Monday, Oct. 8 is the observance of the Columbus Day holiday. Los Alamos National Laboratory and Los Alamos Public Schools are closed; however, Los Alamos County offices are open for business and all services are in operation.
No Council Meeting Next Week
They’ll take a week off and be back for their monthly Work Session at 7 p.m., Oct. 16 at White Rock Fire Station #3. Watch next week’s newsletter for more details about what’s coming up on their agenda.
Special Council Meeting in Two Weeks About Charter Items
The Council announced they’ll meet at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 23 in Council Chambers (inside the community building) to wrap up some Charter Review items: Utilities Relationship to the rest of County Government; Structure of Government (Clerk discussions); Code of Ethics (committee appointment) and timing for a possible special election on any of the above items in 2013.
Visit the Charter Review webpage: http://www.losalamosnm.us/projects/council/Pages/CRC.aspx
Groundbreaking for the NEW Multi-Purpose Covered Arena is set for 3:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 12.
Join the County Council and special guests at the site on North Mesa (near Brewer Arena) as they officially kick off construction of the new metal building, set to be completed by Jan. 2013. Read more here: http://www.losalamosnm.us/projects/capital/Pages/Multi-UseCoveredArena.aspx
It’s October … Mark Your Calendars now for Halloweekend
There will be several family-friendly events headed to downtown Los Alamos the last weekend in October – including the very popular Trick-or-Treat on Main Street Friday, Oct. 26. Watch for more details in the coming weeks.
Good for you, Los Alamos and White Rock!
The Eco-Station reported that, after launching the new glass recycling initiative last weekend, they’ve already received two tons of glass for processing. They’re now busy using the new equipment to crush the glass, which can be used in a variety of projects, including landscaping. Call the Eco-station at 662-8163 to find out “when” they may have enough of the crushed glass available for public pick-up FREE.
Ice is Nice…
We’re happy to see cooler temps on the way this month so we can get ready to make ice at our always popular outdoor Ice Rink in Los Alamos Canyon! Opening day at the Rink is expected to be Tuesday, Nov. 13. The Recreation Division is already busy preparing the facility, hiring and training staff, and ensuring everything is in place for another excellent season of skating at the Rink.
It’s only a drill
Just a reminder that if you see lots of activity at Los Alamos High School Monday morning Oct. 8, it’s just an emergency exercise being sponsored by the County. No cause for alarm. Read the news release here: http://www.losalamosnm.us/news/Pages/OperationHilltopperExerciseonOct8.aspx
Unmute: Text & Image in American Art 1970 – 2000
It’s the latest exhibit at the Art Gallery on the top floor of Mesa Public Library and features artworks from the permanent collections of New Mexico State University. Grab your family and friends and go see it this weekend.