March Minutes--Agenda Workshop

Minutes from 9/30/2008

Tularosa Village Hall

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

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The Board of Trustees of the Village of Tularosa met in a Regular Meeting on Tuesday, September 16, 2008. The meeting was held 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, Trustee Gloria Sainz, Attorney Jefferson Rhodes as well as Richard Gutierrez Grants Coordinator, Finance Officer Valarie Delgado and Village Clerk Dianna Brusuelas.

Also present was Hubert Quintana from the Council of Government in Roswell.

Mayor Ray S. Cordova welcomed everyone calling the meeting to order and asking that all rise and join him in the Pledge of Allegiance.

Mayor Cordova proceeded to introduce himself and the members of the board.

Item 1. Consideration of Agenda and Consent Agenda

Trustee Thomas McKean moved to consider the Agenda and the Consent Agenda with a few changes making 8A Item #10; 8B Item #11; 8C Item #12; 8E Item 17; 8F Item 18; 8G Item 19; 8H Item 20 . Trustee Patrick Garcia moved to approve the motion and was seconded by Trustee Fred Tyler.

Trustee Fred Tyler raised a question in reference to the Court operation. Mayor Cordova stated that Judge Flores was on his way to Albuquerque and suggested setting up a meeting with the Judge when he returns. Trustee Fred Tyler asked a question on the bills list wondering what the pharmacy consultation fee was. Village Clerk Dianna Brusuelas responded that it was a quarterly fee from Medical Arts Pharmacy because they come to the Animal Control Shelter and check record since they provide the medicine to euthanize

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

Items on the consent agenda included approval of the Minutes of July 14, 2008, Minutes of July 15, 2008 Minutes of July 23, 2008, Village Bills, Business Registrations for July and August of 2008, Site and Sign Permits for July and August 2008 and the announcement of the next Regular Meeting.

Item 2. Unscheduled correspondence and Public Comments

Mayor Cordova clarified that the changes would only be for the Public Safety Section of the Personnel Policy

Trustee Thomas McKean moved to approve the following changes on Section 80.01 salary range with the Village of Tularosa Public Safety Department:
Chief $17.30 - $25.00
Lt./Sgt $14.30 - $20.00
Patrol-NM Certified $12.50 - $17.50
Non-certified Patrol/Entry Level $8.00 - $10.00
Certified Patrol/Non-New Mexico Certified (currently certified in another state with proof) $10.00 - $12.50
Non-Certified Dispatchers/Entry Level $7.00 - $9.00 Certified Dispatchers-Lead Dispatcher NCIC/TAC Qualified $10.00 - $16.00
Dispatcher/Certified $9.00 - $12.00
Animal Control Officer $8.00 - $12.00
Trustee Fred Tyler seconded the motion as brought forth by Trustee McKean.

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

Item 3. Adjourn

Trustee Thomas McKean moved to adjourn and motion was seconded by Trustee Gloria Sainz. The meeting adjourned at 7:45 P. M. with a voice vote by all members.


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 October 21, 2008.