County Manager


Bob Hill

305 Pyramid St.
Lordsburg, NM 88045
575.542.3414 Fax

Personal Profile

Mr. Hill has extensive supervisory and management experience in small and large scale customer service call centers.  He worked for 27 years in the federal student loan industry with EduServ Technologies and Utah Higher Education Assistance Authority as supervisor, manager, and Director of Operations managing a nearly $2 billion portfolio.  Bob also worked as a supervisor for Xerox Services on a Verizon Wireless project and for Black Turtle Services on a federal government health care project in 500+ seat customer service call centers.  He gained experience in personnel management, office management, project management, and budgeting and finance in these positions.  Bob also gained skills in problem resolution and conflict management and was the source of contact for escalated calls and problem issues.

Bob was born and raised in Lordsburg graduating from Lordsburg High School in 1976.  Active in sports he was a member of the 1974 State Basketball Championship team.  He graduated with an Associate of Arts degree in Business from Eastern Arizona College where he also played basketball.  Bob then served a 2-year church mission in Guayaquil, Ecuador where among other things he became proficient in the Spanish language.  Bob graduated from Southern Utah University in 1982 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration and a minor in Spanish. 

Bob has years of experience in team building and multi-departmental management coordinating individual and department efforts for the betterment of the individual and the organization.


The Hill Family

Bob and his wife Andrea have two children.  Their daughter Teeq is a senior at Southern Utah University studying Theater Arts, and son Xane is a recent graduate of Lordsburg High School.


To provide services as the administrative staff for the board of county commissioners and provide proactive leadership to the board and to elected and appointed department heads.


The County Manager:

Implements and administers policies established by the Board of County Commissioners.

Conducts executive management of departments placed under his charge.

Provides support for Board of Commissioner's initiatives and programs.

Interacts with County elected officials, other governmental agencies, and community groups to coordinate related activities and responsibilities.

The County Manager's staff provides administrative, research, and documentary support services to the Board of County Commissioners and county departments. 

The Manager is responsible for the day-to-day functions of the county and prepares the annual budget for the Board of Hidalgo County Commissioners. The office typically coordinates the activities of appointed and elected department heads to ensure the effectiveness of County operations and may perform topical analyses on issues before the Commissioners.

The County Manager may be used to provide the Board of County Commissioners with objective analysis of issues on its agenda and often the Board looks to its Manager for recommendations. Working with the financial officer, elected offices of Treasurer, Assessor, Sheriff, and other departments, the Manager coordinates in the preparation and administration of the county budget.

The County Manager typically provides the Board of Hidalgo County Commissioners with recommendations regarding labor relations and other matters involving employee benefits and may represent the Board in labor negotiations. Through the coordination of departmental activities, the Manager works to resolve differences among departments and ensure that county government operates harmoniously.

County Manager's Staff

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Administrative Assistant, Tisha Green

Payroll Clerk Miriam Jacquez

Animal Control Officer

 Capture and removal of stray or dangerous animals will be handled by contacting the Hidalgo County Dispatch office at 575-542-8827.  Please provide a good description and location of the animal.