Albuquerque Metropolitan Arroyo Flood Control Authority - AMAFCA

Protecting Life and Property since 1963

2600 Prospect Ave NE
Albuquerque, NM 87107

The Albuquerque Metropolitan Arroyo Flood Control Authority (AMAFCA) was created in 1963 by the New Mexico Legislature with specific responsibility for flooding problems in the greater Albuquerque area. 

AMAFCA’s purpose is to prevent injury or loss of life, and to eliminate or minimize property damage. AMAFCA does this by building and maintaining flood control structures which help alleviate flooding.

Remember that arroyos and ditches are dangerous places. For more information, click here.

Sandbags are available at City of Albuquerque and Bernalillo County fire stations.

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The general public is hereby notified that a public meeting will be held regarding the San Mateo to Moon Mini Drainage Management Plan.
The meeting will be Tuesday July 12, 2016, at the African American Performing Arts Center, 310 San Pedro Dr NE, Albuquerque, NM 87108,
from 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm.

December 1, 2015 The 2015 Annual Report to EPA has been posted to the programs page.
June 19, 2016 An Advertisement for Request for Proposals for the Boca Negra Drainage Management Plan Update has been posted to the Ads & Notices page on the Request for Proposals tab.

to be held on
Tuesday, November 8, 2016

PUBLIC NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that on Tuesday, the 8th day of November, 2016, concurrently with the General Election, an election of the qualified voters of the Albuquerque Metropolitan Arroyo Flood Control Authority ("AMAFCA"), shall be held for District 5 within the boundaries of AMAFCA, at which election the registered qualified electors of District 5 of AMAFCA shall elect one qualified elector as Director who shall serve a six year term ending December 31, 2022.  The candidate receiving the highest number of votes in the district shall be elected as a Director from that district.
Not later than June 28, 2016, written nominations of any candidates as Director may be filed with the Secretary of AMAFCA.  Each nomination of any candidate shall be signed by not less than fifty (50) qualified electors from the district for which the nomination is made, regardless of whether or not nominated therein, shall designate therein the name of the candidate therein nominated, and shall recite the subscribers thereto are qualified electors residing in the district for which the nomination is made and that the candidate designated therein is a qualified elector of the respective district of AMAFCA.  No qualified elector may nominate more than one candidate for each position from each district.  If a candidate does not withdraw his/her name before September 6, 2016, his/her name shall be placed on the ballot.

A "qualified elector" is a person qualified to vote in a General Election in the State of New Mexico who is a resident of the respective district of AMAFCA at the time of the election, or any other time in reference to which the term is used.

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The normal business hours for AMAFCA are Monday through Friday 8:00am to 5:00pm. The office is closed on weekends and holidays.


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