Doña Ana County

COUNTY COMMISSION SCHEDULES REGULAR MEETING ON OCTOBER 11TH

COUNTY COMMISSION SCHEDULES REGULAR MEETING ON OCTOBER 11TH

Meeting Date: 
Wednesday, October 11, 2006 - 9:00am
Agenda: 

AGENDA

The following will be considered at the Regular Meeting of the Doña Ana County Board of Commissioners to be held on WEDNESDAY, October 11, 2006, 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:

Pledge of Allegiance and Invocation.
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.
CHANGES TO THE AGENDA – Brian D. Haines, County Manager, will discuss.
Pages PUBLIC INPUT
1 1. MINUTES – Special Meeting of September 18, 2006 and Regular Meeting of September 26, 2006.
2 2. VOLUNTEER RECOGNITION – Recognition of the Volunteer Fire Districts and Volunteer District Fire Chiefs – Fire Marshal Paul Chavez will present.
3-5 3. EMPLOYEE RECOGNITION – The Commission will recognize Doña Ana County employees for their years of service to Doña Ana County - Commission Chairwoman Dolores Saldaña-Caviness will present.


Anniversaries:

Name Department Years of Service
Robert Armijo Engineering Department 5
Mary Pierce Human Resources Department 5
Cynthia Rogers Fleet Department 5
Bradley Sacca Information Technology Department 5
Ruben Reyes Assessor’s Department 5
Antonio Legarda Detention Center 10
Mark Sanchez Sheriff’s Department 10
PROCLAMATIONS
6-7 4. The Board will Proclaim October 8-14, 2006 to be Fire Prevention Week in Doña Ana County – Chairwoman Dolores Saldaña-Caviness will present.
8-9 5. The Board will Proclaim October 13-15, 2006 to be RV Fly-In Days in Doña Ana County - Chairwoman Dolores Saldaña-Caviness will present.
CONSENT AGENDA - The Board will be asked to approve by one motion the following items of recurring or routine business:
10-16 6. Acknowledge Receipt and Public Filing of the Treasurer’s Report for the Month of August 2006 - County Treasurer Jim Schoonover will discuss.
17-19 7. Authorize Monthly Status Report and Accept Recommendations for Approval and Denial of Indigent Applications and Claims for Indigent Hospital Claims Fund and Health Services Fund – C. Silvia Sierra, Director, Health and Human Services Department, will discuss.
20-21 8. Approve Procurement Utilizing State of New Mexico Contract (SPD 40-000-00-00118) with Polaris Sales, Inc. for the Purchase of Eight All-Terrain Vehicles for the Doña Ana County Sheriff’s Department – Doña Ana County Sheriff Todd Garrison will discuss.
22-23 9. Award Request for Proposal #07-0013 for Veterinary Service for the Doña Ana County Sheriff’s Department to William J. Schumacher, D.V.M., P.A. and Delegate Signature Authority to the County Manager for the Contract and any Amendment or Renewal - Doña Ana County Sheriff Todd Garrison will discuss.
24-41 10. Approve Renewal of Contract #DAC-06-142 for Preventive HVAC Maintenance Services and Delegation of Signature Authority to the County Manager for Renewal Agreement – Armando Cordero, Manager, Facilities and Parks Department, will discuss.
42-46 11. Approve Out of State Travel for Jill Johnson, Internal Auditor, to Attend The Institute of Internal Auditors’ Seminar “Risk Based Audit Planning in the Public Sector” in Austin, Texas, October 24-27, 2006 – Jill Johnson, Internal Auditor, will discuss.
47-63 12. Approve the Wastewater Improvement Grant Agreement from the State of New Mexico Environment Department by Resolution, Approve Related Budget Resolution and Budget Revision, and Delegate Signature Authority to the County Manager for all Related Contract Renewals – Sue Padilla, Assistant County Manager, will discuss.
64-66 13. Approve Budget Resolution and Budget Revision for Two Special Assessment Districts (2001A Airport Road and Border Park) – Jaime A. Bari, Director, Financial Services Department, will discuss.
67-102 14. Approve a Tariff Change Application to the Public Regulatory Commission to Increase Emergency Medical Response Tariff Fees Under the Doña Ana County Certificate of Need - C. Silvia Sierra, Director, Health and Human Services Department, will discuss.
103-116 15. Approve Budget Revision and Budget Resolution for 19 2006 Laws Special Appropriation Project Grants Totaling $1,769,750 - Armando Cordero, Manager, Facilities and Parks Department, will discuss.
117-124 16. Approve a Memorandum of Understanding Between the New Mexico Department of Finance and Administration and Doña Ana County for a 2005 Legislative Session Grant for a Rodeo Initiative and Approve Related Budget Revision and Resolution - Armando Cordero, Manager, Facilities and Parks Department, will discuss.
125-141 17. Approve by Resolution the Fairgrounds Septic System Improvement Grant Agreement from the State of New Mexico Environment Department, Approve Related Budget Revision and Budget Resolution, and Delegate Signature Authority to the County Manager for all Related Contract Renewals - Armando Cordero, Manager, Facilities and Parks Department, will discuss.
142-145 18. Approve Award of Competitive Sealed Bid #07-0018 to Albuquerque Underground, Inc. for Construction of the Montana Vista Wastewater Collection and Street Improvements and Delegate Signature Authority to the County Manager for Related Contract, Change Orders, and Addenda – Sue Padilla, Assistant County Manager, will discuss.
ORDINANCES
146-174 19. Adopt an Ordinance Repealing Doña Ana County Ordinance No. 126-94 as Amended Relating to Purchasing Policies and Procedures, and Authorizing Adoption of New Policies and Procedures Relating to Purchasing, Capital Assets, and Per Diem and Mileage by Separate Resolutions of the Board – Rennette Apodaca, Purchasing Manager, will discuss.
APPROVALS
175-192 20. Approve a Resolution Adopting New Purchasing Policies and Procedures - Rennette Apodaca, Purchasing Manager, will discuss.
193-210 21. Approve a Resolution Adopting New Capital Asset Policies and Procedures - Rennette Apodaca, Purchasing Manager, will discuss.
211-224 22. Approve a Resolution Adopting New Travel, Per Diem, and Mileage Policies and Procedures – Rennette Apodaca, Purchasing Manager, will discuss.
CORRESPONDENCE
23. Rita Torres, County Clerk, will present to the Commission any claims received by Doña Ana County.
DISCUSSION AND ANNOUNCEMENTS
24. Commission Input
25. Staff Input
COMMISSION WILL CONVENE IN CLOSED SESSION
to discuss collective bargaining negotiations between Doña Ana 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 WILL CONVENE IN OPEN SESSION to take action, if any, on closed session items.

APPROVAL
225 26. Approve Collective Bargaining Agreement Between Doña Ana County and AFSCME Council 18, Detention and Blue Collar Workers – Sue Padilla, Assistant County Manager, will discuss.

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.

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