CNM Bond Election

The CNM Bond will provide $84 million for important renovation and sustainability projects at multiple Central New Mexico Community College campuses - with no tax rate increase.

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The CNM Bond and Our Community

Vote on the CNM Bond

Tuesday, October 8, 2019: Early voting begins at Bernalillo County Clerk’s Annex and the Sandoval County Administration Building D

Saturday, October 19, 2019: Additional early voting locations open.

Saturday, November 2, 2019: Early voting ends

Tuesday, November 5, 2019: Election Day

The CNM Bond Election will take place in Bernalillo and Sandoval counties. For more information and related links, please visit:

Bernalillo County Clerk’s Office
Sandoval County Clerk’s Office
CNM Governing Board Election
Resolution 2019-31 Bond Election

Voters have the opportunity to positively impact our community and local economy by supporting CNM bond election projects through the CNM Bond.

The projects will help CNM provide better facilities, better technology, and most importantly, better opportunities for CNM’s 24,000 students to succeed, graduate and contribute to our local community and economy. Supporting the CNM Bond is a wise investment for everybody in central New Mexico who values the power of education and its positive impacts on our community and economy.

Bond projects include:

  • Design, construct and modernize Main Campus trades/applied technologies facilities.
  • Phase I of a Film Production Center of Excellence to support growing film industry workforce needs.
  • Rio Rancho Campus facility for trades/applied technologies programs.
  • Multi-generational learning facility in the South Valley.
  • Improved and modernized Main Campus student services building.
  • Traffic flow improvement loop road at the Joseph M. Montoya Campus in the Northeast Heights.
  • Westside Campus renovations to improve and modernize spaces for academic and student support services.
  • Outdoor lecture hall/amphitheater, as well as more welcoming and useful student and community gathering spaces on Main Campus.

Local mill levy revenues will also be used to issue technology notes to support major, college-wide technology upgrades, such as technology to manage student information, financial and human resources operations, and an online learning management system for students and faculty.    

Bond question ballot language approved by the CNM Governing Board on June 11, 2019.

Shall Central New Mexico Community College issue its general obligation bonds, in one or more series and in an aggregate principal amount not to exceed $84,000,000, for the purpose of any, all or a combination of ( 1) erecting, furnishing, constructing, purchasing, remodeling and equipping buildings and utility facilities, (2) making other real property improvements, (3) purchasing grounds, and (4) purchasing and installing computer hardware and software?