Request for Qualified Electors to Fill Trustee Vacancy 

Mayor Donald T. Lopez is soliciting letters of interest and resumes from qualified electors to fill a vacancy on the Village of Los Ranchos Board of Trustees. The vacancy was created by the appointment of (former) Trustee Lopez to fill the unexpired term of Mayor Abraham, Mayor Abraham passed away on May 5, 2018.  

The term of the Trustee appointment will expire in March 2020.  The Mayor may appoint, with consent of the Board of Trustees any qualified elector to fill the vacant position on the Board of Trustees. A "qualified elector" means any resident of this state who is qualified to vote under the provisions of the constitution of New Mexico and the constitution of the United States in accordance with 1-1-4 NMSA 1978; and provide a certified copy of his/her current voter registration that validates the qualified elector is registered to vote in the Village of Los Ranchos. 

Interested qualified electors are requested to submit their letters of interest, resumes, and certified voter registration to the Village Clerk by email sdominguez@losranchosnm.gov or to 6718 Rio Grande Blvd. NW, Los Ranchos, NM 87107 no later than July 31, 2018.  If there are any questions, please contact the Village Clerk at (505) 344-6582.

A certified copy of voter registration may be obtained from the Bernalillo County Clerk’s Office located at One Civic Plaza NW 6th Floor, Albuquerque, NM 87102, Monday through Friday, 8:00a.m. – 5:00p.m. 


2030 Master Plan Committee

The Village of Los Ranchos de Albuquerque 2030 Master Plan Committee will meet to discuss the process and schedule on Tuesday, July 10, 2018, at 10:00 AM at the Warren J. Gray Hall, 6718 Rio Grande Blvd. NW. The public is welcome to attend. Public comment is reserved for future public input meetings. If you have any questions, please contact Planning and Zoning at 344-6582.

A copy of the agenda may be obtained here or at Village office, 6718 Rio Grande Blvd. NW, during regular business hours of 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM. The planning department hours are from 8:00 AM to noon and by appointment from noon until 5:00 PM.


Open Burning Ban and Restrictions on Sale and use of Fireworks

On June 13, 2018 the Village of Los Ranchos Board of Trustees approved Resolution 2018-6-2, a resolution proclaiming dangerous fire conditions and severe drought conditions existing within the Village of Los Ranchos, banning open burning and imposing restrictions on the sale and use of fireworks within the Village. Click here to view Resolution 2018-6-2. 


Board of Trustees Meeting 

The next Board of Trustees Meeting will be held on Wednesday, July 11, 2018 at 7:00p.m. at Village Hall located at 6718 Rio Grande Blvd. NW, Los Ranchos, NM 87107.  See where we are for directions or contact us.  See the Multimedia Board of Trustees page for agendas, meeting minutes, and audio.


Planning and Zoning Commission Meeting

 The next Planning and Zoning Commission meeting will be held on Tuesday, July 10, 2018.  See where we are for directions or contact us.  See the Multimedia Planning & Zoning page for agendas, meeting minutes, and audio.                                                                                                  


Request from ABQ BBQ - Beer & Wine License and Distance Waiver 

Notice is hereby given - The Village of Los Ranchos de Albuquerque Board of Trustees will consider the following items at their regular meeting on Wednesday, August 8, 2018, 7:00 PM at the Warren J. Gray Hall, 6718 Rio Grande Blvd. NW.  Applications may be viewed at the Village Offices at the above address from 8:00 AM to 12:00 PM and by appointment 12:00 PM to 5:00 PM weekdays. Comments may be made orally at the hearing or may be submitted in writing to the Village Clerk, Stephanie Dominguez, at the Village offices in advance of the hearing.  If you have any questions, please contact Planning and Zoning, at 344-6582.

A.   A request by ABQ-BBQ, LLC Restaurant for a waiver of the 300 foot distance requirement for placement of a restaurant beer and wine license with on-premise consumption only with patio service,as the building is within 300 feet of a church/school, in the C-1 zone of the Fourth Street Commercial Character Area.The property is located at 7520 4thStreet NW, Suite A and is legally known as Tract A, Correction Plat of Rincones de Los Ranchos within Section 21, T11N, R3E, N.M.P.M., Village of Los Ranchos de Albuquerque, Bernalillo County, New Mexico, October, 2007. The property contains 2.2073 acres more or less. Applicant is ABQ BBQ, LLC, Jon Young.

B.   A request by ABQ-BBQ, LLC Restaurant for a restaurant beer and wine license with on-premise consumption only with patio service, in the C-1 zone of the Fourth Street Commercial Character Area, Application # 1093432, NM Alcohol and Gaming Division. The property is located at 7520 4thStreet NW, Suite A and is legally known as Tract A, Correction Plat of Rincones de Los Ranchos within Section 21, T11N, R3E, N.M.P.M., Village of Los Ranchos de Albuquerque, Bernalillo County, New Mexico, October, 2007. The property contains 2.2073 acres more or less. Applicant is ABQ BBQ, LLC, Jon Young.


Agriculture Committee Meeting 

The next meeting will be held Wednesday, July 18th, 2018 at the Agri-Nature Center located at 4920 Rio Grande Blvd. NW, Los Ranchos, New Mexico 87107.  Click here to view the agenda.  The Village of Los Ranchos Agriculture Committee is an advisory committee and does not have the authority to make decisions on behalf of the Board of Trustees or Planning and Zoning Commission.  Any recommendations made by the Agriculture Committee are non-binding. All members of the public are invited to attend. Summary notes of meetings will be available upon request.   See where we are for directions or contact us.  


EPA Storm Water Management: No Dumping of Any Kind

EPA violations can carry heavy penalties and fines.  Be a clean water advocate and report offenders by calling 505-344-6582 Monday-Friday from 8:00 am - 5:00pm or call the Bernalillo County Sheriff's Office at 505-798-7000 after hours or weekends.  Click here to view a copy of the EPA Storm Water Management report on illegal dumping.


Los Ranchos Financial Audit

The Village of Los Ranchos financial statements, supplementary information and independent auditor's report for the year ending in June 30, 2017, is available for public review. Click here to review the entire report. 


Governing Body Meetings and Public Notice Requirements

Click here to view a copy of the resolution concerning governing body meetings and public notice requirements.  The 2018 regularly scheduled Board of Trustees Meetings will be held on the following days:  April 11, 2018; May 9, 2018; June 13, 2018; July 11, 2018; August 8, 2018; September 12, 2018; October 10, 2018; November 14, 2018; December 12, 2018.  Notice of canceled meetings will be posted seventy-two hours prior to the regularly scheduled meeting.