District 5

Commissioners Accept Grant to Assist County Renters

The target date that Bernalillo County will begin taking applications is March 1.
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Commission Declares Support for East Mountain Broadband Expansion

BernCo Commissioners approved an administrative resolution committing that BernCo will do everything it can to catalyze broadband service improvements and expansion.
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National Gun Violence Survivors Week

At the Jan. 26 County Commission meeting, Chair Charlene E. Psykoty sponsored a proclamation declaring Feb. 1-7 as National Gun Violence Surivors Week in Bernalillo County.
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BernCo Establishes Public Fund for Hotel Vouchers

These vouchers will help families with school age children experiencing homelessness as a result of COVID-19.
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BernCo @ Alvarado Square Expected Completion in April

The Bernalillo County @ Alvarado Square renovation project and the new commission chambers are expected to be completed no later than April 9 and open to the public in June.
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Commission Chair Charlene Pyskoty Announces East Mountain Broadband FAQ and Email Service

Broadband FAQ and email subscription system available for East Mountain residents to stay up to date.
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COUNTY, CITY, AND WATER AUTHORITY ALIGN ON GENDER-PAY EQUITY MEASURE FOR VENDORS

BernCo, Albuquerque and the ABCWA have joined together to give a 5% preference to businesses that have no pay gap between male and female employees.
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Commission Chair Charlene Pyskoty Focused on Expanding Broadband Service in East Mountains

Commissioner Charlene Pyskoty is focused on addressing the unique challenges of bringing expanded broadband internet services to the East Mountains within Bernalillo County, which includes the Village of Tijeras. Broadband speed and reliability have long been a concern of area residents, but the issue has become urgent with the coronavirus (COVID-19) public health emergency as households use multiple devices to perform work and attend school online.
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BernCo Commission Elects New Chair and Vice Chair for 2021

District 5 Commissioner Charlene Pyskoty is the new chair of the Bernalillo County Commission. District 2 Commissioner Steven Michael Quezada is the new vice chair.

County Commissioners Make Holiday Donations

Bernalillo County commissioners have each donated $6,500 from their district funds to help those experiencing homelessness totaling $32,500 for local nonprofits.
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BernCo Road Crews Prepared for Winter Weather

During inclement weather, BernCo road crews closely watch weather reports and stay on standby, poised for action. BernCo road crews are on-call during this winter storm.
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Commissioner Charlene Pyskoty - Behavioral Health TownHall

You can now view the town hall on the status and progress of the Behavioral Health Initiative that Commissioner Pyskoty hosted on Sept. 16 earlier this year.
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Gun Safety and Respect for Property Urged in East Mountains

Residents of the East Mountain area of Bernalillo County are reporting an increase in illegal shooting, according to Bernalillo County District 5 Commissioner Charlene Pyskoty.In response, Commissioner Pyskoty is urging those who want to discharge firearms in the county to be careful and respectful around residents’ property and livestock.
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BernCo Commission Approves Construction Project at Carlito Springs

Bernalillo County commissioners have approved $1.4 million for phase two of construction at Carlito Springs in the East Mountains.
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  • Bernalillo County commissioners have accepted the $5 million emergency rental assistance grant. The Emergency Rental Assistance program makes available $25 billion to assist households that are unabl...

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  • Bernalillo County commissioners have accepted the $5 million emergency rental assistance grant. The Emergency Rental Assistance program makes available $25 billion to assist households that are unabl...

  • Commissioners have approved an administrative resolution declaring a commitment to East Mountain residents that Bernalillo County will do everything it can to catalyze broadband service improvements ...

  • At the Jan. 26 County Commission meeting, Chair Charlene E. Psykoty sponsored a proclamation declaring Feb. 1-7 as National Gun Violence Surivors Week in Bernalillo County. Vice Chair Steven Michael ...

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