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September 8 at 6 p.m.: Public Meeting to Consider New Affordable Housing Community for Albuquerque Seniors

September 8 at 6 p.m.: Public Meeting to Consider New Affordable Housing Community for Albuquerque Seniors

SANTA FE, N.M. – The New Mexico State Land Office is hosting a public meeting on Thursday, September 8 at 6 p.m. to consider an application to build a senior affordable housing community on state trust lands on East Central Avenue in Albuquerque.

The Greater Albuquerque Housing Project (GAHP) has submitted an application to the State Land Office to develop the project on 2.286 acres of state trust land near the intersection of Central Avenue and Eubank Boulevard. According to its application, GAHP says the project, or “Farolito Senior,” would consist of 80-90 affordable one- and two-bedroom units for seniors on the property and will continue t0 revitalize the East Central corridor.

This past March, in partnership with the State Land Office GAHP opened the Luminaria Senior Community – also an affordable housing community – on state trust lands across Central Avenue from the proposed Farolito site.

WHAT: Public meeting to consider a new affordable housing project on East Central Avenue in Albuquerque

WHO: New Mexico State Land Office and the Greater Albuquerque Housing Partnership

WHEN: Thursday, September 8 from 6-7:30 p.m.

WHERE: Luminaria Senior Community, Community Room, 10600 Central Avenue SE, Albuquerque, NM 87123

WATCH VIRTUALLY: Click here to register to attend the meeting online via Zoom

Commissioner of Public Lands Stephanie Garcia Richard has overseen the New Mexico State Land Office since 2019. In that time the agency has raised more than $5 billion for New Mexico public schools, hospitals, and universities. Over 13 million acres of state trust land are leased for a variety of uses, including ranching and farming, renewable energy, business development, mineral development, and outdoor recreation. The State Land Office has a dual mandate to use state trust land to financially support vital public institutions, while simultaneously working to protect the land for future generations.

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The New Mexico State Land Trusts Advisory Board will hold a public meeting on Tuesday, August 30, 2022, at 12:00 p.m., and continuing thereafter as necessary, via audio and video conference. The public may join the meeting through the following link:

The public may also dial into the meeting via phone: (346) 248-7799; Meeting ID: 870 0596 6985. You may sign up for public comment in advance by calling (505) 827-5761 or emailing

Any change to the location or time of the meeting will be posted with a final agenda on the agency webpage ( at least 72 hours prior to the date and time specified in this notice.

The Agenda includes: Call to Order, Roll Call, Welcome, Introduction of Board Members, Beneficiaries, Guests, and State Land Office Staff, Approval of Agenda, Approval of April 12, 2022 Minutes, Agency Update, Questions and Answers, Public Comments, Beneficiary Presentations, Closing Remarks, Closed Executive Session, Adjournment. 

The Agenda is available on the State Land Office website. To request a hard copy, contact Francesca Di Palma at (505) 827-5761 or

If you are an individual with a disability and you require assistance or an auxiliary aid (such as a sign language interpreter) to participate in any aspect of this meeting, please contact Francesca Di Palma by Tuesday, August 23, 2022 at (505) 827-5761 or

Meeting Agenda

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Public Meeting: NM Spaceport Authority and Gravity Pad Partners Proposed Cell Tower August 17, 2022


Date of notice: 8/8/2022


From: Scott McLaughlin, Executive Director, NMSA

The New Mexico Spaceport Authority and Gravity Pad Partners have called a meeting to discuss a Cell Tower Lease Application

Time: 6:00 PM

Date: August 17, 2022

Place: – 301 S Foch St, Truth or Consequences, NM 87901 and available via request through zoom

Meeting ID: 818 8341 8447
Passcode: 101545

The lease applicant, New Mexico Spaceport Authority, in conjunction with Gravity Pad Partners, will hold a public meeting to gather information from the community regarding the needs for additional cell service at Spaceport America. This project is currently one of thousands received annually by the State Land Office, and approval will be subject to determination of community need and support. The public meeting will be held Wednesday, August 17, 2022, 6:00 PM at the Spaceport America Visitor’s Center located at 301 S. Foch St. in Truth or Consequences, NM.

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