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Primary Election InformationJune 7, 2016

June 7, 2016 Primary Election Information

Spring & Summer Fun With BernCo Is Under Way!Sports & Recreation

Spring and Summer Fun Coming Soon With BernCo Sports And Recreation Programs

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Bernalillo County Behavioral Health Initiative

Behavioral Health Initiative

County Spotlight

County Cleans Up Majority of Rio Puerco Tire Dumpsite
The Rio Puerco tire dumpsite in southwestern Bernalillo County was reduced by more than 23,600 tires after Bernalillo County crews cleaned up a major portion of the area last month. Bernalillo County was awarded $62,243 in state grant funding for the removal and recycling of the thousands of tires that have been illegally dumped in the Rio Puerco.
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Bernalillo County swimming pools and Spray Park open this Saturday for summertime family fun, including the South Valley Pool after the completion of major renovations. Four pools and a spray park open Saturday at high noon, offering affordable swimming opportunities around the county.
Pajarito Mesa Structure ID Project Update June 2
Bernalillo County invites the public to a community meeting June 2 from 6 - 7 p.m. at the Pajarito Mesa Community Building, 9550 Pajarito Rd. SW to present updates on the Pajarito Mesa Structure Identification Project, including improved emergency responses for the area.
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The Bernalillo County Commission has approved an industrial revenue bond package of up to $7 million for a new fine dining restaurant, bistro and bar on behalf of Peak Dining LLC and of up to $2 million for Sandia Peak Ski Company for the installation of a mountain coaster on behalf of Sandia Peak Ski Company.
BernCo, NMCAL Join Forces to Help People in Crisis
Bernalillo County and the New Mexico Crisis and Access Line (NMCAL) have joined forces to provide expert crisis intervention services to county residents through the county’s 911 call system.
Bernalillo County Has New Policy for Accepting State Capital Outlay Funding for Nonprofits
The Board of County Commissioners on May 10, 2016 approved a resolution that creates a policy guidance document that clarifies how the county will handle capital outlay funds beginning with the 2017 legislative session - specifically, proposed capital outlay funding requests made on behalf of nonprofit agencies. The deadline to have these request forms turned in is June 17, 2016 at 5 p.m. Hover and click on the image above for access to the NON PROFIT CAPITAL OUTLAY REQUEST FORMS.
"Uth Beat" Dance Camp
Come to the "Uth Beat" Dance Camp at Raymond G. Sanchez Community Center from May 31 to June 3 from 9 - 11 a.m. each day. This dance camp is for grades K - 5; $30 per student includes a hip-hop and pom routine and a performance on June 3. For more information, call (505) 314-0478 or click on the image above.
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During Mental Health Awareness Month 2016, Bernalillo County is highlighting a number of its existing support programs, which already provide residents with resources, services and care year-round.
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.
UNMH Mill Levy on Nov. 8, 2016 Ballot
The University of New Mexico Hospital receives approximately $90 million annually from Bernalillo County property taxes that are subject to voter renewal of a mill levy every eight years. UNMH combines this funding with their other revenue streams for its operations and maintenance. The UNMH mill levy will appear on the Nov. 8, 2016 ballot.

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In January 2016, work began on the Lomas Chiller Plant, a new water conservation project at the UNM North Golf Course Urban Open Space that will save as much as 14 million gallons of water per year, dramatically reducing the amount of water pumped from Albuquerque’s aquifer for irrigation at the golf course.
Party season is here! Parents, don't be a party to underage drinking. Parents Who Host, Lose the Most.
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.
Bernalillo County Treasurer Manny Ortiz reminds Bernalillo County property owners of the many options to pay their property taxes. The second half of this year’s tax bill will be due April 10, 2016.
Watch this video to see Commissioner Maggie Hart Stebbins talk with experts about the epidemic of heroin and opiate addiction in our community.
Commissioner Maggie Hart Stebbins, chair of the Albuquerque Bernalillo County Community School Partnership, leads a discussion about what community schools mean to parents, students, educators and the entire community.
Watch this video to learn all about what the ABC Community School Partnership does and what it means for children in Albuquerque and Bernalillo County. The group is a collaborative efffort of Bernalillo County, the City of Albuquerque and Albuquerque Public Schools.
Join the Bernalillo County Parks and Recreation team this summer! Call (505) 314-0400 for information.
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.
Watch as Commissioner Maggie Hart Stebbins reads from the new Bernalillo County Open Space children's book "The Adventures of BernCo Bernie."
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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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