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Public Notice - Roswell International Air Center

2016 - 2018 DBE PROGRAM
The City of Roswell, New Mexico has established a Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) program in accordance with regulations of the U.S. Department of Transportation, 49 CFR Part 26.
The City has established an overall goal of 7.30% of the Federal financial assistance it will receive for improvements to the Roswell International Air Center. The City estimates it will meet this goal entirely through race-conscious measures.
The program and rationale used in developing the goal are available fro review during normal business hours at: City Hall, 425 N Richardson Ave, Roswell, New Mexico 88201. The program and rationale will be available for review for 30 days following the date of this publication. The City and FAA Civil Rights Office will take comments on the program and rationale for 45 days following the date of this publication. Comments should be sent to the City at the address listed above or to: FAA Civil Rights Office, AWP-9, P.O. Box 92007, Los Angeles, CA 90009-2007.
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City Parks and Recreation Department honored with awards

Parks and Rec holding awards

The Roswell Parks and Recreation Department garnered eight awards from the New Mexico Parks and Recreation Association at the statewide organization’s annual conference in Farmington this month.
“These awards represent a continuing spirit within our community to provide outstanding park and recreational opportunities to our citizens,” says Parks and Recreation Director Tim Williams. (Read More)

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Small Business Saturday set for Nov. 28

Shop Small

Special day reminds residents to support local shops and service providers;
taxes collected by local businesses are key funding source for city services, amenities

The City of Roswell recently recognized the upcoming “Small Business Saturday” with a proclamation, and the city encourages all citizens to recognize the importance of local small businesses by shopping at these establishments Saturday, Nov. 28 – which is Small Business Saturday – as well as throughout the year. (Read More)

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American Airlines adds new nonstop flight from Roswell to Phoenix

Service expected to begin in March 2016

American Airlines will begin daily nonstop service between Roswell and Phoenix on March 3, 2016. The service, when paired with connecting flights accessible in Phoenix, will greatly expand the business and leisure travel destination options for travelers from southeast New Mexico heading to locales in the western United States. (Read more


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Dedication ceremony set for new pavilion at veterans cemetery

Project also includes upgrades to sidewalks, landscaping, irrigation, drainage

The General Douglas L. McBride Roswell Veterans Cemetery will host a Pavilion Dedication Ceremony to mark the completion of the latest improvements to the cemetery. The centerpiece of the recent upgrades is the new pavilion designed to be used for burial events.
The dedication ceremony will take place Tuesday, Nov. 10 – on the eve of Veterans Day – beginning at noon. (Read more)
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Pecos Valley Regional Communications Center BOD Meeting

Pecos Valley Regional Communications Center - Board of Directors Meeting to be held on Wednesday, November 4, 2015 at 1:30 p.m. in the Administrative Building at Chaves County.  For the Agenda - Click here

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Committees to discuss street-naming idea

Public can offer comments, input at Oct. 27 meeting

An upcoming joint meeting of two City of Roswell committees will include discussion of potentially renaming a pair of city streets to honor civil rights activists Cesar Chavez and Martin Luther King Jr. Time will be allotted for public comment at the meeting.
The General Services and Infrastructure committees will meet together Tuesday, Oct. 27, at 4 p.m. in the Bondurant Room at the Roswell Public Library (301 N. Pennsylvania Ave.). Members of the public who wish to speak on the street-naming issue will each be allowed three minutes. Those wishing to speak must sign up prior to the start of the meeting. People will be able to sign up beginning at 3:45 p.m. that day at the meeting room. Anyone who does not sign up to speak before the meeting will not be able to speak during the meeting. (Read More)
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Halloween glow sticks to be available at fire stations


Local residents can include a stop at the nearest fire station before they bring the children on their trick-or-treating rounds on Halloween. The Roswell Fire Department is offering a free glow stick to each person coming by any of the city’s six fire stations that Saturday (Oct. 31) between 5 and 9 p.m.


The locations are:

Station 1 – 200 S. Richardson Ave.

Station 2 – 501 E. McGaffey St.

Station 3 – 2800 Wilshire Blvd.

Station 4 – 10 E. Challenger St.

Station 5 – 119 W. Gayle St.

Station 6 – 1501 N. Sycamore Ave.


The Roswell Fire Department wished everyone a fun and safe Halloween.


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Project to improve convention center overflow lot, Ninth Street

Street closures take effect Monday as work begins
Construction is set to begin Monday (Oct. 26) on a project that will greatly improve the Roswell Convention and Civic Center overflow parking lot and renovate a block of nearby Ninth Street. During the project, which is targeted for completion by April 1, 2016, Ninth and 10th streets will each be closed between Richardson and Pennsylvania avenues. (Read more)
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‘Aviation Discovery’ filled with activities for all ages

Aircraft displays and demonstrations, kids area, and even Elvis’ plane will highlight event at Roswell International Air Center
A variety of activities will be in full flight this Saturday (Sept. 19) when the Roswell International Air Center hosts the “Aviation Discovery and Fly-In.” The event will feature numerous visiting airplanes that will be on display, plane-related demonstrations, children’s activities, and many other things, including a chance to see a plane once owned by Elvis Presley. (Read More)



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Roswell, NM 88201