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Posted on: October 18, 2021

Dona Ana Broadband Survey

Woman Upset looking at her laptop computer throwing her hands up in the air

Doña Ana Broadband, DAB, a multi-agency collaborative working to connect households and businesses throughout Doña Ana County, launched a survey on Oct. 1 that requires the participation of both residents and business owners.

Fast, re...

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Hot Topics
Posted on: October 18, 2021

Kudos to Stephanie Fallert, Case Manager, Quality of Life Department

Stephanie Fallert

To:  Stephanie Fallert, Case Manager, Quality of Life Department

From: Sandra BarMCQ, Resident

"After the stress of the past year and half, I need to share my appreciation of the people that are keeping us going, so I am writing to share my gr...

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Kudos to the City
Posted on: October 18, 2021

Water Outage on Purple Sage Drive

Hand turning off the water faucet

Purple Sage Drive from Baltic Green Avenue to the south end will experience a water outage on Wednesday, October 20, 2021, between the hours of 9 a.m. and 1 p.m. for the completion of water utility installations.

Adjacent areas may also be affected by the ...

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District 6 News
Posted on: October 18, 2021

Water Outage on Purple Sage Drive

Hand turning off the water faucet

Purple Sage Drive from Baltic Green Avenue to the south end will experience a water outage on Wednesday, October 20, 2021, between the hours of 9 a.m. and 1 p.m. for the completion of water utility installations.

Adjacent areas may also be affected by the ...

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News Releases
Posted on: October 18, 2021

Water Outage on Purple Sage Drive

Hand turning off the water faucet

Purple Sage Drive from Baltic Green Avenue to the south end will experience a water outage on Wednesday, October 20, 2021, between the hours of 9 a.m. and 1 p.m. for the completion of water utility installations.

Adjacent areas may also be affected by the ...

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Public Works News
Posted on: October 17, 2021

City of Las Cruces City Manager: LCU Leak Notification Works

LCU Leaks

By Cassie McClure 

Published in Las Cruces Sun News 10.16.2021

Water leaks aren’t always obvious. When an unfortunate leak is underground or not in an obvious location, it’s the consumption of water that alerts Las Cruces Utilit...

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Utilities
Posted on: October 15, 2021

2021-2022 Micro-Surfacing Maintenance Project Road List 3

Fresh Oil dumped by truck

As part of a Micro-Surfacing Maintenance Project throughout the City streets temporary lane closures will begin on Wednesday October 20, 2021, for the following streets:

  • Sonoma Ranch Boulevard from La Camelia Drive to Safety Complex
  • Paseo De Onate from Vist...
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District 3 News
Posted on: October 15, 2021

2021-2022 Micro-Surfacing Maintenance Project Road List 3

Fresh Oil dumped by truck

As part of a Micro-Surfacing Maintenance Project throughout the City streets temporary lane closures will begin on Wednesday October 20, 2021, for the following streets:

  • Sonoma Ranch Boulevard from La Camelia Drive to Safety Complex
  • Paseo De Onate from Vist...
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District 5 News
Posted on: October 15, 2021

2021-2022 Micro-Surfacing Maintenance Project Road List 3

Fresh Oil dumped by truck

As part of a Micro-Surfacing Maintenance Project throughout the City streets temporary lane closures will begin on Wednesday October 20, 2021, for the following streets:

  • Sonoma Ranch Boulevard from La Camelia Drive to Safety Complex
  • Paseo De Onate from Vist...
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District 6 News
Posted on: October 15, 2021

2021-2022 Micro-Surfacing Maintenance Project Road List 3

Fresh Oil dumped by truck

As part of a Micro-Surfacing Maintenance Project throughout the City streets temporary lane closures will begin on Wednesday October 20, 2021, for the following streets:

  • Sonoma Ranch Boulevard from La Camelia Drive to Safety Complex
  • Paseo De Onate from Vist...
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News Releases
Posted on: October 15, 2021

2021-2022 Micro-Surfacing Maintenance Project Road List 3

Fresh Oil dumped by truck

As part of a Micro-Surfacing Maintenance Project throughout the City streets temporary lane closures will begin on Wednesday October 20, 2021, for the following streets:

  • Sonoma Ranch Boulevard from La Camelia Drive to Safety Complex
  • Paseo De Onate from Vist...
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Public Works News
Posted on: October 15, 2021

2021-2022 Micro-Surfacing Maintenance Project Road List 3

Fresh Oil dumped by truck

As part of a Micro-Surfacing Maintenance Project throughout the City streets temporary lane closures will begin on Wednesday October 20, 2021, for the following streets:

  • Sonoma Ranch Boulevard from La Camelia Drive to Safety Complex
  • Paseo De Onate from Vist...
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RoadRUNNER Transit
Posted on: October 15, 2021

City Council to Meet Oct. 18, 2021

City Council

The Las Cruces City Council will meet at 1 p.m. Monday, Oct. 18, 2021 in Council Chambers at City Hall, 700 N. Main St. for a regularly scheduled meeting.

City Council will consider adoption of a Resolution that would approve a Community Development Block ...

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City Manager Report
Posted on: October 15, 2021

City Council to Meet Oct. 18, 2021

City Council

The Las Cruces City Council will meet at 1 p.m. Monday, Oct. 18, 2021 in Council Chambers at City Hall, 700 N. Main St. for a regularly scheduled meeting.

City Council will consider adoption of a Resolution that would approve a Community Development Block ...

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News Releases
Posted on: October 15, 2021

COVID-19 Vaccinations Offered at Farm & Ranch Museum in Las Cruces

New Mexico Department of Health Logo State outline with text

The New Mexico Department of Health will begin offering COVID-19 and flu vaccinations at no cost at the New Mexico Farm & Ranch Heritage Museum, 4100 Dripping Springs Road, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. every Tuesday, starting October 19.
Individuals eligible ...
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City Manager Report
Posted on: October 15, 2021

COVID-19 Vaccinations Offered at Farm & Ranch Museum in Las Cruces

New Mexico Department of Health Logo State outline with text

The New Mexico Department of Health will begin offering both COVID-19 and flu vaccinations at no cost at the New Mexico Farm & Ranch Heritage Museum, 4100 Dripping Springs Rd in Las Cruces, every Tuesday, starting October 19th from 9 am to 4 pm.&n...
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News Releases
Posted on: October 15, 2021

Fire Damages Building on S. Mesquite Street

Main Street Fire

THIS IS A CORRECTED VERSION OF THIS WEB POSTING (as of 11:30 a.m. 10/15/2021).Original version mistakenly stated this occurred on S. Main Street.

