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Meetings watch: Clovis City Commission — July 3

During a meeting at 5:15 p.m. today at the Clovis-Carver Library’s north annex, the Clovis city commission will consider closing a part of 21st Street to allow for the city’s sixth annual National Night Out event.

National Night Out, described in the meeting’s agenda packet as an opportunity for citizens to get to know their local law enforcement, first responders, and military personnel, is set to take place from 6 p.m. until sundown on Aug. 5 at Greene Acres Park.

The meeting’s agenda states the event will include a back-to-school health fair, games, food vendors and activities for people of all ages.

The event will also feature information on such topics as crime prevention, drug abuse and gang awareness.

The request for approval to close 21st Street from Main to MItchell streets is one of the meeting’s consent agenda items.

Other items on the consent agenda include:

• Request for approval of a second amendment to a deed of trust, assignment of leases and rents, security agreement, fixture filing and financing statement for Southwest Cheese Company;

• Request for approval to withdraw Commissioner Fidel Madrid’s application to run for the New Mexico Municipal League Board of Directors in August.

Under introduction and adoption of resolutions and ordinances, there is a resolution for approval of adoption of an ordinance relating to economic development.

Under unfinished business, the commission will consider a request for approval of a letter of support for a reroute of Amtrak “Southwest Chief” trains 3 and 4.

Under new business, there is a request for approval of appointment of a representative from Districts 1 and 4 to serve on the Economic Development Ad Hoc Review Committee.

The commission will also hear a report on Colonial Park Golf Course.

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