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BernCo Urges Early Fire Season Preparedness

All BernCo residents, and close neighbors, have the opportunity to sign up for emergency notifications through Nixle, an emergency alert system utilized by governments and agencies across the country.
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Bernalillo County Continues to Fight the Opioid Crisis with a New Medication on the CARE Campus

The Bernalillo County Department of Behavioral Health Services is committed to the ongoing treatment of the opioid crisis and has officially begun the induction of Suboxone at the CARE campus.
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BernCo Commission Approves Construction Project at Carlito Springs

Bernalillo County commissioners have approved $1.4 million for phase two of construction at Carlito Springs in the East Mountains.
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Commission Declares Emergency in Bernalillo County

In an emergency session Tuesday, March 17, 2020, the Bernalillo County Commission passed a resolution declaring all of Bernalillo County’s unincorporated area as an emergency area as the result of positive cases of COVID-19 within the county limits.
county manager julie morgas baca

Bernalillo County Expands Training & Education Services for Traumatic Brain Injuries and Cultural Competencies

On Feb. 4 BernCo Vice Chair Commissioner Charlene Pyskoty joined the county manager and the Department of Behavioral Health Service’s providers for the award of $1 million for training & education programs in the community.
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BernCo Commission Elects New Chair and Vice Chair

District 5 Commissioner Charlene Pyskoty is the new vice chair. District 4 Commissioner Lonnie Talbert is the new chair.
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BernCo Commission Passes Resolution Consenting to Continued Resettlement of Refugees in Bernalillo County

Bernalillo County continues to welcome refugees facing religious, ethnic, and political persecution.
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Board Acknowledges Bernalillo County's Health and Wellness Coordinator Chris Bois

The Board of County Commissioners would like to acknowledge Bernalillo County's Health and Wellness Coordinator, Chris Bois for his outstanding work in creating awareness on the importance of employee health and for organizing the Fall Fitness Friday campaign.

East Mountain Celebration 2019 Recap

Check out a video recapping last year's East Mountain Celebration!
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Cañon de Carnué Land Grant's 200th Anniversary Celebrated by BernCo Commissioners

On Nov. 12 the Bernalillo County Board of Commissioners applauded and recognized the 200-year celebration of the re-settlement of the Cañon de Carnué Land Grant in the year 1819.
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Metropolitan Air Support Unit Recognized by BernCo Commissioners

On Oct. 29 the BernCo Commissioners acknowledged the Metropolitan Air Support Unit for nearly 20 years of providing essential airborne public safety services to the community.
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Bonds Approved for Two Apartment Complex Projects

County commissioners approved project revenue bonds for two Section 8 and Housing and Urban Development (HUD) apartment complexes.
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Commissioner Highlights Gun Laws as Hunting Season Approaches

BernCo District 5 Commissioner Charlene Pyskoty is urging those who want to discharge firearms in the county to be careful and respectful around residents’ property and livestock.
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  • 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

  • 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:
    7/17/2020 6:15 AM - 7/17/2020 8:15 AM

  • 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:
    7/24/2020 6:15 AM - 7/24/2020 8:15 AM

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