Doña Ana County



Doña Ana County has extended to May 10 the date for accepting applications for positions on the Doña Ana County Valuation Protest Board.

Each two-year appointment requires a commitment of several full workdays, possibly up to two full work weeks, each year for protest hearings. The New Mexico Department of Taxation and Revenue will reimburse each board member at a rate of $80 per day and 44 cents per mile for round-trip transportation to the Doña Ana County Government Center for days on which hearings are scheduled.

Applicants may not hold elected office while serving on the Valuation Protest Board, nor may they be public-sector employees. All applicants must be registered voters in Doña Ana County.

To be considered, send a letter of interest and a resume to the Valuation Protest Board Nomination Committee, c/o Andy Segovia, Doña Ana County Assessor’s Office, 845 N. Motel Blvd., Las Cruces, NM 88007.

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, May 10. The committee’s nominees for the post will be submitted to the Doña Ana County Board of Commissioners for approval at a subsequent meeting. The commissioners may also appoint alternate members.

For more information, contact Mark Krohn at (575) 525-5548. Residents calling from outside the Las Cruces area may call toll-free at 1-877-827-7200 and request extension 5548.

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Reporters seeking more information or interviews: may call county Public Information Director Jess Williams at (575) 525-5801.