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Jul 24, 2020

Closed Special Commission Meeting

 

Jul 20, 2020

Location: Manzano Mountains Cause: Human
Percent Contained: 100%
Date Reported: 7/8/2020 Size: 180 acres
Fuel: Ponderosa pine, Slash

July 17, 2020 Update

Jul 16, 2020

Location: Manzano Mountains Cause: Human
Percent Contained: 75%
Date Reported: 7/8/2020 Size: 180 acres
Fuel: Ponderosa pine, Slash

Jul 15, 2020

Location: Manzano Mountains
 
Date Reported: 7/8/2020
 
Resources assigned: 3 Interagency Hotshot Crews, 6 Engines, 1 Type 3 Helicopter, 1 Medical Screening Team, 1 Medical Decontamination Team, 1 Wildland Fire Module, and 2 Rapid Extraction Module, miscellaneous overhead.

Jul 14, 2020

Good Morning,

 

Attached is the update along with a current map for the Ojo de los Casos Fire, burning on the Mountainair Ranger District of the Cibola National Forest as well as on private land near the village of Chilili in the Manzano Mountains. The fire is currently mapped at  180 acres and is 59% contained.

Jul 13, 2020

Good Morning,

 

Attached is the update along with a current map for the Ojo de Los Casos Fire, burning on the Mountainair Ranger District of the Cibola National Forest as well as on private land near the village of Chilili in the Manzano Mountains. The fire is currently mapped at  180 acres and is 50% contained.

Jul 12, 2020

Good Morning,

Attached is the update along with a current map for the Ojo de Los Casos Fire, burning on Mountainair Ranger District of the Cibola National Forest as well as on private land near the village of Chilili in the Manzano Mountains. The fire is currently mapped at  180 acres and is 38% contained.

Feel free to share our Fire Information contacts and follow the Cibola National Forest & Grasslands on Facebook (@cibolanf) and Twitter (@Cibola_NF). Daily updates are also posted to Inciweb https://inciweb.nwcg.gov/incident/6837/

and New Mexico Fire Info www.nmfireinfo.com.

 

Thank you,

Andrea Chavez

Ojo De Los Casos Fire Information 

Phone: 505-369-6521

Email: 2020.ojodeloscasos@firenet.gov 

Jul 11, 2020

Location: Manzano Mountains Cause: Human Percent Contained: 1 0 %
Date Reported: 7/8/2020 Size: 180 acres Fuel: Ponderosa pine, Slash
Resources assigned: 1 Type 3 Incident Management Team, 3 Interagency Hotshot Crews, 6 Engines, 1 Air Attack, 3
Helicopters (Type 1, Type 2, Type 3), 2 Dozers, 1 Medical Screening Team, 1 Medical Decontamination Team, 1
Wildland Fire Module, and 2 Rapid Extraction Module.

Jul 10, 2020

Operations Map - Ojos de los Casos 


Jul 9, 2020

Mountainair, NM, July 9, 2020, 7:30am – The Ojo De La Caso Fire is now estimated at approximately 90 acres with no containment.  As fire activity slowed overnight, crews worked diligently to establish a line around a large section of the fire.  Smoke from the fire will likely become more visible as the day heats up.  Air resources will be used as available and necessary to contain this full suppression fire.

Jul 9, 2020

Mountainair, NM, July 8, 2020, 11pm – The Ojo De Los Casos Fire, burning on the north end of the Mountainair Ranger District was reported just before 6pm this evening.

Jun 3, 2020

Torrance County Board of County Commissioners Resolution No. R2020-20

May 27, 2020

Torrance County Road Department is nearing completion of the Heritage Road paving project in Moriarty, NM.

May 13, 2020

Torrance County Commission Meeting May 5, 2020 Certificate of Appreciation

May 11, 2020

ESTANCIA, NM - The Torrance County Commission has continued to hold open meetings in compliance with the Open Meetings Act throughout the COVID-19 pandemic. The County has encouraged the public to attend these open meetings via alternative methods like listening on 88.7 KXNM radio, calling in on the County's teleconference bridge, and most recently via Zoom.

The County will continue to provide the public with the ability to attend virtually via Zoom, until further notice. You can find the Zoom access information by clicking on the meeting you would like to attend on the County's Calendar of Events.

