Deadline approaching for wastewater plant

By Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun With a deadline a week away the Tucumcari Community Development will approach the city commissioners on Thursday to keep stimulus money in the area. The city will need to approve the contract for the Phase III construction of the wastewater treatment plant before Feb. 16 deadline to keep the [...]

City, county receive stimulus dollars for energy efficiency renovations

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By Thoma Garcia: Quay County Sun The U.S. Department of Energy has approved more than $250,000 in federal stimulus money for two area agencies to use in energy efficiency renovations. The city of Tucumcari and Quay County will receive a portion of the $8.1 million stimulus funds approved on Monday by USDOE. In all, 21 [...]

Economic development corp. seeks pact with city, county for stimulus dollars

By Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun The Greater Tucumcari Economic Development Corp. is seeking an alliance between Quay County and the city of Tucumcari in hopes of securing more federal stimulus dollars. Patrick Vanderpool, EDC executive director, suggested the alliance during Monday’s regular meeting of the GTEDC. Vanderpool said the alliance could be a way [...]

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. [...]

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, [...]

IRS is holding checks for five area residents

By Thomas Garcia Some Quay County residents could be eligible for an an unclaimed IRS refund or economic stimulus payment from the government.The IRS has a list of five residents in Quay County who have a tax refund or stimulus check that were undeliverable. The five are Randy and Willa Callaway of McAlister and Andrew [...]