Sheriff’s Office Issues Recreational Safety Reminder

The Sandoval County Sheriff’s Office has issued a recreational safety reminder to all residents about activities West of Rio Rancho and in the Bosque. Recently, the Sheriff’s Office has seen an increase in the unlawful discharge of firearms in the mesa area West of the City of Rio Rancho. In an effort to increase awareness to residents and visitors on … Read More

Scam Alert: Possible Bail Bond Scam

The Sandoval County Detention Center has been made aware of a possible scam targeting the senior community. It has been reported to their staff that some seniors are being told that a loved one is in jail and needs a bail bond or bail posted. The seniors are then instructed to wire money to a different state. Sandoval County and … Read More

Probate Office Hosts Hallowedding Event

Sandoval County is hosting a Hallowedding event for couples looking to get hitched on Halloween Day! Probate Judge Charles Christmann is dusting off his cape and mask to marry couples during this Halloween themed event, at no cost to the couple getting married. Plus, as an added bonus, the event will be held at Sandoval County’s beautiful El Zócalo Plaza … Read More

County to Poll Placitas Residents on Free Roaming Horses

At the October 4 Sandoval County Commission Meeting, the County has invited New Mexico First to present about their County-sponsored task force assembled in 2014 designed to share information and suggest solutions for the humane treatment of the free roaming horses in Placitas, sustainability of the environment, and potential actions for residents, neighborhoods, and government agencies. The presentation will include … Read More

County Recruits Members for the New Ethics Board

The Sandoval County Board of County Commissioners is seeking qualified candidates who reside in Districts 1, 2, 3, 4 and 5 to be selected as members of the Sandoval County Ethics Board. Visit our website for maps of each district. The Sandoval County Ethics Board will be a transparent entity acting within the scope of matters covered in the Sandoval … Read More

Fire Department Opens Sales of 2018 Breast Cancer Awareness T-Shirts

For more than six years, the Sandoval County Fire Department has been hosting an annual fundraiser to benefit Making Strides of Albuquerque.  More specifically, this organization hosts walks to raise awareness and funds to save lives from breast cancer. The events raise money to fund innovative research, provide free information and support, and to help people reduce their breast cancer risk or … Read More

County Relocates Master Gardener Program for Safety

The Sandoval County Community Services Department and representatives from the New Mexico State University Extension Master Gardener Program recently announced the relocation of their program from the old Sandoval County Courthouse, to the Sandoval County Administrative Building on the County’s main campus. The relocation reduces risk and alleviates privacy and safety concerns at the old courthouse building. Co-located at the … Read More

Labor Day Holiday Closure

On Monday, September 3, Sandoval County will honor those in the workforce. In observance of Labor Day, Sandoval County offices and facilities will be closed on September 3. This will include, but is not limited to, the following facilities and programs: -All Sandoval County Offices -Sandoval County Landfill -Cuba Collection Center -Canon (Jemez) Collection Center -Pena Blanca Collection Center -Bernalillo … Read More

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