The City of Clovis would like to invite Clovis area residents to a town hall at 6:00 p.m., Thursday, January 29th, 2015 at the Clovis Civic Center. The facilitator for the town hall will be Consensus Planning who is assisting the city in the preparation of a ten year parks plan.
“Hearing the thoughts of area residents as to what they think of our parks and what they would like to see the City do with the parks and recreation programs over the next ten years is really important,” advised Parks Chairman Commissioner Fidel Madrid. “We would like to encourage as many people as possible to attend the town hall to share their thoughts regarding parks, including the Hillcrest Park area.”
To date the City of Clovis has received more than 700 responses to the parks survey.
Should you have any questions regarding the town hall, please contact the City Manager’s Office at 575-769-7828.
Due to the past several weather events the City of Clovis Public Works Department is making every effort to repair the damaged roadways. Beginning this afternoon, January 26th, Thornton St. will be closed between 21st Street and John Doe St. The roadway will be closed the remainder of the week. Please adhere to all traffic control devices and seek an alternate route when possible. For questions please contact the City of Clovis Public Works Department at 575-769-2376.
CITY OF CLOVIS SEEKING PUBLIC INPUT DURING PARKS PLAN SURVEY PROCESS THROUGH FRIDAY, JANUARY 16TH, 2015
The City of Clovis is currently updating its long range Parks Master Plan which, when completed in May 2015, will shape the direction, development and delivery of the city’s parks and recreation services over the next ten years. This comprehensive process is being overseen by the City of Clovis’ Parks, Recreation & Beautification Committee which consists of area residents and city commissioners, and the City’s Parks Department.
Opportunities for the public to participate in the process include the following:
- Completing an electronic survey by visiting https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/clovisparkssurvey.
- Hard copies of the survey are located at City Hall, 321 N. Connelly Street, the Clovis-Carver Library located at 701 N. Main Street, City Parks Department located at 500 Sycamore, Clovis Community College, 417 Schepps, and the Clovis/Curry Chamber of Commerce located at 105 E. Grand. Completed surveys may be delivered to City Hall at 321 N. Connelly Street, mailed to City of Clovis, PO Box 760, Clovis, NM 88102-0760, or e-mailed to email@example.com. The survey will also be mailed out randomly throughout the community. The City will accept completed surveys through January 16th, 2015.
- Attendance at the Community Town Hall to discuss parks and recreational programs at 6:00 p.m., Thursday, January 29th, 2015 at the Clovis Civic Center.
- Attendance at the Parks, Recreation & Beautification Committee meetings. Meetings are held at 5:30 p.m. on the fourth Monday of each month at City Hall located at 321 N. Connelly Street. The next meeting is scheduled for 5:30 p.m., Monday, January 26th, 2015 at the Clovis City Hall.
The City would like to extensively engage the public to obtain input regarding their current use of the park system, and to assess the future desires of the community.
Consensus Planning, a planning and landscaping company from Albuquerque are assisting the city with the planning process. They will also provide three alternative master plan concepts for Hillcrest Park based upon input from the Parks, Recreation & Beautification Committee and the general public during the community town hall meeting at 6:00 p.m., Thursday, January 29th, 2015. The preferred concept for Hillcrest Park, together with the Parks Master Plan, will be recommended to the Clovis City Commission for final action.
For more information, please contact Claire Burroughes, Legislative & Community Development Director at the City Manager’s Office at (575) 769-7828 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
The City of Clovis has been contacted by J&H Services, Albuquerque, regarding installation of a water line. Grand Street will be reduced to one lane going west bound, beginning Monday, January 12th thru Thursday, January 15th, between Mitchell and Rencher for this installation.
Should you have any questions regarding this matter, please contact J&H Services at (505) 896-9428.