Rose: EPA may assist Sands Dorsey demolition

Thomas Garcia City officials may have found a source of funding to assist the city in the demolition of the Sands Dorsey building, said Tucumcari City Manager Bobbye Rose. “We are excited that we are finally making progress on this issue,” said Rose. Rose said the money to dispose of the hazardous debris in the […]

City looking into money for Sands Dorsey

Thomas Garcia City Commissioners want City Manager Bobbye Rose to find a way to resolve issues at the Sands Dorsey Building. “The city commission has instructed me to move forward with the abatement of this health and safety issue associated with this building,” Rose said after Thursday night’s meeting. More than two years have passed […]

City investigating partial demolition of Sands Dorsey

By QCS Staff The Tucumcari City Commission on Thursday has asked the city manager to explore ways and costs that the Sands Dorsey could be partially demolished. Businesswoman Ruth Nelson said it had been two years, and nothing had been done to make the alley accessible for her business or others on the block. Nelson’s […]

Firm recommends demolition for Sands-Dorsey

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By Thomas Garcia: Freedom New Mexico

Sands Dorsey’s fate edging closer to demolition

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Chelle Delaney A forensic engineer pointed out serious flaws in the

City approves steps to move forward with demolition of Sands Dorsey

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By Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun Legal proceedings to take ownership, condemn and demolish the Sands Dorsey Building received unanimous approval Thursday night from the Tucumcari City Commission. Although the two-story downtown landmark had several supporters who suggested saving the building in some fashion, the city commissioners agreed it was time to take action for […]

City commission holds off on condemnation proceedings

by Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun The Tucumcari City Commission voted down a proposed resolution to condemn one residential and one commercial building until the owners could be given more time to respond. Not all the commissioners, however, agreed that the city’s actions should be delayed at Thursday’s regular meeting of the commission. Commissioner Jim […]