The Mayor’s Table with Nate Duckett

The Mayor’s Table with Nate Duckett

Coming to you from Farmington, New Mexico, The Mayor’s Table is a bi-monthly informational podcast about all things Farmington. Mayor Duckett and his guests discuss a variety of topics that impact the community. Tune in every first and third Monday.

Episodes

January 16, 2023 20 min

We welcomed a very special visitor on the set of The Mayor’s Table. Wreath was a purrr-fect guest as Mayor Duckett and Stacie Voss talked about Farmington Regional Animal Shelter. Wreath is one of about a dozen other kittens and cats waiting to be adopted. And he’s got an incredible story. Learn more about Wreath and how you can help support our animal community on today’s episode of the Mayor’s Table.

 

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Happy New Year! 

2023 is the Year of Opportunity with exciting developments on the horizon. The City’s been working to secure grant funding for several projects, including the:

-Juniper Basin Bike Park

-Pavilion at Farmington Museum at Gateway Park

-Pinon Hills Bridge Extension

And more!   

Plus, City Council recently approved funding to expand outdoor recreation initiatives in Farmington. Learn more about what’s in store for 2023 ...

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We have a special episode of The Mayor’s Table for you today. This is a follow-up to last week’s announcement about San Juan Generating Station. Please listen to this important, in-depth discussion with Farmington Electric Utility System Director Hank Adair about the future of electric generation.

 

 

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December 19, 2022 50 min

It’s the final episode of the year! Mayor Duckett and city manager Rob Mayes give a recap of 2022 accomplishments and challenges and provide a sneak peek of what’s to come in 2023.

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Tis the season of giving! And our community’s generosity far exceeds the holiday season. 

Dynamic duo Cathryn Abeyta and Jennifer Johnson have made it easy for individuals to donate to their favorite nonprofits through San Juan United Way’s Workplace Campaigns. Did you know that you can make a BIG impact in your community by donating as little as $1 per paycheck? 

Hear all about it on today’s episode of The Mayor’s Table.

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November 28, 2022 28 min

Mayor Duckett is ringing in the holidays with his guests Jamie Church of the Farmington Chamber of Commerce and Tonya Stinson of the Farmington Convention and Visitors Bureau. 

There are so many holiday festivities in store for the community! From the magical Festival of Trees to a production of the beloved “A Christmas Carol,” December is full of fun events for the whole family.  

Hear all about them on today’s episode of The Mayo...

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November 7, 2022 25 min

Mayor Duckett is talking with representatives from the Community Relations Commission on today’s episode of The Mayor’s Table. They’re discussing the Civility First Farmington campaign, future forums and how to be a great ambassador for your community.

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October 10, 2022 26 min

Since 1991, the Farmington Growers' Market has led the way in helping Farmington reclaim its history as an agricultural leader in the Four Corners. The market supports farmers, families, and a thriving local food culture. 

Learn more as Mayor Duckett and board member, Bonnie Hopkins, take a tour of the market and chat with vendors on today’s episode of The Mayor’s Table. 

Find the weekly market map and subscribe to the Farmingt...

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We’ve got a very special episode of The Mayor’s Table for you today. October 1 is a busy weekend in and around Farmington — and it only gets busier from there! Check out these highlights of last year’s October 1 events in today's video. Then, mark your calendar for the 2022 fall festivities starting this THURSDAY with the Southwest Apple & Chile Fest and the Road Apple Rally on SATURDAY. October, November and December are P...

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Do you know ALL the things a fire department does for the safety of the community? Find out AND learn how you can join the exciting field of fire service on today’s episode of The Mayor’s Table with our guest, Farmington Fire Chief Robert Sterrett.

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September 12, 2022 36 min

Energy plays an important role in our lives —  EVERY DAY. Today’s special edition of The Mayor’s Table is a timely discussion about energy: 

-Outages -The electrical grid -Reliability -How outside forces impact us locally -San Juan Generating Station -And more

Hear this important discussion with Farmington Electric Utility director Hank Adair.

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August 15, 2022 34 min

The new superintendent of Farmington Municipal Schools, Cody Diehl, is today’s guest on The Mayor’s Table. He and Mayor Duckett are discussing the kick-off to the 2022/2023 school year, the vision for student success, and how the community can come together to support students and educators and create a positive outcome for all.

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August 1, 2022 51 min

When you hear the words "public library," your first thought may be a place to check out books.

But do you know all the things that happen inside a library? Public libraries play a fundamental role in society. 

On today's episode of The Mayor's Table, Mayor Duckett is catching up with Farmington Public Library director Karen McPheeters and library program coordinator Jenny Lee Ryan.

They're talking about the gre...

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Parks, Recreation, and Cultural Affairs is one of the largest departments in the City of Farmington. They look after our many cherished community amenities such as Bisti Bay, the Farmington Civic Center, Lions Wilderness Amphitheater, the animal shelter, the senior center, city parks and more. 

Today on The Mayor’s Table, PRCA director Shana Reeves is talking about the various job opportunities available within her division. 

Wheth...

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America is the topic of today's Mayor's Table with special guest Sheriff Shane Ferrari.

Have a Safe & Happy Independence Day, community!

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Filmed in front of a live studio audience, a very special Mayor's Table with guest Randy West and the cast of The Music Man.

Purchase your tickets for summer theater shows at FMTN.ORG/SHOWS.

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May 23, 2022 40 min

Today’s special edition of The Mayor’s Table is focused on the fiscal year 2023 budget presentation given by city manager Rob Mayes at the May 10 city council meeting. A copy of the PowerPoint is available on our website at FMTN.ORG under Newsflash.

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May 16, 2022 33 min

Mayor Duckett is talking with Maureen Joe, the newly appointed field office manager for the Bureau of Land Management, Farmington office.

They’re discussing public lands, their multiple uses, being prepared when out for an adventure and the importance of local stewardship. 

Hear their discussion on today’s episode of The Mayor’s Table.

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May 2, 2022 31 min

Have you ever wondered how our river trails were created? Mayor Duckett recently sat down with River Reach founder, Bob Lehmer, and treasurer Debbie Braff to talk about the creation of our beautiful trail system. 

Hear about the who, why and how the trail system came to be, on this episode of The Mayor’s Table.

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Police Chief Steve Hebbe is today's guest on The Mayor's Table. He's sharing insight into current challenges in policing and what the public and legislators can do to effect change.

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