County Commission approves professional service agreement

QCS Staff An Albuquerque firm will provide information on elections, probate and other issues to the Quay County clerk’s office. Quay County commissioners on Monday agreed to pay $5,000 for a year of services to NM Clerks LLC. Commissioners also: • Approved $1,500 for the Tucumcari Public Library to purchase new computer chairs. • Approved […]

City commission approves $13 million budget

QCS staff The Tucumcari City Commission approved a $13 million budget for the 2009-2010 fiscal year at a special meeting Thursday night at City Hall. “This does not include all of the funds from capital improvement projects,” said Marty Garcia, the city’s finance officer. “Those amounts will be added in later.” Garcia said once the […]

County commission lifts burn ban

Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun After the weekend rains the county-wide fire ban was lifted on Monday by the Quay County Commissioners. Quay County Fire Marshall Donald Adams asked the commissioners to consider lifting the ban following the weekend rains. “There are areas of the county that received a good amount of rain,” Adams said. […]

Commission postpones discussion on police chief

By Thomas Garcia: Freedom New Mexico An executive session to discuss an independent investigation of a recent Taser shooting involving Tucumcari Police Chief Roger Hatcher was postponed Thursday by the city commission. The executive session was removed from the agenda by City Manager Bobbye Rose. “It was a decision I made to remove the executive […]

Hatcher hearing postponed

By Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun Staff Writer An executive session to discuss an independent investigation of a recent Taser shooting involving Tucumcari Police Chief Roger Hatcher was postponed Thursday by the city commission. The executive session was removed from the agenda by City Manager Bobbye Rose. “It was a decision I made to remove […]

Fire ban extended for Quay County

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Thomas Garcia The burn ban in Quay County has been extended at least two weeks until Quay County commissioners can review it again. The ban was placed in effect indefinitely on June 8. Commission Chairman Franklin McCasland said Monday that areas of Quay County have received rain in the past week, but the moisture has […]

Events calendar

Sunday-Wednesday: 7 p.m., Desert Reign Singing Group, First Assembly of God Church in San Jon.Sundays ongoing: 2:30 p.m., American Legion Auxiliary Bingo, Bingo Hall, 100 S. Eighth Street, Logan. Call 487-3910.Monday: 8:45-9:30 a.m., Rural Bookmobile, Quay Post OfficeMonday: 9 a.m., regular meeting, Quay County Commission, Commission Chambers, Quay County Courthouse, 300 S. Third St., 461-2112.Monday: […]

Press Release: Game commission may change deer draw dates

The State Game Commission will meet July 2 at Heron Lake State Park to consider changing the date of the annual application deadline and drawing for deer hunting licenses, and to set season dates and bag limits for 2009-10 small game and waterfowl seasons. The meeting will be from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Thursday, […]

City seeking 8 percent water rate hike

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Thomas Garcia The Tucumcari City Commission approved the first reading of a proposed eight percent increase to city water rates Tuesday. City Manager Bobbye Rose said the increase will help to balance the city’s budget. She said a special workshop was held Monday to try and develop a city budget for 2009-2010. “No decision was […]

06-13-09: Community Notes

City Commission set for budget work session on MondayThe Tucumcari City Commission will hold a special workshop at 5 p.m. on Monday to discuss its budget. On Tuesday, the commission will hold a regular meeting, where budget items may be discussed. According to the agenda, the city looking to approve on Tuesday a first reading […]