Las Cruces firefighters extinguished a fire in a building on S. Mesquite Street late Thursday evening. &nb...

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News Releases
Posted on: October 15, 2021

Fire Damages Building on S. Mesquite Street

Main Street Fire

Las Cruces firefighters extinguished a fire in a building on S. Mesquite Street late Thursday evening.  Just after 11 p.m. Thursday, October 14, firefighters were dispatched to the report of a structure fire on the 500 Block of S. Mesquite Street...

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Public Safety
Posted on: October 15, 2021

Great Pumpkin Candy Drop

Ziggy with pumpkins

From high in the sky, a Great Pumpkin will drop free candy!

The City of Las Cruces Parks & Recreation Department, Weaver’s Welding, and Friends of the Community will hold the Annual Great Pumpkin Candy Drop! The event will begin at 11 a.m., S...

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City Manager Report
Posted on: October 15, 2021

Great Pumpkin Candy Drop

Ziggy with pumpkins

From high in the sky, a Great Pumpkin will drop free candy!  

The City of Las Cruces Parks & Recreation Department, Weaver’s Welding, and Friends of the Community will hold the Annual Great Pumpkin Candy Drop! The event will begin at...

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News Releases
Posted on: October 15, 2021

Great Pumpkin Candy Drop

Ziggy with pumpkins

From high in the sky, a Great Pumpkin will drop free candy!  

The City of Las Cruces Parks & Recreation Department, Weaver’s Welding, and Friends of the Community will hold the Annual Great Pumpkin Candy Drop! The event will begin at 11 a.m., ...

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Parks and Recreation
Posted on: October 15, 2021

Joint Superfund Project at Griggs-Walnut Holds 9-Year Anniversary Open House

2021 Griggs Walnut

By Cassie McClure 

Published in the Las Cruces Bulletin 10.15.21

Many residents routinely visit the Harty Athletic Complex, the BMX bike track, or the skate park off Hadley Avenue. Maybe a few have wondered what is beyond the recreational areas, th...

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Utilities
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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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: October 15, 2021

State to Extend Indoor Mask Requirement Through November 12, 2021

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The requirement that face masks be worn in all indoor public spaces in New Mexico, with only limited exceptions and regardless of vaccination status, will be extended, the Office of Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham announced Friday, October 15.
The New Mexico D...
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City Manager Report
Posted on: October 15, 2021

State to Extend Indoor Mask Requirement Through November 12, 2021

image of Governors logo

The statewide requirement that face masks be worn in all indoor public spaces, with only limited exceptions and regardless of vaccination status, will be extended, the Office of Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham announced Friday.
The state Department of Health r...
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News Releases
Posted on: October 15, 2021

Virtual Fall Marathon

Woman running

The City of Las Cruces Parks and Recreation Department will offer a “Virtual Fall Marathon” starting Nov. 1, 2021 and running through Dec. 12, 2021.

Get up and start moving by completing 26 miles in a six-week period! Participants will ...

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City Manager Report
Posted on: October 15, 2021

Virtual Fall Marathon

Woman running

The City of Las Cruces Parks and Recreation Department will offer a “Virtual Fall Marathon” starting November 1, 2021 and running through December 12, 2021. Get up and start moving by completing 26 miles in a six-week period! Participa...

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News Releases
Posted on: October 15, 2021

Virtual Fall Marathon

Woman running

The City of Las Cruces Parks and Recreation Department will offer a “Virtual Fall Marathon” starting November 1, 2021 and running through December 12, 2021. Get up and start moving by completing 26 miles in a six-week period! Participants will need a fitn...

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Parks and Recreation
Posted on: October 15, 2021

Virtual Music in the Park Performances Available for Online Viewing

Virtual Music

For the past 15 months, the City of Las Cruces Parks and Recreation Department’s Music in the Park series hosted and recorded 46 Virtual Music Performances featuring area and regional country, rock, blues, Spanish, mariachi, folk, and jazz music...

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City Manager Report
Posted on: October 15, 2021

Virtual Music in the Park Performances Available for Online Viewing

Virtual Music

For the past 15 months, the City of Las Cruces Parks and Recreation Department’s Music in the Park series hosted and recorded 46 Virtual Music Performances featuring area and regional country, rock, blues, Spanish, mariachi, folk, and jazz music...

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News Releases
Posted on: October 15, 2021

Virtual Music in the Park Performances Available for Online Viewing

Virtual Music

For the past 15 months, the City of Las Cruces Parks and Recreation Department’s Music in the Park series hosted and recorded 46 Virtual Music Performances featuring area and regional country, rock, blues, Spanish, mariachi, folk, and jazz musicians. Thes...

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Parks and Recreation
Posted on: October 15, 2021

Water Outage Notice for Rose Gold Street and Meadow Sage Place

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Residents near Rose Gold Street and Meadow Sage Place will experience a water outage between 9 a.m. and 1 p.m. on Tuesday, October 19, 2021 as part of the Sonoma Ranch North Phase 5 subdivision's tie in of new water lines into t...

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News Releases
Posted on: October 15, 2021

Water Outage Notice for Rose Gold Street and Meadow Sage Place

Hand turning off the water faucet

Residents near Rose Gold Street and Meadow Sage Place will experience a water outage between 9 a.m. and 1 p.m. on Tuesday, October 19, 2021 as part of the Sonoma Ranch North Phase 5 subdivision's tie in of new water lines into the existi...

