Weekly Village Update

  1. For the Week of November 13



    This week in the Village...
    • Facebook announced on Tuesday, November 14th, that they would be expanding their data center construction project to include all three phases (six buildings), adding more permanent jobs, and keeping construction jobs and GRT revenue coming into Los Lunas through 2023.
    • The traffic lights at 314 and Main were flashing red in all four directions as a result of a crash. LLPD officers monitored the area and provided traffic control, as needed. The lights were repaired and made operational by NMDOT and Village streets staff after a couple of days. 
    • The Village Open Space Division held its annual Fishing Derby at River Park on Saturday, November 18th. The weather was great, and we had about 40 participants of all ages. We lent fishing poles to individuals that did not have one. We had the rock wall set up and gave out prizes to the participants.
  2. For the Week of November 6



    This week in the Village...
    • On November 9, LLPD held a meeting with approximately 50 community members at the Los Lunas Transportation Center to introduce residents to the steps they can take to start their own neighborhood watch group. 
    • Open Space Park Rangers addressed a few individuals walking their dogs in River Park without leashes. They have been educating these individuals of the importance of having their dogs on leashes and letting them know about the new dog park at Huning Ranch Park.
    • Village Streets staff are checking over the Christmas light decorations, and will be installing this week, subject to NMDOT's approval of our traffic control permit. 
  3. For the Week of October 30



    This week in the Village...
    • A Municipal Election will be held in March 2018 for the positions of Mayor, District 2 Village Councilor, District 4 Village Councilor, and Municipal Judge. Key dates are:
      o January 9, 2018 – Candidate Filing Day
      o January 16, 2018 – Write-in Candidate Filing Day
      o February 6, 2018 – Voter Registration Closes
      o February 14, 2018 – Early Voting Begins
      o March 2, 2018 – Early Voting Ends, Last Day for Absentee Ballots to be Issued/Mailed
      o March 6, 2018 – ELECTION DAY
    • This year’s Village-sponsored Halloween activities were a great success. Over 1500 people participated in Halloween-night activities at Daniel Fernandez Recreation Center. Special thanks to all Village employees and volunteers who made the event(s) such a great success.
    • The Los Lunas Museum of Heritage & Arts was packed for Maggie McDonald’s presentation on Sunday, October 30th on El Dia de Los Muertos.
    • Village officials met with representatives from Goodwill Industries on Thursday, November 2nd regarding the upcoming construction of a new store in the Los Morros Business Park.

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