Lincoln County Commission Meeting
December 7, 2009
AGENDA FOR COMMISSIONERS MEETING
TO BE HELD DECEMBER 7, 2009
LINCOLN COUNTY COURTHOUSE
Note: Those items with a designated time will be heard at that time, or as soon thereafter as the Board can accommodate. All other items do not have a specific time and will be heard at the discretion of the Board. If you wish to speak on any item that is on the agenda, you must sign in with the Clerk at the meeting.
9:00 1 Call to order; Roll call; Invocation; Pledge of Allegiance.
2* Approve/Deny minutes of the November 12, November 16, and November 25, 2009 Commission meetings.
3* Approve/Deny Special Assessment for Pahranagat Lake and its tributaries in the amount of $12,692.08.
4* Approve/Deny Special Assessment for Ash Springs Irrigation Company in the amount of $20,844.40.
5* Approve/Deny Special Assessment for the Coyote Springs Valley Groundwater Basin in the amount of $3,750.00.
6* Approve/Deny Special Assessment on all taxable property situated within the confines of the Lake Valley Groundwater Basin for the Fiscal Year July 1, 2010 to June 30, 2011 in the amount of $9,977.49.
7* Approve/Deny Panaca Town Board hiring of Shelley Hunt as Street/Town Hall Maintenance as a
replacement for the vacated position.
8* Approve/Deny Contract extension for Resource Concepts, Inc. for the Lincoln County Open Space project.
9* Approve/Deny Change Order #3 in the amount of $44,280.68 for the Pioche Sewer Project funded by United States Department of Agriculture(USDA).
10* Approve/Deny Change Order #4 in the amount of a minus ($1,136.00) for the Pioche Sewer Project funded by USDA.
11* Approve/Deny Change Order #5 in the amount of $5,100.00 for the Pioche Sewer Project funded by USDA.
12* Approve/Deny Change Order #6 in the amount of a minus ($4,858.95) for the Pioche Sewer Project funded by USDA.
13* Approve/Deny Change Order #7 in the amount of a minus ($41,877.00) for the Pioche Sewer Project funded by USDA.
14* Approve/Deny Change Order #1 for the Lincoln County Fair and Rodeo Building in the sum of $2,850.00.
15* Approve/Deny Business Licenses with staff recommendations (an itemized list of business licenses is available for public review in the Building Department prior to the meeting).
16* Approve/Deny vouchers (an itemized list of bills is available for public review at the county Auditor’s office prior to the meeting). A report of Cash Balances with any concerns will be received from the County Auditor.
9:30 17 Board of Highway Commissioners: Under Separate Agenda.
18* Emergency Management
a) Discussion/Action: Information and Cost of purchasing a vehicle.
19* Discussion/Action: Budget and Cash Balance for Pioche Public Utilities.
20* Discussion/Action: Payment of Pioche Public Utilities Sewer Project Vouchers.
21* Discussion/Action regarding Amendment to the contract between Pioche Public Utilities and Leslie & Associates for the Sewer project. The amendment is for the additional sum of $53,432.00.
22 Officer/Department Head Reports: May include but not limited to, meetings attended, actions taken, contacts made, projects status, future needs arising since last meeting and other relevant information for the Commission.
23* Approve/Deny signing a 3 year lease agreement for Four(4) Ford Expeditions for use by the Sheriff’s Office. First payment is due upon signing.
24* Discussion/Action: Letter of approval from Department of Taxation concerning the purchase of Four(4) Ford Expedition vehicles in the amount of $115,000.00.
25* Discussion/Action: Approval for Senior Nutrition to hire a current volunteer worker as a part-time employee, filling a position left opening by a Meals on Wheels driver.
11:00 26* Discussion/Action: Introduction of an Ordinance for a Locksmith.
27* Discussion/Action: Replacement of Panaca Town Board Member.
28* Discussion/Action: Letter from Department of the Air Force “Notice of Proposal to Expand Hours Special Use Airspace”.
29* Discussion/Action: Renewal of Agreement with Charles P. Cockerill, Attorney at Law, who has provided labor relations consulting. With rates of $200.00 per hour, plus $75.00 an hour travel time.
1:00 30* Discussion: Presentation by Applied Analysis of an economic and fiscal impact analysis for a renewable energy facility proposed to be located within the Coyote Springs planning area.
