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BERNCO @ ALVARADO SQUARE NOW OPEN TO THE PUBLIC

Located at 415 Silver Ave. SW, BC@AS opened for business on Aug. 16.
Anyone entering BC@AS is required to wear a mask and social distancing is encouraged.

MASKS REQUIRED IN COUNTY FACILITIES

As of Monday, Aug. 2, anyone entering a county facility must be wearing a mask and continue to wear a face covering while inside the facility. This is due to the number of positive COVID-19 cases on the rise in the county, most of which are from the highly contagious Delta variant.

Restrictions on Gift Giving to Bernalillo County Employees

Did you know Bernalillo County employees cannot accept gifts of food or anything else worth more than $25 without having to file a Quarterly Gift Disclosure Form?

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20 Bernalillo County Veterans Buried at Santa Fe National Cemetery

Twenty veterans from Bernalillo County and one from Otero County, were interred at the Santa Fe National Cemetery as part of the New Mexico Forgotten Heroes Burial Program on Thursday, Sept. 23. The 20 Bernalillo County veterans were identified through the county’s...

Bernalillo County Clerk Invites the Public to the National Voter Registration Day Event

Bernalillo County Clerk Linda Stover invites the public to celebrate National Voter Registration Day on Tuesday, Sept. 28. The event will be from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. at Civic Plaza’s Al Hurricane Pavilion at 301 Tijeras Ave. NW. National Voter Registration Day...

Party Time for East Mountains

The East Mountain Celebration returns Sunday, Sept. 26, 2021 from noon to 5 p.m. at Los Vecinos Community Center, 478 1/2 Old Hwy. 66 in Tijeras, NM (map). It’s a fun-filled day for the whole family with live music, dancing, dance performances, food trucks, craft beer...

BernCo Seeks Community Input on Isleta Drain Master Plan

Bernalillo County, the Middle Rio Grande Conservancy District (MRGCD), and the Albuquerque Metropolitan Arroyo Flood Control Authority (AMAFCA) are collaborating on a project to enhance the drain as a multiuse trail and community open space. The Isleta Drain is a...

Bernalillo County Launches New DWI Advertising Campaign

The Bernalillo County Department of Behavioral Health Services and the DWI Planning Council launch a new DWI campaign capitalizing on nostalgia and reality, titled Game Over. The campaign is aimed to curb drunk driving among young people ages 21-35 within the county....

Bernalillo County to hold Groundbreaking for Sunport Boulevard Extension and Interchange Project

Bernalillo County – The long-awaited groundbreaking for the Sunport Boulevard Extension and Interchange Project will be held on Wednesday, Sept 22 at 10 a.m., east of the intersection of Woodward and Broadway SE, at the top of the hill. When the project is completed,...

Treasurer Nancy M. Bearce Announces Strong Year End Results

Bernalillo County – Bernalillo County Treasurer Nancy M. Bearce and Deputy Treasurer Kenneth E. Scott presented the operations and investment results to the Bernalillo County Board of Finance at its regular meeting on Tuesday, Aug. 31.  The Board of Finance meets...

Commission Approves Health and Wellness Provider for Metropolitan Detention Center

Bernalillo County – Bernalillo County commissioners have approved a medical, dental, mental health and psychiatric services contract for the Metropolitan Detention Center (MDC) with Corizon Health, headquartered in Brentwood, TN.  Corizon replaces Centurion Health...

The Sugar Skull Fun Run is back for 2021

Bernalillo County will be hosting the 2021 Sugar Skull 5k fun run/walk on Sunday, Oct. 24 beginning at 9 a.m. at the National Hispanic Cultural Center, 1701 Fourth St. SW. Early bird registration is going on now for $30/person, ages eight and up. Children 7-years-old...

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The 2021 Sugar Skull Fun run is back! October 24th at the National Hispanic Cultural Center, early bird registration ends October 3rd. Register today at www.bernco.gov/ssfr

In 2020, with the help of the CARES Act, Bernalillo County immediately swung into action by providing support to the community through Public Safety, Economic Development, Behavioral Health, Housing and more. This video outlines what it took to accomplish the task at hand. All of this, with the support of the county’s Finance Division who made sure all the i’s we’re dotted and T’s were crossed in reporting to the federal government. Special shout out to Tessa Mentus and KOB-TV 4 News for their coverage of the parks and recreation workers at the vaccination sites, and to Better Call Saul’s Bob Odenkirk and late night host Jimmy Kimmel for promoting the vaccination clinics in New Mexico.

Time-lapse of Luminaria, a public art installation.  This triptych memorial is dedicated to Victims of Gun Violence and is located in front of the Bernalillo County District Attorney’s Office.  It was designed and created by artist Gordon Huether and is inspired by the barrel cactus, Mexican papel picado folk art and luminarias, all part of Hispanic cultural traditions in New Mexico. The piece was unveiled to the public on Saturday, Aug. 28, 2021. 

The new Bernalillo County headquarters are now open for business at 415 Silver Ave. SW. Whether you need to get a building permit, a marriage license, change your voter registration, protest your home value, etc., Bernalillo County at Alvarado Square is your one-stop shop to take care of all these services and more!

See trash? Have trash? Stop illegal dumping at iHaveTrash.com. The Illegal Dumping Partnership is a multi-agency task force created to help combat illegal dumping throughout Bernalillo County. The partners include Bernalillo County, City of Albuquerque, Albuquerque/Bernalillo County Water Utility Authority the New Mexico Environment Department and more. 

¿Ves Basura? ¿Tienes Basura? Detener el basureto illegal en TengoBasura.com.

Bernalillo County and the City of Albuquerque are teaming up to combat illegal dumping by creating the Illegal Dumping Partnership. County Commissioner Steven Michael Quezada and City Councilor Klarissa Pena have teamed up with their respective elected bodies including the MRCOG, AMAFCA, MRGCD, ABCWUA, BCSO, APD, The SOMOS UNIDOS Foundation, CNM, PNM APS, NMED, NMDOT, and the West Central Development Community Group to create a strong alliance to help eliminate the problem. Find them on Facebook at IllegalDumpingPartnershipNM.

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Debbie O'Malley portrait

Debbie O'Malley

District 1

Steven Michael Quezada portrait

Vice Chair Steven Michael Quezada

District 2

Adriann Barboa portrait

Adriann Barboa

District 3

Walt Benson portrait

Walt Benson

District 4

Charlene E. Pyskoty portrait

Chair Charlene E. Pyskoty

District 5