COUNTY MANAGER OUT OF OFFICE INDEFINITELY

COUNTY MANAGER OUT OF OFFICE INDEFINITELY

Doña Ana County Manager Brian D. Haines has notified the Doña Ana County Board of Commissioners that he will be out on indefinite medical leave.

An amended agenda for the Sept. 11 regular meeting of the Doña Ana County Board of Commissioners will be posted today. It will include an option for the commissioners to appoint Assistant Doña Ana County Manager M. Sue Padilla as interim county manager.

“The elected officials, management team and staff of Doña Ana County wish Mr. Haines a speedy and full recovery,” Padilla said. “He’s in our thoughts and prayers.”

County operations are not expected to be adversely impacted by the leadership changes.

Federal privacy laws prevent Doña Ana County from disclosing any details related to Haines’ medical condition.

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Reporters seeking more information or interviews: may call county Public Information Director Jess Williams at (575) 525-5801.