Live Blog of City Council Meeting!

There will be a live blog session during the Albuquerque City Council meeting on Monday, May 2, 2011, at 5p.m. Click the following link to watch the Council meeting live. Click here Click this link to participate in the Live Blog. Click Here Please be professional and courteous in your comments. No rude, profane or … Continue reading

How to Attend City Council Meetings

Some Albuquerque citizens do not go to City Council meetings because they just do not know how. Citizens can find out when city council meetings are scheduled by going to the Albuquerque City Council website. This is the one-stop for all city council information. The left side bar has a link called “Find Legislation, Meetings, … Continue reading

AFD Proposes Reconstructing Another Fire Station

With the approval of the reconstruction of Station 2 still fresh, the Albuquerque Fire Department has proposed the reconstruction of another fire station-Station 7. The proposition presented to the council says there are two main reasons for the project: the deficiency of the current Station 7, and the “strategic potential that would be derived from … Continue reading

Councilor Dan Lewis Comments on District 5

Councilor Dan Lewis was elected to the City Council in 2009. He became interested in city politics when he saw all the things that needed to be fixed in the city. He used old fashioned campaign tactics and personally knocked on people’s doors and talked to them personally. Since being elected, Councilor Lewis has made … Continue reading

Pigeon Ordinance Causes Stir in City Council

Fire Department Requests New Station in Southside of Albuquerque

The Albuquerque Fire Department is looking spend money to provide better coverage in the south side of Albuquerque.  The request was made during a City Council meeting on Feb. 23. The proposed project is a 12,000 square foot, three bay fire station for Station 2.  This would allow for future expansion. The new station would … Continue reading

Citizen’s Concerns Over Police Brutality Brought to Council

Complaints of police brutality are becoming more common in Albuquerque. Addresses from members Copwatch took up a significant amount of time during the public comments portion of an Albuquerque City Council meeting on Feb. 23. Copwatch is an organization formed to increase public awareness of police brutality and use of excessive force.  During the meeting, … Continue reading

Finance and Government Operations Committee Meeting Topics

Anyone from the public can attend an Albuquerque City Council or Committee meeting.  The Albuquerque Bernalillo County Government Center is located in downtown Albuquerque in Civic Plaza.  To get there, one must fight the stream of rush our traffic, fueled by the businessmen and woman leaving their offices to scurry to dinner, happy hour, or … Continue reading