San Juan County seeking $4.1 million in capital outlay funds for three projects

6 Jan 2022


FARMINGTON — San Juan County's wish list for capital outlay funding from the New Mexico Legislature is a short one, but it doesn't lack big-ticket items, meaning county officials essentially chose to go for quality over quantity this year.

County officials are seeking a total of $4.1 million in funding from state lawmakers to cover the costs of three items or projects — a new helicopter for the San Juan County Sheriff's Office ($3 million), a new "initial attack" vehicle for San Juan County Fire & Rescue ($250,000) and a resurfacing project for County Road 6480 ($850,000).

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