Albuquerque Journal (Albuquerque, NM)

Albuquerque To Chip In for Casa.(West Side Journal)

Byline: Michael Davis Journal Staff Writer

Council Plans To Give $65,000

It's looking more likely that Casa San Ysidro will survive budgetary problems that have threatened to close its doors and move its $2 million collection of Spanish Colonial artifacts from Corrales to Albuquerque.

The Albuquerque City Council voted unanimously Wednesday night to provide $65,000 toward Casa's operating expenses for the next fiscal year which starts July 1, provided other organizations can come up with $130,000 for the museum.

On Tuesday night, Corrales officials unanimously voted to give the museum $63,333 toward its operating expenses for fiscal 2003-2004. The Sandoval County Commission is scheduled today to vote on a $50,000 appropriation for Casa. …

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