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BernCo to Demolish Old jail — Lot to become county parking

(PRESS RELEASE)   Bernalillo County, NM (KKOB) _ – Bernalillo County commissioners approved the award of the demolition contract for the Regional Correctional Center to Guzman Construction Solutions. The demolition of the old jail, at Fifth and Roma, will be completed using a controlled, non-explosive demotion process. Based on Bernalillo County Fleet and Facilities Department evaluations,…MORE

Water Utility Authority issues drought watering guidelines

(PRESS RELEASE) Bernalillo County, NM (KKOB) –The Albuquerque Bernalillo County Water Utility Authority issued guidelines for landscape watering in the face of extreme to exceptional drought. There are 3 recommendations for watering during these dry conditions: first…most landscape plants remain dormant for the winter and don’t require supplemental watering at this time, but water trees…MORE

More COVID-19 Testing Scheduled in South Valley

(PRESS RELEASE)     Bernalillo County, NM (KKOB) – Bernalillo County has scheduled two additional days of coronavirus (COVID-19) testing in the South Valley of the county. Testing will be conducted at Las Estancias Shopping Center, in the movie theater parking near Coors and Rio Bravo Boulevards: ·         Tuesday, Jan. 5, 2021 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.…MORE

Government agencies collaborate for COVID-19 Positive Behavioral Health patients

(PRESS RELEASE)   Bernalillo County– Bernalillo County, the City of Albuquerque, and the State Behavioral Health Services Division are working collaboratively with Central Desert Behavioral Health Hospital to improve access to behavioral health services for residents who have tested positive for coronavirus (COVID-19). The city and county have each committed $100,000 of CARES funds to cover…MORE

Bernalillo County Commissioners make Holiday donations

(PRESS RELEASE)   Bernalillo County, NM (KKOB)  – Bernalillo County commissioners have each donated $6,500 from their district funds to help those experiencing homelessness totaling $32,500 for local nonprofits. The county identified four organizations who help to feed, clothe, and house families who are experiencing difficult times and are in need of assistance. Donations have been…MORE

BernCo completes Alameda Median Project

(PRESS RELEASE)   Bernalillo County, NM (KKOB)  – Bernalillo County Parks, Recreation and Open Space Division has completed improvement work on the Alameda Boulevard medians. The project, which began in 2015, involves new irrigation, plants and trees, ground cover and gravel overlays to improve the aesthetic of the medians and improve visibility for motorists and…MORE

Artists Wanted for Outdoor Sculpture Project

(PRESS RELEASE) Bernalillo County, NM (KKOB) – The Bernalillo County Arts Board solicits a call for artists to propose conceptual sketch ideas for outdoor sculpture to be located along highly visible avenues and boulevards within Bernalillo County, New Mexico. Regional artists residing in New Mexico, Oklahoma, Utah, Arizona, Colorado and Texas are invited to propose…MORE

County Commission approves LEDA grant for food company

(PRESS RELEASE)   Bernalillo County, NM (KKOB) – Bernalillo County is the fiscal agent for a state-issued Local Economic Development Act (LEDA) grant for New Mexico Fresh Foods in the amount of $750,000.  Additionally, the county is applying for a Community Development Block Grant (CMBG) in the amount of $500,000 to assist New Mexico Fresh…MORE

Bernalillo County Assessor mails out the 2021 Business Personal Property, manufactured home and livestock reporting forms

(PRESS RELEASE)   Bernalillo County, NM (KKOB)  – The Office of the Assessor has mailed out the business, livestock and manufactured home personal property reporting forms for 2021. The deadline to submit the completed forms to the Assessor’s Office is Feb. 28, 2021. Business personal property, livestock and manufactured home owners must complete a report every…MORE

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