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July 11th Arts in Public Places Board Meeting

on July 10, 2012 - 6:26pm

LOS ALAMOS COUNTY ARTS IN PUBLIC PLACES BOARD
AGENDA
Wednesday, July 11, 2012
4:30 to 6:00 p.m. – Mesa Public Library Upstairs Meeting Room #3

I. CALL TO ORDER

II. PUBLIC COMMENT (This section on the agenda is reserved for questions and comments from the public on items that are not otherwise included in this agenda. Speakers will be limited to 4 minutes each.)

III. APP BOARD BUSINESS

A. Approval of Minutes from June 12, 2012

IV. CURRENT PROJECTS

A. Overview of the Utilities Department “Smart House” project and possible artwork (Julie Williams-Hill)
B.
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Thursday's DWI Checkpoint Nets Zero Arrests

on July 10, 2012 - 4:14pm

As part of its crackdown on motorists driving in Los Alamos County under the influence of alcohol or drugs, local police officers set up a DWI Checkpoint Thursday evening by the airport near the entrance to town. The Los Alamos Police Department reported that 174 vehicles were checked between 7-11 p.m., during which two field sobriety tests were conducted. Those tests turned out to be negative for substance abuse and the end result of Thursday's checkpoint operation was zero arrests and zero citations. Photo by Carol A. Clark/ladailypost.com

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The Law is Clear for Motorists and Bicyclists

on July 10, 2012 - 9:36am

Los Alamos Police Capt. Randy Foster, left, and bicycling safety expert Khal Spencer at police headquarters talk about roadway safety for motorists and bicyclists. Photo by Carol A. Clark/ladailypost.com

By Carol A. Clark

In the last few months, there have been two crashes on Diamond Drive that occurred when a right turning motorist crossed the new bike lanes in close proximity to a bicyclist riding in the bike lane.

Some of the law is not exactly clear with regard to sharing roads with bike lanes and turning across bike lanes, but the law on changing lanes is crystal clear.

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Cone Zone: Update for Week of July 9

on July 9, 2012 - 7:29pm

COUNTY News:

Public Works Projects:

N.M. 4 Improvements Project
Traffic continues to be switched to one lane of traffic on each side of the road. Expect traffic control changes as the contractor prepares to place the last layer of pavement treatment, which will depend on weather. The speed limit within the construction area is 30 mph. Please drive defensively and watch for construction vehicles.
 
Pavement Preservation Program
Starting on Monday, work will begin on Cheryl Court, followed by Cheryl Avenue, and then Connie Avenue. Each street should take 2-3 days, depending on weather.
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County Hosts Ponderosa Putt-Putt Tournament

on July 9, 2012 - 1:07pm

The Los Alamos County Recreation Division will present the Ponderosa Putt-Putt Tournament at 6 p.m., Wednesday July 25 at East Park.

Putt-Putt registration forms are available at the Aquatic Center and must be returned to the Aquatic Center.

The deadline for pre-registration is 5 p.m., Monday July 23.

Registration is limited to 20 participants per age category.

Age categories are separated as follows:

  • 5-7 Years
  • 8-11 Years
  • 12+ Years

For more information, contact the Recreation Division at 505-662-8173, lacrec@lacnm.us or www.losalamosnm.us/rec.

 

Public Invited to T-Board Meeting Thursday

on July 9, 2012 - 12:43pm

T-BOARD News:

The public is invited to attend the Los Alamos County Transportation Board meeting at 5:30 p.m., Thursday July 12 in the Public Works Conference Room, 2101 Trinity Dr. Suite A2.

Agenda

I. Call to Order

II. Public Comment (for items not on the agenda)

III. Approval of Transportation Board Minutes

A. June 7, 2012

IV. New Business

A. Continued Discussion of Alternative Fleet Fuels; and, Test Drive of a Compressed Natural Gas Bus from Santa Fe Trails

B. 2030 Challenge for Planning, Adopting Building and Transportation Energy and Greenhouse Gas Emission Reduction Standards

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No County Council Meeting July 31

on July 9, 2012 - 10:42am

The Los Alamos County Administrator's Office reports that the Regular Session of the County Council that was scheduled for 7 p.m., July 31 in Council Chambers has been canceled.

Any item tentatively set for that date has been moved to the Aug. 7 Council meeting.

 

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