Weekly Village Update

  1. For Week Ending December 15, 2018



    This week in the Village...
    • The Village was notified this week that our BUILD Grant Application for the I-25 Interchange and East-West Corridor Project from the U.S. Department of Transportation was NOT awarded. We plan to schedule a debrief on our application, and apply again next year.
    • Village Open Space Park Rangers taught GPS classes to students at Los Lunas Elementary.
    • Tourism-specific letterhead and business cards have been designed and will be used for tourism-related activities. The tourism landing page is almost ready to go live.
  2. For Week Ending December 8, 2018



    This week in the Village...
    • The Village-sponsored Santa Claus is Coming to Town/Village Tree Lighting Ceremony at the Transportation Center on Friday, December 7, 2018, was well-organized and well-attended by the community. Special thanks to all the Village departments, employees, sponsors, vendors and participants that worked together to plan and carry out another successful and fun community event!        
    • On December 5, 2018, Los Lunas Motorsports generously donated 35 bicycles to the Los Lunas Police Department’s “Cops for Kids” program. These bikes will be given away to the children of Los Lunas this Christmas, making miracles possible. It is through this generosity that we are able to support our children in our community. The Los Lunas Police Department is incredibly grateful for the donation from Los Lunas Motor Sports.
    • The Village Economic Development office recently sent out a global mail chimp e-mail blast indicating that the Village of Los Lunas and Valencia County is in a Free Trade Zone (FTZ).  FTZ areas waive import/export tariffs on goods being transported.
  3. For Week Ending December 1, 2018



    This week in the Village...
    • Presented information at Council Workshop on Thursday, November 29 about changes in municipal election laws that affect the Village. Will follow direction given by Governing Body to move forward with publishing an ordinance to “opt-in” to Local Government Election in November 2021. The ordinance will likely be considered at the Council meeting on January 10, 2019.
    • The Christmas light parade on Saturday, December 1st was a huge success. Over 100 parade floats lined Main Street, stretching at one point from Village Hall to Heritage Park. Thank you to all Village employees involved for making this event a huge success. Thanks also to our great community for coming out to enjoy the parade.
    • The new digital sign has been installed at the Los Lunas Museum of Heritage & Art, bringing several people in to see the exhibits, and announcing community events.

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