Community Readiness

Alto Lakes Golf & Country Club is working with local officials to create a greater awareness of evacuation routes, establish disaster plans, and help residents achieve Firewise status to make a safer Alto.

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Firewise Information


ALPOA (Alto Lakes Project, Outreach, and Activities)

ALPOA was created to enhance the experience of living in the Alto Lakes Golf and Country Club Community through advancement and promotion of social, educational, and entertainment activities, promoting safety and community philanthropy, as well as working in conjunction with Alto Lakes Golf and Country Cub by providing funding for the construction of community projects.

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Alto Lakes Special Zoning District

Short Term Rental Applications are through the Zoning District, not the Club. The New Mexico Alto Lakes Special Zoning District website can be viewed by clicking this link:

Forestry Contractors

The Village of Ruidoso has a list of contractors available as a courtesy. 

Evacuation Routes

Evacuation Routes for Alto Lakes Subdivisions. Current evacuations.

County Fire & Emergency Services

The Office of Emergency Services (OES) is charged with coordinating several emergency management and public safety programs within Lincoln County.

Firewise News

September 01, 2023

September 2023

See below for an example of a Firewise Compliant property:

Click the link for the full August 2023 Firewise article.