Curry to consider bill resolutions


March 3, 2019

CLOVIS — The Curry County Commission once again has its eyes on Santa Fe as the board will consider a resolution expressing support for nine bills and opposition to three bills currently being considered by the Legislature at Tuesday’s meeting.

Among the bills listed for support are House Bill 67 which would fund county and tribal health councils, House Bill 201 which would allow taxpayers to donate portions of their tax refund to county road funds and Senate Bill 192 which would allow pregnant or lactating inmates to be released.

Two items related to public records are among the resolution, one for support and one for opposition. House Bill 26, listed under opposition, would lower the fees for printed pages from $1 per page to 10 cents per page, while Senate Bill 442, listed under support, would establish a fee of $1 per page for electronic documents and maintain the $1 fee per page for printed documents.

Other items on the agenda for Tuesday’s meeting, scheduled for 9 a.m. in the commission chamber at the Curry County Administrative Complex, 417 Gidding, include:

• The meeting will be followed by an executive session to discuss limited personnel matters, according to the agenda.

• The board will hear a presentation on the county’s fiscal year 2018 audit.

• With recently-appointed district 1 Curry County Commissioner Robert Sandoval set to participate in his first meeting, the board will review the 2019 committee and board assignments.

• The board will hear an update from the New Mexico Department of Transportation on projects within Curry County.

• The board will hear an update on the 2019 Curry County Fair from Events Center General Manger Jeff Blake.


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