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The projects listed in this section are being managed by County Public Works staff through contractors. For more information, email firstname.lastname@example.org, call 505.662.8150, or visit the “Projects/Public Works” link at www.losalamosnm.us.
Please slow down and use caution within the construction work zones. Please note the below information is based on a schedule provided by the contractors and may change due to weather or other delays.
Public Works Projects:
Canyon Rim Trail Underpass
Detour is active on NM502 which allows the contractor to work on the north side of the
GME Emulsion, LLC will begin trail rehabilitation on Canyon Rim Walking Trail from Knecht Street to the trail termini at the parking lot under construction with the underpass.
The first section of trail repair is between Knecht Street and DP Road and the second section is from DP Road to the trail termini. These sections of the trail will be closed during the repairs, which include mill and overlay, crack sealing and fog seal.
No street closures will occur during the construction.
Work commences Tuesday, July 27 and scheduled for two weeks. Work hours are 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through
The Aquatic Center will be closed beginning Saturday, Aug. 7 and is expected to remain closed through Sunday, Sept. 12, and re-opening Monday Sep. 13.
During that time, crews will be working on the front desk area, entry way, new flooring, and replacement of the main pool sand filtration tanks and fire sprinkler heads.
There will be no building access during the closure nor other swimming pool site locations offered.
Passes will be extended for 3 months.
Front counter operations will be 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. in Suite 200 at the Municipal Building for recreation programs, locker and pass
SANTA FE — New Mexico state health officials Thursday announced 273 additional COVID-19 cases.
Los Alamos County reports zero new cases so the total remains 546 people who have tested positive for COVID-19. (County totals are subject to change upon further investigation and determination of residency of individuals positive for COVID-19.)
This update includes 2 new deaths in New Mexico related to COVID-19.
Per the state Department of Health, the most recent cases are:
Century Bank VP/Branch Manager Karen Easton speaks to guests gathered Tuesday for the Chamber of Commerce Business After Hours event at Century Bank. Photo by John McHale/ladailypost.com
Scene from the Chamber of Commerce Business After Hours event Tuesday at Century Bank, which drew a large crowd to the Los Alamos Branch in Smith’s Marketplace shopping center. Photo by John McHale/ladailypost.com
Dustin Lippiatt of Pig+Fig Cafe replenishes hors d’oeuvre for the Business After Hours event hosted at Century Bank and catered by Pig+Fig Cafe. Photo by John McHale/ladailypost.com
Community Development Director Paul Andrus
By KIRSTEN LASKEY
Los Alamos Daily Post
New Mexico has legalized cannabis but there are still procedural boxes to check and issues to consider before ribbons can be snipped to open cannabis businesses.
Locally, the Los Alamos County Community Development Department is responding to the legalization of cannabis by proposing a text amendment to Chapter 16 in the County Code, which addresses development.
County Planning Manager Bryce Ternet
The Planning and Zoning Commission will consider the proposed changes during
Economic Development Administrator Daniel Ungerleider
By KIRSTEN LASKEY
Los Alamos Daily Post
Economic development is one of the most widely discussed topics in Los Alamos County. It appears in the council’s strategic priorities and in the comprehensive plan. Committees, studies and plans have all been created to stir up economic development in the County.
It is so important that the County has recently hired a new Economic Development Administrator to fill a long-time vacancy.
The position was vacant for an extended time after Joan Ahlers left but Daniel Ungerleider
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