Agendas & Minutes


July 13, 2010

PAHRUMP TOWN BOARD MEETING
BOB RUUD COMMUNITY CENTER
150 NORTH HIGHWAY 160
TUESDAY – 7:00 P.M.
JULY 13, 2010
 

 


Agenda

1.    Call to Order and Pledge of Allegiance.

2.    Discussion and possible decision regarding moving the order of, or deleting an agenda item(s). (Action)

3.    Announcements (Non-Action)


4.    Advisory Board Reports, from Advisory Board Chairpersons and/or Town Board Liaisons on the status of Advisory Boards. (Non-Action)

5.    Discussion and Possible Decision on Entering into a Lease Agreement with Fidelity Tower to Place a Wireless Communications Tower on Town Owned Property Located at the corner of Squaw Valley and Kellogg and All Matters Properly Related Thereto. (Action)

6.    Discussion and Presentation by Mr. Brian Shoemake, ‘Brian K. Media”, pertaining to the new Town of Pahrump’s Website. (Non-Action)

7.    Discussion and Possible Decision on the Town Manager’s Performance Evaluation from
July 01, 2009  to  June 30, 2010 Pursuant to the Town Manager’s Contract Section 12 “Performance Evaluation”  and All Matters Properly Related Thereto.  (Action)

8.    Discussion and Possible Decision on Joining with Nye County on Collaboration to Investigate the Possibility of Purchasing the Kingdom (Castle) Owned by Mr. Joe Richards Located at Homestead and SR 160. (Action)

9.    Discussion and Possible Decision on Replacing an Engine in PVFRS Fire Apparatus Engine #1 at a cost not to Exceed $30,000.00  and All Matters Properly Related. (Action)

10.    Discussion and Possible Decision on Funding the Costs of the Service Clubs/Church Signs located along SR 160 & SR 372 from the Tourism Room Tax Fund at a cost of $300.00 per Sign Not to Exceed $12,600.00. (Action)

11.    Presentation   by Paula Glidden reporting on Kellogg Property Development for the Town Fair Grounds as proposed by PAVED and other matters. (Non-Action)

12.    Future Meetings/Workshops: Date, Time and Location. (Action)

13.    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). (Non-Action)

14.    Discussion and possible decision Consent agenda items: (Action)

a.      Action – Approval of Town Board meeting minutes of June 22, 2010
b.      Action - Cancel Town Board Meeting for July 27, 2010 Due to no Quorum.
c.      Action - Authorize signing committee to approve the accounts payable originally
Scheduled for July 27, 2010
d.    Action – Approval of Brent Ahlstedt as a member of the
Pahrump Parks & Recreation Advisory Board
f.    Action - Approval of Bruce Cox, and Dennis Gardner as members of the Pahrump Veterans           
Memorial Board.
      

15.    Town Manager Report. (Non-Action)

16.    Town Board Member’s Comments. (Non-Action)

17.    Adjournment.

A quorum of Advisory Board members may be present at any Town Board meeting but they will not take any formal action.

Any member of the public who wishes to speak during public comment or on an agenda item, at the appropriate time, will be limited to three (03) minutes.

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.
This notice and agenda has been posted on or before 9:00 a.m. on the third working day before the meeting at the following locations:
PAHRUMP TOWN OFFICE, COMMUNITY CENTER, TOWN ANNEX, COUNTY COMPLEX, FLOYD’S ACE HARDWARE, and CHAMBER OF COMMERCE
 

 


Minutes

PRESENT:                              ABSENT:  
    Town Board:
        Bill Dolan                        Nicole Schupp
        Vicky Parker
        Frank Maurizio
        Mike Darby    
Staff:    
        Bill Kohbarger, Town Manager
        Rick Campbell, Attorney
        Matt Luis, Building and Grounds Manager
        AL Balloqui, Community Business Economic Development
                        Michael Sullivan, Finance Director
Chief   Scott Lewis
               
1.    Call to Order and Pledge of Allegiance.
Vice Chairman, Bill Dolan called the meeting to order and led in the pledge of allegiance.

