Welcome to the Doña Ana Soil and Water Conservation District webpage.
Thank you to all who voted during our mill levy referendum on Tuesday, April 8th, 2014. We appreciate your time and patience with the process. The results were 500 for the mill levy and 2,859 against.
Ballot Language: Shall the Dona Ana Soil and Water Conservation District of Dona Ana
County, State of New Mexico be authorized to impose a property tax off 9.2 cents
per each $1000.00 of net taxable value of the property allocated to the
District under the Property Tax Code for the property tax years 2014 to 2023
for the purpose of funding for increasing public safety through dam
maintenance, dam rehabilitation, watershed management, reducing the risk of dam
breaching: providing innovative programs for rain-water harvesting, water
conservation, weed management, noxious weed removal, erosion control
structures, brush control, open space, water desalinization; provide funds for
hiring employees to administer and fund programs addressing the statutory
duties of the District; develop partnerships with other Federal Agencies,
Inter-state Streams Commission, Army Corps of Engineers; provide for
cost-sharing for water quality initiatives, soil testing, wind breaks,
rangeland improvements; increase local technical conservation knowledge base;
provide training and workshops and promote the health, safety and general
welfare for the people of Dona Ana County?