The Grant County Board of Commissioners will convene in a Regular Meeting on Thursday, February 21, 2019, at 9:00 a.m. The meeting will take place in the GRANT COUNTY VETERANS MEMORIAL BUSINESS AND CONFERENCE CENTER, Silver City, NM 88061. The agenda for this meeting may be altered up to thirty-six (36) hours prior to the meeting; copies can be obtained from the County Manager’s Office or viewed online at If you are an individual with a disability in need of a reader, amplifier, qualified sign language interpreter or any other form of auxiliary aide or service to attend or participate in the hearing or meeting, please contact the Grant County Manager at 1400 Highway 180 East, Silver City, New Mexico at least one (1) week prior to the meeting or as soon as possible. The tentative agenda is as follows:

I. Call to Order
II. Pledge of Allegiance & Salute to State Flag
III. Approval of Regular Meeting Agenda
IV. Elected Officials’ Reports
V. Implications of House Bill 220 and House Bill 255 on Freeport-McMoRan’s Operation in Grant County - Tony Trujillo, Del Brandenburg, Tom Shelley
VI. Public Hearing
a. Open Public Hearing and Discussion Regarding Ordinance No. O-19-02; entitled an Ordinance Authorizing the Issuance and Sale of Grant County, New Mexico General Obligation Bonds, Series 2019, in an Aggregate Principal Amount not to Exceed $8,000,000 (the “bonds”) Payable from Ad Valorem Taxes Levied on all Taxable Property within the County, Levied without Limit as to Rate or Amount; Approving the Delegation of Authority to make certain Determinations Regarding the Sale of the Bonds Pursuant to the Supplemental Public Securities Act; Providing for the Form, Terms and Conditions of the Bonds, the Manner of their Execution, and the Method of, and Security for, Payment; Approving Notice of Sale, Disclosure and other Documents Relating to the Bonds; Ratifying Action Previously Taken in Connection therewith; Repealing all Ordinances in Conflict herewith; and Providing for other Details Concerning the Bonds

b. Close Public Hearing
c. Consideration of Ordinance No. O-19-02; Entitled Above
VII. Public Input
• During this portion of our meeting, we welcome your suggestions and want to hear your concerns. This is not a question and answer period; speakers will be limited to five (5) minutes. Any individual who would like to discuss an item in more depth may request to be placed on a future agenda. Request forms are available in the County Manager’s Office.
VIII. Approval of Minutes
d. January 22, 2019, Work Session Meeting Minutes
e. January 24, 2019, Regular Meeting Minutes
IX. Financial Reports
f. Consideration of February 13, 2019, Expenditure Report
X. New Business
g. Appointment of Board Members to the 2019 National Voter Registration Act (NVRA)
h. Consideration of Inventory Transfers and Deletions
i. Consideration of Distribution and Grant Funding Application Local DWI Grant Program Local Government Division - DFA
j. Consideration of the 2018 Volunteer Firefighters Annual Reporting Form for PERA
1. Pinos Altos
2. Santa Rita
3. Tyrone
XI. Resolutions
k. Consideration of Resolution No. R-19-16; Grant County Social Media Policy
l. Consideration of Resolution No. R-19-17; 2019 Grant County Maintained Roads
m. Consideration of Resolution No. R-19-18; A Resolution Creating a Census 2020 Complete Count Committee and Participation in Census 2020
n. Consideration of Resolution No. R-19-19; Specifying the Salaries of Elected Officials in Grant County, New Mexico
o. Consideration of Resolution No. R-19-20; A Resolution Opposing Legislation that would Prohibit Certain Corporate Guarantees that Assure the Performance Requirements of a Mining Permit
p. Consideration of Resolution No. R-19-21; A Resolution Opposing Legislation Amending the Water Quality Act to Provide where the Effect of a Discharge on Ground or Surface Water is to be Determined
q. Consideration of Resolution No. R-19-22; Resolution of Notice of Intent to Consider an Ordinance Entitled 2019 Opioid Cost Recovery and Public Nuisance Ordinance
r. Consideration of Resolution No. R-19-23; In Support of the Second Amendment of the US Constitution and Declaring Grant County to be a Second Amendment Sanctuary County – Sheriff Frank Gomez
XII. Bids and Request for Proposals (RFP)
s. Award/Reject RFP 19-04; Architectural Services for the Grant County Airport Terminal
XIII. Recess as the Grant County Board of Commissioners and Convene as the Grant County Health Care Claims Board
t. Consideration of January 2019, Health Plan Claims in the amount of $24,473.41
u. Consideration of Indigent Burial from Bright Funeral Home
XIV. Adjourn as the Grant County Health Care Claims Board and Reconvene as the Grant County Board of Commissioners
XV. Commissioners’ Reports
XVI. Executive Session in Accordance with NMSA 1978 10-15-1 H
v. Update on Opioid Litigation, Pursuant to NMSA (1978) 10-15-1 H (7)
w. Update on Pending Litigation in Relation to 2016 Sheriff's Office matter, Pursuant to NMSA (1978) 10-15-1 H (7)
XVII. Any Action Necessary as a Result of Closed Executive Session
XVIII. Adjournment
Chris Ponce, Commission Chairman
By: (s) Bernadette L. Coleman, Executive Assistant