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BernCo Commission Passes Resolution to Support Enactment of Extreme Risk Laws for Firearms

The resolution calls upon the New Mexico State Legislature and the governor to enact and implement legislation allowing for the issuance of extreme risk firearm protection orders (ERPOs)
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County Commission Approves Project Revenue Bonds for Martineztown Housing Development

On Jan. 29 BernCo Commissioners approved the issuance of $7.5 million in project revenue bonds for the Albuquerque Housing Authority to be used for The Commons at Martineztown in central Albuquerque.
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County Commission Approves Development Funding for Mid-North Valley Agro-Recreation Complex

The Bernalillo County Commission approved $1.5 million for the planning and development for the Mid-North Valley Agro-Recreation Complex commonly known as Sandia Ranch.
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Outposts Sculptures Part of Alameda Drain and Trail Improvements

Phase one of the Alameda Drain and Trail Improvements on 2nd Street NW was a project completed with the collaboration of four government agencies and the Bernalillo County Public Art Program. At the end of the project, there will be five Outposts sculptures along the trail.

BernCo Opens 24-Hour Crisis Center for Behavioral Health Services

Bernalillo County has opened its first 24-hour crisis triage and treatment center to provide behavioral health services for those who might otherwise end up in a hospital’s emergency department, jail, or be sent back into the community still struggling with severe behavioral and mental health issues.
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Blue Portal Congratulated on 41st Year

The BernCo Commission congratulated the Blue Portal on its 41st birthday and commended the Assistance League of Albuquerque for creating, maintaining and growing this important program for senior artisans and the community.
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Bonds Approved for Two Apartment Complex Projects

County commissioners approved project revenue bonds for two Section 8 and Housing and Urban Development (HUD) apartment complexes.
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Tiny Home Village Announces Requests for Construction Services Bids

Bernalillo County is soliciting bids from general contractors for construction services for the Tiny Home Village and the Albuquerque Indian Center Project.
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County Commission Approves Paid Time Off Ordinance

On Aug. 20 the BernCo Commission approved a paid time off ordinance that will mandate business owners in the unincorporated areas of the county, with two or more employees, to provide paid leave.
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Alameda Drain Trail and Public Art Dedication

On Aug. 1, 2019, the new Alameda Drain Trail and "Outpost" Public Art works were dedicated on a renovated trail that spans one mile on north 2nd Street between Montano and Osuna.
Alameda Drain Trail and Public Art Dedication

Commission Approves Tiny Home Village Agreements

County Commissioners approved the lease and operating agreements with the Albuquerque Indian Center for the Tiny Home Village. The agreement approvals bring the transitional housing project one-step closer to fruition, the first of its kind in Bernalillo County.
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LAVU Opens New Office Using County-Backed Money

Homegrown software company, LAVU, opened new offices in downtown Albuquerque on Third Street, using $270,000 in Local Economic Development Act (LEDA) money.
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BernCo Commission Chooses New Chair and Vice Chair

District 3 Commissioner Maggie Hart Stebbins is the new chair of the Bernalillo County Commission. District 1 Commissioner Debbie O’Malley is the new vice chair.
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Video of Commissioner O’Malley Swearing In

Watch this short video of Bernalillo County District 1 Commissioner Debbie O'Malley being sworn in on Jan. 1, 2019.
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Commissioner O'Malley Sworn in on Jan. 1

Five Bernalillo County elected officials were sworn into office Jan. 1, 2019 at the Hiland Theater in Albuquerque.
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Sawmill District Gets Approval for New Market

County Commissioners approved $10-million of industrial revenue bonds for Sawmill Bellamah Properties to be used to develop a new shopping and dining market near Old Town.
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  • Bernalillo County Parks, Recreation and Open Space is hosting a public meeting regarding the proposed uses and improvements to the vacant property located north of Osuna Blvd. on Edith Blvd. known as Sandia Ranch. For comments and suggestions, contact Planning Manager John Barney at jcbarney@bernco.gov or (505) 314-0400.
    Location:
    Raymond G. Sanchez Community Center, 9800 4th St. NW
    Time:
    2/19/2020 6:00 PM - 2/19/2020 7:30 PM

Commissioner O'Malley's Bio

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Commissioner Debbie O’Malley is a longtime public servant who served for years on the Albuquerque City Council.

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