REGULAR MEETING – October 13, 2022

The Grant County Board of Commissioners will convene in a Regular Meeting on Thursday, October 13, 2022, 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 meeting will be livestreamed on the County Facebook Page: and available later as a recording on the County’s website at  

The tentative agenda is as follows:

  1. Call to Order
  2. Pledge of Allegiance & Salute to State Flag
  3. Approval of Regular Meeting Agenda
  4. 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.
  5. Gila Regional Medical Center Reports – Gregory Brickner, Interim CEO
  6. Presentation
    1. Sheriff Frank Gomez
  7. Approval of Minutes 
    1. September 6, 2022, Work Session Meeting Minutes
    2. September 8, 2022, Regular Meeting Minutes
    3. September 20, 2022, Special Meeting Minutes
  8. Financial Reports
    1. Consideration of October 6, 2022 Expenditure Report
  9. New Business
    1. Consideration of Asset Deletion/Transfer Request No. 2.
    2. Consideration of Accepting 620 Feet of Callecita del Oro in the Casa Adobe Subdivision.
    3. Consideration of a $2,000.00 Contribution to the Walk for Heroes event to be held at WNMU on October 22, 2022.
    4. Consideration of Appointment of Ronald Hartley (Advocate Member) to the Tu Casa Advisory Board.
    5. Consideration of Letter to the U.S. Department of Transportation Regarding Comments for Essential Air Service (EAS) Proposals.
  10. Agreements
    1. Consideration of Agreement No. A-22-31; Sub-Grant Agreement with The Grant County Health Council in the amount of $50,000.00, as authorized under the HB2 Junior Bill Appropriation.
    2. Consideration of Agreement No. A-22-32; Emergency Management Performance Grant (EMPG) in the Amount of $105,191.00.
  11. Resolutions
    1. Consideration of Resolution No. R-22-53; Authorizing the Acquisition of Real Property for the Whiskey Creek Volunteer Fire Department.
    2. Consideration of Resolution No. R-22-54; A Resolution Authorizing Submission of an Application for Airport Aid to the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), an Application for Airport Aid to the New Mexico Department of Transportation – Aviation Division (NMAD), Obligation of Sponsor Matching Funds, and Authorization to Accept the Resulting Grant Offers and the Execution of Contract Documents for the Following Project:  Apron Maintenance.
  12. Ordinances
    1. Consideration of Resolution No. O-22-05; An Ordinance Regarding the Possible Vacation and Abandonment of a Portion of Bald Knoll Road.
  13. Recess as the Grant County Board of Commissioners and Convene as the Grant County Health Care Claims Board
    1. Consideration of Indigent Burial Claim September 2022 for Recommended Approval in the Amount of $600.00.
  14. Adjourn as the Grant County Health Care Claims Board and Reconvene as the Grant County Board of Commissioners
  15. Commissioners’ Reports
  16. Adjournment

Chris M. Ponce, Commission Chairman

By: (s) Kevin W. Hubbs, Administrative Assistant

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