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:

Police Department Cops to Tots

Next week is the last week that you will be able to sign up children for the Belen Police Department’s Annual Cops to Tots toy drive. The Police Department will be serving hot chocolate during the Miracle on Main Street Celebration outside of the Police Station. They will have a toy donation bin at the Hot Chocolate stand. The actual … Read More

Water Line Break/Road Closure Notice

Our Water Crew is working on a water line repair at the intersection of W. Aragon and N. 11th St. Residents in this area will experience no water while repairs are being made. The intersection will be closed as well so please use an alternate route. Thank you for your patience and understanding.

Road Closure: W. Aragon to 10th Street

Notice: There will be a Road Closure between W. Aragon to 10th street. This closure is due to paving and will begin Monday, 12/4/23 and include Tuesday, 12/5/23 for a period of 18 hours. Please use alternative route.

2023 Belen Police Department Cops for Tots

The holiday season is fast approaching and our Police Department is launching the 2023 Cops for Tots program! This program provides donated gifts to children ages 0 – 12 in our community. Donations If you would like to donate please bring a new, unwrapped gift that is suitable for a child from newborn to 12 years old. We will start … Read More

Street Closure – 10th & Reinken

October 25th, 2023 Due to a manhole repair, 10th & Reinken will be closed. Please seek an alternative route. We are sorry for the inconvenience and thank you for your patience.

Student Internship Opportunity

The City of Belen is seeking a Student Intern to assist with the City’s Creative Industries initiative and to help implement a Belen Student Art initiative. This position is part of the City’s Creative Industries Grant award. The student intern would begin work the week of 11/23/2023 and continue through 6/30/2024. Please see the file below for all of the … Read More

Request for Quotes: Creative Industries Coordinator

The City of Belen was awarded one of only 18 grants from the NM Economic Development Department’s Creative Industries Division. This exciting opportunity will allow us to launch a “comprehensive initiative to energize, coordinate, and enhance the efforts of their local creative small businesses and entrepreneurs to expand the community and economic impact of the visual, performing, and heritage arts.” … Read More

Belen Baby Box Ribbon Cutting

Today, the City of Belen held the Ribbon Cutting ceremony for the Belen Baby Box. The event featured remarks from Roseann Peralta, City Manager; Michael Wessels, Deputy Chief of the Belen Fire Department; State Senators Greg Baca and David Gallegos; Pastor David Guerrero and his wife, Stephanie, from Belen First Baptist Church; a representative from the State Department of Finance … Read More