Agendas & Minutes


November 13, 2007

PAHRUMP TOWN BOARD MEETING
BOB RUUD COMMUNITY CENTER
150 NORTH HIGHWAY 160
TUESDAY – 7:00 P.M.
November 13, 2007

 


Agenda

Laurayne Murray, Chairwoman;

John McDonald, Vice Chairperson;          

Don Rust, Board Clerk;

Nicole Shupp;

Dan Sprouse

 

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.    Announcements and “Good News”.

6.    Discussion and decision regarding approval of a Multi-Year Fall Festival PRCA Rodeo Contract with the Bar T Rodeo Company, Inc. Fall Festival Rodeo Committee/Town Manager

7.    Discussion and decision requesting a proposal from ZAMBELLI FIREWORKS Internationale for a 4th of July Fire works display and matters properly related thereto. Town Manager

8.    Discussion and decision requesting a proposal to approve an MOU with the Department of the Air Force 98 Range Wing, Nellis Air Force Base, Nevada to conduct Urban Close Air Support (CAS) Training within the Town of Pahrump. Board Chairwoman

9.    Discussion and decision regarding Service Agreement with WillDan to furnish plans, specifications, and bid package for Petrack Park’s Fields A and B Lighting Project. WillDan/Town Manager

10.    Discussion and decision regarding Service Agreement with WillDan to furnish plans, specifications, and bid package for Petrack Park’s Field C Lighting Project. WillDan/Town Manager

11.    Discussion and decision regarding Service Agreement with WillDan to furnish plans, specifications, and bid package for Simkins Park Field Lighting Project. WillDan/Town Manager

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

13.    Consent Agenda.

•    Action - approval of Town vouchers.
•    Action - approval of Town Board minutes for October 23, 2007.

14.     Adjournment.  

A quorum of Nye County Board of Commissioners may be present at this meeting.

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Minutes


Laurayne Murray, Chairperson;
John McDonald, Vice Chairperson;            
Don Rust, Board Clerk;
Nicole Shupp;
Dan Sprouse

Call to Order, Pledge of Allegiance, and Welcome.

    Chairperson Murray called the meeting to order at 7:03 PM.

Discussion and decision regarding agenda items.     

    Chairperson Murray continued Item 6 to the December 11th meeting due to    incomplete back up material.

    Bill Maddox stated the first meeting in December would not be acceptable.

    Chairperson Murray continued Item 6 to January 8th, 2008.

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).

    Dave Stevens stated he received a reply from Governor Gibbons regarding the        Utilities Incorporated of Central Nevada rate increase.  He urged the public to     write the Governor regarding this matter.

    Jose Telles thanked Member Sprouse for his interest in a Veteran’s Memorial    Museum.

    Bob Irving questioned the continuance of Item 6.
    
Advisory Board Reports.

    Member Rust stated the Incorporation Advisory Board was gathering information    for a final report and intended to host public meetings in 2008.

    Chairperson Murray reported the Tourism Advisory Board was participating in the    Governor’s Conference on Tourism.

Announcements and “Good News”.

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    Marilyn Maddox stated she would email the rodeo package information.

    The Town Manager requested the Town Board break to review the PRCA    contract and proceed with the agenda item.

    Chairperson Murray agreed to break after completion of Items 5 and 8.

    Member Rust announced the POW WOW at Petrack Park the weekend of    November 16th.

    Chairperson Murray announced the second Town Board Meeting in November    was cancelled and announced a workshop on Home Foreclosures at the Public     Library hosted by Senator Harry Reid’s office.

Discussion and decision requesting a proposal to approve an MOU with the Department of the Air Force 98 Range Wing, Nellis Air Force Base, Nevada to conduct Urban Close Air Support (CAS) Training within the Town of Pahrump.

    Lieutenant Colonel Tim Strusz, 98th Air Squadron Commander from Nellis Air    Force Base, Major Bill Pugh, and Mike Estrada, Deputy Chief of Public Affairs     presented an operations video of the Nevada Test and Training Range.       Lieutenant Colonel Tim Strusz stated the mission request lasted approximately 3     days, November 27th – 29th, twice per day.  

    Member Sprouse motioned to approve the MOU with the Department of the    Air Force 98 Range Wing, Nellis Air force Base, Nevada to conduct Urban     Close Air Support Training within the Town of Pahrump.  Member Shupp     seconded.      Motion carried 5/0.

    The Board adjourned for a break at 7:34 PM.
    The Board reconvened at 7:50 PM.

Discussion and decision regarding approval of a Multi-Year Fall Festival PRCA Rodeo Contract with the Bar T Rodeo Company, Inc.

    Bill Maddox, Rodeo Committee Chairperson, stated the contract was similar to    previous agreements and included no price increase.

    Member Rust motioned to approve the Multi-Year Fall Festival PRCA Rodeo    Contract between the Unincorporated Town of Pahrump and the Bar T     Rodeo Company, Inc. for the amounts of: $29,350.00 for 2008, $30,100.00     for 2009, and $30,850.00 for 2010 with proceeds from the (Fall Festival)     rodeo.  Motion carried 5/0.
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Discussion and decision requesting a proposal from ZAMBELLI FIREWORKS Internationale for a 4th of July Fire works display and matters properly related thereto.

