Agendas & Minutes


December 11, 2007

PAHRUMP TOWN BOARD MEETING
BOB RUUD COMMUNITY CENTER
150 NORTH HIGHWAY 160
TUESDAY – 7:00 P.M.
December 11, 2007

 


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.    Discussion and decision regarding “Nevada Health Care for all Resolution”. Board Chairwoman.

7.    Discussion and decision regarding letter of appreciation to West Wendover for use of their “Burn Tower”. Board Chairwoman.

8.    Discussion and decision regarding Tourism Advisory Board funding request for the PVHS Rodeo not to exceed $3,000. Tourism Board/Town Manager.

9.    Discussion and decision regarding rescinding of Resolution #2006-06 appointing Alfred Balloqui as a volunteer Economic Development Coordinator for the Town of Pahrump. Board Chairwoman.

10.    Discussion and decision regarding the Standby Generator Project: Review and discussion of Emergency Management & Homeland Security Advisory Board report of April 18, 2007; possible direction to staff to provide the advisory board with the information requested by that board;  possible removal of this project from control of WillDan Engineering ; presentation from Mr. Paul Wagner on alternative plan. Possible discussion concerning the status and cost of other projects under the control of WillDan Engineering including without limitation the park lighting and Community Center projects. Member McDonald

11.    Discussion and decision regarding Town placing ad in Convention Program Book for Marine Corp League and Marine Corp League Auxiliary convention held at Saddle West on May 9, 10, and 11 for State of Nevada. Harold Scalzo/Town Manager

12.    Discussion and decision regarding funding for PAVED to participate in the West Coast Advanced Design and Market Place Business Convention in Anaheim, CA  on January 29 -31 for the purpose of business attraction and promotion of the Town of Pahrump with funding from the Economic Development Room Tax Fund. PAVED/Town Manager

13.    Discussion and decision reauthorization and approval of placement of artillery pieces by the Marine Corp league detachment on Town property at the Pahrump Veteran’s Memorial. Veteran’s Memorial Advisory Board/Town Manager

14.    Discussion and decision regarding Loan Policy and application on the National Museum of the United States Air Force Static Display Program. Commissioner Hollis/Town Manager

15.    Discussion and decision regarding Service Agreement with WillDan to furnish services in conjunction with preparation of a geotechnical report for the proposed Kellogg Road Fire Station including tasks identified in the attached Exhibit A, for a cost not to exceed $10,925.00. WillDan/Town Manager  

16.    Town Manager’s Report.

17.    Future Meetings/Workshops: Date, Time and Location.

•    January 12, 2008 Advisory Board Objective Meeting in the Annex at 9:00 AM.

•    January 26, 2008 Employee Personnel Manual review, Annex at 1:00 PM until about 4:00 PM.

18.    Consent Agenda.

•    Action - approval of Town vouchers.
•    Action - approval of Town Board minutes for November 13, 2007.
•    Action - approval of Audit filing date extension until February 15, 2008.

19.     Adjournment.  

A quorum of Nye County Board of Commissioners may be present at this meeting.

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Minutes


    Present                                  Absent
    John McDonald                          Laurayne Murray
    Don Rust
    Nicole Shupp
    Dan Sprouse

Call to Order, Pledge of Allegiance, and Welcome.

Vice-Chairperson McDonald called the meeting to order at 7:00 PM.

Discussion and decision regarding agenda items.
    
    Move Item 10 to 6.    

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).

    George Gingel asked for the town calendar to be brought back online.
    Steven Lee complained about the advisory board process for arena event selection and    agreed to provide information to the Town Board in writing.  
    
Advisory Board Reports.

    Member Sprouse reported the Nuclear Waste and Environmental Advisory Board    members were in the process of planning Earth Day events.

    Member Rust reported the Incorporation Advisory Board was preparing to provide    information to the public.

    Member McDonald reported on the Arena Advisory Board.
    
Announcements and “Good News”.

    Member Rust announced Rosemary Clark Middle School would be hosting a peace    pole.     

Discussion and decision regarding the Standby Generator Project: Review and discussion of Emergency Management & Homeland Security Advisory Board report of April 18, 2007; possible direction to staff to provide the advisory board with the information requested by that board;  possible removal of this project from control of WillDan Engineering ; presentation from Mr. Paul Wagner on alternative plan. Possible discussion concerning the

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status and cost of other projects under the control of WillDan Engineering including without limitation the park lighting and Community Center projects.

    Member McDonald presented additional back up.  Member Shupp motioned to accept    the additional back up.  Member Sprouse seconded.  Motion passed 4/0.  

    Paul Wagner, President of Twin Shores Development, stated he could present a site    development plan for a 14,000 square foot building for less than $20,000.  Matt Luis,     Buildings and Grounds Manager, stated, in the past, cost savings by eliminating     engineers had created problems.  Richard Foster, Parks and Recreation Advisory Board     Chairperson, Contractor, and Master Electrician, recommended the use of an engineer     for each of the projects.  Tom Buist, WillDan, stated the process that brought about the     selection of an engineer was the past history of problems with projects.  After     considerable discussion from the Board the Town Manager reminded the Town Board of     the five (5) year contract with WillDan.

    Member Sprouse motioned to table the item to January 8, 2008, pending review by    the Town Attorney.  Member Shupp seconded.

