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                Noting that the Doña Ana County Board of Commissioners passed a Nov. 13 resolution creating a Complete Count Committee in advance of the 2020 U.S. Census, County Manager Fernando R. Macias is seeking participation from a variety of community leaders in Las Cruces, Sunland Park, Anthony Hatch and Mesilla to join the county’s committee.

  •      A new form of check fraud is circulating in Doña Ana County, and sheriff’s detectives are warning residents to be cautious when conducting business on classified advertisement websites like Craigslist.

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                Most Dona Ana County offices will be closed Thursday and Friday, Nov. 22-23, 2018, to allow employees to observe the Thanksgiving holiday. The administrative offices of the Doña Ana County Sheriff¹s Department will be closed.
    Emergency services and law enforcement in the field will not be affected by the closures, and both saturation patrols and anti-DWI checkpoints will be deployed at undisclosed locations and times through the duration of the holiday season.

  •      The Doña Ana County Sheriff’s Department will graduate nine cadets Wednesday, Nov. 21, during a ceremony scheduled to begin at 1 p.m. inside the Commission Chambers of the Doña Ana County Government Center, 845 N. Motel Boulevard. 

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    The Las Cruces Mobile Constituent Services Outreach Clinic will be held from 5:30-6:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 15, at the Farm and Ranch Heritage Museum, 4100 Dripping Springs Rd.
               District 3 Doña Ana County Chairman Benjamin Rawson will be participating. Local staff from the congressional delegation offices also have been invited to attend.

  •  Doña Ana County Treasurer Eric L. Rodriguez has mailed 2018’s first-half property tax bills, and he reminds property owners that they have until Dec. 10 to pay their first-half property taxes before state-mandated interest and penalties begin to accumulate. 
            Citing convenience as a priority for his office, Rodriguez said payments can be made in a number of ways, such as:

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                More than 100 pieces of original student artwork from the Las Cruces and Gadsden Public Schools have been installed in the first-floor corridors of the Doña Ana County Government Center at 845 N. Motel Blvd. in Las Cruces. The exhibit includes paintings, etchings, photographs and drawings. The artists range in age from elementary students to high schoolers.

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