Doña Ana County

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COUNTY COMMISSION SCHEDULES REGULAR MEETING ON MARCH 14TH

COUNTY COMMISSION SCHEDULES REGULAR MEETING ON MARCH 14TH

Meeting Date: 
Tuesday, March 14, 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, March 14, 2006 at 9:00 a.m. in the Doña Ana County Commission Chambers, 2nd Floor, 251 West Amador Avenue, 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
1-59 1. MINUTES – Regular Meeting of February 28, 2006
60-62 2. EMPLOYEE
RECOGNITION
– The Commission will recognize the following employees for their years of service to Doña Ana County:

Anniversaries:
Name Department Years of Service
A.E. (Ed) Fridenstine Legal Department 5
Erica Gonzalez Health & Human Services 5
Lindell Wright Sheriff’s Department 10

Retirement:
Cindy C. Padilla Detention Center 24
63-64 3. PROCLAMATION - A Proclamation Declaring March 15 as Guadalupe Quezada Day – Commissioner Oscar Vásquez Butler will present.
PRESENTATIONS
65 4. A Presentation by Tim Sanders, Lands and Minerals Supervisor, Bureau of Land Management.
CONSENT AGENDA - The Board will be asked to approve by one motion the following items of recurring or routine business:
66-73 5. Acknowledgment of Receipt and Public Filing of the Treasurer’s Report for the Month of December 2005 - County Treasurer Jim Schoonover will discuss.
74-76 6. Authorization of Monthly Status Report and Acceptance of 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.
77-82 7. Acceptance of Memorandum of Understanding Between Eastern New Mexico Medical Services Corporation Region III and Doña Ana County for a Multiple Casualty Incident Trailer. Staff Request the Board to Delegate Signature Authority to the County Manager - Fire Marshal Paul Chavez will discuss.
83-89 8. Acceptance of a 2005 Assistance to Firefighters Grant Awarded to the Anthony Volunteer Fire Department and Approval of Related Budget Revision and Budget Resolution - Fire Marshal Paul Chavez will discuss.
90-94 9. Approval of Out of State Travel for NASA Fire Department Personnel to Attend the Fire-Rescue Conference in Las Vegas, Nevada, April 24-26, 2006 - Fire Marshal Paul Chavez will discuss.
95-96 10. Ratification of Out of State Travel for Daniel Kolson to Attend Training at the National Fire Academy in Emmitsburg, Maryland, March 12-17, 2006 - Fire Marshal Paul Chavez will discuss.
97-98 11. Ratification of Out of State Travel for Sheriff Todd Garrison to Attend House Judiciary Sub-Committee Meetings in Washington, DC, February 27 – March 2, 2006 – Sheriff Todd Garrison will discuss.
99-101 12. Authorization for the Airport Manager to Sign Application for Airport Aid, AIP Grant No. 3-35-0055-016-2006 in the Amount of $664,500 and Authorize the Airport Manager to Sign the Appropriate Forms to Request the Federal Grant and Matching State Funds – Vernon Wilson, Airport Manager, will discuss.
102-105 13. Approval of Out of State Travel for County Attorney to Attend a Seminar on Employee Relations Law in Scottsdale, Arizona, March 26-31, 2006 – John Caldwell, County Attorney, will discuss.
APPROVALS
106-110 14. Approval to Award Request for Proposal #06-0054 to Hughes & Strumor to Provide Bond Counsel Professional Services to Doña Ana County and Request Signature Authority for County Manager on Related Contract, Amendments, and Renewals – County Manager Brian D. Haines will discuss.
111-119 15. Approve Memorandum of Understanding Between the City of Sunland Park and Doña Ana County to Hire an Executive Director to Advise the Camino Real Regional Utility Authority on a Full-Time Basis – John Caldwell, County Attorney, will discuss.
120-125 16. Resolution Designating the Chair or County Commissioner Designee to Review and Act upon the Volunteer Firefighters Annual Reporting to the Public Employees Retirement Association (PERA) of New Mexico - Fire Marshal Paul Chavez will discuss.
126-134 17. Selection and Approval of Road Projects to be Submitted to the New Mexico Department of Transportation for the Local Government Road Fund Programs – County Arterial Program, Cooperative Program, and School Bus Program – Robert Armijo, County Engineer, Engineering Dept., will discuss.
CORRESPONDENCE
18. Rita Torres, County Clerk, will present to the Commission any claims received by Doña Ana County.
DISCUSSION AND ANNOUNCEMENTS
19. Commission Input
20. Staff Input

COMMISSION MAY CONVENE IN CLOSED SESSION, in regard to Item #21 above, for a discussion relating to collective bargaining negotiations between the County and a bargaining unit representing County employees, and for an attorney client privileged discussion pertaining to threatened or pending litigation, as authorized by the Open Meetings Act, Sections 10-15-1 (H) 5, and 10-15-1 (H) 7.

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

COMMISSION ADJOURNS AS THE BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS, THE INDIGENT HOSPITAL CLAIMS BOARD, AND THE COUNTY BOARD OF FINANCE 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 647-7316 (voice) or 647-7285 (TTY), 180 West Amador
Avenue, Las Cruces, NM 88005.

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 528-7905, 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 528-7905 por lo menos 48 horas
por adelantado para pedir este servicio.

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