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Public Works News
Posted on: October 14, 2021

2021-2022 Micro-Surfacing Maintenance Project Road List 2

Fresh Oil dumped by truck

As part of a Micro-Surfacing Maintenance Project throughout the City streets temporary lane closures will begin on Tuesday October 19, 2021, for the following locations:

  • Las Collinas Drive from 200' west of Crystal Place to 100' north of Imperial ...
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District 5 News
Posted on: October 14, 2021

2021-2022 Micro-Surfacing Maintenance Project Road List 2

Fresh Oil dumped by truck

As part of a Micro-Surfacing Maintenance Project throughout the City streets temporary lane closures will begin on Tuesday October 19, 2021, for the following locations:

  • Las Collinas Drive from 200' west of Crystal Place to 100' north of Imperial ...
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District 6 News
Posted on: October 14, 2021

2021-2022 Micro-Surfacing Maintenance Project Road List 2

Fresh Oil dumped by truck

As part of a Micro-Surfacing Maintenance Project throughout the City streets temporary lane closures will begin on Tuesday October 19, 2021, for the following locations:

  • Las Collinas Drive from 200' west of Crystal Place to 100' ...
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News Releases
Posted on: October 14, 2021

2021-2022 Micro-Surfacing Maintenance Project Road List 2

Fresh Oil dumped by truck

As part of a Micro-Surfacing Maintenance Project throughout the City streets temporary lane closures will begin on Tuesday October 19, 2021, for the following locations:

  • Las Collinas Drive from 200' west of Crystal Place to 100' north of Imperial ...
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Public Works News
Posted on: October 14, 2021

Road Maintenance on W. Amador Avenue

Orange Barrel in the middle of the roadway with vehicles in the background

Streets Management will be conducting Road Maintenance on W. Amador Avenue between N. Archuleta Road and end of the City right of way. The work will begin at 7 a.m. Monday, October 18, and continue through Thursday, October 21. For the public's convenienc...

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District 4 News
Posted on: October 14, 2021

Road Maintenance on W. Amador Avenue

Orange Barrel in the middle of the roadway with vehicles in the background

Streets Management will be conducting Road Maintenance on W. Amador Avenue between N. Archuleta Road and end of the City right of way. The work will begin at 7 a.m. Monday, October 18, and continue through Thursday, October 21. For the public's c...

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News Releases
Posted on: October 14, 2021

Road Maintenance on W. Amador Avenue

Orange Barrel in the middle of the roadway with vehicles in the background

Streets Management will be conducting Road Maintenance on W. Amador Avenue between N. Archuleta Road and end of the City right of way. The work will begin at 7 a.m. Monday, October 18, and continue through Thursday, October 21. For the public's convenienc...

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Public Works News
Posted on: October 13, 2021

2021-2022 Micro-Surfacing Maintenance Project Road List 1

2020-2021 Crack Sealing Maintenance Project

As part of a Micro-Surfacing Maintenance Project throughout the City streets temporary lane closures will begin on Monday October 18, 2021, for the following streets:  Starburst Ridge Court from Del Rey Boulevard to cul-de-sac E...

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District 5 News
Posted on: October 13, 2021

2021-2022 Micro-Surfacing Maintenance Project Road List 1

2020-2021 Crack Sealing Maintenance Project

As part of a Micro-Surfacing Maintenance Project throughout the City streets temporary lane closures will begin on Monday October 18, 2021, for the following streets:  Starburst Ridge Court from Del Rey Boulevard to cul-de-sac E...

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District 6 News
Posted on: October 13, 2021

2021-2022 Micro-Surfacing Maintenance Project Road List 1

2020-2021 Crack Sealing Maintenance Project

As part of a Micro-Surfacing Maintenance Project throughout the City streets temporary lane closures will begin on Monday October 18, 2021, for the following streets:  Starburst Ridge Court from Del Rey Boulevard to cul-de-sac E...

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News Releases
Posted on: October 13, 2021

2021-2022 Micro-Surfacing Maintenance Project Road List 1

2020-2021 Crack Sealing Maintenance Project

As part of a Micro-Surfacing Maintenance Project throughout the City streets temporary lane closures will begin on Monday October 18, 2021, for the following streets:  Starburst Ridge Court from Del Rey Boulevard to cul-de-sac E...

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Public Works News
Posted on: October 13, 2021

City's Economic Development Dept. and NM Workforce Connection Partner to Promote Job Fair

Convention Center Exterior in the Evening

The City of Las Cruces Economic Development Department and the New Mexico Workforce Connection will partner to promote a free Job Fair.

The event will be from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Nov. 4, 2021 at the Las Cruces Convention Cent...

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City Manager Report
Posted on: October 13, 2021

City's Economic Development Dept. and NM Workforce Connection Partner to Promote Job Fair

Convention Center Exterior in the Evening

The City of Las Cruces Economic Development Department and the New Mexico Workforce Connection will partner to promote a free Job Fair.

The event will be from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Nov. 4, 2021 at the Las Cruces Convention Cent...

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Community Development
Posted on: October 13, 2021

City's Economic Development Dept. and NM Workforce Connection Partner to Promote Job Fair

Convention Center Exterior in the Evening

The City of Las Cruces Economic Development Department and the New Mexico Workforce Connection will partner to promote a free Job Fair.

The event will be from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Nov. 4, 2021 at the Las Cruces Convention Cent...

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News Releases
Posted on: October 13, 2021

City's Economic Development Dept. and NM Workforce Connection Partner to Promote Job Fair

Convention Center Exterior in the Evening

The City of Las Cruces Economic Development Department and the New Mexico Workforce Connection will partner to promote a free Job Fair.

The event will be from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Nov. 4, 2021 at the Las Cruces Convention Cent...

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Quality of Life
Posted on: October 13, 2021

Fire Station #3 Courtesy Noise Notice for October 14

Fire Station 3

A new Fire Station is currently being constructed in Las Cruces Council District #4 as part of the City's General Obligation (GO) Bond to replace the Fire Station 3 building. On Thursday, October 14 contractors will start work at 2 a.m. ...

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News Releases
Posted on: October 13, 2021

Fire Station #3 Courtesy Noise Notice for October 14

Fire Station 3

A new Fire Station is currently being constructed in Las Cruces Council District #4 as part of the City's General Obligation (GO) Bond to replace the Fire Station 3 building. On Thursday, October 14 contractors will start work at 2 a.m. to begin ...

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Public Safety
Posted on: October 13, 2021

Job Fair November 4

Convention Center Exterior in the Evening

Workforce Connections and the City of Las Cruces will hold a job fair on November 4. The job fair takes place from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the Las Cruces Convention Center, 680 E. University Avenue.

