San Jon to take over Caprock Amphitheater

by Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun The Village of San Jon has asked to take over the operation of the Caprock Amphitheater from the Quay County Commission. Village of San Jon administrator, Bobbye Rose, said, “We’re trying to do economic development” through nature and other tours that could be developed with the Caprock Amphitheater at […]

City nixes event ban

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by Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun City Commissioners said they wouldn’t necessarily buy tickets for or attend certain fighting or boxing events, but they did not think it was appropriate to stop others from attending or to ban some events from the Tucumcari Convention Center. Commissioner Chris Maestas said he did not think the city […]

City to broaden city manager search

by Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun The Tucumcari City Commission has decided to revise its search for a new city manager, said Mayor Mary Mayfield on Friday. “We decided we need to broaden the search,” Mayfield said. The commissioners are searching for a replacement for the current city manager, Richard Primrose, who leaves his post […]

City to review applications for city manager

By Quay County Sun staff City Commissioners to review applicants Tucumcari City commissioners are to have met at 9 a.m. today in a closed executive session in the City Police Training Room, 214 E. Center Street. Commissioners were to review applications for the position of city manager. The current city manager, Richard Primrose, has resigned […]

City declares disaster

by Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun City commissioners declared the weeked of Dec. 29-31 a disaster in Tucumcari because of the additional snow clean-up and the costs of managing about 7,500 extra motorists and semis in the city over New Year’s weekend. Commissioners took this action at their Thursday night meeting, so that they could […]

County to pay hospital $526K

by Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun The Quay County Commission agreed to a $526,254 payment to Dan Trigg Memorial Hospital for its hospital operations for 2007-2008 at its meeting Monday. The payment request reflects an overall 4 percent increase for inflation, or $71,622, over its payment request last fiscal year for a total budget of […]

01-10-2007: Calendar

Wednesdays ongoing: Al-Anon Unity Group meeting 5:30 p.m., at 1424 S. Sixth St. Wednesdays ongoing: Alcoholics Anonymous Unity Group meeting 7 p.m., at 1424 S. Sixth St. Thursday: 3 p.m., special meeting of the San Jon Muncipal School Board of Trustees to considera approval of equipment inventory bid, propane bid and student eligiblity bid. Thursday: […]

County wish list for 2007 Legislature

By QCS Staff The Quay County Commissioners have put together a $4.875 million wish list to present to the 2007 New Mexico Legislature. The sum covers four projects and the commissioners’ top priorities for 2007, said Franklin McCasland, chairman of the commission. While the commissioners are making their case to legislators, they and other representatives […]

01-03-2007: Calendar

Monday: 9 a..m., regular meeting Quay County Commissioners, County Court House. Monday: 3 p.m., Museum Board meeting, Museum Monday: 5:15 p.m., Greater Tucumcari Economic Development meeting, Tucumcari Convention Center. Tuesday: 10 a.m., regular meeting Lodgers Tax Board, City Hall Wednesdays ongoing: Al-Anon Unity Group meeting 5:30 p.m., at 1424 S. Sixth St. Wednesdays ongoing: Alcoholics […]

Economic develop top priority among city commissioners

By Quay County Sun staff City Commissioners were asked to name their top priiorities for 2007. Tops among the commissioners were economic development projects and programs that would provides more jobs and increase gross receipts for the city in 2007. Here are their responses: Mayor Mary Mayfield 1 Continued economic development 2 Continued fiscal management […]