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County Commission Voices Support for Several Initiatives

At its Jan. 22 and Feb. 12 administrative meetings, the County Commission supported numerous resolutions.
commission supports several initiatives

BernCo Board, Manager Honor Employees of the Quarter

The BernCo Board and Manager Julie Morgas Baca honor the service of the county's employees of the quarter.
employees of the quarter Feb. 2019

Stephen Chavez, BernCo Recreation Coordinator, Recognized

BernCo employee recognized for his quick and professional response to a medical emergency at Raymond G. Sanchez Community Center
bernco employee recognized

County Manager Thanks and Recognizes Inclement Weather Staff

At its Feb. 12 administrative meeting the Bernalillo County Board of Commissioners, along with the County Manager, acknowledged and recognized the Bernalillo County staff for their support and team work during the winter weather that we experienced between Christmas and New Year's Day.
county manager thanks inclement weather staff

Accounting and Budget Office Recognized for Excellence

BernCo's Accounting and Budget Office has been awarded the Distinguished Budget Presentation Award, the highest award in governmental budgeting.
Accounting and Budget Office Recognized for Excellence

New State Senator Sworn in for District 16

Antoinette Sedillo Lopez, legislative director for the New Mexico Coalition Against Domestic Violence, has been selected and sworn in as the state senator for District 16.
NM senate district 16

County Commission Approves New AFSCME 18, Local 3908 Supervisors Union Contract

On Jan. 8, 2019, the BernCo Commission approved a new contract with the Association of Federal, State, County and Municipal Employees (AFSCME), the union representing Bernalillo County’s (AFSCME Council 18, Local 3908).
union contract approved

Minimum Wage Increases in Bernalillo County

On Jan. 1, employees who work in the unincorporated area of Bernalillo County, outside of the city limits, received a minimum wage cost of living increase from $8.85 to $9.05 per hour.
minimum wage increase

Swearing-In for Five Elected Officials Jan. 1

Five Bernalillo County elected officials were sworn into office Jan. 1, 2019 at the Hiland Theater in Albuquerque.
group shot of electeds

County Commission Approves Raises for Sheriff’s Department

The BernCo Board of Commissioners approved a memorandum of understanding with the BernCo Deputy Sheriff’s Association to increase pay for uniformed officers as an encouragement to stay on the job.
sheriff pay raises

County Commission Supports Adding Albuquerque Public School District to Intergovernmental Commission

The County Commission voted to support an amendment to the Albuquerque/ Bernalillo County Government Commission intergovernmental agreement to include Albuquerque Public Schools as part of its membership.
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County Commission Approves Raises for Elected Officials

County Commissioners and other elected officials will be getting a bump in their salaries beginning in January of 2019.
raises for elected officials

Commission Extends County Manager Contract

The Board of County Commissioners has extended the employment contract of County Manager Julie Morgas Baca.
county manager's contract extended
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  • Free open gym volleyball for ages 16+ at Los Vecinos Community Center, 478 NM-333, Tijeras. Every Tuesday and Wednesday evening from 6:15-8:15 and Saturday from 1:15-3:15 p.m. Call (505) 314-0240 for more info.
    Location:
    Los Vecinos Community Center, 478 NM-333, Tijeras
    Time:
    2/19/2019 6:15 PM - 2/19/2019 8:15 PM

  • The Bernalillo County Arts Board will meet on Feb. 20 from 12:30-4 p.m. at Gutierrez-Hubbell House. Please see the attached agenda.
    Location:
    Gutierrez-Hubbell House, 6029 Isleta Blvd SW
    Time:
    2/20/2019 12:30 PM - 2/20/2019 4:00 PM

  • Please be advised that the Bernalillo County Detention Facility Oversight Board will meet on Wednesday, Feb. 20, 2019 at 4:30 p.m. Please see attached agenda.
    Location:
    Union Square, 111 Union Square SE, Albuquerque, NM 87102, First Floor conference room
    Time:
    2/20/2019 4:30 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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