County Offers Low-Income Spay/Neuter Program In Partnership With Watermelon Mountain Ranch

The Sandoval County Board of County Commissioners, the Sandoval County Community Services Department and representatives from Watermelon Mountain Ranch have announced the start of an expanded new partnership. The partnership will allow Sandoval County to offer free pet spay and neuter surgeries to low income pet owners in Sandoval County. The announcement was met with tremendous support from the Commission, … Read More

County Hosts 1st Economic Development 101 Class for Government Leaders

Sandoval County is teaming up with NM EDGE, a service of New Mexico State University’s Cooperative Extension Service, to host and participate in the first class of a new economic development certification course. The August 16 class is designed to provide a comprehensive course of study to administrators, managers, elected officials and staff of local, state, tribal and national governments … Read More

Treasurer Laura M. Montoya Attends 2018 NACo Conference

Sandoval County Treasurer Laura M. Montoya joined more than 3,000 county officials from across the country last week for the 2018 National Association of Counties (NACo) annual conference in Nashville, Tennessee. The conference featured working sessions on the ongoing opioid crisis, disaster response and the impact of recent Supreme Court decisions on counties, including online sales tax. Treasurer Montoya, chair … Read More

Public Comment Email & Informational Page for Oil, Gas & Water

Sandoval County recognizes the value of public comment and the important role it plays in governing our county. In an effort to ensure that as many voices are heard as possible on the Oil, Gas and Water matter, the Sandoval County Board of County Commissioners, would like the public to submit their comments in writing to The comments sent … Read More

County Recruits for Detention Center Community Advisory Council Members

The Sandoval County Board of County Commissioners is seeking qualified candidates who reside in Districts 1, 3, 4 and 5 to be selected as members of the Sandoval County Detention Center Community Advisory Council. Click here to view the Commission District Maps. *Please note that District 2 already has an appointed representative. The Detention Center Community Advisory Council will be a … Read More

Fraud Alert: Foreclosure Postcards, Calls & Door Knocks

The Sandoval County Assessor’s Office and the Sandoval County Treasurer’s Office have recently been receiving phone calls and inquiries from concerned county residents about postcards, calls and home visits related to home foreclosure. The information contained in these cards, calls and visits seems to indicate that the resident’s home is about to go into foreclosure or be placed up for … Read More

Fireworks Disposal Safety Reminders

The Sandoval County Public Works Department and the Sandoval County Fire Department would like to remind County residents who live in the unincorporated areas that there is a fireworks ban in place. However, for those county residents who live in the incorporated areas, such as the City of Rio Rancho or Town of Bernalillo for example, here are some important … Read More

Rules/Process for July 12 Oil, Gas & Water Study Session

The Sandoval County Board of County Commissioners and Sandoval County Planning and Zoning Commission will team up to host a joint public meeting and study session on July 12 for proposed Oil, Gas and Water Ordinance presentations. The Commission’s regular meeting will be followed by a study session which will include the Sandoval County Planning and Zoning Commission. The study … Read More

Fire Department Reminds Residents About Fireworks & Burn Ban

With the 4th of July holiday approaching, the Sandoval County Fire Department is reminding all residents that a ban on the use of fireworks and a ban on open burning in unincorporated areas of the county remains in place. “We have taken the steps to issue both a ban on open burning and a ban on fireworks use in the … Read More

4th of July Holiday Closure

Graphic with a U.S. Flag and the Fourth of July.

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 (Also closing early at 11:30 a.m. on July 3) … Read More