Agendas & Minutes


August 12, 2008

PAHRUMP TOWN BOARD MEETING
TOWN ANNEX
270 N. HWY. 160
Tuesday – 7:00 P.M.
August 12, 2008

 


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.    Advisory Board Reports

5.    Announcements and “Good News”.

6.    Presentation to the Town of Pahrump from the Kiwanis Club, a check for $10,000 from previous fundraiser for the construction of the skate park at Honeysuckle Park.  Town Manager/Ken Murphy, presenter

7.    Discussion and decision regarding Resolution #2008-14, Formation of a General Improvement District under NRS Chapter 318 by Nye County providing certain details in connection for a Pahrump Regional Flood Control District.  (tabled from previous meeting)

8.    Discussion and decision regarding Board to decide use of format and style of Sample A or Sample B Town Board minutes.  Don Rust

9.    Discussion and decision regarding Request for Proposals for kitchen remodel for Fire Station #5.  Town Manager

10.    Town Manager’s Report

11.    Consent agenda items:

a.    Action – approval of Town vouchers
b.    Action – approval of Town Board meeting minutes of July 22, 2008.
c.    Action – approval of $5,000 for Shadow Mountain Community Players  to promote, produce and advertise, and $1,000 for New Old West bucking Bulls for advertising from Tourism Room Tax funds.

12.    Future Meetings/Workshops: Date, Time and Location.
13.    Discussion and decision to close meeting pursuant to NRS 241.015 to meet with the Town Attorney regarding potential and existing litigation issues over which the Town Board has jurisdiction.

14.    Closed meeting pursuant to NRS 241.015

15.    Discussion and possible decision on issues presented in closed meeting.

16.     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 writhing, 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, TOWN ANNEX, COMMUNITY CENTER, COUNTY COMPLEX, FLOYD’S ACE HARDWARE AND CHAMBER OF COMMERCE

 


Minutes


Present:
Laurayne Murray
Don Rust
Nicole Shupp
Dan Sprouse
Bill Dolan

Call to Order, Pledge of Allegiance, and Welcome

Chairman Murray called the meeting to order at 6:04 p.m.


Discussion and decision regarding agenda items

    None

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).

    None

Discussion and decision regarding creating 2008-2009 Town Manager Goals and Objectives

Discussion took place between Town Board members and Bill Kohbarger regarding the Goals and Objectives for the Town Manger and setting deadlines.  Mr. Kohbarger submitted his list and they reviewed those of the past Town Manager.

Dan Sprouse motioned to approve the goals and objectives as discussed and to request that Town Manager bring back to the Board for finalization.  Bill Dolan seconded the motion.

Butch Borasky commented about a statement regarding decisions made by the Regional Planning Commission.  Laurayne Murray explained that the seat is a voting member and cannot come with a predetermined position.  Therefore, the person holding the seat from the Town Board cannot discuss items with the Town Board prior to voting.

Special Town Board Meeting
August 12, 2008

John Koenig commented that the Town should do its own planning.

Vote passed 5 – 0.

Future Meetings/Workshops: Date, Time and Location.

    None

Adjournment

    The meeting was adjourned at 7:15 p.m.


Respectfully submitted,


Don Rust
Town Clerk





DR/cw

 


 


PRESENT:
Laurayne Murray
Nicole Shupp
Don Rust
Dan Sprouse
Bill Dolan

Call to Order, Pledge of Allegiance, and Welcome

Chairman Murray called the meeting to order at 7:17 p.m.  Mrs. Murray welcomed new Town Board member, Bill Dolan and the public.

Discussion and decision regarding agenda items

Dan Sprouse asked that Item #9 be heard before Item #6.  Laurayne Murray noted that the addendum item will be heard before the Town Manager’s report.  There were no objections to these changes.

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).

Butch Borasky, Dave Stevens, John Koenig, Randy Rader, and Vicky Parker expressed their feelings regarding the resignation of Dan Sprouse.  Mr. Borasky and Mr. Raider welcomed Mr. Dolan to the Board.  Dave Stevens also thanked PVFRS for their help in an incident he was involved in.  Randall Rader introduced himself as the Fall Festival Rodeo Chairman.  

Advisory Board Reports

Nicole Shupp reported that the Fall Festival Committees need volunteers.  Randy Rader announced a need for sponsorship for Fall Festival.      

Laurayne Murray announced that PAVED is holding their general meeting on August 19.
Announcements and “Good News”


Town Board Meeting
August 12, 2008

Vicky Parker announced that Great Basin College is currently holding registration for day and evening classes.  

Laurayne Murray announced the Home Depot Grand Opening to be held August 13.
Also, the American Cancer Society Relay for Life is August 16 at Petrack Park.  

Vicky Parker announced United Way Luau will be held August 23 at Honeysuckle Park.

Mrs. Murray announced the opening of the animal hospital on Homestead Road this weekend, and the ground breaking for the Cinema at the Nugget will be held August 18.  

Chief Lewis announced the first Joint Fire Chiefs of Nye County meeting on August 16 in Beatty.

Bill Kohbarger announced that on August 19, he and Chief Lewis will be at Romero’s Restaurant at 7:00 p.m. for the public to talk about community issues.  

