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BernCo, CABQ Provide COVID-19 Guidance to Grocery Stores

Bernalillo County and the City of Albuquerque are providing informative resources and guidance to local grocery stores on safe operation and minimizing the spread of coronavirus COVID-19. The resources explain the symptoms of COVID-19, how to prevent the spread of illness and outline best practices for grocery stores operators and customers.
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BernCo and Partners Lead Major Efforts to Help and Serve the Community

BernCo in collaboration with private business partners, generous individual citizens, and the New Mexico Aging and Long-Term Services Department continue to help and serve the community in the midst of this historic health crisis. On-going food and household goods donation drives, grab-and-go breakfast and lunch meals, and boxes of food for families are happening right now.

Albuquerque/BernCo Government Center Closes to the Public and Other Adjusted Hours

Following directives from the State of New Mexico, Bernalillo County has now closed a majority of its facilities to the public until further notice. Bernalillo County will be conducting a majority of its work and public functions through the use of online applications, email, and drop box services.
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Bernalillo County Increases Emergency Operations Center Status to Level 2

New Mexico Governor Michelle Lujan Grisham mandated changes to the coronavirus (COVID-19) closure and exposure requirements today and in response Bernalillo County is increasing the status of its emergency operations center to level 2.
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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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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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COVID-19 Is Not Stopping the Census

The Albuquerque/Bernalillo County Census 2020 Complete Count Committee is working hard during the COVID-19 crisis as the 2020 Census count is moving forward.
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County Urging “Calm Concern” With Regard to COVID-19 Virus

BernCo Manager Julie Morgas Baca is asking the community to be alert, take the necessary safety precautions, and follow the CDC guidelines with regard to the COVID-19 virus (coronavirus), while exercising “Calm Concern.”
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Census Count to Begin March 12 - Online Portal Now Open

The 2020 Census portal is already open and Albuquerque/Bernalillo County residents can go online and be counted. City and county officials urge all residents to come forward and be counted as part of the campaign that happens every 10 years in the United States.
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BernCo Updates Electronic Funds Transfer Policies

The accounts payable section of the Procurement and Business Services Department of Bernalillo County has expanded its policies and procedures regarding electronic funds transfer payment processes.
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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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Bernalillo County Makes Progress Toward Resolving McClendon Lawsuit

BernCo is closer than ever to resolving the requirements of the 1995 McClendon v. City of Albuquerque lawsuit, reaching 62% compliance with all rated requirements.
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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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County Commission Approves Amendments to Paid Time Off Ordinance

The Bernalillo County Commission approved amendments to the paid time off ordinance, known as the “Employee Wellness Act.”
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County Commission Approves Design and Name Of New County Building

Bernalillo County @ Alvarado Square will be the name of the new home for most Bernalillo County offices in the renovated Alvarado Square building.
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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.
      Location:
      Paradise Hills West Annex, 6001 Paradise Blvd. NW
      Time:
      3/30/2020 9:30 AM - 3/30/2020 11:30 AM

    • Join us for chair yoga every Monday and Wednesday from 10-11 a.m. at the Alameda Senior Meal Site. Call Jessiva Benavidez at (505) 897-8896 with questions.
      Location:
      Alameda Senior Meal Site, 9800 4th St. NW
      Time:
      3/30/2020 10:00 AM - 3/30/2020 11:00 AM

    • Join us for free ukulele classes every Monday from 10-11 a.m. at the Rio Bravo Senior Center! Call (505) 288-0801 or (505) 873-6647 for more information.
      Location:
      Rio Bravo Senior Center, 3910 Isleta Blvd. SW
      Time:
      3/30/2020 10:00 AM - 3/30/2020 11:00 AM

    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.

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