The job fair is free and open to the public. ...

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Hot Topics
Posted on: October 13, 2021

Las Cruces Arts and Cultural District Open Call for Storytellers

Las Cruces Arts and Cultural

The Las Cruces Arts and Cultural District invites the community to share holiday memories of downtown Las Cruces as part of Luminarias: A Downtown Holiday Memory Project.

Stories will be used to create digital luminarias of collective memories to be showca...

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City Manager Report
Posted on: October 13, 2021

Las Cruces Arts and Cultural District Open Call for Storytellers

Las Cruces Arts and Cultural

The Las Cruces Arts and Cultural District invites the community to share holiday memories of downtown Las Cruces as part of Luminarias: A Downtown Holiday Memory Project.  Stories will be used to create digital luminarias of collective m...

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Community Development
Posted on: October 13, 2021

Las Cruces Arts and Cultural District Open Call for Storytellers

Las Cruces Arts and Cultural

The Las Cruces Arts and Cultural District invites the community to share holiday memories of downtown Las Cruces as part of Luminarias: A Downtown Holiday Memory Project.  Stories will be used to create digital luminarias of collective m...

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News Releases
Posted on: October 13, 2021

Las Cruces Arts and Cultural District Open Call for Storytellers

Las Cruces Arts and Cultural

The Las Cruces Arts and Cultural District invites the community to share holiday memories of downtown Las Cruces as part of Luminarias: A Downtown Holiday Memory Project.  Stories will be used to create digital luminarias of collective m...

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Quality of Life
Posted on: October 13, 2021

Local Theater Companies Join Forces for Weekend of Broadway Music at the Rio Grande Theatre

Rio Grande Theatre (2)

Tickets are now on sale for All Together Now, a musical revue featuring music from some of the most popular shows on Broadway.

Blank Conversations Theatre Company, alongside the Rio Grande Theatre, Las Cruces Community Theatre, Alma d’arte Charte...

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City Manager Report
Posted on: October 13, 2021

Local Theater Companies Join Forces for Weekend of Broadway Music at the Rio Grande Theatre

Rio Grande Theatre (2)

Tickets are now on sale for All Together Now, a musical revue featuring music from some of the most popular shows on Broadway.

Blank Conversations Theatre Company, alongside the Rio Grande Theatre, Las Cruces Community Theatre, Alma d’arte Charter High Sch...

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Community Development
Posted on: October 13, 2021

Local Theater Companies Join Forces for Weekend of Broadway Music at the Rio Grande Theatre

Rio Grande Theatre (2)

Tickets are now on sale for All Together Now, a musical revue featuring music from some of the most popular shows on Broadway.

Blank Conversations Theatre Company, alongside the Rio Grande Theatre, Las Cruces Community Theatre, Alma d’arte Charter High Sch...

Read on...

Economic Development
Posted on: October 13, 2021

Local Theater Companies Join Forces for Weekend of Broadway Music at the Rio Grande Theatre

Rio Grande Theatre (2)

Tickets are now on sale for All Together Now, a musical revue featuring music from some of the most popular shows on Broadway.

Blank Conversations Theatre Company, alongside the Rio Grande Theatre, Las Cruces Community Theatre, Alma d’arte Charte...

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News Releases
Posted on: October 13, 2021

Parks & Recreation Department's Adaptive Programs Places Third at Southern New Mexico State Fair

Parks and Recreation display

The City’s Parks and Recreation Department’s Adaptive Programs recently participated in the Southern New Mexico State Fair as a competitive exhibit group and placed third.

Projects are entered with Las Cruces Public Schools and are publ...

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City Manager Report
Posted on: October 13, 2021

Parks & Recreation Department's Adaptive Programs Places Third at Southern New Mexico State Fair

Parks and Recreation display

The City’s Parks and Recreation Department’s Adaptive Programs recently participated in the Southern New Mexico State Fair as a competitive exhibit group and placed third.  Projects are entered with Las Cruces Public ...

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News Releases
Posted on: October 13, 2021

Parks & Recreation Department's Adaptive Programs Places Third at Southern New Mexico State Fair

Parks and Recreation display

The City’s Parks and Recreation Department’s Adaptive Programs recently participated in the Southern New Mexico State Fair as a competitive exhibit group and placed third.  Projects are entered with Las Cruces Public Schools and are publ...

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Parks and Recreation
Posted on: October 13, 2021

Road Closures Beginning October 20

Road Treatment Map for October 20, 2021 in Las Cruces

Motorists in the Metro Verde South and Sonoma Ranch East areas of Las Cruces may experience street maintenance work for ten days starting on Wednesday October 20. Maintenance work will also be scheduled for Saturday, Oct. 23 and Saturday, Oct. 30.The sche...

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News Releases
Posted on: October 13, 2021

State Continues to Encourage Individuals to Get Tested for COVID-19

New Mexico Department of Health Logo State outline with text

The New Mexico Department of Health (NMDOH) encourages all individuals to get tested for COVID-19 if:
  • You have COVID-19 symptoms including cough, fever, shortness of breath, chills, repeated shaking with chills, muscle pain, headache, sor...
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City Manager Report
Posted on: October 13, 2021

State Continues to Encourage Individuals to Get Tested for COVID-19

New Mexico Department of Health Logo State outline with text

The New Mexico Department of Health (DOH) would like to encourage all individuals to get tested for COVID-19 if:
 
  • You have COVID-19 symptoms including cough, fever, shortness of breath, chills, repeated shaking with chills, muscl...
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News Releases
Posted on: October 13, 2021

Suspect in Officer Involved Incident Identified

LCPD Badge

The Las Cruces Police Department and the Dona Ana County Officer-involved Incident Task Force are continuing the investigation of the officer involved incident that led to the death of 35-year-old Gustavo A. Esparza who is suspected of firing upon Las Cru...

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News Releases
Posted on: October 13, 2021

Suspect in Officer Involved Incident Identified

LCPD Badge

The Las Cruces Police Department and the Dona Ana County Officer-involved Incident Task Force are continuing the investigation of the officer involved incident that led to the death of 35-year-old Gustavo A. Esparza who is suspected of firing upon Las Cru...

