Agendas & Minutes


March 28, 2006

PAHRUMP TOWN BOARD MEETING
BOB RUUD COMMUNITY CENTER
150 NORTH HIGHWAY 160
TUESDAY – 7:00 P.M.
March 28, 2006

 


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.    Presentation - DVD and power point of National Town Hall Alcohol Awareness Day materials. Nye Communities Coalition/Paul Willis

5.    Discussion and decision regarding Pahrump Tourism Advisory Board grant request for 2006 “Rural Round Up”. Paula Glidden/Ed Bishop

6.    Discussion and decision regarding Pahrump Tourism Advisory Board grant request for 22nd Annual “Baker–Vegas” relay race hospitality booth. Paula Glidden/Ed Bishop

7.    Discussion and decision regarding Pahrump Tourism Advisory Board grant request for the Pahrump Valley High School Marching Band Improvement Fund. Paula Glidden/Ed Bishop

8.    Discussion and decision regarding new swimming pool for Pahrump. Sally Devlin/Laurayne Murray

9.    Discussion and decision regarding Pahrump Fall Festival rodeo contract amendment with Bar T Rodeo Company. Bill Maddox/Town Manager

10.    Discussion and decision regarding Pahrump Fall Festival promotional agreement with Coyote Country radio 104.3. Connie Rockwood/Town Manager

11.    Discussion and decision regarding Environmental and Technical Services agreement with MaryEllen C. Giampaoli, Environmental Compliance Specialist. Town Manager

12.    Discussion and decision regarding Resolution 2006-06 requesting the designation of certain properties for future community purposes and economic development. JimPetell/Town Manager

13.    Discussion and decision regarding nomination of Town of Pahrump Public Lands Advisory Board Chairman, Jim Petell to National Wild Horse and Burro Advisory Board. Richard Billman

14.    Discussion and decision regarding Pahrump Fall Festival carnival contract with Inland Empire Shows, Inc. Town Attorney/Town Manager

15.    Discussion and decision regarding Resolution 2006-10 approving the “Plan of Corrective Action for Fiscal year 2005 Town of Pahrump External Audit.” Finance Director/Town Manager

16.    Discussion and decision regarding Resolution 2006-11 authorizing the Town Manager to hire replacement personnel in budgeted positions without Town Board approval. Town Manager

17.    Discussion and decision regarding Resolution 2006-12 adding the duties of “Human Resources Coordinator” to the position of Administrative Assistant with an appropriate increase in hourly wages. Richard Billman

18.    Discussion and decision regarding acquisition or lease of property at Station 2 to Nye County for public safety communications facilities. George Johnson/Town Manager

19.    Discussion and decision regarding application for 2006 FEMA Assistance to Firefighter Grant. Fire Chief/Town Manager

20.    Town Manager’s report

21.    Advisory Board reports

22.    Consent Agenda Items

A.  Action - approval of Town vouchers
B.  Action - approval of Town Board meeting minutes of February 14, 2006
C.    Action – approval of 72-Hour Liquor Licenses
    1)    Town Hall Bar for “11th Annual Over the Hump Pahrump
        Show & Shine Auto Parts Swap Meet – April 28-29, 2006
        Petrack Park
    2)    Pahrump Community Library and Veterans’ of Foreign Wars
        Post 10054 - March 25-26, 2006 McCullough Arena

23.    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 writing, 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, COMMUNITY CENTER, COUNTY COMPLEX, FLOYD’S ACE HARDWARE AND CHAMBER OF COMMERCE

 


 

Agenda Addendum



1.    Discussion and decision regarding Pahrump Nuclear Waste and Environment Advisory Board grant request for Earth Day events in Honeysuckle Park, April 22, 2006. John Pawlak/Paul Willis

2.    Presentation regarding disposition of PVFRS aerialscope fire apparatus project. Robert Frenier/Town Manager

3.    Discussion and decision regarding re-establishing the Pahrump Town Economic Development Advisory Board. Laurayne Murray/Town Manager

