News Flash

Posted on: January 14, 2022

City Council to Meet Jan. 18, 2022

City Council Chambers

The Las Cruces City Council will meet at 1 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 18, 2022, in Council Chambers at City Hall, 700 N. Main St. for a regularly scheduled meeting.

City Council will consider adoption of a Resolution to postpone the development of an administrativ...

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City Manager Report
Posted on: January 14, 2022

City Council to Meet Jan. 18, 2022

City Council Chambers

The Las Cruces City Council will meet at 1 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 18, 2022, in Council Chambers at City Hall, 700 N. Main St. for a regularly scheduled meeting.  City Council will consider adoption of a Resolution to postpo...

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News Releases
Posted on: January 14, 2022

Corte Aguila Water Outage

image of faucet dripping water

Residents living on Corte Aguila will experience a water outage from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 18, 2022. Morrow Enterprises, under contract with the City, will be installing new water infrastructure as part of the Sonoma Springs Avenue Exten...

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District 6 News
Posted on: January 14, 2022

Corte Aguila Water Outage

image of faucet dripping water

Residents living on Corte Aguila will experience a water outage from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 18, 2022. Morrow Enterprises, under contract with the City, will be installing new water infrastructure as part of the Sonoma Springs Avenue Exten...

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News Releases
Posted on: January 14, 2022

Corte Aguila Water Outage

image of faucet dripping water

Residents living on Corte Aguila will experience a water outage from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 18, 2022. Morrow Enterprises, under contract with the City, will be installing new water infrastructure as part of the Sonoma Springs Avenue Exten...

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Public Works News
Posted on: January 14, 2022

Growth at Las Cruces Utilities Needs People Like You

LCU Valerie Marrs

By Cassie McClure

As of Jan. 3, 2022, there were 66 positions to be filled at Las Cruces Utilities (LCU).

Some of those positions will be filled internally by City employees who have grown their skills and are ready to take on new challenges, just like LCU ...

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City Manager Report
Posted on: January 14, 2022

Growth at Las Cruces Utilities Needs People Like You

LCU Valerie Marrs

By Cassie McClure

Published in Las Cruces Bulletin on 1.14.22

As of January 3, 2022, there are 66 positions to be filled at Las Cruces Utilities (LCU). Some of those positions will be filled by internal employees who have grown their skills and are ready to...

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Utilities
Posted on: January 14, 2022

Sirocco Avenue Flagging Operations to be Extended

Orange barrels on street

Due to new residential development, flagging operations have been extended on Sirocco Avenue, between Vega Street and Chaco Street.Flagging operations will continue Tuesday, Jan. 18, 2022, and Wednesday, Jan. 19, 2022. For the public’s convenienc...

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District 5 News
Posted on: January 14, 2022

Sirocco Avenue Flagging Operations to be Extended

Orange barrels on street

Due to new residential development, flagging operations have been extended on Sirocco Avenue, between Vega Street and Chaco Street.Flagging operations will continue Tuesday, Jan. 18, 2022, and Wednesday, Jan. 19, 2022. For the public’s ...

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News Releases
Posted on: January 14, 2022

Sirocco Avenue Flagging Operations to be Extended

Orange barrels on street

Due to new residential development, flagging operations have been extended on Sirocco Avenue, between Vega Street and Chaco Street.Flagging operations will continue Tuesday, Jan. 18, 2022, and Wednesday, Jan. 19, 2022. For the public’s convenienc...

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Public Works News
Posted on: January 14, 2022

Sonoma Ranch Boulevard Shoulder Work

Orange barrels on street

Shoulder work is scheduled on Sonoma Ranch Boulevard, between Engler Road and Peachtree Hills Road, beginning Tuesday, Jan. 18, 2022, and will continue to approximately Feb. 18, 2022.  The shoulder work is part of the Sonoma Ranch Boulev...

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District 5 News
Posted on: January 14, 2022

Sonoma Ranch Boulevard Shoulder Work

Orange barrels on street

Shoulder work is scheduled on Sonoma Ranch Boulevard, between Engler Road and Peachtree Hills Road, beginning Tuesday, Jan. 18, 2022, and will continue to approximately Feb. 18, 2022.  The shoulder work is part of the Sonoma Ranch Boulev...

