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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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Bernalillo County’s Department of Behavioral Health Services Earns Five National Achievement Awards

Five DBHS programs have been recognized by the National Association of Counties.
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Postponement of Implementation of Employee Wellness Act Benefits Employers and Workers

The 90-day postponement of the Bernalillo County Employee Wellness Act will go before the Bernalillo County Commission on June 30 for public comment and a vote by commissioners.
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County Manager Postpones Implementation of Employee Wellness Act Ordinance

Due to the circumstances surrounding the coronavirus Bernalillo County Manager Julie Morgas Baca has postponed enactment of the Employee Wellness Act until Oct. 1, 2020.
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BernCo Earns National Achievement Award for Supportive Aftercare Program

The Department of Behavioral Health Services won an achievement award for innovative, effective county government programs that strengthen services for residents.
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County Invests in Regional Public Infrastructure Improvement Project

Bernalillo County announced today a $6.5 million investment in a regional public infrastructure improvement project that will spur economic development in the emerging Upper Petroglyphs Industrial Park located near the intersection of I-40 and Atrisco Vista Blvd NW in the county’s southwest mesa. Bernalillo County Manager Julie Morgas Baca made the announcement.
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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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BernCo Commission Approves CARES Grant - County Distribution is $31.8 Million

Bernalillo County commissioners approved and accepted the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) grant from the federal government. CARES payments to states, local, and tribal governments are designed to offset the impact of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.
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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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COVID-19 Is Not Stopping the Census

The Albuquerque/Bernalillo County Census 2020 Complete Count Committee is working hard during the COVID-19 crisis as the 2020 Census count is moving forward.
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    • Free for adults 50+ every second Thursday of the month! Book club participants collectively select the reading list, and all books and audios are on loan to participants. Call (505) 314-0246 or (505) 288-2507 for more information.
      Location:
      Paradise Hills Senior Center, 6001 Paradise Hills Blvd. NW
      Time:
      7/9/2020 12:30 PM - 7/9/2020 1:30 PM

    • 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:
      7/10/2020 6:15 AM - 7/10/2020 8:15 AM

    • REQUIRED ITEMS: 1.A state issued ID or military photo ID$50.00 cashier’s check or money order. (Fee waived for months of May & June 2020) 2.Business casual attire for written exam
      Location:
      Sandia Preparatory School
      532 Osuna Rd NE
      Albuquerque, NM
      87113
      Time:
      7/11/2020 8:00 AM

    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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