Rather, La Frontera - a key Medicaid-funded behavioral health care provider in the city - is closing a Solano Drive location and consolidating services into the Griggs Avenue building, said Dan Ranieri, Tucson, Arizona-based CEO for La Frontera.
"It's moving stuff from one building to the other building," he
said in explaining the presence of the trucks.
"The lease on Solano runs out end of this month.
So we're consolidating into the Griggs building."
said the Solano Drive building was "a lot bigger than what we need."
Even though furniture was being moved out of the Griggs Avenue building, Ranieri
said the consolidation of offices entails keeping the best furnishings from both facilities and getting rid of what's left over.
Las Cruces resident Nohemi Moreno said she
son Tuesday to his
second ever appointment with La Frontera
The first appointment was at the Solano Drive location, she
said there seemed to be disarray caused by the move.
That interfered with La Frontera
staff being able to access a computer system to find out the latest information related to her
Asked if the Griggs Avenue location will be enough room for both the adult and youth behavioral health services, Ranieri
replied: "It will be a little tight, but it will work."
said the bulk of the furniture should be moved by the end of this week.
Despite public discussion suggesting otherwise, Ranieri
has said that La Frontera
has no plans to leave New Mexico.
repeated that Tuesday.