Here are a few highlights you missed from Tuesday’s Portales City Council meeting:
• The council accepted a notice of intent to adopt an ordinance establishing an affordable hosing program pursuant to the Affordable Housing Act.
By adopting an ordinance, the council can approved a program that will help developers create affordable housing opportunities.
• The council approved a contract for professional services for the city’s attorney with Doerr and Knudson, P.A.
• During the public comment section of the meeting, Lt. David Meeks with the Portales Police Department reminded councilors of the Santa Cop event Saturday and was looking for a few more adult volunteers.
Meeks said the event is from noon to 4 p.m., and there will be food for guests.
— Compiled by PNT Senior Writer Christina Calloway