For live, brief weekly updates of county news, tune in Wednesdays to Jack Lutz in the Morning at approximately 7:35 a.m. on The Rocket 99.5 or on Your Morning Show at approximately 8:10 a.m. on KVLC, 101-Gold, and on Magic 105 at approximately 7:40 a.m.. On Thursday mornings, you can tune in to the KGRT Morning Country Show with Joel and Patricia at approximately 7:40 a.m., then on HOT 103.1's Morning Show (approx. 8:02-8:05 a.m.). In addition, you can hear updates throughout the week at various times on AM 570, KSNM
The Extra-territorial Zoning Commission (ETZ) will host a public hearing at 7 p.m. Thursday, May 4, 2000, in the Commission Chambers of the Doña Ana County Courthouse to discuss and receive public comment on the final draft of a comprehensive plan for the extra-territorial zone that is co-governed by Doña Ana County and the City of Las Cruces.
Doña Ana County Manager Fernando Macias was among seven speakers from Texas, Arizona, California and New Mexico border counties who addressed congressional staff April 11 and 12 in Washington, D.C. to seek additional funding for infrastructure development.
Doña Ana County Assessor Emma Johnson Ortiz has announced that her office is now accepting certificates from disabled veterans who qualify for 100 percent property tax relief under House Bill 90, which passed the 2000 New Mexico Legislature and was signed by the governor.
A Tuesday evening disturbance in the Medical Unit of the Doña Ana County Detention Center was quickly controlled by the staff, but not before convicted murderer Jesse Avalos caused about $5,000 in damage to reinforced glass windows in the restricted-access area.
Doña Ana County will not schedule any building inspections on April 25 or April 26, 2000, to allow the staff of the building inspections division of the Community Development Department to attend a training seminar.
With about 75 regional, state and local dignitaries in attendance, Doña Ana County broke ground Wednesday, March 1, 2000, on the site of the new 50-bed Juvenile Detention Facility at 1850 Copper Loop in Las Cruces.