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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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City of Albuquerque Issues Voluntary Recall Notice for Cantaloupe

Albuquerque residents are advised to not eat cantaloupes during this recall.

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Land Transfer Paves the Way for New Fire Station, Health Clinic

Land Transfer Paves the Way for New Fire Station, Health Clinic

The City of Albuquerque and the University of New Mexico have agreed on a land swap paving the way for a new health care clinic and fire station.

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Mayor Berry Promotes John Soladay to Chief Operations Officer

Mayor Richard J. Berry announces the promotion of John Soladay to Chief Operations Officer and that he will not immediately fill the position of Public Safety Director.

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