COUNTY COMMISSION SCHEDULES REGULAR MEETING ON AUGUST 23RD

COUNTY COMMISSION SCHEDULES REGULAR MEETING ON AUGUST 23RD

Meeting Date: 
Tuesday, August 23, 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, August 23, 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 AND THE HOUSING AUTHORITY BOARD IN OPEN SESSION.

CHANGES TO THE AGENDA – Brian D. Haines, County Manager, will discuss.

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PUBLIC INPUT
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MINUTES – Regular Meeting of August 9, 2005.

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EMPLOYEE RECOGNITION - The Commission will recognize Sheriff’s Department Employee Tommy Enriquez, who is retiring after 25 years of service to Doña Ana County.

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PRESENTATION – A presentation regarding Utilities Department water and wastewater construction projects in progress – Sue Padilla, Director, Utilities Department, will discuss.

CONSENT AGENDA – The Board will be asked to approve by one motion the following items of recurring or routine business:

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Approval of Two-Year Extension of the Lease Between the County and the New Mexico General Services Department for the Port of Entry Utility Facilities, with Authority to the County Manager to Sign – Thomas R. Figart, Assistant County Attorney, will discuss.

13-14 5.

Approval of Out of State Travel for Sgt. Marty Dudley and Deputy Dina Juarez to Attend the Rocky Mountain Women in Law Enforcement Regional Conference in Denver, Colorado, September 21-23, 2005 – Sheriff Todd Garrison will discuss.

15-16 6.

Ratification of Out of State Travel to Dallas, Texas from August 15-18, 2005 by Investigator Richard Chavez, Who Attended a Sexual Assault Investigations Seminar – Sheriff Todd Garrison will discuss.

17-21 7.

Approval of Out of State Travel for Major Chris Barela to Attend the American Jail Association’s Jail Liability and Risk Management Seminar in Bloomington, Minnesota, September 19-21, 2005 – Major Chris Barela, Detention Center, will discuss.

22-24 8.

Approval of Budget Resolution and Budget Revision for the Assistance to Firefighters Grants for NMSU and Radium Springs Volunteer Fire Departments That Were Approved in the FY 04/05 Budget - Fire Marshal Paul Chavez will discuss.

25-27 9.

Approval of Budget Resolution and Budget Revision to Increase Revenue and Expenditures for Utility Grant Projects - Sue Padilla, Utilities Department Director, will discuss.

28-30 10.

Award of Competitive Sealed Bid #06-0006 to United Rentals and Action Equipment Rental to Provide Equipment Rental to Doña Ana County and Request Signature Authority for County Manager on Related Contract, Amendments, and Renewals – Armando Cordero, Manager, Facilities and Parks Department, will discuss.

31-33 11.

Award of Competitive Sealed Bid #06-0005 to Sierra Irrigation to Provide Irrigation Materials and Supplies and Request Signature Authority for County Manager on Related Contract, Amendments, and Renewals – Armando Cordero, Manager, Facilities and Parks Department, will discuss.

34-57 12.

Approval of County Manager Signature Authority for Contract, Amendments, Task Orders, and Change Orders to Purchase Systems Furniture for the Doña Ana County Government Center - Armando Cordero, Manager, Facilities and Parks Department, will discuss.

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Approval of Resolution Declaring Intent of Parties as to Donated Real Property in Chaparral Formerly Used by the Volunteer Fire Department and Directing Return of Property to Original Owners - Armando Cordero, Manager, Facilities and Parks Department, will discuss.

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Approval of Resolution Appointing Grantee Representatives and Signatory Authority and Approval of Budget Resolution and Budget Revision for SAP04-0584-CP and 04-1552-STB for Construction of Alto de las Flores Water System Improvements – Sue Padilla, Utilities Department Director, will discuss.

93-114 15.

Approval of Resolution Appointing Grantee Representatives and Signatory Authority and Approval of Budget Resolution and Budget Revision for 05-0067-STB Chaparral Collection Lines and Treatment Facility, 05-0069-STB for Chaparral Water and Wastewater System Improvements – Sue Padilla, Utilities Department Director, will discuss.

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Approval of Reimbursable Law Enforcement Agreement Between the Sheriff’s Department and the Bureau of Land Management, Approval of Related Budget Resolution and Budget Revision, and Approval of Signature Authority for the County Manager on Agreement and any Renewals – Sheriff Todd J. Garrison will discuss.

129-135 17.

Approval of Resolution Approving the Public Housing Assessment System Management Operations Certification for Fiscal Year 2005 – Will A. Manning, Doña Ana County Housing Authority, will discuss.

136-141 18.

Approval of Resolution Approving the Section 8 Management Assessment Program Evaluation for Fiscal Year Ending June 2005 – Ruben F. Trujillo, Doña Ana County Housing Authority, will discuss.

142-160 19.

Approval of Resolution Amending the Section 8 Administrative Plan - Ruben F. Trujillo, Doña Ana County Housing Authority, will discuss.

161-162 20.

Resolution Declaring County Support for a Free, Voluntary Spay and Neuter Program in Conjunction with the City of Las Cruces – Jess Williams, Director, Public Information and Special Projects, will discuss.

APPROVALS

163-164 21.

Approval of Resolution Calling for Special Meetings of the Board of County Commissioners in Outlying Communities, and for Joint Meetings with the Las Cruces City Council - Jess Williams, Director, Public Information and Special Projects, will discuss.

165-176 22.

Approval to Establish a Census Method and Fee for Incorporation of the Community of Chaparral in Doña Ana County – Rita Torres, County Clerk, and Thomas R. Figart, Assistant County Attorney, will discuss.

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Authorization for the County Manager to Enter into a Memorandum of Understanding with Doña Ana County Magistrate Court Authorizing the Development and Implementation of a Misdemeanor Compliance Program – Silvia Sierra, Director, Health and Human Services Department, will discuss.

PUBLIC HEARING

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Public Hearing Requesting Approval of Transfer of Ownership and Location of a Liquor License for Pic Quik Stores, Inc. – Rita Torres, County Clerk, and Thomas R. Figart, Assistant County Attorney, will discuss.

APPOINTMENTS

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Appointment of One Board Position Representing Management and One Board Position Representing Labor to the Doña Ana County Labor Management Relations Board in Accordance with Ordinance #215-04 – Arturo Rodriguez, Director, Human Resources Department, will discuss.

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Appointment of One Member to the Doña Ana County Airport Advisory Board – Vernon Wilson, Airport Manager, will discuss.

CORRESPONDENCE

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County Clerk Rita Torres will present to the Commission any claims received by Doña Ana County.

DISCUSSION AND ANNOUNCEMENTS

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Commission Input

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Staff Input

COMMISSION WILL CONVENE IN CLOSED SESSION to discuss threatened or pending litigation regarding Avalos v. DAC et al, CIV 05 794, Jones et al v. DAC et al, CV 2005-1189, and Jamie Barron v. DAC, as authorized by the Open Meetings Act, Section 10-15-1 (H), Section 7.

COMMISSION WILL 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 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.