Albuquerque Journal (Albuquerque, NM)

County Charter Comment Wanted.(Metropolitan)

Byline: Isabel Sanchez Journal Staff Writer

Public Invited To Hearing Saturday

First, this public service announcement: The hearing Saturday on a new county charter has nothing, zip, zero, to do with a merged city-county government.

It has everything to do with creating a county government according to how its residents, not the state, want it.

Thirteen people from all parts of Bernalillo County have been working since January to write a county charter. They want the public to see the work so far and to comment on it.

The Urban County Charter Commission has met weekly to decide on the shape and form of a new government, which it will present to voters at the end of the year. …

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