Santa Fe City Council

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The Santa Fe city council voted Wednesday to relax financial reporting requirements in city elections. The councilors voted unanimously to raise to $500 the least amount of donations that must be reported from political committees.

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Continuing with KSFR's ongoing conversations with Santa Fe mayoral candidates, reporter Taylor Velazquez sat down with candidate JoAnne Vigil Coopler to chat about potential policies on housing and her goals of fiscal responsibility.

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Some good news! The number of water users in Santa Fe has increased but usage has surprisingly declined, according to the city’s top water official. KSFR’s Dennis Carroll talks with director Jesse Roach about how and why that happens in the middle of an unprecedented drought.

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Darryl Lorenzo Wellington is a man of many letters – he’s a playwright, an accomplished journalist, an essayist and most recently, pending expected City Council approval, Santa Fe’s new poet laureate.

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Looking to cool off from the hot summer sun? Well, Santa Fe's only outdoor pool looks like it'll be closed for the whole summer. KSFR’s Dennis Carroll reports. 

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The City of Santa Fe, having withdrawn from the Regional Coalition of LANL Communities over trust issues, seeks more productive ways to confront lab clean-up and other matters. KSFR’s Dennis J. Carroll talks with City Councilor and coalition board member Michael Garcia about the possibilities.

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The Santa Fe City Council is nearing a vote on a resolution by Councilor Renee Villarreal to withdraw  from the Regional Coalition of LANL Communities. Villarreal tells KSFR’s Dennis Carroll that the 10-year relationship with the Los Alamos-based group has been marked by a lack of shared values, broken promises, mismanagement, and has nothing to benefit city residents.

Santa Fe City Council discusses pandemic relief, streetlights, and other committee work. And we'll look into resources for those facing eviction during the pandemic and what action landlords are entitled to take.