Apr 29, 2020

ESTANCIA, NM – Torrance County Clerk, Treasurer, Assessor, and Administrative Offices will re-open to public this coming Monday, May 4th. “Given the few number of COVID-19 cases in Torrance County and the lack of community spread, we believe that we can re-open our administrative building, and do so safely”, said County Manager Wayne Johnson.

Apr 23, 2020

ESTANCIA, NM – Today, the Torrance County Commission approved a letter to Governor Lujan-Grisham urging her to begin opening small businesses in rural communities hardest hit by the COVID-19 shutdown orders.

Apr 8, 2020

Torrance County has organized a Zoom conference call with the New Mexico District Director of the Small Administration to answer questions regarding the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP).

Apr 6, 2020

SANTA FE – New Mexico small businesses in financial distress due to the coronavirus crisis are encouraged to apply as soon as possible for loans made available under the federal stimulus bill.

The stimulus bill, or Cares Act, allocates $349 billion for loans to small businesses. But businesses have until only June 30 to access the money, and loans will be made on a first-come, first-serve basis.

“This money will go quickly, and New Mexico small businesses must act as soon as possible to obtain loans,” Economic Development Secretary Alicia Keyes said Saturday. “Many businesses struggling through this crisis need a financial bridge to help them survive and recover once this crisis eases.”

There are two loan programs for small businesses under the stimulus bill: the Economic Injury Disaster Loan Program and the Paycheck Protection Program.

Apr 2, 2020

ESTANCIA, NM – The Torrance County Commission will continue to hold its regularly scheduled meetings in April. The meetings will be open to the public, but the public is urged to abide by Governor Grisham’s public health order and stay home. The public will be able to attend via teleconference or listen to the live broadcast on 88.7 KXNM radio.

Mar 31, 2020

ESTANCIA, NM – Due to three confirmed cases in Torrance County, the New Mexico Department of Health (NMDOH) has announced COVID-19 screening for residents. Those with internet access are encouraged to utilize NMDOH’s Should I be Tested screening tool between now and Wednesday April 1st, to determine their need for COVID-19 testing. After completion, if testing is recommended, residents should call 505-222-6530 to schedule an appointment for sample collection and testing.

Mar 30, 2020

3 Cases of COVID-19 Confirmed in Torrance County

ESTANCIA, NM – Today the New Mexico Department of Health (DOH) confirmed three individuals tested positive for COVID-19 in Torrance County. “With our close proximity to Albuquerque, it was only a matter of time before some of our residents were exposed to the virus,” said Commission Chair Ryan Schwebach. “We have been planning for this sad day since the first cases of Coronavirus were discovered in New Mexico and we have a strong partnership with the Department of Health and State Emergency Management”, Schwebach continued.

Mar 12, 2020

For Immediate Release, Thursday March 12, 2020 Contact: Wayne Johnson 505.304.1603

Feb 6, 2020

The largest group of certified public managers to graduate at one time from the nationally accredited program administered by New Mexico State University’s Cooperative Extension Service. Joining the elite group are Katherine Miller, Santa Fe County manager; Patrick Varela, Santa Fe County treasurer; Les Francisco, Santa Fe County solid waste superintendent; Gabriella Trujillo, Santa Fe County public works department operations manager; Tracy Sedillo, Torrance County treasurer; and Tracy Agiovlasitis, New Mexico Technology Assistance Program manager.

 

 

Feb 3, 2020

SANTA FE, NM – New Mexico Counties presented Torrance County with a Risk Awareness Program (RAP) Award during the 2020 NMC Legislative Conference January 23, 2020 in Santa Fe.

Jan 13, 2020

Torrance County BCC Admin Meeting for January 22, 2020 has been canceled. 

Jan 8, 2020

Congratulations to Kathy Reyes from the Torrance County Sheriff’s office for winning the 2019 Torrance County Safety Award. Kathy started with us in 1999 and has 7,562 injury free hours! In addition to receiving the safety award Kathy also received a jacket from the Safety Committee.

Nov 14, 2019

November 14, 2019 the New Mexico Department of Finance & Administration Local Government Division presented Torrance County with a Rising Star Award for demonstrating growth in Budget Management & Fiscal Integrity. Pictured from left to right is Jeremy Oliver, Finance Director and Tracy L. Sedillo, County Treasurer.

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