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Quorum Notice: Board Of Public Utilities Oct. 6

on October 2, 2017 - 6:27am

Community Invited To Meeting On Trinity Roundabout And Neighborhood Associations Oct. 16

on October 2, 2017 - 6:08am

ABWFLA News:

A Better Way for LA invites the public to attend a fall meeting Monday, Oct. 16, at the Los Alamos Chamber of Commerce at 15th Street and Central Avenue. A light supper will be provided.

The program begins at 7 p.m. with a talk by local resident William Mead on the "History of Roundabout Decisions for N.M. 502 in Los Alamos County". The planned roundabout at the intersection of Trinity Drive and Central Avenue will force drivers to travel in conflicting “circular” paths, negatively impacting both pedestrians and vehicles.

Next, Heather Ortega will present a talk on

Los Alamos County Council Proclaims October Domestic Violence Awareness Month

on October 1, 2017 - 7:55am

Police Chief Dino Sgambellone adds some finishing touches in 2014 to the rock in White Rock together with a group gathered to send the message that men as well as women oppose domestic violence. Police officers who see the effects of domestic violence on men, women and children in their work every day are keenly aware of its negative consequences. Photo by Bonnie J. Gordon/ladailypost.com

COUNTY News: 

The ​​Los Alamos County Council presented a proclamation declaring October Domestic Violence Awareness Month to Police Chief Dino Sgambellone during its regular meeting Tuesday evening in

San Ildefonso Sidewalk Closed Week Of Oct. 2

on October 1, 2017 - 6:21am

COUNTY News:

 

The week of Oct. 2, traffic and street crews will install a retaining wall and replace the sidewalk on the south side of San Ildefonso between Camino Durasnilla and Camino Redondo due to erosion.

 

Pedestrians will be directed to use the sidewalk on the north side of San Ildefonso. The County will work to minimize the impact of the construction.

Direct questions regarding the closure the Traffic & Streets Department at 505.663.1762.



 

County: Sidewalk Closure Begins Monday

on September 30, 2017 - 10:37am

COUNTY News:

Los Alamos County Traffic & Streets crews will be installing a retaining wall and replacing the sidewalk on the south side of San Ildefonso between Camino Durasnilla and Camino Redondo due to erosion.

Pedestrians will be directed to use the sidewalk on the north side of San Ildefonso. The County will work to minimize the impact of the construction.

Direct questions regarding the closure to the Traffic & Streets Department at 505.663.1762.

Public Meeting Targets Code Enforcement Concerns

on September 30, 2017 - 7:17am

During an interview about their upcoming meeting on code concerns, from left, Helen Milenski, Heather Ortega and her son Isaac Ortega, 8, Friday afternoon at the Los Alamos Daily Post on Central Ave. Photo by Carol A. Clark/ladailypost.com
 
By CAROL A. CLARK
Los Alamos Daily Post

Spurred by her concern with code enforcement issues surfacing around town, local resident Heather Ortega intends to form a PAC called “Los Alamos County Citizens In Action”.

She and resident Helen Milenski are hosting a community meeting on the subject, 6-8 p.m.

Traffic Delays Expected On East Jemez Road

on September 30, 2017 - 7:16am

COUNTY News: 

 

Officials with the Los Alamos Department of Public Utilities (DPU) advise motorists to plan for traffic delays next Thursday through Friday on East Jemez Road.

 

DPU will trench and install an electric duct bank across six lanes of traffic west of the Eco Station at 3701 E. Jemez. Two-way traffic will be maintained and DPU will phase the construction over the two-day period to minimize the amount of disruption.

At 7 a.m. Thursday, DPU’s contractor will close the middle eastbound lane on E. Jemez to begin trenching.

Scenes From LAFD Resuscitation Academy

on September 30, 2017 - 7:13am

Representatives of EMS agencies from throughout the state attend the classroom portion of the Resuscitation Academy hosted by Los Alamos Fire Department Friday at the University of New Mexico-Los Alamos campus. Photo by Maire O'Neill/ladailypost.com

Los Alamos Fire Department EMS Division Chief Ben Stone, left, and LAFD EMS Training Coordinator Donna McHenry chat with Chief James Brothers of Maryland Resuscitation Academy at the LAFD-sponsored Resuscitation Academy Friday at UNM-LA. Photo by Maire O'Neill/ladailypost.com

Capt. James Benson of Abiquiu Volunteer Fire Department, left, and

Quorum Notice: Board Of Public Utilities Oct. 3

on September 30, 2017 - 5:38am

Council Proclaims Customer Service Week Oct. 2-6

on September 29, 2017 - 9:26am

Councilor Pete Sheehey, left, presents a proclamation to DPU Manager Tim Glasco and staff during the council meeting Tuesday declaring Oct. 2-6 Customer Service Week. Photo by Kirsten Laskey/ladailypost.com

COUNTY News: 

​The Los Alamos County Council proclaimed Oct. 2-6 as Customer Service Week during its regular meeting Tuesday night in Council Chambers.

