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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.

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  • 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
  • Please come! 2/19/15 Waste Transfer Station Community Meeting This is a meeting about the City’s proposed mega-waste transfer station planned for the site of the existing solid waste facility at Edith and Griegos NW.  It is a follow-up to the City-sponsored meeting on January 20, 2015, which, due to its rigid format and limited information, left many community members frustrated.  It’s our hope that this follow-up meeting will bring about a more genuine dialogue about this concerning proposal.   Here are the basic details: Community Meeting Regarding Proposed Waste Transfer StationThursday, February 19, 20156:00 PM – Open House6:30 to 8:30 PM – DiscussionNorth Valley Senior Center, 3825 Fourth Street NW
    Posted Feb 12, 2015, 8:39 AM by North Valley Coalition
  • What happened at the Jan 20 Garbage Transfer Station Meeting? A January 20 public meeting at the North Valley Senior Center was standing-room-only and drew many comments. If you didn't make the meeting (or even if you did), here are a collection of resources, including a full video of the meeting taken by Charles Arasim. The City will be accepting comments about the informtion presented at this meeting until February 17 [UPDATE! Deadline extended to March 10]. Please take the time to review the materials, watch the video and use the form on the City website or contact Savina Garcia at (505) 348-4018 or savina.garcia@wilsonco.com to send your comments!On a related note, the North Valley Coalition will be hosting another meeting with ...
    Posted Feb 8, 2015, 11:41 AM by North Valley Coalition
  • How does the North Valley Coalition work? Put simply, the Coalition is a group of North Valley groups. Click the image below to view the structure and boundaries of the North Valley Coalition.
    Posted Jun 24, 2014, 1:23 PM 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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