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News Releases
Posted on: January 14, 2022

Sonoma Ranch Boulevard Shoulder Work

Orange barrels on street

Shoulder work is scheduled on Sonoma Ranch Boulevard, between Engler Road and Peachtree Hills Road, beginning Tuesday, Jan. 18, 2022, and will continue to approximately Feb. 18, 2022.  The shoulder work is part of the Sonoma Ranch Boulev...

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Public Works News
Posted on: January 13, 2022

Artico Picks Las Cruces for Cold Storage Expansion

Artico Cold Management Facility(1)

Note: As a partner with the New Mexico Economic Development Department the City of Las Cruces shares this information with the public.

A company that is planning to make New Mexico one of its first locations for a chain of specialized refrigerated warehous...

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City Manager Report
Posted on: January 13, 2022

Artico Picks Las Cruces for Cold Storage Expansion

Artico Cold Management Facility(1)

Note: As a partner with the New Mexico Economic Development Department the City of Las Cruces shares this information with the public.  A company that is planning to make New Mexico one of its first locations for a chain of specialized r...

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Economic Development
Posted on: January 13, 2022

Artico Picks Las Cruces for Cold Storage Expansion

Artico Cold Management Facility(1)

Note: As a partner with the New Mexico Economic Development Department the City of Las Cruces shares this information with the public.

A company that is planning to make New Mexico one of its first locations for a chain of specialized refrigerated warehous...

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News Releases
Posted on: January 12, 2022

AMENDED: Spring 2022 Youth Sportsmanship Basketball Individual Participant Registration

Parks and Recreation Sign

Note: Adds date for 10-Younger, 11-Younger and 14-Younger registration.  The City of Las Cruces Parks & Recreation Department will offer the following individual registrations for the upcoming Spring 2022 Youth Sportsmanship Basketba...

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News Releases
Posted on: January 12, 2022

AMENDED: Spring 2022 Youth Sportsmanship Basketball Individual Participant Registration

Parks and Recreation Sign

Note: Adds date for 10-Younger, 11-Younger and 14-Younger registration.  The City of Las Cruces Parks & Recreation Department will offer the following individual registrations for the upcoming Spring 2022 Youth Sportsmanship Basketba...

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Parks and Recreation
Posted on: January 12, 2022

Police Warn Businesses of Possible Food Delivery Scam or Prank

LCPD Badge

Las Cruces police are encouraging area businesses to be aware of a scam or prank that has affected two separate food delivery businesses in recent days.

Each business received a phone call for an order worth more than $100 of food to be delivered. Both del...

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City Manager Report
Posted on: January 12, 2022

Police Warn Businesses of Possible Food Delivery Scam or Prank

LCPD Badge

Las Cruces Police are encouraging area businesses to be aware of a scam or prank that has affected two separate food delivery businesses within the last two days. Each of the businesses received a phone call for a an order of more than $100 worth...

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News Releases
Posted on: January 12, 2022

Police Warn Businesses of Possible Food Delivery Scam or Prank

LCPD Badge

Las Cruces Police are encouraging area businesses to be aware of a scam or prank that has affected two separate food delivery businesses within the last two days. Each of the businesses received a phone call for a an order of more than $100 worth...

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Public Safety
Posted on: January 12, 2022

Portion of Peachtree Hills Road is Reopened

Orange barrels on street

Peachtree Hills Road between Sonoma Ranch Boulevard and Metro Park Street has been reopened to two-way traffic.

Peachtree Hills Road was closed for utility improvements and repairs from June 2021 to early January 2022. Temporary traffic control and lane me...

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City Manager Report
Posted on: January 12, 2022

Portion of Peachtree Hills Road is Reopened

Orange barrels on street

Peachtree Hills Road between Sonoma Ranch Boulevard and Metro Park Street has been reopened to two-way traffic. Peachtree Hills Road was closed for utility improvements and repairs from June 2021 to early January 2022. Temporary traffic control a...

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News Releases
Posted on: January 12, 2022

Portion of Peachtree Hills Road is Reopened

Orange barrels on street

Peachtree Hills Road between Sonoma Ranch Boulevard and Metro Park Street has been reopened to two-way traffic. Peachtree Hills Road was closed for utility improvements and repairs from June 2021 to early January 2022. Temporary traffic control a...

