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Rio Arriba County

 "protecting what's yours"

Our Mission Statement: Rio Arriba County will use its constitutional powers to provide for the safety, preserve the health, promote the prosperity and improve the morals, order, comfort and convenience of the inhabitants of Rio Arriba County.






Due to the holiday, burn restrictions are in place from July 4-5, 2015. Burning will NOT be allowed. Thank you for your cooperation. Have a safe and happy holiday weekend.




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our administrative offices are located at:

Rio Arriba County Seat:

  149 State Rd. 162  

    Tierra Amarilla, NM 87575

Phone: (575) 588-7254    Fax (575) 588-7810

Rio Arriba County Annex Building:

    1122 Industrial Park Road

    Española, NM 87532

Phone: (505) 753-2992    Fax: (505) 753-9397


Public Notices

NOTICE A Special Meeting of the Rio Arriba Board of County Commissioners will be held on Monday, July 6, 2015 at 9:00 a.m. in the Espanola Annex Commission Chambers.

NOTICE:  All Rio Arriba County Administrative Offices will be closed on Friday, July 3rd, in observance of the 4th of July.

NOTICE: The North Central Solid Waste Authority Office will be closed on July 3rd  in observance of the 4th of July Holiday. All Collection Centers will remain open to the public on the 3rd of July. All Collection Centers will be CLOSED on Saturday for the 4th of July Holiday. Normal residential trash pick-ups will not be affected by the Holiday, please remember to have your polycart out by 7:00 A.M. The Staff from North Central Solid Waste Authority wishes all of Rio Arriba County a Safe and Happy 4th of July! Collection Centers and the Office will resume regular schedules the following week.