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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 Commissioners to Possibly Attend UNM Regents Meeting on Nov. 15

4:17 PM

 Please be advised that three or more Bernalillo County commissioners may be attending the University of New Mexico Regents meeting on Tuesday, Nov. 15, 2016 at 1 p.m. The meeting will take place in the Bobo Room (3rd floor) of Hodgin Hall on the University of New Mexico main campus located at 1889 Central Ave. NE, Albuquerque, New Mexico 87106.

Commissioners planning to attend: Art De La Cruz, Wayne Johnson and Maggie Hart Stebbins

No public meeting will be held by the commissioners at this event.

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