areas of Doña Ana County and Setting Forth Penalties for Violation – Commissioner William J. McCamley, will discuss,.
CORRESPONDENCE
22. Rita Torres, County Clerk, will present to the Commission any claims received by Doña Ana County.
DISCUSSION AND ANNOUNCEMENTS
23. Commission Input
24. Staff Input
COMMISSION WILL CONVENE IN CLOSED SESSION
to discuss threatened or pending litigation as authorized by the Open Meetings Act, § 10-15-1 (H) (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.