City Manager Report

  1. City Residents Should Not Try to Trap Skunks

    City Las Cruces Animal Control officers are encouraging City residents not to attempt to trap skunks or interact with any wildlife that could be roaming through their neighborhoods. Read on...
  2. New Mexico Departments Give COVID-19 Webinar

    New Mexico Human Services Department Cabinet Sec. David R. Scrase, M.D. and Dr. Karissa Culbreath, Medical Director, Infectious Diseases, at TriCore Reference Laboratories provided a COVID-19 update and took questions from the media on Oct. 23. Read on...
  3. City Hall Parking Deck Stairway Closed for Immediate Replacement

    The City Hall Parking Deck Stairway is CLOSED and Replacement Work began Friday, Oct. 23. Read on...
  4. City Council to Meet October 26 for a TIDD Board Meeting and Work Session

    The Las Cruces City Council will meet, via video conference at 1 p.m. Monday, Oct. 26, 2020 serving as the a Tax Increment Development District (TIDD) Board of Commissioners meeting, followed by a Council Work Session. Read on...
  5. Teen Connection and Tutoring Services at Meerscheidt Recreation Center are Postponed

    The Teen Connection and Tutoring Services offered at Meerscheidt Recreation Center, 1600, E. Hadley Ave., are postponed until further notice. Read on...
  6. November Activities from the Branigan Cultural Center

    While the Branigan Cultural Center remains closed to the public due to COVID-19, museum programming continues with several online events in November. Read on...
  7. Farmworkers' Rights: Learning Opportunities from the Branigan Cultural Center

    Branigan Cultural Center programming continues with activity take-out kits and online events. Read on...
  8. Celebrating Native American Heritage Month with the Branigan Cultural Center

    The Branigan Cultural Center, 501 N. Main St., celebrates November as Native American Heritage Month with the Indigenous Speaker Series from November 9 to November 14. Tune in for these online events! Read on...
  9. Parks and Recreation Department’s "Out-of-School Time" Featured in National Virtual Event

    The Parks and Recreation Department’s Youth Services is joining The BOOST (Borderland Out-Of-School Time) Network for the U.S. celebration "Lights on Afterschool" on Oct. 22 for a virtual event. Read on...
  10. Las Cruces Museum System Temporary Closure

    Consistent with the latest public health recommendations from the Governor’s office, the Las Cruces Museums has opted to close to the public effective October 23 through November 14, 2020. Read on...
  11. Prescription Drug Drive Through Take-back Event is Saturday

    Las Cruces police, the Drug Enforcement Agency and other law enforcement agencies, with the Center for Health Innovation, will host a prescription drug drive through take-back event from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at several locations in the community. Read on...
  12. Tutoring Services Postponed at East Mesa Recreation Center

    Tutoring Services offered at the East Mesa Recreation Center, 5589 Porter Drive, are postponed until further notice. Read on...
  13. Meerscheidt Recreation Center Fitness Area and Weight Room Closed

    The Fitness Area and Weight Room at Meerscheidt Recreation Center, 1600 E. Hadley Ave., is closed until further notice. Read on...
  14. Walsh Named as Las Cruces Utilities Director

    Las Cruces Utilities has named Delilah A. Walsh Utilities Director effective October 25, 2020. Walsh had been serving as Interim Director following the retirement of Dr. Jorge A. Garcia, P.E., on August 28, 2020. Read on...
  15. Spooky Las Cruces

    Families are haunted by the same dilemma: How can they safely celebrate Halloween in the midst of COVID-19. Read on...
  16. City Council Unanimously Approves Agreements for Emergency COVID-19 Assistance

    The Las Cruces City Council unanimously adopted a Resolution approving agreements between the City of Las Cruces and various nonprofit partners within the community for emergency assistance programs addressing the impact of COVID-19. Read on...
  17. Parks and Recreation Department Reminds No Mass Gatherings in Parks

    While it might be tempting to celebrate coming events like Halloween in the parks, the City of Las Cruces Parks and Recreation Department reminds the community that under the Governor’s emergency health mandates, mass gatherings are not allowed. Read on...
  18. In-House Fabrication for Gas Lines: Las Cruces Utilities Behind the Scenes

    Natural gas is a clean, easy and cheap way to heat a home or run an appliance. Read on...
  19. Advocates for the Public: Introduction to Las Cruces Utilities Board of Commissioners, Part 2

    At Las Cruces Utilities, oversight to its projects and policies are guided by the Board of Commissioners. Here is the second part of profiles of the Commissioners. An earlier story appeared last week. Read on...
  20. Las Cruces International Airport debuts $4.8 million in upgrades

    The Las Cruces International Airport, 8990 Zia Boulevard, will soon be sporting a new look and upgrades to match, after recently undergoing more than $4 million. Read on...
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