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County Library Board Meets Monday

on October 6, 2019 - 10:18pm

Celebration For Fuller Lodge Wreath Oct. 11

on October 6, 2019 - 11:01am

Council Proclaims Customer Service Week Oct. 7-11

on October 6, 2019 - 10:56am

Los Alamos County Councilor David Izraelevitz presents a proclamation a on behalf of Council to, from left, Customer Care Service Representatives Rachel McGuire, Karen Salazar and Lisa Romero declaring Oct. 7-11 as Customer Service Week. Photo by Kirsten Laskey/


Los Alamos County Council proclaimed Oct. 7-11 as Customer Service Week during its Tuesday meeting.

The highlight of the week will be a special event 1-3 p.m. Wednesday, Oct.

On The Job In Los Alamos: County Employees Paint Directions On Diamond Drive

on October 6, 2019 - 8:56am

On the job in Los Alamos are County employees painting directional arrow recently on Diamond Drive. Photo by Jenn Bartram/

Los Alamos County Council Proclaims October: ‘Arts And Culture Month’; Oct. 11: ‘Evening Of Arts And Culture’

on October 5, 2019 - 7:58am

From left, Los Alamos Arts Council Board President Jocelyn Warner, Arts Council Executive Director Chris Monteith, Board Vice President Steve Bublitz and Los Alamos County Councilor Pete Sheehey hold up a proclamation declaring October Arts and Culture Month and Oct. 11, an Evening of Arts in Cultures. The proclamtion was presented at the Tuesday night council meeting. Photo by Kirsten Laskey/

Staff Report:

Los Alamos County Council proclaimed October as "Arts and Culture Month" and Oct. 11 as "An Evening of Arts and Culture" during its regular meeting Tuesday night.

Notice Of Possible Quorum For Historic Preservation Advisory Board At Event Oct. 11

on October 4, 2019 - 12:52pm


Members of the Historic Preservation Advisory Board may attend the Pajarito Wreath Celebration at 4 p.m. Oct. 11 at Fuller Lodge.

No action will be taken by the board at this event.

County Council Proclaims Oct. 5 ‘Self Help Day’

on October 4, 2019 - 11:13am

From left, Self Help, Inc., Executive Director Maura Taylor, Board Member Jim Little, Board President Rosemary Alme and Los Alamos County Councilor Randall Ryti hold up a proclamation that recognizes Self Help, which is celebrating 50 years of service in the Los Alamos community, and declares Saturday, Oct. 5 ‘Self Help Day’. The proclamation was presented during the Oct. 1 County Council meeting. Photo by Kirsten Laskey/


Los Alamos County Council recognized the services provided by Self Help, Inc., during its Tuesday meeting. Self Help, Inc.

Cone Zone: Week Of Oct. 7, 2019

on October 4, 2019 - 10:11am


The Los Alamos County Public Works/Traffic Division provides the latest updates on the following projects:

North Mesa: Alamo, Sioux, San Ildefonso Rd and Tsankawi Street Curb & Sidewalks

GM Emulsion will finish replacing curb, sidewalk, repair valley gutters and driveway aprons along Alamo Road between San Ildefonso Road and Tsankawi Street by 6 p.m. Monday.

Road Striping and Curb Painting: Los Alamos and White Rock

Traffic and Streets crews will be striping roads and curbs on 15th Street, Knecht, Oppenheimer and 20th Street in Los Alamos and Longview Drive and Sherwood

CDAB Hosts Open House In Council Chambers Oct. 7

on October 4, 2019 - 8:49am
The Community Development Advisory Board (CDAB) is hosting an open house at 6 p.m. Monday, Oct. 7 in Council Chambers.
Members of the board will be on hand to facilitate discussion and take notes on public feedback.
The board is focusing on review of the County Code Nuisance Ordinance to find out what areas need changes to better suit the community.
Topics that CDAB seeks public input include:
  • Weeds;
  • Inoperable vehicles; and
  • Outdoor storage of materials.
Board members will go over any section of the nuisance code that attendees have questions about.

Hotel And Conference Center Move Closer To Fruition As Council Approves Amendments To Ordinance

on October 3, 2019 - 12:53pm
A group of citizens line up to share their thoughts on the proposed land grant to TNJLA during the Tuesday night Council meeting. Photo by Kirsten Laskey/
Los Alamos Daily Post

In a 5-2 vote Tuesday, Los Alamos County Council approved to amend an ordinance to adopt an economic development project with TNJLA, LLC, pending a public hearing.

By amending the ordinance, TNJLA LLC is one step closer to receiving 2.6 acres of County-owned land at 20th Street, where the company plans to build an 86-room extended stay hotel as well as a

Los Alamos Police Blotter: Sept. 25, 2019

on October 3, 2019 - 6:52am

LAPD News:

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.


Sept. 25 at 1:05 p.m. / Police arrested Dominique E. Josephs, 25, of Los Alamos at 2500 Trinity Dr., on an outstanding Municipal Court warrant.

County: Sign Up For The People’s EcoChallenge

on October 2, 2019 - 2:46pm
When you hear about the Great Pacific Garbage Patch, a plastic island that is more than twice the size of Texas floating in the Pacific Ocean, or see smog when you drive into bigger cities, or hear about glaciers melting in Alaska, do you wonder if there are changes you can make in your daily life that would make a difference?
Are you looking for ways you can live more sustainably, reduce your impact, and improve your life, your community and the planet? Even small, personal actions can make a big impact.
Los Alamos County Environmental Services, Los Alamos County

Tourism Implementation Task Force Meets Wednesday

on September 30, 2019 - 2:25pm

BPU Holds Special Session Wednesday

on September 30, 2019 - 1:00pm

Ringworm Outbreak Closes Los Alamos Animal Shelter

on September 30, 2019 - 11:33am

The Los Alamos Animal Shelter is closed today due to an outbreak of ringworm. Photo by Kirsten Laskey/

LAPD News:

The Los Alamos Animal Shelter is closed today due to an outbreak of ringworm in the cats staying at the shelter.

