V.27 No.6 | 2/8/2018
The City and a Baby
Council promotes Burque, lauds Holets
An enthusiastic presentation given at the Feb. 5 Albuquerque City Council's meeting touted that Burque is a great place to work, live and play.
V.27 No.4 | 1/25/2018
ICE and ART in January
Council also considers cops
City government re-affirms immigrant-friendly status and fingers start to point in the ART boondoggle.
V.27 No.2 | 1/11/2018
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A Pink Cadillac and Coyotes
City Council takes action on several issues
Cruising task force to review anti-cruising ordinance, mayor condemns coyote-killing contests, councilors annoyed at IDO meeting reschedule and ART financing.
V.26 No.51 | 12/21/2017
Cruisers, Litigation and ART
The Council’s Christmas menu
Cruisers, addressing the opioid crisis and discussions about ART were among the items on the agenda at the regular Albuquerque City Council meeting held on Monday, Dec. 18, 2017.
V.26 No.49 | 12/7/2017
Welcome, 23rd City Council!
New configuration is probably progressive
The first meeting of the newly seated 23rd Albuquerque City Council zipped by in just 68 minutes. That quick convocation included new Mayor Tim Keller stopping by to introduce some of the key players in his budding administration.
V.26 No.47 | 11/23/2017
Hello Ginger, Goodbye Lewis
22nd Council ends on a positive note
With the flip of a coin and the bang of a gavel, the last meeting of the 22nd Albuquerque City Council came to an end.
V.26 No.46 | 11/16/2017
The Passage of IDO
Council approves sweeping zoning reform
Albuquerque City Council passed a massive overhaul of the city’s zoning regulations at its special meeting.
V.26 No.45 | 11/9/2017
IDO, Beggars and a Fresco
Civic improvement, safety at issue
Taking a cue from ancient Roman leaders, Albuquerque City Councilors made it a crime to give beggars a quarter along busy roadways, commissioned a new fresco Downtown and tweaked the proposed overhaul of the city’s planning and zoning codes.
V.26 No.43 | 10/26/2017
People of District 5
NW citizens choose new councilor
Here are the two people on the Nov. 14 runoff ballot for City Council District 5.
V.26 No.42 | 10/19/2017
Zoning, Pawn and a Runoff
Council tackles municipal issues
A major revamp of the city’s zoning code, significant changes to how pawnbrokers can do business and stopping vehicle solicitations drew a good size crowd for the City Council meeting. Some items got heard and even less got passed as the grinder of democracy made a little more sausage.
V.26 No.41 | 10/12/2017
Mysteries of the Consent Agenda
And other CABQ phenomena
Millions spent for federal police oversight, hundreds of police complaint cases heard and a denied request for an investigation into an unjust drug sting are just some of the issues recently tackled by members of the Albuquerque City Council.
V.26 No.40 | 10/5/2017
Memorials, Recovery and Alvarado
Council, Commission meetings reviewed
Memorial plans unveiled, Innovate ABQ gets grant and county joins opioid lawsuit.
V.26 No.38 | 9/21/2017
Council Candidates, Start Your Engines!
Citizens, find your favorite and vote!
Fourteen folks are vying for five spots in the City Council.
V.26 No.37 | 9/14/2017
Peace, Film and the DOJ
Council meets after Labor Day
The Sept. 6 Albuquerque City Council meeting was quick and easy, with the most interesting conversations happening during informal discussions.
V.26 No.34 | 8/24/2017
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Lighting the Way to the Future
Post-eclipse meeting is subdued
A small post-eclipse crowd greeted city councilors at their Aug. 21 regular meeting. With no red-hot topics, councilors trekked through an easy agenda that included a new innovative public lighting plan, a halt to some road construction and grant dollars for senior citizen projects.