✖ Close Social Content

Board/Commission

Bernalillo County Board of Commissioners 

Email the Commissioners

Authorization

NMSA 4-38-1

Purpose

The Bernalillo County Board of Commissioners consists of five elected members who are each limited to two, four-year terms. Each commissioner represents one of the county’s five districts. Commissioners are responsible to voters; however their duties are defined and controlled by state law.

  • Serves as the County Canvassing Board (for elections), Board of Finance (for county funds) and Zoning Board (for zoning approvals, hearings and appeals).
  • Has final authority for county government budget.
  • Affirm property tax rates and has the power to levy special taxes (gross receipts, hospital tax, road levies, gasoline tax, liquor excise tax, and other).
  • Issues general obligation bonds after voter approval.
  • Determines county appropriations and expenditures.
  • Passes ordinances and resolutions (local laws).
  • Develops joint projects and agreements with other government entities.
  • Makes appointments to various boards and commissions.
  • Creates fire districts and levies fire protection tax.
  • Establishes zoning and business regulations.

Current Membership

Representing Name 
District 1 (Vice Chair) Debbie O'Malley
District 2 Steven Michael Quezada
District 3 (Chair) Maggie Hart Stebbins
District 4  Lonnie Talbert
District 5  Charlene Pyskoty

Contact

Julie Anne Baca, Commission Administrator, (505) 468-7083

 

Board of County Commissioners News

BernCo Commission Has New Chair and Vice Chair

9:02 AM

District 2 Commissioner Art De La Cruz is the new chair of the Bernalillo County Commission.

District 5 Commissioner Wayne Johnson is the new vice chair.

De La Cruz and Johnson will serve in their respective leadership capacities for the 2016 calendar year.

County Rules of Procedure say that the County Commission must select a chair and vice chair during its first meeting in January.

During 2015, District 3 Commissioner Maggie Hart Stebbins served as chair and De La Cruz served as vice chair.

back to list
View All Events
News
  • Please be advised that the Bernalillo County Board of Commissioners will meet for the Board of Canvass on Monday, Dec. 16, 2019 at 9 a.m. The meeting is open to the public and will be held in the Albuquerque/Bernalillo County Government Center building, One Civic Plaza NW, Tenth (10th) Floor, county manager’s Conference Room B, Albuquerque, NM 87102. Please see the attached agenda.
    Location:
    Albuquerque/Bernalillo County Government Center building, One Civic Plaza NW, Tenth (10th) Floor, county manager’s Conference Room B, Albuquerque, NM
    Time:
    12/16/2019 9:00 AM

  • Please be advised that the Addiction Treatment Advisory Board will meet on Monday, Dec. 16, 2019 at 4 p.m. The meeting will be held at 5901 Zuni Rd. SE, Albuquerque, New Mexico 87108, Conference Room C. Please see the attached agenda.
    Location:
    5901 Zuni Rd. SE, Albuquerque, New Mexico 87108, Conference Room C
    Time:
    12/16/2019 4:00 PM

  • Please be advised that the Bernalillo County Detention Facility Oversight Board will meet on Wednesday, Dec. 18, 2019 at 4:30 p.m. The meeting will be held at Union Square, 111 Union Square SE, Albuquerque, NM 87102, First Floor conference room. Please see the attached agenda.
    Location:
    Union Square, 111 Union Square SE, Albuquerque, NM 87102, First Floor conference room
    Time:
    12/18/2019 4:30 PM

Upcoming Events
  • Please be advised that the Bernalillo County Board of Commissioners will meet for the Board of Canvass on Monday, Dec. 16, 2019 at 9 a.m. The meeting is open to the public and will be held in the Albuquerque/Bernalillo County Government Center building, One Civic Plaza NW, Tenth (10th) Floor, county manager’s Conference Room B, Albuquerque, NM 87102. Please see the attached agenda.
    Location:
    Albuquerque/Bernalillo County Government Center building, One Civic Plaza NW, Tenth (10th) Floor, county manager’s Conference Room B, Albuquerque, NM
    Time:
    12/16/2019 9:00 AM

  • Please be advised that the Addiction Treatment Advisory Board will meet on Monday, Dec. 16, 2019 at 4 p.m. The meeting will be held at 5901 Zuni Rd. SE, Albuquerque, New Mexico 87108, Conference Room C. Please see the attached agenda.
    Location:
    5901 Zuni Rd. SE, Albuquerque, New Mexico 87108, Conference Room C
    Time:
    12/16/2019 4:00 PM

  • Please be advised that the Bernalillo County Detention Facility Oversight Board will meet on Wednesday, Dec. 18, 2019 at 4:30 p.m. The meeting will be held at Union Square, 111 Union Square SE, Albuquerque, NM 87102, First Floor conference room. Please see the attached agenda.
    Location:
    Union Square, 111 Union Square SE, Albuquerque, NM 87102, First Floor conference room
    Time:
    12/18/2019 4:30 PM

Powered by Real Time Solutions - Website Design & Document Management