Calendar — Aug. 11

Wednesday-Saturday Quay County Fair at the Quay County Fair barn. Thursday City Commission at 6 p.m., City Hall. Aug. 20 Library Advisory Board at noon, Tucumcari Public Library. Aug. 23 Quay County Commission at 9 a.m., Quay County Court House. Aug. 24 Planning and Zoning Advisory Board at 5:15 p.m., City Hall. Aug. 25 Tucumcari/Quay […]

Commission approves grants

QCS staff Tucumcari City Commission approved the submission of two Tucumcari Community Development grant applications for 2011. The commission approved the grant submission to the New Mexico Energy and Natural Resources Department and the New Mexico Forest Re-Leaf Program for $6,000. The money will be used to plant 60 trees at the city softball fields, […]

Community calendar — June 23 • Housing Authority Board at 5 p.m., City Hall. • City Commission at 6 p.m., City Hall. Friday City Finance Board at 10 a.m. at City Hall Monday • Quay County Commission at 9 a.m., Quay County Cou

Thursday • Housing Authority Board at 5 p.m., City Hall. • City Commission at 6 p.m., City Hall. Friday City Finance Board at 10 a.m. at City Hall Monday • Quay County Commission at 9 a.m., Quay County Court House. • Recreation Advisory Board at p.m., Rec. Center. Wednesday • Tucumcari/Quay Regional Emergency Communication Board […]

Candidate profiles: District 3 Quay County Commission

Editor’s note: Quay County residents have started voting in the June 1 Primary Election. Quay County Clerk Ellen White said early voting continues through May 29. The only local contested race is for the District 3 Quay County Commission seat. Here’s how candidates responded to questions from Quay County Sun reporter Thomas Garcia:

City approves March ballot

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By Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun Tucumcari city commissioners approved a March election ballot Tuesday and conceptual plan for the Railroad Depot Project. The commission approved the ballot for election of municipal officers March 2, 2010. Polls will open at 7 a.m. and close at 7 p.m. The elective offices open are District Four commissioner […]

11-11 Community calendar

Thursday City Commission, 6 p.m., City Hall. Friday 3rd / 4th Grade Basketball Registration, 4pm – 9pm, Tucumcari Recreation Center, 900 E. Laughlin, 461-1647 or Scott 403-8491. Nov. 20 Library Advisory Board, noon, Library, 602 S. Second Street. Nov. 20 City Finance Board, 10 a.m., City Hall. Nov. 23 Quay County Commission, 9 a.m., Commission […]

County unable to approve RV hook-ups

By Thomas Garcia: QCS staff writer With the recent freezing of state funding Quay County Commissioners could not approve installing electrical hook-ups for RV’s at the Quay County Fair Grounds. Carol Simpson and other members of the Eastern New Mexico Bluegrass Association approached the Commissioners on Monday to install the hook-ups to draw in tourist […]

New street pole banners in works

By Chris Schmaedeke, QCS Managing Editor By Chris Schmaedeke QCS managing editor A small sampling of the new street pole banners for Tucumcari were presented at the City Commission meeting on Thursday. The Chamber of Commerce and the Lodgers’ Tax Board have worked together to produce banners which were on display at City Hall. The […]

Commission will discuss Taser shooting case

QCS staff Three executive sessions have been scheduled for Thursday’s City Commission meeting at City Hall. One of the sessions pertains to threatened or pending litigation against the city and includes discussion about Kailee Martinez, the Tucumcari teenager shot with a taser by Police Chief Roger Hatcher this summer. The agenda was not clear as […]

Business briefs

City commission to hold hearing on effluent water use The city of Tucumcari will hold a public hearing regarding its use of discharge water and effluent from the Tucumcari Wastewater Treatment Plant. The hearing is scheduled for 5:30 p.m. on Sept. 8, 2009, in the Commission chambers at City Hall, 215 E. Center St. Eligible […]