April 27, 2010 Minutes

Tularosa Village Hall

Tularosa Village Hall is in the center of town on St. Francis Drive.

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Workshop-April 27, 2010

The Board of Trustees of the Village of Tularosa met in a Workshop setting on Tuesday, April 27, 2010 at 6:00 P.M. in the Court/Conference Room of the Public Safety Facility located at 609 St. Francis Drive, Tularosa, New Mexico.

Present: Mayor Ray S. Cordova
Trustee Fred Tyler
Trustee Joseph Lueras
Trustee Patrick Garcia
Trustee Gloria Sainz

Also present was Grants Coordinator Richard Gutierrez as well as Village Clerk Dianna Brusuelas-Guilez.

At 6:00 P. M. Mayor Cordova called the workshop to order asking thaqt all rise and join him in the Pledge of Allegiance.

Items presented at the Workshop were items that will be presented at the Regular Meeting of April 28, 2010 which include:

Consideration of Agenda and Consent Agenda
Unscheduled Correspondence and Public comments
St. Francis Mayordomos (Monique Gonzales/Viola Artiaga) Request street closures for St. Francis Fiesta & Procession; request Police patrol
BRG & Associates (Michelle Huerta) - Introduce/present our company-discuss contracting possibilities, learn how business is done with village
Trustee Joseph Lueras-Mr. Mark Alexander-Desalination Plant-to educate citizens of Tularosa on the Stimulus Package and how to get funding
Tularosa News (H. Henrietta Stockel) - Inform about "Tularosa News"
Heather and Ronald Jones-603 Mesa Estates Ct-Allow approval to tap into village water line on S. Bookout
Richard Gutierrez-Welcome Center cash match and design, do we continue with design of $27,000.00, do we have cash match of $45,000.00
Richard Gutierrez-Approval of Adoption of Fair Housing Resolution 2009-2010-16 and Fair Housing Plan
Richard Gutierrez-Approval of Adoption of CDBG Resolution 2009-2010-17 and the Residential Anti-Displacement & Relocation Assistance Plan
Trustee Gloria Sainz-Revisit Item 15 from the 3/17/2010 agenda-Approve appointment of Manuel Reyes as Utility Service Technician, date of hire 3/1/2010 with 6 months probation at $13.50 per hour
Trustee Fred Tyler-Present summary of Quarterly Tularosa Community Ditch Association Commissioners meeting
Trustee Fred Tyler-Recommend placement of Spring/Fall waste containers to village yard area only
Trustee Fred Tyler-Discuss responsibility for enforcement of sign ordinance, weed and refuse abatement ordinance, abandoned vehicle ordinance, agree to enforce or discard and require monthly reports
Trustee Fred Tyler-Increase salary from $14.34 to $15.50 per hour for Ralph Otero at Community Center
Old Business
New Business

A citizen asked about the lighting at the new Dollar General store in reference to the 'Dark Skys'.

The Mayor and the Board of Trustees listened to a lengthly presentation by Mark Alexander on a Desalination Plant and would like to partner with the Village of Tularosa on the proposed project.

Mayor Ray S. Cordova stated that after negotiating with Public Service Co of New Mexico on cutting the tree on First Street, PNM has agreed to pay for the removal and the village just gets the contractor to do it.

Discussion on political signs ensued and the enforcement of ordinances.
The written minutes are the official minutes of the meeting. The recorded Compact Flash are part of the minutes only for interpreting any ambiguity in the written minutes. When the minutes are approved and signed the written minutes are the official minutes of the meeting.



Ray S. Cordova, Mayor


Dianna R. Brusuelas-Guilez, Village Clerk
Minutes approved by The Board of Trustees at the Regular Meeting of May 19, 2010.