Valencia County’s Historical Road Show

The Belen Harvey House Museum and Valencia Historical Society will host Valencia County’s Historical Road Show! This event will be at the Belen Harvey House Museum Sunday, February 19th from 2 – 4pm. You can bring your personal antique and historic items to be evaluated for historic content. Items should hold historic relevance to the United States, New Mexico, Belen, … Read More

Annual Meeting of the Valencia County Historical Society Will Feature Don Bullis

The Valencia County Historical Society will hold its annual meeting on Sun., Jan. 22, at 2 p.m. in the Belen Public Library. Annual awards will be presented, and VCHS officers will be elected. Award-winning historian and former lawman, Don Bullis will be the keynote speaker. The title of his speech will be “A Famous Murder and an Infamous Murderer in … Read More

Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Closure

All City of Belen buildings will be closed on Monday, January 16th in observance of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day. We will return to normal operations on Tuesday, January 17th. Universal Waste WILL run as normal on Monday. Thank you and have a great weekend!

Belen City Hall Reopening

PUBLIC NOTICE City Hall will be reopening with limited parking lot access off of Becker Avenue on Tuesday, January 17, 2023. With all City Hall Administrative Offices resuming normal function, including water bill payments and drop box payments, along with City Council and Planning & Zoning meetings as posted. We appreciate your patience during the construction and closure.

Street Closure: Delgado Jan. 12 & 13

Delgado will be closed due to paving Thursday & Friday starting at 9:00am. Universal Waste will be picking up their trash around 7:00 am tomorrow Jan. 12th, please have your carts out before 7:00am.

2022 City of Belen Comprehensive Plan Update

After much work, community input, and revisions, the 2022 City of Belen Comprehensive Plan Update has been completed, adopted by the City Council on January 3, 2023 and is now available for viewing on our website. The Comprehensive Plan is a document that guides the City as it moves towards the future looking at the next 20 years and beyond. … Read More

Announcement – Letters of Interest Being Accepted

The Mayor is now accepting Letters of Interest for a Vacant City Councilor seat.  These Letters of Interest will be accepted until Friday, January 13, 2023 and may be submitted by email to: Those submitting letters will receive a reply indicating the date/time of a Special Public Meeting that will be held for the nomination and vote.

29th Annual Celebration and Remembrance of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

The City of Belen Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Multi-Cultural Commission and the State of New Mexico MLK Jr. Commission announces the 29th Annual Celebration and Remembrance of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. This important event will be held on January 16, 2023 at the Belen Public Library. It will begin with a candlelight vigil at 6pm. During the program … Read More