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  •             The Doña Ana County Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) Advisory Committee will meet at 3:30 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 13, 2018, in room 1-117 at the Doña Ana County Government Center, 845 North Motel Blvd., in Las Cruces. 

                Most Dona Ana County offices will be closed Monday, Nov. 12, 2018, 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.
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         Daylight Saving Time will end at 2 a.m. Sunday, Nov. 4, and the Doña Ana County Fire and Emergency Services Department wants all Doña Ana County residents to replace their smoke-alarm batteries at the same time they reset their household clocks.


                The remains of 24 people whose bodies were not claimed will be buried at 10 a.m. Tuesday, Nov. 6, at St. Joseph’s Cemetery in Las Cruces, with Jess Williams officiating the non-denominational service.


         Nineteen new firefighters will be sworn in Thursday after having successfully completed the 21st Doña Ana County Fire and Emergency Services Firefighter Academy. 


                Doña Ana County’s budget for Fiscal Year 2018/19 is now available for review on the county’s website under the Financial Services tab.


                In observance of National Diabetes Awareness Month in November, District 2 Doña Ana County Commissioner Ramon S. Gonzalez will host a Southern New Mexico Diabetes Outreach Clinic at the Doña Ana County Government Center on Nov. 9 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. in Multipurpose Room 117. County staff and the public are encouraged to participate.


                A portion of Doña Ana Road north of Las Cruces will be closed for most of today while crews work to pump out flood waters. The closure will affect the area near the intersection of Doña Ana Road and Lujan Hill Road.
                A second closure is on La Reina Road between Sunland Avenue and Calle Las Lomas, also for the purpose of floodwater pumping and debris removal.

  •             Doña Ana County residents with unused, expired or unwanted prescription medications are encouraged to participate in the annual drug take-back program on Oct. 27, sponsored in part by the Doña Ana County Sheriff’s Department, the Drug Enforcement Administration and other local law-enforcement agencies.