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  • The Doña Ana County Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) Advisory Committee will meet at 4 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 30, 2014, in multi-purpose room 1-117 at the Doña Ana County Government Center, 845 North Motel Blvd., in Las Cruces. The advisory committee is focusing its efforts on planning and executing a self-evaluation of Doña Ana County programs, activities, and services in accordance with the requirements of the ADA.

  • Motorists are advised to use caution along two widely-traveled southern Doña Ana County roads next weekend as the Doña Ana County International Jetport in Santa Teresa hosts the 2014 Amigo Airsho on Nov. 1 and 2.

                This is the first year the Airsho will be hosted at the county’s jetport.

  • Doña Ana County Attorney John W. Caldwell has resigned his position effective Nov. 12. Doña Ana County Manager Julia T. Brown said she accepted the resignation “with great reluctance.” Caldwell has accepted the position of county attorney for Lea County, N.M., which is located in Lovington, N.M. “John has been a valuable member of the management team for more than 10 years,” Brown said.



                Most Dona Ana County offices will be closed Tuesday, Nov. 11, 2014, to allow employees to honor our nation’s veterans. Emergency services and law enforcement in the field will not be affected, but the administrative offices of the Doña Ana County Sheriff’s Department will be closed.

  •            Seven new Doña Ana County Sheriff reserve deputies will graduate Wednesday Nov. 5 at 7 p.m. in the Commission Chambers of the Doña Ana County Government Center at 845 N. Motel Blvd., in Las Cruces.

                Reserve deputies receive more than 300 hours of training in various areas of law enforcement, including firearms, physical fitness, defensive tactics and legal coursework. This academy began training in April.



                 The Doña Ana County Sheriff’s Office is warning residents of an ongoing telephone scam that attempts to collect money for bogus warrants.


                The Doña Ana County Flood Commission – in conjunction with the National Weather Service and other entities – has installed the first series of rainfall monitoring stations in Doña Ana County, data from which is available for viewing on the Internet.

                The strategic placement of the monitoring sites is designed to predict flooding and enable a warning system for residents who may be in danger.


                The Doña Ana County Roads Department has postponed a project that would have temporarily closed Doña Ana School Road.

    The road was scheduled to be closed to through traffic beginning Monday, Sept. 30 at 8:30 a.m. from Conroy Trail to Camino de Flores to allow construction crews to replace a blocked drain.

    That project has been postponed and will likely be rescheduled in January 2014.

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                     The Doña Ana County Flood Commission and the Doña Ana County Roads Department – along with some contracted firms – are bringing additional heavy equipment into the La Union area to assist with road repairs and reconstruction of the dam south of town.

  •              The Doña Ana County Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) Advisory Committee will meet at 4 p.m. Thursday, September 26, 2013, in the Commission Chambers at the Doña Ana County Government Center, 845 North Motel Blvd., in Las Cruces.