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.


Proclamation of Special Election to be held February 14, 2017,
on the question of the imposition of a Countywide Emergency Communications Tax
(Click Here)

2016 Taos County CWPP Plan Update
(Click Here)

2017 Taos County Economic Development Plan
(Click Here

2017 Taos County Comprehensive Plan Update
(Click Here

Taos County Local Emergency Planning Committee By-Laws
(Click Here)


Link for Upcoming Events for Individuals with disabilities
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Breaking / Latest News



JOB TITLE: EMT-Paramedic Temporary

SALARY:$14.09-$17.14 per hour DOE

CLASSIFICATION: This is a Temporary/Non-Exempt/FLSA

DESCRIPTION: Performs a variety of advanced emergency medical response duties as needed to deliver at-the-scene and in-transport medical care and advanced emergency life support (ALS) services. Operates ambulance to provide emergency medical transport.


1. Education:

A. Graduation from high school, or equivalent: plus, New Mexico State Licensed Paramedic

2. Experince:

A. Two (2) years of full...

Taos County Employment Opportunity: Juvenile Detention Officer I

Internal and External

JOB TITLE: Juvenile Detention Officer I

ENTRY LEVEL: $13.55 per hour 

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

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.



1. Education and Experience:

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

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.



Vendor Information & Certification Form

W-9 Form

Gross Receipts Tax Rates Jan-June 2017


Request for Proposals

Proposed Ordinances:

Ordinance 2016-5

  •  Adopting a Countywide Emergency Communications Tax



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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