Board of County Commissioners
The Board of County Commissioners sets policy for the governance of Socorro County, appoints the County Manager and is responsible for all fiscal management of Socorro County operations. Each Commissioner represents and is elected by district.
The Socorro County Board of Commissioners regularly meets at 10 AM on the second Tuesday of the month and at 6 PM on the fourth Tuesday of the month.
All constituents and organizations are welcome to address the Board during the public comment portion at the start of each meeting. For items that require Board action or for a longer discussion, requestors must complete an Agenda Request form, found on the Manager's Forms page. Following a review of the request, only the County Manager or a Commissioner may place an item on the agenda.
For copies of board meeting packets and minutes, please visit the Socorro County Sunshine Site.
All Commissioners can be contacted at the office of the Manager at 575.835.0589 or PO Box I, Socorro NM 87801.
All Board of County Commission Meetings are held at the Socorro County Annex Building at 198 Neel Avenue in Socorro.
Voting Precincts 9, 10, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 23
Phone: 575.835.0589 x1114
Currently serving first term through 2020, Commission Duggins is a life-long resident of Socorro County and a farmer for 30 years. He raises alfalfa, corn, wheat and chile on a 600-acre farm in Lemitar. He has an associate’s degree in agriculture from New Mexico State University and serves on the Middle Rio Grande Conservancy District Board.
Commission district and detailed precinct maps can be obtained from the Socorro County Clerk's office. Copy and reproduction fees will apply.
Currently maps reflect previous district numbering.
The boundaries are still correct, however the numbering changed as follows:
District 1 on the map is now District 2
District 2 on the map is now District 1
District 3 on the map is now District 4
District 4 on the map is now District 3
District 5 remains to be District 5
Infrastructure Capital Improvement Plan (ICIP)
The entire Board of County Commissioners meeting packets, which include the agenda, can be found on the County's transparency site.
Regular meetings are the second and fourth Tuesday of each month and board packets are posted by the end of the business day, Friday before the meeting.
Board packets and agendas for special meetings are posted at least 72-hours prior to the special meeting.
Approved Board of County Commission Minutes from 2010 forward are located on Socorro County's transparency site.
This section only contains current resolutions put in place by the Socorro County Board of County Commissioners. Any older resolutions replaced or made invalid by newer resolutions will not be available online. Additionally, typically only resolutions from 2009 and beyond are available online.
For all other resolutions, please contact the Socorro County Clerk's Office to obtain a copy.