The Village of Taos Ski Valley
Ordinance Number 97-13
AN INTERIM ORDINANCE ADOPTING BY REFERENCE VARIOUS PROVISIONS OF NEW MEXICO LAW PERTAINING TO VIOLATIONS OF ORDINANCES; DECLARING AN EMERGENCY
BE IT ORDAINED BY THE GOVERNING BODY OF THE VILLAGE OF TAOS SKI VALLEY, NEW MEXICO:
Section 1. The following Chapters and Sections of the New Mexico Statutes Annotated 1978, are hereby adopted as interim ordinances of the Village of Taos Ski Valley (hereinafter Village) and are incorporated by reference as if fully set forth: All of Chapter 30 pertaining to Criminal Offenses; All of Chapter 35 pertaining to Violations of Municipal Ordinances; and, Section 77-1-1 pertaining Dogs and Domesticated Animals. Any subsequent amendments made to any of the preceding statues by the State of New Mexico, are automatically adopted by reference as amended to the Village Ordinances, and incorporated as if fully set forth, unless expressly not so adopted by the Village.
Section 2. VIOLATIONS. Any violation of any statute incorporated by reference herein falls within the sentencing jurisdiction of the Village and shall be deemed a violation of the corresponding Village ordinance, punishable as follows:
a. Except for those violations of ordinances described in subparagraph (b) below, a violation of any ordinance established herein is punishable by a fine of not more than five hundred dollars ($500.00) or imprisonment for not more than ninety days or both; and,
b. For a violation of an ordinance prohibiting driving a motor vehicle while under the influence of intoxicating liquor or drugs any place within the Village, a fine of not more than one thousand dollars ($1,000.00) or imprisonment for not more than three hundred sixty-four days or both.
Section 3. CITATION. Violators of this Ordinance may be cited by reference to the appropriate provision of the New Mexico Statute Annotated 1978.
Section 4. CONFLICTS. Any specific Village Ordinance previously adopted or hereinafter adopted that is in conflict with any of the provisions of the New Mexico Statutes Annotated 1978 adopted herein will control over and supersede the conflicting provision or provisions of this Ordinance.
Section 5. EFFECTIVE DATE--EMERGENCY. This Ordinance is hereby declared to be an emergency on the grounds of public safety, and is therefore to become effective immediately upon publication.
PASSED, APPROVED AND ADOPTED this 1st day of July 1996.
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