4.    Discussion and decision regarding closed session to consider IAFF labor negotiations issues. Town Manager

5.    Closed session to consider IAFF labor negotiations issues.

6.    Discussion and decision regarding employee health care premium subsidy. Town Manager




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 writing, 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, COMMUNITY CENTER, COUNTY COMPLEX, FLOYD’S ACE HARDWARE AND CHAMBER OF COMMERCE

 

 


Minutes


PAHRUMP TOWN BOARD MEETING
BOB RUUD COMMUNITY CENTER
150 NORTH HIGHWAY 160
TUESDAY - 7:00 p.m.
MARCH 28, 2006
MINUTES


PRESENT:                            ABSENT:
                                    
Richard Billman
Laurayne Murray
Ron Johnson
Paul Willis
Ed Bishop

CALL TO ORDER:

The meeting was called to order and the Pledge of Allegiance was done.  

Welcome was made to all in attendance.

DISCUSSION, ACTION AND DECISION REGARDING AGENDA ITEMS:

Agenda item # 2 was moved to between item 3 and 4

Item # 19 was deleted from the agenda.

PUBLIC COMMENT: ACTION MAY NOT BE TAKEN ON MATTERS CONSIDERED  DURING THIS PERIOD UNTIL SPECIFICALLY INCLUDED ON AN AGENDA AS AN ACTION (NRS 241.020) (2) (C) (3):

PRESENTATION REGARDING DISPOSITION OF PVFRS AERIALSCOPE FIRE APPARATUS PROJECT:

Mr. Richards said that the Town had been approved for the PVFRS aerialscope fire apparatus project and since there was a long waiting
 
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period, he would invited Mr. Frenier to do a presentation that would explain the delay in receiving of the vehicle.

Mr. Frenier gave the board handouts and he said that there were three stages of the refurbishment process.  Mr. Frenire said that APM diesel Company was the agency that was hired to refurbish the vehicle which began a three stage project, however they took a very long time to complete their part of the first stage and this was the reason for their delay and he stated that their work was completed.

Mr. Frenier said as the process continued they were challenged with several unexpected findings that caused additional changes to be made.  

He said that the original chassis had to be replaced

He said that the second stage was to remanufacture the Aerialscope, completed as scheduled and now certified and delivered to the body builder.
 
He said that the vehicle was now in the third stage of competition and he said that the challenge was to convert the body to a more suitable style that would be compatible with the Towns' environment.

The truck was then driven to the last contractor which that was 600 miles away and this proved to be a good road test.  He stated that we were not at the point of the process that was the completion of body,
the tank and the fire pump.

Mr. Frenier that the project was scheduled to be complete by or the end of August and he thought that it would be completed possibly before the end of August.



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Mr. Johnson asked how the changes had occurred.

Mr. Frenier said that the original specification called for the truck to have a 475 horse power engine because it was deemed necessary for this environment and the original truck carried a standard ladder it had been replaced.  He said that CE Thilbault Ladders replaced it and in addition to that Allain Equipment Manufacturing Company was presently adding a tank and pump on the vehicle which had increased the weight so a bigger engine was needed.

Mr. Johnson said that this did not exactly answer his question and he was trying to understand the actual specification workup that was originally agreed on.  He said that had understood that that the Power Point was something that was just a possibility rather than an actual necessity.

Mr. Frenier said that the change in the engine size was not a surprise and that the original specification included the provision for the  replacement of the 350 horse power engine to a 475 engine.  He said that the change was necessary because of the extra weight caused the larger engine.

Mr. Willis ask if the requirements and specifications responsible for the delay.

Mr. Frenier said no and that they should have been able to do it in the time that was allowed.

Mr. Johnson said that he was still curious because we had been waiting for a significant amount of time and he was sure that was reasons and asked for a better explanation because it seemed that we had missed several deadlines.


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Mr. Frenier said that the truck was suppose to be completed in 200 working days from time the first payment was received that date was February 15th and the Board had talked about the issue and it was approved but the business side of the project was not handled until April of 2005.

