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Canceled: County Council Regular Session Oct. 11

COUNTY News:

The regular session of the Los Alamos County Council scheduled for Tuesday, Oct. 11 is canceled. 

Council is holding three joint virtual work sessions, 1-5 p.m. Oct. 12, 13 and 14, with the Planning and Zoning Commission to review the draft Chapter 16 Development Code.

The three joint virtual work sessions are open to the public. Read More

County To Hold Three Joint Virtual Work Sessions To Review Draft Chapter 16 Development Code

COUNTY News:

Los Alamos County Community Development Department (CDD) and its consultant, Dekker/Perich/Sabatini (DPS) will present the final draft of the Chapter 16 Development Code to the Planning and Zoning Commission and County Council in three joint virtual work sessions, 1-5 p.m. Oct. 12, 13 and 14.

Both the Oct. 11 County Council regular meeting and the Oct. 12 Planning and Zoning Commission meeting are canceled.

Chapter 16 Development Code is the County’s zoning code that defines how a property in specific geographic zones can be used and developed. CDD and DPS have incorporated Read More

County: Tree Trimming Begins Again In White Rock Oct. 3

COUNTY News:

Tree trimming coordinated by the Department of Public Utilities (DPU) is set to start up again Monday.

Residents in White Rock may see Southwest Fire Defense & Tree Services professionals mitigating hazards and power outages by trimming tree branches growing around power lines.

Southwest Fire Defense & Tree Services is under contract with the Electric Distribution Division of the DPU. Department staff are responsible for identifying branches that need attention and will attempt to give residents advance notice via informational door hangers if tree trimmers need Read More

Register Now To Participate In Los Alamos Job Fair Set For Thursday Oct. 13 At Fuller Lodge

CHAMBER News:

The Los Alamos Chamber of Commerce is hosting a Los Alamos Job Fair 1-4 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 13 at Fuller Lodge, 2132 Central Ave.

Sponsored by TechSource and Los Alamos County, the Job Fair is free to all employers and job seekers. Businesses may visit the Los Alamos Chamber website to register, and do not need to be a current Chamber member to participate.

Please note that space is very limited. Employers should sign up early to participate. If you cannot attend, please email your job listing to the Chamber and it will be promoted at the Job Fair and online.

No registration is needed Read More

COVID-19 Omicron Booster Clinic: Only Ages 18+ Oct. 3

COUNTY News:

In conjunction with Los Alamos County, Premier Medical Group (PMG) is holding a COVID-19 bivalent Omicron booster clinic Monday, Oct. 3.

While previous notices indicated the clinic would be available for ages 12+,  PMG is only able to provide the Pfizer Omicron booster for eligible individuals ages 18 years and up.

PMG clarified that the Pfizer Omicron booster for ages 12+ falls under the umbrella of a pediatric vaccine. Unfortunately, for this region they are unable to provide the Omicron booster for this age group at the Oct. 3 event. They are, however, working on the ability to Read More

Los Alamos County CDD Updates FAQs To Assist Small Business Recovery Assistance Program Applicants

COUNTY News:

Los Alamos County is pleased to announce that more than 50 local small business owners have submitted applications for American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) funds through Los Alamos County’s online Small Business Recovery Assistance Program, ARPA.losalamosnm.us.

Sept. 1, the County’s Community Development Department launched an application process with the goal of providing financial assistance to those local small businesses that have struggled due to the negative economic impacts caused by COVID-19 restrictions. Applicants able to demonstrate eligibility will have the Read More

Atomic City Transit Route 3 Service Suspension Continues

COUNTY News:

Atomic City Transit (ACT) will continue its suspension of Route 3 transit service until the completion of Canyon Road construction.

While ACT officials initially believed services could be reinstated by Monday, Oct. 3, transit operator vacancies continue to affect operations. 

Transit staff strategically decided to continue the suspension of Route 3 after concluding that this Route had the least impact on ridership since Route 1 could accommodate these same riders with thirty (30) minute service. 

Riders who typically utilize Route 3 are advised to instead use regular service Read More

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