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The Tribune recommends
Second in a series.
The Tribune today continues its endorsements in the Nov. 3 general election. We are recommending only on issues on which Albuquerque-area voters have a say.
Yes to all six
A community that neglects public services as basic as roads, sewer and water lines, libraries, parks, police and maintenance is hardly a "community" at all.
Bernalillo County officials aim to keep up such public services -- and improve them in many instances -- with a total of $22 million in bond issues. The officials came up with the list after a series of public hearings around the county. A total of about $400 million in requests were made, but officials put only $22 million on the ballot to avoid increasing the tax burden. The tax rate will not rise if voters approve all six issues, because other bond issues are being paid off and retired.
We find the list of projects to be reasonable taken as a whole, well-distributed around the county -- including within city limits -- and innovative in many cases.
Here's a list of the bonds and some brief comments on what they contain:
1. Roads-Yes …