[Editor's Note: This is part six and the final article about almost seven hours of meeting between the Commission work and regular sessions.]
By Mary Alice Murphy
To continue from part 5 of the two Grant County Commission meetings on Jan. 22 and 24, 2019, which can be read at http://www.grantcountybeat.com/news/news-articles/48982-grant-county-commission-work-and-regular-sessions-jan-22-and-24-2019-part-5 , commissioners began with resolutions.
[Editor's Note: This is part 5 of a multipart series of articles on the Grant County Commission work session on January 22, 2019 and regular meeting on Jan. 24, 2019.]
Commissioners at the regular meeting of the Grant County Commission heard public input and addressed the agenda, after the election of chairman and vice chairman, which can be read at http://www.grantcountybeat.com/news/news-articles/48820-grant-county-commission-regular-meeting-starts-out-contentiously-part-3-012419 and the recognition of the Road Department for accomplishing 491 days straight without a lost-time accident and a public hearing on a low-income property tax rebate ordinance, which can be read at http://www.grantcountybeat.com/news/news-articles/48895-grant-county-commission-work-and-regular-sessions-of-jan-22-and-24-2019-part-4 .
Southern Gila Highlands/Black Range-
Southern Gila Foothills/Mimbres Valley-
Southwest Desert/Lower Gila River Valley-Lowlands of the Bootheel-
Uplands of the Bootheel-Southwest Desert/Mimbres Basin-
Eastern Black Range Foothills-Sierra County Lakes-
Northern Dona Ana County-Southern Dona Ana County/Mesilla Valley-
Central Tularosa Basin-Southern Tularosa Basin-
West Slopes Sacramento Mountains Below 7500 Feet-Otero Mesa-
Western El Paso County-Eastern/Central El Paso County-
Northern Hudspeth Highlands/Hueco Mountains-Salt Basin-
Southern Hudspeth Highlands-
Rio Grande Valley of Eastern El Paso/Western Hudspeth Counties-
By Roger Lanse
Several firearms-related bills are in committee in the Roundhouse and could soon be up before the New Mexico House and Senate for a vote. All are more restrictive. Grant County Sheriff Frank Gomez told the Beat that he and the undersheriff are leaving today, Tuesday, Feb. 5, for Santa Fe to make their views on these more restrictive, anti-gun bills known.
Gomez said he has been meeting through email with the New Mexico Sheriffs’ Association regarding these bills. He also plans to meet with New Mexico Attorney Hector Balderas on these and other issues.
By Mary Alice Murphy
Doug Oakes, GRMC marketing director, said Gila Regional Medical Center is trying to give information to consumers, so they can make decisions on where to receive care at the most affordable prices.
"The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid are requiring hospitals to put the information on their pricing on their websites," Oakes continued.
April Marie Elizondo
Deming, NM - The Luna County Sheriff’s Office is seeking the public's assistance in locating April Marie Elizondo. For information on this Missing Endangered Advisory please contact the Luna County Sheriff’s Office at (575) 546-2655.
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