• By Albert Depew

02-18-10 Agenda with Supporting Materials

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Day:         Thursday
Date:        February 18, 2010
Time:       Beginning at 8:30 a.m.
Location: Community Center, Sierra Room
                851 East William Street
                Carson City, Nevada


1. Call to Order
2. Roll Call
3. Invocation - Rajan Zed, Universal Society of Hinduism
4. Pledge of Allegiance
5. Action on Approval of Minutes
6. Adoption of Agenda
7. Public Comments and Discussion:
The public is invited at this time to comment on and discuss any item not on the agenda that is relevant to, or within the authority of, the Carson City Board of Supervisors, the Carson City Liquor and Entertainment Board, the Carson City Redevelopment Authority and the Carson City Board of Health. No action may be taken on a matter raised under this item of the agenda until the matter itself has been specifically included on an agenda as an item upon which action will be taken. Public comment during individual agenda items will be taken on the item at the time the item is called for hearing.

8. Consent Agenda

All matters listed under the consent agenda are considered routine and may be acted upon by the Board of Supervisors with one action and without an extensive hearing. 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. The Mayor, or the Mayor Pro-Tem, retains discretion in deciding whether or not an item will be pulled off the consent agenda.

8-1. Purchasing and Contracts

A) Action to accept the Work as completed, to accept the Contract Summary as presented, and to approve the Release of Final Payment in the amount of 19,254.28 for Contract No. 0910-046 titled Morgan Mill Road River Access Area Project to Horizon Construction. (Sandy Scott)

Staff Summary: Carson City received sealed bids for all labor, materials, tools and equipment necessary for the Morgan Mill Road River Access Area Project. The Project consisted of construction of a new parking lot; striping and signage; a boat ramp; temporary river diversion and related erosion control measures; river bank stabilization; a restroom enclosure structure; Bid Alternates for the removal of a soil berm; construction of a 12-foot wide path with decomposed granite surfacing; installation of a new 4-strand smooth wire fence with steel "T" posts along Morgan Mill Road; and paving and base for the new parking lot in lieu of asphalt grindings. The work included, but was not limited to, riverbank grading for the construction of the boat ramp, boulder placement in the river, grading, boat ramp, riverbank stabilization, gate, placement of grinding, striping and signage, a restroom enclosure and revegetation.

B) Action to accept the Work as completed, to accept the Contract Summary as presented, and to approve the Release of Final Payment in the amount of $24,366.40 for Contract No. 0910-085 titled Well 50 Drilling Project to Humbolt Drilling & Pump Co., Inc. (Sandy Scott)

Staff Summary: Carson City received sealed bids for the Well 50 Drilling Project. The Project consisted of drilling, construction, and development of a production well (Well 50) for the Carson City Public Works Department. The drilling site is located approximately 2,000 feet south-southwest of the main entrance to the State of Nevada Prison located off of Snyder Avenue and approximately 500 feet east of Bigelow Drive.

C) Action to accept the Work as completed, to accept the Contract Summary as presented, and to approve the Release of Final Payment in the amount of $156,167.79 for Contract No. 0809-072 titled Carson City Arsenic Water Treatment Plant and Pipe Line Project Re-Bid to K.G. Walters Construction Company, Inc. (Sandy Scott)

Staff Summary: Carson City re-bid the above listed project for sealed bids for all labor, materials, tools, and equipment necessary for the Carson City Arsenic Water Treatment Plant. The Project consisted of installation of an owner provided arsenic treatment unit; existing building architectural improvements; existing building structural improvements; and new raw water transmission pipeline.

(End of Consent Agenda)

Ordinances, Resolutions, and Other Items

9. Any item(s) pulled from the Consent Agenda will be heard at this time.

10. Fire

Action to adopt on second reading, Bill No. 101, an ordinance amending Carson City Municipal Code Chapter 4.05 Surcharge for Enhancement or Improvement of Telephone System used for Reporting Emergencies, Section 4.05.010 Authority and purpose, by deleting reference to "master plan," amending Section 4.05.020 Definitions, by adding the definition of a "Telephone System," amending Section 4.05.030 Establishment of an advisory committee to develop a plan to enhance or improve telephone system for reporting emergency, by deleting the reference to the "master plan," amending Section 4.05.080 Imposition of telephone surcharge, by requiring the Board of Supervisors to review the master plan on an annual basis and deleting certain out-of-date provisions regarding the implementation of the surcharges, amending Section 4.05.090 Creation of special revenue fund; use of money in fund, by identifying specific software that can be purchased or leased and increasing the allowable fund balance from $500,000 to $1,000,000, adding Section 4.05.110 Dispute of amount of surcharge or designation of place of primary use by customer of supplier of mobile telephone service: Notice by customer; review by supplier; refund, credit or explanation, that sets forth a process whereby a customer can seek review of the charge that is applied to his phone service and other matters properly related thereto. (Stacey Giomi)

Staff Summary: Carson City adopted an ordinance in 2008 that allowed the Board of Supervisors to create a master plan to be used to enhance or improve the telephone system in Carson City for reporting emergencies. This ordinance is similar to state law set forth in Nevada Revised Statute Chapter 244A. The proposed amendments reflect changes that were made to the state law during the last legislative session.

