Albuquerque Journal (Albuquerque, NM)

Consolidation Meeting's Topic.

Byline: Jennifer Archibeque Journal Staff Writer

Officials To Discuss City-County Merger

Albuquerque/Bernalillo County consolidation is the topic of a town hall meeting Saturday at Los Vecinos Community Center west of Tijeras.

The meeting, sponsored by the East Mountain Chamber of Commerce and local newspapers, is scheduled for 1-6 p.m.

Elected officials, scholars from the University of New Mexico and planners are scheduled to participate in a panel discussion of issues surrounding Constitutional Amendment 1 on the November ballot.

Amendment 1 asks voters statewide to give Bernalillo County home-rule status, giving it powers similar to those of a city. …

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