Citizens question city’s annexation plan

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By Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun Twenty-two residents attended a workshop on Tuesday by the City Commission to discuss annexation of properties just outside the Tucumcari’s city limits. Commissioner Jim Witcher outlined potential advantages to residents and the city. For individuals, Witcher said, there could be: • Savings in fire insurance • More voting privileges […]

City to study annexation of properties

By Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun The annexation of city-owned properties and privately held properties served by city water was discussed Tuesday at a special meeting of the City Commission. One of the city-owned properties, in particular, up for discussion for annexation is the new landfill located off of U.S. Highway 54, about three miles […]

City opens up spot on planning board

By Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun City Commissioners voted to change the boundaries for citizens who serve the Planning Commission and Zoning Board and city manager Richard Primrose gave his official notice of resignation at Thursday night’s meeting. Instead of having seven board members who live within the Tucumcari’s city limits, the commissioners voted unanimously […]

City plans to annex Tucumcari Airport

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By Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun On Aug. 1 the Tucumcari Planning Commission will hold a public hearing to discuss bringing the Tucumcari Municipal Airport facility within the city’s limits. Annexing the 1,100-acre aviation facility means the city will benefit from additional tax revenue and the property and facility will be protected, by law, by […]

Water rates hiked

William Thompson Marty Garcia, Assistant City Manager said Tucumcari city management recently decided to raise water rates for residential and commercial customers both within and outside city limits. Average water bills for residential customers may be as much as $17 higher with next month’s bill. Garcia said city revenues have fallen short of expectations. “Raising […]