Sunday, June 16, 2013

pt2 Magdalena (fines)

e: ... if the water trucks stop delivering water, and the residence are not allowed to use village water for watering livestock, will the NM Livestock Board seize the animals (after the marshall issues the tickets)?

... FEMA, troops, and fines ... only words so far ...
[local story]
Magdalena implements strict fines for water restriction violations
jun 15, 2013

... to not use water from the village water system for watering lawns and gardens, watering livestock and pets, washing vehicles, or washing clothes ...

... first offense is $250, and $500 per incident following ...

Swamp cooler utilization was not included in the restrictions ...

Jerry Wheeler, Emergency Management Coordinator for the Socorro County Office of Emergency Management ...

Joe Savage, District IV Area Manager of the Drinking Water Bureau [of the New Mexico Environment Department] ...
e: ... there appears to be a double Jerry Wheeler living in florida [vs. socorro] ... he is the chief public safety officer for the Seminole Tribe of Florida ... but he does not have an assistant named ms. harris ... instead it is the harris corp that operates the Statewide Law Enforcement Radio System (SLERS) that the tribe joined in 2010.

... maybe [a reader] wants to look into this.
[greenhorn post]
pt1 could Magdalena face Mandatory Evacuation?
jun 14, 2013

e: ... could Magdalena face a Mandatory Evacuation? ... under what conditions? ... the name "FEMA" has already been mentioned ... the word "troops" has also been mentioned ...

... it will take months to do the never completed annual audits before any grant money can be requested ... months before any drilling can be done ... months ...
[local story]
County hears about Magdalena well situation
jun 14, 2013

[Socorro] County fire marshal and emergency services coordinator Fred Hollis ...

...secretary of the state Environment Department [Ryan Flynn] made an emergency declaration [of life threatening conditions] ...

Hollis noted the process has been difficult since Magdalena’s emergency responders have not come down for training to become familiar with ICS, or the incident command system.

ICS, as defined by the Federal Emergency Management Agency website [FEMA], is a standardized, on-scene management structure that allows for several agencies to work together with a common organizational structure.
[ap story]
NM issues declaration to help Magdalena with water
jun 8, 2013

New Mexico Environment Secretary Ryan Flynn ...

Late Friday [jun 7], Flynn issued a declaration of life threatening conditions ...

The state Emergency Operations Center and the National Guard were monitoring the situation. Troops were ready to haul more water to the village if needed, Flynn said.
see also:

pt4 Augustin Plains Ranch (Magdalena dry)

pt5 NM Livestock Board (try again)