1:00 31* Discussion/Action: An agreement to amend the Coyote Springs Development Agreement by allowing unlimited acreage for electric generation, station use, and publishing the Board’s intent to enter into an agreement to amend the Coyote Springs Development Agreement during the January 4, 2010 Board of County Commissioners meeting.
1:00 32* Discussion/Action: Introduction of a proposed ordinance to adopt an agreement between Lincoln County and Coyote Springs Investment LLC to amend the Coyote Springs Development Agreement, and set a public hearing date of January 4, 2010 for the proposed ordinance.
33 Presentation by Cody Tingey of the Nevada State Parks(NDSP) with information to the County about what was accomplished during the closure of the Beaver Dam for the decommissioning of the dam. The project was a Federal Emergency Management Agency funded project in conjunction with Nevada Department Of Wildlife and NDSP.
34* Discussion/Action: Permanent Closure of Edwards Street, between 4th and 3rd Street in Panaca. The School is anticipating building a Parking Lot for the new Gym/Auditorium and establishing a Bus Loading/Unloading Zone in this area.
35* Discussion/Action: Letter from Bureau of Land Management concerning a Right of Way for Southern Nevada Water Authority to construct two groundwater monitoring wells near Shoshone Ponds in Spring Valley, White Pine County.
36* Discussion/Action: Letter from Nevada Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Authority requesting development of a plan to retrofit public buildings, facilities and structures to otherwise use sources of renewable energy to serve those buildings, facilities and structures, pursuant to Senate Bill 358, Section 19.4.
37* Planning Department
a) Discussion/Action: Approval of GIS Services Contract with Gnomon Inc. of Carson City for continued GIS support, Database Development, Web Mapping Services for a previously approved amount of no greater than $25,000.
b) Discussion/Action: Use of Color Printer in Building Department.
38* Grants Department
a) Discussion/Action regarding invoice from Lincoln County Power District in the sum of $677.25 for the Bureau of Land Management cost overruns on the Alamo Transmission line Environmental Assessment. Funding source to be determined.
b) Discussion/Action regarding awarding to low bidder for the Pioche Upper Park project.
39* Building Department
a) Discussion/Action: Input concerning the Draft Special Event Policy and Permitting process.
b) Discussion/Action: Approval to renovate a portion of the upper level of the Lincoln County Road Dept. Barn on SR322 to accommodate the county sign-making equipment. The room would be approximately 12’x 12’. Funding source to be determined, not to exceed $3,500.00.
c) Approve/Deny contract for sign making room addition in the Lincoln County Road Dept. maintenance barn. Contract total to $3,050.00 with B.L. Construction, Inc. Funding source to be discussed.
40 Public Comment. (All public comment will be limited to five minutes per individual).
ITEMS TO BE PLACED ON THE AGENDA MUST BE TO THE COUNTY MANAGER'S OFFICE BY 2:00 PM, FIVE (5) WORKING DAYS PRIOR TO THE MEETING DATE. ALL BACKUP MATERIALS/INFORMATION MUST BE TO THE COUNTY MANAGER’S OFFICE BY 2:00 PM, FOUR (4) WORKING DAYS PRIOR TO THE MEETING DATE.
* DENOTES AN ACTION ITEM. COMMISSIONERS MAY TAKE A LUNCH BREAK. PERSONS WHO REQUIRE SPECIAL ACCOMMODATIONS OR ASSISTANCE AT THE MEETING SHOULD NOTIFY THE LINCOLN COUNTY CLERK AT (775) 962-5390 IN ADVANCE SO THAT ARRANGEMENTS MAY BE MADE. TDD RELAY SERVICE IS AVAILABLE BY CALLING 800-326-6888 OR 800-326-6868(RURAL NEVADA). LINCOLN COUNTY IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY PROVIDER.
AFFIDAVIT OF POSTING
STATE OF NEVADA )
COUNTY OF LINCOLN )
I, Denice Brown, Commissioners Assistant, Lincoln County, say that on __December 1, 2009_, a copy of this agenda was posted at the Lincoln County Courthouse in said Lincoln County, where the proceedings are pending.
COPIES WERE ALSO POSTED AT: Alamo Annex, Caliente City Hall, Panaca Post Office, & Pioche Post Office.