Private, public partnership needed

By Beverlee McClure: Guest columnist When the Legislature meets in special session on Saturday, the state will address issues shared with many private businesses in New Mexico — declining revenues and increased costs in a challenging economic climate. The state’s shortfall has been caused not only by declining revenues as is the case for many […]

Budget adoption on commission agenda

Freedom New Mexico The Clovis City Commission meets 5:15 p.m. Thursday at the Clovis-Carver Public Library. Agenda items include: • A request for adoption of the budget for the fiscal year ending June 30, 2010. The budget is approximately $67.5 million, up from last year’s $59.8 million budget. Don Clifton, the city’s chief financial officer, […]

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 […]

Water Board seeks members

Freedom New Mexico The city has openings on the Water Policy Advisory Committee for citizens residing within city limits and one resident from Curry County. The committee makes recommendations to the city commission in areas including water conservation and reuse. It meets 9 a.m. the second Tuesday of the month. Anyone interested in serving should […]

Bingaman meets with Judge Sonia Sotomayor

Sonia Sotomayor

U.S. Senator Jeff Bingaman today met with Judge Sonia Sotomayor, President Obama’s nominee to the U.S. Supreme Court.

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 […]

CCC Trustees meet today

CNJ staff The Clovis Community College Board of Trustees meets 8 a.m. Wednesday at Room 512 of the college. Agenda items include: • Contract renewals

Rural Water Authority to meet

The Eastern New Mexico Rural Water Authority meets 3 p.m. Thursday at Melrose’s City Hall. • The meeting will be preceded by a 1 p.m. study session. The session will focus on alleviating concerns the City of Portales has about proposed legislation to move the group into a true authority status. Portales officials are concerned […]

Meetings watch: City commission meets Thursday

The Clovis City Commission meets Thursday at the Clovis-Carver Public Library. Items on the agenda include: • Request for approval of preliminary budget for Fiscal Year 2009-2010, in the amount of $35.68 million. The budget calls for no salary increases and keeps about $1.8 million in cash reserves. The state requires the city to send […]

Van Jones meets with Luj

Washington, DC – Yesterday, Rep. Ben Ray Luj