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There's Still Time to Shape Your Future With the 2020 Census

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Census 2020 is in the final months. It's fast and easy at 2020census.gov. Help our state, county and city get the funding it needs for programs and services. Be counted at 2020census.gov.

Bernalillo County COVID-19 Updates

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Information from Bernalillo County regarding its operation during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Get The Latest Neighborhood News from BernCo At A Glance

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Click here for all the latest neighborhood news from BernCo At A Glance, our weekly roundup of events and opportunities happening now in Bernalilo County.

Capital Improvement Program

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Learn more about the 2020-2026 Capital Improvement Plan and 2020 General Obligation bond questions that will be on the November 2020 ballot.

BernCo's Strategic Plan for Fiscal Year 2021/22 Is Now Available

Bernalillo County's Strategic Plan for Fiscal Year 2021/22 is now available. It’s the two-year plan that encapsulates what county departments are doing to support the strategic plan goals.

County Spotlight

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The Bernalillo County Economic Development Department received 39 patio grant applications designed to offer gap funding for restaurants, outside the city limits of Albuquerque, who operate outdoor dining facilities.
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The deadline to apply for a Department of Behavioral Health Services [DBHS] CARES grant has been extended to Aug. 9. The Department of Behavioral Health Services is urging behavioral health providers to apply for the Bernalillo County behavioral health provider CARES grants, which cover emergency funding up to $10,000 per provider. This grant is for qualified behavioral health providers to assist with costs associated with interruption caused by the coronavirus (COVID-19). A total of $1 million is available. The link to the application is available at www.bernco.gov/BHcares.
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lbuquerque Public Schools will continue to distribute lunches to children at locations across the city and county.
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Bernalillo County's Strategic Plan for Fiscal Year 2021/22 is now available. It’s the two-year plan that encapsulates what county departments are doing to support the strategic plan goals.
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As part of this year’s virtual Bosque Chile Festival, organizers are announcing a Chile Casas decorating contest. Residents and businesses are invited to take part in this home/business decorating contest. Red, green, or Christmas? Contestants can decorate their casas with ristras, piñatas, flags, banners, sidewalk chalk, chile lights, and green and red balloons to show their chile pride. The contest winner will receive a Bosque Chile Festival Disc-It. There is no cost to participate.
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Bernalillo County District 1 Commissioner Debbie O’Malley joined forces with state Rep. Harry Garcia, state Sen. Benny Shendo, Village Chapter President Mark Begay, and members of the Village of To’Hajiilee to highlight and demonstrate the urgent need for a sustainable, clean water supply for the village. The group is working to obtain right of way permissions for the water lines that go through private land.
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Bernalillo County and the National Hispanic Cultural Center present the 2020 Bosque Chile Festival, a celebration of food, art, and culture on the Rio Grande. The public is invited to join in the celebration of the chile harvest on Saturday, Aug. 15 and Sunday, Aug. 16, 2020. Due to the coronavirus (COVID-19) and the State of New Mexico public health order, this year the festival will be presented virtually, on Facebook at www.facebook.com/bosquechilefestival.
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The Bernalillo County Public Art program is announcing a call for artists to submit photographs for use in the building design of the new county headquarters at Alvarado Square. The public art program is seeking photographs that represent the story and character of Bernalillo County, including the people, places, landscapes and events of the county.
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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. Along with signing up for the Nixle alert system, all residents are encouraged to have an evacuation bag ready at all times.
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At the direction of Governor Michelle Lujan Grisham, Bernalillo County is instituting partial office work schedules while continuing tele-working for employees whose positions allow and encouraging a stay-at-home posture.

County Video

Did you appeal your Notice of Value by filing a protest form, and wondered what is the next step? This short video will help show you what you can expect from the Bernalillo County Assessor's Office. The deadline to protest real property assessed values for 2020 was May 29, and since then our appraisal staff have been very busy contacting property owners and working to resolve their protests. In accordance with public health, all valuation protest board hearings will be held remotely until further notice.
On July 30, 2020, Bernalillo County District 1 Commissioner Debbie O’Malley joined forces with NM State Rep. Harry Garcia, NM State Sen. Benny Shendo, To'Hajiilee Navajo Chapter President Mark Begay, and members of the Village of To’Hajiilee to highlight and demonstrate the urgent need for a sustainable, clean water supply for the village.
Join Bernalillo County Open Space coordinator Adam Splitek and parks resource specialist Dustin Chavez-Davis as they explain open space etiquette in these COVID-19 times. Have fun out there - but please stay safe!
Bernalillo County Parks, Recreation and Open Space Director Debbie Jo Almager explains what's open and what's not and how you can access county facilities while staying safe this summer.
The Assessor's Office has added a new tool to assist property owners conduct property searches by using the new Assessor Map Search tool. Watch the video to learn how to use the tool.
Bernalillo County Manager Julie Morgas Baca stresses the importance of taking care of both your mental and physical health during this pandemic. Much of the focus at this point has been on our physical well being, but with all the compounded issues related to the coronavirus, not as much is being said about mental health awareness.
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  • Join us Fridays from 6:15 to 8:15 p.m. for Youth Open Gym Baskeball at Los Vecinos Community Center.
    Location:
    Los Vecinos Community Center, 478 and a half, NM-333, Tijeras
    Time:
    8/7/2020 6:15 AM - 8/7/2020 8:15 AM

  • Adults 50 and over are welcome to sell their good on the first Friday of every month for a minimum $2 donation. Space is limited to the first 10 vendors, though, so reserve early. For more information or to reserve a table call (505) 873-6647 or (505) 288-0801.
    Location:
    Rio Bravo Senior Center, 3910 Isleta Blvd. SW
    Time:
    8/7/2020 9:00 AM - 8/7/2020 1:00 PM

  • See flier for details.
    Location:
    Los Padillas Community Center, 2117 Los Padillas SW
    Time:
    8/8/2020 9:00 AM - 8/8/2020 10:00 AM

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