Los Alamos County Council Meets March 20

COUNTY News:
 
The Los Alamos County Council will hold a regular meeting at 6 p.m. Tuesday, March 20 in Council Chambers in the Municipal Building at 1000 Central Ave.
 
The meeting is open to the public.
 
Agenda:
 
1. OPENING/ROLL CALL
 
2. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE
 
3. PUBLIC COMMENT
 
4. APPROVAL OF AGENDA
 
5. PRESENTATIONS, PROCLAMATIONS AND RECOGNITIONS
A. Briefing to Council by County Lobbyist Scott Scanland Providing an Overview of the 2018 Legislative Session. Presenters: Scott Scanland
B. Presentation of 2018 Ballfield Assessment at Overlook Park and North Mesa Sports Complex Presenters: Brian Brogan and Stephanie Nakhleh
 
6. PUBLIC COMMENT FOR ITEMS ON CONSENT AGENDA
 
7. CONSENT AGENDA
A. Incorporated County of Los Alamos Resolution No. 18-05. a Resolution for Support of Fiber Connection Line Through National Forest Property Presenters: Joanie Ahlers, Economic Development Administrator
B. Approval of Revisions to the following Personnel Rules:
1. Rule 309 – Re-employment   2. Rule 311.2 – Non-Exempt Employees Overtime Compensation   3. Rule 312 – Exempt Employees Overtime Compensation  4. Rule 315 – Night Differential Pay   5. Rule 703 –  Annual Leave   6. Rule 709 – Sick Leave Accruals Presenters: Denise Cassel 
C. Approval of Easement No. M18NA70208 Granted by the Department of Energy National Nuclear Security Administration to the Incorporated County of Los Alamos for the Purpose of the Canyon Rim Trail Phase 3 Project. Presenters: Philo Shelton, Public Works Director 
D. Approval of Easement No. M18NA70207 Granted by the Department of Energy National Nuclear Security Administration to the Incorporated County of Los Alamos for the Purpose of a Bus Stop on East Jemez Road. Presenters: Philo Shelton, Public Works Director
E.  Annual Road Mileage Certification for the New Mexico Department of Transportation. Presenters: Philo Shelton, Public Works Director
F. Approval to purchase Fire Mobile Data Terminals and associated mounting and peripheral equipment in the amount of $283,266. Presenters: Troy Hughes, Fire Chief
G. Vacation of Easement Lot 149A, North Community No. 1 Presenters: James Alarid, Deputy Utilities Manager – Engineering
H. Consideration of Budget Revision 2018-13 Fire Marshal Grant Presenters: Karen Kendall, Budget and Performance Manager and Helen Perraglio, Chief Financial Officer
I. County Council Minutes for February 13, 2018, and February 27, 2018 Presenters: Naomi Maestas
J. Approval to allow the County to submit a grant application to the New Mexico Environment Department (NMED) Solid Waste Bureau for FY19 Recycling and Illegal Dumping (RAID) grant program for an estimated total amount of $276,488.00 to fund roll carts for the yard trimming curbside collection program and recycle roll carts. Presenters: Philo Shelton, Public Works Director and Angelica Gurule, Environmental Manager
K. Approval to Submit a Letter of Intent to the New Mexico Department of Transportation in Support of the 20th Street Signalization Project for Funding Assistance through the Municipal Arterial Program (MAP) in the Amount of $400,000. Presenters: Philo Shelton, Public Works Director
8. INTRODUCTION OF ORDINANCE(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 A
9. PUBLIC HEARING(S)
A. Incorporated County of Los Alamos Ordinance No. 675 An Ordinance Adopting An Economic Development Project For Public Support From The State of New Mexico For The Benefit Of UbiQD, Inc. A New Mexico Corporation Presenters: Joanie Ahlers, Economic Development Administrator
10. BUSINESS
A. Three Recommendations from the Art in Public Places Board: 1) Acceptance of a Cash Donation from Charles Bowman  to Purchase a Kinetic Wind Sculpture in Honor of His Late Wife, Nona Bowman and Approval of Project Budget; 2) Disposal of Artwork from the Public Collection; 3)  Acceptance of an Artwork Donation from Valentina Devine Presenters: Arts in Public Places Advisory Board A – APPB Recommendations to Council  B. Mirador (A-19) Proposed Public Improvement District Presenters: Paul Andrus
 
11. COUNCIL BUSINESS
 
A. Appointments
1) Board/Commission Appointment(s) – Parks & Recreation Board Presenters: Christopher Wilson, Parks, Recreation and Open Space Division Manager
B. Board, Commission and Committee Liaison Reports
C. County Manager’s Report 1) 10497-18 County Manager’s Report for March 2018
Presenters: Harry Burgess, County Manager A – County Manager’s Update.pdfAttachments:
D. Council Chair Report
E. General Council Business
F. Approval of Councilor Expenses
G. Preview of Upcoming Agenda Items
 
12. COUNCILOR COMMENTS
 
13. PUBLIC COMMENT
 
14. 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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