Weekly Village Update

  1. For the Week of April 10

    This week in the Village...
    • A Public Meeting, hosted by NMDOT and Mountain States Constructors, Inc. (MSCI), will be held on Monday, April 17 at the Los Lunas Transportation Center from 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm, to discuss improvements to be made on New Mexico State Road 6 (NM 6) from Los Lunas to I-40. Construction will begin on April 24, and will include roadway reconstruction, roadway rehabilitation, new bridge work, and work on drainage structures. Stretches of the road will be reduced to one lane throughout construction and wait times for pilot vehicles can be expected. Attend the Public Meeting for more information, or contact Jennifer DeGraaf with Carroll Strategies, 505-842-6600, jdegraaf@carrollstrategies.net.  
    • Several Village departments were involved in planning, monitoring and manning first aid and water stations in support of the pilgrimage to Tome Hill on Good Friday.
    • Departments met with administration to review their proposed budgets for Fiscal Year 2017-18, which will be presented and discussed with the Village Council at two Council Budget Workshops on May 3 and May 4 from 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm. 
  2. For the Week of April 3

    This week in the Village...
    • The Governing Body and staff traveled to Washington, DC, April 3-5, to meet with our Congressional Delegation. We met personally with Congressman Steve Pearce, Senator Martin Heinrich, and Senator Tom Udall, to update them on progress made and assistance needed for our top-priority project, the I-25 Interchange and East-West Corridor Project. We got good feedback on what we’ve done and what we still need to do to qualify for federal funding for the Interchange/Corridor project, which all three members knew very well, and were very supportive in helping us.
    • LLPD and Public Works are teaming up to start a speed sign program. This program would allow the traffic unit to monitor traffic speed on four high complaint locations in the Village. The speed signs will provide speed surveys on the street and give us information so we can better service the area. These signs will provide the community a warning when their speeds are above the posted speed limit.
    • The Village received a set of plans for the new Fire Station from Molzen Corbin Engineering. After approving a few changes, the Village should be going out for bid on the project this month. 

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