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2019 Property Tax Delay

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2019 will be an unusual year for property taxes due to HB 407! Make sure you are informed about this year's changes!

BernCo Open Space Events This Fall

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Check out the amazing events taking place at Bernalillo County Open Space properties this fall!

BernCo's Animal Care and Resource Center

Animal Shelter Rendering
The new BernCo Animal Care and Resource Center will be open from 11 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. on Tuesdays through Saturdays with adoptions from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. The center will be closed on Sundays, Mondays and all Bernalillo County holidays.

County Spotlight

el camino real trade fair
Experience the 1800s along El Camino Real through living history reenactments and interactions, a display cannon, horno baking and even adobe-making. Plan to attend the El Camino Real Trade Fair happening tomorrow, Saturday, Oct. 12 from 10 a.m. — 4 p.m. at the Gutierrez-Hubbell House, 6029 Isleta Blvd. SW, about three miles south of Rio Bravo Boulevard. This community event is free.
absentee ballot
BernCo Clerk Linda Stover reminds voters that absentee ballot applications are being accepted for the Nov. 5 regular local election. “By law, an absentee ballot may be cast by any eligible voter for any reason,” says Clerk Stover. “The convenience is that you can vote by mail and of course it’s a necessity for those who are temporarily out of town.” Voters who wish to vote absentee must request an absentee ballot application between now and Oct. 31.
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On Oct. 9, the county, in conjunction with the New Mexico Department of Veterans’ Services and Daniels Family Funeral Services will thank Valley High School students who, for the second year, built urns for unclaimed veterans who were interred at the Santa Fe National Cemetery on Sept. 26. The Bernalillo County General Services Division administers the Unclaimed/Indigent Cremation Program for deceased persons who have passed away within the geographical boundaries of Bernalillo County.
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Bernalillo County Commission Chair Maggie Hart Stebbins invites you to her next monthly neighborhood luncheon on Wednesday, Oct. 16, noon-1 p.m., at McKinley Community Center, 3401 Monroe NE. The speaker in September will be Richard Clark, Director-Bernalillo County Emergency Management Department.
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Bernalillo County Clerk Linda Stover announces in-person absentee voting begins Tuesday, Oct. 8, 2019 at 8:00 a.m. at the Clerk’s Annex, 1500 Lomas Blvd NW in Albuquerque and continues through Oct. 18. Annex hours are Monday through Friday 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. In-person absentee ballots can be cast by any eligible voter. During in-person absentee voting, registered voters can request, fill out and submit their absentee ballot in one visit.
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The 2019 Regular Local Election will take place on Nov. 5, 2019 in Bernalillo County, which includes candidates or ballot questions for the City of Albuquerque, Village of Los Ranchos de Albuquerque, Village of Tijeras, Albuquerque Public Schools (APS), Albuquerque Metropolitan Arroyo Flood Control Authority (AMAFCA), Paradise Hills Special Zoning District, Ciudad, Edgewood and Valencia Soil and Water Conservation Districts, Central New Mexico Community College (CNM) and Ventana West Public Improvement District.
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Participants can now register for the 5k or 10k Sugar Skull Fun Runs on Oct. 27 at 9 a.m. Walkers and pets are also welcome to participate. Early bird registration for all ages is $25 per person for the 5k and $35 per person for the 10k. The registration fee includes the much-coveted official Sugar Skull Fun Run long sleeve dri-fit shirt, while supplies last. Registration goes up to $40/5k and $45/10k after Oct. 17. A free-to-attend ‘Muerto Market’ that features Dia de los Muertos face painters, themed artisans and vendors, food trucks, and music will extend the day’s festivities until 2 p.m.
behavioral health initiative
The community within Bernalillo County has joined efforts to address suicide. On average, one person dies by suicide every 19 hours, in New Mexico. The Bernalillo County Department of Behavioral Health Services is committed to the reduction of suicidal thoughts and behaviors with mental health support and treatment.
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Bernalillo County is soliciting bids from general contractors for construction services for the Tiny Home Village and the Albuquerque Indian Center Project. The Tiny Home Village pilot project will help to fill the gaps of transitional housing that is currently lacking in the City of Albuquerque and Bernalillo County.
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Read a proposed amendment to the adopted paid time off ordinance and leave a public comment.
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On Aug. 20 the BernCo Commission approved a paid time off ordinance that will mandate business owners in the unincorporated areas of the county, with two or more employees, to provide paid leave. The ordinance will take effect on July 1, 2020.
la familia growers market returns every friday from 4:30 to 7:30 p.m.
South Valley MainStreet and Bernalillo County host La Familia Growers’ Market every Friday, at 4:30-7:30 p.m. at Dolores Huerta Gateway Park, 100 Isleta Boulevard SW. The La Familia Growers’ Market at Dolores Huerta Park returns for its sixth year. Local growers and independent artisans will be offering their fresh and unique creations each week.

