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Southwest View Tackles Future of Southwest Mesa Development

In this latest edition of "Southwest View," Commissioner Steven Michael Quezada and Albuquerque City Councilor Klarissa Peña interview Enrico Gradi, Director of Planning and Development Services for Bernalillo County and David Campbell, the City of Albuquerque Planning Department Director about the future of development on the Southwest Mesa.
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BernCo Commission Approves Resolution to Strengthen Non-Discrimination Policies

On Feb. 26 the Bernalillo County Board of Commissioners approved a resolution to strengthen non-discrimination policies.
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West Side Day at State Legislature on Feb. 28

The Bernalillo County Board of County Commissioners supports West Side Day at the New Mexico Legislature on Thursday, Feb. 28, 2019 at the state capitol in Santa Fe, focusing attention to the needs and issues impacting all citizens west of the Rio Grande.
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South Valley Pride Day Parade Applications Now Being Accepted

South Valley Pride Day 2019 is coming on Sunday, April 28. It begins with the annual parade at 11 a.m.
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BernCo Nominations Open for South Valley Pride Day Outstanding Citizens

Bernalillo County has opened nominations for this year’s South Valley Pride Day Outstanding Citizens Award, which honors community members for their dedication and community service to improve County Commission District 2.
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South Valley Flood Reduction Project Saves Money for South Valley Residents

Almost 300 South Valley property owners will be receiving letters this week notifying them of the change in their flood zone status.
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Jan. 20-26 Proclaimed as School Choice Week

At its Jan. 22 administrative meeting the Bernalillo County Board of County Commissioners proclaimed the week of Jan. 20-26, 2019, as School Choice Week.
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New BernCo Housing Nonprofit Signs First Agreement

BernCo Commissioners have approved the transfer of $500,000 to the newly created Bernalillo County Affordable Housing Nonprofit to help DBG Properties build the Valle del Rio senior apartments on Bridge Boulevard, just west of the Rio Grande.
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County Commission Approves Revenue Bonds for New Workforce Housing Development

Bernalillo County Commissioners approved the issuance of $8 million in multi-family housing revenue bonds for the Valle del Rio Apartments in the southwest part of the county.
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Board Honors Championship YAFL Teams

The Bernalillo County Board of Commissioners would like to recognize the Volcano Vista Hawks, La Cueva Bears and the Rio Rancho Rams for making it to the 2018 Pro Football Hall of Fame National Youth Championship.
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County Unveils Crime Fighting Tools for Southwest Mesa

– Bernalillo County and the City of Albuquerque are taking aim at violators and lawbreakers committing crimes on the Southwest Mesa of Bernalillo County. New signs have been posted informing all residents and visitors that dumping of trash and discharging firearms are illegal on the mesa.
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BernCo Board Recognizes BernCo Fire Crew For Bravery During Active Shooter Incident

The BernCo Board thanked the A Shift crew of Bernalillo County Fire Station 38 A Shift Crew for their response to the active shooter incident at Ben E. Keith on November 12, 2018.
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BernCo Facilitates Gun Safety Dialogue

County Commission Chair Steven Michael Quezada and Vice Chair Lonnie Talbert hosted a group of representatives from public safety, behavioral health, education, gun owners, gun rights advocates and victims of gun violence at the Hiland Theater today to begin a gun safety dialogue.
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Commissioner Steven Michael Quezada Rebuffs City Council’s Vote Against Adding Albuquerque Public School District to Intergovernmental Commission

The Albuquerque City Council, at its Nov. 19 council meeting, voted 2-7 against adding the Albuquerque Public School District to the Albuquerque/Bernalillo County Government Commission. Bernalillo County Commission Chair Steven Michael Quezada would like the council to reconsider that action.

BernCo to Dedicate Working Classroom Sculpture at Dolores Huerta Gateway Park

Bernalillo County will dedicate “Vecinos” a new public art sculpture on Thursday, Nov. 14 at 2 p.m. at Dolores Huerta Gateway Park, 100 Isleta SW

South Valley Splash Pad Ribbon-Cutting a Huge Success

The ribbon cutting and opening of the brand new South Valley Splash Pad happened Friday, July 20! A great time was had by all!
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Two District 2 Projects Receive Water Authority Funding

County Commission Chair Steven Michael Quezada, and Albuquerque City Councilor Klarissa Pena sponsored amendments for water projects - the Route 66 Visitor Center and the Los Padillas Water System Project - that were added to the 2019 Albuquerque Bernalillo County Water Authority budget.
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Resource Re-entry Center: Thousands of Released Inmates to Benefit from Re-entry Support Every Year

On May 22, 2018, Bernalillo County leaders officially opened the county’s new Resource Reentry Center [RRC], a first stop for individuals released from the Metropolitan Detention Center as they reintegrate into the community.
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BernCo Commission Elects Quezada for Chair, Talbert for Vice Chair

On Jan. 9, 2018, Commissioner Steven Michael Quezada of District 2 was elected chair of the Bernalillo County Commission.
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Video: South Valley Park Renamed After Activist Dolores Huerta

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    Los Padillas Community Center, 2117 Los Padillas SW
    3/20/2019 6:00 PM - 3/20/2019 7:00 PM

  • Teens and children ages 11-19 are invited to participate in Westside Community Center's T33n 3-on-3 basketball each Friday night from 7-10 from March 8 through April 12. Registration begins Jan. 28 and there is no charge to participate. Dinner will be served at 6 p.m. followed by a mandatory 30-minute life skills workshop before the games begin. For more details call Ashley Gutierrez at (505) 314-0465.
    Westside Community Center, 1250 Isleta Blvd. SW
    3/22/2019 6:00 PM - 3/22/2019 10:00 PM

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    Los Padillas Community Center, 2117 Los Padillas SW
    3/23/2019 9:00 AM - 3/23/2019 10:00 AM

Commissioner Quezada's Bio

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Commissioner Steven Michael Quezada is starting his first term as District 2 commissioner.

What’s In District 2?

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Here’s what you’ll find in District 2.

District 2 Projects

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Here are some of the current Public Works projects going on in District 2.

District 2 Photo Gallery

Click on the images below to see the latest District 2 photo galleries. To see all of them, visit the District 2 Flickr Photostream.

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