Officials seek input on MainStreet master plan

QCS Staff Tucumcari MainStreet Corp. and the city of Tucumcari are seeking public input in the development of the Mainstreet master plan. “We want everyone to come out and help us develop this plan,” said Mark Lake, executive director of Tucumcari MainStreet Corp. Lake said they are starting a dynamic, nine-month, master planning process for […]

Tucumcari preps for RENEW 09, June 23-24

Thomas Garcia The board of the Greater Tucumcari Economic Development Corp. discussed the upcoming RENEW 2009 conference at the Tucumcari Convention Center. The conference is set for June 23-24. “This year the conference will be webcasted,” said Patrick Vanderpool, EDC executive director. “We have many online outlets promoting this year’s conference. During Monday night’s meeting […]

Economic development corp. seeks pact with city, county for stimulus dollars

By Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun The Greater Tucumcari Economic Development Corp. is seeking an alliance between Quay County and the city of Tucumcari in hopes of securing more federal stimulus dollars. Patrick Vanderpool, EDC executive director, suggested the alliance during Monday’s regular meeting of the GTEDC. Vanderpool said the alliance could be a way […]

Gaming Authority sets meeting for Friday

By QCS Staff The Quay County Gaming Authority will have a special meeting at 10 a.m. on Friday in the Territorial Room at the Tucumcari Greater Economic Development Corp. The meeting will cover the authority’s financial report and a discussion of the continuing options on the property, according to Warren Frost, executive director. The authority […]

Economic development director leaving

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By QCS Staff Pete Kampfer, executive director of the Greater Tucumcari Economic Development Corp., said he will be leaving his post on Feb. 9. Kampfer is taking a new position in Texas and will become the executive director of the Paris Economic Development Corp. and president of the Lamar County Chamber of Commerce. Paris is […]