Agendas & Minutes


September 25, 2007

PAHRUMP TOWN BOARD MEETING
BOB RUUD COMMUNITY CENTER
150 NORTH HIGHWAY 160
TUESDAY – 7:00 P.M.
September 25, 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 clarification and re-advertising of notice to establish a Chief Tecopa Cemetery Veteran’s Memorial Advisory Board to include all residents as potential members. Town Manager

7.    Discussion and decision regarding Independent Accountant’s Report of Pahrump Valley Disposal’s compliance audit for 2004-06. Auditor/Town Manager

8.    Discussion and decision regarding reduction in Community Pool user fees to $.50 for 2008 season. Pool Manager/Town Manager

9.    Discussion and decision regarding various 2007 Fall Festival Service Agreements. Fall Festival/Town Manager

10.    Discussion and decision regarding Amendment #3 Service Agreement with
Aries Consultants, Ltd., for preparation of the Environmental Assessment at the New Pahrump Valley Airport. Airport Planner/Town Manager

11.    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

12.    Discussion and decision regarding Service Agreement with Leisure and Recreation Concepts, Inc., to prepare a master plan for the Pahrump Arts and Recreation Complex. ED Coordinator/Town Manager

13.    Town Manager’s Report.

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

15.    Consent Agenda.

•    Action - approval of Town vouchers.
•    Action - approval of Town Board minutes for September 11, 2007.
•    Action - approval of Ambulance Billing “Write Offs” for August 2007 in the amount of $112,640.00.
•    Action - approval of 72 hour permit for Our Lady of the Valley 2008 fish fry dinners at the Parish Hall on Gamebird Road.  

16.     Adjournment.  

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

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Minutes


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

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.
    
    None

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).
    
    Commissioner Borasky urged the Town Board to send a letter to Nevada    Department of Transportation (NDOT) regarding traffic lights.

    Phil Huff invited everyone to attend the Wild West Extravaganza, September 28    – 30th.

Advisory Board Reports.

    Member Rust reported the Incorporation Advisory Board had established by-    laws.

    Member McDonald reported the Fairgrounds Advisory Board was cancelled due    to lack of a quorum.

Announcements and “Good News”.

Pahrump Town Board Meeting        
September 24, 2007
    
    Member Rust reported on the “Anti-Bullying” campaign underway at Rosemary    Clark Middle School.

    Chairperson Murray announced the Fall Festival, October 4-7, 2007.

Discussion and decision regarding clarification and re-advertising of notice to establish a Chief Tecopa Cemetery Veteran’s Memorial Advisory Board to include all residents as potential members.

    The Town Manager stated the notice to establish a Veteran’s Memorial Advisory    Board was advertised incorrectly.  

    Dr. Elliot Brainard, Jose Tellas, Marshall Benson, Harley Kulkin, Janice Kelso,    Bill Garlough, and Chet Sterling spoke in favor of an Advisory Board comprised     of Veterans.

    Member Rust stated all residents were eligible and the selection process rested    with the Town Board.  

    Member McDonald motioned to approve re-advertising of the notice to    establish a Chief Tecopa Veteran’s Memorial Advisory Board to include all     residents as potential members.  Member Rust seconded. Motion carried 4/0.

Discussion and decision regarding Independent Accountant’s Report of Pahrump Valley Disposal’s compliance audit for 2004-06.

    Daniel McArthur, Independent Auditor, stated, under the Town’s direction, he    examined the franchise fees paid by Pahrump Valley Disposal (PVD) to the Town     from January 2004 to December 2006.  He added it was his opinion that PVD     paid the correct amount of franchise fees and nothing materially incorrect was     found.  Mr. McArthur stated he examined the books and records of PVD to     ensure the fees were based upon gross fees collected by PVD.  

    Member Sprouse motioned to accept the Independent Accountant’s report of    Pahrump Valley Disposal’s compliance audit for 2004-06 as presented by Mr.     McArthur. Member Rust seconded. Motion carried 4/0.
    
Discussion and decision regarding reduction in Community Pool user fees to $.50 for 2008 season.

