APPLICANTS SOUGHT FOR EXTRA-TERRITORIAL ZONING COMMISSION SEAT

APPLICANTS SOUGHT FOR EXTRA-TERRITORIAL ZONING COMMISSION SEAT

Applications for an open position on the Extra Territorial Zoning Commission are being sought by the Doña Ana County Planning and Development Department.

The term of appointment will be two years. All applicants must reside within Doña Ana County, but outside both the City of Las Cruces and the ETZ boundaries. The ETZ Commission will make the appointment at the March 2 regular meeting.

The ETZ Commission meets regularly on the first and third Thursdays of the month at 7 p.m. in the Commission Chambers of the Doña Ana County Courthouse.

The ETZ Commission oversees development in a five-mile area that rings the city limits of Las Cruces. The Commission regularly reviews development sketch plans, subdivision plats, zone changes and special-use permit applications within the ETZ zone.

Applicants should submit a letter of interest, a resume and three letters of reference to the Doña Ana County Community Development Office, 430 S. Main St., Las Cruces, N.M., 88001. Deadline for receipt of all applications is 5 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 21, 2006.

For more information about the position, call county planner Janine Divyak at (505) 647-7240. Residents calling from outside the Las Cruces area may call toll-free at 1-877-827-7200 and request extension 7240.