Normal hours are 8:00AM to 5:00PM, Monday through Friday
The County Manager is appointed by the Board of County Commissioners to manage and administer all programs and to ensure that County government operates efficiently and effectively. As such, the Office of the County Manager:
implements the policies adopted by the Board;
» employs, supervises and provides direction, leadership and supervision to all County
administrative department heads;
» recommends an annual county operating and capital improvement budget to the
» prepares and distributes the bi-weekly agenda of the Board, as well as a follow-up
document of actions taken by the Board at each meeting;
» compiles information as requested by the Board;
» negotiates, supervises and administers all County contracts;
» schedules and staffs workshops and committees as required/requested by the Board;
» provides an intergovernmental liaison function and maintains lines of communication
with other local and state officials, community leaders and the public;
» insures County compliance with all federal, state and local rules and regulations;
» provides and maintains facilities for all agencies as required by law.
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
WHERE & WHEN DOES THE BOARD OF
COUNTY COMMISSIONERS MEET?
During the calendar year the Board of County Commissioners meet in regular session at 6PM on the third Thursday of every month. A public work-session is held on the second Wednesday at 9AM. Meetings are held in the Commission Hearing Room, 1101 New York Avenue, Room 123. Meeting agendas are available here on our website..
HOW CAN I FIND OUT WHAT ISSUES ARE
ON THE AGENDA?
A copy of the agenda for the Board meetings is available at the reception desk in the Administration Building at 1101 New York Avenue, for public review on the Monday prior to the meeting. In addition, the current agenda, follow-ups to prior agendas, and minutes of the previous Board meetings are available here on our website.
HOW CAN I ADDRESS MY CONCERNS TO
The Board accepts public comment on any issue on its agenda. You must fill out a speaker card available from the reception desk in the Administration Building at 1101 New York Avenue. The Chairman of the Board will call on you when the commission is ready for public comment on each item. You may also phone your commissioners directly at the numbers listed for each commissioner on the Commissioner's home page at this website, or write them at: Otero County Administration Building, 1101 New York Avenue, Room 101, Alamogordo, NM 88310.
2010 Otero County Holiday Schedule
2011 Otero County Holiday Schedule
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