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File #: O-14-27   
Type: Ordinance Status: Enacted
File created: 10/6/2014 In control: City Council
Final action: 1/21/2015
Enactment date: 2/6/2015 Enactment #: O-2015-003
Title: F/S Adopting A New Section In Article 5 ROA 1994, Streets And Sidewalks, To Be Known As The "Complete Streets Ordinance," Amending ?2-12 ROA 1994, Capital Improvements Program, To Specify Compliance With The Complete Streets Ordinance, And Amending ?4-3-7-5 ROA 1994, Transportation Infrastructure Tax, To Update Definitions (Benton)
Attachments: 1. O-27, 2. O-27 Approved Committee Substitute, 3. O-27 Approved Floor Substitute, 4. FS O-27Enacted
Date Action ByActionResultAction Details
2/9/2015 City Clerk Published  Action details
2/6/2015 Mayor Signed by the Mayor  Action details
1/29/2015 City Council Sent to Mayor for Signature  Action details
1/21/2015 City Council Passed as Substituted, as AmendedPass Action details
1/21/2015 City Council AmendedPass Action details
1/21/2015 City Council SubstitutedPass Action details
1/5/2015 City Council PostponedPass Action details
12/15/2014 City Council Accepted with a recommendation Do Pass, As Substituted  Action details
12/10/2014 Land Use, Planning, and Zoning Committee Sent to Council with a recommendation of Do Pass, as SubstitutedPass Action details
12/10/2014 Land Use, Planning, and Zoning Committee SubstitutedPass Action details
11/12/2014 Land Use, Planning, and Zoning Committee PostponedPass Action details
10/6/2014 City Council Received and Referred  Action details
10/6/2014 President Referred  Action details
CITY of ALBUQUERQUE
TWENTY-FIRST COUNCIL


COUNCIL BILL NO. F/S O-14-27 ENACTMENT NO. ________________________

SPONSORED BY: Isaac Benton


ORDINANCE
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F/S Adopting A New Section In Article 5 ROA 1994, Streets And Sidewalks, To Be Known As The "Complete Streets Ordinance," Amending ?2-12 ROA 1994, Capital Improvements Program, To Specify Compliance With The Complete Streets Ordinance, And Amending ?4-3-7-5 ROA 1994, Transportation Infrastructure Tax, To Update Definitions (Benton)
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ADOPTING A NEW SECTION IN ARTICLE 5 ROA 1994, STREETS AND SIDEWALKS, TO BE KNOWN AS THE "COMPLETE STREETS ORDINANCE," AMENDING ?2-12 ROA 1994, CAPITAL IMPROVEMENTS PROGRAM, TO SPECIFY COMPLIANCE WITH THE COMPLETE STREETS ORDINANCE, AND AMENDING ?4-3-7-5 ROA 1994, TRANSPORTATION INFRASTRUCTURE TAX, TO UPDATE DEFINITIONS.
SECTION 1. Findings and Intent. The City Council hereby finds:
(A) That much of Albuquerque's existing roadway system was built to facilitate access to destinations by personal automobile, resulting in streets that are uninviting and impractical for other users; and
(B) There is a growing acceptance nationwide of the need for multi-modal roadways that serve motor vehicles, bicyclists, pedestrians; and transit patrons of all ages and abilities; and
(C) That the Complete Streets approach is a nationally recognized framework for designing context-sensitive street facilities that enable efficient travel by all users, including the estimated one third of Americans who do not drive; and
(D) That hundreds of municipalities and more than half of U.S. states have adopted ordinances and policies incorporating Complete Streets Concepts; and
(E) That the Mid Region Council of Governments has passed a resolution requiring that Complete Streets Principles are to be incorporated into the Council of Governments Planning Documents; and
(F) That Complete Streets have been shown to en...

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