It is standard procedure to conduct a thorough deep cleaning of the cat room, quarantine room and entire Animal Shelter to contain exposure and ensure a safe environment.

It is anticipated that the animal shelter will be closed only today and reopen Tuesday.

County Transportation Board Meets 5:30 P.M. Thursday

on September 30, 2019 - 11:11am


The Los Alamos County Transportation Board meets at 5:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 3, in Room 110 at the Municipal Building, 1000 Central Ave.

The meeting is open to the public.





This section of the agenda is reserved for comments from the public on items that are not otherwise included in this agenda. Please Limit Public Comment to 3 Minutes.


Approval of the Aug. 1, 2019 Transportation Board Minutes Presenters: Sriram Swaminarayan, Chair of the Transportation Board A - DRAFT – Aug. 1, 2019

County Council Holds Regular Session Tuesday

on September 30, 2019 - 10:40am

County Council Declares October ‘Drug Free Month’

on September 30, 2019 - 9:22am

Los Alamos County Council Vice Chair Pete Sheehey, left, presents a proclamation to Police Chief Dino Sgambellone declaring October ‘Drug Free Month’ at the Tuesday night council meeting. Photo by Kirsten Laskey/


Los Alamos County Council presented a proclamation designating October as “Drug Free Month” Tuesday night during the regular council meeting.

Council Vice Chair Pete Sheehey read the proclamation:

WHEREAS:  It is the goal of all organizations who deal with the prevention of drug abuse to motivate people to more active participation in programs to

Scenes From Annual Firefighter For A Day Event

on September 30, 2019 - 8:56am

The second annual ‘Firefighter For A Day’ event was held Saturday at the Los Alamos Fire Department training facility at Station #2 on DP Road. The event provides participants with the opportunity to experience the perils that firefighters face on their job. Each participant is checked for vitals and issued protective gear and assigned to teams. Each team rotates through scenarios, which include smoke rescue, extrication (jaws of life), RMS Code, wild land, high angle and hazmat, all done in full dress. Photo by John McHale/

The high angle scenario is exciting to watch and

Council Seeks To Fill Board Of Registration Vacancies

on September 29, 2019 - 8:57am
Due to the recent resignations of three members of the Board of Registration, the Los Alamos County Council is seeking applicants to fill the remainder of the two-year term on the local Board of Registration.
The requirements for the members of this Board state that not more than two members can be of the same political party so for these vacancies, no Democrats can be appointed.
Additional requirements state that the members of the Board shall not be County employees (including poll workers), elected officials or candidates for public office (including School Board

Historic Preservation Advisory Board Meeting Canceled

on September 29, 2019 - 8:25am


The Historic Preservation Advisory Board (HPAB) meeting scheduled for Wednesday, Oct. 2 in the Throne Room at Fuller Lodge is canceled.



Los Alamos County Discovery Action Team Invites New Members To Join In Branding Efforts

on September 29, 2019 - 8:19am
Members of the Los Alamos County's Discovery Action Team mingle with people interested in joining the team Thursday afternoon at Fuller Lodge. The meeting featured lunch and a brief overview of the Los Alamos branding initiative. Photo by Kirsten Laskey/

Los Alamos County Public Information Officer Julie Habiger meets with Automotive Professional Owner Sean Williams during the Discovery Action Team meeting Thursday at Fuller Lodge. The Discovery Action Team meets 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. on the third Thursday of each month at various locations.

Council Proclaims ‘Fire Prevention Week’ Oct. 6-12

on September 29, 2019 - 7:54am

Los Alamos County Councilor Antonio Maggiore, right, presents a proclamation at Tuesday night's council meeting declaring Oct. 6-12 ‘Fire Prevention Week’. Among those acepting the proclamation are Fire Chief Troy Hughes, second from left, and Safety Division Chief Joseph Baca, second from right. Photo by Kirsten Laskey/
Los Alamos County Council presented a proclamation during its Tuesday night regular meeting declaring “Fire Prevention Week” Oct. 6-12.
Councilor Antonio Maggiore read the proclamation, which states:
WHEREAS: Los Alamos County is

Los Alamos County Council Designates October ‘Domestic Violence Awareness Month’

on September 28, 2019 - 11:17am

Councilor Randall Ryti, left, presents Chief Dino Sgambellone with a proclamation at Tuesday’s council meeting declaring October ‘Domestic Violence Awareness Month’. Photo by Kirsten Laskey/


Los Alamos County Council presented a proclamation Tuesday night, which declares October “Domestic Violence Awareness Month”. Councilor Randall Ryti read the proclamation, which states:

WHEREAS: Each October, the formal recognition of Domestic Violence Awareness month allows the community to acknowledge and show their support for the victims of this destructive,

Ice Rink Conceptual Designs Unveiled To Community

on September 28, 2019 - 10:01am
From left, John Layman and Tom Wilber of NCA Architects and Planners, County Engineer Eric Martinez and Project Manager Wayne Kohlrust discuss the ice rink improvement project during a public meeting Wednesday night at Fuller Lodge. Photo by Kirsten Laskey/
Members of the public weigh in on the ice rink improvement project Wednesday evening at Fuller Lodge. Photo by Kirsten Laskey/
Los Alamos Daily Post

The Los Alamos County Ice Rink will receive new locker rooms and renovated restrooms; initial plans for the