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County Commission Approves Revenue Bonds for New Workforce Housing Development

Bernalillo County Commissioners approved the issuance of $8 million in multi-family housing revenue bonds for the Valle del Rio Apartments in the southwest part of the county.
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Board Honors Championship YAFL Teams

The Bernalillo County Board of Commissioners would like to recognize the Volcano Vista Hawks, La Cueva Bears and the Rio Rancho Rams for making it to the 2018 Pro Football Hall of Fame National Youth Championship.
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County Unveils Crime Fighting Tools for Southwest Mesa

– Bernalillo County and the City of Albuquerque are taking aim at violators and lawbreakers committing crimes on the Southwest Mesa of Bernalillo County. New signs have been posted informing all residents and visitors that dumping of trash and discharging firearms are illegal on the mesa.
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BernCo Board Recognizes BernCo Fire Crew For Bravery During Active Shooter Incident

The BernCo Board thanked the A Shift crew of Bernalillo County Fire Station 38 A Shift Crew for their response to the active shooter incident at Ben E. Keith on November 12, 2018.
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BernCo Facilitates Gun Safety Dialogue

County Commission Chair Steven Michael Quezada and Vice Chair Lonnie Talbert hosted a group of representatives from public safety, behavioral health, education, gun owners, gun rights advocates and victims of gun violence at the Hiland Theater today to begin a gun safety dialogue.
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Commissioner Steven Michael Quezada Rebuffs City Council’s Vote Against Adding Albuquerque Public School District to Intergovernmental Commission

The Albuquerque City Council, at its Nov. 19 council meeting, voted 2-7 against adding the Albuquerque Public School District to the Albuquerque/Bernalillo County Government Commission. Bernalillo County Commission Chair Steven Michael Quezada would like the council to reconsider that action.
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BernCo to Dedicate Working Classroom Sculpture at Dolores Huerta Gateway Park

Bernalillo County will dedicate “Vecinos” a new public art sculpture on Thursday, Nov. 14 at 2 p.m. at Dolores Huerta Gateway Park, 100 Isleta SW
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South Valley Splash Pad Ribbon-Cutting a Huge Success

The ribbon cutting and opening of the brand new South Valley Splash Pad happened Friday, July 20! A great time was had by all!
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Two District 2 Projects Receive Water Authority Funding

County Commission Chair Steven Michael Quezada, and Albuquerque City Councilor Klarissa Pena sponsored amendments for water projects - the Route 66 Visitor Center and the Los Padillas Water System Project - that were added to the 2019 Albuquerque Bernalillo County Water Authority budget.
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Resource Re-entry Center: Thousands of Released Inmates to Benefit from Re-entry Support Every Year

On May 22, 2018, Bernalillo County leaders officially opened the county’s new Resource Reentry Center [RRC], a first stop for individuals released from the Metropolitan Detention Center as they reintegrate into the community.
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BernCo Commission Elects Quezada for Chair, Talbert for Vice Chair

On Jan. 9, 2018, Commissioner Steven Michael Quezada of District 2 was elected chair of the Bernalillo County Commission.
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Video: South Valley Park Renamed After Activist Dolores Huerta

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  • Because trees are healthier and produce more foliage and fruit if correctly pruned, learn how to get the most from your trees with this workshop. Course work covers the selection and care of trees, pest and disease prevention, and propagation techniques. A visit to the heritage orchard offers participants a place to apply their new knowledge to the property’s fruit trees. This event is free but registration is required at the link below.
    Location:
    Gutierrez-Hubbell House, 6029 Isleta Blvd. SW
    Time:
    1/26/2019 9:00 AM - 1/26/2019 12:00 PM

  • The permanence of the genízaro identity blurs the lines of distinction between Native and Hispanic frameworks of race and cultural affiliation. Genízaros, Native American slaves, were house servants, sheep herders, and in other capacities in the New Mexico Territory and parts of southern Colorado well into the 1800s. The presenter, co-editor of a forthcoming anthology along with Dr. Enrique LaMadrid entitled, Genízaro Nation, discussion of genízaro identity and ritual cultural performances. This event is free, but registration is required at the link below.
    Location:
    Gutierrez-Hubbell House, 6029 Isleta Blvd. SW
    Time:
    1/27/2019 1:00 PM - 1/27/2019 2:00 PM

  • Teens and children ages 11-19 are invited to participate in Westside Community Center's T33n 3-on-3 basketball each Friday night from 7-10 from March 8 through April 12. Registration begins Jan. 28 and there is no charge to participate. Dinner will be served at 6 p.m. followed by a mandatory 30-minute life skills workshop before the games begin. For more details call Ashley Gutierrez at (505) 314-0465.
    Location:
    Westside Community Center, 1250 Isleta Blvd. SW
    Time:
    3/8/2019 6:00 PM - 3/8/2019 10:00 PM

Commissioner Quezada's Bio

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Commissioner Steven Michael Quezada is starting his first term as District 2 commissioner.

What’s In District 2?

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Here’s what you’ll find in District 2.

District 2 Projects

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Here are some of the current Public Works projects going on in District 2.

District 2 Photo Gallery

Click on the images below to see the latest District 2 photo galleries. To see all of them, visit the District 2 Flickr Photostream.

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