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Bernalillo County Behavioral Health Initiative

Behavioral Health Initiative
Bernalillo County, the City of Albuquerque and the State of New Mexico have committed themselves to improving residents’ lives and the public’s safety by strategically evaluating and enhancing resources for mental health and substance abuse treatment.

BernCo's Future Animal Care and Resource Center

Animal Shelter Rendering
Bernalillo County is building a new Animal Care and Resource Center to better serve the public with animal rescue and adoptions, educational and training classes for people and animals, spay and neuter programs, and support services.

County Spotlight

day in paradise egg hunt
The annual Day in Paradise community celebration and annual egg hunt will be held Sunday, March 18 from 1 to 3 p.m. at Paradise Hills Park, 5901 Paradise Blvd. NW. Beginning at 1:45 p.m., two Day in Paradise 2018 Outstanding Citizens and a local pre-school will be honored for their community involvement. At 2 p.m., the egg hunt will begin with over 20,000 eggs for kids to find in addition to 79 prize baskets donated by local community members and businesses.
saint patrick's day uber
Bernalillo County and the New Mexico Department of Transportation are joining with Uber, Cumulous Media and DaVita Medical Group to offer patrons free or low-cost Uber rides Friday and Saturday. Patrons need to download the Uber app to their phones and enter the code ABQGreen18. Rides will be available from Friday, March 16 at 4 p.m. to Sunday, March 18 at 4 a.m. The trip must start or end anywhere in Albuquerque to receive one trip with up to $10 off.
accounts payable changes
Bernalillo County Accounts Payable is happy to announce changes to its website that will allow the department to work more efficiently and effectively.
free business summit
Join County Commission Vice Chair, Lonnie Talbert and others at this summit that will feature a panel and roundtable discussions with leaders and experts in business start-ups, and a networking session featuring exhibitors from area incubators and accelerators.
north valley library renaming
Bernalillo County and the Albuquerque/Bernalillo County Library are renaming the North Valley Library after local Chicano literature icon Rudolfo Anaya.
safari run
Commissioner Maggie Hart Stebbins and Global Health Partnerships invite everyone to join in the fun at the 2018 Safari Run, Sunday, March 25 at the UNM North Golf Course Open Space with activities and races beginning at 9 a.m.
capital improvement projects meetings
Bernalillo County’s Capital Improvement Program will host five countywide informational meetings in March and April to inform the public about the 2018 – 2024 Capital Improvement Plan and 2018 general obligation bond questions that will be on the November 2018 ballot.
monthly luncheon
Commissioner Maggie Hart Stebbins would like to invite you to her next monthly neighborhood luncheon on Wednesday, March 21, from 12-1 p.m.at the McKinley Community Center, 3401 Monroe NE.
district 2 outstanding citizens
Bernalillo County has opened nominations for this year’s South Valley Pride Day Outstanding Citizens Award, which honors community members for their dedication and community service to improve County Commission District 2.
road construction begins
Construction on the Second Street Southwest Corridor Improvement Project is now underway. It is expected to be complete by the end of November 2018.
art show
Bernalillo County District 3 Commissioner Maggie Hart Stebbins hosted an artist’s reception on Feb. 22 for the current District 3 Art Exhibit, Black.Roybal.Turung. The exhibit will be on display in the County Manager’s Office Suite through April. The public is welcome to view the works of art during regular office hours.
Blake Road to the west of the Coors Boulevard and Blake Road intersection will be temporarily closed to traffic in both westbound and eastbound directions beginning Wednesday, Jan. 31.
assessor veteran outreach
Join the Bernalillo County Assessor's Office on the third Thursday from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. of every month for a veteran's outreach session. The sessions will be held at the Assessor's Office at 501 Tijeras NW, Albuquerque, New Mexico, 87102.

County Video

Bernalillo County Sheriff Manuel Gonzales III wants you to know that it is against the law for telemarketers to call you and ask for payment by money transfer services, pre-paid debit card or cash re-load cards or by electronic checks. Please watch this video to learn about a common telemarketing scam.
Bernalillo County has expanded its 12-year-old methadone program to include enrolling detainees not currently enrolled in the program and create a continuum of care when they are released to help save lives, reduce recidivism and reduce the revolving door syndrome affecting the facility and the community.
District 4 Commissioner Lonnie Talbert cuts the ribbon on the new Skyview Park on Nov. 2 in NW Bernalillo County.
The "Reels & Wheels: The Making of a Public Art Project" documentary follows the Reels and Wheels commission by the Arts Board and the design/build process by artist Howard Meehan and culminates with the dedication of the piece in front of the Hiland Theater on Central Avenue on historic Route 66.
Commissioner Maggie Hart Stebbins interviews Katrina Hotrum-Lopez, BernCo's Behavioral Health director, and Dr. Andrew Hsi, Director of the Institute for Resilience, Health and Justice, about the behavioral health programs currently in place and where we are headed in the near future.
Bernalillo County Treasurer Nancy M. Bearce shows you how the Treasurer's Office collects and disperses your property taxes. She also answers some FAQ's on paying your property taxes. The first half of your tax payment is due on Nov. 10.
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  • Location:
    BCSO Regional Training Academy
    415 Tijeras Blvd NW
    Albuquerque, NM
    3/17/2018 7:45 AM

  • Pickleball offered Monday through Friday at the Los Vecinos Community Center. For more information, call (505) 314-0240.
    478 NM-333, Tijeras
    3/17/2018 9:00 AM - 3/17/2018 12:00 PM

  • Come out to Mountain View Community Center for an Egg Hunt on March 17 from noon to 2:30 p.m. There will be prizes and fun for the whole family!
    Mountain View Community Center, 201 Prosperity Ave. SE
    3/17/2018 12:00 PM - 3/17/2018 2:30 PM

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