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The Board of County Commissioners of Luna County have announced 3 Notices of Intent to Adopt an Ordinance. Ordinance 101 is to establish procedures and controls for donated property; Ordinance 102 is to repeal all fee established in the Luna Code of Ordinances and establish by yearly Schedule of Fees Resolution; and Ordinance 103 is to establish internal procedures and plan to free land in long term tax delinquencies. The effective date of these ordinances is May 8th, 2021. Copies of the ordinances are available in the Luna County Clerk’s and Manager’s Office.

PNM has launched a project to inspect power poles for unauthorized attachments and maintenance to ensure continued reliability. This initiative will assist in gathering information for PNM to determine how many joint use attachments are on each pole, including any unauthorized attachments and identify any potential safety and maintenance concerns. Joint use refers to third party attachments on poles that PNM approved, including wireless, telephone, cable, and Internet service providers. According to a release, “all companies interested in attaching a service to a pole must complete an executed Master License Agreement and be approved by PNM before making any type of attachment to their structures.” PNM has requested that customers help by allowing the contractor/auditors, TechServ, access to their property, and keeping dogs inside when the auditors are expected be in their area. Auditors are scheduled to be in Southern New Mexico between March 25th through the month of May. For more information, visit

The next Gila Native Plant Society’s meeting on March 19th, at 7:00 P.M., via Zoom, will feature a talk by botanist Jim McGrath entitled “Evolution of the New Mexico Rare Plants Website.” Jim will discuss how New Mexico Rare Plant Website has evolved into the New Mexico Rare Plant Conservation Strategy. As always, the public is welcome. Those interested in joining in the Zoom presentation should send a request for a link to

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