Friday, February 9, 2018: Roper Construction continued to haul off overburden to the Grindstone site to run through the grizzly and separate rock. The contractor is bringing a small excavator with Teledyne to complete rock removal at the north headwall, and George Esqueda from Zia Engineering was on-site doing inspections.
On Tuesday, February 13, 2018, Mayor Tom Battin released his 2017 State of the Village Report. a public report card on Village services affecting the citizens of Ruidoso. Review or download a copy of the report here.
Friday, February 2, 2018: It was determined that a gas line was in the way of the footings for headwalls, and Zia Natural Gas Company was contacted. They made the decision that the line could be relocated, and in an effort to expedite the process, Roper Construction would do the digging, and then Zia Gas would move the gas line on Tuesday 2-6-18.
Roper Construction began work on the Main Road Bridge on Monday, January 22, 2018, with the actual road closure occurring at 8:00 AM. The detour route began evolving with citizen and business owner input as the Village met with the NMDOT to take suggestions for the detour route.
Construction on the Main Road Bridge in the Upper Canyon is set to begin on Monday, January 22. Crews from Roper Construction will be working Monday - Friday from 7:00 AM - 5:30 PM for approximately 120 days to complete the project. These times can vary due to inclement weather and longer days.
Municipal elections are going to be held on Tuesday March 6, 2018. Voters will be choosing a new Mayor, four Village Councilors and deciding on the passage of a GO Bond which will continue our Water Infrastructure Improvement Program.
The Main Road Bridge Project is set to kick-off in January 2018. There will be a lot of information coming out over the next few weeks about construction schedules, detour routes, and how to navigate the Upper Canyon during the project. Keep checking this page for updates.
State Land Commissioner Aubrey Dunn and Ruidoso Mayor Tom Battin signed a 25-year lease today which will protect one of New Mexico’s most scenic and historic landscapes, bolster recreation on Moon Mountain, and advance eco-tourism in the Village of Ruidoso.
December is a big deal in our world. It's the month when we celebrate Village employees with food, fun, raffles, and door prizes. It's also a time when we raise money for our Pay-It-Forward campaign for local charities with 2017 donations equaling $2,345.00.
Honored at a ceremony on Thursday, December 14, 2017 in the Ruidoso Village Hall, Mayor Tom Battin was pleased to announce and congratulate the recipients of the 2017 Village of Ruidoso Employee Awards. Recipients were chosen for their hard work and dedication to public service.
The Village of Ruidoso and City of Ruidoso Downs Regional Wastewater Treatment Plan Joint Use Board (JUB) have extended the public comment period on the draft Use Attainability Analysis (UAA) and proposed amendments to the surface water quality standards (20.6.4. NMAC) for the lower Rio Ruidoso and upper Rio Hondo in Lincoln County, New Mexico to December 19, 2017.
If the cooler temperatures and higher humidity materialize as is currently forecasted, the Village plans to burn about 10 acres of hand piles above Grindstone Lake on Monday, September 18, 2017. This is a small unit but is an important piece to work off from in the near future. It is also a part of our Cooperative Prescribed Burn Program which may include both Ruidoso Fire Department and Mescalero Tribe.
The Toss No Mas Community Clean Up will be held Sunday, October 15, 2017, at Two RIvers Park, Lions Pavilion from 1:00 - 3:00 pm. Registrations begin at 12:00 pm. Trash bags, gloves, snack & drink will be provided. To learn more about youth fundraising opportunities, please call the Parks & Recreation Office at (575) 257-5030.
The Village Council of Ruidoso seeks public input on its proposed Infrastructure Capital Improvement Plan (ICIP) priorities for Fiscal Years 2019- 2023 at its regular meeting scheduled on Tuesday, August 8, 2017 at Village Hall, 313 Cree Meadows Drive. The meeting will begin at 1:00 p.m., with the consideration of the ICIP later on the agenda.