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Dona Ana County may take $1M from sheriff's budget

Created: 02/24/2014 8:55 AM
By: The Associated Press

LAS CRUCES, N.M. (AP) - Dona Ana County commissioners are considering transferring more than $1 million in funds from its sheriff's department to a more general fund used for certain expenses.
    
The Las Cruces Sun-News reports commissioners will meet Tuesday morning in Las Cruces to discuss the change to the budget.
    
Under the proposal, $1.4 million earmarked for 25 currently vacant positions in the sheriff's department would shift to being used for "one-time capital" expenses.
    
Commissioners say the transfer would run until June 30, the end of the fiscal year.
    
The money for the vacant positions would be restored in the 2014-2015 budget.

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