UPDATE: New Date for New Payment Portal

Our new payment portal will be available beginning December 12th! Our citizens are our priority. We soon will be introducing a new payments portal for our citizens on December 12th. The enhanced payments portal is more user-friendly and provides more robust capabilities to manage your account(s), while improving the overall user experience. No action is required by our citizens at … Read More

3rd Annual Light Up the Hub City Contest

The City of Belen Community Preservation Department is de-light-ed to bring you the 3rd annual Light Up the Hub City Contest! To enter you just need to live in the city limits of Belen and go all out in decorating your house and yard for the Holidays! Break out ALL of the lights, throw up the garland, air up the … Read More

Winter Toyland Sponsored by BPD & VCSO

On December 16th, from 5pm – 9pm at the Belen Community Center at Eagle Park the Belen Police Department and Valencia County Sheriff’s Office are excited to present Winter Toyland! Valencia County Families were able to sign up at the Belen PD or Valencia County Sheriff’s Office from November 1st through November 30th. Children ages 0-12 must be present to … Read More

Southwest Model Railroad Museum to Open to the Public!

The Southwest Model Railroad Museum is excited to announce some very important upcoming dates! The date has finally arrived that we will be open to the public in our NEW location at Doodlebug Park in Belen! Before that happens; however, we will be set up at the Los Lunas Heritage Museum for an exhibit. The address for the Los Lunas … Read More

Thanksgiving City Closures

All City buildings will be closed Thursday, November 24th and Friday, November 25th in observance of Thanksgiving. For trash services, Universal Waste will be picking up Thursday’s routes on Friday, November 25th.  Please have your cart out before 7:00am. We Thank you and wish you a happy safe Holiday.

Belen Harvey House Museum Holiday Closure

In observance of the Thanksgiving Holiday, the Belen Harvey House Museum will be closed from Wednesday, November 23, 2022 through Tuesday, November 29, 2022. They will reopen on Wednesday, November 30, 2022. You may visit them online at https://www.harveyhousemuseum.org/.

Valencia County Resource Center

The Valencia County Resource Center is a wonderful organization that serves anyone in Valencia County that is 18 years of age or older. Their services are completely Free! They have Resource Specialists that can help with things like: *Strengths and Needs Assessments *Referral Services *Basic Needs *Links to Community Resources *Assistance with paperwork, applications, and vital documents *Employment navigation *Education … Read More

Vitalant Blood Drive – Donating With My Gnomies

On Monday, December 5 from 10am – 2pm Vitalant’s Bloodmobile will be at the Belen Public Library for a blood drive. All donors will receive a FREE, limited edition t-shirt featuring the cutest Gnomies we’d all be lucky to hang out with while donating. If you’d like to schedule an appointment you can call Mckinzey at 505-246-1452 or go online … Read More

New Online Bill Pay Experience Coming Soon

The City of Belen consistently strives to provide our citizens with the best services and programs that strengthen our community and improve quality of life. Our long rich history is a testament of our historic past, and our success stems from our past, present, and future stories. As we continue to grow with the times as a thriving community, we … Read More

Santa’s Stampede 5K

We’re excited to announce Santa’s Stampede 5K Run, Walk Double Time! This event will be held on Sunday, December 4th at Belen Recreation Center, 305 Eagle Ln. Sign in begins at 10:00. The race will begin at 11:00 and the Awards Ceremony will be at 12:00. Prizes will be awarded for: *1st Place Men *1st Place Women *1st Place Under … Read More