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Posted on: October 20, 2020

City Council Unanimously Approves Agreements for Emergency COVID-19 Assistance

A group photo of the Las Cruces City Council, who will serve from January 2020 through December 2023

The Las Cruces City Council unanimously adopted a Resolution approving agreements between the City of Las Cruces and various nonprofit partners within the community for emergency assistance programs addressing the impact of COVID-19. City Council approval...

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City Manager Report
Posted on: October 19, 2020

Parks and Recreation Department Reminds No Mass Gatherings in Parks

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While it might be tempting to celebrate coming events like Halloween in the parks, the City of Las Cruces Parks and Recreation Department reminds the community that under the Governor’s emergency health mandates, mass gatherings are not allowed ...

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City Manager Report
Posted on: October 16, 2020

In-House Fabrication for Gas Lines: Las Cruces Utilities Behind the Scenes

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By Cassie McClure

Natural gas is a clean, easy and cheap way to heat a home or run an appliance. However, working with its connections needs to be done by those certified in the process to make sure that no dangerous leaks occur. For Las Cruces Utilities (...

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City Manager Report
Posted on: October 18, 2020

Advocates for the Public: Introduction to Las Cruces Utilities Board of Commissioners, Part 2

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By Cassie McClure

At Las Cruces Utilities (LCU), oversight to its projects and policies are guided by the Board of Commissioners for the City of Las Cruces Utilities. The Board, established in December 2006, consists of seven Commissioners, two of whom are...

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City Manager Report
Posted on: October 19, 2020

Las Cruces International Airport debuts $4.8 million in upgrades

Las Cruces Airport

The Las Cruces International Airport, 8990 Zia Boulevard, will soon be sporting a new look and upgrades to match, after recently undergoing more than $4 million in safety and facility upgrades, launching a new airport logo, and announcing a forthcoming ba...

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City Manager Report
Posted on: October 19, 2020

City of Las Cruces Launches Las Cruces Small Business Continuity Grant Program

Front of City Hall

The City of Las Cruces has launched the Las Cruces Small Business Continuity Grant Program to assist Las Cruces businesses and nonprofit agencies and organizations who have been negatively impacted by COVID-19.

The one-time grants, of as much as $10,000 fo...

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City Manager Report
Posted on: October 19, 2020

Parks and Recreation Department Encourages Safe Practices

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The City of Las Cruces Parks and Recreation Department reminds the community to follow COVID-19 safe practices and the State Public Health Order (https://cv.nmhealth.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/10/101620-PHO-1.pdf) still in place which includes: ...

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City Manager Report
Posted on: October 19, 2020

UPDATE: Nighttime Bridge Deck Repairs Continue on Lohman Avenue

Orange barrels on street

The New Mexico Department of Transportation (NMDOT) District One will need to continue overnight bridge deck repairs on bridges that cross over Interstate 25 on Lohman Avenue and Triviz Drive.From 8 p.m. today, Monday, Oct. 19, to 5 a.m. Tuesday, Oct. 20,...

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City Manager Report
Posted on: October 19, 2020

Police Warn of Predatory Cats

Big Cat

Las Cruces police are warning residents of the potential dangers of predatory cats roaming residential neighborhoods.

About noon on Friday, Oct. 16, a homeowner near Veterans Park spotted what he described as a dark-color cougar or mountain lion in a neigh...

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City Manager Report
Posted on: October 19, 2020

City Council to Meet October 19

City Council

The Las Cruces City Council will meet via video conference at 1 p.m. Monday, Oct. 19 for a regularly scheduled meeting.

The Council will consider adoption of a Resolution approving agreements or amendments to agreements between the City of Las Cruces and v...

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City Manager Report
Posted on: October 15, 2020

Tashiro Drive Widening Project

Tashiro Roadway Rendering for Construction

The City of Las Cruces will be begin The Tashiro Drive Widening Project within the next two weeks. (See Project Scope and Phases Below)

MOST RECENT NEWS RELEASE RELATED TO PROJECT LISTED 1ST

Tashiro Drive Construction Notice (Issued October 15, 2020)&nb...

