Format Announced For Los Alamos County Budget Hearings Slated For April 20, 21, 27 and 28


Los Alamos County Budget Hearings have been set for set for:

  • Monday, April 20
  • Tuesday, April 21
  • Monday, April 27
  • Tuesday, April 28

All hearings begin at 6:00 p.m. in Council Chambers. The format will be the same format used for the March 31 and April 7 council meetings that complies with the recent New Mexico Department of Health’s public emergency order governing mass gathering because of COVID-19. Public in-person attendance will not be allowed. Minimal County staff will be in attendance in person to present their proposed budget items and all Councilors will be participating using the Zoom conference platform. Members of the public interested in watching the budget hearings can view the agenda and live stream the meeting from home using this link below and accessing the hearings for the respective dates listed above:

The hearings will also be broadcast live on cable television on PAC-8, the local community station.

It is expected that the Council may make adjustments to the budget based on the COVID-19 emergency; the budget was developed prior to the pandemic.

Until the Council adopts the budget, it is still open for discussion and change. Scheduled budget hearings may be cancelled if the budget is adopted at an earlier hearing.

Citizens can submit comments in two ways:

  1. Send U.S. mail to County Manager Harry Burgess, 1000 Central Avenue, Ste 350, Los Alamos, NM  87544
  2. E-Mail comments to in advance and include the words “Public Comment” in the subject line.