For accessibility assistance with information and documents on this website, please contact the Commissioner's Office at (719) 383-3000.




Elections Notification


Please be advised that the following candidate for CU Regent-District 3- Kristine Sposato has officially withdrawn from the June 25th, 2024 Primary Election.

Any votes cast for this candidate will be invalid and shall not count as per CRS 1-4-1001.


Recent News

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The public hearing agenda for 4/22/24 will open in another window for you to view.

Upcoming Events

Monday, June 24, 2024, 1:30pm
Monday, July 8, 2024, 1:30pm
Wednesday, July 10, 2024, 4pm
The Historic Preservation Advisory Board meets the second Wednesday of the month at 4:00 pm at the Otero County Courthouse in Room 110A (across from the Bauserman Conference Room). 

Contact Us:

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Phone Directory  

To request public (open) records, please refer to the following form and its instructions:

CORA Request Form & Instructions

Otero County Department of Human Services has a comprehensive civil rights plan to ensure that all eligible individuals receive equal access to program services and information. The civil rights plan also serves as a source of information for Otero County Department of Human Services staff and the general public.

Otero County Department of Human Services Civil Rights Complaint Form

Otero County Website Accessibility Statement

Otero County’s Commitment to Accessibility

Otero County is committed to making its website accessible. We are constantly working to increase the accessibility and usability of our website. We continue to strive to maintain conformance to all guidelines and regulations, including, but not limited to W3C’s Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2.0 as well as U.S. Federal Government Section 508 Guidelines. Otero County will be evaluating this site regularly, and it is the County’s goal that this site will continue to evolve and improve over time as new technologies and opportunities emerge. Please be aware that our efforts are ongoing.

Help Us Make Our Website More Accessible

We appreciate your patience as we continuously work to improve. Should you have problems accessing the information on this website and need accessibility assistance, please contact the Commissioners' Office at (719) 383-3000. We will make reasonable accommodations to get you the information you need. We also welcome your questions about this accessibility statement and comments on how to improve the site’s accessibility. Due to current technology constraints, there are some instances where we are unable to provide information in an accessible format (e.g., mapping information). We will be monitoring these sections and will develop accessible solutions as technology improves. To comment on website accessibility, please submit your question, comment, or suggestion through the Contact Us page or call our office at (719) 383-3000.