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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

 

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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 that the Addiction Treatment Advisory Board will meet on Monday, Jan. 25, 2021 at 4 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 virtually through Zoom. 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 agenda and link to join the meeting.
    Time:
    1/25/2021 4:00 PM

  • Please be advised that the Bernalillo County Board of Commissioners will meet for the Affordable Housing Nonprofit Board meeting on Tuesday, Jan. 26, 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 virtually through Zoom. This meeting is open to the public and constituents are encouraged to participate. Meeting ID: 858 2258 2811 Passcode: 818904 Please see the attached agenda and link to participate.
    Time:
    1/26/2021 4:30 PM

  • Time:
    1/26/2021 5:00 PM

Upcoming Events
  • Please be advised that the Addiction Treatment Advisory Board will meet on Monday, Jan. 25, 2021 at 4 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 virtually through Zoom. 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 agenda and link to join the meeting.
    Time:
    1/25/2021 4:00 PM

  • Please be advised that the Bernalillo County Board of Commissioners will meet for the Affordable Housing Nonprofit Board meeting on Tuesday, Jan. 26, 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 virtually through Zoom. This meeting is open to the public and constituents are encouraged to participate. Meeting ID: 858 2258 2811 Passcode: 818904 Please see the attached agenda and link to participate.
    Time:
    1/26/2021 4:30 PM

  • Time:
    1/26/2021 5:00 PM

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