BERNALILLO — The Sandoval County Commission is scheduled to vote Wednesday on a new union agreement and an almost $10 million contract to build a new sheriff’s office and emergency operations facility.
The regular meeting is set for 6 p.m. in the commission chambers on the third floor of the Sandoval County Administration Building, 1500 Idalia Road, Building D, in Bernalillo. People can attend in-person up to 75 percent capacity of the chambers, submit public comment by email here or watch the meeting livestream at sandovalcountynm.gov.
For the combined sheriff’s office/emergency operations building, Enterprise Builders gave the low bid, $9.97 million, according to county information.
In the proposed collective bargaining agreement with the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees, union members would receive wages ranging from $18.15 an hour to $22.50 an hour, depending upon length of time working for the county and, sometimes, rank, according to county information. The county would also pay an additional 2 percent of employees’ contribution to the Public Employees Retirement Association pension plan.
The union and management started negotiations earlier than mandated to address the current labor market.
Commissioners are also set to vote on:
- Updating the county mileage and per diem policy to match the state’s.
- A professional services agreement with First Financial Advisers Inc.; The county has received services from the company and its president, Rob Burpo, for years.
- A resolution clarifying that the county will reimburse Intel Corp. for half of the gross receipts tax revenue, not including GRT earmarked for paying debts, from Intel’s expansion under a local economic development agreement from last June.
- An $817,000 contract with Valley Fence Co. for a litter fence at the landfill.
- A $137,000 contract with Roadrunner Public Health Inc. for services to control disease-carrying pests such as mosquitoes.