Agendas & Minutes


February 10, 2004

PAHRUMP TOWN BOARD MEETING
BOB RUUD COMMUNITY CENTER
150 NORTH HIGHWAY 160
TUESDAY – 7:00 P.M.
FEBRUARY 10, 2004

 


Agenda

1.    Call to order.

A.    Pledge of allegiance
B.    Welcome

2.    Discussion regarding agenda items.

3.    Announcements.

4.    Public Comment (Action may not be taken on matters considered during this period until specifically included on an agenda as an action item (NRS 241.020(2)(C)(3).

5.    “Good News” regarding people, events, awards, celebrations or occasions that reflects positively for those within the community.

6.    Town Manager’s Report.   Dave Richards

7.    Discussion, action and decision regarding approval of advisory boards and Fall Festival committee members.  Town Board

8.    Advisory Board Reports.

9.    Discussion, action and decision regarding Parks and Recreation Advisory Board Position Paper.

10.    Discussion, action and decision regarding July 2003 flood damage to the Town Office.  Dave Richards

11.    Discussion, action and decision regarding items to be placed in auction on February 28, 2004.  Dave Richards

12.    First Reading of Pahrump Town Ordinance #44- Repealing Pahrump Town Ordinance #17 – Street Numbering.

13.    Discussion, action and decision regarding approval of Town Board minutes of January 27, 2004.    Town Board

14.    Discussion, action and decision regarding approval of 72-Hour Liquor Licenses.  Town Board

A.          United Way for various events at Petrack Park and Honeysuckle Park.

15.    Consent Agenda Items:

A.    Action – approval of Town vouchers.

16.    Public Comment (Action may not be taken on matters considered during this period until specifically included on an agenda as an action item (NRS 241.020(2)(C)(3).

17.    Adjournment.


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

SPECIAL NOTE: 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.

 


Minutes

PRESENT:
Rick Ewing
Paula Glidden
Charlotte LeVar
Jeanna Howard
Richard Billman
Cristina Hinds, Attorney

CALL TO ORDER

Chairman Rick Ewing called the meeting to order and led in the pledge of allegiance.  Mr. Ewing welcomed all those in attendance.

DISCUSSION REGARDING AGENDA ITEMS

There were no changes to the agenda.

ANNOUNCEMENTS

Charlotte LeVar announced the following:

    Regional Planning Commission will meet February 11, 2004 at 6:00 p.m. in the Hall;
    Tourism Advisory Board will meet on February 12, 8:00 a.m. in the Town Annex;
    The Guns and Hoses Blood Drive will be on February 13, 4:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. and    February 14, 8:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m.:
    Commissioners Cox and Trummell will hold their pre agenda workshop on February 14,    at 2:30 p.m. in Room B;
    The Pahrump Town Office will be closed February 16, in observance of President’s Day;
    Parks and Recreation Advisory Board is scheduled to meet on February 16 at 6:00 p.m. in    the Annex;
    Nye County Commissioners will meet in Pahrump on February 17, 8:30 a.m. in the Hall;
    Emergency Services Advisory Board will meet on February 18 at 7:00 p.m. in the Annex;
    Fairgrounds Advisory Board will meet on February 19 at 7:00 p.m. in the Annex;
    Parks and Recreation Advisory Board have scheduled a workshop for February 21 at    10:00 a.m. in the Annex to update their 5-year plan;
    Various Fall Festival Committees meet throughout the month.  Contact the Town Office    for volunteer information.

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Rick Ewing announced that the Town website was now available on line and that the calendar of events is now available to the public.  Mr. Ewing encouraged the public and the advisory boards to submit information and/or suggestions for the website

Mr. Ewing also announced that he and several others were part of a Nevada Test Site tour which he felt was quite interesting.  Rick Ewing suggested that anyone given the opportunity should take the tour.

John Pawlak stated that there are regular tours to the Test Site and the public and sign up to go on a tour by contacting Brenda Carter at 702-295-0944.

PUBLIC COMMENT

Jim Petell commented that the Town should request from the Nye County Commissioners, Payment Equal to Taxes (PETT) funds for fire equipment for the health, safety and welfare of the community.

Robert Smith commented that he was in agreement with Mr. Petell and also agreed that the Town purchase used equipment from larger mega cities.

GOOD NEWS REGARDING PEOPLE, EVENTS, AWARDS, CELEBRATIONS OR OCCASIONS THAT REFLECTS POSITIVELY FOR THOSE WITHIN THE COMMUNITY

Rick Ewing announced that the Town received a Certificate of Appreciation for the Pahrump Little League Association.

