City Hosting Community Engagement Meeting on Energy Efficiency September 28


The City is dedicated to hearing from community members and tailoring sustainability projects to meet the public’s needs and expectations. The first Climate Action Plan Implementation Community Engagement meeting will focus on energy efficiency and include updates on related projects as well as opportunities for the public to provide input. The public will hear from City staff and key partners, including local utilities. The last 20 minutes are reserved for public feedback. The meeting takes place via Zoom on Wednesday, September 28 at 5:00 p.m. To register, visit:

Westside Boulevard Construction Update September 9th


Westside Blvd. to have various Eastbound and Westbound lane closures and Golf Course Road to have various Northbound and Southbound right lane closures as crews continue to work on final project construction in September
Update as of Friday, Sept. 9, 2022

Crews are scheduled to continue working on lighting, paving, roadway striping, trail gravel, sidewalks and miscellaneous construction on this project, with construction expected to be substantially complete by the end of September.
Ongoing Traffic Impacts
• There are various eastbound and northbound lane closures on Westside Blvd. but at least one (1) lane will be open in each direction at all times.
• There are various right lane closures on northbound and southbound Golf Course Road north and south of Westside Blvd.
Regular work hours are Mon.-Fri., 6:30 a.m.-5 p.m., although the contractor may work longer hours or on weekends if needed. Saturday work is planned for the next few weeksAll construction is weather permitting and subject to change without notice.
CONTACTS for questions and concerns or to sign up for email updates on the project:
Patti Watson, 505-245-3134 office; 505-269-9691 cell;
Ty Stevers, 505-245-3138 office; 505-417-9989 cell;

Animal Welfare Department Hosting Adoption Clinic This Weekend


The Animal Welfare Department needs your help. There are 800 pets in our city that need good homes, and our shelters are full. Animal Welfare is hosting an adoption clinic this weekend, Saturday, August 27 and Sunday, August 28, at the Eastside and Westside shelters, and the Everyday Adoption Center located in the Eubank PetSmart. The adoption fee is waived for all pets. Each adoption will include spay or neuter, a microchip, required vaccinations, and one free initial vet visit. For dogs, you will receive one free dog training class. This is a great opportunity to bring home a new furry friend. To learn more, visit:

Request Cockroach Control Through Water Utility Authority


It’s officially monsoon season, and with all the much-needed rain and moisture come cockroaches. Cockroaches often take up residence in sanitary system manhole covers and breed, spreading to nearby residences. If you see cockroaches around a manhole cover, you can report this and request cockroach control from the Water Utility Authority. You can request this service online at:

Independence Day Closures for City of Albuquerque


Independence Day is Monday, July 4 and most City offices will be closed. The following services will still be offered on the holiday;

  • Trash and recycle pickup
  • 311 Community Call Center
  • City pools and golf courses
  • BioPark, Zoo and Aquarium

For more information, visit: