Great American Cleanup sweeps city

Thomas Garcia City and Chamber of Commerce officials are coordinating three community beautification projects in an effort to promote Tucumcari. “It takes all of us to make our town beautiful,” Cathy Estrada, the city’s code enforcement officer said. This year’s cleanup has three projects organized by Estrada, Carole Keith and Tucumcari MainStreet. Estrada said she […]

Press release: Area communities eligible for public projects loan funds

Freedom New Mexico State Representative Dennis Roch (R-Tucumcari) today commended the New Mexico Finance Authority Oversight Committee for unanimously endorsing legislation which would authorize local government entities to apply for loans from the state’s Public Project Revolving Fund. “Given the state’s staggering budget shortfall,” said Roch, “local communities are relying less on capital outlay and […]

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 […]

Bingaman, Udall announce millions for water projects

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Governor seeks project ideas for stimulus funds

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Chelle Delaney By the time Gov. Bill Richardson left Tucumcari on Friday, he had a multi-million-dollar wish list from local government and elected officials. Richardson was here on a listening tour to hear what projects city and county leaders hoped to receive funding for from the federal stimulus package, the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act. […]

Mesalands approves $17.1 million operating budget

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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. […]

Governor to support local projects

Chelle Delaney Gov. Bill Richardson met with local officials on Wednesday and

Clovis OKs plan for its wind farm

Gabriel Monte: Freeedom New Mexico Clovis city commissioners voted unanimously this week to move toward creating a six megawatt wind farm on land near the city landfill. The commissioners’ decision would allow the city to request bids for the wind generators and find funding for the project estimated to cost $10 million. Commissioner Randal Crowder […]

Officials hopeful legislative funding survives

By Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun The fate of funding local projects lies in the governor’s hands. Gov. Bill Richardson can veto the million-dollar packed bill, or with a quick signature make some local officials very happy. Tucumcari city and Quay County officials are hopeful that the capital outlay projects bill will survive Richardson’s scrutiny. […]