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  •       A significant street paving improvement project in the townsite of Organ is scheduled to be completed before the end of September, 2020.  The project was started in May and was funded by a legislative appropriation totaling $400,000 spearheaded by Senator William Soules, District 37, who sponsored the request for the funds.

  • 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 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 Village of Hatch.

  • The Transit District was one of two Organizations in Doña Ana County to earn AARP Community Grants.   The AARP Community Challenge was nationwide with hundreds of projects competing for funding.   SCRTD project was chosen among other New Mexico grantees as they work to make immediate improvements in their communities.

  • 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.

  • 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.

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