La Cienega Valley Association

Protecting and preserving our acequia culture and agricultural traditions…

 Entries are closed for the 2nd Annual Photo Contest 
Click/Tap Here on October 20 to see Finalists and vote for Community Choice!

LCVA News – July 28, 2014

LC² Photo Contest

You may want to buy a camera!

Thanks to our friends at the Pueblo of Pojoaque, the new grand prize for the LCVA photo contest is a two night stay at the Buffalo Thunder Resort. And, don’t forget the other prizes, $150 in cash and a family membership to El Rancho de las Golondrinas.

Get those entries in, details on the LCVA website at

La Cienega Open Space Work

The County Open Space maintenance crew announced that due to wet conditions the work on the fire access road scheduled to begin today has been postponed until next week.

County Code Adoption

The following are the dates the County has set for the Commission to gather resident input on the new County Code Adoption. The LCVA Board will discuss this but these meeting locations may make it difficult for La Cienega-La Cienegeuilla residents to provide their input. The LCVA will follow up on its request to host one meeting in our community.

Wednesday, August 27, 2014, at 6:30 p.m.
Edgewood Fire Station
#1 Municipal Way, Edgewood NM (map)

Tuesday, September 16, 2014, at 6 p.m.
Pojoaque Valley School Multi-Purpose Building
1797 State Highway 502, Santa Fe NM (map)

Tuesday, September 23, 2014, at 6 p.m.
Santa Fe County Fairgrounds
3229 Rodeo Rd, Santa Fe NM (map)

Santa Fe Canyon Ranch

The County Commission meeting to hear the request by the Santa Fe Ranch Canyon developers to separate the remaining 845 acres from the County approved master plan will be held on Tuesday August 12 at 5 p.m. The LCVA supports the request.

Summer Festival

Don’t forget this weekend, August 2 and 3, is the Summer Festival at El Rancho de las Golondrinas and free admission for La Cienega – La Cieneguilla residents. If you didn’t keep or get the newsletter just check out the LCVA web site for a coupon at

LCVA News – July 25, 2014