Agendas & Minutes


March 13, 2007

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

•    Certificate of appreciation to Ryley Young for outstanding contributions while serving as a member of the Pahrump Tourism Advisory Board.
•    Tourism Development Award from the Governor’s Conference on Tourism for Spring Mountain Advanced Driving School.  

6.   Discussion and decision regarding funding for Silver State Rodeo from Pahrump Room Tax account for up to $5,000.00 to help with Advertising. Paula Glidden/Town Manager

7.   Discussion and decision regarding funding for re-design and printing of 20,000 Pahrump Museum tri-fold brochures up to $3,130.00 from Room Tax account. Paula Glidden/Town Manager

8.   Discussion and decision regarding funding for Pahrump Fall Festival Concert up to $5,000.00 from State Tourism funds. Paula Glidden/Town Manager

9.   Discussion and decision regarding funding for 5th Annual Earth Day at Honeysuckle Park up to $1,000.00. Dan Sprouse

10. Discussion and decision regarding request to let bids for ambulances for PVFRS. Fire Chief/Town Manager.

11. Discussion and decision regarding creation of a new position in PVFRS of “Fire and Life Safety Inspector”, and approval of a job description. Fire Chief/Town Manager.



February 27, 2007
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12. Discussion and decision regarding service agreement with Management Assistance Partnership (MAP) for update and printing of Pahrump Community Profile Directory. ED Coordinator/Town Manager

13. Discussion and decision regarding creation of a Pahrump Economic Development Authority  and if necessary request to Nye BOCC to amend the Interlocal Agreement with EDEN to allow the Town of Pahrump to represent itself to other agencies in matters of Economic Development. ED Coordinator/Town Manager

14. Discussion and decision regarding Amendment #2 of the service agreement with Aries Consultants LTD for the preparation of an airport master plan and environmental assessment for the Pahrump Valley Airport and to increase the total compensation by an amount not to exceed $15,789.00. Airport Planner/Town Manager

15. Discussion and decision regarding Resolution 2007-04 designating Daniel C. McArthur LTD as the Town’s external auditor for Fiscal year 2006-07 and approving the proposed audit engagement letter. Finance Director/Town Manager

16. Town Manager’s report.

17. Future meetings/workshops; date, time and location.

18. Consent Agenda Items

1.    Action - approval of Town vouchers.
2.    Action - approval of Town Board minutes of February 27, 2007.
3.    Action - approval of 72 hour special event permits for the Knights of Columbus 2007 events.
4.    Action - approval of membership actions for the Pahrump Tourism Advisory Board: resignation of Ryley Young, and appointment of Chuck N. Baker and Kelli Buffi as alternates.

19. Adjournment

A quorum of Nye County Commissioners may be present at any Town Board meeting but they will not take any formal action.

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Minutes


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


Call to Order, Pledge of Allegiance, and Welcome.

    Chairperson Murray called the meeting to order at 7:00 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).

Ginny Burquist, United Way Chairperson, and Bob Baker, former Chairperson offered recognition to Ryley Young for outstanding support to United Way Pioneer Territory from 1998 – 2007.

Vicky Parker invited senior citizens to Nathan Adelson Hospital’s senior resource carnival.

Karen Spalding, United Way, invited all to attend the St. Patrick’s Day celebration.
    
Advisory Board reports.

Chairperson Murray reported all Advisory Boards met with the Town Board in a special meeting on March 10, 2007 and established plans and goals.
    
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Member McDonald reported attendance at the joint County/Town Management Board and stated his dissatisfaction with the change in status of the detention facility.

Presentations.

•    Certificate of appreciation to Ryley Young for outstanding contributions while serving as a member of the Pahrump Tourism Advisory Board.
•    Tourism Development Award from the Governor’s Conference on Tourism for Spring Mountain Advanced Driving School.  

Paula Glidden, Tourism Board Chairperson, presented the Tourism Development Award to Laura Steinbacher of Spring Mountain Advanced Driving School and Chairperson Murray presented a certificate of recognition.

Discussion and decision regarding funding for Silver State Rodeo from Pahrump Room Tax account for up to $5,000.00 to help with Advertising.

Paula Glidden recommended providing funding up to $5,000.00 for Silver State Rodeo.

Member Rust motioned to approve a budget up to $5,000.00 for Silver State Rodeo advertising from the Room Tax Account.

Sprouse seconded.

Motion carried 5/0.

Discussion and decision regarding funding for re-design and printing of 20,000 Pahrump Museum tri-fold brochures up to $3,130.00 from Room Tax account.

Paula Glidden requested funding for re-design and printing of the Pahrump Museum tri-fold brochures.

Member Shupp motioned to approve up to $3,130.00 for the redesign and printing of the Pahrump Museum tri-fold brochures from the Room Tax account.

Motion carried 5/0.

Discussion and decision regarding funding for Pahrump Fall Festival Concert up to $5,000.00 from State Tourism funds.


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Paula Glidden stated the State Fund usually funds cultural events and would apply to the Fall Festival Concert thus deferring some of the cost.

Member Rust motioned to approve the use of State Tourism funds for $5,000.00 for the Fall Festival Concert.

Member Sprouse seconded.

Motion carried 5/0.

Discussion and decision regarding funding for 5th Annual Earth Day at Honeysuckle Park up to $1,000.00.

Dave Swanson, Chairperson Nuclear Waste and Environmental Advisory Board, requested funding for entertainment and prizes.

Member Sprouse motioned to allocate $1000.00 to Annual Earth Day from the State Tourism Room Tax fund.

Member Shupp seconded.

Motion carried 5/0.

