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PUBLIC     MEETING     NOTICE

 The Board of County Commissioners, County of Elko, State of Nevada, will meet in regular session on Wednesday, April 4, 2012 at 1:30 p.m. and Thursday, April 5, 2012 at 1:30 p.m. in Suite 102 of the Nannini Administration Building, 540 Court Street, Elko, Nevada.  All times Pacific Time.

 Attached with this Notice is the Agenda for said meeting of the Board.
This Notice is posted pursuant to N.R.S. 241 as amended by the 2011 Legislature.
This Notice is to be posted at the following places no later than March 30, 2012:
          COUNTYMANAGER’S OFFICE
          ELKOCOUNTYCOURTHOUSE
          ELKOCOUNTYLIBRARY
          ELKOCONVENTION CENTER
          ELKOCITY HALL

 

                                        NOTICE TO PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES

Members of the public who are disabled and require special accommodations or assistance at the meeting are requested to notify the Board of County Commissioners, County of Elko, in writing at 540 Court Street, Suite 101, Elko, Nevada 89801, e-mail: mpetty@elkocountynv.net, or by calling (775) 738-5398.

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ROBERT K. STOKES
Elko County Manager
March 29, 2012


 


ELKO COUNTY BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS
COUNTY OF ELKO, STATE OF NEVADA
REGULAR MEETING
NANNINI ADMINISTRATION BUILDING, SUITE 102,
540 COURT STREET, ELKO, NEVADA 

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                                                        Wednesday, April 4, 2012

IN ACCORDANCE WITH NRS 241, THE COMMISSION MAY: (I) CHANGE THE ORDER OF THE AGENDA, (II) COMBINE TWO OR MORE AGENDA ITEMS FOR CONSIDERATION, (III) REMOVE AN ITEM FROM THE AGENDA OR DELAY DISCUSSION RELATING TO AN ITEM ON THE AGENDA AT ANY TIME, (IV) AND IF THE AGENDA IS NOT COMPLETED, RECESS THE MEETING AND CONTINUE ON ANOTHER SPECIFIED DATE AND TIME.    THE PUBLIC CAN COMMENT ON ANY AGENDA ITEM BY BEING ACKNOWLEDGED BY THE CHAIR WHILE THE COMMISSION CONSIDERS THAT AGENDA ITEM.

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 1:30 P.M.              --          CALL TO ORDER

                                 --          PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE

 

 I. -- COMMENTS BY THE GENERAL PUBLIC:                                            NON-ACTION
Pursuant to N.R.S. 241 this time is devoted to comments by the general public, if any, and discussion of those comments.  No action may be taken upon a matter raised under this item on the agenda until the matter itself has been specifically included on a successive agenda and identified to be an action item.

 Reading of an excerpt from the Constitution of the United States

 

 II. -- PACE COALITION:                                                                  FOR POSSIBLE ACTION
        National Purple Up! For Military Kids Day Proclamation

Discussion and consideration of Proclamation 2012-B in recognition of Military Kids by wearing purple on Friday, April 13, 2012 on “National Purple Up! For Military Kids Day” and all other matters related, thereto.

 

III. --  ELKO COUNTY LIBRARY BOARD OF TRUSTEES:           

A. --     National Library Week:                                                      FOR POSSIBLE ACTION
Consideration of Proclamation 2012-C entitled, A PROCLAMATION BY THE ELKO COUNTY BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS CELEBRATING THE WEEK OF APRIL 8-14, 2012 AS NATIONAL LIBRARY WEEK.

B. --     National Bookmobile Day:                                                FOR POSSIBLE ACTION
Consideration of Proclamation 2012-D entitled, A PROCLAMATION BY THE ELKO COUNTY BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS CELEBRATING APRIL 11, 2012 AS NATIONAL BOOKMOBILE DAY.

