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Clerk

Office: 100 N. Date
Truth or Consequences, NM 87901
Hours: 8:00am - 5:00pm
Monday through Friday

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The Sierra County Clerk is the elected official responsible for the keeping of vital records, including County Ordinances and Resolutions (below).

The County Clerk is also the County chief election’s officer and oversees all election processes. Early voting is held in the County Clerk’s office.

Absentee ballots are available via the webform at the bottom of this page. More Voter Registration information is available from the Secretary of State’s website or the US Election Assistance Commission.

Business Licenses are submitted to the County Clerk’s Office. As of January 1, 2013, Licenses are $50 per year. Any person engaged in any business in Sierra County shall obtain a license with the County Clerk’s office.

Business License applications are available below in PDF form, and may be filled out in advance, but must be submitted in person to the Clerk’s office.

FORMS (pdf format)


Office: 100 N. Date
Truth or Consequences, NM 87901
Hours: 8:00am - 5:00pm
Monday through Friday

DEPARTMENT EMPLOYEES
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Chief Deputy Clerk
Amy Whitehead
Clerk II
Deborah Turner
Clerk I
Eileen Davis
Clerk I
Josie Holly

Ordinances & Resolutions

To obtain copies of ordinances or resolutions that are not available as downloads below, please contact the Clerk's office. Cost for copies is $1 per page.

Ordinances

Number
Name
Effective Date
18-015
05/15/2018
15-004
Setting Forth Wolf-Human Incident Emergency Protective Measures
06/23/2015
15-003
Tax Rebate Benefiting Low-Income
didn't pass
15-002
Amendment to Sierra County Wireless Telecommunications Facilities Siting
15-001
Amendment to the Sierra County Indigent Healthcare
14-010
Additional 1/12 County GRT
didn't pass
14-009
Hold Harmless
14-008
Proclamation Calling for Election
14-007
Regional Transit District GRT
14-006
Countywide Emergency Communication GRT
14-005
Fireworks Ban
14-004
Safety Net Care Pool Fund
14-003
Amendment to Ordinance 87-011
14-002
Governmental Conduct Ordinance
14-001
Burn Ordinance
13-004
Mobile Home
13-003
Fireworks Ban
06/11/2013
13-002
Burn Ordinance
13-001
Tax Rebate Benefiting Low-Income
12-001
Hospital Loan Ordinance
11-013
Amending Ordinance 94-003,96-001,97-005 Hospital Emergency GRT
08/21/2012
11-012
Solid Waste Ordinance
11-011
Burn Ordinance
06/26/2012
11-010
Fireworks Ban
06/07/2012
11-009
Business License Ordinance
03/22/2012
11-008
Subdivision Regulations Sierra County Fire and Emergency Services Administrative
11-007
Subdivision Regulations
11/03/2011
11-006
Burn Ordinance
06/17/2011
11-005
Declaring the Town of Cuchillo a Traditional Historic Community
11-004
Fireworks Ban
06/09/2011
11-003
Burn Ordinance
03/17/2011
11-002
Governmental Conduct Ordinance
03/17/2011
11-001
Tax Rebate Benefiting Low-Income
didn't pass
10-004
Amendment to Indigent Health Care Policy #91-003
10/21/2010
10-003
Industrial Taxable Revenue Bonds
didn't pass
10-002
Amendment to the Floodplain Ordinance #96-004
06/06/2010
10-001
Illegal Waste Disposal Ordinance
04/04/2010
09-006
Personnel Policy
10/15/2009
09-005
Amendment to County of Sierra Labor Management Relations Ordinance
10/15/2009
09-004
Un-muffled Retarder and Un-muffled Straight Pipes During Deceleration
07/16/2009
09-003
County of Sierra Labor Management Relations Ordinance
07/30/2009
09-002
Sierra County Planning Ordinance
06/28/2009
09-001
Tax Rebate Benefiting Low-Income
didn't pass
08-002
County Regional Spaceport Tax
08-001
Construction of Concentrated Animal Feeding Operations & Related Facilities
07-002
Personnel Policy
06/14/2007
07-001
Loan & Intercept Agreement – NMFA & County
02/15/2007
06-001
Regulation of sitting of Wireless Telecommunications Facility
02/02/2006
05-003
Shared Leave Policy
09/27/2005
05-002
County Correctional Facility Gross Receipts Tax
08/04/2005
05-001
County Gross Receipts Tax
08/04/2005
03-001
Loan & Intercept Agreement with NMFA
01/16/2003
01-001
Adoption of Hospital GRT
09/06/2001
00-001
Amendment to Personnel Policy
08/15/2000
99-008
Sierra County Subdivision Regulations
10/14/1999
99-007
Personnel Policy Changes
09/09/1999
99-006
Sheriff‘s Off Collective Bargaining
05/14/1999
99-005
Rural Addressing
05/14/1999
99-004
Establishing Personnel Policies Amends 93-022 & 87-013
99-003
Landfill rates
04/22/1999
99-002
County Health Care GRT
04/08/1999
99-001
County Gross Receipt Tax
04/08/1999
98-006
Establishing Community Restoration Fees
10/22/1998
98-005
Abolishing Existing County Ordinance & Amend for Elephant Butte Estates
05/23/1998
98-004
Land Subdivision Regulations
98-003
Proposal / Healthcare / Medicaid Match
05/14/1998
98-002
Solid Waste Rates
05/14/1998
98-001
Sierra County Personnel Policy Manual amends 93-002
97-006
Elephant Butte Zoning Regulations, amends 87-009
97-005
County Hospital Emergency Gross Receipts Tax
07/24/1997
97-003
Manufactured Housing
05/22/1997
97-002
Economic Development Ordinance
05/08/1997
96-006
Emergency Fireworks Ban
06/06/1996
96-005
Juvenile Detention Parental Responsibility/Public
04/18/1996
96-004
Flood Prevention Ordinance Repealing 93-020
04/18/1996
96-001
Amendment to Ordinance 94-003
03/21/1996
94-005
Amendment to 92-002 Business Lic. & Fees
07/07/1994
94-004
Advance Life Support
04/07/1994
94-003
County Hospital Emergency GRT
03/17/1994
94-002
Sierra County Business License Fees
03/03/1994
94-001
Prevention of Introduction Of Predatory Species
02/03/1994
93-024
Cemetery Board Created
11/04/1993
93-023
Occupancy Tax Lien
10/14/1993
93-022
Personnel Policy
08/19/1993
93-021
Landfill Rates
07/15/1993
93-020
Flood Damage Prevention
08/05/1993
93-019
Amending Fire Code
07/01/1993
93-018
Repeal Fireworks Ord. 90-002
07/01/1993
93-017
Medicaid Gross Receipts Tax
06/24/1993
93-016
Gross Receipts Tax
06/03/1993
93-015
Five Member Commission
05/06/1993
93-014
Elephant Butte Zoning Regulations
05/16/1993
93-013
Flood Damage-Previous Amendment 82-001
03/18/1993
92-012
Environmental Planning & Review Process
12/17/1992
92-011
Waste Disposal Systems Permit Requirements
08/20/1992
92-010
Regulating Landfills and Refuse
08/20/1992
92-008
Rural Addressing
08/16/1992
91-007
Handicap Parking Ordinance
04/16/1992
91-006
New Facility for Disposal of Liquid Waste and Rates
12/16/1991
91-005
Fair Housing Ordinance – Amends 90-001
10/21/1991
91-003
Indigent Hospital Claims
10/09/1991
91-001
Interim Land Use Policy Plan
09/09/1991

Resolutions

Number
Name
Effective Date
107-014
08/24/2018