About the Board

Sandoval County’s Lodger’s Tax Ordinance generates revenue for marketing, promoting, and/or advertising the businesses residing in the unincorporated areas of the county. The goal of such marketing is to bring more tourists and visitors to the county so that they stay and play at local B&B’s, hotel/motels, auto camps, trailer courts, trailer camps, trailer parks, tourist camps, cabins and other premises used for lodging.

The Sandoval County Economic Development Department is the administrator of the Lodgers Tax Advisory Board and Revenue.  Per the ordinance, the advisory board shall make recommendations to the Board of County commissioners concerning the expenditure of the occupancy tax proceeds. In addition, the advisory board shall also prepare semiannual budgets, setting forth the amount of money collected by the county treasurer, and also setting forth all expenditures made during such semiannual period. (County Ordinance Article V, Section 36-107e)

Sandoval County Lodger’s Tax Advisory Board Members Include:

  • (2) Owners or Operators of Lodging Entities:
    • Seat Currently Vacant
    • Seat Currently Vacant
  • (2) Owners or Operators of Tourism-related Industries:
    • Mary Street (Chair)
    • Erica Asmus-Otero
  • (1) Resident Member Representing the General Public
    • Richard Spence
    • Chris Daul (Alternate)

*To nominate someone to fill a vacant seat on the Lodger’s Tax Advisory Board, fill out the Nomination Form located below in the “Resources” section of this web page.

2019 Meeting Schedule

The Sandoval County Lodger’s Tax Advisory Board meets quarterly in February, May, August and November. All meetings, unless otherwise noted, are held at 372 NM-4, San Ysidro, NM in the San Ysidro Marshal/Court Administrator’s Training Room.

  • February 11 at 1 p.m.
  • May 13 at 1 p.m.
  • August 12 at 1 p.m.
  • November 11 at 1 p.m.

Meeting Agendas

Meeting agendas and minutes coming soon.


Sandoval County Lodgers

  • Circle A Ranch & Lodge
  • Elk Mountain Lodge
  • La Cueva Lodge
  • Suenos Encantados Bed & Breakfast
  • The Chaco Lodge Hacienda