Funding Priorities

See how your tax dollars have improved District 5.

Capital Improvement Projects (CIP)

The following improvements were paid for with discretionary money from the District 5 Council Neighborhood Set-Aside fund ($1,000,000 every bond cycle):

Public Safety

Improvements for Albuquerque Police Department and Albuquerque Fire Rescue.

  • 2 Real Time Crime Center Video Trailers - $118,530
  • APD laptops (6) and equipment - $20,000
  • AFR Wildland Truck - $154,000                                                                
  • AFR Wildland Truck Equipment - $9,375                                            
  • 3 AFR Thermal Imaging Cameras - $22,488
  • AFR Portable Lucas Device: delivers automated chest compressions to improve blood flow in victims of cardiac arrest - $9,593
  • AFR Station 21 Roof Repairs (1/2 total cost) - $135,000
  • APD Speed Trailers - $16,974
  • AFR Fire Station 18 Landscaping - $12,000
  • APD 5 Bicycles and equipment for the Problem Response Team at NW Area Command - $5,034.65 
  • 911 Memorial at North Domingo Baca Park - $15,000
  • Advanced technology and equipment for  APD’s Crimes Against Children Unit (CACU) - $1,563.15
  • 'Slow Down Albuquerque' Signs - $1,076.83
  • AFR Ladder Equipment Needs - $31,960 
  • APD NW Area 3 Automated License Plate Readers $15,000

Parks

Improvements for parks and recreational facilities.

  • West Mesa Women’s Memorial Park - $25,000
  • Piedras Marcadas Park PH2 Design - $5,668
  • Mariposa Park - 10 New Trash receptacles $8000
  • Alameda Little League Park— $10,000
  • Ventana Ranch Park--New automatic gate - $27,658.12
  • Mariposa Park signs - $23,708.48
  • Tree New Mexico 2019, District 5 Plantings and Care - $40,000
  • Sierra Vista Pool Slide Repairs - $70,669.04
  • Petroglyph Park Play Ground Equipment Design - $22,874.50
  • Tree New Mexico 2021, District 5 Plantings and Care - $40,000
  • Eagle Ranch Park Playground Equipment - $202,000
  • Poole Property - $50K

Streets

Improvements for street facilities.

  • Palmilla Senior Center-Golf Course Speed Limit Signage - $760
  • Street light at Kayenta St. and McMahon Blvd. - $3,000
  • IDO Zoning Updates to the Volcano Heights Infrastructure Plan - $40,587
  • ‘Children at Play’ signs on Galaxia Park Drive and Del Sol Park NW - $2000
  • 10510 Steward St. Street Light - $7,300
  • Tesuque Dr. Speed Study - $8,807
  • Radar Feedback Signs at Universe and Irving - $14,336
  • Conestoga, Kettle, and Sooner Speed Study - $16,560
  • Unser Soldier Pile Wall Repair and Construction Plans & Structural Analysis   - $13,080
  • Irving Blvd./Ventana Ridge Flashing beacon - $24,000
  • Study to stripe Black Arroyo Blvd. in District 5 - $12,000
  • Homestead/Mohave Guardrail - $17,200
  • Irving Median Design, Golf Course Rd. to median west of Rio de Los Pinos Dr. - $15,750
  • 3 speed limit signs in the Saltillo neighborhood - Calandrias Street and Saltillo Street - $1,050
  • Dover St. Traffic Calming Measures - $12,504
  • Volcano Heights Infrastructure Water Utility Updates - $33,564.00
  • Butterfield, Rancho Sereno, Las Terrazas Speed Study - $44,482
  • Ventana Ranch Flashing Light Beacons - $34,053.98
  • Rainbow Blvd. Traffic Calming and Pedestrian Safety - $44,773.91
  • Kimmick, Rosa Parks to Unser Lane Restriping and Bicycle Lane Striping - $7,737.50
  • 7 Bar Lp. Cross walks: Golf Course Apt. & La Sierrita - $8500
  • Irving Blvd. Traffic Calming Study Kayenta to Rio Los Pinos Dr. - $36,026.59
  • Universe from Irving to Ventana Hills Rd Traffic Calming Study $37,303.98

Community Centers Enhancements

Improvements to Senior Centers and Family & Community Centers.

  • Appraisal Fee for new Cibola Loop Community Complex lot purchase - $2,800

District 5 Constituent Funds

Each City Councilor shall be allocated a maximum amount of $20,000 for Council expenses related to discretionary constituent outreach, including but not limited to mailing/notification expenses, District meetings, and small event sponsorship to governmental or not-for-profit entities.

Review the funds here.