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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.

BernCo Board of Commissioners Recognizes Nov. 17 as National Adoption Day

At its Nov. 13 administrative meeting the Bernalillo County Board of Commissioners proclaimed Saturday, Nov. 17, 2018, as National Adoption Day.National Adoption Day is a collective, nationwide effort to raise awareness of the more than 438,000 children across the country who are in foster care today, and each year 20,000 youth will age out of the foster care system in the USA.
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Susannah Burke Recognized by BernCo Board of Commissioners

On Nov. 13 the Bernalillo County Board of Commissioners recognized Susannah Burke for her tireless commitment to the community and years of service for Bernalillo County families in need. Burke has worked in the field of child and adolescent welfare for over 30 years, dedicated to improving outcomes for youth and their families.
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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

Bernalillo County Awarded $220,000 for Green Stormwater Infrastructure Project

The $220,000 grant will be used to install green stormwater infrastructure/low impact design landscaping along the northern end of the Second Street trail.
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County Company Gets LEDA Money for Expansion

Bernalillo County data business, Resilient Solutions 21 has been given approval for a Local Economic Development Agreement grant of $805,000.
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Mannie Garcia Recognized by BernCo Board of Commissioners

At its Oct. 24 administrative meeting, the Bernalillo County Board of Commissioners recognized Bernalillo County Community Services and Parks and Recreation employee Mannie Garcia for his recent induction to the Colorado State University - Pueblo Hall of Fame in wrestling on Sept. 29, 2018.

New County Energy Measure Will Be Bid in 2019

The Bernalillo County program that will allow commercial property owners to get approved loans for renewable and energy efficiency improvement projects will accept requests for bid from prospective lenders in 2019.
energy measure to bid in 2019

BernCo Board Designates Lobo Fridays

The Bernalillo County Board of Commissioners declaresthe Fridays before each Lobo football home game, as “Lobo Friday” and encourages Bernalillo County employees to wear Lobo attire or red to work.
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BernCo Board Marks Community School Coordinator Week

The Bernalillo County Board of Commissioners does hereby proclaim the week of September 23-29, 2018 as Coordinator Appreciation Week in Bernalillo County to honor community school coordinators who diligently work to serve our students, families and communities.
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Two County Companies Get LEDA Money for Expansion

Two Bernalillo County businesses - Indica Labs and Kevothermal - have been given approval for Local Economic Development Agreement grants totaling more than $900,000.
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Board of County Commissioners Supports Medicaid Health Care Coverage Plan

Bernalillo County Commissioners have given their approval to a resolution sponsored by Commission Chair, Steven Michael Quezada, backing more affordable health care for uninsured New Mexicans through a Medicaid buy-in plan.
commission supports medicaid buy in option

BernCo Commission Thanks First Responders on Sept. 11 Anniversary

At its administrative meeting on the 17th anniversary of the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks, the Bernalillo County Board of Commissioners expressed its sincerest gratitude to the first responders of Bernalillo County, who serve and protect the safety, security and wellbeing of all citizens each day with unparalleled determination.
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County Commission Approves Energy Measure

The Bernalillo County Commission approved an ordinance that will allow commercial property owners to get approved loans for renewable and energy efficiency improvement projects.
new energy measure approved

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!
south valley splash pad ribbon-cutting

South Valley Social Enterprise Center to Break Ground in Fall

A recent announcement of funding by the U.S. Economic Development Administration means the South Valley Social Enterprise Center will break ground this fall.
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Bernalillo County Otter Investment Comes to Fruition

On July 3 Bernalillo County Commission Chair, Steven Michael Quezada cut the ribbon on the new river otter exhibit at the Albuquerque BioPark.
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County Commission Tees Up Grants for Top Golf

The Bernalillo County Commission has approved $1.75 million in Local Economic Development (LEDA) grants for Albuquerque Investors, LLC, doing business as Top Golf.
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County To Unveil New Softball Fields

One new softball field and one totally renovated field are ready for use at Tom Tenorio Park in the county’s South Valley.
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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 Board Honors Award-Winning T3on3N Basketball Program

The BernCo Board of Commissioners and County Manager Julie Morgas Baca recognized Parks and Rec employees for receiving the State Youth Program of the Year award from the New Mexico Recreation and Parks Association for the T3on3N Program.
T33N program honored

Bernalillo County Board Thanks Chavez Martial Arts Academy and Melcor Chavez

The Bernalillo County Board of Commissioners does hereby thank Grandmaster Melcor Chavez for his contributions to children and adults, promoting a philosophy of manners and respect, for self and others. Grandmaster Melcor Chavez, a lifelong resident of the South Valley, is celebrating his 45th anniversary as a teacher of the martial arts.
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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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Mountain View Community Center Receives National Recognition

BernCo and Valle de Oro National Wildlife Refuge partnered to create New Mexico’s first nature explore outdoor classroom.
Commissioner Quezada at Outdoor Nature Classroom Ribbon Cutting

Video: South Valley Park Renamed After Activist Dolores Huerta

Commissioner Steven Michael Quezada Hosts International Leaders at South Valley Economic Development Center

Commission Vice Chair Steven Michael Quezada is scheduled to host a delegation of European local government leaders March 24 at the South Valley Economic Development Center. The group will tour the business incubator and explore BernCo’s successful public-private partnership that has sparked new small businesses in the area.
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  • Come enjoy an evening swimming with Santa at Rio Grande Indoor Pool! From 5-9 p.m. on Dec. 14 you can visit and take pictures with Santa, play games, enjoy music, have your face painted, participate in a cake walk and more! The cost is regular admission prices to the pool. Call 314-0169 for more info.
    Rio Gande Indoor Pool, 2312 Arenal Rd. SW
    12/14/2018 5:00 PM - 12/14/2018 9:00 PM

  • Come have breakfast with Santa from 9 a.m. to noon on Saturday, Dec. 15! Check out the flier for price and the menu, or call (505) 468-7600 for more information!
    Los Padilla Community Center, 2117 Los Padillas Rd. SW
    12/15/2018 9:00 AM - 12/15/2018 12:00 PM

  • This new Creative Youth Music class is for 11 to 14 year olds. Taught by Robin Giebelhausen Ph.D. Questions? Call (505) 314-0176. Free.
    Westside Community Center, 1250 Isleta SW
    12/17/2018 5:00 PM - 12/17/2018 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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