Tucumcari schools set for $15 million budget for 2010

Thomas Garcia The Tucumcari Public Schools Board of Education discussed a preliminary budget of $15 million for the 2010 school year. “Thanks to $560,000 in stimulus funds the budget will be about the same as last year’s,” said Trudy Bauler, TPS Business Manager at Tuesday night’s meeting. Bauler said that the stimulus funds helped to […]

County Oks $11.6 million budget

Chelle Delaney The Quay County Commission approved an $11.6 million preliminary expense budget for the county’s 2009-2010 fiscal year beginning July 1 at its meeting on Friday. This compares with $11 million in expenses for the previous 2008-2009 fiscal year budget, said Quay County Manager Richard Primrose. Projected revenues for the upcoming fiscal year are […]

USDA slates $13.9 million for Tucumcari, Logan

Chelle Delaney and Thomas Garcia Tucumcari and Logan are slated to receive $13.5 million in USDA funds from the federal stimulus package, according to an annoucement this week from the USDA. Tucumcari will receive notice that they’re up for $8 million and the the Village of Logan will receive $5.9 for their respective wastewater projects, […]

Mesalands approves $17.1 million operating budget

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County to spend $1.3 million on fire equipment

Chelle Delaney Quay County expects to spend $1.3 million for equipment for six of the county’s nine fire departments, according to Donald Adams, Quay County fire marshal. Adams reported on the anticipated 2009 Fire Protection Grant Awards at Monday’s Quay County Commission meeting. The awards totaled $460,000, Adams said. In all, an estimated $1.3 million […]

One-time payment set for veterans

By QCS Staff U.S. Senators Jeff Bingaman and Tom Udall announced Tuesday that New Mexico will benefit from over $4 million through the Veterans Administration as a part of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act, according to a press release. The recovery funding will be used at the Raymond G. Murphy VA Medical Center in […]

Mesalands officials hoping for funds from state’s Higher Education Department

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Thomas Garcia New Mexico Gov. Bill Richardson recommended $1.25 million in capital funds from the New Mexico Higher Education Department for Mesalands Community College, college officials said. Mesalands board of trustees was informed Tuesday night at its regular meeting that the college had received two separate recommendations from Richardson. The recommendations made were for $750,000 […]

Governor pledges support of $4.2 million for Tucumcari projects

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Gov. Bill Richardson said he would work for and support $4.2 million from capital outlay funds for Tucumcari’s Main Street program and Mesalands Community College in the upcoming legislative session. Richardson voiced his support for the projects Thursday during a visit to Tucumcari at a rally for the groundbreaking of a new Tucumcari High School. […]

Mesalands seeking $3.2 million to build residence hall

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By Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun The Mesalands Community College’s Board of Trustees voted to seek approval from the state for $3.2 million to construct an on-campus residence hall. The proposed two-story residence hall was presented to the trustees at Tuesday’s board meeting by Mesalands dean of Administrative Services, David Gallatin. The hall will house […]

Mesalands to start on $1.5 million project

By Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun Mesalands Community College has requested and received $1.5 million from the