REGULAR MEETING – June 8, 2023
The Grant County Board of Commissioners will convene in a Regular Meeting on Thursday, June 8, 2023, 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 the Regular 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:
I. Call to Order

II. Pledge of Allegiance & Salute to State Flag
III. Approval of Regular Meeting Agenda
IV. Public Hearing –Ordinance No. O-23-05
a. Open Public Hearing and Discussion Regarding Ordinance No. O-23-05; An Ordinance Amending Ordinance 12-03- Repealing Sunset Clause from Countywide Emergency Communications and Emergency Medical and Behavioral Health Services Tax Increment
b. Close Public Hearing
c. Consideration of Grant County Ordinance No. O-23-05; Entitled Above
V. 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.
VI. Presentations
d. Gila Valley Acequias Update – Gila Valley Flood Task Force, Autumn Bruton, David Ogilvie, and Destre Shelley
VII. Gila Regional Medical Center Reports – Margie Molitor, Interim CEO
VIII. Elected Officials Reports
IX. Approval of Minutes
e. May 09, 2023, Work Session Minutes
f. May 11, 2023, Regular Meeting Minutes
g. May 23, 2023, Special Meeting Minutes
X. Financial Reports
h. Consideration of June 01, 2023, Expenditure Report
XI. New Business
i. Consideration of Asset Deletion/Transfer Request No. 8
j. Consideration of Delinquent Solid Waste Accounts Subject to Lien
k. Consideration of New Mexico Human Services Department Safety Net Care Pool Payment Program Certification for Local Government Entity Participation Fourth Quarter of SFY 23
XII. Agreements
l. Consideration of Agreement No. A-23-15; Government to Government Agreement between NM Department of Health and Grant County
XIII. Resolutions
m. Consideration of Resolution No. R-23-36; A Resolution Designating the Location of Election Day Polling Places for all Statewide Elections Conducted in 2024 and 2025 and Appointing the Board of Registration Members for the County
n. Consideration of Resolution No. R-23-37; A Resolution Forming the Loss Prevention Committee
o. Consideration of Resolution No. R-23-38; A Resolution to Enter into a Cooperative Agreement Between the County of Grant and the New Mexico Department of Transportation for the Improvement of Roads within Grant County
p. Consideration of Resolution No. R-23-39; A Resolution to Enter into a Cooperative Agreement Between the County of Grant and the New Mexico Department of Transportation for the Improvement of Roads within Grant County
q. Consideration of Resolution No. R-23-40; A Resolution to Enter into a Cooperative Agreement Between the County of Grant and the New Mexico Department of Transportation for the Improvement of Roads within Grant County
r. Consideration of Resolution No. R-23-41; A Resolution Amending the Approved and Adopted Budget for the Fiscal Year Commencing July 1, 2022 and for County Purpose in the County of Grant, Silver City, New Mexico, Transferring and Appropriating Funds
XIV. Bids and Requests for Proposal (RFP)
s. Consideration of B-23-02; Truck Bypass Widening and Culvert Replacement
t. Consideration of B-23-03; Apron Pavement Maintenance and Slot Drain
u. Consideration of B-23-04; Little Walnut Roadway and Drainage Improvements Project
v. Consideration of RFP No. 23-07; Airport Engineering
w. Consideration of RFP. No 23-08; Tu Casa Consultant Services
x. Consideration of RFP. No. 23-10; Auditor Services
XV. Recess as the Grant County Board of Commissioners and Convene as the Grant County Health Care Claims Board
y. Consideration of May 2023 Indigent Medical Claims for the Recommended Approval in the Amount of $2,162.32
XVI. Adjourn as the Grant County Health Care Claims Board and Reconvene as the Grant County Board of Commissioners
XVII. Commissioners Reports
XVIII. Executive Session in Accordance with NMSA 1978 10-15-1 (H)(8)
z. Real Property Pursuant to NMSA 1978 10-15-1 (H)(8)
XIX. Adjournment
Chris M. Ponce, Commission Chairman
By: (s) Crystal Norero-Arellano, Executive Assistant

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