County Line Highlights Dedication & Groundbreaking

LOS ALAMOS COUNTY News

Council Meeting on Tuesday

What’s on the agenda? A discussion about management options for the new Creative District is likely to be the main discussion when the meeting begins in Chambers at 7 p.m. – streamed live on our Council webpage and broadcast on PAC-8 television, too! Download the agenda here: http://www.losalamosnm.us/gov/council/Pages/default.aspx

Art Dedication at the Justice Center on Wednesday

Have you seen it yet? The “Scale of Justice” will be formally dedicated by the Arts in Public Places Board at 3 p.m. in front of the Justice Center. Everyone is welcome to attend!

Groundbreaking for the New Golf Course Community Bldg on Friday

It’s time to get started with construction at last! Join the County Council, project team, and members of the golf course associations at this celebration at 11:30 a.m. on August 24! The goal is to complete the building by next summer!

Ashley Pond Park: Next Steps in Design Get Underway

The consultant is working with Parks Manager Dick McIntyre on moving the plans past the conceptual design phase to final design this winter – with a plan to drain and dredge the pond starting in February 2013. There will be a public meeting about the latest design plans coming up in September – watch the County Line for updates as this important project moves ahead!

Tree Trimming Around the County

You may have seen crews out and about trimming trees too close to power lines this past week. Work continues in various areas for the next 2-3 months, starting at Pajarito Mountain and moving to White Rock, then Los Alamos. The Dept. of Public Utilities makes every attempt to notify nearby residents and businesses about tree trimming work in their area a week in advance. Work occurs within designated utility easements, and your cooperation in helping the trimming crews access these areas is greatly appreciated!

Bulk Item Collections – They’re Done

The summer bulk and brush item collection has been completed in the townsite and White Rock. That means if there is still material sitting curbside, it must be properly disposed of by the homeowner. Questions or comments? Call the Eco Station at 662-8163. Still cleaning up around your home this summer? Don’t worry, there’s another brush and bulk item collection set to begin in October – watch for more news about it in the County Line this fall!

Recycled Fashion Workshops on August 25, 26

We’re just a week away from these great (FREE) events – link below for details or call 662-8383 – it’s all leading up to The Next Big Idea’s Trash Fashion Contest in September!
http://www.losalamosnm.us/news/Pages/RecycledFashionWorkshopsAugust2526.aspx

Showing Off Los Alamos & White Rock

If you’ve had the chance to ride the Atomic City Transit shuttle to/from Bandelier recently, you may have noticed new display monitors in the busses playing a video of everything there is to do in our great community. The County worked with the LACDC and Chamber of Commerce to produce the video – it’s a real “bonus” for us with hundreds of tourists riding the shuttle who may be interested in finding out more about Los Alamos County!

 

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