Doña Ana County

COUNTY COMMISSION SCHEDULES REGULAR MEETING ON AUGUST 22TH

COUNTY COMMISSION SCHEDULES REGULAR MEETING ON AUGUST 22TH

Meeting Date: 
Tuesday, August 22, 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, August 22, 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 AND THE HOUSING AUTHORITY BOARD IN OPEN SESSION.
CHANGES TO THE AGENDA – Brian D. Haines, County Manager, will discuss.
Pages PUBLIC INPUT
1-32 1. MINUTES – Regular Meeting of August 8, 2006
33 2. VOLUNTEER RECOGNITION - Recognition of Americorps Vista Members – C. Silvia Sierra, Director, Health and Human Services Department, will discuss.
34-35 3. PROCLAMATION - The Board will proclaim September as Pain Awareness Month in Doña Ana County - Commission Chairwoman Dolores Saldaña-Caviness will present.
36 4. PRESENTATIONS - An Assessment of Flood Damages in Doña Ana County – Jorge Granados, Public Works Director, will discuss.
37 5. DISCUSSION - Open Discussion by the Board of County Commissioners Regarding County Election Issues – Commissioner William J. McCamley will introduce.
CONSENT AGENDA - The Board will be asked to approve by one motion the following items of recurring or routine business:
38-44 6. Approve Resolution Approving the Public Housing Assessment System Management Operations Certification for Fiscal Year 2006
45-46 7. Approve Resolution Revising the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Program Payment Standard as Mandated by the United States Department of Housing and Urban Development – Thomas G. Hassell, Housing Authority, will discuss.
47-50 8. Approve Resolution Approving the Public Housing Agency Tenant Account Write-Offs – Will A. Manning, Housing Authority, will discuss.
51-60 9. Approve Grant Amendment Increasing Funding for the 2005 Disaster Assistance Grant and Approve Related Budget Revision and Budget Resolution – Sheriff Todd J. Garrison will discuss.
61-83 10. Accept Sub-Grant Agreement #2004-GE-T4-0005-Doña Ana from the Department of Homeland Security FY 2004 and Approve Related Budget Revision and Budget Resolution – Fire Marshal Paul Chavez will discuss.
84-85 11. Award Request for Proposal #07-0001 to Central Alarm for an Integrated Security Management System for Memorial Medical Center and Authorize Signature Authority for the County Manager on Related Contract and Amendments – Fire Marshal Paul Chavez will discuss.
86-105 12. Accept Sub-Grant Agreement #2003-MU-T3-0047-TR-DACEM from the Department of Homeland Security and Approve Related Budget Revision and Budget Resolution – Fire Marshal Paul Chavez will discuss.
106-111 13. Approve Out of State Travel for Internal Auditor Jill Johnson to Attend the 25th Annual Institute of Internal Auditors Government Auditing Conference in Washington, DC, September 5-8, 2006 – Jill Johnson, Internal Auditor, will discuss.
112-113 14. Award Competitive Sealed Bid #07-0005 to R2 Contractors Specialty, Inc. to Provide Reflective Street Signs to Doña Ana County and Authorize Signature Authority for the County Manager on Related Contracts and Renewals – Robert Armijo, County Engineer, Engineering Department, will discuss.
114-116 15. Approve Budget Revision and Budget Resolution for Funding to Complete Roadway Improvement on Acosta Road, Mesquite Roads, and Countyline Drive - Robert Armijo, County Engineer, Engineering Department, will discuss.
117-120 16. Accept Resolution for Special Appropriation Grant for the Santa Teresa South/North Water Systems Grant Agreement from the New Mexico Environment Department, Construction Programs Bureau and Approve Related Budget Revision and Budget Resolution – Sue Padilla, Director, Utilities Department, will discuss.
121-130 17. Approve Agreement Accepting Severance Tax Bond Project Grant from the New Mexico Department of Finance and Administration, Local Government Division, Approve Related Budget Revision and Budget Resolution, and Authorize Signature Authority for the County Manager on Related Contracts Renewals – Sue Padilla, Director, Utilities Department, will discuss.
131-134 18. Approve Budget Revision and Budget Resolution Regarding CDBG Grant No. 04-C-NR-I-1-G-72 for the La Union Arsenic Treatment Facility – Sue Padilla, Director, Utilities Department, will discuss.
135-139 19. Approve Agreement Between the Village of Hatch and Doña Ana County Concerning Wastewater Utility Services – Sue Padilla, Director, Utilities Department, will discuss.
140-142 20. Approve Out of State Travel for Two Public Works Department Staff Members to Attend a Project Management Training in San Antonio, Texas, September 14-16, 2006 – Jorge Granados, Public Works Director, will discuss.
APPROVALS
143-145 21. Approve Resolution Declaring the Intent of the Board to Transfer the Amador Hotel Property to the City of Las Cruces and Authorizing the County Manager to Negotiate the Terms of Such a Transfer – County Manager Brian D. Haines will discuss.
146-151 22. Approve Resolution Approving a Cooperative Agreement Between Doña Ana County and the New Mexico Department of Transportation for the Use of Cooperative Program Funds for Salem Roads and Montana Vista Road Improvements - Robert Armijo, County Engineer, Engineering Department, will discuss.
152-160 23. Approve Resolution Approving a Cooperative Agreement Between Doña Ana County and the New Mexico Department of Transportation for the Use of County Arterial Program Funds for County Road Improvements - Robert Armijo, County Engineer, Engineering Department, will discuss.
161-169 24. Approve Resolution Approving a Cooperative Agreement Between Doña Ana County and the New Mexico Department of Transportation for the Use of School Bus Program Funds for County Road Improvements - Robert Armijo, County Engineer, Engineering Department, will discuss.
170-176 25. Approve Resolution Adopting the 2008-2012 Infrastructure Capital Improvement Plan - Jorge Granados, Public Works Director, will discuss.
177-185 26. Consider Proposed Annexation of 322.70 Acres of Vacant Land Located in the East Mesa, North of Thurmond Road, South of Peachtree Hills Road, and West of the Future Extension of Sonoma Ranch Boulevard – Chuck McMahon, Director, Planning and Community Development Department, will discuss.
APPOINTMENTS
186-187 27. Appoint a Board Member (Director) and an Alternate Member to the Board of Directors of the South Central Regional Transit District – Chuck McMahon, Director, Planning and Community Development Department, will discuss.
188 28. Appoint a Citizen Member to the Doña Ana County Investment Advisory Committee – Jess C. Williams, Director, Public Information and Special Projects, will discuss.
ORDINANCES
189-205 29. Authorize Publication of a Notice of Intent to Adopt an Ordinance Setting Forth Policies and Procedures for Establishing Public Improvement Districts Within Doña Ana County – John W. Caldwell, County Attorney, will discuss.
CORRESPONDENCE
30. Rita Torres, County Clerk, will present to the Commission any claims received by Doña Ana County.
DISCUSSION AND ANNOUNCEMENTS
31. Commission Input
32. 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 MAY CONVENE IN OPEN SESSION to take action, if any, on closed session items.

COMMISSION ADJOURNS AS THE BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS AND THE HOUSING AUTHORITY BOARD.

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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