Members of the Los Alamos Board of Public Utilities voted unanimously in favor to approve Ordinance 712 at last Wednesday’s board meeting and to forward it to the County Council for consideration. If Council approves the ordinance at its November 9 meeting, it will authorize the utilities manager to request that the Department of Public Utilities’ loan amount with the New Mexico Environment Department (NMED) be increased from $17 million up to a maximum of $30 million for the construction of the water resource recovery facility (WRRF). This facility is proposed to replace the aging White Rock wastewater treatment plant.
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Electric heat pumps will be in the headlines much more in coming years. They are expected to replace gas-fired furnaces, boilers and conventional air conditioners to heat and cool our homes. What are they? How do they work? And why would we want them?
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Los Alamos, New Mexico—where discoveries are made—is the place to be for youth cyclists on Saturday, October 23. Cyclists aged 18 and under are invited to attend the first annual Pajarito Trail Fest Youth Mountain Bike Race—a 9-mile cross-country mountain biking competition presented by Southwest Nordic Ski Club, Los Alamos Youth Mountain Bike Team and Pajarito Mountain.
Read More… about Register Today for the Pajarito Trail Fest Youth Mountain Bike Race Taking Place October 23 in Los Alamos, NM
Starting October 26, 2021, County Council will return to a Zoom-only format in response to the rising number of COVID-19 positive cases within Los Alamos County. The meetings will continue to start at 6:00pm with public comment available via Zoom as well. The published agenda for each meeting will include the necessary link for the public to watch and participate.
Read More… about County Update 90 on COVID: County Council Meetings Return to Zoom Only Format October 26