County Council Meets In White Rock Tonight

COUNTY News:
 
Los Alamos County Council will hold its regular meeting at 6 p.m. today, May 22, in the White Rock Fire Station.
 
The meeting is open to the public.
 
Agenda:
1. OPENING/ROLL CALL
 
2. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE
 
3. PUBLIC COMMENT This section of the agenda is reserved for comments from the public on items that are not otherwise included in this agenda.
 
4. APPROVAL OF AGENDA
 
5. PRESENTATIONS, PROCLAMATIONS AND RECOGNITIONS
  • A. Proclamation declaring the Second Week of June Each Year as “Annual LGBTQ+ Pride Week” in Los Alamos County (accepted by Tina De Yoe) Presenters: County Council
  • B. Proclamation declaring Saturday, May 26th, 2018 as “Poppy Day” in Los Alamos County (accepted by Marie Todd, American Legion Auxiliary) Presenters: County Council
6. PUBLIC COMMENT FOR ITEMS ON CONSENT AGENDA
 
7. CONSENT AGENDA The following items are presented for Council approval under a single motion unless any item is withdrawn by a Councilor for further Council consideration in the agenda section entitled “Business.” May 22, 2018 
A. Approval of Amended Travel Policy to be effective July 1, 2018. Presenters: Helen Perraglio, Chief Financial Officer
B. Recommendation from the Art in Public Places Board for an Expenditure of Art in Public Places Funds in an Amount not Exceed $1,500 to Repair and Improve the Appearance of the Sculpture Base for the Oppenheimer and Groves Historic Sculptures Presenters: Arts in Public Places Advisory Board
C.Contract for General Services, Agreement No. AGR18-30b with NFP Retirement, Inc., for Incorporated County of Los Alamos, New Mexico Pension Plan and Trust, Investment Advisory Services. Presenters: Kat Brophy, Benefits & Pension Manager and Harry Burgess, County Manager
D.  Appointment of Canvassing Committee for the 2018 Primary Election. Presenters: County Council 
E. Approval of Amendment No. 1 to Services Agreement No. AGR 15-4103 with Public Trust Advisors in the Amount of $88,500.00 for Revised Total Agreement Amount of $206,500, plus Applicable Gross Receipts Tax for the Purpose of Providing Investment Management and Advisory Services to the Incorporated County of Los Alamos’ Investment Portfolio, for an extended three year term. Presenters: Helen Perraglio, Chief Financial Officer
F. Recommendations and Possible Action Regarding Los Alamos County’s Participation in the San Juan Generating Station Post 2022 Presenters: Steve Cummins, Deputy Utilities Manager 
G. Approval of Authorized Signers for County Bank and Investment Accounts. Presenters: Helen Perraglio, Chief Financial Officer
H. Consideration of Budget Revision No. 2018-14 for Otowi Well No. 2 Presenters: Karen Kendall, Budget and Performance Manager and James Alarid, Deputy Utilities Manager 
I. Compensation & Classification Plan. Presenters: Denise Cassel, Human Resources Manager
J. Contract for General Services, Agreement No. AGR18-30a with Alliance Benefit Group Southwest, LLC, for Incorporated County of Los Alamos, New Mexico Pension Plan and Trust, Trustee and Recordkeeping Services. Presenters: Kat Brophy, Benefits & Pension Manager and Harry Burgess, County Manager
 
8. BUSINESS
          A.  Discussion of Emergency Evacuation Plans Presenters: County Council
B. Award of Bid No. 18-34R to Mick Rich Contractors, Inc. for the Mesa Public Library HVAC and Lighting Improvements Project, Establish a Project Budget, and Approve Related Budget Revision 2018-15. Presenters: Philo Shelton, Public Works Director
 
9. COUNCIL BUSINESS
         A. Appointments
1) Board/Commission Appointment(s) – Board of Public Utilities. Presenters: County Council
2) Board/Commission Appointment(s) – Personnel Board Presenters: Denise Cassel, Human Resources Manager
B. Board, Commission and Committee Liaison Reports
C. County Manager’s Report
           1) County Manager’s Report for April & May  2018 Presenters: Harry Burgess, County Manager
D. Council Chair Report
E. General Council Business
F. Approval of Councilor Expenses
G. Preview of Upcoming Agenda Items

 
10. COUNCILOR COMMENTS
 
11. PUBLIC COMMENT
 
12. ADJOURNMENT
Individuals with a disability who are in need of a reader, amplifier, qualified sign language interpreter, or any other form of auxiliary aid or service to attend or participate in the hearing or meeting, should contact the County Human Resources Division at 505.662.8040 at least one week prior to the meeting or as soon as possible. Public documents, including the agenda and minutes can be provided in various accessible formats. Contact the personnel in the Office of the County Manager at 505.663.1750, if a summary or other type of accessible format is needed.
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