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Drive-thru Grocery Pickup for Low-income Seniors

The drive-thru grocery pickup opportunities are from 10 a.m. to noon on Nov. 23 and 24, and Dec. 21 and 22.
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BernCo Announces New Countywide Communication System

The subscription-based information system called govDelivery is now available for public sign up.
bernco news bulletin

BernCo Adjusts Operations to Comply with New Public Health Order

The governor’s updated public health order takes effect Monday, Nov. 16.
cdc closeup of covid-19 virus

BernCo Announces New Transparency Portal

Bernalillo County’s Inspection of Public Records Unit introduces the new NextRequest Portal for Inspection of Public Records.
bernalillo county public records

Commission Approves COVID-Safe Changes for BernCo @ Alvarado Square

Bernalillo County commissioners tonight approved changes to the Bernalillo County @ Alvarado Square project that includes the addition of coronavirus (COVID-19) return-to-work initiatives designed to make the eight-story tower and commission chambers safe for the public and employees when the buildings open to the public during Spring 2021.

Pushing for Purpose: Veteran and Military Suicide Awareness Month

The Bernalillo County Department of Behavioral Health Services is launching the #22PushupChallenge.
man in green shirt and black beanie doing pushup

BernCo to Demolish Alvarado Square Bridge

Demolition has been scheduled on Saturday, Nov. 7 at 6 a.m. for the Alvarado Square Pedestrian Bridge.
exterior of old alvarado square building

MDC Chief Addresses County Commission About COVID-19 Mitigation Efforts at Jail

MDC Chief Greg Richardson presented a COVID-19 response update on Oct. 27 to the Board of County Commissioners.
exterior of metropolitan detention center

Commission Amends County Tobacco Ordinance

All purchasers of tobacco products in the unincorporated areas of Bernalillo County must be 21 years of age.
cigarette butts in ash tray

BernCo/UNM Agree on Crisis Triage Center Location

It will be adjacent to the existing UNM Psychiatric Center creating a centralized continuity of healthcare services in the community.
unm health sciences center

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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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 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

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.

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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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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