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Provisional Government of Santa Teresa Reports It Is Notified It Won Court Case To Incorporate

Posted by David Reed on Tuesday, May 31, 2016, In : Santa Teresa 
The Provisional Government of Santa Teresa (PGOST) announced in a press release that it received notice that the Third Judicial District Court Judge Mary Rosner has ruled in its favor in a case involving Dona Ana County in PGOST's attempt to incorporate. The text of the release appears here: "Press Release:

"Early Friday, May 26th, 2016 PGOST President Dr. Mary Gonzalez received notice that the State of New Mexico, 3rd Judicial District Court, Judge Mary Rosner had ruled in favor of Dr. Mary...
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County Commissioners Set Fee For Census for Santa Teresa Incorporators

Posted by David Reed on Tuesday, October 27, 2015, In : Santa Teresa 

County Attorney advises Dona Ana County Commissioners
Tuesday about census requirements in request to create
a new City of Santa Teresa.

The Dona Ana Board of County Commissioners Tuesday set the fee required to conduct a required census in the effort to create a new City of Santa Teresa.

The incorporators, the Provisional Government of Santa Teresa (PGOST), will be required to deposit $1,286.25 with the county treasurer to provide the funds needed for the census. PGOST was prepared to make the d...
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Another attempt to create a City of Santa Teresa is underway

Posted by David Reed on Sunday, May 10, 2015, In : Santa Teresa 

Some residents of Santa Teresa are again attempting to incorporate as the City of Santa Teresa, New Mexico.

Last month the Provisional Government of Santa Teresa (PGOST) filed a petition to incorporate with the Dona Ana County Clerk.

A previous attempt at incorporation was withdrawn earlier this year after it was discovered that the area included might not have met the population requirements set by the state and that the fees for conducting a required census would be too expensive.

The group fi...

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Country Club Road Surprisingly Opened

Posted by David Reed on Thursday, April 9, 2015, In : Santa Teresa 
NEW UPDATE (April 18) - Country Club Road was surprisingly reopened Saturday evening (April 18) after a 5 p.m. inspection of the work.

Television reports that detour and road closed signs were removed and traffic was permitted to use to the road shortly after the final inspection.

Earlier in the day, at least one station said the ribbon-cutting and reopening after more than two years of closure was being delayed until April 27.

Here's the KBDC report of the opening.

UPDATED (April 18) -- For the ...
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Emergency Readiness, Communications Test Held Tuesday

Posted by David Reed on Monday, March 30, 2015, In : Santa Teresa 

Several law enforcement agencies and first responders had a full-scale exercise designed to test readiness and communications in the event of a widespread disaster – a simulated emergency near the U.S./Mexico border that causes a mass migration of about 3,000 people. 

The simulated emergency involved the detonation of a weapon of mass destruction. 

The drill took place on Tuesday at Santa Teresa High School. Conducted by the Doña Ana County/Las Cruces Office of Emergency Management through a...


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$65,000 Cost Of Census Only Part Of Difficulties Facing Proponents Of Santa Teresa Incorporation

Posted by David Reed on Tuesday, March 10, 2015, In : Santa Teresa 
Those proposing that Santa Teresa residents form their own city got a rude awakening Tuesday at the Dona Ana County Comission meeting in Las Cruces.

The cost of providing a census of the area the group proposing incorporation was estimated to be between $50,000 and $65,000. Additionally, the group was informed that New Mexico law requires a population density to be at least one person per acre and the county workers estimated the area would need 17,000 residents but they believe the area only ...
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County Commissioners To Set Fee For City Of Santa Teresa Petitioners Tuesday

Posted by David Reed on Sunday, March 8, 2015, In : Santa Teresa 
The Dona Ana County Commissioners Meeting Tuesday will set the fee that the petitioners to incorporate a new City of Santa Teresa must pay to fund a census.

The Provisional Government Of Santa Teresa (PGOST) recently filed a petition with the county to create a new city and the census is one of the early steps the county must take in order to move the process along.

The Commissioners were unable to set the fee last month since the county clerk's office was unable to obtain quotes from an outsid...
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Commissioners Postpone Discussion Of Proposed City Of Santa Teresa Incorporation

Posted by David Reed on Tuesday, February 24, 2015, In : Santa Teresa 
Dona Ana County commissioners postponed discussing the proposed incorporation of a new City of Santa Teresa Tuesday, much to the disappoinmentt of several Santa Teresa residents who traveled to Las Cruces for the meeting.

The commissioners noted that they had hoped to have quotes on the costs of a required census of residents in the area for the city proposed by the petitioners, the Provisional Government of Santa Teresa (PGOST), but were unable to obtain the quotes for the census in time for ...
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Dona Ana County Commissioners To Discuss City of Santa Teresa Request Tuesday

Posted by David Reed on Wednesday, February 18, 2015, In : Santa Teresa 
The Provisional Government of Santa Teresa (PGOST), the group seeking to incorporate the City of Santa Teresa, is trying to encourage a large turnout of residents in the affected area to attend Tuesday's Donna Ana County Commissioners meeting in Las Cruces.

The group has printed fliers to urge residents to attend the meeting at the County Government Building at 845 N, Motel Blvd. in Las Cruces. The meeting is scheduled to begin at 9 a.m.

The group petitioned the county to incorporate last month...
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Group Files To Create Town Of Santa Teresa

Posted by David Reed on Friday, January 30, 2015, In : Santa Teresa 


The website of the Provisional Government of Santa Teresa
announced that incorporation papers for the city have been
filed at the Dona Ana Courthouse. The site is located
at www.santateresanm.us.

Incorporation papers to create the City of Santa Teresa were filed Tuesday morning at the Dona Anna County Clerk's Office in Las Cruces, according to a tweet and website announcement by the Provisional Government of Santa Teresa.

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Santa Teresa Residents Seek Petition Signatures To Form New City

Posted by David Reed on Friday, January 9, 2015, In : Santa Teresa 


Map 
display of Santa Teresa/Sunland Park area. Santa 
Teresa residents are seeking signatures on petition to
form a new city.

There could be a new city in New Mexico in the next six to 18 months.

Residents of unincorporated areas in Dona Ana County near Sunland Park are seeking signatures for a petition to force an election to incorporate as the City of Santa Teresa.

The group has more than 700 signatures so far and hopes to get many more. Volunteers are staffing a table at the Santa Teresa Contra...
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