COUNTY ANNOUNCES VACANCIES ON PLANNING AND ZONING COMMISSION

COUNTY ANNOUNCES VACANCIES ON PLANNING AND ZONING COMMISSION

Three positions on the Doña Ana County Planning and Zoning Commission will be up for appointment or reappointment effective May 1, 1999.

The Planning and Zoning Commission considers issues related to land use and development at public hearings and meetings. Regular meetings are held twice monthly at 9 a.m. at the Doña Ana County Courthouse Commission Chambers, typically on the second and fourth Thursdays of the month.

The Planning and Zoning Commission is empowered to review, approve or deny issues pertaining to: zone changes; non-residential site-plan reviews; planned-unit development overlay zones; variances; subdivisions; and appeals of staff decisions. The Planning and Zoning Commission also makes recommendations to the Board of County Commissioners regarding amendments to the county’s zoning and subdivision ordinances.

The county seeks interested persons from all backgrounds to apply for the three open seats on the Planning and Zoning Commission. To apply, send a letter of interest along with a current resume showing past work experience and education to the Doña Ana County Planning Department, Planning and Zoning Commission Applications, 430 S. Main Street, Las Cruces, N.M., 88001, or fax the information to 647-7255.

Applications will be accepted through April 14, 1998. For more information, contact Janine Divyak at the County Planning Office at 647-7237.