February 17, 2009 Minutes

Tularosa Village Hall

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

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Workshop - February 17, 2009

The Board of Trustees of the Village of Tularosa met in a Workshop setting on Tuesday, February 17, 2009 at 7:00 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 Patrick Garcia, Trustee Thomas McKean as well as Village Clerk Dianna Brusuelas.

Absent: Trustee Gloria Sainz and Valarie Delgado, Finance Officer

Mayor Ray S. Cordova called the workshop to order asking that all rise and join in the Pledge of Allegiance.

Items presented at the Workshop were items that will be presented at the Regular Meeting of February 18, 2009 which include:

Consideration of Agenda and Consent Agenda
Unscheduled Correspondence and Public Comments
Consideration of Adoption of Ordinance 233 Adopting a new Section 131.06 of the Tularosa Code of Ordinances prohibiting certain activities at the Veteran's Memorial Park and providing for penalties
Valarie Delgado-Set up Budget Hearings in March with Department Heads
Rick Gutierrez-Approve Resolution 2008-09-15 submitting Fiscal Year 2009-2010 Road Fund Application
Mayor Cordova-Approve appointment of Janie Portillo to the Planning & Zoning Commission
Jason Bennett-Plateau Telecommunications, approve Lease Addendum
Sonya Gililland/Freddy Leal-Possibly finding funds for a Gym
Klad Zimmerle-Presentation of draft of City Limit Survey Plat
LanCon/Lance Giest-Variance request at 714 3rd Street, lot size is under 6,000 Sq. Ft.
Trustee Fred Tyler-Request public disclosure and supporting documentation on all items of Memorandum dated January 12, 209 from Terry Nelson SWB which have been accomplished by consultant Ernie Byers
Dianna Brusuelas-Review Open Meetings Act Resolution
Trustee Thomas McKean-(1) Request proposed ordinance be published by Title & Subject Matter - Under paragraph 51.13 Extension Policy, add paragraph (H) That all water & sewer lines shall have magnetic tape placed about two feet above water & sewer lines that belong to the Village of Tularosa
(2) Mak a motion to approve Ordinance ___, be published by Title & Subject matter - That no skating, skate boarding and riding bicycles at Veteran's Memorial Park will not be tolerated. No graffiti and defacing or destruction village property at Veteran's Memorial Park
(3) Make a motion to contract hauler to provide solid waste collection transportation and collection services
Old Business
New Business

Several questions were presented on the bills list.

Discussion on Ordinance to be presented ensued. Several Board Members wanted to include more language. It was requested to have Village Clerk Dianna Brusuelas to talk to Attorney Jeff Rhodes to amend to include at the end of 131.06(A) or any village property where posted.

On the minutes of the Regular Meeting of January 20, 2009 it was requested to add to Item 1the excess amount of $3,118.00, to Item 4 add 'Tularosa's Solid Waste Collection Services'; Item 8 to include the dollar amount of '$7.50'. Village Clerk Dianna Brusuelas stated that she would have the changes in time for the Regular Meeting.

During the discussion of the Open Meetings Act there was a suggestion to have the Workshop on Tuesday at 6:00 P.M. and the Regular Meeting on Wednesday at 7:00.

Mayor Ray Cordova announced that he would attend a meeting of the New Mexico Finance Authority on the 26th of February.

There being no further business to come before the board, the Workshop adjourned at 8:30 P.M.

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, Village Clerk

Minutes approved by The Board of Trustees at the Regular Meeting of March 17, 2009.