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City Reflects on 2023 Milestones and Accomplishments

Year of progress toward making Albuquerque safer and creating new opportunities for families.
December 27, 2023

The City of Albuquerque is sharing its accomplishments for 2023, reflecting on progress made toward improving the lives of Albuquerque families while tackling complex challenges.

“We’ve kept our focus on facing our challenges, and we can finally say that things are going in the right direction,” said Mayor Tim Keller. “From getting folks housed, to announcing the most new jobs in a decade, this year has brought real wins for Albuquerque families. Now, it’s about staying on the right path and gaining more momentum to more projects and opportunities to life.”

Some of the most notable accomplishments are:

  • Announced that Maxeon will bring 1,800 new jobs to Mesa Del Sol.
  • APD served 5,843 felony warrants to get dangerous criminals off our streets.
  • Provided housing for over 1,100 people through the Family Housing Navigation Center.
  • Served 219,277 summer meals, 17% more than last year.
  • The Albuquerque Community Safety Department reached two years of service and has taken over 55,000 calls.
  • Appointed Chief Emily Jaramillo, the first woman Fire Chief in the history of Albuquerque Fire Rescue.
  • Doubled the amount of dog parks throughout the city.
  • Had an 82% increase in senior and multigenerational center memberships.
  • Cleaned nearly 7,000 encampments and offered folks shelter and resources.

View the full Year in Review document to learn more about the City’s work to improve life for Albuquerque families, expand public safety, create new economic opportunities, and build a more equitable system.