Official news from the City of Albuquerque
At an informal ceremony in the Auditorim at the Fire Academy, new promotions were made and our latest retirees were recognized for their outstanding service to the Albuqueruque Fire Department.
On Friday, April 15th, AFD Engine-21 and Rescue-21 crews Lt. Ron Herrera, Driver Phil Preciado, Firefighter Aaron Sandoval, Firefighter Chester Fuller, and from Resuce-21 Lt. Richard Barela and Driver Timothy Woodard were honored for reviving a two year old baby boy who had drowned. Also honored was AFD Chaplain Lieutenant Jerome Rael, who has assisted the family since the incident.
As of April we’ve ofﬁ cially kicked off our volunteer event season with the month-long Sandia Foothills Open Space Clean Ups! After April, throughout the spring and summer you can get out and help the Open Space Division and enjoy the warm weather at the same time.
No tax increases, reduces size of government, funding for a potential 1% wage increase.
Your gift purchases can benefit orangutans, one of the endangered species you can visit at the Zoo.
A recent study conducted by Forbes Magazine listed Albuquerqe in its top cities to retire.
After defeating two teams each, the Albuquerque Fire and Police Department met at Santa Ana Star to battle for the Championship trophy. The score remained close throughout the game but AFD came out on top at the end, defeating APD 62-60.
Wildfire Preparedness Class for the residents along the Bosque.
On Friday, March 25, 2011 Mayor Richard J. Berry recognized an Albuquerque Firefighter for his immediate action to assist and save a woman who was choking at the Isotopes Baseball Park.
Mayor Berry provided and update on the City’s economic successes and offered changes to improve the business climate
Mayor Richard J. Berry warns FDIC to help find solutions or City will take action on Anasazi Building.
In an effort to raise funds for Albuquerque Metro Crime Stoppers, Mayor Richard J. Berry declared the week of March 21, 2011 "Crimestoppers Week."
MuniNetGuide.com Honors Albuquerque Website for Investor Relations Excellence
Thrive ABQ's newest website ready for launching.
Prestigious Honor a Natural Fit for the Anderson-Abruzzo International Balloon Museum
Mayor Richard J. Berry recognized on Friday an Albuquerque Fire Department Dispatcher for the outstanding work he did in assisting a family member who called for help when his mother experienced a severe medical emergency. This week’s Friday’s Hero is Albuquerque Fire Department Dispatcher Glenn Sveum. Each week Mayor Richard J. Berry honors at least one public safety employee for going beyond the call of duty in performing their work.
For the second year in a row, the Albuquerque International Sunport has recieved a federal grant which will allow for the installation of more solar panels.
Mayor Richard J. Berry and First Lady Maria announced the non-profit organizations that will be the recipients of the 2011 Mayor and First Lady’s Charity Gala.
Historic Barelas railroad yards to undergo revitalization. Work space, restaurants, and performance venues planned, Mayor Richard J. Berry and City Council Isaac Benton announce.
New service routes connecting Albuquerque and Rio Rancho now allow greater ease for commuters and a new outlook on regional transportation.