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Route 66 Visitor Center Project Phase I Receives Additional County Support

On Dec. 11 the Board of County Commissioners earmarked $1.5 million from the general fund to further support the construction of the Route 66 Visitor Center.
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BernCo Commission Approves Funding for Mesa del Sol Outdoor Regional Sports Complex

On Dec. 11 the BernCo Board of Commissioners approved $1 million to support the construction of Phase 2 of the Mesa del Sol Regional Outdoor Sports Complex at the Dr. E.A. Swede Scholer Regional Sports Complex.
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Southwest View: Episode 4

Commissioner Steven Michael Quezada and Councilor Klarissa Peña sit down with Councilor Ken Sanchez and Councilor Cynthia Borrego about current projects happening on the westside and future infrastructure needs and developments on the horizon.
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Board Honors State Police Sgt. Ruben Franco for Actions on Oct. 31, 2019

On Dec. 11 the Bernalillo County Board of Commissioners recognized State Police Sergeant Ruben Franco for going above and beyond the call of duty on Oct. 31, 2019, with swift and courageous actions that saved the lives of three residents of Bernalillo County.

Board of Commissioners Thanks Wildland Firefighting Crew

On Dec. 11 the Bernalillo County Board of Commissioners thanked the members of the New Mexico Task Force from the Bernalillo County Fire Department for their tireless dedication and service to protecting lives and property in communities nationwide.
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Portion of Bridge Boulevard to be Renamed Avenida Dolores Huerta

On Nov. 13 the Board of County Commissioners voted tonight to rename a portion of Bridge Boulevard Avenida Dolores Huerta after the native New Mexican who has been a fierce advocate for farm workers, immigrants and women.
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Animal Care Director Misha Goodman Acknowledged

On Nov. 12, 2019, the Bernalillo County Board of Commissioners acknowledged Misha Goodman for her many accomplishments and successes here in Bernalillo County and in the national arena.

Commissioners Approve Manufacturing and Housing Projects

On Sept. 24 BernCo Commissioners approved project revenue bonds for construction of the Ceja Vista Senior Apartments and industrial revenue bonds for expansion of Rose’s Southwest Papers.
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Commissioner Steven Michael Quezada Offers Condolences to Families of Gun Violence Victims

BernCo Commissioner Steven Michael Quezada is asking all citizens to keep the families of all victims in their thoughts and prayers following three separate shootings last night.
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American Legion Post 13 Team Recognized by County Commission

On Sept. 10 the Albuquerque Post 13 American Legion baseball team was recognized for reaching the American Legion World Series.
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Southwest View Episode #3

BernCo Commissioner Steven Michael Quezada and ABQ City Councilor Klarissa Pena talk about new and exciting development happening on the Southwest Mesa.
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BernCo Continues to Work on Weeds Management Plan

Since BernCo banned the use of glyphosate on its properties and open spaces in April following concerns about its safety, the county’s land management team has been implementing numerous strategies to manage weeds in affected areas.
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BernCo to Add Anderson Farm to its Open Space Inventory

On Aug. 20 the County Commission passed a resolution approving the purchase of the 147.2 Anderson Farm Open Space property in the South Valley.
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BernCo Maintenance Minute | Weed Control

Bernalillo County recently produced two videos about weed control in the county following the ban of glyphosate.
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Bernalillo County Extending Behavioral Health Peer Drop-In Services to Southwest Albuquerque, Central Library

On Aug. 17, Commissioner Quezada co-hosted the grand opening of the county Behavioral Health Initiative (BHI) funded Peer Drop-In Center.
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County Commissioner Quezada Packs Up for School

BernCo Commissioner Steven Michael Quezada is donating 300 backpacks to the the South Valley Mainstreet La Familia Growers Market’s second annual Back to School Giveaway.
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Commissioner Quezada Leads Weed-Pulling Effort

District 2 County Commissioner Steven Michael Quezada, along with members of the community, pulled unsightly weeds along the south Second Street corridor on Saturday, July 20.
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Commissioner Quezada and Community Join Together to Pull Weeds This Saturday

District 2 County Commissioner Steven Michael Quezada will help pull unsightly weeds along the south Second St. corridor this Saturday, July 20 from 9 - 11 a.m.
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Rose’s Southwest Papers Gets Industrial Revenue Bond Approval for Expansion

Bernalillo County commissioners approved $12 million of industrial revenue bonds for Rose’s Southwest Papers in the South Valley.
Rose’s Southwest Papers Gets Industrial Revenue Bond Approval for Expansion

Community Celebrates Second Street SW Corridor Improvements

The community and local elementary school students joined officials to celebrate the recent completion of $8.5 million in improvements to the Second Street SW corridor.
Second Street Corridor

BernCo Commission Supports New Mexico United

The BernCo Board of Commissioners called upon all citizens of BernCo to increase their participation and support of New Mexico United soccer club as fun and exciting entertainment.
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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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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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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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Video: South Valley Park Renamed After Activist Dolores Huerta

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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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