    The Town Manager recommended approval of the request for Zambelli to    provide the Town of Pahrump with a contract and added the amount and date     was to be determined by the Town Board.  He added previous budget amount     was $25,000.00.

    Member Rust and Member Shupp stated their date preference as July 4th.      Chairperson Murray questioned the cost of the show on the 4th of July versus the     5th of July.  

    John O’Brien, Zambelli Fireworks, stated he was unavailable July 4th.  He stated    he could host a July 5th show or possibly July 6th.  He added the Town of     Pahrump paid $25,000.00     for a $57,000.00 fireworks display in 2007.   

    Dave Stevens spoke in favor of a July 4th date.  Member Sprouse stated the    public comments he received included opposition to a Sunday night event.  Bob     Irving stated the Fall Festival Committee agreed to coordinate the Freedom     Festival.

    Member Sprouse motioned to request a proposal from Zambelli Fireworks for    July 5th at an expense not to exceed $25,000.00.  Motion died for lack of a     seconded.

    Member McDonald motioned to request a proposal from Zambelli Fireworks    Internationale for a 4th of July fireworks display on the 4th of July and     matters properly related thereto with a budget of $25,000.00 subject to     amendment upon receipt of the proposal.  Member Shupp seconded.

    Chairperson Murray and Member McDonald agreed a future agenda item should    include RFP’s for additional companies.

    Discussion and decision regarding Service Agreement with WillDan to furnish    plans, specifications, and bid package for Petrack Park’s Fields A and B Lighting     Project.

    The Town Manager recommended the Town Board approve the service    agreement with WillDan to furnish plans, specification, and bid package for     

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    Petrack Park’s Fields A and B Lighting Project with funding from the Town’s    General Fund Capital Fund at a cost not to exceed $29,625.00.

    Member McDonald opposed the use of an engineer for the project.  Member    Rust stated WillDan was hired to develop design specifications for the Town of     Pahrump.  

    Tom Buist, WillDan, emphasized the need for proper design, safe service, and    the ability to accommodate future growth.  Matt Luis, Buildings and Grounds     Manager, stated safety was a major concern and contractor’s require engineer     plans.   Dave Stevens and Arthur Jones spoke in favor of using an engineer.

    Member Rust motioned to approve a service agreement with WillDan to    furnish plans, specifications, and a bid package for Petrack Park’s Fields A     and B Lighting Project not to exceed $29,625.00 from General Fund Capital     Fund.  Member Shupp seconded.  Motion carried 4/1 (McDonald opposed).

Discussion and decision regarding Service Agreement with WillDan to furnish plans, specifications, and bid package for Petrack Park’s Field C Lighting Project.

    The Town Manager recommended the Town Board approve the service    agreement with WillDan to furnish plans, specifications, and bid package for     Petrack Park’s Field C Lighting Project to be funded from the General Fund     Capital Fund not to exceed $19,400.00.

    Member McDonald opposed the use of an engineer for the project. 

    Member Rust motioned to approve a service agreement with WillDan to    furnish plans, specifications, and a bid package for Petrack Park’s Field C     Lighting Project not to exceed $19,400.00 from General Fund Capital Fund.      Member Shupp seconded.  Motion carried 4/1 (McDonald opposed).

Discussion and decision regarding Service Agreement with WillDan to furnish plans, specifications, and bid package for Simkins Park Field Lighting Project.

    The Town Manager recommended the Town Board approve the service    agreement with WillDan to furnish plans, specifications, and bid package for     Simkins Park Field Lighting Project with potential funding from PETT funds     previously approved by the Nye Board of County Commissioners not to exceed     $28,800.00.  

    Matt Luis, Buildings and Grounds Manager, stated the project was important to    scheduled sports events.  Tom Buist, WillDan, added attention would be given to
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    the directional lighting design to reduce the impact to the residents near the park.     Jim Scott, Bob Irving, and George Gingell spoke in favor of engineered park     improvements.  

    Member Shupp motioned to accept the service agreement with WillDan to    furnish the plans, specifications, and bid package for Simkins Park Field     Lighting Project not to exceed $28,800.00 from PETT Funds.  Motion carried     4/1 (McDonald opposed).

Future Meetings/Workshops: Date, Time and Location.

Chairperson Murray recommended the Clerk prepare a letter to be sent to all advisory board chairpersons and secretaries to inform them of an advisory board day with the purpose of obtaining their reports and reviewing viability.  She scheduled the Advisory Board meeting for January 12, 2008 in the Annex.

Member Rust suggested January 26, 2008, 1:00 – 4:00 PM, in the Annex to review the Personnel Policy Manual.

Member Rust inquired about the status of the codification process.

Consent Agenda.

•    Action - approval of Town vouchers.
•    Action - approval of Town Board minutes for October 23, 2007.

    Member Shupp motioned to accept the Consent Agenda Items.  Member    McDonald seconded.  Motion carried 5/0.


 Adjournment.  

    Chairperson Murray adjourned the meeting at 9:12 PM.

    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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