Weekly Village Update

  1. For Week Ending March 17, 2018

    This week in the Village...
    • LLPD Traffic Unit set the new speed trailer on Main Street for public awareness to display “Do Not Text & Drive.” A texting and driving operation will be conducted in the near future.
    • Los Lunas Recreation and Open Space held its annual spring outdoor adventures program. We did archery, BB guns, disc golf, rock wall, and ATVs with fourteen (14) youth. The kids had fun, and we enjoyed having them participate. Thanks to all staff and participants for making this event a great success!
    • The Village's NMED Ground Water Discharge Permit has been sent out for public notice, and will be posted on the NMED website for public comment very soon. 
  2. For Week Ending March 10, 2018

    This week in the Village...
    • The 2018 Municipal Election was held on Tuesday, March 6, 2018. Results were canvassed on Thursday, March 8th, and all incumbents were officially re-elected. Congratulations to all the successful candidates! Those elected are scheduled to be sworn in on Monday, March 12th at 6:00 p.m. in the Council Chambers.
    • The 2018 King of the Hill 5k/10k/Half Marathon Trail Run on Saturday, March 10th was a huge success. 248 runners from all over New Mexico and surrounding states came and took on the very challenging course at El Cerro de Los Lunas Preserve. Special thanks to all the participants, and to all the Village employees, volunteers, and sponsors that worked together as a team to make this event go off flawlessly.
    • Los Lunas Museum staff met with the Nora Baca of the Angioma Alliance. We will be helping host a free conference on May 19, 2018 at the Transportation Center to bring awareness of a rare disease that effects several members of our community. The disease is traced to direct descendants of Cristobal Baca II one of the founding members of New Mexico. For more information: http://www.krqe.com/news/mornings/the-baca-family-historical-project-raises-awareness-on-nms-rare-medical-mystery/998825420 
  3. For Week Ending March 3, 2018

    This week in the Village...
    • Registration started for Youth Volleyball league in the Los Lunas Recreation Division. We will be taking registrations through the end of March.
    • Over 200 people attended the 5th Annual Student Art Show at the Los Lunas Museum of Heritage & Art. 380 Students from Los Lunas and Belen submitted pieces. Gay Garrison, Harry Musselwhite and Baldwin G. Burr judged the entries and 225 were accepted into the exhibit for final evaluation. There were three classes: High School, Middle School, and Elementary. A Best of show, First, Second, Third, Judges Choice and Honorable Mention were selected for each class. Parents, grandparents, family members, and teachers were present to see the students accept their prizes. Prizes were donated by local residents, merchants and the Friends of the Library and Museum.  
    • Met with the Don Pasqual Road Project contractor regarding project completion. Paving is scheduled to start March 12, 2018. 

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