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Water Protection Advisory Board


Bernalillo County Ordinance No. 2007-2

Meeting Time/Location

Second Friday of each month, 8:30 - 10:30 a.m., Bernalillo County Public Works, 2400 Broadway SE; shall meet a minimum of four times per year.


The purpose of the Water Protection Advisory Board Ordinance is to establish a combined city and county advisory board to:

(A) Study and advise the city and the county on ground water protection concerns,
      including policies necessary to enhance protection of ground water quality;

(B) Oversee implementation of Ground Water Protection Policy and Action Plan;

(C) Promote consistency in city and county actions to protect ground water and quality,


(D) Advocate effective protection of ground water quality.


The Board shall consist of nine members, three of whom shall be appointed by the Mayor with the advice and consent of the City Council and two of whom shall be appointed by the authority, and three of whom shall be appointed by the County Commission. One member shall be appointed jointly by the County Commission and the Mayor with the advice and consent of the City Council.

Members shall be appointed for three year terms. No member shall serve more than two consecutive terms at a time. Members whose terms expire may continue to serve until a successor member is appointed. Service for a partial term of greater than two years constitutes a term for the purpose of determining the consecutive number of terms permissible. The terms of the initial members of the board shall be staggered, with the city and the county each appointing, pursuant to Section 4(B), one member for a one-year term, one member for a two-year term, and one member for a three year term. The jointly-appointed member shall be appointed for a three-year term.

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