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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. The Bernalillo County charter would serve as a constitution, or framework for how Bernalillo County government is organized. The number of elected officials, county boundaries and most current ordinances would stay the same.
capital improvement package
Bernalillo County has a general obligation package on the Nov. 8 ballot. Click here to read details about what projects are on the ballot.
prescription drugs
Sheriff Manuel Gonzales, III, the Partnership for Community Action, U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA), and Commissioner Maggie Hart Stebbins today announced the installation of a new prescription drug drop box in the South Valley, a tool that allows the community to safely dispose of unused and outdated medications.
sugar skull 2016
Registration is now open for the 3rd Annual Sugar Skull Fun Run, a special event sponsored by County Commissioner Art De La Cruz. A portion of the proceeds from the event will benefit The Storehouse, New Mexico’s largest food pantry. The Dia de los Muertos-themed race will take place on Sunday, Nov. 6 and begins at 9 a.m. at the National Hispanic Cultural Center, 1701 Fourth Street SW.
The Paz Project at Bernalillo County’s Youth Services Center (YSC), a canine education, therapy and enrichment program begun in January, is promoting a positive culture in the lives of at-risk youth, educating residents at the detention facility about “The Link” between animal abuse and community violence.
Paradise Hills Park Redesign
Bernalillo County’s Parks and Recreation Department welcomes the public to a community meeting on Wednesday, Oct. 26 from 6 – 8 p.m. for an update on the redesign of Paradise Hills Park and Park Lane Northwest.
fire chief
The Bernalillo County Fire Department has recently launched a Facebook page and a Twitter page, joining the Bernalillo County Sheriff’s Department and Bernalillo County in the social media world.
Bernalillo County residents can enjoy a fascinating evening discussing the unique biology of bats this Saturday, Oct. 22 from 5 – 6:30 p.m. at Bachechi Open Space, 9521 Rio Grande Blvd. NW in the North Valley.
bc fire alarms
For the second year in a row, AFD & BCFD are partnering up on a Smoke Alarm Distribution Project. During this community risk reduction project, AFD and BCFD will distribute two free smoke alarms per household to city and county homeowners until supplies last.
The Board of Commissioners has unanimously approved the minimum wage cost of living increase from $8.65 per hour, to $8.70 per hour. This annually-calculated wage increase affects employees who work within the unincorporated area of Bernalillo County, outside of the city limits.
The Public Works Division has completed the necessary construction project that resulted in a five-month relocation of the county Assessor’s Office. The Assessor’s Office has resumed daily business in its downtown permanent Albuquerque location at 501 Tijeras Ave. NW.

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Register your bones for the 3rd Annual Sugar Skull Fun Run happening on Sunday, Nov. 6. A portion of the proceeds from the event will benefit The Storehouse, New Mexico’s largest food pantry.
Watch this video to learn more about the Bernalillo County Home Rule Urban County Charter, which will be on the Nov. 8 ballot. It's like a constitution for the county!
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 this video to see Commissioner Maggie Hart Stebbins talk with experts about the epidemic of heroin and opiate addiction in our community.
Commissioner Art De La Cruz welcomed the community to the grand reopening of the South Valley Pool on June 18, 2016.
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.
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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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