News Brief March 14,2024

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Sandoval County Commission Awards Junior County Treasurers

Jemez Valley High School senior Natalia Shije, from the Zia Pueblo, and Dani Villatoro, a senior at Rio Rancho High School, completed the inaugural Sandoval County Treasurer’s Office Junior Treasurer Program. The county borrowed the idea from Knox County, TN. Way to go Sandoval County, teaching young students about county government especially the treasurers office! Future leaders...

ICYMI: Elections with Bernalillo County Clerk Linda Stover

Past NMC President Clerk Linda Stover chatted with Grant County Chief Deputy Assessor Raul Turrieta on the radio about elections in the 33 counties, election security, deadlines for getting on the ballot, and much more. Click on the audio link to hear this delightful conversation.

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Register In Advance

NMC Harassment Prevention Training

Date: Wednesday, March 20, 2023

Time: 10:00 am to 11:30 am  

Place: On-line

Certificates will be provided. 

Target Audience: Any county employee 

Speaker: Mark Allen, NMC Loss Prevention Attorney

An understanding of the behavior and conduct which constitutes unlawful harassment on the basis of sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, race, color, religion, national origin, age (40+), and disability. 

NCGM Resources

April is National County Government Month

This April, join NACo in celebrating NCGM. This is an excellent opportunity for counties to highlight effective programs and raise public awareness about our essential roles and responsibilities.

Counties 101 Tools
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NACo: Demystifying Student Debt Forgiveness for County Employees

Tuesday, March 26, 2024 11am-Noon MDT

Did you know that it is highly-likely that many of your county employees qualify for this new student debt forgiveness that seems to be dominating the headlines?

  • Debt relief programs and eligibility
  • Debt forgiveness application
  • Deadlines
  • Tools

NACo New! The Marvelous Adventures of Countyland

An AI Experimental Publication

The Marvelous Adventures of Countyland is an experimental publication created with generative artificial intelligence (AI).

Its objectives are to showcase the capabilities of AI, stimulate discussions regarding AI's applications in the public sector and inspire young people about the role of county government.

Learn More

Wildfire Preparedness is Year-Round

Spring is a time for action

The last week in March is Southwest Wildfire Awareness Week. The Energy Minerals and Natural Resources Forestry Division and partner will share daily tips on preventing wildfires, preparing defensible private property, organizing and protecting communities, and learning more about wildland fire.

New Mexico Mortgage Finance Authority Seeks Community Input Regarding Housing Needs in the State

NM MFA needs your help to identify housing issues in the state. Please participate in the State of New Mexico Community & Fair Housing Survey online.  Complete by July 31.

Trifecta of Tourism Infrastructure Grant Programs Open in March

For fund year 2025, the three infrastructure and development grants are:

Link to NMC 2024 Annual Meetings Calendar

Link to Loss Prevention Trainings Calendar & RSVP

Mar NM EDGE classes 3/5, 3/6, 3/7, 3/12, 3/13, 3/14, 3/19, 3/20, 3/21, 3/26, 3/27, 3/28, Live Online

Tue Mar 19 NMCRe Captive Board meeting 1pm via Zoom

Wed Mar 20 NMC: Harassment Prevention Training 10am-11am online

Wed Mar 20 Legislative Regional meeting 10am-1pm Sandoval County

Thur Mar 21 Legislative Regional meeting 10am-1pm San Miguel County

Mon Mar 25-29 1st Line Supervisor 40 hr training Silver City SWTC Register HERE

Wed Mar 27 Legislative Regional meeting 10am-1pm Sierra County

Thur Mar 28 Legislative Regional meeting 10am-1pm Chaves County

Wed Apr 10 NMC Executive Committee Budget meeting 10am NMC Santa Fe office

Mon Apr 15-19 Instructor Development: Train the Trainer – ABQ / SWTC Register HERE

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Wed Apr 24 Advisory Council meeting re: annual conference agendas due, 11am in person San Miguel County Highlands University

Fri May 3 NMC Board of Directors meeting 8:30am Grant County

Wed May 8-10 WIR Annual Conference Mariposa County, CA

Mon May 13-16 NMC LP OSHA 30-hour general industry outreach training Albuquerque

Wed May 22 NMCIA Board of Directors meeting 8:30am NMC Santa Fe office


Wed Mar 20 Embracing Financial Innovation: Empowering Beaufort County's Treasurer's Department 11am-Noon MDT

Thur Mar 21 Learn How Ulster County, NY Modernized Their Budgeting Process Noon-1pm MDT

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