3/30 Community Notes

• Officers of the New Mexico State Police will be conducting checkpoints and saturation patrols in Quay County during April, according to a press release from the department.
Emphasis will be on Driving While Intoxicated and seat belt/ child restraint violations, according to the release.
In New Mexico, more than 19,000 people were arrested for DWI and more than 200 died in alcohol related crashes in 2004.

• The New Mexico Environment Department’s Pollution Prevention Program and Mesalands Community College’s Small Business Development Center will present a pollution prevention workshop from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on April 8 in room 121 of Building A at Mesalands Community College, 911 S. 10th St. Registration is $20 per person.
For more information or to resister contact Michelle Vattano at 827-0677 or at michelle_vattano@nmenv.state.nm.us or the SBDC at 461-4413.

• The Girl Scout Paper Drive is Saturday at Mesalands Community College.
The recycler does not accept sun bleached papers or papers that have been wet.
All other newspapers will be accepted.
The papers will be collected from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
For more information contact Donna Laurialt at 461-4421.

• The City of Tucumcari’s tap water met all United States Environmental Protection Agency and state drinking water health standards,
The Consumer Confidence annual drinking water report is available for residents in Schlientz Memorial Library, 602 S. Second St.; City Hall 215 E. Center St.; Municipal Laboratory, 1824 Rock Island; Community Development Center, 518 S. Eighth St.; an online at www.cityoftucumcar.com/drinking.htm.