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

 

 
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,

  
CARSON NATIONAL FOREST ROCK TANK FIRE UPDATE

 
Taos, NM, July 24, 2016—For Immediate Release.

The lightning caused Rock Tank fire reported July 20 on the Tres Piedras Ranger District is currently at 137...

Taos County Employment Opportunity: Administrative Assistant

Internal and External

 

JOB TITLE: Administrative Assistant 

ENTRY LEVEL: $12.55 per hour 

This is a Classified/Non-Exempt/Union Eligible/FLSA

DESCRIPTION: The purpose of this position is to perform a variety of working level, routine administrative and technical clerical duties as needed to expedite the administrative, secretarial or clerical functions of the operations department.

 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

Education:

High School Diploma or HSE


Experience:

Two (2) years directly related experience or...

News Release


Media Contact: Julie Anne Overton
505.438.5320

Santa Fe National Forest

11 Forest Lane
Santa Fe, NM 87508
Voice: 505.438.5300
Web: www.fs.usda.gov/santafe/
Twitter: @SantafeNF
Facebook: www.facebook.com/santafeNF

 

 

Santa Fe National Forest Implements Stage I Fire Restrictions

Santa Fe, NM – July 14, 2016 – For Immediate Release.

The Santa Fe National Forest will implement campfire and smoking restrictions...

 

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”, and you want to go camping? Why not? Carson National Forest Fire officials say, “Go out, enjoy the outdoors, try camping without a campfire but if you decide to...

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: Billing Clerk 

Internal and External

 

JOB TITLE: Billing Clerk 

ENTRY LEVEL: $10.75 - $13.12 per hour DOE

This is a Classified/Non-Exempt/Union Eligible/FLSA

DEFINITION: Performs a variety of entry level complex clerical duties designed to expedite the data entry and information management of all department financial activities, including accounts receivable and accounts payable. Performs general bookkeeping for the department, receives fees, issues receipts, balances and reconciles accounts.


MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

Education

Graduation from high school with coursework...

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: 

Read more...

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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