June 18, 2014 Minutes

Tularosa Village Hall

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

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Regular meeting - June 18, 2014

The Mayor and the Board of Trustees of the Village of Tularosa met in a regular meeting on Wednesday, June 18, 2014 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 Ronald Cooksey
Trustee John 'Ray' Telles
Trustee Robert Sainz

Absent: Trustee Patrick Garcia

Also present was Grants Coordinator Richard Gutierrez, Village Clerk Dianna Brusuelas-Guilez as well as Jefferson Rhodes the Village Attorney.

At 7:00 P. M. Mayor Ray S. Cordova called the meeting to order asking that all rise and join him in the Pledge of Allegiance to the flag and the salute to the flag of the State of New Mexico.

1. Consideration of Agenda and Consent Agenda

Trustee Ronald Cooksey moved to consider the agenda and the consent agenda. Trustee John 'Ray' Telles seconded the motion.

Roll Call Vote: Trustee Cooksey, aye. Trustee Sainz, aye. Trustee Telles, aye. Motion carried with all members present voting aye.

2. Unscheduled Correspondence and Public Comments

None

3. Souder, Miller and Associates-Adrian Renteria and Sonja Jamilla-Information update on wastewater plant and presentation on Asset Management

None. Gave a presentation at workshop.

4. Richard Gutierrez-Approval of Adoption of Asset Management Resolution 2013-2014-26

Trustee Robert Sainz moved to approve the adoption of the Asset Management Resolution 2013-2014-26. Trustee John 'Ray' Telles seconded the motion.

Roll call vote: Trustee Cooksey, aye. Trustee Sainz, aye. Trustee Telles, aye. Motion carried with all members present voting in the affirmative.

5. Valarie Delgado-approval of adoption of resolution 2013-2014-27 - Various budget increases

Trustee Ronald Cooksey moved to approve the Adoption of Resolution 2013-2014-27 various budget increases. Motion was seconded by Trustee Robert Sainz.

Roll call vote: Trustee Cooksey, aye. Trustee Sainz, aye. Trustee Telles, aye. Motion carried with all members present voting aye.

6. Maria Farias-HELP New Mexico-Request permission to place sign on community center building

Ms. Maria Farias representing HELP New Mexico requested permission to place a sign on the Community Center building. Trustee Ronald Cooksey said he didn't have a problem with it. Mayor Ray Cordova said he also didn't have a problem as long as it does not supersede that the building is a Community Center.

Trustee John 'Ray' Telles moved to grant permission to allow the placement of the sign so long as it does not supersede the Community Center sign and was seconded by Tustee Ronald Cooksey.

Roll Call Vote: Trustee Cooksey, aye. Trustee Sainz, aye. Trustee Telles, aye. Motion carried with all members present voting aye.

7. Approval of Memorandum of Agreement between New Mexico Department of Health and the Village of Tularosa

Trustee John 'Ray' Telles asked about the compliance of the agreement. Village Clerk Dianna Brusuelas-Guilez said that the Department of Health is supposed to open three days a week according to the agreement and they are only open one day. Mayor Ray Cordova asked when the agreement expires. Village clerk Dianna Brusuelas-Guilez responded that it expires June 30th.

Trustee Robert Sainz moved to approve the Memorandum of Agreement between New Mexico Department of Health and the Village of Tularosa provided they comply as stated in the agreement. Trustee John 'Ray' Telles seconded the motion.

Roll call vote: Trustee Cooksey, aye. Trustee Sainz, aye. Trustee Telles, aye. Motion carried with all members present voting aye.

8. Executive session as per Section 10-15-1 (H) of the Open Meetings Act for the discussion of purchase, acquisition or disposal of real property (Marr)

Trustee Ronald Cooksey made a motion to go into executive session as per Section 10 – 15 – 1(H) of the Open Meetings Act for items 8 and 9, the discussion of purchase, acquisition or disposal of the Marr property and the discussion of the lease or sale of real property American Tower.

At 7:25 P. M. Mayor Ray Cordova stated that only those subject announced for closure will be discussed in the closed session.

The Mayor and Board of Trustees then retired into executive session.

The Mayor and Board of Trustees returned from executive session at 7:55 P. M. with Mayor Cordova announcing that the matters discussed in the closed session were limited only to those specified in the motion for closure.

Trustee John 'Ray' Telles then moved to postpone item 8, motion was seconded by Trustee Robert Sainz.

Roll call vote: Trustee Cooksey, aye. Trustee Sainz, aye. Trustee Telles, aye. Motion carried with all members present voting aye.

9. Executive session as per Section 10-15-1 (H) of the Open Meetings Act for the discussion of the lease or sale of real property - American Tower

Trustee John 'Ray' Telles moved to postpone item 9. Trustee Robert Sainz seconded the motion.

Roll call vote: Trustee Cooksey, aye. Trustee Sainz, aye. Trustee Telles, aye. Motion carried with all members present voting aye.

10. Accept option 1, option 2 or option 3 with American Tower

No action.

11. Trustee Patrick Garcia-allow installation of horseshoe pits (sandbox) at Higuera Park

Trustee Ronald Cooksey moved to approve. Trustee John 'Ray' Telles seconded the motion.

Roll call vote: Trustee Cooksey, aye. Trustee Sainz, aye. Trustee Telles, aye. Motion carried with all members present voting in the affirmative.

12. Dianna Brusuelas-Guilez-permission to ask village yard to help move the bench on Central and the highway. NMHTD is placing ADA compliant sidewalks

Trustee Ronald Cooksey moved to approve and motion was seconded by Trustee Robert Sainz.

Roll call vote: Trustee Cooksey, aye. Trustee Sainz, aye. Trustee Telles, aye. Motion carried with all members present voting in the affirmative.

13. Tim Duran-name the village yard after Goyo Rocha for 48 years of service to the village

Trustee Robert Sainz moved to approve and was seconded by Trustee Ronald Cooksey.

Roll call vote: Trustee Cooksey, aye. Trustee Sainz, aye. Trustee Telles, aye. Motion carried with all members present voting aye.

14. Trustee Ronald Cooksey-install time clocks at City Hall and village yard

Discussion on installing time clocks at City Hall and the village yard ensued. Questions on the cost to purchase the program and installation were asked. It was discussed that the time clock would be installed at all departments within the village. The time clock would be a touch recognition of the palm or thumb. The quote from Time Clock Plus was only for 6 licenses and the software. The Board asked for a quote as to how much it would cost for the whole thing including support contracts, the IT person to install, the software etc.

Trustee John 'Ray' Telles moved to postpone. Trustee Robert Sainz seconded the motion.

Roll Call Vote: Trustee Cooksey, aye. Trustee Sainz, aye. Trustee Telles, aye. Motion carried with all members voting aye.

15. Old Business

None

16. New Business

David Shields representing Bohannon-Huston advised that the design phase of the water project was moving forward and that towards the end of July they would go out to bid on the water plant and fire station.

17. Adjourn

Trustee Ronald Cooksey moved to adjourn and Trustee John 'Ray' Telles seconded the motion. There being no further business the meeting adjourned at 8:15 P. M.

 

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Ray S. Cordova, Mayor

ATTEST:

 

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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 July 16, 2014.