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Wildlife West Nature Park

Looking for a docent to volunteer at Wildlife West in Edgewood. 122 acre native rescued wildlife zoo and event center operated by all volunteers. Our 25 species of wildlife are friendly and are enclosed in natural habitats.

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La Orilla Habitat Project Complete

La Orilla Habitat Project Complete

Open Space La Orilla Willow Flycatcher Habitat Project

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Mothers Against Drunk Driving

Volunteer Orientation February 1, 2014

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Upcoming dates for the Spay/Neuter Blitz

Specials are being offered by Animal Welfare and PetSmart Charities®

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Shooting Range Park Volunteer Program

Information about the Shooting Range Park volunteer program.

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Needed: Foster Caregivers for Shelter Pets

Needed: Foster Caregivers for Shelter Pets

Help Albuquerque's shelter pet by becoming a foster caregiver.

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Ambercare Hospice

Direct Patient Volunteer, Veterans Volunteer, Administrative Volunteer

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Mayor Appoints Interim Fire Chief

Mayor Appoints Interim Fire Chief

Long time public servant will lead Albuquerque Fire Department

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Governor Susana Martinez & Mayor Richard J. Berry Announce Partnership to Assist Eclipse Aerospace in Adding 100 New, High Paying Jobs

Governor Susana Martinez & Mayor Richard J. Berry Announce Partnership to Assist Eclipse Aerospace in Adding 100 New, High Paying Jobs

In an exciting new economic development collaboration, the City of Albuquerque and State of New Mexico announced a partnership with Eclipse Aerospace to retain and expand one of Albuquerque’s most promising and innovative companies

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City of Albuquerque Welcomes Tasmanian Devils to Zoo

City of Albuquerque Welcomes Tasmanian Devils to Zoo

BioPark is one of only two U.S. facilities to house the species.

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Mayor Appoints New Constituent Services Director

Mayor Appoints New Constituent Services Director

Long time educator and public servant takes the helm

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Annual Fall Green Waste Collection is a Success

Annual Fall Green Waste Collection is a Success

Mayor Richard J. Berry announced today that the City of Albuquerque’s Solid Waste Management Department’s Annual Fall Green Waste Collection was once again well received by the public.

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Atrisco Heritage Academy High School to Get ABQ RIDE Service

Atrisco Heritage Academy High School to Get ABQ RIDE Service

Route #198 Will Serve School with Three Runs on Weekdays

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New Arts & Culture Website Coming Soon

A new online comprehensive events calendar debuting in early 2014 is expected to become the premiere website for finding things to do in our community.

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Audit - Telecom Use and Expense

The City of Albuquerque can realize annual cost savings of $273,000, annual cost recoveries of $240,000 and continue the proactive approach to reduce the costs of telecom operations through the implementation of innovative technologies. The City lacks internal controls to ensure the accuracy, efficiency and optimization of telecom services. The overall lack of internal controls is a major factor for the accumulated balance of $1.3 million in the City’s Communication Fund as of June 30, 2013 (unaudited). The fund balance represents the amount departments have been overcharged for communication services.

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Audit - Professional/Technical Contract Development & Approval Process

The Department of Finance and Administrative Services' Purchasing Division can improve upon the valuable services it provides to the City and contractors by acceptance and implementation of the following recommendations: (a) The Purchasing Division should require that City Departments attend contract training more frequently; (b) The Purchasing Division should review its internal control processes and ensure that all staff have a clear understanding; and (c) Employee access to CTS should be revoked following the employee’s change of employment.

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