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County authorizes negotiations for new building

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — Bernalillo County commissioners want to move forward with negotiations to buy the Alvarado Square building, which used to house PNM.

They authorized the county manager this evening to negotiate a purchase agreement to bring back for final approval in August. But the commission also wants a detailed analysis on the finances of the move, specifically how much could be saved by closing other county offices and moving them to Alvarado Square.

I covered the idea in much more detail in April.

Also tonight, commissioners postponed action on the franchise fees I covered here.


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