TCA November Newsletter

     Talavera Community Association Newsletter     The TCA fall meeting will be held Nov. 7th, 6:30 at the Talavera Fire Station.  We will have an ETZ presentation by Steve Meadows and a call for committee members for this group.  The group will have input into how the new ETZ area should be zoned.  A good portion of our Talavera area is affected by the proposed zone so hopefully we’ll have a few interested parties on this committee.  Also, Mr Armando Cordero, Dona Ana Parks, will be presenting a status report on the Talavera Community Park, and Rep. Cervantes will

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New Area Code 575 this Sunday

Heads Up!! Las Cruces area residents will have a new telephone area code effective this Sunday, October 7. Beginning this Sunday, your official area code will be 575. There is a one year phase-in when you will be able to still use the 505 area code, but starting October 1, 2008, if you make a call outside of your local calling area, and use the wrong area code, you will receive a recorded message. And beginning January 1, 2009, you must use the proper area code, or you risk getting the wrong person. So, start getting used to it, and

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Dripping Springs Road Project Underway

Have you noticed the crews working on Dripping Springs Road at the Tortugas Arroyo crossing?  Those workers are the first phase of the much awaited arroyo crossing bridge. Phase 1 of the project is the relocation of utility lines in the area. This phase is scheduled to be completed by October 7.  Beginning the first week in October, crews will start grading for the detour, and installing signage and barriers. The detour will open around October 22.  The new bridge is scheduled to open to traffic on December 24, 2007. If you attended the September 15 TCA meeting, Jorge Grenados

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Successful Cleanup and Meeting

The TCA sponsored neighborhood cleanup was a success! Over 30 of your neighbors turned out to pick up trash along Dripping Springs and Soledad Canyon Roads. Many thanks to Darren Bloomquist, who has coordinated these cleanups since before I moved to the area. The Association also extends our thanks to all of our neighbors who participated in the cleanup. Thank you to all. Over 60 residents attended the Pot-Luck and meeting that was held Saturday evening. Residents who attended heard presentations from Dona Ana County sheriff’s deputies,  Jorge Granados on the Dripping Springs Road project, Steve Meadows a county ETZ

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