BOS Meeting Agenda – 02/06/2018

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Supervisor Joe Shirley, Jr.
Board Member
District I
Supervisor Alton Joe Shepherd
Board Chairman
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 DISTIRCT AND
THE APACHE COUNTY LIBRARY DISTICT
February 6, 2018
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 DISTICT
HELD IN CONJUNCTION WITH THE
BOARD OF SUPERVISORS MEETING
February 6, 2018

1. Following a public hearing, discussion and possible approval of a twenty-five dollar ($25.00) processing fee for collecting lab specimens for shipment to CDD laboratory in San Antonio, Texas.

2. Discussion and possible approval of a second Medico-Legal Death Investigator position (range 44) and fill the position.

NOTICE OF PUBLIC MEETING AND AGENDA OF THE
APACHE COUNTY LIBRARY DISTRICT
HELD IN CONJUNCTION WITH THE
BOARD OF SUPERVISORS MEETING
February 6, 2018

1. Discussion and possible approval of the completed Strategic Plan for the Greer Memorial Library.

2. Discussion and possible approval of community representatives, proposed budget, and Strategic Planning Process for the Concho Public Library.

NOTICE OF PUBLIC MEETING AND AGENDA OF
THE APACHE COUNTY BOARD OF SUPERVISORS
February 6, 2018

1. Sheriff’s Office: Graham County Sheriff Allred would like to thank Sheriff Dedman and the Apache County Sheriff’s Office for their assistance in moving inmates to Graham County’s new jail facility.

2. Superior Court: Troy Czarnyszka has been appointed Court Administrator to replace Sueanne Czarnyszka who was transferred to the Probation Department. Request approval of the salary for Mr. Czarnyszka of sixty-one thousand, one hundred seventy-five dollars and .20 cents ($61,175.20). The Court Administrator duties will be added to his current duties as Chief of Security and will result in a cost savings of thirty-nine thousand, eight hundred eighty-six dollars ($39,886).

3. 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.

County Manager/Clerk of the Board:

*A. Request approval of demands as distributed to the Apache County Board of Supervisors between January 3, 2018 and February 6, 2018. 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 the minutes dated December 19, 2017 and January 3, 2018.

Personnel Items:

*C. Superior Court: Pursuant to HB2695, Section 143 (Judicial Salary Increase), the Superior Court requests approval for the 1.5% salary increase for Superior Court Judge Pro Tempore C. Allan Perkins.

*D. Probation Services: Discussion and possible approval to change the current Field Supervisor position (range 45) to a Probation Officer III position (range 45). This will result in no change to the budget.

4. Election Department: Discussion and possible approval of the recommendation of the Republican Party County Chairman, Thomas Samoff, determine vacancies exist in the office of precinct committeemen and appoint the following: for the Concho Precinct: Jim Zawacki, Connie Zawacki and Traci Howard. For the Spingerville Precinct Earl Cochran.

5. Election Department: Discussion and possible approval of a “Call for Election” on November 6, 2018 for Ganado Fire District due to districts inability to operate and take legal action due to not having a functional board and discussion and possible action regarding the appointment of interim Fire District Board members or an administrator pursuant to §A.R.S. 48-803(B)

6. School Superintendent: Discussion and possible approval to create a new position of Consortium Director (range70) and promote Alex Madrid to fill the position. This promotion is to fill the vacancy created with the retirement of the previous director and will result in a savings of thirty-two thousand, four hundred fifty-two dollars and 25 cents ($32,452.25). The funding is from the Consortium and will not negatively impact Apache County.

7. Treasurer’s Office: Discussion and possible approval to extend the County’s banking services agreement for a period of one year based on mutual consent from both parties pursuant to §ARS 35-325.

8. Probation Services; Discussion and possible authorization to pay Sueanne Czarynszka mid-point of salary range 44, forty-six thousand, nine hundred eighty-seven dollars ($46.987.00)
due to her experience and qualifications for this position.

9. Probation Services: Discussion and possible approval to change the current Detention Sergeant position (range 43) to a Legacy Teen Center Manager (range 44). 56 % of this position is funded by the Administrative Office of the Courts (AOC). The additional funding will be handled within the current budget.

10. District II: Discussion and possible approval of a resolution and approval of a lease to Apache County District II for 4.36 acres and right of reasonable ingress and egress, subject to any prior valid, existing right-of-way to construct, operate and maintain Apache County operations including administrative office and maintenance buildings in the Ganado Chapter vicinity, Navajo Nation (Apache County) Arizona.

11. District II: As part of the District II reorganization, discussion and possible approval to re-classify Lester Yazzie from an Equipment Mechanic III (range 38) to a Shop Foreman (range 38) at forty-two thousand, six hundred eighty-eight dollars and 80 cents ($42,688.80) and combine two (2) part time Custodian/Groundkeeper positions to one full-time Custodian/Groundkeeper position (range 24).

12. District III: Discussion regarding the request for a Call of Election for the White Mountain Communities Special Health Care District on May 15, 2018.

13. District III: Discussion and possible approval of the Nutrioso Community Center Use Agreement.

14. District III: Discussion and possible approval to hire a Hazardous Fuels Mitigation Manager (range 40).

15. Clerk of the Board: Discussion and possible approval of a resolution delegating the Clerk of the Board, the approval to sign Special Event Liquor Licenses and Temporary Premises Extension/Patio Permit applications.

16. County Manager: Discussion and possible approval of a resolution appointing trustees to serve on the Arizona Local Government Employee Benefit Trust (AZLGEBT).

17. County Manager: Discussion and possible action regarding a schedule for the Apache County 2018-2019 budget.

18. Human Resources Department: Discussion and possible action regarding the progress of County Manager application screening process, interview scheduling, making offers based on interview results, possible contract negotiation parameters, and any other matters necessary to complete the hiring process for the County Manager position.

19. County Attorney: Discussion and possible approval of Arizona Department of Public Safety (DPS) Victims of Crime Act (VOCA) DPS Grant Agreement No. 2018-224, in the amount of two hundred ninety-nine thousand, four hundred sixty-four dollars ($299,464.00) with a cash match of seventy-four thousand, eight hundred sixty-six dollars ($74,866.00).

20. County Attorney’s Office: Discussion and possible approval of the election for the Arizona Attorney General’s Office to represent Apache County in tax litigation versus Transwestern Pipeline, LLC, a centrally assessed property for the 2018 tax year. The Attorney General’s Office already represents Apache County in related ongoing litigation for tax years 2016 and 2017.

21. County Attorney’s Office: Following a possible executive session for legal advice pursuant to A.R.S. §38-431.03(A)(3) and or consultation with the Board’s legal counsel regarding contemplated litigation pursuant to A.R.S. §38-431.03 (A)(4), discussion and possible action relating to the hiring of outside legal counsel and litigation involving the opioid crisis’ effect on Apache County.

22. Notification of the following meetings where two or more members of the Apache County Board of Supervisors may be in attendance.

• Eastern Arizona Counties Association on February 14, 2018 at 3:00 p.m. at the County Supervisors Association (CSA) building, 1905 W. Washington Street in Phoenix.

• Small Counties Forum meeting on February 14, 2018 at 5:30 p.m. at the CSA building, 1905 West Washington Street in Phoenix.

• County Supervisors Association meeting on February 15, 2018 at the CSA building, 1905 W. Washington Street, in Phoenix at 10:00 a.m.

23.  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.

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 _____.

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Ryan Patterson
Interim Clerk of the Board

 

BOS Additional Information – 02/06/2018