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Bernalillo County has again kept its AAA bond ratings, which are the highest ratings possible. Moody’s, Fitch and Standard and Poor’s this week gave the county AAA ratings.
Free Probate Informational Fair Feb 17, 2016
Commissioner Maggie Hart Stebbins, Probate Judge Willlow Misty Parks, and the Second Judicial District's Judge Shannon Bacon and Pro Bono Committee are holding a free Probate Court Informational Fair Wednesday, Feb. 17 at 11 a.m. in the lobby of the Hiland Theater, 4800 Central Ave. SE. RSVP by Friday, Feb. 12 for a one-on-one free appointment with area attorneys.
Cupid's Shuffle Feb. 12, 2016
A great night of fun for middle-schoolers! The "Cupid's Shuffle" dance is happening Friday, Feb. 12 from 7 - 9 p.m. at Los Padillas Community Center.
Bernalillo County Open Space spring programming kicks off with the Backyard Farming Series: Landscape for Life. This is a nationally recognized program that covers the basics needed to plan and design home garden landscape. The series launches Saturday, Feb. 13 and will be held at Gutierrez-Hubbell House located at 6029 Isleta Blvd. NW.
BernCo Seeks Community Input for South Valley Pool, Parks and Recreation
Bernalillo County’s Parks and Recreation Department welcomes community feedback and ideas for the South Valley Pool master plan and other adjacent facilities, including the Rio Bravo Senior Meal Site, South Valley Park, South Valley Little League, South Valley Skate Park and the South Valley Dog Park. There is a public meeting scheduled for Feb. 17 from 6 - 8 p.m. to learn more.
District 3 Art Show Features "Trancendent Photography" with Betty Hahn and Patrick Nagatani
Commissioner Maggie Hart Stebbins and the Bernalillo County Arts Board are holding a reception for her latest District 3 Art Show installation on Friday, Feb. 19 from 5 - 6:30 p.m. on the 10th floor of One Civic Plaza, Suite 10111. "Transcendent Photography" features the works of seminal photographers and retired UNM professors of photography Betty Hahn and Patrick Nagatani.
ABC to Z public comment extended
Due to several requests, the deadline for public comments has been extended to Friday, March 11, 2016 to be considered for the draft submitted to the City's Environmental Planning Commission (EPC) on April 28 for a June 2 public hearing.
BernCo Now Hiring Lifeguards & Summer Staff
BernCo Parks and Recreation is now hiring seasonal employees, including lifeguards, recreational specialists, cashiers, and more! For more information, call (505) 314-0400 or click on the image above for an informational video.
On Feb. 9, 2016, Commissioner Maggie Hart Stebbins joined U.S. Attorney Damon Martinez, federal law enforcement and UNM healthcare leaders today to promote the Heroin and Opioid Prevention and Education Initiative (HOPE), and view a screening of the documentary “Chasing the Dragon: The Life of an Opiate Addict.
Bernalillo County Open Space will kick off its spring season with the first of the weekly Family Fun Days on Sundays from noon to 5 p.m. at Bachechi Open Space located at 9521 Rio Grande Blvd. NW. Each month will feature a new theme with programs and activities led by Cottonwood Gulch.
Nob Hill 100th Anniversary
As part of the area's 100 year anniversary, neighborhood leaders, Commissioner Maggie Hart Stebbins, descendants of Nob Hill founder D.K.B. Sellers and the community on Feb. 5, 2016 refiled the first Nob Hill plat map in the Bernalillo County Clerk’s Office. (Photo courtesy Albuquerque Museum Photo Archive)
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The Bernalillo County Board of Commissioners has approved a list of capital outlay priorities that the county is asking the New Mexico Legislature to fund during its 2016 session that begins in Santa Fe on Tuesday, Jan. 16.
Behavioral Health Initiative
Bernalillo County now has a formal business plan to serve as a road map to assist the county in leveraging resources, while working with the community to develop and implement a cohesive regional behavioral health care system. Click on the story to get a link to the plan and a survey for comments.
The minimum wage will remain at $8.65 an hour in unincorporated Bernalillo County for 2016.
Bernalillo County residents - click here to find out how to sign up to get a free smoke detector.
All public school supporters are welcome to register for the 2016 Coalition for Community Schools National Forum hosted in Albuquerque from April 6-8, 2016.
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BernCo Assessor reminds the public that official canvass crews are easily identifiable.

County Video

The Bernalillo County Parks and Recreation Department and the Albuquerque Cricket Club joined forces to build the first permanent cricket pitch in Albuquerque. A ribbon-cutting ceremony for the new cricket venue was held Nov. 21, 2015 at the Dr. E.A. “Swede” Scholar Regional Recreation Complex at Mesa del Sol, 5601 University Blvd. SE.
Watch this video from the Bernalillo County Clerk's Office to learn how to become a poll official and get involved in the election process in Bernalillo County.
In October, 2015, Bernalillo County hosted the 2015 Local Food Festival and Field Day at Gutierrez-Hubbell House in the South Valley. The annual event highlights local food and agriculture in the region and is presented by Bernalillo County Open Space in cooperation with Mid Region Council of Governments and other community organizations.
In November 2015, Bernalillo County and District 2 Commissioner Art De La Cruz rededicated the Louis Richard Rocco Memorial Park in the South Valley. Rocco received the Congressional Medal of Honor, our nation’s highest military honor, in 1974. He is also a recipient of the Bronze Star and Purple Heart.
On Sunday, Dec, 6, Bernalillo County and the City of Albuquerque threw UFC champion Holly Holm a homecoming parade. Commissioner Art De La Cruz presented Holm with a proclamation assigning Dec. 6 as Holly Holm Day.
The Emanuel Project at Youth Services Center
In celebration of National Voter Registration Day, Bernalillo County Clerk Maggie Toulouse Oliver and the Bernalillo Board of County Commissioners unveiled a new plan to increase the number of registered voters in the county at a joint press conference on Sept. 22, 2015.
Click here for the latest on recently-completed drainage improvements in Bernalillo County's South Valley.
BernCo Sheep Day 2015
Watch as Commissioner Maggie Hart Stebbins reads from the new Bernalillo County Open Space children's book "The Adventures of BernCo Bernie."
In May 2015, Bernalillo County Commissioner Art De La Cruz hosted the South Valley Celebration, a mixture of food, dance, awards and cultural expression at Westside Community Center in the heart of the South Valley.
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Meet Your County Commissioners
Debbie O'Malley

Debbie O'MalleyDistrict 1

Art De La Cruz

Art De La CruzDistrict 2

Maggie Hart Stebbins

Maggie Hart StebbinsDistrict 3

Lonnie C. Talbert

Lonnie C. TalbertDistrict 4

Wayne Johnson

Wayne JohnsonDistrict 5

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