BernCo at a Glance
Volume 1 | January 8, 2018
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Board of County Commissioners Jan. 9 Meeting Agenda
  • Election of Chair and Vice Chair
  • Presentation of Acknowledgement of BernCo Firefighters
  • On the Consent Agenda for approval:
  • Behavioral Health Initiative items including an education and training proposal, increased funding for youth transitional living and a peer case management proposal
  • South Valley swimming pool rehab
  • Resolutions for adoption:
  • 2018 federal legislative priorities
  • 2018 state legislative policy priorities
  • 2018 capital outlay requests to the state
  • Industrial Revenue Bond for Vitality Works
Property Tax Breaks for BernCo Veterans
Do you know a veteran who owns property in Bernalillo County, and may not be taking advantage of available property tax relief? If so, please share this info with them. The BernCo Assessor has partnered with the New Mexico Department of Veteran Services to help guide our veterans through the tax relief application process.
Several workshops are scheduled and are all being held at the county assessor's office located downtown , next workshop is Thursday, Jan. 18.
Meet and Greet Top Candidates for
ABC Community Schools Partnership Executive Director Position
Thursday, Jan. 18 from 4:30-6:30 p.m.
United Way of Central New Mexico
2340 Alamo Ave. SE, 2nd floor
You are invited to participate in a community forum to meet the top candidates for the ABC Community Schools Partnership Executive Director position. Each candidate will share her/his experience and view for the future of community schools and answer questions from the audience. Audience members can give their input about the candidates via forms that will be collected at the end of the forum. t Link
Behavioral Health Subcommittees Seek Volunteer Members
Résumés are being accepted from members of the community who wish to participate on subcommittees that will help decide how to spend funding set aside to create a regional behavioral health care system in the Albuquerque-Bernalillo County metro area. Subcommittees are comprised of consumers, family members, subject matter experts, and technical advisors. Click here for more info and how to apply.
County Fitness Centers Can Help Keep New Year’s Resolutions
If you've made a New Year’s resolution to get fit, finding a low-cost, convenient, workout spot can make that resolution a little tough to keep. Not this year! BernCo has six fitness centers to help you succeed in 2018 -- and one of them is close to home or work. The hours also make it easy to get in, get out and get on your way. Nominal fees apply, please call individual community centers for costs. Veterans, city/county public safety employees, and seniors 55+ are free of charge. More info for fitness centers.
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Holiday Closure
County offices will be closed on Monday, Jan. 15, in observance of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day.
Bernalillo County | (505) 468-7364 | info@BernCo.gov