4th of July Holiday Closure

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On Wednesday, July 4, Sandoval County will celebrate the approval of the Declaration of Independence. In observance of Independence Day, Sandoval County offices and facilities will be closed on July 4. This will include, but is not limited to, the following facilities and programs: -All Sandoval County Offices -Sandoval County Landfill -Bernalillo Senior Center -Corrales Senior Center -Cuba Senior Center … Read More

Commission Approves LEDA Funds for Ideum, LLC

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On May 17, the Sandoval County Board of County Commissioners unanimously approved $75,000 in LEDA funds for Ideum, LLC, a local company based out of Corrales, NM. Ideum, LLC submitted an application to the County earlier this year for assistance under the LEDA ordinance. The application detailed how the funding would be used for development and tenant improvements on an … Read More

County Initiates Aggressive Energy Efficiency Project

Beginning in 2016, Sandoval County leadership began assessing new ways to save money and reduce the environmental impact of our facilities. Then, in 2017, the County made significant strides towards a more sustainable and financially responsible future by signing an agreement that will upgrade facilities across the County using New Mexico’s Guaranteed Utility Savings Contract and Pricing Agreement. With annual … Read More

Sandoval County Memorial Day Closures

On Monday, May 28, Sandoval County will honor the men and women who have made the ultimate sacrifice while serving in the military for our country. Sandoval County offices and facilities will be closed on Monday, May 28 in observance of Memorial Day. This will include, but is not limited to, the following facilities and programs: -All Sandoval County Offices … Read More

Treasurer’s Office Offers Property Tax Payment Outreach Program

The Sandoval County Treasurer’s Office is reaching out to seniors and other community members in the county to offer one-on-one property tax payment opportunities at local community and senior centers. This program makes property tax payment easy and also helps the County collect taxes in a timely manner. The Sandoval County Treasurer’s Office Outreach Program began in 2014 and was … Read More

County Hires New Director of Public Works

Sandoval County is pleased to announce that Mark Hatzenbuhler has been hired as the new director for the Public Works Department. With more than 25 years of work experience, 11 of which have been with Sandoval County, Hatzenbuhler brings a strong base of experience and knowledge to the Public Works Department. Most recently, Hatzenbuhler served as the assistant director for … Read More

Fire Department Adds K-9’s to Rescue Squad

The Sandoval County Fire Department is proud to announce the addition of two new K-9 team members – Quattro and KT. These two K-9’s, along with their human firefighter handlers, work with the Rio Grande Basin Heavy Technical Rescue Team (Rio Grande Basin HTRT) to do search and rescue work. The Rio Grande Basin HTRT is made up of members … Read More

County Commission Approves Detention Center GRT Increase

On Thursday, March 15, the Sandoval County Board of Commissioners approved two Gross Receipts Tax (GRT) increase ordinances which are intended to fund renovations to the Sandoval County Detention Center. Each of the approved ordinances is for a 1/16th of a percent increase to the GRT for a combined total of a 1/8th of a percent increase. The ordinances both … Read More

Sandoval County Detention Center Hires New Director and Assistant Director

On Thursday, March 1, at the Sandoval County Commission meeting, the County Manager officially announced the hire of Gilbert V. Armendariz as the new Detention Center Director for Sandoval County. Armendariz started with the County on Monday, Feb. 26. He brings with him a wealth of knowledge and experience in juvenile corrections, adult corrections, Prison Rape Elimination Act (PREA) auditing, … Read More

County’s Vehicle Maintenance Manager Driving into Retirement

In 1994, with the housing industry in midst of a downturn, James Aguilar closed his Santa Fe-based home framing business and returned to his roots as a mechanic. He accepted a job with Sandoval County because, “I decided it was time to get something stable.” Twenty three years later, Aguilar, now the county’s manager of vehicle maintenance, is scheduled to … Read More