Doña Ana County

COUNTY COMMISSION SCHEDULES REGULAR MEETING ON SEPTEMBER 12TH

COUNTY COMMISSION SCHEDULES REGULAR MEETING ON SEPTEMBER 12TH

Meeting Date: 
Tuesday, September 12, 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 Tuesday, September 12, 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 August 22, 2006 and Regular Meeting of August 22, 2006
1-14 2. VOLUNTEER RECOGNITION – The Commission will recognize thirteen volunteers from New Mexico State University’s Phi Beta Sigma fraternity and Zeta Phi Beta sorority – Commission William J. McCamley will present.
15-19 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
Isidro Gonzalez Sheriff’s Department 5
Daniel Brawley Sheriff’s Department 5
Danita Sauceda Detention Center 5
Timothy Clawson Detention Center 5
Yvonne Avalos Detention Center 5
Rosemary Ferrari Clerk’s Department 5
Libby Telles Assessor’s Department 5
Erika Quesada Road Department 5
Esperanza Mendoza Facilities & Parks 5
Ellie Choate Sheriff’s Department 10
Josie Sanchez Flood Department 10
Michael Moore Planning Department 15
Christopher Merrill Sheriff’s Department 15
20-21 4. PROCLAMATION - The Commission will proclaim September 25th as Family Day in Doña Ana County - Commission Chairwoman Dolores Saldaña-Caviness will present.
PRESENTATIONS
22 5. A presentation by Charlie Marquez, lobbyist for Doña Ana County, regarding the status of all grant appropriations and strategies for the upcoming legislative session.
23 6. A presentation regarding the progress of the Mesilla Valley Regional Dispatch Authority by Fire Marshal Paul Chavez, MVRDA Board Chairman, and Hugo Costa, MVRDA Director.
CONSENT AGENDA - The Board will be asked to approve by one motion the following items of recurring or routine business:
24-32 7. Acknowledge Receipt and Public Filing of the Treasurer’s Report for the Month of July 2006 - County Treasurer Jim Schoonover will discuss.
33-35 8. 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, will discuss.
36-39 9. Ratify Out of State Travel to Boston, Massachusetts on September 6-7, 2006 by Anna Hines to Attend the Security Standard Seminar – Anna Hines, Director, Information Technology Department, will discuss.
40-43 10. Approve Out of State Travel for Chief Building Official Frank Torres to Attend the International Code Council Annual Conference in Orlando, Florida, September 16-22, 2006 – Chuck McMahon, Director, Planning and Community Development Department, will discuss.
44-47 11. Approve Membership for Doña Ana County in the Greater Las Cruces Chamber of Commerce and the Hispano Chamber of Commerce – Jess Williams, Director, Public Information Department, will discuss.
48-51 12. Approve Amendment 1 to Interim Joint Powers Agreement for Zoning, Subdivisions, and Planning and Platting Between Doña Ana County and the City of Sunland Park – Sue Padilla, Assistant County Manager, will discuss.
52-55 13. Approve Agreement Between Doña Ana County and the City of Sunland Park for Water and Wastewater Services – Sue Padilla, Assistant County Manager, will discuss.
56-58 14. Approve Amendment 1 to Memorandum of Understanding for a Joint Water and Wastewater Operating Authority Between Doña Ana County and the City of Sunland Park for Water and Wastewater Services – Sue Padilla, Assistant County Manager, will discuss.
59-63 15. Approve Memorandum of Agreement Between the Village of Hatch and Doña Ana County for Animal Control Services and Approve Signature Authority for the County Manager on the MOA and any Renewal or Amendment Thereto – Sheriff Todd J. Garrison will discuss.
64-66 16. Approve Budget Resolution and Budget Revision in the Amount of $50,000 for Bicycle/Walkway Construction in Vado and Authorize the Chairperson to Sign the Agreement – Robert Armijo, County Engineer, Engineering Department, will discuss.
67-77 17. Approve Resolution Accepting a Capital Cooperative Agreement for 2006 Legislative Appropriations Between Doña Ana County and the New Mexico Department of Transportation and Authorize the Chairperson to Sign the Agreement - Robert Armijo, County Engineer, Engineering Department, will discuss.
78-87 18. Approve Resolution Accepting a Capital Cooperative Agreement Funding Traffic Lights at West Highway 70 and Picacho Hills Drive and Authorize the Chairperson to Sign the Agreement – Robert Armijo, County Engineer, Engineering Department, will discuss.
88-109 19. Accept Special Appropriation Project Grant Agreement from the New Mexico Department of Finance and Administration for 12 SAP Grants and Approve Budget Resolution and Budget Revisions for 11 SAP Grants – Armando Cordero, Manager, Facilities and Parks Department, will discuss.
110-111 20. Approve Resolution Delegating Authority to the County Manager to Approve Advanced Travel Pay – David B. Medeiros, Deputy County Attorney, will discuss.
112-114 21. Approve Out of State Travel for Any Commissioner Who Wishes to Attend the United States/Mexico Border Counties Coalition Conference in Laredo, Texas, November 17-18, 2006 - Commission Chairwoman Dolores Saldaña-Caviness will discuss.
APPROVALS
115-126 22. Approve Sole Community Provider Supplemental Funding Match for Memorial Medical Center and Mountain View Regional Medical Center and Approve the Supplemental Payment - C. Silvia Sierra, Director, Health and Human Services, will discuss.
127-130 23. Adopt a Resolution Asking the Las Cruces City Council to Consider a Name Change for Motel Boulevard - Jess Williams, Director, Public Information Department, will discuss.
APPOINTMENTS
131 24. Appoint a Board of Finance Member to the Doña Ana County Investment Advisory Committee - Jess Williams, Director, Public Information Department, will discuss.
ORDINANCES /PUBLIC HEARINGS
132-146 25. Conduct a Public Hearing to Consider Whether to Pass an Ordinance Setting Forth Policies and Procedures for Establishing Public Improvement Districts Within Doña Ana County and Vote on Passing Said Ordinance – John W. Caldwell, County Attorney, will discuss.
147-178 26. Conduct a Public Hearing to Amend the Doña Ana County Land Use Regulations and Zoning Ordinance No. 158-95 by Adopting a Village and Community District Zoning Map for Vado/Del Cerro and Establishing a New Zoning Classification, CR-AG5 - Chuck McMahon, Director, Planning and Community Development Department, will discuss.
179-182 27. Authorize Publication of Notice of Intent to Consider the Adoption of an Ordinance Repealing Ordinance No. 126-94, As Amended, Relating to 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.
183-193 28. Conduct a Public Hearing to Request Approval of the Transfer of Ownership of a Liquor License for Petroleum Wholesale, LP – Rita Torres, County Clerk, will discuss.
CORRESPONDENCE
29. Rita Torres, County Clerk, will present to the Commission any claims received by Doña Ana County.
DISCUSSION AND ANNOUNCEMENTS
30. Commission Input
31. 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; and pending litigation as it pertains to Doña Ana County investments; as authorized by the Open Meetings Act, § 10-15-1 (H) (5), and (7), respectively.

COMMISSION WILL CONVENE IN OPEN SESSION to take action, if any, on closed session items.

APPROVAL
194-199 32. Approve Release and Settlement Agreement Between Doña Ana County and Linsco/Private Ledger Corporation (LPL) and LPL Financial Advisor, Robert Burpo, and Delegate Signature Authority to the County Manager to Execute the Settlement Agreement - John W. Caldwell, County Attorney, will discuss.

COMMISSION ADJOURNS AS THE BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS, THE INDIGENT HOSPITAL CLAIMS BOARD, AND THE COUNTY BOARD OF FINANCE.

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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