By Mary Mayfield: Guest columnist
Caring for Tucumcari, my friends and neighbors who live here is second nature to me. Tucumcari is my hometown. We live here because we want to live in a wonderful, warm community.
For 20 years prior to running for city commission, I attended as many city commission meetings as possible. In the last eight years as your commissioner, I have enjoyed checking on your concerns and assisting with solving any problems.
Getting to know every department head and how the departments are run was a real eye-opener. Being your commissioner has been an education in itself.
Now that I have learned the workings of our local city government and spent the time to attend numerous meetings, I would like to continue to be of assistance to you and the city of Tucumcari.
I am proud of our community. As a result of teamwork, our community is making progress. I would like the opportunity to be able to serve and be a part of that team as we move forward.
As we all know, communities that get along and work well together will prosper.
Mayor Mary Mayfield is running for reelection for Tucumcari city commissioner in district four.
All city candidates are invited to write, in 300 words or less, a brief synopsis of their intentions if elected.