By Mary Alice Murphy
Association of Commerce and Industry President and Chief Executive Officer Jason Espinoza visited Silver City on Monday, Sept. 11, 2017, on the group's Focus Tour.
"We need to relook at regulatory issues," Espinoza said. "Are they incentivizing or hampering economic growth?"
Photo and article by Mary Alice Murphy
The Silver City-Grant County Chamber of Commerce hosted two speakers at the monthly luncheon on Thursday, Sept. 7, 2017.
By Hallie Richwine
The City of Bayard Council meeting began at 2:05 pm after a work session that was approximately 50 minutes long. All councilors attended as well as Mayor Charles Kelly.
During the work session Clerk Kristina Ortiz explained the miscellaneous agenda items. The 2018 budget item adjustments were those needed to account for the differences in interest on certificates of deposit based on June 30. The notice of intent for the 2017 Uniform Traffic Ordinance Update as approved in the New Mexico Legislative Session referred to the state ordinance regarding off-road vehicles on highways. While Bayard does not have such an ordinance or resolution at this time for such vehicles, the state ruled that under certain circumstances off-road vehicles may be permitted on roads, and that it is up to each jurisdiction to make any further clarifications.
[Editor's Note: This is the final part of a multi-part series on the two-day Interim Legislative Water and Natural Resources Committee, which concluded its meetings on Wednesday, Sept. 6, at a little after noon. This article will address the questions and answers on the topic of the day.]
By Mary Alice Murphy
The one presentation by multiple presenters to the Interim Legislative Water and Natural Resources Committee on Wednesday, Sept. 6, was titled: Arizona Water Settlements Act Implementation, Budget and issues; New Mexico Central Arizona Project (CAP) Entity Plans; Southwest Regional Water Project Alternatives.
High wind warning in Hidalgo County, visibility is low due to blowing dust. High profile vehicles please use caution. The NMDOT will continue monitoring the roadway. This event will be updated as conditions change.
(Mile Post 26 to 34.1)
Deming: The New Mexico Department of Transportation District One office (NMDOT) has posted an alert for Wednesday September 13, 2017:
The New Mexico Department of Transportation (NMDOT) along with Braiser Asphalt (Contractor) will begin roadway reconstruction operations on NM 11 “Columbus Hwy” in Luna Co. Traffic will encounter lane drops with pilot car and flagging operations. Motorists are asked to reduce speed, obey posted signs, use extreme caution, and be cautious of personnel in the area.
The Grant county Beat continues to bring you new columnists. New this past week are the Christian Corner, for those who are already Christians or are exploring the beliefs.
The second is a business-centered column—Your Business Connection by the New Mexico Business Coalition. The group works to make policy in the state of New Mexico better for all businesses, large and small.
The Beat has a new column for you gardeners out there. The Grant County Extension Service will bring you monthly columns on gardening issues. The first one posted is on Winterizing your houseplants and patio plants.
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