News Flash

Posted on: October 17, 2019

Hands-only CPR and Stop the Bleed Course Planned on Saturday

A Las Cruces Fire Department photo of CPR training

The Las Cruces Fire Department will offer a free Hands-only CPR and First Aid Stop the Bleed course on Saturday.

The course will be from 10 a.m. to noon Saturday, Oct. 19, 2019 at the East Mesa Public Safety Complex, 550 N. Sonoma Ranch Boulevard. The cour...

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City Manager Report
Posted on: October 16, 2019

Public Art Master Plan Review

metal sculpture of organ mountains

The draft of the Las Cruces Public Art Master Plan is ready for review.

The master planning process, which began late last year, engaged people throughout Las Cruces to share their perspective on the future of public art in the community. Hundreds of peopl...

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City Manager Report
Posted on: October 17, 2019

NMSU Calendar of Athletic Events

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 nearby away events of Aggies men’s and women’s teams. For ticket information call 575/646-1420.

The schedul...

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City Manager Report
Posted on: October 17, 2019

Flags Fly at Half-Staff in Memory of U.S. Rep. Elijah E. Cummings

A head-and-shoulders photo of U.S. Rep. Elijah E. Cummings

Flags outside of City of Las Cruces facilities are flying at half-staff in honor of U.S. Rep. Elijah E. Cummings, who passed away Thursday, Oct. 18, 2019.

Cummings, 68, a Baltimore, Maryland Democrat, died Thursday of longstanding health problems. A Presid...

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City Manager Report
Posted on: October 11, 2019

Hall Pass to the Haunted School House

Haunted School House photo (1)

The City of Las Cruces Parks & Recreation Department will host The Haunted School House Tours at Frank O’ Brien Papen Community Center (FOBPC), 304 W. Bell Ave., during the month of October. Tour guides will escort brave souls on a 45-minute...

Haunted School House

City Manager Report
Posted on: October 14, 2019

“Haunted Museum” at the Museum of Nature & Science

Haunted Museum photo

From 10 a.m. to noon Saturday, Oct. 26, 2019, enjoy a “Haunted Museum” adventure at the Museum of Nature & Science, 411 N. Main St. Entry to the museum and program participation are free, and registration is not required. Halloween...

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City Manager Report
Posted on: October 16, 2019

Group Bike Riding Program

Bike RIding Club

The City of Las Cruces Parks & Recreation Department will offer Group Bike Riding from 9:30 a.m. to 11 a.m. beginning Friday, Nov. 1, 2019 at the Frank O’Brien Papen Community Center, 304 W. Bell Ave. Rides will be at the same time each Frid...

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City Manager Report
Posted on: October 10, 2019

City to Continuously Air Ranked Choice Voting Videos on Cable Channel 20

RCV_Tabulator

The City of Las Cruces has produced two
informational videos about Ranked Choice Voting (RCV) that will air on acontinuous basis on the City’s TV channel, CLC-TV Comcast channel 20 beginning
on Oct 11. 

One video is from a news confe...

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City Manager Report
Posted on: October 10, 2019

LCU Learns from Customer Service Surveys

LCU Customer Service Surveys

By Cassie McClure and Suzanne Michaels

If you filled out a Las Cruces Utilities Customer Service Survey, either by mail or in-person at either City Hall or the East Mesa Customer Service Location, Thank you! Taking a few minutes to answer the questions hel...

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City Manager Report
Posted on: October 10, 2019

Entries Sought for the Veterans Day Parade

Veterans Day Parade 2018

Entries are now being accepted for this year’s Veterans Day Parade to be conducted at 11 a.m. Nov. 9, 2019 through downtown Las Cruces.

Registration to enter the parade is available online at http://lascrucesvetday.org. There is no cost to submit an entry ...

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City Manager Report
Posted on: October 9, 2019

Celebrate Halloween at Spooky Downtown

Spooky Downtown

The City of Las
Cruces and Las Cruces Downtown Partnership (DLCP) invite the community tocelebrate Halloween early at Spooky Downtown, a whole day of Halloween fun for
ghouls of all ages. 

The event will be on October 26 at Downtown Las Cruces...

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City Manager Report
Posted on: October 9, 2019

Las Cruces Featured in Where to Retire Magazine

Where to Retire photo

Las
Cruces has been selected as a top retirement destination by Where to RetireMagazine. The city is profiled in the magazine’s November/December 2019 issue.

Annette
Fuller, editor of Where to Retire Magazine, said Las Cruces possesses qualitiesimpor...

