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Posted on: August 7, 2020

2019-2020 Crack Seal Maintenance Project Road List 13

Lane Closure (1)

As part of a Crack Sealing Maintenance Project throughout the City streets, temporary lane closures will begin on Monday August 10 for the following streets.

  • Golf Club Road from Sonoma Ranch Boulevard to Roadrunner Parkway on Monday, August 10.
  • Lohman Avenu...
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News Releases
Posted on: August 7, 2020

Royal Crossing TDD Public Hearing Meeting

Royal Crossing Tax Increment Development DIstrict

The City of Las Cruces, will hold a public meeting at 9 a.m. on Tuesday, August 11, via Zoom, concerning the adoption of an resolution relating to the formation of the Royal Crossing Tax Increment Development District.The formation of the District is prop...

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News Releases
Posted on: August 7, 2020

Improvements Scheduled for Thomas Branigan Library and Albert Johnson Park

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As part of the City’s commitment to improve customer service, safety, and keep its facilities in proper shape, Facilities Management is working with a local vendor to install a sidewalk, new ADA ramps, and other limited maintenance activities to...

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News Releases
Posted on: August 7, 2020

State and Major Health Systems Outline Options for COVID-19 Testing

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The New Mexico Department of Health (NMDOH) and its testing partners want to collaboratively assure the public that COVID-19 testing remains widely available to those who need it in the state of New Mexico, and that people who need to get tested are still...

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News Releases
Posted on: August 7, 2020

New Supplemental SNAP Increases Also Being Issued in August

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New Mexico households receiving Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) benefits will again receive the maximum amount for their household size for the month of August, the New Mexico Human Services Department announced today.

During the past fiv...

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News Releases
Posted on: August 7, 2020

City Council to Discuss Community Development Commercial Fee Schedule at Its August 10 Work Session

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The Las Cruces City Council will meet at 1 p.m. Monday, August 10, 2020 for a work session to be conducted by video conference.

The work session will be televised live at 1 p.m. Monday on CLC-TV, Comcast Cable channel 20. The work session will also be avai...

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News Releases
Posted on: August 6, 2020

Public Opportunity to Learn More About Building Permit Fees

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Las Cruces community members have more opportunities to learn about building permit fees charged by the City’s Community Development Department, which has not increased fees for 14 years, since 2006. The public can go online to view a presentati...

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News Releases
Posted on: August 6, 2020

JIC Notes August 5, 2020

COVID-19

Media contact: Catherine Zaharko, Doña Ana County575-525-5801• catherinez@donaanacounty.org

OBJECTIVE: To streamline communication between local government agencies during the COVID-19 response. Partner organizations include city and co...

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News Releases
Posted on: August 6, 2020

State Quarantine Requirements Amended to Accommodate Medical, Family Needs

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Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham on Thursday issued a revised executive order requiring quarantine for individuals arriving into the state of New Mexico, incorporating adjustments for those leaving the state for urgent medical and family needs.

As neighboring s...

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News Releases
Posted on: August 6, 2020

City of Las Cruces and LiftFund Partner to Aid Small Businesses Navigate and Thrive

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The City of Las Cruces and LiftFund have partnered to develop a relief support program that includes business counseling and workshops available to small business owners impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic.“City Council has been proactive in looki...

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News Releases
Posted on: August 6, 2020

Governor, Health Officials to Give Press Update on COVID 19 Updates

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Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham and state officials will host a remote news conference this afternoon to provide an update on New Mexico’s COVID-19 response.

WHAT: Remote news conference regarding New Mexico’s COVID-19 response

WHEN: Thursda...

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News Releases
Posted on: August 6, 2020

Elections Officials Needed for 2020 General Election

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Election officials are being 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 e...
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News Releases
Posted on: August 6, 2020

News Release: City of Las Cruces Launches the Las Cruces Safe Promise to the Community

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Mayor Ken Miyagishima will announce the launch of the Las Cruces Safe Promise campaign during a virtual news conference that will start at 11:00 a.m., Friday, August 7.The general public may view the news conference at YouTube.com/clctv20 or CLC-TV Comcas...

