R.E.A.L. Recognizing Excellence and Leadership Videos

County Assessor and Treasurer Roles and Property Tax

Property taxes are the underlying foundation of the county’s budget that helps provide the essential community services and resources within each of the 33 NM counties. Discover the role of a County Assessor and Treasurer and how it’s important that these elected officials work together. 

County Adult Detention and Rehabilitation Services

For McKinley CountyAdult Detention Center Warden, Karen De La Roche’, the rehabilitation of detainees has been her life’s work for 25 years. Watch how Warden De La Roche’ and the staff at McKinley County Adult Detention Center work to provide a safe, secure, and professional environment.

County Fire Services

When wildfires blaze across New Mexico, it’s the experienced and brave county volunteer firefighters that step up to the task of getting them under control. In this video, we talk to the courageous women and men who have dedicated their time and expertise to managing wildfires that have left hundreds of thousands of acres of New Mexico wild land scarred by historic fires.

McKinley County Government – Diversity

Deputy County Manager, Brian Money and County Manager, Anthony Dimas, Jr. walk us through the McKinley County Government landscape and how they interact and work with with the 22 county department heads to advance McKinley county for its citizens.

New Mexico Counties President Jhonathan Aragon

We experience a day in the shoes of a veterinary technician and a Valencia county commissioner, Jhonathan Aragon, our newly-elected President of New Mexico Counties. Jhonathan began working in county government when he was just 24 years old, and now as President of New Mexico Counties, Jhonathan looks forward to continuing the #33StrongNMCounties mission.

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NM Counties News Brief

General Counsel Grace Philips, Chaves CountyDetention Administrator Justin Porter, andtask force members presented to the LHHC tonot recommend a unified corrections systembut instead suggested a number of targetedimprovements. View News Brief 12.01.22