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City Manager Report
Posted on: October 8, 2019

Proposed Draft Design of a New 50-Meter Community Pool

Pool Design Exterior View for news release

The proposed draft design of a new 50-meter community pool, designed by ASA Architects can be seen at www.Las-cruces.org/PoolDesign. The design concept, created by ASA Architects, is  subject to change based on public input, architectural review,...

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City Manager Report
Posted on: October 8, 2019

Early Voting Begins for November Municipal Elections

Ballot image

Registered
voters in Las Cruces can begin casting their ballots for the City’s Nov. 5municipal elections.

Early
voting and absentee voting began Tuesday, Oct. 8, 2019 and will continuethrough Nov. 2, 2019. During early voting eligible voter...

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City Manager Report
Posted on: October 4, 2019

Take Our Survey - Let Us Know How We’re Doing

PEAK Survey image

The public is invited to participate in a series of surveys from the City of Las Cruces to gather input from residents on a variety of topics about city services and programs. The surveys are part of the City’s efforts toward improving customer ...

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City Manager Report
Posted on: October 4, 2019

Las Cruces Fire Department Partners with Social Work Interns

LCFD MIH Program Intererns 2019

The City of Las Cruces Fire Department is pleased to announce it is teaming up with two new social work interns from New Mexico State University (NMSU) who will be working with the Mobile Integrated Healthcare Program (MIH) for the 2019–2020 sch...

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City Manager Report
Posted on: October 3, 2019

Daytime Watering Restrictions Lifted for the Fall and Winter Months

Sprinkler Water Conservation photo

Las Cruces' spring and summer daytime watering restrictions have been lifted for fall and winter.

The restrictions prohibit residents from watering between the hours of 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. to reduce evaporation losses. The restrictions are in effect from Apr...

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City Manager Report
Posted on: October 3, 2019

High Desert Fly-In is Coming to Las Cruces International Airport

EAA photo 1

The
public is invited to attend the High Desert Fly-In, from Friday Oct. 18, 2019through Sunday Oct. 20, 2019 at Las Cruces International Airport, 8990 Zia Boulevard.

While at Las Cruces International Airport, participants can enjoy beautiful fall flyin...

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City Manager Report
Posted on: October 1, 2019

Suicide Prevention Task Force to Conduct Mental Health Training

Mental Health First Aid Training

The
City of Las Cruces Mayor’s Suicide Prevention Task Force will conductcertification training on Mental Health First Aid from 8 a.m. to noon on
Monday, Oct. 28, 2019 and Monday, Nov. 4, 2019 in Room 2007-A at City Hall, 700N. Main St. Both session...

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City Manager Report
Posted on: October 8, 2019

NMSU Calendar of Events

New Mexico State University Logo

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

The schedule of upcoming events...

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City Manager Report
Posted on: September 25, 2019

The 15th Annual Great Pumpkin Candy Drop will be Oct. 27

Great Pumpkin Drop photo

From
high in the sky, a Great Pumpkin will drop free candy for Las Cruces children! 

TheCity of Las Cruces Parks & Recreation Department, Weaver’s Welding, and
Friends of the Community will conduct the 15th Annual Great PumpkinCandy Drop...

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City Manager Report
Posted on: September 20, 2019

See a water leak? Please speak up - on the phone!

water leak

By Cassie McClure and Suzanne Michaels

Water leaks are a daily reality for any city. Over decades, underground water pipes age and can corrode in the soil and suddenly there’s a puddle of water in the middle of a neighborhood street or a spewing ...

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City Manager Report
Posted on: September 19, 2019

Las Cruces International Airport Wings & Wheels ‘Fest will be October 19

EAA photo

Las Cruces International Airport, 8990 Zia Boulevard, welcomes City residents and the public to the first annual Wings & Wheels ‘Fest, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Oct. 19, 2019.

The event is free to the public.

The Wings & Wheels ‘Fest...

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City Manager Report
Posted on: September 18, 2019

City Hall Data Room HVAC Upgrade

Campo Street parking lot entrance

Users
of the Campo Street parking lot to Las Cruces City Hall, at 701 Campo St.,should be aware that from Monday, Sept. 23, 2019, through Friday, Oct. 25,
2019, contractors will be working in the entrance area to that parking lot withequipment and a...

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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: August 20, 2019

Housing Authority Board Member Sought

Cardboard House on a blue background

The Mayor of the City of Las Cruces is seeking applicants willing to serve on the Mesilla Valley Public Housing Authority Board. To be considered, the applicant must live within the municipal limits of the City of Las Cruces. To apply, submit an applicati...

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City Manager Report
Posted on: May 21, 2019

Noise Ordinance Input Meeting

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

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

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City Manager Report