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News Releases
Posted on: August 4, 2020

City Council Approves $17.6 Million Bond Sale for General Obligation Bond Projects

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The Las Cruces City Council has unanimously approved the sale of $17,600,000 in tax-exempt General Obligation (GO) Improvement Bonds, Series 2020 that City voters approved in 2018. The council’s approval came during Monday’s regularly ...

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News Releases
Posted on: August 5, 2020

Las Cruces Utilities Director Jorge Garcia to Retire

Dr. Jorge Garcia

An illustrious 31-year career with the City of Las Cruces will soon come to a close as Las Cruces Utilities Director Jorge A. Garcia will retire on September 1, 2020.“The City utility has been a great place to work, a great place to learn, a gre...

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News Releases
Posted on: August 5, 2020

Police Seek Person of Interest in Branson Fatal Shooting

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Las Cruces police are asking for the public’s help identifying a person of interest in Tuesday evening’s shooting on Branson Avenue that claimed the life of a 24-year-old man.

Shortly before 9 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 4, Las Cruces police wer...

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News Releases
Posted on: August 5, 2020

Road Maintenance, Various Streets for August 7

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Streets Management will be applying a chip seal surface treatment on various streets.Affected areas include:

  • Mayfield Road from N. Valley to west end
  • Casa Drive from N. Valley to west end
  • Casita Court from Casa Drive to cul-de-sac
  • Medina Drive from Tashiro to...
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News Releases
Posted on: August 5, 2020

Thomas Branigan Memorial Library Continues Limited Services, Adds Saturday Options

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After closing to public on March 17 in the interest of public health and to help prevent the spread of COVID-19, Thomas Branigan Memorial Library continues to offer limited services through August 31, 2020&am...

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News Releases
Posted on: August 5, 2020

New Mexico Launches Recovery Loan Fund

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The Small Business Recovery Loan Fund for New Mexico small businesses opened on August 5, Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham announced Wednesday.

The online application is available at http://www.nmfinance.com.

The Small Business Recovery Act of 2020 allocates $40...

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News Releases
Posted on: August 5, 2020

Road Maintenance Various Streets for August 6

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Streets Management will be applying a chip seal surface treatment on various streets, beginning this week, and the works is scheduled to be completed Friday, August 7.Affected areas include:

  • Salinas Drive from Fairway
  • Boise Drive from Gladys Drive to S. Tri...
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News Releases
Posted on: August 4, 2020

Sedona Hills Parkway - Road Closure Notice

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Sedona Hills Parkway between Saddle Rock Road and Saddle Rock Road is scheduled to receive subsurface utility installations as part of a utility permit for La Hacienda De Las Lomas Subdivision. Work will begin Thursday, August 06, and is estimated to conc...

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News Releases
Posted on: August 4, 2020

2020 - 2021 Overlay Maintenance Project - Road Closure Notice

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South Esperanza Street from Utah Avenue to Amador Avenue is scheduled to undergo milling and overlay operations as part of the City 2020-2021 Overlay Maintenance Project. Work will begin Tuesday, August 04, and is estimated to conclude on Wednesday, Augus...

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News Releases
Posted on: August 4, 2020

Parks & Recreation COVID-19 Status

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The City of Las Cruces Parks & Recreation Department continues to observe its 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/2020/07...

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News Releases
Posted on: August 4, 2020

City Council Approves $17.6 Million Bond Sale for General Obligation Bond Projects

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The Las Cruces City Council has unanimously approved the sale of $17,600,000 in tax-exempt General Obligation (GO) Improvement Bonds, Series 2020 that City voters approved in 2018. The council’s approval came during Monday’s regularly ...

