Agendas & Minutes


November 10, 2009

PAHRUMP TOWN BOARD MEETING
BOB RUUD COMMUNITY CENTER
150 NORTH HIGHWAY 160
TUESDAY – 7:00 P.M.
NOVEMBER 10, 2009

 


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

4.    Town Manager Report. (Non-Action)

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

6.    Presentation of check to Nathan Adelson for Tuff Enough to Wear Pink donation from the Fall Festival Rodeo Committee. (Action)

7.    Presentation by Wesley Cronin regarding ICE Med Files. (Non-Action)

8.    Presentation and discussion only by Granicus, Inc. pertaining to recording of, and streaming live video of the Town Board meetings, plus agenda/document integration and Management, voting system and mobile encoder.  (Non-Action)

9.    Discussion and possible decision on selecting a location from three (3) options submitted from the Last Chance Design Workshop for the building of Phase I of the Last Chance Park Project. (Action)

10.    Discussion and possible decision regarding Bid #2009-05 – Website development and maintenance. (Action)

11.    Discussion and possible decision regarding variance of having to go to Pahrump Tourism and Convention Council (PTCC), asked for but was refused special meeting, requesting $6,000 from the State Cultural Room Tax to cover hard costs. (Action)

12.    Discussion and possible decision of appointing two (2) Town Board members by the Vice-Chairman as the review committee for reviewing and signing of Town vouchers pursuant to Section 6.3.3 of the Town Board Policy 2009. (Action)

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

a.    Action – approval of Town vouchers
b.    Action – approval of Town Board meeting minutes of October 27, 2009

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

15.    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)

16.    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, CHAMBER OF COMMERCE

 


Minutes


PRESENT:                            ABSENT:
    Town Board:
        Nicole Shupp            Frank Maurizio
        Bill Dolan
        Vicky Parker
        Mike Darby
    Staff:    Bill Kohbarger
        Michael Sullivan
        Al Balloqui

1.    Call to Order and Pledge of Allegiance.
Chairman Nicole Shupp 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)
No changes were made.

3.    Advisory Board Reports, from Advisory Board Chairpersons and/or Town Board Liaisons on the status of Advisory Boards. (Non-Action)
Mike Darby reported that the Nuclear Waste and Environmental Advisory Board have set a date for the 2010 Earth Day for April 17.
Bill Dolan reported that the Pahrump Veteran’s Memorial Advisory Board will meet on November 19.

4.    Town Manager Report. (Non-Action)
No report.

5.    Town Board Member’s Comments. (Non-Action)
Vicky Parker commented that the Town is not compliant with ADA access for hearing impaired.  Mrs. Parker asked staff to look into getting a system for the Town Office with training.

6.    Presentation of check to Nathan Adelson for Tuff Enough to Wear Pink donation from the Fall Festival Rodeo Committee. (Action)
The Board presented a check to the Fall Festival Rodeo Committee Chairman, Don Hothem, which will be presented to Nathan Adelson Hospice from the Tough Enough to Wear Pink event.

7.    Presentation by Wesley Cronin regarding ICE Med Files. (Non-Action)
J. Wesley Cronin spoke about the possibility of bringing this company to Pahrump and presented information about plans for the company, a medical records retention system.

Comments and/or questions were made by Art Jones, Fred Holm, Dave Stevens, Linn Jones, Sean Brooks and Harley Kulkin.

8.    Presentation and discussion only by Granicus, Inc., pertaining to recording of, and streaming live video of the Town Board meetings, plus agenda/document integration and Management, voting system and mobile encoder.  (Non-Action)
P. J. Schneider provided a power point presentation as stated in the agenda item and explained the advantages of steaming live video of meetings with documentation integration.  He also talked about a voting system available to the Board to record votes. Mr. Schneider also explained ecomments for public input.  

Bill Dolan asked about the cost.  Mr. Schneider stated the cost for the basic solution described for webcasting and the minutes tool would be approximately $24,000 and approximately $2,100 per month.  This can be scaled down to just what is needed.  

Brian Schumake, Donna Cox, Harley Kulkin, Dave Stevens, Vern Van Winkle, Nancy Lord, Fred Holm, Harold Grimmaud and Sam Jones asked questions or commented.

9.    Discussion and possible decision on selecting a location from three (3) options submitted from the Last Chance Design Workshop for the building of Phase I of the Last Chance Park Project. (Action)
Nicole Shupp and Vicky Parker thanked staff for making the tour of the project possible.