Mr. Ewing also announced that there were 11 southern Nevada schools participating in the 13th Annual Nevada Regional Science Bowl including a team from Pahrump Valley High School.  The event took place on February 6 and 7.  

TOWN MANAGER’S REPORT

Dave Richards provided the Board with a written Town Manager’s Report in the backup.  Mr. Richards noted that the partial list of projects were in alphabetical order, not in the order of importance.

Charlotte LeVar asked for an update on the HTE system.  Mr. Richards replied that he has discussed the situation with County staff and all are willing to work together.  However, the County has priority and the county will work us in as they can.

Mrs. LeVar asked for information on the skate park.  Dave Richards allowed Cristina Hinds to explain an action plan and that the Town owes Monument construction money and that
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Monument has not submitted a final bill. Cristina Hinds stated that the bonding company has paid the majority of claims.  The bonding company will supply a list of all the sub contractors that were paid and proof of payment.   Ms. Hinds stated that a final punch list has been prepared and she will be sending a letter to Monument as suggested by Jack Zunino.  

There was discussion that an opening day ceremony for the skate park has been scheduled for April 17 by Tim Leavitt and that Kids on Wheels will be a part of the festivities.
 
DISCUSSION, ACTION AND DECISION REGAARDING APPROVAL OF ADVSORY BOARDS AND FALL FESTIVAL COMMITTEE MEMBERS

Charlotte LeVar Motioned to approve the following members (as amended) to the Pahrump Advisory Boards and Fall Festival Committees:

Arena – Gary Gilpin, Scott Gregory, Scot Tibbits, Steve Pastorelli, Steve Balint
Economic Development – Peter Gnecco, Charlie Gronda, Ray Langford (Alternate), Bill King, Michael Erwin, Andy Alberti, Jerry Lane
Emergency Services – Sharon Wehrly, Steve Maison, Michael Sullivan, Ronald Daviau, Warren Pawliuk
Fairgrounds – Tim Hafen, Ralph Purdy, Mike Cosgrove, Jo Ann Cristal, Ed Hanson, Louis Holveck, Donna Lamm, Karen Spalding, Scott Gregory (Alternate)
Nuclear Waste & Environmental – Edwin Hanson, Zolin Burson, Dale Schutte, John Pawlak (Alternate), Bill King (Alternate) Tony Hechanova, Mary Wilson, Heather Gang, Greg Doyle
Parks & Recreation – Richard Owens, Bill Green, Jesse Sandoval, Bill King
Public Lands – Jim Petell, Angela Rosiek, Ralph Landers, (Gary Hollis removed)
Tourism – Ryley Young, Kelly Buffi, Karen Spalding, Corky Johnson, Carole Kloepfel (Alternate), Alice Eychaner, Angela Rosiek, Kari Frilot

Art & Crafts – Pat Garlough, Joyce Rathjen, Bobbie Crooks, Celia Bauman, Aleta Klok, Jan Garlough (Alternate), Jean Shaw (Alternate)
Carnival – Nena Kelly, Lois Beecher, William Garlough, Betty Ambriz, Richard Ambriz, Meryl Winter (Alternate) Jerri Smythe (Volunteer)
Entertainment – Jeanna Howard, Mary Wilson, Cookie Westphal, Barbara DeBarr, Maria Hurst
June Scholes (Alternate)
Parade – Evelyn Halash, Joanne Schifano, Ambrose Kroctsch, Barbara Buchanan (Alternate)
Rodeo – Scott Gregory, Steve Balint, Garrett McCaslin, Gayle McCaslin, Carlton McCaslin, Steve Pastorelli, Gary Gilpin, Scot Tibbits, Bill Maddox, Lori McCaslin, Kingston Strecker (Alternate), Patrick Van Engen (Alternate)
Vendor/Booth – Coni Rockwood, Pat Kuver, Bonnie Solie, Angela Hale, Jon DuPont, Karen Klise, Jim Fazackerley, Percy McAtee

Richard Billman seconded the motion.

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Vote passed 5 – 0.

ADVISORY BOARD REPORTS

Jim Petell reported that Public Lands Advisory Board is moving forward on a nature park near Shadow Mountain on the west end of Pahrump.  Mr. Petell stated he has requested to be on the Parks and Recreation Advisory Board to update them on what has been transpiring from Public Lands view.  Jim Petell said they are trying to procure a total of 400 acres of disposable Bureau of Land Management land.

Mr. Petell also reported that a presentation to Asa Kulkin regarding the Highway 160 Burro underpass project will take place at the next Town Board meeting.  

Richard Billman reported that the Arena Advisory Board has decided to come to the Town for a $10,000 grant for Fall Festival to advertise the rodeo.  

