Albuquerque Journal (Albuquerque, NM)

City-County Power Discussed.(Metropolitan)

Byline: Isabel Sanchez Journal Staff Writer

Proposal Centers On Resolving Disputes

Six city councilors, the mayor of Albuquerque and the five-member Bernalillo County Commission shared the dais Tuesday and disagreed about a proposal to solve disagreements.

The session, organized by City Council President Brad Winter and Commission Chairman Steve Gallegos, was coincidental to Monday night's City Council vote on giving a city-county board authority to resolve disputes between the governments.

It was also, Gallegos said, coincidental to Tuesday's commission agenda item asking for the county's approval on the same proposal.

But much of the discussion was about that measure, introduced by Winter, to give the Albuquerque/Bernalillo County Government Commission added powers. …

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