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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.

Treasurer Nancy M. Bearce Reminds Property Owners Taxes Are Due April 10

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The second half of this year’s property tax bill is due on April 10 and Bernalillo County Treasurer Nancy M. Bearce says county property owners again have many options to pay their taxes.

County Spotlight

Safari Run 2017
Commissioner Maggie Hart Stebbins and Global Healthcare Partnerships (GHP) invite the public to the Eighth Annual Safari Run Sunday, March 26 at the UNM North Campus Golf Course Open Space.
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The second half of this year’s property tax bill is due on April 10, and county property owners again have many options to pay their taxes, Bernalillo County Treasurer Nancy M. Bearce said.
BernCo Natural Resource Services Program will host a four-part series of workshops about septic systems. The first workshop on March 31, Unpermitted Septic Systems and Financial Aid for System Replacements, will cover the most frequently asked questions about unpermitted septic systems — who needs an evaluation, what is involved with the evaluation process, what causes septic systems to fail, how to apply for permits, if needed; and financial assistance.
The Bernalillo County Board of Commissioners approved a resolution declaring Bernalillo County to be an immigrant-friendly county. The commission welcomes and encourages immigrants to live, work, and study in Bernalillo County and to participate in community affairs, and recognizes immigrants for their important contributions to our culture and economy.
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Bernalillo County Cultural Services and Bernalillo County Youth Services present “A Map of My Own, Personal Cartographies,” an exhibit featuring artwork by young women in the juvenile detention center and professional women artists mapping places both real and imagined. This collaborative endeavor engages young women from the detention center and women artists in a visual dialogue.
BernCo Bernie book premiere event
BernCo Bernie’s second book, The Adventures of BernCo Bernie – Another Day to Play made its debut at a book premiere event held at the historic Hiland Theater March 12. Children who attended the red carpet event had successfully completed BernCo Bernie’s reading challenge held in February.
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Business leaders, entrepreneurs and nonprofit leaders are invited to a free Breakfast Business Summit April 6 to learn about creating and sustaining a culture of success for organizations large and small. The event is sponsored by Commissioner Lonnie Talbert and coordinated by Bernalillo County’s Economic Development Department.
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Commissioner Maggie Hart Stebbins met with young women entrepreneurs from Turkmenistan March 8 who are in New Mexico through a program sponsored by the Open World Leadership Center and administered locally through the Albuquerque Sister Cities Foundation.
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BernCo has hired Katrina Hotrum as the behavioral health director who will head up the newly created Behavioral Health Department under the county’s Health and Public Safety Division. Hotrum will provide organizational structure and coordinate the implementation of all behavioral health initiatives.
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Bernalillo County Open Space is now accepting applications for the Master Naturalist Program. The Bernalillo County Open Space Master Naturalist Program aims to instill the pursuit of lifelong learning and promote environmental stewardship. Participants are actively engaged through education and service dedicated to the beneficial management of natural resources on Open Space properties.

County Video

On March 12, 2016, , BernCo Bernie’s second book, The Adventures of BernCo Bernie – Another Day to Play made its debut at a book premiere event held at the historic Hiland Theater.
The State House and Senate passed memorials proclaiming Feb 6, 2017 as Bernalillo County Day. Sen. Michael Padilla and Rep. Sarah Maestas Barnes sponsored the memorials. Watch the video to see what happened at the Roundhouse!
The exhibit, up between March 4-30, is a collaboration between professional women artists and young women from the Youth Services Center.
Celina Grife of Celina’s Biscochitos shares a sweet story success (and hard work) in this Biz Moment program. Find out how making a traditional gift for family and friends launched a new career for this former realtor: from kitchen to bakery…with a twist!
Commissioner Lonnie Talbert spoke Jan. 31, 2017 at press event announcing the El Pinto Local Economic Development Act.
Watch this video to learn more about a Tiny Home Village intitative currently being pursued by Bernalillo County.
The Bernalillo County Arts Board held a reception for artists Dana Kleinmann and Tim Mullane following their January board meeting at 809 Copper N.W. in downtown Albuquerque.
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  • Children ages five to 14 can attend Spring Break Camp the week of March 20 at the Los Padillas Community Center. The cost is $60 to register, plus field trip costs. Space is limited. For more information call (505) 468-7600.
    Los Padillas Community Center, 2117 Los Padillas Rd. SW

  • Wondering what the kids can do during spring break? Sign them up for Adventure Camp! Camp is from March 20-24 and includes art projects, games, field trips, hiking, cooking, sports activities and more. Meant for grades K-5. $60 registration due by March 10. Space is limited. For more information, call (505) 468-7500.
    Vista Grande Community Center, 15 La Madera Rd., Sandia Park

  • Kiddos in need of care during spring break can sign up for the Paradise Hills Community Center Spring Break Camp, March 20 - 24. Program fee is $60, not including field trip fees which are mandatory. Spaces are limited. For more information, call (505) 314-0245.
    Paradise Hills Community Center, 5901 Paradise Blvd. NW

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