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Posted on: July 1, 2022

Tikes N' Spikes Youth Flag Football Online Registration

Cheer and football

The City of Las Cruces, Parks & Recreation Department will now be offering online registration for the upcoming Youth Flag Football League from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday, July 8, 2022 at https://www.las-cruces.org/play.

Costs to register are $45...

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City Manager Report
Posted on: July 1, 2022

City Council to Meet July 5, 2022

City Council Without Masks

The Las Cruces City Council will meet at 1 p.m. Tuesday, July 5, 2022 in Council Chambers at City Hall, 700 N. Main St.

City Council will consider a Resolution to approve an amendment to an agreement between the City and Mesilla Valley Community of Hope (M...

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City Manager Report
Posted on: July 1, 2022

New Tai Chi Chuan Class at Branigan Library

Tai Chi Chuan

Thomas Branigan Memorial Library, 200 E. Picacho Ave., is pleased to announce a new beginners Tai Chi Chuan class, from 9 a.m. to 10 a.m. every Thursday, starting July 7, 2022 and continuing through Sept. 29, 2022. Classes will be at Albert Johns...

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City Manager Report
Posted on: July 1, 2022

Call for Volunteers for "Team Up to Clean Up" City Council District 4 Event

Trash Clean Up2

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’s Keep Las Cruces Beautiful (KLCB) program will conduct another Team Up to Cl...

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City Manager Report
Posted on: July 1, 2022

2022-2023 After School Program Lottery Registration

After School Program Lottery

The City of Las Cruces Parks & Recreation Department will accept After School Program lottery registration beginning Tuesday, July 5, 2022, and continuing to Saturday, July 16, 2022.

Registration for the After School Program may be determined by lotter...

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City Manager Report
Posted on: July 1, 2022

New Public Safety Impact Fees Began July 1

East Mesa Public Safety Complex

The City of Las Cruces’ new public safety impact fees went into effect July 1 on permits for new residential and commercial construction projects within city limits. Public safety impact fees are assessed on new permits obtained for the...

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City Manager Report
Posted on: June 30, 2022

South Central Solid Waste Authority New Rates Begin July 1

SCSWA TRUCK

New service rate increases for the South-Central Solid Waste Authority (SCSWA) will go into effect Friday, July 1, 2022.

Las Cruces customers who have curbside recycling will see their monthly bill increase slightly to $7.65 from $7.50. The Price-Per-Ton c...

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City Manager Report
Posted on: June 30, 2022

Fireworks and Pets a Stressful Mix

Fireworks and Dogs(1)

The Fourth of July, and the days and nights surrounding the holiday when fireworks are lighting up the night sky, can be a stressful time for dogs, cats and livestock.

Many pets become stressed, hide or run away because they are startled by fireworks. Dogs...

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City Manager Report
Posted on: June 29, 2022

City of Las Cruces Independence Day Schedule 2022

Fireworks with U.S. Flag in the background

City Hall and most other City of Las Cruces offices will be closed Monday, July 4, 2022 in observance of Independence Day. Police and fire services will not be affected.

The following is a list of closures for Monday, July 4, 2022:

Meerscheidt Recr...

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City Manager Report
Posted on: June 29, 2022

Las Cruces Ranked Seventh in 2022 WalletHub.com Survey

Photo of Las Cruces City Hall exterior front view

For the sixth consecutive year, the City of Las Cruces is ranked among the best run U.S. cities, according to an annual survey conducted by WalletHub.com.

In 2022, the City of Las Cruces is ranked as the seventh best-run U.S. city in WalletHub poll. The re...

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WalletHub Poll City Manager Report
Posted on: June 29, 2022

2022 Fall Youth Cheer Program Individual Registration

Cheer and football

The City of Las Cruces Parks & Recreation Department will offer individual registration for the upcoming Fall Youth Cheer Program beginning Monday, July 11, 2022 at Meerscheidt Recreation Center, 1600 E. Hadley Ave.

This FUNdamental recreational progra...

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City Manager Report
Posted on: June 29, 2022

Community Seed Packing Night at Branigan Library

Tierra Sagrada Seed

Come to Thomas Branigan Memorial Library, 200 E. Picacho Ave., at 6 p.m. Wednesday, July 13, 2022, in the Roadrunner Room, to get the Tierra Sagrada Seed Library ready for the fall season!The Tierra Sagrada Seed Library was established in August 2020 and ...

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Event Calendar City Manager Report
Posted on: June 29, 2022

Public Comments Still Sought on Conceptual City Council Redistricting Maps

City Council Chambers

The City’s Redistricting Ad Hoc Committee continues to seek public input from Las Cruces residents regarding proposed conceptual maps that remain under consideration for redistricting of the six City Council districts.

The committee has narrowed its consid...

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City Manager Report
Posted on: June 29, 2022

Branigan Book Club

person reading an e-book outside

Thomas Branigan Memorial Library, 200 E. Picacho Ave., invites you to join us for the Branigan Book Club, our monthly book discussion group where we read and discuss a new book each month.Discussions are at 6:30 p.m. the fourth Tuesday of the month in the...

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Event Calendar City Manager Report
Posted on: June 24, 2022

In-Person Car Seat Inspection in Las Cruces

New Mexico Deoartment of Transportation Logo Zia on left with text

Note: As a partner with the New Mexico Department of Transportation the City of Las Cruces shares this information with residents.

The New Mexico Department of Transportation Traffic Safety Division (NMDOT TSD) and Safer New Mexico Now will conduct an in-p...

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City Manager Report
Posted on: June 23, 2022

"Family Fun Walks" Series

Family Fun Walks Series

The City of Las Cruces Parks & Recreation Department will offer Family Fun Walks! These 5-kilometer walking events will be on Saturdays during July through September.

This series consists of five 5K walks. These events will offer giveaways, water, and ...

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City Manager Report
Posted on: June 23, 2022

Fireworks Safety Urged

Fireworks Safety Urged

Fireworks sales began June 20 in New Mexico, so the Las Cruces Fire Department is reminding consumers of general guidelines and safety tips for the upcoming Independence Day holiday.

By state law, fireworks can be sold from June 20 through July 6.

Fireworks...

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City Manager Report
Posted on: June 13, 2022

Tikes N' Spikes Youth Flag Football League Individual Participant Registration

Kids playing football

The City of Las Cruces Parks & Recreation Department will be offering individual registration for the upcoming Youth Flag Football League. There will be four age divisions offered to all genders between the ages of 4 and 11. Proof of a partic...

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City Manager Report
Posted on: June 2, 2022

Fourth of July Celebration Schedule

Fireworks exploding in the sky

The schedule has been set for the annual City of Las Cruces Fourth of July Celebration.

This popular free two-day event begins July 3, with the Electric 5-kilometer and One-mile Fun Run, followed by the Electric Light Parade. The run begins and ends at Mee...

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City Manager Report
Posted on: August 12, 2021

New Website Bid Module

Small toy tractor pushing alphabet block which read B I D

The City of Las Cruces has a new Bid Module on its website to offer business greater access to the City's open and closed bids.
The module also gives the public another level of transparency for bids, active contracts, and vendors.
Business representatives ...
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City Manager Report