Raton NM City Commission Regular Meeting Agenda 3-14-17






A regular meeting of the City Commission of the City of Raton will be held on March14, 2017 at 6 p.m.  The Meeting will be called to order by Mayor Mantz. The following subjects will be considered by the City Commission and may be considered in any order that is most convenient for the City Commission.

 I.  Meeting Called To Order – Mayor Mantz

 II.  Roll Call of the Members of the City Commission and determination of quorum.

 III.  Pledge of Allegiance to the U. S. Flag.

 IV.  Recognition of Visitors, Citizen of the Month and/or Presentation of Proclamation, Service Award, Congratulations, Condolences, Holiday Schedules and City/Municipal events –

  • Next Regular Commission Meeting Tuesday, March 28, 2017 at 6pm.
  • Proclamation: Women’s History Month

 V.  Comments from the General Public

VI.  Action items/Public Hearings/Ordinances/Resolutions/City Manager’s Report-The City Commission may discuss and/or take actions on the following agenda items:

A.  Approval of the February 28, 2017 Regular Commission Meeting Minutes.

B.  Deliberate and Act on Juvenile Justice Program Budget Adjustment #2.  

C.  Deliberate and Act on a recommendation from the Lodger’s Tax Board.

D.  Discussion: Legal Opinion on the Raton Pass/Scenic Highway, Restriction on Access. No Action.

E.  Deliberate and Act on a Public Celebration Permit for Raton MainStreet’s Annual Spring into Hops N Vine Event on Saturday, April 22, 2017- Sierra Blanca Brewery.

F.  Deliberate and Act on a Public Celebration Permit for Raton MainStreet’s Annual Spring into Hops N Vine Event on Saturday, April 22, 2017- Black Smuggles Winery.

G.  Deliberate and Act on appointment to City Boards:


  • Raton Water Works Board
  • Housing Authority Board
  • Labor Management Relations Board
  • Lodger’s Tax

 H.  City Manager’s Report

 VII.  Adjournment


I, the undersigned authority do hereby certify that the above notice of meeting of the governing body of the City of Raton, New Mexico is a true and correct copy of the said notice and that a said copy of this notice was then posted on the front window of the City Hall of said City in Raton, New Mexico in a place convenient and readily accessible to the general public at all times, and said notice was posted on Friday, March 10, 2017 at 5 p.m. and remained so posted continuously at least 72 hours preceding the scheduled time of said meeting.  Said notice was posted in six public places (City Hall, Library, Senior Center, County Courthouse, International Bank, Post Office) conveniently placed for the public. Also, KRTN Radio Station and the City of Raton Website will have the agenda posted prior to respective time limits designated for regular and special meetings. Please contact the City Clerk at 445-9551 or tgarcia@cityofraton.com if you have any questions or concerns.



Tricia Mascarenas, City Clerk


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