January 10, 2017 BCC Summary
Santa Fe, NM – January 12, 2017 - Below is a summary of the actions taken by the Santa Fe Board of County Commissioners (BCC). Four of the five Commissioners were present, Commissioner Robert Anaya was excused.
During the Election of Board of County Commissioners Chair for 2017, Commissioner Henry Roybal was elected as Chairman. During the election of the Board of County Commissioners Vice-Chair for 2017, Commissioner Anna Hansen was elected.
The minutes of the November 29, 2016 BCC Meeting were approved by a unanimous vote 4-0.
Consent Agenda - All Items approved by unanimous vote 4-0
• CDRC CASE #S10-5362 Saint Francis South Preliminary Plat and Development Plan. Vegas Verdes, LLC, Applicant, JenkinsGavin Design and Development Inc. (Jennifer Jenkins), Agent, Request Preliminary Plat and Development Plan Approval for Phase 1 of the St. Francis South Mixed-Use Subdivision which Consists of 5 lots on 68.94 Acres.
• Resolution No. 2017-01, Requests to Realign the FY2017 Budget for the 2016 Edward Byrne Justice Assistance Grant Program to the Actual Grant Amount Awarded Resulting in A Budget Decrease /-$4,000.00.
• Resolution No. 2017-02, A Budget Increase to the Law Enforcement Operations Fund (246) / DWI Seizure Program to Budget Cash Carryover for a Term Position / $6,583.00.
• Resolution No. 2017-03, The Santa Fe County Title VI Plan and Authorizing the County Manager to Submit the Plan to the New Mexico Department of Transportation on Behalf of the County.
• Delegates Authority to the County Manager to Sign an Amendment of New Mexico State Land Office (SLO) Right-Of-Way (ROW) Easement No. R-35280 on Behalf of Santa Fe County.
• Authorization of the Use of District 3 Capital Funds, Per Capital Outlay Policy, Allocating $50,000 for Capital Improvements and Equipment for the Stanley Cyclone Center Project.
(End of Consent Agenda)
Action Items– all items approved by unanimous (4-0) vote, unless otherwise noted
• Appointment of County Commissioners and Staff to Boards or Committees of the Following Entities:
o Buckman Direct Diversion- Commissioners Roybal and Hamilton. Commissioner Hansen will serve as alternate.
o Santa Fe Metropolitan Planning Organization- Commissioners Hansen, Anaya and Moreno. Commissioner Roybal will serve as alternate.
o North Central New Mexico Economic Development District- Commissioner Hansen. Commissioners Hamilton and Moreno will serve as alternates.
o North Central Regional Transit District- Commissioner Moreno. Commissioner Hansen will serve as alternate.
o Regional Coalition of LANL Communities- Commissioner Roybal. Commissioner Anaya will serve as alternate.
o Santa Fe Solid Waste Management Agency- Commissioners Hansen, Hamilton and Moreno. Commissioner Roybal will serve as alternate.
o Santa Fe County Investment Committee- Commissioners Roybal and Hansen. Commissioner Hamilton will serve as alternate.
o Santa Fe County Internal Audit Committee- Commissioners Hansen and Hamilton.
o Estancia Valley Economic Development Association- Commissioner Anaya.
o New Mexico Association of Counties Multiline Pool- County Manager Katherine Miller. Commissioner Moreno will serve as alternate.
o New Mexico Association of Counties Worker’s Compensation Pool- Commissioner Anaya. Commissioner Moreno as alternate.
• Appointment of Santa Fe County’s Representative to the City of Santa Fe’s Film Commission-Appointment of Lee David Zlotoff
• Re-Appointment of One Member to the Santa Fe County Ethics Board- Carol Thompson
• Appointment of Santa Fe County Representatives to the Regional Economic Development Initiative Broadband Network Board (REDI Net Board)- Appointment of Chris Hyer, Santa Fe County Economic Development Manager. Rudy Garcia, Legislative Liaison/Project Manager, will serve as alternate.
• Appointment/ Reappointment of Three Members to the County Open Lands, Trails and Parks Advisory Committee (COLTPAC). Reappointment of Dave Dannenberg. Appointment of Linda Siegle and Jean Pike.
• Appointment of Resident Member to the Santa Fe County Housing Authority Board. Appointment of Cathy Hurtado.
• Appointment of Four Members to the Santa Fe County Planning Commission from Commission Districts 1, 3, 4 and 5- District 1: Leroy Lopez, District 3: Filandro “Phil” Anaya, District 4: Frank Katz, District 5: Renea Gray.
Resolutions – all items approved by unanimous (4-0) vote, unless otherwise noted
• Resolution No. 2017-04, Delegates Authority to the County Manager to Acquire Real Property Interests Necessary for Construction of a Drainage Improvement Project on County Roads 89 and 89C.
• Resolution No. 2017-05, Delegates Authority to the County Manager to Negotiate and Execute all Documents Necessary for the Acquisition of the Bennie J. Chavez Community Center.
• Resolution No. 2017-06, Requests the Establishment of an Internal Service Fund (601) for the Santa Fe County Self-Funded Benefit Program and Requesting an Increase to the Fund (601) of $4,002,000 to Budget Revenue Received from Employer and Employee Contributions for the Santa Fe County Self-Funded Benefit Program / $4,002,000.
