City Clerk


The City Clerk's office is oriented toward public service and public relation functions, many of which are governed by state law. The city clerk, with the assistance of two staff members:
  • Prepare agendas and minutes for city council meetings
  • Provides staff services and support for the mayor, city council and city manager
  • Processes applications to inspect public records
  • Serves as the official custodian of city records and directs record retention, microfilming, and archival and destruction
  • Conducts municipal elections
  • Directs issuance of business registrations and licenses
  • Administers the city liquor license process and issues applications for special liquor dispenser permits
  • Prepares transcripts of bond issues and assessment districts
  • Assists in processing oil and gas well permits
  • Directs publication of legal notices
This office takes pride in its ability to effectively assist and direct the public beyond the scope of city-related inquiries.

San Juan County Clerk

Contact the county clerk at (505) 334-9471 or at for the following:
  • Marriage Licenses
  • Real Property Records
  • Federal, State, County and School Board Election Information

Birth and Death Certificates may be obtained from the offices listed below:

New Mexico Department of Health (local office)
355 S. Miller Avenue
Farmington, NM  87401
(505) 327-4461

NM Vital Records and Health Statistics
1105 S. St. Francis Drive
P.O. Box 26110 Santa Fe, NM 87502-6110
(505) 827-0121 or (866) 534-0051