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Clovis to consider Dillard's motion

CLOVIS — The Clovis City Commission will consider a motion asking Dillard’s department store to rethink its planned closure, and possibly work with the state to incentivize a reversal. On the agenda for the Thursday commission meeting is a...

 

Meetings calendar - May 31

Meetings are subject to change due to coronavirus concerns   Tuesday • Curry County Commission — 9 a.m., Zoom meeting. Information: https://www.currycounty.org/open-government/meeting-portal or 575-763-6016 • Clovis Civil Aviation Board ...

 

Clovis approves preliminary budget

CLOVIS — In a brief special meeting Tuesday, the Clovis City Commission approved a preliminary 2020-21 budget to meet a state deadline before Friday. The meeting, primarily scheduled to approve the preliminary budget, went just about 12 minutes...

 

Meetings calendar - May 24

Meetings are subject to change due to coronavirus concerns   Monday • Memorial Day   Tuesday • Roosevelt County Commission — 9 a.m., teleconference. Information and a link on how to listen live will be on the county website:...

 

Officials approve loan refinancing

CLOVIS — An ordinance approval for the Clovis City Commission on Thursday night was long in the title, but even longer in savings. Following a brief explanation that meant more than $500,000 in interest savings on existing loans, the commission...

 

Former Clovis mayor: Masks are 'slave training.'

CLOVIS — Former Mayor David Lansford joined Thursday’s City Commission meeting by phone and said state-mandated mask-wearing during the pandemic should be the “line in the sand” for Clovis citizens. Lansford, a pharmacist, said wearing masks...

 

Candidate Q&A: Roosevelt County Commission District 2

PORTALES — There are two candidates in the June 2 Republican primary for the District 2 slot on the Roosevelt County Commission. The winner faces no opposition in the November general election. Matthew Hunton, the incumbent, is running against...

 

Clovis to look at refinancing bonds

CLOVIS — City commissioners will look at more than $500,000 in savings to refinance two bonds over the next 22 years, and an opportunity exists to frontload the savings. Their 5:15 p.m. meeting at the North Annex of the Clovis-Carver Library will...

 

Meetings calendar - May 17

Meetings are subject to change due to coronavirus concerns   Monday • City of Clovis Parks, Recreation, and Beautification Committee — 5:30 p.m., teleconference. To obtain a call-in number or for more information: 575-763-9654   Tuesday ...

 

Candidate Q&A: Curry County Commission District 2

There are two candidates in the June 2 Republican primary for the District 2 slot on the Curry County Commission. The winner faces no opposition in the November general election. James D. Ridling and J. Albin Smith are running for the seat currently...

 

Q&A's: Roosevelt County Commission, District 2

PORTALES — There are two candidates in the June 2 Republican primary for the District 2 slot on the Roosevelt County Commission. The winner faces no opposition in the November general election. Matthew Hunton, the incumbent, is running against...

 

Officials weigh in on times ahead

It’s clear that public entities see rough times ahead, with the COVID-19 pandemic’s effect on commerce, oil prices and anything else you can imagine that funds governments. What the rough times specifically mean, however, is still tough to tell....

 

Meetings calendar - May 10

Meetings are subject to change due to coronavirus concerns   Monday • Portales Municipal Schools board — 1 p.m., virtual meeting. Join: https://meet.google.com/fcf-hmuo-ojd +1 314-433-5615 PIN: 281422811#. Information: 575-356-7000   Tuesday...

 

Mayor says he believes Clovis ready for immediate reopening

CLOVIS — New Clovis Mayor Mike Morris told the Clovis City Commission on Thursday he believes the city is ready for reopening businesses and other facilities immediately. He also shared that message as part of a mayor’s council to which he’s...

 

Officials to consider board members

CLOVIS — There is no guarantee of when Clovis’ various advisory boards will be meeting again given restrictions on mass gatherings. But commissioners will decide on Thursday who belongs to which boards when they do meet again. The 5:15 p.m....

 

Denver Air takes over at airport

CLOVIS - Different carrier, different planes, different direction. A quick transition was made Friday at Clovis Municipal Airport, with Denver Air Connection taking over Essential Air Service...

 
 News    May 3, 2020

Meetings calendar - May 3

Meetings are subject to change due to coronavirus concerns   Tuesday • Curry County Commission — 9 a.m., teleconference. Information: https://www.currycounty.org/open-government/meeting-portal or 575-763-6016 • Roosevelt County Commission ...

 

Curry takes step toward redirecting tax

CLOVIS — A gross receipts tax increment first put in place 20 years ago is still in place, but Curry County Commission members have taken a first step toward redirecting its use. By a 5-0 vote Monday, the commission introduced an ordinance covering...

 

Officials take step toward redirecting tax

CLOVIS — A gross receipts tax increment first put in place 20 years ago is still in place, but Curry County Commission members have taken a first step toward redirecting its use. By a 5-0 vote Monday, the commission introduced an ordinance covering...

 

Back-in-business plan: gradual, purposeful

The governor’s Economic Recovery Council is looking for “low-hanging fruit” out the gate as it tries to refuel the economy as quickly as safely possible in the wake of COVID-19. Members of the advisory council said Friday they expect New...

 

Meetings calendar - April 26

Meetings are subject to change due to coronavirus concerns   Monday • Curry County Commission special meeting — 10 a.m., teleconference. Information: https://www.currycounty.org/open-government/meeting-portal or 575-763-6016   Tuesday ...

 

Water authority to transition to six-person board

CLOVIS — The Eastern New Mexico Water Utility Authority will see some changes to its makeup less than four weeks from now. It spent some time Thursday preparing for just that. Effective May 20, the board will transition to a six-person board to...

 

Clovis approves public health order resolution

CLOVIS — The Clovis City Commission met quickly Tuesday afternoon, approving a resolution urging Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham to reconsider public health orders that have shuttered local small businesses and non-profits during the COVID-19...

 

City wants small-biz open

CLOVIS — Randy Petty said he put his life savings in his downtown Clovis furniture store because he believes in the community and its strength to survive. But his survival is being challenged by the COVID-19 pandemic and state public health orders...

 

Meetings calendar - April 19

Meetings are subject to change due to coronavirus concerns Monday • Roosevelt County Commission special meeting — 9 a.m., teleconference. Any person interested in listening to the meeting can go to http://www.anymeeting.com/PIID=EE56DC80874F30...

 

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