Discussion and decision regarding request to let bids for ambulances for PVFRS.

Chief Lewis stated two new ambulances were needed.  He cited the problems with Ford motors and stated the solution was a Dodge chassis with a Cummings engine and a local dealership for service.

Member Sprouse motioned to approve to let bids for two ambulances for PVFRS.

Member Shupp seconded.

Jean Mace and John Kovick spoke in favor of the bid.

Motion carried 5/0.
   
Discussion and decision regarding creation of a new position in PVFRS of “Fire and Life Safety Inspector”, and approval of a job description.

Chief Lewis stated there was a real need for the creation of the position of “Fire and Life Safety Inspector.

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Member Sprouse motioned to create the new position of “Fire and Life Safety Inspector.

Member Shupp seconded.

Motion carried 5/0.

Discussion and decision regarding service agreement with Management Assistance Partnership (MAP) for update and printing of Pahrump Community Profile Directory.

The Town Manager stated the Pahrump Community Profile Directory was an essential item of economic development, the supply was depleted, and an update and printing was necessary.  He added the funds were available in the Economic Development Room Tax fund.

Chairperson Murray stated items in print become quickly outdated; EDEN had a CD available with monthly, updated statistics and the cost to produce these was $1.00 per CD.  She added there were other options in newer technology, for less cost.  Additionally, she requested a cost breakdown for the printing.

 Mr. Balloqui stated the fee included the cost to update the information and in the future the Town would be given the ability to update on a print basis.  He emphasized the need for this magazine with a CD as an accompaniment.  

Max Gregorich stated he would provide a cost breakdown less the $6,000.00 for research fees.

Member Rust motioned to table this issue for further consideration until March 27, 2007.

Member McDonald seconded.

Motion carried 5/0.

Discussion and decision regarding creation of a Pahrump Economic Development Authority  and if necessary request to Nye BOCC to amend the Interlocal Agreement with EDEN to allow the Town of Pahrump to represent itself to other agencies in matters of Economic Development.
    
Member Shupp motioned to accept additional backup.

    Member McDonald seconded.
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    Motion carried 5/0.

Al Balloqui stated the information provided was the bylaws and articles of Pahrump Authority Valley Economic Development (PAVED).

Chairperson Murray requested information regarding Tonopah and Beatty’s economic development entities.  Additionally she stated there was no Inter-local Agreement with EDEN; it was between Esmeralda County and Nye County.

Member Rust motioned to table this item until written legal clarification is provided by the Town’s legal council.

Sprouse seconded.

Motion carried 5/0.

Meeting adjourned for a break at 8:32 p.m.

Meeting resumed at 8:44 p.m.


Discussion and decision regarding Amendment #2 of the service agreement with Aries Consultants LTD for the preparation of an airport master plan and environmental assessment for the Pahrump Valley Airport and to increase the total compensation by an amount not to exceed $15,789.00.

The Town Manager stated this was the second amendment to the agreement and these funds must be allocated to Aires Consultants.

Member Rust motioned to approve Amendment #2 of the service agreement with Aires consultants LTD for the preparation of an airport master plan and environmental assessment for the Pahrump Valley Airport and to increase the total compensation by an amount not to exceed $15,789.00.

Member McDonald seconded.

Motion carried 5/0.

Discussion and decision regarding Resolution 2007-04 designating Daniel C. McArthur LTD as the Town’s external auditor for Fiscal year 2006-07 and approving the proposed audit engagement letter.


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The Town Manager requested the Town Board approve Resolution 2007-04 designating Daniel C. McArthur LTD as the Town’s external auditor for Fiscal year 2006-07 and approve the proposed audit engagement letter.

Member Shupp asked how long Mr. McArthur had been doing the auditing for the Town of Pahrump and the Town Manager responded that he had done the County and Town Audit for at least 12 years.  She asked if there was any benefit in changing auditors and the Town Manager stated there was no benefit.  Member McDonald added that a change would be costly.

Member Sprouse stated that Member McDonald was the resident expert in reference to auditing and asked his opinion of Mr. McArthur’s audit.  Member McDonald stated he had no problem with Mr. McArthur’s work.

Member Sprouse motioned to accept Resolution 2007-04 appointing the auditor as Daniel C. McArthur LTD as the Town’s external auditor for Fiscal year 2006-07 and approving the proposed audit engagement letter.

Member Shupp seconded.

Motion carried 5/0.

Town Manager’s report.

    The Town Manager delivered his report.

Future meetings/workshops; date, time and location.

Chairperson Murray stated the Budget Workshop was March 28 – 30, 2007 in the Town Annex at 7:00 p.m.  She stated April 7, 2007 was a Special Town Board meeting at 9:00 a.m. in the Town Annex for Strategic Planning and 1:00 p.m. was discussion, action, and decision for the Beller and Associates report.

Consent Agenda Items

1.    Action - approval of Town vouchers.
2.    Action - approval of Town Board minutes of February 27, 2007.
3.    Action - approval of 72 hour special event permits for the Knights of Columbus 2007 events.
4.    Action - approval of membership actions for the Pahrump Tourism Advisory Board: resignation of Ryley Young, and appointment of Chuck N. Baker and Kelli Buffi as alternates.

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Member McDonald motioned to approve item #1 excluding the Larry Beller and Associates invoice in the amount of $1,812.50 until the completed project is reviewed by the Town Board.

Member Sprouse seconded.

Motion carried 5/0.

Member Sprouse motioned to approve items 2 – 4.

Member Shupp seconded.

Motion carried 5/0.

Adjournment

The meeting was adjourned at 9:08 p.m.


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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