Local Govt.: Municipal and County

ABQ. City (Ward 27’s GOP) councilors

 Image of Albuquerque City Council District Map

Councilor Bassan Official Headshot Brook Bassan: City Councilor – District 4   caption:Find your district

City Councilor Trudy Jones. Trudy Jones: City Councilor – District 8  caption:Find your District

Albuquerque City Council web links:

For more information on the Albuquerque City Council go to:  https://www.cabq.gov/council

For Council meetings, agendas, and minutes, go to:  https://cabq.legistar.com/Calendar.aspx

For an explanation of all Committees the City Council participates in, go to:  http://www.cabq.gov/council/committees

Bernalillo County Board of Commissioners: District 4 – for Ward 27 (All Precincts except one: P-500)

Lonnie C. Talbert Lonnie C. Talbert (Party loyalty?) District 4

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.

Our District 4 Commissioner is Lonnie Talbert.  Commissioner Talbert’s web site is: https://www.bernco.gov/District-4/about-the-commissioner.aspx.  For map of District 4 go to: https://www.bernco.gov/District-4/district-map.aspx

Purpose:  The Albuquerque/Bernalillo County Government Commission is a joint City/County Commission made up of elected officials for the purpose of discussing topics of common interest, long-range goals, community needs and other items as requested by the respective bodies. The ABCGC makes recommendations to those bodies. The Chair of the Bernalillo County Board of Commissioners appoints the four commissioners. The City Council President appoints the four city council members, subject to approval of the council; the Mayor also sits on this committee.The Chair of the ABCGC alternates each year beginning in January, between the city and the county. The ABCGC meets on a regular basis.

For the Albuquerque/Bernalillo County Government Commission go to http://bernalillocountynm.iqm2.com/Citizens/Board/1051-AlbuquerqueBernalillo-County-Government-Commission-ABCGC.  

Bernalillo County Commission Meetings:

Location:  Vincent E. Griego Chambers

One Civic Plaza NW   Albuquerque, NM 87102-9854

Go to http://bernalillocountynm.iqm2.com/Citizens/Default.aspx for the agendas.