Grant applications on agenda for council meeting

PNT staff

Portales City Council will be tending to housekeeping chores when it meets at 7 p.m. Tuesday, including a review the Roosevelt County Chamber of Commerce annual report.

Among the other items proposed:

• Approval and adoption of 2009 Community Development Block Grant Plans and policies. These include the 2009 Fair housing policy, 2009 Citizen participation plan, 2009 Anti-displacement and relocation plan and 2009 Section 3 plan — all are applications for federal grants.

• Evaluation of bids for a wastewater re-use program.

• Request for approval of contract for outside utility services.

• Memorandum of understanding between New Mexico Economic Development and the city.

• Consider an easement agreement for encroachment at 901 S. Main.