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Posted on: March 28, 2020

ATTENTION VENDORS: The City of Farmington needs your help!

The City of Farmington needs your help!  In an effort to streamline payments and provide continuity of services throughout this difficult time resulting from the COVID-19 situation, we are requesting vendors apply to receive payments via ACH. The...

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Farmington Spotlight
Posted on: March 26, 2020

NOTICE REGARDING RED APPLE TRANSIT & DIAL-A-RIDE

NOTICE REGARDING RED APPLE TRANSIT & DIAL-A-RIDE:Beginning Monday, March 30, the following routes and services will be suspended or modified:

Dial-a-ride - Afternoon only
Red Apple Transit:
~Red Route - Suspended until further notice
~Kirtland Route - Sus...
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Farmington Spotlight
Posted on: March 25, 2020

The Mayor's Table: Emergency Management

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During a crisis, the City of Farmington works in conjunction with surrounding jurisdictions under a National Incident Management System (NIMS) coordinated through the San Juan County Office of Emergency Management (SJCOEM). Mayor Duckett and Mike Mestas, ...

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Farmington Spotlight
Posted on: March 24, 2020

PRESS RELEASE: City’s Community Works Department modifies services in accordance with public health

City’s Community Works Department modifies services in accordance with public health order  

FARMINGTON, N.M. – The City of Farmington Community Works Department is modifying its face-to-face customer services in accor...

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Farmington Spotlight
Posted on: March 24, 2020

PRESS RELEASES: Farmington Electric Utility System modifies face-to-face customer services in accord

Farmington Electric Utility System modifies face-to-face customer services in accordance with public health order

FARMINGTON, N.M. – Farmington Electric Utility System is modifying its face-to-face customer services in accordance with the governo...

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Farmington Spotlight
Posted on: March 23, 2020

Notice Regarding Red Apple Transit Routes & Dial-A-Ride

NOTICE:The Red Apple Transit has suspended its Kirtland Route and Red Route until further notice.The morning Dial-A-Ride service is also suspended until further notice. The afternoon services, which start at 11:00 a.m. and run through 5:30 p.m., will cont...

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Farmington Spotlight
Posted on: March 21, 2020

PRESS RELEASE: Farmington Fire Department announces employee tests positive for COVID-19

FARMINGTON, N.M. - The Farmington Fire Department today announces an employee has tested positive for COVID-19. The individual is self-quarantining per New Mexico Department of Health guidelines. The public’s safety is the department’s...

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Farmington Spotlight
Posted on: March 20, 2020

Emergency Declaration & Messages from the Mayor

Mayor Duckett yesterday signed a declaration declaring Farmington an emergency area as a result of the coronavirus. See his message regarding such HERE. Please note, as of the time of this correspondence (3/20/20 at 10:50 a.m.) there are no confirmed case...

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Farmington Spotlight
Posted on: March 17, 2020

PRESS RELEASE: Farmington Regional Animal Shelter waives adoption fees for adult animals

Farmington Regional Animal Shelter waives adoption fees for adult animals

Modified operations implemented

FARMINGTON, N.M. - In response to the governor’s recent emergency declaration, balanced with concerns for animal overcrowding, the Farmington...

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Farmington Spotlight
Posted on: March 17, 2020

PRESS RELEASE: City of Farmington utilities suspending disconnection for non-payment, waiving fees

City of Farmington utilities suspending disconnection for non-payment, waiving fees

FARMINGTON, N.M. – To support its customers who may be experiencing financial hardship due to the current coronavirus situation, the City of Farmington and Farmin...

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Farmington Spotlight
Posted on: March 16, 2020

PRESS RELEASE: City of Farmington closing additional facilities following governor’s amended public

City of Farmington closing additional facilities following governor’s amended public health order

FARMINGTON, N.M. On Monday, March 16 Kathyleen Kunkel, secretary of the New Mexico Department of Health, on behalf of the governor issued a...

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Farmington Spotlight
Posted on: March 16, 2020

The Mayor's Table

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In lieu of today’s regularly scheduled Mayor’s Table, we have reposted Mayor Duckett’s March 13 message to the community regarding the coronavirus. 

Please note, as of today, March 16, 2020, there are no confirmed cas...

