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Mayor Richard J. Berry

Mayor Richard J. Berry was sworn into office on December 1st, 2009. Prior to serving as Albuquerque's chief executive officer, he was twice elected to the New Mexico Legislature.

Mayor Berry is also an accomplished business entrepreneur with over two decades of experience in New Mexico and throughout the Southwest United States. He earned his degree in finance and administration at the University of New Mexico and was a letterman on the Lobo track and field team, specializing in the decathlon.

Since his election in late 2009, Mayor Berry has successfully worked to drop the crime rate in Albuquerque to some of the lowest levels in 20 years and has brought the City to the national forefront for transparency and accountability.

He has cut the size of local Government while keeping city employees on the job and services to the community intact. He has accomplished this without raising taxes and has consistently worked to provide value for taxpayers.

Mayor Berry is listening and wants to hear from you.

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News from the Mayor's Office

Mayor Berry Appoints Acting Planning Director

Today Mayor Richard J. Berry announced the new acting director for the City of Albuquerque’s Planning Department. For the past year and a half Suzanne Lubar has been managing the Real Property Division within the city.

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City of Albuquerque, UNM, and Bernalillo County Celebrate Cooperation

Mayor Berry, UNM, and Bernalillo County gather to tout youth camp success

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ABQ's Clean City Division Leads Multiagency Toss No Mas Anti-Litter Campaign

During the month of July law enforcement agencies will place extra emphasis on motorists with a unsecured load on our highways and surface streets.

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City of Albuquerque Acknowledges Scholarship Recipients

The City of Albuquerque along with the Albuquerque Theatre Guild awarded local students with scholarships to put towards their college education for extra-curricular theatre-education classes.

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