Agendas & Minutes

March 8, 2011

TUESDAY – 7:00 P.M.
MARCH 08, 2011



1. Call to Order, Moment of Silence, and Pledge of Allegiance.

2. Discussion and Possible Decision regarding Moving the Order of or Deleting an Agenda Item(s). (Action Item)
3. Announcements (Non-Action Item)
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). (Non-Action Item)
5. Advisory Board Reports from Advisory Board Chairpersons and/or Town Board Liaisons on the Status of Advisory Boards. (Non-Action Item)
6. Town of Pahrump Economic Development Report. (Non-Action Item)
7. Presentation by Ms. Loretta Lindell, Pahrump Arts Council on the Keeper of Wheeler Well Project. (Non-Action Item)
8. Discussion on Inviting the Public to Submit e-mail addresses to the Town Board and Town Staff to Create an Agenda/Backup Distribution List. (Non-Action Item)
9. Discussion and Possible Decision on Approval of the new Town Attorney/Legal Services/Retainer Agreement which relates to Attending Town Board meetings, Reviewing Proposed Town Board agenda items and providing legal advice to the Town Board on matters relating to proposed Town Board agenda items. (Action Item)
10. Discussion and Possible Decision on Approval of the Town of Pahrump - Other Legal Services Agreement with Armstrong Teasdale, LLP that relates to advise the Town in Connection with certain matters, including but not limited to labor, and employment disputes, contract negotiations, water rights acquisitions, and intellectual property advice. (Action Item)
11. Discussion and Possible Decision to Amend Town Board Policy 2009 Section 7.1 to Require Town Board Members/Town Manager to Submit Proposed Agenda Items to the Town Attorney for Review No Later than 10 Working Days Prior to the Meeting. (Action Item)
12. Discussion and Possible Decision to Amend Paragraph 14 of the Job Description of the Town Manager to Add the Following Sentences: To save the Town money, the Town Manager's authority to determine appropriate staffing levels includes the authority to leave Town Board-funded positions permanently vacant and to set policies determining staffing levels in circumstances where Town employees are temporarily absent from their assigned shifts.  By determining how many positions to fund in the Town's budget, the Town Board is not deeming that a certain staffing level is appropriate.  Unless there is express Town Board action or a legal requirement to the contrary, it is within the Town Manager's discretion to determine the appropriate staffing level for all Town functions. (Action Item)
13. Discussion and Possible Decision to Create a Town of Pahrump Advisory Board for not more than six (06) months, with monthly updates to the Town Board, for the purpose of gathering information on relocating the northern boundary the Nye County. (Action Item)
14. Discussion and Possible Decision to Fund the Nuclear Waste and Environmental Advisory Board’s Annual Earth-Day Festival in an amount not to Exceed $2,000.00. (Action Item)
15. Discussion on a Plan of Action for the Town of Pahrump Business License Ordinance and Resolution. (Non-Action Item)
16. Discussion and Possible Decision Consent agenda items: (Action Item)
a. Action – Approval of Town Vouchers.
b. Action – Approval of Town Board Minutes for January 25, 2011 and February 08, 2011.
c. Action – Approval to accept Ms. Megan Hamrick to the Pahrump Youth Advisory Board.
17. Future Meetings/Workshops: Date, Time and Location (Non-Action Item)
a. ToP Budget Workshops – March 29th, 30th, & 31st, 2011 6:00 p.m. @ the Town Annex
18. Town Board Member’s Comments (Non-Action Item)
19. Town Manager’s Report. (Non-Action Item)
20. 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:



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