Monday, September 21, 2020- 5:30 P.M.   

Rui Pereira, Mayor
Royce Kardinal, Vice Mayor

Chris Band, Council Member
Kristy Bedoian, Council Member
Kelly Blunt, Council Member
Sam Crissman, Council Member
David Stander, Council Member

The Mayor of the Wickenburg Town Council finds that it is in the best interests of the Town and its community to conduct this public meeting primarily through technological access in order to serve the public purpose of assisting with the minimization of the potential spread of COVID-19. Council members will participate in the meeting via telephone, as authorized by A.R.S. Section 38-431(4), or in-person, in the Town Hall Council Chambers. A limited public audience will be allowed to attend in-person. Seating will be on a first come, first serve basis with only 15 people allowed in the Council Chambers. Masks will be required. Doors will open at 5:00 PM. 
Members of the public may attend by watching Cox Cable Channel 11, Facebook Live, or by calling into a conference call at 1-253-215-8782 meeting ID 533-193-3281 (alternate phone number 1-301-715-8592). If you want to make a comment regarding an item or Call to the Public, please email your comments of 250 words or less to by noon on Monday and they will be read into the record. Please note in the email what agenda item you want your comments read. If you are attending in person, you will need to fill out a Speaker Form and come to the podium when your name is called.
The Mayor hereby authorizes this action to serve the goal of protecting Town residents, staff, and in the interests of public safety.


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.


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. As a courtesy to others, please turn off or put in silent mode all cell phones.

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 in 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
If you are interested in speaking to the Council during the Call to the Public or Public Hearings, you must fill out a speaker card (located at the entrance door) and deliver it to the Town Clerk prior to the convening of the meeting.
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 ext. 1517, Monday through Thursday from 7:00 AM to 6:00 PM. Council meetings are televised live on Cox Cable Channel 11.

A.   CALL TO ORDER - Mayor Pereira Held
B.   PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE - Mayor Pereira Held
C.   INVOCATION - Council Member David Stander
The Invocation May Be Offered By a Person of Any Religion, Faith, Belief, or Non-Belief, as Well as By Council Members or Staff. A List of Volunteers is Maintained By the Town Clerk and Interested Persons Should Contact the Clerk for Further Information.
D.   ROLL CALL - Mayor Pereira Held
F.   TOWN MANAGER'S REPORT which may include discussion regarding Police, Fire, Capital Improvement Projects, Economic Development, Airport, Budget, Permits, Staff Recognition, Branding and Current Events - Vince Lorefice, Town Manager Held
1.   Citizens Patrol Presentation regarding New Police Dog
G.   CALL TO THE PUBLIC - Mayor Pereira
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 8, 2020 Click to View Approved
b.   Consider Approval of the Cancellation of the Foundation for Senior Living (FSL) Lease Agreement for 255 North Washington Street - Vince Lorefice, Town Manager Click to View Approved
c.   Consider Approving and Authorizing the Mayor to Execute a Contract with Blue's Pumping Services, LLC., for the Purpose of Discharging Hauled Liquid Waste at the Wastewater Treatment Plant - Herschel Workman, Public Services Director Click to View Approved
d.   Consider Resolution No. 2275, Approving a Membership in the Southwest Public Power Agency (SPPA), the Southwest Public Power Agency Pool and the Arizona Public Power Transmission Project and Resolution No. 2276, Appointing the Board Designee - Stephanie Wojcik, Finance & Technology Director Click to View Approved
e.   Consider Approval of Updates to the Town of Wickenburg's Media Policy and Social Media Standards and Process improvements - Pamela Green, Economic Development Director Click to View Approved
2.   Presentation by Jessica Perry, New Community Affairs Manager, from Arizona Public Service (APS) - Vince Lorefice, Town Manager Click to View Presented
3.   Public Hearing and Council action regarding a Request from the Meadows Behavioral Healthcare for an Amendment to an Existing Conditional Use Permit on Parcel 505-02-007D and 505-02-007C or 1655 Tegner Street to Allow for an Expansion of a 17,500 Square Foot Facility on the Property, the Proposed Facility will be Consistent with the General Land Use of the Property which is Behavior Health Treatment - Steve Boyle, Community Development Director Click to View Approved
4.   Consider Approving and Authorizing the Mayor to Execute a Contract with Drill Tech, Inc. for the Monitoring Well Project in the Amount of $228,900.81 - Herschel Workman, Public Services Director Click to View Approved
5.   Consider Approving and Authorizing the Mayor to Execute and Contract for Hydrogeologist Consulting and Project Management with Hydro Logic, Inc. for the Monitoring Well Project in the Amount of $96,374.00 - Herschel Workman, Public Services Director Click to View Approved
6.   Presentation of a Financial Update and Direction to Staff Regarding Performance Management - Vince Lorefice, Town Manager Click to View Approved
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.)
1.   An executive session pursuant to A.R.S. Section 38-431.03(A)(3) and (A)(4) for (1) discussion or consultation with the Town Attorney for legal advice regarding the Bed Tax Audit of the Chamber of Commerce Bed Tax Report for FY 2018-19 and FY 2019-20 and (2) discussion or consultation with the Town Attorney in order to consider the Town’s position and instruct the Town Attorney regarding the Town's position regarding the Chamber of Commerce Funding Agreement related to use of bed tax funding and reporting requirements, which are the subject of negotiations, contemplated litigation, or settlement discussions to avoid litigation. Held
K.   ADJOURNMENT - Mayor Pereira Approved
Posted on September 15, 2020, by 5:00 p.m. at the following locations:
Town Hall
155 N. Tegner, Suite A
Amy Brown, Town Clerk


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