Agendas & Minutes


April 11, 2006

PAHRUMP TOWN BOARD MEETING
BOB RUUD COMMUNITY CENTER
150 NORTH HIGHWAY 160
TUESDAY – 7:00 P.M.
April 11, 2006

 


Agenda

1.    Call to Order, Pledge of Allegiance, and Welcome.

2.    Discussion and decision regarding agenda items.

3.    Public Comment. Action may not be taken on matters considered during this period until specifically included on an agenda as an action item (NRS241.020 (2) (C) (3).

4.    Presentation of Special Olympics certificates of recognition. Bruce Cox/Laurayne Murray

5.    Discussion and decision regarding acceptance of resignation of Ed Bishop. Richard Billman

6.    Discussion and decision regarding Town Board member replacement procedure. Richard Billman

7.    Discussion and decision regarding development agreement proposed by Celebrate Homes 50, LLC. Jennifer Lazovich/Town Manager

8.    Discussion and decision regarding development agreement with William Lyon Homes Inc. for 230 acres adjacent to Mountain Falls. Terry Connelly/Town Manager

9.    Presentation, discussion and decision regarding business training proposal from Nevada Small Business Development Corporation. Allan Parker/Laurayne Murray

10.    Discussion and decision regarding installation of “Neighborhood Watch” signs on Town entrance signs. J. Larry Dunn/Town Manager

11.    Discussion and decision regarding addition to Civilwise Fairgrounds Traffic Study Contract dated January 25, 2006. Craig Stowell/Town Manager

12.    Discussion and decision regarding Pahrump Fall Festival entertainment agreement with Franco Finn – Interactive DJ/MC. Connie Rockwood/Town Manager


13.    Discussion and decision regarding Pahrump Fall Festival carnival contract with Inland Empire Shows, Inc. Town Attorney/Town Manager

14.    Discussion and decision regarding nomination of Town of Pahrump Public Lands Advisory Board Chairman, Jim Petell to State Lands Use Planning Advisory Council. Paul Willis

15.    Discussion and decision regarding requests for proposals for PVFRS Maintenance Service Agreement. Fire Chief/Town Manager

16.    Discussion and decision regarding request for proposals for PVFRS water tender replacement. Fire Chief/Town Manager

17.    Discussion and decision regarding request for proposals for PVFRS command vehicle. Fire Chief/Town Manager

18.    Discussion and decision regarding Resolution 2006-14 creating an “Impact Fee” fund for Parks. Finance Director/Town Manager

19.    Discussion and decision regarding Resolution 2006-13 creating an “Impact Fee” fund for Fire. Finance Director/Town Manager

20.    First reading of Ordinance No. 51 regarding sex offender residency restrictions. Paul Willis

21.    First reading of Ordinance No.52 the Fifth Amendment to Pahrump Town Ordinance No. 35 regarding business license renewal dates. Town Manager

22.    Discussion and decision concerning request for proposals for an Economic Feasibility Study for a Theme Park. Laurayne Murray

23.    Town Manager’s report

24.    Advisory Board reports

25.    Consent Agenda Items

A.  Action - approval of Town vouchers
B.  Action - approval of Town Board meeting minutes of
C.    Action – approval of 72-Hour Liquor Licenses
•    Champions Sports Lounge Bar on April 28th and 29th
•    Mexican Patriotic Committee on May 5th
•    Support Your Soldiers in Need on May 6th

26.    Adjournment

A quorum of Nye County Commissioners may be present at any Town Board meeting but they will not take any formal action.

Any member of the public who is disabled and requires accommodations or assistance at this meeting is requested to notify the Pahrump Town Office in writing, or call 775-727-5107 prior to the meeting.  Assisted listening devices are available at Town Board meetings upon request.

POSTED IN THE PAHRUMP TOWN OFFICE, COMMUNITY CENTER, COUNTY COMPLEX, FLOYD’S ACE HARDWARE AND CHAMBER OF COMMERCE

 


Minutes

PRESENT:                    ABSENT:
Richard Billman                
Paul Willis                    
Laurayne Murray
Ron Johnson

CALL TO ORDER

Chairman Richard Billman called the meeting to order.

DISCUSSION AND DECISION REGARDING AGENDA ITEMS

Mr. Willis requested that Item #20 be pulled from the agenda.

PUBLIC COMMENT

John Pawlack announced the 4th Annual Earth Day Celebration at Honeysuckle Park.

PRESENTATION OF SPECIAL OLYMPICS CERTIFICATES OF RECOGNITION

Recognition was given to the coaches, participants and coordinator of the 2006 Special Olympics held in Henderson.

DISCUSSION AND DECISION REGARDING ACCEPTANCE OF RESIGNATION OF ED BISHOP

Paul Willis motioned to accept the resignation.  Ron Johnson seconded.

Vote, 4-0.

