Three questions with Misty Vick

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By Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun Since the freezing of state capital outlay money what steps has the city taken to access the money? On October 30, 2009 the City of Tucumcari received a memo from the Department of Finance and Administration outlining the reporting requirements for all capital outlay projects. This reporting had to [...]

County loses out on outlay money

By Thomas Garcia: QCS staff writer New Mexico Gov. Bill Richardson has frozen more than $1 million in capital outlay money that had been approved and allocated to Quay County agencies. Tucumcari, Logan and Quay County each have state grant money that has been frozen. “We were told that capital outlay projects needed to have [...]

Governor’s pledge to Tucumcari not forgotten

Chelle Delaney The capital outlay dollars were skimpy at best when this year’s legislative session ended.

Mesalands approves $17.1 million operating budget

Thomas Garcia

Animal adovcate makes pitch for new city shelter

By Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun An animal rights advocate, Robert Ciolli, hopes that a capital outlay request of $325,000 will be approved and lead to a new animal shelter in Tucumcari. “About 1,500 animals are being euthanized a year,” Ciolli said. A new shelter would provide an opportunity to have about 20 cages for [...]

Fair barn renovations done

By Kevin Wilson: Quay County Sun To varying degrees, music fans missed the bluegrass band dance when it was canceled last month due to renovations at the Quay County Fair Barn. One thing they won’t miss is the dance floor they used for those monthly concerts. It’s been replaced with new tile, with a layer [...]

State funding less than area schools requested

By Angela Peacock Quay County school districts are being forced to find alternative funds to cover costs of renovation and repair projects to their facilities. Not one of Quay County’s school districts were awarded the funds they requested to the Public Schools Capital Outlay Council, who recently awarded $5.3 million to area schools districts that [...]