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. […]

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 […]

FY ’17 city budget reflects ‘positive growth’

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FROM THE MAYORS DESK ORIGINAL ARTICLE Spring is a time for many things in Rio Rancho. For local government it means reviewing and approving a budget that funds public services for the new fiscal year that begins on July 1. The city budget contains the most important decisions your elected officials make on an annual […]

Start of 2016 busy, important time in RR

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Since the start of 2016, much has transpired that impacts the community. Earlier this month, it was confirmed in the near future the city will receive $2.1 million from the federal government, and this money will be applied toward Rio Rancho’s water/wastewater operations. This money dates back to an agreement from 2007 for an arsenic […]

New businesses helped city turn corner in 2015

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First and foremost, I hope all Rio Ranchoans had a joyous holiday season. I especially want to recognize all the residents and businesses for their tremendous display of blue holiday décor to honor and recognize our law enforcement personnel. Before I make mention of some of the important events that will take place in 2016, […]