BOS Action Agenda – 11/07/2017

 

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Supervisor Joe Shirley, Jr.
Board Chairman
District I
Supervisor Alton Joe Shepherd
Board Member
District II
Supervisor Doyel Shamley
Board Vice Chairman
District III

NOTICE OF PUBLIC MEETING AND AGENDA OF
THE APACHE COUNTY BOARD OF SUPERVISORS,
THE APACHE COUNTY PUBLIC HEALTH SERVICES DISTRICT
AND THE APACHE COUNTY LIBRARY DISTRICT
November 7, 2017
Board of Supervisors’ Hearing Room, First Floor
75 West Cleveland Street
St. Johns, Arizona
8:30 a.m. MST

Invocation by Invitation.
Pledge of Allegiance.

NOTICE OF PUBLIC MEETING AND AGENDA OF THE
APACHE COUNTY PUBLIC HEALTH SERVICES DISTRICT
HELD IN CONJUNCTION WITH THE
BOARD OF SUPERVISORS’ MEETING
November 7, 2017

1. Discussion and possible renewal of the contract with Jourdan Brown, RN to provide clinical services as a subcontractor. This has been budgeted in FY 2017/2018 budget.  APPROVAL

NOTICE OF PUBLIC MEETING AND AGENDA OF THE
APACHE COUNTY LIBRARY DISTRICT
HELD IN CONJUNCTION WITH THE
BOARD OF SUPERVISORS’ MEETING
November 7, 2017

1. Discussion and possible approval to close District libraries on Friday, November 24, 2017 and Saturday November 25, 2017 due to low demand for library services on this holiday weekend.   APPROVAL

NOTICE OF PUBLIC MEETING AND AGENDA OF
THE APACHE COUNTY BOARD OF SUPERVISORS
November 7, 2017

1. County Manager: Discussion and possible approval of CONSENT ITEMS: All items indicated by an asterisk (*) will be handled by a single vote as part of the consent agenda, unless a Board Member or the County Manager objects at the time the agenda item is called. APPROVAL A-D

County Manager/Clerk of the Board:

*A. Request approval of demands as distributed to the Apache County Board of Supervisors between October 17, 2017 to November 7, 2017. Demands are payments made, or to be made, by the County. Specific details of the demands may be requested through the County public record request process.

*B. Request approval of minutes dated October 3, 2017, October 10, 2017 and October 17, 2017.

Treasurer’s Office:

*C. Request approval of a “Certificate of Removal” and Abatement of Taxes” pursuant to ARS 42-18351 (1). Total taxes to be abated: three hundred-eleven dollars and 76 cents ($311.76): total interest to be abated eighty-eight dollars and 07 cents ($88.07); total fees to be abated: zero, for a total of three hundred ninety-nine dollars and 83 cents ($399.83). The list of parcels to be abated is available on the county website or in the County Managers Office.

Community Development:

*D. Request approval of a Conditional Use Permit allowing Verizon Wireless to place a 125’ rusticated monopole wireless communications tower within a 30’ x 30’ compound on a 120-acre parcel near highway 180/191. Property is located on private land south of Springerville, Arizona on Picnic Creek Road, parcel 104-26-003C. The Planning and Zoning Commission unanimously approved the Conditional Use Permit on October 5, 2017.

2. Michael Latham, Presiding Superior Court Judge and Doyel Shamley, District III Supervisor: Discussion and possible approval for the purchase of property located at 351 N. Butler Street, Eagar, Arizona, parcel 104-11-026A in the amount of seventy-three thousand dollars ($73,000). The property is the future site of the proposed Legacy Teen Center in Round Valley.   APPROVAL

3. Apache County Schools Business Consortium: Discussion and possible approval to enter into a three-year agreement for professional services with Infinity Communications and Consulting. This agreement is for Category One E-rate consulting services and all costs are paid by the Apache County Schools Business Consortium.  APPROVAL

4. Malena Bazurto, Economic Development, District III: Presentation and updates on Community Development Block Grant projects and Hazardous Fuels Reduction projects in the County.  NO ACTION NEEDED

5. Engineering Department: Discussion and possible approval to purchase parcel 104-26-002E located south of the Round Valley Road Yard. The property will be used to store road material, probation equipment and firewood. This property will replace the current state land lease. Purchase price is eighty-one thousand, five hundred ten dollars. ($81,510.00). APPROVAL

6. Engineering Department: Discussion and possible approval of the Affidavit of Non-Collusion and Navajo Nation Debarment & Suspension form for the Apache County IGA with Navajo Nation Division of Transportation regarding the N-203 & Kin Dah Lichi’i Olta’ School road project, a partnership between the Navajo Division of Transportation (NDOT) and Apache County District II for school bus route improvement (the IGA was approved by the Board of Supervisors on October 10, 2017).   APPROVAL

7. Engineering Department/District III: Discussion and possible approval of proposed reorganization of District III and Engineering Department as follows: Eliminate the District III Road Manager position (range 62) and replace with a Field Operations Manager (range 50); Engineering Department will eliminate the County Surveyor position (range 62) and create a Senior Project Engineer (range 62). There will be no salary increases and will result in a net savings of twenty-four thousand three hundred ninety-seven dollars ($24,397).  APPROVAL

8. Doyel Shamley, District III: Update on Concord Blue Energy regarding woody-biomass facility and construction in Apache County. NO ACTION NEEDED

9. Notification of meetings where two or more members of the Apache County Board of Supervisors may be in attendance:  NO ACTION NEED

The Arizona Counties Association (AACo) Annual Conference November 14-17, 2017 at the Crowne Plaza Resort, 1 North San Marcos Place, Chandler, Arizona.

Eastern Arizona Counties meeting on November 15, 2017 at 3:00 p.m. at the County Supervisors Association, 1905 W. Washington Street in Phoenix.

The Small Counties Forum meeting on November 15, 2017 at 5:30 p.m. at the County Supervisors Association building, 1905 W. Washington Street, Phoenix.

The County Supervisors Association meeting on November 16, 2017 at 10:00 a.m. at the County Supervisors Association building, 1905 W. Washington Street in Phoenix.

10. Call to the Public: Individuals may address the Board on any relevant issue for an amount of time determined by the Chairman. At the close of the call to the public, Board members may not respond to any comments but may respond to criticism, ask staff to review a matter, or ask that a matter be placed on a future agenda.  NO ACTION

11. Work Session to discuss the following issues: 2017 Salary Study, personnel and policy issues, lobbyist services, county manager duties and recruitment process, sponsorship of County legislative bills, Emergency Management services, Apache County goals and strategic planning, update on Veteran Affairs, update on firewood cutting and splitting equipment, and Apache County economic development. Work session will be held immediately following the Board meeting in the County Manager’s Conference Room, 2nd Floor, 75 W. Cleveland Street, in St. Johns, Arizona where two or more members of the Apache County Board of Supervisors may be in attendance.  NO ACTION

Pursuant to the Americans with Disabilities Act, the Apache County Board of Supervisors endeavors to ensure the accessibility of its meetings to all persons with disabilities. If you need an accommodation for a meeting, please contact the Clerk of the Board’s office at (928)337-7503, TDD (928)-337-4402 at least 48 hours prior to the meeting (not including weekends or holidays) so that an accommodation can be arranged. One or more members of the Board of Supervisors may participate telephonically or through video communication.

Posted _________________at _________a.m. p.m. by _____.

_______________________
Clerk of the Board

BOS Additional Information – 11/07/2017

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