Council Holds Regular Session Tuesday

COUNTY News:
 
Los Alamos County Council meets at 6 p.m. Tuesday, June 12, in Council Chambers in the Municipal Building at 1000 Central Ave.
 
Agenda:
 
1. OPENING/ROLL CALL
 
2. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE
 
3. PUBLIC COMMENT
 
4. APPROVAL OF AGENDA
 
5. PRESENTATIONS, PROCLAMATIONS AND RECOGNITIONS
A. Proclamation Declaring Extreme Fire Conditions Exist in Los Alamos County and Imposing Restrictions on the Use of Fireworks Presenters: Troy Hughes, Fire Chief
B. Recognition of 2018 Recycler of the Year Presenters: Philo Shelton, Public Works Director
 
6. PUBLIC COMMENT FOR ITEMS ON CONSENT AGENDA
 
7. CONSENT AGENDA 
A. Collection Agreement Between The Incorporated County Of Los Alamos And The Vendor Awarded The Ambulance Billing Contract. Not To Exceed The Amount of $420,000 For The Collection Of EMS Ambulance Services  For The Period Of Four (4) Years With Option For Three (3) Consecutive Renewals. Presenters: Troy Hughes, Fire Chief
B.  Award of Bid No. 18-042 in the Amount of $886,805.00 plus Applicable Gross Receipts Tax to Star Paving Company for Construction of the North Mesa Phase 2 Improvements Project and Establish a Project Budget in the Amount of $1,115,000 for Roadway Improvements. Presenters: Philo Shelton, Public Works Director and Eric Martinez, County Engineer
C. Amendment 3 for Contract for General Services, Agreement No. AGR 15-4178 with Los Alamos Commerce and Development Corporation in the Amount of $112,476.00, plus Applicable Gross Receipts Tax, for the Purpose of Visitor Center Operation and Management Presenters: Linda Matteson, Assistant to the County Manager
D. Incorporated County of Los Alamos Resolution No. 18-13 Endorsing the North Central Regional Transit District’s (NCRTD) FY2019 Budget Proposal, Approval of the FY2019 Los Alamos County Regional Transit Plan and Directing Staff to Submit the FY2019 Los Alamos County Regional Transit Plan to the North Central Regional Transit District Board of Directors for Consideration and Approval. Presenters: Philo Shelton, Public Works Director and Jon Bulthuis, Deputy Public Works Director
E. Incorporated County of Los Alamos Resolution No. 18-12 to authorize the application to Federal Transit Administration (FTA) for a Bus and Bus Facilities 5339(b) Discretionary Program 2018 Funding Opportunity for the 2018 Federal Fiscal Year; committing to the local match in the amount of $ 371,874; $185,937 for the 2019 Fiscal Year and $185,937 for the 2020 Fiscal year toward the estimated grant amount of $1,859,370, to fund the capital needs of the system. Presenters: Philo Shelton, Public Works Director and Jon Bulthuis, Deputy Public Works Director
F. Incorporated County Of Los Alamos Resolution No. 376-08; A Resolution Authorizing The County To Submit An Application To The Department Of Finance And Administration, Local Government Division To Participate In The Juvenile Adjudication Program. Presenters: Alan Kirk
G. Incorporated County of Los Alamos Resolution No. 18-10: A Resolution Removing Uncollectible Utility Accounts from the Incorporated County of Los Alamos’ Accounts Receivable List for Fiscal Year 1999 Through Fiscal Year 2013 Presenters: Bob Westervelt, Deputy Utilities Manager
H. County Council Minutes for May 15, 2018 and County Council Minutes for May 22, 2018 Presenters: Naomi Maestas A – County Council Minutes for May 15, 2018 B – County Council Minutes for May 22, 2018
I. Board/Commission Re-Appointment(s) – Environmental Sustainability Board A – Environmental Sustainbility Board Member Roster B – Application Packet for Susan Barns C – Application Packet for Lisa Bakosi D – Interview Panel Recommendation 
J. Grant and Vacation of Utility Easement Within Tract G-A, of Tract G, a subdivision of Eastern Area No. 3 Presenters: James Alarid, Deputy Utilities Manager – Engineering
 
8. PUBLIC HEARING(S)
A. Incorporated County Of Los Alamos Code Ordinance No. 02-283, An Ordinance Amending Chapter 8, Article III Of The Los Alamos County Code Of Ordinances To Clarify Membership Eligibility And Duties And Responsibilities Assigned To The Historic Preservation Advisory Board. Presenters: Paul Andrus
 
9. BUSINESS
A. Approval of Services Agreement AGR18-39 with FBT Architects in the Amount of $459,315.00 and a contingency in the amount of $50,000, for a total of $509,315.00, plus Applicable Gross Receipts Tax, for the Purpose of Designing the Kiddie Pool Addition to the Los Alamos County Aquatics Center. Presenters: Philo Shelton, Public Works Director and Eric Martinez, County Engineer
B. Certification of the Canvassing Committee Results of the 2018 Primary Election. Presenters: County Council – Regular Session
 
10. COUNCIL BUSINESS
A. Appointments
1) Presentation, Discussion and Possible Action relating to the Investigation by the Adams+Crow Law Firm into allegations of improprieties involving the Regional Coalition of LANL Communities’ Travel Expenditures and Related Issues Including Los Alamos County’s Role in Reviewing and Disclosing Such Issues. Presenters: County Council
A. Letter to Council re Status of Independent Investigation
B. Board, Commission and Committee Liaison Reports
C. County Manager’s Report
D. Council Chair Report
E. General Council Business
1) Review of Unmanned Aerial Systems (aka Drones) Policies Presenters: Julie Habiger, Public Information Officer
F. Approval of Councilor Expenses
G. Preview of Upcoming Agenda Items

 
11. COUNCILOR COMMENTS
 
12. PUBLIC COMMENT
 
13. ADJOURNMENT
 
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