Scott Lewis said that there were no changes of the specifications made once the contract was signed and that the wording was all original and he said that it specified the removable diesel engine and that was upgraded early in the specifications and the refurbishing of the apparatus.

Mr. Johnson asked what the final cost would be for the improvements.

Mr. Richards said that he believed that it was $375.00 which was in the frame that was specified.  He said that he invited Mr. Fernier to this meeting because of the comments and questions that he was getting
original contract and after speaking to Mr. Fernier today he felt that he was competent and he would be able to complete the project in the time
from community members as well as the Board.  He thought that it would be a good idea for everyone to see who was responsible for the project so that he could personally address any questions or welcome any comments.

Mr. Richards said that there was no need for action at this time.

Mr. Johnson said that he was trying to understand what an actual delivery date would be.

Mr. Richards said that the delivery date was as it was specified in the agreement stated in August of 2006.



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Mr. Frenier said that the actual delivery date would be the last of August 2006 and he believed that it could be sooner.

Mr. Johnson said that he wanted clarification of the delivery date.

PRESENTATION - DVD AND POWER POINT OF NATIONAL TOWN HALL ALCOHOL AWARENESS DAY MATERIALS:

Mr. Willis introduced Ms. Stacy Smith and Mr. Lloyd Watson.  He said that this presentation was an introduction into next months Alcohol Awareness Month that it was part of a national program.
He said that in April there would be a national teaching and the power point was 15 minutes and it was designed to point out the number of under aged drinkers.  


Mr. Lloyd said that alcohol was the contributor to automobile accidents and the number one killer of our youth.  He said that his group mostly focused on the youth but as the video was showing that adults were buying it for the you and offered to answers question.

Audience member asked where the video was being shown.

Mr. Watson said that he had shown it in Beatty and Tonapah, here in Pahrump and that it was available through the Nye Communities Coalitions and he would be happy to come out to different





               
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organizations to show it and talk and he would be happy to show it any where he could.

The audience member said that if the video was made for high school aged youth, are you show it to high school classes.

Stacy said that the video had been shown to groups of teenagers that were associated with Nye Communities Coalitions but that the video was difficult to get into the schools and that she was trying to come up
with more innovated ways and she thought that students at Rosemary Clark was a little young for it.  

The member said that he found it hard to believe because the video was something that was showing what alcohol could do and it was to the benefit of the future of the youth, that it was difficult to get the cooperation of the schools.  He suggested that we approach the School superintendent with the idea and that the video should be shown to the ones that it was intended for.

Ms. Said that this video was really something that was intended for adults because adults have made alcohol available to the youth and this message is intended for the adult population to help them understand that we are responsible for contributing alcohol and that the majority of the youth in Nye County have obtained it from their homes.  She said that some programming and presentations directly with youth groups but usually their mothers are there also.

 Mr. Watson said that there were some youth that were going out in Beatty and Tonapah and doing presentations.  

There was no action required.


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DISCUSSION AND DECISION REGARDING PAHRUMP TOURISM ADVISORY BOARD GRANT REQUEST FOR 2006 “RURAL ROUND UP”:

Ms. Kari Frilot issued literature to the Board members and said that this years conference would be held in Carson City and Board had recommended that the Town assist with funds for two members to attend she asked that the Board members look over the budget that she
had submitted to illustrate what cost that they would need to be reimbursed for.  

Mr. Willis moved to approve.

Ms. Murray seconded.

Vote 4.0

DISCUSSION AND DECISION REGARDING PAHRUMP TOURISM ADVISORY BOARD GRANT REQUEST FOR 22nd ANNUAL “BAKER—VEGAS” RELAY RACE HOSPITALITY BOOTH:

Mr. Bishop said that since this event was coming this event was going to  begin at 9:00 p. m. that the public should remember to take precautions on Highway 372.

