County Council and Staff Complete Busy August

County workers near 15th Street in late August. Photo by Carol A. Clark/


The Los Alamos County Council, staff and road and construction crews worked on the following list of projects throughout August:

  • Covered Rodeo Arena: contract was awarded Aug. 7;
  • Golf Course Community Building: ground breaking held Aug. 28;
  • NEDO Smart House: exterior stucco started – ribbon cutting is Sept. 17;
  • Municipal Building Complex: interior stud framing is nearly complete on all floors. Store fronts and glazing are underway;
  • White Rock Visitor Center: Contractor is starting punch list – ribbon cutting is Sep. 28;
  • Teen Center: request for quotes is out;
  • White Rock Civic Center: Committee recommended retaining Town Hall for partial use by seniors over removing it for improved parking;
  • Central Avenue Pole Banners: new banners featuring photographs by County photographer Leslie Bucklin arrived;
  • Walnut Street Tot Lot: tot lot borders installed;
  • 37th Street Park: completed;
  • North Mesa Disc Golf Course: installed tee boxes and signage;
  • North Mesa Picnic Area: new play lot installed; and 
  • Barranca Mesa Park: new pavilion completed.
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