News & Announcements Updates

News & Announcements

The Santa Fe Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO) is updating our community’s Bicycle Master Plan and wants your feedback! You can help policy makers gain a better understanding of bicycling in the Santa Fe area and guide the recommendations in the 2019 Bicycle Master Plan. ...Read more »
The City and partners in managing the Santa Fe “Fireshed” want you to come make your voice heard at an open house this Thursday, December 13th. Attendees are invited to come and go between 4:00pm and 6:30pm at the Santa Fe National Forest Supervisor’s Office (11 Forest Lane, Santa Fe—just south of town on Highway 14, past the Santa Fe Brewing Company.) ...Read more »
Mayor Alan Webber has named Dr. Carmen Gonzales as his volunteer advisor on education. The Mayor released the following statement announcing the choice: “Carmen Gonzales is an experienced, knowledgeable, and pragmatic leader on educational policy and performance. The most frequent question I get as Mayor is, ‘what are you doing to improve our schools?’ The truth is, these are our kids, but it’s the Schools District’s schools. The obvious solution is to find creative ways to be a constructive partner with our schools.” ...Read more »
Mayor Alan Webber and the City of Santa Fe are reaching out to recruit talented and dedicated Santa Feans to help lead the City in key areas. Along with the Mayor, City Council, and City Manager, citizen-led boards and commissions are a major driver of what happens in City Hall. The administration is committed to membership that represents the full spectrum of Santa Fe’s geographic, gender, age and demographic diversity. ...Read more »
We want to connect with you! We want to start connecting with our residents via email. Our first step is building direct networks on a variety of topics. We are asking residents to sign-up to receive information from the City of Santa Fe regarding City Hall happenings, City sponsored community events, and Council District specific information. ...Read more »
Get ready for one of Santa Fe’s favorite winter traditions! On November 23, we’ll gather at the Plaza for the annual tree lighting. Festivities start around 3:00 p.m. with Girl Scouts giving out cookies and hot chocolate. Entertainment and Music from the bandstand will be played all evening. Santa and Mrs. Claus's appearances are expected around 4:00p.m. on a vintage fire truck which heralds their arrival with its siren. ...Read more »
In a program aimed at boosting local businesses and easing the stress of holiday shopping, the City of Santa Fe’s Parking Division is offering two hours of free parking at any meter on Saturdays during the holiday shopping season, from Thanksgiving to Christmas. ...Read more »
Below is a summary of the action taken at the November 11, 2018 Governing Body meeting, all nine members were present. ...Read more »
With Santa Fe seeing its first significant winter storm this past weekend, the Public Works department is releasing its 2018 Snow and Ice Plan. The plan sets out which streets are plowed or sanded and in what order during winter storms. It prioritizes service to arterials, collectors, and selected streets that make up the basic network of travel throughout the city. Its intent is to safely move the majority of the City’s traffic and to provide access to police, fire stations, hospital and major medical facilities, senior centers, and schools. ...Read more »
Both Fitch Ratings and S&P Global have awarded Santa Fe’s gross receipts tax bond a ‘AA+’ bond rating. This $20 million bond measure is focused on making major infrastructure improvements and includes a new fire station on the Southside, upgrades at all recreation centers, repairs at City libraries, and much more. ...Read more »
In the City's organizational chart, we all report to the same boss: You. In that spirit, we're producing this "End of Summer" report designed to capture in one document many, but not all, of the activities, programs, achievements, and shortcomings fo your City government this summer. ...Read more »
The City will mark the holiday with the annual Veterans Day parade on Sunday, starting at 10:00am and progressing from Ft. Marcy down Bishop’s Lodge and Washington to the Plaza. A ceremony will follow at the Bataan Memorial. On Monday, all administrative offices, city libraries, the Municipal Court, and recreation centers will be closed. Environmental Services Division will have regular scheduled collection for commercial and residential recycling and solid waste. Residential customers will need to have their recycling and solid waste placed at curbside by 8:00 a.m. ...Read more »
Come Meet Mayor Alan Webber and talk about whatever questions you have in a one-on-one setting! Friday, November 16th, 2-4:00pm, at Blue Corn Brewery (on the Southside!) ...Read more »
Attached flyer for the upcoming parent academy workshops through the Santa Fe Public Schools. For additional information please reach out to Crystal Ybarra: [bot protected email address] ...Read more »
This Wednesday, October 24th, the City Water Conservation Committee and County Water Policy Advisory Committee will hold a joint meeting at the Santa Fe Community Convention Center’s Coronado Room. The meeting is the result of an increased effort at coordination on policy that impacts both City and County residents, spearheaded by Councilor Carol Romero-Wirth and Commissioner Anna Hamilton. ...Read more »
Santa Fe is bringing the convenience of mobile pay to parking this fall! The City of Santa Fe has entered into a partnership with ParkMobile, the leading provider of smart parking and mobility solutions in the US, that will enable people to pay for parking on their mobile device. The ParkMobile app is now available for use at all 1,145 on-street metered parking spaces in downtown Santa Fe and the Santa Fe Railyard. ...Read more »
City Manager Erik Litzenberg announced today that Kristine Bustos-Mihelcic will be the City’s first-ever Director of Constituent & Council Services. Bustos-Mihelcic joins the City after almost 9 years as the Communications Coordinator at Santa Fe County. She brings a background in public engagement to a position designed to help the City engage with residents, neighborhoods, and community organizations. ...Read more »
On Saturday October 20, 2018, Santa Fe Trails will implement a new bus schedule that increases access to Rail Runner connections and major healthcare facilities in our community. These modifications went through a public review process and approval by the Transit Advisory Board. Implementation of the changes has been pending the opening of the new Presbyterian Hospital. The changes mean extended and more convenient hours of service, additional connections to Rail Runner trains, and new service to the State of New Mexico’s Human Services Department. They will also increase access to healthcare with new stops at the VA on Beckner Road and at the newly opened Presbyterian Hospital on Wellness Way. ...Read more »
Mayor Webber Hosts Open Office Hours with Public No Appointment Necessary, First Come, First Served Opportunity. Face-to-face meetings with constituents – first come, first served. All residents of Santa Fe are invited to ask questions, discuss ideas or concerns, or just say hello. ...Read more »
Following a year of conversations filled with respectful and principled dialogue, the All Pueblo Council of Governors, Archdiocese of Santa Fe, City of Santa Fe, Los Caballeros De Vargas, and Santa Fe Fiesta Council came together today in an historic meeting to exchange mutual expressions of gratitude and to mark the tremendous progress made toward reconciliation. Today is the culmination of a process launched just over a year ago by a letter from Los Caballeros De Vargas President Thomas Baca-Gutierrez to the All Pueblo Council of Governors, followed by the Governors’ official response, and the dialogue those letters created in the interest of shared faith and common core values. ...Read more »




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