ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) – Bernalillo County is moving forward with the purchase of a new county building after some controversy.
They have put up $75,000 toward the $2.7 million purchase price of the Alvarado Square Building in Downtown. They county said purchasing a new building will allow them to consolidate their offices which are now spread throughout the county.
There were some worried about the purchase because the county has been in a budget crisis over the past few years. The county said it will be selling off some of the buildings it owns now once employees are moved into the new one.