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Official news from the City of Albuquerque.

First Phases of Budget Cuts Announced

July 1, 2010, news release announcing salary adjustments, budget cuts, and ongoing union negotiations.

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Mayor Recognizes Off-Duty Firefighter Who Risked His Life to Save Another

Albuquerque firefighter Ryan Medford was off duty when a motorcyclist crashed right before his eyes on the Big I flyover. With no equipment, backup or someone to protect him from cars speeding by, Medford stopped and risked his own life on the narrow stretch of road to render aid to the motorcyclist.

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Firefighters Honored for Record-Breaking Fundraising

"Fill the Boot" campaign raises big money for Muscular Dystrophy Association.

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Fire Prevention Art Contest Winner Announced

Fifth grader Cesar Castro of East San Jose Elementary School takes top prize.

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Mayor's Comments on Prisoner Transport Center

Mayor Berry's address for the opening of the new Prisoner Transport Center and the City of Albuquerque's partnership with ICE.

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Mayor Ends Sanctuary for Criminals

APD to partner with ICE agents in new Prisoner Transport Center.

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Firefighter Saves Woman's Life

Traveling to work, Inspector Richard Chavez stopped and performed CPR on a unconscious woman.

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April-June 2010: Volume 11, Issue 2

In April, the Sandia Foothills Open Space cleanup will kick-off another year of outdoor volunteerism. There is a contagious enthusiasm when you gather early on a Saturday morning with neighbors and fellow trail users to work on projects that will benefit our Major Public Open Space areas.

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Mayor Berry Balances FY11 Budget

Cuts cost and size of government; no layoffs or furloughs. Salary reductions are included.

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Mayor Announces 'Thrive ABQ' Economic Plan

Initiative to make Albuquerque more attractive to private sector.

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2010 Charity Gala Grants Announced

Recipients include ARCA, The Barrett Foundation, Silver Horizons New Mexico Inc., and The Harmony Project.

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Fire Fighters Honored for Balloon Rescue

Mayor Richard J. Berry applauds three Albuquerque fire fighters for bringing four trapped balloonists to safety.

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Mayor Berry Launches Bike Safety Campaign

As part of a launching to a public/private bicycle safety campaign, Mayor Richard J. Berry unveiled a billboard design cautioning motorist to safely share the road with bicyclists.

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Mayor Berry Nominates New City Attorney

Mayor Richard J. Berry announced Rob Perry as his nominee for Albuquerque’s next City Attorney.

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Top Property Crime Fugitive Arrested

The city’s top property crime fugitive was captured by U.S. Marshal’s Friday morning after a massive manhunt that included newspaper advertisements and electronic billboards.

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Mayor Richard J. Berry and City Councilor Debbie O’Malley Order Demolition of Nuisance Building

Mayor Richard J. Berry’s Administration demolished a property Thursday that has generated hundreds of police calls and considered to be a high level area of property crime.

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Mayor Berry Signs Deal to Bring New Clean Energy Jobs to Albuquerque

ALBUQUERQUE—Mayor Richard J. Berry signed off on an incentive package Friday for SUMCO Phoenix Corporation to grow its work force in Albuquerque.

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Mayor Richard J. Berry and First Lady Maria Berry Accept Grant Proposals for Charity Gala

Albuquerque—In preparation for the 2010 Mayor and First Lady’s Charity Gala, Mayor Richard Berry and Albuquerque’s First Lady Maria are accepting grant proposals from 501(c)(3) organizations.

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Mayor Berry Unveils FY10 Budget Savings

Mayor Richard J. Berry presented to City Councilors February 12, 2010 a list of budget actions that will result in a $19 million savings for the current fiscal year.

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Six Firefighters Who Rescue Teenager from Serious Crash

Mayor Richard J. Berry recognized on Friday the crews of Rescue 21 and Squad 2 who rescued a 15-year-old girl who was trapped in a wrecked car.

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