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County Commission Picks Company to Manage the Proposed Route 66 Visitors Center

The Bernalillo County Commission has chosen West Central Community Development Group as operator/management services for the proposed Route 66 Visitors Center to be built near I-40 and Atrisco Vista Boulevard on the county’s far West Side.
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Board Recognizes Atrisco Heritage Academy Jaguar Gold Dance Team

The Bernalillo County Board of Commissioners would like to recognize and congratulate the Atrisco Heritage Academy Jaguar Gold Dance Team for winning the 2019 State Spirit Competition.

BernCo Board Declares March 29 as Dolores Huerta Day

At its March 26 administrative meeting, the Bernalillo County Board of Commissioners honored and recognized March 29, 2019 as Dolores Huerta Day. It encouraged all Bernalillo County residents to serve the community in her name and participate in the day of service honoring this great New Mexican. Huerta, a proud New Mexican, was born on April 10, 1930 in Dawson, New Mexico and along with Cesar Chavez co-founded the National Farmworkers Association which later became the United Farm Workers.
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County Commission Declares March 31 as Cesar Chavez Day

At its March 26 administrative meeting, the Bernalillo County Board of Commissioners honored and recognized March 31, 2019, as César Chávez Day. It encouraged all Bernalillo County residents to serve the community in his name and live by his vision for equality and dignity through non-violence.

BernCo Board Honors State Champion West Mesa Girls Basketball Team

On March 26, 2019, the West Mesa Mustangs Girls Basketball team was recognized by the Bernalillo County Commission for its championship effort, exemplary teamwork, and outstanding play on the court as state champions of the 2019 Girls State Basketball Tournament.
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BernCo Board Honors State Champs Atrisco Heritage Academy Boys

The Bernalillo County Commission recognized the Atrisco Heritage Academy Boys Basketball team for its fighting spirit, determination to win, and teamwork and sense of fair play on the court as champions of the 2019 Boys State Basketball Tournament.
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Southwest View Tackles Future of Southwest Mesa Development

In this latest edition of "Southwest View," Commissioner Steven Michael Quezada and Albuquerque City Councilor Klarissa Peña interview Enrico Gradi, Director of Planning and Development Services for Bernalillo County and David Campbell, the City of Albuquerque Planning Department Director about the future of development on the Southwest Mesa.
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BernCo Commission Approves Resolution to Strengthen Non-Discrimination Policies

On Feb. 26 the Bernalillo County Board of Commissioners approved a resolution to strengthen non-discrimination policies.
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West Side Day at State Legislature on Feb. 28

The Bernalillo County Board of County Commissioners supports West Side Day at the New Mexico Legislature on Thursday, Feb. 28, 2019 at the state capitol in Santa Fe, focusing attention to the needs and issues impacting all citizens west of the Rio Grande.
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South Valley Pride Day Parade Applications Now Being Accepted

South Valley Pride Day 2019 is coming on Sunday, April 28. It begins with the annual parade at 11 a.m.
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BernCo Nominations Open for South Valley Pride Day Outstanding Citizens

Bernalillo County has opened nominations for this year’s South Valley Pride Day Outstanding Citizens Award, which honors community members for their dedication and community service to improve County Commission District 2.
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South Valley Flood Reduction Project Saves Money for South Valley Residents

Almost 300 South Valley property owners will be receiving letters this week notifying them of the change in their flood zone status.
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New BernCo Housing Nonprofit Signs First Agreement

BernCo Commissioners have approved the transfer of $500,000 to the newly created Bernalillo County Affordable Housing Nonprofit to help DBG Properties build the Valle del Rio senior apartments on Bridge Boulevard, just west of the Rio Grande.
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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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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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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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    Location:
    Los Padillas Community Center, 2117 Los Padillas SW
    Time:
    4/24/2019 6:00 PM - 4/24/2019 7:00 PM

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    Location:
    Los Padillas Community Center, 2117 Los Padillas SW
    Time:
    4/27/2019 9:00 AM - 4/27/2019 10:00 AM

  • South Valley Pride Day is a celebration of everything that makes the South Valley wonderful and unique. It will begin with a parade at 11 a.m. and feature numerous musical acts, including Chevel Shepherd, recent winner of The Voice, at 12:15 p.m. There will be other live entertainment, youth performers, food trucks, and arts and crafts vendors all afternoon!
    Location:
    Westside Community Center, 1250 Isleta Blvd. SW
    Time:
    4/28/2019 11:00 AM - 4/28/2019 6:00 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.

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