The City of Las Cruces Arroyo Management Plan will provide policy guidance to: improve flood control & drainage functions; protect arroyos in their natural state; protect native vegetation and wildlife habitat; help protect private property; and provide additional recreational opportunities. The Plan is currently being completed. Please click the links below to access various components of the draft plan.
The Planning & Zoning Commission will consider a recommendation of the Arroyo Management Plan at their next public hearing on October 28, 2014 at 6:00 p.m. in Council Chambers at City Hall, 700 N Main Street.
Draft Arroyo Management Plan 10/28/14 Draft Arroyo Management Plan "tracked changes" 10/28/14
Study Area Map 10/01/14 Study Area Map (no aerial) 10/01/14 Study Area Map-Land Ownership 10/01/14
New Input -- Arroyo Plan Public Input 06/24/14 to 10/20/14 Arroyo Plan Public Input to 6-24-14
Planning and Zoning Commission Hearing, 6/24/14 -- Meeting Minutes
Draft Arroyo Management Plan 9/21/14 Draft Arroyo Management Plan 9/21/14 "Tracked Changes"
Draft Arroyo Management Plan 6/24/14 Draft Arroyo Management Plan 6/24/14 "Tracked Changes"
Planning & Zoning Commission Work Session, 5/20/14 Draft Arroyo Preservation Plan revision 3/01/14
Detail Maps -- Appendix 1 contains close up maps of individual arroyos with flood control dams, dam ponding areas, and proposed trails also shown. These maps are in an 11 x 14 PDF format. PDF map links are here.
Planning Background -- Appendix 2 lists goals and policies from other past and current City of Las Cruces planning documents that address arroyo and open space preservation.
Flood Control Dams -- Appendix 3 contains detailed information on the individual flood control dams within the planning area.
Arroyo Modeling -- Appendix 4 contains a description of the modeling process with graphics.