State of New Mexico Volunteer Month Proclamation

The month of April, 2022 has been declared Volunteer Appreciation Month by Governor Michelle Lujan Grasham today. Together, the State of New Mxico, the Department of Workforce Solutions, and the Aging and Long-Term Services Department celebrate the 4,700 senior volunteers who continue to give back to their communities. New Mexico is projected to be the fourth largest state in terms … Read More

Project: La Luz Paving

The City began a very large overhaul of La Luz in October of 2021. The paving is now complete as of March 11, 2022.

Low Cost Spay/Neuter Clinic

A Low Cost Spay and Neuter Clinic is being held at the Daniel Fernandez Park in Los Lunas. They will also have Vaccines available on all dates. Cats – March 12, 14, 19, 27, and 28 Dogs – March 14, 26, and 28. Register online at under the Low Cost Spay Neuter tab! The following vaccines will be available … Read More

36th Annual St. Patrick’s Balloon Rallye

The City of Belen would like to invite you to the 36th Annual St. Patrick’s Balloon Rallye! Join us on March 18th, 19th, and 20th at Calvary Chapel Rio Grande Valley starting at 7am. The event is free to the public although you may purchase balloon flights for a $150 donation for one person and a $250 donation for two … Read More

Project: 6th Street and Gobel

Update: This project is complete. Estimated Start & Completion Time: The road is currently being paved today 2/23/2022 and is scheduled to be open 2/28/2022. If you have questions regarding this project you may contact Roseann Peralta through email or by calling 505-966-2738.

Project: Citywide Pavement Patches

The City has begun the first of many phases of pavement patching around the City. Estimated Start and Completion Time: Started 2/22/2022 and is currently ongoing for the next 3 to 4 weeks weather dependent. If you have questions about this project you may contact Roseann Peralta by email or by calling 505-966-2738.

Employee Appreciation Raffle! Win Big!

What’s better than winning awesome prizes? Supporting our City employees who work hard every day while you do it! Our Employee Appreciation committee is holding a raffle and we want YOU to have a chance to win these great prizes! You have a chance to win a 65 inch 4k Smart TV and a Sound Bar that will be raffled … Read More

Winter Storm Warning

Winter Storm Warning in effect from 5pm on Tuesday through 12pm on Thursday Santa Fe, NM – The New Mexico Department of Homeland Security and Emergency Management (DHSEM) is encouraging residents to prepare for severe weather beginning this evening, Tuesday February 1st. In a Special Weather Statement, the National Weather Service’s (NWS) Albuquerque office said the combination of an upper-level … Read More

FEMA Offering Coronavirus (COVID-19) Funeral Assistance

The City of Belen strives to keep our citizens updated about any potential resources that can benefit them, especially in this difficult time. We know that many in our community have dealt with loss and the financial hardship that follows because of the pandemic. If you have lost a loved one to COVID-19 since January 20, 2020 and have paid … Read More

Yvette Padilla, Councilor

Yvette Padilla is 53 years old and is a lifetime resident of Belen.  She was appointed to Councilor by Mayor Robert Noblin to serve out the remainder of his two year City Council term.  Yvette retired from the City of Belen after more than 25 years of service where she worked at the Belen Public Library, Finance and Administration Department, Dispatcher with the … Read More