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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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  • NVC 11/14 meeting results in Bosque plan, Brown property resolutions NVC had a terrific membership meeting last Thursday, with at least sixty engaged people in attendance. Bosque For the third meeting in a row, we had guest speakers providing information about the City administration’s plans for Albuquerque’s bosque. This meeting we heard from Alex Limkin, Los Duranes resident, and Richard Barish, Chair, Bosque Issues, Sierra Club Central NM Group. Following intelligent and informative presentations and discussion, NVC’s membership unanimously voted against the Rio Grande Vision and Rio Grande Valley State Park improvements as currently planned. See the resolution here. We expect to continue presentations and discussion about this issue at future meetings. We expect to have an update from the City after the first of the year ...
    Posted Nov 20, 2013, 9:35 AM by North Valley Coalition
  • Next meeting: Thursday, Nov. 14 6:30 p.m. Please mark your calendar! The next North Valley Coalition meeting is scheduled for Thursday, November 14, 2013, from 6:30 to 8:30 pm, at the North Valley Senior Center. The agenda includes (1) time with our recently-elected City Councilor Isaac Benton, and (2) discussion and votes on resolutions about proposed plans for Albuquerque’s bosque. For your association or group to participate in any votes, you will need to designate your representative to the NVC board by the Nov. 14 meeting. For more information and to download a membership form, click here.
    Posted Oct 26, 2013, 9:32 AM by North Valley Coalition
  • Give your group a say in the North Valley Coalition The Coalition needs more input from the groups within its boundaries. Did you know that every neighborhood association in the North Valley or any other organization "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" can designate a member for the NVC Board? Well, it's true. Currently there is almost no formal participation from NAs and other organizations, so those groups do NOT have a say in what the NVC does. That doesn't seem right.Did you also know that the NVC has yet to weigh in on the Rio Grande Vision plan to redevelop ...
    Posted Oct 3, 2013, 10:55 AM by North Valley Coalition
  • Great turnout for 9/12 City Council forum Over 100 people showed up a few weeks ago to hear Isaac Benton and Roxanna Meyers answer questions on various issues. The Coalition was delighted to provide this public forum and glad to see it so well-attended.The room cleared out a bit, but an attentive crowd stayed for the Rio Grande Vision discussion with facilitator Tim Karpoff and plan critic Michael Jensen of Amigos Bravos. The city's second public meeting to gather input on this plan has been postponed to an as-yet-undetermined future date. If you are under-educated about this rather controversial plan, here are some links:Rio Grande Vision websiteDebate begins on mayor’s ‘Rio Grande Vision’ What’s happened to ABQ ...
    Posted Oct 3, 2013, 10:29 AM by North Valley Coalition
  • Agenda for Sept. 12 NVC meeting and candidate forum
    Posted Sep 12, 2013, 2:47 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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