County Commission

Three Commissioners elected from representative districts oversee Torrance County government. The County Commission is responsible for:

  • County government budget -- Approximately $13 million
  • County ordinances & resolutions (local laws)
  • Zoning & business regulation in the unincorporated areas
  • Setting policies for the operation of County government
  • Appointing individuals to various boards and committees

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Jim Frost (2015 - 2018) - Commissioner District 1 - Email
(505) 934-2942

Julia DuCharme (2015 - 2018) - Commissioner District 2 - Email
(505) 920-0817

Leroy Candelaria (2013 - 2016) - Commissioner District 3 -Email
(505) 401-3904


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Torrance County Commission
205 9th Street
Estancia New Mexico, 87016

Phone: (505) 544-4700
Fax: (505) 384-5294

Jim Frost

Julia DuCharme

Leroy Candelaria

Important Department Downloads

pdf-file2014.12.10 Commission Meeting Agenda.pdf111 KB
pdf-file2014.12.22 Commission Meeting Agenda.pdf110 KB
pdf-file2015 12 09 Commission Meeting Agenda (1).pdf171 KB
pdf-file2015 12 09 Commission Meeting Agenda (2).pdf171 KB
pdf-file2015 12 09 Commission Meeting Agenda.pdf171 KB
pdf-file2015.01.14 Commission Agenda.pdf139 KB
pdf-file2015.01.14 Final Minutes.pdf1.426 KB
pdf-file2015.01.19 Commission Agenda Special Meeting.pdf71 KB
pdf-file2015.01.19 Final Minutes.pdf181 KB
pdf-file2015.01.28 Commission Meeting Agenda.pdf113 KB
pdf-file2015.01.28 Final Minutes.pdf1.150 KB
pdf-file2015.02.11 Commission Meeting Agenda.pdf113 KB
pdf-file2015.02.11 Final Minutes.pdf1.410 KB
pdf-file2015.02.25 Commission Meeting Agenda.pdf115 KB
pdf-file2015.02.25 Final Minutes.pdf1.228 KB
pdf-file2015.03.11 Commission Meeting Agenda.pdf113 KB
pdf-file2015.03.11 Final Minutes.pdf944 KB
pdf-file2015.03.15 Emergency Meeting 3 15 15.pdf165 KB
pdf-file2015.03.15 Final Minutes.pdf179 KB
pdf-file2015.03.18 Final Mintues.pdf1.584 KB
pdf-file2015.03.18 Special Meeting.pdf95 KB
pdf-file2015.03.25 Commission Meeting Agenda.pdf110 KB
pdf-file2015.03.25 Final Minutes.pdf196 KB
pdf-file2015.04.08 Commission Meeting Agenda.pdf113 KB
pdf-file2015.04.08 Final Minutes.pdf2.272 KB
pdf-file2015.04.22 Commission Meeting Agenda.pdf112 KB
pdf-file2015.04.22 Minutes.pdf957 KB
pdf-file2015.05.13 Commission Meeting Agenda.pdf115 KB
pdf-file2015.05.13 Final Minutes.pdf1.386 KB
pdf-file2015.05.27 Commission Meeting Agenda.pdf111 KB
pdf-file2015.05.27 Final Minutes.pdf595 KB
pdf-file2015.06.10 Commission Meeting Agenda (1).pdf117 KB
pdf-file2015.06.10 Commission Meeting Agenda.pdf117 KB
pdf-file2015.06.10 Final Minutes.pdf1.364 KB
pdf-file2015.06.24 Commission Meeting Agenda.pdf114 KB
pdf-file2015.06.24 Final Minures.pdf1.062 KB
pdf-file2015.06.25 Final Minutes.pdf298 KB
pdf-file2015.06.25 Special Meeting (1).pdf97 KB
pdf-file2015.06.25 Special Meeting.pdf97 KB
pdf-file2015.07.08 Commission Meeting Agenda.pdf114 KB
pdf-file2015.07.08 Final Minutes.pdf1.819 KB
pdf-file2015.07.13 Final Minutes.pdf311 KB
pdf-file2015.07.13 Special Meeting.pdf97 KB
pdf-file2015.07.22 Commission Meeting Agenda.pdf112 KB
pdf-file2015.07.22 Final MInutes.pdf952 KB
pdf-file2015.07.29 Special Commission Meeting Agenda.pdf98 KB
pdf-file2015.08.12 Final Minutes.pdf1.288 KB
pdf-file2015.08.26 Commission Meeting Agenda.pdf113 KB
pdf-file2015.08.26 Final MInutes.pdf1.167 KB
pdf-file2015.09.09 Commission Meeting Agenda (1).pdf139 KB
pdf-file2015.09.09 Commission Meeting Agenda.pdf139 KB
pdf-file2015.09.23 Commission Meeting Agenda.pdf108 KB
