Albuquerque Journal (Albuquerque, NM)

Moriarty Council, Mayor at Odds In Seeking Funding.

Byline: Rory McClannahan Journal Staff Writer

The city of Moriarty has spent the last several years completing capital improvement projects, but now the mayor and the council need to decide what new projects should be priorities.

At the regular City Council meeting Tuesday night, the council and mayor decided to hold a two-day planning workshop in April to work out priorities for the city.

Councilors complained at the meeting that Mayor Adan Encinias bypasses the council when seeking funding for projects. Encinias countered that sometimes he has to act quickly on getting grants from the state or federal governments to meet deadlines, and that councilors have also gone around him in seeking money for projects. …

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