(Editor’s Note: The following agendas should be considered draft agendas until 72 hours prior to the meetings.) 


Valencia Soil and Water Conservation District Board of Supervisors 

When: 4 p.m., Thursday, Dec. 21, at Whitfield Wildlife Conservation Area, 2424 N.M. 47 

Agenda highlight: Overview of Rio Abajo stand up plan 


Also on the agenda 

  • Public comment
  • District staff monthly report
  • NMDA monthly report
  • MRGCD monthly report
  • Friends of Whitfield monthly report
  • Consideration of Open Meetings Act Resolution
  • Review of district policy handbook
  • Discussion of district rental proposal
  • Consideration of November 2023 expenditures
  • Consideration of capital outlay requests, 
  • Grant related updates
  • Supervisor Round Robin


Mountain icon Logo Business Template VectorRio Communities Planning and Zoning Commission 

When: 4 p.m., Thursday, Dec. 21, in the council chambers, 360 Rio Communities Blvd.   

Agenda highlight: Discussion of public forum rules and guidelines 


Also on the agenda 

  • Discussion of January 2024 meeting schedule
  • Public comment
  • General commission discussion and future agenda items


Los Lunas Village Council 

When: 6 p.m., Thursday, Dec. 21, in the council chambers, 660 Main St., Los Lunas 

Agenda highlight: Consideration of water rights lease agreement with the New Mexico Interstate Stream Commission 


Also on the agenda 

  • Proclamation of Donald B. Leach Day
  • Consideration of authorizing the municipality to submit an application to the New Mexico Department of Finance and Administration Local Government Division to participate in the Local DWI grant and distribution program
  • Consideration of appointing newly-appointed members and previously appointed voting members to the DWI Planning Council
  • Public hearing and consideration of ordinance amending impact fees ordinance regarding land use assumptions and impact fees capital improvements, and revise outdated language
  • Executive session to discuss hiring a part-time library aide, two promotions in the police department, hire a street laborer, hire an operator in training in the wastewater treatment plant, and hire a truck driver/equipment operator for the streets division


Bosque Farms Village Council 

When: 5:45 p.m., Thursday, Dec. 21, in the council chambers, 1455 W. Bosque Loop 

Agenda highlight: Consideration of budget increase for Valencia Regional Emergency Communication Center 


Also on the agenda 

  • Executive session to discuss hiring a library aide
  • Department reports
  • Mayor and council reports
  • Treasurer’s report
  • Non-agenda items
  • Consideration of amendments to Article 10, 10-5 overtime
  • Consideration of hiring a library aide
  • Consideration of annexation of 950 McNew Lane
  • Consideration of holiday resolution


Rio Communities City Council special meeting 

When: 6 p.m., Friday, Dec. 29, in the council chambers, 360 Rio Communities Blvd. 

Agenda highlight: Consideration of governing body code of conduct 


Also on the agenda 

  • Public comment
  • City manager’s report, including Chamartin and San Lucas drainage project
  • Council discussion
  • Consideration of annual budget amendment
  • Consideration of travel policy
  • Consideration of Open Meetings Act
  • Consideration of official holidays
  • Consideration of agreement with Valencia County for providing housing and care of adult persons arrested by the city of Rio Communities 
  • Consideration of intergovernmental services agreement with the County of Valencia for law enforcement protection


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