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Posted on: October 18, 2019

Rio Rancho Winterfest 2019; Parade Registration Now Available

Rio Rancho’s Winterfest 2019 will feature different activities and events taking place in the City Center area on Saturday, Dec. 14.

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  • Noon to 5 p.m. inside the Santa Ana Star Center
    • Free ice skating; skates will be available and inexp...
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Posted on: October 17, 2019

Coffee with a Cop

Please join the Rio Rancho Police Department on Tuesday, October 22 for coffee and conversation. The Coffee with a Cop event is from 8:00 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. at Village Inn located at 1741 Rio Rancho Blvd SE in Rio Rancho. 

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Posted on: October 17, 2019

Prescription Drug Take Back Event

On Saturday, October 26, 2019 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., the Rio Rancho Police Department and the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) will provide the public another opportunity to prevent pill abuse and theft by ridding their homes of potentially dangerou...

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Posted on: October 16, 2019

Rio Rancho Fire & Rescue’s Annual Open House & Costume Contest

October is National Fire Safety Month and, as part of the annual Open House, Rio Rancho Fire & Rescue (RRFR) will be teaching this important fire safety message through hands-on demonstrations for kids, as well as offering prizes for a Halloween costu...

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Posted on: October 16, 2019

Great Goblin Get Together

The Rio Rancho Parks, Recreation and Community Services Department’s annual children’s Halloween carnival will take place on Saturday, Oct. 26, 2019, from 5:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at the Star Heights Recreation Center, 800 Polaris Blvd.

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Posted on: October 17, 2019

November 5, 2019 Election Information

This election will be held to elect local government officials, approve initiatives, and is conducted by the Sandoval County Clerk’s Office.  

The following local offices with boundaries in the City of Rio Rancho will be up for election:...

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Posted on: October 15, 2019

Rio Rancho Firefighters Wear Pink and Purple to Raise Awareness

October is Breast Cancer and Domestic Violence Awareness month and, Rio Rancho Fire Rescue (RRFR) firefighters are alternating between Pink (breast cancer awareness), and Purple (domestic violence awareness) t-shirts to support both campaigns. RRFR person...

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Posted on: September 20, 2019

Changes to Your Recycling Program

Beginning October 1, 2019, your recycling will be collected every other week instead of once a week. To view Waste Management's presentation to the Governing Body in June 2019 regarding this change, click here.  To view their presentation from Ju...

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Posted on: September 24, 2019

Pumpkin Patch Event

The Galloping Goat Pumpkin Patch will run from Oct. 1 to Oct. 31, 2019 in the upper west parking lot of the Santa Ana Star Center, 3001 Civic Center Circle.

The hours of operation are every day from 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. (closing at 12:00 p.m. on October ...

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Posted on: September 27, 2019

Veterans Day Parade Registration and Ceremony

Those seeking to participate in the City of Rio Rancho’s Veterans Day Parade can register now via the City’s website, https://tinyurl.com/y5tmv275. The fee to take part in the parade is $15 per entry/float. Registration and payment can...

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Posted on: September 26, 2019

City of Rio Rancho Receives Budget Award for 14th Consecutive Year

The City of Rio Rancho’s Financial Services Department has been recognized for the 14th consecutive year with an award from the Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada (GFOA).

The Certificate of Achievement for Exc...

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Posted on: September 25, 2019

HB 407 Delays Property Tax Collections for Sandoval County

Sandoval County Treasurer Laura M. Montoya has announced a delay in property tax collections for the first-half Tax Year 2019 Tax Season due to House Bill (HB) 407. House Bill 407 was a piece of legislation that was enacted as of July 1, 2019. This legisl...

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Posted on: March 19, 2019

Outdoor Watering Restrictions Begin April 1

Beginning April 1 and lasting through Oct. 31, annual City of Rio Rancho outdoor watering restrictions will be in effect. To prevent water waste, spray irrigation (sprinkler or device that propels water through the air in the form of small particles or dr...

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