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With the signature of the budget by Governor Michelle Lujan Grisham, a successful and historic legislative session comes to an official conclusion.
For the City of Santa Fe, the session produced more than $12 million in investments to address much need and long-deferred improvements to the terminal at the Santa Fe Regional Airport, the development of a teen center on the Southside, the solarization of City buildings, the construction of public restrooms on the Plaza, and more.
“We should all be grateful to the Governor and her team and the whole Santa Fe delegation for the outstanding job they did this session,” Mayor Alan Webber said. “They worked as a team and delivered tremendous results for the people of Santa Fe. Very soon we’ll be receiving the investment dollars that we need to pave streets and roads, diversify our local economy, support our drive for sustainability, and make life better for every resident of Santa Fe in all parts of our City.”
A more detailed breakdown of the investment allocations is below:
- $9,000,000 for the planning, design, and construction of a terminal at the Santa Fe Regional Airport
- $1,100,000 for phase 1 of the Southside Teen Center
- $925,000 for the solarization of city facilities
- $550,000 for public restrooms on the Plaza
- $117,000 for a bulletproof window at the Santa Fe Municipal Court
Additionally, funding was obtained for the following City Council District capital outlay priorities:
- $250,000 for improvements to the soccer fields in the Santa Fe Municipal Recreation Complex
- $200,000 for sidewalk and lighting Improvements on Harrison Road
- $125,000 for improvements to the intersection at Agua Fria and South Meadows
- $133,540 for equipment and vehicle purchases for the Mary Esther Gonzales Senior Center
- $50,000 for improvements to the Museum Hill Campus
Finally, the City of Santa Fe is also identified in road funding that could total another $20 million in funding for City roads, including Osage to St. Francis, Cerrillos to St. Michaels, and Rosario to Paseo de Peralta.