03/04/2021

Bernalillo County has kept its triple A bond rating with the three major rating companies in the country, Moody’s, Fitch and Standard and Poor’s.

Bond ratings are critical to government agencies.  The higher bond rating means the county receives lower interest rates when selling bonds to finance voter-approved projects.

“These top ratings show Bernalillo County has worked hard to maintain a solid financial foundation with healthy reserves,” says Bernalillo County Manag... Read More


10/14/2020

Bernalillo County 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.

Simply stated, the new amendment means that businesses that wish to garner a county contract can receive the 5% preference if they can show that men and women, performing the same work or that have similar positions, are paid the same amount for their work.

“Equal pay for equal work is of vital importanc... Read More


02/11/2020

New Mexico Counties and State Auditor Brian Colón selected Bernalillo County for the annual Audit and Accountability Award that was presented at the NMC Legislative Conference Thursday, Jan. 23, 2020. Bernalillo County received the Large County Award. This is the first time that the county has received the award.

The award is given in recognition to large, mid-size, and small counties along with continued audit excellence and most improved county certificates for those that have done outst... Read More


02/04/2020

Bernalillo County has kept its triple A bond rating with the three major rating companies in the country, Moody’s, Fitch and Standard and Poor’s.

Bond ratings are critical to government agencies. The higher bond rating means the county receives lower interest rates when selling bonds to finance voter-approved projects.

“These excellent ratings show Bernalillo County is managing the taxpayers’ money responsibly and that translates into the county’s ability to get good ... Read More


11/12/2019

Bernalillo County’s Operations Excellence Office was recently recognized for its data-driven management and reporting efforts and has been awarded a Certificate of Excellence in performance management from the International City/County Management Association.

Certificates are based on established criteria and are awarded on three levels: achievement, distinction, and the highest level of recognition, excellence.

Certificates of Excellence are awarded to those entities ?that track and report ... Read More


09/10/2019

On Sept. 10 the Bernalillo County Board of Commissioners and County Manager acknowledged the Accounting and Budget Department for recently receiving two awards from the Government Finance Officers Association (GFOA).

Transparency and communication are important responsibilities of local government and are duties of Bernalillo County in order to operate in a fiscally responsible and cooperative manner with residents.

Starting in 1991, the Government Finance Officers Association has operated the Pop... Read More


02/26/2019
Accounting and Budget

At its Feb. 26 administrative meeting, the Bernalillo County Board of Commissioners, along with the County Manager, congratulated Accounting and Budget Department employees for their continued pursuit of effective budget preparation for the citizens of Bernalillo County.

Budgeting is an important process of the government system, allowing Bernalillo County to provide goods and services in a financially practical manner and limiting the debt and cutbacks required of unorganized spending.

Starting i... Read More


02/22/2019
Accounting and Budget

Bernalillo County Accounting & Budget Department Director Pamela Moon has been appointed to the Board of Directors of the New Mexico Retiree Health Care Authority.

Ms. Moon, a Certified Public Accountant, represents New Mexico Counties, the association of New Mexico’s 33 county governments, on the board. She was appointed by Steve Kopelman, executive director of New Mexico Counties, on Jan. 23, 2019. Ms. Moon will serve at the pleasure of New Mexico Counties.

“I would like to congr... Read More


02/20/2019

Bernalillo County has kept its triple A bond rating with the three major rating companies in the country, Moody’s, Fitch and Standard and Poor’s.

Bond ratings are critical to government agencies. The higher bond rating means the county receives lower interest rates when selling bonds to finance voter-approved projects.

“These top ratings show Bernalillo County has a solid financial foundation with healthy reserves and thorough oversight,” Bernalillo County Commission Chair ... Read More


01/24/2019
Accounting and Budget

Bernalillo County’s Accounting and Budget Office has been awarded the Distinguished Budget Presentation Award, the highest award in governmental budgeting.

The award is given to the county from the Government Finance Officers Association. The award recognizes Bernalillo County for producing a budget report for the biennium beginning July 1, 2018, which is clear, detailed and well organized in line with best budgeting practices.

The award program was established in 1984. It encourages local g... Read More


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