Press release: Curry and Roosevelt counties to hold policy committee meeting for joint land use study

June 14, 2010

Curry and Roosevelt counties will host a policy committee meeting as part of the Cannon Air Force Base Joint Land Use Study on Monday, June 21, 2010, from 2 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. in the Commission Room at the Curry County Courthouse, located at 700 N. Main St., Clovis, New Mexico.

The Joint Land Use Study Policy Committee will meet to discuss issues regarding land uses in Curry and Roosevelt counties, as well as at Cannon Air Force Base.

A Joint Land Use Study (JLUS) is produced by and for the local jurisdictions and is intended to benefit both the local community and the military installation. The purpose of the Cannon Air Force Base (CAFB) JLUS to assist in the implementation of compatible land uses around the Base and Melrose Bombing Range. A cooperative planning effort that includes representatives from Curry and Roosevelt counties, Cannon AFB, and other interested parties will be carried out over the next several months. As with all such studies, the goal is to protect Cannon AFB’s mission while increasing the economic diversity and viability of the community.

This meeting is open to the public and a copy of the final agenda will be made available to the public 24 hours before the meeting online at or by calling (575) 763-6016.