County officials oppose low-altitude flights

Thomas Garcia By Thomas Garcia Quay County Sun Quay County Commissioners passed a resolution opposing low altitude tactical navigation flights from Cannon Air Force Base. “There has been no opportunity for citizens or elected officials to adequately address the LATNs,”

Two tax ordinances proposed at meeting

Russell Anglin The subject of taxes weighed on the minds of Tucumcari city commissioners and citizens at the commission’s Nov. 11 city hall meeting. Pajarito Interiors owner Ruth Nelson was the first to address the commission. She expressed concern over the burned, hazardous Sands Dorsey building and asked the commission to pursue legal action against […]

County commissioners suspend Ute Lake Ranch subdivision plat

Thomas Garcia Quay County commissioners approved the development of one Ute Lake subdivision while halting another Tuesday. Following the recommendation of Quay County Manager Richard Primrose the commission suspended Ute Lake Ranch’s subdivision plat. “The suspension can be lifted at any time,” said commission chair Franklin McCasland. “The developers must first meet the requirements set […]

County canvasses primary votes

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By Thomas Garcia: QCS staff writer The June 1 Primary Election results were confirmed Friday by the Quay County Commissioners. “We certify the following candidates from Quay County for nomination in the November election,” said Commission Chair Franklin McCasland. The precinct voting totals were reviewed and confirmed by the commissioners during a regular commission meeting. […]

City seeks bid to demolish Sands Dorsey

By Chris Schmaedeke, QCS managing editor Tucumcari city commissioners are debating what to do with the Sands Dorsey building. The debate Thursday is the latest chapter on centered on either tearing down all the building or leaving some portions. It’s a question lingering now two years. “Public safety is the most important,” Commissioner Robert Lumpkin […]

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 […]

Project request approved

QCS Staff QCS staff County commissioners approved to send the 2011 Appropriation Project request to the state during Monday’s meeting. County Manager Richard Primrose said the request would be to either combined the city and county offices into one new building or to build an add-on to the existing building. “This is just an application […]

Economic assistance passed for day care

By Chris Schmaedeke, QCS managing editor City commissioners approved an ordiance for an application for loval economic develpoment assistance for building a new day care in Tucumcari during Thursday’s meeting. Patrick Vanderpool, who is the extecutive director of the Greater Tucumcari Economic Development agency, presented the ordiance to the commission. “It will open some new […]

City sells water to Ute Lake Ranch

By Thomas Garcia: QCS staff writer Tucumcari city commissioners on Thursday approved a bulk sale of water to Ute Lake Ranch and set a new water rate for two Quay County water cooperatives. Commissioners agreed to sell 500 acre feet of water to the Ute Lake Ranch Public Improvement District 2 for $75,000. “The sale […]

Tucumcari commissioners approve bulk water sale

By Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun Tucumcari city commissioners on Thursday approved a bulk sale of water to Ute Lake Ranch and set a new water rate for two Quay County water cooperatives. Commissioners agreed to sell 500 acre feet of water to the Ute Lake Ranch Public Improvement District 2 for $75,000. “The sale […]