C. --     Report and review of Board of Trustees activities and minutes including issues related  to the operation of the County Library.                                                                 NON-ACTION
Library Board Minutes     Law Library Board Minutes

 

 IV. -- US DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR – BUREAU OF LAND MANAGEMENT:
         
Greater Sage-Grouse Interim Management Policies and Procedures Instruction
         
Memorandum (IM) No. 2012-043                                       FOR POSSIBLE ACTIONS

A. --     Discussion and consideration of issues related to the Greater Sage-Grouse Interim Management Policies and Procedures IM including impacts to public lands management processes and operations, other public land management impacts and all other matters related, thereto.

B. --     Discussion and consideration regarding impacts upon the China Mountain Wind Power Project and all other matters related, thereto.

C. --     Presentation by Quinton Barr, Western Range Service, regarding issues related to the Greater Sage-Grouse Interim Management Policies and Procedures Instruction Memorandum (IM) and all other matters related, thereto.

 

 V. --  USFS MOUNTAIN CITY, RUBY MOUNTAINS AND JARBIDGE DISTRICT
         
TRAVEL MANAGEMENT PROJECT:                                 FOR POSSIBLE ACTION
Discussion and consideration of issues regarding the Mountain City, Ruby Mountains and Jarbidge District Travel Management Project FEIS/ROD including the possible development
of a resolution of joint support with other affected counties and organizations and all other matters related, thereto.

 

 VI. -- NATURAL RESOURCE MANAGEMENT:                         FOR POSSIBLE ACTION
Discussion and consideration of comments regarding the BLM Application to convert cattle to domestic horses on the Snow Water Lake and Warm Creek Allotments and Standards and Guidelines Assessment and all other matters related, thereto.

 

 VII. -- ELKO COUNTY CODE:                                                       FOR POSSIBLE ACTION
          
Wind Resources Ordinance Repeal and Revision:
Discussion and consideration of the first reading of Elko County Wind Resource Ordinance 2012-02, Bill B, which replaces Ordinance 2011-04 changing the minimum lot size to two and one half acres, entitled, AN ORDINANCE REPEALING ORDINANCE 2011-04, BILL NO. D, AND RE-ENACTS SECTION 15 TO TITLE 4, CHAPTER 8 OF THE ELKO COUNTY CODE ALLOWING FOR THE DEVELOPMENT OF WIND RESOURCES WITH CONDITIONAL USE PERMITS, SETTING A MINIMUM PARCEL SIZE OF 2.5 ACRES, RENUMBERING, AND ALL OTHER MATTERS RELATED THERETO.

           

 VIII. -- ELKO COUNTY WATER RESOURCE ISSUES:             FOR POSSIBLE ACTION
Discussion and consideration of water resource management and water rights issues that may impact Elko County including possible discussion related to the Southern Nevada Water Authority pipeline project and the Central Nevada Regional Water Authority activities and issues and all other matters related, thereto.

 

IX. -- COMMISSION AND COMMITTEE REPORTS:                                         NON-ACTION
Reports from Commission members regarding various committee, liaison or agency issues.

Demar Dahl, District 1 Commissioner:
Wells, West Wendover, Jackpot, Montello, Owyhee, Mt. City, Jarbidge Liaison
Central Nevada Regional Water Authority (CNRWA)
Humboldt River Basin Water Authority
Mining Sustainability
USFS / BLM Liaison
Elko County Conservation Districts Liaison
China Spring Advisory Committee
Western Counties Alliance / Western Counties Coalition
Nevada Association of Counties (NACO) Board

Charlie Myers, District 2 Commissioner:
Elko County Economic Diversification Authority (ECEDA)
Nevada Commission on Economic Development
Debt Management Commission
Auditorium Authority Board   (ECVA)
Wildlife Advisory Board / Wildlife Arbitration Board
Nevada Division of Wildlife Liaison
Nevada Division of Forestry Liaison
USFS-RAC

Glen Guttry, District 3 Commissioner:
Commission Vice-Chair
Elko City Liaison
Elko Senior Activity Programs Board Liaison
Nevada Fire Safe Council
National Guard Liaison
Hospital Board
Recreation Board
Humboldt River Basin Water Authority

R. Jeff Williams, District 4 Commissioner:
Commission Chair
Highway Board /Regional Transportation Commission (RTC)
Carlin, Midas, & Tuscarora Liaison
Museum Board                                 
California Trails Center Board Liaison
Natural Resource Management Advisory Commission Liaison
Northeastern Nevada Stewardship Group
Juvenile Department Liaison
Sheriff Department Liaison
Library Board of Trustees Liaison
CIS – Communities in Schools