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Farmington Spotlight
Posted on: March 13, 2020

Video Message from Mayor Duckett Regarding COVID-19

Please take a moment to watch this important message from Mayor Duckett regarding the coronavirus (COVID-19). Watch video message HERE

 -As of today, March 13, there are no confirmed cases of COVID-19 here in San Juan County. 

 -T...

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Farmington Spotlight
Posted on: March 12, 2020

PRESS RELEASE: City of Farmington announces facility closures in accordance with governor’s public

City of Farmington announces facility closures in accordance with governor’s public health order 

FARMINGTON, N.M. – The City of Farmington today announces closure of facilities and modified programming. “The closures...

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Farmington Spotlight
Posted on: March 11, 2020

PRESS RELEASE: City of Farmington responds to governor’s press conference on three presumptive COVID

City of Farmington responds to governor’s press conference on three presumptive COVID-19 cases 

The City of Farmington’s emergency management team met today to discuss statements made at the governor’s emergency decla...

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Farmington Spotlight
Posted on: March 6, 2020

Public Notice

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The wastewater treatment plant will begin cleaning a large tank on Monday, March 9, 2020 at 7 a.m. This activity may produce noticeable odors. The work will continue for up to 6 weeks. The project is scheduled to be completed the week of April 20. If you ...
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Farmington Spotlight
Posted on: March 3, 2020

San Juan County Organizations Being Proactive

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The City of Farmington joined other local organizations today to plan a coordinated community response should the coronavirus (COVID-19) impact our area.

 *Please note, there is NO immediate concern at this time.

 How can you help protect ...

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Farmington Spotlight
Posted on: March 2, 2020

Message from the City of Farmington Regarding Coronavirus

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The City of Farmington has received some questions about the coronavirus in regards to our community. Please know, local leaders are closely monitoring the situation. We want to ensure our citizens receive up-to-date, accurate information, including how t...

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Farmington Spotlight
Posted on: March 2, 2020

The Mayor's Table: The Arc

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March is National Developmental Disabilities Awareness Month, a time to create awareness about intellectual and developmental disabilities, promote respect and encourage inclusion for people of all abilities.

Representatives from the Arc San Juan County a...

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Farmington Spotlight
Posted on: February 20, 2020

PRESS RELEASE: Farmington Electric Utility System upgrading meters

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FARMINGTON, N.M. - The Farmington Electric Utility System is improving its services to customers throughout San Juan County. FEUS will be upgrading electric meters in its entire service area by replacing ...

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Farmington Spotlight
Posted on: February 17, 2020

The Mayor's Table: Outdoor recreation and community transformation

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Outdoor recreation and community transformation are the topics of today’s episode of The Mayor’s Table, filmed at Three Rivers Brewstillery in downtown Farmington. Watch today’s episode HERE.

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Farmington Spotlight
Posted on: February 11, 2020

PRESS RELEASE: ORII Basecamp will help entrepreneurs launching, expanding or relocating outdoor recr

Are you ready to launch, expand or relocate an outdoor recreation business in San Juan County?  The City of Farmington and San Juan College are hosting ORII Basecamp to help your business flourish. This free event is scheduled for March 7, 2020 f...

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Farmington Spotlight
Posted on: February 3, 2020

The Mayor's Table: Accomplishments and Goals

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Studio Bake Shoppe at Artifacts 302 was the perfect setting for today’s episode of The Mayor’s Table and to remind our community that downtown Farmington is open for business! Mayor Duckett and Rob Mayes are discussing 2019 accomplishm...

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Farmington Spotlight
Posted on: January 23, 2020

PRESS RELEASE: ARTrageous’ live interactive show coming to Farmington for one night

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FARMINGTON, NM – With over 3,000 shows performed around the world, ARTrageous is the one-of-a-kind, interactive art and music experience that has CBS raving “Go see this show!” and will be at the Farmington Civic Center on Sa...

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Farmington Spotlight
Posted on: January 20, 2020

The Mayor's Table: Main Street Enhancements

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Downtown Farmington is open for business! Mayor Duckett and Sherry Roach are discussing the Main Street enhancements on today’s episode of The Mayor’s Table, filmed at the Complete Streets HQ in the HeART of Farmington. Watch today&...

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Farmington Spotlight
Posted on: January 10, 2020

PRESS RELEASE: Among the Waters Park closed January 13 to April 13

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Among the Waters Park closed January 13 to April 13

 

FARMINGTON, N.M. – The Among the Waters Park will be closed from Monday, January 13 through Monday, April 13 to allow for construction in the park.

