Garbage Collection Schedule – Memorial Day

In observance of Memorial Day, tere will be no trash collection in the City of Belen on Monday, May 27, 2024. Routes will be delayed by one day during the holiday week. Please have your polycart at the curb by 7am on the day after your regular collection day. The Belen Transfer Station will also be closed on the holiday. … Read More

Belen PD Attends Officer Memorial Service

The Belen Police Department attended the Officer Memorial Service held at the New Mexico Law Enforcement Academy in Santa Fe. We would like to thank all those who serve their community everyday and take a moment to remember all those who made the ultimate sacrifice. 

SWAT Team Try Outs

Today, Belen PD SWAT Sgt. Skopek and SWAT Officer Fillmore assisted with the Valencia County Regional SWAT Team try outs. Check out the pictures below! We are hiring laterals & retirees! The last day to test for the summer academy is this Saturday, May 25! Applications for the summer academy must be received no later than Thursday, May 23rd. Visit our … Read More

City of Belen Will Close in Observance of Memorial Day

The City of Belen offices and buildings will be closed on Monday, May 27th, in observance of Memorial Day. We hope that you will join us in honoring all of those who have served our country in the Armed Forces at our annual Memorial Day Ceremony. It will begin at 10am at the Veterans Memorial at Eagle Park. You can … Read More

Veterans Memorial Day Ceremony

Please join us on Memorial Day, Monday, May 27th, starting at 10am at the Belen Eagle Park Veterans Memorial. We will gather to honor all who have served our country in the Armed Forces. The program is as follows: Refreshments will be served at the SPC. Henry Byrd III Visitor’s Center after the ceremony.

Belen Fire Department Townhall Meeting

Join Belen Fire Department on May 23 at 6pm in the Council Chambers at City Hall to give your input for their next 5-year strategic plan. Mike Jaffa, Command Consulting, LLC. will be there to assist as the roadmap for the next 5 years is crafted. We want to hear your ideas and input!

We’re Hiring: High Schoolers – Summer Rec Youth Leaders

The City of Belen is hiring high schoolers for Summer Recreation Youth Leader positions. Please apply online at These positions are both part-time and full-time and the rate of pay is $12/hour. Please apply by 5pm on Friday, May 24th, 2024. Questions? Call 505-966-2700.

We’re Hiring in Our Parks & Recreation Department

Part-Time Recreation Technician The City of Belen is hiring a Part-Time Recreation Technician I. The starting annual salary is $15,600 ($15/hr.). Minimum Qualifications You may read the full job description and apply online at Please attach resume, diploma, degree, and any certifications to your application. The deadline to apply is Thursday, May 30th, 2024, no later than 5pm. Full-Time … Read More

You’re Invited – Coffee With a Cop!

The Belen Police Department invites the community to join us for our inaugural Coffee with a Cop event to take place at the new Starbucks, located on 401 S Main St. Officers will be there to meet community members from 11am-1pm. We will be giving away free coffee mugs while supplies last!

RSVP Newsletter – May, June, & July 2024

This issue of the RSVP Newsletter is full of great pictures, local events, tons of information on local resources, a how-to on registering for the New Mexico Senior Olympics, delicious recipes, games, and more!