TREASURER ANNOUNCES EXTENDED HOURS TO ACCOMMODATE TAXPAYERS

TREASURER ANNOUNCES EXTENDED HOURS TO ACCOMMODATE TAXPAYERS

Doña Ana County Treasurer Jim Schoonover has announced extended office hours through May 10 to accommodate property owners who may find it difficult to make payments during regular business hours.

The main doors and the Treasurer’s payment windows at the Doña Ana County Government Center will remain open from 7:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. through Thursday, May 10. Taxpayers have until the close of business on May 10, 2007, to make second-half 2006 property taxes without accruing penalties or interest.

In addition to the extended hours, Schoonover reminds property owners that tax payments can be made at any of the following Wells-Fargo locations in Doña Ana County:

Wells-Fargo El Paseo at 2505 El Paseo Road, Las Cruces

Wells-Fargo Telshor at 425 South Telshor Blvd Bldg A, Las Cruces

Wells-Fargo South Main at 500 South Main Street, Las Cruces

Wells-Fargo North Main at 2400 North Main Street, Las Cruces

Wells-Fargo Anthony at 800 Hwy 478 North, Anthony

Wells-Fargo Santa Teresa at 1275 Country Club Rd, Sunland Park

Wells-Fargo Hatch at 212 E. Hall St, Hatch

All lobbies are open from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday, and Saturdays from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Drive-up locations are open 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Friday, and Saturdays from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Payments also will be accepted at the Wells-Fargo location inside Wal-Mart at 571 Walton Blvd., in Las Cruces. That location is open from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Thursday, from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Fridays, and Saturdays from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.

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Reporters seeking more information or interviews may call county Public Information Director Jess Williams at (505) 525-5801.