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News Release

Contact: Kevin R. Malone
1399 American Pacific Dr.
Henderson, Nevada 89014
Office: (702) 486-1311
Pager: (702) 598-8926


FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE August 30, 1999
NEWS FROM: Motor Vehicle Division 99-151

 

DMV Assessors Office and Travel Services Postponed

Long Waits Expected at Mesquite DMV Office

 

DMV Registration services at the Lincoln County Assessors Office in Pioche, Nevada and the DMV Travel Team scheduled to travel to Overton will be postponed September 7-10 so staff can be trained for the implementation of a new computer system.

Project Genesis, the DMV's Business Process Re-Engineering effort, is about to reach its most important milestone. An entirely new Windows-based computer system for all DMV transactions will go on line, Tuesday, September 7th.

"The new system will ultimately offer Nevadans the best DMV service anywhere," says Project Genesis team leader Donna West. "However, the Department is anticipating long lines through September and October as our technicians learn the in and outs of the system and as the final bugs are discovered and fixed."

To make the transition as smooth as possible, the DMV has made several temporary changes in office hours:

The Department is trying to make the transition as painless as possible for both customers and employees. We are asking customers to avoid in-person DMV visits if at all possible. Here are some tips for the motoring public:

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