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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!

Bernalillo County Assessor’s Office Delivers the Property Tax Schedule

Bernalillo County Assessor Tanya R. Giddings has signed and delivered the 2019 property tax schedule for all real and personal property subject to property taxation, to the County Treasurer’s Office. This necessary process allows the treasurer to calculate and mail out the property tax bills in December of 2019. These assessed values are based upon market conditions as of January 1, 2019.

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

Bernco Assessor Tanya Giddings
The Office of the Assessor for Bernalillo County has published the annual Notice of Reporting Requirements pursuant to Section 7-38-18 NMSA, for tax year 2020.
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Bernalillo County Commissioners agreed to a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with the University of New Mexico Health Sciences Center (UNM HSC) to fund the construction of a crisis triage and adult psychiatric center on the UNMH footprint. With this agreement, $20 million from Behavioral Health tax funds will go toward this project and UNM HSC will match the dedicated funding with $20 million for capital investment in the project.
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Continuing the tradition of Commissioner Hart Stebbins, new District 3 Commissioner Jim Collie would like to invite you to the first neighborhood luncheon of 2020 on Wednesday, Jan. 22, from noon-1 p.m., at the McKinley Community Center, 3401 Monroe NE.
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The Bernalillo County Board of Commissioners has approved a list of capital outlay funding requests that the county is asking the New Mexico Legislature to fund during its 2020 session that begins in Santa Fe on Tuesday, Jan. 21.
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District 4 Commissioner Lonnie Talbert is the new chair of the Bernalillo County Commission. District 5 Commissioner Charlene Pyskoty is the new vice chair. Talbert and Pyskoty will serve in their respective leadership capacities for the 2020 calendar year.
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On Jan. 14 the Bernalillo County Commission passed a resolution consenting to the initial resettlement of refugees, continuing the practice established previously, and will expressly confirm so in writing to the U.S. Department of State, Bureau of Population, Refugees and Migration upon passing of the resolution.
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Provide comment on a proposal to rename the Bernalillo County Courthouse in honor of former Chief Justice Charles Daniels.
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Bernalillo County Treasurer, Nancy Bearce reminds property owners the due date for the first half of the tax bill is Jan. 19, 2020, but because the due date falls on a weekend and the following business day is a holiday, the final due date will be Tuesday, Jan. 21, 2020. “We accept payments online, at drop boxes, through the mail, or by simply coming into the Treasurer’s Office located in the basement of One Civic Plaza NW.,” says Treasurer Nancy Bearce. “My top priorities have been better customer service, transparency and more payment options for Bernalillo County taxpayers.”
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The City of Albuquerque and Bernalillo County officially kicked off their 2020 United States Census count campaign.
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What could be a beautiful day in the South Valley could be a snow-packed day in the East Mountains or other areas. Keep up road conditions here.
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Click here to comment on a proposal to name an unassigned courtroom in honor of the late Chief Justice Charles W. Daniels. Comments on the proposal will be shared with the Bernalillo County Naming and Memorial Committee. The Board of County Commissioners is expected to vote on the proposal at its Feb. 11, 2020 administrative meeting.
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New Bernalillo County Commissioner, James (Jim) M. Collie was sworn-in to fill the District 3 seat on Jan. 7, 2020. Commissioner Collie serves as a member of the Bernalillo County Planning Commission and is a retired pastor and administrator in the Presbyterian Church. Collie is a 26-year resident of Albuquerque. Prior to coming to New Mexico, Collie was the pastor of the Presbyterian Church in Bedford, Texas.
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Bernalillo County Clerk Linda Stover announces the 2020 Spring Voter Registration Agent class schedule. A “third-party registration agent” is any person, entity, or organization that assists in registering a voter that is not a county, state or federal agency. The duties of a VRA include offering a prospective voter a voter registration application form (which is tracked by agent name and ID number), assist in the preparation of the form as requested, and review the form to ensure it is completely filled out and legible. VRAs then hand-deliver the form to the County Clerk’s Office within 48 hours for processing.
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As of Jan. 1, 2020, there is a new minimum wage for workers in Bernalillo County. This wage increase affects employees who work within the unincorporated area of Bernalillo County, outside of the city limits. The Bernalillo County Commission approved the minimum wage cost of living increase on Oct. 15 from $9.05 to $9.20 per hour.
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Beginning Jan.1, 2020, retailers in the unincorporated areas of Bernalillo County, outside the city limits of Albuquerque and the village limits of Tijeras and Los Ranchos, will be required to stop providing plastic single-use carryout bags and single-use polystyrene containers to customers.
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Bernalillo County Assessor Tanya R. Giddings and the New Mexico Department of Veteran Services (NMDVS) invite New Mexico veterans to the 3rd Annual Veteran Outreach. This year a representative from the NMDVS will be on-site to issue tax-exemption certificates to qualifying veterans, which can be applied toward the veteran’s property, for tax saving purposes. The outreach kicks off on Thursday, Dec. 19, and will be on the third Thursday of every month until April 2020, with an additional date on April 23.
The Bernalillo County Commission approved amendments to the paid time off ordinance, known as the “Employee Wellness Act.”

