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Official news from the City of Albuquerque.

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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Mayor Berry Pledges to Fight Property Crime

Mayor Richard J. Berry unveiled his plan to attack property crime Jan. 26, 2010, pledging to make Albuquerque a bad place to commit crime.

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Chief Breen Promotes Two Lieutenants

Albuquerque Fire Chief James Breen promoted two life long Albuquerque natives to lieutenant this week.

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Mayor Recognizes Police Dispatcher Who Help Save Suicidal Man

Albuquerque Police Dispatcher Cheryl Kirk is this week’s Friday’s Hero

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City of Albuquerque Faces $54.6 Million Budget Shortfall in Fiscal Year 2011

Based on the current five year forecast, the City of Albuquerque will face a $54.6 million budget shortfall in fiscal year 2011 in addition to the shortfall already identified for fiscal year 2010.

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January - March 2010: Volume 11, Issue 1

Greetings from the Mayor’s Office! It is an honor to serve you as Mayor of the great city of Albuquerque, home to one of the best Open Space systems in the country and endless opportunities for outdoor recreation. Our family is very active in outdoor activities such as hiking and skiing, and we’re so happy that the Open Space Division is here to offer over 29,000 acres of land for our community’s enjoyment.

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Mayor Richard Berry Has Set A Road Map to Address City’s Budget Crisis

Mayor sends legislation to City Council and proposes executive cuts.

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