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Public Works News
Posted on: January 12, 2022

Sirocco Avenue Flagging Operations

Orange barrels on street

Flagging operations will take place Friday, Jan. 14, 2022, on Sirocco Avenue between Vega Street and Chaco Street. For the public’s convenience, crews will only work from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. leaving the evening free of construction activity. The fla...

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District 5 News
Posted on: January 12, 2022

Sirocco Avenue Flagging Operations

Orange barrels on street

Flagging operations will take place Friday, Jan. 14, 2022, on Sirocco Avenue between Vega Street and Chaco Street. For the public’s convenience, crews will only work from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. leaving the evening free of construction activit...

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News Releases
Posted on: January 12, 2022

Sirocco Avenue Flagging Operations

Orange barrels on street

Flagging operations will take place Friday, Jan. 14, 2022, on Sirocco Avenue between Vega Street and Chaco Street. For the public’s convenience, crews will only work from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. leaving the evening free of construction activity. The fla...

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Public Works News
Posted on: January 12, 2022

Spring 2022 Youth Sportsmanship Basketball Individual Participant Registration

Parks and Recreation Sign

The City of Las Cruces Parks & Recreation Department will offer the following individual registrations for the upcoming Spring 2022 Youth Sportsmanship Basketball League

There will be four age divisions offered to all genders between the ages of 4 and ...

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City Manager Report
Posted on: January 12, 2022

Unidad Park - GO Bond Playground Rehabilitation and Splash Pad Addition

Unidad Park 2

Work on Unidad Park began January 12 and continues through the end of July 2022.

This project is part of the City of Las Cruces GO Bond Question 1, Parks and Sports Improvements and Additions. For safety reasons, Unidad Park will be closed throughout this ...

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City Manager Report
Posted on: January 12, 2022

Unidad Park - GO Bond Playground Rehabilitation and Splash Pad Addition

Unidad Park 2

Work on Unidad Park will begin on January 12 and continue through the end of July 2022. This project is part of the City of Las Cruces GO Bond Question 1, Parks and Sports Improvements and Additions. For safety reasons, Unidad Park will be closed...

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News Releases
Posted on: January 12, 2022

Unidad Park - GO Bond Playground Rehabilitation and Splash Pad Addition

Unidad Park 2

Work on Unidad Park will begin on January 12 and continue through the end of July 2022. This project is part of the City of Las Cruces GO Bond Question 1, Parks and Sports Improvements and Additions. For safety reasons, Unidad Park will be closed...

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Parks and Recreation
Posted on: January 12, 2022

Unidad Park - GO Bond Playground Rehabilitation and Splash Pad Addition

Unidad Park 2

Work on Unidad Park will begin on January 12 and continue through the end of July 2022. This project is part of the City of Las Cruces GO Bond Question 1, Parks and Sports Improvements and Additions. For safety reasons, Unidad Park will be closed...

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Public Works News
Posted on: January 11, 2022

"Me, Myself and Shirley" Postponed at the Rio Grande Theatre

Cindy Williams

“Me, Myself, and Shirley,” a one-woman show starring Cindy Williams, originally scheduled for February 4 and Feb. 5, 2022, has been postponed and will be rescheduled to 1 p.m. and 7 p.m. July 23, 2022.

Anyone who has already purchased t...

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City Manager Report
Posted on: January 11, 2022

"Me, Myself and Shirley" Postponed at the Rio Grande Theatre

Cindy Williams

“Me, Myself, and Shirley,” a one-woman show starring Cindy Williams, originally scheduled for February 4 and Feb. 5, 2022, has been postponed and will be rescheduled to 1 p.m. and 7 p.m. July 23, 2022. Anyone who has already p...

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News Releases
Posted on: January 11, 2022

"State of the Workforce" Employer Workshop will be January 27

Handshake

The City of Las Cruces Economic Development Department will partner with the New Mexico Department of Workforce Solutions (NMDWS) to co-host a free business workshop regarding Creative Hiring and Recruitment in the Pandemic.

The workshop will begin at 5 p....

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City Manager Report
Posted on: January 11, 2022

"State of the Workforce" Employer Workshop will be January 27

Handshake

The City of Las Cruces Economic Development Department will partner with the New Mexico Department of Workforce Solutions (NMDWS) to co-host a free business workshop regarding Creative Hiring and Recruitment in the Pandemic. The workshop will beg...

