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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 and equipment - $20,000
  • AFR Wildland Truck - $154,000                                                                
  • AFR Wildland Truck Equipment - $9,375                                            
  • 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

Parks

Improvements for parks and recreational facilities.

  • West Mesa Women’s Memorial Park - $25,000
  • Piedras Marcadas Park PH2 Design - $5,668

Streets

Improvements for street facilities.

  • Palmilla Senior Center-Golf Course Speed Limit Signage - $760.00
  • Street light at Kayenta St. and McMahon Blvd. - $3000

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 occuring February 28, 2019 at the NM State Legislature