County Line: Feb. 15

COUNTY News:

Remember, Monday is Presidents’ Day holiday, so County offices are closed. There’s no trash or recycling pick up on Monday – so if that’s your normal pick up day, put your roll carts at the curb by 8 a.m. Wednesday (Feb. 20) instead. Have a safe and enjoyable holiday weekend!

Council Meeting Tuesday

The main item on the agenda is the discussion about capital projects – which ones to defer for up to $12.5 million and four years. Eight projects approved last year will be the focus of the meeting, which begins at 7 p.m. in Council Chambers. Download the agenda now or stream the meeting LIVE on Tuesday evening using this link:
http://www.losalamosnm.us/gov/council/Pages/default.aspx

Community Broadband Network Meetings on Wednesday Afternoon

Get the latest update on the business plan for CBN when you attend one of these meetings: 10 to 11:30 a.m. for the business community and Noon to 1:30 p.m. for residents. Both meetings take place in Fuller Lodge. Curious to find out more about CBN? Visit the project webpage here:
http://www.losalamosnm.us/projects/itd/Pages/CommunityBroadbandNetwork.aspx

NM502 Design: Environmental Assessment Update Meeting on Wednesday Evening

This meeting is being hosted by NM DOT – but we know many residents are interested in the project planned for the eastern entrance of Los Alamos – so we are helping them “spread the word.” Plan to attend the meeting at 5 p.m. in Council Chambers and hear what they have to say.

Eastern Area Phase 2 Meeting – Project Update Thursday

Plans are still underway for construction to begin on Phase 2 this spring – get an update from Public Works staff at 5:30 p.m., Feb. 21 in Council Chambers. Visit the project webpage:
http://www.losalamosnm.us/projects/publicworks/Pages/EasternAreaMaintenanceProject.aspx

Friday Forum on Sustainability Plan & Water and Energy Conservation Plan

Have you checked out this topic on our “Open Forum” webpage? Read what others are saying, then log in and leave us your comments – or better yet, attend this County Forum next Friday, Feb. 22 from noon to 1:30 p.m. in the upstairs meeting rooms of Mesa Public Library – we need your feedback. Check out “Open Forum” here:
http://www.losalamosnm.us/gov/Pages/PublicCommentForum.aspx

A-19-a Master Planning Study – Meeting on Feb. 25

We’re giving a little advance notice on this meeting coming up in a little over a week – because we know White Rock residents will want to attend – plan to be there for an update from the consultants starting at 6 p.m. at White Rock Fire Station 3 on N.M. 4. Visit the webpage for details:
http://www.losalamosnm.us/ecodev/Pages/default.aspx

Fiber Cutover Now Underway!

Remember, the County began its fiber cutover at Ashley Pond Park today – it’s the first step as we prepare for the move to the new Municipal Building in May! Work continues throughout the holiday weekend – service impacts should be minimal and phones and computers for those facilities that were impacted should be back on line at the end of the day Monday. Read more here: http://www.losalamosnm.us/news/Pages/FiberCutoverSetforFeb15-18.aspx

Last Weekend to Apply for the DPU Charter Review Committee

Tuesday is the deadline for letters of interest – the Council will appoint the committee at their Council meeting March 5. Read how to apply here:
http://www.losalamosnm.us/news/Pages/CouncilSeeks3CitizensforDPUCharterReviewCommittee.aspx

Get back in the swing of things – the Golf Course is Open!

Thanks to Mother Nature and some sunny forecasts, the golf course opened for the season at 10 a.m. Friday, Feb. 15. They plan to remain open through February, weather permitting. Play begins at 11 a.m. and hours of operation are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., seven days as week – so get out there and practice your golf swing this holiday weekend. Visit their webpage:
http://www.losalamosnm.us/rec/golf/Pages/default.aspx

“Uncommon Valor: The Battle of Iwo Jima” Feb. 19

Don’t miss this film and discussion with Bill Hudson Tuesday evening at Mesa Public Library. It starts at 7 p.m. – hope to see you there. Get all the details on the Events page:
http://www.losalamosnm.us/library/Lists/MesaLibraryEvents/DispForm.aspx?ID=629&Source=http%3A%2F%2Fwww%2Elosalamosnm%2Eus%2Flibrary%2FPages%2FEvents%2Easpx

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