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Keyword: Las Cruces City Council
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Following a two and one-half hour Las Cruces City Council special work session via Zoom on Sept. 22, Mayor Ken Miyagishima told the city’s chief budget officer to proceed with advertising increases in the city’s minimum wage for regular employees and tipped-wage earners that will take effect Jan. 1. more
Mayor Ken Miyagishima and several Las Cruces City Councilors exchanged sharp words during the Sept. 14 city work session as the council discussed an increase in the city minimum wage mandated to begin Jan. 1. more
The Las Cruces City Council will meet, via video conference, at 1 p.m. Monday, Sept. 14, for a work session. more
During a special meeting on Friday morning, Aug. 27, the Las Cruces City Council is expected to vote on a resolution to allocate $1.4 million in emergency assistance from the city’s Telshor Facility Fund (TFF) “to provide funding for essential and critical services to combat the effects of COVID-19 across the Las Cruces community,” according to city documents. more
After a closed meeting on June 23, the Las Cruces City Council announced the five finalists to be considered for city manager. more
Mayor Ken Miyagishima said the Las Cruces City Council will hold another work session “to come up with ideas and policy to present to the Las Cruces Police Department for adoption” as a follow up to the Monday, June 15, special work session. more
The Las Cruces City Council has unanimously passed a resolution creating the Las Cruces Economic Recovery Ad Hoc Board. more
The Las Cruces City Council has been working to ensure all Las Cruces residents have their basic needs met since they have been impacted by the effects of the statewide Public Health Order caused by COVID-19. more
A total of 16 local non-profit organizations will share in $400,000 for health-related, public-service programs for fiscal year 2021-22, the city has announced. more
City Councilor Johana Bencomo said Las Cruces stepped up to provide care and support for more than 17,000 asylum seekers in Las Cruces last year when the federal government failed to do so, and the city is doing the same now for immigrants not included in state and federal COVID-19 relief funding. more
During a special meeting held entirely by teleconference Monday afternoon, March 30, the Las Cruces City Council discussed options for providing financial support to city residents most in need because of the COVID-19 public health emergency. more
Las Cruces Mayor Ken Miyagishima is eager for the city council to bring its next city manager on board. The city had 101 applicants for the position. more
The Las Cruces City Council will vote at its March 16 regular meeting on a proposed $2 rate increase in city residential solid waste service. The increase was proposed by a volunteer advisory group that held public meetings last fall. more
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
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
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