    The Town Manager stated the pool is funded by the tax district; the purpose was    to allow public access and recommended consideration of a reduction in the pool     
Pahrump Town Board Meeting        
September 24, 2007
    
    user fees to .50 cents for the 2008 season.  The Town Manager added the pool    decking project was scheduled for completion before Memorial Day of 2008.

    Member Rust motioned to approve the fee reduction to .50 cents for all persons    for the 2008 season and to be reconsidered after that season.  Member Sprouse     seconded.  Motion Carried 4/0.

Discussion and decision regarding various 2007 Fall Festival Service Agreements.

    The Town Manager stated six service agreements, Coyote Country Radio, Joe’s    Sanitation, Pahrump Sanitation, Pahrump Senior Center, Pahrump Valley     Disposal and Strong Arm Security, required Town Board approval.  Bob Irving     confirmed Coyote Country Radio advertising began last week and announced a     meet and greet with Darryl Worley at Wulfy’s on Wednesday, October 3rd.

    Member Rust motioned to approve 2007 Fall Festival service agreements as    proposed with funding from Fall Festival proceeds and includes the Pahrump     Senior Center, not to exceed $2,450.00.  Member McDonald seconded.  Motion     carried 4/0.

Discussion and decision regarding Amendment #3 Service Agreement with Aries Consultants, Ltd., for preparation of the Environmental Assessment at the New Pahrump Valley Airport.

    The Town Manager stated the Town received notice of a Federal Aviation    Administration (FAA) Planning Grant in the amount of $475,000.00 to complete     an environmental assessment for the proposed airport. He recommended     approval of Amendment #3 with Aries Consultants, for preparation of the     Environmental assessment at the Pahrump Valley Airport with funding from the     FAA grant.

    Member McDonald requested a clarification of the amendment.  Aries    representative, Ms. Freddie Comperchio provided a background of events.  

    Member Rust motioned to approve Amendment #3 service agreement with Aries    Consultants, Ltd., for preparation of the environmental assessment at the New     Pahrump Valley Airport not to exceed $475,000.00 made available by the FAA in     a planning grant.  Member Sprouse seconded.  Motion carried 3/1 (McDonald     opposed).



Pahrump Town Board Meeting        
September 24, 2007

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.

    The Town Manager stated the service agreement from WillDan was to furnish    plans, specifications, and a bid package for emergency generator capacity and     associated wiring for the fire station and the community center with funding from     the general fund capital fund.

    Member McDonald requested a bid process.  The Town Manager stated the    Town had a general services agreement with WillDan to avoid previously     unsuccessful bid processes.  Phil Huff suggested involving Valley Electric     Association.

    Following considerable discussion from the Town Board, Member Rust motioned    to motioned to table item #11 pending further clarification of the costs.  Member     Sprouse seconded.  Motion carried 3/1 (Member McDonald opposed).  
    
Discussion and decision regarding Service Agreement with Leisure and Recreation Concepts, Inc., to prepare a master plan for the Pahrump Arts and Recreation Complex.

    The Town Manager recommended approval of the service agreement with    Leisure and Recreation Concepts, Inc. to prepare a master plan for the Pahrump     Arts and Recreation Complex with funding from the fairgrounds room tax fund.      Al Balloqui, Economic Development Coordinator, reviewed the contract and     potential travel expenses.

    Member Rust motioned to approve the service agreement with Leisure and    Recreation Concepts, Inc. to prepare a master plan for the Pahrump Arts and     Recreation Complex with funding not to exceed $8,000.00 from the fairgrounds     room tax fund.  Member Sprouse seconded.  Motion carried 4/0.
    
Town Manager’s Report.

    The Town Manager delivered his report.

Future Meetings/Workshops: Date, Time and Location.

    None

Consent Agenda.

Pahrump Town Board Meeting        
September 24, 2007

•    Action - approval of Town vouchers.
•    Action - approval of Town Board minutes for September 11, 2007.
•    Action - approval of Ambulance Billing “Write Offs” for August 2007 in the amount of $112,640.00.
•    Action - approval of 72 hour permit for Our Lady of the Valley 2008 fish fry dinners at the Parish Hall on Gamebird Road.  

    Member Rust motioned to accept the Consent Agenda items.  Member    McDonald seconded. Motion carried 4/0.

Adjournment.  

    Chairperson Murray adjourned the meeting at 8:52 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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