TO VALENCIA COUNTY
This is the Official Valencia County Government Website.
The Government of Valencia County and its Officials are dedicated to its citizens to provide the best possible services and access to government resources at all times. We encourage and welcome any ideas and suggestions you may have to this website or any improvement to services provided by the county government. This site is not intended to be all inclusive of the services our departments provide.
Department of Health Confirms Rabies in Valencia County Dog.
Investigation underway to identify any possible exposed persons or animals
On Tuesday, December 3, 2013 at 6:00 PM at the Valencia County Administration Building, 444 Luna Ave, Los Lunas, NM a quorum of the Board of County Commissioners of Valencia County will attend a presentation of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers on Levee Alignment in Valencia County. Although County business may be discussed, no final action will be taken.
The Valencia County multi-jurisdictional Hazard Mitigation Plan Update is having a kick-off meeting on November 20, 2013 at 10:00 at the Valencia County Commission Chambers.
Other places to take your trash:
Note: Valencia County does not operate these facilities, each has their own rules and costs
PDF with maps available by clicking on this link
City of Belen Collection Center
MUST purchase a punch card at Belen City Hall before dumping.
135 Calle de Baca, Puebitos
(South of Belen on Hwy 116. Look for the signs.)
OPEN Tuesday-Saturday 8-12,
CLOSED 12:00 - 12:30 for lunch.
CLOSED on Sunday, Monday, and Holidays
City of Albuquerque
Montessa Part Convenience Center
3512 Los Picaros SE (Rio Bravo West to Broadway, South to Bobby Foster Road.)
OPEN: 7 days a week 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
No recyclables accepted
Waste Management, Inc.
Valencia Regional Landfill
Route 6 West of Los Lunas, turn south after crossing Rio Puerco
OPEN: Monday - Friday 7am-4pm
CLOSED: Saturday & Sunday
*Minimum charge applies
Sorry for the inconvenience, we hope to reopen soon!
NOTICE OF LANE CLOSURES
MAIN STREET (NM 6) AND RIO GRANDE RIVER BRIDGE
Qualcon Inc on behalf of New Mexico Department of Transportation will be performing joint repairs on NM 6 Rio Grande Bridge starting Monday, October 28th at 7 A.M. and will be completed by Friday, December 20th 2013 at 5 P.M.
Only one (1) lane will be closed at any given time during the time frame listed and detours will be installed notifying pedestrian and bicycle traffic of other routes if required. Due to environmental rules work will be performed during the winter extending joint compound curing time. Motorist and users should be aware of all traffic safety devices and construction personnel.
We apologize for any inconvenience.
For additional information, please contact the New Mexico Department of Transportation at 798-6655.
Thank you for your cooperation.
Director Community Services Department
Village of Los Lunas
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that at the meeting of the Valencia County Board of Commissioners on December 11, 2013 at 5:00 PM a public hearing will be held on a proposed amendment to the Valencia County Solid Waste Management Ordinance. The purpose of the Ordinance amendment is to modify the insurance requirements for private solid waste haulers. The Ordinance will be presented to the Board of County Commissioners for Final Passage at a regular meeting on December 18, 2013 at 5:00 PM. Both meetings will be held at the Valencia County Commission Chamber, 444 Luna Ave. Los Lunas, NM 87031.
Complete copies of the of proposed Ordinance amending the Solid Waste Management Ordinance are available for public inspection at the Office of the Valencia County Clerk at 444 Luna Ave, Los Lunas New Mexico and may be viewed here. Solid Waste Ordinance Amendment
If you are an individual with a disability who is in need of any form of auxiliary aid for service please contact the County Manager’s Office at Valencia County Courthouse, Los Lunas NM, (505)866-2014 at least one week prior to the meeting, or as soon as possible.
Department of Health Advises New Mexicans: Avoid Standing Water. Continuing rains require residents to think 'Safety first'.
First Annual Project Heart Start
Saturday, October 26th 2013
10am, 11am, 1:30pm, 2:30pm
Click for flyer (PDF)
Governor Susana Martinez appoints Jhonathan Aragon
to Valencia County Commission, District V
Letter from Governor Martinez
Repealing Emergency Ordinance 2013-03
Repealing Emergency Ordinance 2013-03
Conejo Transfer Station
Beginning August 7, 2013, Conejo will be
closed on Wednesdays and Thursdays.
New hours of operation will be
Friday through Tuesday, 8am to 3:45pm.
Conejo will continue to close for: scheduled maintenance, training, and holidays; and during high on-site winds, equipment breakdowns, or other unforeseen conditions.
Emergency Ordinance 2013-04 and Proclamation
Restricting the Sale and Use of Fireworks
in the Unincorporated Areas of Valencia County
Rio Communities City Election
Valencia County Fire Department
Some Valencia County communities are at increased risk of catastrophic wildfire because of heavy weed infestations around homes and structures.
Code Enforcement & Emergency Services
Valencia County Residents
To work on
Defensible Space around your homes
Remove weeds and brush 30 feet around your house and en-sure yard areas are regularly maintained to prevent future weed encroachment on residences
Help us protect your property from wildfires!
Valencia County Fire Administration Office
Valencia County Code Enforcement Office
Please check the following websites for updates:
- New Mexico Severe Weather Preparedness Information:
- Weather: http://www.weather.gov/abq
- NMDOT Road conditions http://advanced.nmroads.com/
- Personal Protection: http://www.bt.cdc.gov/disasters/winter/