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									                             CITY OF ALAMOGORDO, NEW MEXICO
                        CITY COMMISSION REGULAR MEETING AGENDA
                              7:30 P.M., COMMISSION CHAMBERS
                                        AUGUST 11, 2008

MAYOR STEVE BROCKETT                                        COMMISSIONER ERIC BREWER
MAYOR PRO-TEM CHRIS LUJAN                                   COMMISSIONER JOE FERGUSON
COMMISSIONER RON GRIGGS                                     INTERIM CITY MANAGER MATT McNEILE
COMMISSIONER ED COLE                                        CITY ATTORNEY STEPHEN THIES
COMMISSIONER MARION LEDFORD                                 CITY CLERK RENEE CANTIN

Call Meeting to Order, Roll Call, Invocation, and Pledge of Allegiance.

PRESENTATIONS:

        1.      Presentation of Proclamation to Sarina Turnbull, Miss Alamogordo, and Leah Housler,
                Miss Otero County, for Miss Alamogordo/Miss Otero County Day.

        2.      Presentation by CDM consultants to provide history and information about the
                Wastewater Treatment Facility Expansion project.

        3.      Presentation of suggested CDBG projects and the Community Development Advisory
                Committee's recommendation to the Commission for selection of a project for grant
                application – 2009.
                Recommendation: Select a project for application.

PUBLIC HEARINGS:

        4.      Public Hearing for Application No. 561756 to grant a new Beer and Wine Liquor
                License to Alamo Grill, located at 2913 N. White Sands Blvd., Alamogordo, NM.
                Recommendation: Approve the application and Beer & Wine license for Alamo Grill.

CC      5.      Public hearing to consider a temporary structure special permit for Desert Sun
                Motors, Inc. from September 25, 2008 to September 30, 2008. [SP-2008-0120(A)
                at White Sands Mall, 3199 N. White Sands Boulevard]
                Recommendation:       Approve the special permit from September 25, 2008 to
                September 30, 2008, with the finding that it will not be detrimental to surrounding
                properties.

CC      6.      Public hearing to consider a temporary structure special permit for Vision Ford
                Lincoln Mercury, Inc. from September 11, 2008 to September 15, 2008. [SP-2008-
                0121(A) at Lowes Pay-N-Save, 675 East Tenth Street.
                Recommendation:        Approve the special permit from September 11, 2008 to
                September 15, 2008, with the finding that it will not be detrimental to surrounding
                properties.

CALL OF THE CONSENT CALENDAR:                         [Roll Call Vote Required – 19, 20, 22, 23, 24, 25, 26, & 27]
Items on the Consent Calendar are considered routine and should not require further discussion. All items
marked "CC" will be approved by a single motion unless removed at the request of a Commissioner, City staff,
or a member of the public. Items removed from the Consent Calendar will be heard in the numbered sequence.

MINUTES:

CC      7.      Minutes of July 22, 2008 Regular Meeting.
                Recommendation: Approve the minutes.

PLANNING ITEMS:
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      8.    Consider the final plat of Alamogordo’s First Baptist Church Subdivision. [Case #S-
            08-1007(A), north corner of Cordova and Scenic Drive].
            Recommendation: Approve the final plat and pay the 5% public land dedication for
            the 8.1 acres of new unsubdivided land.

      9.    Consider Ordinance # 1338 rezoning for 3847 Cordova (Cottonwood West Replat
            B Lots 1 through 46) to C-3, Business District, from R-1, Single Family Dwelling
            District, requested by First Baptist Church. [Case #Z-08-0684(A), located in the
            north side of town at Cordova and Scenic Drive].
            Recommendation: Approve the ordinance for first publication.

      10.   Consider the final plat of SILVERADO SUBDIVISION for Western Bank & Tierra de
            Sueños Inc. [Case #S-08-0987(A), 2293 S Florida Ave. - Eastside of S Florida Ave.
            between Caneadea Loop and Desert Lakes Road).
            Recommendation: Deny the ordinance for first publication.

      11.   Public hearing to consider a variance to reduce the required front yard setback of
            25 feet to 20 feet for the proposed single family dwelling subdivision Silverado (47
            lots). [Case #V-2008-0522(A); owner: Western Bank; developer: Tierra de Sueños
            Inc.; location: 2293 S Florida Ave. – Eastside of S Florida Ave. between Caneadea
            Loop and Desert Lakes Road].
            Recommendation: Deny the ordinance for first publication.

      12.   Public hearing to consider surplus land transfer (0.590 Acres) to Joshua Rardin.
            [Case # M-2008-0334(A); location Southeast corner of Mayflower Dr. and Black St;
            legal description McMath #3 Block 4 Lot 36].
            Recommendation: Planning & Zoning Commission recommends to do a
            professional appraisal before approving the land transfer. Community
            Development Staff recommends denial.

