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Historic Preservation Advisory Board Meets Sept. 13

on September 9, 2017 - 12:06pm
COUNTY News: 
 
​The Los Alamos County Historic Preservation Advisory Board will meet at 5:30 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 13, in Room 110 in the Municipal Building at 1000 Central Ave. 
 
​The meeeting is open to the public. 
 
Agenda:
  • 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 of Aug. 2. Recommendation: Review and approve the minutes of the HPAB meeting Aug. 2. Presenters: Mark Rayburn 
D.  Public Comment for Items Not on the Agenda
  • HISTORIC

Fans Make A Fuss About Russ At His Final Concert

on September 9, 2017 - 6:53am
A huge crowd turned out Friday night to bid farewell to concert promoter Russ Gordon at his final concert and the final Summer Concert of the season. Gorden is retiring after 28 years of providing great music to Los Alamos every summer. Photo by Bonnie J. Gordon/ladailypost.com
 
Daughter Annie Rose surprised her parents by flying in from Seattle for Friday's final concert. She gets a hug from her mom Deborah Gordon as her dad, Russ Gordon is at left. Photo by Bonnie J. Gordon/ladailypost.com
 
Russ Gordon holds aloft the Los Alamos County Council proclamation declaring Sept.

County Dedicates ‘Carry The Light’ Sculpture

on September 8, 2017 - 5:15pm

A dedication for Albuquerque artist Doug Czor’s sculpture ‘Carry The Light’ was held Thursday afternoon at the Los Alamos County Golf Course Community Building. Members of the Arts in Public Places Board (APP), County Council and County staff took part in the ceremony. From left: Former APP Board Chair Steve Foltyn, Board Chair Susie Schillaci, Board Member Britton Donharl, Czor, County Councilor and APP Laision James Chrobocinski, APP Board Vice Chair Jeremy Smith and Senior Management Analyst Libby Carlsten take part in the festivities. Photo by Kirsten Laskey/ladailypost.com 

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Russ Gordon’s Final Summer Concert Tonight!

on September 8, 2017 - 8:13am

Metales M5, The Mexican Brass, performs Sept. 8 at Ashley Pond Park. Courtesy photo

 

SUMMER CONCERT News:

Metales M5, The Mexican Brass, perform at 7 p.m. today at Ashley Pond Park in the final Los Alamos County Summer Concert of the season and producer Russ Gordon's last show as he retires after 28 years!

The free concert is a joint presentation the Los Alamos County Summer Concert Series and the Los Alamos Concert Association.

“Russ Gordon, the summer concert impresario and I have been trying to figure out how to collaborate for several years,” LACA Artistic Director Ann McLaughlin

Council Proclaims Sept. 17-23 As Constitution Week

on September 8, 2017 - 7:19am

County Councilor Chris Chandler, left,  presents Roberta Day Izdorek with a proclamation that recognizes Sept. 17-23 as 'Constitution Week' during Tuesday's Council meeting. Photo by Kirsten Laskey/ladailypost.com 

COUNTY News: 

 

Los Alamos County Councilor Chris Chandler presented a proclamation that recongnizes Sept. 17-23 as "Constitution Week" during the regular County Council meeting Tuesday night. The proclamation was given to Roberta Day Izorek of the Valles Grande Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution. 

Proclamation:

WHEREAS: September 17, 2017, marks the two

Boy Scout Troop 122 Leads Pledge Of Allegiance

on September 7, 2017 - 11:18pm

Los Alamos County Councilor James Chrobocinski distributes gifts to members of Boy Scouts Troop 122 during the regular County Council meeting Tuesday night in Council Chambers. The Boy Scout troop lead the pledge of allegiance at the start of the meeting. Photo by Kirsten Laskey/ladailypost.com

LAPD Records Division Is Well-Oiled Machine

on September 7, 2017 - 4:40pm

Los Alamos Police Department Records Division Manager Teresina Berg in the Department's file vault. Photo by Maire O'Neill/ladailypost.com

 

By MAIRE O'NEILL
Los Alamos Daily Post

Information is the lifeblood of any organization and Los Alamos Police Department is no exception. Keeping accurate records that comply with local, state and federal laws becomes even more important when your organization happens to be responsible for the protection of life in the community as well as the rights and guarantees of both residents and visitors.

Teresina Berg has managed the

LAC Tourism Work Group Meets Friday

on September 7, 2017 - 3:35pm

Trinity Drive Lane Closure Scheduled For Next Week

on September 7, 2017 - 3:21pm

COUNTY News:

As part of the 20th Street Extension Project, construction crews will be locating existing underground utilities on Trinity Drive at the intersection of 20th Street followed by placement of new underground conduit via subsurface boring. 

This work requires temporary lane and sidewalk closures on Trinity Drive near 20th Street scheduled as follows, weather permitting:

  • Sept. 11 westbound right lane;
  • Sept. 12 westbound right lane; and
  • Sept. 13 westbound right lane.

