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Minutes of the Special Council Meeting, January 29, 2024

Tuesday, January 29, 2024, at 2:00 p.m.

Minutes of the Special Council Meeting of the Governing Body for the Village of Cloudcroft, held on Tuesday, January 29, 2024, at 2:00 p.m., in the Village Council Chambers, 201 Burro Avenue, Cloudcroft, NM.

CALL TO ORDER:
Mayor Turner called the meeting to order at 2:02 p.m. with the following Council members providing a full Quorum:
Mayor Vincent C. Turner – present
Trustee / Mayor Pro-Tem James R. Maynard – present
Trustee – Gail McCoy – present
Trustee – Tabitha Foster – present
Trustee – Timothy King – present
The following Village staff and guests were present: Shaela Hemphill; Village Clerk, Michael Testa; Chief of Police, Vyanca Vega; Project Coordinator, Tony Courvoisier; Water Operator, and Adrienne West.

Pledge of Allegiance

“I pledge allegiance to the flag of the United States of America, and to the republic for which it stands, one nation under God, indivisible, with liberty and justice for all.”

Salute to the Flag of New Mexico

“I salute the flag of the State of New Mexico, the Zia symbol of perfect friendship among united cultures.”

APPROVAL OF AGENDA:
Trustee Foster made a motion to approve the agenda of the January 29, 2024, Special Council Meeting as presented. Trustee King seconded. Vote as follows: Trustee McCoy, for; Trustee Maynard, for; Trustee King, for; Trustee Foster, for. Motion carried unanimously.

EXECUTIVE SESSION: Limited Personnel Matters – Retention of Staff per NMSA 10-15-1.H (2)
Trustee Maynard made a motion to adjourn into executive session to discuss limited personnel matters regarding retention of staff. Trustee Foster seconded. With no further discussion a roll call vote was taken:
Trustee McCoy – Aye
Trustee Maynard – Aye
Trustee King – Aye
Trustee Foster – Aye
For a unanimous roll call vote Council recessed into closed session at 2:04 p.m.

RECONVENE INTO OPEN SESSION:
Trustee Maynard made a motion to reconvene into Open Session. Trustee McCoy seconded. With no further discussion a roll call vote was taken:
Trustee McCoy – Aye
Trustee Maynard – Aye
Trustee King – Aye
Trustee Foster – Aye
For a unanimous roll call vote Council reconvened into Open Session at 3:51 p.m.

NEW BUSINESS:
Policy Compliance – Exempt Employee Compensation
Trustee Maynard made a motion to take Chief of Police Testa’s 2023 W-2 earnings as a beginning salary and his work schedule will be as determined by Mayor Turner for 120 days as probationary period. Trustee Foster seconded. Vote as follows: Trustee McCoy, for; Trustee Maynard, for; Trustee King, for; Trustee Foster, for. Motion carries unanimously.

 

ADJOURN:
Trustee Foster made a motion to adjourn the Special Council Meeting of January 29, 2024, at 3:55 p.m. Trustee King seconded. Vote as follows: Trustee McCoy, for; Trustee Maynard, for; Trustee King, for; Trustee Foster, for. Motion carried unanimously.