News Flash

Posted on: July 23, 2021

Hazmat Response Unit Assists Wastewater Utilities

LCFD Hazmat Unit

The Las Cruces Fire Department’s Hazardous Materials Response Unit assisted with a possible faulty chlorine cylinder at the Wastewater Treatment Facility on Wednesday. Shortly before 4 p.m. on Wednesday, July 21, the Hazmat Response Unit was di...

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News Releases
Posted on: July 23, 2021

Hazmat Response Unit Assists Wastewater Utilities

LCFD Hazmat Unit

The Las Cruces Fire Department’s Hazardous Materials Response Unit assisted with a possible faulty chlorine cylinder at the Wastewater Treatment Facility on Wednesday. Shortly before 4 p.m. on Wednesday, July 21, the Hazmat Response Unit was dispatched t...

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Public Safety
Posted on: July 23, 2021

Kids Expo 2021

Parks and Recreation Sign

The Parks and Recreation Department’s “Kids EXPO 2021” will be held from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Saturday, August 7, 2021 at the Plaza de Las Cruces. 

“Kids EXPO 2021” celebrates the summer with games, ...

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News Releases
Posted on: July 23, 2021

Kids Expo 2021

Parks and Recreation Sign

The Parks and Recreation Department’s “Kids EXPO 2021” will be held from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Saturday, August 7, 2021 at the Plaza de Las Cruces. 

“Kids EXPO 2021” celebrates the summer with games, contests, giveaways, vendors, and music. ...

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Parks and Recreation
Posted on: July 23, 2021

Online Bill Pay Unavailable

Person on a computer

Beginning at 5 p.m. Friday, July 23, 2021, City Utilities customers will be unable to access the online payment and telephone payment functions due to system maintenance. 

These electronic payment functions, on-line and telephone, are anticipated ...

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Hot Topics
Posted on: July 23, 2021

Road Closure for Cortez Drive Extended

Orange barrels on street

The current road closure at the intersection of Calle del Ranchero and Cortez Drive has been extended and is anticipated to be in effect until July 30, 2021, depending on weather conditions. A detour will be set in place.

The utility and road work will be ...

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District 6 News
Posted on: July 23, 2021

Road Closure for Cortez Drive Extended

Orange barrels on street

The current road closure at the intersection of Calle del Ranchero and Cortez Drive has been extended and is anticipated to be in effect until July 30, 2021, depending on weather conditions. A detour will be set in place.

The utility and road work will be ...

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News Releases
Posted on: July 23, 2021

Road Closure for Cortez Drive Extended

Orange barrels on street

The current road closure at the intersection of Calle del Ranchero and Cortez Drive has been extended and is anticipated to be in effect until July 30, 2021, depending on weather conditions. A detour will be set in place.

The utility and road work will be ...

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Public Works News
Posted on: July 23, 2021

Utilities Online Bill Pay Will Be Unavailable Due to System Maintenance

Person on a computer

Beginning at 5 p.m. Friday, July 23, 2021, City Utilities customers will be unable to access the online payment and telephone payment functions due to system maintenance. 

These electronic payment functions, on-line and telephone, are anticipated ...

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City Manager Report
Posted on: July 23, 2021

Utilities Online Bill Pay Will Be Unavailable Due to System Maintenance

Person on a computer

Beginning at 5 p.m. Friday, July 23, 2021, City Utilities customers will be unable to access the online payment and telephone payment functions due to system maintenance. 

These electronic payment functions, on-line and telephone, are anticipated ...

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News Releases
Posted on: July 23, 2021

Utilities Online Bill Pay Will Be Unavailable Due to System Maintenance

Person on a computer

Beginning at 5 p.m. Friday, July 23, 2021, City Utilities customers will be unable to access the online payment and telephone payment functions due to system maintenance. 

These electronic payment functions, on-line and telephone, are anticipated ...

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Utilities
Posted on: July 22, 2021

2021 Fall Youth Sportsmanship Basketball League Registration

Parks and Recreation Sign

The City of Las Cruces Parks & Recreation Department will offer individual registration for the upcoming 2021 Fall Youth Sportsmanship Basketball League from 9 a.m. to noon on Saturday, August 21 at Meerscheidt Recreation Center. There will be five ag...

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News Releases
Posted on: July 22, 2021

Application Deadline Nears

Las Cruces Police

Prospective applicants interested in a career in law enforcement have only a few days left to apply for the Las Cruces Police Department’s upcoming Academy. The Las Cruces Police Department’s 51st Training Academy for cadets is set to begin in January 20...

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City Manager Report
Posted on: July 22, 2021

Application Deadline Nears

Las Cruces Police

Prospective applicants interested in a career in law enforcement have only a few days left to apply for the Las Cruces Police Department’s upcoming Academy. The Las Cruces Police Department’s 51st Training Academy for cadets is set to...

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News Releases
Posted on: July 22, 2021

Application Deadline Nears

Las Cruces Police

Prospective applicants interested in a career in law enforcement have only a few days left to apply for the Las Cruces Police Department’s upcoming Academy. The Las Cruces Police Department’s 51st Training Academy for cadets is set to begin in January 20...

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Public Safety
Posted on: July 22, 2021

Brown Bag Lecture with the Las Cruces Railroad Museum

Railroad Depot

The next Brown Bag Lecture with the Railroad Museum will take place at noon on Tuesday, August 10. George Hackler will present "The Mormon Battalion March Through Southern New Mexico". This month's lecture will take place at the Railroad Museum,...

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Museum News
Posted on: July 22, 2021

Brown Bag Lecture with the Las Cruces Railroad Museum

Railroad Depot

The next Brown Bag Lecture with the Railroad Museum will take place at noon on Tuesday, August 10. George Hackler will present "The Mormon Battalion March Through Southern New Mexico". This month's lecture will take place at the Railroa...

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News Releases
Posted on: July 22, 2021

Frenger Pool to Re-open

children swimming in Frenger Pool

Frenger Indoor Pool, 800 Parkview Dr., will re-open Wednesday, July 28. The pool was closed for repairs, which have been completed. Hours of operation will return to 6  – 10 a.m., Monday through Friday. Reservations for lane time will n...

