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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Welcome to the New Web Site

The new, and hopefully improved, TCA web site is being unveiled here. Our new look is designed to load faster, and to be easier to update. We should be able to post announcements, minutes from the meetings, and news relevant to Talavera area residents faster and easier with this new site. As with everything, there is some effort involved in bringing this web site to our members, and since this is all being done by volunteers in their spare time, it may take a while to get all of our old content moved over to the new site. One of

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