Albuquerque Journal (Albuquerque, NM)

Increase in Jail Budget on Agenda.

Byline: K.C. Mason Journal Staff Writer

Contractor Wants $525,213 Hike

A $525,213 change to the Cornell Corrections' contract to operate the Santa Fe County jail for the last nine months of a 3-year contract is among several items on today's lengthy County Commission meeting agenda.

Another is a staff recommendation that commissioners overturn their own review board and deny a request clearing the way for state Rep. Ben Lujan, D-Nambe, to commercially develop land he owns near Arroyo Seco.

Both issues are near the end of a six-page agenda for the commission's regularly scheduled meeting, which was postponed from Tuesday because of the Christmas night snowstorm. …

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