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City Manager Report
Posted on: October 15, 2020

Las Cruces Regional Aquatic Center Annual Pool Inspection

Regional Aquatic Center

Las Cruces Regional Aquatic Center, 1401 E. Hadley Ave., will close the center’s pool area from November 8 to November 22, to prepare for and receive its annual inspection. 

The upstairs fitness gym will also be closed beginning November...

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City Manager Report
Posted on: October 15, 2020

City of Las Cruces Promoted as Features in Two Separate Fall Publications

Two Magazine Publications Fall

The City of Las Cruces has been getting some attention after being spotlighted as the exclusive feature in the August edition of Business View Magazine, and being featured as one of the safest places to visit in the Fall edition of Food and Travel Magazin...

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City Manager Report
Posted on: October 15, 2020

Updated: Las Cruces Dam Will Remain Closed for Maintenance

People walking the Dam

City of Las Cruces Streets Management is continuing annual maintenance of the Las Cruces Dam, in coordination with the Army Corps of Engineers. The dam’s closure will continu...

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City Manager Report
Posted on: October 14, 2020

Avoid Being A Victim of Vehicle Warm-up Theft

Vehicle Warm Up theft

Las Cruces police remind drivers who warm up their vehicles to refrain from leaving them unattended as they can be stolen within seconds.

Surveillance video from an Oct. 6 incident on Sombrero Court shows that it took less than 15 seconds for the suspect t...

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City Manager Report
Posted on: October 13, 2020

"Through a Different Lens: One Woman's Experience in Vietnam, 1967-1968"

Frances Williams photo in front of 14th Inventory Board

Join us at the Branigan Cultural Center, 501 N. Main St., from Oct. 23, 2020 through Feb. 6, 2021 for Through a Different Lens: One Woman’s Experience in Vietnam, 1967-1968, an exhibit that examines the life of Las Cruces resident Frances Williams during ...

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City Manager Report
Posted on: October 13, 2020

Governor Announces Renewed Public Health Regulations

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Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham announced Tuesday, Oct. 13 the state of New Mexico will implement, and in some cases re-implement, several public health regulations later in the week to stem the alarming
rise of COVID-19 illnesses statewide

The gov...

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City Manager Report
Posted on: October 13, 2020

Voting Begins at Las Cruces City Hall on Saturday, October 17

City Hall Lions

Registered voters in Las Cruces can begin casting their ballots for the 2020 General Election.  

EARLY VOTING – Early Voting has already begun at the Doña Ana County Clerk’s Office, 845 N. Motel Boulevard. R...

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City Manager Report
Posted on: October 9, 2020

Las Cruces Utilities Hosts Tour for NMSU Compost Club for Upcoming Collaborations

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By Cassie McClure

After Las Cruces Utilities (LCU) Deputy Director Solid Waste Robin Lawrence scraped off the top layer of the compost mulch, she stuck her hand into the pungent pile. She was happy to feel warmth. Members of the New Mexico State University...

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City Manager Report
Posted on: October 11, 2020

Advocates for the Public: Introduction to Las Cruces Utilities Board of Commissioners

LCU Board

By Cassie McClure

At Las Cruces Utilities (LCU), oversight to its projects and policies are guided by the Board of Commissioners (Board) for the City of Las Cruces Utilities. The Board, established in December 2006, consists of seven Commissioners, two of ...

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City Manager Report
Posted on: October 13, 2020

Dial-A-Ride Enhances Hours of Operation

Dial-A-Ride photo

The City of Las Cruces RoadRUNNER Transit Dial-A-Ride service is adjusting its hours of operation based on demand.

Beginning Monday, Oct. 26, patrons will be able to schedule rides from 6:30 a.m. to 7 p.m. Monday through Friday. The last pick up each weekd...

