Mayor, Tom Battin
The Mayor is the Village's chief executive officer, setting the agenda for the Village and its finances and appointing department directors to carry out policies. With regard to community boards, the Mayor ensures that Village agencies cooperate with community boards in all matters affecting local services and complaints, proposes the level of financial support for community boards, and provides general assistance as needed.
For more information, Mayor Battin welcomes residents and visitors to come by and meet with him. His office hours are 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM on Tuesdays and Thursdays. You can also make an appointment at 575-258-4343 or send him an email. He looks forward to hearing from you!
The Village Council is Ruidoso's legislative body. There are 6 elected members. Besides enacting legislation, the Village Council approves the Village's budget and has oversight powers for the activities of Village agencies. Council Members are closely involved with community boards and serve as members.