Welcome to the Village of Ruidoso New Mexico! Ruidoso is a wonderful community with a small town atmosphere coupled with the benefits of a thriving community. The Village employees work diligently to cultivate a culture of excellence that consistently reflects a passion to make our vision of “Living in Nature's Playground" a reality.
On August 13, 2019, Timothy P. Dodge was appointed as Village Manager by Mayor Lynn D. Crawford and confirmed by the Village Council. As the Village Manager, Dodge serves as the Chief Administrative Officer for the Village.
Dodge served as the Planning Department Director for the Village of Ruidoso from 2018 to 2019. Prior to that, he worked as a City Manager for the City of Las Vegas, New Mexico and for the City of Santa Rosa New Mexico for 14 years. Dodge has a B.A. In Business Administration from New Mexico Highlands University, is a member of the New Mexico City Managers Association and is a credentialed ICMA Manager.
In his role as Village Manager, Dodge coordinates the implementation of the Governing Body policy decisions and the initiation of all intergovernmental operations of the Village. He is responsible for directing the various departments and providing guidance in the implementation of the mandates of the Governing Body to ensure that quality of life is met for the citizens of the Village of Ruidoso.
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