New Mexico Bond Issue A (2000)

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New Mexico Bond Issue A authorizes the issuance and sale of senior citizen facility construction, improvements, and equipment bonds. It was on the November 7, 2000 election ballot in New Mexico. It passed, with 60% of voters in favor.

Text of measure

The language that appeared on the ballot:

Summary by the League of Women Voters, Albuquerque/Bernalillo County: Bond Issue A will provide $5,812,567 to the State Agency on Aging for capital expenditures for senior citizen facility improvements and acquisitions in 28 counties, at dozens of sites from the largest cities to very small communities, pueblos, Navajo chapter houses, and the Mescalero Apache Tribe.

This money will be apportioned in the following way. Numbers are approximate and do not include administrative costs, which would bring the total to the numbers above.

1) $756,677 for construction and equipment for senior nutrition programs in 20 counties, 5 pueblos, and the Navajo Nation. Sites range from Portales and Taos Pueblo to San Jon and Rio Rancho, and from Clovis to Gallup.

2) $2,014,000 for vehicles, many of them specified as handicapped-accessible, and related equipment for senior centers and programs throughout the state, in 22 counties, 10 pueblos, the Navajo Nation, and the Mescalero Apache Tribe. Sites range from Hobbs to Albuquerque, Acoma Pueblo to Deming, and from Cloudcroft to Taos.

3) $2,827,790 for senior center facilities improvements or construction, and adding or replacing equipment, often to meet current codes and regulations regarding health, safety, and accessability in 19 counties, 10 pueblos, and 5 Navajo Chapters. Sites range from Picuris Pueblo to Elida, from Thoreau to Amalia, and from Ojo Encino Chapter to Des Moines.

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