For more information or questions, you may contact the Public Works Department at 505.662.8150 or send an email to

Exhibit: ‘100 Years Of Los Alamos Ranch School – The Boys And Their Books’ Opens At Mesa Library Today

on September 7, 2017 - 12:07pm

Big House Library. Courtesy photo

Library News:

A new exhibit in the Upstairs Art Gallery at Mesa Public Library opens at 6 p.m. today, Sept. 7, with a talk by Bathtub Row Press publications director Sharon Snyder.

Bathtub Row Press publications director Sharon Snyder

Entitled “100 Years of Los Alamos Ranch School – The Boys and Their Books”, the exhibit includes books by authors who attended the Ranch School from Snyder’s personal collection. Also included in the exhibit are works of art and books from the Library’s “local author” collection, which is comprised of nearly 500 items.

Estate Of Diana Mariani-Stepan To Receive $2.249 Million In Whistleblower Case

on September 7, 2017 - 11:48am
Diana Mariani-Stepan
 
By MAIRE O'NEILL
Los Alamos Daily Post

The estate of the late Diana Mariani-Stepan, former Los Alamos County assistant manager and Indigent Healthcare administrator, will receive $2.249 million following an agreement reached in a case involving alleged violations of the False Claims Act.

According to the Department of Justice, CHRISTUS St.

Who’s Watching You? ... What Are Those Los Alamos Cameras Looking For?

on September 7, 2017 - 11:30am

The view from behind the computers in the Los Alamos County Traffic Center. In the background is the video wall where incoming video from all 18 cameras installed around town may be viewed. Photo by Maire O'Neill/ladailypost.com

The video wall at Los Alamos County's Traffic Center showing traffic at 12 locations Tuesday. Photo by Maire O'Neill/ladailypost.com

 

By MAIRE O'NEILL
Los Alamos Daily Post
 

If you have ever been in your car waiting at a traffic signal in Los Alamos and wondered who is looking at you through the camera pointing down at you, the answer

Customers Give DPU Good Marks On Survey

on September 7, 2017 - 11:26am

Electric Linemen replace a utility pole​. On the Department of Public Utilities' recent customer survey, residential and commerical customers gave high marks to the department's field employees. They scored a 3.4 out of four. Courtesy Photo/DPU

 

By KIRSTEN LASKEY

Los Alamos Daily Post 

kirsten@ladailypost.com 

 

The Department of Public Utilities (DPU) recently published its 2017 customer survey and the survey results look positive.

 

Overall, DPU’s residential customers deemed the county utilities as good, giving it a 3.3 on a four-point scale.

Longview Properties Red-Tagged As Unsafe

on September 7, 2017 - 11:21am

A wood beam over a walkway outside a Longview Drive property in White Rock shows obvious signs of deterioration and was red-tagged Tuesday for unsafe conditions. Photo by Maire O'Neill/ladailypost.com

Two of the buildings at the Longview complex in White Rock that were taped off and red-tagged Tuesday by Los Alamos County and Fire Department officials. Photo by Maire O'Neill/ladailypost.com

 

By MAIRE O'NEILL
Los Alamos Daily Post

 

Los Alamos County Chief Building Official Michael Arellano and Fire Marshall Jeffrey Wetteland red-tagged buildings Tuesday on

Council Proclaims Sept. 15-24 As Welcoming Week

on September 7, 2017 - 9:09am

The Family YMCA board members and staff, including Executive Director Linda Daly, right, receive a proclamation Tuesday evening from County Councilor Pete Sheehey, right, that recognizes Sept. 15-24 as 'Welcoming Week'. Photo by Kirsten Laskey/ladailypost.com

COUNTY News: 

Los Alamos County Councilor Pete Sheehey presented a proclamation during the regular County Council meeting Tuesday night that honors Sept. 15-24 as "Welcoming Week."

The proclamation was presented to the staff and board members of The Family YMCA.

Proclamation:

WHEREAS: Welcoming Week is a national celebration of a

County Councilors At Farmer’s Market Sept. 14

on September 7, 2017 - 8:49am

COUNTY News:

Two Los Alamos County Councilors will be at the Farmer’s Market 9-11 a.m. next Thursday, Sept. 14, to meet market-goers.

The public is welcome to stop by with comments or concerns.

Los Alamos County Council Honors Russ Gordon

on September 6, 2017 - 6:13pm

Councilor Antonio Maggiore, center, presents a proclamation to Los Alamos County Summer Concert Series organizer Russ Gordon who accepted it together with his wife Deborah, son Abe and his girlfriend Tuesday night in Council Chambers. Photo by Kirsten Laskey/ladailypost.com

COUNTY NEWS:

The Los Alamos County Council paid its respects to Los Alamos County Summer Concert Series Organizer Russ Gordon during its regular meeting Tuesday night in Council Chambers. After 28 years of providing concerts to the community, Gordon is retiring and Friday will be his final concert.

