COUNTY COMMISSION SCHEDULES REGULAR MEETING ON SEPTEMBER 27TH

COUNTY COMMISSION SCHEDULES REGULAR MEETING ON SEPTEMBER 27TH

Meeting Date: 
Tuesday, September 27, 2005 - 9:00am
Meeting Place: 
Agenda: 

AGENDA

The following will be considered at a Regular Meeting of the Doña Ana County Board of Commissioners to be held on Tuesday, September 27, 2005 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 IN OPEN SESSION.

CHANGES
TO THE AGENDA
- Brian D. Haines, County Manager, will discuss.
Pages PUBLIC INPUT
1. MINUTES – Special Meetings of September 7, 2005 and September 13, 2005;
Regular Meeting of September 13, 2005.
1-2 2. PRESENTATION - A Presentation Regarding a Capabilities Assessment by the New Mexico State Police Relevant to Doña Ana County - New Mexico State Police Chief Carlos Maldonado will present.
3 3. PRESENTATION - A Presentation Regarding the State Coverage Initiative (SCI), a New Health Insurance Program for Low-Income Residents - C. Silvia Sierra, Director, Health and Human Services, will discuss.
4-10 4. PRESENTATION - A Presentation by the Doña Ana County Historical Building Preservation Committee Regarding its Recommendations for the Future of the Historic Amador Hotel and the Doña Ana County Courthouse - Jess Williams, Director of Public Information and Special Projects will discuss.
11 5. PRESENTATION - Presentation by the Jemez Pueblo Regarding its Proposed Community Foundation and Employee Benefits - County Attorney John W. Caldwell will introduce.
CONSENT AGENDA - The Board will be asked to approve by one motion the following items of recurring or routine business:
12-13 6. Approval of Out of State Travel for Vicki Lusk, HR Administrator, to Attend the International Public Management Conference, October 15-19, 2005 in Dallas, Texas - Arturo Rodriguez, Director, Human Resources Department, will discuss.
14-17 7. Ratification of Out of State Travel to Park City, Utah for Kathy A. Rogers to Attend the ESRI Southwest Users Group Conference, September 26-28, 2005 - Paul Dugie, Director, Flood Commission, will discuss.
18-33 8. Adoption of Resolution for Designation of the National Incident Management System as the Basis for all Incident Management in Doña Ana County - Fire Marshal Paul Chavez will discuss.
24-27 9. Approval of Out of State Travel for Dennis Pacheco and Eric Crespin of the Doña Ana Volunteer Fire Department to Attend the Southwestern Division International Association of Fire Chiefs' Conference in Lafayette, Louisiana, October 19-22, 2005 (Date/Location Pending Due to Hurricane Katrina) - Fire Marshal Paul Chavez will discuss.
28-29 10. Approval of Out of State Travel for Silvia Sierra to Attend the National Association of Counties' Health, Human Services and Workforce Conference originally scheduled for November 17-19 in New Orleans, Louisiana (Date/Location Pending Due to Hurricane Katrina) - C. Silvia Sierra, Director, Health and Human Services, will discuss.
30-33 11. Approval of a Countywide Advertising Contract with the El Paso Times and the Las Cruces Sun-News to be Used for Recruitment, Image Building, and Other Advertisements at a Reduced Rate - Jess Williams, Director of Public Information and Special Projects will discuss.
34-47 12. Approval of New Mexico Tourism Department Litter Control and Beautification Grant Agreement, Related Budget Revision and Budget Resolution - Sue Padilla, Director, Utilities Department, will discuss.
48-57 13. Approval of Resolution Approving a Supplemental Capital Cooperative Agreement to a Previously Approved 2004 Cooperative Severance Tax Agreement for Sidewalk Improvements Along Church Street in Anthony, New Mexico, Adding Road Improvements to the Agreement Scope of Work - Robert Armijo, County Engineer, will discuss.
52-65 14. Approval to Accept 2006 Operation DWI Grant in the Amount of $3,200 from the New Mexico Department of Transportation, Traffic Safety Bureau - Sheriff Todd Garrison will discuss.
APPROVALS
66-67 15. Consideration of Requests from Memorial Medical Center and Mountain View Regional Medical Center for Sole Community Provider Supplemental Funding Match and Approval of the Supplemental Payment for Each Hospital - C. Silvia Sierra, Director, Health and Human Services, will discuss.
68-69 16. Approval of Resolution for the Imposition of the 2005 Property Tax Rates as Determined by the New Mexico Department of Finance and Administration - County Assessor Gary Perez will discuss.
70-71 17. Approval of Resolution Authorizing the County Manager to Approve Out of State Travel and Advance Travel Pay for County Employees and Elected Officials Other Than County Commission Members - County Manager Brian D. Haines will discuss.
72-73 18. Approval of Resolution in Support of Legislative Action Limiting Utilization of "Economic Development" as a Public Use or Purpose in Association with the Condemnation of Private Property - Commissioner Oscar Vásquez Butler will discuss.
74-81 19. Consideration of Proposed Annexation of 148.91 Acres of Vacant Land Located East of Roadrunner Lane and North of Motel Boulevard - Chuck McMahon, Director, Planning and Community Development Department, will discuss.
82-85 20. Approval to Amend the Name of the Doña Ana County Internal Audit Advisory Committee to the Doña Ana County Internal Audit Committee and Approval to Create One Full-Time Internal Auditor Position - Rick Merolla, Doña Ana County Internal Audit Advisory Committee, will discuss.
APPOINTMENTS
86-93 21. Approval of Resolution Appointing Two Private Sector Members to the Internal Audit Committee - Jaime A. Bari, Director, Financial Services Department, will discuss.
CORRESPONDENCE
22. County Clerk Rita Torres will present to the Commission any claims received by Doña Ana County.
DISCUSSION AND ANNOUNCEMENTS
23. Commission Input
24. Staff Input

COMMISSION WILL CONVENE IN CLOSED SESSION. to discuss threatened or pending litigation regarding Doña Ana County versus delinquent wastewater customers, as authorized by the Open Meetings Act, Section 10-15-1 (H), Section 7.

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

COMMISSION ADJOURNS AS THE BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS.

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.