News Flash

Posted on: December 6, 2019

Flags to Fly at Half-Staff on December 7

An image of the red, white and blue U.S. flag  waving in the breeze

Flags at certain City of Las Cruces buildings and facilities will fly at half-staff from sunrise to sunset Saturday, Dec. 7, 2019 in observance of National Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day.

Notification of the lowering of the flags was posted Friday, December ...

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City Manager Report
Posted on: December 6, 2019

City Council Preview for Dec. 9, 2019

A group photo of the 2019 Las Cruces Council

Special Work Session

The Las Cruces City Council will meet at 9 a.m. Monday, Dec. 9, 2019 for special work session in Council Chambers at City Hall, 700 N. Main St. The work session will be televised live, at 9 a.m. Monday, on CLC-TV, Comcast Cable channel...

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City Manager Report
Posted on: December 5, 2019

Christmas in Cruces is Saturday

Cartoon santa in a teal train riding trough a town covered in snow

From 1 p.m. to 4 p.m., come and welcome Santa at the Old Fashioned Holiday Display at the Railroad Museum, 351 N. Mesilla St. Santa and Mrs. Claus will be arriving on a Burlington Northern Santa Fe locomotive. Come and take pictures, enjoy toy tr...

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City Manager Report
Posted on: December 4, 2019

Pavement Condition Survey is Underway

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IMS Infrastructure Management Services has been contracted by the City of Las Cruces to conduct a pavement assessment on all streets within the city.

The survey will be completed using specialized equipment. The first phase consists of establishing the loa...

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City Manager Report
Posted on: December 5, 2019

Elevate Las Cruces Comprehensive Plan Open Houses

People looking at Elevate

Las Cruces residents, property owners, and business owners are invited to attend any of three public open houses for the Elevate Las Cruces Comprehensive Plan. The plan will guide future development and redevelopment in Las Cruces.

From Wednesday, Dec. 11,...

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City Manager Report
Posted on: December 4, 2019

Sunrise Terrace Park Booster Pump Installation Project

Booster Water pump

Work
has begun, and will continue through Tuesday, Dec. 10, 2019, to install abooster pump at Sunrise Terrace Park, 1910 Craig Ave.

A
small section on the northeast side of the park will not be accessible to thepublic from Tuesday, Dec. 3, 2019 throu...

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City Manager Report
Posted on: December 4, 2019

City Councilor Jack Eakman is Hosting a Town Hall on December 9

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District 4 City Councilor Jack Eakman is hosting a Town Hall for residents beginning at 6 p.m. Monday, Dec. 9, 2019 at the Las Cruces Utilities Board Room, 680 N. Motel Boulevard.

At this meeting Councilor Eakman will introduce District 4 Councilor-elect J...

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City Manager Report
Posted on: December 4, 2019

Las Cruces Road Striping and Marking Work to Begin

Stripes on pavement

Various streets have been recently re-surfaced throughout Las Cruces and will have striping and markings painted beginning Thursday, Dec. 5, 2019. The striping and marking work will take place between 7 a.m. and 5 p.m. and will take approximately two week...

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City Manager Report
Posted on: December 3, 2019

Avoid Being Victim of Vehicle Warm-up Theft

Grey car driving in the rain

The Las Cruces Police Department reminds drivers who warm up their vehicles to refrain from leaving them unattended as they could become vulnerable to theft.

With the cool morning temperatures, many drivers start their vehicles remotely, or with a key, and...

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City Manager Report
Posted on: December 3, 2019

NMSU Sports Calendar Through Dec. 21, 2019

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In support of New Mexico State University, particularly its athletic teams, included is a schedule of upcoming home sporting and away events of interest of Aggies men’s and women’s teams. For ticket information call 575/646-1420.

The sc...

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City Manager Report
Posted on: December 2, 2019

Public Meeting is Thursday for I-25 and University Avenue Project

An aerial view looking west of the interchange, and intersection, of University Avenue and Interstat

A public meeting will be at 6 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 5, 2019 at the New Mexico Farm and Ranch Heritage Museum, 4100 Dripping Springs Road, to review the final design for the I-25/University Avenue Project.

The $33.2 million project is under the jurisdiction o...

