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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

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.
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Bernalillo County’s Parks and Recreation Department welcomes the public to a community meeting May 25, 2016 about future improvements to county facilities in the Arenal Road area, including Tom Tenorio Park, Sanchez Farms Open Space, Westside Community Center and the new Open Space property along Arenal Road.
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.
County Manager Travels to Washington to Fight for Budget Priorities
County Manager Julie Morgas Baca is travelling to Washington, D.C. to meet with New Mexico’s Congressional delegation and high-level federal officials to lobby for three projects that would have a major impact on the county budget, community services and the local economy. The manager is leaving on Wednesday, May 25 and returning Friday, May 27.
mental health awareness
Bernalillo County welcomes the community, behavioral healthcare providers and nonprofits to participate in the Bernalillo County Mental Health Awareness Day on May 24 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Civic Plaza.
CMHS Lunch May 25
District 3 Commissioner Maggie Hart Stebbins invites all to her next monthly neighborhood luncheon Wednesday, May 25, 2016, from noon - 1 p.m. at McKinley Community Center, 3401 Monroe NE. This month's speaker is Col. Eric H. Froehlich, 377th Air Base Wing and Installation Commander, Kirtland Air Force Base.
"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.
parents who host
"Parents Who Host, Lose The Most: Don’t be a party to teenage drinking" is a campaign to inform parents and all adults about the health and safety risks associated with underage drinking and the legal consequences of providing alcohol to minors. The Parents Who Host campaign is funded by a grant from the New Mexico Human Services Department’s Office of Substance Abuse Prevention.
Movies in the Park is Back!
It's back! Bernalillo County's popular "Movies in the Park" summer series is back! The multi-venue event runs through July 30. Click the story for a full schedule.
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.
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.

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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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