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.
PUBLIC NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that Colfax County is organizing a committee to assist with upgrades/ changes to the Comprehensive Plan for Colfax County. If you would like to be part of this committee please include your name and contact information and either: send and email to firstname.lastname@example.org, call the Colfax County Manager's Office at (575)445-9661, or write a letter to Colfax County and mail to: Colfax County Courthouse; Attn: Manager's Office; P.O. Box 1498, Raton, NM 87740. Deadline is Friday, August 8th, 2014.
13th Annual Relay for Life
Friday, July 18, 2014 at 5:00 a.m. until Saturday, July 19, 2014 at 8:00 a.m. held at Tiger Stadium in Raton.
For more information go to www.relayforlife.org/colfaxcountynm or call Mercy Swanson 575-445-5258 or Jamie Esquibel 575-707-0525
The Relay For Life of Raton Colfax County is an incredible and inspiring opportunity to unite as a community to honor cancer survivors, raise awareness about what we can do to reduce our cancer risk, and raise money to help the American Cancer Society fight the disease.
New Mexico Barb Wire and Collectibles Show
Firday, July 18th 9am-5pm and Saturday, July 19th 8am – 3pm.
New Mexico Barbed Wire & Collectibles Show at the Raton Convention Center.
Admissions is FREE and open to the public.
Explore the Arts Gallery and Studio Tour
July 26, 2014 - 9 a.m. - 6 p.m. held in Cimarron
Maps available at Visitor's Center and at participating studios and galleries. Call (575)376-2417 for more information.
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
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.