Arch Hurley increases assessment fees

Thomas Garcia The Arch Hurley Conservancy District Board of Directors voted Tuesday to increase assessment fees to counter the rise of district maintenance costs. “This is something nobody wanted to do, but we had little choice,” District Manager Franklin McCasland said. A resolution was introduced and passed during Tuesday’s monthly meeting, increasing the 2012 Class-A [...]

Arch Hurley board allows absentee voting

Thomas Garcia The Arch Hurley Conservancy District Board of Directors approved a resolution updating election rules, timetables and forms during its regular meeting Tuesday. “This will make participation and the process of the election voter-friendly,” Arch Hurley Manager Franklin McCasland said. Governor Suzana Martinez signed HB 358 into law earlier this month, which updated Arch [...]

Arch Hurley board applies for federal funds

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Russell Anglin The Arch Hurley Conservancy District Board of Directors passed two resolutions to apply for federal assistance which will help seal the district’s canal system Tuesday. The requests, one for $206,000 and another for $122,000, would require in-kind contributions from the board. District Manager Franklin McCasland said the board expects to hear an answer [...]

Farmers receive relief from rainfall, canals

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Thomas Garcia Restoration of the Arch Hurley irrigation canals, recent rains and cooler temperatures bring relief for area farmers. Members of the Arch Hurley conservancy District began to receive water from irrigation canals on June 15 after two years of having no water allocations. “Rainfall and snowpack melt fed into the Conchas Lake allowing use [...]

Residents voice opinion at Arch Hurley meeting

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By Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun More than 75 area residents attended Thursday’s special meeting of the Arch Hurley Conservancy District. The 65 seats for visitors set up inside the meeting room of Arch Hurley, located at 101 East High St., were filled an hour before the 1 p.m. meeting. “It was an overwhelming public [...]

Our page: Aug. 5, 2009

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Meet your neighbor Name: Tara Marie Hatfield Profession: Water and land management clerk for Arch Hurley Conservancy District Born: July 1, 1979 Hometown: Tucumcari of course. Because sometimes you want to go where everybody knows your name. Family: Four kids — three girls and a boy ranging in age from 15 to 7. Tell us [...]

07-01-09: Calendar

Today: 7 p.m., VFW Post # 2528 Bingo, 105 E. Main St., Tucumcari. Call 461-3061.Thursday: 5:30 p.m., monthly meeting, Liberty Mutual Domestic Water Association, Arch Hurley Meeting Room, 101 E. High St.

Arch Hurley files protest against Turner Enterprises water request

Chelle Delaney The Arch Hurley Conservancy District has filed a protest with the Interstate Stream Commission against a request for the diversion of water in Colfax County by Turner Enterprises, Inc., a private company that oversees land holdings and other business interests owned by former media mogul Ted Turner. The request is to change the [...]

Arch Hurley wants to collect $53,370 in delinquent assessments

Chelle Delaney The Arch Hurley Conservancy District is seeking $53,370 in late assessment payments from district members. The delinquent assessments are for four or more years. And one payment is 17 years in the arrears, said Arch Hurley Manager Franklin McCasland. The delinquent amount does represent a 1 percent interest fee, as allowed by state [...]

Arch Hurley seeking to protect watershed

Chelle Delaney A one-year, four-month protest against the drilling of water wells in Largo Canyon has paid off for the Arch Hurley Conservancy District. A rancher who wanted to drill the wells has withdrawn his request to the state for the wells, said Franklin McCasland, Arch Hurley manager, at Tuesday’s district board meeting. Arch Hurley [...]