Weekly Village Update

  1. For the Week of November 28

    This week in the Village...
    • The Valencia Regional Emergency Communications Center (VRECC) announced the groundbreaking of its new 911 Center in Los Lunas. A groundbreaking ceremony will take place on Wednesday, December 14, 2016 at 10:30 AM at the future site on Don Pasqual Rd in the dirt lot northeast of the Village of Los Lunas Municipal Complex. Construction is expected to commence within a few weeks of the groundbreaking, and is expected to be complete in early summer 2017.
    • LLPD Patrol officers and detectives worked together to recover more than $10,000.00 in stolen merchandise from Walmart.
    • The community came out in full force to see the Electric Light Christmas Parade on Saturday night, December 3rd. Thanks to everyone who had a hand in making the event a great success!!

  2. For the Week of November 21

    This week in the Village...
    • The Los Lunas Fire Department delivered 53 food baskets to those in need in the Village. We would like to thank everyone who contributed this year to making the baskets successful. Each box included a turkey, stuffing, bread, milk, butter, pumpkin pie, whipped cream and several canned goods, including non-perishables collected by the children at Los Lunas Elementary, who spent the last several weeks bringing in hundreds of cans and dry food.
    • Village Community Services Department staff are preparing for two big upcoming holiday events, the Christmas Parade on December 3, and Santa Claus Comes to Town on December 10. This year rather than Santa in the Park, we’ll be doing our Santa event at the new stage area at the Transportation Center.  Also, Santa will be arriving on the Railrunner at 6pm as his “sleigh”.
    • Village officials met with officials from Plateau Communications on Monday, November 21st regarding possible expansion of public Wi-Fi and IT services in the Village of Los Lunas.

  3. For the Week of November 14

    This week in the Village...
    • Open Space Park Rangers were requested by dispatch to find a lost hunter in the Bosque. The individual was from northern New Mexico and his first time hunting in the Bosque; due to the thick brush and unfamiliarity with the area he was unable to find his way out. Park Rangers found him right at dark on the north west side of the river; individual was in good condition, just a little shook up. 
    • Village Administrator Gregory D. Martin, Economic Development Manager Ralph Mims, and the Village's Bond Attorney Jill Sweeney were interviewed on the PBS show “NM in Focus” on Thursday, November 17th. The show was aired on Friday evening November 18th.
    • Streets staff continues to install holiday street lights along various roads within the community. 

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