County questions need for sirens, early warning system

by Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun In the wake of Friday’s tornado in Logan, the Quay County Commission has asked county officials to examine the costs of an early warning system. “Don’t we have sirens (in Tucumcari)?” said Commissioner Bill Curry at Monday’s commission meeting. County manager Richard Primrose said the city of Tucumcari had […]

City manager finalists named

by Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun Tucumcari city commissioners announced the names of three finalists for the city manager’s position on Thursday. The finalists are • John D. Berchtold of Charlotte, Mich. • Boyd A. Kraemer of Benson, Ariz. • John R. Sutherland of Flagstaff, Ariz. All the candidates met the minium requirements and a […]

Rey tapped as interim city manager

by Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun Clara Rey, administrative assistant to Tucumcari city manager Richard Primrose, was named interim city manager by the City Commission Thursday night. Rey will take over as manager on March 1 when Primrose moves to the Quay County Courthouse several blocks away to become the county manager. She has worked […]

‘Friendly rivals’ can net greater benefits

by Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun When Terry Turner died on Aug. 30 he left Quay County without a manager. When Richard Primrose took the county manager post, he left Tucumcari without a city manager. He doesn’t make the move until March 1, but the City Commission hasn’t hired a new city manager yet, either. […]

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 […]

Four finalists named for city manager

By QCS Staff QCS Staff The selection committee for Tucumcari city manager has four finalists to be interviewed for the job on Feb. 3: • Doug Powers, director of the city’s Community Development Department. • Marty Garcia,the city’s fianance department director • Lawrence Ham, chief of the Tucumcari Police Department • Rex Kirksey, superintendent of […]

Conrad of Logan chosen for Arch Hurley manager

By Quay County Sun Staff The new manager selected for The Arch Hurley Conservancy District is Bill Conrad of Logan. Conrad, who is currently a building trades instructor at Mesalands Community College, was selected three to two by Arch Hurley’s Board of Directors at a special meeting on Monday. Conrad will receive a salary of […]

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 […]

Arch Hurley to name new general manager

By Quay County Sun staff Arch Hurley to name new general manager The Arch Hurley Conservancy District has scheduled a meeting at 9 a.m. on Monday to announce the appointment of its new general manager. The board of directors met on Tuesday to review applicants. Board chairman, Larry Perkins, said the board had offered the […]

Arch Hurley Distict names five finalists

by Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun The Arch Hurley Conservancy Board of Directors will be interviewing candidates for its general manager on Thursday, the board said at its meeting on Tuesday night. To be interviewed are: • William Conrad of Logan • Mike Delano of Roy • Ralph Lopez of Tucumcari • Franklin McCasland, former […]