Four additional COVID-19 deaths
SANTA FE – New Mexico state health officials on Thursday announced 159 additional COVID-19 cases. Per the state Department of Health, the most recent cases are:
38 new cases in Bernalillo County
17 new cases in Chaves County
3 new cases in Cibola County
1 new case in Colfax County
1 new case in Curry County
21 new cases in Doña Ana County
10 new cases in Eddy County
1 new case in Grant County
1 new case in Hidalgo County
15 new cases in Lea County
1 new case in Lincoln County
11 new cases in Luna County
5 new cases in McKinley County
2 new cases in Otero County
1 new case in Quay County
3 new cases in Rio Arriba County
6 new cases in Roosevelt County
8 new cases in Sandoval County
2 new cases in San Juan County
10 new cases in Santa Fe County
1 new case in Sierra County
1 new case in Valencia County
The Department of Health on Thursday reported four additional deaths in New Mexico related to COVID-19:
RECESS OF REGULAR MEETING – September 17, 2020
The Grant County Board of Commissioners entered into a RECESS of the Regular Meeting on Thursday, September 17, 2020, due to disruption in the livestream access to the meeting. The RECESS will end and the commission will reconvene in the Regular Meeting Today, Thursday, September 17, 2020 at 5:00 p.m. The meeting will take place in the Commission Meeting Room at the Grant County Administration Center located at 1400 Highway 180 East, Silver City, NM 88061. The agenda for this meeting may be obtained from the County Manager's Office or viewed online at www.grantcountynm.gov. Due to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) Emergency declared by Governor Michelle Lujan Grisham and the limits on the number of persons gathering, except for essential functions, the meeting will be closed to the public. It can be viewed live on the County's Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/GrantCountyNM/ or later as a recording on the County's website at www.grantcountynm.gov.
[Editor's Note: This will be the first of several articles about the Grant County Commission work session on Sept. 15, 2020 and later in the series the regular meeting on Sept. 17, 2020. This meeting was fraught with YouTube stoppages, so it may take a while to get all the information.]
By Mary Alice Murphy
Gila National Forest Silver City Ranger District's Beth Ihle gave the first presentation at the Grant County Commission work session on Sept. 15, 2020. She gave two handouts to the commissioners addressing a collaboration between the Forest Service and the Natural Resource Conservation Services for the Joint Chiefs Landscape Restoration Project.
SILVER CITY – The New Mexico Department of Transportation (NMDOT) District One will begin a $1.4 million dollar project on US 180 east of Silver City starting late September. This almost 5-mile construction project will address drainage, structure repairs and roadway reconstruction.
This project is expected to take about 6 months to complete, weather permitting. During the project, motorists can expect lane closures and temporary lane restrictions. Speed will be reduced to 35 mph. Motorists are encouraged to use caution while driving through the work zone and obey all traffic signs.
The New Mexico Department of Transportation is committed to the safety of the traveling public and thanks you for your cooperation during this work. For updated information go to: New Mexico Department of Transportation at www.nmroads.com or call 511.
Two additional COVID-19 deaths
SANTA FE – New Mexico state health officials on Wednesday announced 119 additional COVID-19 cases. Per the state Department of Health, the most recent cases are:
14 new cases in Bernalillo County
10 new cases in Chaves County
2 new cases in Cibola County
2 new cases in Curry County
9 new cases in Doña Ana County
14 new cases in Eddy County
1 new case in Guadalupe County
16 new cases in Lea County
2 new cases in McKinley County
3 new cases in Rio Arriba County
15 new cases in Roosevelt County
3 new cases in Sandoval County
10 new cases in San Juan County
10 new cases in Santa Fe County
4 new cases in Socorro County
3 new cases in Taos County
1 new case among New Mexico Corrections Department inmates at the Central New Mexico Correctional Center in Valencia County
The Department of Health on Wednesday reported two additional deaths in New Mexico related to COVID-19:
It has come to our attention from Grant County Clerk Marissa Castrillo that there was an error in addresses to voters on the NMAV-1 Absent Voter Applications.
After reviewing the issue, we have determined that it was totally our error. Image files were damaged in the production of the NMAV-1 mailing for Grant County.
We are in the process of producing and remailing corrected Absent Voter Applications to the voters of Grant County. Of course, this will be done at no cost to the county or to the New Mexico Secretary of State.
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