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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.

BernCo Assessor Encourages Property Owners to Review Their Notices of Value

Notice of Value
Bernalillo County Assessor Tanya Giddings wants property owners to keep an eye on the mail for 2017 Notices of Value (NOV) sent to all property owners beginning March 29 informing them of their net taxable value of their property as of January 1st.

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

property taxes
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

Day in Paradise
The annual Day in Paradise community celebration will be held Sunday, April 30, from noon to 5 p.m. at Paradise Hills Park, 5901 Paradise Blvd. NW. The festivities will begin at noon at the Paradise Hills Community Center Annex, one block west of the park at 6901 Paradise Blvd. NW, as Bernalillo County dedicates its newest public art sculptures entitled “Coneflowers.” After the outstanding citizens’ ceremony, entertainment from community groups and a live DJ will continue until 5 p.m.
Commissioner Maggie Hart Stebbins and other community leaders were honored by Acting U.S. Attorney James D. Tierney today for their work to protect the public from the dangers of heroin and opioid painkillers.
South Valley Day
Bernalillo County’s annual South Valley celebration, normally held each spring, has been scheduled for Sept. 10, 2017. The location and full details of this year’s community and family celebration are still being developed.
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The Bernalillo County Board of Commission approved a general fund budget of more than $283 million to pay for public safety, parks, the jail, economic development, community centers and more. This year’s general fund budget of $283 million is about 10 percent more than last year’s budget of $256.7 million.
Bernalillo County is searching for a permanent jail chief that will continue the county’s progress on reforming the Metropolitan Detention Center, County Manager Julie Morgas Baca announced today.
drug take back
To raise public awareness about the nationwide Drug Take-Back event on April 29, the DEA is collaborating with Bernalillo County and others in hosting a promotional Drug Take-Back event on Tuesday, April 25 from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. during “Truckin’ Tuesday” on Civic Plaza. It is a safe, convenient and responsible way of disposing of unused, unwanted or expired medications.
Parents Who Host
Parents who give alcohol to their teen’s friends under any circumstances, even in their own homes, are breaking the law. Parents who knowingly allow a person under 21 to remain in their home or on their property while consuming or possessing alcoholic beverages can be prosecuted.
fire survey
The Bernalillo County Fire Department is interested in improving how it communicates with the community it serves. The public is invited to take a survey and provide feedback based upon their interactions with the department in both emergency and non-emergency situations.
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Résumés are being accepted from members of the community who wish to participate on committees that will help decide how to spend funding set aside to create a regional behavioral health care system in the Albuquerque-Bernalillo County metro area.
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The Board of County Commissioners has approved plans to begin construction of two Bernalillo County Public Safety Memorials, one across from the James McGrane, Jr. Public Safety Complex in Tijeras and the other within an existing City of Albuquerque park, just east of the APD John Carrillo Memorial Substation at 8201 Osuna Road NE.

County Video

Teen 3 on 3 Basketball is one of Bernalillo County's successful programs for teens. The program invites teenagers ages 12 to 19 to the Westside Community Center for basketball, a free dinner, and a life skills workshop on Friday nights. Learn more about the program by watching this video.
Watch this video of the April 11 dedication and ribbon cutting of the Bird Ryders sculpture created by artist Enrico Embroli and funded by 1% for the Arts in Bernalillo County.
April is National County Government Month and each week, we’ll have a different video showing you why Bernalillo County is more than you think. Did you know Bernalillo County has a public art program that promotes and encourages arts and culture? This program under Cultural Services recently collaborated with Youth Services to bring together young women from the detention center with professional women artists for a unique art exhibit. Learn more by watching this video.
April is National County Government Month! Find out what you can expect from Bernalillo County government (and see if you can spot a favorite county employee) in this short clip.
Volunteer for the American Cleanup on Saturday, April 22 from 8 a.m. – 2 p.m. Keep Bernalillo County beautiful by participating in the Great American Cleanup!
If you own property in Bernalillo County, the second half of your property taxes are due April 10th, 2017. This public service announcement explains the variety of ways you can pay your taxes and how to contact the Treasurers office if you have questions.
Bernalillo County Commissioners had a public budget hearing on April 11 on the county’s proposed fiscal year 2018 budget.
The South Valley Gateway Park was renamed the Dolores Huerta Gateway Park during a dedication ceremony Saturday, April 1. The park was renamed to honor Dolores Huerta’s lifelong activism for dignity and equality to laborers, immigrants, women and all others whose voices are silenced by injustice.
Bernalillo County Commissioner Maggie Hart Stebbins interviews Bob Cleavall, Jim Tilley and Charlotte Rode who are members of the Youth Sports Commission about the initiatives and programs they are working on to improve the lives of Albuquerque/Bernalillo County student athletes.
Commissioner Maggie Hart Stebbins hosted a news conference March 28 on the Behavioral Health Initiative and three new administrative resolutions.
Watch this video to learn more about a Tiny Home Village intitative currently being pursued by Bernalillo County.
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    Albuquerque Convention Center, East Complex

  • Join us Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays from 8:15 to 10 a.m. at Paradise Hills Community Center (times and dates are subject to change). The fee is $12 for a year membership. Call the center at (505) 314-0245 for more information.
    Paradise Hills Community Center, 5901 Paradise NW

  • Seniors 50 +who are members of the City of Albuquerque Department of Senior Affairs can register for adapted aquatics classes taught at the UNM Therapeutic Pool (92 degree water). Participants will be led through a series of range of motion exercises that will increase joint mobility and develop muscular strength. Transportation from Vista Grande is provided and leaves the center at 12:20. Space is limited. Class cost is donation of $8. Register in person or over the phone at Palo Duro Sports and Fitness 880-2800 or Los Volcanes Fitness Center 839-3710 or North Domingo Baca Fitness Center at 764-6496.
    UNM Therapeutic Pool

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