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BernCo Commission Agrees to Partner with UNM Health Sciences Center to Build Crisis Triage Center

With this agreement, $20 million from Behavioral Health tax funds will go toward this project and UNM HSC will match the dedicated funding with $20 million for capital investment in the project.
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BernCo Commissioners Approve Legislative Policy and Capital Outlay Priorities for Upcoming Session

The Bernalillo County Board of Commissioners approved a list of capital outlay funding requests that the county is asking the New Mexico Legislature to fund during its 2020 session that begins in Santa Fe on Tuesday, Jan. 21.
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Albuquerque/Bernalillo County Census Kick-off

The City of Albuquerque and Bernalillo County officially kicked off their 2020 United States Census count campaign.
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Marian Matthews Sworn-in to Fill State District 27 Legislative Seat

On Jan. 7 the BernCo Board of County Commissioners appointed Marian Matthews to fill the District 27 seat of the New Mexico House of Representatives.
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BernCo Employees are in the Giving Spirit this Season

Thanks to the generosity of many Bernalillo County employees, hundreds of Albuquerque Public Schools kids are receiving gifts this holiday season.
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County Commission Approves Amendments to Paid Time Off Ordinance

The Bernalillo County Commission approved amendments to the paid time off ordinance, known as the “Employee Wellness Act.”
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BernCo Commission Passes County Wellness Act Resolution

The new resolution will require vendors to meet the paid time off standards for any procurement exceeding $20,000.
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Bernalillo County FY 2019 Q4 Employees of the Quarter Honored

The Employee Recognition Committee presents seven employees to the Board of Commissioners to receive the recognition of Employee of the Quarter. Each person selected received the highest ranking in their division. The recognition committee ranked each nomination form submitted and selected the employee from each division with the highest average. The Board of County Commissioners recognize and appreciate the hard work and dedication of seven employees who have shown exemplary dedication to Bernalillo County.

Bernalillo County’s Department of Behavioral Health Receives $1.2 Million Grant

More than one million dollars of federal funding will be coming to Bernalillo County to supplement current efforts by the county’s Department of Behavioral Health Services [DBHS] to identify, respond, treat, and support individuals impacted by the opioid epidemic.
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BernCo Commission Approves Plastic Bag and Styrofoam Ban in Unincorporated Bernalillo County

The Board of Commissioners tonight approved an ordinance to ban single-use plastic bags and Styrofoam (polystyrene) containers in the unincorporated areas of Bernalillo County, outside the city limits of Albuquerque.
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BernCo Passes Minimum Wage Increase

On Oct. 15 the Bernalillo County Commission approved the minimum wage cost of living increase from $9.05 to $9.20 per hour. The increase will take effect Jan. 1, 2020.
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Suicide Prevention in Bernalillo County

The Bernalillo County Department of Behavioral Health Services is committed to the reduction of suicidal thoughts and behaviors with mental health support and treatment.
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County Commission Approves Design and Name Of New County Building

Bernalillo County @ Alvarado Square will be the name of the new home for most Bernalillo County offices in the renovated Alvarado Square building.
County Commission Approves Design and Name Of New County Building

County Commission Appoints Census Committee Members

Bernalillo County and the City of Albuquerque have joined together in an effort to get a more complete count for the 2020 census.
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Bernalillo County Makes Progress Toward Resolving McClendon Lawsuit

BernCo officials are excited to announce significant progress in the county’s efforts to resolve the requirements of the 1995 McClendon vs. City of Albuquerque lawsuit.
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    • Every Monday and Wednesday seniors 55+ are invited to attend a ceramics class at Paradise Hills Community Center. The cost is $16 per month, space is limited to just 12 participants, and you must bring your own tools. See the flyer for more information or call (505) 314-0245.
      Location:
      Paradise Hills West Annex, 6001 Paradise Blvd. NW
      Time:
      1/27/2020 9:30 AM - 1/27/2020 11:30 AM

    • Join us for free ukulele classes every Monday from 10-11 a.m. at the Rio Bravo Senior Center! Call (505) 288-0801 or (505) 873-6647 for more information.
      Location:
      Rio Bravo Senior Center, 3910 Isleta Blvd. SW
      Time:
      1/27/2020 10:00 AM - 1/27/2020 11:00 AM

    • Join us for chair yoga every Monday and Wednesday from 10-11 a.m. at the Alameda Senior Meal Site. Call Jessiva Benavidez at (505) 897-8896 with questions.
      Location:
      Alameda Senior Meal Site, 9800 4th St. NW
      Time:
      1/27/2020 10:00 AM - 1/27/2020 11:00 AM

    History of Bernalillo County

    History of Bernalillo County
    During the period of 1610 to 1680, New Mexico's historical archives reflect the Spanish dominance on indigenous populations of what we know today as New Mexico.

    The Manager’s Role

    The Manager’s Role
    The county manager is hired by the Board of County Commissioners to carry out policies and serve as the chief administrative officer of county government.

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