County Oks $11.6 million budget

Chelle Delaney The Quay County Commission approved an $11.6 million preliminary expense budget for the county’s 2009-2010 fiscal year beginning July 1 at its meeting on Friday. This compares with $11 million in expenses for the previous 2008-2009 fiscal year budget, said Quay County Manager Richard Primrose. Projected revenues for the upcoming fiscal year are […]

Mesalands approves $17.1 million operating budget

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Drop in enrollment leads to budget deficit

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The Tucumcari Public Schools have been able to make up for a budget deficit of $180,000 with cuts in discretionary spending and other budget categories that do not interfere with classroom instruction, school officials said. The deficit was caused by a drop in enrollment and a related reduction in the amount the state allots school […]

City approves $20.6 million budget

By Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun A 20.6 million budget was approved by the Tucumcari City Commission Tuesday night. Included in the 2008-2009 budget are about $9 million in capital and infrastructure expenditures, said city Manager John Sutherland.The projects include those at the city’s water treatment, new piping to bring in water from wells and […]

Arch Hurley approves million-dollar budget

By Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun A $1,050,000 budget was approved by the Arch Hurley Conservancy Board of Directors on Tuesday. The budget is about $3,000 more than last year, said district manager Franklin McCasland. Included in the budget is about $155,000 from its reserves which total about $1.4 million, McCasland said. “If we run […]

Lodgers’ Tax Board reviews $450,000 annual budget

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Speeding motorist leads to drug seizure

By Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun A routine traffic stop Sunday netted almost 24 pounds of marijuana, the first drug seizure in 2008 for the Tucumcari Police Department. Gabrielle Tillman, 34, of Tucson, Ariz., was arrested Sunday morning for concealing her identity from officers, said Tucumcari Sgt. Darrick Shaw. Tillman was pulled over for a […]

Following budget taxes commission

By Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun It was a case of gentle verbal jousting at the table of the city commissioners Thursday night. At the center was the target: The city’s budget and how the commissioners could and should ascertain if it was on target on not. Commissioner Jim Lafferty said he thought it was […]

School board eyes increase in salaries

By Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun The Tucumcari Public Schools Board of Education wrestled with how to give raises to school staff for the 2008-2009 school year during their regular meeting Monday night. One school board member said that any raise should be a lump sum that was equal throughout the staff instead of a […]

04-28-2007: Calendar

Today: 8 a.m. on, Great American Cleanup, meet at Chamber of Commerce building to participate, wear work clothes, bring gloves. After cleanup sandwiches will be donated by Subway. For information call Kathy Estrada 461-3451. Today: Noon, 7th Annual Logan Chuck Wagon Cook Off, Ute Lake State Park. Tickets available at Napa in Logan, Bob’s Budget […]