COMMUNITY NOTICE

TRAFFIC DELAYHWY 4JULY 13, 2024

Event: Walk/Run honoring Coach Danny Chinana
Location: Highway 4
Time: 8:45 am to 10:00 am (approximate)

The walk/run is part of the Celebration of Life for Coach Danny being held
at JVPS Sport Complex. The walk/run course includes sections of Hwy 4
between the JVPS Sports Complex and the Jemez Valley High School.

Please anticipate the following:

  • Increase in traffic and vehicles along Highway 4
  • Delay in travel time
  • Periodic stopping and slowing of northbound and southbound traffic.

Permit to utilize Hwy 4 for walk/run event received from NMDOT.

Press Release

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Village of Jemez Springs Awarded $2.24 Million Grant for Wastewater System Rehabilitation

JEMEZ SPRINGS – The Village of Jemez Springs has been awarded a $2,240,000 grant from the U.S. Economic Development Administration (EDA) to help rehabilitate the Village’s wastewater system, which includes the treatment plant and over 22,500 linear feet of collection lines.

“This investment will allow the Village of Jemez Springs [to make improvements to] wastewater infrastructure to benefit local businesses in Sandoval County,” the EDA stated.

The grant application was submitted in 2023 under then-Mayor Roger Sweet, who worked with U.S. Representative Christine Chandler to secure the required $560,000 in matching funds.

VOLUNTEER OF THE YEAR

NOMINATIONS ARE NOW BEING RECEIVED

TO BE CONSIDERED AT THE JUNE 18 MEETING OF THE VILLAGE COUNCIL

NOMINATIONS ACCEPTED BY PHONE, EMAIL, OR IN PERSON

THE AWARD RECIPIENT WILL RIDE IN THE 4TH OF JULY PARADE AND BE RECOGNIZED DURING THE FLAG CEREMONY FOLLOWING THE PARADE

MAYOR MIKE

575-829-3540

405-320-2544

mike.nealeigh@jemezsprings-nm.gov

Public Notice

Report on Sanitary Sewer Overflow event—May 28, 2024

Location: West of 16441 Highway 4

Timeline: First reported to the Wastewater Department by resident John Altheide at 3:09 pm. Resolved at 7:41 pm.

Apparent cause: Root growth in line.

Action taken:

​1. Applied 3.5 pounds of Root Be Gone into Manhole 21 to loosen root growth.

​2. Ran jetter (high-pressure water) through Manhole 19 north to Manhole 20 ​(approximately 200 ft.). Line cleared. Good flow observed in Manhole 21.

​3. Applied lime to Manhole 20 and surrounding ground.

​4. Informed residents at 16441 Highway 4.

​5. Sent required notification to EPA and New Mexico Environment Department.

Results: Untreated sewage was restricted to open area behind 16441 Highway 4. No sewage or wastewater from the overflow entered the nearby acequia or the Jemez River.

Thanks go out to the Wastewater Operations Manager, Rose Fenton, and her untrained assistant (Mayor Mike) for their quick and determined effort. Thanks also to John Altheide for his help and early notice and to James and Susanna Cooper for allowing us to operate the jetter from their back yard.

Public Notice

VILLAGE COUNCIL REGULAR MEETINGS SCHEDULE FOR MAY AND JUNE

The Village Council will meet at 6 pm on the third Tuesday in May and June in the Library Conference Room.  Following the June meeting the Council will post the meeting schedule for the upcoming fiscal year (July 1, 2024 through June 31, 2025).

Visit Jemez Springs

The Village of Jemez Springs is a popular tourist destination known for it’s natural mineral hot springs, stunning vistas, and local charm.

Located about an hour’s drive from Albuquerque and Santa Fe, along a designated National Scenic By-way, the Village serves as a lodging and dining oasis in the high-desert wilderness of the surrounding Santa Fe National Forest and Valles Caldera Preserve.

Jemez SpringsAdditional information about local businesses and activities is available on the www.jemezsprings.org website or through our official Facebook and Twitter accounts.
Jemez Springs Community DirectoryThe Jemez Springs Community Directory provides a central public directory to the many services, organizations, businesses, and municipal agencies located in the area.
Jemez Springs Public LibraryThe Jemez Springs Public library website lists special library programs and events, has a great collection of links for kids and students learning from home, plus free-to-download eBooks and audiobooks. Check it out!