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Funding Priorities

See how your tax dollars have improved District 5.

Capital Improvement Projects (CIP)

The following improvements were paid for with discretionary money from the District 5 Council Neighborhood Set-Aside fund ($1,000,000 every bond cycle):

Public Safety

Improvements for Albuquerque Police Department and Albuquerque Fire Rescue.

  • 2 Real Time Crime Center Video Trailers - $118,530
  • APD laptops (6) and equipment - $20,000
  • AFR Wildland Truck - $154,000                                                                
  • AFR Wildland Truck Equipment - $9,375                                            
  • 3 AFR Thermal Imaging Cameras - $22,488                                                                                        
  • AFR Portable Lucas Device: delivers automated chest compressions to improve blood flow in victims of cardiac arrest - $9,593
  • AFR Station 21 Roof Repairs (1/2 total cost) - $135,000
  • APD Speed Trailers - $16,974
  • AFR Fire Station 18 Landscaping - $12,000
  • APD 5 Bicycles and equipment for the Problem Response Team at NW Area Command - $5,034.65 
  • 9/11 Memorial at North Domingo Baca Park - $15,000

Parks

Improvements for parks and recreational facilities.

  • West Mesa Women’s Memorial Park - $25,000
  • Piedras Marcadas Park PH2 Design - $5,668
  • Mariposa Park - 10 New Trash receptacles $8000
  • Alameda Little League Park— $10,000
  • Ventana Ranch Park--New automatic gate - $27,658.12
  • Mariposa Park signs - $23,708.48
  • Tree New Mexico, District 5 Plantings and Care - $40,000

Streets

Improvements for street facilities.

  • Palmilla Senior Center-Golf Course Speed Limit Signage - $760.00
  • Street light at Kayenta St. and McMahon Blvd. - $3,000
  • IDO Zoning Updates to the Volcano Heights Infrastructure Plan - $40,587

District 5 Constituent Funds

Councilors receive $5,000 each year that they can spend on constituent outreach.

  • $200 to the NW Area Command for Holiday Spending and Necessities
  • $100 to each of the 3 Fire-stations in District 5—Holiday Spending and Necessities
  • $1,011.72  to the Veteran’s Integration Center
  • $1,011.72 to the Westside Homeless Shelter
  • $1,011.72 to the Westside Animal Shelter
  • $500 Contribution to West Side Day occurring February 28, 2019 at the NM State Legislature
  • $50 to Saranam LLC: Homeless Families Housing and Education Program
  • $250 for the West Central Streetlight Banner Project Event on June 28, 2019
  • Sparx Lorenzo Antonio Annual Scholarship:  $1000
  • Medical Student First White Coat, Burrell College of Osteopathic Medicine: $100
  • Serenity Mesa Recovery Center: $500
  • $2000 to the Albuquerque Youth Symphony Program
  • $500 to the NAACP, Civil Rights and Diversity Conference
  • $500 to Conviction Training Center, Non-Profit College and Housing Center For At Risk Men
  • $1,800 ($200 per school) for District 5 Elementary Classrooms