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News Releases
Posted on: August 3, 2020

City Offers Moment of Silence for Those Killed in El Paso Walmart Shooting One Year Ago

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The City of Las Cruces observed a moment of silence at the beginning of this afternoon’s regular City Council meeting to honor and remember those who needlessly lost their lives in an El Paso Walmart one year ago.At the meeting’s start...

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News Releases
Posted on: August 3, 2020

Suspect in Burglary and Auto Theft Arrested on Friday

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Las Cruces police arrested a man suspected of burglarizing a used car sales business and stealing one of the vehicles.

Hector S. Gonzalez, 29, is charged with one count of commercial burglary and one count of unlawful taking of a motor vehicle. Both charge...

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News Releases
Posted on: August 3, 2020

Great Courses: A Cultural Culinary History

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Miss that back to school feeling? Thomas Branigan Memorial Library invites you to participate in our discussion of The Great Courses program Food: A Cultural Culinary History. This program covers the evolution of food around the world from the stone age t...

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News Releases
Posted on: August 3, 2020

Youth Conservation Corp Crew Earns National Certification

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The City of Las Cruces Parks and Recreation Department proudly announced that all Youth Conservation Corp (YCC) summer crew members have earned Qualified Water Efficient Landscaper (QWEL) Certified Professional titles by completing the intensive course an...

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News Releases
Posted on: August 3, 2020

RoadRUNNER Transit Joins Efforts to "Be Counted" for the 2020 Census

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RoadRUNNER drivers will be wearing "Be Counted" t-shirts on August 4 to remind everyone of the importance of participating and completing your census questionnaire. Be Counted is the slogan of the City’s campaign to promote the Census,...

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News Releases
Posted on: August 3, 2020

2020-2021 Overlay Maintenance Project

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Lujan Street from East Lohman Avenue to Kansas Avenue, and Luna Street from Arizona Street to Utah Avenue are both scheduled to undergo milling and overlay operations as part of the City’s 2020-2021 Overlay Maintenance Project. Work will begin M...

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News Releases
Posted on: August 3, 2020

Road Maintenance Various Streets Beginning Today

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Streets Management will be applying a chip seal surface treatment on various streets, beginning Monday, August 3. The work is scheduled to be completed Friday, August 7.Areas affected include:

  • Cherokee Circle from Cheyenne Drive to Cheyenne Drive
  • Baca Road ...
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News Releases
Posted on: August 1, 2020

Public Opportunity to Learn More about Building Permit Fees

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Las Cruces community members have more opportunities to learn about building permit fees charged by the City’s Community Development Department, which has not increased fees for 14 years, since 2006. The public can go online to view a p...

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News Releases
Posted on: July 31, 2020

Las Cruces Museum Collections Available Online

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The Las Cruces Museum System (LCMS) has over 10,000 objects in the Permanent Collections including fine art, natural history specimens, local and regional historical objects and archives, and railroad-related objects. Every object in the collections is tr...

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News Releases
Posted on: July 30, 2020

City Names Interim Police Chief

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The City of Las Cruces has named Miguel Dominguez as Interim Chief of Police following the retirement of Patrick Gallagher, whose final day on the job is Aug. 1. Dominguez will begin his new assignment on Aug. 2. Miguel Dominguez has res...

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News Releases
Posted on: July 30, 2020

Road Maintenance Various Streets, Additional Location for August 3

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Streets Management will be applying a chip seal surface treatment on various streets, beginning Monday, August 3, and the work is scheduled to be completed Friday, August 7.

Affected areas include:

  • Branding Iron Circle from Buckboard Way to Buckhorn Drive
  • W....
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News Releases
Posted on: July 30, 2020

Governor, Health Officials to Give Press Update on COVID 19 Updates This Afternoon

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Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham and state officials will host a remote news conference this afternoon to provide an update on COVID-19 efforts in New Mexico and the public health order.

WHAT: Remote news conference regarding New Mexico’s COVID-19 eff...

