Dripping Springs Road Project Update

The TCA has received the following update on the Dripping Springs Road project from County Commissioner Karen Perez: To all of the concerned neighbors: I am tracking this project on a daily basis. First, I attended the meeting where Jorge Granados and Paul Dugie informed TCA that the construction would not begin until the end of August or September. I remember this distinctly because I griped about the conflict with the school schedule. There are several reasons for the delay: 1. We cannot construct an arroyo during the rainy season, for obvious reasons. 2. We have not received the funding.

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Semi Annual Clean-UP, Pot-Luck and Meeting

The Semi-Annual neighborhood cleanup, sponsored by the TCA, will take place on Saturday, September 15, 2007. All Talavera area residents who would like to participate in the cleanup, should meet at the fire station at 9:00 AM. We will have our pot-luck dinner Saturday afternoon at the fire station. The dinner will start at 5:30 PM and the regular meeting will follow at 6:00 PM. Currently  we plan to discuss the flood control situation, and possibly forming a committee to keep us updated andd informed. There has also been a proposal to look at the issues surrounding the possibility of

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Committees and Volunteers

With the publication of our new website, we have received a few suggestions on various committees that some of our members would like to see. The TCA is an all volunteer organization. The Board of Directors are all volunteers who have other commitments in their lives. They also may or may not share someones enthusiasm for a particular topic. However, that does not mean that any committee on a specific topic does not deserve to be heard at our meetings or to be published online. Any member is encouraged to suggest and lead a committee to investigate and present topics

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FEMA Postpones Flood Map Appeal Period

According to a front page article in Friday’s(July 13) Las Cruces Sun News, FEMA has postponed the appeal period for the new flood plain maps in Dona Ana county. The new flood plain maps effect many residents of the Talavera area. The full article can be found here. While this is certainly good news for those residents who are in the new flood zone designations, I caution you to not get too complacent. Although FEMA has agreed to review the data, there is no guarantee that anything will be changed after the review. If you were planning an appeal, you

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