• Resolution No. 2017-07, A Budget Increase to the Fire Operations Fund (244) to Budget New Funding for Multiple Grants for the County Fire Department/ $832,961.
• Resolution No. 2017-08, A Budget Increase to the Fire Protection Fund (209) to Budget the Available FY-2016 Carryover for the Santa Fe County Fire Districts / $5,445,792.
Miscellaneous – All items approved by unanimous (4-0) , unless withdrawn or tabled
• Approval of Amendment No. 1 to Lease Agreement No. 2017-0211-HHS-KE Between Santa Fe County and La Familia Medical Center, Inc., as Required Prior to La Familia Medical Center, Inc. Accepting a Federal Grant for Improvements to the County Owned Building at 2145 Caja Del Oro Grant Road.
• WITHDRAWN- Approval of Amendment No. 2 to Professional Service Agreement No. 2015-0188-CSD/MM Between Santa Fe County and Presbyterian Medical Services, Extending the Term of the Agreement an Additional Year and Increasing the Compensation an Additional $100,000, Inclusive of NM GRT for a Total Agreement Amount of $450,000, for the Operation of the Mobile Crisis Response Team and Grant of Authority to the County Manager to Sign the Purchase Order.
• Amendment No. 2 to Agreement No. 2015-0063-CORR/IC Between Santa Fe County and Keefe Group for Commissary Services at the Adult Detention Facility and the Youth Development Program.
• Amendment No. 2 to Agreement No. 2015-0353-CORR/TRV Between Santa Fe County and Diamond Pharmacy Services to Increase Compensation in the Amount of $165,000, Inclusive of NM GRT, for Pharmaceutical Supplies and Services for the Corrections Department and Grant of Authority to the County Manager to Sign the Purchase Order.
• Direction of staff to negotiate with the City of Santa Fe to remove the remainder of Area 1 from the areas to be annexed by the City, including agreements concerning water and wastewater service to Area 1, to make definite the County’s financial responsibility (if any) for drainage improvements to West Alameda Road and to address fire and EMS service in Areas 2, 4, and 18 and any other outstanding annexation issues.
Matters From the County Attorney
Closed Executive Session
• Threatened or Pending Litigation in which Santa Fe County is or May Become a Participant, as Allowed by Section 10-15-l(H)(7) NMSA 1978, and Discussion of the Purchase, Acquisition or Disposal of Real Property or Water Rights, as allowed by Section 10-15-l(H)(8) NMSA 1978, Including the Following:
o Rights-of-Way for County Roads.
o Buckman Direct Diversion Structure Issues.
o Potential Claims of the County Under Water Services Agreements.
o Causes of Action Potentially Assigned to Santa Fe County Due to Payment of Claims by the County Indigent Hospital Claims Fund.
o Pojoaque Basin Regional Water Authority Joint Powers Agreement.
• Resolution No. 2017-09, Authorizes the County Manager to Negotiate and Execute a Cost-Sharing Agreement with the City of Santa Fe to Fund the Construction of a Finished Water Storage Tank as Part of the Buckman Direct Diversion Project and Execute and Submit Documents in Support of Water Trust Board Funding for the Tank.
• Motion approved, with regard to causes of action potentially assigned to Santa Fe County due to payment of claims by the County Indigent Hospital Claims Fund, to authorize the County Manager to determine the amount due to the County with regard to claims paid on behalf of Michael Geraghty and to execute such documentation as is necessary to resolve the County’s interest in the cause of action assigned.
Action Items as a Result of Discussions in Closed Executive Session – All Items Approved 4-0
Land Use Cases
• CASE #S 16-5270 Tessera 2 Final Plat Approval. Homewise Inc., Applicant, Design Enginuity (Oralynn Guerrerortiz), Agent, Request Final Plat Approval for the Tessera Phase 2 Residential Subdivision Consisting of 78 Lots on 69.56 Acres. The Approved with conditions. Approved by unanimous vote, 4-0.
• BCC CASE #APP 16-5151 Hearts Way Ranch Appeal. Richard Bank, Appellant, is Appealing The Santa Fe County Planning Commission’s Decision to Grant Heart’s Way Ranch, Susan Carter, Property Owner, JenkinsGavin Design & Development Inc., Agents, Three Variances of The Sustainable Land Development Code (SLDC) to Allow a Retreat Facility Consisting of 2 Casitas, a Yoga Area, and a Main Residence on 39.5 Acres. The Property Owner Requested a Variance of Chapter 7, Section 188.8.131.52 to Allow the Grade of the Approach at the Intersection to Exceed 5%, a Variance of Chapter 7.11.2, Table 7-13, to Allow the Overall Grade of the Driveway to Exceed 10% in Three Separate Locations in Order to Get to the Casitas and Main Residence, and a Variance of 7.11.2 Table 7-13 Local Road Design Standards to Allow Access from Offsite Roads that Do Not Meet Code Requirements. Appeal approved with a denial of the variances by unanimous vote, 5-0 (Commissioner Anaya present telephonically).