Lydia M. Garcia
Colfax County Treasurer
Duties and Responsibilities
The County Treasurer is an elected official and the ex-officio for all taxing authorities in the County, taxing authorities include taxing agencies such as Municipalities, School Districts, the State of New Mexico, and other taxing agencies within Colfax County.
The County Treasurer's Office keeps records of all receipts, disbursements, monthly distribution of taxes to other governmental agencies, and reconciles the county's bank accounts. They are furthermore responsible for preparing the monthly, quarterly, semi-annual, and annual financial reports for the county.
The Treasurer's Office also receives, processes and deposits all cash and checks from county departments such as fees for services, licenses, revenues from bond issues and special assessments, as well as from state and federal agencies, and property tax bills. The treasurer's office prepares, prints and mails all property tax bills and delinquency notices as needed.