Weekly Village Update

  1. For Week Ending February 17, 2018

    This week in the Village...
    • Village officials met with New Mexico Governor Susana Martinez regarding funding for the I-25 Interchange/East-West Corridor Project. We were very encouraged by what we heard and discussed, and will continue to work with the Governor’s Office and other stakeholders to make this project a reality.  
    • Village Fire Department staff trained seventeen residents at Jubilee on Fire Extinguishers and gave them an opportunity to use the new prop for which they helped raise funds.
    • Village Open Space staff gave GPS instruction for 120 elementary school students from  Los Lunas Elementary and Raymond Gabaldon Elementary.
  2. For Week Ending February 10, 2018

    This week in the Village...
    • The Governing Body and staff participated in a Council Strategic Priorities Planning Retreat on Saturday, February 10, 2018, facilitated by Gus Cordova from The Mercer Group. Key outcomes and priorities from the retreat will be summarized in a report by Mr. Cordova, and further developed by staff into specific goals and action plans for future consideration and adoption by Council.   
    • The LLPD's K9 completed another recertification in narcotics and patrol. Excellent job to Officer Beyal and his K9!
    • Los Lunas Museum of Heritage & Arts staff are going through 380 submissions for the Student Art Show from schools in Los Lunas and Belen, which is the largest participation in the history of the event. Submissions will be juried and those accepted into the show will be notified.
    • The Village Utility Billing Office was contacted regarding toilet test kits from the Norlab Company out of Ohio. They were running a special, so we bought three (3) cases and received one (1) free. We created flyers, and will place a notice on our billing statements and on Xpress Bill Pay (XBP) allowing customers to take advantage of the kits while they last. We will hold one (1) case out for the continuous consumption report customers. It could be a leaky toilet and they could pick up a test kit or we can mail to them with our informational booklet of things to look for when they suspect a leak.

  3. For Week Ending February 3, 2018

    This week in the Village...
    • Several officials from Los Lunas, Valencia County, Rio Communities, and Los Lunas Schools, as well as our local State Senators and Representatives, attended a House Transportation Committee meeting in Santa Fe on Tuesday, January 30, 2018, at which the Village, together with Molzen Corbin, made a presentation about the I-25 Interchange/East-West Corridor Project. The project was well-received, and we were invited by the committee chairman to come back this summer to provide an update. We appreciate the opportunity to make the presentation, and the support we have received, not only locally and regionally, but now at the state level. A follow-up letter was sent to Governor Susana Martinez to update her on the project, and request specific funding for this project in the State budget.
    • Recreation Division staff created a recreation survey for community members to get insight from locals on what they enjoy about our recreation programs and facilities and what they would like to see in the future. The survey will up be up for the next two weeks.
    • Community Development staff met with representatives from YES Housing on Thursday, February 1st regarding future multi-family developments in the Village of Los Lunas.

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