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Statutes > New-mexico > Chapter-3 > Article-11 > Section-3-11-5

3-11-5. Mayor; appointment of officers after election.

A.     At the organizational meeting of the governing body, which shall be scheduled pursuant to Section 3-8-33 NMSA 1978 of the Municipal Election Code, the mayor shall submit, for confirmation by the governing body, the names of persons who shall fill the appointive offices of the municipality and the names of persons who shall be employed by the municipality. If the governing body fails to confirm any person as an appointive official or employee of the municipality, the mayor at the next regular meeting of the governing body shall submit the name of another person to fill the appointed office or to be employed by the municipality.   

B.     Any person holding an appointed office at the time of the municipal election shall continue in that office until his successor has been appointed and is qualified.