Doña Ana County

COUNTY COMMISSION SCHEDULES REGULAR MEETING ON FEBRUARY 14TH

COUNTY COMMISSION SCHEDULES REGULAR MEETING ON FEBRUARY 14TH

Meeting Date: 
Tuesday, February 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, February 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 IN OPEN SESSION.

CHANGES
TO THE AGENDA
- Brian D. Haines, County Manager, will discuss.
Pages PUBLIC INPUT
1-41 1. MINUTES – Regular Meeting of January 25, 2006
42-44 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
Joseph Fresquez Information Technology 5
Nora Oliver Fleet Department 5
Jennifer Moore Detention Center 5
Brenda Dons Detention Center 15
Michael Williams Sheriff's Dept. 5
Commissioner Paul B. Curry Board of County Commissioners 5
45-46 3. PROCLAMATION - A Proclamation Supporting the Proposed Southern New Mexico Spaceport - Commission Chairwoman Dolores Saldaña - Caviness will discuss.
PRESENTATIONS
47 4. A Presentation in Support of a Border Crossing in Sunland Park - Carmen Gonzales, Sunland Park Economic Development Alliance, will discuss.
48 5. A Presentation Regarding the Doña Ana County Internal Audit Committee and the Internal Auditor - Rick Merolla, Internal Audit Committee Chairman, will discuss.
CONSENT AGENDA - The Board will be asked to approve by one motion the following items of recurring or routine business:
49-55 6. Acknowledgment of Receipt and Public Filing of the Treasurer's Report for the Month of December 2005 - County Treasurer Jim Schoonover will discuss.
56-58 7. 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.
59-81 8. Approval to Extend Memorandum of Agreement Between Doña Ana County and the New Mexico Border Authority to Administer Hazmat Funding for the Santa Teresa Port of Entry Area - Fire Marshal Paul Chavez will discuss.
82-85 9. Approval of Budget Revision and Budget Resolution for the Anthony Volunteer Fire Department Building Expansion Project - Fire Marshal Paul Chavez will discuss.
86-91 10. Authorization for County Commissioners to Attend Upcoming Annual NACO and/or NALEO Conferences - Jess Williams, Director, Public Information Department, will discuss.
92-120 11. Approval of Signature Authority for County Manager for Leasing Contract, Addenda, and Change Orders for Four Motor Graders - Roads Superintendent Dickie Apodaca will discuss.
121-125 12. Award for Competitive Bid No. 06-0044 and Request for Signature Authority for Related Contracts, Addenda and Change Orders for Construction and Development of Guadalupe Park Phase II, Berino Park, and Radium Springs Park - Facilities and Parks Manager Armando Cordero will discuss.
126-127 13. Approval of a Budget Resolution and Budget Revision for a Special Appropriation Project Grant No. 04-G-2344 Totaling $15,000 from the Department of Finance and Administration for Renovations to the Berino Park - Facilities and Parks Manager Armando Cordero will discuss.
128-132 14. Approval of a Resolution Delegating Authority to the County Manager to Litigate or Settle the Pending Claim Against the Escrow Account Established at Paragraph 10 of the Asset Purchase Agreement by and Between the County of Doña Ana, the City of Las Cruces (Lessors), and PHC - Las Cruces, Inc. (Lessee) Dated May 19, 2004 - County Attorney John Caldwell will discuss.
133-142 15. Approval of Agreement Between the Doña Ana County Board of Commissioners and the Mesquite Mutual Domestic Water Consumers and Mutual Sewage Works Association for Treatment of Wastewater from the Community of Mesquite - Sue Padilla, Director, Utilities and Environmental Services Department, will discuss.
143-186 16. Approval of Resolution Authorizing an Application to the Department of Finance and Administration for the Local DWI Grant and Distribution Program - C. Silvia Sierra, Director, Health and Human Services Department, will discuss.
APPROVALS
187 17. The Board will Discuss, Identify, and Approve its Priorities and Goals for 2006 - Commission Chairwoman Dolores Saldaña - Caviness will discuss.
188-190 18. Approval of a Resolution Supporting Creation of a Sunland Park Port of Entry - Commission Chairwoman Dolores Saldaña - Caviness will discuss.
191-221 19. Approval of Community Development Block Grant Economic Development Application and Resolution of Support to the Department of Finance and Administration - Rose Garcia, Chairperson, Anthony/Berino Economic Development Corporation, will discuss.
222-223 20. Approval of a Resolution Recognizing the Historic Significance of the Southern Doña Ana County Community of Vado - Commissioner Oscar Vásquez Butler will discuss.
224-259 21. Approval of Collective Bargaining Agreement Between Doña Ana County (Sheriff's) and Communication Workers of America, Local 7911 - Arturo A. Rodriguez, Human Resources Director, will discuss.
260-261 22. Resolution Approving County Management to Award a Cost of Living Adjustment to Eligible Employees Whose Positions are not Covered by or Negotiating Collective Bargaining Contracts - Arturo A. Rodriguez, Human Resources Director, will discuss.
CORRESPONDENCE
23. Rita Torres, County Clerk, will present to the Commission any claims received by Doña Ana County.
DISCUSSION AND ANNOUNCEMENTS
24. Commission Input
25. 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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