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News Releases
Posted on: July 22, 2021

Frenger Pool to Re-open

children swimming in Frenger Pool

Frenger Indoor Pool, 800 Parkview Dr., will re-open Wednesday, July 28. The pool was closed for repairs, which have been completed. Hours of operation will return to 6  – 10 a.m., Monday through Friday. Reservations for lane time will no longer b...

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Parks and Recreation
Posted on: July 22, 2021

Man Suspected of Fleeing from Police in Stolen Vehicle

Manuel Holguin Mugshot

Las Cruces police arrested a man suspected of fleeing from police in a stolen vehicle Tuesday morning. Manuel E. Holguin, 33, of the 600 block of Hummingbird Drive, just north of Las Cruces, is charged with fourth-degree felony counts of receiving or tra...

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News Releases
Posted on: July 22, 2021

Man Suspected of Fleeing from Police in Stolen Vehicle

Manuel Holguin Mugshot

Las Cruces police arrested a man suspected of fleeing from police in a stolen vehicle Tuesday morning. Manuel E. Holguin, 33, of the 600 block of Hummingbird Drive, just north of Las Cruces, is charged with fourth-degree felony counts of receiving or tra...

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Public Safety
Posted on: July 22, 2021

Public Invited to ASCMV Public Art Presentations

Photo of Animal Services Center Sign in Front of Building

Three top finalists for the new Animal Services Center of the Mesilla Valley (ASCMV) public art project will be presenting their design concepts to the art selection committee at 8:30 a.m. to noon on Thursday, July 29 at City Hall, 700 N. Main St., Confer...

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News Releases
Posted on: July 22, 2021

State Announces Four Winners of Vax 2 the Max Sweepstakes

New Mexico Department of Health Logo State outline with text

The state of New Mexico confirmed the first prize winners in the Vax 2 the Max Sweepstakes, a $10 million cash sweepstakes funded by federal stimulus and intended to incentivize COVID-19 vaccinations.
 
Four vaccinated New Mexicans -- one ...
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News Releases
Posted on: July 21, 2021

2020-2021 Crack Sealing Maintenance Project Road List 17

Oil truck

As part of a Crack Sealing Maintenance Project throughout the City streets temporary lane closures will begin on Wednesday, July 21, 2021, for the following area:

  • Boutz Road from S. Valley Drive to Main Street. This work is in Council District #4

The work i...

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District 4 News
Posted on: July 21, 2021

2020-2021 Crack Sealing Maintenance Project Road List 17

Oil truck

As part of a Crack Sealing Maintenance Project throughout the City streets temporary lane closures will begin on Wednesday, July 21, 2021, for the following area:

  • Boutz Road from S. Valley Drive to Main Street. This work is in Council District #4

The work i...

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News Releases
Posted on: July 21, 2021

2020-2021 Crack Sealing Maintenance Project Road List 17

Oil truck

As part of a Crack Sealing Maintenance Project throughout the City streets temporary lane closures will begin on Wednesday, July 21, 2021, for the following area:

  • Boutz Road from S. Valley Drive to Main Street. This work is in Council District #4

The work i...

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Public Works News
Posted on: July 21, 2021

2020-2021 Crack Sealing Maintenance Project Road List 17

Oil truck

As part of a Crack Sealing Maintenance Project throughout the City streets temporary lane closures will begin on Wednesday, July 21, 2021, for the following area:

  • Boutz Road from S. Valley Drive to Main Street. This work is in Council District #4

The work i...

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RoadRUNNER Transit
Posted on: July 21, 2021

August Activities from the Branigan Cultural Center

Dr. Garcia Bryca

“Culture of Empowerment: Child Detention and Separation” 

Wednesday, August 4, 5:30 p.m. (MST) 

Hear from local experts on child detention and separation about the history, policies, migrant experiences, impact on our community, and future...

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City Manager Report
Posted on: July 21, 2021

August Activities from the Branigan Cultural Center

Dr. Garcia Bryca

“Culture of Empowerment: Child Detention and Separation” 

Wednesday, August 4, 5:30 p.m. (MST) 

Hear from local experts on child detention and separation about the history, policies, migrant experiences, impact on our community, and future...

Read on...

Museum News
Posted on: July 21, 2021

August Activities from the Branigan Cultural Center

Dr. Garcia Bryca

“Culture of Empowerment: Child Detention and Separation” 

Wednesday, August 4, 5:30 p.m. (MST) 

Hear from local experts on child detention and separation about the history, policies, migrant experiences, impact on our c...

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News Releases
Posted on: July 21, 2021

Police Seek Help Locating Missing Teen

Jaylyn Lara

Police are asking for the public’s help locating a teenage girl who has been missing from her Las Cruces home since March. Jaylyn Lara, 16, was last seen by family on March 25, 2021. Lara was originally listed as a runaway, but she has yet to r...

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News Releases
Posted on: July 21, 2021

Police Seek Help Locating Missing Teen

Jaylyn Lara

Police are asking for the public’s help locating a teenage girl who has been missing from her Las Cruces home since March. Jaylyn Lara, 16, was last seen by family on March 25, 2021. Lara was originally listed as a runaway, but she has yet to return home...

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Public Safety
Posted on: July 21, 2021

Public Invited to Participate in City Council District 1 Conversation Series

Councilor Kansandra Gandara

The public is invited to participate in a three-part event series of facilitated conversations focused on public safety, the judicial and legal systems, and available community support resources in July and August.  The events include 

  • 6:...
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City Manager Report
Posted on: July 21, 2021

Public Invited to Participate in City Council District 1 Conversation Series

Councilor Kansandra Gandara

The public is invited to participate in a three-part event series of facilitated conversations focused on public safety, the judicial and legal systems, and available community support resources in July and August.  The events include 

  • 6:...
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District 1 News
Posted on: July 21, 2021

Public Invited to Participate in City Council District 1 Conversation Series

Councilor Kansandra Gandara

The public is invited to participate in a three-part event series of facilitated conversations focused on public safety, the judicial and legal systems, and available community support resources in July and August.  The events include 

  • 6:...
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District 2 News
Posted on: July 21, 2021

Public Invited to Participate in City Council District 1 Conversation Series

Councilor Kansandra Gandara

The public is invited to participate in a three-part event series of facilitated conversations focused on public safety, the judicial and legal systems, and available community support resources in July and August.  The events include 

  • 6:...
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District 3 News
Posted on: July 21, 2021