      13.   Public hearing to consider surplus land transfer (0.344 Acres & 0.344 Acres) to
            Basilio Anthony Garcia. [Case # M-2008-0335(A); location Southeast corner of
            Mayflower Dr. and Black St; legal description McMath #3 Block 4 Lot 34 & 35].
            Recommendation: Planning & Zoning Commission recommends to do a
            professional appraisal before approving the land transfer. Community
            Development Staff recommends denial.

CONTRACTS AND AGREEMENTS:

CC    14.   Consider approval of a Memorandum of Understanding with Otero County for
            dispatch functions for ambulance services.
            Recommendation: Approve the Memorandum of Understanding.

CC    15.   Consider approval of a new land lease for area E9-A1 for James Howard / Howard
            Enterprises, Inc.
            Recommendation: Approve the lease.

CC    16.   Consider approval of assignment of lease for area E4-D by James Howard /
            Howard Enterprises, Inc. from Ed Pavelka / Ed's Flying Service.
            Recommendation: Approve the assignment of lease.

      17.   Consider approval of a contract with Postal Pros, Inc. for printing services.
            Recommendation: Approve the contract.
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      18.   Approval of a Memorandum of Understanding between the State of New Mexico,
            USAF, and the City of Alamogordo for Solar Development in Southern New
            Mexico.
            Recommendation: Approve the Memorandum of Understanding.

ORDINANCES AND RESOLUTIONS:

CC    19.   Consider Ordinance No. 1339 creating a Mayor's Youth Advisory Council; providing for
            the appointment of members and establishing their terms, and establishing the duties
            of the Council.
            Recommendation: Approve the ordinance for final publication. [Roll call vote required]

CC    20.   Consider Ordinance No. 1340 repealing and amending certain sections of Chapter 8
            of the Code of Ordinances, buildings and building regulations on August 12, 2008, and
            reviving and re-enacting all repealed sections on June 30, 2009.
            Recommendation: Approve the ordinance for final publication. [Roll call vote required]

      21.   Consider Ordinance No. 1341 amending section 14-070 of the Personnel Manual
            concerning Paid Time Off (PTO) Conversion.
            Recommendation: Approve the ordinance for first publication.

CC    22.   Consider Resolution No. 2008-26 approving the intent to submit a CDBG Grant
            Application with the selection approved for Item #3.
            Recommendation: Approve the resolution. [Roll call vote required]

      23.   Consider Resolution No. 2008-29 establishing a moratorium on the sale of surplus city
            property.
            Recommendation: Approve the resolution. [Roll call vote required]

CC    24.   Consider Resolution No. 2008-30 authorizing the Mayor to execute the Agreement for
            membership in the Southeastern New Mexico Economic Development District/Council
            of Governments (SNMEDD/COG).
            Recommendation: Approve the resolution. [Roll call vote required]

CC    25.   Consider Resolution No. 2008-31 requesting written approval from the Local
            Government Division of the Department of Finance & Administration, State of New
            Mexico for the revised budget figures computed on August 11, 2008.
            Recommendation: Approve the resolution. [Roll call vote required]

      26.   Consider Resolution No. 2008-32 approving the intent to support development of
            alternative energy projects on appropriate city owned land.
            Recommendation: Approve the resolution. [Roll call vote required]

      27.   Consider Resolution No. 2008-33 allowing for the approval of building permit
            applications for existing approved subdivisions.
            Recommendation: Approve the resolution. [Roll call vote required]

OTHER BUSINESS:

      28.   City Manager recruitment.
            Recommendation: Provide direction to staff on how to proceed in the City Manager
            Recruitment (Contract with an executive recruiting firm or conduct the recruitment
            through the City of Alamogordo Personnel Department).

      29.   Land for a potential Conference/Convention Center.
            Recommendation: Provide direction to staff.
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      30.   Request by Tool Belt to approve a hardship under Section 22-01-140 of the Municipal
            Code.
            Recommendation:        None.

CC    31.   Consider Change Order No. 2 to Public Works Bid No. 2008-01, South Florida Avenue
            Reconstruction Phase 2.
            Recommendation: Approve the change order in the amount of $68,665.63 including
            NMGRT.

CC    32.   Approval of Temporary Alcoholic Beverage Dispenser’s Licenses for Palm Side.
            Recommendation: Approve the temporary licenses for August 30, 2008 and October
            11th, 2008 at the Willie Estrada Memorial Civic Center.

CC    33.   Approval of Temporary Alcoholic Beverage Dispenser’s Licenses for the Wine Festival
            to be sponsored by the Alamogordo Rotary, White Sands Rotary, and Tularosa Rotary
            Clubs.
            Recommendation: Approve the temporary license for September 20-21, 2008 at the
            Alameda Park Zoo.

      34.   Appointments to Boards and Committees.

SCHEDULED COMMUNICATIONS:

      35.   Request from Mike Renzetti to discuss the Ninth St. bridge repair, access, or detour.

UNSCHEDULED COMMUNICATIONS:

ADJOURNMENT.

								
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