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More COVID-19 Testing Scheduled in South Valley

Testing will be conducted at Las Estancias Shopping Center on Jan. 5 and 7. There are 14 other test sites available in Bernalillo County.
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Government Agencies Collaborate for COVID-19 Positive Behavioral Health Patients

Bernalillo County, the City of Albuquerque, and the State Behavioral Health Services Division are working collaboratively with Central Desert Behavioral Health Hospital to improve access to behavioral health services for residents who have tested positive for coronavirus (COVID-19).
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County Commissioners Make Holiday Donations

Bernalillo County commissioners have each donated $6,500 from their district funds to help those experiencing homelessness totaling $32,500 for local nonprofits.
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Capital and Startup Funding to Expand the Behavioral Health Continuum

BernCo's Department of Behavioral Health Services is continuing to expand with the allocation of $10 million to help support local providers for capital, startup, and expansions of behavioral health services.
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Commission Thanks Albuquerque/Bernalillo County Census Team

On Dec. 8 BernCo commissioners received a recap and final update on the 2020 census count in the county and thanked every worker who made Bernalillo County count.
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BernCo Announces an Additional Wellness Hotel for Homeless Families

Bernalillo County, in partnership with the City of Albuquerque, today announced the opening of a third wellness hotel in the city to provide more housing options to support vulnerable individuals experiencing homelessness.
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BernCo Signs Contract for Body-Worn Cameras

The Bernalillo County manager has signed a five-year services agreement with Utility Incorporated out of Indiana to supply and service body-worn cameras, front and rear vehicle HD cameras, and communication hubs for the Bernalillo County Sheriff’s Office (BCSO).
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BernCo Announces New Countywide Communication System

The subscription-based information system called govDelivery is now available for public sign up.
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BernCo Adjusts Operations to Comply with New Public Health Order

The governor’s updated public health order takes effect Monday, Nov. 16.
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BernCo Announces New Transparency Portal

Bernalillo County’s Inspection of Public Records Unit introduces the new NextRequest Portal for Inspection of Public Records.
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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.
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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.
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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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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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    • Please be advised that the Bernalillo County Detention Facility Management Oversight Board will meet on Wednesday, Jan. 20, 2021 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 Zoom. This meeting is open to the public and constituents are encouraged to participate. Dial In: 1-253-215-8782 Meeting ID: 884 0665 4190 Passcode: 031674 Please see the link to log in. Please see the attached agenda.
      Time:
      1/20/2021 4:30 PM

    • Testing Schedule Subject to Change REQUIRED ITEMS: 1.A state issued ID or military photo ID 2.Business casual attire for written exam
      Location:
      Sandia Preparatory School
      Time:
      1/23/2021 8:00 AM

    • Please be advised that the Addiction Treatment Advisory Board will meet on Monday, Jan. 25, 2021 at 4 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 virtually through Zoom. This meeting is open to the public and constituents are encouraged to participate. Dial In: 1-346-248-7799 Meeting ID: 880 6228 8675 Please see the attached agenda and link to join the meeting.
      Time:
      1/25/2021 4:00 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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