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Bernalillo County Board of Commissioners 

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Authorization

NMSA 4-38-1

Purpose

The Bernalillo County Board of Commissioners consists of five elected members who are each limited to two, four-year terms. Each commissioner represents one of the county’s five districts. Commissioners are responsible to voters; however their duties are defined and controlled by state law.

  • Serves as the County Canvassing Board (for elections), Board of Finance (for county funds) and Zoning Board (for zoning approvals, hearings and appeals).
  • Has final authority for county government budget.
  • Affirm property tax rates and has the power to levy special taxes (gross receipts, hospital tax, road levies, gasoline tax, liquor excise tax, and other).
  • Issues general obligation bonds after voter approval.
  • Determines county appropriations and expenditures.
  • Passes ordinances and resolutions (local laws).
  • Develops joint projects and agreements with other government entities.
  • Makes appointments to various boards and commissions.
  • Creates fire districts and levies fire protection tax.
  • Establishes zoning and business regulations.

Current Membership

Representing Name 
District 1 (Vice Chair) Debbie O'Malley
District 2 Steven Michael Quezada
District 3 (Chair) Maggie Hart Stebbins
District 4  Lonnie Talbert
District 5  Charlene Pyskoty

Contact

Julie Anne Baca, Commission Administrator, (505) 468-7083

 

Board of County Commissioners News

Three or More Commissioners to Attend Holiday Lunch

9:03 AM

Please be advised that three or more Bernalillo County commissioners will be attending a holiday luncheon on Thursday, Nov. 21, 2019 at 11:30 a.m.

The lunch will be held at Cracker Barrel located at 5700 Redlands Rd NW, Albuquerque, NM 87120.

No action will be taken by the commissioners during this event.

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  • Please be advised that the Bernalillo County Board of Commissioners will meet for a Biennial Budget Work Session on Friday, Dec. 6, 2019 at 10 a.m. in Conference Room B on 10th Floor of the Albuquerque/Bernalillo County Government Center building. This meeting is open to the public however this meeting will not be recorded or have a formal agenda.
    Location:
    Conference Room B on 10th Floor of the Albuquerque/Bernalillo County Government Center building
    Time:
    12/6/2019 10:00 AM

  • Location:
    One Civic Plaza NW, 10th Floor, Conference Room B
    Time:
    12/10/2019 2:00 PM

  • Please be advised that the Bernalillo County Board of Commissioners will meet for the Affordable Housing Nonprofit Board meeting on Wednesday, Dec. 11, 2019 at 3:30 p.m. The meeting will be held in the Joint County Commission/City Council Vincent E. Griego Chambers of the Albuquerque/Bernalillo County Government Center (Concourse Level 2) One Civic Plaza NW. Please see the attached agenda.
    Location:
    Joint County Commission/City Council Vincent E. Griego Chambers of the Albuquerque/Bernalillo County Government Center (Concourse Level 2) One Civic Plaza NW
    Time:
    12/11/2019 3:30 PM

Upcoming Events
  • Please be advised that the Bernalillo County Board of Commissioners will meet for a Biennial Budget Work Session on Friday, Dec. 6, 2019 at 10 a.m. in Conference Room B on 10th Floor of the Albuquerque/Bernalillo County Government Center building. This meeting is open to the public however this meeting will not be recorded or have a formal agenda.
    Location:
    Conference Room B on 10th Floor of the Albuquerque/Bernalillo County Government Center building
    Time:
    12/6/2019 10:00 AM

  • Location:
    One Civic Plaza NW, 10th Floor, Conference Room B
    Time:
    12/10/2019 2:00 PM

  • Please be advised that the Bernalillo County Board of Commissioners will meet for the Affordable Housing Nonprofit Board meeting on Wednesday, Dec. 11, 2019 at 3:30 p.m. The meeting will be held in the Joint County Commission/City Council Vincent E. Griego Chambers of the Albuquerque/Bernalillo County Government Center (Concourse Level 2) One Civic Plaza NW. Please see the attached agenda.
    Location:
    Joint County Commission/City Council Vincent E. Griego Chambers of the Albuquerque/Bernalillo County Government Center (Concourse Level 2) One Civic Plaza NW
    Time:
    12/11/2019 3:30 PM

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