Doña Ana County News
AMENDED: COUNTY COMMISSION SCHEDULES REGULAR MEETING ON OCTOBER 10TH
AGENDAThe following will be considered at the Regular Meeting of the Doña Ana County Board of Commissioners to be held on Wednesday, October 10, 2007 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:
|Invocation and Pledge of Allegiance|
|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.|
|Pages||CHANGES TO THE AGENDA – Brian D. Haines, County Manager|
|1||1.||MINUTES – Special Meeting of September 17, 2007 and Regular Meeting of September 25, 2007.|
|2 - 16||2.||
EMPLOYEE RECOGNITION – The Commission will recognize Doña Ana County employees for their years of service to Doña Ana County - Commission Chairwoman Karen G. Perez will present.
|17 - 21||3.||Presentation on the TimeBanks, USA—Dr. Edgar S. Cahn, Founder of TimeBanks, will present. (15 minutes).|
|22 - 23||4.||Proclamation of Fire Prevention Week October 7 – 13, 2007—Paul Chavez, Fire Marshal.|
|CONSENT AGENDA - The Board will be asked to approve by one motion the following items of recurring or routine business:|
|24 – 35||5.||Acknowledge Receipt and Public Filing of the Treasurer’s Report for the Month of August 2007 - County Treasurer Jim Schoonover will discuss.|
|36 – 37||6.||Authorization of Monthly Status Report and Acceptance of Recommendations for Approval and Denial of Indigent Applications for Indigent Hospital Claims Fund (#25145) and Health Services Fund (#25140)—Silvia Sierra, Health and Human Services Department Director, will discuss.|
|38 – 40||7.||Approve the Purchase of Three (3) Vehicles for the Facilities and Parks Department in Strict Accordance with NM State Contract SPD #70-000-00-04015 with Bob Turner’s Ford Country, Inc.—Armando Cordero, Facilities and Parks Manager, will discuss.|
|41 – 49||8.||Accept the Laws of 2007 Special Appropriation Project Grant Agreement from the New Mexico Department of Finance and Administration for Two (2) SAP Grants, Budget Resolution and Budget Revision in the Amount of $80,000.00 and Delegate Signature Authority on the Agreement to the Board of County Commissioners’ Chairwoman-- Armando Cordero, Facilities and Parks Manager, will discuss.|
|50 – 55||9.||Approve Memorandum of Understanding with the Anthony Water and Sanitation District and Delegate Signature Authority to County Manager - Armando Cordero, Facilities and Parks Manager, will discuss.|
|56 - 65||10.||Approve Operation and Maintenance Agreement Between Doña Ana County and the City of Sunland Park for Water and Wastewater Systems—Sue Padilla, Assistant County Manager, will discuss.|
|66 – 83||11.||Approval to Utilize New Mexico State University Job Order Contract with HB Construction of Alb., Inc. for Construction of the Radium Springs New Skate Park in Doña Ana County and Request Signature Authority for County Manager On Related Contracts, Addenda and Change Orders-- Armando Cordero, Facilities and Parks Manager, will discuss.|
|84 – 91||12.||Approve Grant Agreement Amendment No. 1 for Scope of Work of Six (6) Previously Approved Special Appropriation Project (SAP) Grants Plus Acceptance of Three (3) New SAP Grants and Approve Budget Resolution and Budget Revision Totaling $105,000.00 and Delegate Signature Authority on the Amendment to the Board of County Commissioners’ Chairwoman—Armando Cordero, Facilities and Parks Manager, will discuss.|
|92 – 93||13.||Approve Procurement Utilizing Ellen Equipment Corporation Price Agreement to Purchase a Loader, Backhoe for Doña Ana County Road Department—Dickie Apodaca, Road Superintendent, will discuss.|
|94 – 97||14.||Approve Budget Revision and Resolution Increasing Metro Projects Revenue and Expenditures for FY 2008-- Todd Garrison, Sheriff, will discuss.|
|98 -105||15.||Accept the New Mexico Safe Border 08 Grant Agreement and Approve Attached Budget Resolution and Revision, Delegate Signature Authority to the County Manager—Todd Garrison, Sheriff, will discuss.|
|106-128||16.||Approve the Purchase of Fifteen (15) Police Pursuit Interceptors Utilizing State of New Mexico Purchasing Agreement 70-000-00-04072 and Necessary Equipment and Accessories-- Todd Garrison, Sheriff, will discuss.|
|129-132||17.||Resolution Approving Donation of Two (2) Fully Depreciated 1999 Ford Police Pursuit Vehicles to the Town of Mesilla-- Todd Garrison, Sheriff, will discuss.|
|133-136||18.||Accept an EMS Fund Act Grant Awarded to District 12 Fairacres Volunteer Fire Department and Approve Related Budget Revision and Resolution-- Paul Chavez, Fire Marshal, will discuss.|
|137-141||19.||Accept State Fire Funds for Fire Administration and Approve Related Budget Revision and Resolution-- Paul Chavez, Fire Marshal, will discuss.|
|142-156||20.||Item Removed from BOCC Consideration|
|157-210||21.||Approve Four (4) Subdivisions, Accept a Temporary Construction Easement, Approve Construction and Accept Dedication and Maintenance of a 20-Ft Wide Multi-Use Trail, and Accept a $75,000 Donation Toward the Construction of the Trail in Anthony, New Mexico—Chuck McMahon, Planning Department Director, will discuss.|
|211-214||22.||Approve Resolution Delaying the Collection of the Doña Ana County Spaceport Gross Receipts Tax Until a Regional Spaceport District is Created—John Caldwell, County Attorney, will discuss.|
|215-234||23.||Conduct a Public Hearing and Vote on Whether to Pass a Revised Ordinance Pertaining to the Seizure and Forfeiture of Vehicles Related to DWI Offenses and Superseding/Repealing the Existing Ordinance on this Subject—Fred Kennon, Assistant County Attorney, will discuss.|
|235-263||24.||Authorize Publication of Notice of Intent to Adopt an Ordinance Regulating Fireworks within the Unincorporated Areas of Doña Ana County and Setting Forth Penalties for Violation—Paul Chavez, Fire Marshal, will discuss.|
|25.||Rita Torres, County Clerk, will present to the Commission any claims received by Doña Ana County.|
|DISCUSSION AND ANNOUNCEMENTS|
COMMISSION WILL CONVENE IN CLOSED SESSION to discuss pending litigation regarding Rodriguez v Doña Ana County et.al., CIV-06-0416, as authorized by the Open Meetings Act, § 10-15-1 (H) (7).
COMMISSION MAY CONVENE IN OPEN SESSION to take action, if any, on the closed session item.
COMMISSION ADJOURNS AS THE BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS, THE COUNTY BOARD OF FINANCE, AND THE INDIGENT HOSPITAL CLAIMS BOARD 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 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.