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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 Rd.
Taos, NM 87571

Voice: 575-758-6200
Web: www.fs.usda.gov/carson
Twitter: www.twitter.com/CarsonNF


News Release

Media Contact: Kathy DeLucas
575-758-6303

 
Campfire Safety Urged This Memorial Day Weekend

Taos, NM, May 27, 2016—For Immediate Release.

As the Memorial Day holiday weekend and the beginning of the summer recreation season approaches on the Carson National Forest, fire managers would like to remind the public to use extreme caution with campfires and any...

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...

TAOS COUNTY EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY: Meals on Wheels Driver / Custodial

INTERNAL/EXTENAL


JOB TITLE: Meals on Wheels Driver / Custodial

SALARY: $8.86 per hour

This is a Grant Funded/Non-Exempt/FLSA

DESCRIPTION:  This position is responsible for the daily delivery of program participant’s meals and the upkeep and maintenance of the facility’s interior and exterior.


MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

Education:

High School Diploma or HSE

OR

an equivalent combination of education and experience

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TAOS COUNTY EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY: Custodian – Casual

INTERNAL/EXTENAL


JOB TITLE: Custodian – Casual

SALARY: $9.57 per hour

This is a Casual/Non-Exempt

DESCRIPTION:  Performs a variety of entry level unskilled and semi-skilled duties as needed to assure proper cleaning and routine maintenance of county facilities.


MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:


Education: Graduation from high school

Experience: No experience necessary

Mandatory Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Other Qualifications: Some knowledge of procedures, tools, equipment and materials used...

TAOS COUNTY EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY: Collections Coordinator

INTERNAL/EXTENAL


JOB TITLE: Collections Coordinator

SALARY: $14.64 per hour

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

DESCRIPTION:  The purpose of this position is to perform a variety of first-line collections and accounting duties as needed to expedite various day-to-day functions of the solid waste billing division, Finance Department, and customer service.


MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

Education:      Associates Degree in related field

or

Equivalent combination of education and experience


Experience:    ...

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: Kathy DeLucas
575-758-6303

 
Tres Piedras Ranger District Prescribed Burn

Taos, NM, April 11, 2016—For Immediate Release.


The Tres Piedras Ranger District of the Carson National Forest plans to conduct a prescribed burn on a total of 2,667 acres in the Tio Gordito Project Area between April 25 and May 6, 2016, contingent on favorable weather and vegetation conditions. ...

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: Kathy DeLucas
575-758-6303

 
Canjilon Ranger District Prescribed Burn


Taos, NM, March 28, 2016—For Immediate Release.

The Canjilon Ranger District of the Carson National Forest plans to conduct a prescribed burn on a total of 380 acres in the Canjilon Wildland Urban Interface (WUI) on Wednesday and Thursday, March 30 and 31, contingent on favorable conditions.  Available resources, wind,...

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: Kathy DeLucas
575-758-6303


North Shady Brook Prescribed Pile Burn

Taos, NM, March 14, 2016—For Immediate Release. 

The Camino Real Ranger District of the Carson National Forest will begin prescribed burning piles this month in the North Shady Brook project area.  This prescribed burn will be conducted on days when wind, relative humidity, temperature and...

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: Road Maintenance Operator I

Internal and External

JOB TITLE: Road Maintenance Operator I

ENTRY LEVEL: $12.54

CLASSIFICATION: Classified/Full Time/Non - Exempt/Union Eligible

DEFINITION: Performs working level skilled tasks in the operation and maintenance of light to heavy duty equipment as needed to construct, maintain or repair county roads, bridges, culverts and flood channels.


MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:


1. Education and Experience:

A. Sufficient education and training to demonstrate an aptitude or ability to...

Taos County Employment Opportunity: Temporary Appraisal Technician

Internal and External

 JOB TITLE: Appraisal Technician

ENTRY LEVEL: $11.17 per hour

This is a Classified/Full Time/Non - Exempt/Union Eligible/(FLSA)

DEFINITION: Performs a variety of entry level para-professional property assessment duties related to the re-appraisal and new appraisal of improved and unimproved rural, residential, commercial, industrial, mobile home, livestock and personal property to determine market value for county tax purposes.  Performs all appraisal duties in a training capacity.

 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

1. Education and Experience:

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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

Acknowledgement Form

Vendor Certification

W-9

Gross Receipts Tax Rates

   

Request For Proposals: 

RFP 2016-09 Design and Construction Documents Renovations, Preservation and ADA Compliance of the Historic Taos...

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