By Mark Waite
The selection of an assistant county manager is on the Nye County Commission agenda for the 10 a.m. meeting Tuesday at commissioner’s chambers on the Calvada Eye at 2100 Walt Williams Dr.
Eastley told the Beatty town board on Wednesday that she was offered the position.
The meeting can also be viewed by video conference at www.nyecounty.net under “public meeting videos.”
The oath of office will be administered to newly elected county officials at 10 a.m., including commissioners-elect Donna Cox and Frank Carbone.
Members will be appointed to the Manhattan, Belmont and Railroad Valley advisory boards, the Nye County Debt Management Commission, Nye County Board of Equalization, Amargosa Valley Library Board, Beatty Library District, Central Nevada Museum Board and the new Nye County Raw Milk Commission.
Also at 10 a.m., the Nevada State Health Division will make a presentation about county data in the Community Health Nursing Program and Environmental Health Program. In a related matter, state Community Health Nurse Maureen Budahl would be appointed county public health officer in an item on the consent agenda, with a contract of $1,000 per month.
In other business, commissioners will consider terminating a contract with Gibson and Kuehn for legal representation of indigent criminal defendants and authorize the county manager to award different contracts and manage the indigent defense program. In 2009 commissioners renewed a contract with Gibson and Kuehn for five years at $550,000 per year.
Another agenda item would authorize the county manager to approve, with the consent of the district attorney, contracts for normal and routine department purchases within budget limits, agreements for personnel matters not in litigation and settlement agreements for litigation through the state insurance pool, within budget limits.
Commissioners will consider a bill allowing annual payment of prostitutes’ license fees and eliminate the requirement for brothel owners to be a Nevada resident at least six months.
A bill will be introduced changing the Nye County Parks and Recreation Commission to an advisory board. Commissioners are set to schedule a public hearing on another bill amending the duties of the public administrator and modifying their reports.
Commissioners will consider applying for Community Development Block Grant funds. They are considering allocating money for a Gabbs water project and acquiring land for the Beatty Museum. A bid for a new Gabbs well facility and transmission main is up for approval.
A resolution changing adoption fees at the Nye County animal shelter is up for approval.
Lt. Bob Balding is up for approval as the part-time administrator of the reserve deputy program.
A revised agreement with Beatty disposal is up for approval.
Commissioners will consider a mutual aid agreement to provide emergency assistance to Round Mountain Gold Corporation.
Commissioners will consider sending a letter to Gov. Brian Sandoval requesting reinstatement of the University of Nevada Cooperative Extension budget.
On the planning agenda, scheduled for 11 a.m. or later, commissioners will consider a road abandonment and offer of dedication on Powerline Road from the Hafen Family Limited Partnership.
A zone change from general commercial to community facilities for 13.63 acres on two parcels for the Pahrump Library District is up for approval.
The RPC would be authorized to grant partial releases of financial security under another agenda item.
A report is due on the status of development agreements.
Commissioners will consider selecting a contractor to clean up a nuisance at 4080 Medicine Man St.