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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

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, District 5 Plantings and Care - $40,000
  • Sierra Vista Pool Slide Repairs - $70,669.04

Streets

Improvements for street facilities.

  • Palmilla Senior Center-Golf Course Speed Limit Signage - $760.00
  • 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

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.