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City of Jal Closed Until Further Notice

Due to COVID-19, the City of Jal has made the decision to minimize its staff. Under the Governor’s directive, the City is applying social distancing procedures. State officials are encouraging everyone to do their part and practice these procedures. People, especially those who are sick are being asked to stay home.  

Although we will be closed, we will still be able to help in the event residents have issues or concerns.

  • Water issues can be directed to Van Myrick
  • Utility payments will be by dropbox (located outside of City Hall) or by visiting
  • You may contact Molly Sanchez about utility connects/disconnects
  • Funeral Arrangements will be arranged through Molly Sanchez  
  • MVD will be shut down completely

Emergency Contacts:

Van Myrick – Public Works 575-441-6926

Joe Cole – Community Services 909-260-3194

Matt White – City Manager 575-441-5965

Stephen Aldridge – Mayor 575-441-1825

Molly Sanchez – City Clerk 575-390-4084

Desiree Lopez – Treasurer 575-640-9115


COVID-19 symptoms include fever, cough, or shortness of breath. If you experience these symptoms you are encouraged to call the hotline immediately.

The NMDOH COVID-19 hotline 1-855-600-3453