Meetings watch: Curry County Commission to meet

Tuesday, the Curry County Commission will: • Consider a resolution supporting development of the Tres Amigas power station in northern Curry County. Officials have said the power hub, expected to manifest after two years of studies and evaluations are conducted, will connect the nation’s three major electrical grids. • Consider a resolution supporting House Bill […]

Meetings watch: Special session discussed at school board meeting

CNJ staff The Clovis Municipal Schools Board of Education met Tuesday at La Casita Elementary School: • Superintendent Rhonda Seidenwurm gave an update on the state Legislature’s special session, which begins Saturday. The message was essentially too much is unknown at this point, and community meetings will be scheduled after the session concludes. Seidenwurm said […]

Meetings will address possible state budget cuts

CNJ staff The prospect of looming budget cuts by the Legislature has prompted Clovis Schools Superintendent Rhonda Seidenwurm to schedule a series of meetings with local and state officials. Penny Bailey, communication specialist for the school district, said Seidenwurm will be meeting with government officials, business leaders and members of the ministerial alliance beginning Monday […]

10-1 Meetings watch: Clovis City Commission

At Thursday’s City commission meeting commissioners are expected to: • Review requests for approval to demolish dangerous buildings at 420 Connelly Street, 1114 Eighth Street, and 1120 Eighth Street. • Consider an ordinance amending the uniform traffic ordinance. • Hear a request from City Attorney Dave Richards for permission to intervene in a rate request […]

Meetings watch: School projects OK’d

The Clovis Municipal Schools Board of Education met Tuesday at the campus of Barry Elementary School. • Superintendent Rhonda Seidenwurm said she and Deputy Superintendent for Operations Joel Shirley heard news to go ahead on renovations at two elementary school campuses and to start work on a new middle school at the Public Schools Capital […]

Meetings watch: Board approves car rental contract

At Tuesday’s regular Clovis Municipal School board meeting, the board: • Discussed the per diem mileage rate reimbursement, but tabled the issue when Vice President Mark Lansford and Member Max Best requested more information on what financial impact a raise in the rate would have on the district. • Approved curriculum for 9-12th grades modern […]

Meetings watch: $19k in lodgers taxes distributed

The Clovis City Commission met Thursday at the Clovis-Carver Public Library. Discussion items included: • Presentation of a proclamation — Aug. 4 as National Night Out. Mike Ingram of the Clovis Police Department said the event, scheduled for 6-9 p.m. at Greene Acres Park, is intended to heighten crime prevention awareness and generate community support […]

Meetings watch: Clovis City Commission to meet

Clovis City Commission meets 5:15 p.m. Thursday at the north annex of the Clovis-Carver Public Library. Agenda items include: • A study session following a meeting on the Eastern New Mexico Water Utility Authority. • Introduction of an ordinance extending city limits to include a tract of land in the Stonebrook Subdivision. • A request […]

Meetings watch: Commission approves pay raise for elected county officials

At a meeting Tuesday Curry County commissioners: • Approved a contract for a fund manager to handle some of the county’s investments and renewed an agreement with Eastern Plains Council of Governments. • Approved cost of living and merit pay increases for county employees that would allow departments to use 1.5 percent of their individual […]

Cannon officials to hold public meetings for area communities

Freedom New Mexico Representatives from Cannon Air Force are hosting public meetings in surrounding communities next week. They want to inform the public if and why planes will be flying over cities in the area, according to a press release. The schedule: Texas communities Sudan — 6:30 p.m. CST July 7, Sudan High School Auditorium […]

Cannon officials holding public meetings

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Meetings watch: Col. Lenfant presented key to city

This is a supplemental report to Thursday’s Clovis City Commission meeting at the Clovis-Carver Public Library’s North Annex: • Mayor Gayla Brumfield presented outgoing Cannon Air Force Base Col. Babette Lenfant with a key to the city. As commander of the 27th Special Operations Mission Support Group, Brumfield said Lenfant was like a city manager […]

Meetings watch: City commission

CNJ staff The Clovis City Commission meets 5:15 p.m. Thursday at the Clovis-Carver Public Library’s North Annex. Among the items on the agenda: • The commission will discuss an ordinance changing front yard fence restrictions within the city. At a June 1 Planning and Zoning Commission meeting, Jim Sitterly of 124 Colonial Estates Parkway said […]

Meetings watch: School board votes for third-party audit of school staff

Highlights from the Clovis Municipal Schools Board of Education meeting Tuesday. • The board accepted applications for Title I migrant, state bilingual education, Title III English, Title I federal stimulus and Title I consolidated funding. The $1.4 million in stimulus funding would go toward hiring five language specialists and buying Read 180 • A gift […]

Meetings watch: Public Works

CNJ staff The city’s public works committee meets at 8:30 a.m. today at City Hall. Agenda items include: • Discussion and recommendation on dumping fees for nonprofit organizations. • Discussion regarding road work in District 1. • Industrial sewer fees discussion.

Meetings watch: Commission approves preliminary budget

This is a supplemental report on Thursday’s Clovis City Commission at the Clovis-Carver Public Library: • The city approved a preliminary 2009-10 budget of $35.68 million. The state requires a preliminary budget be sent before June 1. Don Clifton, the city’s finance director, said the preliminary total leaves out many items, including grant programs and […]

Meetings Watch: County Commission

This is a supplemental report from Tuesday’s Curry County Commission meeting: • Steve Kopelman, New Mexico Association of Counties risk management director, gave commissioners an explanation of the county’s insurance coverage. Curry County has workman’s compensation, multi-line and law enforcement insurance through NMAC. The NMAC operates an insurance pool, which results in capped rate increases […]

Meetings watch: Clovis school board

CNJ staff A Clovis Municipal School Board meeting will be held at Zia Elementary School at 5:30 tonight. Among things to be discussed are: • Recognition of the volunteer of the year and state board of education’s Excellence for Student Achievement award recipient. • A name change from the CHS Freshman Campus to the CHS […]

Meetings Watch: Clovis Community College Board of Trustees, May 6

The Clovis Community College Board of Trustees met Wednesday at the college. • Board members approved a food services contract with Canteen of Central New Mexico to run the school’s snack bar. The school currently operates the snack bar, and has done so at a loss of about $15,000 annually over the last two years, […]

Meetings watch: Clovis Municipal School board

The Clovis Municipal School’s strategic plan dominated a special Board of Education meeting Tuesday at the CMS administration building: • Board member Mark Lansford asked Deputy Superintendent Ladona Clayton about specifics on silent audits and cultural training. The silent audit outlined in the plan calls for a third party to visit school campuses posing as […]