By PATRICK SULLIVAN
Los Alamos Commerce and Development Corporation
LEDA is important for local retail businesses.
On Tuesday, July 27, the County Council will consider amending its existing Local Economic Development Act (LEDA) ordinance to come into compliance with changes that were approved at the State level last January. The changes are brief, but impactful and focus on allowing municipalities to utilize LEDA to incentivize retail businesses.
LEDA is a mechanism that allows either the State or a municipality to directly contribute resources to a private sector
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New Mexico HSD: Temporary Assistance For Needy Families Work Program Requirement To Be Reinstated Aug. 1
SANTA FE — The New Mexico Human Services Department (HSD) Income Support Division (ISD) is reinstating work requirement for recipients of the Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) program effective Aug.1.
To assist with this effort, HSD is partnering with the New Mexico Department of Workforce Solution (DWS) in promoting the Ready New Mexico Campaign. DWS’ Ready New Mexico campaign provides easy, consolidated access to training, education, and employment resources for New Mexicans.
Ready New Mexico can assist TANF customers with gaining the skills, experience and
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INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. — Dana Pappas, deputy director and commissioner of officials of the New Mexico Activities Association (NMAA), will join the staff of the National Federation of State High School Associations (NFHS) Aug. 1.
Pappas will take on the role of Director of Officiating Services – a newly designed staff position devoted to officials programming, services and courses.
Theresia Wynns, who has served as NFHS director of sports and officials education since 2012, will retire July 31 after a 50-year career in education at the local, state and national levels.
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On the job in Los Alamos Friday where phase 1 construction has begun on the Co-Op Park Los Alamos next to the newly built Los Alamos Schools Credit Union (LASCU) at 1010 Central Ave. LASCU CEO/President Matt Schmidt stands in front of the construction site as Los Alamos Landscaping & More co-owner Craig Wehner, left of Schmidt, and crew work in the background. With generous support from the community, a stage will be included in Phase 1 construction. Much appreciation is extended to Los Alamos Landscaping & More for leading the project with the design/build team Living Designs Group and
Enterprise Bank & Trust News:
ST. LOUIS, MO. — Enterprise Financial Services Corp (Nasdaq: EFSC) (the
“Company,” “EFSC,” or “Enterprise”), the holding company of Enterprise Bank & Trust (“EB&T”), announced today the completion of its merger with First Choice Bancorp (“FCBP”),
with Enterprise as the surviving institution, effective as of 11:59 p.m. Eastern time on July 21, 2021. The merger of EB&T and FCBP’s wholly owned subsidiary, First Choice Bank (“First Choice”), will be effective shortly thereafter. The merger adds approximately $2.4 billion in assets, $2.0 billion
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Century Bank VP/Branch Manager Karen Easton speaks to guests gathered Tuesday for the Chamber of Commerce Business After Hours event at Century Bank. Photo by John McHale/ladailypost.com
Scene from the Chamber of Commerce Business After Hours event Tuesday at Century Bank, which drew a large crowd to the Los Alamos Branch in Smith’s Marketplace shopping center. Photo by John McHale/ladailypost.com
Dustin Lippiatt of Pig+Fig Cafe replenishes hors d’oeuvre for the Business After Hours event hosted at Century Bank and catered by Pig+Fig Cafe. Photo by John McHale/ladailypost.com
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Economic Development Administrator Daniel Ungerleider
By KIRSTEN LASKEY
Los Alamos Daily Post
Economic development is one of the most widely discussed topics in Los Alamos County. It appears in the council’s strategic priorities and in the comprehensive plan. Committees, studies and plans have all been created to stir up economic development in the County.
It is so important that the County has recently hired a new Economic Development Administrator to fill a long-time vacancy.
The position was vacant for an extended time after Joan Ahlers left but Daniel Ungerleider
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Donavan Price serves as administrative assistant to Liddie Martinez, president of Los Alamos Region and director of community engagement at Enterprise Bank & Trust. Photo by Carol A. Clark/ladailypost.com
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By BONNIE J. GORDON
Los Alamos Daily Post
Donavan Price became the administrative assistant to Liddie Martinez, president of Los Alamos Region and director of community engagement at Enterprise Bank & Trust in March. Price has worked at the bank 3.5 years. Previously, she worked in deposit operations.
Price had a background
From the Office of U.S. Rep. Teresa Leger Fernández:
WASHINGTON, D.C. — Today, Rep. Teresa Leger Fernández announced she secured over $74 million for NM-03 through community project funding requests in appropriations legislation.
“This much-needed funding will impact communities all across my district. The $74 million will help fund broadband expansion projects, health care facility upgrades, mentoring and social programs for our children, water infrastructure for the Navajo Nation and Gallup area, and so much more,” she said. “These investments will create a lasting impact in
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