BOS Meeting Agenda – 01/19/2016

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Joe Shirley, Jr.
Chairman
District I
Tom M. White, Jr.
Vice Chairman
District II
Barry Weller
Member
District III

NOTICE OF PUBLIC MEETING AND AGENDA OF
THE APACHE COUNTY BOARD OF SUPERVISORS AND  
THE APACHE COUNTY LIBRARY DISTRICT   
January 19, 2016    
Board of Supervisors’ Hearing Room, First Floor
75 West Cleveland Street
St. Johns, Arizona
8:30 a.m. MST

Pledge of Allegiance.    
Invocation by Invitation

NOTICE OF PUBLIC MEETING AND AGENDA OF THE
APACHE COUNTY LIBRARY DISTRICT  
HELD IN CONJUNCTION WITH THE
BOARD OF SUPERVISORS MEETING
January 19, 2016

1.  Discussion and possible approval to accept State Grant-In-Aid in the amount of $25,000. This is an ongoing grant from the Arizona State Library.

NOTICE OF PUBLIC MEETING AND AGENDA OF
THE APACHE COUNTY BOARD OF SUPERVISORS,
January 19, 2016

1.  Dan Bevier and Jason Baran, Salt River Project: Update on recent Environmental Protection Agency requirements for Coronado Generating Station and other plant issues.

2.  Community Development: Following a public hearing, discussion and possible approval the changes to Article 23 Medical Marijuana.

3.  Community Development: Following a public hearing, discussion and possible approval of a Reversion to Acreage to allow Jesse Brazel and Ed Coleman to amend the plat map for Gobbler Peak Estates; dissolving Lot 1 and divide its area between Lot 2 and 17 and creating a lot combination and reconfiguration of lot 2 and 17. Property is located near Nutrioso, parcels 101-69-002 and 101-69-017.  The Planning and Zoning Commission voted unanimous approval.

4.  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 5, 2016 to January 19, 2016. 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 January 5, 2016 and January 7, 2016.

*C. Request appointment of Diana Morgan as Apache County’s representative on the Development Authority Council for Real Arizona.

Personnel Items:

*D.  Human Resources: Request approval to modify the position of Crusher Operator II from a pay range 29 to a pay range 26 on Human Resources Table 3. Also, request authorization to amend the Crusher Operator II job description to reflect the requirement of an Arizona Drivers License (Class D) only.

*E. District I: Request approval to convert the currently vacant Road Worker II position (range 26) to a Road Worker III (range 34) and to fill the vacancy with David Curley at a salary of $34,104.

Engineering Department:

*F. Request ratification of the purchase of three (3) Caterpillar Truck Tractors through the National Intergovernmental Purchasing Alliance at a cost not to exceed $310,500 plus tax, utilizing District II and District III HURF.

*G. Request authorization to solicit bids for the demolition of the District I Chinle buildings to include the old justice of the peace building and the former administration building.

5.  County Attorney’s Office: Discussion and possible approval of the conversion of a vacant Attorney II position to an Attorney III position, and to hire Joshua T. Covey to fill such position at a salary of $89,732 and to pay relocation costs pursuant to H.R. Policy 1.7.  Mr. Covey has over ten years of experience in both criminal law and civil representation. This action will not create an additional attorney position, but is necessary to fill the position of an attorney leaving the office.

6.  Human Resources: Discussion and possible modification of the Human Resources Policy Manual, Section 4.92, Hearing Officer Appointment Procedure. The modification will allow for the appointment of certain judicially trained Apache County employees to act as hearing officers in employment disciplinary appeals.

7.  Human Resources: Discussion and possible authorization to appoint Judge Pro-Tem Allen Perkins to act as an employment hearing officer under section 4.92 of the Human Resources Policy Manual.

8.  Human Resources: Discussion and possible approval to authorize Attorney Douglas Brown to act as an employment hearing officer under section 4.9 of the Human Resources Policy at a rate of $275.00 per hour.

9.  Finance Department: Discussion and possible approval to engage Heinfeld, Meech & Company to perform the annual cost allocation plan at a not to exceed cost of $23,500.

10.  Engineering Department: Discussion and possible approval to amend the County Safety Boots Program to reflect a change of allowance from $150.00 to $200.00 and change the purchase frequency from every two years to annually.

11.  Notification of the Indian Nations and Tribes Legislative Day on January 19, 2016 at 9:00 a.m. at both lawns of the Arizona State Capital building, 1700 West Washington Street, in Phoenix. Notification of the County Supervisors Association (CSA) Legislative Reception on Wednesday, January 20, 2016 at the CSA building, 1905 West Washington Street in Phoenix, at 5:00 p.m. Also, notification of the County Supervisors Association meeting on Thursday, January 21, 2016 at the CSA building, 1905 West Washington Street in Phoenix, at 10:00 a.m.

12.  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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Delwin Wengert
Clerk of the Board

BOS Additional Information – 01/19/2016