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05/10/2017

County Manager Julie Morgas Baca and county budget managers unveiled and demonstrated a new transparency platform that highlights the county’s strategic plan in a more transparent and user-friendly manner.

“Providing greater transparency is one of my priorities as county manager and the new OpenGov portal presents information in a way that is more understandable to the citizens we serve,” says County Manager Julie Morgas Baca. “At any time of the day or night, the public c... Read More


05/09/2017

The Accounting and Budget Department is the recipient of two prestigious awards that recognize the department’s excellence in financial reporting for fiscal year 2016. The two awards highlight the county’s Comprehensive Annual Financial Report (CAFR) and the Popular Annual Financial Report (PAFR), which is a condensed, easy to understand version of the larger Comprehensive Annual Financial Report.

The Government Finance Officers Association is the entity that presented the county with... Read More


04/26/2017

 

The Bernalillo County Manager would like to acknowledge the Bernalillo County Accounting and Budget Department for their outstanding work in preparing the budget. The Budget Office was proudly bestowed the Government Finance Officers Association (GFOA) Distinguished Budget Presentation Award for the 2017/2018 fiscal years, the 16th time Bernalillo County has received this honor.

Budgeting is an important process of the government system, allowing Bernalillo County to provide goods and ... Read More


03/29/2017

The Bernalillo County Commission this evening voted to stabilize basic public services and raise the gross receipts tax rate in the city limits from 7.3125 to 7.5 percent. For the unincorporated areas of the county, the gross receipts tax rate will go from 6.25 to 6.4375 percent.

The increase equals 18.75 cents per $100 of spending.

The move is expected to generate an additional $31 million a year to pay for rising, recurring costs associated with basic public services, such as increased insurance... Read More


02/17/2017

Bernalillo County has again kept its triple-A bond ratings, the highest possible given by Moody’s, Fitch and Standard and Poor’s.

Bond ratings are critical because a higher rating means lower interest rates for the county when selling bonds to finance voter-approved projects.

Bernalillo County earned triple-A ratings for its exceptional financial strength, including:

   

•           Very strong management, with strong finan... Read More


08/10/2016

The Bernalillo County Board of Commissioners would therefore like to congratulate the Finance Division of Bernalillo County for getting the Government Finance Officers Association’s award for Popular Annual Financial Reporting, their fourth recognition since first applying for the award in 2011.

The Popular Annual Financial Report is an accessible document created by Bernalillo County each year which filters the county’s comprehensive annual financial report down to simple language, t... Read More


05/11/2016

On May 10, 2016, the Bernalillo County Board of Commissioners recognized the Accounting and Budget department for recently receiving the Adobe Award from Quality New Mexico and the New Mexico Performance Excellence Awards program for progress and growth toward performance excellence.

Recently, Quality New Mexico and the New Mexico Performance Excellence Awards program presented the BernCo Accounting and Budget Department with an Adobe Award for progress and growth toward performance excellence. E... Read More


04/20/2016

The Bernalillo Board of County Commissioners is recognizing the county’s Finance Division staff for receiving the Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting, one of the most prestigious awards in governmental accounting.

Given to the county from the Government Finance Officers Association (GFOA) for the 12th consecutive year, and the 15th year overall, the certificate recognizes Bernalillo County for producing an annual financial report which is transparent and can pro... Read More


04/13/2016

The Bernalillo County Board of Commissioners would like to recognize and congratulate the Bernalillo County Finance Division on receiving a Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting from the Government Finance Officers Association (GFOA) for its comprehensive annual financial report (CAFR).

The Certificate of Achievement is the highest form of recognition in the area of governmental accounting and financial  reporting, and its attainment represents a significant accomp... Read More


03/04/2016

Longtime county employee Dinah Esquivel has been named as the new director of the Procurement and Business Services Department.

“I am pleased to announce that Dinah Esquivel has accepted this new position in Procurement and Business Services,” says County Manager Julie Morgas Baca. “Her extensive experience in purchases for capital projects will be a valuable asset for Bernalillo County’s development.”

Esquivel has been employed with Bernalillo County for almost 21 ye... Read More


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