2.    Discussion and possible decision regarding moving the order of, or deleting an agenda item(s). (Action)
Vicky Parker suggested  item #10 regarding funding the cost(s) of the Service Clubs/Church Signs located along SR 160 & SR 372 from the Tourism Room Tax Fund at a cost of $300.00 each; be tabled until such time as the Tourism Advisory Board has  had sufficient time to fully prepare the information for the Town Board.  After a short discussion item   # 10 was tabled.
Frank Maurizio suggested that item   #11   by moved to be item #5, this change was agreed to.
Agenda Item   # 7   the Town Manager’s Performance Evaluation from
July 01, 2009   to June 30, 2010 Pursuant to the Town Manager’s Contract Section 12 “Performance Evaluation” and All Matters Properly Related Thereto was deleted from the agenda.  All the Board members had not completed and submitted their evaluation forms.  Mr. Kohbarger received a 3.69 out of a possible 5 from the three evaluations submitted.  Under contract the Town Manager is automatically given a passing evaluation and should receive a CPI raise plus 2% merit increase in annual compensation.  Mr. Kohbarger, Town Manager, has waived the CPI and 2% merit increase for the next year.   Under advice of Counsel, the item was deleted.

3.    Announcements (Non-Action)
Vicky Parker read the announcements as prepared in the backup.
Incorporation Advisory Board Meeting, July 15, 2010 at 6 PM, Community Center Room B.
Appreciation Certificates given to The Pahrump Valley Cruisers for the sponsorship of free community swim on Memorial Day and July 4th Weekends 2010. Tom Waters announced the Nevada Center for Public Policy Dialog will hold a meeting, at the Pahrump Library, July 24, 2010 at 11 AM through 3 PM – Community Conversation at the Library. Marna Krause announced the Duckie Duck Derby.  The proceeds from the derby help support the arts and crafts committee, the Pahrump Fair and Festival and the boys and girls club.

4.    Advisory Board Reports, from Advisory Board Chairpersons and/or Town Board Liaisons on the status of Advisory Boards. (Non-Action)
Vicky Parker reported that the Tourism Advisory Board, recently met with a representative from Nevada Commission on Tourism; Ms. Parker has information regarding placing an event notification on the State tourism web site.  John Pawlak, Chairman, of the Pahrump Nuclear Waste Advisory Board (NWAB) invited other Advisory Board members and Pahrump citizens to take part in the NWAB.

5.    Discussion and Possible Decision on Entering into a Lease Agreement with Fidelity Tower to Place a Wireless Communications Tower on Town Owned Property Located at the corner of Squaw Valley and Kellogg and All Matters Properly Related Thereto. (Action
Bill Kohbarger introduced Bill Daily, representative of Fidelity Tower who reported on the Tower project and placement thereof.  Mr. Daily remarked that with new 4G networks and technology, new and improved towers will be needed.  The proposed tower will be a multi carrier including emergency services frequencies. Mr. Daily listed carriers such as Verizon, Sprint, T-Mobile, and Metro PCS, both internet and phone that are interested in this tower. Vicky Parker asked Mr. Campbell, if the proposed contract meets with all the Town of Pahrump requirements and specifications.  Mr. Campbell assured the Board and Town that the contract between Fidelity Tower and the Town of Pahrump met with all the necessary legal requirements. The Town of Pahrump will realized $500,000.00 over the time period of the contract.  Mr. Dolan asked who will set the revenue applications.  Mr. Kohbarger stated that the Town Board will set those applications.

Vicky Parker motioned that the Town of Pahrump enter into a lease agreement with Fidelity Tower to place a wireless communications tower on town owned property located at the corner of Squaw Valley and Kellogg and all matters properly related thereto.  Frank Maurizio seconded the motion.

Public comments made by Dave Stevens and Laurayne Murray.

Vote passed 4 – 0.

6.    Presentation by Paula Glidden reporting on Kellogg Property Development for the Town Fair Grounds as proposed by PAVED and other matters. (Non-Action)
Vicky Parker accepted presentation materials for the Town Board; Ms. Glidden distributed other copies to the audience.  Ms. Glidden’s presentation included the benefits of having the Town Fair Grounds at this location.

