Wednesday, March 7, 2012

Vetoed Severance Tax Projects in SF County


These are projects in Santa Fe County that Gov. Susana Martinez line-itemed vetoed in House Bill 191 (severance tax projects)

* $1 million for security cameras, furniture, fixtures and other information technology infrastructure for the First Judicial District courthouse in Santa Fe.

* $370,000 for building and infrastructure improvements, furniture and equipment, including purchasing and installing information technology, at the First Judicial District courthouse.

* $201,000 to construct, purchase, improve, renovate and equip, including beautification, landscaping, utility and irrigation installation, grading, water meters and outdoor structures, the Santa Fe Botanical Garden at Museum Hill.

* $204,000 to plan, design, construct and equip improvements, including a commercial grade kitchen and seating and lighting, for the Santa Fe Farmers Market avilion.

* $25,000 for Santa Fe Public Schools to purchase and equip athletic facilities for low-income children in the city.

* $35,000 to design, construct, repair and resurface parking lots in the Santa Fe Public School district .

* $78,000 to upgrade, replace and install a phone system for Santa Fe Public Schools.

* $100,000 to plan, design, construct, purchase, improve and equip the Ken and Patty Adams senior center in Eldorado.

* $73,300 to plan, design and construct water system improvements to tie in Canoncito's distribution system to Santa Fe county's water system for the Canoncito at Apache Canyon Mutual domestic water consumers and mutual sewage works association .

* $50,000 to plan, design and construct the cultural center at Santa Fe Indian School.

* $50,000  to repair, construct, equip and landscape the traditional ceremonial facility in the Pueblo of Pojoaque.

* $150,000 to equip, furnish and construct improvements to the wellness center, including the teen center sports facilities, security system, parking lot, swimming pool, spa and roof, in the Pueblo of Pojoaque.

* $125,000 to purchase farm equipment for a youth farm initiative at the Pueblo of San Ildefonso.

* $50,000 to plan, design and construct improvements, including relocating the acequia, to La Acequia de Llano de Santa Cruz in Santa Fe and Rio Arriba counties.

* $85,000 to design and construct a regional water management system for the acequia del Barranco de Jacona.

* $40,000 to plan,design and construct improvements to the Acequia de la Capilla, including piping for irrigation, in La Cienega.

*  $40,000 to plan, design and construct improvements to the Jose Gabriel Ortiz Acequia in Nambe.

* $58,700 to purchase and equip vehicles for use by an unnamed organization that promotes personal discovery and social change through the use of creative learning experiences in wilderness, community and cultural environments in Santa Fe County.

* $118,000 to purchase property for and to plan, design and construct the parking and entrance areas at the community and senior center in Nambe.

* $120,000  to furnish the county-owned La Familia Medical Center facilities.

* $130,000 to plan, design, construct, furnish and equip improvements to the Women's Health Services family and counseling center.

* $70,000 to plan, design, renovate and construct interior and exterior improvements to El Museo Cultural de Santa Fe.

* $150,000 to plan, design, construct, purchase, improve, renovate and equip improvements to dirt roads rated in poor condition in Eldorado.

* $35,000 to plan, design, construct, renovate and equip the trades and technology center at Santa Fe Community College.

* $490,000 to plan, design, construct and equip a multipurpose center in Estancia for youth from the tri-county area of Torrance, Bernalillo and Santa Fe counties.


UPDATE:  4:55 p.m.


Here's the list of the severance-tax projects in Santa Fe County that were not line-item vetoed by Gov. Martinez:

Projects not vetoed

* $440,000 to plan, design, renovate and expand the main police station in Santa Fe

*  $3,000,000 to renovate, furnish and equip the dormitories, including upgrading plumbing, electrical and mechanical systems and other infrastructure, at the New Mexico Law Enforcement Academy.

* $332,000 to plan, design, construct and equip improvements,including electrical and accessibility improvements, to the Oscar Huber Memorial Ball Park and grandstands in Madrid.

*  $6 million  for infrastructure improvements, renovations, furnishing and equipping the Manuel Lujan Building.

*  $50,000 to plan, design and construct improvements to the city- and school district-owned head start facilities in Santa Fe and the Pojoaque Valley Public School district.

*  $37,500 to plan, design, construct and equip improvements to the Santa Cruz water association regional water system in Santa Fe and Rio Arriba counties.

*  $50,000 to plan,design and construct improvements, including connections, for the greater Glorieta community regional mutual domestic water consumers and sewage works association.

*  $50,000 to plan,design, construct, purchase and improve the water storage tank and well for La Bajada community ditch and mutual domestic water association

*  $75,000 for acquiring water rights, including needed applications and transfers, and for improvements to the water distribution system and wells for Agua Fria.

*  $50,000 to plan, design and construct water system improvements, including water lines, for La Cienega mutual domestic water consumers and mutual sewage works association.

*  $115,000 to design, construct and equip the Poeh cultural center studios and offices, including purchase and installation of information technology and related equipment, furniture and infrastructure, in the Pueblo of Pojoaque.

*  $50,000 to purchase and install information technology, including related equipment, furniture and infrastructure, for the leadership program at Santa Fe Indian school

*  $145,000 for the Department of Information technology to construct REDI net fiberoptic connections to state facilities and purchase and install telecommunications equipment within facilities located in Los Alamos and Rio Arriba counties to route traffic to and from the state's network hub in the Simms building.

* $30,000 to make improvements, including cementing, to the acequia de Santa Cruz in Rio Arriba and Santa Fe counties.

*  $100,000 to plan, design and construct improvements, including installing piping, to the Acequia de la Cienega.

* $110,000 to plan, design, construct, equip, purchase and install improvements to county corrections facilities in Santa Fe.

* $50,000 for improvements and renovations to county-owned facilities for the disabled in Santa Fe county.

* $20,000 to purchase furnishings for use by the disabled in Santa Fe county.

* $75,000 to plan, design, construct, purchase and equip improvements to Romero park near county road 62.

* $7,000 to construct a fire alarm system in the city-owned boys' and girls' club facilities in Santa Fe.

* $3,500 to construct a gravel parking lot at the city-owned boys' and girls' club facility in Santa Fe

 * $32,734 to renovate the pool at the city-owned boys' and girls' club facility in Santa Fe.

* $2,500 to purchase and install a security alarm system and cameras at the city-owned boys' and girls' club facility in Santa Fe

* $2,500 to purchase and install a security alarm system and cameras at the city-owned boys' and girls' club facility in Santa Fe

* $111,000 to construct, renovate, furnish and equip a city-owned multipurpose center for homeless people, including a commercial kitchen and outdoor patio space, in Santa Fe.

* $81,000 to plan, design, construct, equip and furnish an indoor multiuse arena and regional disaster relief facility at the Rodeo de Santa Fe grounds.

* $100,000  to plan, design and construct improvements, including resurfacing, to county roads in the La Tierra subdivision.

* $40,000 to plan, design and construct improvements, including replacing water and sewer lines and acquiring rights of way, to County Road 90.

* $477,000  to plan, design and construct road improvements, including surfacing, in Edgewood.

* $58,000 to purchase and install information technology, including related furniture, equipment and infrastructure, and to plan, design and construct laboratories for the sign language interpreting program at Santa Fe Community College.

Update: 3-8-12 9:35 am Here is my story in today's New Mexican. CLICK HERE.

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