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City Manager Report
Posted on: October 13, 2020

City of Las Cruces Planning Efforts Recognized by American Planning Association Awards

People Looking at displays to illustrate engagement of the Elevate Las Cruces Comprehensive plan

The City of Las Cruces Community Development Department has acquired two new awards this month for the hard work staff - with the assistance of consultants and hundreds of community stakeholders - has completed throughout the past several years. The New M...

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City Manager Report
Posted on: October 12, 2020

City Council Intends to Join Work Group to Review Hospital Lease Agreement

A group photo of the Las Cruces City Council, who will serve from January 2020 through December 2023

The Las Cruces City Council reached a consensus during its Monday, Oct. 12 work session to form a  work group, with some members of the Doña Ana County Board of Commissioners, that will come up with final terms of proposed amendments t...

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City Manager Report
Posted on: October 12, 2020

Part of Triviz Drive to be Closed Up to Three Months for Construction

Triviz Drive to be Closed

Triviz Drive, between University Avenue and Wisconsin Avenue, will be closed for as long as three months. The closure began Monday, Oct. 12 for construction of the north roundabout on Triviz and for installation of water and gas lines by the City of Las C...

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City Manager Report
Posted on: October 12, 2020

Lohman Avenue Bridge Deck Repairs to be Made Overnight This Week

Orange barrels on street

The New Mexico Department of Transportation (NMDOT) District One will make overnight bridge deck repairs this week, from Oct. 12, 2020  to Oct. 17, 2020, on the bridges that cross over Interstate 25 on Lohman Avenue and across Triviz Drive.

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City Manager Report
Posted on: October 9, 2020

State Encourages Residents to "Stay Inside the Triangle"

Tiangle with Work, Self-care and errands written at the points

Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham and state health officials this week once again reminded New Mexicans to limit their travel outside of their home in order to reduce the risk of spreading the virus.

“Every time we leave the house, we take a risk, because the vi...

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City Manager Report
Posted on: October 8, 2020

Citizen Participation Plan

House with paper plans and bricks

The City’s 2021-2025 Citizen Participation Plan is now open for public review and comment. 

Public comment will be accepted from Oct. 9, 2020 to Oct. 23, 2020.

A virtual public hearing will be conducted at 5:30 p.m. Wednesday, Oc...

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City Manager Report
Posted on: October 8, 2020

City Council to Meet October 12 for a Work Session

City Council

The Las Cruces City Council will meet via video conference at 1 p.m. Monday, Oct. 12, 2020 for a work session. 

Memorial Medical Center administration, represented by Chief Executive Officer John Harris and Chief Financial Officer Steve Winegeart,...

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City Manager Report
Posted on: October 7, 2020

Governor, State Officials to Give Update Thursday on COVID-19 in New Mexico

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Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham and state officials will host a remote news conference Thursday afternoon to provide an update on the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic in New Mexico.

WHAT: Remote news conference with state officials

WHEN: 3 p.m. Thursday, October 8

The ...

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City Manager Report
Posted on: October 7, 2020

Utilities Drop Box Repaired and is Now Operational

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

The Las Cruces Utilities (LCU) drop box for payments, in the parking lot between Las Cruces City Hall and Thomas Branigan Memorial Library has been repaired and City utilities&nbs...

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City Manager Report
Posted on: October 7, 2020

Fall/Winter Water Restrictions Now in Effect

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Citywide spring and summer daytime outdoor watering, from April 1 to September 30, restricted customers from watering during the daytime hours of 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. But, from October 1 to March 31 customers are allowed to water during these hours on their ...

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City Manager Report
Posted on: October 6, 2020

Parks & Recreation Youth Services Offers Tutoring and More

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The Parks and Recreation Department's Youth Services provides programs and opportunities for youth, families, and other community members including mentorship, educational programs, civic engagement, beautification projects, tutoring and learning...