Warren Russell, District 5 Commissioner:
Highway Board
Regional Transportation Commission (RTC)
Nevada Department of Transportation (NDOT) Liaison
Central Nevada Regional Water Authority (CNRWA)
Spring Creek Association Liaison
Nevadaworks 
Elko County School District Stars

 

X. –  COMMISSION MEETING CALENDAR:                                FOR POSSIBLE ACTION
April 18, 2012 -- Elko – Nannini Admin Bldg, Suite 102
May 2 & 3, 2012 -- Elko – Nannini Admin Bldg, Suite 102
May 16, 2012 -- Elko – Nannini Admin Bldg, Suite 102

 

 XI. -- CONSENT AGENDA:                                                               FOR POSSIBLE ACTION
All matters listed under the consent agenda are considered routine, and may be acted upon by the Board of County Commissioners with one action, without extensive discussion. Any member of the Board or any citizen may request that an item be taken from the consent agenda, discussed, and acted upon separately during this meeting.

A. --     Presentation and review of claims for approval

B. --     Approval of minutes: March 7 & 8, 2012

           

 XII. –  COUNTY COMMISSIONERS AND COUNTY STAFF COMMENTS:
Pursuant to advice from the Nevada Attorney General’s Office, this time is devoted to comments by CountyCommissionersand/or CountyStafffor general information or update purposes.  No action may be taken upon a matter raised under this item of the agenda until the matter itself has been specifically included on a successive agenda and identified to be an action item.                                                                                                                NON-ACTION

 

 XIII. -- COMMENTS BY THE GENERAL PUBLIC:                                          NON-ACTION
Pursuant to N.R.S. 241 this time is devoted to comments by the general public, if any, and discussion of those comments.  No action may be taken upon a matter raised under this item on the agenda until the matter itself has been specifically included on a successive agenda and identified to be an action item.

 

 XIV. --  ADJOURNMENT


 

  

ELKO COUNTY BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS
COUNTY OF ELKO, STATE OF NEVADA
REGULAR MEETING
NANNINI ADMINISTRATION BUILDING, SUITE 102,
540 COURT STREET, ELKO, NEVADA

 
Thursday, April 5, 2012

IN ACCORDANCE WITH NRS 241, THE COMMISSION MAY: (I) CHANGE THE ORDER OF THE AGENDA, (II) COMBINE TWO OR MORE AGENDA ITEMS FOR CONSIDERATION, (III) REMOVE AN ITEM FROM THE AGENDA OR DELAY DISCUSSION RELATING TO AN ITEM ON THE AGENDA AT ANY TIME, (IV) AND IF THE AGENDA IS NOT COMPLETED, RECESS THE MEETING AND CONTINUE ON ANOTHER SPECIFIED DATE AND TIME.    THE PUBLIC CAN COMMENT ON ANY AGENDA ITEM BY BEING ACKNOWLEDGED BY THE CHAIR WHILE THE COMMISSION CONSIDERS THAT AGENDA ITEM.

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 1:30 P.M.              --          CALL TO ORDER

                                --          PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE

 

 I. --  COMMENTS BY THE GENERAL PUBLIC:                                            NON-ACTION
Pursuant to N.R.S. 241 this time is devoted to comments by the general public, if any, and discussion of those comments.  No action may be taken upon a matter raised under this item on the agenda until the matter itself has been specifically included on a successive agenda and identified to be an action item.

 

 II. --   GREAT BASIN GOLD:                                                                            NON-ACTION
           Rodeo Creek Gold – Hollister Underground Mine Project
Discussion, consideration and update report on the progress of the Hollister Underground Mine Project EIS process by Teresa Conner, GBG Environmental Manager and all other matters related, thereto.

