Agendas & Minutes


October 9, 2007

PAHRUMP TOWN BOARD MEETING
BOB RUUD COMMUNITY CENTER
150 NORTH HIGHWAY 160
TUESDAY – 7:00 P.M.
October 9, 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.    Announcements and “Good News”.

6.    Discussion and decision regarding selection of Chief Tecopa Cemetery Veteran’s Memorial Advisory Board membership and appointment of a volunteer Curator. Town Board

7.    Discussion and decision regarding MOU with Pahrump Alliance for Valley Economic Development PAVED for economic development services. PAVED/Town Manager

8.    Discussion and decision regarding Service Agreement with WillDan to furnish plans, specifications, and bid package for Emergency Generator and associated wiring for the Fire Station and Community Center. WillDan/Town Manager

9.    Discussion and decision regarding Service Agreement with WillDan to furnish plans, specifications, and bid package for Pool Deck Replacement project. WillDan/Town Manager

10.    Discussion and decision regarding Service Agreement with WillDan to furnish plans, specifications, and bid package for Community Center Roof Replacement and Exterior Remodel project. WillDan/Town Manager

11.    Discussion and decision regarding

12.    Town Manager’s Report.

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

14.    Consent Agenda.

•    Action - approval of Town vouchers.
•    Action - approval of Town Board minutes for September 25, 2007.
•    Action - approval of Incorporation Advisory Board Bylaws.
•    Action - removal of Steven Lee and Mark Boyer from Arena Advisory Board and the appointment of Lloyd Peugh.
•    Action - accept resignation of Charlie Gronda and Margaret Long from Incorporation Advisory Board.
•    Action - accept resignation of Charlie Gronda from Public Lands Advisory Board and the appointment of Al Balloqui.

15.     Adjournment.  

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

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Minutes

  PAHRUMP TOWN BOARD MEETING
BOB RUUD COMMUNITY CENTER
October 9, 2007

MINUTES


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


Call to Order, Pledge of Allegiance, and Welcome.
    
    Chairperson Murray called the meeting to order at 7:00 PM.

Discussion and decision regarding agenda items.

    Items 8 and 11 were deleted.

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).

    Art Jones stated his dissatisfaction with discrimination in Pahrump.
    Butch Borasky reported on his trip to Washington D.C.
    Harley Kulkin thanked the Fall Festival committee for a great event.
 
Advisory Board Reports.

    Don Rust reported the Incorporation Advisory Board elected a new chairperson.
    Al Balloqui, Economic Development Coordinator, reported on Pahrump Arts and    Recreational Complex (PARC) project progress.

Announcements and “Good News”.

    None

Discussion and decision regarding selection of Chief Tecopa Cemetery Veteran’s Memorial Advisory Board membership and appointment of a volunteer Curator.

    Member Rust motioned for a seven (7) member Advisory Board with two (2)    alternates.  Member McDonald seconded.
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    Bill Garlough recommended 11 members.

    Motion passed 4/0.

    Member McDonald motioned to accept the names as read (James C. Scott,    Jose     Telles, Arthur D. Jones, Alan Bigelow, Dr. Elliott L. Brainard, Ken J.     Hoskins, Kenton J. Falerios; and alternates Harold Scalzo, Jr., and Cathy     Pennington) for membership on the Chief Tecopa Cemetery Veteran’s     Memorial Advisory Board.  Member Shupp seconded.  

    Art Jones requested introductions from the newly elected members and asked for    clarification of the name of the Advisory Board.  The members offered     introductions and Chairperson Murray stated the Board was Chief Tecopa     Cemetery Veteran’s Memorial Advisory Board.  

    Motion passed 4/0.

    Member Rust motioned J. Sophia Liakopoulos take the position of Curator    at Chief Tecopa Cemetery Veteran’s Memorial Museum.  Member Shupp     seconded.
    
    Bill Garlough, Art Jones, and Dave Stephens spoke in favor of the motion.     Harlod Scalzo, Janice Scalzo, Bill Dawson, George Gingel, Terry Choyce,     Denise Choyce, Dr. Elliot Brainard, Harley Kulkin, Jose Telles, Jean Mace, and     Vicky Parker     stated their dissatisfaction with the selection and requested a new     advertisement of the curator position.  

    Motion failed 2/2 (McDonald and Shupp opposed).

    Member Rust motioned to disregard the Curator position.  Member    McDonald seconded.  Motion passed 3/1 (Murray opposed).
       
