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BernCo Commission Seeks Nominations for Open Legislative Seat

The Bernalillo County Board of County Commissioners is accepting applications from individuals interested in filling the vacant District 27 seat of the New Mexico House of Representatives.
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BernCo Board, Manager Honor Emergency Manager Richard Clark

The Bernalillo County Board of Commissioners, along with County Manager Julie Morgas Baca, would like to acknowledge and congratulate BernCo’s Richard Clark for being named Emergency Manager of the Year by the New Mexico Department of Homeland Security and Emergency Management.
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Commission Extends County Manager Contract

The Board of County Commissioners has extended the employment contract of County Manager Julie Morgas Baca.
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BernCo Board Honors Employees of the Quarter

On Aug. 14, 2018, Certificates of Recognition were awarded to Employees of the Quarter (4th Quarter FY 2018) and presented by County Manager Julie Morgas Baca.
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County Commission Approves New AFSCME 18, Local 1461 Blue Collar Union Contract

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 blue collar employees (AFSCME 18, Local 1461 Blue Collar).
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County Commission Approves New Bernalillo County Fire Department Union Contract

The Bernalillo County Commission has approved a new contract with the Albuquerque Area Firefighters Local 244, Bernalillo County chapter. The agreement includes pay increases of 3 percent in fiscal year 2019 and 3 percent in fiscal year 2020. Also included in the agreement is a one-time payout of $1,000 to every union member.
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Bernalillo County Earns Triple-A Bond Ratings

Bernalillo County has again kept its triple-A ratings on its general obligation bonds, the highest possible given by Moody’s, Fitch and Standard and Poor’s, the nation’s top three credit rating agencies.
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Newest Behavioral Health Initiative Program Aims to Prevent Youth Homelessness

On May 10 BernCo announced the Behavioral Health Initiative’s [BHI] latest program- Youth Transitional Living Services [YTLS]. Bernalillo County presented New Day, YDI, Casa Q, and Serenity Mesa with a ‘big check’ for $800,000 to incorporate the program into their operations.
new anti-youth homelessness program

County Commission Approves Biennial Budget

The Bernalillo County Commission approved the county biennial budget for fiscal years 2019 and 2020 at its administrative meeting on April 10, 2018.
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BernCo Board Recognizes Pair of Fleet and Facilities Management Mechanics

On Feb. 27, the Bernalillo County Board of Commissioners recognized David A. Chavez and Michael Quintana of Fleet and Facilities Management for their outstanding efforts to serve the citizens of Bernalillo County and its first responders.
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After Five Years, County Employees Receive 3 Percent Cost of Living Increase

After a five-year span with no salary increases, Bernalillo County is now able to offer pay increases to its non-union employees. County Manager Julie Morgas Baca has announced that all non-union county employees will receive a 3 percent cost of living allowance and a one-time payout of $1,000.
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BernCo Commission Honors 3 Firefighters Who Battled California Wildfires

On Jan. 9 , 2018, the Bernalillo County Commission honored three Bernalillo County Fire Department firefighters who traveled to Chino Hills, California last month to assist in firefighting efforts on what has become the largest wildfire in California history.
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  • Early Voting in Bernalillo County begins on Oct. 20 and continues through Nov. 3. Please click on attached link for locations.
    Location:
    Multiple Locations
    Time:
    10/20/2018 8:00 AM - 11/3/2018 8:00 PM

  • Bulbs are like magic. Place them in the ground in the fall and they produce masses of flowers for years to come. Daffodils, tulips, crocus hibiscus – so many choices! Some say the perfect “bulb” is the iris, which actually does not grow from bulbs but from large fleshy roots called rhizomes. There are many choices for size, color and timing. Discussions will include selection, planting and care, and even eating bulbs! This event is free, but registration is required by clicking the link below.
    Location:
    Gutierrez-Hubbell House, 6029 Isleta Blvd. SW
    Time:
    10/20/2018 9:00 AM - 10/20/2018 12:00 PM

  • Experience life along El Camino Real at this festive event. Activities include living history re-enactments, demos, local artists, kids activities and more. Free from Bernalillo County Open Space.
    Location:
    Gutierrez-Hubbell House, 6029 Isleta Blvd SW, Albuquerque, NM 87105
    Time:
    10/21/2018 10:00 AM - 10/21/2018 4:00 PM

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.

Strategic Plan

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Learn more about the county manager's strategic plan.
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