City Sets Future Course

City of Truth or Consequences

In addressing a series of action items during their June 24 regular meeting, T-or-C City Commissioners ensured development of a long-anticipated solar project, endorsed planned upgrades for the municipal airport, and forwarded a comprehensive study of the city’s electrical distribution system. Additional board action established a special task force to investigate potential ways to improve operations of the municipal swimming pool, defined sub-recipient allocations for the upcoming fiscal year and set the stage for formal consideration of wastewater service rate increases. SOLAR FARM PPA Although a final agreement with officials from Sierra Electric Cooperative (SEC) has yet to be completed, commissioners approved the establishment of a Power Purchase Agreement (PPA) with Albuquerque-based Affordable Solar 4-to-1, with Commissioner Jeff Richter casting the sole dissenting vote. Once formal negotiations for a final energy services agreement with SEC are completed, and…