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Let us Celebrate Socorro!

Let us Celebrate Socorro! On December 13, 2023, the Rio Vista Farm was officially designated a National Historic Landmark by the Secretary of the Interior, categorizing it with the same importance as the Alamo or Lincoln Memorial! Throughout its 101 years—from beginnings as a poor farm to sheltering of children during the Great Depression and point …

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City of Socorro Job Fair

Hiring Event happening April 25, 2024, from 9:00 AM – 3:00 PM at our City Council Chambers located at 860 N. Rio Vista Rd. Come join a growing municipality with an energetic and mission-driven spirit that offers pristine benefits. Open Positions: Finance Director, Transit Coordinator, Police Officer, Communication Dispatcher, Multimedia Specialist, Equipment Operator, Laborer

City of Socorro Launches Shop Local Business Directory

SHOP LOCAL SOCORRO! To encourage economic development, support our local business community, and foster Socorro pride, the City of Socorro has launched a new Shop Local Business Directory! #ShopLocalSOCO  Shop Local is the new business directory for businesses in Socorro, created to help businesses promote their products and services. Shop Local is a platform for …

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December 2023 SOCO Breakfast at Los Corajudos del Gordo

Socorro small businesses network with resource partners and local officials HO, HO, -hold up a minute! We couldn’t let the holiday season pass us by without one more SOCO Breakfast. This month’s SOCO Breakfast was graciously hosted by the new Los Corajudos del Gordo restaurant located at 681 Horizon Blvd., in Socorro, Texas. And boy, …

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Socorro, Texas, becomes Foreign Trade Zone No. 302, the 3rd FTZ in El Paso County

Socorro receives an official Grant of Authority from the Foreign Trade Zone Board SOCORRO, TEXAS – On November 13, 2023, the City of Socorro received notice from the United States Foreign Trade Zones Board that its application to establish a Foreign Trade Zone (“FTZ”) under the Alternative Site Framework was approved. The approval of the …

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Texas Transportation Commission approves $16,174,505 for trail project along Historic Mission Trail in Socorro, Texas

AUSTIN, TEXAS – (October 26, 2023) – The Texas Transportation Commission (TCC) approved $16,174,505 in Transportation Alternatives funding for the City of Socorro to develop a 7-mile segment of the Paso del Norte Trail along the historic Mission Trail in Socorro, Texas. The City of Socorro will use this financial assistance for planning, engineering, design …

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Socorro Comprehensive Plan First Community Meeting

Save the Date Join us for theSocorro Comprehensive PlanFirst Community Meeting Date: Wednesday, October 4, 2023Time: 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM MDTCity Council Chambers860 N Rio Vista Rd. Socorro, TX 79927 What will be covered? Comprehensive Plan Purpose & Goals Community Questionnaire Interactive Engagement Opportunities For more information, contact: Lorrine Quimiro, MPA, AICPCity Planner Development …

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Independence Day Extravaganza 2023

Independence Day Extravaganza 2023 ARE YOU READY?!  The City of Socorro invites you to the annual Independence Day Extravaganza, Saturday, July 1st! Bring your whole family to enjoy live music, food trucks, giveaways, games, and the City’s BIGGEST firework spectacular! Saturday, July 1st at Cougar Park 10664 Socorro Rd FREE Admission No outside food or …

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