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City Manager Report
Posted on: October 6, 2020

Music and Movement Bags Available for Checkout

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Thomas Branigan Memorial Library, 200 E. Picacho Ave., is pleased to offer Music and Movement Bags for families available for check out on Tuesday, Oct. 13.   

In the Movement & Music Bag, you will find a variety of rhythm instruments...

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City Manager Report
Posted on: October 6, 2020

Arte Cubano to Open at the Las Cruces Museum of Art

Cubano Art

Arte Cubano opens Oct. 13, 2020, at Las Cruces Museum of Art, 491 N. Main St.

Arte Cubano highlights a universally agreed-upon characteristic of the island’s art: an incredible diversity. Cuban art is so rich in large part because of its diverse cultural b...

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City Manager Report
Posted on: October 6, 2020

Beware of Fake Census Workers

Census impersonators

Police are warning residents of impersonators portraying themselves as Census takers who may be trying to obtain personal or financial information.

Two incidents were reported last week to Las Cruces police. Neither of the residents fell victim to the impe...

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City Manager Report
Posted on: October 6, 2020

New Supplemental SNAP Increases Being Issued in October

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The New Mexico Human Services Department announced Tuesday, Oct. 6, that households in the state receiving Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) benefits will again receive the maximum amount for their household size for the month of October.

Be...

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City Manager Report
Posted on: October 6, 2020

State Launches COVID-Safe, Family-Friendly Halloween Events

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The state of New Mexico announced Tuesday, Oct. 6, a calendar of 13 family-friendly Halloween activities New Mexicans can safely enjoy at home throughout October. 

By visiting TogetherNM.org, New Mexicans will find recipes, arts and crafts ideas a...

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City Manager Report
Posted on: October 4, 2020

Fusing Pipes on The Fly: Certification for Local Gas Workers

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By Cassie McClure 

When a gas pipe needs to be repaired in the field, it takes a steady hand and plenty of knowledge. It is also a process that needs yearly certification and Las Cruces Utilities (LCU) hosts and trains not only its staff, but othe...

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City Manager Report
Posted on: October 6, 2020

City Council Approves Affordable Housing Development Agreement with Tierra Del Sol Housing Corp.

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The Las Cruces City Council, at its Monday, Oct. 5 meeting, approved a Resolution establishing an affordable housing development agreement between the City and Tierra Del Sol Housing Corporation. The agreement will lead to the construction of 32 affordabl...

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City Manager Report
Posted on: October 2, 2020

Las Cruces Utilities: Jobs for the Future

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By Cassie McClure 

It’s early in the morning and the contractor is thrilled to see the Las Cruces Utilities (LCU) truck pull up. LCU Intern Omar Muñoz is there to relocate a water line so a water meter can be installed at a ne...

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City Manager Report
Posted on: October 5, 2020

Utilities Payment Drop Box Vandalized

Las Cruces City Hall

The Las Cruces Utilities (LCU) payment drop box located in the parking lot between City Hall and Thomas Branigan Memorial Library was vandalized late Wednesday, Sept. 30, or early Thursday, Oct. 1. 

Any LCU customers who submitted payments in the ...

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City Manager Report
Posted on: October 1, 2020

Las Cruces Dam Closed for Maintenance

Las Cruces Dam

City of Las Cruces Streets Management, in coordination with the Army Corps of Engineers, will be reviewing infrastructure concerns at the Las Cruces Dam. To ensure the public’s safety, the crest of the Las Cruces Dam is closed for an estimated ...

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City Manager Report
Posted on: October 1, 2020

Utilities Payment Dropbox Out of Service - Alternate Payment Options Available

Las Cruces City Hall

The City of Las Cruces Utilities (LCU) Payment Dropbox, in the parking lot between City Hall and Thomas Branigan Memorial Library, is temporarily out of service. Beginning Monday, Oct. 5, customers may make payments at the two cashiering stations within t...

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City Manager Report
Posted on: October 1, 2020

City Council to Consider Climate Action Plan at its October 5 Meeting

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The Las Cruces City Council will meet at 1 p.m. Monday, Oct. 5, via video conference, for a regularly scheduled meeting. 