Public Invited to Participate in City Council District 1 Conversation Series

Councilor Kansandra Gandara

The public is invited to participate in a three-part event series of facilitated conversations focused on public safety, the judicial and legal systems, and available community support resources in July and August.  The events include 

  • 6:...
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District 4 News
Posted on: July 21, 2021

Public Invited to Participate in City Council District 1 Conversation Series

Councilor Kansandra Gandara

The public is invited to participate in a three-part event series of facilitated conversations focused on public safety, the judicial and legal systems, and available community support resources in July and August.  The events include 

  • 6:...
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District 5 News
Posted on: July 21, 2021

Public Invited to Participate in City Council District 1 Conversation Series

Councilor Kansandra Gandara

The public is invited to participate in a three-part event series of facilitated conversations focused on public safety, the judicial and legal systems, and available community support resources in July and August.  The events include 

  • 6:...
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District 6 News
Posted on: July 21, 2021

Public Invited to Participate in City Council District 1 Conversation Series

Councilor Kansandra Gandara

The public is invited to participate in a three-part event series of facilitated conversations focused on public safety, the judicial and legal systems, and available community support resources in July and August.  The events include 

  • 6:...
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News Releases
Posted on: July 21, 2021

RoadRUNNER Transit Fare Collection Resuming

Bus waiting for passengers at the transit terminal

The City of Las Cruces RoadRUNNER Transit will resume collecting fares starting August 2, 2021. Bus passes may be purchased on City buses, City Hall, Albertsons Grocery Store, and the Mesilla Valley Intermodal Transfer Terminal (MVITT). Each ride will cos...

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City Manager Report
Posted on: July 21, 2021

RoadRUNNER Transit Fare Collection Resuming

Bus waiting for passengers at the transit terminal

The City of Las Cruces RoadRUNNER Transit will resume collecting fares starting August 2, 2021. Bus passes may be purchased on City buses, City Hall, Albertsons Grocery Store, and the Mesilla Valley Intermodal Transfer Terminal (MVITT). Each ride will cos...

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District 1 News
Posted on: July 21, 2021

RoadRUNNER Transit Fare Collection Resuming

Bus waiting for passengers at the transit terminal

The City of Las Cruces RoadRUNNER Transit will resume collecting fares starting August 2, 2021. Bus passes may be purchased on City buses, City Hall, Albertsons Grocery Store, and the Mesilla Valley Intermodal Transfer Terminal (MVITT). Each ride will cos...

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News Releases
Posted on: July 21, 2021

RoadRUNNER Transit Fare Collection Resuming

Bus waiting for passengers at the transit terminal

The City of Las Cruces RoadRUNNER Transit will resume collecting fares starting August 2, 2021. Bus passes may be purchased on City buses, City Hall, Albertsons Grocery Store, and the Mesilla Valley Intermodal Transfer Terminal (MVITT). Each ride will cos...

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RoadRUNNER Transit
Posted on: July 21, 2021

Shoulder Work on Three Crosses Avenue

Orange barrels on street

As part of facility upgrades, Three Crosses Avenue between Spitz Avenue and Alameda Boulevard will have shoulder for the installation of new conduit. The shoulder work will begin on Friday, July 23, and will last approximately t...

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District 4 News
Posted on: July 21, 2021

Shoulder Work on Three Crosses Avenue

Orange barrels on street

As part of facility upgrades, Three Crosses Avenue between Spitz Avenue and Alameda Boulevard will have shoulder for the installation of new conduit. The shoulder work will begin on Friday, July 23, and will last approximately t...

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News Releases
Posted on: July 21, 2021

Shoulder Work on Three Crosses Avenue

Orange barrels on street

As part of facility upgrades, Three Crosses Avenue between Spitz Avenue and Alameda Boulevard will have shoulder for the installation of new conduit. The shoulder work will begin on Friday, July 23, and will last approximately t...

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Public Works News
Posted on: July 21, 2021

Teen Connection - Fall After School Program

Teen Connection Program

The City of Las Cruces Parks & Recreation Department Teen Connection program will begin its After School registration on Wednesday, July 28.  The program is free, and limited spaces are available and will be filled on a first come, first serv...

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News Releases
Posted on: July 21, 2021

Teen Connection - Fall After School Program

Teen Connection Program

The City of Las Cruces Parks & Recreation Department Teen Connection program will begin its After School registration on Wednesday, July 28.  The program is free, and limited spaces are available and will be filled on a first come, first serv...

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Parks and Recreation
Posted on: July 21, 2021

Teen Connection - Fall After School Program

Teen Connection Program

The City of Las Cruces Parks & Recreation Department Teen Connection program will begin its After School registration on Wednesday, July 28.  The program is free, and limited spaces are available and will be filled on a first come, first serv...

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Quality of Life
Posted on: July 20, 2021

Man Suspected of Driving Stolen Vehicle

George Abbott Washington

A Las Cruces man suspected of driving a stolen vehicle was arrested early Monday morning. George Abbott Washington, 50, of the 6100 block of Payan Road, is charged with felony counts of receiving or transferring a stolen vehicle, and possession of a cont...

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News Releases
Posted on: July 20, 2021

Man Suspected of Driving Stolen Vehicle

George Abbott Washington

A Las Cruces man suspected of driving a stolen vehicle was arrested early Monday morning. George Abbott Washington, 50, of the 6100 block of Payan Road, is charged with felony counts of receiving or transferring a stolen vehicle, and possession of a cont...

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Public Safety
Posted on: July 20, 2021

Transit Dial-A-Ride Relocation Complete

Image of a dial a ride bus

The RoadRUNNER Transit Dial-A-Ride staff has completed the set up and relocation to a new location after storm damage at the operations facility. As of July 19, 2021, all services have resumed normal operations. 

RoadRUNNER Transit thanks our ride...

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News Releases
Posted on: July 20, 2021

Transit Dial-A-Ride Relocation Complete

Image of a dial a ride bus

The RoadRUNNER Transit Dial-A-Ride staff has completed the set up and relocation to a new location after storm damage at the operations facility. As of July 19, 2021, all services have resumed normal operations. 

RoadRUNNER Transit thanks our ride...