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Economic Development
Posted on: January 11, 2022

"State of the Workforce" Employer Workshop will be January 27

Handshake

The City of Las Cruces Economic Development Department will partner with the New Mexico Department of Workforce Solutions (NMDWS) to co-host a free business workshop regarding Creative Hiring and Recruitment in the Pandemic. The workshop will beg...

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News Releases
Posted on: January 11, 2022

No COVID-19 Update Press Conference Wednesday, January 12

New Mexico Department of Health Logo State outline with text

The regularly scheduled New Mexico Department of Health (NMDOH) press conference will not be conducted  this week.However, David R. Scrase, M.D., Acting Cabinet Secretary of the New Mexico Department of Health; Laura Parajon, M.D., Deputy Cabinet...
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City Manager Report
Posted on: January 11, 2022

No COVID-19 Update Press Conference Wednesday, January 12

New Mexico Department of Health Logo State outline with text

The regularly scheduled New Mexico Department of Health (NMDOH) press conference will not be held this week.
However, David R. Scrase, M.D., Acting Cabinet Secretary of the New Mexico Department of Health; Laura Parajon, M.D., Deputy Cabinet Secretary of t...
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News Releases
Posted on: January 9, 2022

New Blue Bins: Las Cruces Utilities and South Central Solid Waste Authority Team Up

LCU New Recycling Containers

By Cassie McClure

The blue recycling bin outside the garage or by your door might suddenly look different - a little newer, with some updated logos, and with a new number to call for questions.

Las Cruces Utilities (LCU), with South Central Solid Waste Auth...

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City Manager Report
Posted on: January 9, 2022

New Blue Bins: Las Cruces Utilities and South Central Solid Waste Authority Team Up

LCU New Recycling Containers

By Cassie McClure

The blue recycling bin outside the garage or by your door might suddenly look different - a little newer, with some updated logos, and with a new number to call for questions.

Las Cruces Utilities (LCU), with South Central Solid Waste Auth...

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City Manager Report
Posted on: January 9, 2022

New Blue Bins: Las Cruces Utilities and South Central Solid Waste Authority Team Up

LCU New Recycling Containers

By Cassie McClure

Published in Las Cruces Sun-News 1.9.22

The blue recycling bin outside the garage or by your door might suddenly look different - a little newer, with some updated logos, and with a new number to call for questions. Las Cruces Utilities (L...

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Utilities
Posted on: January 7, 2022

City's Internship Program Returns Strong in 2021 to Provide Opportunities

Interns

The City of Las Cruces Internship Program is growing again despite a pause in 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

There were 140 interns working for 11 City departments at the end of 2021, according to data provided by the City’s Administration De...

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City Manager Report
Posted on: January 7, 2022

City's Internship Program Returns Strong in 2021 to Provide Opportunities

Interns

The City of Las Cruces Internship Program is growing again despite a pause in 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic. There were 140 interns working for 11 City departments at the end of 2...

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News Releases
Posted on: January 7, 2022

Mask Up Las Cruces: Free Drive Thru Mask Giveaway for Adults and Kids

Mask Up Las Cruces child image

The City of Las Cruces, in partnership with New Mexico State University’s Office of Experiential Learning, Community Engagement and Outreach, will conduct a FREE drive-thru mask distribution from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Monday, January 17 at Frenger P...

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City Manager Report
Posted on: January 7, 2022

Mask Up Las Cruces: Free Drive Thru Mask Giveaway for Adults and Kids

Mask Up Las Cruces child image

The City of Las Cruces, in partnership with NMSU’s Office of Experiential Learning, Community Engagement and Outreach, will hold a FREE drive-thru mask distribution from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Monday, January 17 at Frenger Park, 800 Parkview Dr.

Re...

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News Releases
Posted on: January 6, 2022

"Listen to Your Art" with the Las Cruces Museum of Art

May Programs with the Las Cruces Museum of Art

The next “Listen to Your Art” lecture with the Las Cruces Museum of Art will be at 1:30 p.m. Friday, January 21.

Megan Jacobs will discuss the life and work of Japanese photographer Rinko Kawauchi. The lecture will be hosted through Zoo...

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City Manager Report
Posted on: January 6, 2022

"Listen to Your Art" with the Las Cruces Museum of Art

May Programs with the Las Cruces Museum of Art

The next “Listen to Your Art” lecture with the Las Cruces Museum of Art will be at 1:30 p.m. Friday, January 21. Megan Jacobs will discuss the life and work of Japanese photographer Rinko Kawauchi. The lecture will be hosted through Zoom and is a...

