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Archives for September 2017

Ethics Award Finalists Announced

By Albuquerque Journal Staff Report – Monday, September 25th, 2017

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. – Samaritan Counseling Center has announced the finalists for the 19th Annual Ethics in Business Award. This prestigious award honors organizations and individuals who promote ethical business conduct for the benefit of the workplace, the marketplace, the environment and the larger community, according to a Samaritan news release. The award recipients will be announced in early 2018.

The finalists are as follows:

* Jack & Donna Rust Award for Excellence in Ethical Business Practice by a For-Profit Business: Esparaza Advertising Inc.; Glass-Rite Windows & Doors; and NAI Maestas & Ward

* Paul and LaDonna Hopkins Award for Excellence in Ethical Practice by a Non-profit Organization: Cornucopia Adult & Family Services; New Mexico Foundation for Dental Health, Research & Education; NMSU Foundation; Reading Works; Special Olympics of NM and the Nature Conservancy of New Mexico.

* PNM Award for Individual Excellence in Ethical Business Practice, in Honor of John Ackerman: Carl Harper; Dr. Elba Saavedra; Jo Mixon, Ralph Baldwin and Sheri Milone.

* Ethical Young Leadership Award: Andrew Melendez; Jasper Riddle; Kathleen Larese and Sterling Brown.

An independent volunteer screening committee evaluated all nominations to select the finalists. Award Recipients will be honored at the 19th Annual Ethics in Business Award Celebration on Wednesday, April 25 at Sandia Resort.

Sponsorship opportunities are available now by calling 505-814-2626 or by emailing Tickets will be available in late January. The Better Business Bureau of New Mexico and Southwest Colorado will again be the title sponsor.

Slash Pickup Applications

Last Day for Slash Pickup Applications is October 15, 2017.

The primary objective of the slash disposal program is to reduce the hazards of forest fires starting and spreading in the Village’s urban interface landscape. The Village of Angel Fire administration has decided to invest in this objective by allowing Angel Fire homeowners to dispose of secured loads of slash at no charge. To qualify for the no charge program, homeowners must provide:

1. Physical Address of the lot (PO Box number does not qualify)
2. Name of legal owner of home / lot
3. Phone number

Call the Public Works office at 575-377-7004 for scheduling and other participation requirements.

This information will be randomly verified to ensure compliance.

Village Of Angel Fire Council Meeting

Angel Fire NM 87710
(575) 377-3232

Council Meeting, Tuesday September 26th, 2017 at 5:30 pm at Village Hall

Call to Order
Pledge of Allegiance
Roll Call
Approval of Agenda
Approval of Consent Agenda

  1. Approval of the September 12th Regular Council Meeting Minutes

Requests and Responses from the Audience (Limited to 3 minutes)
Announcements and Proclamation

  1. Governing Body Report
  2. Manager’s Report
  3. Staff Report
  4. Committee Reports

Old Business – None

New Business

  • Presentation by Damian Irizarry of Guzman Energy on a Proposed Solar Array Project
  • Discussion/Approval of Resolution 2017-38 a Resolution Approving a Contract with Shuter Library for FY 2017/2018
  • Discussion/ Approval of an Ordinance Amending the 2010 Uniform Traffic Code (UTC) (1st Reading ) (Public Hearing)
  • Discussion/Approval of an Ordinance for use of Recreational Off-Highway Vehicles and All-Terrain Vehicles With-in the Village Of Angel Fire (1st Reading ) (Public Hearing)
  • Discussion/Approval of an Agreement for Inmate Confinement with Colfax County
  • Discussion/Approval of Resolution 2017-39 a Resolution Authorizing and Approving Submission of an Application for Financial Assistance for Purchasing a CAT 140M3 Motor Grader
  • Discussion/Approval of Resolution 2017-40 a Resolution Authorizing Reimbursing the Village for the Purchase Price for the 2017 140M3 Motor Grader

Terry Cordova, Village Clerk Barbara Cottam, Mayor

Post: 09/21/2017

Next Regular Council meeting will be: October 10, 2017 at 5:30 pm
Subject to Change Until: Friday September 22, 2017 at 5:30 pm


Fall Festival 2017

Please note that the Fall Festival has been canceled this year. The Rotary Club will be focusing on Scholarship Golf Tournament on October 14, 2017.

Fun for the entire family!

When: October 21, 2017 from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm

Where: Frontier Park, Angel Fire, NM

Hosted by Rotary Club of Angel Fire.

Please join us for food, fun and games!

When: October 28, 2017 from 5:30 pm to 8:30 pm

Where: Eagle Nest Elementary/Middle School, 225 Lake St., Eagle Nest, NM 87718

Hosted by the Eagle Nest PTA.

Angel Fire Community Fall Cleanup Day

Together we can keep Angel Fire beautiful! Meet at Village Hall for cleaning supplies, including gloves, bags and t-shirts.

When: Saturday, October 7, 2017 from 9:00 am to 11:30 am

Where: Village Hall, 3388 Mountain View Boulevard, Angel Fire, NM 87710

Who: Neighbors, business volunteers, community organizations, anyone, everyone!