pdf-file2015.09.23 Final Minutes (1).pdf796 KB
pdf-file2015.09.23 Final Minutes.pdf796 KB
pdf-file2015.10.14 Commission Meeting Agenda.pdf114 KB
pdf-file2015.10.14 Final Minutes.pdf1.152 KB
pdf-file2015.10.28 Commission Meeting Agenda.pdf115 KB
pdf-file2015.10.28 Final Minutes.pdf1.423 KB
pdf-file2015.11.09 Commission Meeting Agenda.pdf115 KB
pdf-file2015.11.09 Final Minutes.pdf1.386 KB
pdf-file2015.11.25 Commission Meeting Agenda.pdf111 KB
pdf-file2015.11.25Final Commission Minutes.pdf519 KB
pdf-file2015.12.09Final Commission Minutes.pdf550 KB
pdf-file2015.12.23 Commission Meeting Agenda (1).pdf167 KB
pdf-file2015.12.23 Commission Meeting Agenda.pdf167 KB
pdf-file2015.12.23 Final Commission Minutes.pdf1.033 KB
pdf-file2016.01.13 Commission Meeting Agenda.pdf112 KB
pdf-file2016.01.13Commission Meeting Minutes.pdf2.345 KB
pdf-file2016.01.14 Special Meeting Minutes.pdf849 KB
pdf-file2016.01.14 Special Meeting.pdf95 KB
pdf-file2016.01.27 Commission Meeting Agenda.pdf108 KB
pdf-file2016.01.27 Final Commission Minutes.pdf1.509 KB
pdf-file2016.02.10 Commission Meeting Agenda.pdf110 KB
pdf-file2016.02.10 Final Commission Minutes.pdf765 KB
pdf-file2016.02.24 Commission Meeting Agenda.pdf112 KB
pdf-file2016.02.24 Final Commission Minutes.pdf1.258 KB
pdf-file2016.02.29 Final Special Meeting Minutes.pdf769 KB
pdf-file2016.02.29 Special Meeting.pdf95 KB
pdf-file2016.03.09 Commission Meeting Agenda.pdf114 KB
pdf-file2016.03.09 Final Commission Minutes.pdf2.020 KB
pdf-file2016.03.23 Commission Meeting Agenda (1).pdf113 KB
pdf-file2016.03.23 Commission Meeting Agenda.pdf113 KB
pdf-file2016.03.23 Final Commission Minutes.pdf1.384 KB
pdf-file2016.04.13 Final Commission Minutes.pdf2.883 KB
pdf-file2016.04.27 Commission Meeting Agenda.pdf113 KB
pdf-file2016.04.27 Final Commission Minutes.pdf1.774 KB
pdf-file2016.05.11 Commission Meeting Agenda .pdf153 KB
pdf-file2016.05.11 Final Commission Minutes.pdf2.319 KB
pdf-file2016.05.25 Commission Meeting Agenda.pdf113 KB
pdf-file4.13.16 Commission Meeting Agenda.pdf115 KB
pdf-fileAgenda Nov 10th 2015.pdf176 KB
pdf-fileAgenda Oct 13th 2015.pdf173 KB
pdf-fileCommission Agenda 8-12-2015.pdf762 KB
pdf-fileCommission Districts.pdf779 KB
pdf-fileCommission Schedule and Holiday Schedule 2015.pdf32 KB
pdf-fileCommunity Health Improvement Plan_Torrance_FY15_10 Jun 15.pdf307 KB
pdf-fileCommunity Health Profile_Torrance_May 2015.pdf975 KB
pdf-fileCounty Commission DRAFT - Torrance County Zoning Ordinance.pdf6.475 KB
pdf-fileCounty Commission DRAFT Table Of Land Uses.pdf1.008 KB
pdf-fileDuCharme Recommended Revisions to 94-12.pdf186 KB
pdf-filePHTC_ResourceDirectory_May2016.pdf567 KB
pdf-fileProclamation Declaring Extreme or Severe Drought Conditions Within Torrance County.pdf258 KB
pdf-fileProposed Road Policy 2015.pdf598 KB
pdf-fileRoad Policy 2015_Final Draft.pdf606 KB
pdf-fileRoad Policy 2015_Final_Approved.pdf543 KB
pdf-fileSchool Districts.pdf803 KB
pdf-fileSenate District 39 Vacancy -- Torrance County.pdf31 KB
pdf-fileSpecial Meeting EVSWA Joint 5.20.15.pdf79 KB
pdf-fileState of NM Office of the State Auditor Torrance County Examination Report from January 1 2007 through April 30 2012.pdf5.821 KB
pdf-fileTCJJB Community Assessment_28June2011_TriCounty.pdf1.290 KB
pdf-fileTCJJB StrategicPlan_Mar2012.pdf418 KB
pdf-fileTorrance County Animal Control Ordinance.pdf665 KB
pdf-fileTorrance County Audit Report Ending June 30, 2015.pdf764 KB
pdf-fileTorrance County NM Response to the NM State Auditors Examination Report From January 1 2007 through April 30 2012.pdf2.182 KB