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BernCo's Animal Care and Resource Center

Animal Shelter Rendering
Bernalillo County's new Animal Care and Resource Center is now open 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.

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open space spring events
Bernalillo County Open Space is excited to present three special events series this spring, including two events in January, for residents interested in gardening, sustainable landscaping or the history of their local community. All events are free and held at the Gutierrez-Hubbell House, 6029 Isleta Boulevard SW in the South Valley.
animal care facility
The new Bernalillo County Animal Care and Resource Center held its grand opening at a ribbon-cutting ceremony on Jan. 14, 2019.
nm senate district 16
Antoinette Sedillo Lopez, legislative director for the New Mexico Coalition Against Domestic Violence, has been selected and sworn in as the state senator for District 16. Antoinette Sedillo Lopez, a former UNM Law School professor and recent U.S. congressional candidate, was chosen by the Bernalillo County Commission at a special meeting, approved on a 5 to 0 vote and immediately sworn into office by County Clerk Linda Stover.
Bernalillo County Seal
The State of New Mexico’s First Session of the 54th Legislature begins at noon on Jan. 15, 2019 in Santa Fe. Bernalillo County has a number of legislative priorities for the upcoming session that encompass two areas – Capital Outlay and Policy.
monthly luncheon
BernCo Commissioner Maggie Hart Stebbins invites you to her next monthly neighborhood luncheon on Wednesday, Jan. 16, 12 -1 p.m., at McKinley Community Center, 3401 Monroe NE. The speaker this month will be Barbara Peterson, APS School Board, District 4. Barbara will discuss the upcoming APS Bond Issue Election.
On Jan. 8, 2019, the Bernalillo County Commission approved a new contract with the Association of Federal, State, County and Municipal Employees (AFSCME), the union representing Bernalillo County’s (AFSCME Council 18, Local 3908).
revenue bonds approved for apartment complex
Bernalillo County Commissioners approved the issuance of $8 million in multi-family housing revenue bonds for the Valle del Rio Apartments in the southwest part of the county. Residents eligible for workforce housing can live in this 58-unit affordable housing project which will be located near Bridge Blvd. and Orchard Garden Rd.
mail-in election
County Clerk Linda Stover wants to remind residents of Bernalillo County that the Albuquerque Public School Special Election is an “all-mail ballot election.” The Clerk’s Office will mail an absentee ballot to all registered voters within the school district. The first day of mailing out ballots will be Jan. 8, 2019 and concludes on or before Jan.15, 2019.
assessor veteran's outreach
This is the second year Bernalillo County Assessor Tanya R. Giddings has partnered with the New Mexico Department of Veterans Services (NMDVS) to host a series of veteran outreach events at the BernCo Assessor’s Office located downtown at 501 Tijeras NW. The first outreach kicks off on Dec. 20 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., and the series of four events continues on the third Thursday of every month through March 2019.

County Video

On Jan. 1, 2019, five Bernalillo County officials were sworn in at the Hiland Theater. They are: Commissioner Debbie O'Malley, District 1; Commmissioner Charlene E. Pyskoty, District 5; Assessor Tanya R. Giddings; Probate Judge Cristy J. Carbon-Gaul; Sheriff Manuel Gonzales III.
Learn more about the annual BernCo Bernie Sheep Day & First Impression Youth Rodeo that took place at Dennison Park Rodeo Grounds in Bernalillo County's South Valley.
On Nov. 14, 2018, BernCo Commission Chair Steven Michael Quezada and the Bernalillo County Arts Board held a ribbon-cutting of “Vecinos,” a sculpture by Mark Horst and Working Classroom at Dolores Huerta Gateway Park. The profiles of the 10 South Valley citizens featured in the sculpture will be repainted in a different color scheme up to twice a year.
Bernalillo County is proud to kick off its 2018 United Way campaign. Watch the video to find out why our employees give.
Bernalillo County Treasurer Nancy Bearce reminds property owners in Bernalillo County that the 1st half of their property taxes are due on November 10 and become delinquent after December 10. There are a variety of ways you can pay your bill.
The ABQ Indian Center has reached out to Bernalillo County to offer a 1.38 acre property it owns as a site for the county's first Tiny Home Village.
On Sept. 27, 2018, Bernalillo County held a community memorial service for unclaimed/indigent persons at Fairview Cemetery, 700 Yale SE. The Bernalillo County General Services Division administers the Unclaimed/Indigent Cremation Program for deceased persons who have passed away within the geographical boundaries of the county.
The Behavioral Health Initiative touches people from all walks of life. This piece introduces you to three folks from different walks of life what are being helped by the Behavioral Health Initiative in Bernalillo County, NM. Bernalillo County Manager Julie Morgas Baca and Behavioral Health Director, Katrina Hotrum talk about the issues and how the county is trying to make sure no one falls through the cracks.
Good news about Economic Development in Bernalillo County, specifically two new financial incentive tools—Local LEDA and GRIP. Find out more right here!
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  • Location:
    Albuquerque/Bernalillo County Government Center One Civic Plaza NW, Joint Chambers, Concourse Level B
    Time:
    1/22/2019 5:00 PM

  • Free open gym volleyball for ages 16+ at Los Vecinos Community Center, 478 NM-333, Tijeras. Every Tuesday and Wednesday evening from 6:15-8:15 and Saturday from 1:15-3:15 p.m. Call (505) 314-0240 for more info.
    Location:
    Los Vecinos Community Center, 478 NM-333, Tijeras
    Time:
    1/22/2019 6:15 PM - 1/22/2019 8:15 PM

  • Free open gym volleyball for ages 16+ at Los Vecinos Community Center, 478 NM-333, Tijeras. Every Tuesday and Wednesday evening from 6:15-8:15 and Saturday from 1:15-3:15 p.m. Call (505) 314-0240 for more info.
    Location:
    Los Vecinos Community Center, 478 NM-333, Tijeras
    Time:
    1/23/2019 6:15 PM - 1/23/2019 8:15 PM

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