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Mountain Mail announcement

We regret to report that we are not able to continue publishing the Mountain Mail. We have enjoyed the experience of serving Magdalena, Socorro County and west central New Mexico during the past two years. Thank you all for your [more]

Magdalena Marshal's Blotter

Magdalena Marshal's BlotterThe following items were taken from reports at the Magdalena Marshal's office. June 3 An officer was called to a residence on Kelly Road at 8 p.m. reference to a verbal domestic. The parties were separated. No charges were filed.   An officer took [more]

County activates mass notification program

County activates mass notification programSocorro County's Office of Emergency Management, headed by Fred Hollis, has adopted the Code Red system for informing all residents of needed information in times of emergencies. According to Jerry Wheeler, the system can be used activated for any type of [more]

Magdalena Ranger District Expands Fire Restrictions

Magdalena Ranger District Expands Fire Restrictions The Cibola National Forest and Grasslands’ Magdalena Ranger District is expanding fire restrictions. Effective 8 a.m. on Monday, June 17, the San Mateo, Datil and Magdalena Mountain units will begin Stage II fire restrictions. “The Magdalena Ranger District continues to experience [more]

Highway 60 repaving

Highway 60 repavingThe New Mexico Department of Transportation will be working with Cutler Repaving on Highway 60 between Magdalena and Socorro. Cutler Repaving will be performing an overlay method in order to preserve the longevity of the roadway. Work will be conducted [more]

Village Of Magdalena Water Restrictions as of June 14, 2013

All outdoor use of Village water is prohibited, including but not limited to ·         Outdoor watering is prohibited unless using non-potable (private well) water ·         All vehicle washing is prohibited ·         Filling or refilling swimming pools is prohibited ·         Use of Village water from [more]

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Posts Tagged ‘village board’

Village Board: Capital outlay request not approved by legislature

A request for funding to overhaul the generator and wiring at the village’s Trujillo Well was turned down by the state government duriung the legislative session in February.
Mayor Sandy Julian told the Village Board the capital outlay request was only for $10,000. “We’ll have to add it to the next ICIP for next year, or try to find the money somewhere else.”

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Village Board Trustees revisit BIA dorm issue

An offer to take the BIA dorm complex off the Village’s hands was made at the Jan. 17 Village Board board meeting.
Ronald L. Horsley of Ojo Caliente gave a presentation and aid he wanted to purchase the complex for a vocational center for disabled veterans.

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No contest in Socorro; Magdalena candidates file for March election

The March 6 municipal elections will see no change in the Socorro City Council, as the only candidates filing on Jan. 10 were the four incumbent councilors: Mary Ann Chavez-Lopez, Toby Jaramillo, Michael Olguin Jr. and Peter Romero. There were no write-in candidates, so the four will run unopposed.

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Village Board September Review

The Magdalena Village Board in September voted to reduce the monthly stipend for the Municipal Judge from $600 to $200, saving the village $4,800 a year. In a three-to-one vote at the September 6 meeting, with Trustee Barbara Baca voting no, the board approved the ordinance reducing the funding for the court, which goes into effect with the next four year term, beginning with the March 6, 2012 election.

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Village Board Action In August

Magdalena residents will be paying more for trash pickup beginning September 1 due to an increase in expenses at the Socorro landfill.

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Landfill Fees Cause Higher Fees For Trash Pick Up

Attendance at the Magdalena Village Board Tuesday, July 5, was greater than usual due to the public hearing on the proposed increase in garbage pick up rates. Mayor Sandy Julian opened up the floor to Magdalena residents allowing them to offer their own solutions to the budget shortfall and increased costs associated with garbage pick up.

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Village Board Notes

Marshal’s Report

Magdalena Marshal Larry Cearley submitted his monthly update for May to the Village Board Monday, June 6.

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