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Museum News
Posted on: January 6, 2022

"Listen to Your Art" with the Las Cruces Museum of Art

May Programs with the Las Cruces Museum of Art

The next “Listen to Your Art” lecture with the Las Cruces Museum of Art will be at 1:30 p.m. Friday, January 21. Megan Jacobs will discuss the life and work of Japanese photographer Rinko Kawauchi. The lecture will be hosted t...

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News Releases
Posted on: January 6, 2022

Two Exhibits to Open at the Branigan Cultural Center

Righting a Wrong

"Righting a Wrong: Japanese Americans

and World War II" to Open

at the Branigan Cultural Center

The Branigan Cultural Center, 501 N. Main St., announces the opening of “Righting a Wrong: Japanese Americans and World War II,&r...

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City Manager Report
Posted on: January 6, 2022

Two Exhibits to Open at the Branigan Cultural Center

Righting a Wrong

"Righting a Wrong: Japanese Americans and World War II" to Open at the Branigan Cultural Center

Note: Corrects the date the news release was issued. The Branigan Cultural Center, 501 N. Main St., announces the opening of “Righting a Wrong...

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Museum News
Posted on: January 6, 2022

Two Exhibits to Open at the Branigan Cultural Center

Righting a Wrong

"Righting a Wrong: Japanese Americans and World War II" to Open at the Branigan Cultural Center

Note: Corrects the date the news release was issued. The Branigan Cultural Center, 501 N. Main St., announces the opening of “Righti...

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News Releases
Posted on: January 5, 2022

Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday Schedule

Photo of Las Cruces City Hall exterior front view

City Hall and most City of Las Cruces offices will be closed Monday, Jan. 17, 2022, for the Martin Luther King, Jr. holiday. Emergency services such as fire and police will not be affected.

The following is a list of closures on January 17:

  • Frank O&rsqu...
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City Manager Report
Posted on: January 5, 2022

Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday Schedule

Photo of Las Cruces City Hall exterior front view

City Hall and most other City of Las Cruces offices will be closed Monday, Jan. 17 for the Martin Luther King, Jr. holiday. Emergency services such as fire and police will not be affected.

The following is a list of closures for January 17, 2022:

  • Frank O&am...
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News Releases
Posted on: January 5, 2022

Notice of Intent to Approve Beer and Wine License (Grounded Café)

An undated photo of one of the lion statues in front of Las Cruces City Hall

Notice is hereby given that the Las Cruces City Council will hold a Public Hearing to discuss approval or disapproval of a Restaurant A - Beer and Wine Liquor License to Grounded Café, LLC., located at 300 N. Main Street, Las Cruces, New Mexico...

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News Releases
Posted on: January 5, 2022

Notice of Intent to Approve Beer and Wine License for Grounded Café

An undated photo of one of the lion statues in front of Las Cruces City Hall

The Las Cruces City Council will conduct a Public Hearing to discuss approval or disapproval of a Restaurant A - Beer and Wine Liquor License to Grounded Café, LLC., at 300 N. Main St., Las Cruces, New Mexico, 88001.

The Public Hearing will be par...

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City Manager Report
Posted on: January 4, 2022

LCPD On-Call PIO Schedule Through February 5

LCPD Badge

ATTN: ASSIGNMENT EDITORS AND NEWS DIRECTORS

The Las Cruces Police Department’s on-call PIO is intended to assist news media with major incidents involving LCPD after-hours or on weekends. Statistical information, incident reports or general sound...

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News Releases
Posted on: January 4, 2022

LCPD On-Call PIO Schedule Through February 5

LCPD Badge

ATTN: ASSIGNMENT EDITORS AND NEWS DIRECTORS

The Las Cruces Police Department’s on-call PIO is intended to assist news media with major incidents involving LCPD after-hours or on weekends. Statistical information, incident reports or general sound on minor ...

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Public Safety
Posted on: January 4, 2022

Science Café will be Online in January with the Museum of Nature & Science and Sigma Xi

Water Tube

The Museum of Nature & Science and Sigma Xi present “Science Café – Surfactant-enhanced Permanganate Oxidation for Pool-dominated TCE Sources in Heterogeneous Porous Media” with guest speaker Nihat Hakan Akyol,...

