New Mexico's Capital Dilemma

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Year: 2012

Description: The unexpended balance of the appropriation to the department of environment in Subsection 69 of Section 3 of Chapter 7 of Laws 2009 (S.S.) for a deep-aquifer water desalination system in Sandoval county shall not be expended for the original purpose but is changed to plan and design water system improvements to reduce arsenic levels for the Algodones mutual domestic water consumers and mutual sewage works association in Sandoval county. The time of expenditure is extended through fiscal year 2014.

City: Algodones

County: Sandoval

Amount budgeted: $66,465.0

Amount spent (through June 23): $0.0

Arts in public places allocation: $0.0

Reauthorized to the same or another project: $0.0

Amount returned to state (through June 23): $66,465.0

Balance as of June 23: $0.0

Project status: Project reauthorized in Laws 2012, HB 190, Section 78 for change of purpose and extension of time to 2014. Previous project No. 09-3808-STB. 11/13/12 CPB commented on reliminary engineering report. Grant agreement has not been executed. 1/23/13 Algodones is waiting to execute grant agreement until PER has been finalized. 2/27/13 CPB commented on revised PER. 2/28/13 meeting held with Sandoval county, engineer and CPB to discuss PER. 3/28/13 CPB approved final revised PER. As of 6/10/13 Algodones is applying for federal drinking water loan funding for construction. Algodones is planning to use the state grant funding for design of the arsenic treatment system. As of 9-9-13 There has been no further activity. As of 12-10-13 Algodones wants to apply for a planning grant to produce another PER to look at options of connecting to Santa Ana or San Felipe Pueblos. There has been no further activity by Algodones to meet arsenic standards. 3-6-14 notice of expiration of grant funding sent to Algodones which expires 6-30-14. 4-16-14 CPB met with John Aragon for use of funds and review draft grant agreement forms. As of 6-17-14 there has been no further activity for use of the funds. Funds will expire. Project closed, balance reverted.

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