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Bernalillo County Receives Triple A Bond Ratings from Moody’s, Fitch and Standard and Poor’s

Bernalillo County has kept its triple A bond rating with the three major rating companies in the country, Moody’s, Fitch and Standard and Poor’s.
triple a bond rating

Bernalillo County Makes Progress Toward Resolving McClendon Lawsuit

BernCo officials are excited to announce significant progress in the county’s efforts to resolve the requirements of the 1995 McClendon vs. City of Albuquerque lawsuit.
MDC McClendon Lawsuit Progress

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
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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:
    2/23/2019 1:15 PM - 2/23/2019 3:15 PM

  • Play, learn and explore with the entire family at Spring Family Fun Days at Bachechi Open Space! Each Sunday from noon to 5 p.m. come out for weekly crafts, outdoor activities and expiriments that will deep your discovery of the world. Each week will have a unique craft that you can take home, and the theme changes every month! Best of all, it's FREE! Call (505) 314-0420 for more information.
    Location:
    Bachechi Open Space, 9521 Rio Grande Blvd NW
    Time:
    2/24/2019 12:00 PM - 2/24/2019 5:00 PM

  • The Senior Affairs Advisory Board shall advise the parties of the Joint Powers Agreement on matters pertaining to the needs, concerns and interests of older persons, and all other matters as they relate to the development and maintenance of a coordinated service system for older Americans. Please see attached agenda for this month.
    Location:
    Bear Canyon Senior Center, 4645 Pitt NE
    Time:
    2/25/2019 12:00 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.

Strategic Plan

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Learn more about the county manager's strategic plan.
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