City of Santa Fe

Weekly Wrap

Highlights from the Week of August 1, 2022

Additions to Team Santa Fe

Team Santa Fe is growing thanks to last Saturday's Human Resources and Public Utilities Rapid-Hiring Event at the Genoveva Chavez Community Center! The well-attended event resulted in 20 on-the-spot offer letters for a variety of positions, including: 

  • Account Specialist
  • Administrative Assistant
  • Customer Service Representative
  • Engineer Associate
  • ESD Collections Equipment Operator
  • ESD Maintenance Worker
  • Equipment Repairman
  • Entry Field Operator

  • Waste Operator Entry
  • Water Operator Basic

And more! Congratulations and welcome to our new City of Santa Fe employees.

Want to join our team? View open positions and apply online at

Paving Work To Begin on Cerrillos Road

On Monday, August 8, the Streets Division will begin a repaving project on Cerrillos Road between Camino Carlos Rey and Cielo Court. Work hours are Monday-Friday, 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Lane closures will be in place and may result in delays. 

Please drive carefully and allow extra time to arrive safely at your destination.

(Don't forget, you can sign up for our weekly Orange Barrel report to get advance notice about road construction projects around the city!)

Pool Party Makes A Splash

The Community Engagement Department teamed up with the Recreation Division and the Santa Fe Fire Department to host the Bicentennial Pool Party and Alto Park Spray Down on July 30! The celebrations included music, prize giveaways, pizza, pool tools, and plenty of smiles to go around. After splashing around in the newly renovated pool, the kids joined SFFD nearby in Alto Park for the Spray Down grande finale. Thanks to everyone who joined us!

Form a Team Fore Kids

You are invited to form a team and compete in the 24th Annual Fore Kids Scholarship Golf Tournament taking place on Friday, August 26th at Marty Sanchez Links de Santa Fe. Since 1998, the tournament has funded more than 37,000 scholarships and raised over $250,000 to assist Santa Fe youth by giving them recreational opportunities at City facilities. Click here for more information and to download and complete the registration form by August 23.

Revised Junk Vehicle Ordinance

The Governing Body approved a set of amendments to the Junk Vehicle Ordinance that will go into effect on August 9, 2022. The revisions clarify the definition of the type of vehicles to which the Ordinance applies and streamline the process of enforcement. Junk vehicles are now subject to enforcement procedures and penalties as outlined by the Nuisance Abatement Ordinance. Click here to learn more about the amendments and revised definitions.

On Movie Night, We Ride Bikes

Our #SantaFeSummer Free Movie Nights series will wrap up with a free screening of "Mean Girls" on Friday, August 12, at Ragle Park. It’s our first Teen Night hosted by the Mayor’s Youth Advisory Board, and we’re also partnering with the Santa Fe MPO to set up a Pop-Up Protected Bike Lane make it easier and safer to bike to the event. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. and we'll have giveaways, complimentary bike valet, and more. Bring your blankets and snacks!

There's a lot going on in the City Different!

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