city of albuquerque


V.27 No.32 | 8/9/2018
The Albuquerque City Council meets
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Council Overrides Keller Veto

Topgolf vote at top of the agenda

After a month-long break, Albuquerque City Councilors got back to spreading around millions of dollars, tackling the opioid giants and supporting our local passenger train.
V.27 No.25 | 6/21/2018

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Fireworks, Golf and the Chief

Council also approves union agreements, recognizes volunteers

New golf digs, union pay agreements and the official appointment of a top cop held the attention of the Albuquerque City Council.
V.27 No.23 | 6/7/2018

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Golf, Bike Lanes and No ICE

Council focuses on quality of life

The city council takes the long view on golf, bicycle lanes and ICE in Burque.
V.27 No.21 | 5/24/2018
Serious business at the City Council
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Teachers, Firefighters, the Budget

Council also celebrates Ramadan, discusses nukes in town

City Council topics included approval of a new $577 million fiscal year general fund budget, shout-outs to local teachers, active and retired firefighters and a long-awaited recognition to the local Islamic community in honor of Ramadan.
V.27 No.19 | 5/10/2018

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Balloons and Biology

Council examines civic issues

Dignity in death, landing spots for hot air balloons and nurturing a bioscience community were the some of the hot topics at the Albuquerque City Council meeting.
V.27 No.16 | 4/19/2018
Patrick Davis
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An Immigrant Friendly Town

Plus all sorts of other interesting city business

Immigrant tears and fears topped the agenda and made for a very interesting Albuquerque City Council meeting.
V.27 No.14 | 4/5/2018
Klarissa J. Peña
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One Vote Over the Line

Council moves to decriminalize la grifa

A move to decriminalize cannabis in the city, zoning code issues, autism awareness and safer school crossings dominated the April 2 meeting of the Albuquerque City Council.
V.27 No.12 | 3/22/2018

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The Blinking of a Council

Women’s History Month, AFD raise on agenda

Quick meeting proclaims March to be Women’s History Month and spends money on firefighters and affordable housing.
V.27 No.10 | 3/8/2018
Albuquerque City Council
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Taxes, Weed, Coyotes

Council works on a variety of issues

A rise in retail taxes, the hint of cannabis and condemning coyote hunts lured a flock of citizens to the March 5 Albuquerque City Council meeting to participate in the democratic process.
V.27 No.9 | 3/1/2018

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We Are One, We Are Safe

Council hears from citizens and advocates

February proclaimed Black History Month, SAFE House lauded for its 40 years of service, Paul W. Dow approved as fire chief and gross receipts tax increased.
V.27 No.6 | 2/8/2018

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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

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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
Councilors Sanchez, Harris and Benton
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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

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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

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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.