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Bernalillo County voters will have the opportunity to formally establish more local control of county government this fall in the November election, when a new constitution for the county goes to the voters for approval.
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The Board of County Commissioners has voted to move forward with negotiations for the possible purchase of the First Plaza Galeria as a downtown office building to consolidate county offices.
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Commissioner Debbie O’Malley, Albuquerque City Councilor Diane Gibson and community members are advocating for the planning and development of a tiny home village public housing concept to reduce homelessness in the Albuquerque-Bernalillo County metro area.
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The Bernalillo County Commission voted to nominate James P. White as the county’s nominee to fill the New Mexico state Senate District 19 seat vacated earlier this year by Sue Wilson Beffort who decided to not seek re-election after a state senate career that began in 1997.
The Bernalillo County Commission has approved the creation of Santolina Public Improvement Districts 1 through 40, which are political subdivisions of the state, separate from county government.
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The Bernalillo County Commission has approved a $36.255 million bond package that will be added to the ballot this November for voter approval.
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On Aug. 23, the Bernalillo County Commission passed a resolution that will place a non-binding question on the November 2016 ballot asking residents if they would like the opportunity to vote on the future of the Albuquerque Rapid Transit (ART) Project.
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The Treasurer’s Office has received calls recently from worried taxpayers who have been contacted by persons claiming that a warrant has been issued to the homeowner for non-payment of taxes. The con artists also say that they will be coming by the home to pick up the payment or partial payment.
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The county, in conjunction with Daniels Family Funeral Services, will honor Bernalillo County unclaimed and indigent residents with a public memorial burial ceremony this Friday.
Dog Head Fire Info & Resources for Bernalillo County
Please click on the image above or go to www.bernco.gov/dogheadfire to see a compilation of information and resources for the Dog Head Fire. This page will be updated as new information becomes available.
County Clerk's Office Now Accepting New Passport Applications
Beginning Monday July 11, the Bernalillo County Clerk’s Office will accept new passport applications. The United States Department of State designated the Bernalillo County Clerk’s Office as a passport acceptance facility to help meet high demand in the Albuquerque metropolitan area.
The county’s Public Works Division is undertaking a construction project that will result in a four-month relocation of the county Assessor’s Office. The Assessor’s Office will open a temporary customer service center in Downtown Albuquerque at 415 Tijeras Ave. NW on Tuesday, May 3. The temporary office is directly east, across Fifth Street, from the permanent location.

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Join in the celebration of the chile harvest on Saturday, Aug. 20, 2016 at the National Hispanic Cultural Center from 11 a.m. – 7 p.m. This is a free event and festivities include entertainment, kids’ activities, arts and crafts vendors, food trucks, beer, wine, and chef demonstrations.
Commissioner Art De La Cruz welcomed the community to the grand reopening of the South Valley Pool on June 18, 2016.
The Dog Head Fire started on June 14, 2016 in Torrance County, approximately six miles northwest of Tajique, and on June 15 crossed over into Bernalillo County. In total, 17,912 acres were burned. This video details Bernalillo County's response to the fire, evacuations and cleanup.
On June 21, 2016, Commissioner Lonnie C. Talbert, along with State Representative William Rehm and Fire Division Chief Brian Kadle, cut the ribbon on the new access road to Paseo del Norte that will provide a significant reduction in travel time for fire personnel who respond to fires and other emergencies.
On June 8, 2016, Bernalillo County and federal officials honored two Navy airmen killed in a crash exactly 65 years ago at the site of what is now thealle de Oro National Wildlife Refuge.
Join Bernalillo County Parks and Recreation for ‘Teen 3 on 3’ basketball Friday nights from 6 to 10:30 p.m. at the Westside Community Center, 1250 Isleta Blvd SW. The program is free to any kids ages 12 to 19.
Watch this video to see Commissioner Maggie Hart Stebbins talk with experts about the epidemic of heroin and opiate addiction in our community.
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.
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  • For 18 years and older. Cost is $40/month. For more information, call (505) 314-0169.
    Rio Grande Indoor Pool
    2312 Arenal SW
    Albuquerque, NM

  • For ages 5 - 18 years. Cost is $20 - $40 per month. For more information, visit www.swimbarracuda.org.
    Rio Grande Indoor Pool
    2312 Arenal SW
    Albuquerque, NM

  • Open Fitness Center hours at Westside Community Center. Come see us and get a great workout!
    Westside Community Center
    1250 Isleta Blvd. SW
    Albuquerque, NM

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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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