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Starts: November 17, 2023 at 2:00pm
Ends: November 17, 2023 at 5:00pm

Location: Hybrid/In-person Via Webex/Santa Fe County Commission Chambers, 102 Grant Ave., Santa Fe, NM 87501


November 17, 2023, at 2:00 p.m.

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A special meeting of the Board of County Commissioners (BCC) of Santa Fe County (County) and a special meeting of the County Canvassing Board will be held on Friday, November 17, 2023, at or after 2:00 p.m. in the Commission Chambers located on the second floor of 102 Grant Avenue, Santa Fe, NM 87501.

The primary purposes of these special meetings are to: (1) canvass the election results of the November 7, 2023, Regular Local Election; (2) request authorization to publish title and general summary of an amendment to the Fire Code; and (3) conduct a public hearing on a proposed ordinance related to short-term rentals.


In addition to any further or different items that may appear on the final agenda (if any), the agenda for these two special meetings is as follows:

  1. Call to Order.
  2. Roll Call.
  3. Approval of Agenda. (Action Item)
  4. County Canvassing Board Meeting
    A. Motion to Temporarily Recess Board of County Commissioners Meeting and Convene as the County Canvassing Board. (Action Item)
    B. Roll Call.
    C. Request Approval of the November 18, 2022, County Canvassing Board Special Meeting Minutes. (Action Item)
    D. Request Approval of November 7, 2023, Regular Local Election Report of the Canvass, Pursuant to NMSA 1978, Section 1-13-13(A). (Action Item) (County Clerk’s Office/Katharine E. Clark)
    E. Motion to Adjourn County Canvassing Board Meeting and Reconvene as Board of County Commissioners. (Action Item)
  5. Miscellaneous Action Item
    A. Request Authorization to Publish Title and General Summary of an Ordinance Amending Ordinance No. 2023-06, the Santa Fe County Fire Code, to Adopt Current NFPA 855 Stationary Energy Storage Systems Standards. (Public Safety Department/Jaome Blay) (Action Item)
  6. Public Hearing on Proposed Ordinance
    A. Ordinance No. 2023-___, An Emergency Ordinance Amending Ordinance No. 2022-07, The Short-Term Rental Regulation, Registration and Licensing Ordinance, and Ordinance No. 1992-3, The Business Registration and Licensing Ordinance, To Extend the Moratorium on Non-Owner-Occupied Short-Term Rentals. (Growth Management Department/Penny Ellis-Green and County Attorney's Office/Jeff Young) (Action Item)
  7. Announcements.
  8. Adjournment. (Action Item)


Santa Fe County makes every practical effort to ensure that auxiliary aids or services are available for meetings and programs. Individuals who would like to request auxiliary aids or services should contact the Santa Fe County Manager’s Office at (505) 986-6200 in advance to discuss specific needs (e.g., interpreters for the hearing impaired or readers for the sight impaired).

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Notice of and Agenda for BCC_Canvassing Board Special Meeting
Amended Notice of and Agenda for BCC_Canvassing Board Special Meeting