11. Finance

Action to adopt on second reading, Bill No.102, an ordinance designated as the "2010 Highway Revenue Bond Ordinance;" authorizing the issuance by Carson City of its fully registered, "Carson City, Nevada, Highway Revenue (motor vehicle fuel tax) Subordinate Lien Improvement Bonds, Series 2010;" for the purpose of financing street and highway construction; providing the form, terms and conditions of the bonds and other details in connection therewith; and providing the effective date hereof. (Nick Providenti)

Staff Summary: This ordinance authorizes the sale of $7,900,000 of twenty year bonds to fund various projects approved by the RTC. The 2010 Bonds are special obligations of the City payable from Fuel Taxes as defined in the ordinance and with the exception of the 2003 Bonds, the 2008 Bonds and the Interlocal Agreement, as defined in the ordinance, the City has not pledged nor in any way hypothecated revenues derived or to be derived (directly or indirectly) from any of the Fuel Taxes to the payment of any outstanding bonds or for any other purpose, with the result that the proceeds of the Net Pledged Revenues may now be pledged lawfully and irrevocably to the 2010 Bonds, all as herein provided.

12. Purchasing and Contracts

Action to determine that Contract No. 0910-156 is a contract for the services of a professional engineer, professional land surveyor or registered architect; that the selection was made on the basis of the competence and qualifications of the engineer, land surveyor or architect for the type of services to be performed and not on the basis of competitive fees; and therefore not suitable for public bidding pursuant to NRS 625.530; and to approve Contract No. 0910-156 with HDR Engineering, Inc. to provide Construction Management Services for North/South Water Transmission Pipeline Project through September 1, 2010, for a not to exceed cost of $210,811.64 to be funded from the Water Capital Fund Account ARRA/E. 5th Trans. Wtr. Mn as provided in FY 2009/2010. (Sandy Scott)

Staff Summary: This Contract is to provide professional services for Construction Management Services for North/South Water Transmission Pipeline Project. Consultant is to provide Construction Management Services for the construction of the aforementioned project.

13. Public Works & Parks and Recreation

Action to approve the conceptual landscape design and design theme "Carson City's History in Motion" for three interchanges and three grade separations on Phase 1 (northern leg) of the Carson City Freeway. (Vern Krahn)

Staff Summary: Staff is requesting review and approval on the proposed project's design theme and conceptual landscape design concepts for Carson City's Freeway Landscape Project. The project's design concepts will enhance the northern freeway's' corridor with native/naturalized landscaping, drip irrigation systems, hardscape components, including large boulders, rock talus, visual features, and aesthetic enhancements.

14. Public Works - Planning and Zoning

Action to prioritize the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) project funding for FY2010-11, and to open a 30-day public comment period from March 1 to March 30, 2010, for review of the Carson City draft CDBG 2010-11 Annual Action Plan to implement Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) programs associated with the CDBG Program. (Lee Plemel)

Summary: The CDBG funding available to Carson City for fiscal year 2010-11 is expected to be approximately $440,000. It is estimated that there will be approximately $66,000 (15% maximum) for public services activities, $286,000 for public facilities and improvements and $88,000 (20% maximum) for planning and administration. A community-based Application Review Workgroup conducted a public meeting with the applicants on January 29, 2010, and ranked the applications for recommendation to the Board of Supervisors.

15. Board of Supervisors

Non-Action Items:
Internal communications and administrative matters
Correspondence to the Board of Supervisors
Status reports and comments from the members of the Board
Staff comments and status report

16. Action to Adjourn

Copies of information related to the above items can be viewed at the reference desk at the Carson City Public Library.

Titles of agenda items are intended to identify specific matters. If you desire detailed information concerning any subject matter itemized within this agenda, you are encouraged to call the responsible agency or the City Manager's Office. You are encouraged to attend this meeting and participate by commenting on any agendized item.

Notice to persons with disabilities: Members of the public who are disabled and require special assistance or accommodations at the meeting are requested to notify the City Manager's Office in writing at 201 North Carson Street, Carson City, NV, 89701, or by calling (775)887-2100 at least 24 hours in advance.

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This notice has been posted at the following locations:

Community Center 851 East William Street
Public Safety Complex 885 East Musser Street
City Hall 201 North Carson Street
Carson City Library 900 North Roop Street

Date: February 11, 2010

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