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Assessor Notices of Value MailedMarch 30, 2016

Assessor Notices of Value Mailed March 30, 2016

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

Follow the Adventures of BernCo Bernie!

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Bernalillo County Behavioral Health Initiative

Behavioral Health Initiative

County Spotlight

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Animal lovers! You only have until Friday, April 29 to vote to name our new Dahl lambs or to donate goods in their name to Bernalillo County Animal Care. Click on the image above for all the details.
BernCo Presents Export Seminar to Boost New Mexico Trade
Registration is open now for Commissioner Wayne Johnson's “Moving Your Products Out of New Mexico” business summit on April 30 at the Nativo Lodge. The summit will include a panel discussion and workshops. Attendees from local companies will be provided with information that will assist them with expanding their business through sales from exports.
The South Valley Cleanup scheduled for Saturday, April 30 and the South Valley Celebration set for May 1 have both been cancelled due to weather. Both will be rescheduled.
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 across the street from the permanent location.
BernCo Commission Approves Balanced 2017 Fiscal Year Budget After Closing $17 Million Gap
The Bernalillo County Commission Tuesday evening approved a balanced 2017 fiscal year general fund budget of $256.7 million. Commissioners, management and Finance Division staff worked together to cut $17.7 million from the $274.4 million budget proposed earlier this year to arrive at the final approved budget.
Arenal Property Latest Addition to BernCo’ s Award-Winning Open Space Program
The Board of County Commissioners at its April 26, 2016 administrative meeting approved the acquisition and purchase of 23 acres of agricultural lands in the South Valley that will be an addition to the BernCo award-winning Open Space program. The cost of the property including water rights, as appraised, is just under $1.85 million and will be purchased with voter approved mill levy funds.
BernCo Clears Path for $80 Million General Mills Expansion
The Bernalillo County Commission has cleared the way for an $80 million expansion for the General Mills manufacturing facility at 3501 Paseo del Norte NE in Albuquerque. The $80 million industrial revenue bond package will allow the company to expand and buy new equipment to make breakfast cereal and snack bars. The project means 30 permanent jobs, retention of 30 existing jobs and 150 temporary construction jobs during the expansion.
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"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.
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National County Government Month, held each April, is an annual nationwide celebration of county government. Since 1991, the National Association of Counties has encouraged counties to actively promote the services and programs they offer. This year’s theme is “Safe and Secure Counties.”
Movies in the Park is Back!
It's back! Bernalillo County's popular "Movies in the Park" summer series kicks off April 30 with the movie “Monsters, Inc.” at the South Valley Celebration at Westside Community Center, 1250 Isleta SW and runs through July 30.
Facility Naming Proposals
Bernalillo County has a formal process for renaming county buildings/facilities, which includes a committee hearing, a public comment period, and final approval by the Board of County Commissioners. There are currently three proposals that are open for public comment - please click on the image above for more information.
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.
Bernalillo County residents - click here to find out how to sign up to get a free smoke detector.
BernCo Assessor reminds the public that official canvass crews are easily identifiable.

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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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