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This is the North Valley Coalition of Albuquerque, Los Ranchos and Bernalillo County, New Mexico.

Welcome to the first ever NVC website. It is very much a work in progress.

Latest News

  • NVC letter on proposed Santolina Master Plan This letter went out to Bernalillo county commissioners on March 10, 2015.
    Posted Mar 19, 2015, 11:55 AM by North Valley Coalition
  • Input sought on six draft site layouts for Edith Waste Transfer Station The City provided six draft site layouts at the March 17 Advisory Committee meeting.The project architect walked attendees through the six versions, highlighting differences between each, pros and cons. None of these are the final layout; in layman's language, these are discussion drafts. Please provide comments on these drafts via nvcabq@gmail.com.
    Posted Mar 19, 2015, 12:21 PM by North Valley Coalition
  • NVC comments on proposed Edith Waste Transfer Station These comments were sent to the City on March 10, 2015. Full letter and attachments are below.
    Posted Mar 19, 2015, 12:19 PM by North Valley Coalition
  • Full video of Feb. 19 Waste Transfer meeting between the City and the community The meeting was extremely well-attended (158 people signed in) and although we didn't get through all the questions we wanted to ask, we successfully addressed many issues. One common theme was the lack of a public process—as recommended by the EPA—in the selection of the Edith site. At around 24:43 in Part 1 the question is raised directly by an audience member. At 27:35 Jill Holbert of the Solid Waste Management Department makes it pretty clear that the City did not seek to engage in a public process for the siting because, in its opinion, it didn't have to. The meeting got a little heated but remained reasonably civil, although it's safe ...
    Posted Feb 27, 2015, 9:27 AM by North Valley Coalition
  • EPA Guides for Waste Transfer Stations The EPA has published two guides regarding Waste Transfer Stations, one for citizens and one for planners. They are both very much worth reviewing, so we provide links to the documents here:Waste Transfer Stations: Involved Citizens Make the DifferenceWaste Transfer Stations: A Manual for Decision-Making
    Posted Feb 19, 2015, 9:01 AM by North Valley Coalition
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North Valley Coalition area


The boundaries of the NVC Area are consistent with those of the North Valley Area Plan. They are: Interstate 25 on the east; the Rio Grande on the west; Sandia Pueblo on the north; and Interstate 40 on the south.


The purpose of the NVC shall be to provide a forum for an exchange of ideas between residents, businesses, property owners, neighborhood associations, institutions, and government toward preserving, protecting, and enhancing the North Valley Area consistent with the adopted Goals and Policies of the North Valley Area Plan.

Who can join?

  • Any property owner, resident, or business owner within the North Valley Area
  • Any neighborhood, business or other group recognized by or registered with the City Office of Neighborhood Coordination or Bernalillo County and having at least one boundary within the North Valley Area
  • Any organized group which has at least 10 members and, as determined by the Executive Committee, has a demonstrated interest in the NVC and supports the goals and policies of the North Valley Area Plan
For more detail on the North Valley Coalition, view the NVC Charter.

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