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RoadRUNNER Transit
Posted on: July 19, 2021

Vax 2 the Max $1 Million Drawing Produces Next 4 Winners

New Mexico Department of Health Logo State outline with text

The state of New Mexico’s Vax 2 the Max Sweepstakes, a $10 million total cash sweepstakes funded by federal stimulus and intended to incentivize COVID-19 vaccinations, produced its next four prize winners Friday afternoon. 
With $1 million at stak...
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News Releases
Posted on: July 16, 2021

ARPA Public Input

Home with building supplies

American Rescue Plan Grant funds have become available. The City would like your input for their use.

 

Visit the Housing and Neighborhood services homepage for more information.

 

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Hot Topics
Posted on: July 16, 2021

Call for Volunteers for Team Up to Clean Up District 4 Event

Truckload of Furniture

Volunteers are needed! Get rid of weeds, trash, junk, graffiti and other debris in your neighborhood the Team Up to Clean Up way! 

The Parks & Recreation Department Keep Las Cruces Beautiful (KLCB) will conduct its next Team Up to Clean Up eve...

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City Manager Report
Posted on: July 16, 2021

Call for Volunteers for Team Up to Clean Up District 4 Event

Truckload of Furniture

Volunteers are needed! Get rid of weeds, trash, junk, graffiti and other debris in your neighborhood the Team Up to Clean Up way! 

The Parks & Recreation Department Keep Las Cruces Beautiful (KLCB) will conduct its next Team Up to Clean Up eve...

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News Releases
Posted on: July 16, 2021

Call for Volunteers for Team Up to Clean Up District 4 Event

Truckload of Furniture

Volunteers are needed! Get rid of weeds, trash, junk, graffiti and other debris in your neighborhood the Team Up to Clean Up way! 

The Parks & Recreation Department Keep Las Cruces Beautiful (KLCB) will conduct its next Team Up to Clean Up eve...

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Parks and Recreation
Posted on: July 16, 2021

Call for Volunteers for Team Up to Clean Up District 4 Event

Truckload of Furniture

Volunteers are needed! Get rid of weeds, trash, junk, graffiti and other debris in your neighborhood the Team Up to Clean Up way! 

The Parks & Recreation Department Keep Las Cruces Beautiful (KLCB) will conduct its next Team Up to Clean Up eve...

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Public Safety
Posted on: July 16, 2021

Call for Volunteers for Team Up to Clean Up District 4 Event

Truckload of Furniture

Volunteers are needed! Get rid of weeds, trash, junk, graffiti and other debris in your neighborhood the Team Up to Clean Up way! 

The Parks & Recreation Department Keep Las Cruces Beautiful (KLCB) will conduct its next Team Up to Clean Up eve...

Read on...

Quality of Life
Posted on: July 16, 2021

Call for Volunteers for Team Up to Clean Up District 4 Event

Truckload of Furniture

Volunteers are needed! Get rid of weeds, trash, junk, graffiti and other debris in your neighborhood the Team Up to Clean Up way! 

The Parks & Recreation Department Keep Las Cruces Beautiful (KLCB) will conduct its next Team Up to Clean Up eve...

Read on...

Volunteer Network
Posted on: July 15, 2021

American Rescue Plan Act Initial Public Input Meetings

Photo of Las Cruces City Hall exterior front view

The City of Las Cruces?Economic Development?Department will present an overview and receive?public comments for the use of?American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA)?funding?from?the U.S. Department of?Treasury.

A 10-day public com...

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City Manager Report
Posted on: July 15, 2021

American Rescue Plan Act Initial Public Input Meetings

Photo of Las Cruces City Hall exterior front view

The City of Las Cruces?Economic Development?Department will present an overview and receive?public comments for the use of?American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA)?funding?from?the U.S. Department of?Treasury.

A 10-day public com...

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News Releases
Posted on: July 15, 2021

Cannabis Survey and Meetings

Photo of Las Cruces City Hall exterior front view

Las Crucens will have multiple opportunities to weigh in on how the City of Las Cruces will manage land use and zoning as it relates to cannabis growers and retailers now that the New Mexico Legislature has legalized cannabis for recreational use.

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City Manager Report
Posted on: July 15, 2021

Cannabis Survey and Meetings

Photo of Las Cruces City Hall exterior front view

Las Crucens will have multiple opportunities to weigh in on how the City of Las Cruces will manage land use and zoning as it relates to cannabis growers and retailers now that the New Mexico Legislature has legalized cannabis for recreational use.&nbs...

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Community Development
Posted on: July 15, 2021

Cannabis Survey and Meetings

Photo of Las Cruces City Hall exterior front view

Las Crucens will have multiple opportunities to weigh in on how the City of Las Cruces will manage land use and zoning as it relates to cannabis growers and retailers now that the New Mexico Legislature has legalized cannabis for recreational use.

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Economic Development
Posted on: July 15, 2021

Cannabis Survey and Meetings

Photo of Las Cruces City Hall exterior front view

Las Crucens will have multiple opportunities to weigh in on how the City of Las Cruces will manage land use and zoning as it relates to cannabis growers and retailers now that the New Mexico Legislature has legalized cannabis for recreational use.&nbs...

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Hot Topics
Posted on: July 15, 2021

Cannabis Survey and Meetings

Photo of Las Cruces City Hall exterior front view

Las Crucens will have multiple opportunities to weigh in on how the City of Las Cruces will manage land use and zoning as it relates to cannabis growers and retailers now that the New Mexico Legislature has legalized cannabis for recreational use.&nbs...

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News Releases
Posted on: July 15, 2021

Ranked Choice Voting Candidate Training

City of Las Cruces image from a distance

The City of Las Cruces will conduct candidate training on Ranked Choice Voting on Friday, July 30.

In the Ranked Choice Voting process, voters rank candidates by preference on their ballots.

The training will be given by Maria Perez and Grace Ramsey of Demo...

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City Manager Report
Posted on: July 15, 2021

Ranked Choice Voting Candidate Training

City of Las Cruces image from a distance

The City of Las Cruces will host a candidate training on Ranked Choice Voting Friday, July 30. In the Ranked Choice Voting process, voters rank candidates by preference on their ballots.  The training will be given by Maria Perez and Grace Ramse...

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News Releases
Posted on: July 15, 2021

Young Park Pond Maintenance

Youngs Park

The City of Las Cruces is taking a team approach to ensure the health of Young Park pond and the aquatic life that lives in it.

