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Posted on: April 17, 2020

[ARCHIVED] City Council Approves Additional Emergency Financial Assistance, Extends Emergency Proclamation

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At a special meeting today, April 17, 2020, the Las Cruces City Council approved an additional $139,500 in emergency funding to assist with the impact to our community caused by the Public Health Order to address the Corona Virus. The money is from the City’s general fund.


  • Mesilla Valley Habitat for Humanity: $65,000 to complete five-homes currently under construction.
  • City of LC Economic Development Department: $74,500 for microloan technical assistance.

On April 3, City Council allocated $1,072,500 in emergency financial assistance and another $684,000 on April 10.Those funds were allocated from the Telshor Fund, money the City receives for the lease of Memorial Medical Center that is jointly owned by the City and County.

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