July 15, 2014 Minutes
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Workshop-July 15, 2014
The Mayor and the Board of Trustees of the Village of Tularosa met in a workshop setting on Tuesday, July 15, 2014 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 Ron Cooksey
Trustee Patrick A. Garcia
Trustee John 'Ray' Telles
Trustee Robert Sainz
Also present was Richard Gutierrez, Grants Coordinator, Police Chief Charles Wood and Village Clerk Dianna Brusuelas-Guilez.
At 6:10 P. M. Mayor Ray S. Cordova called the workshop to order asking that all rise and join him in the Pledge of Allegiance and the Salute to the flag of the State of New Mexico.
Items presented at the workshop are items that will be presented at the Regular Meeting of July 16, 2014 which include:
Consideration of Agenda and Consent Agenda
Unscheduled Correspondence and Public Comments
Judge Angie Schneider-Presentation of Programs-Otero Count Juvenile Justice Council
Gloria Lopez-Requesting amendments to Lease Agreement and maintenance payments
Wallace and Diolanda Moore-Approval to be included on city water service at 469 Cortez
Chief Charles Wood-Request to amend Animal Ordinance
Valarie Delgado-Approval of Resolution 2014-2015-1 adopting Fiscal Year 15 operating budget
Valarie Delgado-Approval of Resolution 2014-2015-2 approving the June 30, 2014 (end of year) Financial Report
Richard Gutierrez-Approval of Resolution 2014-2015-3 entering into a Co-Op Agreement with NM Department of Transportation for street improvements, NMDOT $53,220.00, Village of Tularosa $17,740.00
Richard Gutierrez-Approval of Resolution 2014-2015-4 entering into a Municipal Arterial Program (MAP) Agreement with NM Department of Transportation for street improvements NMDOT $164,585.00, Village of Tularosa $54,862.00
Chief Charles Wood-Request John Evans Animal Control Officer status change from Probationary employee to Regular Full Time status and increase salary from $10.00 to $11.00 effective date 7/24/2014
Richard Gutierrez-Approval of lowest bidder for HVAC maintenance
Mayor Ray Cordova-Discussion and approval of new schedule for Plant Operators
Trustee Patrick Garcia-Discussion of money saving measures-overtime
Mayor Ray Cordova-Approval of Temporary Employment Agreement with Patrick Wooten from July 1, 2014 to December 31, 2014 as per Chapter II, Section 20.01, Paragraph E of the Village of Tularosa Personnel Policy at $10.75 per hour
Mayor Ray Cordova-Approval of Temporary Employment Agreement with Susan Flores from July 1, 2014 to December 31, 2014 as per Chapter II, Section 20.01, Paragraph E of the Village of Tularosa Personnel Policy at $11.00 per hour
Richard Gutierrez-Approval of Lobbying services with Gabriel Cisneros for $32,212.50
Executive Session as per Section 10-15-1(H) of the Open Meetings Act for the discussion of purchase, acquisition of disposal of real property (Marr)
Executive Session as per Section 10-15-1(H) of the Open Meetings Act for the discussion of lease, sale of real property-American Tower
Decision on what procedure to take on the Marr Property
Decision on what procedure to take with Unison or American Tower
Monica Voorbach-Information: Time Clock Information
Mayor Ray Cordova asked to move Item 17. to 2A so that Mr. Gabriel Cisneros could make his presentation.
Trustee Ronald Cooksey questioned the gas bills in the water fund wondering how many trucks the water fund had. Village Clerk Dianna Brusuelas-Guilez said they had 5 trucks and the gas purchases were what they have always been.
Gabriel Cisneros, Village Lobbyist gave a short presentation on last Fiscal Year's projects.
Ms. Gloria Lopez and Chris Masters representing HELP-NM gave reasons why they were asking for amendments to the current lease with the village. The Board of Trustees agreed to have a work session and consider the amendments and offer a counter proposal if necessary.
The Board of Trustees also discussed the work schedules of the Plant Operators and decided to include the various work schedules in the work session.
Trustee Robert Sainz mentioned that he did a walk through with employees of the Department of Transportation and that they need the fire hydrant on Bosque and the highway moved back.
Trustee John 'Ray' Telles then moved to adjourn with a second from Trustee Ronald Cooksey. The workshop adjourned at 7:30 P. M.
Ray S. Cordova, Mayor
Dianna R. Brusuelas-Guilez, Village Clerk
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.
Minutes approved by The Board of Trustees at the Regular Meeting of August 20, 2014.