Agendas & Minutes


September 22, 2009

PAHRUMP TOWN BOARD MEETING
PAHRUMP TOWN ANNEX
270 NORTH HIGHWAY 160
TUESDAY – 7:00 P.M.
SEPTEMBER 22, 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.    Discussion and possible decision regarding Pahrump Tourism and Convention Council recommendation to grant Pahrump Valley Chamber of Commerce $2,370.00 to be used for a matching fund grant from NCOT for Woodall’s Magazine. (Action)

7.    Discussion and possible decision regarding Pahrump Tourism and Convention Council recommendation to grant Pahrump Valley Chamber of Commerce $4,100.00 to be used for a matching fund grant from NCOT for tri-fold brochures. (Action)

8.    Discussion and possible decision regarding Pahrump Tourism and Convention Council recommendation to grant Pahrump Valley Chamber of Commerce $3,850.00 to be used for a matching fund grant from NCOT for Highway Radio. (Action)

9.    Discussion and possible decision regarding Pahrump Tourism and Convention Council recommendation to grant Pahrump Valley Chamber of Commerce $2,550.00 to be used for a matching fund grant from NCOT for Nevada Magazine. (Action)

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

a.    Action – approval of Town vouchers
b.    Action – approval of Town Board meeting minutes of September 8, 2009

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

12.    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)

13.    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


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)
Mike Darby motioned to move Public Comments up before Item #3.  Frank Maurizio seconded the motion.

Vote passed 5 – 0.

Item #12 was heard at this time.

3.    Advisory Board Reports, from Advisory Board Chairpersons and/or Town Board Liaisons on the status of Advisory Boards. (Non-Action)
Bill Dolan reported that the Fall Festival is moving along very nicely.  There are rodeo and carnival tickets still available for sale.  Mr. Dolan added that where a loss was anticipated with vendors and parade they are doing well.  
Frank Maurizio asked why the booths cost so much.
Paula Glidden, Executive Chair, explained that it has been this way to defer costs and raise money for the parks and fairgrounds.

Alan Bigelow, Pahrump Veteran’s Memorial Advisory Board, reported that they recently held election of officers.  Engineering for columbarium will be coming forward. They will be in need of members as two members will be leaving at the end of the year.

4.    Town Manager Report. (Non-Action)
Town Manager was absent due to illness.

5.    Town Board Member’s Comments. (Non-Action)
Vicky Parker talked about the Census Complete Count Committee and the need for volunteers for Fall Festival and other events.

6.    Discussion and possible decision regarding Pahrump Tourism and Convention Council recommendation to grant Pahrump Valley Chamber of Commerce (PVCC) $2,370.00 to be used for a matching fund grant from NCOT for Woodall’s Magazine. (Action)
Paula Glidden noted that the next four items have been approved by the Tourism and Convention Council Advisory Board.
Vicky Parker thanked the PVCC who handled the grants for the Town.

Vicky Parker motioned to provide $2,370.00 as a matching fund grant from NCOT to be used to advertise in the RV Woodall’s Magazine.  Bill Dolan seconded the motion.

Vote passed 4 – 1.  Frank Maurizio voted nay.
 
7.    Discussion and possible decision regarding Pahrump Tourism and Convention Council recommendation to grant Pahrump Valley Chamber of Commerce $4,100.00 to be used for a matching fund grant from NCOT for tri-fold brochures. (Action)
Vicky Parker motioned to fund from the Tourism Room Tax fund, $4,100.00 to be used as a matching fund grant from NCOT for tri-fold brochures.  Bill Dolan seconded the motion.

Vote passed 4 – 1.  Frank Maurizio voted nay.

8.    Discussion and possible decision regarding Pahrump Tourism and Convention Council recommendation to grant Pahrump Valley Chamber of Commerce $3,850.00 to be used for a matching fund grant from NCOT for Highway Radio. (Action)
Vicky Parker noted that these advertisements are topical and current to whatever events are happening.

Vicky Parker motioned that from Tourism funds the Town fund $3,850.00 to be used as a matching fund grant from NCOT for Highway Radio advertising.  Bill Dolan seconded the motion.

Vote passed 4 – 1.  Frank Maurizio voted nay.

9.    Discussion and possible decision regarding Pahrump Tourism and Convention Council recommendation to grant Pahrump Valley Chamber of Commerce $2,550.00 to be used for a matching fund grant from NCOT for Nevada Magazine. (Action)
Bill Dolan thanked the PTCC for their work.  Vicky Parker agreed.

Vicky Parker motioned that from Tourism funds that the Town grants the PVCC $2,550.00 to be used as a matching fund grant from NCOT for ads in the Nevada Magazine.  Bill Dolan seconded the motion.

Comments were heard from Butch Harper, Harold Grimaud, Art Jones, Alan Bigelow, Paula Glidden, Bob Irving, and Karen Jackson.

Vote passed 4 – 1.  Frank Maurizio voted nay.

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

a.    Action – approval of Town vouchers
b.    Action – approval of Town Board meeting minutes of September 8, 2009

Bill Dolan motioned to accept Item #10 a and b.  Vicky Parker seconded the motion.

Vote passed 5 – 0.

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

12.    Public Comment.

Butch Harper thanked some people and citizens of Pahrump that donated to his patch project.  Mr. Harper also committed to donate $100 to the Boys and Girls Club and issued a challenge to match.
Dr. Tom Waters reported on his Prostate Cancer Support Group that meets the fourth Thursday of the month at the Library from 4-5:30 pm.  He announced he will have a guest speaker at his next meeting.
Gerard Grant commented on a movement against the Last Chance Park.  They would like to see it moved to the north of the proposed area.
Bruce Calley commented on the Tourism Council’s branding contest.  He is disputing the deadline date of the contest.  If not resolved it will have to go to litigation, Mr. Calley stated.  Paula Glidden commented on the comments made by Mr. Calley.  She explained why the contest was extended.
Michael Sullivan explained that the change was because the Town Board had not yet approved the contest.
Dan Rodriguez announced that he is now the Executive Director of the Chamber of Commerce.  He also commented on the upcoming Rotary $10,000 event.
Al Balloqui commented regarding the Nevada Center for Public Policy Dialogue being the first in the State of Nevada.  This gives the public an opportunity to discuss concerns in the community in an open forum.

13.    Adjournment.
Meeting adjourned at approximately 7:32 p.m.

Respectfully submitted,

Vicky Parker, Clerk
Pahrump Town Board

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