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Posted on: April 1, 2020

National Census Day

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The U.S. census is a count of all residents in the United States taken every 10 years and is required by the U.S. Constitution. It is used to determine political representation and federal funding distribution for governments, including at the state and l...

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Posted on: March 26, 2020

LCU E-bill Changes

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Las Cruces Utilities (LCU) customers who receive their bill via email will see a new return email address: e-bills are now coming from Please be sure to update your trusted/safe contacts list to ensure your e-bill does not end u...

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Posted on: March 25, 2020

Waste Excavation/Relocation

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In recent days, residents in the Paseo de Onate area may have noticed digging and removal of material. This project is related to the long-planned removal of layers of old trash from the City of Las Cruces pre-1965 landfill on the city’s eastsid...

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Posted on: March 22, 2020

Eatery Services

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Many Las Cruces restaurants are operating within a state health department order that limits restaurants, bars, breweries, eateries, and other foodservice establishments to provide take-out services and home delivery only. Please access the link for a lis...

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Posted on: March 11, 2020

City Monitoring Coronavirus

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We at the City of Las Cruces are closely monitoring the evolving COVID-19 (Coronavirus) situation. The latest information impacting the Las Cruces area is available here. We encourage you to visit the site often for updates.

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Posted on: March 5, 2020

UTVs Allowed

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Guidelines for Use of UTVs on City Roadways

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

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Posted on: February 17, 2020

LCU Internship Program

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The Las Cruces Utilities Internship Program is a competitive program that awards Internships to students interested in, or currently pursuing, an Associate Degree in Water Technology - leading to a career in water and wastewater operations. Learn more her...

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Posted on: February 18, 2020

50th Police Academy

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Seize the opportunity to be a part of History.

Join the Las Cruces Police Department.

Now taking applications for its historic 50th Police Academy.

February 18 - April 21.

Apply Here

Applicant Requirements

• 19 Years of Age by Start Date of the Police ...

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Posted on: July 24, 2019

Get Notified of City News and Stay Informed!

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The City of Las Cruces would like to inform you that you can now sign-up for all kinds of City news! Simply click on the link to the Notify Me sign-up page. You'll have numerous options to select, from Community Alerts, the City Manager Report, Parks and ...

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Posted on: October 15, 2019

Minimum Wage 2020

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Pursuant to Las Cruces Municipal Code (LCMC), the minimum wage in the city limits of Las Cruces has increased from $10.10 per hour to $10.25 per hour on January 1, 2020, which is a 1.5% increase from the 2019 hourly wage. The tipped wage has increased fro...

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