Should anyone from the public have qu...

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Farmington Spotlight
Posted on: January 6, 2020

The Mayor's Table: Civility First

Mayor Duckett and his guest, Larry Moore with the Community Relations Commission, are coming to you from the Cosmic Cafe in downtown Farmington. They're encouraging citizens to make Civility First part of their New Year's resolution and spread a message o...

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Farmington Spotlight
Posted on: December 20, 2019

PRESS RELEASE: Groundbreaking ceremony for downtown Farmington revitalization project

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Groundbreaking ceremony for downtown Farmington revitalization project

FARMINGTON, N.M. – Community members gathered today at Orchard Park for the Downtown Farmington Revitalization Complete Streets Project Groundbreaking Ceremony. The project i...

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Farmington Spotlight
Posted on: December 16, 2019

The Mayor's Table

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Tis the season for a very special Mayor’s Table. Please join us on Christmas Eve as Mayor Duckett, Police Chief Steve Hebbe and Fire Chief David Burke read The Night Before Christmas.  

https://youtu.be/oKzng-PhIc8

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Farmington Spotlight
Posted on: December 13, 2019

PRESS RELEASE: Enchant Energy and City of Farmington React to Los Alamos National Laboratory Indep

Enchant Energy and City of Farmington React to Los Alamos National Laboratory Independent Assessment of Carbon Capture Retrofit Study of San Juan Generating Station

Farmington, New Mexico, December 13, 2019 –Enchant Energy Corporation (E...

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Farmington Spotlight
Posted on: December 10, 2019

PRESS RELEASE: Enchant Energy and City of Farmington Announce Selections

Enchant Energy and City of Farmington Announce Selections

for San Juan Generating Station Retrofit Project

Mitsubishi Heavy Industries to provide Carbon Capture Technology;

 Kiewit and Sargent & Lundy Selected as the Integrated Engineer...

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Farmington Spotlight
Posted on: November 22, 2019

PRESS RELEASE: City of Farmington’s finance division receives 3 prestigious awards

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FARMINGTON, N.M. - The City of Farmington's finance division received three awards from the Government Finance Officers Association. The awards are prestigious and nationally recognized as noteworthy accomplishments by governmental units. Attaining the aw...

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Farmington Spotlight
Posted on: November 18, 2019

The Mayor's Table: Upcoming Civic Center Shows

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Randy West has brought his love and expertise of performing arts to our community and reinvigorated the entertainment offerings at the Farmington Civic Center. “I want them (the audience) to see that the live performing arts are also a magical a...

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Farmington Spotlight
Posted on: November 13, 2019

PRESS RELEASE: City of Farmington recognized as best family-friendly employer for fifth year

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City of Farmington recognized as best family-friendly employer for fifth year

Status will give the City an edge in competition to attract highest-quality applicants

FARMINGTON, N.M. – The City of Farmington earned distinction for its workplace policies by F...

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Farmington Spotlight
Posted on: November 4, 2019

The Mayor's Table: There’s NEVER a bad time to go fishing!

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There’s NEVER a bad time to go fishing! We’re revisiting Quality Waters, known for world-class fishing, on today’s repeat episode of The Mayor’s Table with special guest, Hank Adair. 

Watch today's episode o...

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Farmington Spotlight
Posted on: October 23, 2019

PRESS RELEASE: State’s new director of outdoor recreation tours Farmington region

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State’s new director of outdoor recreation tours Farmington region

Future of outdoors looks bright for Farmington and New Mexico

FARMINGTON, N.M. - Newly appointed state director of outdoor recreation, Axie Navas, made an inaugural trip to Farmington on Oct...

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Farmington Spotlight
Posted on: October 21, 2019

The Mayor's Table

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Farmington strives to energize the life journeys of outdoor lovers and active families. As part of this promise, Farmington has created the Outdoor Recreation Principles to encourage residents, businesses, organizations and visitors to respect all aspects...

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Farmington Spotlight
Posted on: October 18, 2019

PRESS RELEASE: Four Corners Regional Airport transformation underway

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Four Corners Regional Airport transformation underway

Commercial air service anticipated summer 2020

FARMINGTON, N.M. - Transformation has begun at the Four Corners Regional Airport. Crews started construction September 30 to upgrade the runway to meet fede...