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City Manager Report
Posted on: January 4, 2022

Science Café will be Online in January with the Museum of Nature & Science and Sigma Xi

Water Tube

The Museum of Nature & Science and Sigma Xi present “Science Café – Surfactant-enhanced Permanganate Oxidation for Pool-dominated TCE Sources in Heterogeneous Porous Media” with guest speaker Nihat Hakan Akyol, Ph.D.  Akyol will participate v...

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Museum News
Posted on: January 4, 2022

Science Café will be Online in January with the Museum of Nature & Science and Sigma Xi

Water Tube

The Museum of Nature & Science and Sigma Xi present “Science Café – Surfactant-enhanced Permanganate Oxidation for Pool-dominated TCE Sources in Heterogeneous Porous Media” with guest speaker Nihat Hakan Akyol, Ph.D.  Akyol will participate v...

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News Releases
Posted on: January 2, 2022

Winter Water Conservation at Home

LCU Dye Tab

By Cassie McClure

Water conservation may not be the highest priority in the winter, but colder months are still a good time to check outside and inside your house for leaks and ways to conserve water for your desert home.

"The first thing to check woul...

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City Manager Report
Posted on: January 2, 2022

Winter Water Conservation at Home

LCU Dye Tab

By Cassie McClure

Published in Las Cruces Sun-News 1.2.22

Water conservation may not be the highest priority in the winter, but colder months are still a good time to check outside and inside your house for leaks and ways to conserve water for your desert h...

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Utilities
Posted on: December 31, 2021

Nuestra Gente: Get to Know the People of Las Cruces Utilities

LauraMontoya

By Cassie McClure

Published in Las Cruces Bulletin 12.31.21.

Nuestra Gente is a series of articles, once a month, to profile various employees at the Las Cruces Utilities (LCU).

Eli Duran, LCU Metering Infrastructure & Building Support Supervisor

Why did ...

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Utilities
Posted on: December 26, 2021

Don’t Throw Your Christmas Tree in the Trash: Recycle It!

LCU Christmas Tree Recycling

By Cassie McClure

Published in Las Cruces Sun-News 12.26.21

Whether you cut in down yourself in Cloudcroft or bought it from a local greenhouse, Las Cruces residents can recycle real Christmas trees for free at the City of Las Cruces Foothills Clea...

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Utilities
Posted on: December 24, 2021

Las Cruces Utilities Celebrates the Holidays and its Employees

LCU Award 1

By Cassie McClure

Published in Las Cruces Bulletin 12.24.21

“Our annual awards are a time to celebrate a trait that our employees share at all levels, resiliency,” said Las Cruces Utilities (LCU) Director Delilah Walsh. “It mad...

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Utilities
Posted on: December 22, 2021

Notice of Intent to Approve Transfer of Liquor Licenses (Circle K - Several)

City Council

NOTICE OF INTENT TO APPROVE

Notice is hereby given that the Las Cruces City Council will conduct a Public Hearing to discuss approval or disapproval of a Transfer of Ownership of Dispenser Liquor License No. 0244 with Off-Premises Consumption-Package Sales...

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City Manager Report
Posted on: December 22, 2021

Notice of Intent to Approve Transfer of Liquor Licenses (Circle K - Several)

City Council

NOTICE OF INTENT TO APPROVE

Notice is hereby given that the Las Cruces City Council will hold a Public Hearing to discuss approval or disapproval of a Transfer of Ownership of Dispenser Liquor License No. 0244 with Off-Premises Consumption-Package Sales On...

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News Releases
Posted on: December 18, 2021

Las Cruces Utilities Pollution Prevention Keeps Water and Infrastructure Safe

LCU PP

By Cassie McClure

Published in Las Cruces Sun-News 12.18.2021

Las Cruces Utilities (LCU) has many programs that keep residents safe. However, unless there is industry knowledge – having worked at a restaurant or large industrial plant – ...

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Utilities
Posted on: December 17, 2021

Las Cruces Utilities Enhances Employee Educational and Career Opportunities

LCU LMS Moreno

By Cassie McClure

Published in Las Cruces Bulletin 12.17.2021

There are many parts to Las Cruces Utilities (LCU) for new employees to learn. LCU uses an adapted version of the City of Las Cruces (City) Learning Management System (LMS) for onboarding and lea...