Volunteers are welcome to enjoy a morning snack of coffee and donuts while signing in and picking up supplies.

Lunch: After the cleanup, volunteers are invited to enjoy a free “thank you lunch” at the Village Hall starting at 11:30 a.m. Food and beverage donations from area businesses are welcome.

The Village of Angel Fire hosts the Clean Up Day. The Angel Fire Proud Committee is responsible for putting on the event for the Village. The event is made possible through a grant from the New Mexico Clean & Beautiful campaign. For up-to-date information see


About Angel Fire Proud

AFP’s mission is to engage individuals to take greater responsibility for our community’s beautification. It was established in 2013 by the Angel Fire Mayor, as a committee of the Village of Angel Fire. It consists of members from the Angel Fire community, businesses & local organizations. Work performed by each member is done on a voluntary basis. The committee promotes the quality of life in Angel Fire by creating, participating in, and supporting activities that improve the physical & aesthetic environment of our community by:

  • Serving as a resource for residents, businesses, community organizations, the Moreno Valley High School, Village government & visitors.
  • Advocating a high standard of community cleanliness, maintenance & attractiveness.
  • Encouraging and promoting partnerships and participation of residents in improving our community.
  • Addressing a variety of issues including seasonal & holiday decorations, village cleanups, recycling & household waste program, various public education events & other projects.

The Angel Fire Proud Committee meets monthly at the Village Hall. The public is encouraged to attend. Contact Terry Cordova, Village Clerk at 575-377-3232

Media Advisory

Media, if you’d like more information, please contact Linda Hughes at or 410-703-8352 (mobile).

Eagle Nest PTA New Location

The Eagle Nest PTA has a new location at the Angel Fire Chamber of Commerce board room in Centro Plaza.

Meetings are held he first Thursday of every month. Our next meeting is October 5, 2017 at 5:00 pm. After school snacks for kids are provided.

Our discussion is about the Eagle Nest Fall Festival.

Angel Fire Studio Tour

Art Up Northern New Mexico is very proud to sponsor and present the first Angel Fire Studio Tour.

When: September 30 to October 1, 2017 from 10:00 am to 5:00 pm

Where: 20 Locations

Download an Angel Fire Studio Tour Brochure/Map

You may also pick up maps at the Angel Fire Chamber of Commerce, Enchanted Circle Brewing, Wildflower Bed & Breakfast, Flo’s Wellness Studio, The Leaf and Bean or any of the locations on the map.

Friday night, September 29, there will be an Artist Reception at Chianti’s in Angel Fire Resort. If you would like to attend, meet and greet the artists, enjoy dinner and cash bar and a champagne toast kicking off the inaugural Angel Fire Studio Tour. Please buy your tickets now! Space is limited.

Tickets are $30.00 each, this includes dinner and the champagne toast. They may be purchased at the Angel Fire Chamber of Commerce no later than Wednesday, September 27, 2017.

Author Event: Labyrinth Path To Light & Peace

Sandra Wasko-Flood will read from and sign copies of her book. Participants will also be able to walk along a pop-up labyrinth.

When: Saturday, September 16, 2017 from 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm

Where: Shuter Library, 11 S. Angel Fire Rd., Angel Fire, NM

Shuter Library Hours

Monday: Closed
Tuesday: 10:00 am to 5:00 pm
Wednesday: 10:00 am to 5:00 pm
Thursday: 10:00 am to 5:00 pm
Friday: 10:00 am to 5:00 pm
Saturday: 10:00 am to 3:00 pm
Sunday: Closed

Sidewalk Market

This is the last and best community wide end of summer sidewalk market!

When: September 16, 2017 from 10:00 am to 3:00 pm

Where: Cove Arts Center, 12 Crestview Drive (Yellow Building Behind Dollar Store)

FREE to all sellers and shoppers! Bring tables and chairs for sidewalk, or sell out of your cart.

Call 305-613-3105 for additional information.

Hidden Treasure Aerial Park

Hidden Treasure Aerial Park is open Saturdays only through September 23rd just call for availability prior to coming to Red River Ski & Summer Area or book online.

Our aerial park offers thrilling adventures for the whole family while promoting active and healthy lifestyles. We offer three levels. The First Level Course, the Second Level Course (More Difficult) and the Third Level Course (Most Difficult). There are two zip lines. The First Level zip line is available to all participants, while the Third Level zip line is available to participants weighing at least 50 lbs. For the grand finale at the end of the Third Level zip you are able to take the Ultimate Decent from the tower to the ground! It is truly a thrill!

Call 575-754-2223 to make reservations. You must be wearing close toed shoes suitable for climbing. Book your corporate groups, board retreat, and educational groups for team bonding along with the Hidden Treasure Aerial Park by calling 575-754-2223 x205.

Minimum weight: 35 lbs
Maximum weight: 265 lbs

Participants weighing 35 lbs to 49 lbs – $35
Participants weighing 50 lbs to 264 lbs – $45