Agendas & Minutes


January 13, 2009

PAHRUMP TOWN BOARD MEETING
BOB RUUD COMMUNITY CENTER
150 NORTH HIGHWAY 160
TUESDAY – 7:00 P.M.
January 13, 2009

 


Agenda


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

2.    Discussion and decision regarding election of Town Board Officers (Chairperson, Vice Chairperson and Town Clerk).  Town Board

3.    Discussion and decision regarding agenda items.

4.    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).

5.    Advisory Board Reports

6.    Announcements and “Good News”.

7.    Discussion and decision regarding Town Staff to review and make recommendations for any changes needed on all Town of Pahrump Advisory Boards and Committees Policies and/or By-laws.  Bill Dolan

8.    Consent agenda items:

a.    Action – approval of Town vouchers
b.    Action – approval of Town Board meeting minutes of December 11, 2008
c.     Action – approval of PVFRS Ambulance Revenue Report.
d.    Action – approval of request for 72-Hour Liquor Permits for the Chamber of Commerce for events February 21-22, March 21-22, May 15-17, June 19-21, July 3 -5, August 8,  September 19-20, October 16-18, and December 11-12.
 
9.    Future Meetings/Workshops: Date, Time and Location.

10.    Discussion and decision regarding closed session pursuant to NRS 241.015 to meet with the Town Attorney regarding potential and/or existing litigation issues over which the Town Board has jurisdiction.  Town Manager

11.    Closed Session

12.    Discussion and decision regarding items discussed in closed session including possible First Reading of Ordinance #43 (An Amendment to Ordinance No. 43 of the Unincorporated Town of Pahrump, to Revise and Restate the Town’s Regulation Concerning the Collection, Transportation, Deposit, and Disposal of Solid Waste and Recyclables, and Providing for Other Matters Properly Relating Thereto). Town Board

13.     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:
Nicole Shupp
Bill Dolan
Frank Maurizio
Vicky Parker
Mike Darby
Rick Campbell, Attorney

1.    Call to Order, Pledge of Allegiance, and Welcome.
Nicole Shupp called the meeting to order and led in the pledge of allegiance.

2.    Discussion and decision regarding election of Town Board Officers (Chairperson, Vice Chairperson and Town Clerk).  Town Board

Bill Dolan motioned to appoint Nicole Shupp as Chairman.  Vicky Parker seconded the motion.

Vote passed 4 – 0 – 1.  Nicole Shupp abstained.

Frank Maurizio motioned to nominate Bill Dolan as Vice Chairman.  Mike Darby seconded the motion.  

Vote passed 4 – 0 – 1.  Bill Dolan abstained.

Mike Darby motioned to nominate Vicky Parker as Clerk.  Bill Dolan seconded the motion.

Vote passed 5 – 0.

3.    Discussion and decision regarding agenda items.
None

4.    Public Comment.

Don Rust made a presentation to the Town Board members and welcomed them to their positions.  Don Rust commented on proposed reading of PTO #43.  
Caroline Endersby represented the newly formed League of Women Voters and invited the public, both women and men, to join their formation meeting on January 21, 2009 at 5:30 p.m. JobConnect conference room.
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Paula Elefante welcomed the Board members.
Dave Stevens wished the Town Board luck.
Nicole Shupp presented Laurayne Murray a plaque for her time on the Town Board.

5.    Advisory Board Reports

Public Lands: Al Balloqui reported on the recent workshop and grant received from the National Park Service.  The public was invited to attend the next workshop on February 18, concerning Last Chance Park.

Economic Development: Mr. Balloqui reported that on January 24 there will be a public forum on the entitlement process.  

Al Balloqui invited the Board and public to attend the next PAVED meeting on January 20.  There will be a guest speaker from Round Mountain Gold.  

Pahrump Veterans Memorial Advisory Board: Bill Dolan announced there will be a meeting of the on January 15, at 7:00 p.m. in the Town Annex.

6.    Announcements and “Good News”.

Vicky Parker announced that there is an Emergency Food and Shelter project locally that received $40,000 from FEMA that will help local food banks.  
Tom Waters announced the VITA Program for income tax assistance for low income residents and will be at the Nevada Federal Credit Union.
Mr. Waters announced that there is a Pahrump Prostrate Cancer Support Group.  The first meeting is January 22 at the Library at 5:00 p.m.

7.    Discussion and decision regarding Town Staff to review and make recommendations for any changes needed on all Town of Pahrump Advisory Boards and Committees Policies and/or By-laws.  Bill Dolan

Bill Dolan explained that he has researched the Advisory Boards’ by-laws and policies and procedures and found some housekeeping items that need addressed.  Mr. Dolan asked that staff look into the following items and bring them back at the next meeting or the one after.

The Town of Pahrump Advisory Board and Committee Policy last reviewed in 2005 be reviewed and updated.

A list of current Advisory Boards and each member sitting on that Board indicating the Chair; when they were appointed; and if there is a letter of interest on file per the current policy.
A report of when the last quarterly report from each Chairman was brought before the Town Board.
Each Advisory Board has a different agenda for running a meeting.  Mr. Dolan asked staff to make recommendations that all Boards will use the same procedures.  

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Bill Dolan motioned to have staff look into the items as stated.  Frank Maurizio seconded the motion.

Karen Spalding stated that one format will not work for all boards.  

Vote passed 5 – 0.

8.    Consent agenda items:

a.    Action – approval of Town vouchers
b.    Action – approval of Town Board meeting minutes of December 11, 2008
c.     Action – approval of PVFRS Ambulance Revenue Report.
d.    Action – approval of request for 72-Hour Liquor Permits for the Chamber of Commerce for events February 21-22, March 21-22, May 15-17, June 19-21, July 3 -5, August 8,  September 19-20, October 16-18, and December 11-12

Bill Dolan motioned to approve consent agenda items a – d.  Frank Maurizio seconded the motion.

Vote passed 5 – 0.

9.    Future Meetings/Workshops: Date, Time and Location.
None

10.    Discussion and decision regarding closed session pursuant to NRS 241.015 to meet with the Town Attorney regarding potential and/or existing litigation issues over which the Town Board has jurisdiction.  Town Manager

Vicky Parker motioned to close the meeting.  Bill Dolan seconded the motion.

Vote passed 5 – 0.

11.    Closed Session

Board retired to closed session.

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12.    Discussion and decision regarding items discussed in closed session including possible First Reading of Ordinance #43 (An Amendment to Ordinance No. 43 of the Unincorporated Town of Pahrump, to Revise and Restate the Town’s Regulation Concerning the Collection, Transportation, Deposit, and Disposal of Solid Waste and Recyclables, and Providing for Other Matters Properly Relating Thereto). Town Board

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Bill Dolan motioned to set the first reading of the Pahrump Town Ordinance #43 for the next meeting.  Vicky Parker seconded the motion.

Vote passed 5 – 0.

13.     Adjournment.

Mr. Kohbarger asked that two members and one alternate be designated for the voucher signing committee.  Mrs. Shupp appointed Vicky Parker and Frank Maurizio to the quarterly signing.  Nicole Shupp appointed herself as the alternate signee.

Meeting adjourned at approximately 8:20 p.m.


Respectfully submitted,


Vicky Parker, Clerk
Pahrump Town Board




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