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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
District 3 James Collie
District 4 (Chair) Lonnie Talbert
District 5 (Vice Chair) Charlene Pyskoty

Contact

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

 

Board of County Commissioners News

Three or More Commissioners to Attend Behavioral Health Work Study Session

10:31 AM

Please be advised that three or more Bernalillo County commissioners may attend a Behavioral Health Work Study Session on Monday, April 22, 2019 at 9:30 a.m. to discuss plans and priorities moving forward with the Behavioral Health Initiative.

The session will take place in the Albuquerque/Bernalillo County Government Center, 10th Floor, Conference Room B; One Civic Plaza NW, Albuquerque, NM 87102

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

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  • Please be advised the ABC Community School Partnership Board will meet on Thursday, April 9, 2020, at 9 a.m. for a virtual zoom meeting: https://zoom.us/j/342042468 Meeting ID: 342 042 468 One tap mobile +13462487799,,342042468# US (Houston). The meeting is open to the public. Please see the attached agenda.
    Location:
    Virtual meeting on Zoom
    Time:
    4/9/2020 9:00 AM - 4/9/2020 10:00 AM

  • Please see the attached agenda.
    Location:
    Albuquerque/Bernalillo County Government Center One Civic Plaza NW, Joint Chambers, Concourse Level B
    Time:
    4/14/2020 3:00 PM

  • Please see the attached agenda for the County Planning Commission.
    Location:
    Albuquerque/Bernalillo County Government Center One Civic Plaza NW, Joint Chambers, Concourse Level B
    Time:
    4/14/2020 5:00 PM

Upcoming Events
  • Please be advised the ABC Community School Partnership Board will meet on Thursday, April 9, 2020, at 9 a.m. for a virtual zoom meeting: https://zoom.us/j/342042468 Meeting ID: 342 042 468 One tap mobile +13462487799,,342042468# US (Houston). The meeting is open to the public. Please see the attached agenda.
    Location:
    Virtual meeting on Zoom
    Time:
    4/9/2020 9:00 AM - 4/9/2020 10:00 AM

  • Please see the attached agenda.
    Location:
    Albuquerque/Bernalillo County Government Center One Civic Plaza NW, Joint Chambers, Concourse Level B
    Time:
    4/14/2020 3:00 PM

  • Please see the attached agenda for the County Planning Commission.
    Location:
    Albuquerque/Bernalillo County Government Center One Civic Plaza NW, Joint Chambers, Concourse Level B
    Time:
    4/14/2020 5:00 PM

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