Tort Claim

Any liability claim alleging damages or compensation relating to the City of Rio Rancho’s Utilities Department is subject to the New Mexico Tort Claims Act NMSA 1978 §§ 41-4-1 through 41-4-30 (the “TCA”). TCA section 41-4-16 requires a claimant to submit a TORT CLAIM NOTICE to the City of Rio Rancho Utilities Department.

Please click here to download the Tort Claim Notice. You must complete the form and mail it to the following address, email it to, or fax to: (505) 891-5201:

City of Rio Rancho

c/o Utilities Department

3200 Civic Center Circle  

Rio Rancho, NM 87144