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Lodgers’ Tax Advisory Board Meets Jan. 15

on January 12, 2013 - 7:13am


Los Alamos County Lodgers’ Tax Advisory Board meets 1-3 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 15 at the Holiday Inn Express & Suites, 60 Entrada Dr.


I. ADMINISTRATIVE ACTIONS All 1:00 p.m. (10 min.)
A. Call to Order/Introductions
B. Review of the Statement of Antitrust Policy
C. Approval of Today’s Agenda
D. Public Comment
E. Approval of Minutes
II. PRESENTATION/Q&A 1:10 p.m. (30 min.)
County Trails Network Plan
Craig Martin, Los Alamos County Open Space Specialist
A. White Rock Visitor Center Interpretation Signage/Display Costs All


Letter to the Editor: 'Max Baker Municipal Building' Gets My Vote!

on January 11, 2013 - 1:15pm
By JJ Maier
Los Alamos

I am hoping the committee will consider the concept of naming the new Municipal Building after (former County Administrator) Max Baker instead of Jeannette Wallace.

Max had so much more to do with our County’s administration if one reviews his record – during some of our roughest times – and he frequently was serving us as an “interim administrator.”

He gave us so much and asked so little in return.

Jeannette served the district of which we were always a part, but had little to do with the administration and running of internal LAC affairs.

I am delighted that UNM-LA

County Seeks Naming Committee Members

on January 11, 2013 - 11:52am


Citizens interested in being on the “Naming Committee to Consider A Request to Name the New Municipal Building after State Representative Jeannette O. Wallace” are asked to submit one-page letters of interest to County Administrator Harry Burgess by noon Friday, Jan. 18.

The County Administrator will appoint this committee consisting of at least two citizens and one representative of the business community.

Applicants should send their letter to and must state that they are able to be an impartial member of the Committee, as required by County Code,

County Undergoing IT Maintenance Saturday

on January 11, 2013 - 9:38am


Los Alamos County’s Information Technology Division will be performing scheduled maintenance beginning at 10 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 12, and continuing as late as midnight.

There will be service interruptions to the County’s webpage, e-mail and telephones during this time frame, including the possibility of e-mail interruption for County cell phones capable of receiving email.


Utilities Board Meets Jan. 16

on January 11, 2013 - 9:08am


Pet of the Week: Gracie the Cocker Spaniel

on January 11, 2013 - 6:54am

Gracie. Courtesy/LACAS


Gracie is a senior female cocker spaniel who was rescued off the street and brought back to health by a good neighbor.

Los Alamos County and Friends of the Shelter have completed Gracie's health treatments. She would be a good companion for a quiet family.

The Los Alamos Animal Shelter, 226 East Road, (505) 662-8179, has a large selection of on-site adoptable pets and others are living off-campus in foster homes.

Visit the Friends of the Shelter website:, for information about volunteering, adopting and donating.

Also check out the

Personnel Board Meets 11:30 a.m. Monday

on January 11, 2013 - 6:14am