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Bernalillo County voters will have the opportunity to formally establish more local control of county government this fall in the November election, when a new constitution for the county goes to the voters for approval. The Bernalillo County charter would serve as a constitution, or framework for how Bernalillo County government is organized. The number of elected officials, county boundaries and most current ordinances would stay the same.
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On Wednesday, Oct. 5, the second of two community meetings to discuss a public safety officers’ memorial will take place at 6 p.m. at the McGrane Public Safety Complex, 48 Public School Road, Tijeras, N.M.
The Bernalillo County Commission has cleared the way for $18 million in renovations to La Vida Nueva Apartments in Albuquerque’s Southeast Heights.
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One hundred eleven new apartments are coming soon to vacant lots in Downtown Albuquerque, thanks to the Bernalillo County Commission.
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Residents can enjoy a relaxing evening of traditional arts demonstrations and hands-on activities for the whole family at Bachechi Open Space, 9521 Rio Grande Blvd. NW, this Friday, Sept. 30 from 6 – 9 p.m.
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In July 2016, the Skyview Acres Neighborhood Association approached Bernalillo County with a proposal to rename a yet-to-be-constructed park in their neighborhood.
Bernalillo County, the Albuquerque Metropolitan Arroyo Flood Control Authority (AMAFCA) and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers cut the ribbon on Sept. 20 to celebrate the completion of an important piece of the Southwest Valley Flood Damage Reduction Project.
Muscular Dystrophy Association’s spirited Fill the Boot campaign is an honored tradition in which thousands of dedicated firefighters - including AFD and BCFD - hit the streets or storefronts asking pedestrians, motorists, and customers to make a donation.
The county’s Public Works Division is undertaking a construction project that will result in a four-month relocation of the county Assessor’s Office. The Assessor’s Office will open a temporary customer service center in Downtown Albuquerque at 415 Tijeras Ave. NW on Tuesday, May 3. The temporary office is directly east, across Fifth Street, from the permanent location.

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Commissioner Art De La Cruz welcomed the community to the grand reopening of the South Valley Pool on June 18, 2016.
The Dog Head Fire started on June 14, 2016 in Torrance County, approximately six miles northwest of Tajique, and on June 15 crossed over into Bernalillo County. In total, 17,912 acres were burned. This video details Bernalillo County's response to the fire, evacuations and cleanup.
On June 21, 2016, Commissioner Lonnie C. Talbert, along with State Representative William Rehm and Fire Division Chief Brian Kadle, cut the ribbon on the new access road to Paseo del Norte that will provide a significant reduction in travel time for fire personnel who respond to fires and other emergencies.
On June 8, 2016, Bernalillo County and federal officials honored two Navy airmen killed in a crash exactly 65 years ago at the site of what is now thealle de Oro National Wildlife Refuge.
Join Bernalillo County Parks and Recreation for ‘Teen 3 on 3’ basketball Friday nights from 6 to 10:30 p.m. at the Westside Community Center, 1250 Isleta Blvd SW. The program is free to any kids ages 12 to 19.
Watch this video to see Commissioner Maggie Hart Stebbins talk with experts about the epidemic of heroin and opiate addiction in our community.
Watch this video from the Bernalillo County Clerk's Office to learn how to become a poll official and get involved in the election process in Bernalillo County.
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  • For 18 years and older. Cost is $40/month. For more information, call (505) 314-0169.
    Rio Grande Indoor Pool
    2312 Arenal SW
    Albuquerque, NM

  • For ages 5 - 18 years. Cost is $20 - $40 per month. For more information, visit www.swimbarracuda.org.
    Rio Grande Indoor Pool
    2312 Arenal SW
    Albuquerque, NM

  • For 18 years and older. For more information, contact Rita Goff at (505) 873-1067.
    Rio Grande Indoor Pool
    2312 Arenal SW
    Albuquerque, NM

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Meet Your County Commissioners
Debbie O'Malley

Debbie O'MalleyDistrict 1

Art De La Cruz

Art De La CruzDistrict 2

Maggie Hart Stebbins

Maggie Hart StebbinsDistrict 3

Lonnie C. Talbert

Lonnie C. TalbertDistrict 4

Wayne Johnson

Wayne JohnsonDistrict 5

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