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Bernalillo County COVID-19 Updates

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

The 2020 Primary Election Is June 2

Get the voting information you need right here from the Bernalillo County Clerk

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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Free washable/reusable material facemasks, in adult and child sizes, will be available at eight county facility locations on Friday, May 29 from 10 a.m. – 1 p.m.
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The Bernalillo County Commission approved $6.5 million to be used for upgrades to roads, lighting and other infrastructure in the Atrisco Vista corridor on the county’s West Side near I-40 and Atrisco Vista Boulevard to facilitate the creation of new industry on the West side, including an Amazon fulfillment center that is expected to be completed in late 2021 and employ about 1,000 workers.
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The Bernalillo County Assessor’s Office is excited to share that the New Mexico Department of Veterans Services (DVS) will hold “Curbside Tax Certificate Service Day” in Albuquerque on May 28 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the parking lot of its northeast Albuquerque office located on 5201 Eagle Rock NE. The tax-exemption certificate received from DVS can be applied toward a qualifying veteran or surviving unmarried spouse’s property, for tax-saving purposes, with the Office of the Bernalillo County Assessor.
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With Election Day less than a week away, absentee voters are encouraged to hand-deliver their ballot to a voting convenience center.
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The Bernalillo County Fire Department (BCFD) is tasked statewide with assessing and mitigating the coronavirus (COVID-19) impact at long-term adult care healthcare facilities all over New Mexico. This week another 22 additional facilities have been added to the list.
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Bernalillo County’s 2020 Summer Lunch Program began on Wednesday, May 27 at 22 locations across the county. Select community centers, parks, and county facilities are serving breakfast and lunch five days per week until Aug. 5.
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Bernalillo County announced today a $6.5 million investment in a regional public infrastructure improvement project that will spur economic development in the emerging Upper Petroglyphs Industrial Park located near the intersection of I-40 and Atrisco Vista Blvd NW in the county’s southwest mesa. Bernalillo County Manager Julie Morgas Baca made the announcement.
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The deadline to appeal the assessed value of your property and to apply for any qualifying property exemption, with the County Assessor’s Offic, is Friday, May 29.
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On May 22 Commissioner Quezada gave away free facemasks as part of the daily Meals on Wheels food distribution to seniors in South Valley.
Bernalillo County and Albuquerque Public Schools Title I McKinney-Vento Program are collaboratively working with the community to support families in need and provide transitional housing in the form of a motel voucher.
BernCo Treasurer Nancy Bearce reports 94% of the 2019 property taxes were collected by the due date and says thank you to all property tax payers for their payments coinciding with the difficult coronavirus (COVID-19) health emergency. Payments are expected to continue to be received as the phased re-opening of businesses and employment occurs.
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.
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Early voting begins May 16. If you must vote in person, schedule it now, allow yourself extra time, and do not wait until the last minute.
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Due to the uncertain aspects of coronavirus (COVID 19), all Bernalillo County Parks, Recreation and Open Space facilities, such as ballfields, courts, rodeo arenas, swimming pools, playgrounds, open space buildings, and community centers will 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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Bernalillo County is currently soliciting for an Arts Board vacancy appointment for County Commission District 5. The position is open to candidates with a wide variety of experience in the arts and has a three-year term limit.
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Bernalillo County’s Public Art Board continues to support the creative economy through its unsolicited proposal process as artists face never-before-seen economic challenges due to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.

County Video

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.
The Office of County Assessor has mailed the 2020 Notice of Value statements to Bernalillo County property owners to notify them of the their property's assessed value for tax purposes. May 29 is the deadline to file an appeal or apply for any exemptions. Have questions? Contact our office at 505-222-3700 or email us assessor@bernco.gov, or visit our website at bernco.gov/assessor.
The Bernalillo County Treasurer would like to remind property owners that 2nd Half Property Tax payments for 2019 are due May 10, 2020 despite the COVID-19 pandemic.
The Bernalillo County Department of Behavioral Health Services is working hard to treat our residents, so you can stay home. Help flatten the curve of COVID-19.
Clerk Linda Stover with an update on the Primary Election. Please request an absentee ballot at BerncoVotes.org. #BeTheVote #TrustedInfo2020
Bernalillo County Open Space Supervisor Mari Simbana explains availability and usage of Bernalillo County Open Spaces to the public while the county deals with the Coronavirus pandemic in our community.
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.
Bernalillo County Communication Services explains the importance of social distancing, the State of New Mexico guidelines and why it's critical for all residents of Bernalillo County to observe this etiquette. This will lessen the spread of the Coronavirus help to flatten the curve during the global pandemic here at home.
Bernalillo County Manager Julie Morgas Baca delivers a message to residents to please refrain from hoarding during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Bernalillo County has installed portable hand washing stations at a half dozen facilities where employees and customers must wash their hands before going to work or doing business with the county.
Bernalillo County Manager Julie Morgas Baca addresses the current health emergency regarding the coronavirus health crisis.
Stand up and be counted in the Census 2020. Your community counts on you.
The Bernalillo County Public Art program unveils "Living Landscape" by Karen Yank, one of the West's leading public artists. The piece is at the Vista Grande Community Center in the East Mountains. The video has highlights from the ceremony.
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.
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  • May 29 is the deadline to appeal your notice of value that was mailed on April 29.
    5/29/2020 12:00 AM

  • Join us Fridays from 6:15 to 8:15 p.m. for Youth Open Gym Baskeball at Los Vecinos Community Center.
    Los Vecinos Community Center, 478 and a half, NM-333, Tijeras
    5/29/2020 6:15 AM - 5/29/2020 8:15 AM

  • 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.
    Alameda Senior Meal Site, 9800 4th St. NW
    5/29/2020 10:00 AM - 5/29/2020 11:00 AM

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