A proclamation was presented to Department of Public Utilities (DPU) Manager Tim Glasco and DPU staff members.

 

Proclamation:  

WHEREAS: In 1992, the U.S.

Council Proclaims October Drug Free Month

on September 29, 2017 - 8:28am

Councilor Chris Chandler presents Police Chief Dino Sgambellone with a proclamation at the County Council meeting Tuesday declaring October Drug Free Month. Photo by Kirsten Laskey/ladailypost.com

COUNTY News: 

Los Alamos County Council proclaimed October as a Drug Free Month during its regular meeting Tuesday night in Council Chambers. A proclamation was presented to Los Alamos Police Chief Dino Sgambellone. 

Proclamation:

 

WHEREAS: It is the goal of all organizations who deal with the prevention of drug abuse to motivate people to more active participation in programs to eliminate

JJAB And County Library System Host Pizza & Paints

on September 29, 2017 - 8:16am

Samples of artwork a group of Los Alamos Middle School students created during the Pizza and Painting event Wednesay at Mesa Public Library. Courtesy photo

A student provides an inspirational message in their artwork. Courtesy photo

COMMUNITY News: 

Los Alamos Middle School students met Wednesday afternoon in "The Zone" at Mesa Public Library for "Pizza and Painting."

Los Alamos Juvenile Justice Advisory Board (JJAB) sponsored the event in conjunction with the Los Alamos County Library System.

Twenty-five students created original art pieces and enjoyed social time and pizza.

Council Learns About UWNNM Fundraising Campaign

on September 29, 2017 - 6:47am

United Way of Northern New Mexico Executive Director Kristy Ortega along with UWNNM Board member and Fire Chief Troy Hughes make a presentation about the organization's fundraising compaign underway, during public comment at the regular council meeting Tuesday night. Ortega provided informational rack cards to the County Council and Hughes encouraged people to give to the campaign, saying that every dollar the organization gets goes really far. For information, visit www.UnitedWayNNM.org. Photo by Kirsten Laskey/ladailypost.com

Gerald Martinez Retires From DPU

on September 29, 2017 - 6:40am

Los Alamos County Department of Public Utilities Power Systems Supervisor Gerald Martinez, center, celebrates his retirement after 15 years of service. His coworkers, including Deputy Manager - Power Systems Steve Cummins, left, and Jordan Garcia who is taking over his position, joined Martinez and others for a retirement luncheon Friday at Cottonwood on the Greens. Photo by Maire O'Neill/ladailypost.com

Council Proclaims Fire Prevention Week Oct. 8-14

on September 29, 2017 - 6:22am

Councilor Rick Reiss, second from right, presents a proclamation to Fire Chief Troy Hughes, left, and members of his staff during the regular County Council meeting Tuesday in Council Chambers recognizing Oct. 8-14 as Fire Prevention Week. Photo by Kirsten Laskey/ladailypost.com

COUNTY News: 

Los Alamos County Council presented a proclamation, declaring Oct. 8-14 as Fire Prevention Week, to Los Alamos Fire Chief Troy Hughes and members of his staff Tuesday night during the regular County Council meeting.

Proclamation:

 

WHEREAS: Los Alamos County is committed to ensuring the safety and

State Police Checkpoints And Saturation Patrols Operating Across New Mexico In October

on September 28, 2017 - 8:11am
NMSP News:
 
New Mexico State Police will be conducting sobriety checkpoints; saturation patrols and registration, insurance and driver's license checkpoints in every county across the state during the month of October.
 
NMSP is bringing awareness to these events in an effort to reduce alcohol related fatalities through continued media attention and intensive advertising. These checkpoints are helping to change society's attitude about drinking and driving.
 
Hundreds of lives could be saved each year if every driver had the courage to make the right decision not to drink and drive.

Los Alamos High School To Induct 2017 Hall Of Fame Members

on September 28, 2017 - 7:13am

By RJ Montaño
Los Alamos Daily Post

rjmontano@ladailypost.com

It’s one of the highest honors an athlete can get to be inducted into any hall of fame – to be among a group of individuals considered particularly illustrious as players or coaches. On Oct. 1, Los Alamos High School will induct nine members into the Sports Hall of Fame 2017 Class.

Larry Baca

Graduated: 1974
Sports: (Played) Football, Basketball, Baseball, Wrestling, Track & Field;
(Coached) 28 seasons, Boys’ Track & Field
Accolades: Several Coaching Awards
 
Larry Baca graduated from Los Alamos High School in 1974 as a five-sport
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Historic Preservation Advisory Board Meets Oct. 4

on September 28, 2017 - 6:23am
COUNTY News: 
 
The Los Alamos Historic Preservation Advisory Board will meet at 5:30 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 4, in Room 110 at the Municipal Building at 1000 Central Ave.
 