Ms. Frilot said that she was here in behalf of the Pahrump Valley Chamber of Commerce who had been hosting the Hospitality Booth for the Relay Race for 20 years and she said that the booth was set up to recognize each team by calling out their name as they run though and that the booth was a gathering place for a lot of the support teams that follow the runners through the race which goes from 20 miles outside



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Baker into Las Vegas. She said that this was the 22nd race.  She said that they have been able to provide the fruit, water, cookies, coffee, hot chocolate, etc. through donations from various businesses.  She said that she had asked the Seniors Center what would be the cost the of the cookies this year.  She said that some of the money would be to reimburse the center for their cost to bake the cookies.

Mr. Willis moved to approve.

Mr. Murray seconded.

Vote 4.0

DISCUSSION AND DECISION PAHRUMP TOURISM ADVISORY BOARD GRANT REQUEST FOR THE PAHRUMP VALLEY HIGH SCHOOL MARCHING BAND IMPROVEMENT FUND:


Ms. Frilot said that 2-3 years ago that the Pahrump Valley of Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors had began a program to raise money for the Pahrump Valley High School band would be invited to participate in a New Years Day Parade and it was a vision of one of the directors that the band an excellent promoter of the Town of Pahrump. She said that they had tried several fund raising activities and raised a little over $3,500.00 and the Rotary had approached the Chamber and decided to give $3,500.00 to $4,000.00 and go national to ask for a match grant from the.  She said that they had went to the Pahrump Chairs and Advisory Board and requested






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that the board match $3,500.00 also.  She said that she had given the board a list of what the Band was intending to purchase with the money which was a total of $14,000.00.   

Mr. Willis motioned to approved.

Mr. Murray seconded.

Ms. Murray asked the band director what he thought the chances might be for the band to get into the competition.

The band director said that all the band needed to do was to show up and demonstrate their talent.

Ms. Murray said that she thought that she would like to set a goal for the board.

Vote carried, 4.0

Ms. Murray said that she would like to acknowledge the Tourism Advisory Board for their efforts for the work they had done on their work that they had done on their Grant Request Forms.

DISCUSSION AND DECISION REGARDING NEW SWIMMING POOL FOR PAHRUMP:

Ms. Murray said that the swimming pool request has also been taken to the Parks and recreation community and the Advisory board was working with the Building and Grounds Director and the groups were investigating the possibility of how it could be implement the offer that Ms. Devlin had made for the pool upgraded and to potentially be covered year around and made available for the schools and other




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activities and  that since she had not discussed the issue with Ms. Devlin and the Building and Grounds Director that the board didn’t have a decision to make right now and this was just an update on the information that Ms. Devlin had provided in the backup information that she wanted to be in consideration and there should be something more coming to the Board soon that would explain an actual plan that would state that we may be looking at more than one pool location.

There was no action to be taken.

Mr. Willis said that he agreed with Ms. Devlin and there was going to be a Budget Workshop and it was his desire to develop Squaw Valley and start to get a new park and another Community Center and it would complete the one that we were improving but in addition to it that it would be a great improvement to the community.  He said that he wanted to work on the issue during the workshop and budget for it.

Mr. Willis moved to approve.

Mr. Billman seconded.  

DISCUSSION AND DECISION REGARDING THE PAHRUMP FALL FESTIVAL RODEO CONTRACT AMENDMENT WITH BAR T RODEO COMPANY:

Mr. Maddox said that his group was on a three year contract with the Bar T Rodeo Company and they had done a great job for this time period but they had asked for $15,000.00 allowance because of the



                   
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increase cost of fuel to take care of their additional cost that was original contract which was signed on September 9, 2003.

Mr. Willis moved to approve.

Mr. Billman seconded.

Vote 4.0

Mr. Maddox said that he had been working about a week on sponsorships for the Festival and the group had raised just about as much as they had all of the last year and the community was very supportive of their efforts.

