John Olivas is quoted as saying, “It’s time for all communities to do what we’ve done — announce the end to extractive industries . . .”
Let’s see whether he’s ready to put the county’s money where his mouth is.
The $1.85 million just appropriated for Mora County’s use on its unfinished county complex comes from severance tax bonds, which are themselves funded by severance tax paid by those extractive industries.