COUNTY OFFICES TO CLOSE FOR COLUMBUS DAY HOLIDAY

COUNTY OFFICES TO CLOSE FOR COLUMBUS DAY HOLIDAY

Most Dona Ana County offices will be closed Monday, Oct. 9, 2006, to allow employees to observe the Columbus Day holiday. Emergency services and law enforcement will not be affected.

The first October meeting of the Doña Ana County Board of Commissioners will be moved to 9 a.m. Wednesday, Oct. 11, to accommodate the holiday schedule.

The county’s solid-waste convenience stations in Anthony, La Mesa, Hill, Butterfield, Mesquite, La Union, Hatch and Garfield will be closed all day Monday, Oct. 9, 2006, reopening Friday, Oct. 13, 2006.

For more information prior to the closings, call county Public Information Director Jess Williams at (505) 525-5801. Residents calling from outside the Las Cruces area may call toll-free at 1-877-827-7200 and request extension 5801.