Albuquerque Journal (Albuquerque, NM)

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Public Invited To Consolidation Talk

The East Mountain Chamber of Commerce has scheduled a town-hall meeting Sept. 30 regarding the proposed Albuquerque/Bernalillo County consolidation.

The town hall is scheduled for 1-6 p.m. at the Los Vecinos Community Center west of Tijeras.

Speakers will provide information about the proposed consolidation and Constitutional Amendment 1 on the November ballot, which would pave the way for the government merger.

Amendment 1 asks voters statewide to allow home-rule status for Bernalillo County, giving it citylike powers. It also asks voters to permit Albuquerque and Bernalillo County to merge into a single urban government. …

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