Official news from the City of Albuquerque
Mayor Richard J. Berry gives a voice to all employees, citizens, and vendors to report efficiencies, increased stewardship and better acountability of taxpayer dollars.
Mayor Berry discusses Albuquerque's balanced FY11 budget and its notable lack of any tax increases.
Mayor Berry: "Drinking and driving is a serious problem, and we want employees and the public to know that DWI has serious consequences at the City of Albuquerque."
Mayor Richard J. Berry recognized on Friday an off-duty Captain who rushed on stage in attempt to save a drummer’s life. The drummer had collapsed on stage during a performance at the Sandia Casino.
At 3:00pm on July 28th, a 16 year old male was crossing the arroyo at Juan Tabo and Candelaria in Albuquerque, NM with minimal water visible. On his second step into the arroyo, an enormous gush of water knocked him off his feet and carried him west down the arroyo. A friend of his called 911 from the scene.
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.
Mayor Berry looks forward to working with City Council to reform and create comprehensive impact fees legislation.
Receiving a medical call at a nursing home was nothing unusual for the crew of Engine 5. But on Thursday, July 15 there was nothing routine about the call they received to help a woman who was ill at a nursing home near Louisiana and Central NE.
Berry Administration reaches agreements with two AFSCME unions; implements wage reductions for three others.
As summer approaches we look forward to a prosperous monsoon season. The year started with several storms with the help of the El Niño cycle. Wildﬂ owers have been in bloom, insects and reptiles are on the move, and larger mammals can be seen as you hike and explore our wonderful Open Space lands.
Mayor Richard J. Berry recognized three Albuquerque Firefighters Friday who went the extra mile to save a home from being engulfed in flames. Captain Marc Boisvert, Driver David Ortega, and Firefighter Joshua Jaramillo received this week’s Friday’s Heroes award. Each week Mayor Berry recognizes at least one public safety employee who goes above the call of duty.
News release about stalemate reached in contract negotiations with Albuquerque Police Officers' Association.
July 1, 2010, news release announcing salary adjustments, budget cuts, and ongoing union negotiations.
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.
"Fill the Boot" campaign raises big money for Muscular Dystrophy Association.
Fifth grader Cesar Castro of East San Jose Elementary School takes top prize.
Mayor Berry's address for the opening of the new Prisoner Transport Center and the City of Albuquerque's partnership with ICE.
APD to partner with ICE agents in new Prisoner Transport Center.
Traveling to work, Inspector Richard Chavez stopped and performed CPR on a unconscious woman.
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.