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News Releases
Posted on: July 30, 2020

National Night Out Postponed for 2020

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National Night Out, the annual event that promotes community partnerships and camaraderie between residents and police, has been postponed for 2020 because of the public health emergency.

The Las Cruces police and fire departments, in partnership with the ...

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News Releases
Posted on: July 29, 2020

Road Maintenance Various Streets, Additional Locations

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Streets Management will be applying a chip seal surface treatment on various streets, beginning Monday, August 3, which are scheduled to be completed Friday, August 7.

Affected areas include:

  • Mayfield Road from N. Valley Drive to west end 
  • Casa Driv...
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News Releases
Posted on: July 29, 2020

Discolored Water Notification

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Las Cruces Utilities (LCU) is receiving discolored water calls in the following area:

  • Mulberry Avenue to Hadley Avenue  
  • Triviz Drive to Walnut Street

Water associates are flushing in the area to alleviate the discoloration. Although the water is sa...

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News Releases
Posted on: July 29, 2020

JIC Notes July 29, 2020

COVID-19

OBJECTIVE: To streamline communication between local government agencies during the COVID-19 response. Partner organizations include city and county representatives, local hospitals, the Department of Health, jail and prison facilities, first responders, ...

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News Releases
Posted on: July 29, 2020

2019-2020 Crack Sealing Maintenance Project Road List 12

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As part of a Crack Sealing Maintenance Project throughout the City streets temporary lane closures will begin on Thursday July 30, 2020 from Lohman Avenue from Campo Street to Chaparro Street.The work is scheduled to ta...

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News Releases
Posted on: July 29, 2020

State Applies for Federal Restaurant Assistance Through EBT Program

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The New Mexico Human Services Department  has applied for federal approval to implement the Restaurant Meals Plan (RMP) as a means of continuing state assistance to businesses that have been impacted by the economic crisis sparked by the COVID-19...

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News Releases
Posted on: July 28, 2020

SWAT Callout Results in Arrest of Wanted Man

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An early-morning SWAT callout resulted in the arrest of a man suspected of battering his ex-girlfriend and holding the woman against her will during an incident that occurred Monday.

Carlos Herrera, 36, of the 5300 blocks of Sunny Acres Drive, is charged w...

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News Releases
Posted on: July 28, 2020

Take-Out Family STEM Night from the Museum of Nature and Science

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“Take out Family STEM Night” material kits are available for pick up Wednesday August 12, August 19, and August 26. “Take out Family STEM Night” kits are free, but require reservation. To reserve your kit please con...

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News Releases
Posted on: July 28, 2020

Road Maintenance Various Streets Beginning August 3, 2020

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Streets Management will be applying a chip seal surface treatment on various streets, beginning Monday, August 3, and is scheduled to complete the work by Friday, August 7. A...

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News Releases
Posted on: July 28, 2020

2019 - 2020 Crack Sealing Maintenance Project Road List 11

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As part of a Crack Sealing Maintenance Project throughout the City streets temporary lane closures will begin on Friday July 31, 2020 for the following areas: Golf Club Road from Sonoma Ranch Boulevard to Roadrunner Parkway.The ...

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News Releases
Posted on: July 27, 2020

City Council to Explore Possible Partnership With New Mexico Family Services

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There was consensus from the Las Cruces City Council during its work session on Monday, July 27 to explore the possibilities of establishing a partnership with New Mexico Family Services (NMFS).

Mayor Ken Miyagishima has asked City staff members to provide...

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News Releases
Posted on: July 27, 2020

Police are investigating the death of a man whose body was found Saturday, partially submerged, in a

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Police Investigate Death of Man Found in Apartment Ponding AreaLas Cruces police are investigating the death of a man whose body was found Saturday afternoon, partially submerged, in a ponding area at an apartment complex.About 3 p.m. Saturday, July 25, L...

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News Releases
Posted on: July 27, 2020

Man Suspected of Discharging Handgun in Legends West Neighborhood

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The man suspected of discharging a firearm from a moving vehicle in a residential neighborhood on Saturday has been arrested.