During the past several weeks, the City's Parks and Recreation, Facilities, and Utilities staff have met regularly to a...

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City Manager Report
Posted on: July 15, 2021

Young Park Pond Maintenance

Youngs Park

The City of Las Cruces is taking a team approach to ensuring the health of Young Park pond and the aquatic life that resides within it. During the past several weeks, the City's Parks and Recreation, Facilities, and Utilities staff have met regul...

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News Releases
Posted on: July 15, 2021

Young Park Pond Maintenance

Youngs Park

The City of Las Cruces is taking a team approach to ensuring the health of Young Park pond and the aquatic life that resides within it. During the past several weeks, the City's Parks and Recreation, Facilities, and Utilities staff have met regularly to a...

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Parks and Recreation
Posted on: July 14, 2021

Academy Hosting Physical Fitness Exams on Friday and Saturday

LCPD Applications for Police Cadets

The Las Cruces Police Department will conduct physical fitness exams for prospective applicants on Friday, July 16 and Saturday, July 17 for people who are considering a career in law enforcement. The physical fitness exams will begin at the top of each ...

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City Manager Report
Posted on: July 14, 2021

Academy Hosting Physical Fitness Exams on Friday and Saturday

LCPD Applications for Police Cadets

The Las Cruces Police Department is hosting Physical Fitness Exams for prospective applicants on Friday and Saturday for those who are considering a career in law enforcement. The Physical Fitness Exams will be held beginning at the top of each hour from...

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News Releases
Posted on: July 14, 2021

Academy Hosting Physical Fitness Exams on Friday and Saturday

LCPD Applications for Police Cadets

The Las Cruces Police Department is hosting Physical Fitness Exams for prospective applicants on Friday and Saturday for those who are considering a career in law enforcement. The Physical Fitness Exams will be held beginning at the top of each hour from...

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Public Safety
Posted on: July 14, 2021

August STEM Programs at the Museum of Nature & Science

STEM Program

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

The programs are free but require registration in advance. To register pleas...

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City Manager Report
Posted on: July 14, 2021

August STEM Programs at the Museum of Nature & Science

STEM Program

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

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Museum News
Posted on: July 14, 2021

August STEM Programs at the Museum of Nature & Science

STEM Program

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

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News Releases
Posted on: July 13, 2021

Kudos to Andy Hume, Airport Administrator, Fire Department and Police Department

Andy Fire and Police Dept

To: Andy Hume, Airport Administrator, Fire Department and Police Department

From: Griselda Martinez, Economic Development Director

Hello super heroes from yesterday, I want to send this note to you all as super heroes with whom I had the blessing to have a...

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Kudos to the City
Posted on: July 13, 2021

Kudos to Gabe Lara, Sr. Public Works Inspector

Gabe Lara

To: Gabe Lara, Sr. Public Works Inspector

From: Luke Duran, Construction Manager / Ameresco Company

We at Ameresco recently had the daunting task of completing directional boring across difficult soils, across known and unknown utilities, and at multiple lo...

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Kudos to the City
Posted on: July 13, 2021

Las Cruces International Airport Passes Annual Federal Aviation Administration Inspection

Photo of the front of the Las Cruces Airport Terminal

Las Cruces International Airport has passed its annual inspection from the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA).

The inspection was conducted by the FAA on June 23 and June 24, 2021. The inspection consisted of three parts: a review of administrative docu...

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City Manager Report
Posted on: July 13, 2021

Las Cruces International Airport Passes Annual Federal Aviation Administration Inspection

Photo of the front of the Las Cruces Airport Terminal

Las Cruces International Airport has passed its annual inspection from the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA).

The inspection was conducted by the FAA on June 23 and June 24, 2021. The inspection consisted of three parts: a review of administrative docu...

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News Releases
Posted on: July 13, 2021

Two More Community Discussion Sessions for Gas Rate Review

Two More Community Discussion Sessions for Gas Rate Review

By Cassie McClure 

 

Las Cruces Utilities (LCU) and its Utility Customer Advisory Group (UCAG) will be offering two more Community Discussion sessions for residents to express their...

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Utilities
Posted on: July 12, 2021

CORRECTED: Candidate Forms for November's Municipal Elections Now Online

City Hall

Note: This updated version corrects the time candidates must file in person on August 24 for Las Cruces' municipal elections.   

Forms for all candidates who will be vying for seats on the Las Cruces City Counci...

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News Releases
Posted on: July 12, 2021

Las Cruces Utilities Crew Practice Scenarios to Keep Customers Safe

LCFD LCU Crew

By G.H. Scott

Published in the Las Cruces Bulletin  6/25/21

Ruptures or breaks in natural gas lines are serious business. And in most cases, they are innocently caused by people who don’t take the proper precautions before diggin...

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Utilities
Posted on: July 12, 2021

LAS CRUCES UTILITIES LOCATORS MAKE THE GRADE

Training from Staking University Instructor

By G.H. Scott

Published in the Las Cruces Sun-News 6/27/21

Just below your feet are miles and miles of gas, water, and sewer lines servicing Las Cruces Utilities (LCU) customers day and night. You may never give them a second thought until a disrup...

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Utilities
Posted on: July 9, 2021

Candidate Forms for November Municipal Elections Now Online

Las Cruces City Hall

Forms for all candidates who will be vying for seats on the Las Cruces City Council in the November 2 municipal elections are now available online.

Candidates can fill out their Declaration of Candidacy, Candidate Disclo...

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City Manager Report
Posted on: July 9, 2021

Candidate Forms for November Municipal Elections Now Online

Las Cruces City Hall

Forms for all candidates who will be vying for seats on the Las Cruces City Council in the November 2 municipal elections are now available online.

Candidates can fill out their Declaration of Candidacy, Candidate Disclo...

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News Releases
Posted on: July 9, 2021

Downtown Las Cruces Parking Lot 7 and Restroom Building Improvements Project

Downtown Parking Lot 7

As part of the City’s commitment to preserving infrastructure assets, construction began Monday, July 12, 2021 at the Downtown Parking Lot 7, directly west of Day’s Hamburgers, the Rio Grande Theatre, and Rad Retrocade. Work on the pa...

