Upcoming Scheduled Commission Meetings
• June 26: Commission Meeting
• July 10: Commission Meeting
• July 24: Commission Meeting
Mayor Meet and Greet - June 27th
The Public is hereby notified that there will be a meet and greet with Mayor Victor Snover at 550 Brewing, 119 E. Chuska St. Aztec, NM on Wednesday June 27, 2018 at 6:00p.m.
Durango 416 Fire Information and Donations
• General information in La Plata County concerning the fire contact: (970) 385-8700
• Red Cross in Durango to make donations: (970) 242-4851 Red Cross does not coordinate housing.
• Donations can also be made at (970) 375-5807
Emergency Ban on Open Fires and Fireworks
Due to dry conditions and increased potential in fire hazard, the Aztec City Commission has passed Resolution 2018-1084 implementing a ban on open fires and fireworks within the City of Aztec as required by Chapter 8, Article IV of the Aztec City Code.
➠ Resolution 2018-1084
➠ Open Fires and Fireworks Ban
FREE Wood Chips/Mulch
The City has wood chips/mulch available at Riverside Park for the public to take. The wood chips are free and available for taking while supply lasts.
YCC Summer Projects
The Youth Conservation Corp (YCC) has begun its summer work. Their first project is to install shade structures in front of the Splash Park, which has been completed! The second project will involve landscaping and concrete work around the Memorial Rose Garden/RV Dump. The RV Dump may be closed at the time concrete pouring occurs, but a specific date has yet to be determined, more than likely after July 4th. We apologize for any inconvenience. Please be considerate to the youth at work. They are improving and beautifying our City.
➠ Visit the YCC page
Reservoir #1 Construction
Construction on Reservoir #1 is scheduled to begin Tuesday, May 29, 2018. The contractor, CBKN Dirtworks (Bernalillo NM) will be removing sediment from the reservoir on the north side of Navajo Dam Road (NM 173) and hauling to city property located on the south side of Navajo Dam Road which may result in traffic delays on Navajo Dam Road. With the exception of the week of May 29, 2018, the contractor will be working Monday - Thursday, 7am - 7-pm. The week of May 29,
2018, the contractor will work Tuesday - Friday, 7am - 7pm. Construction is anticipated to last for 60 calendar days.
Bicycle + Pedestrian Master Plan
The Farmington Metropolitan Planning Organization (FMPO) is engaged in planning the next generation of bicycle and pedestrian infrastructure. This project will help the FMPO prioritize future bicycle and pedestrian improvements that will increase cyclist and pedestrian safety, create accessible routes, connect communities, and promote the health and wellness of all residents. Investing in regional bicycle and pedestrian facilities has multiple benefits for both individuals and the community at
large. These benefits include potential improvements to public health, safety, connectivity, and environmental well-being. In addition, there are multiple economic benefits associated with walking and cycling, including tourism promotion and lower transportation costs for individuals.
➠ Learn More and Get Involved
➠ Schedule of Events
➠ Public Outreach, Vision & Goals, Design Guidelines, and Priority Network Maps
Potential for Shortages on the Animas River this Irrigation Season
The Office of the State Engineer - Aztec District has distributed a letter notifying ditch officials of the potential for water shortage from the Animas Ditch. This may result in ditches implementing a rotation schedule of water flow.
➠ Read the Engineer's Letter
➠ Drought and Water Shortage Workshop - May 15th
➠ Animas River Gauge
➠ Drought Monitor
Aztec Business Incubator
The Aztec Business Incubator (HUB) is closed due to remodeling efforts. Only the 550 Brewing Company LLC will remain open until the entire facility is completely closed. Please contact (505) 334-7505 for all questions and concerns.
Advisory Board Members Needed
The City Commission is seeking community members to serve on several advisory boards.
➠ Public Notice for Advisory Board Members