County Spotlight 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.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. One hundred eleven new apartments are coming soon to vacant lots in Downtown Albuquerque, thanks to the Bernalillo County Commission.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. 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.