DISCUSSION AND DECISION REGARDING TOWN BOARD MEMBER REPLACEMENT PROCEDURE

Laurayne Murray made a motion to advertise the Town Board vacancy, with applications submitted to the Town Office by April 26, 2006 to allow for review and selection by the May 9th meeting.  She said each Town Board member would receive a copy of all the applications, select their top three and at May 9th meeting

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the three applicants with the most votes would be forwarded to the Governor.  Mr. Billman seconded.

Vote, 4-0.

DISCUSSION AND DECISION REGARDING DEVELOPMENT AGREEMENT PROPOSED BY CELEBRATE HOMES 50, LLC

Jennifer Lazovich explained Celebrate Homes’ development plan and stated that they would be paying $369/unit for the Parks Impact fees and $167/unit for the Fire Impact fees as required by the development agreement.

Mr. Willis made a motion to recommend to the Nye County Board of Commissioners to approve sections 6.2 and 6.4 in the proposed development agreement with Celebrate Homes 50, LLC with impact fees for parks and fire purposes as specified in Nye County Ordinance No. 302.  Laurayne Murray seconded.

Vote, 4-0.

DISCUSSION AND DECISION REGARDING DEVELOPMENT AGREEMENT WITH WILLIAM LYON HOMES INC. FOR 230 ACRES ADJACENT TO MOUNTAIN FALLS

Terry Connelly, William Lyon Homes, described the Mountain Falls North project, adding that they would like consideration for the parks, jogging trails and open space they were providing.  

Paul Willis motioned to recommend to the Nye County Board of Commissioners to approve Sections 5.1 and 5.2 in the proposed development agreement with William Lyon Homes Inc., with Impact Fees for Parks and Fire as specified in Nye County Ordinance 302.  Laurayne Murray seconded.

Vote, 4-0.

PRESENTATION, DISCUSSION AND DECISION REGARDING BUSINESS TRAINING PROPOSAL FROM NEVADA SMALL BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION

Allan Parker & Kathy Carrico gave a presentation to the Town Board concerning small business development training.  They asked the Town to pay $300 of the $395 cost per student.

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Laurayne Murray moved to accept the proposal to conduct one class of the NXLevel training at a cost to the Town not to exceed $7500.  Richard Billman seconded.

3 citizens spoke in favor of the proposal and 2 against.

Vote, 3-1, with Paul Willis voting nay.

DISCUSSION AND DECISION REGARDING INSTALLATION OF “NEIGHBORHOOD WATCH” SIGNS ON TOWN ENTRANCE SIGNS

Paul Willis moved to approve the installation of the signs with location to be approved and installation completed by Town staff.  Mr. Billman seconded.

Ms. Murray mentioned that the Tourism Advisory Board wanted to mount something below the Welcome Signs as well, so it should be coordinated with them.

Vote, 4-0.

DISCUSSION AND DECISION REGARDING ADDITION TO CIVILWISE FAIRGROUNDS TRAFFIC STUDY CONTRACT DATED JANUARY 25, 2006

Mr. Richards said NDOT was requiring an update to the Fairgrounds Traffic Study for Fox and Ironwood Streets.

Paul Willis moved to approve the additional cost for Civilwise Fairgrounds Traffic Study Contract dated January 25, 2005, at a cost not to exceed $8,000.  Richard Billman seconded.

Vote, 4-0.

DISCUSSION AND DECISION REGARDING PAHRUMP FALL FESTIVAL ENTERTAINMENT AGREEMENT WITH FRANCO FINN-INTERACTIVE DJ/MC

Coni Rockwood asked for the Board to approve the agreement, to be paid from the Fall Festival fund.

Mr. Willis moved to approve the Pahrump Fall Festival entertainment agreement in the amount of $3,400.  Ms. Murray seconded.  

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Vote, 4-0.

DISCUSSION AND DECISION REGARDING PAHRUMP FALL FESTIVAL CARNIVAL CONTRACT WITH INLAND EMPIRE SHOWS, INC.

Leonard Smith said this contract was to be extended from 2007-2010, but he recommended it only be granted for 2007 because it was a sole-source contract and should be re-bid.

Mr. Willis moved to amend the Pahrump Fall Festival carnival contract with Inland Empire Shows Inc., as suggested.  Richard Billman seconded.

Vote, 4-0.

DISCUSSION AND DECISION REGARDING NOMINATION OF TOWN OF PAHRUMP PUBLIC LANDS ADVISORY BOARD CHAIRMAN, JIM PETELL TO STATE LANDS USE PLANNING ADVISORY COUNCIL

Paul Willis moved to approve the nomination of Town of Pahrump Public Lands Advisory Board Chairman, Jim Petell to State Lands Use Planning Advisory Council.  Richard Billman seconded.

Paula Elefante said the letter for nomination specifically asked for someone with a planning background.  