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The City of Albuquerque and Bernalillo County officially kicked off their 2020 United States Census count campaign on Jan. 14, 2020. City and county officials urged all residents to come forward and be counted as part of the campaign that happens every 10 years in the United States.
Commissioner Charlene Pyskoty and residents talk about the diversity of Bernalillo County District 5 and what it has to offer to the greater Albuquerque/Bernalillo County Area.
Bernalillo County Manager Julie Morgas Baca interviews Dani Garcia, The Outreach Specialist and Gabi, a former resident about the transitional living facility that is the only home of its kind in the state. Casa Q is one of nearly two dozen programs supported by the Behavioral Health Initiative and provides housing and support for homeless lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer and questioning, or LGBTQ youth ages 14 - 17.
A step by step guide on how to figure out who your Bernalillo County Commissioner is, in addition to the other elected officials who represent you.
Commissioner Steven Michael Quezada and Councilor Klarissa Peña sit down with Councilor Ken Sanchez and Councilor Cynthia Borrego about current projects happening on the westside and future infrastructure needs and developments on the horizon.
Bernalillo County's Behavioral Health Initiative and UNM Hospitals announce the grand opening and ribbon cutting of the Crisis Triage Center. It's the first 24-hour crisis triage and treatment center in the state to provide behavioral and mental health services. The mission of the Behavioral Health Initiative is to improve behavioral health outcomes in Bernalillo County through innovative, cohesive and measurable programs, treatment services and supports aimed at preventing the incidence of crisis and substance use disorder.
Information regarding the ban of giving plastic single-use carryout bags and single-use polystyrene containers to customers in the unincorporated areas of Bernalillo County beginning Jan. 1, 2020.
A partir del 1 de enero de 2020, los negocios minoristas en las áreas no incorporada del Condado de Bernalillo (fuera de la ciudad de Albuquerque y de las villas de Tijeras y Los Ranchos) deben dejar de proveer las bolsas desechables de plástico y los recipientes para comida de poliestireno a los clientes.
Due to action taken by the New Mexico State Legislature last session, tax payments usually collected between November 10th and December 10th this year will be collected from December 10th to January 10th. You can contact the Bernalillo County Treasurer's Office at www.bernco.gov/treasurer or call 505-468-7031.
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  • Join us at McEwen Pond for the third annual celebration of the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. This year's volunteer event will include native seed planting, bird watching, trail building, archery, sack races, and invasive species removal. Be sure to bring gloves, water, sturdy shoes and a lunch!
    1925 Citation Dr. SW
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  • Every Monday and Wednesday seniors 55+ are invited to attend a ceramics class at Paradise Hills Community Center. The cost is $16 per month, space is limited to just 12 participants, and you must bring your own tools. See the flyer for more information or call (505) 314-0245.
    Paradise Hills West Annex, 6001 Paradise Blvd. NW
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