By Marty Mayfield
KRTN Multi-Media –
Raton City Commissioners, after no public objection, approved the Restaurant Beer and Wine License request for the Ice House at the special city commission meeting Tuesday afternoon, January 30th. According to co-owner Jessica Van Buskirk they will open the restaurant as soon as they get the license.
Commissioners approved Molzin Corbin for engineering services for Raton Crews Field. There were four proposals for engineering services and according to City Clerk/Treasurer Michael Anne Antonucci, Molzen Corbin graded the highest in the process.
The city will apply for a loan from DFA to purchase three new police vehicles. The loan will be for $82,620 for four years. Law Enforcement Protection fund monies will be used to equip the new vehicles. Commissioners also approved the disposal of the old dispatch consoles as surplus equipment. Chief John Garcia noted the new ones are being installed and should be finished soon.
Commissioners also approved the appointment of individuals to staff the polling places for the March 6, municipal election as well as the compensation for the long day of work.
Commissioners approved budget adjustment #7 for FY18. Antonucci wanted to go ahead and pay vendors for the equipment while they wait for USDA to make payment to the city for the grant monies. (Link to Budget Adjustment #7)
Raton City Commissioners will meet again on February 13, 2018 for their next regular meeting, which will be broadcast on AM KRTN 1490.