District 5 Fall Open House

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District 5 Community Members and Neighborhood Leaders,

The September 23rd District 5 Council Meeting commencing at 6:00p.m. via. Zoom was packed with essential information on police, fire, and health public safety updates.  It also included briefings on  important District 5 projects such as Unser Blvd.’s expansion, and Cibola Lp. Housing component and Multi-Generational Center.  Unfortunately, the meeting did not live stream due to technical difficulties.  Now it is available for view at: https://youtu.be/woSQc64sxCo

Please express your comments on the meeting or any other topic you want addressed to cynthiaborrego@cabq.gov.  Council President Borrego looks forward to your post meeting feedback and appreciates your interest and involvement in crime, District 5 road and other projects she steadfastly works to manifest and create.

Cynthia D. Borrego, MPA

City Council President, District 5
Office: (505) 768-3178

Golf Course/Taylor Ranch Complete Streets Study Meeting August 5th

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The City of Albuquerque, in partnership with the Mid-Region Council of Governments (MRCOG), is conducting a Complete Streets Study on Taylor Ranch Road/Golf Course Road to identify the specific safety issues and challenges faced by pedestrians, bicyclists, and transit riders along the corridor. Download details.

A letter from Council President Borrego welcoming your neighborhoods input into the study is available for download.

Westside Boulevard Update from Councilor Borrego

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The City of Albuquerque and I, as your Councilor, broke ground on Westside Blvd.’s expansion on March 17, 2021.  Many of you requested information on Westside’ Blvd’s expansion effects on existing residential properties in the area.

Phase I—Construction, includes widening Westside Blvd. from two to four lanes between Golf Course Rd. and NM 528 and will also improve traffic flows at several major intersections. The project includes a multi-use trail on Westside Blvd.’s north side, a sidewalk on its south side and bike lanes in each direction (east and west). 

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District 5 Open House March 23rd

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From Councilor Borrego:
Please join me on Tuesday, March 23, 2021 at 6:00 PM for our District 5 Spring Open House. The meeting will broadcast via YouTube here.

Our topics will range from updates on the 2021 State Legislature Session to health and public safety. Please submit written comments prior to the meeting to cynthiaborrego@cabq.gov

Also, please register and receive the COVID vaccine. You can register for the vaccine
at https://cvvaccine.nmhealth.org/myregistration.html Feel free to contact my office for
assistance at 505-768-3189.

District 5 Newsletter

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Bringing the City Council Presidency to the
Westside is one of the highlights of my service to
you as your District 5 Council Representative. I plan
to keep a firm eye and hand on ensuring
Albuquerque’s Westside receives
due consideration in decisions affecting planning,
funding, and fair and equal asset distributions. A
great example of Westside Council unity is seen in
the City’s recent purchase of the Open Space Poole
property, just north of District 5 and accessible to
its neighborhoods.

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