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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.

BernCo's Future Animal Care and Resource Center

Animal Shelter Rendering
Bernalillo County is building a new Animal Care and Resource Center to better serve the public with animal rescue and adoptions, educational and training classes for people and animals, spay and neuter programs, and support services.

County Spotlight

neighborhood projects
The BernCo Neighborhood Outreach Grant Program awarded 12 grants totaling $27,060 to neighborhood associations for projects to engage, educate and beautify local communities.
blake
Blake Road will be temporarily closed to traffic from Coors Boulevard to the Arenal Canal beginning Tuesday, Jan. 16. The road closure is required to reconstruct a portion of the intersection and for storm drain improvements that are part of the Coors Boulevard and Blake Road Improvements Project.
fire engines
Bernalillo County marked the final purchase of replacement engines for the county with a ceremony at Bernalillo County Fire Department Station 31, located at 9819 2nd Street NW in Alameda, on Friday, Jan. 12 at 1 p.m.
quezada
On Jan. 9, 2018, Commissioner Steven Michael Quezada of District 2 was elected chair of the Bernalillo County Commission. Commissioner Lonnie Talbert of District 4 was elected vice chair.
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Commuters along Alameda Boulevard will experience less travel time thanks to the completion of the second phase of the Alameda Boulevard Adaptive Signal Project.
metropolitan detention center
Bernalillo County Management and representatives from the union representing MDC correctional officers, the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees (AFSCME) Council 18, Local 2499, have agreed to new contract terms, which were approved Jan. 9 by the Bernalillo County Commission.
commissioner quezada
Residents will have a new way to cool off this summer in the South Valley. County Commissioners approved phase II upgrades to the South Valley Pool on Isleta Blvd. and construction of a new splash pad right next to the pool at a cost of $1.7 million. The monies are a combination of capital outlay funds from the State of New Mexico, general funds from Bernalillo County and general obligation bonds.
cute dog
Bernalillo County Animal Care Services is out of free spay and neuter vouchers from the People’s Anti-Cruelty Association, but still provides assistance for residents to fix their dogs and cats.
assessor veteran outreach
Join the Bernalillo County Assessor's Office on the third Thursday from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. of every month for a veteran's outreach session. The sessions will be held at the Assessor's Office at 501 Tijeras NW, Albuquerque, New Mexico, 87102.
Debbie O'Malley
The Bernalillo County Commission approved the minimum wage cost of living increase from $8.70 to $8.85 per hour. This wage increase affects employees who work within the unincorporated area of Bernalillo County, outside of the city limits. The increase will take effect on Jan. 1, 2018.

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Bernalillo County has expanded its 12-year-old methadone program to include enrolling detainees not currently enrolled in the program and create a continuum of care when they are released to help save lives, reduce recidivism and reduce the revolving door syndrome affecting the facility and the community.
District 4 Commissioner Lonnie Talbert cuts the ribbon on the new Skyview Park on Nov. 2 in NW Bernalillo County.
The "Reels & Wheels: The Making of a Public Art Project" documentary follows the Reels and Wheels commission by the Arts Board and the design/build process by artist Howard Meehan and culminates with the dedication of the piece in front of the Hiland Theater on Central Avenue on historic Route 66.
Commissioner Maggie Hart Stebbins interviews Katrina Hotrum-Lopez, BernCo's Behavioral Health director, and Dr. Andrew Hsi, Director of the Institute for Resilience, Health and Justice, about the behavioral health programs currently in place and where we are headed in the near future.
Bernalillo County Treasurer Nancy M. Bearce shows you how the Treasurer's Office collects and disperses your property taxes. She also answers some FAQ's on paying your property taxes. The first half of your tax payment is due on Nov. 10.
Bernalillo County, along with the public safety community, formally presented the second of two Bernalillo County public safety memorials to the community at a ribbon-cutting ceremony on Oct. 19, at 6:15 p.m. The memorial is located at 8201 Osuna Road NE in the Arroyo del Oso Park, adjacent to the Albuquerque Police Department John Carrillo Memorial Fire Substation.
Bernalillo County, along with the public safety community, formally presented the first of two Bernalillo County public safety memorials to the community at a ribbon-cutting ceremony on Sept. 23 at a site across the roadway from the Deputy James McGrane Public Safety Center.
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  • Pickleball offered Monday through Friday at the Los Vecinos Community Center. For more information, call (505) 314-0240.
    Location:
    478 NM-333, Tijeras
    Time:
    1/17/2018 9:00 AM - 1/17/2018 12:00 PM

  • Join us for free line dancing every Wednesday at 10 a.m.
    Location:
    Raymond G. Sanchez Community Center, 9800 4th NW
    Time:
    1/17/2018 10:00 AM

  • Enjoy Pickleball for those ages 50 +. Free on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays from noon to 4:30 p.m. and Saturdays and Sundays from noon to 4 p.m. Call (505) 468-7341 for more info.
    Location:
    South Valley Multi-Purpose Senior Center, 2008 Larrazolo SW
    Time:
    1/17/2018 12:00 PM - 1/17/2018 4:30 PM

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