Welcome to Taos County

"Open County Government protecting the health, 
safety, welfare and environment of its citizens"

Taos County Administrative / Judicial Complex

In our website you will find agendas for our scheduled meetings, minutes of all our meetings, job openings, hours of operation, forms and applications, access to our growth management plan, land use plan, information about all departments and their employees.  This has been a collaborative effort with all employees to bring this information to the public and to better serve the community.

The County Commission Agendas are available to the public by clicking  HERE.

 

The New Taos County Animal Control Ordinance 2015-1
(click here)

 

Land Use Regulations Ordinance 2016-1 Amendment to Ordinance 2015-2 Recorded
(Click Here)

 

Ordinance 2016-2 Amending 2015-1 Animal Control Ordinance (This Ordinance becomes effective on May 21, 2016)
(Click Here)

 

 

 

 

Breaking / Latest News

TAOS COUNTY EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY: County Attorney

INTERNAL/EXTENAL


JOB TITLE: County Attorney

SALARY: Salary dependent on qualifications and experience

This is an Unclassified/Exempt position

DESCRIPTION:  This position performs managerial and professional duties as required to carry out the efficient and effective litigation of civil or criminal cases and ongoing legal processes of County government.  Serves as the lead County legal advisor in all civil and criminal matters.


MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:


Education:

A Juris...

 

U.S. Forest Service

Carson National Forest 208 Cruz Alta Rd
Taos, NM  87571 575-758-6200
http://www.fs.usda.gov/carson
Twitter: @CarsonNF

 

News Release


Fire Information: Dolores Maese
575-758-6320

 
 
USE OF CAMPFIRES CAUTIONED!!

Taos, N.M., June 28, 2016—It’s “fire season”, the Fourth of July is around the corner, and you want to go camping? Why not? Carson National Forest Fire officials say, “Go out, enjoy the outdoors, try camping...

Taos County Employment Opportunity: Juvenile Detention Officer I

Internal and External

JOB TITLE: Juvenile Detention Officer 1 - Temporary

ENTRY LEVEL: $13.55 per hour 

CLASSIFICATION: Temporary/Non-Exempt

DEFINITION: Performs a variety entry level technical and correction/detention duties intended to assure compliance with juvenile detention center operational polices, practices and procedures. Maintains safety and security of the detention center and proper day-to-day care of detainees.

 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

1. Education and Experience:

A. Graduation from high school and successful completion of specialized training...

Taos County Employment Opportunity: Adult Detention Officer Cadet

Internal and External

 

JOB TITLE: Adult Detention Officer Cadet  

ENTRY LEVEL: $12.55 per hour 

CLASSIFICATION: Classified/Non - Exempt (FLSA)

DEFINITION: Performs a variety trainee level technical and correction/detention duties intended to assure compliance with adult detention center operational polices practices and procedures. Maintains safety and security of the detention center and proper day-to-day care of inmates.

 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:


1. Education and Experience:

 
A. Graduation from high school and successful completion of specialized...


Taos County Employment Opportunity: Communications Specialist Trainee 

Internal and External

JOB TITLE: Communications Specialist Trainee (Dispatcher)

ENTRY LEVEL: $12.07 per hour

CLASSIFICATION: Classified/Full Time/Non - Exempt/Union Eligible/(FLSA)

DEFINITION: Performs entry level skilled communication and routine clerical work in receiving, recording, processing, transmitting,  telephone, radio and alarms system calls; dispatching routine and emergency information/resources; and keeping official records.  Trainee employee has little or no dispatch experience; will be required to obtain NM Law Enforcement Academy Public Safety Telecommunicator...

Taos County Employment Opportunity: Deputy Sheriff Cadet

Internal and External

 

JOB TITLE:                    Deputy Sheriff Cadet

ENTRY LEVEL:                $13.55 per hr. (Uncertified) / $14.64 - $17.81 per hr. DOE (Certified)

CLASSIFICATION:         Union Eligible (FLSA)/Classified/Non - Exempt

DEFINITION:                  Performs a wide range of entry level professional law enforcement duties (Uncertified) or a working level professional law enforcement duties (Certified) intended to secure a safe environment for county citizens and to protect rights as established by federal, state,...

Taos County Employment Opportunity: Deputy Sheriff I 

Internal and External

 

JOB TITLE: Deputy Sheriff I 

ENTRY LEVEL: $13.55 per hr. (Uncertified) / $14.64 - $17.81 per hr. DOE (Certified)

CLASSIFICATION: Union Eligible (FLSA)/Classified Non - Exempt

DEFINITION: Performs a wide range of entry level professional law enforcement duties (Uncertified) or a working level professional law enforcement duties (Certified) intended to secure a safe environment for county citizens and to protect rights as...

Useful Information

Any person(s) interested in submitting and/or requesting a bid, please complete and submit the Acknowledgement Form each time you request a bid.

It is the sole responsibility of each individual downloading information via the County’s website to visit the website for any amendments, addendum's or cancellations of bids.

 

Forms

Vendor Information & Certification Form

W-9 Form

Gross Receipts Tax Rates

   

Request For Proposals: 

RFP 2016-09 Design and Construction Documents Renovations, Preservation and ADA Compliance...

Proposed Ordinances:

  •  None at this time

 

Ordinances:

Ordinance 2014-3

  • Amending Water Advisory Committee

Ordinance 2013-9

  • Water Advisory Committee


Animal Control Ordinance 2015-01 

  • Taos County Animal Control Ordinance (Adopted)

 
Ordinance 2015-02

  • Taos County Land Use Regulations Office Copy


Ordinance 2015-02

  • Taos County Zoning Map


Ordinance 2015-02

  • Upper Las Colonias Zoning Map


Ordinance 2015-02

  • StageCoach Zoning Map


Ordinance No. 2014-1

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