NM 90 southbound lane at milepost 41 “Hudson Street Bridge” will have workers and equipment in the area for rock shoulder placement. A flagger operation will be in place for the safety of our crew. Motorists are asked to reduce speed, obey posted signs, and be cautious of personnel and equipment in the area. This closure will be in place daily from 8:00 am till 2:00 pm all week.
Southern Gila Highlands/Black Range-
Sacramento Mountains Above 7500 Feet-
East Slopes Sacramento Mountains Below 7500 Feet-
Including the cities of Silver City, Lake Roberts, Kingston,
Fort Bayard, Cloudcroft, Sunspot, Apache Summit, Mayhill, Pinon,
202 PM MST Mon Jan 27 2020
...WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 AM MST TUESDAY...
* WHAT...Northwest winds 25 to 35 mph with gusts up to 50 mph
[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.
Check out a new column that will talk about the town of Silver City and its news and services.
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