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Public Safety
Posted on: October 12, 2021

Fire Damages Home on Senna Drive

Engine 3 Firetruck

Las Cruces firefighters were dispatched to a fully involved residential structure just after 3:30 a.m. overnight on the 4000 block of Senna Drive to find the home engulfed in flames on arrival. Thirty-one firefighters from the Las Cruces Fire Department r...

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News Releases
Posted on: October 12, 2021

Fire Damages Home on Senna Drive

Engine 3 Firetruck

Las Cruces firefighters were dispatched to a fully involved residential structure just after 3:30 a.m. overnight on the 4000 block of Senna Drive to find the home engulfed in flames on arrival. Thirty-one firefighters from the Las Cruces Fire Department r...

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Public Safety
Posted on: October 11, 2021

Master Watershed Conservationist Program Forum 2: Weather, Climate, Droughts and Flooding

Master Watershed

The Master Watershed Conservationist (MWC) program continues with the next forum: Weather, Climate, Droughts and Flooding.

The forum will be at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 26, 2021. The October 26 event will be via Zoom (https://us02web.zoom.us/j/83473366813 -...

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City Manager Report
Posted on: October 11, 2021

Master Watershed Conservationist Program Forum 2: Weather, Climate, Droughts and Flooding

Master Watershed

The Master Watershed Conservationist (MWC) program continues with the next forum: Weather, Climate, Droughts and Flooding. The forum will be via Zoom at 6:30 p.m. MDT on October 26, 2021. The October 26 event will be via ZOOM (https://us02web.zoom.us/j/83...

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News Releases
Posted on: October 11, 2021

Police Investigating Officer Involved Incident

Crime Scene

The Las Cruces Police Department and the Doña Ana County Officer-involved Incident Task Force are investigating an incident that led to the death of a man who is suspected of firing at least one round at officers.

Shortly before 8 p.m. on Saturday, October...

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News Releases
Posted on: October 11, 2021

Police Investigating Officer Involved Incident

Crime Scene

The Las Cruces Police Department and the Dona Ana County Officer-involved Incident Task Force are investigating an incident that led to the death of a man who is suspected of firing at least one round at officers.

Shortly before 8 p.m. on Saturday, October...

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Public Safety
Posted on: October 11, 2021

Traffic Signal Work at University Avenue and Jordan Road Intersection

Jordan Street and University

Traffic Signal upgrades will begin Wednesday evening (October 13) at 8 p.m. and continue through 6 a.m. Thursday (October 14) at University Avenue and Jordan Road. Work will resume again on Thursday evening (October 14) at 8 p.m. and continue through 6 a....

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District 2 News
Posted on: October 11, 2021

Traffic Signal Work at University Avenue and Jordan Road Intersection

Jordan Street and University

Traffic Signal upgrades will begin Wednesday evening (October 13) at 8 p.m. and continue through 6 a.m. Thursday (October 14) at University Avenue and Jordan Road. Work will resume again on Thursday evening (October 14) at 8 p.m. and continue through 6 a....

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News Releases
Posted on: October 11, 2021

Traffic Signal Work at University Avenue and Jordan Road Intersection

Jordan Street and University

Traffic Signal upgrades will begin Wednesday evening (October 13) at 8 p.m. and continue through 6 a.m. Thursday (October 14) at University Avenue and Jordan Road. Work will resume again on Thursday evening (October 14) at 8 p.m. and continue through 6 a....

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Public Works News
Posted on: October 10, 2021

Shifting Paradigms is Key to Success: New CIAC Member Don Curnutt

LCU Don Curnutt

By Cassie McClure 

After retiring for the third time and moving back to New Mexico in 2018, Don Curnutt looked for a way to put his extensive professional experience to good use. Curnutt has joined the City of Las Cruces (City) Capital Improvement...

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Utilities
Posted on: October 9, 2021

Police Investigate Shooting Near Picacho Avenue and Valley Drive

Crime Scene Tape with patch 525

Las Cruces Police are investigating a shooting that occurred near Picacho Avenue and Valley Drive Saturday evening.

Motorists should avoid the area between Picacho Avenue and Hoagland Road until the investigation is complete.

The scene was still active as o...

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News Releases
Posted on: October 8, 2021

"Teen Science Cafe - A.I. and Machine Learning" Online with the Museum of Nature & Science

Super Volcano

The Museum of Nature & Science, 411 N. Main St., invites all middle and high school students to join us online for a virtual “Teen Science Café – Super Volcanoes,” with guest presenter Frank Ramos, PhD.

The even...

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City Manager Report
Posted on: October 8, 2021

"Teen Science Cafe - A.I. and Machine Learning" Online with the Museum of Nature & Science

Super Volcano

The Museum of Nature & Science, 411 N. Main St., invites all middle and high school students to join us online for a virtual “Teen Science Café – Super Volcanoes,” with guest presenter Frank Ramos, PhD.  The event will be conducted via Zoom w...

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Museum News
Posted on: October 8, 2021

"Teen Science Cafe - A.I. and Machine Learning" Online with the Museum of Nature & Science

Super Volcano

The Museum of Nature & Science, 411 N. Main St., invites all middle and high school students to join us online for a virtual “Teen Science Café – Super Volcanoes,” with guest presenter Frank Ramos, PhD.&nbs...

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News Releases
Posted on: October 8, 2021

City Hall to be Lighted to Observe Breast Cancer and Diabetes Awareness Months

Purple Lights

Let there be light outside of Las Cruces City Hall, and lights there may be!

The outside columns of the west edifice of City Hall, 700 N. Main St., will again be lit during October and November in observances of special causes th...

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City Manager Report
Posted on: October 8, 2021

City Hall to be Lighted to Observe Breast Cancer and Diabetes Awareness Months

Purple Lights

Let there be light outside of Las Cruces City Hall, and lights there may be!

The outside columns of the west edifice of City Hall, 700 N. Main St., will again be lit during October and November in observances of special causes th...

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News Releases
Posted on: October 8, 2021

Fiction Writer Support Group

Calligraphy Pen

Authors alert! Thomas Branigan Memorial Library will host a Fiction Writer Support Group from 2 p.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturdays in November.

