The Grant County Board of Commissioners will convene in a Regular Meeting on Thursday, December 12, 2019, at 9:00 a.m. The meeting will take place in the Commission Meeting Room at the Grant County Administration Center located at 1400 Highway 180 East, Silver City, NM 88061. The agenda for this meeting may be altered up to seventy-two (72) 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. Forest Plan Revision Update – Adam Mendonca, Gila National Forest Supervisor
V. Gila Regional Medical Center Reports – Taffy Arias
VI. 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.
VII. Elected Officials’ Reports
VIII. Approval of Minutes
a. November 14, 2019, Regular Meeting Minutes
b. Pursuant to NMSA 10-15-1 J, the Minutes of the Present Open Meeting will Reflect that for the Following Special Meeting on Monday, December 2, 2019, the Matters Discussed were Limited Only to those Specified in the Notice of that Closed Meeting
IX. Financial Reports
c. Consideration of Financial Quarterly Report Ending September 30, 2019

d. Consideration of December 5, 2019, Expenditure Report
X. New Business
e. Consideration of Lodgers Tax Advisory Board Applicants
f. Consideration of 2020 Board of County Commission Meetings
XI. Agreements
g. Consideration of Agreement No. A-19-50; Lease Agreement with Hidalgo Medical Services for Use and Operation of the Mimbres Senior Center
h. Consideration of Agreement No. A-19-51; Lease Agreement with Hidalgo Medical Services for Use and Operation of the Gila Senior Center
i. Consideration of Agreement No. A-19-52; Standard Subaward Agreement between Grant County and The Center for Health Innovation
XII. Resolutions
j. Consideration of Resolution No. R-19-70; Specifying the Salaries of Elected Officials and Chief Deputies in Grant County, New Mexico
k. Consideration of Resolution No. R-19-71; A Resolution Declaring The Vacation and Abandonment of The Grant County Administration/In-N-Out Lube Vacant Strip and Authorizing the Sale Thereof
l. Consideration of Resolution No. R-19-72; A Resolution Designating Silver Acres as a Colonia
m. Consideration of Resolution No. R-19-73; Authorizing the Execution and Delivery of a Loan Agreement and Intercept Agreement by and between Grant County, New Mexico (The “Governmental Unit”) and the New Mexico Finance Authority (The “Finance Authority”), evidencing a special, limited obligation of the Governmental Unit to pay a Principal Amount of $671,552 together with Interest theron, for the purpose of purchasing and equipping new Public Works Utility Vehicles for the Governmental Unit, paying a Loan Processing Fee and funding a Loan Agreement Reserve Account; and providing for the pledge and payment of the Principal and Interest due under the Loan Agreement solely from the One-Eighth of One Percent (.125%) County Gross Receipts Tax imposed pursuant to Section 7-20E-9, NMSA 1978, and distributed to the Governmental Unit by the State Taxation and Revenue Department; providing for the distribution of the One-Eighth of One Percent (.125%) County Gross Receipts Tax to be redirected by the State Taxation and Revenue Department to the Finance Authority or its Assigns for the payment of Principal and Interest due on the Loan Agreement pursuant to an Intercept Agreement; ratifying actions heretofore taken; repealing all action inconsistent with this Resolution; and authorizing the taking of other actions in connection with the execution and delivery of the Loan Agreement and Intercept Agreement
n. Consideration of Resolution No. R-19-74; Requesting a Change to the Pronghorn Hunting Season in Southern New Mexico - Commissioner Gerald W. Billings Jr.
XIII. Recess as the Grant County Board of Commissioners and Convene as the Grant County Health Care Claims Board
o. Consideration of Indigent Burial from Terrazas Funeral Chapels
p. Approve or Deny November 2019, Health Claims in the amount of $6,597.43
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

q. Personnel Matters Regarding County Manager and Staff, Pursuant to NMSA 10-15-1 (1978) H (2)
r. Disposal of Real Property – NMSA 1978 10-15-1 (H) (8)
s. Pending/Threatened Litigation – New Mexico Taxation and Revenue Department, Pursuant to NMSA 1978, Section 10-15-1 (H) (7)
XVII. Any Action Necessary as a Result of Closed Executive Session
XVIII. County Manager Contract
t. Consideration of Agreement No. A-19-49; Contract Renewal for County Manager
XIX. Adjournment
Chris M. Ponce, Commission Chairman
By: (s) Bernadette L. Coleman, Executive Assistant