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


Los Lunas Village Council

When: 6 p.m., Thursday, Jan. 27, in the council chambers. The meeting will be live streamed on the village’s website.

Agenda highlight: Public hearing and consideration of providing for a special use designation area for the Central New Mexico Rail Park for the purpose of amending the height restrictions


Also on the agenda

  • Public input forum
  • Consideration of destruction of records
  • Consideration of amending the contract with the Los Lunas/Valencia County Police Athletic League/Mentoring Program
  • Consideration of official 2021 GIS layers zoning and streets
  • Executive session to discuss hiring a full-time park technician, and purchase, acquisition or disposal of water rights


Belen City Council

When: 2 p.m., Saturday, Jan. 29, at the Belen Public Library

Agenda highlight: A quorum of the Belen governing body may be present at the Space Mural unveiling and Student Art Show


Belen Planning and Zoning Commission

When: 6 p.m., Monday, Jan. 31, in the council chambers

Agenda highlight: Swearing-in ceremony for the appointment of Chairman Jim Lardner and commissioners, Dr. Florian Sanchez, Sandra Baca, Loedi Silva and Alan Perry

Also on the agenda

  • Public comment
  • Consideration of nomination and selection of vice chairperson
  • Public hearing and consideration of a request for a zone change from R-1 Residential to C-1 Commercial for Samuel Gallegos at 107 S. Mesa Road
  • Communication from the commission and staff


UNM-Valencia Advisory Board

When: 5 p.m., Tuesday, Feb. 1. Members of the public may join the open session meeting in-person or via conference call: Phone number: 1-669-900-6833; Access code: 92504764567

Agenda highlight: Chancellor update


Also on the agenda

  • Public forum
  • Dean of instruction update
  • Faculty Assembly update
  • Student Services update
  • Student Government update
  • Business operations update
  • Staff Association update


School of Dreams Academy Governing Council

When: 7 p.m., Tuesday, Feb. 1. The meeting will be streamed on the school’s website and Facebook page.

Agenda highlight: Consideration of Trafera (350 computers in the amount of $81,200


Also on the agenda

  • Founders’ report
  • Superintendent’s report
  • Community report
  • Consideration of December check listing and budget report
  • Consideration of December revenue listing
  • Consideration of budget adjustment request


Valencia County Commission

When: 5 p.m., Wednesday, Feb. 2, in the commission chambers

Agenda highlight: Consideration of Valencia County’s Comprehensive Plan


Also on the agenda

  • Public comment
  • Introduction of new Valencia County Fire Chief Matthew Propp
  • Presentation of Employee of the Month
  • Recognition of citizen hero
  • Consideration of accounts payable and payroll disbursements
  • Consideration of state and local BARs
  • Consideration of valuation protest board
  • Consideration to direct staff to publish the title and general summary of an ordinance amending the Valencia County Animal Control Code
  • Consideration of establishing a fee schedule for Valencia County Animal Control Services
  • Consideration of contract with The Sanborn Map Company for aerial imagery services
  • Consideration of opposing the federal government’s “30×30” land preservation goal
  • Consideration of indigent report
  • Executive session to discuss Valencia County vs. OSHA, and personnel County Manager Danny Monette and Warden Randy Gutierrez
  • Consideration of direction to county manager regarding personnel matters
  • Consideration of direction to staff regarding Valencia County vs. OSHA
  • Consideration of establishing mandatory COVID-19 vaccine policy as required by OSHA


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