This program will be in person in the library meeting rooms. COVID related restriction will be strictly enforced in acc...

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City Manager Report
Posted on: October 8, 2021

Fiction Writer Support Group

Calligraphy Pen

Authors alert! Thomas Branigan Memorial Library will be hosting a Fiction Writer Support Group on Saturdays in November, from 2 - 3 p.m. This program will be held in person in the library meeting rooms. COVID related restriction will be strictly enforced ...

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Library News
Posted on: October 8, 2021

Fiction Writer Support Group

Calligraphy Pen

Authors alert! Thomas Branigan Memorial Library will be hosting a Fiction Writer Support Group on Saturdays in November, from 2 - 3 p.m. This program will be held in person in the library meeting rooms. COVID related restriction will be strictly enforced ...

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News Releases
Posted on: October 8, 2021

Healthy Holiday Baking with Lucinda Banegas-Carreon

Baking cookies

Cookies! cakes! pies! breads! Learn how to make all your favorite holiday treats just a little healthier.  

At 6 p.m. Thursday, October 21, Lucinda Banegas-Carreon, MPH, CHES, the Fit Families Coordinator at New Mexico State University, will talk ...

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City Manager Report
Posted on: October 8, 2021

Healthy Holiday Baking with Lucinda Banegas-Carreon

Baking cookies

Cookies! Cakes! Pies! Breads! Learn how to make all your favorite holiday treats just a little healthier.  

On Thursday, October 21 at 6 p.m., Lucinda Banegas-Carreon, MPH, CHES, the Fit Families Coordinator at NMSU, will talk about how to make yo...

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Library News
Posted on: October 8, 2021

Healthy Holiday Baking with Lucinda Banegas-Carreon

Baking cookies

Cookies! Cakes! Pies! Breads! Learn how to make all your favorite holiday treats just a little healthier.  

On Thursday, October 21 at 6 p.m., Lucinda Banegas-Carreon, MPH, CHES, the Fit Families Coordinator at NMSU, will talk about how to make yo...

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News Releases
Posted on: October 8, 2021

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 will take place at 1:30 p.m. Thursday, October 21.

Tom Birkner will discuss the life and work of Latvian-American artist Vija Celmins. The lecture will take place at the Museum of Art, 491 N. Main St., in the...

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City Manager Report
Posted on: October 8, 2021

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 will take place at 1:30 p.m. on Thursday, October 21. Tom Birkner will discuss the life and work of Latvian-American artist Vija Celmins. The lecture will take place at the Museum of Art, 491 N. Main St., in...

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Museum News
Posted on: October 8, 2021

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 will take place at 1:30 p.m. on Thursday, October 21. Tom Birkner will discuss the life and work of Latvian-American artist Vija Celmins. The lecture will take place at the Museum of Art, 491 N. Main St., in...

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News Releases
Posted on: October 8, 2021

Murderous Reads Mystery Book Group

Betrayal at the Buffalo Ranch

Sadie Walela never thought she would investigate a murder, much less four of them. But life can be surprising.

Sadie must use the intuition and perseverance of her Cherokee ancestry to find answers, solve murders, and help her friends and neighbors in Sara...

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City Manager Report
Posted on: October 8, 2021

Murderous Reads Mystery Book Group

Betrayal at the Buffalo Ranch

Sadie Walela never thought she'd investigate a murder, much less four of them, but life can be surprising. Sadie must use the intuition and perseverance of her Cherokee ancestry to find answers, solve murders, and help her friends and neighbors in Sara Su...

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Library News
Posted on: October 8, 2021

Murderous Reads Mystery Book Group

Betrayal at the Buffalo Ranch

Sadie Walela never thought she'd investigate a murder, much less four of them, but life can be surprising. Sadie must use the intuition and perseverance of her Cherokee ancestry to find answers, solve murders, and help her friends and neighbors i...

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News Releases
Posted on: October 8, 2021

Natural Gas Prices are Rising and so May Your Winter Utility Bills!

LCU associate working on high-pressure natural gas pipeline

by G.H. Scott

Published in the Las Cruces Bulletin 10.08.2021

Las Cruces Utilities (LCU) Deputy Director Business Services Jose Provencio who works with the team that is responsible for acquisition of short-term, intermediate, and long-term supplies of natu...

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Utilities
Posted on: October 8, 2021

November STEM Programs at the Museum of Nature & Science

Dinosaur (1)

The Las Cruces Museum of Nature & Science will offer in-person STEM programs for children and families this November.

The programs are free but require advance registration. To register please email education@las-cruces.org or call 575/522-3120 before ...

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City Manager Report
Posted on: October 8, 2021

November STEM Programs at the Museum of Nature & Science

Dinosaur (1)

The Las Cruces Museum of Nature & Science will offer in-person STEM programs for children and families this November. The programs are free but require registration in advance. To register please email education@las-cruces.org or call 575-522-3120 bef...

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Museum News
Posted on: October 8, 2021

November STEM Programs at the Museum of Nature & Science

Dinosaur (1)

The Las Cruces Museum of Nature & Science will offer in-person STEM programs for children and families this November. The programs are free but require registration in advance. To register please email education@las-cruces.org or call 575-522-3120 bef...

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News Releases
Posted on: October 7, 2021

Branigan Memorial Library and Branigan Cultural Center Present the Big Read Las Cruces

Big Read

Thomas Branigan Memorial Library, 200 E. Picacho Ave., and the Branigan Cultural Center, 501 N. Main St., are pleased to present the Big Read Las Cruces, featuring An American Sunrise by Joy Harjo.  The Big Read begins Monday, October 11...

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City Manager Report
Posted on: October 7, 2021

Branigan Memorial Library and Branigan Cultural Center Present the Big Read Las Cruces

Big Read

Thomas Branigan Memorial Library, 200 E. Picacho Ave., and the Branigan Cultural Center, 501 N. Main St., are pleased to present the Big Read Las Cruces, featuring An American Sunrise by Joy Harjo.  The Big Read begins Monday, October 11...