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Farmington Spotlight
Posted on: October 16, 2019

PRESS RELEASE: Farmington Parks, Recreation, & Cultural Affairs brings home four state awards

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FARMINGTON, NM – Individuals and groups from the City of Farmington’s Parks, Recreation, & Cultural Affairs department were recognized yesterday during the Farmington City Council meeting for bringing home four state awards from th...

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Farmington Spotlight
Posted on: October 7, 2019

The Mayor's Table: Road Construction Update

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Mayor Duckett and Public Works Director David Sypher provide an update on road construction on today's episode of The Mayor's Table. Watch today's episode HERE.

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Farmington Spotlight
Posted on: September 16, 2019

Farmington, Enchant Energy applaud Department of Energy’s Funding

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Farmington, Enchant Energy applaud Department of Energy’s Funding of Front-End Engineering Design Study for Retrofitting San Juan Generating Station with Carbon Capture Utilization and Storage Technology

FARMINGTON, NM - The City of Farmington an...

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Farmington Spotlight
Posted on: September 16, 2019

The Mayor's Table: W.E. Rock Grand National Championships

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There are so many opportunities to Jolt Your Journey in Farmington, New Mexico! Mayor Duckett comes to you from the W.E. Rock Grand National Championships on today's episode of The Mayor's Table. The championships took place September 7-8 at Brown Springs...

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Farmington Spotlight
Posted on: August 30, 2019

City of Farmington, Farmington Electric Utility System responds to misinformation circulating

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City of Farmington, Farmington Electric Utility System responds to misinformation circulating about standby service fees 

We’d like to provide clarification regarding recent misinformation circulating about standby service fees for self-generating...

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Farmington Spotlight
Posted on: August 16, 2019

PRESS RELEASE: City of Farmington and Enchant Energy Sign Agreement

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Farmington, N.M. – The City of Farmington and Enchant Energy Corporation announce they’ve signed an agreem...

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Farmington Spotlight
Posted on: August 14, 2019

Farmington City Council formally considering adopting an Extended Rights Transfer Agreement

Farmington City Council formally considering adopting an Extended Rights Transfer Agreement between the City and Enchant Energy Corporation

After many months of work by many dedicated City, County, State, and community members, a successful preliminary fea...

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Farmington Spotlight
Posted on: August 9, 2019

PSA Regarding West Nile & Mosquito Bite Prevention

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Officials with San Juan County announced yesterday that mosquitoes in the area have tested positive for West Nile Virus.

***There are NO known cases of West Nile virus in humans or animals at this time.

The City of Farmington uses integrated pest management...

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Farmington Spotlight
Posted on: August 5, 2019

PRESS RELEASE: Farmington Fire Department has good news for the community, property owners

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Farmington, NM – The Farmington Fire Department today announced their public protection classification, established by the Insurance Services Office, changed from 3 to 2. This is great news for the community! The ISO rating is a report ...

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Farmington Spotlight
Posted on: July 30, 2019

Enchant Energy Response to IEEFA Report

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Enchant Energy recently responded to a July report from the Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis on the planned retrofit of San Juan Generating Station with carbon capture technology. Their response addresses many of the inaccuracies and ...

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Farmington Spotlight
Posted on: July 30, 2019

Waste Management Begins New Services for Bulk Trash and Hard-to-Handle Household Waste on August 1

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Waste Management Begins New Services for Bulk Trash and Hard-to-Handle Household Waste on August 1

Waste Management and the City of Farmington will now offer simple, convenient and environmentally responsible ways for residents to dispose of unwanted mater...

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Farmington Spotlight
Posted on: July 29, 2019

PRESS RELEASE: Farmington Electric Utility System recognized for work on Light Up Navajo Nation init

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Farmington Electric Utility System recognized for work on Light Up Navajo Nation initiative

Farmington, NM – The Farmington Electric Utility System received recognition at the 2019 American Public Power Association National Conference for their co...

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Farmington Spotlight
Posted on: April 23, 2019

NEWS RELEASE: Stan the T. rex is coming to Farmington

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Stan the T. rex is coming to Farmington

Farmington, NM - The City of Farmington announced today STAN the Tyrannosaurus rex, a dinosaur replica, is coming to the Farmington Museum. STAN is set to arrive tomorrow afternoon and will be installed in t...

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Farmington Spotlight