Stockholders close gate on MVI

Outlet: Cortez Journal

May 17, 2011

Montezuma Valley Irrigation Co. stockholders voted down a proposal to lease their water for lower Dolores River conservation efforts after a turbulent meeting Saturday.
Stockholders turned out in droves, lining up out the door of the Lewis-Arriola Community Center. A total of 19,566 votes were cast, with 6,052, or 31 percent, votes for the proposed agreement and 13,514, or 69 percent, votes against…

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