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BernCo Commissioners Approve Legislative Policy and Capital Outlay Priorities for Upcoming Session

01/15/2020
4:20 PM
Larry Gallegos, O (505) 468-1273, C (505) 228-6668 - lagallegos@bernco.gov

Bernalillo County – The Bernalillo County Board of Commissioners approved a list of capital outlay funding requests that the county is asking the New Mexico Legislature to fund during its 2020 session that begins in Santa Fe on Tuesday, Jan. 21.

Capital outlay funds are those used by local government to design, build, renovate, improve or equip physical property that will be used by the public. Roads, information technology equipment, playgrounds, parks, vehicles, schools, storm drainage and utility lines and specific types of equipment can all be capital outlay projects.

Legislative policy requests involve substantive legislation being passed that is in the best interests of Bernalillo County finances, programs, initiatives, and its constituents.

Click here for the 2020 Bernalillo County capital outlay appropriation requests.

Click here for the 2020 Bernalillo County legislative policy priorities.

 

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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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