The meeting will be televised live at 1 p.m. Monday on CLC-TV, Comcast Cable channel 20. The meeting will also be available l...

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City Manager Report
Posted on: September 30, 2020

Branigan Library Hosts Author J. A. Jance

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Thomas Branigan Memorial Library invites you to an author talk by award-winning J.A. Jance at 12:30 p.m. October 15 via Zoom. 

New York Times bestselling suspense master J.A. Jance published the first of more than 240 books in 1985.  She ...

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City Manager Report
Posted on: September 27, 2020

Changes in Utilities Development Impact Fees Benefit City Growth

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By Cassie McClure

At the Las Cruces City Council Work Session on Sept. 14, Council approved the reduction of the water development impact fees (DIF) and the increase of the wastewater DIF. While the allocation of who pays those fees will be further discuss...

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City Manager Report
Posted on: September 30, 2020

GO Bond Project Construction for Sports Courts has Green Light

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The anticipated rehabilitation of parks and sports courts as part of the General Obligation (GO) Bond projects have the official green light for construction to begin. 

Tennis courts at Lions Park, 701 W. Picacho Ave., are on schedule to begin sur...

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City Manager Report
Posted on: September 30, 2020

Recreational Programming Returns to Community Centers

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Meerscheidt Recreation Center, 1600 E. Hadley Ave., and Frank O’Brien Papen Community Center, 304 W. Bell Ave., will reopen on Oct. 5 for specific recreational programming, in keeping with the most recent lowering of restrictions mandated by the...

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City Manager Report
Posted on: September 25, 2020

Simple Techniques to Reduce COVID Exposure: Las Cruces Utilities Stays Safe

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By Cassie McClure

In March, change happened quickly for everyone. At Las Cruces Utilities (LCU), the exception was that the services its staff provides to residents – gas, water, and trash disposal – was an essential function to keep th...

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City Manager Report
Posted on: September 6, 2020

City Growth May Mean New Trash Pickup Days for Customers

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By Cassie McClure

Las Cruces is growing, and with that growth comes a need for utility services at homes and businesses including natural gas, water, wastewater, and solid waste disposal. Las Cruces Utilities (LCU) aims to meet that need and is undertaking...

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City Manager Report
Posted on: September 29, 2020

Take-Out STEM Activities from the Museum of Nature and Science

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The Las Cruces Museum of Nature & Science, 411 N. Main St., continues to offer to take out activity kits in October. Kits are free but require reservations. To reserve kits email Stephanie at shawkins@las-cruces.org or call 575/522-3120. Kits are avai...

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City Manager Report
Posted on: September 28, 2020

Most Auto Burglaries are Preventable

auto burglary prevention

The overwhelming majority of auto burglaries committed in Las Cruces are considered crimes of opportunity and occur when valuables are left in plain sight, and vehicles are parked unattended and unlocked.

 

Most auto burglary perpetrators simply cr...

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City Manager Report
Posted on: September 28, 2020

Dolores Huerta: Revolution in the Fields at the Branigan Cultural Center

Dolores Huerta making a speech

Dolores Huerta: Revolution in the Fields/Revolución en los Campos will be on display at the Branigan Cultural Center, 501 N. Main St., from Oct. 17, 2020 through Jan. 9, 2021.

The exhibition shares the compelling story of legendary activist and ...

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City Manager Report
Posted on: September 28, 2020

Frenger Pool to Close for Annual Inspection

Frenger pool

Frenger Pool, 800 Parkview Drive, will be closed Saturday, Oct. 17 through Sunday, Nov. 1 for annual inspection. The pool will reopen Monday, Nov. 2. 

During the temporary closure, lap swimming and general exercise will be available by reservation...

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City Manager Report
Posted on: September 25, 2020

Updated COVID Funding Report Available on City Website

Front of City Hall

An updated COVID Funding Report of Las Cruces City Council allocations for COVID-19 response is now available to the public on the City of Las Cruces website. 

