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Posted on: June 11, 2019

New City of Roswell logo receives trademark protection

Roswell city logo

The City of Roswell’s new logo has been trademarked. The city had earlier applied for the trademark and has now received its requested trademark certification from the New Mexico Secretary of State’s Office.

The trademark, which will be...

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General City News
Posted on: June 7, 2019

Residents reminded of water-conservation ordinance

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In an effort to promote responsible water conservation and bring awareness to city ordinance designed to prevent wasteful water use, the City of Roswell is reminding business owners and other citizens to ensure water systems on their properties are functi...

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General City News
Posted on: June 4, 2019

Economic development organization seeks new president

RCC Economic Devolpment Council

The City of Roswell is proud to partner with Roswell-Chaves County Economic Development Corporation (RCCEDC) in seeking out and promoting economic development projects and advancements in our community. The RCCEDC has begun the search process to identify ...
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General City News
Posted on: April 23, 2019

Billy Ray Cyrus to headline Roswell’s Fourth of July music

Billy Ray Cyrus (photo credit - Lowfield)

The musical entertainment at this summer’s Roswell SERTOMA Club’s Mike Satterfield Memorial Fireworks Extravaganza will be headlined by Billy Ray Cyrus. The country music star will take the stage Fourth of July evening during Roswell’s free Independence D...

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General City News
Posted on: April 3, 2019

EMPLOYEE SPOTLIGHT

Librarian Tomas Gonzalez

Connecting people with the information they seek, reference librarian enjoys the challenge of identifying the best resources for a wide variety of questions, requests

By Todd Wildermuth/Public Information Officer, City of Roswell

Each day that Tom&aacut...

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General City News
Posted on: March 20, 2019

Annual ‘Clean and Safe’ program encourages removal of dilapidated buildings

Clean and Safe (website)

The City of Roswell will again conduct its “Clean and Safe” program that offers local property owners free disposal (other than a $5 permit fee) of materials from the demolition and removal of condemned and dilapidated structures in th...

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General City News
Posted on: March 7, 2019

Regulations reminder: Weeds and yard sales

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Spring, and then summer, brings warmer weather, and warmer weather brings the emergence of a variety of vegetation. Unfortunately, that can include unwanted weeds. Meanwhile, spring and summer also are yard-sale season, which means the appearance of yard-...

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General City News
Posted on: February 7, 2019

PROPER PERMITTING AND PLANNING: SIDEWALKS AND CURB CUTS

curb cut

This is the sixth and final installment in a series of articles from the City of Roswell Community Development Department discussing permitting and other requirements related to various projects homeowners/residents may do on their homes and property.

Befo...

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General City News
Posted on: February 1, 2019

PROPER PERMITTING AND PLANNING: REMODELS

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This is the fifth in a series of articles from the City of Roswell Community Development Department discussing permitting and other requirements related to various projects homeowners/residents may do on their homes and property. In this article, the focu...

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General City News
Posted on: January 29, 2019

DEPARTMENT SPOTLIGHT

City Clerk Sharon Coll and Deputy City Clerk Stephanie Garay (Jan 2019)

As hub and historian of local government, City Clerk’s Office provides wide variety of information and assistance to many different people, from citizens to city staff

By Todd Wildermuth, City of Roswell Public Information Officer 

The Ro...

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General City News
Posted on: January 28, 2019

PROPER PERMITTING AND PLANNING: Porches, Patio Covers and Additions

porch patio

This is the fourth in a series of articles from the City of Roswell Community Development Department discussing permitting and other requirements related to various projects homeowners/residents may do on their homes and property.

Before constructing a por...

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General City News
Posted on: January 22, 2019

PROPER PERMITTING AND PLANNING: Carports and Garages

carport

This is the third in a series of articles from the City of Roswell Community Development Department discussing permitting and other requirements related to various projects homeowners/residents may do on their homes and property.

Several homeowners recentl...

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General City News
Posted on: January 14, 2019

PROPER PERMITTING AND PLANNING: Storage Sheds, Workshops and Accessory Structures

storage shed

This is the second in a series of articles from the City of Roswell Community Development Department discussing permitting and other requirements related to various projects homeowners/residents may do on their homes and property.

Before installing a stora...

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General City News
Posted on: January 8, 2019

PROPER PERMITTING AND PLANNING: Fences and Walls

fence

This is the first in a series of articles from the City of Roswell Community Development Department discussing permitting and other requirements related to various projects homeowners/residents may do on their homes and property.

Before installing a new fe...

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General City News
Posted on: December 13, 2018

EMPLOYEE SPOTLIGHT

Internal Auditor Juan Fuentes (Dec 2018)

Internal auditor helps the city get the most from its resources to ensure the citizens are well-served

By Todd Wildermuth, City of Roswell Public Information Officer

Juan Fuentes has his eye on efficiency and effectiveness. As the City of Roswell&a...

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General City News
Posted on: November 28, 2018

EMPLOYEE SPOTLIGHT

Emergency Manager Karen Sanders (Nov 2018)

Emergency manager works daily to prepare Roswell and surrounding communities to be ready to respond to the most challenging situations

By Todd Wildermuth, City of Roswell Public Information Officer

When Karen Sanders took the job of Roswell/Chaves County Em...

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General City News
Posted on: October 26, 2018

DEPARTMENT SPOTLIGHT

Pecos Trail Transit Director Anna Aragon (Oct 2018) (FB)

Pecos Trails Transit strives to provide safe, timely and pleasant service as it gets people around Roswell every day

By Todd Wildermuth, City of Roswell Public Information Officer

At 6 a.m. on any weekday, seven buses roll out of the Pecos Trails Transit te...

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General City News
Posted on: September 6, 2018

EMPLOYEE SPOTLIGHT

City of Roswell HR Director Jetta Miles

HR director finds enjoyment in taking care of the people who keep the city up and running each day

By Todd Wildermuth, City of Roswell Public Information Officer

It’s all about people. That’s why Jetta Miles enjoys what she does as Human...

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General City News
Posted on: August 16, 2018

DEPARTMENT SPOTLIGHT

youth soccer league

Parks and Recreation Department strives to offer a wide variety of activities, events and facilities designed to enhance local residents’ quality of life

The many offerings of the Roswell Parks and Recreation Department are designed to improve th...

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General City News
Posted on: August 1, 2018

City lands grant to support tourism promotion

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The City of Roswell’s application for a Cooperative Marketing Grant from the New Mexico Tourism Department has resulted in an award of $48,818 that is being used to market Roswell to potential visitors, including targeting travelers at Phoenix a...

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General City News
Posted on: May 25, 2018

DEPARTMENT SPOTLIGHT

PZ staff (May 2018)

From citizens’ home improvements to large-scale construction projects of all types, Planning and Zoning Division plays key role in guiding city’s future development

If you are planning to build a carport, construct a fence or put an add...

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General City News
Posted on: May 16, 2018

Citizens can share concerns with city through online FixIT Form

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Have you recently come across a significant pothole on a city street? Did a property overgrown with weeds catch your eye? Do you know of a vehicle that appears to have been abandoned and remains sitting on public property? The City of Roswell wants to kno...

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General City News