Construction Alert

Residents and Businesses of Belen.  We wish to advise you that there will be construction work ongoing on Main Street between Reinken Avenue and Picard Avenue, from March 18, 2024 to April 26, 2024 as part of changes required by New Mexico Department of Transportation in order to accommodate traffic impacts from the pending opening of Starbucks.  This construction will add new … Read More

Road Closure Notice: N. Mesa Rd.

 The water department is scheduled to do a service tap on the 1100 block of N. Mesa Rd. This will necessitate closing the road on N. Mesa. Barricades and safety flaggers will be available. Please use alternative routes during the estimated work time of 8:00am -2:00pm.

Road Closure – N. Mesa Road – Delayed

***UPDATE*** The work planned for N. Mesa Road will NOT take place today as our water crew has been called to handle an emergency repair. Thank you! Good morning Belen, Our water crew will be working to install a water service tap on N. Mesa Road today. There will be barricades and safety signs along with traffic flaggers. Please use … Read More

Road Work Closure Notice

On Monday 3/11/24, there will be pavement repairs at the corner of W. Aragon Rd & N Tenth St. The road will be closed, please use alternative routes. The estimated project hours will be 8:00am to 2:00pm. Thank you!

Making it Public – Creative Industries Presentation

Join renowned Belen sculptor and arts educator Paula Castillo in an exploration of the possibilities of public art. This two-hour training is designed for audiences from different backgrounds and professions who want to learn about public art and community placemaking. The intensive workshop will give participants an overview of the different forms public art and funding can take and the … Read More

Branding Your Business for the Marketplace – Presentation

Creative entrepreneurs of Belen, please join us on Saturday, February 3rd at 10 am in the Belen Public Library meeting room. We will be learning about branding your business. This event is sponsored by the City of Belen and the Belen Public Library and made possible by a grant from the Creative Industries Division of the NM Economic Development Department. … Read More

Progress Being Made on Veterans Memorial Bathrooms

The project to install bathrooms at Veterans Memorial at Eagle Park is making progress! They should be up and running with the walk-through happening next week. Check out the photos below courtesy of Councilor Frank Ortega.

2023 Belen Police Department Dispatch Statistics

For our residents, we have compiled the dispatch statistics for our responses in 2023. As you can see, your Belen Police Department stayed very busy last year. The City thanks the hard-working men and women of the Department for all that they do to help keep us all safe. **Please note – these statistics are provided by the Valencia Regional … Read More

Creative Industries Initiative Kickoff

CALLING ALL JOIN US for the KICKOFF of the Creative Industries Initiative for Belen entrepreneurs! We will meet Saturday, January 20 at 10 a.m. in the Belen Public Library meeting room. LEARN more about the Creative Industries Initiative and how your business can benefit.PARTICIPATE in planning the 2024 events calendar for the Belen Arts & Cultural District.For more information, email: … Read More

Believe in Belen Food Drive – Take 2!

Thank you to everyone who donated to the Believe in Belen Food Drive prior to and at the Miracle on Main Street Parade, your generosity is so appreciated! We are going to extend our Food Drive to try and help as many of our neighbors as possible. You can bring food and cash donations to any of the below locations: