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A five-year lease for 150 acres of city-owned farmland near the city landfill has been awarded to Benny Flowers, who actually was the second bidder earlier this year. Andy Boyd was awarded the lease contract in February after he submitted a proposal to pay the city $17,500 per year, compared to a proposal of $10,500 per year submitted by Flowers. When Boyd started working on the pivot system to use the city-supplied effluent water for an alfalfa crop on the leased farmland, Mayor Josh Stevens told members of the Lamesa City Council on Tuesday evening, he soon ran out of water and ...

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Lamesa Press-Reporter

P.O. Box 710
Lamesa, TX 79331