7.    Discussion and Presentation by Mr. Brian Shoemake, ‘Brian K. Media”, pertaining to the new Town of Pahrump’s Website. (Non-Action)
      Mr. Brian Shoemake, presented an update of the new Town of Pahrump’s web site     
      www.pahrumpnv.org. The new web site is easy to use; information is straightforward, found quickly

     simple to download and print.  Town Ordinances, forms, business license requirements and     
     a daily updated calendar is user friendly.  Mrs. Parker commented that the site is superb and
     encouraged everyone to submit their photos to Mr. Shoemake to be featured at the site.

     Public Comment was made by Karen Spalding and Marna Krause.

8.    Discussion and Possible Decision on Joining with Nye County on Collaboration to Investigate the Possibility of Purchasing the Kingdom (Castle) Owned by Mr. Joe Richards Located at Homestead and SR 160. (Action)   
Mr. Bill Kohbarger read a statement containing various complaints about the Kingdom.  The statement also included that this agenda item intended to start the process and feasibility of the Kingdom purchase with Nye County.  All additional information and decisions will be brought to the Town Board.  

Vicky Parker motioned that the Town of Pahrump join with Nye County on collaboration to  
investigate the possibility of purchasing the Kingdom (Castle) owned by Mr. Joe Richards
located at Homestead and SR 160. Mr. Mike Darby seconded the motion.

Public Comments were made by Tom Siatta, Dave Stevens, Harley Kulkin, John Dodge, Bill Lokin,
Dan Rodriquez, Jeff Mead, Andra Braden, Norma Jean Opatik, Jeff Bubbeck, Care Moore, Tim
Murray, Don Cox, Joe Gents, Jeff hammer, Ken Boxborough, Donna Cox.

      Vote Passed:  4 - 0

9.    Discussion and Possible Decision on Replacing an Engine in PVFRS Fire Apparatus Engine #1 at a cost not to Exceed $30,000.00  and All Matters Properly Related. (Action)
      Bill Kohbarger, Town Manager, stated that Chief Scott Lewis would advise as to details of the  
      Agenda item.  Chief Lewis using the agenda back up, reported that to replace the engine would be  
      better than to repair it.  Also that the funds for this is already in the budget under ‘replacement’  
      costs.
   
     Vicky Parker motioned to Replace an Engine in PVFRS Fire Apparatus Engine #1 at a cost not  
     To Exceed $30,000.00 and All Matters Properly Related.  Frank Maurizio seconded the
     motion.
 
    Public comment – none

    Vote Passed: 4 – 0

10.    Future Meetings/Workshops: Date, Time and Location. (Action)
The next Town Board meeting will be held Monday, August 9, 2010 at 7PM at the Bob Ruud Community Center, instead of August 10, 2010 due to the Town Board members and Town Manager attending another meeting out of town.
11.     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). (Non-Action)

Public comments were made by Butch Harper, Sandra Darby, Donna Cox, Al Balloqui, Don Cox and Harley Kulkin.

12.    Discussion and possible decision Consent agenda items: (Action)

a.      Action – Approval of Town Board meeting minutes of June 22, 2010
b.      Action - Cancel Town Board Meeting for July 27, 2010 Due to no Quorum.
c.      Action - Authorize signing committee to approve the accounts payable originally
Scheduled for July 27, 2010
M Darby had question about payment of fireworks, paid for earlier –
Legal fees were for two months
d.    Action – Approval of Brent Ahlstedt as a member of the
Pahrump Parks & Recreation Advisory Board
e.    Action - Approval of Bruce Cox, and Dennis Gardner as members of the Pahrump Veterans           
Memorial Board.
      
Vicky Parker motioned to accept items 13.a. through 13.e. as listed in the agenda.
Frank Maurizio seconded the motion.

Vote Passed:  4 – 0

13.    Town Manager Report. (Non-Action)
The Town Manager, Bill Kohbarger added to his report that he had just returned from Burlingame, where he met with the FAA concerning the airport project and that possible completion of the project was scheduled in 2015.

14.    Town Board Member’s Comments. (Non-Action)
Frank Maurizio asked about the employment advertisement for a Firefighter, EMT and was informed
the need for this was because of a vacancy in the fire department.

15.    Adjournment.
The meeting was adjourned 9:10 PM

Respectfully submitted,



Vicky Parker, Clerk
Pahrump Town Board





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