County Video

On Oct. 9, 2019, students from the Valley High School Woods and Metals class were honored for building wooden urns for 22 unclaimed veterans who were interred at the Santa Fe National Cemetery on Sept. 26 as part of the Forgotten Heroes program.
The Bernalillo County Clerk's Office reminds you to vote this November 5 in the local election concerning education and AMAFCA. Absentee ballots will be mailed out October 8, early voting begins on October 19. Got to www.bernco.gov/elections for more information.
On Thursday, Sept. 26, the New Mexico Department of Veterans’ Services, in conjunction with Bernalillo County and Daniels Family Funeral Services, held a Memorial Burial Ceremony at the Santa Fe National Cemetery for 22 veterans who had come through the county’s Unclaimed/Indigent Cremation Program.
The Gutierrez Hubbell House hosts the 3rd Annual event that highlights life along the Rio Grande in the 1800's.
On September 19, 2019, Bernalillo County laid to rest 80 unclaimed and indigent residents at a community memorial burial service. Bernalillo County administers the Unclaimed/Indigent Cremation Program for deceased persons who have passed away within the geographical boundaries of Bernalillo County.
The Behavioral Health Initiative, working with the Planning and Development Services Department created an App that will help track "Sharps" needles that have been either discarded or placed in drop boxes located around the City and the County. This is a collaborative effort that includes the County, the City of Albuquerque, local neighborhood groups including the Bernalillo County Health Council and the State of New Mexico.
Bernalillo County Treasurer Nancy Bearce interviews Pamela Klenck, the Delinquent Accounts Supervisor about rules and regulations concerning delinquent property taxes.
Did you know Bernalillo County has instituted a ban on the use of glyphosate? County efforts to maintain weed growth include large-scale machine mowing and the traditional hand tools and pulling methods.
Residents need to be aware that weed growth on their own property, including the setback area (that portion of public land along the road between the private property line and the curb or pavement that is driven by automotive traffic, Bernalillo County Code Section 66-225 (c)), needs to be maintained by the residents themselves.
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  • This year’s election consolidates the following local governments on one Bernalillo County ballot: City of Albuquerque, Village of Los Ranchos de Albuquerque, Village of Tijeras, Albuquerque Public Schools, Central New Mexico Community College, Ventana West Public Improvement District, Paradise Hills Special Zoning District, Ciudad Soil and Water Conservation District, Valencia Soil and Water Conservation District, Albuquerque Metropolitan Arroyo Flood Control Authority.
    Location:
    Clerk's Annex, 1500 Lomas Blvd NW
    Time:
    10/13/2019 8:00 AM - 10/13/2019 5:00 PM

  • Join us for Fall Family Fun Days each Sunday at Bachechi Open Space from noon to 5 p.m. This month's theme is Take to the Trees. Whether by talking to them, hugging them or measuring them, you will look at the variety of trees around Bachechi Open Space (both native and invasive) while learning to identify each and their many uses.
    Location:
    Bachechi Open Space, 9521 Rio Grande Blvd. NW
    Time:
    10/13/2019 12:00 PM - 10/13/2019 5:00 PM

  • Learn about the changes that take place in our local watershed with this interactive model of the Rio Grande Valley. The Rolling River is a working model of a watershed that allows rivers to actually flow, wetlands to appear, and lakes to rise and fall in response to simulated flood and drought cycles.
    Location:
    Bachechi Open Space, 9521 Rio Grande Blvd. NW
    Time:
    10/13/2019 2:00 PM - 10/13/2019 4:00 PM

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