Frequently Asked Questions

If an individual from Rio Arriba County gets tested in Santa Fe and comes up positive, will the positive test result reflect Santa Fe County or Rio Arriba County?

The test result will reflect the residency of where that individual lives. In our example above, the test result will show up in Rio Arriba County.

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When will an individual be given a COVID-19 test?

COVID-19 test will only be given to individuals who meet the criteria of having fever of 100.4 or above, shortness of breath, traveled outside of NM, and/or been in contact with someone who has tested positive for COVID-19. NMDOH did state that the main driver for the COVID-19 test is the fever of 100.4, complemented with any of symptoms listed above.

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There are three ways to respond to the 2020 Census.

By April 1, 2020, every home will receive an invitation to participate in the 2020 Census. You will have three options for responding:

  • Online.
  • By phone.
  • By mail.

In mid-March, households will begin receiving official Census Bureau mail with detailed information on how to respond to the 2020 Census.

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How do I obtain a residency letter?

  • Contact Roberta Chavez in the Planning Department at 505-852-4400

The HEAD OF HOUSEHOLD must complete a request form; household members will be included in the letter.  The Residency Letter issued by the Planning Department meets the criteria for DMV and utility addressing needs.

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Who do we contact to report a road condition concern?

  • Contact the Planning and Transportation Department

Christy Ladd, Planning Manager

Sybil Cota, Planning Technician

Roberta Chavez, Administrative Assistant


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Personal Requests for grading, materials, driveway work

ELIGIBLE USES OF Tribal Transportation Program (TTP) FUNDS:

170.112 What activities ARE NOT eligible for TTP funding?

– TTP funds cannot be used for any of the following:
– Structures and erosion protection unrelated to transportation and roadways;
– General or Tribal planning not involving transportation;
– Landscaping and irrigation systems not involving transportation programs and projects;
– Work or activities that are not listed on an FHWA approved Transportation Improvement Plan


170.118 What terms apply to TTP housing site or area entry roads?

– TTP housing site or area entry road means a public road on the TTP system that provides access to a housing cluster.
– TTP housing street means a public road on the TTP System that is located within a housing cluster
– Housing cluster means three or more existing or proposed housing units.

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How much does it cost to fish?


  • Adults : $ 20.00
  • Children : $10.00
  • Canopy Rentals : $60.00 (5 cars)

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What time are the Lake Hours?


Tuesday – Sunday
7:00 AM – 7:00 PM Summer
8:00 AM – 5:00 PM Winter

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What is the number to PoPay Messenger?

The number to PoPay Messenger is (505)-852-4014

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