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Welcome to Bernalillo County

A great deal of county information and services can be accessed online for your convenience. Residents can find everything from tax records to marriage licences from bernco.gov. Take a look around and if you need help please feel free to contact us.

Bernalillo County Behavioral Health Initiative

Behavioral Health Initiative
Bernalillo County, the City of Albuquerque and the State of New Mexico have committed themselves to improving residents’ lives and the public’s safety by strategically evaluating and enhancing resources for mental health and substance abuse treatment.

BernCo's Future Animal Care and Resource Center

Animal Shelter Rendering
Bernalillo County is building a new Animal Care and Resource Center to better serve the public with animal rescue and adoptions, educational and training classes for people and animals, spay and neuter programs, and support services.

County Spotlight

Public Safety memorial invitation
Bernalillo County, along with the public safety community, will formally present the first of two Bernalillo County public safety memorials to the community at a ribbon-cutting ceremony that will take place Saturday, Sept. 23, at 1:30 p.m. The East Mountain memorial is located at 49 Public School Road in Tijeras, NM, across the roadway from the Deputy James McGrane Public Safety Center.
East Mountain Celebration flyer
Commissioner Wayne Johnson welcomes the community to the 2017 East Mountain Celebration, Sunday, Sept. 24 from noon to 4 p.m. at Los Vecinos Community Center, 478 N.M. 333, in the Village of Tijeras. This year, Bernalillo County is honoring seven outstanding students from middle schools in County Commission District 5 for their great work in the classroom and the community.
Dental clinic
Bernalillo County is proud to sponsor this year’s Mission of Mercy, which will bring free basic dental care to New Mexico’s underserved adults and children this Sept. 22 and 23 at the Albuquerque Convention Center. This two-day free dental clinic hopes to provide 1,500 patients with more than $1 million in donated care.
community garden
BernCo’s Neighborhood Outreach Grant Program is accepting applications from neighborhood associations throughout the county until Oct. 9 for projects to engage, educate and beautify local communities. Possible projects for grant funding include crime prevention programs, neighborhood art competitions and community gardens.
Commissioner Wayne Johnson
Commissioner Wayne Johnson is pleased to announce BernCo’s “Bolster Your Business with Contracts from the Government, Educational Institutions and the Military,” a free seminar aimed at helping small businesses learn more about these types of contracts available in our community. Small business owners, entrepreneurs and nonprofit leaders are invited to understand more about the ins and outs of successful bidding on these kinds of contracts, and how to service them.
Be the Vote logo
In honor of National Voter Registration Day Bernalillo County Clerk Linda Stover is having the First Annual Be the Vote Voter Registration Drive Tuesday, September 26 in Civic Plaza from 9:30 a.m. -1:30 p.m. There will be music, food trucks and more.
Unclaimed Indigent Memorial Flowers
The county, in conjunction with Daniels Family Funeral Services, will honor Bernalillo County unclaimed and indigent residents with a public memorial burial ceremony on Thursday, Sept. 28, at 9:30 a.m. at Fairview Cemetery, 700 Yale SE. The community is invited to attend.
unmh logo
The community is invited to provide comment until Oct. 8 on the final draft of an agreement between Bernalillo County, the University of New Mexico Hospitals (UNMH) and the Indian Health Service.
Prescription pills
The Bernalillo County Commission has voted to sue pharmaceutical companies that manufacture and distribute addictive prescription opioid pain medications. The lawsuit will seek changes in marketing and prescription practices as well as compensation for increased costs to Bernalillo County taxpayers.
Hurricane Harvey flood drive
Bernalillo County is partnering with Roadrunner Food Bank to provide much needed assistance and relief to the thousands affected by Hurricane Harvey. The community is asked to participate in the donation drive that will run through the entire month of September.

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Bernalillo County is proud to sponsor this year’s Mission of Mercy, which will bring free basic dental care to New Mexico’s underserved adults and children this Sept. 22 and 23 at the Albuquerque Convention Center.
Follow the summer adventures of BernCo Bernie as she experiences Bernalillo County open spaces, aquatic facilities and more!
County Manager Julie Morgas Baca introduces new Metropolitan Detention Center Chief Greg Rees. He is a former Bernalillo County Undersheriff with 23 years of law enforcement experience.
Bernalillo County broke ground on its new Animal Care and Resource Center on July 27. The new animal care and resource center will be a 17,143 square foot facility and will include space for approximately 120 dogs and approximately 67 cats and there will be additional space for large animals, small mammals, birds, and reptiles.
Bernalillo County Commissioner Maggie Hart Stebbins interviews Eloisa Juarez, the International District Healthy Communities Coalition youth coordinator, about youth programs and involvement in the decision-making processes that affect their lives and future.
Bernalillo County Assessor Tanya Giddings interviews Mobile Home Supervisor Rocio Martinez about how mobile homes are assessed, and how to avoid purchasing a mobile home that cannot be registered because of back taxes owed to the county and the state.
Biz Moments: Bernalillo County's Shawn Perry-Turner speaks with Josue Olivares, executive director of the South Valley Economic Development Center, about the center’s services and virtual business incubator designed to assist entrepreneurs in the South Valley and beyond.
Bernalillo County Treasurer Nancy M. Bearce and her staff would like to thank everyone for making this tax season go smoothly.
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  • Pickleball offered Monday through Friday at the Los Vecinos Community Center. For more information, call (505) 314-0240.
    478 NM-333, Tijeras

  • Please be advised that three or more Bernalillo County commissioners will be attending the Forgotten Heroes Burial Ceremony on Friday, Sept. 22, 2017 at 10:30 a.m. The ceremony will be held at the Santa Fe National Cemetery located at 501 N. Guadalupe St. Santa Fe, New Mexico 87501. Commissioners attending: Steven Michael Quezada, Maggie Hart Stebbins, Wayne A. Johnson No action will be taken by the commissioners during this event.
    Santa Fe National Cemetery, 501 N. Guadalupe St. Santa Fe

  • Enjoy Pickleball for those ages 50 +. Free on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays from noon to 4:30 p.m. and Saturdays and Sundays from noon to 4 p.m. Call (505) 468-7341 for more info.
    South Valley Multi-Purpose Senior Center, 2008 Larrazolo SW

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