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Utilities
Posted on: December 16, 2021

January STEM Programs at the Museum of Nature & Science

Super Volcano

The Las Cruces Museum of Nature & Science, 411 N. Main St., will offer in-person Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) programs for children and families this January.

The programs are free but require registration in advance. Register in-pe...

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City Manager Report
Posted on: December 16, 2021

January STEM Programs at the Museum of Nature & Science

Super Volcano

The Las Cruces Museum of Nature & Science, 411 N. Main St., will offer in-person Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) programs for children and families this January.  The programs are free but require registration in adv...

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Museum News
Posted on: December 16, 2021

January STEM Programs at the Museum of Nature & Science

Super Volcano

The Las Cruces Museum of Nature & Science, 411 N. Main St., will offer in-person Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) programs for children and families this January.  The programs are free but require registration in adv...

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News Releases
Posted on: December 12, 2021

Las Cruces Utilities Gas Meter Training Ensures Accuracy

gas training photo

By Kelly Koepke for Las Cruces Utilities

Published in Las Cruces Sun-News 12.12.2021

Natural Gas Pressure and Service Technician, Isaac Armendarez, with Las Cruces Utilities (LCU), put his recent training to use before the class was even over. Armendarez an...

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Utilities
Posted on: December 10, 2021

Las Cruces Utilities Helps the City Get in the Holiday Spirit

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By Cassie McClure

Las Cruces Utilities (LCU) customers were able to get the perfect picture for their holiday card at the LCU booth during the City of Las Cruces Tree Lighting Ceremony.

Kids, and those young at heart, also received icicle blue lollipops and...

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City Manager Report
Posted on: December 10, 2021

Las Cruces Utilities Helps the City Get in the Holiday Spirit

IMG_7556

By Cassie McClure

Published in Las Cruces Bulletin 12.10.21

Were you able to get the perfect picture for your holiday card at the Las Cruces Utilities booth during the City of Las Cruces Tree Lighting Ceremony? Kids, and those young at heart, also received ...

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Utilities
Posted on: December 5, 2021

Las Cruces Utilities Drivers Thank Residents for their Patience During Route Changes

LCU Philip

By Cassie McClure

Published in Las Cruces Sun-News 12.05.21

The planning for Las Cruces Utilities (LCU) rebalancing solid waste routes took months. Still, when the new routes started on January 1, 2021, some pickup days changed not only for residents but al...

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Utilities
Posted on: December 3, 2021

Don't Let Your Fats, Oils, and Grease Go Down Your Drain This Holiday Season

Fats, Oils, and Grease

By Cassie McClure

Published in Las Cruces Bulletin 12.3.21

It’s getting cold outside, and the brief warmth that your drains might get from a flow of hot grease from your turkey will not add to the holiday cheer at your house. In fact, it may add s...

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Utilities
Posted on: November 28, 2021

Water Talk: Gratitude for Hidden Infrastructure

LCU Infrastructure

By Interim Deputy Director Water Ronald N. Borunda and Cassie McClure 

Published in Las Cruces Sun-News 11.28.21

Around kitchen tables throughout the country, there will be gratitude for the food and the company of our friends and family. The suppo...

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Utilities
Posted on: November 19, 2021

Get Protection From Disconnection

Winter Connection Protection

 

This is the time of the year when we all give thanks, count our blessings, and as the temperatures drop outside, make sure that the roof over our heads keeps our families warm. But for some families, staying warm is difficult due to financial st...

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Utilities
Posted on: November 19, 2021

Las Cruces Utilities Updates Foothills Landfill Composting Facility Station

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By Cassie McClure 

Published in Bulletin 11.19.21

While many in the community may have been taking time to work on random fixes around their homes during the pandemic, Las Cruces Utilities (LCU) did the same at some of their facilities, including t...

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Utilities
Posted on: November 18, 2021

Exploring Options for a Beautiful City: Meet new LCU Board Commissioner Raymond Hickman

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By Cassie McClure

Published in Sun-News 11.18.21

The November meeting of the Las Cruces Utilities (LCU) Board of Commissioners (Board) was the first for the new Commissioner, Raymond Hickman. It was a full schedule, with a work session before the regular me...

