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 14 of Section 15 of Chapter 92 of Laws 2008 for water and wastewater system improvements in Texico in Curry county shall not be expended for the original purpose but is appropriated to the local government division to plan, design, construct and equip the all-inclusive regional park facility in Rio Rancho in Sandoval county. The time of expenditure is extended through fiscal year 2014.

City: Rio Rancho

County: Sandoval

Amount budgeted: $102,487.52

Amount spent (through June 23): $102,487.52

Arts in public places allocation: $0.0

Reauthorized to the same or another project: $0.0

Amount returned to state (through June 23): $0.0

Balance as of June 23: $0.0

Project status: The City of Rio Rancho has provided documentation to LGD that the site of the park is owned by the city. The anti-donation issue has been cleared and the funds are now available for draw down. At this time pending the outcome of HB353 and whether or not $197, 999 is going to be reauthorized to Sierra County. If this money is reauthorized then the city does not think that the project can move forward with the funding available. The city has not completed any plan and design and currently does not have any contracts in place. New project purpose approved at November 26, 2012 meeting. Grant agreement initiated. No anti-donation issues. city owns the land on which the park will be constructed. Reauthorized from 08-3095 SBOF did not approve new purpose at June 21, 2012 Board Mtg pending SBOF meeting 06/19/2012 A contract was signed with Consensus Planning Inc., on March 31, 2013, for the planning, design drawings, and construction management for this project. 0150-Grant Agreement Issued 12/19/2012 0210-Design/Plan 06/24/2013

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