    Dave Stevens expressed concerns for public safety and spoke in favor of WillDan.   Ed    Maznicki requested a copy of the WillDan agreement.

    Motion passed 3/1 (Rust opposed).

Discussion and decision regarding letter of appreciation to West Wendover for use of their “Burn Tower”.

    The Fire Chief announced the training was featured on the website pahrumpfire.org.
    
    Member Rust motioned  to send letters of appreciation to the State Fire Marshall,    the West Wendover Fire Chief, and the DPS Southern Training Coordinator as     requested.  Member Sprouse seconded.  Motion passed 4/0.

Discussion and decision regarding “Nevada Health Care for all Resolution”.

    The Clerk read the resolution.  Samantha Galing-Gadey, Campaign Director of Nevada    for Health Care, stated the resolution will be introduced at both Democrat and     Republican caucuses throughout the State of Nevada on January 19, 2008.

    Member Rust motioned to approve the resolution with changes as necessary.    Member Sprouse seconded.  Motion passed 3/1 (Shupp opposed).
    
Discussion and decision regarding Tourism Advisory Board funding request for the PVHS Rodeo not to exceed $3,000.

    Member Sprouse motioned to table this item to January 8, 2008.  Member Shupp    seconded.  Motion passed 4/0.
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Discussion and decision regarding rescinding of Resolution #2006-06 appointing Alfred Balloqui as a volunteer Economic Development Coordinator for the Town of Pahrump.

    Al Balloqui disagreed that the volunteer Economic Development Coordinator was no    longer     needed or desired.  

    Member Sprouse motioned to keep resolution 2006-26 intact, as presented.     Member Shupp seconded.

    Alan Parker, Dave Stevens, Ed Maznicki, Charlie Gronda, and Phil Huff spoke in favor of    keeping the resolution and commended Mr. Balloqui for his volunteer efforts.

    Motion passed 4/0.

Discussion and decision regarding Town placing ad in Convention Program Book for Marine Corp League and Marine Corp League Auxiliary convention held at Saddle West on May 9, 10, and 11 for State of Nevada.

    Harold Scalzo asked the Town Board to honor the Veterans by placing an ad in the    Convention Program Book for the May convention.

    Member Sprouse motioned to approve a full page ad at the cost of $100.00 for the    Marine Corp League and Marine Corp League Auxiliary paid for from the room tax     fund.  Member Rust seconded.  Motion passed 4/0.
    
Discussion and decision regarding funding for PAVED to participate in the West Coast Advanced Design and Market Place Business Convention in Anaheim, CA  on January 29 -31 for the purpose of business attraction and promotion of the Town of Pahrump with funding from the Economic Development Room Tax Fund.

    Al Balloqui stated the purpose of participating in the event was to increase economic    development and he reviewed the event schedule.

    Member Sprouse motioned to approve participation in the West Coast Advanced    Design and Market Place business convention in Anaheim, CA on January 29 – 31,     with a cost not to exceed $10,000.00 from the Economic Development Room Tax     Fund.  Member Rust seconded.

    Andy Alberti presented an alternate proposal.  Dave Stevens spoke in favor of funding    participation for PAVED.

    Motion passed 4/0.

Discussion and decision reauthorization and approval of placement of artillery pieces by the Marine Corp league detachment on Town property at the Pahrump Veteran’s Memorial.

    
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    Jose Telles requested the Town Board’s authorization and approval of placement of    artillery pieces by the Marine Corp league detachment including a letter to the Army.  

      Member Rust motioned to approve the letter as issued.  Member Sprouse    seconded.

    Vicky Parker thanked Mr. Telles for his efforts.

    Motion passed 4/0.

Discussion and decision regarding Loan Policy and application on the National Museum of the United States Air Force Static Display Program.

    Member Rust motioned to table the item until Commissioner Hollis was available.     Member Sprouse seconded.  Motion passed 4/0.

Discussion and decision regarding Service Agreement with WillDan to furnish services in conjunction with preparation of a geotechnical report for the proposed Kellogg Road Fire Station including tasks identified in the attached Exhibit A, for a cost not to exceed $10,925.00.

    Member Sprouse motioned to approve the service agreement with WillDan to    furnish services in conjunction with preparation of a geotechnical report for the     proposed Kellogg Road Fire Station including tasks identified in the attached     Exhibit A, for a cost not to exceed $10,925.00 from Fire Impact Fees.  Member     Shupp seconded.  Motion carried 4/0.

Town Manager’s Report.
    
    The Town Manager delivered his report.

Future Meetings/Workshops: Date, Time and Location.

    January 12, 2008 Advisory Board Objective Meeting in the Annex at 9:00 AM.

    January 26, 2008 Employee Personnel Manual review, Annex at 1:00 PM until    about 4:00 PM.

Consent Agenda.

Action - approval of Town vouchers.
Action - approval of Town Board minutes for November 13, 2007.
Action - approval of Audit filing date extension until February 15, 2008.
    
    Member Shupp motioned to accept the consent agenda items.  Member Rust    seconded.  Motion passed 4/0.

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Adjournment.  

Vice-Chairperson McDonald adjourned the meeting at 9:23 PM.

    Respectfully submitted,

    Don Rust
    Town Clerk    

    CC:    Town Board
        Nye County Treasurer
        Nye County Commissioners
        Nye County Planning
        Nye County Clerk
        Dan McArthur

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