Job Fair July 21st


9th Annual Senator Michael Padilla Job Fair
Wednesday, July 21, 2021
10:00 AM – 2:00 PM
Harrison Middle School
3912 Isleta SW, Albuquerque, NM 87105

For job seekers, resumes not required but could be helpful. Dress to impress and bring paper and pencil.

Employers Registered:

Admiral Beverage Corporation
Albuquerque Job Corps Center
Albuquerque Police Department
Albuquerque Public Schools
Associated Builders and Contractors
Bank of the West
Bernalillo County Behavioral Health Services
Bernalillo County Metropolitan Detention Center
Brosnan Risk Consultants
Bueno Foods
Building Bridges Child Development Center
Cano Healthcare 
Carpenters Local 1319
Central New Mexico Community College
Church Street Café
City of Albuquerque – Transit Department
City of Albuquerque – Solid Waste Department
Consumer Direct Care Network-New Mexico
Core Civic – Torrance County Detention Facility
CoreCivic – Cibola
CoreCivic – Northwest NM Correctional Center
Cumulus Radio Group
Division of Vocational Rehabilitation
Dream Dine’ Charter School
Embassy Suites
Express Employment 
Faneuil Inc.
Fidelity Investments
First Choice Community Healthcare
Fresquez Companies
Friends of the Valle de Oro National Wildlife Refuge
Gallup McKinley County Schools
Goodwill Industries of New Mexico
Grand Canyon University Online New Mexico
HELP New Mexico, Inc. 
Heritage Hotels & Resorts
Home Instead
Ibew 611
Ironworkers Local 495

Kelly Cable of NM, LLC
Learning Ladder Academy
Los Puentes Charter School
Lowe’s Contact Center
Marriott Pyramid North
Media Arts Collaborative Charter School
Middle Rio Grande Conservancy District
Mission Achievement and Success Charter School
New Mexico Army National Guard 
New Mexico Children, Youth & Families Department
New Mexico Taxation and Revenue Department
New Mexico Workforce Connection
NM Caregivers
NM Family Services
O’Hara Corporation
Open Skies Healthcare
OptiPulse, Inc.
PB&J Family Services
PNM Resources
Presbyterian Healthcare Services
Princeton Place
Pueblo of Sandia
Rio Grande Credit Union
RK Industries
Robert F. Kennedy Charter School 
Route 66 Casino Hotel
Sacred Wind Communications
Santa Ana Star Casino Hotel
Santa Fe County Adult Detention Facility 
ServiceMaster Clean
Simplicity Home Care
Sysco New Mexico
Systems Integrations Inc.
Taco Cabana
The Becerra Group, LLC
The Rain Tunnel Car Spa
UA Local Union No. 412
United South Broadway Corporation
University of New Mexico 
Vitality Works, Inc.
Yellowstone Landscaping 
Youth Development, Inc.

Vision Zero Seeks Public Input on Mobile Speed Enforcement


The City of Albuquerque is exploring Vision Zero’s recommendation for Mobile Speed Enforcement to reduce speeding fatalities. The City is inviting the community to weigh in as it shapes policymaking for potential mobile speed enforcement to deter deadly speeding. Mobile speed enforcement is a technology used to keep communities safe. Vans or trailers detect the speed of a moving vehicle using radar and take a picture of a speeding vehicle to issue a citation. To take the survey, visit:

Westside Blvd Project July Update



Update as of Friday, July 9, 2021

Beginning Saturday, July 10, 2021, Star Paving will be working Saturdays on the Westside Blvd Widening Project. Allowed work hours are 6 a.m.-7 p.m. although crews may not work full days on Saturdays. The contractor is beginning work earlier due to the extreme heat and for the safety of the construction crew.

CONTACT for questions and more information:
Patti Watson, 505-269-9691 cell; 505-245-3134 office;

For more information or to sign up for email construction updates,

Star Paving is continuing construction on the first phase of the Westside Blvd widening project, which is expected to last through late fall 2021. The entire project is expected to be completed in spring 2022. For now, the following traffic impacts will be in place:

Westside Blvd will have westbound traffic shifted and reduced to one lane west of Golf Course Rd.

Please note that the contractor will open up the straight thru lane for westbound traffic on Westside Blvd when possible, but will need to close it occasionally for safety reasons. When there is only one westbound lane open on Westside Blvd west of Golf Course Rd, there may be delays. Motorists should seek an alternate route when possible.

COMING LATER THIS SUMMER: The contractor will close Grande Blvd at Westside Blvd later this summer. Advance notice will be provided when a date for this closure is scheduled and a designated detour route will also be provided.

All construction is weather permitting and is subject to change without notice.

Clean Cars New Mexico Public Engagement Kick-off Meeting July 21


In 2019, Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham committed the state to tackling greenhouse gas emissions in New Mexico, which contribute to climate change and harm public health.  

After drafting significant regulations to address greenhouse gas emissions from the highest emitting sector – the oil and gas industry – the state is beginning its campaign to reduce emissions from the second highest emitting sector in the state: transportation. 

The New Mexico Environment Department and the City of Albuquerque Environmental Health Department invite you to the virtual public engagement kick-off meeting of the Clean Cars New Mexico initiative from 5-7 p.m. July 21, 2021.  

This program will reduce the health and environmental impacts of light-duty vehicles by adopting stricter tailpipe emission standards for new vehicles offered for sale in New Mexico. The benefits of these rules for New Mexicans are clear: cleaner air to breathe, less money spent at the pump, more clean car options for consumers, and reduced greenhouse gas emissions. The Environment Department and City of Albuquerque anticipate filing petitions to our respective rulemaking boards in December 2021. If approved, the rules will go into effect in late 2022. 

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Bernco at a Glance


BernCo at a Glance | July 8, 2021

County Offices Reopened July 1

Notable exceptions to the reopening are as follows:

  • Assessor’s Office –Main office closed to the public
    Walk-up window Service: 10 a.m. – 3 p.m.
    Located on north side of Assessor’s building
    Available by phone
    8 a.m. – 5 p.m.
    Phone: 505-222-3700
    Online Services –
  • Clerk’s Office – Closed to public access
    Contact: 505-468-1290 or email:
    Bureau of Elections – 505-243-VOTE or email:
    Register to vote or update registration at
    Marriage Licenses – By appointment only – 505-468-1290
    Recording & Filing department- Call 505-468-1290
  • Treasurer’s Office – Office is closed
    Payment window in the basement of Government Center is open M-F, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
    Contact the Treasurer’s Office by phone at 505-468-7031 M-F, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
    Tax payments may be made online at:;
    By mail to: PO Box 27800 Albuquerque, NM 87125;
    Via Bernalillo County drop boxes located at: Fifth and Marquette NW, Village of Tijeras Offices, Paradise Hills Community Center, Raymond G. Sanchez Community Center, and Westside Community Center

Bernalillo County encourages non-vaccinated residents to follow CDC guidelines for mask-wearing. Vaccinated individuals are asked to continue social distancing, frequent and appropriate hygiene practices and voluntary mask-wearing.

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