 

III. --               BOARD OF COUNTY HIGHWAY COMMISSIONERS:

A. --     Comments by the General Public:                                                             NON-ACTION
Pursuant to N.R.S. 241.020,2(c)(3), this time is devoted to comments by the general public, if any, and discussion of those comments.  No action may be taken upon a matter raised under this item of the agenda until the matter itself has been specifically included on a successive agenda and identified to be an action item.

  B. --     Old Spring Creek Landfill Road Access License:              FOR POSSIBLE ACTION
Discussion and consideration of the termination of a 1984 Grant of License that allowed access through the Old Spring Creek Landfill since the original lease holder is no longer in business and all other matters related, thereto.

   C. --    General discussion of routine road maintenance issues for information and/or administrative direction purposes.                                                     FOR POSSIBLE ACTION
Monthly Budget Report        Road Op Highlights

 

 IV. --  FISCAL YEAR 2012-2013 BUDGET:                               FOR POSSIBLE ACTIONS
Presentation, review and discussion of FY 2012-2013 Tentative Budget recommendations as prepared by the Budget Review Committee and County Staff including an examination of revenues, expenditures and transfers for the upcoming budget year and all other matters related, thereto.

A. --     Overview of Elko County Budget Status, Revenue projections and estimated expenditures.

B. --     Review and discussion of recommendations from the budget committee in regards to specific department requests, available funds and proposed tentative budgets for the Elko County Operating Funds.

C. --     Review and discussion of recommendations for the Unincorporated Towns and 2012/2013 Tentative Budgets.

 

 V. -- NEVADA CONSOLIDATED SALES TAX:                          FOR POSSIBLE ACTION
Discussion and consideration of issues related to the Legislative Study Subcommittee to review the allocation of funds distributed from the Local Government Tax Distribution Account and all other matters related, thereto.  Assembly Bill 71 from the 2011 Legislative Session created an interim subcommittee to study the distribution formula to local governments of sales tax funds.

 

 VI. -- TOWN OF JACKPOT:                                                           FOR POSSIBLE ACTION
          
Water Revenue Bond Series 2012A and 2012B:
Discussion and consideration of the first reading of Ordinance 2012-03, Bill C, which amends Ordinance 2012-01 for a reduced interest rate and a revised first payment date, entitled, AN ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING THE ISSUANCE OF THE UNINCORPORATED TOWN OF JACKPOT, NEVADA, WATER REVENUE BONDS, SERIES 2012A IN THE PRINCIPAL AMOUNT OF $695,000 AND SERIES 2012B IN THE MAXIMUM PRINCIPAL AMOUNT OF $1,186,681 TO PAY IN PART THE COST OF WATER PROJECTS; PROVIDING THE FORMS, TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF THE BONDS, THE SECURITY AND THE SALE THEREOF; REPEALING ORDINANCE NO. 2012-01; PROVIDING OTHER MATTERS RELATING THERETO AND THE EFFECTIVE DATE HEREOF.

 

VII. --  US POSTAL SERVICE:                                                          FOR POSSIBLE ACTION
          
Elko County Post Office Proposed Closures:                     
Discussion and consideration of the status of potential Post Office closures in Elko County and all other matters, related, thereto.

 

VIII. -- COUNTY COMMISSIONERS AND COUNTY STAFF COMMENTS:
Pursuant to advice from the Nevada Attorney General’s Office, this time is devoted to comments by CountyCommissionersand/or CountyStafffor general information or update purposes.  No action may be taken upon a matter raised under this item of the agenda until the matter itself has been specifically included on a successive agenda and identified to be an action item.                                                                                                                  NON-ACTION

 

 IX. -- COMMENTS BY THE GENERAL PUBLIC:                                              NON-ACTION
Pursuant to N.R.S. 241 this time is devoted to comments by the general public, if any, and discussion of those comments.  No action may be taken upon a matter raised under this item on the agenda until the matter itself has been specifically included on a successive agenda and identified to be an action item.

 

X. --  ADJOURNMENT

 

 

AGENDA ADDENDUM

NORTHEASTERN NEVADA REGIONAL RAILPORT:               FOR POSSIBLE ACTION
Discussion and consideration of an engineer’s proposal for improvements to the frontage
road as part of the Northeastern Nevada Regional Railport project and all other matters related, thereto.