Emilio Daniel Palacios, 28, of the 5900 block of Desert Plum Lane, in unincorporated Dona Ana County, is charged with one count of...

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News Releases
Posted on: July 27, 2020

Peachtree Hills Road Emergency Closure

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Due to unforeseen site conditions, Peachtree Hills Road between Sonoma Ranch Blvd. and Metro Park Ave. will be closed for approximately two working days. Tr...

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News Releases
Posted on: July 27, 2020

Emergency Lane Closures for East Lohman Avenue and South Telshor Boulevard

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As part of a new fiber optics project along the S. Telshor Blvd. corridor, at the intersection of E. Lohman Avenue and S. Telshor Blvd. there will be temporarily alternating lane closures for the West and East bound traffic at the east e...

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News Releases
Posted on: July 27, 2020

Las Cruces City Website Provides Quick Links to COVID-19 Related Information

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The COVID-19 pandemic has created a number of challenges for cities all across New Mexico, the nation, and the world, but the City of Las Cruces is working hard to provide residents with information they can easily find and use to help them overcome the c...

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News Releases
Posted on: July 23, 2020

State Updates School Reopening Guidelines

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The following is a share message from the Office of The Governor of NM:

The New Mexico Public Education Department on Thursday announced updates to the state’s plan for the safe and methodical reentry into school for students and educators this f...

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News Releases
Posted on: July 23, 2020

Trash Buddies Pitch in to Clean Up

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Keep Las Cruces Beautiful now has help from the community despite COVID-19 and the public health restrictions associated with the pandemic as community groups and individuals have stepped up to fill the gap to help clean up Las Cruces.One such group is th...

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News Releases
Posted on: July 23, 2020

Special City Council Meeting on July 24 to focus on Las Cruces Safe Promise Program, COVID-19 Update

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NOTE: Title previously incorrectly listed meeting as July 22, and has now been corrected to the correct date of July 24. (Correction made 7/23/2020 at 12:37 p.m. MT)

The Las Cruces City Council will conduct a Special Meeting, by video conference, at 9 a.m....

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News Releases
Posted on: July 22, 2020

LCFD Provides Tips for Safe Hiking

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Following the rescue of three hikers who became stranded in the Organ Mountains earlier this week, the Las Cruces Fire Department would like to provide tips for those who venture into the great outdoors.

LCFD suggests following these and other safety tips:...

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News Releases
Posted on: July 22, 2020

W. Fleming Avenue ADA Improvement Project

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As part of an ADA improvement project along the W. Fleming Ave. corridor, Cherry Street will be closed at the intersection at W. Fleming Ave. for north and southbound travel for two days beginning Wednesday, July 22, 2020.The City has verified that no con...

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News Releases
Posted on: July 21, 2020

City of Las Cruces City Council Narrows City Manager Search to Two Finalists

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The City of Las Cruces is moving forward in its search for a new City Manager. Candidates have been narrowed to two finalists after virtual meetings have concluded between the City Council, mayor and the candidates this afternoon. 

The two finalis...

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News Releases
Posted on: July 20, 2020

NM Supreme Court Grants Governor's Request for Stay in Indoor Dining Case

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The state Supreme Court on Monday afternoon granted Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham’s emergency request to stay an order issued by a judge in Carlsbad earlier Monday that would have temporarily permitted indoor dining at restaurants in New Mexico de...

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News Releases
Posted on: July 20, 2020

Providers Offer Special Hours to Get Children Immunized

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The New Mexico Department of Health, the New Mexico Immunization Coalition (NMIC), the New Mexico Primary Care Association (NMPCA), and healthcare providers from across the state are helping parents prepare children for going back to school.

Special immun...

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News Releases
Posted on: July 20, 2020

LCU Conditional Hire Program

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For the last 20 months, Senior Water Maintenance Worker, John Philip Flores, has been learning new things daily at Las Cruces Utilities (LCU). For him, this job was the next step in a career with the City of Las Cruces, but now with a new focus: helping p...