The updated report can be found online at https://www.las-cruces.org/DocumentC...

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City Manager Report
Posted on: September 25, 2020

Parks & Recreation COVID-19 Status

Youngs Park

The City of Las Cruces Parks and Recreation Department will expand the Phase 2 status for parks and recreational programs that follows COVID-19 safe practices and the State Public Health Order (https://cv.nmhealth.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/09/091820-PHO...

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City Manager Report
Posted on: September 23, 2020

Scam Telephone Calls are Coming from Police Impersonators

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Las Cruces police are warning residents of potential scam telephone calls that are trying to entice call recipients to respond to the scene of a crash or provide personal or financial information.

 

On Wednesday, Sept. 23, a Las Cruces police serge...

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City Manager Report
Posted on: September 22, 2020

City Council Hears from Business Owners About Proposed Changes to the City’s Minimum Wage

A group photo of the Las Cruces City Council, who will serve from January 2020 through December 2023

The Las Cruces City Council met Tuesday, September 22, via video conference, for a Special Work Session regarding the City’s proposed minimum wage for 2021.

City Council especially sought input from employees, business owners or managers in Las C...

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City Manager Report
Posted on: September 22, 2020

City Council Adopts New Version of Utility Terrain Vehicle Ordinance

City Council

The Las Cruces City Council has repealed and replaced the City’s Utility Terrain Vehicle (UTV) ordinance with a new version. The council’s action came during its regularly scheduled meeting on Monday, September 22.The new version of th...

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City Manager Report
Posted on: September 20, 2020

Las Cruces Utilities Uses High-End Tech to Keep Infrastructure Secure

LCU SCADA Tech

By Cassie McClure

A new pressure reducing valve was installed on Well 117 and it was time to connect it into the Las Cruces Utilities (LCU) monitoring system. That system, known as SCADA (Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition), not only oversees the sec...

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City Manager Report
Posted on: September 18, 2020

Promotional Video Produced for Las Cruces Arts and Cultural District Creative Tourism Award

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A promotional video has been produced which highlights a Creative Tourism Award the Las Cruces Arts and Cultural District won earlier this year from the Creative Tourism Network.

The City’s Arts and Cultural District Coordinating Council was cont...

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City Manager Report
Posted on: September 9, 2020

City of Las Cruces Names Mandy Leatherwood Guss as Director of Communications

Mandy Leatherwood Guss

The City of Las Cruces announces that Mandy Leatherwood Guss has been named the City’s new Director of Communications.

Guss joined the City in March of 2016 as Marketing Coordinator for the then Community & Cultural Services Department. Later...

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City Manager Report
Posted on: September 8, 2020

Teen Study Services Offered

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The City of Las Cruces Parks & Recreation Youth Services Section will offer teen study services beginning Monday, September 14 through the Teen Connection Program. The study center will provide students in grades six through 12 - ages 12 and older - a...

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City Manager Report
Posted on: September 4, 2020

Health Secretary Issues Social Distancing Restrictions for Polling Places

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New Mexico Health Secretary Kathy Kunkel this week issued a public health order establishing social distancing restrictions for polling places during the fall election season.

“Election facilities must remain accessible to the public under the st...

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City Manager Report
Posted on: September 4, 2020

Out-of-School Time Tutoring Services will be Offered

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The City of Las Cruces Parks & Recreation Youth Services Section will offer tutoring services beginning Monday, September 14 through the Out-of-School Time Program. The sessions will provide students in Kindergarten through fifth grade – 5 t...

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City Manager Report
Posted on: September 1, 2020

Beware of Check Overpayment Scam

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Police are warning residents of an overpayment scam that has victimized at least two Las Cruces residents.

Investigators learned that at least two Las Cruces residents received electronic correspondence that appeared to be from a firm that advertises for m...