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Library News
Posted on: October 7, 2021

Branigan Memorial Library and Branigan Cultural Center Present the Big Read Las Cruces

Big Read

Thomas Branigan Memorial Library, 200 E. Picacho Ave., and the Branigan Cultural Center, 501 N. Main St., are pleased to present the Big Read Las Cruces, featuring An American Sunrise by Joy Harjo.  The Big Read begins Monday, October 11...

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News Releases
Posted on: October 7, 2021

Kudos to Abel Lara, Building Attendant, Public Works

Abel Lara 2

To:  Abel Lara, Building Attendant 

From:  The Accounting Department

On behalf of the accounting department, we would like to send a Kudos to Abel Lara for his outstanding customer service and attention to detail. Abel has always ...

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Kudos to the City
Posted on: October 5, 2021

City Councilor Gill Sorg Seeking Projects Input from Public Through Series of Park Meetings

Gill Sorg

City Councilor Gill Sorg, representative for District 5, is hosting a series of public meetings with community members through October to gather input for projects that may qualify for the 2022 General Obligation (GO) Bond cycle for the City of L...

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District 5 News
Posted on: October 5, 2021

City Councilor Gill Sorg Seeking Projects Input from Public Through Series of Park Meetings

Gill Sorg

City Councilor Gill Sorg, representative for District 5, is hosting a series of public meetings with community members through October to gather input for projects that may qualify for the 2022 General Obligation (GO) Bond cycle for the City of L...

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News Releases
Posted on: October 5, 2021

City Councilor Gill Sorg Seeks Projects Input from Public Through A Series of Park Meetings

Gill Sorg

City Councilor Gill Sorg, District 5 representative, will host a series of public meetings through October with community members to gather input for projects that may qualify for the 2022 General Obligation (GO) Bond cycle for the City of Las Cruces.

Regi...

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City Manager Report
Posted on: October 5, 2021

Councilor Gil Sorg Meetings

City Council District

City Councilor Gill Sorg, representative for District 5, is hosting a series of public meetings with community members through October to gather input for projects that may qualify for the 2022 General Obligation (GO) Bond cycle for the City of L...

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Hot Topics
Posted on: October 4, 2021

Kudos to Ralph Padilla, Equipment Operator, Public Works

Ralph Padilla

To:  Kudos to Ralph Padilla, Equipment Operator, Public Works

From:  John Mendes, Street Maintenance Supervisor, Public Works

I received a message this morning Oct 4, 2021 from Emily Taylor stating the following:

Good morning,

I would just l...

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Kudos to the City
Posted on: October 3, 2021

Jobs and Education: Las Cruces Utilities Associates at 2021 Wings n Wheels Fest

LCU Airport 3 NO-DES Truck

By Cassie McClure

While eyes were on the sky for both the planes and the threatening rains, Las Cruces Utilities (LCU) was on-hand at the Wings n Wheels event on Saturday, September 25, to chat with visitors about things closer to the ground, like conservi...

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Utilities
Posted on: October 1, 2021

First Annual Las Cruces Utilities Skills Rodeo Brings a Chance to Shine

LCU SK Backhoe Skills Rodeo

By Cassie McClure 

Published in the Las Cruces Bulletin on 10.03.2021

It was a chance for employees to let their hair down, and show off their moves, at the First Annual Las Cruces Utilities (LCU) Skills Rodeo on September 24. The moves would inclu...

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Utilities
Posted on: October 1, 2021

Las Cruces Utilities Celebrates National Public Natural Gas Week October 3-9, 2021

Natural Gas Week News Release

City of Las Cruces Utilities Department News Release

Distributed for publication by City of Las Cruces PIO on 10.01.2021

 Las Cruces Utilities (LCU) will observe the national Public Natural Gas Week from October 3 to 9. This annual nationwide event...

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Utilities
Posted on: September 26, 2021

Passing on Institutional Knowledge: Dr. Jorge A. Garcia Mentors at Las Cruces Utilities

LCU Garcia Mentors

By Cassie McClure 

Published in the Las Cruces Sun-News online/print September 25/26, 2021

With a retirement, particularly at the end of a long tenure, plenty of institutional knowledge can leave with the employee. Some of it is technical knowledge...

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Utilities
Posted on: September 24, 2021

First-ever Bike Packing Summit to be Hosted Next Month in Las Cruces

Bike Packing Summit

The first ever New Mexico Bike Packing Summit will be in Las Cruces on Friday, Oct. 22, 2021.

Titled “Origins and Connections,” the summit hopes to bring together local, statewide, and out-of-state outdoor enthusiasts to discuss connect...

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City Manager Report
Posted on: September 24, 2021

First-ever Bike Packing Summit to be Hosted Next Month in Las Cruces

Bike Packing Summit

The first ever New Mexico Bike Packing Summit will be in Las Cruces on Friday, Oct. 22, 2021.  Titled “Origins and Connections,” the summit hopes to bring together local, statewide, and out-of-state outdoor enthusiast...

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News Releases
Posted on: September 24, 2021

Have You Registered for UtilityHawk Yet? It's Free!

UH login

by G.H. Scott

Published in Las Cruces Bulletin 09.24.2021

Las Cruces Utilities’ (LCU) Jeff Dillard is a man on a mission, his task which he eagerly accepts is to educate LCU customers on the benefits of UtilityHawk. What is UtilityHawk you ask? Ut...

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Utilities
Posted on: September 19, 2021

Water Talk: The Water Cycle Connects Us All

LCU Water Cycle

By Interim Deputy Director Ronald N. Borunda and Cassie McClure 

Published in the Las Cruces Sun-News on 09.19.2021

This is the first part of a series of articles called Water Talk, where Las Cruces Utilities (LCU) hopes to move from common knowled...

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Utilities
Posted on: September 17, 2021

What Changes in Solid Waste Municipal Code Means for You

LCU Lift Container Truck

By Cassie McClure 

Published in the Las Cruces Bulletin, 09.17.21

It’s been 33 years since there were updates to Chapter 25 of the City of Las Cruces Municipal Code. It’s the chapter on solid waste, defining the management of th...

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Utilities
Posted on: September 16, 2021

National Arts and Humanities Month with the Las Cruces Museum of Art

May Programs with the Las Cruces Museum of Art

The Las Cruces Museum of Art, 491 N. Main St., will host several virtual and in-person programs throughout October to celebrate “National Arts and Humanities Month,” a coast-to-coast collective recognition of the importance of art and ...

