This is the final update from the Los Alamos County Public Works/Traffic Division on road projects for the 2019 construction season.
N.M. 502 Road Construction/Roundabout:
No changes to detours – same as last week. Star Paving will not be working on Thanksgiving or the day after Thanksgiving.
Eastbound traffic will continue to use 4th Street to Central Avenue and back to N.M. 502.
Westbound traffic will continue to use Central Avenue to Knecht Street and back onto N.M. 502.
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Los Alamos County Council will be voting to adopt revisions to library policies at the Nov. 26 Council Meeting.
The library policies have not been revised since 2010.
Over several months, the Library Board conducted a systematic review of the library policies in parallel with an internal review by library management and approved revisions to the policies at the Nov. 4 Library Board Meeting.
Key policy changes include revision of policies related to photographing or videotaping in the library, donations, public access computing including Internet use and meeting space.
Los Alamos Police Sgt. Christopher Ross Receives Prestigious Public Safety Executive Leadership Award
Los Alamos Police Sgt. Christopher Ross
EVANSTON, IL – Los Alamos Police Sgt. Christopher Ross has received the prestigious Public Safety Executive Leadership Award from Northwestern University Center for Public Safety.
The award was presented Nov. 15 at the Center’s School of Police Staff and Command 468th Graduation Ceremony at the Double Tree by Hilton in Skokie, Ill.
Los Alamos Police Chief Dino Sgambellone nominated Sgt. Ross for the elite program.
By successfully completing the Center’s entire sequence of management programs (Supervision of Police Personnel, School
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The recreation capital improvement projects are moving closer and closer to fruition. The Parks and Recreation Board received an update on the design plans for the Los Alamos County Ice Rink, Los Alamos County
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Being the new Los Alamos County Public Works Director is a homecoming for Anne Laurent.
Before officially stepping into the position Nov. 4, Laurent worked for seven years as one of the County administrators. She was the Community Economic director as well as Capital Projects and Facilities director. She left to work as the Community Development
Los Alamos County Council will consider the adoption of multi-year increases to the Department of Public Utilities’ (DPU) water and sewer rates at two public hearings.
Beginning 6 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 26, the public hearings will be conducted during the council meeting in Council Chambers at 1000 Central Ave.
The Board of Public Utilities voted Oct. 16 to approve the rate increases, giving the green light to forward ordinances 02-299 for water rates and 02-298 for sewer rates to the Council for possible adoption. Both ordinances are structured to increase rates yearly over
The Animal Shelter Ad-Hoc Committee is meeting at 5:30 p.m. today in conference room 110 at the Los Alamos County Municipal Building, 1000 Central Ave.
The meeting is open to the public.
- Call to Order
- Approval of Nov. 6 Meeting Minutes
- Response to Councilor Robinson Recommendations to Council
- Response to County Council for Nov. 26 Council Meeting
- Discussion of Facility Issues
- Discussion of Ordinance Revisions
- New Business
- Adjourn Meeting
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This week the Los Alamos County Environmental Services Division is collecting trash and recycling materials.
Residents are reminded to not bag recycling, except shredded paper, which can be placed in a white or clear bag.
Also remember to lightly rinse plastic items.
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Brrr! Do the chilly temperatures have you dreaming of cozy gatherings around a brightly lit fire? Or maybe your home’s heating systems are working double time to keep you warm this winter.
Los Alamos Fire Department (LAFD) says safety must be a top priority regardless of the type of heat source you are utilizing. Heating is the second leading cause of home fires.
Follow LAFD’s suggestions to keep your home warm and safe:
“The biggest mistake is putting something too close to a heating source,” says Division Chief Joseph Baca. Keep anything that can burn three feet away from
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The Public Works/Traffic Division provides the latest updates on the following project:
N.M. 502 Road Construction/Roundabout:
In order to build the new Canyon Road connection, it is necessary to install an 8” waterline across N.M. 502 at Arroyo Lane. This will require a flagging operation, which is scheduled for Wednesday and Thursday.
The plan is for Star Paving to complete construction of the Canyon Road connection and then close the existing Canyon Road at a time/date yet to be determined. More information will be available in the next Cone Zone.
With the exception of traffic
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Los Alamos County Councilor David Izraelevitz, right, presents a proclamation Tuesday at the County Council meeting that designates Dec. 3 as Giving Tuesday. Local nonprofit representatives from left, Los Alamos Family Council Executive Director Jordan Redmond, Lemonade Living Founder/President Melissa Arias, PEEC Executive Director Katie Bruell, Self Help, Inc. Board President Rosemary Alme, Lemonade Living Board Secretary Margi Harrach, United Way of Northern New Mexico Executive Director Cindy Padilla, UNM-LA Chancellor and Los Alamos Community Foundation
Los Alamos County Clerk Naomi Maestas, left, swears in members of the Canvass Board Thursday morning for the first ever Regular Local Election. Canvass Board members from left, Danielle Gardner, Cameron Counters, JoAnn Johnson, David Schiferl and Lee Weinland. Photo by Carol A. Clark/ladailypost.com
Gathered Thursday morning for the Regular Local Election Canvassing, from left, County Clerk Naomi Maestas, County Elections Manager Gloria Maestas, Chief Deputy Clerk Adrianna Ortiz and Senior Deputy Clerk Francella Montoya. Photo by Carol A. Clark/ladailypost.com
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The Los Alamos County Environmental Services Division and Los Alamos Public Schools presented the 2019 Recycle Art Fair and Fashion Show Wednesday evening at Chamisa Elementary School in White Rock. The annual event included recyclable material crafts, games, art displays, make and take projects, fashion and refreshments. The Environmental Services Division provides solid waste and recycling services to Los Alamos County residents. Environmental Services Division mission is to provide exceptional solid waste and sustainability services to create a better community for
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To improve and enhance the Los Alamos County Animal Shelter, Animal Shelter Ad-Hoc Committee Liaison James Robinson is offering several recommendations.
His suggestions are:
In the short term, or within a year, increase the shelter staff by two full time employees who will solely work in shelter operations and animal welfare. Furthermore, the Los
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Los Alamos County Council held its regular meeting Tuesday night and below is a summary of actions taken.
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The following information is provided by the Los Alamos Police Department.
Neither arrests nor charges indicate a conviction, and neither means that a person is guilty of the charges filed against them.
MARSHALL MERLE SANCHEZ
Nov. 8 at 12:34 a.m. / Police arrested Marshall Merle Sanchez, 36, of Los Alamos at Central Avenue and 4th Street on an outstanding Magistrate Court warrant and charged him with possession of drug paraphernalia.
NAOMI RAE GONZALES
Nov. 8 at 4:18 a.m. / Police arrested Naomi Rae Gonzales, 19, of Los Alamos at 2025 East Jemez Road and charged
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