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CHAPARRAL – Although noon meals for area residents have been steadily served at the Chaparral Community Center since mid-November of 1998, the center will host its official grand opening Thursday, Jan. 7 from 10:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.
The Doña Ana County Board of Commissioners has scheduled a special meeting at 9 a.m. Thursday, Dec. 17, in the Commission Chambers to canvass the election results for the newly incorporated Spaceport City.
A swearing-in ceremony for officials elected in November’s general election has been scheduled at 10 a.m., on Thursday, Dec. 31, at the recently renovated Doña Ana County Manager’s Complex at 180 W. Amador Ave. in Las Cruces.
Septic systems here will be a thing of the past soon, now that the Border Environment Cooperation Commission has certified a new wastewater system for the village, freeing up $233,000 for technical assistance that will complement the $1.9 million construction grant already approved by the New Mexico Environmental Division.
A story about the ongoing investigation into the theft of $7,000 from the Doña Ana County Treasurer’s office, published in the Dec. 2 edition of the Las Cruces Sun-News, quoted Las Cruces Police Department spokesman Sgt. Joel Cano as saying, “Everything that [Det. Raul Ortiz] learned has been turned over to county officials. We turned over the entire case.”
Every 10 years, the task of preparing for a United States Census falls to county and municipal governments, whose officers and agents must assess the growth of housing, population and income growth in order to draw boundaries for census tabulations.
Thanksgiving will come early this year to the Village of Chaparral, where Avancè, Inc., will host a community presentation and brunch Friday, Nov. 20, from 9:30 a.m. to noon at the village’s Community Center on County Line Road.