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Keyword: City Council
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The Las Cruces City Council voted six-one in favor of a resolution supporting the Cannabis Regulation Act, a bill introduced at the 2020 New Mexico legislative session by Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham that would legalize the recreational use of cannabis. more
Ever wonder where the City of Las Cruces will be in 25 years? If you don’t want to wait until 2045 to find out, take a look at the city’s comprehensive plan – called Elevate Las Cruces – which gives a pretty clear picture of where city leaders, planners and people who live here want Las Cruces to be in the next quarter century -- and the path necessary to get there. The plan, still in draft form, was presented to the city council at a special work session Wednesday, Jan. 8, at city hall. The city’s Planning and Zoning Commission is expected to vote on the plan at its Jan. 28 meeting, and the city council likewise on Feb. 18. more
Las Cruces resident Larry Kibiloski spoke during the public input segment of the Jan. 6 Las Cruces City Council meeting. more
“I’ve done a lot of things I wanted to do. I’ve set a lot of things on course,” Jack Eakman said about his four years on the Las Cruces City Council. Eakman, whose term ends Dec. 31, said he has no regrets about his decision not to seek re-election. more
“I have new directions to go and I’m excited by that,” outgoing Las Cruces City Councilor Greg Smith said in a Dec. 4 interview. Smith gave up the council seat he has held for the last eight years to run for mayor, and said he has no regrets about that decision, even though he didn’t win. more
Tessa Abeyta Stuve intends to be a full-time Las Cruces city councilor. “I’m very honored and I take it very seriously,” she said in a Nov. 20 interview. Stuve won the District 2 seat on the council in the Nov. 5 combined-ballot local election, defeating three opponents and collecting 43 percent in the first round of ranked-choice voting and ending with 55 percent of the vote after all three rounds. more
“People are struggling. I want to address that,” Johana Bencomo said a couple of weeks after winning a seat on the Las Cruces City Council. She’ll be sworn in Jan. 1 along with fellow City Councilor-elect Tessa Stuve and Mayor Ken Miyagishima and Councilor Kassandra Gandara, who were both re-elected in the Nov. 5 combined local election. more
The Las Cruces City Council voted unanimously to adopt a conceptual master plan for Veterans Memorial Park that will include a new parking lot, more space for memorials and monuments and additional landscaping and other features. The vote came at the council’s Monday, Nov. 18, regular meeting. more
The impact on the Las Cruces economy of the 15-cent-an-hour increase in the local minimum wage scheduled to take effect Jan. 1, 2020, will be mild, according to a report received Nov. 12 by the Las Cruces City Council during an evening work session at Lynn Middle School. more
LAS CRUCES - Robert Palacios is a young candidate who is part of an old family. Palacios, 29, is running for the District 4 seat on the Las Cruces City Council. He is is a fourth-generation Las … more
The Las Cruces City Council has unanimously adopted a new fee schedule for the Las Cruces Museum System to provide uniformity in the fees it charges for camps, classes and programs.  more
LAS CRUCES - The Las Cruces City Council has voted to ban the use of the herbicide glyphosate – the principal ingredient in Roundup – for pest control on city property. The vote came … more
LAS CRUCES - Las Cruces business owner Philip VanVeen is making his second bid for the District 2 seat on the Las Cruces City Council. Four years ago, VanVeen, 54, challenged incumbent Councilor … more
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