We’re on the way to a forest plan revision for Lincoln National Forest. Please join us in this process. Community meetings will be held July 16-19, 2019, in Ruidoso, Carlsbad, Cloudcroft, and Alamogordo to provide opportunities for input on the recently released Forest Plan Revision Need for Change and Preliminary Draft Forest Plan.
The Smokey Bear Ranger District on the Lincoln National Forest hopes to take advantage of unusual green conditions and the forecasted precipitation to burn piles using prescribed fire. Ignitions will begin as early as Monday, June 3, 2019.
The Ruidoso Public Library joins the national Collaborative Summer Reading Program and libraries across the country to celebrate “A Universe of Stories" with awesome programs and prizes to help inspire children of all ages to dream big, believe in themselves, and create their own story. RPL Opening Ceremony June 3, 2019.
Learn first-hand all the information needed to determine the amount of water necessary to irrigate a turf area sufficiently during the growing season at this free seminar on Wednesday, April 24th, 2019, from 9:00 AM to 3:30 PM, at The Village of Ruidoso, Council Chambers, 313 Cree Meadows Drive.
The EPA’s Brownfields Program provides grants and technical assistance to communities, states, tribes and others to assess, safely clean up and sustainably reuse contaminated properties. To learn more about how this program could be put to productive use in our community the Village of Ruidoso is hosting a FREE workshop on June 25, 2019, from 9:00 am to 3:45 pm at the Ruidoso Convention Center. Advance registration is requested by June 21, 2019.
The Village of Ruidoso has scheduled sewer line maintenance street works on Mechem Drive for Monday, March 25, 2019, through Friday, March 29, 2019. The work will be conducted between the hours of 6:00 PM and 12:00 AM beginning at Swiss Chalet until the intersection of Mechem and Sudderth (weather and Spring Break traffic permitting). During these times, drivers may encounter a single lane closure where work is being performed.
The Village of Ruidoso is updating its Comprehensive Plan, and we need to hear from all of you no later than May 20th! Please take a few minutes to take this survey so the Village can confirm your top priorities and preferences for improvements.
The Village of Ruidoso extended quarterly awards and appreciation on February 12, 2019, for the amazing work done by village employees. The following individuals and departments have been selected for their dedication, professionalism, and a job well done.
December 29, 2018: Good morning! Crews from the Village are still working diligently to clear the roads. The snow has stopped falling, and it is anticipated that all roads will be re-opening throughout the day. We thank you for your patience and remind you to be careful out there as road conditions are still treacherous.
December 28, 2018: The Village of Ruidoso is advising everyone to stay off the roads and travel is discouraged, unless you have an emergency. The Village has had all available snow removal resources out addressing the roads and will continue with road maintenance throughout the remainder of this storm. Please stay safe and warm!
December 28, 2018: Due to severe weather conditions in the Village of Ruidoso, all Village offices and departments are closed today. All essential personnel including fire, police, streets and solid waste will be working.
On Thursday, December 20, 2018, between the hours of 10:00 am and 1:00 pm, the Water Production Department will be repairing electrical components at the Pumphouse on Reservoir Road which will cause a water outage affecting homes and businesses on the south-east side of Grindstone Canyon Road between Spring Road and Center Street. For more information, please call the Water Production Department at 575-257-5525.
Village offices will close at noon on Friday, December 14, 2018 for the annual Employee Recognition Extravaganza. All essential services provided by the police department, fire department, solid waste, airport and utilities will run on their regular schedule.
The Village of Ruidoso Parks and Recreation Department has just completed the design of a campground at Grindstone Lake. The project work has been advertised, and the Parks Director will be requesting the approval of a contract for construction services to build a campground at Grindstone Lake.
The Village of Ruidoso and Molzen Corbin would like to invite you to attend a public meeting with the project team as they provide an update on the Ruidoso Sewer Rehab Project. This meeting will focus on river improvements, why they are needed, how they will benefit the stability of the river and ultimately protect properties and improve the fish habitat.
The Village of Ruidoso celebrates its employees with quarterly recognition and awards. Our employees are the foundation of the success of our organization and play a key role in delivering outstanding service to our citizens. Listed below are the employees recognized by the Village for outstanding service this quarter.
Beginning Monday, November 19th at 8:00 AM, water crews from the Village of Ruidoso will be investigating and looking for a main line water leak. This will result in the closure of Hull Road from Gavilan Canyon to Willie Horton Drive.
Work has begun as part of a new partnership between the Mescalero Apache Tribe and Lincoln National Forest to restore the ski area landscape including tree planting, addressing a spruce beetle outbreak, and aspen restoration work.