City of Belen Holiday Closures

In observance of the Holiday, all City government buildings will be closed Friday, December 23rd, 2022 at 12pm and Monday, December 26th, 2022. City offices will return to normal business hours on Tuesday, December 27th, 2022. The City of Belen thanks you and hopes you have a safe Holiday!

UPDATE: Extended Entry Dates! MLK, Jr. Art and Verbal Art Contest

*****The date to enter either the Art or Verbal Art contest has been extended to Wednesday, January 4th! Please get your entries turned in no later than that date.***** It is once again time for the K-12 Art and Verbal Art Contest sponsored by the City of Belen Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Multi-Cultural Commission and the State of New … Read More

At the Library today – Holiday Movie Marathon/Make Your Own Ornament!

While you are out enjoying the Miracle on Main today (Saturday, December 17th), don’t forget to stop by the Library! We’ll have a Holiday Movie Marathon and you can Make Your Own Ornament in our Lecture Hall from 1pm – 8pm. It’s a wonderful way to get out of the cold and enjoy some time with your family or friends. … Read More

The City of Belen Mourns Councilor Yvette Padilla

Sometimes in life there are losses that are felt so deeply their impact ripples through entire communities, the death of Councilor Yvette Padilla is one such loss. Yvette served the people of Belen with dedication, honor, and a smile that lit up every room she ever entered. She began her long career of public service with the City back in … Read More

Public Notice: City Hall Closure Extended

The City Hall Closure has been extended from Monday, December 12, 2022 through the end of December, with a tentative re-opening in early January 2023. The delay is due to unforeseen circumstances encountered during the new judicial facility/City Hall repaving project with the discovery of some undesirable soil testing and some rainwaters that have further delayed the construction project. All … 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

UPDATE: New Payment Portal Coming Soon!

Our new payment portal will be available soon! Our citizens are our priority. We soon will be introducing a new payments portal for our citizens. 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 this time – stay tuned.

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