Discussion and decision regarding MOU with Pahrump Alliance for Valley Economic Development PAVED for economic development services.

    The Town Manager stated the Memorandum of Understanding was prepared and    a legal opinion from the Town Attorney indicated the Town Board Chairperson     and the Town Manager should not participate as P.A.V.E.D. Board members.  He     recommended approval of an amended agreement eliminating the two positions.

    The following changes to the Memorandum of Understanding were agreed upon    by the Town Board:

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    Page 2, Paragraph 3 – (Beginning with “NOW, THEREFORE,”) the words    Economic Development Organization would replace Economic Development     Authority.
    
    Page 3, Section 2 – “P.A.V.E.D. is not an agent of the Town of Pahrump” would    replace “P.A.V.E.D. is not an agent of Nye County”

    Page 3, Section 2.1 – “P.A.V.E.D may receive” would replace “P.A.V.E.D. shall    receive”.
    
    Al Balloqui invited the Town Manager and Town Board Chairperson to act as    liaisons to the P.A.V.E.D. Board and announced the October 15, 2007 meeting at     7:15 PM.  The Town Manager agreed to provide a written legal opinion to     P.A.V.E.D. from the Town Attorney regarding the open meeting law.

    Member Rust motioned to approve the P.A.V.E.D. Memorandum of    Understanding as amended.  Member McDonald seconded.

    Dave Stevens questioned the effect of incorporation on P.A.V.E.D. 

    The Town Manager agreed to prepare a new Resolution.

    Motion passed 4/0.    

Discussion and decision regarding Service Agreement with WillDan to furnish plans, specifications, and bid package for Emergency Generator and associated wiring for the Fire Station and Community Center.

    Deleted

Discussion and decision regarding Service Agreement with WillDan to furnish plans, specifications, and bid package for Pool Deck Replacement project.

    The Town Manager recommended approval of the service agreement with    WillDan, with funding from Swimming Pool Special Revenue Fund.

    Member McDonald opposed the use of an engineer for several of the services    and requested use of a General Contractor.  Tom Buist, WillDan, offered     clarification of the WillDan     package for the Board members.

    Member Rust motioned to approve the service agreement with WillDan to    furnish plans, specifications, and bid package for pool deck replacement     project using funding from the Swimming Pool Special Revenue Fund not     
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    to exceed $20,476.00. Member Shupp seconded.  Motion passed 3/1    (McDonald opposed).

    
Discussion and decision regarding Service Agreement with WillDan to furnish plans, specifications, and bid package for Community Center Roof Replacement and Exterior Remodel project.

    The Town Manager stated WillDan’s costs are not to exceed $34,500.00 to    furnish plans, specifications, and bid package.  He added the bids will determine     the construction costs and     the project would be funded from Nye County’s PETT     contributions.  He recommended requesting a $300,000.00 contribution from Nye     County.

    The Town Attorney    recommended use of an engineer due to potential liability     issues. Tom Bruist, WillDan, reviewed the proposal.

    Member Rust motioned to approve the service agreement with WillDan to    furnish plans, specifications, and bid package for Community Center Roof     Replacement and Exterior Remodel project not to exceed $34,500.00     funded from the Nye PETT Funds.  Member Shupp seconded.   

    Dave Stevens supported Tom Bruist of WillDan.

    Motion passed 4/0.
 
Town Manager’s Report.

    Deleted

Future Meetings/Workshops: Date, Time and Location.

    Team Building with Town Board and Manager on November 3, 2007, 9:00 AM to    4:30 PM in the Town office facilitated by John Ford and Associates.

Consent Agenda.

•    Action - approval of Town vouchers.
•    Action - approval of Town Board minutes for September 25, 2007.
•    Action - approval of Incorporation Advisory Board Bylaws.
•    Action - removal of Steven Lee and Mark Boyer from Arena Advisory Board and the appointment of Lloyd Peugh.

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•    Action - accept resignation of Charlie Gronda and Margaret Long from Incorporation Advisory Board.
•    Action - accept resignation of Charlie Gronda from Public Lands Advisory Board and the appointment of Al Balloqui.

Member Rust motioned to approve the Consent Agenda items with the exception of the September 25, 2007 Town Board minutes.  Member Shupp seconded.  Motion passed 4/0.

Adjournment.  

    Chairperson Murray adjourned the meeting at 9:44 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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Backup

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