Join the Celebration for Older Americans Month

The Sandoval County Senior Program is hosting a series of activities throughout the month of May in recognition of Older Americans Month. Each year, the county participates in this nationwide celebration that acknowledges the significant contributions that senior citizens have made, and continue to make, to ensure a better life for future generations. Thisy year’s acknowledgement includes a proclamation issued … Read More

The Valles Caldera’s New Managers Want to Meet You

Did you know that one of Sandoval County’s biggest playgrounds is about to become a National Park? The Valles Caldera National Preserve is one of seven sites across the country that Congress designated as new National Parks last December. For the past 15 years, the 89,000-acre preserve—which was carved out of the ground by a volcanic explosion more than 1 … Read More

Treasurer’s Office Doing Outreach During Tax Payment Season

Due to the overwhelming success of last year’s community outreach program, Sandoval County Treasurer Laura M. Montoya is sending staff to multiple locations to assist with property tax questions and accept payments. Representatives of the Treasurer’s office also will share the goals and accomplishments that the Treasurer and her team have fulfilled over the past year. “I hope this outreach … Read More

You’re Invited to County Government Open House

In recognition of National County Government Month, Sandoval County officials are inviting residents to attend an Open House at the County Administration Building on Thursday, April 16, 2015. Since 1991, the National Association of Counties has designated April as National County Government Month. This year’s theme is Counties Moving America Forward: The Keys are Transportation and Infrastructure. This theme highlights … Read More

You’re Invited to County Government Open House

In recognition of National County Government Month, Sandoval County officials are inviting residents to attend an Open House at the County Administration Building on Thursday, April 16, 2015. Since 1991, the National Association of Counties has designated April as National County Government Month. This year’s theme is Counties Moving America Forward: The Keys are Transportation and Infrastructure. This theme highlights … Read More

It’s Wildfire Awareness Week

March 30, 2015 The federal, state and tribal partners of the Southwest Prevention and Information Committee have designated the Week of March 29 – April 4, 2015 as Southwest Wildfire Awareness Week. The goal is encourage citizens to consciously take actions that reduce the risk of wildfires that have devastated communities across the Southwest in recent years. Each day of … Read More

Dr. Richard Kozoll Honored for 40 Years of Community Service

Dr. Richard Kozoll moved to Cuba, New Mexico in 1975 for what he expected to be a short-term stint as medical director at Presbyterian Medical Services. In recent weeks, he has been recognized by both the Village of Cuba and the State Legislature for 40 years of service to the community. “When I was approached about doing something to honor … Read More

Treasurer Announces Property Tax Auction is Set for March 31, 2015

Treasurer Laura M. Montoya would like to inform the public that the New Mexico Taxation and Revenue Department’s Property Tax Division has scheduled a property tax auction in Sandoval County on March 31, 2015 at 9:00 a.m. The auction will be held in the county commission chambers on the third floor of the County Administration Building, 1500 Idalia Rd, Bldg D, … Read More

4-H Members Combine Learning with Fun on Trip to the State Legislature

Nurturing the leaders of tomorrow is the primary goal of 4-H clubs, and this past February a group of local 4-H members got a chance to see some of New Mexico’s current leaders in action during Youth Day at the state legislature.  “It was a fun trip,” said Zach Lance, a 17-year-old Cleveland High senior, and member of the Rio … Read More

Summer Youth Employment Applications Available March 16 through April 3, 2015

Deadline for Applications is Friday, April 3 at 5:00 pm  Sandoval County Commission Chairman Darryl F. Madalena and the Board of County Commissioners announce that applications for the 2015 Summer Youth Employment program (SYEP) will be available Monday, March 16th through Friday, April 3rd. The SYEP program allows eligible youth to earn money while gaining meaningful work experience, skills-oriented training, … Read More