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BernCo Commission Passes Community Workforce Ordinance

Bernalillo County commissioners have adopted a new county ordinance requiring community workforce agreements for public works projects in excess of $7 million.
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Carpenters Local Union 1319 Honored for Work on Tiny Home Village

Bernalillo County’s Tiny Home Village is on its way to completion due to the efforts of Carpenters Local Union 1319. More than 110 members of the union volunteered more than 1,400 hours over six weekends to complete the construction of 30 tiny homes located adjacent to the Albuquerque Indian Center, 105 Texas St. SE.
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Bernalillo County, Village of To’Hajiilee and State Officials Discuss Urgent Need for Water Supply for Village

BernCo District 1 Commissioner Debbie O’Malley joined forces with members of the Village of To’Hajiilee to highlight and demonstrate the urgent need for a sustainable, clean water supply for the village.
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Commissioners Approve Budget Transfer to Fund Lapel Cameras

BernCo commissioners have voted to appropriate $1 million in funding for body-worn cameras for the Sheriff’s Department.
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County Commission Approves Project Revenue Bonds for Martineztown Housing Development

Bernalillo County 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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Building of ‘Tiny Homes’ Underway

The building of the 30 ‘tiny homes’ for the Tiny Home Village began on Saturday, May 30.
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Amazon Fulfillment Center to Be Built in Atrisco Vista Corridor

The Amazon fulfillment center is expected to be completed in late 2021 and will employ about 1,000 workers.
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Bernalillo County Invests $6.5 Million in Regional Public Infrastructure Improvement Project

Bernalillo County announced today a $6.5 million investment in a regional public infrastructure improvement project that will spur economic development in the emerging Upper Petroglyphs Industrial Park located near the intersection of I-40 and Atrisco Vista Blvd NW in the county’s southwest mesa. Bernalillo County Manager Julie Morgas Baca made the announcement.
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Tiny Home Village Breaks Ground in More Ways Than One

Bernalillo County along with partners, supporters and the community broke ground on the Tiny Home Village project, adjacently located to the Albuquerque Indian Center, 105 Texas St. SE.
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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 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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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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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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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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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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