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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  Debbie O'Malley
District 2 Steven Michael Quezada - Vice Chair
District 3 Adriann Barboa
District 4 Walt Benson
District 5 Charlene Pyskoty - Chair

Contact

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

 

Meeting Information
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Board of County Commissioners News

Three or More Commissioners to Attend News Conference Tuesday, June 27

5:22 PM

Please be advised that three or more Bernalillo County commissioners will be attending an upcoming behavioral health-related news conference on Tuesday, June 27, 2017 at 10:30 a.m.

The event will take place at the PB&J Family Services located at 1101 Lopez Rd. SW, Albuquerque, NM 87105.

Commissioners attending: Debbie O’Malley, Steven Michael Quezada and Maggie Hart Stebbins

No action will taken by the commissioners during this event.

 

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  • Please be advised that the ABC Community School Partnership Board will meet on Thursday, May 13, 2021, at 8:45 a.m. In response to the governor’s declaration of a public health emergency and ban on large public gatherings, this meeting will be conducted through teleconference. This meeting is open to the public and constituents are encouraged to participate. Meeting passcode: 513690
    Time:
    5/13/2021 8:45 AM

  • Please be advised that the Addiction Treatment Advisory Board will meet on Monday, May 17, 2021 at 4 p.m. Until further notice, all Bernalillo County meetings will be conducted via video conference. This meeting is open to the public and constituents are encouraged to participate. Dial In: 1-346-248-7799 Meeting ID: 880 6228 8675 Please see the attached notice and agenda, as well as the link to join the meeting.
    Time:
    5/17/2021 4:00 PM

  • Time:
    5/25/2021 4:00 PM

Upcoming Events
  • Please be advised that the ABC Community School Partnership Board will meet on Thursday, May 13, 2021, at 8:45 a.m. In response to the governor’s declaration of a public health emergency and ban on large public gatherings, this meeting will be conducted through teleconference. This meeting is open to the public and constituents are encouraged to participate. Meeting passcode: 513690
    Time:
    5/13/2021 8:45 AM

  • Please be advised that the Addiction Treatment Advisory Board will meet on Monday, May 17, 2021 at 4 p.m. Until further notice, all Bernalillo County meetings will be conducted via video conference. This meeting is open to the public and constituents are encouraged to participate. Dial In: 1-346-248-7799 Meeting ID: 880 6228 8675 Please see the attached notice and agenda, as well as the link to join the meeting.
    Time:
    5/17/2021 4:00 PM

  • Time:
    5/25/2021 4:00 PM

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