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City Manager Report
Posted on: July 9, 2021

Downtown Las Cruces Parking Lot 7 and Restroom Building Improvements Project

Downtown Parking Lot 7

As part of the City’s commitment to preserving infrastructure assets, construction will begin Monday, July 12, 2021 at the Downtown Parking Lot 7, directly west of Day’s Hamburgers, the Rio Grande Theatre, and Rad Retrocade. Work on the parking ...

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District 1 News
Posted on: July 9, 2021

Downtown Las Cruces Parking Lot 7 and Restroom Building Improvements Project

Downtown Parking Lot 7

As part of the City’s commitment to preserving infrastructure assets, construction will begin Monday, July 12, 2021 at the Downtown Parking Lot 7, directly west of Day’s Hamburgers, the Rio Grande Theatre, and Rad Retrocade. ...

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News Releases
Posted on: July 9, 2021

Downtown Las Cruces Parking Lot 7 and Restroom Building Improvements Project

Downtown Parking Lot 7

As part of the City’s commitment to preserving infrastructure assets, construction will begin Monday, July 12, 2021 at the Downtown Parking Lot 7, directly west of Day’s Hamburgers, the Rio Grande Theatre, and Rad Retrocade. Work on the parking ...

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Public Works News
Posted on: July 9, 2021

NO-DES Water Line Cleaning

Water Truck

Las Cruces Utilities will be cleaning water lines for several weeks, using the Neutral Output Discharge Elimination System (NO-DES). The area where water lines will be cleaned includes Elks Drive, Country Club Estates, Cielo Vista Patio Homes, Jasmine Ga...

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City Manager Report
Posted on: July 9, 2021

NO-DES Water Line Cleaning

Water Truck

Las Cruces Utilities will be cleaning water lines for several weeks, using the Neutral Output Discharge Elimination System (NO-DES). The area where water lines will be cleaned includes Elks Drive, Country Club Estates, Cielo Vista Patio Homes, Jasmine Ga...

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District 1 News
Posted on: July 9, 2021

NO-DES Water Line Cleaning

Water Truck

Las Cruces Utilities will be cleaning water lines for several weeks, using the Neutral Output Discharge Elimination System (NO-DES). The area where water lines will be cleaned includes Elks Drive, Country Club Estates, Cielo Vista Patio Homes, Jasmine Ga...

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District 4 News
Posted on: July 9, 2021

NO-DES Water Line Cleaning

Water Truck

Las Cruces Utilities will be cleaning water lines for several weeks, using the Neutral Output Discharge Elimination System (NO-DES). The area where water lines will be cleaned includes Elks Drive, Country Club Estates, Cielo Vista Patio Homes, Jasmine Ga...

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District 5 News
Posted on: July 9, 2021

NO-DES Water Line Cleaning

Water Truck

Las Cruces Utilities will be cleaning water lines for several weeks, using the Neutral Output Discharge Elimination System (NO-DES). The area where water lines will be cleaned includes Elks Drive, Country Club Estates, Cielo Vista Patio Homes, Jasmine Ga...

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News Releases
Posted on: July 9, 2021

NO-DES Water Line Cleaning

Water Truck

Las Cruces Utilities will be cleaning water lines for several weeks, using the Neutral Output Discharge Elimination System (NO-DES). The area where water lines will be cleaned includes Elks Drive, Country Club Estates, Cielo Vista Patio Homes, Jasmine Ga...

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Utilities
Posted on: July 8, 2021

U.S. Highway 70 ADA Safety Improvements

NM DOT (1)

Note: As a partner with the New Mexico Department of Transportation the City of Las Cruces is sharing this news release regarding a road project within the City. The New Mexico Department of Transportation (NMDOT) will continue with an Americans With Dis...

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City Manager Report
Posted on: July 8, 2021

U.S. Highway 70 ADA Safety Improvements

NM DOT (1)

Note: As a partner with the New Mexico Department of Transportation the City of Las Cruces is sharing this news release regarding a road project within the City. The New Mexico Department of Transportation (NMDOT) will continue with an Americans With Dis...

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News Releases
Posted on: July 7, 2021

2021 Fall Adult Sand Volleyball League Registration

Volleyball (1)

The City of Las Cruces Parks & Recreation Department will soon offer the following dates for the Fall 2021 Adult Sand Volleyball League team registration.

Registration will only be available in person at Meerscheidt Recreation Center, 1600 E. Hadley Av...

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City Manager Report
Posted on: July 7, 2021

2021 Fall Adult Sand Volleyball League Registration

Volleyball (1)

The City of Las Cruces Parks & Recreation Department will be offering the following dates for the Fall 2021 Adult Sand Volleyball League team registration. The league offers co-ed divisions in?gold, silver, and bronze, as well as women&ap...

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News Releases
Posted on: July 7, 2021

2021 Fall Adult Sand Volleyball League Registration

Volleyball (1)

The City of Las Cruces Parks & Recreation Department will be offering the following dates for the Fall 2021 Adult Sand Volleyball League team registration. The league offers co-ed divisions in?gold, silver, and bronze, as well as women's comp...

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Parks and Recreation
Posted on: July 2, 2021

Idaho Avenue and Walnut Street Pop-up Bike Lanes

Street Pop-up Bike Lanes

Las Cruces will see its first Pop-up Bike Lanes this July!  

Pop-up bike projects are temporary bicycle lane improvements on city streets that provide a fun way to get active and make the road safer for cyclists. Pop-up Bike Lanes are an exciting ...

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Community Development
Posted on: July 2, 2021

Idaho Avenue and Walnut Street Pop-up Bike Lanes

Street Pop-up Bike Lanes

Las Cruces will see its first Pop-up Bike Lanes this July!  

Pop-up bike projects are temporary bicycle lane improvements on city streets that provide a fun way to get active and make the road safer for cyclists. Pop-up Bike Lanes are an exciting ...

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News Releases
Posted on: July 2, 2021

Las Cruces Utilities Will Resume Disconnections Due to Non-Payment

LC Utilities Disconnections

On Sept. 1, 2021, all delinquent Las Cruces Utilities (LCU) residential and business accounts will be subject to disconnection.

For anyone who is experiencing financial hardships, assistance is available to qualifying residential customers if they contact ...

