New Business & Economic Development Director Joins Team

On Monday, March 4, Sandoval County officially welcomed Dora Dominguez to the leadership team, to fill the recently vacated Business and Economic Development Director position. “We are so excited to have Dora join our team and lead the County to growth through economic development,” said Sandoval County Manager Dianne Maes. “We look forward to seeing her continue the work of … Read More

County Bids Farewell to Retiring Fire Chief James Maxon

After more than 26 years in the fire service, 13 of which have been with the Sandoval County Fire Department, Fire Chief James Maxon will be retiring on Feb. 22, 2019. The County, in honor of his dedicated service to the residents and visitors of New Mexico, will host a special retirement ceremony for his final dispatch. “Fire Chief Maxon … Read More

County Flips the Switch to Power-Up Savings

Sandoval County recently hosted a “Flip the Switch” ceremony to celebrate the completion of the most aggressive energy efficiency program in the state of New Mexico, for a government agency. The ceremony highlighted the strides that Sandoval County has made towards a more sustainable and financially responsible future, by upgrading certain infrastructure in facilities across the county. Sandoval County has … Read More

Martin Luther King Jr. Day Closures

On Monday, January 21, Sandoval County will celebrate the birthday of Martin Luther King Jr. In observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day, Sandoval County offices and facilities will be closed on January 21. This will include, but is not limited to, the following facilities: Sandoval County Administration Building Sandoval County Landfill Bernalillo Senior Center Corrales Senior Center Cuba Senior … Read More

Fire Dept Rescue K-9 Assists Sheriff’s Office

Recently, KRQE-TV sat down with Sandoval County Fire Department Firefighter/Paramedic Shannon Farrell and her search and rescue K-9 named KT. The story focused on the amazing and unique asset that the Sandoval County Fire Department has to better serve our community and communities across the state. The Sandoval County Fire Department is proud to partner with local law enforcement, including … Read More

Sheriff’s Office Warns About Package Theft

The Sandoval County Sheriff’s Office would like county residents to be aware that this time of year is popular for package thieves. They have received reports of package thefts and vehicles following package delivery trucks in a few incorporated areas of the county. Residents are advised to pick up their packages right away, make arrangements to deliver packages to a … Read More

Weather DELAY: Thurs, Jan. 3

Due to inclement weather conditions, icy roads and unsafe driving conditions, Sandoval County government offices and facilities will be on a delay 2-hour for Jan. 3, 2019, and will open to the public at 10 a.m.  If this information changes, due to worsening weather conditions, updated information will be posted to the County’s Twitter page at:, to local TV stations … Read More

County Holiday Closures for Christmas & New Year’s

Sandoval County will be closed in observance of the Christmas holiday on Tuesday, Dec. 25 and Wednesday, Dec. 26 and also on Tuesday, Jan. 1, 2019 in observance of New Year’s Day. 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 … Read More

Fire Safety on Thanksgiving

The Sandoval County Fire Department reminds you to place a priority on fire safety during Thanksgiving. According to the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA), Thanksgiving is the peak day for home cooking fires, followed by Christmas Day, Christmas Eve, and the day before Thanksgiving. In fact, unattended cooking was by far the leading contributing factor in cooking fires and fire … Read More

County Closures for Thanksgiving

Sandoval County will be closed in observance of Thanksgiving on Thursday, Nov. 22 and Friday, Nov. 23. 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 Senior Center -Corrales Senior Center -Cuba Senior Center -Jemez Valley Senior … Read More