Below is a summary of the actions taken by the Santa Fe Board of County Commissioners (BCC) at their regular meeting on August 8, 2017. Four (4) Commissioners were present with Commissioner Robert Anaya’s presence excused.
The BCC meeting minutes from the July 6, 2017 Special Board of County Commissioners Meeting, July 11, 2017 Special CDBG Board of County Commissioners Meeting and July 11, 2017 Regular Board of County Commissioners meeting were approved by a unanimous vote 4-0.
Consent Agenda (Action Items)
All Consent Agenda items passed by a unanimous vote 4-0.
• BCC CASE #APP 16-5151 Hearts Way Ranch Appeal. Richard Bank, Appellant, Appealed 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 Santa Fe County 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 18.104.22.168 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. The 39.5 Acre Property is Located at 34 Sendero De Corazon, Via La Barbaria Trail, within Section 9, Township 16 North, Range 10 East (Commission District 4), SDA-3. (APPEAL GRANTED/VARIANCES DENIED 5-0)
• Resolution No. 2017-80, A Resolution Requesting a Budget Increase to the Law Enforcement Operations Fund (246) to Budget Grant Funds from the New Mexico Department of Transportation (NMDOT) / $4,125.00.
• Resolution No. 2017-¬¬81, A Resolution Requesting a Budget Increase to the Federal Forfeiture Fund (225) to Budget Cash Carryover / $1,607.00.
• Resolution No. 2017-82, A Resolution Authorizing the Disposition of Fixed Assets in Accordance with State Statute.
• Resolution No. 2017-83, A Resolution Concerning the Housing of United States Marshals Service Prisoners at the Adult Detention Facility; Authorizing the County Manager to Renegotiate the Per Diem Rate and Guard Hourly Rate for Such Prisoners; and Delegating Authority to the County Manager to Execute a New Intergovernmental Service Agreement or One or More Modifications to the Existing Intergovernmental Service Agreement Concerning Such Prisoners.
• Resolution No. 2017-84, A Resolution Supporting the Sixth Annual Neighbor to Neighbor Food Drive in Coordination with the City of Santa Fe and Santa Fe Food Depot on September 16, 2017 and Authorizing the Use of County Facilities for the Collection of Non-Perishable Food Donations.
• Request Approval of a Memorandum of Agreement between Santa Fe County and the City of Espanola for Funding Related to Improvements at Valdez Park and the Lucero Center.
(End of Consent Agenda)
• Appointment Ryan A. Miller as a Member of the Santa Fe County Lodger’s Tax Advisory Board (LTAB). Approved by a unanimous vote, 4-0.
• Approval of Amendment No. 3 to Price Agreement No. 2014-0297-B-CORR/IC with Bob Barker Company, Inc. for Inmate Clothing, Hygiene, Linen & Mattresses for Santa Fe County Corrections Department and (ii) the Grant of Signature Authority to the County Manager to Sign the Purchase Orders. Approved by a unanimous vote, 4-0.
• Approval of Agreement Nos. 2017-0289-A-CORR/IC with Life-Assist, Inc.; 2017-0289-B-CORR/IC with Midwest Medical Supply Co. LLC.; and 2017-0289-C-CORR/IC with Henry Schein, Inc. to Provide Medical Supplies for the Corrections Department and the Fire Department and (ii) the Grant of Signature Authority to the County Manager to Sign the Purchase Orders. Approved by a unanimous vote, 4-0.
• Resolution No. 2017-85, A Resolution Awarding the Santa Fe County, New Mexico General Obligation Improvement and Refunding Bonds Series 2017. Approved by a unanimous vote, 4-0.
Matters From the County Manager
• Miscellaneous Updates
Matters From the County Attorney
Voted 4-0 to enter Executive Session.
• Executive Session. Threatened or Pending Litigation in which Santa Fe County is or may Become a Participant, as Allowed by Section 10-15-1(H)(7) NMSA 1978, and Discussion of the Purchase, Acquisition or Disposal of Real Property or Water Rights, as allowed by Section 10-15-1(H)(8) NMSA 1978, Including the Following:
o Right of Ways for County Roads.
o Potential Enforcement Actions for Violations of the Santa Fe County Sustainable Land Development Code and Other County Ordinances.
o Santa Fe 330 Investments, LLC v. County of Santa Fe, State of New Mexico, County of Santa Fe, First Judicial District Court, D-101-CV-2016-00008.
o Buckman Direct Diversion Issues.
o In the Matter of the Application by Pueblo of Nambe, et al, for Permit to Change Point of Diversion and Place and Purpose of Use from Groundwater to Surface Water in the Rio Grande Basin in the State of New Mexico, Before the New Mexico State Engineer, Hearing No. 15-078.
• No formal action taken with Respect to Threatened or Pending Litigation in which Santa Fe County is or may Become a Participant Discussed in Executive Session
• Santa Fe County 2017 Infrastructure Capital Improvement Plan (ICIP). (Second and Final Public Hearing)
o Resolution No. 2017-86, A Resolution Adopting Projects for Inclusion in Santa Fe County’s Infrastructure Capital Improvement Plan for Fiscal Years 2019-2023; Authorizing Submittal of Plan to the New Mexico Department of Finance and Administration; and Replacing Resolution 2016-85. Approved by a unanimous vote, 4-0.