Published: 2:38 pm, Wed. May. 1st, 2013Updated: 2:11 pm
From left, Artesia Economic Development Director Michael Bunt, Tayni Crockett of First American Bank, Crestline Project Manager Jeff Kaminski, Crestline Project Engineer Zachary Theus, Eddy County Commissioner Royce Pearson, Mayor Phillip Burch, Eddy County Commissioner Glenn Collier, Edward Jones Financial Advisor Jesse Brownfield, Artesia Trailblazer David Grousnick, Artesia City Councilor Jose Aguilar and First American Bank Corporate President Greg Marrs dig in this morning at the official groundbreaking ceremony of the Canyon Stone Apartments. According to the Rebecca Parmeter, district manager of Crestline, the first apartments are expected to be complete by October or November 2013. Burch spoke to the crowd beforehand, thanking Bunt, the Crestline Building Corporation and everyone involved “in a project that the whole community will be very proud of.” Burch also said Crestline assured that city they will control the dust on the project grounds to the best of their ability.
Rob Larson – Daily Press