The meeting is open to the public. 
 
Agenda:
 
1.  ADMINISTRATIVE ACTIONS
 
A.  Call to Order/Introductions
 
B.  Approval of Today's Agenda

C.  Review/Approval of Meeting Minutes

  • Minutes from the Historic Preservation Advisory Board Meeting Aug. 2, 2017.

 
D. Public Comment for Items Not on the Agenda
 
II.  HISTORIC PRESERVATION BUSINESS (Items for Discussion and Possible Action)
 
A.  Chairman's Report
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BPU, Council Weigh Finance Options For Replacing White Rock Wastewater Treatment Plant

on September 28, 2017 - 6:17am

At left, DPU Deputy Manager Jack Richardson and DPU Manager Tim Glasco present finance options available for replacement of the White Rock Wastewater Treatment Plant at the Sept. 21 BPU and Council joint meeting in Council Chambers. Photo by Kirsten Laskey/ladailypost.com

 

BY KIRSTEN LASKEY

Los Alamos Daily Post 

kirsten@ladailypost.com 

 

The wastewater treatment plant in White Rock needs to be replaced and a discussion on how to finance the project was held during the Los Alamos County Council and Board of Public Utilities (BPU) joint work session Tuesday, Sept.

ESB Tables Roll Cart Ordinance To Seek More Input

on September 28, 2017 - 6:13am

A local resident speaking during public comment at the Environmental Sustianability Board meeting Sept. 21 holds up motion detected lights that she uses to dissuade bears from visiting her home. Photo by Kirsten Laskey/ladailypost.com

 

Members of the community turned out for the Environmental Sustainability Board meeting Sept. 21. Photo by Kirsten Laskey/ladailypost.com

 

By KIRSTEN LASKEY

Los Alamos Daily Post 

kirsten@ladailypost.com 

 

The proposed amendments to the Los Alamos County ordinance for preventing wildlife getting into trash cans ignited a firestorm of debate within the

Manhattan Project Subcommittee Meets Friday

on September 28, 2017 - 6:08am

COUNTY News:

The Manhattan Project Subcommittee will meet at noon Friday in Room No. 330 at the Los Alamos Municipal Building at 1000 Central Ave.   

The meeting is open to the public.

 

Agenda:

I. Call to Order
II. Introductions
III. Review of background documentation
IV. Review of Previous committees/subcommittees’ work
V. Fuller Lodge Interpretation Plan effort
VI. Next meeting: Date/Time (TBD)
VII. Adjourn Meeting

Quorum Notice: Art In Public Places Board Oct. 2

on September 28, 2017 - 5:49am

COUNTY News: 

Members of the Art in Public Places Board may attend a re-dedication of artwork from the former U.S. - Japan (NEDO) Demonstration Smart House at 2 p.m. Oct. 2 at the second floor lobby of the Los Alamos County Municipal Building at 1000 Central Ave.

A quorum may be present but no board action will be taken. 

The event is open to the public.

 

ESB And Eco Station Staff Conduct Walk Through Recyle Audit Of Roll Carts In White Rock Neighborhoods Friday

on September 27, 2017 - 5:21pm

COUNTY News:

Members of the Environmental Sustainability Board and staff from the Los Alamos County Eco Station will conduct a walk through of neighborhoods in White Rock Friday, Sept. 29 to survey recycle roll carts at the curb.

They are checking the carts for the volume of recycling placed in them, in order to assist them in evaluating options for route pick up and frequency of the future brush roll carts that will be added to the system and distributed next year.

 

Art In Public Places Board Meets Sept. 28

on September 27, 2017 - 1:48pm
COUNTY News:
 
The agenda for the upcoming Los Alamos County Art in Public Places Advisory Board meeting has been published and is available online at: http://losalamos.legistar.com/Calendar.aspx
 
The next meeting is scheduled for 5:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 28, in Room #110 of the Los Alamos County Municipal Building at 1000 Central Ave.
 
The meeting is open to the public.

LAFD Marks Five Promotions

on September 27, 2017 - 1:09pm

Los Alamos Fire Chief Troy Hughes, far left, congratulates Department members on their promotions. From left, Division Chief Kelly Sterna, Captain Luke Washburn, Captain Michael Cayton, Driver Engineer Evan Pulliam and Driver Engineer Daniel Gandara. Courtesy/LAPD

Newly promoted Los Alamos Fire Department Division Chief Kelly Sterna, right, is pinned by Retired Division Chief Francisco Martinez, left, and Retired Battalion Chief Adam Muller. Courtesy/LAFD

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