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Posted on: June 28, 2017

City of Rio Rancho Independence Day Closures

City of Rio Rancho offices and facilities will be closed (outdoor public pools excluded) on Tuesday, July 4 in observance of Independence Day.

The following outdoor public pools will be open from noon to 6 p.m. on Independence Day:

•Haynes Communit...

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Posted on: June 27, 2017

County fire chief urges residents to practice fire safety

With the 4th of July holiday weekend approaching, the Sandoval County Fire Department is reminding all residents that a ban on open burning in unincorporated areas of the county remains in place.

Fire officials also are advising residents not to use firewo...

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Posted on: June 27, 2017

Fourth of July in the City of Rio Rancho

Several events will take place in Rio Rancho to celebrate this year’s Fourth of July weekend and holiday.

14th Annual Pork & Brew, July 1-3 at the Santa Ana Star Center

The Pork & Brew event will be held both inside and outside of the Sant...

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Posted on: June 21, 2017

Fireworks Safety Tips

If you are going to use fireworks this holiday season, the Rio Rancho Fire and Rescue Department and the New Mexico State Fire Marshal’s Office offer safety tips.

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Posted on: June 21, 2017

Office of Emergency Management Encourages all Residents to Sign Up for Emergency Alerts

The City of Rio Rancho’s Office of Emergency Management is encouraging all Rio Rancho residents to sign up for emergency alerts. For over 10 years, the City of Rio Rancho and Sandoval County have utilized the CodeRED Emergency Notification Syste...

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Posted on: June 21, 2017

Rio Rancho Police and Firefighters on Patrol for Illegal Fireworks this Fourth of July

Around and on the Fourth of July holiday, Rio Rancho police officers and firefighters will be patrolling neighborhoods and responding to reports of illegal firework use.  To report the use of illegal fireworks, residents should use the public saf...

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Posted on: June 14, 2017

Applications Sought for Arts Commission Position

The City of Rio Rancho is seeking applicants interested in filling the vacant City Council District 2 position on its Arts Commission. Applicants must have knowledge and experience in an art-related discipline and reside in the city. The appointment term ...

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Posted on: June 8, 2017

Applications Sought for Senior Services Advisory Board

The City of Rio Rancho is seeking applicants from City Council District 6 to fill a vacancy on its Senior Services Advisory Board. The term length is two years and expires on June 30, 2019.

The board acts in an advisory capacity to insure the efficient and...

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Posted on: June 6, 2017

City of Rio Rancho 2017 Citizen Survey

The City of Rio Rancho is participating in The National Citizen Survey, a survey tool measuring eight aspects of community livability. A random sample of 2,200 Rio Rancho households will be surveyed and asked to provide feedback on the quality and usefuln...

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Posted on: June 1, 2017

City of Rio Rancho Fourth of July Parade Registration

Those seeking to participate in the City of Rio Rancho’s annual Fourth of July parade can register now via the City’s website.

The parade will take place on Tuesday, July 4. The parade lineup will be in the City Center area beginning at...

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Posted on: May 16, 2017

Applications Sought for CIPCAC

The City of Rio Rancho is seeking applications from residents with experience and/or knowledge of the real estate, development, or building industries to fill a seat on its Capital Improvements Plan Citizen’s Advisory Committee (CIPCAC). &nb...

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Posted on: May 16, 2017

Applications Sought for Keep Rio Rancho Beautiful Committee

The City of Rio Rancho is seeking applications from residents to fill City Council District 2, District 3, and at-large seats on its Keep Rio Rancho Beautiful (KRRB) Committee. The term of appointment will be for three years.

The committee assists the Gove...

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Posted on: May 16, 2017

City of Rio Rancho Outdoor Pools Open May 27; Extended Summer Hours for Aquatic Center

On Saturday, May 27, the City of Rio Rancho’s outdoor pools will open for public use. Pool locations and hours of operation are:

•Haynes Community Center Pool, 2006 Grande Blvd.

May 27 – Aug. 13 (recreation swim daily from noon ...

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Posted on: May 15, 2017

Movies Under the Stars in Rio Rancho

The City of Rio Rancho Parks, Recreation and Community Services Department invites citizens to join their neighbors, families, and friends to spend summer nights at A Park  Above  (2441 Westside Court) and Cabezon Park (2305 Cabezon Blvd...

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Posted on: May 15, 2017

Summer Music in the Park Series

The City of Rio Rancho Parks, Recreation and Community Services Department invites citizens to enjoy some of the area’s most popular music acts at Haynes Park, 2006 Grande Blvd.

From June through August on Sunday nights, all ages can enjoy free, ...

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Posted on: May 11, 2017

Rio Rancho Summer Food Service Program Starts May 30

Beginning May 30 and ending Aug. 11, free summer meals will be provided to all children 1 to 18 years old who are present at meal service locations and in line to be served. Meals will be provided at the following locations in Rio Rancho:

Available from 11...

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Posted on: May 10, 2017

Rio Rancho Property Owners Must Obtain an Inspection and Permit

Any time a property owner does construction to their home (such as repairs for damages, electrical work or installing patio covers, pavilions, or sheds), installs large household mechanical items (such as water heaters or swamp coolers), or contracts any ...

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Posted on: May 9, 2017

Neighborhood Streets Improvement Project

In 2016, the Governing Body approved a resolution stating that, beginning in 2017, if revenues received were higher than projected, City staff shall develop a plan to spend the unanticipated revenue to fund roadway repairs and replace equipment. In 2017, ...

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Posted on: May 9, 2017

Summer Reading for All Ages at Rio Rancho Libraries

The City of Rio Rancho and its Library and Information Services Division’s Summer Reading Program is almost here! Online registration begins at the libraries’ website, http://www.riorancholibraries.org on June 1. The Summer Reading Pro...

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Posted on: April 10, 2017

14th Annual Pork & Brew

Pork & Brew will return to the Santa Ana Star Center for the 14th year, July 1st – July 3rd.

New Mexico’s ORIGINAL Food Festival will bring together the best BBQ vendors from around the region! This three-day event featuring BBQ, lo...

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Posted on: April 5, 2017

Applications Sought for Library Board

The City of Rio Rancho is seeking applicants from City Council District 2 to fill a vacancy on its advisory Library Board of Trustees. The term of appointment will be until May 31, 2018.

The advisory board is responsible for providing recommendations relat...

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Posted on: March 15, 2017

Outdoor Watering Restrictions Begin April 1

Beginning April 1 and lasting through Oct. 31, annual City of Rio Rancho outdoor watering restrictions will be in effect. To prevent water waste, spray irrigation (sprinkler or device that propels water through the air in the form of small particles or dr...Read on...