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.

  

Proposed:  Ordinance 2016-5
Adopting a Countywide Emergency Communications Tax
(Click Here
)

2016 Taos County CWPP Plan
(Click Here)

Proposed:  Taos Economic Development Plan
(Click Here

Proposed:  Taos County Comprehensive Plan 8
(Click Here
)

 

Taos County Hazard Mitigation Plan 2016 Public Survey
Provide feedback to the Taos County multi-jurisdictional Hazard Mitigation Planning Committee on reducing hazard impacts.  The survey is intended to gather public feedback on concerns about wildfires, floods, winter storms and other hazards and strategies to reduce their impacts.  
Take a quick, five question survey  and let your  concerns and ideas be heard. 
Please complete by November 30th.

Click the link below to start the survey
https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/TaosHMP2016

 

 

Taos County Fire & EMS would like to remind everyone to check there Smoke Alarm Batteries, and if you have a Chimney to have it cleaned and inspected before lighting fires for this year’s winter season.

 

 

 

 

 

Breaking / Latest News



U.S. Forest Service

Carson National Forest
208 Cruz Alta Road
Taos, NM   87571
Voice: 575-758-6200
Web:  www.fs.usda.gov/carson
Twitter:  www.twitter.com/CarsonNF

 
News Release

Media Contact: Dorotea Martinez
575-758-6345


VALLE VIDAL PRESCRIBED BURN

Taos, NM, October 19, 2016—For Immediate Release.

The Questa Ranger District of the Carson National Forest is planning implementation of a prescribed burn on the east side of the Valle Vidal.  This burn...



 

 

NEWS RELEASE

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: October 4, 2016

Contact: Eytan Krasilovsky, 505-470-0185,

Controlled Burning Planned in October...

Taos County Employment Opportunity: Basic - Emergency Medical Technician (EMT)

External

JOB TITLE: Basic - Emergency Medical Technician (EMT)

ENTRY LEVEL: $12.55 per hour

CLASSIFICATION: Temporary or Casual /Non - Exempt (FLSA)

DEFINITION: Performs a variety of working level emergency medical response duties as needed to deliver atthe-scene medical care and basic life support (BLS) services. Operates ambulance to provide emergency medical transport.
 

MINIMUM OUALIFICATIONS:

1. Education and Experience:

Graduation from a...

 

 
U.S. Forest Service Carson National Forest Service

208 Cruz Alta Road
Taos, NM 87571
Voice: 575-758-6200
Web: www.fs.usda.gov/carson
Twitter: www.twitter.com/CarsonNF

 

 

 

 

News Release

Media Contact: Dorotea Martinez
575-741-1516

Camino Real Ranger District Prescribed Pile Burns


Taos, NM, November 7, 2016—For Immediate Release.

The Camino Real Ranger District of the Carson National Forest plans to take advantage...

U.S. Forest Service


Carson National Forest
208 Cruz Alta Road
Taos, NM 87571
Voice: 505-758-6200
Web: www.fs.usda.gov/carson
Twitter: www.twitter.com/CarsonNF
Facebook: www.facebook.com/santafeNF

 

News Release

Media Contact: Dorotea Martinez
Phone: 575-758-6345

Camino Real Ranger District Prescribed Burn

 

Taos, NM, September 22, 2016—For Immediate Release.

The Camino Real Ranger District of the Carson National Forest plans to conduct a prescribed burn on a total of 770 acres in the...

Taos County Employment Opportunity: Juvenile Detention Officer I

Internal and External

JOB TITLE: Juvenile Detention Officer 1 - Temporary

ENTRY LEVEL: $12.55 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...

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)

 RFP 2017-02 Contractor...

Proposed Ordinances:

Ordinance 2016-5

  •  Adopting a Countywide Emergency Communications Tax

 

Ordinances:


Ordinance 2015-02

  • Taos County Land Use Regulations

Ordinance 2015-1

  • Taos County Animal Control Ordinance 2015-1

Ordinance 2016-1

  • Land Use Regulations Ordinance 2016-1 Amendment to Ordinance 2015-2 Recorded

Ordinance 2016-2

  • Ordinance 2016-2 Amending 2015-1 Animal Control Ordinance

Ordinance 2014-3

  • Amending Water Advisory Committee

Ordinance 2013-9

  • Water Advisory Committee


Animal Control Ordinance 2015-01 

  • Taos County Animal...
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