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Bernalillo County Honored as a Stepping Up Innovator County

BernCo has been recognized by the National Association of Counties as an innovator in the ‘Stepping Up Initiative’ designed to reduce the number of people incarcerated who have mental illness.
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BernCo Summer Lunch Program Begins May 27

The county's 2020 Summer Lunch Program began on Wednesday, May 27 at 22 locations across the county.
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National Children’s Mental Health Awareness Day

On May 7 BernCo joined more than 1,100 communities across the country in celebrating National Children’s Mental Health Awareness Day.
national children's mental health awareness day

Commissioners Approve Money to Assist Small Businesses - Post Coronavirus Program Being Established

Plans are being made and money has been approved by the Bernalillo County Commission to fund local organizations who will, in turn, assist small businesses with advice and direction, as unincorporated area businesses prepare to reopen post coronavirus (COVID – 19).

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.
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BernCo Board Honors 2020 APS Selfless Seniors

Tonight the Bernalillo County Commission honored the 2020 Selfless Seniors of Albuquerque Public Schools, who have dedicated themselves to community service, kindness and inspiring their peers.
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BernCo Board Honors Security Guard Antonio Duhart

The Bernalillo County Board of Commissioners conveys its sincere gratitude to Antonio Duhart for always goes above and beyond not only for our staff but also for the behavioral health staff the clients BernCo's CARE Campus serves.

Bernalillo County Receives Triple A Bond Ratings from Moody’s, Fitch and Standard and Poor’s

Bernalillo County has kept its triple A bond rating with the three major rating companies in the country, Moody’s, Fitch and Standard and Poor’s.
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Paradise Hills Public Meeting to Address Renovations

On Jan. 22 BernCo Parks, Recreation and Open Space Department is hosting a public meeting regarding the future expansion and renovation of the Paradise Hills Community Center and pool.
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BernCo Commission Agrees to Partner with UNM Health Sciences Center to Build Crisis Triage Center

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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BernCo Commission Elects New Chair and Vice Chair

District 4 Commissioner Lonnie Talbert is the new chair of the Bernalillo County Commission.
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BernCo Board Honors Student Leaders from 21st Century Public Academy

The Board of County Commissioners would like to acknowledge the members of the student leadership team from 21st Century Public Academy who recently set up a donation drive for Women of Domestic Violence and the Bernalillo County Animal Resource Center.

BernCo Board Acknowledges and Welcomes the New Mexico Ice Wolves Junior Hockey Team

The Bernalillo County Board of Commissioners would like to acknowledge and welcome the New Mexico Ice Wolves junior hockey team and calls upon all citizens of Bernalillo County to support the vitality of youth sports in the community.

BernCo Commissioners Acknowledge and Thank Sheriff's Reserve Deputy Unit

The BernCo Commission thanked the BCSO Reserve Deputy Unit for its selfless service in the protection of the Bernalillo County community.
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BernCo Crossing Guards Thanked by Commissioners

On Nov. 12 the Bernalillo County Board of Commissioners thanked the crossing guards of Bernalillo County for their dedicated and selfless work protecting our communities.
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Air Force Research Lab Tech Engagement Office Announces First-of-Its-Kind Program to Work with Local Business Community

The Air Force Research Lab’s Tech Engagement Office today announced the launch of the Enterprize Challenge, a new program designed to connect local businesses with the Air Force to develop creative and viable solutions to some of the Air Force’s current needs here in New Mexico. Top solutions will share in $30,000 in prize money and will receive additional business assistance that could lead to a contract.

County Dedicates New Park and Public Art

Neighbors in the Skyview area of Corrales have a new park and a piece of public art from a local artist as a centerpiece.
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Commissioner Talbert Hosts Gun Safety Meeting

On Jan. 31 County Commissioner Lonnie Talbert co-hosted a by-invitation-only gathering of representatives from public safety, behavioral health, education, gun owners, gun rights advocates and victims of gun violence to continue a community gun safety dialogue that began last December.
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BernCo Facilitates Gun Safety Dialogue

County Commission Chair Steven Michael Quezada and Vice Chair Lonnie Talbert hosted a group of representatives from public safety, behavioral health, education, gun owners, gun rights advocates and victims of gun violence at the Hiland Theater today to begin a gun safety dialogue.
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Commissioner Talbert Dedicates BernCo's New Art Exhibit "Coneflowers"

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  • Bernalillo County has been recognized by the National Association of Counties as an innovator in the ‘Stepping Up Initiative’ designed to reduce the number of people incarcerated who have mental illn...

  • Bernalillo County’s 2020 Summer Lunch Program begins on Wednesday, May 27 at 22 locations across the county. These community centers, parks, and county facilities are serving breakfast and lunch f...

  • Today, Bernalillo County joined more than 1,100 communities across the country in celebrating National Children’s Mental Health Awareness Day, to highlight the importance of children’s mental health....

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  • Play, learn and explore with the entire family! There are two ways to participate, you choose: - Come inside to explore, learn, read, craft and experiment with us! - Sign out a nature backpack and head outside. Each pack is filled with guidebooks, tools and activities for explorers of all ages!
    Location:
    Bachechi Open Space, 9521 Rio Grande Blvd. NW
    Time:
    6/7/2020 12:00 PM - 6/7/2020 5:00 PM

  • Join us for FREE Tai Chi classes every Friday from 10-11 a.m. Call (505) 288-0801 or (505) 897-8896 for more information.
    Location:
    Alameda Senior Meal Site, 9800 4th St. NW
    Time:
    6/12/2020 10:00 AM - 6/12/2020 11:00 AM

  • Join us for FREE Tai Chi classes every Friday from 1-2 p.m. Call (505) 288-2507 or (505) 314-0246 for more information.
    Location:
    Paradise Hills Senior Center, 6001 Paradise Hills Blvd. NW
    Time:
    6/12/2020 1:00 PM - 6/12/2020 2:00 PM

Commissioner Talbert’s Bio

Commissioner Talbert’s Bio
Commissioner Lonnie Talbert has a long history of public service in New Mexico

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