Agendas & Minutes


September 12, 2006

PAHRUMP TOWN BOARD MEETING
BOB RUUD COMMUNITY CENTER
150 NORTH HIGHWAY 160
TUESDAY – 7:00 P.M.
September 12, 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.    Advisory Board reports

5.    Discussion and decision regarding Resolution 2006-25 adopting the Town slogan “Heart of the New Old West”. Michael Miraglia

6.    Discussion and decision regarding Tourism Advisory Board grant for the Pahrump Arts Council Film Festival. Town Manager

7.    First reading of PTO #54 regarding English Language requirement. Michael Miraglia

8.    First reading of PTO # 55 regarding nuisance noise. Michael Miraglia

9.    First reading of PTO #56 regarding hazardous structure abatement. Fire Chief/Town Manager

10.    First reading of PTO #58 establishing a Town of Pahrump law enforcement department. Richard Billman

11.    Discussion and decision regarding replacement of the Town Office phone system. Town Manager

12.    Discussion and decision regarding authorization to request proposals for a needs assessment for the Pahrump Valley Fire Rescue Service. Town Manager

13.    Discussion and decision regarding disposition of sewer and water facilities appraisal service proposals. Town Manager

14.    Discussion and decision regarding Resolution 2006-22 amending the Town Manager’s employment agreement. Board Chairperson

15.    Town Manager’s report

16.     Consent Agenda Items

A.    Action - approval of Town vouchers.
B.    Action - approval of Town Board minutes of August 22, 2006.
C.    Action - approval of Town Board minutes of August 26, 2006
D.    Action - approval of 72 Hour Permits and Special Event Permits for
VFW, Blue Horizon Investments, Power Desert Rodeo Company, PV Chamber of Commerce, Pahrump Fall Festival Rodeo Committee.

17.    Discussion and decision regarding closed session to discuss back pay issues for PVFRS personnel, and pending litigation.

18.    Closed session to discuss back pay issues for PVFRS personnel, and pending litigation.  

19.    Discussion and decision regarding back pay issues for PVFRS personnel, and pending litigation.  

20.     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

 


Minutes

PRESENT                            ABSENT
Richard Billman
Laurayne Murray
Ron Johnson
Michael Miraglia
Paul Willis


CALL TO ORDER, PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE, AND WELCOME:

DISCUSSION AND DECISION REGARDING AGENDA ITEMS:

Items 7,10,17,18, and 19 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) (2) (3):

No public comments given.

ADVISORY BOARD REPORTS:
No Advisory Board reports.

DISCUSSION AND DECISION REGARDING RESOLUTION 2006-2 ADOPTING THE TOWN SLOGAN “HEART OF THE NEW OLD WEST”:



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Concerned citizen said the slogan was very fitting and she was in favor of the Resolution.

Mr. Miraglia made motion to approve.
Mr. Billman seconded to approve.
Vote 5.0

DISCUSSION AND DECISION REGARDING TOURISM ADVISORY BOARD GRANT FOR THE PAHRUMP ARTS COUNCIL FILM FESTIVAL:

Town Manager made request to approve the grant and he said the grant would be funded from the State Tourism Room Tax money and this was separate from the Town’s Tourism Room Tax fund.

Mr. Johnson made motion to approve.
Mr. Miraglia seconded.
Vote 5.0

FIRST READING OF PTO #55 REGARDING NUISANCE NOISE:

Mr. Willis read the PTO # 55 regarding the Nuisance Noise.
No Vote.

FIRST READING OF PTO #56 REGARDING HAZARDOUS STRUCTURE ABATEMENT:

Mr. Willis read the PTO # 56 regarding the Hazardous Structure abatement.
No Vote.




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DISCUSSION AND DECISION REGARDING REPLACEMENT OF THE TOWN OFFICE PHONE SYSTEM:

Town Manager said the phone system was now over ten (10) years old and starting to break down.

Shawna Coldren said the phone system was compatible with the Town Office’s current AT&T/SBC provider and was capable of handling the current work load and as well as future communication needs.

Mr. Willis made motion to approve.
Seconded by Ms. Murray to approve Com/Tel Communication’s quote of $6,806.29 to replace the Town Office phones and system.
Vote 5.0

DISCUSSION AND DECISION REGARDING AUTHORIZATION TO REQUEST PROPOSALS  FOR A NEEDS ASSESSMENT FOR THE PAHRUMP VALLEY FIRE RESCUE SERVICE:

The Town Manager said this Plan is necessary to guide the development of the PVFRS according to the growth of the community and it extends to the entirety of the Pahrump Valley’s 380 square miles.   He said the firm selected would provide all services necessary to produce a PVFRS Master Development Plan within (10) years.

He said anyone that was interested in submitting their proposal could attend a conference on October 2, 2006 and the proposal included a list of contacts.  He said the RFP included the rating system for evaluation of the proposals and he invited the Board to submit any modifications to the proposal.


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George Gingell did not agree with the plan for the assessment and he said there was too much time spent on the studies and the money should be given to the Fire Department for their needs.

Mr. Johnson said this was and important issue considering the growth on the Town and this was more than a study.  He said this was to provide objective information for the Board and the community.  

Mr. Johnson made motion to approve.
Seconded by Mr. Willis.
Vote 5.0

DISCUSSION AND DECISION REGARDING DISPOSITION OF SEWER AND WATER FACILITIES APPRAISAL SERVICE PROPOSALS:

Ms. Murray motioned to accept the selection of Sunrise Engineering, Wood Rodgers, and WillDan to interview for the sewer and water facilities appraisal project.
Mr. Billman seconded.
Vote 5.0

DISCUSSION AND DECISION REGARDING RESOLUTION
2006-22 AMENDING THE TOWN MANAGER’S EMPLOYMENT AGREEMENT:


Mr. Willis made motion to approve.
Mr. Billman seconded.
Vote4.1





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TOWN MANAGER’S REPORT:

Town Manager gave his report.

CONSENT AGENDA ITEMS:

Mr. Willis motioned to approve agenda items A through D.
Mr. Billman seconded to approve the Consent Agenda.
Vote 5.0

Adjourned:

Respectfully Submitted,


Town Board Clerk

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Backup

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