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City of Carlsbad seeks state funds for senior citizens services

An application to the State of New Mexico for new kitchen equipment, passenger vehicles and food transportation units for senior citizens services was submitted by the City of Carlsbad.

The Carlsbad City Council approved the $179,000 application to the New Mexico Aging and Long-Term Services Department (ALTSD) on May 11.

The application deadline was May 28, read a memo from City of Carlsbad Municipal Services Director Angie Barrios-Testa to City Council.

“The ALTSD application process is now open for consideration of 2022 General Obligation Bond Capital Outlay funds. ALTSD is the State of New Mexico’s designated agency for the administration of programs and services designed to meet the needs of older adults and adults living with disabilities,” she wrote in the memo.

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