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National Drug Take Back Day

October 17, 2016 - The Hobbs Police Department, the Community Drug Coalition of Lea County, and Walgreens have teamed up for the Drug Enforcement Administration's (DEA) Semi-Annual National Take Back Day. Citizens can bring their unused, unwanted, or expired prescription medications to the HPD/CDC booth in front of Walgreen's located at 1401 North Turner or the Walgreen's at 801 West Joe Harvey, located at the corner of Joe Harvey and Grimes on Saturday, October 22nd from 10:00am to 2:00pm. This service is free and anonymous with no questions asked.

During Take Back Day, Americans turn in over 120 tons of prescription drugs at nearly 4,100 sites nationwide operated by the DEA and more than 3,000 law enforcement agencies.

The medications are picked up and destroyed by the DEA.

DWI Enforcement

The Hobbs Police Department will be conducting DWI Checkpoints and Saturation Patrols throughout the month of October 2016. These checkpoints and saturation patrols will be conducted at undisclosed locations in an effort to locate persons operating motor vehicles under the influence of intoxicating liquor or drugs.

Infrastructure Capital Improvement Plan FY 2017-2021

Consumer Confidence Report 2015

We are pleased to present this year's Annual Water Quality Report (Consumer Confidence Report) as required by the Safe Drinking Water Act (SDWA). This report is designed to provide details about where your water comes from, what it contains, and how it compares to standards set by regulatory agencies. This report is a snapshot of last year's water quality. We are committed to providing you with information because informed customers are our best allies.

Consumer Confidence Report (.pdf) »

2016 Parks & Rec Flip Book

We now have the tools to help you plan your activities. Click to go to the electronic version of the activity guide. The paper booklets are also in stock at the Parks & Recreation Office and other offices around City Hall.

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Upcoming Public Meetings

× New! City Commission streamed videos!
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City Commission Meeting
October 17, 2016

Planning Board Meeting
October 18, 2016

Citizens Self Service

Introducing Citizen Self Service for the City of Hobbs, New Mexico. We are excited to offer our citizens, businesses, and visitors online access 24 hours a day, seven days a week, to a wide array of city services!

Construction Updates

Scenic Drive

Ramirez & Sons, of Hobbs NM, will begin working at the turnout of Scenic Drive in Hobbs, NM for the extension of Scenic Drive across the existing Railroad. The construction will consist of clearing and prepping the area to be paved, installation of trench grates and 3" hot mix paving. Work is scheduled to begin Monday, October 10, 2016 and will last approximately three (3) weeks. Motorists are asked to observe all traffic control as there may be lane closures or speed reductions.

The Lovington Hwy Trail will be closed in the area of the Scenic Drive and RR crossings improvements during construction.

We thank you for your patience and should you have any questions or concerns, please feel free to contact: Ramirez & Sons, Inc. 575-492-0480

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