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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.


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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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...

Atrisco Acequia Madre Celebration

Bernalillo County – The county, in partnership with the Middle Rio Grande Conservancy District, the City of Albuquerque, the ABQ/Bernalillo County Water Utility Authority, the South Valley Regional Association of Acequias and CESOSS (Center for Social Sustainable...

Bernalillo County to Hold Memorial Burial Ceremony for Unclaimed and Indigent Residents

The county, in conjunction with Daniels Family Funeral Services, will honor Bernalillo County unclaimed and indigent residents with a memorial burial ceremony at 9:30 a.m. on Thursday, Sept.16, 2021, at Fairview Cemetery, 700 Yale SE. To find out if a deceased person...

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...

Fallen Heroes 9/11 Memorial Returns Saturday

The Bernalillo County Fire Department presents the 2nd annual Fallen Heroes 9/11 Memorial this Saturday, Sept. 11. at BernCo @ Alvarado Square, 415 Silver Ave SW, Albuquerque. BernCo honor guards will stand silent watch over 343 sets of firefighter bunker gear for a...

BernCo Three-Day Flea Market

Bernalillo County will hold a three-day flea market at 111 Union Square SE on Friday, Saturday and Sunday to sell surplus furniture and equipment available due to the county’s move to Alvarado Square. The flea market will take place Friday, Sept. 10 thru Sunday, Sept....

Bernalillo County Solicits Proposals for Senior Case Management

Bernalillo County, NM – The Bernalillo County Department of Behavioral Health Services (DBHS) is soliciting provider proposals for senior peer case management services to improve behavioral health services among individuals 65 years and older.  Services will focus on...

Bernalillo County Hope Village Supportive Housing

Today, the Bernalillo County Housing and the Department of Behavioral Health Services (DBHS) announce the launch of the Hope Village supportive housing project through a collaboration with the City of Albuquerque and Hopeworks, Inc. The single site supportive housing...

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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

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 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

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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Bernalillo County Commissioners & Elected Officials

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

Tanya Giddings portrait

Tanya Giddings


Linda Stover

Linda Stover


Cristy J. CarbÓn-Gaul portrait

Cristy J. Carbón-Gaul

Probate Judge

Manuel Gonzales III portrait

Manuel Gonzales III


Nancy M. Bearce portrait

Nancy M. Bearce