AMENDED: COUNTY COMMISSION SCHEDULES REGULAR MEETING ON DECEMBER 11TH

AMENDED: COUNTY COMMISSION SCHEDULES REGULAR MEETING ON DECEMBER 11TH

Meeting Date: 
Tuesday, December 11, 2007 - 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, December 11, 2007 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 November 27, 2007.

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2. EMPLOYEE RECOGNITION – The Commission will recognize Doña Ana County employees for their years of service to Doña Ana County - Commission Chairwoman Karen G. Perez will present.
Name Department Years of Service
Anniversaries:

Maritza Cotto

Detention Center

5

Hector Nunez

Detention Center

5

Marisela Montez

Detention Center 5

Jose Madrid

Utilities Department

10

Tim Sherman

Sheriff’s Department

15

Michael Contreras

Sheriff’s Department

15
PUBLIC INPUT
PROCLAMATION
11 - 12 3. Approve a Proclamation Recognizing the Work and Contributions of the Southern New Mexico State Fair Board Members – Past and Present – for Their Collective Work to Improve the Fairgrounds – Chairwoman Karen Perez, will proclaim.
PRESENTATIONS
13 4.

Presentation Regarding the Status of Flood Task Force Recommendations – Jorge Granados, Public Works Director, will present.

14 5.

Presentation by Doña Ana County Legislative Coalition – Kari Mitchell, will present.

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

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6.

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

27 – 28 7. Approve A Resolution Urging New Mexico Governor Bill Richardson to Include Election Reform on the 2008 Legislative Agenda – Commissioner Bill McCamley, will discuss.

29 – 40

8.

Award Contract wit INX and Network Appliance and Authorize Signature Authority for County Manager—Anna Hines, IT Director, will discuss.

41 – 46

9.

Approve Award of Competitive Sealed Bid #08-0025 for Roadway and Flatwork Construction Pricing Agreement and Delegate Signature Authority to County Manager for Related Contract Document – Jorge Granados, Public Works Department Director, will discuss.

47 – 49

10.

Approve Budget Revision and Budget Resolution for the Health Care Initiative Fund – Silvia Sierra, Health & Human Services Director, will discuss.

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11.

Approval of Resolution Establishing Doña Ana County Observed Holidays 2008 – Sue Padilla, Assistant County Manager, will discuss.

54 – 55

12.

Approve Resolution 07-XX for a Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) for the Lower Rio Grande Mutual Domestic Water Association – Sue Padilla, Assistant County Manager, will discuss.

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13.

Approve Award of Competitive Sealed Bid #08-0022 to Sun Valley Trailer Sales for Gooseneck Trailer for Las Cruces Fire Department – Paul Chavez, Fire Marshal, will discuss.

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14.

Approve Purchase of a Pierce Commercial Contender Fire Apparatus Utilizing Houston Galveston Area Council (HGAC) Purchasing Co-Op Agreement for District 13 – South Valley Volunteer Fire District – Paul Chavez, Fire Marshal, will discuss.

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15.

Ratify Juvenile Manager Travel to Portland, Oregon on November 7-10, 2007 to Attend Conference Training on Juvenile Detention Alternatives Initiative (JDAI) Model Site Visit – Chris Barela, Doña Ana County Detention Center Director, will discuss.

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16.

Approve Budget Resolution and Budget Revision for $75,000.00 Donation – Armando Cordero, Facilities and Parks Manager, will discuss.

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17.

Approve the Sale of Doña Ana County Vacant Lot Located in Sunland Park -- Armando Cordero, Facilities and Parks Manager, will discuss.

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18. Approve the Usage of a Utility Easement from Doña Ana County to Qwest Corporation and Delegate Signature Authority to County Manager to Sign Related Easement Documents -- Armando Cordero, Facilities and Parks Manager, will discuss.

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19. Approve Modifications to the Description of a Multi-Use Trail in Anthony, New Mexico – Chuck McMahon, Community Development Director, will discuss.

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20. Approve Award of Request for Proposal (RFP) #08-0007 to Prison Health Services (PHS) and Delegate Signature Authority to County Manager for Related Documents, Amendments, and Renewals. Approve Budget Resolution and Revision to Allow Transfer $236,828 from Health and Human Services to Detention Center Medical Line Item 50030-20307-71030 for Start Up Costs and PHS Medical Service 1/1/2008–6/30/2008 – Chris Barela, Director, will discuss.
APPROVALS

122-134

21. Approve a Resolution Providing Comments and Consent to the Annexation of County Property for an Annexation Request of 110.59 Acres -- Chuck McMahon, Community Development Director, will discuss.
135-149 22. Approve a Resolution Providing Comments for an Annexation Request of 13.5 Acres and Consent to the Annexation of County Property -- Chuck McMahon, Community Development Director, will discuss.

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23. Approve Formation Resolution and Master Development Agreement for the Tax Increment Development Districts 1, 2 and 3 Authorize the County Manager to Execute the Master Development Agreement Submitted by Verde Realty – Brian Haines, County Manager, will discuss.
ORDINANCE/PUBLIC HEARING
151-210 24. Conduct a Public Hearing and Vote on Approval of an Ordinance Authorizing the Execution of a Loan Agreement and Related Documents by and between Doña Ana County and the New Mexico Finance Authority (NMFA) for the Purpose of Financing the Construction of the Superfund Remediation Infrastructure and Delegating Signature Authority to the County Manager- Ed Fridenstine, Risk Manager, will discuss.
CORRESPONDENCE
25. Rita Torres, County Clerk, will present to the Commission any claims received by Doña Ana County.
DISCUSSION AND ANNOUNCEMENTS
26. Commission Input
27. 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 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.