Weekly Village Update

  1. For Week Ending January 13, 2018



    This week in the Village...
      • The following candidates have been certified for the following elective offices for the 2018 Municipal Election:
        • Mayor (all districts, four-year term)
          • Charles Griego
        • Councilor (District 2, four-year term)
          • Gino M. Romero
        • Councilor (District 4, four-year term)  
        • Paulette S. Montoya
        • Municipal Judge (all districts, four-year term)
          • Henry L. Perea
          • Avilio Chavez
    • Write-In Candidate Filing Day is January 16, 2018 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. January 30, 2018 is the first day absentee ballots may be issued/mailed to voters. The county clerk closes voter registration on Tuesday, February 6, 2018 at 5 p.m. Early voting begins from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Wednesday, February 14, 2018, ending on Friday, March 2, 2018 at 5 p.m. Election Day is Tuesday, March 6, 2018 from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. in the Council Chambers at Village Hall. 
    • Awards for the two NEA grants that were applied for to assist with the development of the Route 66 Museum/Visitor’s Center will be announced in March or April.
    • New utility billing water and sewer rates will be reflected in February 15 statements for January services. March will reflect the calculated average for residential customer's sewer rates for the year once February usage is processed. 
  2. For Week Ending January 6, 2018



    This week in the Village...
    • The 2018 Village Calendars are now available. Stop by Village Hall for a calendar.
    • Candidate Filing Day for the 2018 Municipal Election is Tuesday, January 9, 2018. On this date, between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m., all candidates must file the following documents in person at the Municipal Clerk’s office, which can be obtained from Village Deputy Clerk Debra Sanchez: (1) a declaration of candidacy; and (2) a certified copy of the candidate’s current affidavit of voter registration on file with the county clerk, which has been certified by that office on a date not earlier than the adoption of the election resolution, December 7, 2017. Write-In Candidate Filing Day is January 16, 2018 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. January 30, 2018 is the first day absentee ballots may be issued/mailed to voters. The county clerk closes voter registration on Tuesday, February 6, 2018 at 5 p.m. Early voting begins from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Wednesday, February 14, 2018, ending on Friday, March 2, 2018 at 5 p.m. Election Day is Tuesday, March 6, 2018 from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. in the Council Chambers at Village Hall. 
    • Public Works staff are working to revise the water/sewer ordinances, and will request a workshop with the Council to explain the purpose. All requested changes are small and will define actual occurrence within our current Utility Billing process and our updated Water Conservation Plan.

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