“Converting Hotels to Housing” Public Meeting Tuesday, December 6

Family and Community Services is hosting a public meeting to discuss the possibility of hotel and motel conversions as a strategy to increase the housing supply in Albuquerque. The meeting takes place Tuesday, December 6 from 5:30 p.m. – 7:00 p.m., at the Albuquerque Convention Center Anasazi Room (lower level, west complex). 401 2nd St. NW. To learn more and to RSVP, visit: https://www.cabq.gov/family/events/converting-hotels-to-housing-public-meeting

Bernalillo County “Take A Ride on Us” Offers Uber Discount Code for the Holidays

The Bernalillo County Department of Behavioral Health Services, Cumulus Media, the New Mexico Department of Transportation, and Whitener Law Firm, announce details for a safe ride option for holiday party weekend celebrations. The Take a Ride on Us campaign is offering 1,000 rides, Friday through Sunday, beginning on Tuesday, Dec. 2, at noon through Sunday, Dec. 18, at midnight. Participants can redeem the Uber code PARTY22 to get the discount. Each code is good for 2 rides per person, $10 off per ride. The credit can only be used for rides and not Uber Eats, and the discount doesn’t cover tip.

Westside Boulevard Update December 1st

UPDATE: SOUTHBOUND INTEL DRIVE CLOSED FROM EAST OF INTERSECTION OF WESTSIDE BLVD. AND NM 528 TO SOUTH OF INTEL DRIVEWAY FOR SAFETY REASONS AS CREWS CONTINUE INSTALLATION OF 20-INCH PIPELINE
Update as of Thursday, December 1, 2022

FOR SAFETY REASONS AND TO AVOID HEAD-ON COLLISIONS DUE TO TRAFFIC HEADING THE WRONG WAY: Effective immediately, the southbound lane of Intel Drive is now CLOSED from east of the intersection of  Westside Blvd and NM 528 to south of the Intel Driveway (also called Skyview Rd)  as crews continue installation of a 20-inch pipeline underground at the intersection of Westside Blvd. and NM 528 and east into Intel’s property.
 
Construction of the pipeline into Intel’s property is expected to last through early to mid-January 2023.

READ ENTIRE UPDATE HERE

IDO Annual Update Hearing December 8th

IDO Annual Update 2022

Hearing #1: Environmental Planning Commission (EPC)

The Environmental Planning Commission (EPC) will hear the IDO Annual Update on Thursday, December 8, 2022 at 8:30 am via Zoom.

Review Proposed Changes

Send Comments
Comments sent by 9 a.m. on Tuesday, December 6 will be forwarded to EPC for review prior to the hearing.

Attend the Hearing

  • See the agenda.
    • (Note that the IDO Annual Update – Citywide will not be heard before 1 p.m.)
  • If you would like to speak on a particular agenda item, raise your hand when public comments are taken for each case. 
    • Typically, Neighborhood Association Representatives and other organizations are given 5 minutes to speak.
    • Individuals are typically given 2 minutes to speak. 

Read entire article here

Operation Silent Night Seeks Donations to Help Shelter Pets This Holiday Season

Celebrate the season of giving by helping the Animal Welfare Department increase the comfort of homeless animals in city shelters. The wish list for cats and dogs includes small cat toys, treats, beds, brushes, wand toys, scratchers, blankets, towels, dog enrichment toys, collars, harnesses, pill pockets, and Kong toys. Please help them by fulfilling their wish list as they spend their holidays at Animal Welfare shelters while waiting to find forever homes. 

Donations will be accepted through December 31. Members of the public can drop off their donations at the Animal Welfare Department shelters and at participating small businesses throughout the city. You can also support local animals as you shop for gifts for your human friends and family by selecting “Kennel Kompadres” as your charity of choice when you shop on Amazon at http://smile.amazon.com. A percentage of your purchases will go to Kennel Kompadres every time you order at no cost to you. To learn more about how you can help our shelter pets this holiday season, visit: https://www.cabq.gov/pets/events/operation-silent-night-collects-comfort-gifts-for-shelter-animals-1