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Capital Improvement Program

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Learn more about the 2020-2026 Capital Improvement Plan and 2020 General Obligation bond questions that will be on the November 2020 ballot.

Movies in the Parking Lot

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Movies in the Park is continuing its drive-in edition through Aug. 1 at the Isleta Amphitheater parking lot!

Bernalillo County COVID-19 Updates

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Information from Bernalillo County regarding its operation during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Summer Lunch Program

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BernCo's 2020 Summer Lunch Program is underway at 22 locations across the county, and they will be serving breakfast and lunch five days per week until Aug. 5.

County Spotlight

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The Bernalillo County Public Art program is announcing a call for artists to submit photographs for use in the building design of the new county headquarters at Alvarado Square. The public art program is seeking photographs that represent the story and character of Bernalillo County, including the people, places, landscapes and events of the county.
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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. Along with signing up for the Nixle alert system, all residents are encouraged to have an evacuation bag ready at all times.
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BernCo's Department of Behavioral Health Services begins the start of construction for the $5 million CARE Campus expansion in southeast Albuquerque, New Mexico. The expansion will help expand the campus services to be inclusive of mental health treatment and drug and alcohol services. The campus will provide comprehensive behavioral health services 24-hours a day, seven days a week.
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The U.S. Forest Service is now handling the Ojo De La Caso Fire, which is now estimated at approximately 90 acres with no containment. As fire activity slowed overnight, crews worked diligently to establish a line around a large section of the fire. Smoke from the fire will likely become more visible as the day heats up.
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Registered voters who want to become VRAs can now watch a training video online and make an appointment to come in and complete the process.
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Bernalillo County’s popular Movies in the Park series is continuing its drive-in edition through Aug. 1. All movies will be shown in the parking lot of the Isleta Amphitheater at 5601 University Blvd, south of Rio Bravo. Movies on the marquee include: July 11 – Spiderman: Far From Home July 18 – Frozen 2 July 25 – Lion King (2018) Aug. 1 – Cars
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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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Bernalillo County Parks, Recreation and Open Space is slowly re-opening some of its facilities that closed in March due to coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic restrictions. All Bernalillo County Parks, Recreation and Open Space facilities, such as ballfields, courts, rodeo arenas, swimming pools, playgrounds, open space buildings, and community centers remain closed until further notice for any organized activity, including traditional summer camp, sports team practices and games, little leagues, or rodeos, and special events at county facilities.
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The Bernalillo County Commission voted Tuesday night to ban the use of open fires, campfires, and smoking in the unincorporated areas of Bernalillo County. In a second resolution, the Bernalillo County Commissioners voted to restrict fireworks in the unincorporated areas of the county, outside the city limits of Albuquerque. The open burn ban goes into effect immediately and will be in effect for 180 days. The fireworks restrictions are in effect for the next 30 days.
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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 Video

Movies in the Park-ing Lot continues Saturday nights through August 1st at the Isleta Amphitheater Parking Lot. Attendance is limited and admittance is on a first come, first serve basis.
Join Bernalillo County Open Space coordinator Adam Splitek and parks resource specialist Dustin Chavez-Davis as they explain open space etiquette in these COVID-19 times. Have fun out there - but please stay safe!
Bernalillo County Parks, Recreation and Open Space Director Debbie Jo Almager explains what's open and what's not and how you can access county facilities while staying safe this summer.
The Assessor's Office has added a new tool to assist property owners conduct property searches by using the new Assessor Map Search tool. Watch the video to learn how to use the tool.
Bernalillo County Manager Julie Morgas Baca stresses the importance of taking care of both your mental and physical health during this pandemic. Much of the focus at this point has been on our physical well being, but with all the compounded issues related to the coronavirus, not as much is being said about mental health awareness.
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  • Free for adults 50+ every third Wednesday of the month! Book club participants collectively select the reading list, and all books and audios are on loan to participants. Call (505) 281-8003 or (505) 288-2507 for more information. Whispering Pines has a Lending Library. Seniors interested in borrowing a large print fiction book from the library can check one out for free. New titles are available every 2-3 months. Call (505) 281-8003 or (505) 288-2507 for more information.
    Location:
    Whispering Pines Senior Center, 6 Lark Rd., Tijeras
    Time:
    7/15/2020 12:30 PM - 7/15/2020 1:30 PM

  • Please be advised that the Bernalillo County Detention Facility Oversight Board will meet on Wednesday, July 15, 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: 910 436 676# Please see the attached agenda.
    Time:
    7/15/2020 4:30 PM

  • Written- 5:00 p.m. @ BCSO Regional Training Academy (415 Tijeras NW) Physical- Approximately 7:00 PM @ Milne Stadium (1200 Hazeldine Ave. SE) REQUIRED ITEMS: 1.A state issued ID or military photo ID$50.00 cashier’s check or money order. (Fee waived for months of May & June 2020) 2.Business casual attire for written exam
    Location:
    BCSO Regional Training Academy
    415 Tijeras Ave NW
    Albuquerque, NM
    87102
    Time:
    7/15/2020 5:00 PM

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