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MASKS REQUIRED IN COUNTY FACILITIES

Anyone entering a county facility must be wearing a mask and continue to wear a face covering while inside the facility.

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?

BERNCO @ ALVARADO SQUARE OPEN TO THE PUBLIC

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

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Inmate Death at the Metropolitan Detention Center

At 5:41 this evening, correctional officers responded to an altercation in a general population cell at the Metropolitan Detention Center. Once officers arrived, they discovered that one of the inmates was injured. MDC medical personnel and Bernalillo County Fire...

BernCo Halloween Community Center Events

Bernalillo County – Bernalillo County invites the community to kick off the Halloween spirit with events this week and next week at various Bernalillo County Community Centers - and the Pumpkin Swim at the Rio Grande Indoor Pool. Thursday, Oct. 21 from 6:30 – 8:30...

Proposed Redistricting Maps Under Review

The Board of County Commissioners is reviewing three concepts for remapping political boundaries in the county in response to population changes documented by the 2020 Census. The County must redraw the geographical boundaries that correspond to the county’s five...

BernCo Prepares to Reopen Alvarado Square Thursday, Oct. 21

Bernalillo County – Bernalillo County @ Alvarado Square will remain closed through Wednesday, Oct. 20 to make sure the building is safe and in good enough condition for the general public and employees to return -- following gunshot vandalism that occurred on Monday,...

Early Voting Begins Oct. 16 and Same Day Registration Locations Expand

Bernalillo County Clerk, Linda Stover, announces the beginning of early voting and the expansion of same day registration locations for the Nov. 2, 2021 regular local election. Twenty early voting convenience centers will be open Oct. 16 – 30. Most locations are open...

BernCo Announces Call for Artists for the Bridge Boulevard Phase I Public Art Project

The Bernalillo County Arts Board is soliciting proposals for artists or artists’ teams, based in New Mexico, for a site-specific mural project that will be located at a new park at the corner of Bridge Boulevard and Tower Road near Coors Boulevard. The address of the...

Safari Run to be Held Oct. 31

Bernalillo County would like to invite the public to the annual Safari Run on Sunday, Oct. 31 at the UNM North Campus Golf Course Open Space. This event is held to support Global Health Partnerships work in rural Kenya. Local Kenyan athletes donated their time and...

Commission Approves Project Funding for American Rescue Plan Act Funding

County commissioners have approved the budgeting of $131 million in American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) funding from the federal government.  Of that $131 million, roughly $74.6 million will be spent on infrastructure projects and $57.3 million will be spent on...

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....

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Bernalillo County Clerk Linda Stover updates voters on the upcoming regular local election on November 2nd, 2021.

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.

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

Assessor

Linda Stover

Linda Stover

Clerk