Bill Dolan motioned to accept Option #1 (Bannavitch and Bell Vista) for the first phase.  Vicky Parker seconded the motion.

Harley Kulkin commented.

Vicky Parker addressed the spending of funds for this project and where the money would come from.  Bill Kohbarger noted that the money is from impact fees collected solely for the purpose of providing parks.  Mrs. Parker asked if impact fees can be diverted to another purpose.  Mr. Kohbarger replied the funds cannot be diverted to anything else and must be used for parks.

Harold Grimmaud, Donna Cox, Fred Holm, George Gingell, Karen Jackson, Dave Stevens, Sam Jones, Donald Cox and Nancy Lord commented workshops, regarding water, location, etc.

Vote passed 3 – 1.  Mike Darby voted nay.


10.    Discussion and possible decision regarding Bid #2009-05 – Website development and maintenance. (Action)
Mike Darby motioned to postpone at this time pending a response from Great Basin College to requests he has sent out.  No second; motion died.

Vicky Parker in favor of local option and was impressed with the design of Brian K Designs

Vicky Parker motioned to consider Brian K. Schumake (Brian K Designs).  No second; motion died.  

Vicky Parker asked Brian Schumake about his videos and his web design that was submitted.  Mr. Schumake said he does web video and web audio along with photography.  He also noted that the video is designed for common resolution.

Bill Dolan motioned to accept Vision Internet with the maintenance fee correction as provided in the backup.  No second; motioned died.

A consensus of the Board was to table this item at this time.

11.    Discussion and possible decision regarding variance of having to go to Pahrump Tourism and Convention Council (PTCC), asked for but was refused special meeting, requesting $6,000 from the State Cultural Room Tax to cover hard costs. (Action)
Nicole Shupp asked Paula Elefante why she waited to present this request to the Town.  Mrs. Elefante responded that personal situations caused the delay and explained that a special meeting was declined by the PTCC.  Mrs. Shupp asked about last year’s audit.  Paula Elefante explained that there has not been an audit for last year at this time as they do not have the money for an audit, review or compilation.  There was a discussion concerning the PTCC rules, transparency of spending funds and a request for a variance.  Bill Dolan was disappointed that Mrs. Elefante waited so long to make her request. Paul Glidden asked if the agenda item was legal the way it was written.  Rick Campbell said it was confusing but okay as written.  There was much discussion with Board members, PTCC members and Paula Elefante.

Mike Darby motioned to grant the variance for the request for $6,000.  No second; motion died.

Nicole Shupp urged Paula Elefante to contact the PTCC to get on their agenda.

12.    Discussion and possible decision of appointing two (2) Town Board members by the Vice-Chairman as the review committee for reviewing and signing of Town vouchers pursuant to Section 6.3.3 of the Town Board Policy 2009. (Action)
Bill Dolan motioned to appoint him and Vicky Parker to review voucher documents for November, December 2009 and January 2010.  Vicky Parker seconded the motion.

Vote passed 4 – 0.

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

a.    Action – approval of Town vouchers
b.    Action – approval of Town Board meeting minutes of October 27, 2009

Bill Dolan motioned to approve the consent agenda items a and b.  Vicky Parker seconded the motion.

Vote passed 4 – 0.

14.    Future Meetings/Workshops: Date, Time and Location. (Action)
None scheduled at this time.

15.    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)
Harley Kulkin commented about public comment being heard after a motion is made and a lack of leadership.
Henry Amaya, Vice President of the Pow Wow was disgusted with the Board.
Butch Harper spoke about the patch project and read letters he has received thanking the Town.
Dee Painter invited citizens to attend the Pow Wow and the Walk for Diabetes Awareness at the Pow Wow November 21 at 8 am.  There will be a trail ride from the Stagestop to the Arena meeting the walkers.
Sam Jones agreed with Mr. Kulkin and noted that rules are made to be broken.  Mr. Jones felt the Board was punishing the Pow Wow for their mistake.
Bob Irving commended Mike Darby for going to the college for the website.
Donna Cox also commented on the Pow Wow situation.
Kathy Benoit said she was confused about the repayment of Tourism grants and for money for new start up events.
Paula Elefante thanked the audience for their support of the Pow Wow.

16.    Adjournment.
Meeting adjourned at approximately 9:10 p.m.

Respectfully submitted,

Vicky Parker, Clerk


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