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Monday, September 17, 2018- 5:30 P.M.   

Everett Sickles, Mayor
Royce Kardinal, Vice Mayor
Chris Band, Council Member
Kelly Blunt, Council Member
Sam Crissman, Council Member
Ruben Madrid, Council Member
Rui Pereira, Council Member


Pursuant to A.R.S. § 38-431.02, notice is hereby given to the members of the Wickenburg Town Council and to the general public that the Town Council will hold a meeting open to the public on the above date, time, and location.  Minutes of its proceedings shall be taken and filed with the Town Clerk for Public Inspection.   Council Members may attend the meeting telephonically occasionally. 

ACTION MAY BE TAKEN BY THE COUNCIL ON ANY ITEM LISTED ON THIS AGENDA. Revisions to the agenda can occur up to 24 hours prior to the meeting. Revisions appear in all italic print.  Council may decide to change the order in which items are heard at the meeting.


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Meeting Times
Welcome to this Wickenburg Town Council meeting. Regular Council meetings are usually held the first and third Monday of each month at 5:30 PM at the Wickenburg Council Chambers, although the date or time may change and additional meetings may be called at other times and/or places. Contact the Town Clerk or watch for posted agendas for other meetings.


Speaking at Meetings
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All persons attending the Council meeting, whether speaking to the Council or not, are expected to observe the Council rules, as well as the rules of politeness, propriety, decorum and good conduct. Any person interfering with the conduct of the meeting or otherwise not following the Council rules will be removed from the meeting.

To better serve the citizens of Wickenburg and others attending our meetings, the Council Chambers are wheelchair and handicapped accessible. Persons with a disability may request a reasonable accommodation by contacting the Town within 48 hours of the scheduled meeting at 928-684-5411 (Voice & TTY).

Copies of the agenda are available the day of the meeting in the Council Chambers or online at For questions about the Council meetings, special services or procedures, please contact the Town Clerk, at 928-684-5451, Monday through Thursday from 7:00 AM to 6:00 PM.  
Council meetings are televised live on Cox Cable Channel 4.

A.   CALL TO ORDER - Mayor Sickles Held
B.   PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE - Mayor Sickles Held
C.   INVOCATION - Pastor Stephen Gibson, Seventh Day Adventist Church
The Invocation May Be Offered By a Person of Any Religion, Faith, Belief, or Non-Belief, as Well as By Council Members. A List of Volunteers is Maintained By the Town Clerk and Interested Persons Should Contact the Clerk for Further Information.
D.   ROLL CALL - Mayor Sickles Held
1.   Proclamation - Bill Cavin Day 2018 Presented
F.   TOWN MANAGER'S REPORT - Vince Lorefice, Town Manager Held
G.   CALL TO THE PUBLIC - Mayor Sickles
Comments not related to an agenda item may be addressed during the call to the public.  However, public comments may only address issues that pertain to the jurisdiction of the public body.  Council Members will not be able to discuss or take legal action on matters raised during the call to the public.  Council may respond to criticism, ask staff to review a matter, or ask that a matter be put on a future agenda so it can be discussed.
1.   Approval of the Consent Agenda -
All items listed under the Consent Agenda are considered to be routine matters and will be enacted by one motion and vote of the Town Council. There will be no separate discussion on these items unless a Council Member requests, in which event the item will be removed from the consent agenda and considered in its normal sequence on the agenda.
a.   Approval of Minutes - Regular Meeting of September 4, 2018 Approved
b.   Consider Approving the Downtown Merchants Group putting an insert in the Town Utility Bills - Vince Lorefice, Town Manager Approved
c.   Consider Resolution No. 2172, Abandoning a Right-of-Way Generally Located in the Old Landfill Contingent upon Close of Escrow for the Exchange of Properties with the Town - Vince Lorefice, Town Manager Approved
d.   Consider approval to appoint Judge Finn, uncompensated, for any cases from the Wickenburg Town Court at the Stand Up for Veterans Event being held on September 22, 2018, in the City of Glendale, AZ - Rosa Garcia-Marquez, Court Administrator Approved
e.   Consider Approval of a Replat of Lots 10-12 of Three Crosses Subdivision - Steve Boyle, Community Development Director Approved
f.   Consider Resolution No. 2174, Approving and Authorizing the Mayor to Execute the contract renewal to the Town’s Physician Services Agreement with the Wickenburg Community Hospital for continued services commencing on October 5, 2018 through October 5, 2021 - Tarah Mayerhofer, HR and Risk Manager Approved
2.   Presentation (Meet and Greet) of new Wickenburg Police K-9 Hiro and his handler Officer Zach Lejeunesse - Les Brown, Police Chief Presented
3.   Presentation and Update from Sintra Hoffman, President, WESTMARC Presented
4.   Presentation Regarding the Status of the Town's Recycling Program - Dawn Bender, Public Works Management Analyst Presented
5.   Presentation Regarding the Peeples Valley Mine - Pamela Green, Economic Development Director Tabled
6.   Discussion and Possible Action or Direction to Staff Regarding Audio Improvement Options - Pamela Green, Economic Development Director Presented
7.   Consider Resolution No. 2171, Declaring and Adopting the Results of the Primary Election held on August 28, 2018 - Amy Brown, Town Clerk Approved
8.   Discussion Regarding the Qualifications to Run for Council - Trish Stuhan, Town Attorney Presented
9.   Discussion and Possible Direction to Staff Regarding (1) Prohibitions or Restrictions of Political Activities by Contractors/Vendors, (2) Prohibitions or Restrictions on Council Members Accepting Campaign Contributions from Contractors/Vendors, and (3) Requiring Council Members to Report Campaign Contributions from Contractors/Vendors - Trish Stuhan, Town Attorney Presented
10.   Discussion and Possible Direction to Staff Regarding the Mayor’s Request for an Internal Investigation Regarding Allegations that the Mayor Disparaged Town Employees - Trish Stuhan, Town Attorney Presented
I.   EXECUTIVE SESSION - (Council May Vote to Go Into Executive Session Pursuant to A.R.S §38-431.03(A)(3) to Receive Legal Advice from the Town Attorney on Any of the Above Agenda Items.)
K.   ADJOURNMENT - Mayor Sickles Approved
Posted on September 11, 2018, by 5:00 p.m. at the following locations:
Town Hall
155 N. Tegner, Suite A
Public Library
164 E. Apache Street
Amy Brown, Town Clerk

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