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City Manager Report
Posted on: September 16, 2021

National Arts and Humanities Month with the Las Cruces Museum of Art

May Programs with the Las Cruces Museum of Art

The Las Cruces Museum of Art, 491 N. Main St., will host several virtual and in-person programs throughout October to celebrate “National Arts and Humanities Month,” a coast-to-coast collective recognition of the importance of art and culture in America.&...

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Museum News
Posted on: September 16, 2021

National Arts and Humanities Month with the Las Cruces Museum of Art

May Programs with the Las Cruces Museum of Art

The Las Cruces Museum of Art, 491 N. Main St., will host several virtual and in-person programs throughout October to celebrate “National Arts and Humanities Month,” a coast-to-coast collective recognition of the importance of art and ...

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News Releases
Posted on: September 13, 2021

ARPA Funding

Capital Building with Covid symbol faded in on the side

In response to the Coronavirus Pandemic (COVID-19) the City of Las Cruces is soliciting proposals for Community and Economic Development initiatives. These federal funds are to be used by the City for programs or services that address or mitigate the nega...

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Hot Topics
Posted on: September 12, 2021

Las Cruces Utilities Does Have an Eye on The Future

Eye on the Future

by G.H. Scott

Published in the Las Cruces Sun-News 09.12.2021

The advantage to being a customer of a City-owned utility such as Las Cruces Utilities (LCU) is that you have a voice, either directly to staff or through your LCU Board members. The reverse is a...

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Utilities
Posted on: September 10, 2021

How to Apply for Jobs at Las Cruces Utilities

How to Apply for LCU Jobs

By Cassie McClure 

Published in the Las Cruces Bulletin on 09.10.2021

Sometimes a job hunt can make you dizzy, especially if you’re not exactly sure what you’d like to do or even know for what you might be qualified. Thanks to t...

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LCU Work For Us Web Page Utilities
Posted on: September 5, 2021

Federal Regulators Approve Las Cruces Utilities Storm Protest

LCU gas crew working on gas line

by G.H. Scott

Published in the Las Cruces Sun-News 09.05.2021

While we continue savoring the waning days of summer, Winter Storm Uri is still making news for Las Cruces Utilities (LCU) and customers. Recently the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) ...

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Utilities
Posted on: September 3, 2021

The Skills of a Father: Las Cruces Utilities Associate Helps Build Daughter’s Business

LCU Garcia Francy Emilade Truck

By Cassie McClure

Published in the Las Cruces Bulletin 09.03.2021

There’s a small sticker on the back that says, “Made by Dad” and there’s clear excitement when Las Cruces Utilities Gas Compliance Inspector Ruben Garc...

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Utilities
Posted on: September 2, 2021

Las Cruces Utilities Aids with Local Flooding

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By Cassie McClure 

Published in the Las Cruces Bulletin 8/27/21

Emergencies happen at all hours of the day, and Las Cruces Utilities (LCU) is prepared to jump into action – day or night, and even rain or shine. With rain threaten...

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Utilities
Posted on: September 2, 2021

Las Cruces Utilities Celebrates Two New Interns

Gerardo Carrasco new intern at LCU

By Cassie McClure

Published in the Las Cruces Bulletin 8/20/21

It was signing day for the new interns starting their careers with Las Cruces Utilities (LCU), and a buzz was in the air. Las Cruces City Manager Ifo Pili said it reminded him of a sign...

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Utilities
Posted on: September 2, 2021

Las Cruces Utilities Host County Interns to Contribute to Customer Education

LCU Michael Joel

By Cassie McClure

Published in the Las Cruces Sun-News 8/15/21

First jobs are always nerve-wracking, but internships are a great way to ease into a job experience with the patient support of those already skilled in a career. Through the Do&nti...

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Utilities
Posted on: September 2, 2021

Las Cruces Water Quality Lab Renamed for Former Director

LCUGarciaLab

By Cassie McClure

Published in the Las Cruces Sun-News 8/22/21

One of the newest Las Cruces Utilities (LCU) buildings will be named to honor the long-term LCU Director, Dr. Jorge A. Garcia. The water quality laboratory built in 2019 will now be kno...

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Utilities
Posted on: September 2, 2021

National Night Out with Las Cruces Utilities

LCU JamesJeff

By Cassie McClure

Published in the Las Cruces Bulletin 8/13/21

Las Cruces Utilities (LCU) joined City of Las Cruces (City) Police and Fire Departments during the National Night Out (NNO) event on Tuesday, August 3. NNO gives residents an evening to...

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Utilities
Posted on: August 29, 2021

Las Cruces Utilities Wants to Assist Customers before Disconnections for Nonpayment Resumes

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By Cassie McClure

Published in the Las Cruces Sun-News 8/29/21

Las Cruces Utilities Wants to Assist Customers before Disconnections for Nonpayment Resumes on September 1, 2021

If you have a past due account at Las Cruces Utilities (LCU), now is the ...

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Utilities
Posted on: August 23, 2021

Need Child Care?

NM Early Childhood Logo Outline of Kids tumbling in different colors

The City of Las Cruces is sharing the following information on Child Care Assistance:

Since the beginning of the public health
emergency, New Mexico’s child care providers have been open for business.You may qualify for assistance.

These two link...

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Hot Topics
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.
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: June 17, 2021

Utility Hawk Feedback

Utility Hawk Logo

Utility Hawk is a new web portal that is revolutionizing the way we can manage water and natural gas usage. 

Here are a few Utility Hawk Customer Testimonials and words of thanks:

The City's goal is to provide a user-friendly web portal th...

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Hot Topics
Posted on: March 18, 2021

RoadRUNNER Transit Survey

Bus waiting for passengers at the transit terminal

RoadRUNNER Transit is asking for your help in planning transit services for the next 5 years. What transit services are important to you now? What would you like RoadRUNNER Transit to provide in the future? The survey takes just 5 minutes and can be viewe...

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Additional Info... RoadRUNNER Transit
Posted on: December 29, 2020

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

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

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.

Follow thi...

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Hot Topics