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Posted on: June 29, 2020

Las Cruces Again Named Best Run City in NM Ranked #4 in U.S.

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Las Cruces is once again ranked best-run city in New Mexico according to WalletHub, a personal finance website. The new ranking also lists Las Cruces as 4th best-run city in the nation with Albuquerque at 25 and El Paso at 40. This is the fourth consecuti...

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Community and Economic Development
Posted on: June 26, 2020

Interactive Video Inspection a Win-Win for Las Cruces

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When the City of Las Cruces Community Development Department established its standard operating procedures for Interactive Video Inspection (IVI) in January 2020, the goal was to introduce an innovative alternative to on-site construction inspections. Wit...

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Community and Economic Development
Posted on: June 25, 2020

Five Finalists for City Manager Named

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The Las Cruces City Council has selected five finalists from a short list of nine to continue through the selection process for city manager.The five finalists are:Estrella Escobar, Former Senior Advisor to the President, University of Texas at El Paso, E...

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Community and Economic Development
Posted on: June 26, 2020

City of Las Cruces Seeks Oversight Committee Members

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The City of Las Cruces is accepting applications for its Oversight Committee. The Oversight Committee is a management committee and not a public board. City Council approved the creation of the Oversight Committee in November of 2018 to continue the City&...

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Community and Economic Development
Posted on: June 26, 2020

City Collaborates with NM Workfoce Connections to Create Virtual Job Fair Webinar for Caregivers

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Interested in becoming a caregiver in Las Cruces? The City of Las Cruces Economic Development Department is working in partnership with Workforce Connections and Haciendas at Grace Village to create “Meet the Employer,” a virtual job f...

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Community and Economic Development
Posted on: June 24, 2020

Map Showing Areas Where Stray Animals Have Been Reported Within the City is Now Available on the Cit

Animal Control Vehicle

A map that shows the areas in the City where dogs, cats, and other animals are reported as strays is now available for public viewing on the City of Las Cruces website, at las-cruces.org. The map is read-only but shows the areas where dogs, cats, and othe...

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Community and Economic Development
Posted on: June 23, 2020

Community Inspired Design Unveiled for Unidad Park GO Bond Rehabilitation

Unidad Park Image Map to Locate Features in the Park

Las Cruces has a great virtual opportunity to weigh in for a second time on the rehabilitation of a beloved landmark, Unidad Community Park, 1500 E. Hadley. The City of Las Cruces invites community members to watch an engaging presentation that outlines a...

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Community and Economic Development
Posted on: June 24, 2020

Las Cruces Ranked #50 Best Small City of 100 in 2020 Report

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Just as the nation gets back on its feet and cities begin to reopen for business, a new report touts Las Cruces as a city full of sunny weather, great outdoor activities, and an airport undergoing renovations that will greatly improve interconnectivity fo...

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Community and Economic Development