Albuquerque Journal (Albuquerque, NM)

Parks Dept. Wants To Ease Gridlock.(West Side Journal)

Byline: Joshua Akers Journal Staff Writer

Money Sought For Buses for Events

City departments asking for more money for fiscal year 2004 told city councilors Monday night what they needed and why.

The parks and recreation and utilities departments detailed their budget needs in the coming year for the mayor and councilors during a two-hour public comment session at city hall.

Rio Rancho's fiscal year begins July 1.

Parks and Recreation, with a requested budget of $3.2 million, wants money for more buses and an extra event at the city's Fourth of July celebration. It would be held after the fireworks show so not everyone would be leaving at once. …

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