City is making sound financial decisions

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FROM THE MAYORS DESK ORIGINAL ARTICLE My fellow community members, in this installment of my regular newspaper column I want to provide you some information about the city’s budget, an update on the District 5 city councilor vacancy and a reminder and invitation to join me for a very fun upcoming event. Recently, the Rio […]

Rio Rancho leaders pay $3.7 million for new businesses

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PCM, Safelite Auto will bring more than 1,000 jobs RIO RANCHO, N.M. — Two new companies in Rio Rancho are getting millions of tax dollars, but there’s a catch. The city of Rio Rancho just signed two different agreements with Safelite Auto and PCM. The two companies announced in the last six weeks they had plans […]

Safelite AutoGlass opening customer contact center in RR, creating 900-plus jobs

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FROM ANTONIO SANCHEZ  | OBSERVER STAFF WRITER Safelite AutoGlass, a nationwide provider of vehicle glass repair and replacement services, will open a customer contact center in the former Sprint building in Enchanted Hills, creating more than 900 jobs. Gov. Susana Martinez and Mayor Gregg Hull made the announcement Thursday afternoon at City Hall. The company plans open houses […]

Work begins after productive meeting

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FROM THE MAYORS DESK ORIGINAL ARTICLE This past March, Rio Rancho voters approved adding several duties to the mayor’s position in the city charter, the city’s constitution. One of these new responsibilities is to annually convene and lead a meeting of the mayor and city council to discuss and identify local government goals and priorities. […]

Publicly traded IT company bringing 224 jobs to Rio Rancho

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FROM JOE CARDILLO REPORTER FOR ALBUQUERQUE BUSINESS FIRST An El Segundo, California-based IT company is opening a sales center in Rio Rancho. PCM (NASDAQ: PCMI) is expected to bring operations to the city this summer, including 224 sales positions with annual salaries ranging between $45,000 and $65,000, according to a news release from the state’s economic development department. […]

City continues bid for federal reimbursement

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FROM ANTONIO SANCHEZ | OBSERVER STAFF WRITER A delegation of city officials, including Rio Rancho Mayor Gregg Hull, was among thousands of attendees at ceremonies in Washington, D.C.’s national mall earlier this month to honor fallen police officers and add their names to the National Law Enforcement Memorial wall. Those remembered included Rio Rancho police […]

City breaks ground for Broadmoor extension

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FROM ANTONIO SANCHEZ | OBSERVER STAFF WRITER Shovel-wielding city officials marked the beginning of the Broadmoor Boulevard extension between Northern Boulevard and Paseo del Volcan with a ceremonial groundbreaking Tuesday. With an audience of about 40 city officials and employees on hand, Mayor Gregg Hull joined Deputy Mayor and Councilor Dawnn Robinson and other officials […]