COUNTY SEEKS TO FILL SEATS ON VALUATION PROTEST BOARD

COUNTY SEEKS TO FILL SEATS ON VALUATION PROTEST BOARD

Doña Ana County is accepting applications for positions on the County Valuation Protest Board.

The two-year appointment requires a commitment of several full workdays each year for protest hearings. The New Mexico State Department of Taxation and Revenue will reimburse each board member at the rate of $80 per day and 25-cents per mile for round-trip transportation on scheduled hearing dates to the Doña Ana County Courthouse.

Applicants may not hold elected office while serving on the Valuation Protest Board, nor may they be public-sector employees.

To be considered, send a letter of interest and a resume to the Valuation Protest Board Nomination Committee c/o Jess Williams, Doña Ana County Public Information Office, 180 W. Amador Ave., Las Cruces, N.M. 88005. Applicants with substantial knowledge of the Doña Ana County real estate market and appraisal methodology are preferred. Deadline for receipt of applications is 5 p.m. Friday, April 16, 2004. The committee’s nominee for the post will be submitted to the County Commission for approval at a subsequent meeting.

For more information, call the Doña Ana County Public Information Office at (505) 647-7229 or the Doña Ana County Assessor’s Office at (505) 647-7400. Residents calling from outside the Las Cruces area may call toll-free at 1-877-827-7200 and request extension 7229.