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News Releases
Posted on: July 13, 2020

Las Cruces City Council Set to Move Forward on East Mesa Recreation Complex Master Plan

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In a Work Session this afternoon, Monday, July 13, City Council discussed the options for the East Mesa Recreation Complex Master Plan and agreed to move forward with the preferred plan.

The plan is a combination of the two options that garnered the highes...

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News Releases
Posted on: July 13, 2020

Council & Administration Support NMED's Response to Walmart After Positive COVID Tests

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The City of Las Cruces City Council and Administration endorses the actions of the New Mexico Environment Department (NMED) in calling for the immediate closure of the Las Cruces Walmart Store located on Rinconada Boule...

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News Releases
Posted on: July 13, 2020

Really, You Have a Water Leak!

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Advanced Metering Infrastructure (AMI) technology is now providing detailed data on thousands of water meters throughout the city; data that was not available with previous water metering. Previous meters did not register and record hourly water consumpti...

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News Releases
Posted on: July 20, 2020

JIC Notes July 15, 2020

COVID-19

Media contact: Catherine Zaharko, Doña Ana County575-525-5801 • catherinez@donaanacounty.org

OBJECTIVE: To streamline communication between local government agencies during the COVID-19 response. Partner organizations include city and c...

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News Releases
Posted on: July 13, 2020

State Re-enacts Certain Public Health Restrictions

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Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham on Monday announced a new public health emergency order re-enacting emergency public health restrictions on high-contact indoor environments where face-coverings are not worn in order to slow the rising spread of COVID-19 acros...

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News Releases
Posted on: July 9, 2020

State to Re-enact Certain Public Health Restrictions

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Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham on Thursday announced the state of New Mexico will re-enact emergency public health restrictions on high-contact indoor environments where face-coverings are not worn in order to slow the rising spread of COVID-19 across the st...

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News Releases
Posted on: July 9, 2020

JIC Notes July 8, 2020

COVID-19

Media contact: Catherine Zaharko, Doña Ana County 575-525-5801 • catherinez@donaanacounty.org 

OBJECTIVE: To streamline communication between local government agencies during the COVID-19 response. Partner organizations include...

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News Releases
Posted on: July 9, 2020

City Manager Candidate List Narrowed to Three

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The Las Cruces City Council has again narrowed down its City Manager candidate list. Three candidates have emerged from a list of five following a review of recorded statements from the finalists on Tuesday, July 7. The three finalists selected i...

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News Releases
Posted on: July 9, 2020

Governor, Health Officials to Give Updates on COVID-19 Efforts July 9

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Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham and state officials will host a remote news conference on Thursday, July 9, to provide an update on COVID-19 efforts in New Mexico and the existing public health order.

WHAT: Remote news conference regarding New Mexico&rsquo...

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News Releases
Posted on: July 8, 2020

Is Summer Heat Affecting You?

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Running barefoot from scorching asphalt to cool grass in the summertime exemplifies how cityscapes tend to get much warmer than green spaces, but summer heat can be dangerous, too. The City of Las Cruces Sustainability office wants to learn how higher tem...

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News Releases
Posted on: July 6, 2020

Shoulder Work Notice for Spruce Avenue

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Spruce Avenue from Triviz Drive to Kilmer Street will experience shoulder work starting Wednesday, July 8 for the installation of landscaping in the parkway on the north side of Spruce Avenue. It is estimated that this work will take a month to complete.R...

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News Releases
Posted on: July 2, 2020

City of Las Cruces Seeks Members

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The City of Las Cruces is accepting applications for its Transportation-Sustainability-Infrastructure Policy Review Committee (TSI PRC). In particular, the PRC is looking for people who represent non-profit environmental corporations or local businesses t...

