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Bernalillo County and Other Partners to Offer Uber Rides for Fourth of July Holiday

Bernalillo County and the New Mexico Department of Transportation are joining with Uber and Cumulus Media to offer patrons 400 free or low-cost Uber rides during the Fourth of July holiday.
uber fourth of july discounts

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).
new AFSCME union contract

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.
new fire union contract

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.
county bond rating

Board of Commissioners Thanks BernCo Employee Lisa Simpson

The Bernalillo County Board of Commissioners would like to thank Lisa Simpson and express their gratitude for her hard work and dedication to the citizens of Bernalillo County.
lisa simpson

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.
county budget approved

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.
fire mechanics recognized

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.
non-union pay raises

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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  • Enjoy Pickleball for those ages 50 +. Free on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays from noon to 4:30 p.m. and Saturdays and Sundays from noon to 4 p.m. Call (505) 468-7341 for more info.
    Location:
    South Valley Multi-Purpose Senior Center, 2008 Larrazolo SW
    Time:
    7/16/2018 12:00 PM - 7/16/2018 4:30 PM

  • Please be advised that the Addiction Treatment Advisory Board will meet on Monday, July 16, 2018 at 4:30 p.m. The meeting will be held 5901 Zuni Rd. SE, Albuquerque, New Mexico 87108, Conference Room C.
    Location:
    5901 Zuni Rd. SE, Albuquerque, New Mexico 87108, Conference Room C
    Time:
    7/16/2018 4:30 PM

  • This new Creative Youth Music class is for 11 to 14 year olds. Taught by Robin Giebelhausen Ph.D. Questions? Call (505) 314-0176. Free.
    Location:
    Westside Community Center, 1250 Isleta SW
    Time:
    7/16/2018 5:00 PM - 7/16/2018 6:00 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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