City/Community News

City/Community News is a community service feature of our OGNA website.  We will post timely news and information here to promote activities in the greater Albuquerque community.
Prepare for the Upcoming Elections, the League of Women Voters online voter guide, is now live!  There are brief descriptions of the offices, candidates’ photos, contact information, and their answers to questions on issues.  Go to the Vote411   website,  enter your street address, and you can view information on voting in New Mexico, find your polling place and view your personal election ballot linked to your street address/geographic area.


Foothills APD CPC (Community Policing Council) Meeting

June 10th, 2024, 6pm, Manzano Mesa Multi-Generational Center

You are cordially invited to attend the APD (Albuquerque Police Department) Foothills CPC (Community Policing Council) meeting 6pm, June 10th, 2024 Manzano Mesa Multi-Generational Center.Our guest speaker will be Erika Wilson, Emergency Communications Center Manager, Police Department, City of Albuquerque. She will help us understand the new 911 system and related issues involved with emergency calls.

Regular participants include APD Foothills Commander Shawn Garrett and his staff. Commander Garrett provides monthly statistics for burglaries, auto theft, and other calls for service for our area.


July 18th Hearing re:  2024 CABQ Bikeway and Trail Facilities Plan

City of Albuquerque’s Environmental Planning Commission (EPC) will hold a Hearing on the 2024 Bikeway and Trail Facilities Plan (BTFP) on July 18th, 2024.  The 2024 BTFP identifies key planning, policy, and programmatic actions that are complementary to and will enhance the proposed bikeway networks.
Date: July 18th, 2024, Time: Hearing begins 8:40 am
Location Via Zoom:

To view the EPC Hearing Agenda, visit


CABQ Office of Neighborhood Coordination:

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Apply to Serve on a CABQ Board or Commission

If you are interested in serving on a City of Albuquerque Board or Commission, apply via the online application. The application works for all boards and commissions and will remain active for one calendar year from the date submitted.  For a list of opportunities see:


CABQ Solid Waste Dept.

For information regarding CABQ Solid Waste Dept, hazardous waste collection, green waste, trash pick up and recycling events, please call 311  or go to


City of Albuquerque Police – Northeast Area Command Substation newsletter:    Northeast Area Command Newsletters — City of Albuquerque (


Bear Canyon Senior Center, 4645 Pitt NE, Albuquerque, NM 87111 :

Bear Canyon Senior Center Spring 2024 Senior Activities


Bernalillo County At A Glance Bulletins

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The 311 Community Contact Center provides our community with speedy and easy access to City of Albuquerque information and services with exceptional customer care. Our agents answer your questions and respond to your requests for service from any department or division at the City.

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Albuquerque Community Safety (ACS) Dept

ACS Second Anniversary Report

The mission of ACS is to  provide Albuquerque with a holistic, empathetic, and informed response to behavioral and mental health-related 911 calls. Responses are personalized to the needs of the individual, family, and community so that ACS can bring the right response at the right time.  ACS allows 911 dispatch to send trained professionals with backgrounds in behavioral and mental health and social services to non-violent and non-medical calls.



City of Albuquerque Comprehensive Plan Update:

The City of Albuquerque committed to updating the Comprehensive Plan to bring in current data, policies and actions that have been created since 2017. The 2024 Comprehensive Plan Update will take place on January 18, 2024 @ 8:40am via Zoom: The Agenda/meeting materials can be found at To contact staff, email or call the Planning Department at 505-924-3860. For more information about the project:

Newsletter: Comp Plan Update, Central ABQ CPA Assessment & NW Mesa Escarpment VPO @ EPC (

The Oso Grande area is in the Foothills Community Planning Assessment area that is scheduled to begin March 2026.

Albuquerque Historical Society
Archived Video Programs:  The Albuquerque Historical Society provides videos of various program presentations.  The videos are linked to / from the appropriate AHS Program pages.
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Help Roadrunner Food Bank Solve Hunger in New Mexico

You can make a direct difference in the lives of hungry children, adults, seniors and whole families by providing the nourishment they need.  The Food Bank accepts monetary donations year round. A financial contribution extends your support allowing us to distribute up to five meals for every one dollar contributed.   Please make your gift payable to Roadrunner Food Bank, 5840 Office Blvd NE, Albuquerque, NM 87109, or  Donate online:

For more information, please call 505.349.8909 or 575.523.4390.