James Oscarson, Co-Chair of Pahrump Rotary’s $10,000 give-a-way to be held September 13, at Mountain Falls.

Stephanie Bosec announced the Kiwanis yard sale to be held August 23 on Basin.

Presentation to the Town of Pahrump from the Kiwanis Club, a check for $10,000 from previous fundraiser for the construction of the skate park at Honeysuckle Park  

Ken Murphy, Kiwanis Club President, introduced Kiwanis members present for the presentation.  Mr. Murphy explained that $10,000 was raised for the skate park from various contributions and fundraisers.  The check was presented to Parks & Recreation liaison, Nicole Shupp.  The Board thanked the Kiwanis Club for their contribution.

Discussion and decision regarding Resolution #2008-14, Formation of a General Improvement District under NRS Chapter 318 by Nye County providing certain details in connection for a Pahrump Regional Flood Control District.  (tabled from previous meeting)

Dan Sprouse explained that no feedback was received from Nye County as no other action has been taken by the County at this time.  A public outcry at a County meeting resulted in this being placed in a holding pattern.  Direction to staff was to continue meeting with the County and provide a plan of how it will be funded.

Dan Sprouse motioned to table this item to a later meeting in three months, the first meeting in November, and that the staff and County can come up with a plan.  Bill Dolan seconded the motion.

Town Board Meeting
August 12, 2008

Vote passed 5 – 0.

Discussion and decision regarding Board to decide use of format and style of Sample A or Sample B Town Board minutes

Don Rust noted that we do not need transcripts of meeting minutes per the State.  Anyone wanting the recording can ask at the Town Office.

Carl Joerger read NRS 241.035.

Don Rust motioned to keep minutes of meeting to an absolute minimum and include only quotes if they requested by the person making the comment be recorded in the minutes for all future Town Board meetings.  

Laurayne Murray clarified that the style of Sample A be used.  Mr. Rust agreed.

Dan Sprouse seconded the motion.

Vicky Parker commented that she would like to see the motion and vote highlighted as done in Sample B.  Dave Stevens said to continue what is being done.

Vote passed 5 – 0.

Discussion and decision regarding Request for Proposals for kitchen remodel for Fire Station #5

Fire Chief Scott Lewis explained that this proposal was prepared by himself, Matt Luis and the Town Manager.  This is a request for remodeling of the interior to accommodate a kitchen and dormitory for the staff that occupy this facility. This is a remodel not an addition at an estimated cost of approximately $25,000 to $35,000.

Dan Sprouse motioned to approve the Request for Proposals as presented.  Nicole Shupp seconded the motion.

George Gingell stated this was way past due.  Stephanie Bosec asked if this was going to be put out to bid.  Dave Stevens said to give them what they need.  Randy Rader asked about the electrical.  

Laurayne Murray made a disclosure statement.  Dan Sprouse made a disclosure statement as well.  

Vote passed 5 – 0.

Town Board Meeting
August 12, 2008

Discussion and decision regarding the resignation of Daniel Sprouse from the Pahrump Town Board and requesting to start the process to find his replacement

Dan Sprouse thanked the people for their kind words.  Mr. Sprouse explained his reasons for his resignation and thanked those that have helped him along the way.  Laurayne Murray noted the effective date would be following the September 23, meeting.  Because we have the notice of resignation the Board has the opportunity to implement Resolution #1997-04. The process was explained by the Board Chairman.

Nicole Shupp motioned to accept the resignation effective September 23, and to proceed with the process of picking out a new Board member by advertising in the Pahrump Valley Times and Mirror next week with application deadline postmarked no later than August 30th.  Don Rust seconded the motion.

Vote passed 5 – 0.

Town Manager’s Report

    Bill Kohbarger gave a report of his activities. 

Consent agenda items:

a.    Action – approval of Town vouchers
b.    Action – approval of Town Board meeting minutes of July 22, 2008.
c.    Action – approval of $5,000 for Shadow Mountain Community Players  to promote, produce and advertise, and $1,000 for New Old West bucking Bulls for advertising from Tourism Room Tax funds.

Laurayne Murray commented on Item c, on grant requests from the Tourism Board that they have a grant process when making a decision and would be helpful if included in the backup.  

Don Rust motioned to accept consent agenda items a and b and request to table item c for sufficient backup material for the Board to make an informed decision at a future meeting.  Dan Sprouse seconded the motion.  

Vote passed 5 – 0.

Future Meetings/Workshops: Date, Time and Location.

    Next meeting scheduled for August 26th.



Town Board Meeting
August 12, 2008

Discussion and decision to close meeting pursuant to NRS 241.015 to meet with the Town Attorney regarding potential and existing litigation issues over which the Town Board has jurisdiction.

    Dan Sprouse motioned to close the meeting.  Nicole Shupp seconded the motion.

    Vote passed 5 – 0.

Closed meeting pursuant to NRS 241.015

Discussion and possible decision on issues presented in closed meeting.

    No action or decisions made concerning closed session.

Adjournment

    Meeting adjourned at 9:20 p.m.

Respectfully submitted,



Don Rust
Town Clerk










 

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