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Public Invited to Chapter 16 Q&A Session

on April 5, 2012 - 8:11am

County News:

Residents and business owners in Los Alamos and White Rock are encouraged to attend an informal Q&A session with Acting Community Development Director Steve Brugger at 5:30 p.m., Thursday, April 12 in Council Chambers at 20th Street and Central Avenue.

The Q&A session is regarding proposed changes to Chapter 16 of the County Code.

Chapter 16 is more commonly known as the County’s Development Code.

Suggested changes include implementation of a Special Plan District.

Other changes are being proposed to clarify the planning review and permitting process.

County Code


Board of Public Utilities Meeting Schedule

on April 5, 2012 - 7:59am

DPU News:

Smell Gas? Call 662-8333 (M-F) or 662-8222 (after hours)


The Board of Public Utilities is scheduled to meet on the following dates and times:

BPU Regular Meeting
(Note the change in meeting date from the regular thrid Wednesday of the month to Thursday, April 19)

  • 5:30 p.m., Thursday, April 19, 170 Central Park Square – DPU Conference Room

BPU Special Meeting – Closed Session
(To discuss limited personnel matters)

  • Noon, Monday, April 30, 170 Central Park Square – DPU Conference Room



Driveway Temporarily Closed Near Fuller Lodge

on April 4, 2012 - 11:54pm
County News:
The driveway from Bathtub Row to the front parking lot of Fuller Lodge will be closed April 12 and 13 for installation of a valley gutter.
The work is needed to help with drainage issues on the road, which experiences icy conditions each winter.
The road will close at 9 a.m. April 12 and should reopen by9 a.m. Saturday, April 14.
Lodge visitors are asked to park in the upper and lower parking lots just west of Bathtub Row during construction.
The work is part of a larger project starting on Monday for improvements to the grounds and exterior of Fuller

LA Summer Concert Series - Not Quite Complete

on April 4, 2012 - 10:04pm

Editor's Note: The official "Los Alamos Concert Series" schedule (presented by the County of Los Alamos and coordinated / managed by Russ Gordon) is not available on-line as of April 9th. When it becomes available we will link to the official concert series website. The official concert site is found at: Below you will find the currently available series information....


Russ Gordon and crew are still finalizing sponsors & venues for some of this summer’s series.

This is the 23rd year for this extremely popular concert series.

From Gordon's

County Administrator Works to Fill Acting Positions

on April 4, 2012 - 8:21am

County Administrator Harry Burgess stands in his downtown office near photographs taken by his grandfather. Photo by Carol A. Clark/

By Carol A. Clark

The process to fill acting positions at the director level throughout the County is well underway.

County Administrator Harry Burgess described the hring process during an interview at his office Thursday.

“I decided to advertise these positions and that did not reflect on the individuals currently holding the positions. I wanted to give everyone the opportunity to apply … there may be hidden talent,” Burgess said.


County Notice of Possible Council Quorum

on April 3, 2012 - 3:20pm

Members of the Los Alamos County Council may attend interviews of candiates for county attorney from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday, April 13 in Council Chambers.

A quorum may be present, however no council action will be taken.


Los Alamos County Tops State Health Rankings

on April 3, 2012 - 1:10pm

Los Alamos County tops the list in county health rankings for New Mexico, according to the County Health Rankings & Roadmaps program, a collaboration between the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and the University of Wisconsin Population Health Institute.

The County Health Rankings measure the health of nearly all counties in the nation and rank them within states.

The Rankings are compiled using county-level measures from a variety of national and state data sources.

New Mexico counties ranked one to 10:

  • Los Alamos
  • Sandoval
  • Santa Fe
  • Dona Ana
  • Lincoln
  • Union
  • Roosevelt
  • Otero
  • Bernalillo
  • Curry