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Welcome to District 2, Councilor Isaac Benton.

City Councilor Isaac Benton represents District 2, the city-center district encompassing downtown, old town, parts of the University of New Mexico and the entire valley east of the river. He was elected to the City Council in October 2005.

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Ongoing Events in District 2

What's Important in District 2

Councilor Benton is committed to improving the lives of District 2 residents and the City as a whole.

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Latest News & Events

Albuquerque Rapid Transit (ART) Project Update

Albuquerque Rapid Transit rolls out updates to Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) Project

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Great American Cleanup

Register your group for the Great American Cleanup!

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Statement on Homeless Camp

Councilor Benton Comments on Homeless Camp

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Women of the World Poetry Slam 2015

We will welcome over 70 amazing poets to Albuquerque for the 8th annual Women of the World Poetry Slam!

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Pop Up Playground 2015

Pop Up Playground 2015

A Pop Up Playground demonstrates that a playground is more than just a series of slides and platforms.

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Fire Rescue 2 In Service

Fire Rescue 2 In Service

Mayor Berry, City Councilor Isaac Benton & area residents celebrate Rescue Unit 2 coming online.

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Feet Firmly on the Ground, Looking Up

Combating the problem of even-age tree populations in our parks.

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New Playground at Herman Sanchez Community Center

New Playground at Herman Sanchez Community Center

Councilor Benton funded a new playground for children 6 & up at the Herman Sanchez Community Center.

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Caught Between a Hole and a Hard Place

Which is better: planting a five-dollar tree in a fifty-dollar hole, or planting a fifty-dollar tree in a five-dollar hole?

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Tilting at Windmills

Gravel mulching, tree canopy loss and the heat island effect

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The Magnificent Elm Tree

Ah, the elms of Albuquerque. We love them, we hate them, we love to hate them. I eat them. Okay, better explain all that…

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Completion of Barelas Pedestrian Bridge

Completion of Barelas Pedestrian Bridge

City Councilor Isaac Benton Celebrates the Completion of Barelas Pedestrian Bridge Project

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