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Los Lunas Valencia County News (Newspaper) - September 6, 1973, Los Lunas, New Mexico Valencia county Valencia Csc unify clerk . Boat 35c i As curiae c7#31 Val i volume i number 13 los Lunas . 87031 20 pages september 6, 1973 subdivision control study continues commission reviewing proposal after listening to arguments during three nights of Public hearings on the proposed county subdivision regulations Valencia county commissioners will again review their 69-Page ordinance before making a final decision. A series of review meetings will begin next week the dates yet to be announced. Several lawyers representing Large and Small Subdivider interrogated commissioners and attorneys representing state agencies which had submitted their recommendations for county regulations at the Public hearings. Environmental improvement Agency Theodore Jones explained that the regulations As w Ritten have some flexibility in various areas including water Quality solid and liquid waste a even to the Point that a Good old new Mexico privies Quot could be allowed in some recreational areas. He pointed out that the a privy a in some cases would be better than a system which would take waste Down into the streams. Attorney Pat Hurley who said he represented Jack Huning and Lorenzo Sanchez questioned the terrain management Section which would forbid Subdivider from making cuts or fills that would release any dust. He suggested the regulations were trying a to Stop Hurley asked about administrative Cost of the regulations but did not get a firm answer. Philip Aruguette executive director of the association of counties asked if the Eia had anything to do with approval of the plats. Jones Aid the Eia would act Only in an advisory capacity. The decision is up to the county commission he said. After More than an hour of questions mostly from Subdivider attorneys. John c. Johnson Belen banker and member of the county advisor committee said a i think anything that affects our land and the Way we can use it is the most important thing to come along this year or any he urged the commission to adopt the minimum amount of Law Quot you think we could possibly defend and a what you think would be Best for the Jeffrey Ringler represented the state Highway department Thomas Baca and Kenneth Cable spoke for the Eia. As the first meeting ended Denis Cowper who said he represented horizon corp. And several Small Subdivider presented exhibits which included subdivision regulations recommended by horizon. Jones objected to these being submitted at such a late Date Quot when others had had 30 Days or More to review guidelines and the proposed ordinance. He was Given copies to study overnight. Albuquerque Engineer Fred Denney appearing for horizon at Friday s hearing said he Felt there were not big problems in t continued on Page 41 doubleheader sunday in la a double header baseball game scheduled at 1 30 . Sunday at the los Lunas Grade school Field Between the Albuquerque spartans and the los Lunas team which won first in the spartans Semi invitational tournament. Proceeds will be used to Purchase uniforms for next year s team. Tickets Are 50 cents for adults and 25 cents for children. Like Taffy the plastic cover of a Yard Light at the Leo Montano Home is los Chave. Melts into a Brittle string from the neat of the fire in their Home nearby. Charred ruins of a Van and household goods belonging to the Leo Montano family of los Chavez smolder As firemen fight flames which continued to break out. The loss was estimated at nearly $50,000 and included tools and equipment belonging to Montano who is a building contractor. Rio Grande fire chief Howard Barnes and his wife were travelling on us-85 when they noticed a spiral of Black smoke East of the Highway. They were first at the scene and called the fire departments. Los Lunas and los Chavez firemen responded. A butane tank outside the House caught fire and explosions inside kept firemen jumping. The family has moved into their new House nearby which is not yet Complete. Contest extended deadline for the name the Mascot contest sponsored by the East Valencia animal welfare Assn. Has been extended to sept. 20. Below is an entry Blank which May be submitted at Huning mercantile in los Lunas. The association has adopted an abandoned dog found at the dumps As its Mascot and is seeking a name for her. Huning mercantile is offering prizes and the association will give the Winner a years membership. Name the Mascot contest suggested name name of entrant address _ age drop entry in Box at Huning mercantile

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