I was a tree hugger. A son of a Sierra Club member since 1950. I believed that every tree should be saved, and stewarded, and never cut down.
Then as a farmer-rancher I got involved in the N.M. Acequia Association and the Quivira Coalition. With both these entities I learned about c…
The "Regional Water Authority" of the City of Santa Fe--Santa Fe County has been a idea bantered around for decades. Probably originating with Amarante Romero from Agua Fria Village, all the way back to the 1950's. Eventually, "Mr. Water" and his buddy Bud Hagerman served on a Metropolita…
Nice to know this alternative exists.
Readers should read the other New Mexican Articles and the comments---I include a letter there from the Acequia Agua Fria:
It is important for readers to refer to the main article: https://www.santafenewmexican.com/news/local_news/santa-fe-moves-forward-with-plans-for-m-pipeline/article_9592302a-1c2f-11ea-8ddb-f798ae6cb72a.html and The New Mexican's Editorial: https://www.santafenewmexican.com/opinion/editori…
Mayor Alan Webber
Councilor Renee Villarreal, Councilor Signe Lindell, Councilor Peter Ives, Councilor Carol Romero-Wirth, Councilor Chris Rivera, Councilor Roman Abeyta, Councilor Michael Harris, Councilor Joanne Vigil-Coppler
City Clerk Yolanda Y. Vigil, CMC
I was unable to post my comment that I had posted in response to the Editorial, so you will have to review it there: https://www.santafenewmexican.com/opinion/editorials/housing-and-water-big-issues-on-tap-at-city-council/article_7c25cc14-1b9e-11ea-ae32-9fa30453f08e.html
I wrote about this topic in an op-ed. What I would emphasize is the lack of City-County communication and cooperation. https://www.santafenewmexican.com/opinion/my_view/we-need-better-long-range-planning/article_5bfaddd6-36ea-5b6b-bd12-cac6937df022.html
On behalf of the Agua Fria Village Association, an organization that turned in a nomination letter for Lorene Mills because she lives in our Village and has greatly supported us, CONGRATULATIONS!