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BernCo to Break Ground on Championship Soccer Field

1:07 PM
Tom Thorpe, O (505) 314-0403, C (505) 414-0485 - tthorpe@bernco.gov

Bernalillo County – Bernalillo County will break ground on the championship field for the Mesa Del Sol Regional Sports Complex on Friday, Jan. 17 at 11 a.m.

The oversized tournament field will also serve as the practice and scrimmage facility for the New Mexico United professional soccer franchise.

This field is the first of 25 additional fields at the Mesa Del Sol complex that will provide high competition level facilities in the region.

WHO: County Manager Julie Morgas Baca, District 2 Commissioner Steven Michael Quezada, Deputy County Manager Enrico Gradi, Youth Sports Commissioner Jim Tilley, Interested Citizens

WHEN: Friday, Jan. 17, 11 a.m.

WHERE: Mesa Del Sol Regional Sports Complex, 5601 University Blvd., SE

BACKGROUND OR OTHER INFORMATION: The county has committed $450,000 dollars for the project. An additional $4.8-million in capital outlay requests is before the New Mexico Legislature.

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About Bernalillo County

Bernalillo County is 1,160 square miles and is New Mexico’s most populous county with more than 676,000 residents. Bernalillo County government provides a wide range of public services to residents who live in Albuquerque, Los Ranchos and Tijeras and the 111,000 residents who live outside the village and city limits in the unincorporated areas of the county. Bernalillo County employs approximately 2,500 people and has an annual operating budget and capital investments of more than $650 million. Elected officials include five county commissioners, assessor, clerk, probate judge, sheriff, and treasurer.

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