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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

register to vote
The last day to register to vote or update your voter registration for the 2017 City of Albuquerque Run-off Election is October 17, 2017. You may register to vote if you are a resident of New Mexico, a citizen of the United States, eighteen years old or older at the time of the next election, not legally declared mentally incapacitated and convicted felons who have satisfied all the terms and conditions of sentencing. A certificate of completion must be provided.
south valley pool
The community is welcome to learn the latest about the future of the South Valley Pool and other nearby county facilities at a public meeting on Wednesday, October 18. BernCo Parks and Recreation Department staff will present construction schedules for a new splash pad and other pool amenities. The design team will also take community input on the master plan for the Rio Bravo Senior Meal Site, Rio Bravo Park, South Valley Little League, and public art as well as the roads, trails and parking that serve all of these facilities.
East Route 66
Bernalillo County leaders welcome the community to participate in a series of public meetings to develop the East Route 66 Sector Development Plan. The first meeting is Oct. 25 at Masonic Lodge No. 82, 1400 NM 333.
Treasurer Nancy Bearce
Ethics, open government and improving customer service are on the agenda for this year’s New Mexico Association of Counties Treasurer’s Affiliate Fall Conference, hosted by Bernalillo County Treasurer Nancy M. Bearce. County treasurers from all over New Mexico are expected to attend the conference, which is scheduled for Oct. 18-20 at Hotel Albuquerque. This year’s theme is “Transparency and Accountability in Action.”
Debbie O'Malley
The Bernalillo County Commission approved the minimum wage cost of living increase from $8.70 to $8.85 per hour. This wage increase affects employees who work within the unincorporated area of Bernalillo County, outside of the city limits. The increase will take effect on Jan. 1, 2018.
Sugar Skull Fun Run logo
Registration is now open for the 4th Annual Sugar Skull Fun Run. The Dia de los Muertos-themed race will take place on Saturday, Oct. 28 and begins at 9:30 a.m. at the National Hispanic Cultural Center, 1701 Fourth Street SW. Participants can register for the 5k or 10k fun runs.
25th Anniversary Art
We are celebrating 25 years of Bernalillo County Public Art on Sunday, Oct. 22, 2-5 p.m. at the Hiland Theater, 4800 Central Ave. SE. Please join us for hands-on art making including a mini-mural, edible art and workshops, a public art petting zoo, ”The Making of Reels and Wheels” Movie Premier, live music by Zack Freeman, and birthday cake. This is a free, all ages event.
October lumcheon
Bernalillo County Commissioner Maggie Hart Stebbins invites you to her next monthly neighborhood luncheon on Wednesday, Oct. 18, from noon to 1:00 p.m., at the McKinley Community Center, 3401 Monroe NE. This month’s guest speakers are Amanda Colburn, Bernalillo County Film Office Liaison, and Ann Lerner, City of Albuquerque Film Office Liaison.

County Video

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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