Monday, December 3, 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.


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 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
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, Monday through Thursday from 7:00 AM to 6:00 PM. 

A. CALL TO ORDER - Mayor Sickles Held
B. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE - Mayor Sickles Held
C. INVOCATION - Pastor Greg Hintz, The Place 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. Recognition of Outgoing Council Members Held
2. Swearing-In of Newly Elected Council Members
  • Chris Band
  • Kristy Bedoian
  • David Stander
3. Comments from Newly Elected Council Members Held
4. Election of Vice Mayor Held
5. Swearing-In of Vice Mayor Held
1.   Proclamation - 30th Annual Cowboy Christmas Poetry Gathering Presented
F. TOWN MANAGER'S REPORT which may include discussion regarding Police, Fire, Capital Improvement Projects, Economic Development, Airport, Budget, Permits, Staff Recognition and Current Events - 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 November 19, 2018 and Special Meeting of November 26, 2018 - Amy Brown, Town Clerk Approved
b.   Consider Appointment of Mr. Bob Jones to the Economic Development Advisory Commission to replace Commissioner Kester with a Term Expiration date of December 2021 - Amy Brown, Town Clerk Approved
c.   Consider Reappointments to the Airport Advisory Commission, Board of Adjustment, Economic Development Advisory Commission, Finance Advisory Commission, Library Advisory Board, Parks and Recreation Advisory Commission, Planning and Zoning Advisory Commission, Trails Advisory Commission, Corrections Officer Retirement Board Dispatch,  Public Safety Personnel Retirement Board Fire, and Public Safety Personnel Retirement Board Police - Amy Brown, Town Clerk Approved
d.   Consider Resolution No. 2193, amending the Town of Wickenburg Personnel Rules and Regulations by amending Rule 16. Travel, Section 1., Reimbursement for use of Private Vehicles outside Wickenburg Area, Section 3., Per Diem Allowance and Section 4., Procedure - Tarah Mayerhofer, Human Resources and Risk Manager Failed
2.   Presentation Regarding the Economic Development Department, which may include Discussion of the Recent Re-Organization, Strategic Planning, and Projects Updates - Pamela Green, Economic Development Director Presented
3.   Public Hearing on Annexation 18-01 Filed by Simpson Cattle Company Management Inc. The Annexation Area Consists of approximately 264 Acres - Steve Boyle, Community Development Director Held
4.   Public Hearing Relating to Public Input on Qualified Projects for the 2019-2020 Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Cycle - Herschel Workman, Public Services Director Held
5.   Consider Resolution No. 2192, Authorizing the Town, Through its Staff, to Submit an Application to Maricopa County Human Services, Community Development Division for Community Development Block Grant Funds and Execute Awarded Agreements for an Amount not to Exceed $600,000.00 - Herschel Workman, Public Services Director Approved
6.   Discussion and Direction to Staff Regarding Personnel Issues and Investigations - Vince Lorefice, Town Manager Held
7.   Discussion and Direction to Staff Regarding a Code of Ethics - Trish Stuhan, Town Attorney Held
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 November 27, 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