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City Manager Report
Posted on: July 2, 2021

Las Cruces Utilities Will Resume Disconnections Due to Non-Payment

LC Utilities Disconnections

On September 1, 2021, all delinquent Las Cruces Utilities (LCU) residential and business accounts will be subject to disconnection. If you are having financial hardships, assistance is available to qualifying residential customers if they contact LCU cust...

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News Releases
Posted on: July 2, 2021

Las Cruces Utilities Will Resume Disconnections Due to Non-Payment

LC Utilities Disconnections

On September 1, 2021, all delinquent Las Cruces Utilities (LCU) residential and business accounts will be subject to disconnection. If you are having financial hardships, assistance is available to qualifying residential customers if they contact LCU cust...

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Utilities
Posted on: June 30, 2021

Branigan Library & Branigan Cultural Center Receive National Endowment for Arts Big Read Grant

A photo of the main entrance to Branigan Memorial Library

Thomas Branigan Memorial Library and the Branigan Cultural Center are two of 61 organizations nationwide selected to receive a 2021-2022 NEA Big Read grant. A grant of $17,000 will support a community reading program focusing on Joy Harjo’s An A...

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City Manager Report
Posted on: June 30, 2021

Branigan Library & Branigan Cultural Center Receive National Endowment for Arts Big Read Grant

Thomas Branigan Memorial Library and the Branigan Cultural Center are two of 61 organizations nationwide selected to receive a 2021-2022 NEA Big Read grant. A grant of $17,000 will support a community reading program focusing on Joy Harjo’s An American Su...

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Library News
Posted on: June 30, 2021

Branigan Library & Branigan Cultural Center Receive National Endowment for Arts Big Read Grant

A photo of the main entrance to Branigan Memorial Library

Thomas Branigan Memorial Library and the Branigan Cultural Center are two of 61 organizations nationwide selected to receive a 2021-2022 NEA Big Read grant. A grant of $17,000 will support a community reading program focusing on Joy Harjo’s An American Su...

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News Releases
Posted on: June 28, 2021

Bicycle Pop-Up Bike Lanes

Temporary Lane Green paint and bicycle lane indication on roadway

Las Cruces’ first Pop-up Bike Lane project has been installed (near Lynn Middle School and Young Park), and your feedback is essential! 

 

Below are links to public surveys (English and Spanish) where you can provide feedback:&am...

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Hot Topics
Posted on: June 25, 2021

July Activities for the Branigan Cultural Center

Branigan Library Art

The Branigan Cultural Center is still closed to the public for scheduled maintenance. However, residents can still enjoy the museum from home through these online programs.

“Know Your Rights: Immigration with the American Civil Liberties Union&am...

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City Manager Report
Posted on: June 25, 2021

July Activities from the Branigan Cultural Center

Branigan Library Art

The Branigan Cultural Center is still closed to the public for scheduled maintenance, but you can still enjoy the museum from home through these online programs.

“Know Your Rights: Immigration with the American Civil Liberties Union”

Wed...

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News Releases
Posted on: June 21, 2021

Practice Makes Perfect for Las Cruces Utilities Crew

Gas Crews Repairs Gas Line During Training

By G.H. Scott

Published in the Las Cruces Sun-News 6/20/21

You would be surprised how common gas line ruptures and breaks occur. And just like forest fires, only you can prevent them. Most gas line breaks are human caused, which is why Las Cruces U...

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Utilities
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: June 13, 2021

LCPD Offers Incentives

Police Officer with State and City Law enforcement Symbols

The Las Cruces Police Department is offering a slew of attractive financial incentives for new recruits to its 51st Training Academy and for current law enforcement officers who are considering a lateral transfer. The new incentives come as the department...

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Hot Topics
Posted on: June 11, 2021

LCPD Offers Incentives for New Recruits and Lateral Transfers

Academy Offers Recruiting Incentives

The Las Cruces Police Department is offering a slew of attractive financial incentives for new recruits to its 51st training academy and for current law enforcement officers who are considering a lateral transfer. The new incentives come as the departmen...

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City Manager Report
Posted on: June 11, 2021

LCPD Offers Incentives for New Recruits and Lateral Transfers

Academy Offers Recruiting Incentives

LCPD Offers Incentives for New Recruits and Lateral Transfers The Las Cruces Police Department is offering a slew of attractive financial incentives for new recruits to its 51st Training Academy and for current law enforcement officers who are considerin...

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News Releases
Posted on: June 10, 2021

Las Cruces Regional Aquatic Center Summer Fitness Schedule

Aquatic Center front small 20191009_111038

The Las Cruces Regional Aquatic Center, 1401 E. Hadley Ave., will begin to re-introduce instruction-based fitness classes beginning June 21, 2021.

Non-aquatic fitness sessions will be offered Monday through Saturday, beginning the week of June 21. ...

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City Manager Report
Posted on: June 10, 2021

Las Cruces Regional Aquatic Center Summer Fitness Schedule

Aquatic Center front small 20191009_111038

The Regional Aquatic Center, 1401 E. Hadley Ave., will begin to re-introduce Instruction Based Fitness Classes beginning June 21, 2021.

Non-Aquatic fitness sessions will be offered Monday Through Saturday, beginning the week of June 21st. 

Water Ba...

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News Releases
Posted on: June 10, 2021

Las Cruces Regional Aquatic Center Summer Fitness Schedule

Aquatic Center front small 20191009_111038

The Regional Aquatic Center, 1401 E. Hadley Ave., will begin to re-introduce Instruction Based Fitness Classes beginning June 21, 2021.

Non-Aquatic fitness sessions will be offered Monday Through Saturday, beginning the week of June 21st. 

Water Ba...

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Parks and Recreation
Posted on: June 9, 2021

Calle del Ranchero Road Closure

Orange barrels on street

Calle del Ranchero, between Reynolds Drive and Cortez Drive, will be closed for approximately eight weeks beginning Monday, June 14, 2021 and continuing until August 6, 2021, depending on weather conditions. The utility and road work will be done by Smit...

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District 6 News
Posted on: June 9, 2021

Calle del Ranchero Road Closure

Orange barrels on street

Calle del Ranchero, between Reynolds Drive and Cortez Drive, will be closed for approximately eight weeks beginning Monday, June 14, 2021 and continuing until August 6, 2021, depending on weather conditions. The utility and road work will be done by Smit...

