Report a Streetlight Outage

Did you know that not all streetlights are owned by the City? Some are owned by the Public Service Company of New Mexico (PNM). If you see a streetlight outage in your area and want to report it, the first step is knowing who owns it, so you can accurately request a repair. You can see where streetlights are located and who owns them by looking at this online map at: If a streetlight belongs to the City, you can report it by calling 311. You can report PNM-owned streetlight outages by calling (888) 342-5766.

Northwest Area Command Hosting “Coffee with a Cop” This Saturday, May 13th

You are invited to join the Northwest Area Command, Albuquerque Police Department this Saturday, May 13th from 8:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. for Coffee with a Cop at Chick-fil-A, 4001 Coors NW (across from St. Pius High School.) This is an excellent opportunity to meet the officers, ask questions and share concerns, and enjoy complimentary refreshments. For more information, visit:

IDO 2022 Annual Update – City Council Hearing and East Gateway Kickoff Reminder

IDO Annual Update

City Council Hearing

Proposed changes to the Integrated Development Ordinance (IDO) affecting zoning citywide are expected to be on the City Council  agenda on Monday, May 15, 2023 at 5 p.m.

Please note that the sponsors of the bills intend to make a motion to defer hearing both bills (O-22-54 and O-23-77) until June 5, 2023.

City Council meetings are hybrid, so you can participate in-person in the Vincent E. Griego Chambers in the basement of City Hall and via Zoom.  

These citywide text amendments are legislative, so you may speak to Councilors directly about any of the proposed changes. 

For questions, please contact the Council Planning Manager, Shanna Schultz:

Attend the Hearing

  • Agendas are typically posted here on the Friday before a Council hearing
    • Includes instructions for giving verbal comments at the hearing.
    • Includes Zoom information.

Review Proposed Changes

Send Written Comments


Applications Being Accepted for Civilian Police Oversight Board

The recently revamped Civilian Police Oversight Advisory Board (CPOA) is actively seeking applications for new board members. Applications are being accepted from both new candidates and those who previously served on the board. The City recently reduced the time commitment required for CPOA board members and is also offering a stipend to those who complete the CPOA training. Interviews will start in mid-May so you are encouraged to submit your application as soon as possible. Interested individuals can apply online at:

New Mexico Community Survey Seeks Public Feedback

The 2023 New Mexico Community Survey (NMCS) is available online in both English and Spanish, and community members are encouraged to respond and share their opinions. The survey helps in developing prevention programs within the state and has been extended through Sunday, May 7. If you take the survey, you have to option to enter a raffle for $100 or a final drawing for $500. The NMCS is completely anonymous, voluntary, available to all New Mexico residents 18 years of age or older, and is conducted by the Health Equity Council on behalf of the NM Office of Substance Abuse Prevention (NM OSAP) and the Pacific Institute for Research and Evaluation (PIRE). The findings from this survey are used to better understand substance use and misuse across New Mexico and to better target prevention programming. To take the survey, visit: