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EDITORIAL: Be Sure To Vote Even If Most Sunland Park Candidates Fail To Tell Us Where They Stand On Issues

Posted by David Reed on Thursday, February 25, 2016, In : Sunland Park 

It is time to vote in the the Sunland Park city elections. Early voting closes Friday (Feb. 26) and election day is officially March 1. 

The mayor and three council members will be elected for four-year terms and one council member is to be elected to a two-year term.

In many ways it has been a disappointing election period. Few candidates felt it was necessary to reply to a Santa Teresa News questionnaire about their positions. Only one mayoral candidate and three council candidates took the t...


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State of Sunland Park Is Good and Improving, Mayor Perea Says In Speech

Posted by David Reed on Tuesday, February 9, 2016, In : Sunland Park 
The City of Sunland Park is in a good state and is continuing to improve Mayor Javier Perea stated in his State of the City speech Tuesday afternoon at the council chambers.

Perea, who is also running for for the office in the March 1 city election, says the stigma of days gone by at city hall has been recognized as much improved. Sunland Park is considered one of the best fiscally run cities in New Mexico, is among the top ten safest cities in the state and has much to show in the way of impr...
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Sunland Park Mayor Perea To Give State of the City Address Tuesday

Posted by David Reed on Saturday, February 6, 2016, In : Sunland Park 
Sunland Park mayor Javier Perea will present the State of the City address Tuesday afternoon at City Hall, 1000 McNutt Road.

The meeting will begin at 3 p.m. and is open to the public,

Perea, who was appointed to the post after a series of scandals in Sunland Park resulting in the opening, is running for mayor in the March 1 city election.


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Gallagher Named Interim Sunland Park City Manager

Posted by David Reed on Wednesday, February 3, 2016, In : Sunland Park 
Bob Gallagher, former chairman of the New Mexico State University Board of Regents, been named the interim city manager for the city of Sunland Park.

After a closed session Tuesday night to discuss his appointment, Mayor Javier Perea cast the tie-breaking vote to offer the position to Gallagher who has not indicated that he is interested in the position on a permanent basis.

Councilors Giove, Avila, de los Santos voted in favor of the hire while councilors Santos, Carrillo, Jayme voted not to...
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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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