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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 Memorial Services

1:36 PM

Please be advised that three or more Bernalillo County commissioners may be attending the memorial service for fallen firefighter Nathan Urbany on Wednesday, July 4, 2018, at 9 a.m. The services will be held at the Bernalillo County Fire Station 30 located at 6697 4th St. NW, Albuquerque, NM 87107.

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

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  • Please be advised that the Bernalillo County Sheriff’s Office Advisory and Review Board will meet on Friday, Feb. 26, 2020 at 11 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 Microsoft Teams. This meeting is open to the public and constituents are encouraged to participate. Conference Phone Number: 1-505-225-7962 Conference ID Number: 643 699 060# Please see the attached agenda.
    Time:
    2/26/2021 11:00 AM

  • Please be advised that the Bernalillo County Arts Board will meet on Monday, March. 1, 2021 at 4:30 p.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 Microsoft Teams. This meeting is open to the public and constituents are encouraged to participate. Dial In: 1-505-225-7962 Conference ID: 507 068 127# Please see the attached agenda.
    Time:
    3/1/2021 4:30 PM

  • Time:
    3/3/2021 9:00 AM

Upcoming Events
  • Please be advised that the Bernalillo County Sheriff’s Office Advisory and Review Board will meet on Friday, Feb. 26, 2020 at 11 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 Microsoft Teams. This meeting is open to the public and constituents are encouraged to participate. Conference Phone Number: 1-505-225-7962 Conference ID Number: 643 699 060# Please see the attached agenda.
    Time:
    2/26/2021 11:00 AM

  • Please be advised that the Bernalillo County Arts Board will meet on Monday, March. 1, 2021 at 4:30 p.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 Microsoft Teams. This meeting is open to the public and constituents are encouraged to participate. Dial In: 1-505-225-7962 Conference ID: 507 068 127# Please see the attached agenda.
    Time:
    3/1/2021 4:30 PM

  • Time:
    3/3/2021 9:00 AM

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