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Grant County Board of Commissioners Regular Meeting

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Thursday, April 18, 2019, 09:00am - 06:00pm


I. Call to Order

II. Pledge of Allegiance & Salute to State Flag

III. Approval of Regular Meeting Agenda

IV. Elected Officials’ Reports

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. Approval of Minutes
a. March 19, 2019, Work Session Meeting Minutes
b. March 21, 2019, Regular Meeting Minutes
c. April 8, 2019, Special Meeting Minutes

VII. Financial Reports
d. Consideration of April 10, 2019, Expenditure Report

VIII. New Business
e. Consideration of Proclamation Declaring April 2019 as “Fair Housing Month” – Kim Clark
f. Consideration of Proclamation Declaring May 11, 2109, as the Sixth Ever “Give Grandly! Give Local Day”
g. Consideration of Proclamation Proclaiming May 6 – May 10, 2019, as “National Correctional Officers and Employees Week”
h. Ranger District Project Updates – Beth Ihle, Gila National Forest, District Ranger
i. Review of GO Bond Sale – Lalleh Dayeny
j. Presentation of Final Terms Certificates for $7,695,000 Grant County, New Mexico, General Obligation Bonds, Series 2019
k. Consideration/Adoption of Written Procedures for ongoing Tax Compliance Regarding County Bond Issues
l. Consideration of Appointment of one (1) Community Member to the Tu Casa Advisory Board
m. Appointment of Complete Count Committee Members
n. Consideration of Out of State Travel for Detective Adam Arellano and Sergeant Michael Yost, to Attend Certified Voice Stress Analysis Training June 17-21, 2019, in Boulder Colorado
o. Consideration of Volunteer Firefighter Department Fire Protection Fund Applications for Fiscal Year 2020
1. Cliff/Gila
2. Fort Bayard
3. Grant County
4. Lower Mimbres
5. Pinos Altos
6. Santa Rita
7. Sapillo Creek
8. Tyrone
9. Upper Mimbres
10. Whiskey Creek
p. Consideration of Evening Commission Meetings
q. Consideration Regarding the Agenda Process of the Board of County Commission Meetings – Chairman Chris Ponce
r. Consideration to Temporarily Suspend Rentals at Bataan Park Pavilion

IX. Agreements
s. Consideration of Agreement No. A-19-10; Transportation Road Use and Road Maintenance Agreement between Great Divide Wind Farm, LLC and Board of Grant County Commissioners
t. Consideration of Agreement No. A-19-11; Fiscal Year 2018-2019 Audit Contract
u. Consideration of Agreement No. A-19-12; Lodger’s Tax Marketing Services
v. Consideration of Agreement No. A-19-13; Commissary Services at the Grant County Detention Center
w. Consideration of Agreement No. A-19-14; Food Services at the Grant County Detention Center
x. Consideration of Agreement No. A-19-15; Between the State of New Mexico, Children, Youth and Families Department and the County of Grant for Alternative to Detention Services for Juvenile Justice Services (JJS)
y. Consideration of Agreement No. A-19-16; Memorandum of Understanding between the County of Grant, New Mexico and the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees, Council 18, Grant County Public Employees, Local 2516, Amending the Bargaining Unit Contract for 2018-2020, Article XLI-Safety, Section 41.7

X. Resolutions
z. Consideration of Resolution No. R-19-16; Adoption of Grant County Social Media Policy

XI. Recess as the Grant County Board of Commissioners and Convene as the Grant County Health Care Claims Board
aa. Consideration of Indigent Burial from Baca’s Funeral Home
ab. Consideration of March 2019, Health Plan Claims in the amount of $13,495.02

XII. Adjourn as the Grant County Health Care Claims Board and Reconvene as the Grant County Board of Commissioners

XIII. Commissioners Reports

XIV. Executive Session
ac. Personnel Matter Regarding County Attorney, Pursuant to NMSA (1978) 10-15-1 H (2)
ad. Personnel Matter Regarding County Manager, Pursuant to NMSA (1978) 10-15-1 H (2)

XV. Any Action Necessary as a Result of Closed Executive Session

XVI. Recess and Reconvene for the Annual Inspection of the Grant County Detention Facility located at 320 Ridge Road, Silver City, New Mexico 88061

XVII. Adjournment

Note: In accordance with County Resolution 19-01, Work Session and Regular Meeting agendas may be altered up to thirty-six (36) hours prior to the meeting. Special Meeting agendas may be altered up to seventy-two (72) hours prior to the meeting. Copies can be obtained from the Office of the county Manager.

Location 1400 Hwy. 180 East
Silver City NM 88061


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