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News Releases
Posted on: June 26, 2020

2020 Summer Recreation Program Registration

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The City of Las Cruces Parks & Recreation Youth Services Section announces the 2020 Summer Recreation Program that will begin on Wednesday, July 15, and runs thru Friday, August 7. The program will be free and includes complimentary breakfast and lunc...

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News Releases
Posted on: June 26, 2020

City Collaborates with NM Workforce Connections to Create Virtual Job Fair Webinar for Caregivers

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Interested in becoming a caregiver in Las Cruces? The City of Las Cruces Economic Development Department is working in partnership with Workforce Connections and Haciendas at Grace Village to create “Meet the Employer,” a virtual job f...

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News Releases
Posted on: June 26, 2020

Missing Girl Located

Destiny Arrellano

Destiny Arrellano, the 13-year-old Las Cruces girl reported missing on June 17, was located Thursday and is said to be in good condition.

The Las Cruces Police Department thanks those who helped disseminate information on this missing person case.

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News Releases
Posted on: June 24, 2020

Las Cruces Ranked #50 Best Small City of 100 in 2020 Report

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Just as the nation gets back on its feet and cities begin to reopen for business, a new report touts Las Cruces as a city full of sunny weather, great outdoor activities, and an airport undergoing renovations that will greatly improve interconnectivity fo...

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News Releases
Posted on: April 15, 2020

Spring/Summer Water Restrictions

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 Citywide spring/summer water restrictions began April 1st. The annual restrictions prohibit the watering of outside vegetation between the hours of 10 a.m. and 6 p.m.  

A watering schedule allows residents with even-numbered add...

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News Releases
Posted on: March 27, 2020

JIC Notes March 27, 2020

COVID-19

COVID19 Joint Information Center 

March 27, 2020 10:00 a.m.  

  1. City of Anthony 

Police chief: had calls related to the public health order, violating. Designated one officer ro&a...

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News Releases
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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News Releases
Posted on: March 26, 2020

JIC Notes March 26, 2020

COVID-19

COVID19 Joint Information Center 

March 26, 2020 10:00 a.m. 

 

  1. City of Anthony 

Except for police departmentthe city has been closed since T...

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News Releases
Posted on: March 25, 2020

JIC Notes March 24, 2020

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  1. City of Anthony 

No update Wednesday.  

  1. City of Sunland Park 

Maintaining same conditions; asked for assistance from other agencies on addressing needs of vulnerable populations. Amanda...

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News Releases
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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Posted on: March 20, 2020

COVID19 Joint Information Center March 20, 2020

COVID-19

 

  1. City of Anthony 

No operational changes  

  1. City of Sunland Park 

Two city employees are out sick, so efforts are underway to ramp up cleaning and disinfecting all operations for&nb...

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Posted on: March 18, 2020

COVID-19 JIC Notes 3/18/2020

COVID-19

COVID19 Joint Information Center  March 18, 2020   

  1. City of Anthony 

No report.   

  1. City of Sunland Park 

A few changes todayThe Community Economic ...

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Posted on: March 17, 2020

COVID-19 JIC Notes 3/17/2020

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COVID19 Joint Information CenterMarch 17, 2020

1. City of Anthony

No report Tuesday.

2. City of Sunland Park

No changes from yesterday – City is still using the two fire stations for quarantine. The library, since it is closed until April 6, will be...

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Posted on: March 16, 2020

COVID-19 JIC Notes 3/16/2020

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COVID19 Joint Information CenterMarch 16, 2020 Updated: 1:37 p.m. 

  1. City of Anthony 

As of now, City Council meetings are canceled. The Motor Vehicle Division, City Hall Front Desk and Police Records and has limit...

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Posted on: March 5, 2020

Guidelines for Use of UTVs on City Roadways

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Las Cruces City Council recently made changes to a municipal ordinance that will soon allow some – but not all – off-highway motor vehicles to be permitted on city roads.

The new City ordinance, which takes effect March 13, will allow s...

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