Councilor Antonio

Los Alamos Police Blotter: Aug. 30 To Sept. 4, 2017

on September 6, 2017 - 4:15pm

LAPD News:

The following information is provided by the Los Alamos Police Department.

Neither arrests nor charges indicate a conviction, and neither means that a person is guilty of the charges against them.

HEATHER R. DOMINGUEZ

Aug. 30 at 4:37 a.m. / Police arrested Heather R. Dominguez, 34, of Los Alamos at 1203 9th St., Apt. 5 on an outstanding Magistrate Court warrant.

 

 

CASANDRA ROSE RUYBAL

Aug. 30 at 9:24 a.m. / Police arrested Casandra Rose Ruybal, 28, of Los Alamos at 4408 Sycamore St., on an outstanding Municipal Court warrant and an outstanding Magistrate Court warrant.

Transportation Board Meets 5:30 p.m. Thursday

on September 6, 2017 - 7:01am

COUNTY News: 

The Transportation Board will meet at 5:30 p.m. Thursday in room 110 in the Municipal Building at 1000 Central Ave.

This meeting is open to the public.

Agenda

  • CALL TO ORDER / ROLL CALL
  • APPROVAL OF AGENDA
  • PUBLIC COMMENT This section of the agenda is reserved for comments from the public on items that are not otherwise included in this agenda. Please Limit Public Comment to 3 Minutes.
  • LIAISONS' REPORTS
  • APPROVAL OF MINUTES Approval of the Aug. 3, 2017 Transportation Board Minutes Presenters: Brian O'Neil, Chair of the Transportation Board 
  • OLD BUSINESS - Possible Action
    • Complete

Council Proclaims September Voter Registration Month

on September 6, 2017 - 6:31am

Los Alamos County Clerk Naomi Maestas, left, accepts a proclamation recognizing September as Voter Registration Month from Councilor Chris Chandler. Photo by Kirsten Laskey/ladailypost.com 

COUNTY News: 

During the regular Los Alamos County Council meeting Aug. 29, Council presented Los Alamos County Clerk Naomi Maestas with a proclamation that recognizes September as Voter Registration Month and Tuesday, Sept. 26 as Voter Registration Day. County Councilor Chris Chandler read and presented the proclamation. 

The proclamation states: 

WHEREAS: Registering to vote empowers eligible

Home Renewal Program Cycle 1 & 2 Update

on September 5, 2017 - 7:18pm

COUNTY News:

Los Alamos County’s Community Development Department and the Los Alamos Housing Partnership (LAHP) provided an update today on the Home Renewal Program, including close out of construction projects completed in the first cycle, and financial assistance awards being offered for those who applied and were eligible for the second cycle.

Residents who meet low-income qualifications and require financial assistance to make repairs or improvements are eligible to apply for this subsidized loan program. Homeowners are not required to make payments until the home is sold or vacated.

Los Alamos County’s First Ever Guns To Gardens Gun Buyback Event Oct. 28

on September 5, 2017 - 6:50pm

LAPD News:

The community is invited to join the New Mexicans to Prevent Gun Violence (NMPGV) and Los Alamos Police Department 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 28 for the first ever Guns To Gardens Gun Buyback event.

Following a successful fundraising effort by NMPGV, Oct. 28 will mark the fourth statewide gun buyback to safely get unwanted working guns out of homes and off the streets.

Over the coming year, RAWtools, in partnership with Santa Fe Community College welding and sculpture students, will forge unwanted, dismantled guns into garden tools and public art projects and

Council Opts To Send Letter Of Support To NMDOT On N.M. 126 Paving Project Proposal

on September 5, 2017 - 5:43pm

Los Alamos County Council Chair David Izraelevitz listens to Councilor Chris Chandler make a motion regarding a citizen's petition presented at the Aug. 29 Council meeting. Photo by Kirsten Laskey/ladailypost.com 

Economic Development Administrator Joan Ahlers discusses Dave Fox's petition with council during its regular meeting Aug. 29. Photo by Kirsten Laskey/ladailypost.com

 

COUNTY News: 

 

In an effort to get the remaining 8-mile stretch of N.M. 126 paved from La Cueva to Cuba, Los Alamos businessman Dave Fox presented a petition to Los Alamos County Council during its regular

Los Alamos County Council To Meet 6 p.m. Today

on September 5, 2017 - 10:47am

COUNTY News: 

The Los Alamos County Council meets at 6 p.m. today in Council Chambers at the Municipal Building at 1000 Central Ave.

The meeting is open to the public.

Agenda

  • OPENING/ROLL CALL
     
  • PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE A. 9871-17 Boys Scout Troop 122 will be Leading the Pledge of Allegiance
     
  • PUBLIC COMMENT This section of the agenda is reserved for comments from the public on items that are not otherwise included in this agenda.
     
  • APPROVAL OF AGENDA
     
  • PRESENTATIONS, PROCLAMATIONS AND RECOGNITIONS
A. Proclamation declaring Friday, Sept.
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