Due to the Covid-19 all parks are now closed. This includes all City Parks. Short Park, North Park, Veteran’s Park
Local communities depend on information from the Census Bureau to fund programs that promote the well being of families and children as well as equal employment opportunities for you and your neighbors. If you have not already responded, please complete the census questionnaire online now using the information provided or by calling the toll free number.
You can go to my2020census.gov to complete the questionnaire. Also there is a toll free number to get help in completing the census: 1-844-330-2020.
As most of you know, the federal stimulus guidelines were rolled out yesterday. There is $350 billion allocated to small businesses. However, the SBA told us yesterday during a webinar for NM businesses that this money is on a FIRST COME FIRST SERVE basis. This money will go quickly and we need to do everything we can to get it to New Mexico businesses.
We urge you to encourage your staff (that is not on the front line and swamped) to each reach out to 5 local businesses in their communities and tell them about the Economic Injury Disaster Loans (EIDL) and the Paycheck Protections Program (PPP). The first is a forgivable advance program up to $10,000 that can be distributed in 3 days to the company; and the second, a larger loan program has an interest rate of .5% and is deferrable for 6 months. Choose your favorite local bakery, bike shop or yoga studio.
Companies can apply through the SBA at: https://disasterloan.sba.gov/ela/
Or through the SBDC, a SBA resource partner. They are offering instruction and guidance on how to apply.
They have 19 offices across NM and are super helpful.
The site is: www.nmsbdc.org
We can always help at EDD. Our website is: www.go.nm.biz
It lists our cell phones and we are #2 on the State Hotline.
We also have two loan programs which businesses can utilize and there is no time limit.
Also please urge businesses to be a part of our “BUY TODAY FOR TOMORROW” campaign and register their company at: www.buynmlocal.com
Community members can buy vouchers from local companies to use later when businesses open
The water will be shut off tomorrow, March 5th for approximately 4 hours. The affected areas will be East 5th St.,from Chester to Shakespeare. It will be low to no flow at all.
There will be a Special Council Meeting on Thursday, March 5 at 5:30 pm.
There will be a Special Meeting of the City Council on Thursday, March 5 at 5:00 pm.
The Lordsburg City Council meeting scheduled for tonight has been cancelled. The new agenda and meeting announcement will be posted on Monday by 5:00 p.m.
Notice to Residents:
Due to repairs to the water lines that have to be done today, beginning tonight at 8:00 pm until 6:00 am there will not be any water at all on 6th & Penn West, 5th & Penn West and the low pressure areas that will be affected will be 2nd, 3rd & 4th Streets on the West side and it is possible that there will be other affected areas with low water pressure.
Due to a 70% chance of rain on Friday, the Christmas Kickoff will start at 6:00 pm at the Special Events Center… There will be lots of door prizes, Santa & the Grinch will be available for pictures…. The Robots will be available and jumping castles will be set up inside the Special Events Center…Hope everyone has a wonderful time..
HELP WANTED – Maintenance / Utilities Department
Applications are now being accepted for two part time positions and two full time position in the maintenance/utilities department for the City of Lordsburg. Applicants must be 18 years of age or older, have a high school diploma or equivalent and possess a valid driver license throughout employment and must be able to pass a drug/alcohol test. These positions will remain open until filled.
Applications and a complete job description may be picked up at the Lordsburg City Hall 409 W. Wabash Street. The City of Lordsburg is an equal opportunity employer and reserves the right to reject any or all applications.
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There will be another Spay & Neuter sign up day on May 17th from 1:30-4pm.