EDD Announces Wildfire Business Assistance Grant Program

The Economic Development Department (EDD) announces Wildfire Business Assistance Grant Program that will consist of grants ranging from $5,000 to $20,000 for businesses damaged by fire and floods. A new $1.5 million temporary grant program is available to provide support to small businesses and self-employed individuals who experienced financial losses due to the wildfires. Businesses that qualify for the assistance … Read More

National Night Out Aug. 2nd

The Belen Police Department is sponsoring our annual National Night Out on August 2nd 2022. These events are a great way to bring community and cops together for an evening of partnership, relaxation and fun.  National Night Out enhances the relationship between neighbors and law enforcement while bringing back a true sense of community. Furthermore, it provides a great opportunity … Read More

Belen Harvey House Museum to Hold Coco Chanel Inspired Fashion Show!

Tickets will go on sale next week for an amazing fundraiser to benefit the Belen Harvey House Museum. On Sunday, September 18th from 1 – 4pm there will be a Coco Chanel inspired fashion show, Afternoon Tea, and Movie & Clothing Sale! The incomparable Ms. Van Ann Moore will be the Mistress of Ceremonies as Coco Chanel herself. You won’t … Read More

City of Belen Wants You!

Are you looking for a great place to work? The City of Belen is hiring! We are currently hiring for: * Clerk I – Utility Department* IT Technician II – IT Department* Laborer – Water Department* Building Maintence Tech – Administrative Services Dept. We are accepting applications for these positions through July 15, 2022! You can check out all of … Read More

Updated – U.S. Small Business Administration Disaster Loans

***Updated Application Deadline to apply for Physical Damage is now August 4, 2022*** The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) has made available disaster loans in New Mexico for Physical Damage from the Wildfires and Straight-Line Winds that occurred April 5th & Continue in the counties of Colfax, Lincoln, Mora, San Miguel, and Valencia. For Economic Injury only in the counties … Read More

July 2022 Municipal Court Amnesty Program

Belen Municipal Court will be offering Amnesty to any individual with a warrant through the month of July, 2022. Anyone with a warrant may come into court and speak with Judge Norwood about satisfying their debt with no jail time. Please call 505-966-2670 or 505-966-2671 with your questions and to schedule your court appearance. You can view a list of … Read More

Monsoon Information June 18, 2022

**UPDATE 6/19/2022** The City of Belen staff continue to work diligently, to assure the safety and wellbeing of our residents and visitors. We continue to work with all partnering agencies and stake holders to stay ahead of the monsoon rain. Heavy rain is expected through at least Wednesday. Please help us by preparing your home and family ahead of time. … Read More

The All-American Celebration!

The All-American Celebration presented by the City of Belen will be held on Saturday, July 2nd starting at 4pm. This year’s event will be at Eagle Park, which is looking beautiful!

Monsoon Season is Here

PSA: Be advised that Monsoon Season has begun and heavy rains are expected, this afternoon (6/17/2022) through early next week (6/21/2022). Please prepare for flash flooding early. Empty Sand Bags (Limit 10) are available for pickup at Belen City Hall and the Belen Fire Department. Free Sand is available for pick up at the following locations: Vivian Fields – 1112 … Read More

Disaster Recovery Center Opens in Valencia County

New Mexico residents can now visit with FEMA and SBA specialists at the Jarales Community Center in Valencia County from 10am to 6pm Monday through Saturday. Residents can get help with their disaster assistance applications, upload documents, and find answers to questions about federal disaster assistance. There is no appointment needed to visit the Disaster Recovery Center (DRC). If you … Read More