October 16, 2013 Minutes

Tularosa Village Hall

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

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Regular Meeting-October 16, 2013

The Mayor and the Board of Trustees of the Village of Tularosa met in a Regular Meeting on Wednesday, October 16, 2013 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 Patrick A. Garcia
Trustee Ron Cooksey
Trustee Gloria R. Sainz
Trustee Fred O. Tyler

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

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 and the Salute to the Flag of the State of New Mexico.

Item 1. Consideration of Agenda and Consent Agenda

Trustee Fred Tyler asked about the mediation with Mike Davalos changing the point of diversion. Attorney Jeff Rhodes responded that he has drafted a stipulation for a potential settlement and sent it to all parties involved and was now with A. J. Olsen and Susan Kery.

Trustee Patrick Garcia requested that a message be put on the water bills asking everyone to cut the weeds and clean their properties.

Trustee Patrick Garcia asked the status on the Solid Waste vehicles. Mayor Cordova replied that both the white and red trucks were operational

Trustee Gloria Sainz then moved to consider the agenda and the consent agenda. Motion was seconded by Trustee Patrick Garcia.

Roll Call Vote: Trustee Cooksey, aye. Trustee Garcia, aye. Trustee Sainz, Aye. Trustee Tyler, aye. Motion carried with all members of the Board voting in the affirmative.

Item 2. Unscheduled Correspondence and Public Comments (3 minutes)

Village Clerk Dianna Brusuelas-Guilez advised the Board that village hall would be closed Friday the 18th for computer upgrades but that the Department of Motor Vehicle would remain open.

Item 3. Rick Gutierrez-Award engineering contract to Bohannan Huston for Water System Improvements

David Shields representing Bohannan Huston was available for any questions the Mayor and the Board members have.

Trustee Patrick Garcia asked how soon the project would start. Mr. Shields said he would meet with his staff within the next two weeks and at the first of the year they would be working on critical water lines, the UV By-Pass at the plant and the security fence.

Trustee Fred Tyler asked who would do the inspecting. Mr. Shields said he has confidence in Ray Ramos and Trinidad "Pate" Guilez and he will also help.

Trustee Fred Tyler moved to award the engineering contract to Bohanan Huston for water system improvements. Trustee Patrick Garcia seconded the motion.

Roll Call Vote: Trustee Cooksey, aye. Trustee Garcia, aye. Trustee Sainz, Aye. Trustee Tyler, aye. Motion carried with all members of the Board voting in the affirmative.

Item 4. Kody Sparks-Permission to drill a well on property BK 1212 - Monterey Addition

Mr. Sparks asked the Mayor and Members of the Board if he could drill a well describing where his property is located noting that there is only a 2" line feeding the Bookouts.

Trustee Ronald Cooksey moved to grant permission with a second from Trustee Patrick Garcia.

Roll Call Vote: Trustee Cooksey, aye. Trustee Garcia, aye. Trustee Sainz, Aye. Trustee Tyler, aye. Motion carried with all members of the Board voting in the affirmative.

Item 5. Old Business

None

Item 6. New Business

Village Attorney Jefferson Rhodes said the Board needed to adopt a new Uniform Traffic Ordinance and would have the ordinance ready for the November meeting.

Item 7. Adjourn

Trustee Patrick made a motion to adjourn.

The meeting adjourned at 7:30 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 November 20, 2013.