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  • Media contact: Catherine Zaharko, Doña Ana County | (575) 525-5801 | catherinez@donaanacounty.org

    OBJECTIVE: To streamline communication between local government agencies during the COVID-19 response. Partner organizations include city and county representatives, local hospitals, the NM Department of Health, jail and prison facilities, first responders, the Las Cruces Public School District, the Town of Mesilla, City of Anthony, City of Sunland Park and the Village of Hatch.

  • Almost 18 years ago, the first section of Berry Patch Avenue on the East Mesa near Butterfield was paved.  At the time, funding to complete the last mile of the road was unavailable.  

    Rene Molina, Engineer Supervisor for Doña Ana County Engineering and Roads Department designed the new section of Berry Patch Avenue. “Completing pavement of Berry Patch Avenue means residents now have more efficient access to West Side Recycling, the Las Cruces East Mesa Public Health Office, schools and other goods and services,” Molina said.

  • The Board of County Commissioners voted to approve Doña Ana County’s application to the CARES Act Relief Fund in a special meeting held on August 4, 2020.   The CARES Act Relief Fund makes funding available to local governments to provide grants to small businesses impacted by COVID-19.  The Cities of Anthony and Sunland Park, the Town of Mesilla and the Village of Hatch are all partnering with Doña Ana County on this effort.

  • Media contact: Catherine Zaharko, Doña Ana County | (575) 525-5801 | catherinez@donaanacounty.org

    OBJECTIVE: To streamline communication between local government agencies during the COVID-19 response. Partner organizations include city and county representatives, local hospitals, the NM Department of Health, jail and prison facilities, first responders, the Las Cruces Public School District, the Town of Mesilla, City of Anthony, City of Sunland Park and the Village of Hatch.

  • The Doña Ana County Clerk’s Office is advising voters that The Center for Voter Information, a third party organization, will be mailing absentee ballot applications to some registered voters in Doña Ana County. While these applications did not originate from the Doña Ana County Clerk’s Office, they will be processed in accordance with state statute if they are returned by voters interested in voting by absentee ballot in the general election.

  • Voting at the Doña Ana County Government Center will begin on October 6th, from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday, and continue until Friday, October 30th. This location will also be open on Saturday, October 31st, from 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m., but will be closed for voting on October 12th in observance of Indigenous People’s Day. 

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  • Media contact: Catherine Zaharko, Doña Ana County | (575) 525-5801 | catherinez@donaanacounty.org

    OBJECTIVE: To streamline communication between local government agencies during the COVID-19 response. Partner organizations include city and county representatives, local hospitals, the NM Department of Health, jail and prison facilities, first responders, the Las Cruces Public School District, the Town of Mesilla, City of Anthony, City of Sunland Park and the Village of Hatch.

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