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By TYLER GREEN
Daily Press Staff Writer

NCA Architects of Albuquerque will be working closely with Artesia Mainstreet to construct a new Eddy County Sub Office in the Main Street District of Artesia.

Eddy County Commissioners voted to enter into contract negotiations with NCA Architects during the County Commission meeting Tuesday morning.

Commissioners Jack Volpato and Lewis Derrick were initially reluctant to hire the Albuquerque company instead of two other local companies bidding on the project.

“When we have an opportunity to do business with a local firm we should look at that closely,” Volpato said. “We should sustain what we have here.” … For the rest of the story, subscribe in print and on the web.