DISCUSSION, ACTION AND DECISION REGARDING PARKS AND RECREATION ADVISORY BOARD POSITION PAPER

Jeanna Howard Motioned to table this item until a Parks and Recreation Advisory Board member can be present to respond to questions.  Rick Ewing seconded the motion.

Vote passed 5 – 0.

DISCUSSION, ACTION AND DECISION REGARDING JULY 2003 FLOOD DAMAGE TO THE TOWN OFFICE

Dave Richards explained that there have been no repairs attempted to the damage caused by the flooding in July of 2003 other than that which was done immediately following the flood to mitigate any of the damages.  Mr. Richards stated that he is concerned that to close out the insurance claim, they are willing to pay actual damages in the amount of $20,000 as were estimated.  Dave Richards noted that the estimates did not include any repairs to landscape and nothing for mold investigation.  Mr. Richards said he was concerned that the time lapse since the event might be in favor of the Town with regard to a mold inspection.  Dave Richards stated that he has contacted a mold investigator and is waiting for a quote for their services which is expected not to exceed $3,500.  Mr. Richards said he feels that this in important to do and would discuss that expense with the insurance company.  Dave Richards suggested that before any other work is done that the mold inspection be done.  

Cristina Hinds explained that there was no need to change a previous motion to allow staff to remedy the flood damage situation and suggested that a new motion for the mold inspection.  


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Rick Ewing Motioned to allow the expenditure of up to $3,500 for mold investigation.  Richard Billman seconded the motion.

Vote passed 5 – 0.

DISCUSSION, ACTION AND DECISION REGARDING ITEMS TO BE PLACED IN AUCTION ON FEBRUARY 28, 2004

Dave Richards thought it would be best for the Town Board to approve items that are auctioned, items found to be surplus equipment.  Mr. Richards noted that a partial list of major items that are intended to be placed in the auction on February 29 at 10:00 a.m. and asked that the Board approve this list for disposal.  

Rick Ewing asked about additional items not listed and what those consisted of.

Mr. Richards replied that there were 3 vehicles from Buildings and Grounds not on the advertised list.  Rick Ewing asked if a more detailed list would be available before the auction.  Dave Richards responded that he could do that.  

Paula Glidden Motioned to approve the disposal of the items that are listed on the public auction list and additional items as staff sees necessary.  Jeanna Howard seconded the motion.

Vote passed 5 – 0.

FIRST READING OF PAHRUMP TOWN ORDINANCE #44 – REPEALING PAHRUMP TOWN ORDINANCE #17 – STREET NUMBERING

Charlotte LeVar read the Ordinance title as required by law.

AN ORDINANCE REPEALING PAHRUMP TOWN ORDINANCE #17 WHICH CREATED SYSTEM FOR NUMBERING THE PROPERTY WITHIN THE TOWN LIMITS OF THE UNINCORPORATED TOWN OF PAHRUMP, AND FOR THE COLLECTION AND DISBURSEMENT OF SUCH FEES COLLECTED, SETTING FORTH SYSTEM AND FEES FOR FUTURE HOUSING AND BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT, AND ALL OTHER MATTERS RELATING THERETO AND THE REPEAL OF THE AMENDMENT TO PAHRUMP TOWN ORDINANCE #17.

There was no public input on this item.  






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DISCUSSION, ACTION AND DECISION REGARDING APPROVAL OF TOWN BOARD MINUTES OF JANUARY 27, 2004

Paula Glidden Motioned to approve the Town Board minutes of January 27, 2004.  Richard Billman seconded the motion.

Vote passed 5 – 0.

DISCUSSION, ACTION AND DECISION REGARDING APPROVAL OF 72-HOUR LIQUOR LICENSES

    A.    United Way for various events at Petrack Park and Honeysuckle Park

Charlotte LeVar Motioned to approve the request from United Way.  Richard Billman seconded the motion.  

Vote passed 4 – 1.  Rick Ewing voted nay.

CONSENT AGENDA ITEMS:

A.    ACTION -  approval of Town Vouchers

Richard Billman Motioned to approve the Town vouchers for payment.  Charlotte LeVar seconded the motion.

Vote passed 5 – 0.

PUBLIC COMMENT

There was no further public comment.

ADJOURNMENT

Paula Glidden Motioned to adjourn the meeting.  Richard Billman seconded the motion.

Vote passed 5 – 0.

Respectfully submitted,



Charlotte LeVar, Clerk

cc:    Town Clerk                    
    Nye County Treasurer                
    Town Board                    
    Nye County Planning            
    Nye County Commissioners            
            Nye County Clerk                       
            Cristina Hinds
            Dan McArthur                                                                   

/cw

 


Backup

There is no backup posted for this meeting.