The 2010 Capital Projects General Obligation Bond Act includes four separate categories of facilities to be granted money from New Mexico.
The act appears on the Nov. 2 general election ballot and will, in part, provide funding for two facilities in Roosevelt County: Eastern New Mexico University and the Portales Public Library.
Section A of the Bond Act is devoted to the improvement of senior citizen facilities: “For senior citizen facility improvements, construction and equipment acquisition projects, to the aging and long-term services department.”
Section B is devoted to the improvement of libraries: “For library acquisitions and capital improvements at public libraries, public school libraries, academic libraries and tribal libraries statewide.”
Section C is for the improvement of public school facilities: “For public school facility improvements acquisitions, bus acquisitions and book and instructional materials acquisitions, to the public education department.”
Section D is for the improvement of higher education facilities: “For capital improvements at institutions of higher education and special schools statewide.”