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City launches financial transparency site

OpenGov provides user-friendly, digital access to city budget

The City of Roswell today (Feb. 1) launched OpenGov, a new financial-data online platform that provides the public, city officials and media access to city budget data. The visualization software transforms volumes of raw data into a digital format that improves access, understanding and analysis of the budget. The site may be accessed at https://roswellnm.opengov.com. (Read More)

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Vendor Fair scheduled for Friday

Event to offer information, education to service/merchandise providers wishing to bid on city projects and purchases

Entities involved in developing and managing capital projects and public purchasing in Roswell will participate in a Vendor Fair sponsored by the City of Roswell this Friday (Jan. 29). Vendors of all types are invited and encouraged to attend the event that will offer private contractors and businesses a chance to learn more about the bid process for city projects and purchases, find out about current and upcoming projects, and register with the city to be notified when bid opportunities are issued. (Read More)

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City establishes Outstanding Citizen Award


Nominations accepted for inaugural presentation of local honor
Many Roswell citizens live each day doing things to help others and make the community a better place for everyone. The City of Roswell wants to honor some of those special people, and there is no one better to identify these residents than their fellow citizens. Nominations are now open for Roswell’s inaugural Outstanding Citizen Award. (Read More


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Yucca Center’s time as a recreation site comes to a close

Current youth, adult activities relocated; process for new facility has begun
The 104-year-old Yucca Recreation Center has been permanently closed amid continuing structural issues, primarily a roof with significant leaks that were worsened by the massive amount of snow that fell during the recent blizzard. The decision was recently made to retire the Yucca as the city moves forward in the preliminary planning process to construct a new recreation center at a site yet to be determined. (Read More)


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Blizzard presented big challenge

City personnel responded to handle multitude of urgent tasks

Equipment operators removing extraordinary amounts of snow. Emergency responders making their way through snow-packed roadways to administer medical care, deliver food and help stranded motorists. Dispatchers fielding nonstop calls. The snowstorm known as “Goliath” presented many challenges to the City of Roswell, whose employees stepped up to deal with the severe winter weather that went well beyond what this area is accustomed to experiencing. (Read More)

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Portion of Pennsylvania Avenue to temporarily close

Crews to install storm drain pipe as part of parking lot project

As part of the ongoing construction project on the new Convention and Civic Center overflow parking lot, the section of North Pennsylvania Avenue between Ninth and 11th streets will be closed beginning Monday, Jan. 18. (Read More and View Map)

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City seeking public input on draft Master Plan

Comments accepted through Jan. 8; final draft expected in February

Development of the city’s updated Master Plan continues, and as the process nears its final stages, input from the public is sought on the initial draft of the plan. The draft can be viewed online or at one of two city offices. Public comments on the draft are being accepted through Jan. 8. (Read More)

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Groundbreaking ceremony sets stage for splash pad construction

City officials hope new feature at Poe Corn Park can open this coming summer
A groundbreaking ceremony was held Wednesday afternoon (Dec. 9) for the construction of a splash pad at the city’s Poe Corn Park. City officials and members of the Bert Murphy family – which is a local business owner and major donor to the project – sank shovels into the site where formal construction is tentatively set to begin in January. (Read More)
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General Services Committee Meeting Canceled

The regularly scheduled General Services Committee meeting for December 15, 2015 has been canceled.  
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Legal Committee Meeting Rescheduled

The regularly scheduled Legal Committee meeting for December 24, 2015 has been rescheduled for December 17, 2015 at 3:30 p.m. in the large conference room at Roswell City Hall, 425 N. Richardson Ave.



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Roswell, NM 88201