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News Releases
Posted on: June 9, 2021

Calle del Ranchero Road Closure

Orange barrels on street

Calle del Ranchero, between Reynolds Drive and Cortez Drive, will be closed for approximately eight weeks beginning Monday, June 14, 2021 and continuing until August 6, 2021, depending on weather conditions. The utility and road work will be done by Smit...

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Public Works News
Posted on: June 4, 2021

2021 Movies in the Park

Movies at the Park 1

The City of Las Cruces Parks & Recreation Department presents the 2021 Movies in the Park program.

Movies in the Park will begin at dusk on Saturday, July 17, with “Raya and the Last Dragon.” Movies will be shown on select Saturdays i...

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City Manager Report
Posted on: June 4, 2021

2021 Movies in the Park

Movies at the Park 1

The City of Las Cruces Parks & Recreation Department presents the 2021 Movies in the Park program.

Movies in the Park will begin at dusk on Saturday, July 17, with “Raya and the Last Dragon.” Movies will be shown on select ...

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News Releases
Posted on: June 4, 2021

2021 Movies in the Park

Movies at the Park 1

The City of Las Cruces Parks & Recreation Department presents the 2021 Movies in the Park program.

Movies in the Park will begin at dusk on Saturday, July 17, with “Raya and the Last Dragon.” Movies will be shown on select Saturdays i...

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Parks and Recreation
Posted on: June 4, 2021

2021 Movies in the Park

Movies at the Park 1

The City of Las Cruces Parks & Recreation Department presents the 2021 Movies in the Park program.

Movies in the Park will begin at dusk on Saturday, July 17, with “Raya and the Last Dragon.” Movies will be shown on select Saturdays i...

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Quality of Life
Posted on: May 28, 2021

Solarridge Street Closure

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

Solarridge Street, from Mars Avenue to Sunridge Drive, will be closed to through traffic starting Thursday, June 3, 2021. A Mountain Professional Construction, under contract with the City of Las Cruces, will be installing a new domestic water system, up...

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District 5 News
Posted on: May 28, 2021

Solarridge Street Closure

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

Solarridge Street, from Mars Avenue to Sunridge Drive, will be closed to through traffic starting Thursday, June 3, 2021. A Mountain Professional Construction, under contract with the City of Las Cruces, will be installing a new domestic water system, up...

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News Releases
Posted on: May 28, 2021

Solarridge Street Closure

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

Solarridge Street, from Mars Avenue to Sunridge Drive, will be closed to through traffic starting Thursday, June 3, 2021. A Mountain Professional Construction, under contract with the City of Las Cruces, will be installing a new domestic water system, up...

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Public Works News
Posted on: May 28, 2021

Thomas Branigan Memorial Library Mystery Book Group

Mystery Book Club

Do you love a good murder mystery?  Come join us for Thomas Branigan Memorial Library’s Mystery Book Group, Murderous Reads.

Each month you can read any, or as many, books from our featured mystery ser...

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City Manager Report
Posted on: May 28, 2021

Thomas Branigan Memorial Library Mystery Book Group

Mystery Book Club

Do you love a good murder mystery?  Come join us for Thomas Branigan Memorial Library’s Mystery Book Group, Murderous Reads.

Each month you can read any, or as many, books from our featured mystery series. We th...

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Library News
Posted on: May 28, 2021

Thomas Branigan Memorial Library Mystery Book Group

Mystery Book Club

Do you love a good murder mystery?  Come join us for Thomas Branigan Memorial Library’s Mystery Book Group, Murderous Reads.

Each month you can read any, or as many, books from our featured mystery ser...

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News Releases
Posted on: May 28, 2021

Thomas Branigan Memorial Library Mystery Book Group

Mystery Book Club

Do you love a good murder mystery?  Come join us for Thomas Branigan Memorial Library’s Mystery Book Group, Murderous Reads.

Each month you can read any, or as many, books from our featured mystery series. We th...

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Quality of Life
Posted on: May 28, 2021

Thomas Branigan Memorial Library Tails & Tales: Summer Reading 2021 Library at FYI Meal Sites

Tails and Tales 2

Thomas Branigan Library announces a partnership with Families and Youth, Inc.

For the second year in a row, Branigan Library will be at three Summer Food Service meal sites signing up community members for the L...

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City Manager Report
Posted on: May 28, 2021

Thomas Branigan Memorial Library Tails & Tales: Summer Reading 2021 Library at FYI Meal Sites

Tails and Tales 2

Thomas Branigan Library announces a partnership with Families and Youth, Inc.

For the second year in a row, Branigan Library will be at three Summer Food Service meal sites signing up community members for the L...

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Library News
Posted on: May 28, 2021

Thomas Branigan Memorial Library Tails & Tales: Summer Reading 2021 Library at FYI Meal Sites

Tails and Tales 2

Thomas Branigan Library announces a partnership with Families and Youth, Inc.

For the second year in a row, Branigan Library will be at three Summer Food Service meal sites signing up community members for the L...

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News Releases
Posted on: May 28, 2021

Thomas Branigan Memorial Library Tails & Tales: Summer Reading 2021 Library at FYI Meal Sites

Tails and Tales 2

Thomas Branigan Library announces a partnership with Families and Youth, Inc.

For the second year in a row, Branigan Library will be at three Summer Food Service meal sites signing up community members for the L...

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Quality of Life
Posted on: May 10, 2021

Adaptive Art Classes and Craft Classes

Art Supplies

The City of Las Cruces will be offering Adaptive Art Classes and Craft Classes beginning the week of May 18. The Adaptive Art Classes will be offered on Tuesdays and Craft Classes will be offered on Thursdays, taking place from 10 - 11 a.m.  Clas...

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Parks and Recreation
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: November 3, 2020

New Fees for City Building Permits Go into Effect on November 5

Las Cruces City Hall

A new fee schedule for all building and inspection permits issued by the City of Las Cruces Community Development Department will go into effect on Thursday, Nov. 5, 2020.

New fees will apply to:

  1. Administrative fees, including the Technolo...
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City Manager Report
Posted on: November 3, 2020

New Fees for City Building Permits Go into Effect on November 5

Las Cruces City Hall

A new fee schedule for all building and inspection permits issued by the City of Las Cruces Community Development Department will go into effect on Thursday, Nov. 5, 2020.

New fees will apply to:

  1. Administrative fees, including the Technolo...
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Community Development
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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