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Utilities
Posted on: October 19, 2021

“Allure of the Near East: Treasures of the Huntington Museum of Art” at the Museum of Art

Museum of Art

Join us for a new exhibition at the Museum of Art, 491 N. Main St., Allure of the Near East: Treasures of the Huntington Museum of Art, from Oct. 29, 2021 to Jan. 22, 2022.

This exhibition explores the arts and crafts traditions of the Near East and the We...

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City Manager Report
Posted on: October 19, 2021

“Allure of the Near East: Treasures of the Huntington Museum of Art” at the Museum of Art

Museum of Art

Join us for a new exhibition at the Museum of Art, Allure of the Near East: Treasures of the Huntington Museum of Art, October 29, 2021–January 22, 2022. This exhibition explores the arts and crafts traditions of the Near East and the West’s historic fasc...

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Museum Exhibits
Posted on: October 19, 2021

“Allure of the Near East: Treasures of the Huntington Museum of Art” at the Museum of Art

Museum of Art

Join us for a new exhibition at the Museum of Art, Allure of the Near East: Treasures of the Huntington Museum of Art, October 29, 2021–January 22, 2022. This exhibition explores the arts and crafts traditions of the Near East and the West’s historic fasc...

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Museum News
Posted on: October 19, 2021

“Allure of the Near East: Treasures of the Huntington Museum of Art” at the Museum of Art

Museum of Art

Join us for a new exhibition at the Museum of Art, Allure of the Near East: Treasures of the Huntington Museum of Art, October 29, 2021–January 22, 2022. This exhibition explores the arts and crafts traditions of the Near East and the West&r...

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News Releases
Posted on: October 19, 2021

“Allure of the Near East: Treasures of the Huntington Museum of Art” at the Museum of Art

Museum of Art

Join us for a new exhibition at the Museum of Art, Allure of the Near East: Treasures of the Huntington Museum of Art, October 29, 2021–January 22, 2022. This exhibition explores the arts and crafts traditions of the Near East and the West’s historic fasc...

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Quality of Life
Posted on: October 15, 2021

Minimum Wage 2022

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Pursuant to the Las Cruces Municipal Code (LCMC) and New Mexico Senate Bill 437 (NM SB 437), the minimum wage will increase, effective January 1, 2022.

Under SB 437, the State of New Mexico minimum wage will increase to $11.50 per hour on January 1, 2022. ...

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Economic Development
Posted on: October 15, 2021

Minimum Wage 2022

Graphic of Minimum Wage Text

Pursuant to the Las Cruces Municipal Code (LCMC) and New Mexico Senate Bill 437 (NM SB 437), the minimum wage will increase, effective January 1, 2022.

Under SB 437, the State of New Mexico minimum wage will increase to $11.50 per hour on January 1, 2022. ...

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Hot Topics
Posted on: September 13, 2021

ARPA Funding Public Input

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The City has completed the competitive proposal process for the American Rescue Plan Grant funding and needs public input on the proposed use of these funds. 

https://www.las-cruces.org/2222/Discover-Housing-and-Community-Resources

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Hot Topics
Posted on: August 12, 2021

New Website Bid Module

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The City of Las Cruces has a new Bid Module on its website to offer business greater access to the City's open and closed bids.
The module also gives the public another level of transparency for bids, active contracts, and vendors.
Business representatives ...
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City Manager Report
Posted on: August 12, 2021

New Website Bid Module

Small toy tractor pushing alphabet block which read B I D

The City of Las Cruces has a new Bid Module on its website to offer business greater access to the City's open and closed bids.
The module also gives the public another level of transparency for bids, active contracts, and vendors. 

Busine...

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Hot Topics
Posted on: December 29, 2020

Las Cruces Minimum Wage to Increase to $10.50 an Hour on January 1

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The City of Las Cruces Minimum Wage Ordinance will increase on Jan. 1, 2021, to $10.50 an hour. The wage for tipped employees will be $4.20 an hour, plus any reported tipped wages.

The City’s minimum wage will follow the state of New Mexico&r...

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City Manager Report
Posted on: October 12, 2020

Go Bond Project Updates

Logo For Go Bond on City Website Text only Red "GO" and Grid like appearance Text "Build

The City of Las Cruces has established an easy, online way for the public to check the status of the General Obligation (GO) Bond projects approved by voters. The GO Bond portal provides improved transparency and customer service to Las Crucens.

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