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BernCo Partners with the National Guard and the Drug Enforcement Agency for Statewide Drug Take Back Day

Saturday, Oct. 24, you can get rid of unused or expired prescription drugs in your home.
druge take back day, saturday, oct. 24, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

BernCo Commission Passes Minimum Wage Increase

On Oct. 13 the BernCo Commission approved the minimum wage cost of living increase from $9.20 to $9.35 per hour beginning Jan. 1, 2021.
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Call for Volunteers for New Sheriff’s Office Advisory and Review Board

BernCo is calling for volunteers to serve as one of the nine members of the new Sheriff’s Office Advisory and Review Board.
call for volunteers to serve on the new sheriff's office advisory and review board

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.
bernalillo county sheriff's patch

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.
department of behavioral health services building

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.
alvarado square

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.
care campus rendering

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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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.
corona

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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    • Early Voting begins Saturday, Oct. 17, 2020 and ends Saturday, October 31, 2020. Most locations open Monday through Saturday, 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.
      Location:
      Early Voting Convenience Centers
      Time:
      10/21/2020 10:00 AM - 10/21/2020 7:00 PM

    • UPDATE: Please be advised that the Oct. 14 Complete Count Committee meeting has been rescheduled for Wednesday, Oct. 21, 2020 at 11:15 a.m. Please be advised that the Albuquerque/Bernalillo County Complete Count Committee will meet on Wednesday, Oct. 14, 2020, at 11:15 a.m. In response to the governor’s declaration of a public health emergency and ban on large public gatherings, this meeting will be conducted through teleconference. This meeting is open to the public and constituents are encouraged to participate.
      Time:
      10/21/2020 11:15 AM

    • Please be advised that the Bernalillo County Detention Facility Oversight Board will meet on Wednesday, Oct. 21, 2020 at 4:30 p.m. In response to the governor’s declaration of a public health emergency and ban on large public gatherings, this meeting will be conducted through Microsoft Teams. This meeting is open to the public and constituents are encouraged to participate. Conference Phone Number: 1-505-225-7962 Conference ID Number: 466 583 8# Please see the attached agenda.
      Time:
      10/21/2020 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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