Welcome to Colfax County

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230 North 3rd Street
P.O. Box 1498
Raton NM 87740
Phone: (575)445-9661
Fax: (575)445-2902

Monday - Friday
8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
County Manager's Office and County Assessor's Office open through lunch.

Current News and Events

Fire Ban Lifted

All Fire bans are lifted for Colfax County. Burn permits can be obtained through Fire Marshall Larry Osborn or through your district fire chief.

Master of the Mountains Adventure Relay

September 12-13, 2014

Master of the Mountains Adventure Relay challenges everyone across the country to come and prove they truly are the MASTER of the Mountains.  Run through the rugged terrain of Sugarite Canyon State Park in Northeastern New Mexico, paddle a course on Lake Maloya at 7,500 feet, bike through the high plains along the Santa Fe Trail, and prove your prowess on a tactical shotgun shooting course at a remote location of the National Rifle Association Whittington Center. Make it a weekend to remember in Raton, New Mexico brought to you by the City of Raton Department of Parks and Recreation. Register online at http://ratonmom.com/

Solid Waste Fee Increase

As per Resolution 2014-13 Solid Waste Fees for fiscal year 2014 have been increased to $130.00 (including gross receipts tax) for all Colfax County persons, businesses and residences within Colfax County. Furthermore, as per Resolution 2014-13, Solid Waste Fees for commercial properties or residences that maintain dumpsters for private use only will be charged $60.00 per month per dumpster plus gross receipts tax.

As per Ordinance No. 1996-5 Whenever any person, business, or resident subject to this Ordinance is being provided solid waste collection by a municipality or by a licensed commercial collection service, and when appropriate documentation can establish that said person will continue to contract for such service, the Board of County Commissioners may issue a certificate of exemption for a period of one year to said person, business or resident and said person, business or resident will be exempt from the Ordinance and the payment of fees for such period.

For questions regarding Colfax County Solid Waste Collection & Fees please refer to Solid Waste Collection Ordinance 1996-5.pdf and  Resolution 2014-13-1 Solid Waste Fee Increase.pdf

Raton Basin Regional Economic Development Plan Draft
Raton Basin Regional Economic Development Plan 032213.pdf

Wolf Management
U.S. Fish and Wildlife has postponed the comprehensive Wolf Management Program until further notice. For more information please contact the U.S. Fish and Wildlife  1-800-344-9453  or 500 Gold Ave SW, Albuquerque, NM 87102.

Colfax County Oil & Gas Ad Hoc Steering Committee Recommendations
2013 Colfax County OG Recommendations FINAL

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