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City Manager Report
Posted on: November 27, 2019

Informational Meeting Scheduled About the City of Las Cruces Lohman Property

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The public is invited
to an informational meeting about the City of Las Cruces Lohman Property - the former landfill site - at the southeast corner of Paseo de Oñate and east Lohman Avenue. The meeting will be at 6 p.m., Tuesday, Dec. 10, 2019...

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City Manager Report
Posted on: November 27, 2019

NMSU Sports Calendar Through Dec. 14, 2019

A logo for New Mexico State University athletics

In support of New Mexico State University, particularly its athletic teams, included is a schedule of upcoming home sporting and away events of interest of Aggies men’s and women’s teams. For ticket information call 575/646-1420.

The sc...

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City Manager Report
Posted on: November 26, 2019

Applications Still Accepted for New Wrecker Rotation Program

vehicle getting towed

The City of Las Cruces is still accepting applications for a new Wrecker Rotation Program that allows for towing services to be on a rotational system for crashes, traffic obstructions and other circumstances where a wrecker – or tow truck – is needed.

The...

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City Manager Report
Posted on: November 26, 2019

Safety Tips for Holiday Shoppers

Shopping safety photo of a woman away from her purse.

The Las Cruces Police Department encourages shoppers to follow some basic safety tips that may help keep them out of harm’s way this holiday season.

Possibly the most sensible rule doubles as the most enjoyable: take a friend as people are less v...

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City Manager Report
Posted on: November 26, 2019

Christmas in Cruces Returns Dec. 7

A photo of the City's annual Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony at Plaza de Las Cruces.

It's the most wonderful time of the year with Christmas in Cruces! Bring friends and family and join the festivities on Dec. 7, 2019 for a whole day of holiday fun!

Come and welcome Santa from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. at the Old Fashioned Holiday Display at the La...

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City Manager Report
Posted on: November 21, 2019

NMSU Sports Calendar from Nov. 21 through Dec. 7, 2019

A logo for New Mexico State University athletics

In support of New Mexico State University, particularly its athletic teams, included is a schedule of upcoming home sporting and away events of interest of Aggies men’s and women’s teams. For ticket information call 575/646-1420.

The schedule of upcoming e...

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City Manager Report
Posted on: November 20, 2019

Elevate Las Cruces Survey

People reviewing posters during Elevate Las Cruces open house

Las Cruces residents, property owners, and business owners are invited to participate in an online survey for the Elevate Las Cruces Comprehensive Plan.

The comprehensive plan will set a vision to guide future development and redevelopment within our commu...

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City Manager Report
Posted on: November 13, 2019

Be the First to Know: Las Cruces Utilities Launches Fast Alerts

BE THE FIRST TO KNOW - FINAL - (ALERT MESSAGES) NOV2019

By Cassie McClure and Suzanne Michaels

Las Cruces Utilities (LCU) has a new tool to alert customers about utilities-related outages in their neighborhood or at their place of business. Whether it’s an emergency repair or a planned outage, that me...

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City Manager Report
Posted on: November 8, 2019

Applicants Sought for New Wrecker Rotation Program

vehicle getting towed

The City of Las Cruces has a new Wrecker Rotation Program that allows for towing services to be on a rotational system for crashes, traffic obstructions and other circumstances where a wrecker – or tow truck – is needed.

Previously, the City contracted wit...

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Wrecker Rotation Program Application City Manager Report
Posted on: October 28, 2019

Free Monthly Movies at Branigan Library

A photo of the main entrance to Branigan Memorial Library

Love movies? Thomas Branigan Memorial Library, 200 E. Picacho Ave., will be showing free movies to the public every month, from recent blockbusters to classic favorites, there’s always something fun to watch at Branigan Library.

At 5 p.m. on the second Wed...

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City Manager Report
Posted on: September 12, 2019

High School Equivalency Classes and Information at Branigan Memorial Library

Branigan Library photo

Have you been thinking about getting your General Equivalency Diploma (GED)? Don’t wait any longer. Classes, from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m., begin Sept. 24, 2019. Registration is not required. Participants will have access to free coaching and materials. There’s ...

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City Manager Report
Posted on: May 21, 2019

Noise Ordinance Input Meeting

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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