SANTA FE, NM - In recognition of Indigenous Peoples' Day, Santa Fe County offices will be closed on Monday, October 14, 2019. County offices will resume regular hours on Tuesday, October 15. Solid Waste Collection Centers are closed on Monday and Tuesday as part of their regular schedule. Collection Centers will resume regular hours on Wednesday, October 16. Essential services provided by Public Safety will continue as usual.
December 11, 2018 BCC Summary
Below is a summary of the actions taken by the Santa Fe Board of County Commissioners (BCC) at their regular meeting on December 11, 2018. All five (5) Commissioners were present.
The meeting minutes from the November 13, 2018 Board of County Commissioners Meeting and the November 9th and 16th, 2018 Santa Fe County Canvassing Board Meeting were approved by a vote of 5-0.
Recognition of Retiring Santa Fe County Team Members
· Robert A. Anaya – County Commissioner
· Robert A. Garcia – Sheriff
· Ron Madrid – Undersheriff
· Rudy Garcia – Legislative Liaison Project Manager
· Cordilia Montoya – Recording Clerk Senior
· Vincent Ojinaga – Investigator
· Jeffrey Jaquez – Deputy Sheriff
Consent Agenda (Action Items)
All Consent Agenda items passed by a vote of 5-0.
· Resolution No. 2018-122 A Resolution Approving a Budget Increase to Capital Outlay GRT Fund (313) to Budget Funds for Insurance Recoveries for Floods in the Amount of $86,323.
(End of Consent Agenda)
Items From Consent Agenda Requiring Extended Discussion/Consideration
· Approval for an Affordable Housing Agreement for High Summit III Phase 2 between Santa Fe County and OREO, LLC. Approved 4-1, with Commissioner Hansen voting in the negative.
· Approval for an Affordable Housing Agreement for High Summit III Phases 3-6 between Santa Fe County and White Bear Properties, LLC. Approved 4-1, with Commissioner Hansen voting in the negative.
· Resolution No. 2018-123, A Resolution in Support of Items on the New Mexico Mortgage Finance Authority’s (MFA) Legislative Agenda for 2019 That May Directly Benefit Santa Fe County Residents. Approved by a vote of 5-0.
· Approval of A Water Rights Purchase Agreement between Santa Fe County and the Adela G. Padilla Revocable Trust. Approved by a vote of 5-0.
· Approval of A Permanent Severance of Transferable Development Rights And Land Use Restriction Agreement (TDR Agreement). Approved by a vote of 5-0.
Matters of Public Concern
Matters From the County Manager
· Update on the Regional Coalition of LANL Communities (RCLC).
· Legislative Update
o Discussion of, Direction on and Possible Vote of Support for or in Opposition to Bills Introduced or Proposed for Introduction in the First Session of the 54th Legislature of the State of New Mexico. (Possible Action Item)
o Resolution No. 2018-125, A Resolution Opposing any Legislation that May Negatively Affect Santa Fe County Revenues, Programs or Services. Approved by a vote of 4-0, with Commissioner Roybal absent at the time of the vote.
Matters from County Commissioners
Resolutions (Action Items)
· Resolution No. 2018-124, A Resolution in Support of State of New Mexico Legislature Initiatives and Administrative Actions that Reduce Greenhouse Gas Emissions Through Energy Efficiency, Renewable Energy Production, Water Conservation and Watershed Management. Approved by a vote of 4-0, with Commissioner Roybal absent at the time of the vote.
· Resolution No. 2018-126, A Resolution to Support the New Mexico Rio Grande Trail Master Plan. Approved by a vote of 4-0, with Commissioner Roybal absent at the time of the vote.
· Appreciation Proclamation Approved by a vote of 4-0, with Commissioner Roybal absent at the time of the vote.
· Recognition of and Congratulations to the St. Michael’s High School Ladies Volleyball Team for Capturing the 2018 3A State Volleyball Championship.
Commissioner Issues and Comments, Including but not Limited to Constituent Concerns, Recognitions, and Requests for Updates or Future Presentations. (Non-Action Items)
Matters from Other Elected Officials (Non-Action Items)
Elected Officials Issues and Comments, Including but not Limited to Updates, Concerns, Recognitions
Matters From the County Attorney
Executive Session. Limited Personnel Matters, as Allowed by Section 10-15-1(H)(2) NMSA 1978; Board Deliberations in Public Hearing(s) on the Agenda, as Allowed by Section 10-15-1(H)(3) NMSA 1978; Discussion of Contents of Competitive Sealed Proposals Pursuant to the Procurement Code During Contract Negotiations as Allowed by Section 10-15-1(H)(6); 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:
o Aamodt Settlement/Pojoaque Basin Regional Water Authority
o Contract Negotiations Under the Procurement Code
o Limited Personnel- Executive Management Matter
The following action was taken following discussion in Executive Session:
· Resolution 2018-127, A Resolution Authorizing the County Manager to Secure Multi-Line and Law Enforcement Insurance Coverage for 2019 and to Finalize Negotiations for Multi-Line and Law Enforcement Insurance Coverage and to Execute all Documents Necessary to Effectuate Such Coverage. Approved by a vote of 3-0, with Commissioner Roybal and Commissioner Moreno absent at the time of the vote.
Public Hearings (To Begin No Earlier Than 5:00 P.M.)
· Ordinance No. 2018-08, An Ordinance Establishing A Fire Code For Santa Fe County By Adopting And Modifying The 2015 Edition Of The International Fire Code; Adopting And Modifying The 2015 Edition Of The International Wildland-Urban Interface Code; Regulating Fireworks And Excessive Fire Alarms; Requiring Fire Inspections; Providing For Fire Protection System Plan Reviews; Regulating Gates Obstructing Access To Properties; Providing For The Issuance Of Permits And Collection Of Fees; Repealing Santa Fe County Ordinance Nos. 1988-3, 1991-7 As Amended By 1998-11, And 2001-11; And Repealing Santa Fe County Resolution Nos. 2001-114 As Amended By 2003-47, And 2000-55. (Second And Final Public Hearing) Approved by a roll call vote of 4-0, with Commissioner Roybal absent at the time of the vote.
Land Use Cases (Possible Action Item)*
· BCC CASE# APP 18-5071 Angelo Ortega, Appeal. Angelo Ortega, Appellant, James W. Siebert & Associates, Agent, is appealing the Santa Fe County Planning Commission’s decision to deny a variance of the Sustainable Land Development Code (SLDC), of Chapter 10, Section 10.4.2.1 to allow an accessory dwelling within a major subdivision. If the appeal is approved by the Board of County Commissioners (BCC), the Appellant, requests a partial plat vacation to modify a plat note that prohibits guest houses within the Vista de Sandia Subdivision to allow lot 10 to have an accessory dwelling unit. The property is located at 120 North Paseo De Angel, within the La Cienega and La Cieneguilla Community District Overlay (LCLCCD) (RES-E), within Section 22, Township 16 North, Range 8 East (Commission District 3). Variance approved with conditions by a vote of 5-0. Approved to vacate plat by a vote of 5-0.
Adjournment (Action Item)