July 14, 2009 Minutes

Tularosa Village Hall

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

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Workshop-July 14, 2009

The Board of Trustees of the Village of Tularosa met in a Workshop setting on Tuesday, July 14, 2009 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 Patrick Garcia, Trustee Thomas McKean, Rick Gutierrez Grants Coordinator as well as Village Clerk Dianna Brusuelas-Guilez.

Absent: Trustee Gloria Sainz.

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 July 15, 2009 which include:

Consideration of Agenda and Consent Agenda
Approval of Resolution 2009-2010-01 Final Operating Budget
Approval of Resolution 2009-2010-02 Relating to the Reimbursement of Public Officers & Employees for travel expenses and attending meetings
Stuart Bass-Requesting variance for sign size at 801 St. Francis Drive
Ernie Byers-Contract extension or New Contract for Solid Waste Consulting
Ernie Byers-Start wash pad for Solid Waste Trucks, as per ED requirements and as per item of loan-see quote LP Trujillo
Michael C. Yslas-the paving of W. &th Street
Rick Gutierrez-2010 Cooperative Agreement-Improvement to the West Area & other various streets within the Village Limit if funding allows
Mayor Cordova-Approval of appointment of Daniel Estrada as Police Officer, Date of Hire 6/26/2009 at $14.75 with 6 months probation.
New Business
Old Business
Items on the amended agenda include:

Unscheduled Correspondence and Public Comments
Approve Temporary Employment Agreement-Susan Flores-from July 1, 2009 to September 30, 2009 at $10.00 per hour
Approve Temporary Employment Agreement-Armando Salazar- from July 1, 2009 to September 30, 2009 at $7.50 per hour

Questions on Mr. Ernie Byers contract came up and where he would get paid from. It was suggested to pay him out of the balance of the loan. Trustee Fred Tyler felt the village did not need help in going into the commercial service business. Trustee Tyler also felt the wording in the agreement needed to be changed, instead of research feasibility... to use assist in implementation of ...and instead of $3,500.00 use $2,500.00.

The Solid Waste concrete slab was questioned as to whether three bids were requested. The funds for the slab would come out of the loan.

On the temporary employment agreement of Susan Flores it was recommended that the hours need to be in the agreement with a maximum of 40 hours per pay period.

There being no further business to come before the Board the Workshop adjourned at 7:24 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-Guilez, Village Clerk

Minutes approved by The Board of Trustees at the Regular Meeting of August 19, 2009.