AMENDED: COUNTY COMMISSION SCHEDULES REGULAR MEETING ON JANUARY 8TH

AMENDED: COUNTY COMMISSION SCHEDULES REGULAR MEETING ON JANUARY 8TH

Meeting Date: 
Tuesday, January 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, January 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.
Rotation of Chairperson and Vice-Chairperson of the Board of County Commissioners
Pages CHANGES TO THE AGENDA – Brian D. Haines, County Manager
1 1. MINUTES
Regular Meeting of December 11, 2007.

2-10

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:

Oscar Vasquez Butler

Commissioners

5

Dara Gomez

Engineering Department

5

Daniel Ramondo

Sheriff’s Department 5

Mark Montes

Sheriff’s Department

5

Jose Trejo

Road Department

15
PUBLIC INPUT
PRESENTATIONS
10 3.

Presentation by Hugo Costa of the Mesilla Valley Regional Dispatch Authority (MVRDA) on issues and concerns
about MVRDA.

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

11 – 22

4.

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

23 – 26 5. Approve Annual Resolution Superseding Resolution 2007-01 Designating the Chair or County Commissioner
Designee to Review and Act Upon Applications for Special Dispensers’ Permits – John Caldwell, County Attorney,
will discuss.

27 – 29

6.

Approve Annual Resolution Superseding Resolution 2007-02 Directing the Preparation of a Statement of the Receipts
and Expenditures of Doña Ana County for the Previous Year – John Caldwell, County Attorney, will discuss.

30 – 33

7.

Approve Annual Resolution Superseding Resolution 2007-03 Imposing an Annual $250 Non-Prohibitive License Tax
for Persons Operating Pursuant to a State Liquor License within the Unincorporated Areas of the County – John
Caldwell, County Attorney, will discuss.

34 – 45

8.

Approve Annual Resolution Superseding Resolution 2007-73 and Establishing Notice Requirements for the Meetings
of the Board of County Commissioners of Doña Ana for 2008 – John Caldwell, County Attorney, will discuss.

46 – 50

9.

Approve Resolution for Memorial Medical Center (MMC) Sole Community Hospital Provider Fund (SCHPF)
Commitment Request for FY08-09 – Silvia Sierra, Health and Human Services Director, will discuss.

51 - 55

10.

Approve Resolution for Mountain View Regional Medical Center Sole Community Hospital Provider Fund
Commitment Request for FY 08-09 – Silvia Sierra, Health and Human Services Director, will discuss.

56 – 61

11.

Approve Agreement between Doña Ana County and the Tierra Del Sol Housing Corporation to Coordinate Efforts to
Administer and Distribute CDBG Funds for Rehabilitation, Reconstruction or New Construction of Affordable
Housing in New Mexico. Request Signature Authority for County Manager on Agreement and all Related Contract
Renewals – Sue Padilla, Assistant County Manager, will discuss.

62 – 69

12.

Approve Memorandum of Understanding between Doña Ana County and New Mexico Finance Authority to
Administer and Distribute CDBG Funds to Tierra Del Sol Corporation. Approve Resolution 08-XX, Budget
Resolution, Budget Revision and Request Signature Authority for County Manager on Agreement and all Related
Contract Renewals -- Sue Padilla, Assistant County Manager, will discuss.

70 – 74

13.

Approve Overhead Line Extension Easement to El Paso Electric to Install Electrical Lines on Hermosa Drive in
Chaparral, New Mexico for the Chaparral Wasterwater Project -- Sue Padilla, Assistant County Manager, will discuss.

75 – 91

14.

Award Request for Proposal (RFP) No. DAC 07-0038 to Bohannan-Huston, Inc. for Engineering Services for Alto De
Las Flores Water System in San Miguel, New Mexico. Request Signature Authority for County Manager on all
Related Contract Renewals and Task Orders -- Sue Padilla, Assistant County Manager, will discuss.

92 – 94

15.

Adopt a Resolution to Authorize an Application for Funding in the Category of Conservation, Recycling, Treatment
or Re-use from the Water Trust Board (WTB) for Doña Ana County and Delegate Signature Authority to the County
Manager for all Grant Documents – Sue Padilla, Assistant County Manager, will discuss.

95 -105

16. Approve Purchase of Two Parcels of Land for the Shrode Road Construction Project and Delegate Signature
Authority to the County Manager for all Purchase Related Documents – Robert Armijo, County Engineer, will
discuss.

106-109

17. Approve Grant Agreement Amendment No. 2 to Delete One (1) Previously Approved Special Appropriation Project
(SAP) Grant Totaling $50,000.00 and Delegate Signature Authority on the Amendment to the County Manager –
Armando Cordero, Facilities and Parks Manager, will discuss.

110-121

18. Approve Grant Agreement Amendment No. 1 Special Appropriation Project (SAP)-Laws of 2005 Plus Approval of
Grant Agreement Amendment No. 2 to Laws of 2006 and Delegate Signature Authority on the Amendments to the
County Manager -- Armando Cordero, Facilities and Parks Manager, will discuss.

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19. Requesting Approval of Out-of-State Travel for Noma Villegas, Flood Commission Engineer Intern, to Attend a
HEC-RAS Workshop in San Francisco, California, February 13-15, 2008 – Paul Dugie, Flood Commission Director,
will discuss.

127-139

20. Item Removed
APPROVALS

140-143

21. Approve Annual Resolution Superseding Resolution 2007-13 Appointing Two Members of the Board of County
Commissioners to Conduct Annual Inspections of the Doña Ana County Detention Center – John Caldwell, County
Attorney, will discuss.
144-147 22. Approve Annual Resolution Superseding Resolution 2007-14 and Confirming the Board’s 2008 Appointees to
Various Committees and Joint Governmental Entities – John Caldwell, County Attorney, will discuss.

148-150

23. Approve Award of $10,000 PILT Funds to SER of New Mexico for Senior Citizen Meals for County Residents –
Commissioner Oscar Vasquez Butler, District 1, 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 WILL CONVENE IN CLOSED SESSION to discuss collective bargaining negotiations between the County and the
Communication Workers of America (CWA), Local 7911, representing Doña Ana County Sheriff’s Department and collective bargaining
negotiations between the County and the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees’ (AFSCME) bargaining units
representing Detention Center employees and blue collar workers as authorized by the Open Meetings Act, § 10-15-1 (H) (5)."


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 Erica Gonzales, Health & Human Services Department, at 525-5875, 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 525-5875 por lo menos 48 horas por adelantado para pedir este servicio.