Air Quality Control Board
Bernalillo County Ordinance No. 94-5
Second Wednesday of each month, 5:30 p.m., City/County Building Chambers
The Air Quality Control Board, established by the City and County metropolitan Environmental Health Advisory Board ordinances, is the Air Quality Control Board for the County of Bernalillo and the City of Albuquerque. The Board shall administer and enforce the Air Quality Control Act and any regulations relating to air pollution applicable within Albuquerque and Bernalillo County. The Board, in accordance with the Air Quality Control Act, shall prevent or abate air pollution within the City of Albuquerque and County of Bernalillo. For further details on duties and powers of the Board, refer to ordinance No. 303, Section 30-33.
The Albuquerque-Bernalillo County Joint Air Quality Control Board shall consist of seven (7) members as follows: Four (4) members shall be appointed by the Mayor of the City of Albuquerque; and three (3) members shall be appointed by the County Commission of Bernalillo County. County-appointed members shall be residents of Bernalillo County, and City-appointed members shall be residents of the City of Albuquerque. Members shall be appointed for three-year terms. No member appointed by the County Commission shall be eligible to serve more than two consecutive terms (Ordinance No. 84-17). Board members shall be representative of such groups as environmental health, engineering, legal, education, scientific, environmental, or industrial interests. The Director of Environmental Health is an ex-officio member of the Board, but does not have a vote. At least two months before a term expires, the Board shall submit to the appropriate body a list of three biographical sketch concerning qualifications of each candidate. From this list, as modified or enlarged by the appropriate body, appointments are to be made. If a vacancy occurs for reasons other