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City Clerk

Contact the City Clerk’s Office
The team in the City Clerk’s Office is available to assist area residents in person, by phone, and by email.

Office hours are Monday – Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Please feel free to call the City at (575) 378-4422 or email any of these team members for assistance:

Alejandra "Ally" Giron, MMC
City Clerk/Treasurer/Administrative 
Assistant to the Mayor 

 Selena Chavez
 Deputy City Clerk                                                                

Core responsibilities of the City Clerk include, but are not limited to:
  • Governing Body Meetings
  • Oversight of City committees
  • Agenda Production
  • Custodian of Records
  • Items related to Elections
  • Liquor Licenses and Special Dispenser Permits
  • Special Events
  • Council Services 
  • Communication (Website, social media, press releases, email distributions, YouTube) 

Mission Statement
The mission of the City Clerk's office is to manage and preserve the official records of the City; to assist the public in accessing public documents and information; to support the needs and requirements of the City Council; to administer all elections held in the City; and to provide these services in a manner that is high quality, efficient, fair and courteous. We are dedicated to understanding and fulfilling the needs of the community and city. We provide high-quality responsive services to our citizens, delivered through a commitment to teamwork and professionalism in the workplace. We constantly strive to conduct ourselves in an ethical, impartial, and equitable manner at all times. Our high standards of quality and integrity will merit the public's confidence in the duties performed by the City Clerk's Office and in the community.

Vision Statement
The vision of the City Clerk's Department is to develop cutting-edge systems for exceptional value to better support citizens, City Council, colleagues, and our profession; to maintain excellence in the area of records management and grow into current technology that will give access to the public, showing our government is transparent.     


City of Ruidoso Downs Code of Ordinance as of December 12, 2022

Resolution 2022-28- Governing Body Meetings, Committee and Board Meetings and Public Notice Requirements

Open Meetings Act Compliance Guide

Inspection of Public Records Act

Records Request Application

Lodgers' Tax Reporting Form