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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.

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Bernalillo County Commission Seeks Nominations for District 19 Legislative Seat

Bernalillo County – The Bernalillo County Board of Commissioners is accepting applications from individuals interested in filling the vacant District 19 seat of the New Mexico House of Representatives. The commission will appoint a replacement for former Rep. Sheryl...

Masks Required in County Facilities

Bernalillo County – Bernalillo County Manager, Julie Morgas Baca, has issued an administrative order requiring masks for anyone entering a Bernalillo County facility.  The measure comes as the number of positive COVID-19 cases is on the rise in the county.  Most of...

Bernalillo County Awarded New Mexico Clean and Beautiful Grant

Bernalillo County – Bernalillo County and 52 other communities around the state have been awarded grants through the New Mexico Tourism Department’s New Mexico Clean and Beautiful Grant Program for fiscal year 2022, which began July 1, 2021.  Bernalillo County was...

Amazon Hiring for New West Side Facility

Bernalillo County – The Amazon warehouse facility on the West Side of Bernalillo County has begun taking applications for warehouse team members.  Along with starting pay of $15.50 an hour, or more, Amazon is also offering a sign-on bonus of $1,000. Debbie O’Malley,...

Bernalillo County Animal Care and Resource Center Over Capacity

The Bernalillo County Animal Care and Resource Center, located at 3001 Second St. SW (between Woodward and Rio Bravo), is 50% over capacity and is seeking any potential opportunities to get pets adopted. To maintain the health and welfare of the animals, Bernalillo...

La Familia Growers Market 4th Annual Back to School Giveaway and COVID-19 Vaccinations

Bernalillo County and South Valley Mainstreet invite the public to the La Familia Growers Market, this Friday July 30, from 4:30 – 7:30 p.m., at Dolores Huerta Gateway Park, 100 Isleta Blvd. SW, for the 4th Annual Back to School Giveaway. Backpacks filled with school...
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County Creates New Metropolitan Detention Center Population Data Dashboard

Bernalillo County – Bernalillo County is hosting an interactive data dashboard displaying near real-time information about the population at the Metropolitan Detention Center (MDC). MDC is operated by Bernalillo County and serves as the adult detention center for the...

Bernalillo County Treasurer’s Office Collects Over $19.8 Million in Delinquent Taxes

The Bernalillo County Treasurer’s Office announces the collection of more than $19.8 million in delinquent taxes from the 2020 property tax year. The Treasurer’s Office collected on approximately 32% of the outstanding tax notices. Bernalillo County Treasurer Nancy...

BernCo Open Space Presents Storytelling, the Rio Grande, More

Bernalillo County Open Space is hosting the Speaker Series Workshops, a variety of events about storytelling, soil and water management and more, throughout July and August. The events are meant for all ages and families, to entertain the young and young at heart. On...

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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. 

New Mexico Fresh Foods partnered with Bernalillo County to create the first HPP (High Pressure Processing) Food Facility in the entire Southwestern United States. The machine will allow businesses that sell juices, dairy, baby food, salads, fresh pet food and ready to eat refrigerated meals to preserve their products and significantly extend their shelf life. Kelly Egolf, founder of Verde Juices is the CEO and Manager of New Mexico Fresh Foods.

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Beginning July 1, the pandemic regulations will be relaxed and you will no longer have to make reservations to attend. Go to for movie schedules and locations.

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.

Parents play a major role in their teen’s choices about alcohol, tobacco and other drugs. Parents Who Host, Lose The Most: Don’t Be a Party to Teenage Drinking is a program that provides parents with accurate information about the health and safety risks associated with underage drinking and the legal consequences of providing alcohol to minors. Learn more at

Highlights from the May 3 news conference announcing Bernalillo County’s partnership with Youth Development Inc. to manage the Community Engagement Teams program. The Behavioral Initiative currently has approximately 20 different programs to help those dealing with behavioral health issues and their families.

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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