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Bernalillo County CARE Campus Receives a CARF Three-Year Accreditation

This accreditation decision represents the highest level of accreditation and shows exemplary conformance to the CARF excellence standards.
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BernCo Commission Passes Ordinance to Create Sheriff’s Office Advisory and Review Board

“It is the purpose of this board to improve public transparency and accountability with respect to the Bernalillo County Sheriff’s Office,” says County Commissioner James Collie.
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Commissioners Approve Disaster Relief Aid

The program allows the distribution of one-time financial assistance to county residents who have been impacted by COVID-19 and are ineligible to receive money under the CARES Act.
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Bernalillo County CARE Campus Licensed for Crisis Triage Services

This license will allow the county to provide crisis stabilization services. These services help close the gap between the needs of patients with outpatient and acute care needs.
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New State Representative Sworn in for District 12

Art De La Cruz has been sworn in as the state representative for District 12 in the county’s South Valley.
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Behavioral Health Provider CARES Grant Application Reopens for One Week

This grant is for qualified behavioral health providers to assist with costs associated with interruption caused by COVID-19.
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Behavioral Health Initiative Seeks Community Members to Serve on Subcommittees

Subcommittees will prioritize how behavioral health funding is spent in four areas.
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BernCo on Schedule for Move to Alvarado Square

A project update for BernCo @ Alvarado Square (BC@AS) was presented to the County Commission at Tuesday night’s administrative meeting.
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Behavioral Health Services Expansion to Increase Services to Over 14,000 Residents

The Department of Behavioral Health Services begins the start of construction for the $5 million CARE Campus expansion in southeast Albuquerque.
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County Manager Eases Single-Use Plastic Bag Restrictions

Bernalillo County Manager Julie Morgas Baca is extending her order suspending the single-use plastic bag ban until she rescinds the order.
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No-Cost COVID-19 Testing Available at Expo New Mexico

The New Mexico Department of Health is conducting no cost coronavirus (COVID-19) testing for food service and other workers next week Monday through Saturday, at EXPO New Mexico. Appointments are required online in advance. Testing begins at 8 a.m. Monday, June 22. Enter Expo New Mexico through Gate 3 at San Pedro and Copper Ave. Follow the signs.
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County Closures and Hour Changes As of May 15

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.
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County Resolution and Ordinance Assign Powers

Clarification regarding the civil emergency powers to the county manager granted by the county commissioners on March 17.
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    • The Bernalillo County Clerk's Office will begin mailing absentee ballots for the 2020 General Election to voters who have requested them on October 6, 2020. Voters are encouraged to complete the ballot in a timely fashion, insert it in the envelope, sign and enter last 4 digits under the privacy flap, and seal the envelope. Thereafter, the absentee ballot may be mailed (up until Oct. 27) or hand delivered to a Voting Convenience Center. More info: http://www.bernco.gov/clerk/absentee-voting.aspx
      Time:
      10/6/2020 12:00 AM

    • Early Voting (also known as In-person absentee voting) and Same Day Voter Registration will take place from October 6-16, 2020 at the Clerk's Annex (1500 Lomas Blvd NW) Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Voters may vote in-person or drop off their completed absentee ballot. Same Day
      Location:
      Clerk's Annex, 1500 Lomas NW, Suite A
      Time:
      10/6/2020 8:00 AM - 10/16/2020 5:00 PM

    • The Bernalillo County Department of Public Works and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency invite the Mountain View community to two public virtual meetings on Sept. 21 and Oct. 6 to give feedback on design ideas for two sites in the neighborhood. The designs aim to: *Mitigate Urban Heat Island *Create Public Park Space & Community Amenities *Enhance Pedestrian Safety *Improve Air and Water Quality *Manage Stormwater and Flooding The project, funded by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, seeks to support the Mountain View Community in developing its visions for renewed vitality and beautification of the community. Residents are invited to speak with landscape architects, experts in environmental restoration and redevelopment to help chart a course for improvements in Mountain View. These meetings are virtual forums to share ideas, promote discussion, and identify a vision which serves all of the Mountain View community. In order to socially distance, this event will be held via a Facebook Live event right here at: https://www.facebook.com/BernalilloCounty/ para Español, 1-505-373-2994 Conference ID 601 962 956# You can provide comments at the meeting or through Survey Monkey: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/HPCC2YR
      Location:
      Virtual
      Time:
      10/6/2020 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.

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