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Commissioners Pass Gender-Pay Equity Amendment

BernCo commissioners passed an amendment to the Bernalillo County procurement code that gives a 5% preference to businesses that have no pay gap between male and female employees.
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Commissioner Charlene Pyskoty - Behavioral Health TownHall

You can now view the town hall on the status and progress of the Behavioral Health Initiative that Commissioner Pyskoty hosted on Sept. 16 earlier this year.
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Gun Safety and Respect for Property Urged in East Mountains

Residents of the East Mountain area of Bernalillo County are reporting an increase in illegal shooting, according to Bernalillo County District 5 Commissioner Charlene Pyskoty.In response, Commissioner Pyskoty is urging those who want to discharge firearms in the county to be careful and respectful around residents’ property and livestock.
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Bernalillo County Public Works Division to Begin Storm Culvert Replacement in East Mountains

Bernalillo County will be replacing a storm drain culvert at the entrance of Rubens Road off of Frost Road in the East Mountains with road closures from Sept. 22-25, 2020.
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BernCo Urges Early Fire Season Preparedness

All BernCo residents, and close neighbors, have the opportunity to sign up for emergency notifications through Nixle, an emergency alert system utilized by governments and agencies across the country.
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Bernalillo County Continues to Fight the Opioid Crisis with a New Medication on the CARE Campus

The Bernalillo County Department of Behavioral Health Services is committed to the ongoing treatment of the opioid crisis and has officially begun the induction of Suboxone at the CARE campus.
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BernCo Commission Approves Construction Project at Carlito Springs

Bernalillo County commissioners have approved $1.4 million for phase two of construction at Carlito Springs in the East Mountains.
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Commission Declares Emergency in Bernalillo County

In an emergency session Tuesday, March 17, 2020, the Bernalillo County Commission passed a resolution declaring all of Bernalillo County’s unincorporated area as an emergency area as the result of positive cases of COVID-19 within the county limits.
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BernCo Commission Elects New Chair and Vice Chair

District 5 Commissioner Charlene Pyskoty is the new vice chair. District 4 Commissioner Lonnie Talbert is the new chair.
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BernCo Commission Passes Resolution Consenting to Continued Resettlement of Refugees in Bernalillo County

Bernalillo County continues to welcome refugees facing religious, ethnic, and political persecution.
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Metropolitan Air Support Unit Recognized by BernCo Commissioners

On Oct. 29 the BernCo Commissioners acknowledged the Metropolitan Air Support Unit for nearly 20 years of providing essential airborne public safety services to the community.
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