Ms. Murray said three names had been forwarded to the Planning Commission.  She said since she had already voted, she would abstain.  

Vote, 3-0-1, Laurayne Murray abstained.

DISCUSSION AND DECISION REGARDING REQUESTS FOR PROPOSALS FOR PVFRS MAINTENANCE SERVICE AGREEMENT

LM disclosed that items #15, 16 & 17 had to do with Fire-Rescue, who employs her husband, but that none of these decisions would have an impact on either him or her, so she would be voting on these items.

Paul Willis made a motion to send out a request for proposals for the PVFRS Maintenance Service Agreement.  Richard Billman seconded.

Vote, 4-0.

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DISCUSSION AND DECISION REGARDING REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS FOR PVFRS WATER TENDER REPLACEMENT

Chief Lewis explained that Water Tender 2 was involved in a motor vehicle accident on May 27, 2005 and was declared a total loss.  He said the PVFRS subcommittee rejected the initial bids and met with Mr. Johnson to change the specs to reduce costs.  He said they were now requesting to send out Requests for Proposals again.

Paul Willis made a motion to send out a request for proposals for the PVFRS water tender replacement.  Ron Johnson seconded.

Vote, 4-0.

DISCUSSION AND DECISION REGARDING REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS FOR PVFRS COMMAND VEHICLE

Ron Johnson moved to table until they had time to review it further.  Paul Willis seconded.

Vote, 2-2, with Laurayne Murray and Richard Billman voting nay.  Motion failed.

Chief Lewis said he was requesting permission to seek RFPs for a Command Vehicle as was discussed and approved at last year’s budget meeting for this fiscal year, at a cost not to exceed $65,000.  He said the current vehicle is a four-door sedan which was inadequate due to storage, work space and couldn’t support their electrical needs. He said an SUV is a standard Command Vehicle but that the Excursion couldn’t pull the Hazmat trailer and was inadequate as a 6 cylinder.

Four citizens spoke in favor of the request.

Laurayne Murray made a motion to approve the request for proposals for a command vehicle.  Richard Billman seconded.

Vote, 3-1, with Mr. Johnson voting nay.

DISCUSSION AND DECISION REGARDING RESOLUTION 2006-14 CREATING AN “IMPACT FEE” FUND FOR PARKS

Laurayne Murray made a motion to approve Resolution 2006-14 to establish a designated Parks Impact Fee fund for the receipt and disbursement of Parks Impact fees collected under Nye County Resolution 302.  Ron Johnson seconded.

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Vote, 4-0.

DISCUSSION AND DECISION REGARDING RESOLUTION 2006-13 CREATING AN “IMPACT FEE” FUND FOR FIRE

Paul Willis moves to approve Resolution #2006-13, creating an impact fee fund for Fire.  Ron Johnson seconded.

Vote, 4-0.

FIRST READING OF ORDINANCE NO. 51 REGARDING SEX OFFENDER RESIDENCY RESTRICTIONS

Pulled from agenda.

FIRST READING OF ORDINANCE NO. 52, THE FIFTH AMENDMENT TO PAHRUMP TOWN ORDINANCE NO. 35 REGARDING BUSINESS LICENSE RENEWAL DATES

Mr. Willis read the Title of Ordinance No. 52.

Ms. Murray asked that before they consider this amendment for vote, they would need information on how the transition process will work, whether there will be a system for prorating or if existing businesses would be grandfathered in.


DISCUSSION AND DECISION CONCERNING REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS FOR AN ECONOMIC FEASIBILITY STUDY FOR A THEME PARK

Laurayne Murray said in Feb Board approved an RFP for feasibility study.  This is the RFP according to the new process.  She said this was specialized and there were particularly companies, they’d like to target them since they’ve shown interest.  Atlanta trip provided a list.  

Laurayne Murray moved to approved the RFP request for an Economic Feasibility Study.  Richard Billman seconded.

One citizen spoke in opposition.

Vote, 4-0.


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TOWN MANAGER’S REPORT

Mr. Richards read the Town Manager’s Report.

ADVISORY BOARD REPORTS

Jim Petell gave a report on plans for Public Lands, including Last Chance Park and the shooting range.

CONSENT AGENDA ITEMS

Mr. Willis motioned to approve items A through C.  

Laurayne Murray said they were approving Town Vouchers but didn’t have the normal Voucher list for the Board to approve so the public didn’t know who the money was expended to and for what.  Ms. Murray further stated that item B was “approval of Town Board minutes”, but there were none in the back up.  She asked Mr. Willis, as Town Board Clerk, to check the commitment for getting minutes to past meetings approved by the Board because of the timeline.  

Mr. Billman said Item C was moved and seconded.

Vote, 4-0.


ADJOURNMENT



Respectfully Submitted,



Paul Willis, Town Board Clerk

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Backup

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