DISCUSSION AND DECISION REGARDING THE PAHRUMP FALL FESTIVAL PROMOTIONAL AGREEMENT WITH COYOTE COUNTRY RADIO 104.3:

Ms. Rockwood said that the radio station had given the Festival given them an promotional agreement that would provide a spot she said that they would do give-aways and in return they had asked $8,200.00 and some promotional packets that they would give away from the station
She said that she had gone to the Tourism Board and asked them to help out with $5,000.00 and the Executive Board had approved the additional $3,250.00 so she asked the Boards’ approved for the additional $3,250.00 And the other $5,000.00 was approved by the Tourism Board.

Mr. Rockwood said that there was a station located in Las Vegas that was also going to be advertising the event and they had also addressed





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K-nine and let them know that they wanted their participation as well and part of the grant would be to advertise for the Highway stations.

Mr. Bishop said that Coyote was the only Country station that he knew of that  hits Las Vegas and Pahrump.

Mr. Rockwood said that their area coverage was Utah, Arizona, California and Nevada and they had a wide spand and they were going to start advertising for their group as of Sept. 11, 2006 and start doing give-aways.

Vote 4.0

DISCUSSION AND DECISION REGARDING ENVIRONMENTAL AND TECHNICAL SERVICES AGREEMENT WITH MARY ELLEN C. GIAMPAOLI, ENVIRONMENTAL COMPLIANCE SPECIALIST:

Mr. Richards said that there was a service agreement with Ms. Giampaoli attached to the back up copy that identified four task with a budget and also for her professional service rates and they were all specified in the fee schedule.   He said that the most present concern was following up with the BLM and Last Chance Park application the grant application support for other applications that were for the Fair Grounds that we were attempting to follow up on that there was a Federal appropriation from 2005 that we had not received and we have asked for that also the Water Rights application not just this one but other ones as well and he said that if the Board remembered that we also had Water Rights application with the State that was sitting on the
State Engineer’s desk for some time and other Environmental and technical services as requested from time to time and we just have not had the time to follow up on these matters and we needed to have




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someone who had the expertise in these areas and dealing with these agencies to devote to follow up.  

Mr. Willis moved to approve.

Mr. Bishop asked if there was a qualification on the motion.

Mr. Willis said he did not see the qualification written to said “not to exceed”.

Mr. Murray said not to exceed $38,500.00 plus the biological and cultural survey.

Mr. Willis said not to exceed the $38,500.00 exclusive of biological and cultural research and survey.

Mr. Murray seconded.

Vote carried 4.0

Ms. Murray said that she thought that Ms. Giampaolis has been doing a good job for the Town and a lot of it has been work that we really appreciate and she was glad to see that we were having a detailed contract with her but she said that she had a small hesitation with the fact that the work was clearly outlined but her concern was that the request referenced in more than one place in the contract in any other work in any other direction etc.

Mr. Richards said that her services in three of the areas estimated as


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$1,000.00 and you have approved that budget not to exceed what ever that amount was so any thing that goes above that amount would have to come back before the Board for approval.

Vote carried 4.0

DISCUSSION AND DECISION REGARDING RESOLUTION 2006-06 REQUESTING THE DESIGNATION OF CERTAIN PROPERTIES FOR FUTURE COMMUNITY PURPOSES AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT:

Mr. Petell said that this item as shown in the backup showed that for the public’s information is approximately 3,400 acres in the south end and the idea was to add an equestrian park and a lite Business Industrial area and possibility Theme Park and any other suggestions that the Board or the community would like to present during the development process.  He stated that the backup said that this project was for any community purposes and Economic development and this was his reason for trying to accrue the lands for the Town’s and the Public’s use.

Mr. Willis motioned to approve.

Mr. Billman seconded.

Mr. Willis said that he wanted to commend Mr. Petell for all of the hard work he was doing on the matter and he was looking forward to the community, it is well needed and thank you for all of your hard work.

Vote 4.0




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Even though Mr. Billman stated that votes carried 4.0 I need to know if Mr. Bishop was actually present at this meeting??? And if not, the votes need to be corrected from 4.0 to 3.0.
 

 


Backup

There is no backup posted for this meeting.