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City Manager Report
Posted on: August 21, 2020

Hands-On Training at Utilities Water Quality Laboratory with DACC

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By Cassie McClure 

Las Cruces Utilities (LCU) monitors the water quality throughout the city in its own state-of-the-art laboratory off Motel Boulevard. It’s not just a place for testing, it’s also a place for learning. LCU par...

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City Manager Report
Posted on: August 28, 2020

City Selects Christine Rivera as City Clerk

Christine Rivera

The City of Las Cruces announces that Christine Rivera has been selected to be City Clerk.

Christine was the Deputy City Clerk from 2016 until her appointment in October 2019 as the Acting City Clerk. During her time in the acting position, she implemented...

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City Manager Report
Posted on: August 27, 2020

City Council Approves $1.4 Million for Additional COVID-19 Relief

A group photo of the Las Cruces City Council, who will serve from January 2020 through December 2023

A resolution authorizing the City of Las Cruces to accept a $1,400,000 budget adjustment for emergency assistance for the impact from COVID-19 for various programs was adopted by the Las Cruces City Council during a Special Meeting on Thursday, August 27....

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City Manager Report
Posted on: August 23, 2020

Coming Soon, One Call: Answers for Trash and Recycling

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By Cassie McClure 

There may be several trash cans in the house. Some waste baskets are in different rooms; some are only filled with cardboard and milk jugs for recycling. But, all of the trash funnels into the same location outside, in either th...

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City Manager Report
Posted on: August 24, 2020

Parks & Recreation Aquatic Facility - Fall/Winter Hours

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The Las Cruces Regional Aquatic Center, 1401 E. Hadley Ave. and Frenger Pool, 800 Parkview Drive, will implement fall/winter hours of operation beginning Tuesday, September 8, in accordance with the Governor’s Emergency Public Health Order, stil...

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City Manager Report
Posted on: July 31, 2020

Dr. Harry Hardee Has Joined the Las Cruces Utilities Board of Commissioners

Dr. Hardee

By Cassie McCLure

The Las Cruces Utilities (LCU) Board of Commissioners, established in December 2006, initiates each new member in the depth and breadth of its operations to be able to provide oversight of the operations for the general public. The Board ...

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City Manager Report
Posted on: August 6, 2020

Elections Officials Needed for 2020 General Election

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Election officials are sought for the Nov. 3, 2020 general election. To be an election official interested individuals must:

  • Be registered to vote in Doña Ana County.
  • Take an oath of office.
  • Not be a candidate for any office on the general electio...
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City Manager Report
Posted on: March 26, 2020

Updated New Mexico COVID-19 cases: Now at 136

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New Mexico state health officials on Thursday announced 24 additional positive tests for COVID-19.

Per the state Department of Health, the most recent cases are:

Seven new cases in Bernalillo County:

  • A female in her 20s
  • A female in her 30s
  • A male in his 40s
  • A m...
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City Manager Report
Posted on: March 24, 2020

Updated New Mexico COVID-19 cases: Now at 100

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Updated New Mexico COVID-19 cases: Now at 100SANTA FE – New Mexico state health officials on Monday announced 17 additional positive tests for COVID-19.Per the state Department of Health, the most recent cases are:Five new cases in Bern...
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City Manager Report
Posted on: January 6, 2020

City Manager Search Begins

Aerial View of Downtown Las Cruces

The national search for a new city manager for the City of Las Cruces has officially begun. Well-qualified candidates may apply electronically to The Novak Consulting Group at thenovakconsultinggroup.com.

The application is accessed by selecting the blue &...

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City Manager Report
Posted on: May 21, 2019

Noise Ordinance Input Meeting

Image of half of a face showing ear with sound waves going in ear

The City is asking for public input on changes proposed to the City of Las Cruces Ordinance 1988 that regulates noise throughout the City of Las Cruces. Ordinance 1988, “Noise,” is included in Chapter 19, Offenses and Miscellaneous Pro...

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City Manager Report