[Editor's Note: This portion covers the county and elected officials reports, as usually given at the work session and regular meeting at the beginning.]
By Mary Alice Murphy
The January combined work session and regular meeting of the Grant County Commission took place on Jan. 9, 2020 and began with two presentations—the annual one from the New Mexico State University Grant County Extension Office, viewable at https://www.grantcountybeat.com/news/news-articles/55343-grant-county-commission-holds-combined-work-and-regular-sessions-010920-part-1 and the monthly update from Gila Regional Medical Center, which you can read at https://www.grantcountybeat.com/news/news-articles/55427-grant-county-commission-holds-combined-work-and-regular-sessions-010920-part-2 .
No one came forward to give public input. County reports came next.
By Roger Lanse
The Silver City Town Council, at its Thursday, Jan. 23, 2020 meeting, voted to support an application to the New Mexico Finance Authority under its Colonias Infrastructure Fund to perform renovations to the oldest of the three Chloride Flats water tanks. According to Town Manager Alex Brown, the application, if approved, would secure from the state a grant for $850,000 and a loan in the amount of $85,000, together with a matching sum of $85,000 from the town, for a total of $1,020,000. Renovation is planned for fiscal year 2021.
To download a PDF of the release, please visit the following link: Freeport-McMoRan Reports Fourth-Quarter and Year Ended 2019 Results
PHOENIX--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Freeport-McMoRan Inc. (NYSE:FCX):
Net income attributable to common stock totaled $9 million, less than $0.01 per share, in fourth-quarter 2019. After adjusting for net charges of $22 million, $0.02 per share, fourth-quarter 2019 adjusted net income attributable to common stock totaled $31 million, or $0.02 per share.
Consolidated sales totaled 906 million pounds of copper, 317 thousand ounces of gold and 22 million pounds of molybdenum in fourth-quarter 2019, and 3.3 billion pounds of copper, 991 thousand ounces of gold and 90 million pounds of molybdenum for the year 2019.
By Roger Lanse
On Tuesday, Jan. 14, 2020, a Silver City Police Department officer was dispatched to Silver High School at about 2 p.m. in reference to harassment of a student. According to an SCPD incident report, when the officer arrived at the school the principal stated that a male, who used to be a student and who had recently posted a photo of himself on Instagram holding a shotgun or a rifle, had arrived on campus. According to a Grant County Regional Dispatch Authority blotter entry, the past-student made his way onto the campus the day before and threatened a female student, although not with a weapon. The blotter entry also stated that the male past-student and the female student had recently broken up.
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