SPACEPORT TAXATION DISTRICT TO BE TOPIC OF COMMUNITY MEETINGS

SPACEPORT TAXATION DISTRICT TO BE TOPIC OF COMMUNITY MEETINGS

The Doña Ana County Legal Department has announced a series of three public meetings to solicit input about whether Doña Ana County should enter into a contract with Sierra County to form a regional spaceport district, now that voters in both counties have approved a new gross-receipts tax to support infrastructure development at Spaceport America.

The meeting schedule is as follows:

Thursday, May 22, 6 p.m. at the Hatch Valley Community Center, 835 Highway 187, in Hatch.

Friday, May 23, 8 a.m. at the Doña Ana County Government Center Commission Chambers, 845 N. Motel Blvd., in Las Cruces.

Friday, May 23, 6 p.m. in the City of Sunland Park Council Chambers, 1000 McNutt Road, in the City of Sunland Park.

Simultaneous translation services will be provided upon advance request. To request translation or other accommodations, call Mary Amos Pierce at (575) 525-5884 (voice), (575) 5951 (TTY) or 1-877-827-7200 (toll-free).

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