1. Gallup New Deal Art Virtual Museum Prototype - Rose Eason
Staff is recommending approval of a budget adjustment in the amount of $200,000 to supplement funds remaining in project JU4966 in the amount of $135,622.75 from the street lighting loan from NMFA. These funds remaining and the supplemental funds from the Electric Department will allow for substantial upgrades to the lighting of the Red Rock Park rodeo grounds and surrounding areas. All upgrades will be LED type fixtures.
Staff is recommending approval of an attached utility easement that Meech-Cash, LLC is granting to the City of Gallup.
The City of Gallup participated in a private sector led Housing Summit on April 29, 2022 to discuss the housing crisis in Gallup and McKinley County. A request was made to the City of Gallup to pass a resolution declaring a housing emergency within the City of Gallup with a consensus from the attendees.
The purpose of the resolution is to urge our federal and state agency partners to assist the city in its efforts to support construction of critically needed new housing. The resolution will also encourage and catalyze private developers to work with the city to develop new subdivisions and projects in areas supported by the City’s Housing Plan, Metropolitan Redevelopment Area (MRA) plans and Growth Management Master Plan.
The city has been awarded a grant from the New Mexico Department of Transportation Aviation Division Rural Air Service Enhancement (RASE) program for the purpose of supporting new scheduled air routes. Contract is in the amount of $3,850,000 for two years.
Advanced Air was selected during the RFP process and will provide scheduled air services between Gallup and Phoenix for a two year service period beginning August 1, 2022.
Gallup Mainstreet Arts and Cultural District (GMACD) is requesting approval for the issuance of a Special Dispenser's Permit for a beer garden to be in place at this year's Levitt AMP Gallup Music Series. The concerts will take place during the summer months at the Courthouse Plaza. GMACD is requesting approval to have a beer garden on the following dates: May 28, 2022, June 4, 18 and 25, 2022, and July 2, 9, 16 and 23, 2022. If approved, GMACD will be required to have private security stationed at the beer garden during each concert.