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Fiscal Responsibility

I started my term as Mayor when the City was in a fiscal crisis. We began our budget process with a nearly $100 million dollar shortfall between fiscal years 2010 and 2011.

With this large of a shortfall we had a decision to make and we chose to see it as opportunity and a challenge.  I am proud to say that our leadership team and the great employees of this city have risen to the occasion. ABQ View is our transparency portal - these pages show just how dedicated we are to ensuring that we’re doing ethical business for our bosses, the taxpayers.

Mayor Asks State for Fire Trucks and Air Packs

Mayor Richard J. Berry submitted a proposal to Governor Bill Richardson’s Administration Wednesday asking that $1 million in stimulus money that was requested to be spent on a new fire station be used to buy air packs for firefighters or two new fire trucks.

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